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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Five bedroom detached period property with many original features
  • Four reception rooms
  • Two en-suites
  • Large dining kitchen plus separate utility room
  • Triple garaging plus a workshop
  • Substantial plot with planning permission for four new dwellings

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Dating back to the 1870’s York House is a most impressive property set in substantial grounds with planning permission for an additional four dwellings. Having four reception rooms, five double bedrooms, two en-suites and outbuildings it offers huge potential and flexibility to develop in a variety of different ways.

Delightfully situated in a highly popular and sought-after residential area York House is an impressive and imposing family home that still retains many period features from the Victorian era. Set in substantial grounds of approximately three quarters of an acre with two entrance gates, outbuildings and planning permission for an additional four dwellings it offers tremendous flexibility for development. An internal inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate everything the property has to offer and to discuss the possibilities.

On the ground floor there are three large reception rooms including a formal dining room, a spacious dining kitchen with fitted wall and base units, the fourth reception room provides access to the utility room, guest WC and opens onto the loggia with gardens beyond. The central entrance hallway provides access to both the first floor and also to the extensive cellars which includes a dedicated wine cellar.

To the first floor there are four double bedrooms of generous proportions, two of which have en-suite facilities and there is potential to add an en-suite to the other bedrooms if desired. The house bathroom has a free-standing cast-iron bath, low flush WC and wash basin. To the second floor there is another double bedroom, a large linen room and extensive lost space to either side.

Externally the property has two separate entrance gates, the main one off Batley Field Hill and the second one off York Road. To the rear of the property is a large loggia with two open sides to the gardens and provides access to the rear sitting room with a guest WC. The property benefits from having a large double garage plus a single garage with access to a workshop and WC. The substantial grounds are well maintained, mainly laid to lawn with an extensive array of established trees and bushes that afford the property a very high degree of privacy.

Upper Batley is a highly regarded residential neighbourhood and the nearby town of Batley offers a good range of retail amenities including a train station with regular services to Leeds, Manchester and other major cities. Birstall Retail Park and the M62 motorway connecting Leeds and Manchester are less than one mile away. The property enjoys close proximity to good local state schools, whilst qegs and wghs private schools are within comfortable daily driving distance.

From Morley town centre follow signs for the B6123 (Fountain Street) continuing on this road as it becomes Scotchman Lane. A short distance after the Needless Inn the road bends to the left and becomes Batley Field Hill. The property is positioned to the left just after York Road and the entrance is on Batley Field Hill.

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Local Amenities

  • Batley 0.8 miles
  • Dewsbury 1.9 miles
  • Reach Academy 0.1 miles
  • Upper Batley High School 0.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Batley 0.8 miles
  • Dewsbury 1.9 miles
  • Reach Academy 0.1 miles
  • Upper Batley High School 0.2 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in WF17:

  • £259,989
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  • £32,712
  • (14.393%)
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22nd Jul 2019 £975,000 First listed

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