2 bed Cottage (for sale) Scholes Village, Rotherham S61

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Hunters - Chapeltown
1 Station Road, Chapeltown, Sheffield
0114 446 9201
First Published

2nd Jun 2022

Last Published

2nd Jun 2022



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Your own little piece of history, A medieval, grade II listed, threshing barn boasting one of the best views in scholes and scope to develop further.

Situated on the only street in England named Scholes Village is this quaint two bedroom detached stone cottage, steeped in history, dating back to the early 16th Century. Located in the picturesque linear village of Scholes, which is home to a fine country pub and cricket pitch, close to an array of amenities, surrounded by reputable schools and minutes away from Junction 35 of the M1 allowing easy access to Sheffield, Doncaster and Leeds. The property boasts many characterful features such as the quirky timber framing, exposed stone walling, stone slat eaves, slit vents, pigeon holes, charming window seats, bell switches, stone flooring and a collared rafter roof in the barn. The Yorkshire Vernacular Building Study Group recently named the property in the top 5 buildings in Rotherham.

Not only perfect for commuters amongst us, the property is a gardeners and wildlife lovers paradise, boasting an enchanting, well stocked tiered garden with spectacular views of the Wentworth Woodhouse estate and beyond. This sizeable detached property has enormous potential to be developed into an impressive larger detached home, not only within the building/barn itself, but off road parking (at present inside the barn and outside the barn) such as a drive or garage may also possible at the bottom of the garden with access over the private right of way down the side of the property.

Briefly comprising kitchen, sitting room, rear porch, master bedroom, bathroom, further bedroom and attached barn with sizeable work room.
4.85m (15' 11") x 2.57m (8' 5")
Through a solid wood glazed stable door leads into the epitome of a country style kitchen, this charismatic galley style kitchen offers solid wood base units, cream marble effect work surfaces, inset brass circular sink and drainer with matching mixer tap, terrocota tiled flooring, exposed beams, wall mounted Combi boiler, wall mounted radiator and three double glazed wood framed windows to three aspects.

Rear porch
Comprising tiled floor, large built in storage cupboard, lighting and a solid wood stable door opening out onto the exquisite gardens and view.

Sitting room/dining room
5.64m (18' 6") x 3.71m (12' 2")
A cosy sitting room boasting a charming stone fireplace with open fire giving a great focal point to the room and a snug feel in the wintry months, also comprising exposed beams, two wall mounted radiators, aerial point, telephone point, solid wood latched doors leading to the rear porch and stairway and two double glazed wood framed windows, boasting a fabulous view to the rear aspect.

Comprising wood framed double glazed window and solid wood latched doors leading to the bedroom and bathroom.

Master bedroom
3.84m (12' 7") x 3.66m (12' 0")
A beautifully presented master bedroom hosting a wall of fitted white wardrobes and vanity unit, wall mounted radiator and double glazed front facing window with window seat.

Bedroom 2
2.06m (6' 9") x 1.85m (6' 1")
A further single bedroom comprising exposed beams, wall mounted radiator and wood framed double glazed window with window seat.

2.69m (8' 10") x 1.85m (6' 1")
A generously sized bathroom comprising glass shower cubicle with electric shower, low flush WC, pedestal sink, wall mounted radiator, exposed beams, loft hatch and wood framed double glazed window.

5.64m (18' 6") x 4.09m (13' 5")
Holding huge potential and the flexibility to be used or converted as desired, this medieval threshing barn is characterised by the two opposing solid wood doors, comprising collared rafter roof with original pegged collars, stone flagged flooring on top of a concrete floor, tap, strip lighting sockets, ladder to the mezzanine and door way leading to the workroom.

Barn mezzanine
5.56m (18' 3") x 4.65m (15' 3")
Comprising strip lighting and wood framed double glazed window.

5.56m (18' 3") x 4.50m (14' 9")
A glazed wooden door leads into a sizeable workroom comrpising stone flagged floor, exposed beams, double glazed wood framed window, exposed stone walling, lighting and sockets throughout.

Captivating gardens await to the rear of the property, hosting spectacular views of the Wentworth Woodhouse estate, encapsulating the stately home itself, Hoober Stand, Band stand, Mausoleum, Wentworth Lakes and Kepple's Column. The garden boasts an extensive Yorkshire stone terrace, perfect for an evening aperitif, steps cascade down to a neat lawn with established flower beds and further circular patio perfect for entertaining in the summer months, descending once again to a further lawned area with the potential to change this section into a driveway or garage, access by the private right of way down the side of the property.


Local info for S61

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Property Value Data/Graphs for S61

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 28.1% £149,375 2.9 1
Terraced house 25.8% £88,455 2.3 0.8
Detached house 14.8% £319,734 4 1.5
Flat 11.7% £74,063 2 1.1
End terrace house 9.4% £119,583 2.8 1.1
Town house 3.9% £137,400 3.2 1
Bungalow 3.1% £202,500 2.5 1
Land 1.6% £11,750 0 0
Semi-detached bungalow 0.8% £135,000 2 1
Detached bungalow 0.8% £250,000 2 1

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£14,116 10.6%


Current Asking Prices in S61 Average: £147,054

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £101,909 (44) £163,394 (47) £200,500 (10) £368,883 (9)
Flats £65,000 (2) £76,905 (11) £67,500 (2) - -
All £65,000 (2) £96,908 (55) £159,480 (49) £200,500 (10) £368,883 (9)

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