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4 bedroom barn for sale

Slippery Stones Barn, Oakworth, BD22 0JL

Guide Price £200,000



Key features

  • Semi-detached traditional stone barn
  • Full planning permission for conversion to form a 4 bedroom house
  • Elevated rural position
  • Southerly aspect and far reaching views

Full description

The barn forms part of Slippery Stones Farm which is set back from Cragg Bottom Road to the west of the villages of Oakworth and Haworth. The larger vibrant town of Keighley lies 6 miles to the east offering a wide range of amenities and services including shops, supermarkets, schools and leisure facilities. Keighley train station offers regular services to Bradford, Leeds and Skipton. The property is surprisingly accessible by road with the A650 Bradford Road and the A629 Halifax & Brighouse Road a short distance to the east and the East Lancashire town of Colne with access to the M65 motorway to the west.

Slippery Stones Farm comprises a traditional stone built farmhouse with substantial adjoining stone barn and a separate detached range of more modern farm buildings. The farm buildings and stone barn now have planning permission for conversion to residential use.

Slippery Stones Barn is part of the original farmstead and adjoins the farmhouse. The barn is full of character and interesting features having been altered over time including the addition of a two storey extension to the elevation over the original barn arch opening.

Full planning permission was granted by Bradford Metropolitan Council for conversion of the stone barn to form a single dwelling. Application No.:20/01384/FUL. Date of Issue: 22 September 2020.

The imaginative yet sympathetic scheme prepared by the design and development team at David Hill LLP provides four bedroom family accommodation over two floors which briefly comprises:

Ground Floor
Family kitchen with open plan breakfast area and snug, impressive open plan living/dining room, utility, hall with W.C.

First Floor
Central landing, bedroom 1 (en suite), bedroom 2 (en suite), bathroom, two further bedrooms

Approximate Gross Internal Floor Area 200 metres squared (2152 feet squared)
There is provision within the scheme for private parking and gardens.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
The proposed development is liable for CIL. Zone 2 - £50/sqm.

Ponden View Barns
The neighbouring range of modern farm buildings which benefit from prior approval for conversion to form two separate dwellings are currently for sale through David Hill LLP. Full details are available on request.

There are currently no services connected to the barn. The purchasers will be granted rights to connect to the existing spring water supply. The provision and installation of all services will be the responsibility of the purchasers.


From Keighley head south west on the B6143 Oakworth Road continuing through Oakworth onto Hob Cote Lane becoming Harehills Lane. Continue past the 'The Grouse Inn' on Harehills Land which after 1 mile becomes Dean Edge Road and subsequently Cragg Bottom Road. The entrance to Slippery Stones Farm can be found on the right approximately 200 metres before the junction with New Laithe Road. A for sale sign has been erected.

Subject: Slippery Stones Barn, Oakworth, BD22 0JL