Woodthorpe House was only completed some 4 years ago to the current owners exacting specification incorporating fixtures and fittings of a luxuriously high standard throughout and an internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate this superbly constructed residence. Aside from the beautifully presented living accommodation the property features a superb leisure suite including a heated indoor swimming pool and gymnasium and the second floor comprises an entertainment suite with cinema room and snooker room. Woodthorpe House occupies a secluded position within lovely enclosed formal gardens enjoying views over the neighbouring Wakefield golf course.
The suburb of Sandal is a highly regarded residential location just south of Wakefield City Centre where there are excellent shops and recreational facilities close by together with most denominations of schools including Silcoates and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Junction 39 of the M1is only some 4 miles away providing ready access to the commercial centres of Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester and Sheffield and Westgate railway station provides access to London’s King Cross within approximately 2 hours.
The light and spacious accommodation is arranged over 3 levels extending overall to some 7,000 sq. Ft and comprises a stone pillared entrance porch opening into a most impressive split level reception hallway with feature Corian curved staircase, minstrel gallery and a guest cloakroom. An outstanding feature of the accommodation is the lovely spacious open plan family living/dining kitchen centred around a full height slate fireplace with remote control Faber gas fire, full height sliding glazed patio doors opening onto the rear sun terrace and remote-controlled voiles. There is a beautiful bespoke kitchen with comprehensive range of wall and base units including a concealed larder cupboard, Miele integrated appliances, including two ovens, two warming drawers, microwave, and coffee machine. There is a large island with Corian surround and curved glazed breakfast table and further Miele appliances including induction hob, wok plate, hot plate and two flush mounted retractable extractor hoods. There are two Fisher Paykel fridge freezers, Bosch dishwasher, Zip tap, under counter fridge in the bar area and there is also a large utility room with additional dishwasher and wall and base units. The formal sitting/dining room and has a porcelain tiled strip floor and feature carved fireplace surround with a cast iron interior and basket grate and further full height glazed sliding patio doors opening onto the rear sun terrace. A rear lobby with additional storage provides access to a study and internal access to the triple garage. The stunning leisure complex comprises an indoor heated swimming pool with remote control mood lighting, slate and tiled surround leading onto the gymnasium/seating area with full height glazed doors opening onto the rear sun terrace and access into the changing room with shower and washroom with WC. There is also a plant/service room and a home office.
The first floor is approached off a stunning galleried landing initially leading into a large principal bedroom with remote controlled curtains and blinds and sliding patio doors opening onto a large private sun balcony with views over the rear garden and golf course. There is also a luxury bath/shower room and fitted dressing room. The second and third bedroom suites also have private fitted dressing rooms and bathrooms and there are two additional double bedrooms serviced by the adjacent house bathroom.
The whole of the second floor is effectively an entertainment suite comprising a large snooker/games room with eaves storage and second guest cloakroom together with the adjoining cinema room.
Outside, the property is approached by double electric entrance gates with circular driveway leading up to the front of the house where there is ample private parking and access to the triple garage. The large front garden is principally lawned with raised borders and mature trees emphasising the commanding position of Woodthorpe House. The beautiful landscaped rear garden is completely private and enclosed with extensive south facing sun terrace, ideal for outside entertaining and there is an additional enclosed and secluded garden area with summerhouse and greenhouse and in all the grounds extend to almost 1¼ acres.
The property benefits from a gas fired central heating system which is underfloor at ground and first floor levels and with zoned thermostats throughout. A Sonos sound system is installed in the main living area and the principal en suite together with additional speakers in the other bedrooms, dining room and pool area. The system also provides a surround sound effect with the TV in the living room. Sky TV is distributed virtually throughout the house together with Netflix, Disney and Amazon streamed through hardwired Cat 6 cabling. There is wifi throughout with ceiling mounted hardwired boosters for excellent connectivity. A sophisticated security alarm system is installed including with night vision cameras linked to mobile devices for remote operation and there is a hard-wired fire alarm system throughout the house. There are LED spotlights to all areas with separate switching to each room or zone. The en suites each have illuminated mirrors and display lighting in all niches.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||2.8%||£151,250||2.8||1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£135,000 (1)||£134,213 (55)||£216,112 (115)||£409,681 (62)||£516,837 (19)|
|Flats||£67,375 (4)||£91,285 (17)||£335,000 (1)||-||-|
|All||£80,900 (5)||£125,528 (73)||£221,221 (117)||£409,681 (62)||£516,837 (19)|