Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract WF7

Fixed Price £999,950

A beautifully presented and sympathetically extended stone built detached period residence together with separate detached stone built annexe set in established grounds of some 1/2 acre adjacent to open countryside on the fringe of Ackworth village.

  • Freehold
  • 5 Beds
  • House
  • Annex
  • Detached
  • Garden


The sale of Greystone Gables offers a rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully restored period family residence 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 commercial centres including those of Wakefield, Leeds and Sheffield with both the M62 and A1(M) motorways within approximately 10 minutes drive.

Immediately to the rear of the principal dwelling is a separate stone built detached annexe comprising living/dining kitchen with 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 suite with fully tiled bathroom, jacuzzi bath and W/C. 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 ground floor accommodation is approached from an entrance vestibule into an impressive central reception hallway with oak staircase, recessed sitting area, oak flooring and matching oak doors and architraves. The cloakroom has a period style suite, recessed shelving and a slate floor. There are three reception rooms comprising sitting room with minster stone fireplace and gas fired cast iron stove, formal drawing room with marble fireplace, cast iron interior and living flame gas fire and walk in bay window with French doors opening into the front garden. The separate dining room also has a walk in bay window and minster stone fireplace with period arched interior and all three reception rooms have matching oak flooring. A feature of the property is the spacious family living/breakfast kitchen with orangery, comprising a comprehensive range of wall and base units complimented by granite preparation surfaces, feature gas fired AGA and integrated appliances including Neff fan assisted oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher and 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 a utility/boot room.

The first floor is accessed from a most impressive central galleried landing with matching oak staircase leading to the second floor, oak flooring and matching oak doors and architraves to all rooms. The principal bedroom is a lovely light spacious room overlooking the front garden with a range of fitted wardrobes and there are then two bedroom suites each with private shower room, a fourth double bedroom with a full length range of built in wardrobes and spacious luxury house bathroom with free standing bath, steam shower, wash basin and W/C. Again oak flooring runs throughout the first floor with the exception of the bathrooms.

At second floor level is a fifth bedroom/teenage suite with sitting room, fitted desk unit and velux roof lights.

Outside the property is approached down a sweeping driveway with electric sliding entrance gate into a spacious courtyard which provides ample private parking for several vehicles. The front garden is completely enclosed by mature trees with 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 and incorporating a brick barbeque and feature ornamental pond with waterfall. In all, the grounds extend to approximately ½ an acre.


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