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4 bed detached house for sale

£300,000 Guide price

Ackworth Road, Pontefract WF8

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Property features

  • 1930's Detached House
  • Extended
  • *Reduced* Charm & Character
  • Three Reception Rooms/Bed 4
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Scope To Extend Further
  • EPC Rating E54

Property description

***guide price £300,000-£320,000*** Located on the popular south side of Pontefract, this traditional imposing 1930's detached property boasts extensive accommodation enhanced by a substantial extension at the rear.

The property boasts a wealth of charm and character including the green-tiled roof, with accommodation comprising a large entrance hallway with doors leading to three reception rooms/ bedroom four and a large kitchen/breakfast room. A staircase provides access to the spacious first floor landing which has doors leading to three bedrooms, one with a walk-in dressing room, house bathroom and separate w.C.

The property occupies a generous plot offering a high degree of privacy with off road parking for several vehicles and a gated driveway leading to a substantial detached garage with rear workshop and first floor level converted loft.

The property offers scope to extend further, subject to the necessary permissions. Internal viewing is strongly recommended.


entrance hall Original wooden front entrance door with bevelled glass inserts and matching single glazed wooden windows to the side. Staircase with original oak handrail leading to the first floor landing, coving to the ceiling, understairs storage cupboard, two cast wall mounted radiators, doors leading to the lounge, kitchen breakfast room, dining room and sitting room (which could be used as a guest bedroom).

Sitting room/guest bedroom 9' 10" x 13' 1" (3.02m x 4.00m) Coving to the ceiling, two corner UPVC double glazed windows, open fireplace with tiled hearth, exposed brick interior and decorative painted wooden surround. Two central heating radiators, laminate flooring.

Dining room 8' 11" x 13' 6" (2.74m x 4.12m) Two UPVC double glazed windows to the side, coving to the ceiling, laminate flooring, central heating radiator, door through to the kitchen breakfast room.

Lounge 27' 11" x 16' 10" max (8.52m x 5.14m) x 12'5" (3.81m) min Coving to the ceiling, two ceiling roses, fixed shelving, three central heating radiators, two UPVC double glazed windows to the side, oak fireplace surround, t.V. Point.

Kitchen breakfast room 15' 10" x 19' 6" max (4.83m x 5.95m) x 11'2" min (3.42m) A range of wall and base units with laminate work surface over, tiled splash back, 2 stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, inset spotlights to the ceiling, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, two wooden framed double glazed Velux windows to the rear, display cabinets, downlights. Space for a freestanding fridge (the current owners are negotiable on the existing larder fridge within the sale), breakfast bar area, Range cooker with four ring gas hob, wok ring and integrated heating mat with cooker hood over, integrated dishwasher, door through to the cloakroom.

First floor landing UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, doors leading to bedrooms, house bathroom and separate w.C. Central heating radiator and loft access.

Bedroom one 12' 6" x 13' 1" (3.82m x 4.00m) Two UPVC double glazed corner windows, two central heating radiators and coving to the ceiling. Built in wardrobes.

Bedroom two 10' 0" x 13' 1" (3.05m x 3.99m) Two UPVC double glazed corner windows, two central heating radiators, coving to the ceiling.

Bedroom three 8' 11" x 13' 5" (2.72m x 4.10m) Two UPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation, central heating radiator, t.V. Point, opening through to the dressing room.

Dressing room 6' 11" x 2' 8" (2.13m x 0.82m) Built in double wardrobe with sliding mirrored glass doors with hanging rail and shelving space. Wooden single glazed window to the side elevation.

House bathroom 8' 11" x 6' 11" (2.72m x 2.11m) Three piece suite comprising wide, curved full length bath with chrome thermostatic Rain shower over, pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap and a low flush w.C. Two UPVC double glazed frosted windows to the rear elevation, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, shaver socket point and tiled floor. Chrome ladder style radiator.

Separate W.C. 2' 10" x 5' 1" (0.87m x 1.56m) Low flush w.C., wall mounted ceramic wash basin with chrome mixer tap, fully tiled walls and fully tiled floor. UPVC double glazed frosted window to the rear elevation.

Outside The front has a double gated entrance onto a concrete driveway with a low maintenance pebbled driveway aside providing ample off road parking and leading to a further double gated entrance onto a further concrete driveway leading to the detached garage with double doors and to the rear a utility room accessed via stable door. An attractive front lawn with a paved pathway, wooden pergola and privet hedges, well manicured borders with an array of trees and bushes. Brick built outhouse and side concrete pathway leading to a pebbled back yard. Side patio area ideal for entertaining and dining purposes with privet hedges.

External utility room 18' 0" x 12' 2" (5.51m x 3.71m) UPVC double glazed window to the front, power and light. Plumbing and drainage for an automatic washing machine, space for a dryer, loft access via a drop down ladder. Has potential to extend further into the garage.

Loft area (above double garage) 20' 0" x 12' 9" (6.10m x 3.89m) Currently used as a home gym, however could be used for a variety of purposes. Four wooden framed double glazed Velux style windows, UPVC double glazed window to the front and is fully boarded and insulated with spotlights and electrics.

Garage 8' 6" x 18' 0" (2.60m x 5.51m) Double doors.

EPC rating To view the full Energy Performance Certificate please call into one of our five local offices.

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 these floor plans.

Viewings To view please contact our Pontefract office on and they will be pleased to arrange a suitable appointment.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £170,367 Sales 489 Current average value £171,643 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£4,998 ▼ -2.83%

Property value data/graphs for WF8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £253,944 £192 3.5 £254,996
Semi-detached £136,897 £150 3.0 £136,759
Terraced £121,819 £136 2.8 £113,376
Flats £93,680 £167 1.9 £81,460

Current asking prices in WF8

Average: £216,948
Avg. current asking prices in WF8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £115,653
Flats £61,429
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All £61,429

Current asking rents in WF8

Average: £509 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in WF8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £351 pcm
£534 pcm
£590 pcm
£763 pcm
Flats £394 pcm
£459 pcm
£494 pcm
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All £392 pcm
£483 pcm
£574 pcm
£762 pcm

Fun facts for WF8

Highest value in WF8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Norwood £568,514
Little Smeaton, Pontefract WF8 £455,071
Went Edge Road £438,685
Pinfold Lane £433,819
Hundhill £394,059
Highest turnover in WF8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
St. Pauls Court 60.0%
Earls Chase 50.0%
Northland View 45.5%
Chariot Way 45.5%
Abbey Mews 42.9%

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Nearby transport

  • Pontefract Baghill (0.9 miles)
  • Pontefract Tanshelf (1.0 mile)
  • Pontefract Monkhill (1.4 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (19.1 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (19.1 miles)
  • Humberside Airport (40.2 miles)
  • Hull Ferry Terminal (42.8 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (62.6 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (62.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School (0.2 miles)
  • Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School (0.3 miles)
  • The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School (0.7 miles)
  • New College Pontefract (1.1 miles)
  • Wakefield College (7.9 miles)
  • The Ridge Employability College (8.5 miles)
  • The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing (0.4 miles)
  • Carleton Community High School A Specialist Science With Mathematics School (0.5 miles)
  • High Well School (1.1 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,294 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 30,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £957 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£233/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £50 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £104/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20500 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £170 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £19 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £44 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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