Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7

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Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7




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Property Summary

Outstanding family home - Large detached family home - Spaciously split over three flours - Set on half acre plot - Self contained anex- Electric gated driveway and ample parking - Gardens to front and the rear - Close to local amenities

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Greystone Gables, High Ackworth:

A fantastic period 5 bedroom detached property close to the heart of High Ackworth. This superb opportunity to acquire a beautifully restored period family home situated within this extremely popular village. Set with in approx. ½ an acre of garden and grounds this substantial residence needs to be viewed to fully appreciate the size, quality and location of the amazing home. With secure gated sweeping driveway leading to a parking area for several cars. The front and rear are primarily laid to lawns with Mature plats and trees and generous size patio seating to the rear in a private secure and child friendly garden.

Internally the property is spaciously split over the 3 floors and offers great space for a large family. With a welcoming entrance hallway that gives access to 3 reception rooms, large open plan kitchen dining living area overlooking the garden. To complete the ground floor is the Cloakroom.

The 1st floor landing then gives access to 4 good size bedrooms with 2 having ensuite shower rooms and there is also the main house bathroom. To the top floor there is another bedroom that could make an ideal Games room or music room.

Immediately to the rear of the five-bedroom principal dwelling is a separate stone built detached annexe. The annexe has its own independent heating system with underfloor heating to the ground floor and would be suitable for ancillary accommodation for a dependant relative, nanny or excellent home office suite if preferred.

The High Ackworth location offers access to a number highly regarded schools, including Ackworth School, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Wakefield Girls High School. Ackworth offers excellent commuter access to Leeds, Wakefield and Sheffield, with both the M62 and A1(M) motorways within approximately 10 minutes drive.


Entrance Hall

The main entrance is accessed via a solid wood stained glass door, the entrance vestibule rolls into a grand central reception hallway with a oak staircase. There is a recessed sitting area, oak flooring and matching oak doors and architraves.

Sitting Room

5.86m x 4.67m (19' 3" x 15' 4") A spacious reception room having a minster stone fireplace and gas fired cast iron stove, two double glazed sash windows and a cast iron radiator.

Drawing Room

6.03m x 4.74m (19' 9" x 15' 7") The formal drawing room has a marble fireplace, cast iron interior and living flame gas fire and walk in bay window with French doors opening into the front garden. There is also a cast iron radiator.

Dining Room

4.96m x 4.90m (max) (16' 3" x 16' 1") The separate dining room has a walk in double glazed bay window, a minster stone fireplace with period arched interior, plus a cast iron radiator.

Kitchen / Orangery

8.84m x 4.87m (29' 0" x 16' 0") One of the standout features of this home is the spacious family living/breakfast kitchen with orangery. Comprising a comprehensive range of wall and base units complimented by granite preparation surfaces, a feature gas fired AGA and integrated appliances including Neff fan assisted oven, a ceramic hob, a dishwasher and a Whirlpool American style fridge freezer. There is limestone flooring with underfloor heating and folding doors opening out into the private rear garden. There is also access into a utility/boot room.

Cloakroom / WC

2.09m x 1.64m (6' 10" x 5' 5") The cloakroom has a period style suite comprising of a high level toilet and a hand wash basin with a pedestal. There is recessed shelving, a double glazed sash window, a towel rail, plus a slate floor.


Galleried Landing

The first floor is accessed from a most impressive central galleried landing with matching oak staircase leading to the second floor. The landing has a continuation of oak flooring and matching oak doors and architraves to all rooms.

Master Bedroom

4.73m x 4.62m (15' 6" x 15' 2") The master bedroom is a light and spacious bedroom situated to the front aspect of the house overlooking the front garden. There is a double glazed sash window, a cast iron radiator, plus a range of fitted wardrobes

Bedroom 2

4.05m x 3.62m (13' 3" x 11' 11") A generously sized double bedroom, having a double glazed sash window, a cast iron radiator, plus a full length range of built in wardrobes

Bedroom 3 En-Suite

1.77m x 1.76m (5' 10" x 5' 9") The suite comprises of a shower enclosure with a rainfall style shower, a floating effect corner hand wash basin, plus a WC. There is an obscured double glazed sash window, a vertical radiator and complimentary mosaic tiling.

Bedroom 4

4.61m x 2.89m (15' 1" x 9' 6") A double bedroom having a double glazed sash window, a cast iron radiator, fitted wardrobes, plus an access door to an en-suite.

Bedroom 4 En-Suite

1.78m x 1.72m (5' 10" x 5' 8") The suite comprises of a corner shower enclosure with a overhead shower, additional hand shower plus water jets, a floating effect hand wash basin, plus a WC. There is a double glazed sash window, a vertical radiator, plus complimentary wall and floor tiling.

House Bathroom

4.63m x 2.67m (15' 2" x 8' 9") A spacious luxury house bathroom with the suite comprising of a free standing bath, a double size shower enclosure with a rainfall shower and additional hand shower, a hand wash basin, plus a WC.


Bedroom 5 / Studio

4.74m x 4.37m (15' 7" x 14' 4") A double size bedroom having a double glazed Velux style window, two radiators, a fitted office desk space, plus access into a games room / cinema room.

Games Room / Cinema Room

4.74m x 4.59m (15' 7" x 15' 1") Having a double glazed Velux style window and two further radiators.


Entrance Area

Access via a solid wood entrance door, having a utility section and access to a downstairs WC.

Living / Kitchen / Diner

5.35m x 4.50m (17' 7" x 14' 9") The main open plan living/dining and kitchen space, has a range of wall and base units, split level cooker and integrated fridge. There is also a washroom with W/C and utility room with plumbing for washer and stainless steel sink. A spiral staircase leads to a first floor bedroom.

Annexe Bedroom

4.56m x 3.28m (15' 0" x 10' 9") A double bedroom having three double glazed windows and a radiator Access door to a bathroom.


2.73m x 2.10m (8' 11" x 6' 11") The bathroom has a suite comprising of a jacuzzi bath, a hand wash basin, plus a WC. There is a double glazed window, a radiator and complimentary wall tiling.

Bedroom 3

4.60m x 2.90m (15' 1" x 9' 6") A double bedroom situated to the rear aspect, having a double glazed sash window, a cast iron radiator, fitted wardrobes, plus an access door to an en-suite.


The property is approached via a sweeping driveway with electric sliding entrance gate into a spacious courtyard. There is space within the courtyard for the private parking for multiple vehicles. The front garden is completely enclosed by mature trees with an extensive lawn and well stocked borders.

The rear garden is again completely enclosed with extensive lawn and stone flagged terrace running almost the full width of the property. There is a feature ornamental pond with waterfall. The grounds extend to approximately ½ an acre in total.


Elapsed planning permission has been previously granted for a detached outbuilding to rear of the gardens for ancillary use. The notice was granted on the 28th August 2015. Planning application number: 15/01448/FUL


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