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Holywell Farm, Wentworth Road, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, S64

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Added on 05/05/2021
Savills, York
Equestrian Facility

Key features

  • Part constructed 4,000 sq ft detached house
  • High quality stabling
  • Indoor and outdoor arenas
  • Horse walker
  • Meadow and paddock land
  • Lake and wildlife area
  • Adjoins Colliers Beck
  • Accessible location
  • In all 79.27 acres

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

First class equestrian property with substantial house under construction.


Holywell Farmhouse - Holywell Farmhouse is an impressive and extensive property, designed in such a way to maximise natural light, whilst also making the most of an elevated positon. The main structure and roof are now complete, offering the opportunity for a purchaser to finish the build to their own taste and specification. The property is built in red brick with block and beam floors, sandstone lintels and sills, under a rosemary tile roof. Internal accommodation requires all works to complete and fit widows and doors. In all the property extends to over 4,000 sq ft of internal floor area. The ground floor accommodation is planned to include a large kitchen, utility room, dining room, garden room, lounge and snug. There is also a WC planned on the ground floor. The centre piece would be an impressive entrance hall and staircase leading to the first floor. The first floor accommodation is planned to provide four bedrooms, accessed via a central staircase. Two of the four bedrooms are en-suite, the master bedroom also incorporates a dressing room. There is also a large family bathroom anda galleried landing area.

Outside - The property is approached via a shared private driveway, there are plans submitted to create a new private entrance (see planning section). The grounds of the property are bound by a red brick wall enclosing the gardens, parking and proposed garage. A large terraced area will extend south from the house when completed.

Equine facilities - The excellent equine facilities are centred around a large a concrete yard and parking area. The majority are housed in a range of modern steel portal frame buildings and lean-to’s, arranged in an American Barn format with 29 stables in all, each is equipped with Monarch galvanised divides and doors. An additional covered feed store is in part fire damaged, but could be renovated to provide additional stabling or storage space. There is a further range of traditional buildings constructed in sandstone with a steel profile roof, these provide a further 7 stables if required, all with Monarch stable doors. The buildings currently provide storage and tack room space.

The wider equine facilities include: Indoor arena (18m x 36m) steel portal frame with fibre cement roof and sand surface. Outdoor arena (46m x 80m) professionally constructed with a rubberised sand surface and post and rail enclosure. Horse walker – Monarch five horse walker, electrically automated.

Land - The farmland surrounds the property to the south and comprises of about 73 acres in all. The land is a mixture of meadows and well fenced paddocks, interspersed with mature hedgerows and a large lake and wildlife area, formerly a clay pit. The land is utilised for the equine livery at the property, however could be ideal for a private agricultural small holding or other amenity, leisure or holiday use developed thereof (subject to the necessary consents).

Planning Consents - The property has the benefit of various planning consents for the demolition and construction of the new property, there is also a further application pending for the construction of a new private access to the property. RB2020/1931 - Formation of driveway and means of access (including boundary wall/fencing) RB2017/0516 - Discharge of conditions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 & 07 imposed by planning application RB2014/0386. RB2014/0386 - Demolition of existing farmhouse and erection of 1 No. dwellinghouse

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through the sole selling agents Savills York .


Holywell Farm is situated on the outskirts of Swinton and Kilnhurst, north of Rotherham. The nearby A6090 and A630 provide good access to Rotherham, Doncaster and the M1 and A1. The property sits in an elevated position with far reaching views to the south over the lake area.

Acreage: 79 Acres


Nearest Postcode - S64 5TN

Additional Info

Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves - The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not. A public footpath crosses the land north south from Wentworth Road. The property benefits from a shared access drive to Wentworth Road. Electricity lines cross the land.
Services - Mains electricity and water.
Subsidies & Grants - The land is not registered for the Basic Payments Scheme or any Stewardship Schemes.
Sporting Rights - The sporting rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.
Minerals - The mineral rights are excepted from the sale.
Tenure - The freehold of the property is offered for sale subject to a short term agreement to the current livery operator.
Method of sale - Holywell Farm is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to register their interest with Savills.


Web Details

Holywell Farm, Wentworth Road, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, S64


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Swinton (S. Yorks.) Station1.0 miles
  • Mexborough Station1.6 miles
  • Bolton-on-Dearne Station3.2 miles
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