Extended to the ground floor offering spacious living arrangements, this 4 bedroom detached property sits in exceptional gardens with double garage, summer house and covered veranda. Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac, tucked into the corner with limited passing traffic the property has no upward chain.
Deceptively spacious from the front, this detached property appreciates an enviable corner positioning which guarantees large gardens, double garage and off road parking which is set to the side elevation. The rear is accessed via large wooden gates which provides assured privacy and welcomes you into well maintained and beautifully arranged gardens.
Offering 4 bedrooms to the first floor, the extended ground floor incorporates a striking sitting room open plan to a garden room and a wonderful contemporary dining kitchen. With one of the best utility/boot rooms witnessed by Yorkshires Finest, all rooms appreciate external access to the rear of the property. If so desired, the ground floor further supports a reception room to the front elevation that could be easily adopted as a bedroom. Forming part of the original utility room of the property, this could be altered to include a small ensuite assisting the possibility for multi generational living.
The family home comes to the market with no upward chain and with a high calibre of presentation, the property is assuredly ready to move in.
LOCATION Altofts is a village which lies 5 miles north-east from the centre of Wakefield and less than 1 mile north-west of Normanton.In the village there is a post office, a butchers and a small number of popular boutique shops and farms. Altofts schools include Lee Brigg Infants School, Martin Frobisher Infants School, and Altofts Junior School which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2008.
Notable amenities in the area introduce The Robin Hood which is a wonderful community village pub having been locally owned since 2015. Birkwood fisheries built a highly popular 3 acre lake in 1996 predominately for the pleasure of carp fishing and Altofts Village also includes a cricket club.
Bordered by the Aire and Calder navigation canal, the surrounding region is fringed by farmland guaranteeing a countryside appeal but with commuter routes easily accessed, the M62 can be reached in under less than 10 minutes. With further efficient transport links the village is accessible via Normanton railway station, and is currently served by regular trains to Leeds, Castleford, Wakefield and Sheffield Meadowhall Interchange.
KEY FEATURES The immediate introduction into the entrance hall with ground floor cloakroom soon announces a welcome into the property that promises a family home with all desired assets enjoyed by the modern buyer. Stepping onto porcelain tiles the hallway flows into the open plan dining kitchen with Quartz topped breakfast bar and vast range of high gloss cream cabinets. Your eye is immediately drawn to the French doors beyond the dining area which shows a glimpse of the spacious gardens beyond. The kitchen is filled with natural light aided by the bespoke glazing in the gable end and Velux window and includes a Rangemaster and space for a dishwasher. The roll top work surface incorporates a Carron Phoenox composite sink.
The sizable boot room with bespoke coat store has plumbing for a washing machine and works efficiently as a wet room for pets with a purpose built dog bath/boot wash to clean up after enjoying many of the local rural walks in the vicinity. The doors both externally and internally are stable doors, another consideration given to pets and the flow of light and air.
The sitting room has a wonderful garden room extension to the rear with bi-fold doors, tall windows and Velux to draw in a vast source of natural light. The end focal point in the garden room is the wood burning stove with wooden lintel and the sitting room is completed with fabulous custom made radiators and snug seating area.
The first floor includes 4 bedrooms, one with shower ensuite facilities and a stunning bathroom with apothecary cabinet, granite top and dual integral washbasins.
Externally, the gardens are the most impressive feature to the property with much consideration given to layout, nature and family enjoyment. With hot tub, summer house, green house and covered terrace, the property further includes a double garage and driveway.
EXTERIOR Offering unquestionable quality, the homeowners have landscaped the sizeable grounds to capitalise on sunshine and usability. Scarcely encroaching on the space available, the property includes a very large summer house currently adopted as a gymnasium and a further covered terrace that is perfect for al fresco dining on those inclement days. Central to the lawn, a fruit bearing olive tree stands handsomely in the garden further incorporating a pear tree and range of flowers and shrubs, all chosen to encourage harmony with nature. To the borders a section has been designed for housing chickens and the garden has a hot tub and greenhouse whilst the remainder is fashioned with pressed concrete creating walkways, driveway and seating areas throughout.
Approached through wooden gates, the driveway leads to the double garage with timber doors offering great storage space, lighting and sockets.
The driveway to the front sweeps around to the rear garden entrance which services only one other property ensuring limited passing traffic. The front is low maintenance with bark chippings set around greenery and block paved pathway to the main entrance.