The homes at Origin are planned around open greens and include a collection of two, three and four bedroom semi-detached and detached homes. There is something for everyone, from first time buyers to families looking to upgrade.
If you’re looking for new homes in Featherstone, arrange your personal viewing at Origin.
Featherstone is a small town in the city of Wakefield with a rich mining history and a popular rugby league club. There are a number of good schools in the area, and the development is conveniently located for access to larger towns and cities including Wakefield, Pontefract, Leeds and Doncaster.
Origin is close to the A645 to Pontefract and A638 to Wakefield. The M1 and M62 are also within easy reach.
Featherstone has a busy high street just a short walk from Origin where you’ll find a collection of shops and local convenience stores. Purston Park is just a 1-mile walk from Origin with open fields, children’s play area and a pond to feed the ducks.
Image: Farmer Copleys gift barn and florist
At 0.1 miles, Featherstone Girnhill Infant School is just around the corner from Origin and has an outstanding rating from Ofsted. Oakhill Day Nursery is on the same site, and provides pre-school childcare from 8am to 6pm every week day. The nursery received a good Ofsted rating.
Featherstone Purston Infant School is 0.4 miles away and St Thomas’ CE Junior School is 0.5 miles from the development. Both achieved good in latest Ofsted inspections.
St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College is 2 miles from Origin welcoming students from ages 11 to 18. The Sixth Form College provides A Level and vocational courses for 400 students and has invested in its environment and buildings. The school achieved a good rating from Ofsted.
Image: Girnhill Infant School
Local GP services are provided by St Thomas Road Surgery and Station Lane Medical Centre, both less than half a mile away from the development.
Origin is 2.9 miles from Pontefract General Infirmary, and only 10 minutes by car. The number 157 Metro bus service from Wakefield to Pontefract takes you there in around 15 minutes. The bus also stops at Pinderfields Hospital, 9.3 miles away in Wakefield.
Featherstone Sports Centre is less than 1 mile away with a gym, fitness classes and swimming pool which offers lessons, lane swimming and splash zone.
The Featherstone Rovers play regular games at the Big Fella’s Stadium, 0.6 miles away. Keep an eye out for the recently renamed Strata Homes Stand. The club has an under 16s and under 19s club, as well as a ladies team. The Rovers All Stars Academy hold dance and cheerleading classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Image: Big Fella’s Stadium
Featherstone is 6.4 miles from the A1 and M62 with links to Leeds, York and Doncaster.
The Metro 149 bus service runs from Pontefract to Wakefield through Featherstone as does the Featherstone Rover from the Ross travel group travelling between Featherstone, Pontefract, Castleford and Wakefield.
The number 28 Stagecoach and Tates Travel bus service runs from Pontefract Road to Barnsley stopping at Nostell Priory along the way, as well as Ackworth, Kinsley and Hemsworth.
Featherstone Railway Station, managed by Northern Rail, is 0.6 miles from Origin with services between Wakefield Kirkgate and Knottingley stopping at Pontefract along the way.
Images: Featherstone Station
Station Lane is the main high street in Featherstone and at just 0.3 miles away, is a short walk from Origin. There are a number of small and independent shops including a Post Office, fresh fruit and veg store, barber shop, chemist and Yorkshire Bank.
A market trades here every Thursday from 9am to 4pm offering goods from food, gifts and clothing. A Tesco superstore can be found less than 3 miles from the development.
For high street fashion and interiors, Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village is 4.5 miles away in Castleford. Stores include Gap, Marks & Spencer, Next, Barbour and kitchen cookware brand Le Creuset.
Pontefract town centre is 2.6 miles away, Trinity Walk shopping centre in Wakefield is 7.3 miles away and Leeds city centre is 15 miles away on the M62 and M1
Image: Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village
Farmer Copleys, 1.4 miles away, is an award-winning farm shop and café, selling local and home grown produce, you’ll also find a 7-acre corn maize maze to get lost in through the summer holidays.
Walton Colliery Nature Park is 5 miles away with a network of paths for walkers and cyclists to explore. The impressive National Trust site Nostell Priory is also 5 miles from the development with a picturesque lake and parkland.
For multiple activities and entertainment, the award-winning Xscape Yorkshire is 5 miles away close to junction 32 of the M1. Here you will find a real snow slope, rock climbing walls, indoor skateboard park and 4D golf course. There is also a 14-screen multiplex cinema, and a selection of bars and restaurants.
Image: Xscape Yorkshire
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Whether you’re buying your first home or an existing homeowner looking for more space, we will guide you through the options available to help buy your new home.
The government backed Help to Buy scheme allows you to secure your new home with a 5% deposit.
With our Assisted Selling Plan, we will organise the sale of your existing home for the best possible price, allowing you to reserve your new home with us. In some cases we will offer to buy your existing home in part exchange.
The recent Stamp Duty reform has divided house prices into different tax bands to make buying a new home more affordable.
You can also personalise your home with an Optional Upgrade Package. Your Customer Experience Manager will advise on our range of standard and optional upgrades, including wardrobes, kitchen appliances and flooring packages.
HELP TO BUY EQUITY LOAN
Buy a new home with 5% deposit
This scheme allows you to own 100% of your home and only pay 80% of the price upfront. You provide the 5% deposit and the government will lend you up to 20% as an equity loan. You can then apply for a mortgage based on the remaining 75% of the house price.
The equity loan is interest-free for five years and the scheme is available on new build homes up to the value of £600,000.
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