Woodhead Hall Farm, Platts Common, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 9SX

  • Outstanding restoration opportunity
  • Imposing Grade II listed farmhouse dating from the late 18th Century
  • Private yet accessible location within easy access of the M1
  • Set in 3.68 acres with two private approaches
  • Includes a separate farm cottage and 5 substantial outbuildings
  • Excellent potential as a family residence of considerable character
  • Considerable scope for residential conversion of outbuildings

Location and Directions
Platts common is located some 5 miles to the south of Barnsley town centre. The primary access is from Woodhead Lane close to the junction with the A6195 Dearne Valley Parkway. There is a further access driveway off Wentworth Road in Blacker Hill.

Woodhead Farm House
An imposing Grade II listed Farm House sharing a likeness to the famous Bronte Parsonage in Haworth. The accommodation is over three floors plus a basement and briefly comprises -

Ground Floor

Reception Hall
Sitting Room
Farmhouse Kitchen

First Floor

Three double bedrooms
Bathroom and separate WC

Second Floor

Two bedrooms

Outside - see adjoining key plan

Farm House Cottage - Shown in orange
A stone build cottage connected to barns I & 2 with a gross internal floor area of approximately 114sqm (1,222 sqft) comprising - Living Room/Kitchen, two Bedrooms and bathroom

Barn/ Workshop 1 - Shown in Lilac
A two storey traditional stone and slate building with a gross internal area of approximately 100 sqm (1,076 sqft)

Barn 2 - Shown in green
Attached to the cottage and Barn 1 and extending to approximately 154 sqm (1,658 sqft)

Barn 3 - Shown in red
A former Cow shed with ground and first floor, amounting to approximately 84 sqm (903 sqft)

Barn 4 - Shown in blue
A two storey stone and tile barn with accommodation extending to 48 sqm (529 sqft)

Barn 5 - Shown in pink
A modern agricultural steel frame building offering approximately 270 sqm (2,906 sqft) on one level

The Site

The extent of the area being sold is edged in red on tech adjoining plan and amounts to 1.49 ha (3.68 acres)


Mains water and electricity are connected and found drainage is to a septic tank. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries in respect of new connections.


Woodhead Hall Farmhouse is a Grade II Listed building (Listing number 1286926 . Construction and background history can be viewed on the Historic England website
The property is located in the Greenbelt and interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with Barnsley MBC Planning department.


By appointment with Adrian Little
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