New Homes in Pontefract

 

Live the life

Located in West Yorkshire and within commuting distance of Leeds and Wakefield, Pontefract is a medieval market town with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring the museum, taking the kids to the park or hiking in the Peak District, there’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Pontefract.

Things to see and do

Pontefract is a vibrant place to live, with plenty to do in the local area. Whether you’re shopping at the town’s regular market, discovering the past at Pontefract Museum and the 11th century Pontefract Castle, or taking a relaxing walk through Valley Gardens, you’ll have lots of choice close to your new home.

If you want to get out and about in the great outdoors, the Peak District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales are both just a short drive away from Pontefract. For families with young children, Diggerland Yorkshire, Hemsworth Water Park, Swithens Farm and SNO!zone are all popular places to enjoy a day out.

For a relaxing round of golf on a weekend, Pontefract is close to Mid Yorkshire Golf Club and Darrington Golf Club. The town also has a Squash Centre, while the local racecourse has events throughout the year. The town also hosts the annual Liquorice Festival in July, with live music, performing arts, fairground rides and craft stalls.

Education

If you’re moving to Pontefract with school-age children, choosing a good school will be a top priority. St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and Featherstone Girnhill Infant School are both rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, while there’s private education at the independent Ackworth School nearby.

For older children considering studying for a degree or diploma, New College Pontefract is in the town while University Centre Doncaster, the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Trinity University and University Centre Doncaster are all within commuting distance.

Getting to Pontefract

Whether you’re commuting to work or travelling to meet friends and family, the town’s excellent transport links make sure that it’s easy to get to and from Pontefract. The M62 and A1(M) are both close-by, while the three train stations provide services to neighbouring towns and cities.

Travelling from nearby Wakefield, the journey to Pontefract takes around 20 minutes by either car or train, while Leeds can be reached in 30 minutes by train or just 20 minutes by car. The journey to Pontefract from Doncaster takes 30 minutes by car, while Sheffield is a 45 minute drive from the town.

If you’re taking a trip to the capital, the direct train from Pontefract Monkhill to London King’s Cross takes just one hour 50 minutes. When it’s time to escape from it all, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is only 35 minutes away from Pontefract, ideal for hassle-free holidays.

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Cobblers Lane, Pontefract, PONTEFRACT, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF8 2LL

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £141,995 to £219,995
St Oswald's View, Methley

St Oswald's View, Methley

Station Road, Methley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS26 9ET

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £409,995
Notton Wood View, Royston

Notton Wood View, Royston

Lee Lane, Royston, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S71 4RT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £204,995 to £274,995
Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Carrs Lane, Cudworth, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S72 8EJ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £129,995 to £229,995
Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Dearne Hall Road, Barugh Green, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 1LX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £299,995
Carlton Green

Carlton Green

Station Road, Carlton, GOOLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DN14 9NS

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £179,995 to £279,995
St Andrews View, Morley

St Andrews View, Morley

Bruntcliffe Road, Morley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS27 0QG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £359,995
Barley Fields, Barlby

Barley Fields, Barlby

Beech Croft, Barlby, SELBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO8 5UY

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £165,000 to £304,995
Belle Vue, Doncaster

Belle Vue, Doncaster

Bawtry Road, Belle Vue, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, DN4 5HU

The Glassworks, Catcliffe
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The Glassworks, Catcliffe

Poplar Way, Catcliffe, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 5TR

  • Coming soon
Evolution, Waverley

Evolution, Waverley

Highfield Lane, Waverley, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 8AL

Spring Valley View
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Spring Valley View

Westminster Avenue, Clayton, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD14 6SQ

  • Coming soon
Weavers Chase, Golcar

Weavers Chase, Golcar

Grange Road, Golcar, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD7 4QZ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £289,995
Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Lane, Meltham, HOLMFIRTH, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD9 5RJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £269,995 to £319,995
Elderwood, Bannerdale
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Elderwood, Bannerdale

Carter Knowle Road, Bannerdale, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S7 2EX

  • Coming soon
Gateford Park

Gateford Park

Holme Way, Gateford, WORKSOP, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, S81 7NZ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £139,995 to £239,995
Meadow Fields, Boroughbridge

Meadow Fields, Boroughbridge

Wetherby Road, Boroughbridge, YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO51 9UY

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £245,995 to £429,995
Vision, Keighley

Vision, Keighley

North Dean Avenue, Keighley, KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD22 6QL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £149,995 to £224,995