NEW INSTRUCTION - A deceptively spacious Grade II listed stone built cottage forming part of an exclusive hamlet of only 5 properties, occupying a private and idyllic location on the banks of the River Calder and enjoying lovely views across open countryside.
The period exterior of this property belies a more contemporary interior with modern appointment and spacious accommodation extending to approximately 2,400 sq ft. Furthermore despite its lovely rural outlook, Lake Yard is only approximately 2½ miles from Wakefield city centre and within 5 minutes of Junction 30 of the M62 and Junction 41 of the M1 motorways for travel into the regions principal centres and further afield. Wakefield Intercity railway station also allows access to London’s Kings Cross within some 2 hours.
The ground floor is approached from a wide stone paved sun terrace into a living/breakfast room with built in stripped pine cupboards, contrasting modern wall cupboards, glazed display shelving and recessed open fire. An archway and wide open peninsula unit leads through into the kitchen with a range of high gloss wall units, glazed display cabinets, Bosch integrated oven, Zanussi four ring gas hob and integrated dishwasher. The living room also has an open fire, a range of fitted store cupboards and stripped pine door and archway leading through into a formal dining room/family room with a range of contemporary fitted store cupboards and recessed wood burning stove. An archway leads through into the study and an inner hallway with under stairs store cupboard and utility/cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC. An open turned staircase with glazed galleried landing leads to the first floor with a principal bedroom having a range of full height wardrobes with mirrored doors, lovely far reaching rural views and a large en suite bathroom with enclosed sunken bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, bidet and WC. There are then two large additional double bedrooms, one with fitted furniture and strip pine built in wardrobes, both of which enjoy lovely far reaching rural views and there is a fourth bedroom and house shower room.
Outside, to the front of the property is an extensive private parking area for 4/5 cars and where there is space to erect a double garage subject to obtaining the necessary planning approval. A central pathway leads up through a lawned garden with well stocked flower borders and mature laurel hedging to a full length wide stone paved sun terrace enjoying lovely open views. A separate pedestrian gated access leads into an enclosed rear courtyard with outbuilding, timber store and gravelled seating area.