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5 bed detached house for sale


Commonside, Sheffield S10

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Property features

  • Five/Six Bedrooms Including Annexe
  • Detached House
  • Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen And Mezzanine Level
  • Period Old School Hall Dating Back To Approx 1900
  • Separate Annexe Listed On Air B & B
  • Secondary Glazing To The Front
  • Double Glazing To The Rear
  • Many Original Period Features
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Viewing Recommended

Property description

Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this splendid 5/6 bedroom detached Old School Hall dating back to around 1900, which retains many original features including high ceilings, stained glass windows, dance floor and stone staircase.

The property offers a gas central heating system, double glazing to the rear, secondary glazing to the front to retain the original stained glass windows, and briefly comprises: Inviting reception hall with library area to one side and original stone staircase, four bedrooms and annexe conversion which is accessed from the property but with self contained separate entrance and is listed on Air B & B, commanding a reasonable annual income. Shower room to the back of the reception hall. On the first floor is a large landing/study area, family bathroom, and magnificent open plan living area comprising lounge with feature fireplace with log burning stove, original dance floor and stained glass window, bright and long kitchen area with free standing units, bedroom five/study, and access to a mezzanine level/occasional bedroom.

Outside : To the side are shared access double gates leading to a car parking space and access to the annexe entrance. To the rear is a courtyard area with outbuildings and two large cellars.

Ideally located within walking distance of universities, local shops and excellent public houses. Regular public transport. Good local reputable schools.

Reception Hall

A superb reception hall with a wonderful array of original features including the high ceilings and stone staircase approached by the original school doors with intercom to the side and stained glass panels above.

With floor-to-ceiling fitted bookshelves to the side, original school wide stone staircase leading to the first floor with original balustrade, dado rail, central heating radiator, original painted door leading to the inner hallway and further door leading out onto the rear courtyard.

An impressive staircase, original to the school with cast iron and mahogany balustrade. Three quarter landing. A further three steps lead to a landing with three original windows. Dado rail and central heating radiator.

Bedroom One

9'3 x 13'11
A front facing bedroom having two original secondary glazed windows, attractive deep skirting, access to a large loft storage space and central heating radiator panel.

Shower Room

8'6" x 6'1"
A useful downstairs shower room with shower cubicle, shower unit, wash hand basin and low flush w/c. Built in storage cupboard, rear obscure double glazed window and attractive tiling throughout with stone border.

Bedroom Two

13'7" x 9'11"
With front original glazed window, central heating radiator and access to a large loft storage area, also accessible from Bedroom One.


15'6" x 13'8" (max)
A splendid self contained Annexe approached from the rear entrance door and also from the inner hallway.

Currently listed on Air B &B producing a reasonable yearly income with pine steps leading down from the inner hallway, two central heating radiators, delightful pot sink, side double glazed window, obscure double glazed side entrance door, steps to a mezzanine level with double glazed Velux window for natural light.

Shower Room
6'6" x 4'7"
With shower cubicle, fitted shower unit, wash hand basin and low flush w/c. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three

15'1" x 8'6"
Having a central heating radiator, double glazed window to the rear, high ceilings. Picture rail and display fireplace.

Bedroom Four

15'0" x 9'11"
With central heating radiator, dado rail, double glazed windows to the side and rear, and pine steps which lead to a decked mezzanine platform, with pine balustrade and spindles.

First Floor Landing

Which could be used as a study etc. Original coloured and leaded double glazed window with secondary glazing. Dado rail.

Family Bathroom

12'2" x 6'0"
Having a panelled bath, w/c and wash hand basin. There is a telephone shower to the bath. Full modern tiling to the bath area with a tiled splash back to the sink. Double glazed window for natural light. Attractive tiled flooring and further door to one side which houses the Worcester central heating boiler.

Open Plan Living

Magnificent Lounge
19'8" x 18'8"
With feature brickwork chimney breast with log burning stove and stone hearth. Original dance floor throughout. An impressive original stained glass feature leaded and glazed arched window with secondary double glazing with further matching panels to either side and arched window above. Two velux double glazed roof lights making this a superb entertaining room. Central heating radiator, original feature beams and to one end there is an opening through into the

16'1" x 9'1"
Offering a modern, versatile style of kitchen with full height windows to one side and a further window to the rear, making this a bright and airy room. Free standing stainless steel units and drawers and sink with modern style tap. Additional pine units all freestanding with pine shelving. Partial tiling including mosaic tiles. Stainless steel modern extractor hood, cooker position, plumbing for automatic washing machine or dishwasher, down lighting throughout, double radiator and further original flooring.

Mezzanine Level

Access leads up to the mezzanine level offering occasional and versatile accommodation having two rear windows for natural light, offering stunning views across the city of Sheffield. Velux rooflight. Suitable for study purposes with access to roof space.

Bedroom Five / Study

15'1" x 9'10"
With further original flooring, double glazed window to the rear enjoying views over the Arts Tower and beyond, central heating radiator and feature revealed brickwork feature to one end.


There is an easily maintained courtyard to the rear of the property for sitting out. An outhouse, comprising the original school toilet block, provides four separate storage areas, one of which retains the original working WC. The courtyard also gives access to two large cellars, one of which has a glazed window, and both of which would be suitable as additional workshops.

To the side of the building, double secure gates lead to a shared ownership of land, which provides parking space and gives separate access to the annex.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £283,698 Sales 550 Current average value £311,548 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,373 ▲ 3.79%

Property value data/graphs for S10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £537,973 £308 4.2 £504,282
Semi-detached £328,454 £273 3.7 £308,938
Terraced £217,572 £230 3.2 £208,660
Flats £197,269 £268 2.0 £170,144

Current asking prices in S10

Average: £359,186
Avg. current asking prices in S10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £385,682
Flats £94,167
- -
All £94,167

Current asking rents in S10

Average: £1,004 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in S10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £354 pcm
£625 pcm
£829 pcm
£1,109 pcm
£1,362 pcm
Flats £513 pcm
£695 pcm
£773 pcm
£1,086 pcm
£992 pcm
All £472 pcm
£672 pcm
£814 pcm
£1,103 pcm
£1,296 pcm

Fun facts for S10

Highest value in S10
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Taptonville Road £870,609
Ranmoor Cliffe Road £799,976
Stumperlowe Hall Road £793,767
Ivy Park Road £787,839
Clarendon Road £780,074
Highest turnover in S10
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Chapel Terrace 50.0%
Moorcroft Road 48.6%
Bosville Road 46.7%
Rochester Close 46.7%
Wesley Lane 45.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Sheffield (1.6 miles)
  • Darnall (3.6 miles)
  • Dore & Totley (4.1 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (21.2 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (32.2 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (33.9 miles)
  • Hull Ferry Terminal (56.0 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (61.8 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (61.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Westways Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • St Mary's Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Broomhill Infant School (0.5 miles)
  • Longley Park Sixth Form College (2.9 miles)
  • Chapeltown Academy (4.8 miles)
  • Shelley College (15.8 miles)
  • King Edward VII School (0.7 miles)
  • Sheffield High School (0.7 miles)
  • Birkdale School (0.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,159 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,709 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £29/mo (£352/yr)
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Gas £66 Electricity £66 Estimated energy cost £132/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26500 kWh/year
Electricity: 5700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £240 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £21 Sewerage £28 Estimated water cost £49 /mo
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