3 bed Barn conversion (for sale) Watergate, Methley, Leeds LS26

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Hunters - Castleford
6 Bank Street, Castleford
01977 308775
First Published

15th Jun 2019

Last Published

8th Sep 2020



  • Type: Barn conversion
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Hunters Exclusive are excited to bring to the market this stunning individually designed stone built three bedroom grade II listed barn conversion situated on a substantial plot which is thought to date back to the 1700's within the ever popular area of Methley . A distinctive property tucked away on a quiet country lane with an outstanding amount of space and flexibility boasting large private rear garden adjoining open countryside, charming period features such as high ceilings, original beams and original brickwork in areas. This unique residence features entrance hall, sizeable living area, kitchen, utility area, conservatory, master bedroom with en-site, bedroom three, stairs and landing to bedroom two and family bathroom, additional stairs and landing to study, stunning gardens and ample off road parking. A rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional property full of character, view now!
Entrance hall
Access this superb home through a wooden entrance door into the main hallway which features handmade bespoke ornate double doors leading into the living area, central heating radiator, two wall mounted lights and alarm panel.

Living room
7.29m (23' 11") X 4.57m (15' 0")
A beautifully designed living area of considerable size oozing character appeal with full height ceilings, mostly original exposed beams and glorious original brick feature wall. The original brick wall is an impressive addition to the room with inset multi fuel burner and oak mantle. This extensive living space also offers a large feature chandelier, two stone mullion double glazed windows and one wooden double glazed window to the front aspect, five wall mounted lights, wooden double glazed window to the rear, four central heating radiators, spotlights to the lower ceiling beams, two exposed staircases at each side of the room leading to upstairs and wooden double glazed French doors with double glazed windows to each side leading to the conservatory at the rear.

4.57M X 3.86M
Maintaining the consistency and flow of the house is this country style kitchen which enjoys a lovely home feel. The kitchen boasts a comprehensive range of cream base and wall units, wood block effect and laminate roll edge work tops, splash back tiling, one and a half bowl ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, integrated microwave and dishwasher, freestanding range cooker with matching cooker hood over, freestanding American fridge/freezer, ceiling spotlights, under unit lighting, wooden double glazed windows to the front and side aspect, central heating radiator and double doors leading to utility area.

Utility area
1.8M X 1.43M
Located within the kitchen, this useful space includes cream unit with laminate roll edge work surface, stainless steel sink and taps, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, wall mounted shelving and central heating radiator. The w.c consists of low level flush w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, extractor fan and wall mounted unit housing consumer unit.

Master bedroom
4.57m (15' 0") X 3.48m (11' 5")
Located on the ground floor, this master bedroom includes a good range of fitted light oak effect furniture to two walls, four wooden double glazed windows to the front and rear aspect and two central heating radiators.

En-suite to master
3.58M X 2.15M
A luxurious en-suite show casing a double steam shower cubicle, low level flush w.c, integrated vanity unit with inset wash basin, jacuzzi bath with mixer shower attachment, alcove corner shelving with spotlight, fully tiled walls and floor, integrated vanity units to high and low level, central heating radiator with towel rail and spotlights.

Bedroom 3
3.58m (11' 9") X 3.15m (10' 4")
A double bedroom situated on the ground floor having a wooden double glazed window to the rear, integrated storage cupboard and central heating radiator.

Stairs & landing to bedroom 2
An exposed staircase with original brick feature wall to the bottom of the stairs and two wooden double glazed windows to the rear aspect along the staircase. The landing has a low level original beam, chandelier, two stone mullion double glazed windows and two wooden double glazed windows to the front and central heating radiator. The landing is very spacious and could be used as an office, additional living area etc...

Bedroom 2
5.78M X 4.55M
A double bedroom with original exposed beams in keeping with the rest of the house, wooden double glazed windows to the ceiling, side and front aspect and central heating radiator.

2.95m (9' 8") X 1.85m (6' 1")
A good sized family bathroom that consists of integrated vanity unit with inset wash basin and w.c, rectangular bath with mains shower over, ceiling spotlights, fully tiled walls, two wooden double glazed windows to the ceiling and heated towel rail.

Staircase to study/games room
A very useful space which would be perfect as an office, games room, second reception room and much more. This room offers integrated storage cupboards housing large gas central heating system, one stone mullion double glazed window and six wooden double glazed windows to the ceiling/side/front/rear and central heating radiator.

8.28m (27' 2") X 2.79m (9' 2")
A sizeable conservatory having original stone interior wall, wooden double glazed windows with doors to each side of the room, three central heating radiators, wooden clad ceiling with two light fittings and ample space for a dining table.

The property is located on a private road with only a small number of other properties. There are intruder censors and flood lights to the perimeter.

The front of the property has block paved driveway to one side and pink granite cobble driveway to the other side to provide ample off road parking, block paved pathway leading to the front door and laid to lawn garden with decorative trees and bushes.

The side of the property has a block paved driveway, double gates, a paved area with a washing line and decorative planted boarder. There is a further piece of land located just next to the driveway which is fully enclosed and would be ideal as an allotment or for those who have animals such as chickens.

An extensive private garden which further enhances this charming and characterful home having a large formal lawned garden which is beautifully maintained by the current owners with trees to each side to preserve a good level of privacy, a sizeable block paved terrace at the top of the garden perfect for entertaining and those summer evenings, three garden sheds, greenhouse and attractive planted boarders. An original well thought to be dated back to the 1700's makes a lovely addition to the garden alongside far reaching countryside views and the bonus of a sit on lawn mower included.

Further property information
The property is a converted barn thought to date back to the 1700's and is grade II listed. All the beams in the property are original with the exception of two and the lower beams are thought to be from ships galleons. We are advised by the owners of the property all work carried out to the property has been within the grade II listed guidelines and they hold all relevant paperwork for this.

Agent notes
Hunters endeavour to ensure sales particulars are fair and accurate however they are only an approximate guide and accordingly if there is any point which is of specific importance, please contact our office and we will check the specific arrangements for you, this is important especially if you are travelling some distance to view the property. Measurements: All measurements are approximate and room sizes are to be considered a general guide and not relied upon. Please always verify the dimensions with accuracy before ordering curtains, carpets or any built-in furniture. Layout Plans: These floor plans are intended as a rough guide only and are not to be intended as an exact representation and should not be scaled. We cannot confirm the accuracy of the measurements or details of floor plans. Additional services If you are thinking of selling or letting your home, please contact our office for more information.


Local info for LS26

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS26

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 33.9% £373,450 3.9 1.8
Semi-detached house 26.7% £203,995 3 1.2
Terraced house 16.3% £167,878 2.8 1.2
Town house 5.5% £190,548 3.2 1.5
Flat 5.2% £132,024 2.1 1.2
End terrace house 3.9% £182,157 2.7 1.3
Bungalow 2% £180,808 2.3 1
Semi-detached bungalow 2% £199,165 2.8 0.8
Detached bungalow 1.6% £251,998 3 0.8
Link-detached house 1.3% £321,863 3.3 1.8
Barn conversion 0.7% £537,500 1.5 0
Other 0.7% £232,498 3 1
Cottage 0.3% £500,000 2 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£41,126 19.2%


Current Asking Prices in LS26 Average: £255,261

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £161,059 (47) £218,429 (140) £328,898 (88) £441,244 (12)
Flats £130,000 (1) £127,953 (13) £159,498 (2) - -
All £130,000 (1) £153,886 (60) £217,599 (142) £328,898 (88) £441,244 (12)

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