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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hermit Hill, Wortley, Sheffield

Guide Price* £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 ACRE GROUNDS
  • STUNNING SETTING
  • BREATHTAKING VIEWS
  • SPACIOUS VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION
  • SELF CONTAINED ANNEX
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • M1 ACCESS
  • LOCAL SERVICES & AMEN TIES
  • EQUESTRIAN INTEREST
  • AUCTION CONDITIONS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

FOR SALE BY CONDITIONAL AUCTION, GUIDE PRICE £650,000 plus reservation fee - VIEW, BID, BUY. Set within grounds of approximately 2 acres, in turn wrapped by glorious open countryside, a stunning detached home offering spacious versatile accommodation, incorporating a self-contained annex and commanding breathtaking rural views.

Positioned within a private gated development of only 5 character homes this substantial property is believed to date back to the early 1900's and has been sympathetically extended and modernised resulting a delightful family home displaying a wealth of charm and character throughout. Whilst immediately rural offering a most enviable external lifestyle, the property is located within a short drive of the M1 motorway network and is well served by an abundance of local services including highly regarded schools. 

The Accommodation Comprises  

Ground Floor A Panelled entrance door opens into Reception Porch which has windows to two aspects and an internal door opening to the Garden Room.

The Garden Room has broad windows taking full advantage of the lovely aspect out over the grounds, adjoining field and open countryside. French windows lead out onto the decked terrace whilst access is given to the Living Kitchen.

A beautifully presented kitchen forming the hub of the house is fitted out with a high quality, custom built range of base and wall units with granite work surfaces and a feature mock chimney breast with concealed storage and deep pan drawers set to either side. The room has a compliment of appliances including a Rangemaster stove with extractor over and integrated Neff stainless steel microwave, freezer and dishwasher. Twin Villeroy & Boch enamel sink units with a mixer tap is set beneath a rear facing window which looks through the garden room, onto the grounds and open fields. A central island with a granite worktop has an integrated Whirlpool wine fridge and a large breakfast dining island. French windows lead out onto the decked area and garden resulting in the most idyllic entertaining / living space.

An inner reception hall creates a private divide from the annexed accommodation above the garage whilst giving access to the front of the house, having a W.C off and opening to the annex kitchen / utility. The Dining Room opens to a private garden at the front aspect of the house, has a feature fireplace which is home to a multifuel stove. A flight of stairs leads down to the Living Room. The Living Room offers spectacular proportions boasting a feature inglenook fireplace with inset multi fuel stove and windows inviting an abundance of natural light indoors. French windows open onto the rear terrace and internal doors lead through to the Sun Lounge. The Sun Lounge has bi-fold doors to one side and sliding uPVC doors to the other side, both giving level access out onto lovely entertaining terraces, the grounds and surrounding countryside; and one leading out to the Catalina Carnival Swim Spa. This room has a Travertine tiled floor with under floor heating, feature vaulted ceiling with Velux roof lights and being wired for surround sound. Further staircase leads up to a Galleried Landing. 

First Floor A Galleried First Floor Landing gives access to the Master suite and second floor Bedroom 4. The Master suite has feature arched French windows leading out onto a balcony with a lovely aspect over the garden, adjoining fields and open countryside. Further windows enjoy distant countryside views. A luxury En-Suite Bathroom presents a large corner whirlpool bath, twin vanity unit with marble top and a large walk in double shower with body jets. There is a concealed W.C and a leaded window which enjoys truly spectacular panoramic views.

From the Galleried landing, a staircase gives access to a versatile room (Bedroom 4) with feature window and stunning views whilst a Velux roof light gives additional natural light. En-Suite facilities provide a Shower Room with recess tiled shower cubicle, a vanity unit with wash hand basin a low flush W.C.

From the Inner Reception Hall stairs lead to a second landing which gives access to Bedrooms 2 & 3; both of which offer double proportions, the rear commanding impressive rural views. The Family Bathroom enjoys a period style suite comprising cast iron bath with clawed feet and Victorian style telescopic hand shower, a pedestal wash hand basin, large corner shower cubicle and a low flush W.C.  

Second Floor From the landing, a staircase leads to an Attic Room (Bedroom 6) with feature broad window to one end commanding breathtaking views. 

The Annex Which has its own separate access and has independent heating thermostatic control from the main house. The kitchen is positioned on the ground floor is presented with furniture complimented by granite work surfaces and a compliment of appliances. An inner lobby with a glazed door offers a separate private entrance and gives access to the double garage. A staircase leads to the main annex accommodation which comprises: -

An open Plan Living Room with two side facing windows and twin Velux roof lights to either elevation. The Bedroom (Bedroom 5) has a window and Velux roof light. A separate Bathroom is beautifully fitted out with large double ended bath with central mixer tap and hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush W.C.

Double Garage - Divided into two sections and opening to the rear. Two independent remote control up and over doors and uPVC sealed unit glazed windows to either garage. Personnel door leading back into the inner lobby area. 

Externally The property is approached off Hermit Hill through private electric gates with the wording Bromley Muse giving access to a small private development of five properties. The Old Engine House is the feature property positioned to the far end on the right. Private wrought iron security entrance gate leads through to an extensive tarmac parking and turning area providing parking for several cars. Stone gate posts with wrought iron gate and railings to either side leads to the front level garden area with lawn, well stocked borders and mature screening. The front elevation has a date stone 1915. To the side of the property, further extensive red tarmac parking area. To the rear, decked area and large stone flagged entertaining terrace with a Catalina Carnival Swim Spa which may be purchased by separate negotiation. Large lawned area with border and fencing to the boundary and backing on to its own paddock areas to rear and side, ideal for people having horses and to erect stables subject to any necessary planning permissions.

Summer House/Play Area - Beyond the garden is a further level area, a children's play area and a very large summer house, ideal as a home office or studio/gym, built in barbeque and a level area of lawn surrounding with breathtaking open views. Available for a separate purchase price. 

DIRECTIONS From Junction 35A of the M1 motorway network heading north take the slip road and proceed to the next roundabout, continue straight ahead on to the A616. Continue for approximately three quarters of mile to the next roundabout, take the second turning on to the A616 Stocksbridge bypass, take the first left hand turning, follow the road round and join the A629. Proceed on the A629 through the village of Wortley and on leaving the village take the first right hand turning on to Hermit Hill Lane and continuing for approximately two miles where the property will then be found on the left hand side of the road, accessed through wrought iron gates. 

Location - Wortley The property is enviably situated surrounded by beautiful countryside, in a peaceful sanctuary and rural setting. The property whilst rural is not isolated positioned within a gated community of only 5 homes.

A charming village situated to the West of Barnsley, North of Sheffield, surrounded by breath taking un-spoilt rural scenery commanding some stunning views. The village presents an excellent external lifestyle with its many walks and bridal ways. There is a Golf club, tea rooms and village pub as well as Wortley Hall and gardens. The neighbouring village of Thurgoland has a Doctors surgery, Post Office and village pub. Nearby attractions include Cannon Hall and Farm Shop, Wentworth Castle, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Stainborough Deer Farm. The Trans Pennine Trail is also immediately accessible.

Wortley sits only a short drive from Penistone; a bustling market town which still holds a weekly traditional outdoor market. Local shops vary from small gift shops and clothing boutiques to mini-supermarkets and a Tesco. Meadowhall is within a 20 minute drive and the area offers a wealth of highly regarded bars and restaurants. The M1 is easily accessible as are surrounding commercial centres. Schools associated with the area highly regarded attracting family purchasers.  

Additional Information A Freehold Property with mains electric and water. A septic tank and LPG heating. An option is available for any interested parties to acquire the neighbouring property Briar Cottage.

This property is for sale by the modern method of auction also known as a "conditional auction". This process is similar to a normal property purchase but on acceptance of an offer the purchaser will pay a non refundable reservation fee to secure the property. The buyer then has 28 days to exchange contracts and a further 28 days to complete the purchase. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the modern method of auction, which is operated by The South Yorkshire Property Auction in partnership with Lancasters Property Services Ltd. Please see the auction section on our website or visit www.southyorkshirepropertyauction.co.uk. Please be aware Fine and Country Sheffield are marketing on a joint agency basis and all offers and interest will be passed on to our joint marketing partners, Lancasters Property Services Ltd, and their associated auction division. 


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  • Silkstone Common (2.8 mi)
  • Dodworth (3.0 mi)
  • Chapeltown (3.6 mi)
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20 Market Street, Penistone, S36 6BZ

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20 Market Street, Penistone, S36 6BZ

01226 977143 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Silkstone Common (2.8 mi)
  • Dodworth (3.0 mi)
  • Chapeltown (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lancasters Property Services, Penistone

20 Market Street, Penistone, S36 6BZ

01226 977143 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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