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3 bed detached house for sale Lock Hill, Ferrybridge WF11

3 beds
2 baths
1 reception

Property location

  • The Vale Primary Academy0.4 miles
  • Willow Green Academy0.5 miles
  • Knottingley0.6 miles
  • Pontefract Monkhill1.8 miles

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Waterfront
  • Outstanding River/Canal/Field Views from Every Window & Door
  • Unique opportunity of owning a Large Lock House on West/North Yorkshire border
  • Ideal for Boaters, Fishermen, Cyclist, Joggers, Dog Walkers & Bird Watchers
  • Nature Reserve Close Nearby & Many Nature Walks Around This Quirky House
  • Ideally Positioned with Motorway Network 1.5 miles & Train Station 1 Mile Away
  • Ample Parking some behind Secured Access Gate
Character Lock House on the West & North Yorkshire border.

Large family Detached Freehold property. Various extensions through the years have made this a spacious interior.

Unique opportunity to own a rare Large Character & Unique Lock House with outstanding views of both river/canal & open field views beyond from every window.

Every window has outstanding views and you never get bored watching changing scenes of the river, different wildlife, different boats & different reflections off the water from your own sofa. Reflections off the water make every window mirrored looking from the outside in.

Ideal for a retirement home or couple with teenager as one half of house has downstairs self living. Easy access for any wheel chair user. Overall very versatile, adaptable house with full downstairs & upstairs living.

3 bedrooms - 2 large 1st floor king size double with En Suite facility & Exposed king truss beams. One Ground floor ideal child's/oap/disabled bedroom (separate outside full glass door entrance).

2 large living/dining rooms either side of kitchen both with wood burners (all year round free wood supply from the rivers edge). One corner used as office space.

Large open plan kitchen with centre island & fireplace(pictures of kitchen is half way of the full ground floor distance).

Large downstairs bathroom

Large p-shaped conservatory

Underfloor heating

Environment Agency designed & approved flood defence wall with pillars/ornate bow top fence extending to full length of plot with gate entrance on slope to hill point. The rear of the house fully walled. Never has flooded & never will. All the supporting documents from crt & ea that guarantee these claims. The owners are the only ones that enjoy the river in full flood- a spectacular sight indeed from your sofa. Recent conducted ea Flood Risk Assessment diagrams shows the lock house own defence resulting in Very Low Risk even though the surrounding area is an High risk around it.

Bow top galvanised steel fence/wall pillars have bi-folding privacy shutters for the days if you want to sun bathe topless! Or you may prefer to see the fish jump/passing boats whilst having breakfast/dinner/tea at the outside table, but they exist if you get bored of seeing boats pass by. Also act well as a wind break pulled fully out in minutes. Originally installed so that Infants would not get stuck in the fence gap.

Garden viewing point-outstanding views both up & down river/canal.

Very cheap house/contents insurance because of the full plot flood defence Certified by the ea.

Large totally private sheltered end of garden hot tub room(sliding roof) with wood store & 2nd detached conservatory (real private sun trap area).

Large dry storage cellar & attic space

Central heating boiler/washing machine room

Engineers Machinery workshop room

Excellent motorway links within 3mins(A1, M62 & M1)- Leeds 30mins, Wakefield 20mins, Doncaster 30mins, Sheffield 40mins, Hull 40mins, Selby 15mins & York 30mins.

Outstanding wildlife from every window, Otter, swans, ducks, cormorants, kingfishers, herons, fish, grass snakes, mink, deer. Every day these can be seen.

Ample Parking either side of property & beyond this -Full secure Car parking (in Title Deeds) & access rights to either side of house.

Totally secure walled (high rear wall) & fenced off plot all way around, fully child & dog friendly.

Large Home Boat Mooring option opposite house away from Lock Gates. Loads of available/secure visitor mooring either side also if you prefer to continuously cruise or have grp boat for the summer months only. Either way you have 24hr security of your boat.

Fisherman's paradise, large Pike, perch, barbel & Carp (UK river record here) caught
immediately either side of house. No one allowed to fish in front of the house.

Boaters paradise location. We had a narrow boat and worked on it hooked up to electric from the house (bottom of garden)

Dog walkers paradise, so many lovely walk options on your doorstep.

Cycle for miles without going on a road

Beautiful short walk to Nature Reserve (well known bird watching Reserve).

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