Under Offer - £1,395,000 - 5 acres, Chevet Grange, Chevet Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2, WF2 6PT

Carter Jonas - Harrogate

Carter Jonas - Harrogate
Regent House, 13 - 15 Albert Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1JX

Tel:01423 523423
Fax: 01423 521373
E-mail: Harrogate.residential.sales@carterjonas.co.uk

The property was formally the principal farmhouse of Chevet Grange and sits on the southern fringe of the highly regarded residential area of Sandal, in the parish of Chevet, Wakefield. The sale of Chevet Grange offers a rare opportunity to acquire a signature period family home with an array of adjoining outbuildings suitable for adapting to a number of uses such as for those with equestrian interests, providing leisure facilities or home office accommodation if preferred. The principal dwelling faces south west and enjoys exceptional views over surrounding green belt countryside.

The suburb of Sandal is a highly regarded residential location just south of Wakefield city centre and 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 M1 is only some 4½ miles away providing ready access to the commercial centres of Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester and Sheffield and Westgate Railway Station provides access to London's Kings Cross within approximately 2 hours.

The property offers very spacious living accommodation extending to almost 5,000 sqft and briefly includes an impressive reception hallway with guest cloak/bathroom, feature Victorian style oak staircase and tiled flooring continuing through the communal areas of the ground floor. The formal drawing room enjoys dual aspects over the grounds to the front and side and the impressive dining room boasts solid oak flooring. The family breakfast kitchen has a comprehensive range of bespoke fitted oak units, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, granite preparation surfaces and four oven Aga. The kitchen opens into a lovely spacious orangery overlooking the private enclosed courtyard and there is a study/boot room providing access to the side of the house. Furthermore, leading off the kitchen is a snug and adjoining laundry room. There is also a further sitting room at the rear of the house and a vaulted wine cellar accessed by a sandstone staircase which has recently been refurbished.

Leading off the first floor landing are five double bedrooms with the principal bedroom having the added benefit of its own en suite facilities and walk in wardrobe. The spacious house bathroom offers a four piece suite and underfloor heating.

Outside, initially the property is approached down an access from Chevet Lane shared with the farm and then through electric gates down a private sweeping driveway leading to a parking courtyard for numerous vehicles and in turn giving access to the three bay open fronted garage block. Adjacent to the garaging is a range of ancillary buildings, some now in need of refurbishment, and there is a further range of stables and outbuildings adjoining the main house to the rear.

A feature of Chevet Grange are the beautifully tended and well stocked landscaped gardens together with the beautiful walled courtyard garden with water feature. Adjoining the gardens immediately to the south is an enclosed grass paddock suitable for those with equestrian interests and in all, we understand, the grounds extend to in excess of 5 acres.

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