Homes in Wakefield with far-reaching views

The views over Newmillerdam and the country park from this house at Hilltop are simply stunning. Architecturally designed to exacting standards by the current owner this executive five bedroom detached family home is very impressive.

The accommodation comprises; entrance porch, reception hall with oak balustrade staircases to all levels. The first floor houses an impressive open plan living/dining room with high ceilings and bespoke fitted kitchen/diner.

The ground floor landing leads to three well proportioned bedrooms and the contemporary house bathroom. On the lower ground floor levels are a utility room, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, and a guest bedroom with en-suite shower room facilities. Outside, a block paved driveway provides ample off street parking leading to an attached double garage with remote controlled electric up and over door. Steps lead down to a timber decked patio, ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining, enjoying the superb open aspect. In addition, there is an enclosed lawned garden incorporating terrace patio and established borders.

On the market with Richard Kendall Estate Agent for £575,000, more details at

This three-bedroom detached property on Hollin Lane, Crigglestone is in need of upgrade but has bags of potential and could, if required be further extended to the side or rear. What makes it very special though is that is within a garden and a large enclosed paddock of around one acre and stands high up with open views across the countryside.

Priced at £279,950, it has a porch, entrance hall, cloakroom, living room, open plan kitchen/dining room and sun room. One of the two double bedrooms has a balcony, there is a further single bedroom and bathroom.

A barn conversion at the edge of Bretton village, on the market for £695,000 this is another home with lovely views. It has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, four reception rooms, two conservatories and two kitchens so could easily be a home for two families.

There is ample off street parking with car port and garaging, formal lawned garden with Yorkshire stone paved patio and feature pond, beyond this are informal gardens with mature trees, giving a wooded aspect with ample seating area.