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Persimmon - Holly Bank, S73

Prices from £129,950 to £213,950

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Make a fresh start at Holly Bank

Holly Bank is a new development of expertly-designed new homes in the picturesque town of Wombwell near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. There's a mix of two, three and four bedroom homes to suit couples and first time buyers through to expanding families moving up the housing ladder.

  • Good choice of 2,3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • Ofsted ‘outstanding' schools nearby
  • Close to the stunning Peak District countryside
  • Retail parks and shopping centres nearby
  • Convenient commuting via M1, M18 and A1(M)

Wombwell (pronounced locally as Wum-well) is a small town near Barnsley and its name is thought to mean ‘Womba's Well', or ‘well in a hollow'. Holly Bank is well-placed close to local amenities yet the Derbyshire Peak District's charming villages and outdoor adventures only a 25-minute drive away.

Holly Bank has excellent commuter links via the M1, M18 and Wombwell train station is just a short walk away. Ofsted ‘outstanding' local primary schools are close by, and the highly-regarded high school Netherwood Advanced Learning Centre is within walking distance. Locally, the Cortonwood Retail Park provides a good choice of shops and a supermarket and is a short drive away. Other shopping choices are within easy reach as Rotherham and Barnsley town centres are nearby, as are Parkgate Retail World and Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

You'll never be stuck for things to do at Holly Bank

There are plenty of great days out close to Holly Bank. RSPB Old Moor with its abundance of lakes is situated just 3.2 miles to the east of the development and is a wonderful place to walk around, watch wildlife and let the children run around at the Kids Go Wild adventure playground. Wentworth Hall and Brodsworth Hall gardens and play area are a short drive away, plus there's a choice of pleasant parks nearby such as Wombwell Park and Dearn Valley Park in Barnsley.

Holly Bank is a fantastic place to call home and has everything you could need close at hand, yet is so close the stunning South Yorkshire countryside and all the opportunities this provides.

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Holly Bank has a great choice of leisure centres nearby including Barnsley Metrodome with its fitness classes, gyms and swimming pool. Restaurants, bars, cinema, and bowling for the whole family are only a short distance away. And there's also a wide choice of parks and places to visit such as the RSPB's Old Moor reserve.


There is a good choice of local primary schools in the area. High View Primary Learning Centre is the nearest to Holly Bank and has an Ofsted ‘outstanding' report. the nearest high school just a short distance away.


Wombwell has a number of local business and high street chains on its high street.Nearby, Cortonwood Retail Park provides all you need and has a range of larger shops. There is good high street shopping in Barnsley and Rotherham, and slightly further afield, Doncaster has a wide choice.


Holly Bank has good transport links with convenient bus routes to Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield. The A1, M1 and M18 are easily accessible for commuting and days out.


Wombwell Medical Centre is within walking distance and Barnsley Hospital is only a few minutes drive from the development. There are also various pharmacies and dental practices within a short distance from the Holly Bank.


From junction 36 of the M1 take Dearne Valley Parkway/A6195 to Wood Walk/B6096 in Wombwell. Exit the roundabout onto Wood Walk/B6096, and then continue to follow B6096. Turn left onto Copeland Road and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Main Street. Then turn left onto Barnsley Road and take the second left onto John Street – you will see Holly Bank on your right.


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