A substantial and imposing period family residence set within well tended formal gardens of almost ¼ acre and occupying an established position in the sought after village of High Ackworth.
The sale of Ackworth Grove offers the opportunity to acquire a signature period family home within this extremely popular village. Close by is a good selection of shops and local amenities and highly regarded schools including Ackworth School, QEGS and Wakefield Girls High School. Ackworth is ideally placed for access to principal Yorkshire centres including Wakefield, Leeds and Sheffield with both the M62 and A1(M) motorway within approximately 10 minutes’ drive.
The ground floor is approached through pillared entrance portico into an entrance vestibule with panelled and glazed door and matching side screens which open into a most impressive wide reception hallway with feature central arch, built in store cupboard and wide turned staircase to the first floor. A side entrance vestibule leads out into the garden, guest cloakroom with W/C and additional under stairs store. A feature of the ground floor are the two beautifully proportioned reception rooms with the drawing room having windows on two sides overlooking the formal gardens and with a feature Adams style fireplace surround, marble interior and hearth and an open grate with canopy. Similarly, the dining room has dual aspect windows with pine shutters and feature carved and polished stone fireplace and cast iron open grate.
A family room with parquet flooring leads through to a family sitting room with feature recessed fireplace and cast iron log burning stove. The breakfast kitchen has a comprehensive range of wall and base units in cream complimented by tiled preparation surfaces, gas fired Aga in tiled recess, integrated Neff microwave, slate tiled flooring and walk in pantry. A glazed door leads through into a large utility/laundry room with additional wall and base units and Belfast sink.
The first floor accommodation is approached off a spacious split level galleried landing with a wash room and W/C off the half landing. The principal bedroom is another well proportioned room with dual aspect over the garden, lobby/ dressing area with built in wardrobes leading through to the en suite bathroom with 5 piece suite. The second/guest bedroom has a range of built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom with wash basin and W/C. There are then four additional bedrooms, one presently used as a study.
Outside, after the initial approach from Pontefract Road, Ackworth Grove is to be accessed through private electric entrance gates (to be completed) and down a sweeping gravelled driveway which then encompasses the house and provides ample parking for numerous vehicles. There is also a bespoke pergola to the rear of the property where there is also a timber garden store and stone block paved driveway providing additional parking. Lovely mature and well tended grounds surround the property being principally lawned with well stocked flower beds and borders and a wealth of mature specimen trees.