On the outskirts of Flockton Village, set well back, our 4 bedroom detached property includes converted stables, double garage, gardens and paddock. With south facing elevation, the grounds are estimated to be around 1.5 acres and offer great potential to convert the stables into a separate dwelling.
Located in an enviable position on the outskirts of Flockton village, on simply passing by, our property does not clearly demonstrate the full extent of land and amenities available. Offering incredible privacy, positioned in 1.5 acres of land and set well back from Barnsley Road, the property appreciates two separate driveway entrances. Overlooking countryside and the paddock, the property has converted stables which are now utilised as a home leisure suite with hot tub, sauna and holds personal gym equipment. L shaped in dimension with generous storage space, this building subject to planning permission could be converted in to a granny annexe, perfect for those seeking multi-generational living. Benefitting further with a double garage set beyond the stone cobbled driveway, the spacious outbuildings provide considerable versatility to this detached family home.
Internally the property includes a fabulous extended family kitchen with spacious dining area and utility room to the side with cloakroom facilities. A sitting room, garden room and study complete the ground floor rooms with four double bedrooms to the first floor, two with ensuite facilities and a further shower room.
Located between Flockton Green and Midgley Golf Course, the property is surrounded by countryside and bridleways. Less than 5 miles from the M1, the position for commuting is further enhanced given the close proximity of Wakefield Westgate Train Station which runs a regular service to both Scotland and London.
KEY FEATURES With plentiful scope for a detached bungalow within the grounds, the property already has converted stables that are presented to a great standard with Velux windows drawing in natural light. Subject to planning, alterations to the L shaped building could allow the property to adopt multi generational living.
Extended previously, the property most recently altered in 2007 has a fantastic open plan family kitchen with space for large family dining suite. The modern kitchen with granite work surface and island is equipped with a vast range of gloss cabinets and includes Miele extractor, Siemens induction hob, combination microwave, single electric oven and dishwasher. With a wine cooler, further space is provided for an American fridge freezer. Highly contemporary in presentation with Velux windows and neutral décor, the room flows with a wooden floor and with subtle division of space, the rooms though large have also retained considered intimacy.
A utility room to the side of the kitchen is fitted with a ceramic sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. A door leads out to the garden, ideal for those necessary laundry duties. Perfect as a pet recess area, the area also includes a washroom and plentiful space for coats and boots.
Three reception rooms connect well with the overall layout and the sitting room with storage cupboard is installed with double doors both to the garden room and then again with the south facing exterior. The versatility of the layout allows new owners to personalise and alter the configuration, further defining the home to their own needs.
Four double bedrooms to the first floor split landing have fabulous dimensions and three rooms enjoy long distance views towards Emley Moor Mast. Two of the rooms have ensuite facilities, with the rear bedroom enjoying a monochrome wet room with modern exposed shower tower panel with large shower head.
The master bedroom has a bank of fitted furniture and very large bathroom that is equipped with a large jacuzzi corner bath.
The property includes a house bathroom with traditional Heritage suite and step in stand alone shower with glass door.
Externally the property has double garage and stone cobbled driveway with a further pebbled driveway set to the sides of the stable/leisure suite.
With grounds approximately 1.5 acres, the property has a paddock and low maintenance gardens which includes a raised decked patio, ideal for al fresco dining.
Electricity is installed to the current gates allowing owners to install secured gated parking if so desired.
LOCATION Rarely does a property come to the market that allows the opportunity to indulge in equestrian pursuits and with a network of bridleways, this family home provides a great mix of countryside pursuits but is also ideal to reach the locations of the larger powerhouse cities. Flockton is a small village in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, the village is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) east from Huddersfield and the same distance south-west from Wakefield. Known as a commuter village owing to the proximity of the M1 motorway, the village of Flockton contains a newsagent/convenience store, a junior school, a working men's club, a motorcycle shop, a church, and two public houses. A great area to enjoy local tourist attractions too, the most notable is the renowned National Coal Mining Museum for England, This is a unique place where the history of mining over several centuries is preserved both above and below ground.
Close to Wakefield, commuting is made easier with the addition of the popular train station which is manned with an information kiosk, ticket office and self-service ticket machines, refreshments and a newsagent. Outside is a taxi rank, a cashpoint and a bus stop. Train running information is via digital display screens, timetable posters and automatic announcements.