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2 bedroom cottage for sale

High Street, Silkstone

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An attractive site with Outline Planning Permission for 4 units and a large terrace cottage in a lovely old centre of a highly regarded village on the West of Barnsley, approximately 2 miles from junction 37 of the M1 motorway at Dodworth.


The site is located in the heart of the village immediately off High Street close to the well known landmark of the picturesque village church and abuts the Silkstone wagon roadway at the rear.

A copy of the Outline Planning Permission is also attached, issued by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, application number 2014/0383 20 on 29th August 2014, granting permission for the erection of four units, i.e. a pair of two bedroom semi detached houses and two detached houses, subject to compliance with conditions in the approval document.

A copy of the proposed site plan is attached showing the approximate boundaries of the site edged in red and the approximate boundaries of the cottage, known as 50 High Street, with the original two storey part edged in green and extending further at first floor over number 48A/B and the passage, a bedroom, kitchen and through lounge which is edged in orange.

The enclosed floorplan for the cottage gives an idea of its spacious size, requiring modernisation and scope to reconfigurate the accommodation, it was formerly used as a fish and chip shop until 2000. The cottage offers scope to divide into two self contained units, if so it would involve the buyer in erecting an external staircase, the approximate position shown in purple, subject to their own planning approval. A provision in the sale contract for the land will be provided if sold separately. Outside, the cottage will include a small area of the roadway immediately at the rear.

The partially double glazed and partially gas centrally heated accommodation comprises:

FORMER SHOP 12’10’’ X 11’1’’ fronting High Street and having a PVC double glazed window and external door

DINING KITCHEN 13’11’’ X 9’8’’ including alcoves, having a wall mounted gas fire, opening into an extension of 8’5’’ X 3’9’’ with base unit, worktop, stainless steel sink unit and PVC double glazed window overlooking the rear. Access to the cellar 11’ X 6’ with stone flagged floor and cold slab table

REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY single glazed with access to a toilet

Door from dining room to staircase rising to the


LANDING with central heating radiator and loft access

FIRST BEDROOM 12’11’’ X 10’11’’ including the alcoves, with PVC double glazed window and central heating radiator

SHOWER ROOM 9’8’’ X 6’7’’ with suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush toilet, including a linen/boiler cupboard and with single glazed window

(Rest of accommodation over 48 High Street and passage)

FRONT BEDROOM 14’1’’ X 10’2’’ including fitted store cupboards, central heating radiator and PVC double glazed window

KITCHEN 13’11’’ X 10’5’’ with fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit and drainer, rear facing window, four plate electric hob and central heating radiator

LOUNGE 21’1’’ X 9’8’’ with gable and rear windows, stone fireplace and central heating radiator



The site edged in red on the plan is in part covered by an absolute freehold title (at the front) and in part possessory freehold title for some of the land at the rear. The accommodation at the cottage known as 50 High Street, edged in green on the same plan, extends over number 48 and the passage. The freehold and title of number 48 is subject to a long lease of the ground and basement floors shown edged in orange. Kindly note the vendor’s solicitors will confirm the boundaries, services, tenure, rights of way etc, in the usual way and the site plan included in these particulars are not to scale.

Provision for an external staircase can be accommodated in the land sale contract for the buyer of the cottage to erect, if sold separately, subject to planning approval, approximate position shown in purple on the plan.


The cottage has a partial gas fired system served by a wall mounted Baxi boiler located in the shower room cupboard.


Only the items specifically mentioned within these particulars are included in the sale.


All the usual mains services are understood to be within the vicinity, however, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries of the utility companies to check that of those services that are available they will meet with their development needs.


A right of way exists for the cottages 48, 50, 52, 54 and 56 High Street through the passage and over the rear roadway. Number 52 will also have a right of way over the new entrance drive with access onto the roadway to the rear of the cottages.


Proceed out of Barnsley over the A628 Dodworth/Manchester Road, over the Dodworth/Junction 37 intersection of the M1 motorway, take last exit on to Whinby Road, the Dodworth bypass. Continue on the main road, pass The Fairway Hotel, Silkstone Golf Course and at the end of Silkstone bypass turn right on to High Street into the village. The development site and number 50 High Street are located some 350 yards on the right hand side and can be identified by our sale board.


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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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