Ellis Laithe, Wakefield

Wakefield £650,000

5 bed Detached House

Wakefield office
Tel: 01924 200544

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Property Summary

PRICE OF £650,000 TO INCLUDE FIVE BEDROOM HOUSE, CART SHED WITH PP FOR DWELLING & A PADDOCK. A characterful and substantial family home, set in attractive scenic rural location, with adjacent paddock and separate cart shed which has planning consent for conversion. Guide Prices: Lot 1 (The Farmhouse) £500,000. Lot 2 (The Cart Shed) £120,000, Lot 3 (The Paddock) £30,000

ACCOMMODATION Ellis Laithe Farmhouse represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a characterful and substantial family home set in a most attractive scenic rural location with the benefit of an adjacent paddock and separate cart shed which has planning consent to be converted to a two bedroom single storey home. The Farmhouse is offered to the market for the first time in many years having been owned by the same family for three generations.

Standing in spacious and mature gardens the house provides versatile living accommodation which briefly comprises; reception hall, drawing room, separate sitting room and dining room, office, ground floor WC, fitted kitchen. To the first floor are five bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property also has oil fired central heating throughout.

Adjacent to the house is a paddock with former orchard and vegetable garden, which extends to approximately 1 acre in total and will no doubt be of particular interest to those with equestrian interests. The current owners have also obtained consent to develop the cart shed to a separate two bedroom single storey dwelling with adjoining garden and parking spaces.

Ellis Laithe is a small hamlet some seven miles south of Wakefield and set within an attractive rural landscape. Convenient for commuters to Wakefield, Barnsley and Leeds. The properties are available to be purchased as a whole but the vendors will consider a sale of each element as a separate lot.

LOT 1 - GUIDE PRICE £500,000

ELLIS LAITHE FARMHOUSE A substantial family home offering spacious and versatile living accommodation with scope for further development.


RECEPTION HALL Panelled front entrance door.

DRAWING ROOM Feature fireplace and dual aspect with windows to the front and side elevations.

SEPARATE SITTING ROOM Feature fireplace, sash windows with views to the front garden.

DINING ROOM Cast iron stove inset to feature fireplace, windows to the side.

KITCHEN Range of fitted base and wall mounted units, window and external door.

OFFICE Fitted storage cupboards, window with view to the side, skylight window inset to ceiling.


STORE ROOM Providing useful additional storage.

LANDING A spacious landing giving access to the bedroom accommodation.

BEDROOM ONE A large double bedroom complete with fitted wardrobes and open view to the front.

BEDROOM TWO A double bedroom with views to the front and side.

BEDROOM THREE Window to the front.

BEDROOM FOUR Window to the side.

BEDROOM FIVE Accessed via its own separate staircase, built-in storage cupboard, window to the side.

BATHROOM A large bathroom complete with panel bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC.

OUTSIDE To the front is an impressive garden which is mostly laid to lawn with path leading to the front entrance door. The gardens are enclosed by mature hedges. To the rear is a further garden area and a range of outbuildings providing useful additional storage.

LOT 2 - GUIDE PRICE £120,000

THE CART SHED Planning consent has been obtained to convert the former cart shed to a self contained single storey dwelling which will comprise of a kitchen and dining area which will be open plan through to a sitting room. There will be two bedrooms along with a bathroom and separate shower room.

DETAILS OF PLANNING CONSENT Grant of Planning Permission was obtained on the 13th June 2019 Application Number 19/00581/FUL. Comprehensive details can be found by visiting www.wakefield.gov.uk and visiting the planning portal using the postcode or the application number for reference. Alternatively, further details are also available upon request from this office.

LOT 3 - GUIDE PRICE £30,000

THE PADDOCK Adjacent to Ellis Laithe Farmhouse is a paddock, former orchard and former vegetable garden, all of which total approximately 1 acre. Of this, the paddock amounts to approximately 0.75 acres and will be of particular interest to the new owners of Ellis Laithe Farmhouse and those with a requirement for additional land, possibly with equestrian interest.

Please note if the Paddock is sold for commercial purposes then VAT will be added at the standard rate of 20%.

TENURE Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are available. Drainage is via a separate sewage treatment plant which is currently shared with five other residential properties. It is anticipated that there is capacity for the Cart Shed to use the same facility when converted.

COUNCIL TAX Wakefield MDC Band F.

PLEASE NOTE We may offer to refer you to a panel of recommended Conveyancers. It is your decision whether you choose to deal with these Conveyancers. Should you decide to use the Conveyancers from our panel you should know that we would receive a referral fee which will not exceed £100 from them for recommending you to them.

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