In one of the region’s most desirable locations having open fields to front and rear and a plot of 1.6 acres(approx.), which is almost entirely flat is Four Winds, a remarkable family home which is coming to the open market for the first time in 50 years.
In one of the region's most desirable locations having open fields to front and rear and a plot of 1.6 acres(approx.), which is almost entirely flat is Four Winds, a remarkable family home which is coming to the open market for the first time in 50 years.
The location and grounds are the key selling point whilst the large family home is perfect for a new family to modernise and make their own for the next generation of owners.
Subject of course to planning the options are endless. A whole renovation of the current property to give you a dream home. You could even combine with wider family to buy and convert the workshop/garage into a detached bungalow.
The grounds and gardens also offer tremendous scope with the possibility of installing / building a swimming pool, a tennis court as well as numerous other possibilities including ponies or livestock.
The large entertaining room with the snooker table in, could be utilised as a luxury ground floor bedroom suite if a fifth bedrooms is required. Throughout the property boasts endless character which includes beamed architecture, cast iron wood burning stove and internal Georgian French doors which draw in natural ambience to the property.
Viewings are strictly by appointment.
ENTRANCE HALL Approaching the property through the traditional white painted door with wrought iron studs, you alight into the internal porch, a great space to decloak before moving into the grand entrance hall fitted with wooden floors. The entrance hall includes both a separate cloaks cupboard and wash room with low level w.c and wash basin with pedestal.
KITCHEN The kitchen is furnished with a good range of wall and base cabinets and includes a Britannia range oven with space for under counter appliances. With two sinks and a garbage disposal unit, the kitchen has a roll top work surface and wonderful views across the garden. With both a wine pantry and butler pantry, a door to the side elevation leads to the grounds.
DINING ROOM The dining room leads to the garden room and is filled with natural light given the internal French doors that draw in natural ambience. A room spacious enough for a large dining suite and accompanying furniture.
SITTING ROOM With a characterful fireplace and original door to the exterior which now connects the garden room, this room is a wonderful setting to overlook the beautiful gardens and visiting wildlife. The room perfectly connects to the library/snug reception room located behind the chimney breast.
SUNG RECEPTION ROOM/LIBRARY With solid oak fitted furniture and stunning cast iron log burner, this cosy room is a beautiful location to snuggle into a comfy arm chair and read a good book! With rustic character and wooden flooring, the room leads perfectly into the games room/annexe
GAMES ROOM/ANNEXE Given the separate entrance vestibule to this section of the property and separate wash room facilities, the room has so much scope to become a granny annexe, 5th bedroom, entertainment suite as currently used or even scope for an indoor swimming pool, all subject to the usual constraints. The space connects perfectly to the gardens via 3 sets of sliding patio doors and a further door leads from the washroom so when gardening, access to the facilities are quickly gained for convenience.
STUDY Accessed via the entrance vestibule which leads to the games room, the study also reached from the sitting room is a great spacious room for working from home, a much needed asset in today's modern society.
FIRST FLOOR Approaching via the half turn staircase, the landing leads to four bedrooms, two with ensuite facilities and a separate house bathroom. All bedrooms are rear facing so enjoy the best of the views which are far reaching and show case the gardens spectacularly.
With a selection of baroque styled fitted furniture, vanity wash basins and pine wardrobes, the bathrooms are fitted with coloured suites and the Vendors acknowledge home improvements will be required.
EXTERIOR Accessed via a private driveway, positioned in an enviable location, the gardens are bursting into colour through Spring and onwards. Privacy is assured in this stunning location. With a host of mature trees and shrubs, the large formal gardens include raised vegetable beds, orchard, work shop, garage and log store.
LOCATION Once renowned for the woollen mill industry, Scissett Village is a thriving community served well by local amenities, schooling and leisure activities.
Scissett baths and fitness centre is a modernised 1928 baths with a 22m pool, a fitness suite, a multi-use studio and a guest lounge. Less than ½ a mile from the property, it is a great facility to have so close to hand.
With well regarded schooling in the district, both within comfortable walking distance, Scissett has both a first school and middle school with Shelley College, a coeducational upper school and sixth form on the border between the villages of Shelley and Skelmanthorpe, 1.5 miles from Highbridge Lane
Surrounded by countryside, bridle ways and local walks, the village caters for all needs, including a post office, restaurants, public houses, hairdressers and beauty shops. Added to this, the proximity of the M1 to swiftly commute to Sheffield and Leeds, the destination is also easily accessible to Cawthorne and Wakefield.
Further a field the Grade II listed Emley Moor transmitting Mast and Emley hosts the annual agricultural show in nearby Emley Moor. Regarded restaurants and pick your own venues all add to the appeal of Village life, with a great sense of community the area offers a lovely location to enjoy the rural aspects but then within easy car journeys, the M1 can be accessed in little under 11 minutes offering fabulous commuter links. Around 20 minutes either direction, Wakefield Westgate and Huddersfield train station also serve many Northern power house cities as well as London Kings Cross.
AGENT NOTES 1.MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER YORKSHIRES FINEST LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.