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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Woodhead Road, Between Barnsley and Sheffield, South Yorkshire


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A unique opportunity to acquire a property that has only come to the market once in the last 30 years. This substantial Georgian country house provides over 5000 sq ft of accommodation, set in approx. 36 acres, located between Barnsley & Sheffield. The nature of this property, set within its woodland location, lends itself to numerous business opportunities.

The approach to this stunning property is via a long drive with electric gates, which leads to an impressive turning area with parking for at least 20 cars and access to the rear. The property is set in the centre of its own land and offers exceptional equestrian facilities; with outbuildings of 2 stable blocks for 6 horses , 7 acres of fenced grazing land (split into 4 paddocks), a sand manage, 3 garages, fodder stores, wood stores, workshop and potting sheds. The remaining area is mature hardwood woodland which not only provides an ample fuel supply but surrounds the property, making it completely private. Also benefiting from direct access to the bridal ways of Greno Woods and Wharncliffe Chase.

The accommodation includes entrance hall with original hardwood staircase, three exceptionally large reception rooms, each with French windows to the garden. Modern kitchen with granite worktops and adjoining breakfast room, again with access to the garden, utility room, laundry room and 2 downstairs cloakrooms. The first floor comprises 6 bedrooms, one with ensuite and 2 bathrooms. There is also a separate office building with high speed fibre internet, cloakroom and kitchenette together with a play room/gym.
This property is currently a single family home but can easily be divided to provide dual family accommodation; with twin heating systems and electricity supplies.

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Property ref: 121_1527_4267420

The vast internal space is further complimented by a detached garage with lighting & power, adjoining potting shed, well room and greenhouse with lighting & power.
The stable block comes complete with tack room hayloft with water, lighting and power and a ménage to the rear. The outbuildings are completed by a fodder store & log store both with lighting and a 2nd stable block & garage again with lighting and power.

Total of approx. 36 acres which includes 1.5 acres of landscaped garden, 7 acres of fenced paddock providing grazing and the remaining of woodland area.

Possible Business Opportunities 
Equestrian Centre with bridleways & cross country course, BMX/Motor Cross course, Team Building courses, Paint Balling events, Glamping/camping site (with removal of some trees without TPOs. The main house has the potential to be converted into 5 apartments and develop the 2 stable blocks into 2 three bedroom detached houses All subject to the necessary planning consents.

The property is located between Barnsley & Sheffield with easy access to the M1 motorway links.
Location is approx. 3 miles from Wortley, 5 miles from Sheffield, 9 miles from Penistone, 11 miles from Barnsley, 21 miles from Wakefield & Huddersfield, 30 miles from Leeds, 35 miles from Manchester.

First Floor 
Comprising 5 double bedrooms; 1 with ensuite, 3 with fitted wardrobes and 2 with French windows leading to the balcony. Bathroom 1 provides a pumped shower & whirlpool bath while bathroom 2 has its original roll top bath & marble washbasin. The 6th bedroom makes the perfect study with a handy WC next door.

Ground Floor 
Grand entrance hallway with impressive hardwood staircase and cloakroom. Rear second hallway with separate staircase.

Reception Rooms 
Comprising period dining room with underfloor supports for a billiard table, elegant drawing room with Adam style marble fire surround and stylish sitting room with Redfyre open fire and ornate oak surround; all with French doors providing access to the beautifully manicured gardens.

Kitchen Area 
A modern kitchen with granite worktops and island unit flows through to a breakfast room with log burner and access to the garden. This fully functional area is completed by a separate pantry, utility room, laundry and conservatory with adjoining WC.

Ground Floor Additional Rooms 
The ground floor accommodation is completed by an office with fibre broadband, cloakroom & kitchenette, storage room, boot room, workshop and garden shed.

Comprising play room/gym and useful storage area.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 October 2016


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