Fine & Country are pleased to offer to the market The Manor House, a substantial and impressive Grade II Listed four bedroom detached family residence, that dates back in parts to the 1400’s.
The Main House, offers an abundance of character features and charm, whilst the property also benefits from a detached barn conversion. The barn is currently configured as two bedrooms, but its flexible lay-out could readily be changed to four bedrooms, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
Situated within the conservation area of the desirable village of Oulton, The Manor House is steeped in history and offers a wealth of features, including stone mullion windows, open vaulted ceilings, beautiful beams throughout and magnificent stone fireplaces.
Entering this superb family home, the hall leads to a charming farmhouse style kitchen with fitted units, terracotta tiled floor and delightful views over the garden. Undoubted the ‘wow’ factor of the ground floor accommodation is the central dining hall, which boasts a wealth of character beams, double height ceiling and magnificent feature stone fireplace. This spectacular space leads to a spacious family living room, which contains another period fireplace and views over the garden. A playroom/office is situated off the living room.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by a snug, which again contains a feature stone fireplace, and a guest w/c.
The bedrooms are located either side of the double height central dining hall. One side contains a generous master bedroom, which benefits from plentiful built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room, second bedroom and to the half-landing a utility room.
On the other side of the property are two further bedrooms, both of which feature superb vaulted beamed ceilings, whilst one contains a period stone fireplace. The galleried landing provides wonderful views of the roof timbers and the dining hall below and leads to the house bathroom.
The converted barn is centrally heated and provides further characterful and flexible accommodation. The ground floor is currently configured as a generous store room, large gym area and games room (with guest w/c). On the first floor is a large living dining kitchen, two generous double bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en-suite shower room. There is also a Jack ’n’ Jill family bathroom. Externally, the barn has a separate stone flagged patio.
Large wooden electric gates provide privacy as well as an impressive entrance to the Manor House. The gravel driveway provides ample parking and leads to a detached triple bay garage. Fronting the Manor House are predominately south-facing gardens, laid mainly to lawn and screened by mature hedging to provide excellent privacy. To the rear of the property is a pebbled courtyard area.
The village of Oulton is ideally located for vehicular access to Leeds and further afield via the nearby motorway network. Rail commuters are also well served by the train station in the neighbouring village of Woodlesford, London is just a two hour commute from Wakefield. Oulton and Woodlesford offer a range of local amenities, including shops, pubs, restaurants and schools. The renowned Oulton Hall hotel, leisure and 27-hole golf complex is also close by.