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Two to five bedroom homes in Pontefract

History and beauty

There are just two homes remaining at Elegance. One of our Elegance customers once said about Ackworth, "It's such a social place to live." The historic village is bursting with life and no matter where you go, you'll always bump into a friendly face. Coupled with great connectivity, Ackworth is the perfect place to call home.
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Ackworth, Elegance, The Geneva three bedroom semi-detached home
The Geneva
Three bedroom semi-detached home
Price
All sold
All Sold
Ackworth, Elegance, The Vienna four bedroom semi-detached home
The Vienna
Four bedroom semi-detached home
Price
All sold
Ackworth, Elegance, The Seville four bedroom home
The Seville
Four bedroom home
Price
All sold
All Sold
Ackworth, Elegance, The Palermo five bedroom detached home
The Palermo
Five bedroom detached home
Price
All sold
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Your new home is a blank canvas for you to express your style and personality. From a choice of high quality kitchens, wardrobes and tiles, to the fine details such as lighting; you can personalise every room in your new home.
From a choice of high quality kitchens, wardrobes and tiles, to the fine details such as lighting; you can personalise every room in your new home.
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  The Annecy Two bedroom home
  The Geneva Three bedroom home
  The Malaga Three bedroom home
  The Montreux Four bedroom home
  The Seville Four bedroom home
  The Bologna Four bedroom home
  The Madrid Four bedroom home
  The Barcelona Four bedroom home
  The Vienna Four bedroom home
  The Cologne Four bedroom home
  The Palermo Five bedroom home
  The Valencia Five bedroom home
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History and beauty
Elegance
Elegance is a collection of three bedroom townhouses to four bedroom family detached houses for sale in Ackworth. The development is positioned in the historic village of Ackworth, a picturesque spot surrounded by Yorkshire countryside located 8 miles away from the thriving city of Wakefield

Ackworth is conveniently located between Pontefract, Barnsley and Doncaster, and is the ideal place to find the perfect balance between enjoying peace and quiet knowing a thriving social life isn’t far away. The village is a popular choice for families looking to be in the catchment area for prestigious schools, as well as those who want to reduce their commute from surrounding towns and cities.

“As well as pubs and bars, we have nice places to eat, all within walking distance. We are always bumping into neighbours if we go out on an evening – it's such a social place to live.” 
Nichola-Kate, Elegance  

 
Things to do - Elegance

Living in a small village means Elegance homeowners can find just about everything they need right on their doorstep. 

Around the corner you’ll find the Post Office and a convenience store. A short stroll will take you to an excellent selection of shops, restaurants, cafés and pubs, including local favourites The Angel Inn and Ego Restaurant’s Beverley Arms, where you can enjoy an excellent Sunday lunch. 

The Electric Theatre is around the corner and offers tapas and drinks. You’ll also find a popular and welcoming community-run library down the road from your new home.

Elegance homeowners are also spoilt for choice when it comes to scenic locations. Fitzwilliam Country Park is close by, with open fields, great walking and cycle routes and a fishing pond. Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld is easily accessible by car, ideal for summer swimming and picnicking. 

Nostell Priory with its stunning parkland and lakes is five minutes’ drive away with 1.6 miles of National Trust land to explore, as well as the famous rose gardens, orchard and adventure playground. Four miles down the road you’ll find Farmer Copley’s farm shop and play farm, complete with 7 acres of maize maze in the summer. 

Image: Nostell Priory 

Education - Elegance

Elegance isn’t short of choice when it comes to prestigious schools. Ackworth School, a boarding and day school for ages up to 18 is 1.8 miles away. 

Offering a full academic timetable and extracurricular activities, Wakefield Independent School is a day school for three to 16-year-olds, recently rated outstanding by Ofsted and less than 2 miles from home. 

Bell Lane Primary School and Mill Dam Junior and Infant School are less than a mile from Elegance and offer nursery provision for pre-school children. Both received good in their latest Ofsted inspections.

Education for older students
Oakfield Park School, 1 mile away, provides secondary educational support to children with learning difficulties and special needs. It has an outstanding rating from Ofsted.

Wakefield College is 7.6 miles away with A-level courses, apprenticeships, higher education and professional qualifications. 

Image: Ackworth School

Health - Elegance

College Lane Surgery is 1.1-mile from Elegance with a Lo’s Pharmacy right next door. Trinity House Orthodontics is less than half a mile away offering private dental care and plans. The nearest hospital is Pontefract General Infirmary 4.8 miles from the development. Pinderfield Hospital, north of Wakefield, is 7.8 miles away. 

Fit 4 Life half a mile from Elegance offers personal health and fitness training along with exercise classes and a fully equipped gym.

The Hemsworth Sports Centre, 3 miles away, holds fitness classes including Zumba and boot camp. There is a dance studio, outdoor sports grounds and state of the art fitness suite with a range of membership options. 

Transport - Elegance

Ackworth is well-connected to local towns and cities, sitting 19.2 miles away from Leeds, 14 miles from Doncaster, 7.7 miles from Wakefield and 5.5 miles from Pontefract. 

With easy access to the A1, M62 and the M1 and excellent road and rail links, Elegance is ideal for commuters. The M1 is 10 miles down the road, and the M62 is less than 7 miles away. 

Your public transport options
Metro buses run from Wakefield to Ackworth and terminate in South Elmsall. Buses run every hour and also stop at the National Trust site, Nostell Priory, 1.5 miles from Elegance. Stagecoach and Tates Travel runs services from Pontefract to Barnsley stopping in Featherstone, Ackworth, Kingsley, Hemsworth and Brierley. 

Your nearest train station is Fitzwilliam, less than 2 miles from Elegance, with Northern Rail links to Doncaster, Leeds and Sheffield.

Image: Fitzwilliam Station

Shopping - Elegance

As well as the Post Office and a convenience store on the doorstep, many of the surrounding shops are a short stroll away from Elegance. 

The well-stocked village Co-op is 1 mile away, providing you with all your home essentials – there’s even a Peacocks clothing store inside. Next door, you’ll find the family-run Ackworth Garden Centre, which includes a gift shop and country garden café with hearty home-made breakfasts, lunches and sweet treats. The Card Gallery has a range of cards and a personalisation service.

Further out of town
Local favourite Farmer Copley's Farm in Featherstone is 3.7 miles from Elegance, where you can stock up on great Yorkshire produce and flowers. Pontefract is 5 miles away and has a local market on Wednesdays and Saturdays, as well as a farmer’s market on Fridays.

For a selection of discounted high street and designer brands, Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village in Castleford is 5 miles away, with easy access off the M62. 

Alternatively, head to Leeds 19.2 miles down the road and enjoy the ultimate shopping experience at Trinity Leeds, the Victoria Arcade and range of independent boutiques.

Image: Debbie Harrod Ackworth Flower Shop 

Leisure - Elegance

Up & coming

Ackworth’s location between Pontefract, Barnsley and Doncaster makes it perfectly placed to benefit from redevelopment works taking place in the towns.

A new highway, known as the Wakefield Eastern Relief Road, has recently opened between the A642 and A638, making travelling to nearby towns and cities even easier.

One of the village’s main draws is its schools, including the prestigious Ackworth School. More new homes in Ackworth are being built in order to meet this demand and to place families in the most sought after catchment areas. 

Image: The Frog and Moose 

5 star review
Elegance - Mauricia
So far on our purchase journey, Strata and Mauricia (our customer sales manager) have been brilliant. She has been on hand to help with anything and from all the reviews and homes we are seeing, the build is of high quality and the customer service is second to none. Mauricia has taken us through...
5 star review
First house at Elegance, Ackworth
Bought a house during covid and material shortages yet we still got all the extra bits we wanted. Esna was very helpful and helped us with everything. We have had friends buy houses with other providers and have snagging lists of 20+ in the first week, my dads a building site manager for another ...

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