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4 bedroom farm house for sale

School Street, Darfield

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A large four bedroom farmhouse situated within the Conservation Area, and dating back 150 years when it formed part of a working farm.  The property adjoins a private courtyard around which are a useful range of outbuildings including a garage and loose boxes which have been used for stabling or horses which may be suitable for a purchaser who works from home, or has creative hobbies etc.  They stand together with a large, mainly stone built, two storey barn of about 1400 sq feet that offers scope for further development, subject to necessary consents.  A suggested development scheme is attached to these particulars for your information.

The house offer spacious accommodation over two floors, plus a cellar and having potential to convert a large storage loft subject to the usual planning permissions.

The well presented accommodation is double glazed, has gas central heating and comprises:


ENTRANCE PORCH with timber panelled stable style external door, ceramic tiled floor with matwell, store cupboards, wall lantern and a timber panelled inner door to the

DINING KITCHEN 12’5’’ X 9’1’’ with wall panelling and a fitted range of floor and wall mounted

store cupboards with wood trims and wood effect worktops incorporating a Frankie 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer taps, tiled surrounds, an integrated electric double oven, four ring gas hob and cooker hood, a criel, broom cupboard ideal for storage of the ironing board, vacuum cleaner etc, delph rack and a central heating radiator

LOUNGE 27’8’’ maximum X 13’11’’ maximum at the front and 13’8’’ maximum at the rear formerly two rooms featuring stone fireplace andhearth with oak storecupboard, beamed and battened ceiling, two picture lights, a twin panelled and two single panelled central heating radiators, a drinks bar with oak top, shelving and access to the

STUDY 9’7’’ average X 12’1’’ average having a timber panelled front door with double glazed overlight, fluorescent lighting, coving and a central heating radiator

FRONT ENTRANCE LOBBY located off the lounge, having a timber panelled front door with double glazed overlight and staircase rising to the


LANDING with afront facing window, balustrade, central heating radiator and loft access

FRONT BEDROOM ONE 13’3’’ X 11’2’’ with coving and twin panelled central heating radiator

FRONT BEDROOM TWO 12’1’’ average X 8’10’’ average with coving and central heating radiator

BEDROOM THREE 12’8’’ X 7’11’’ with central heating radiator, aspect overlooking the courtyard

and access to

BEDROOM FOUR 12’2’’ X 9’1’’ having coving, central heating radiator and overlooking the courtyard

FULLY TILED BATHROOM 8’7’’ average X 7’6’’ average having a suite comprising of a panelled bath with mixer taps and  a hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, fitted cylinder/linen cupboard, coving and a central heating radiator

CELLAR located off the lounge, housing the electric meter, consisting of two rooms 13’ X 10’2’’ and 13’ X 9’1’’ all average measurements, both with light supplies


The property is delightfully situated in this attractive old part of this popular village, in a conservation area adjacent to the Church. The property sale includes a well enclosed and block paved courtyard with an extensive range of brick outbuildings, including a

LARGE MAINLY STONE BUILT BARN with residential development potential subject to planning

consent,all of which have been put to very good use well over 120 years by three generations of

our clients family

The courtyard is approached from Church Street via a set of timber entrance gates, providing vehicular access on to a large central block paved courtyard and in a clockwise direction the outbuildings comprise:

GARAGE 16’6’’ X 14’4’’ having an electrically operated shutter door, separate metal personnel door, hot and cold water supply, light and access to the

UTILITY ROOM 10’3’’ X 8’6’’ with power and light supply, base unit with sink unit and drainer and

housing the central heating boiler

COAL STORE 5’8’’ X 5’1’’

TOILET with fully tiled walls, light supply and low flush WC

PREPARATION ROOM 13’6’’ X 8’5’’ including the cold room and having a stainless sink unit and

drainer with hot and cold water supply, fluorescent lighting and fitted wood worktops

STABLE 13’5’’ X 8’6’’ with light supply

POTTING SHED 6’1’’ X 5’4’’ with staging and light supply

STABLE 24’5’’ X 7’10’’ divided approximately in half and giving access to a

STABLE*13’10’’ X 11’ with light (incorporated within the barn)

STABLE*13’5’’ X 12’8’’ (incorporated in the barn)

STABLE 13’2” X 11’9”

SIDE ENTRANCE 11’5’’ X 5’4’’ with a cast iron stove, panelled store cupboard, criel and access

to the

SADDLE ROOM 13’2’’ X 4’10’’ with shelving and light

Range of adjacent outbuildings including FOUR STABLES each measuring approximately 14’1’’

X 10’1’’ with stable doors and light supply, two with loft above.

ROADSIDE RANGE LOOSE BOX 27’8’’ X 11’10’’ with light supply and two stable door entrances

FEED ROOM 17’3’’ X 20’10’’ being overall measurements, with access to two loose boxes and

with loft over the majority of this area

MAINLY STONE BUILT BARN 47’ X 13’6’’ approximately (internal measurements), with loft above, incorporating two stablesas previously mentioned*and having residential development potential subject to planning permission.Please see suggested development scheme in these particulars, for the barn.



The house has a gas fired central heating system served by a freestanding Glow Worm Hideaway

boiler located in theutility room, to radiators as previously stated.

Three phase electricity in the (corner) feed store in the courtyard


Carpets and curtainsare included in the sale. Only the items specifically mentioned within these

particulars are included


Please see a copy of a suggested scheme for developing the barn and the courtyard incorporated

within these particulars. These are subject to planning permission and interested parties may wish

to discuss their ideas with the planning officers for the village at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s planning department on 01226 770770.


Proceed out of Barnsley on the A635 Doncaster Road, through Stairfoot, Ardsley and into the village of Darfield. At the small traffic island, turn into the village on to Nannymarr Road and then immediately left on to School Street. At the end of School Street the property can be found on the left hand side at the junction with Church Street adjacent to the museum.


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If you wish to make an offer on this property before contacting a Financial Advisor or Solicitor you should make your offer to our office to avoid any delay and the possibility of a sale being agreed to other interested parties. Under the Estate Agents act 1991 you will be required to give us your financial details to enable us to qualify your ability to purchase before we can recommend your offer to our sellers. Offers may be made by visiting our Eastgate Office or by telephone on 01226 299221.


In order to proceed with a sale we will need confirmation of Identity and Proof of address.


If you have a property to sell our Residential Sales Manager, Mr Mark Farmer, or our Valuer, Paul Salkeld will be pleased to arrange an appointment to give you a market valuation and advice. The advisory service is free and without obligation.


These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.  All statements contained in these particulars are given in good faith but are made without responsibility on the part of Wilbys or the vendors or lessors.  Any intending purchaser or lessee must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these Particulars.

All rents and prices quoted are exclusive of VAT, unless otherwise stated.

All measurements, areas and distances quoted are approximate only.

Information provided in respect of planning and rating matters has, unless stated, been obtained by way of verbal enquiry only.  Interested parties are therefore recommended to seek their own independent verification on such matters from the appropriate Local Authority.

Location and site plans if provided, are for identification and directional purposes only.  The area surrounding the subject property may have changed since the plan was produced.

Wilbys have not tested any apparatus, equipment fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order.  Prospective purchasers are advised to obtain verification on such matters via their surveyor or solicitor

The boundaries, ownership and tenure of this property have not been checked against the Title Deeds for any discrepancies or rights of way, if any.  Prospective purchasers are advised to check these matters with their solicitor prior to entering into any contracts.

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18 March 2014

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