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Carleton Gardens £1,350,000

  • Superb gated community
  • High level specification throughout
  • One of the most sought after residential locations of Pontefract
  • Stunning refurbishment of a period lodge
  • Five Bedrooms all with Ensuites, Six reception rooms
  • Wine Cellar, Detached Garage with workout area and steam room
  • EPC grade (to follow)

A stunning, sympathetic refurbishment of a period lodge with historical references to the 1800's and occupying a prominent position within this select development of high quality homes. A notable former resident was Major Charles Harcourt Gam Wood, born in 1806 and educated at Wellington College and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Former captain of the 15th Hussars and subsequently Major of the Yorkshire Dragoons Imperial Yeomen and also a JP for for the West Riding of Yorkshire. Major Wood fought at the battle of Waterloo. The documentation available from the times show the property with maids and butler, very much after the era of Downton Abbey. A historic local property ready for it's new lease of life into the 21st century

Carleton Gardens
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001670

Entrance Vestibule

7' 7'' x 5' 5'' (2.315m x 1.644m)

With a bespoke solid oak door with glazed transom leading into the entrance vestibule and boot room

Cloaks/boot room

6' 7'' x 5' 5'' (2.00m x 1.644m)

Fitted with bespoke hanging robes and bench seating area, leading into the grand hall/reception room,

Grand Hall/Reception Room

21' 10'' x 13' 10'' (6.657m x 4.219m)

Offering a wealth of possibilities of usage as an additional reception room or games room the choice is yours, the beautiful carved sandstone fire surround houses a gas living flame fire, panelled walls and period style wall lights add a classic charm,

Wine Cellar

The original wine cellar is an additional space off of the grand hall/reception room offering a vast space for your favourite vintages,

Powder Room

6' 9'' x 5' 2'' (2.067m x 1.584m)

Beautiful Victorian style tiled floor with wash stand basin and wc in keeping with the period features,

Utility room

9' 0'' x 6' 9'' (2.750m x 2.067m)

Includes fully fitted base and wall units and even includes a pet grooming shower, theres plenty of space for the everyday washing tasks including a washer and a dryer the boiler room (2.067 x 1.744) is off the utility room which could give that drying space,

Home Office/Snug/TV Room

17' 9'' x 11' 1'' (5.407m x 3.369m)

This space has a multitude of uses, high ceilings, wall TV points and plenty of wall sockets could make this room a perfect home office/Den

Inner Hallway

Leading off from the grand hall/reception room this hallway connects the Dining Kitchen/Breakfast room adding to the open plan feel,

Kitchen/Breakfast room

24' 0'' x 14' 7'' (7.305m x 4.445m)plus large walk in bay

This room has fantastic proportions, high ceilings and large walk in bays with double doors leading to the patio and garden. The bespoke kitchen has lots of cupboard space and pull out larder. The very large quartz kitchen island with a Belfast sink and instant hot and cold water tap has plenty of space for bar stools and extra storage draws. Bosch fridge and freezer and dishwasher. All integrated appliances included Neff coffee machine, microwave, five ring gas hob and two single ovens. This leads into an open plan family room,

Family Room

18' 0'' x 16' 8'' (5.489m x 5.080m)

With hand crafted sandstone fire surround and gas living flame fire, double doors lead out onto the patio and garden. The coving to the ceiling of this great family room add to a touch of period charm, bespoke double glaze doors lead to the dining room,

Dining Room

18' 0'' x 16' 8'' (5.48m x 5.08m)

The Dining room is the perfect size for an intimate dinner party, there’s a full size integrated wine humidor , beautiful coved ceilings with crystal chandelier and matching wall lights. The large windows bring plenty of light and overlook the garden to the rear. Leading to the living room,

Living Room

19' 0'' x 17' 11'' (5.801m x 5.455m) plus recess 3.893 x 2.942

With hand crafted sandstone fireplace and gas living flame fire, coved ceiling and wall lights, the feature skylight adds extra daylight the perfect place for a piano. Large double doors open up onto a patio leading into the garden,

Inner Hallway

The inner hallway is the centre of the home and connects to the first floor landing by the original totally refurbished period staircase with coving, ceiling rose and chandelier, and giving access to

Master entrance hall/ Dressing Room

14' 1'' x 6' 9'' (4.299m x 2.067m)

The master entrance hall double doors leading to master dressing room with fully fitted wardrobes and walk in closet also fitted to a very high standard. Leading to the master suite,

Master bedroom suite

26' 2'' x 18' 0'' (7.970m x 5.482m)

Once the great ballroom now a stunning retreat with original ceiling detail and two ceiling rose with concealed ceiling lighting and chandeliers there's also bespoke cabintery for a drinks station,

Master bathroom

14' 11'' x 13' 10'' (4.557m x 4.219m)

Porcelain wall and under floor heated floor tiles showcase this elegant bathroom with free standing bath with a glass shower wall and rain head and full body over with massive shower tray. There's 2 heated towel rails and a bespoke painted double vanity unit with crystal door furniture and sit on oval basins, wall light and crystal chandelier complete this beautiful bathroom,

Second Master Bedroom

17' 9'' x 14' 11'' (5.409m x 4.545m)

Having a front facing window, this large second bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom,


14' 11'' x 5' 5'' (4.545m x 1.644m)

With porcelain floor and wall tiles and underfloor heating. Large bath with shower over and a hand painted bespoke vanity with oval sit on basins by Harvey George of Harrogate. Italian porcelain wc and heated towel rail complete this spacious bathroom.

Bedroom 3

17' 1'' x 14' 0'' (5.205m x 4.274m)

Another large bedroom facing to the front and, again, having an en-suite


10' 9'' x 5' 9'' (3.274m x 1.746m)

Full tiled bathroom with underfloor heating, glass shower wall and rain head shower with hand held body spray. Bespoke hand painted vanity unit with round sit on basin by Harvey George of Harrogate,

Bedroom 4

14' 1'' x 12' 11'' (4.282m x 3.927m)

Looking out to the side of the property this generous room has, once again, an


12' 2'' x 5' 0'' (3.713m x 1.535m)

Part tiled shower with rain head shower, hand held body spray and feature glass wall and tiled floor with under floor heating. Bespoke vanity unit with round basin.

Bedroom 5

16' 0'' x 12' 2'' (4.876m x 3.713m) plus entrance area

The final bedroom but not lacking in space, with side facing window and access of to a further


11' 2'' x 5' 5'' (3.396m x 1.642m)

Has a part tiled shower and tiled floor with under floor heating. Glass shower wall with rain head shower and handheld body spray. Bespoke vanity and wc combination with round sit on basin and mirror over by Harvey George of Harrogate


The property stands off this exclusive cul-de-sac development and has generous grounds to three sides. The boundaries will be walled and with a large driveway leading to the door bounded by shrub beds and lawns. Off to the right hand side of the drive is a large detached double garage which has a further separated area with WC off which could be useful as a gym or just storage.

Carleton Gardens
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001670

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Carleton Gardens
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