Rhythm is a new development of four and five bedroom homes located in Pontefract, just 20 minutes from Wakefield town centre. The M62 is just a 10 minutes' drive from home, putting you within easy reach of a number of cities and towns including Leeds and Wakefield.
Life in Pontefract has something to offer all ages and interests. Just a nine-minute drive from Rhythm you'll find Xscape , a leisure complex boasting snow slopes, surf stimulators, a boiwling alley, cinema and an array of restaurants to enjoy. Just across the road from Xscape you'll also find junction 32 shopping outlet, with brands such as Next, Adidas, Nike and Regatta who offer up to 60% off retail prices.
Living in Pontefract
Things to do
Life in Pontefract has something to offer all ages and interests.
Just an nine-minute drive from Rhythm you’ll find Xscaspe
, a leisure complex boasting snow slopes, surf simulators, a bowling alley, cinema and an array of restaurants to enjoy. Just across the road from Xscape you’ll also find Junction 32 shopping outlet, with brands such as Next, Adidas, Nike and Regatta who offer up to 60% off retail prices.
The beautiful and historical scenery of Pontefract castle
is also just 20 minutes away by car. You’ll find the picturesque grounds are perfect for picnics and walks with the family, and the visitor centre offers information on the history of the castle and activity sheets for the children to enjoy as they learn and explore.
Schools and learning
There are plenty of local schools in Pontefract near to Rhythm, ranging from nurseries right through to high schools. For young children, Orchard Head Junior Infant & Nursery School
is just a 10 minute walk from home and offers education for children from 3 to 11 years old. Roundhill Junior School is also just 13 minutes walk from Rhythm and has a good local reputation.
For 11-18 year olds you’ll find Carleton High School which is a short five-minute drive from home and Castleford Acedmy is just nine minutes away by car.
For school leavers, New College Pontefract
is ten minutes away from home and offers a range of A-level and BTEC courses with a variety of subjects.
Nearby universities include the University of Wakefield
which is 25 minutes’ drive from Rhythm via the M62. Leeds Trinity University
is also just 45 minutes’ form home by car.
Health and wellbeing
Bupa Dental Care is just six minutes from home by car and offers treatment to both NHS and private patients.
Your local GP surgery is Ferrybridge Medical Centre, which is just a four-minute drive away.
For any fitness fanatics, there is the Fitness Flex Pontefract
just 10 minutes from home, which offers a variety of different finesses classes and a whole range of workout equipment. Xercise4Less
is also just 11 minutes away by car and has flexible and affordable membership options.
If you want more than just a gym, Pontefract Swimming Pool on Stuart Road is just six minutes away by car. Pontefract Squash & Leisure
Club is only six minutes away from home and offers a range of fitness and dance classes in addition to squash courts available for hire.
If you’re travelling by car, the A1 and M62 motorways are both just 10 minutes away from Rhythm, connecting you to major towns and cities across the country including Leeds, Wakefield and Doncaster.
Local bus services run regularly near Pontefract road and can have you in Pontefract town centre in 25 minutes.
Your closest train station is Westgage in Wakefield centre, which runs regular services to Leeds and Doncaster, as well as long distance services to London and Dundee.
For essentials you’ll find Tesco, Asda and Morrisons supermarkets within 10 minutes from home.
There are also many small independent shops in Pontefract and the surrounding area, including Pickering’s of Pontefract, where locals buy their fresh produce.
For retail therapy, there is the Junction 32
which is an eight-minute drive from home at Rhythm. The Junction 32 offers a range of outlet stores for brand names including Adidas, Jack Wills, Levis and Next.