The Windermere is such a flexible home. If you have a growing family, you’ll enjoy your own ensuite bedroom up on the second floor. If you are first-time buyers or young professionals, you’ll appreciate the option to have a guest bedroom and bathroom as well as a home office. This is a new home that really works.
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11' 8" x 8' 8" (3.62m x 2.71m)
11' 8" x 14' 7" (3.62m x 4.5m)
* The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary. Please ask to see the drawings relative to the specific plot. All room dimensions are to a -+50mm (2") tolerance. Kitchen layouts are indicative only. Please consult the Sales Adviser on-site for specific kitchen layouts. This information is for guidance only and does not form part of any contract or constitute a warranty
Skelmanthorpe is well served with local schools, with a choice of Skelmanthorpe First and Nursery School or St Aidan C o fE First School for younger pupils and nearby Shelley College for older children right up to sixth form. There are high schools in the nearby towns and cities; Wakefield Grammar School, Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior Schools and Wakefield High School for Girls.
There are a handful of shops, a post office and a Co-op in the village. For more choice, there's an abundance shopping within half an hour's drive; the Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley, The Piazza and Kingsgate Shopping Centre in Huddersfield or the Ridings Shopping Centre in Wakefield. Leeds is also an excellent shopping destination with the Corn Exchange and White Rose Shopping Centre just two of the multitude of places worth a visit.
Skelmanthorpe is home to one of the oldest brass bands in the country, which competes at a national level. Huddersfield Sports Centre is the nearest major facility, but you can keep fit at the nearby Bodyzone Fitness centre, or enjoy a round of golf at Silkstone or Woodsome Hall golf courses. Cannon Hall Country Park makes for a fun family day out, or you can take to the hills in the Peak District National Park. Kirklees Light Railway offers nostalgic memories for older visitors and Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends for the younger ones with over 3 miles of scenic track to explore.
Skelmanthorpe is centrally located within easy reach of many towns and cities, with Huddersfield just 9 miles, Wakefield 10 miles, Barnsley 12 miles, Leeds 20 miles and Sheffield 23 miles. The M1 and M62 are both also within easy reach for your daily commute. Trains from nearby Denby Dale station make the commuting easy, getting you into Huddersfield in just 25 minutes, and Sheffield and Leeds in under an hour. Domestic and international flights can be accessed at Leeds Bradford Airport, just 30 miles from the development.
At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives.
Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.
We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.