A rare opportunity to purchase two outstanding farmyard development sites with detailed planning consent for a total of 22 properties. The scheme features an excellent range of architect designed new builds and conversions. Town Farm is the larger of the 2 sites and will feature 13 dwellings mostly being new build properties replacing the existing farmhouse and modern buildings. Kexborough Hall Farm features 2 grade II listed barns with some tremendous original features having planning permission to convert to 6 properties with further consent for 3 more new build detached houses. The site enjoys a much sought after village location which is well positioned for access into Barnsley town centre and 1.5 miles from the M1 motorway allowing easy access to Leeds and Sheffield city centres’.
Planning permission for "Proposed demolition of modern barns and a house and redevelopment of the site, including the conversion of existing farm buildings to create 22 dwellings" was granted by Barnsley MBC on 3/2/22 under application number 2020/0627. "Listed Building Consent for the demolition of modern barns and redevelopment of the site, including the conversion of existing farm buildings and the Listed Barn to create 22 dwellings" was granted by Barnsley MBC on 3/2/22 under application number 2020/0617. Full details of these consents can be found on the Barnsley Council planning portal by searching under the application numbers above.
TOWN FARM, CHURCHFIELD LANE, KEXBOROUGH
This site currently amounts to approximately 0.73 hectares (1.8 acres) and features a substantial detached farmhouse of artificial stone built construction and a range of modern farm buildings. The approved plans show 4 detached houses, 4 semi-detached houses and a row of 3 terraced houses to be built in place of the existing buildings. One barn is to be retained and converted into two semi-detached properties.
KEXBOROUGH HALL FARM, CHURCHFIELD LANE, KEXBOROUGH
The second part of the site is located down Churchfield Lane from Town Farm on the opposite side of Cawthorne Lane and has its own separate access. It is the site of a series of Grade II listed barns with planning consent to be converted into 6 dwellings. There is also planning permission for 3 further detached houses to replace the more modern agricultural buildings which are set to be demolished. The total area of this site amounts to approximately 0.358 hectares (0.88acres).
SECTION 106 AGREEMENT
The headline obligations under the section 106 agreement are as follows: - Four (4) Affordable Housing Units - Unit 1 on Town Farm; Units 1, 2 and 3 on Kexborough Hall Farm, as shown on the site plans. - Education Contribution total of £128,000 - Sustainable Travel Contribution of £16,500 - Off-Site Open Space Contribution of £42,694.25 All of the above monetary sums at the date of the Agreement are index-linked (All Items Retail Price, for the avoidance of doubt). There is also an Affordable Housing Commuted Sum to be paid in the event the AHUs cannot be disposed of which will also be index linked.
The planning application was overseen by Natalie Garside of A&DP, The Old Police Station, 16 Bridge Lane, Holmfirth, HD9 7AN. Telephone: 01484 685411. All plans and visuals are used with their kind permission.
Strictly by appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.
From junction 38 of the M1 follow the A637 Huddersfield Road to Kexborough. Turn right onto Ballfield Lane, then turn right onto Churchfield Lane where the property will be found on the left hand side.