One Acre House is a stunning period residence set well back behind secure gated entrance, with sweeping driveway and a one acre garden in addition to an adjoining paddock of approaching 3 acres of grazing land with stables. Having a four car garage.
One Acre House is a stunning period residence set well back behind secure gated entrance, with sweeping driveway and a one acre garden in addition to an adjoining paddock of approaching 3 acres of grazing land with stables. Having a four car garage and a separate self-contained cottage in the grounds. The main house has 4 bedrooms with a fifth bedroom suite in the cottage. One of Shepley's most admired residences with open countryside views which in total extends to 4650 sq feet.
ENTRANCE A fitting entrance to this commanding home though a grand arched doorway into the porch which leads onto the spacious entrance hallway which has a solid wood floor and leads to the downstairs W.C.
DRAWING ROOM Like many of the rooms in One acre the drawing room has high ceilings and ornate plasterwork to walls and ceilings. This refined room also has solid wood flooring and a unique bay window offering superb garden views in addition to having an open fire with cast iron surround.
SITTING ROOM An elegant principle reception room which is flooded with natural light from both front and rear bay windows which is enhanced by the sumptuous stone carved fireplace with open fire.
DINING KITCHEN A traditional bespoke fitted kitchen with black granite worksurface having a built in Rangemaster cooking range with double oven, grill and warming drawer in addition to a 6 burner gas hob. There is a central island which incorporates a butlers sink and wine cooler and a large pantry cupboard which houses a side by side fridge freezer and social breakfast bar for the more casual dining.
ORANGERY This majestic addition to the property is open plan to the dining kitchen allowing a large open plan family space to cater for formal dining and separate seating / living area. With 270 degree views over garden and grounds, large tiles with underfloor heating in this light and bright space which boasts the most striking open cathedral glazed ceiling and French doors which open onto the patio.
BASEMENT With a boiler room housing the modern gas fired central heating boiler keeping the basement aired and dry prefect for utility/pantry space, storage and a super wine cellar.
STAIRCASE AND LANDING The magnificent turned wood staircase rises to the first floor and at the half landing has the most remarkable vast stained glass leaded window hosting delightful views over the surrounding countryside.
MASTER BEDROOM The grand double bedroom has striking views and a whole bank of fitted quality robes and a quirky arched doorway into the ensuite which has a spa 'jacuzzi' style bath with mains shower over.
GUEST SUITE A further suite comprising; spacious double bedroom with an ensuite having a bath with mains shower over and its own sauna room.
ADDITIONAL BEDROOM AND HOUSE BATHROOM The third room is a large double bedroom with dual aspect windows and luxury fitted robes and vanity area. The fourth bedroom to the main house is capable of accommodating a double bed and these two rooms are served by the house bathroom which is fitted with a traditional white and chrome suite including a stand alone claw foot cast iron slipper bath and separate walk in double shower unit.
THE COTTAGE AND GARAGES Being the former Coach House, the Cottage is a quaint detached stone building comprising a one bedroom self contained dwelling with its own gas fired central heating system accompanied by the entertainment room and the quadruple garage. The Cottage is made up of a ground floor double bedroom with doors which open onto the garden and a contemporary ensuite wet room. Upstairs there is charming open plan kitchen, living and dining room with a Juliet balcony hosting far reaching views and French doors which open onto raised garden terrace with astro-turf lawn. There is scope to utilise the entertainment room as a kitchen / living room to create a bungalow cottage if stairless living is preferred. Currently this is used as a utility and entertaining / games room with, like the rest of the Cottage, has built in music speaker system. The quadruple garage has two sets of remote control double garage doors which has above, on its flat roof the most remarkable entertainment terrace / bandstand to host the most desirable of summer soirées.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS One Acre is named as it boasts a most delightful landscape garden of approximately one acre which is flows from the private and gated sweeping driveway and includes an enclosed nature garden with duck house, alfresco dining terrace with summer house, raised beds and greenhouse in the 'kitchen garden', expansive lawned areas prefect for croquet and other family recreational activities with mature grounds providing high degree of privacy with substantial herbaceous borders and evergreen foliage. The grazing land is gently sloped to assist drainage and has separate gated vehicular entrance from both the garden and from the road with a detached 3 stable, stable block and tack room which has both mains water and power.
AGENTS NOTES We are informed that the property benefits from mains gas, mains water and drainage as well as outdoor floodlighting and remote alarm system. Offering a highly commutable location with Sheffield only 19 miles away, Leeds 23 miles and Manchester 29 miles. The property is also on the official bus route for the revered private schools in Wakefield.