Sell your house in Barnsley Fast

Barnsley is a large market town in South Yorkshire. If you’re looking for affordable property prices, proximity to Leeds or Sheffield, or access to Barnsley College or the University of Huddersfield’s Barnsley campus, then Barnsley is a fantastic place to live. If you want to sell your home in Barnsley quickly, we are here to help. Offering the proficiency of a traditional estate agent sale minus the time consuming and stressful process, Good Move could buy your home from you in as little as seven days. All you need to do is fill in our online form, and you can receive your free, no-obligation cash offer today, meaning you can sell your house fast.

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A town with a rich industrial heritage that includes textiles and linen, glassmaking and coal mining, Barnsley is an underrated jewel in Yorkshire’s crown. The fact that Barnsley is in a green belt region means that it provides residents with plenty of beautiful parks, nature trails, woods and reservoirs, while the town’s football club, shopping centre and vast array of amenities and entertainment facilities mean that residents and visitors alike are never short of things to do.

Average costs for Barnsley

  • Monthly travel pass: £61.52
  • Cappuccino: £2.25
  • Pint of beer: £3.25
  • Three course meal for two people: £40
  • Monthly gym membership: £25.17

Best areas to live in Barnsley

Whether you’re after a peaceful home in a rural village or a house that sits right in the centre of the action, you can be find that you’ll find it in Barnsley.


 Northwest of Barnsley sits the affluent commuter village of Cawthorne, 20 miles from Leeds and 18 miles from Sheffield. With average property prices in Cawthorne sitting at £455,000, it isn’t the most affordable place to live, but its pretty streets, period properties and stately home justify the price tag.


 The village of Silkstone has average property prices of around £311,692. Located 24 miles from Leeds and 17 miles from Sheffield, Silkstone sits at the foothills of the Pennines, and is popular among both commuters and families. Sports grounds and a pavilion, historic churches, nature trails and walking routes make Silkstone an ideal place to set up home if you’re after idyllic country living not far from the buzz of Yorkshire’s bigger cities.


One of the most affordable and ideally located suburbs of Barnsley, Dodworth’s average property prices stand at £164,821. Just 15.6 miles north of Sheffield via the M1 and 22.4 miles south of Leeds via the M1, Dodworth provides residents with easy access to nearby big cities.

Barugh Green

A rural commuter village with affordable property prices averaging £206,698, Barugh Green offers the best of both worlds: quiet country living and proximity to Sheffield and Leeds. Though the village has no train station, Barugh Green provides residents with easy access to Sheffield and Leeds via the M1.


At only 23.1 miles from Leeds and 16.3 miles from Sheffield, the village of Higham is an ideal place for commuters to put down roots. Average property prices of £183,594 make Higham an affordable place to live, while its semi-rural location and quiet atmosphere will appeal to retirees and families.

Things to do in Barnsley

From fun activities to keep the kids entertained to adventures in the great outdoors, Barnsley has something to keep everyone entertained ­– no matter the weather. 

Visit Dearne Valley Old Moor

Dearne Valley Old Moor is a picturesque nature reserve complete with a visitor centre, an adventure playground and café. The perfect day out for all the family, meadows teeming with wildlife, ponds filled with ducks and swans in winter, and an array of walking trails make Dearne Valley Old Moor a nature-lover’s dream.

Take the kids to Calypso Cove Waterpark

Not far from Barnsley train station in the town’s centre sits the Barnsley Metrodome Leisure Complex. Hidden inside is the Calypso Cover Waterpark. An interactive splash pool is perfect for babies and toddlers, while slightly older children can enjoy slides, pools, flumes and waves in this pirate-themed waterpark. 

Take in a show at The Lamproom Theatre

Sitting inside an old Methodist Chapel in central Barnsley, The Lamproom Theatre is your one stop shop for live music, cover bands, comedy and performance. Lovingly run by a group of dedicated volunteers, The Lamproom is one of Barnsley’s cultural hotspots, and it even boasts an on-site bar to keep your thirst quenched before and during the show.

Hit the shops at Barnsley Market

A traditional market undergoing considerable regeneration, Barnsley Market is set across two floors, and offers shoppers a variety of stalls including florists, haberdasheries, card shops, clothes shops, and eateries. Open until 4pm Monday to Saturday, the market transforms into a thrift-lovers dream on Tuesdays every week with a second-hand market selling everything clothes, books, and other bric-a-brac. 

Stroll around Worsbrough Mill Museum & Country Park

Worsborough Mill Country Park is a 240-acre local nature reserve with a 60-acre reservoir at its centre. Perfect for a day of fishing, walking, jogging or bird watching, the park is one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the whole of West Yorkshire. The park’s onsite café and tea room is great for grabbing coffee or a light bite to fuel your adventures, while you can buy souvenirs and gifts at the park’s shop. The working water mill at Worsborough Mill Country Park dates back to the 17th century and is also open for visitors to explore.

The Good Move difference...

While your traditional, high-street estate agent will take an average of 3 to 6 months to sell your home, we can guarantee a sale in 21 days or less. With Good Move, you'll never have to wait around to sell your property again - as a direct cash house buyer, we can provide a hassle-free, straightforward sale even if you're facing repossession or own a problem property.


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7 days to completion

Estate Agents

3-6 Months to completion
AVG Market Value£100,000£100,000
Final agreed price after survey£80,000£92,500
Estate agent fees (2% VAT)£0£2,200
Mortgage Payments£0£4,780
Solicitor fees (£1,000 + VAT)£0£1,200
Bills and Repairs£50£1,800
Final Price To Be Paid To The Customer£79,950£81,300
7 days to completion

Estate Agents

3-6 Months to completion
AVG Market Value£100,000£100,000
Final agreed price after survey£80,000£92,500
Estate agent fees (2% VAT)£0£2,200
Mortgage Payments£0£4,780
Solicitor fees (£1,000 + VAT)£0£1,200
Bills and Repairs£50£1,800
Final Price To Be Paid To The Customer£79,950£81,300

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It's important to choose a cash house buyer you can trust. Here at Good Move, we're regulated by The Property Ombudsman and members of the National Association of Property Buyers and NAEA Propertymark. As the UK's most regulated cash house buyer, you can be confident we'll always offer you a fair price for your property.

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How to Sell Your House Fast in Barnsley

Good Move can help you sell your home in the historic town of Barnsley in 21 days or less. Whether you own a property in Oakwell, Kingstone or Monk Bretton, we're fully equipped to buy properties throughout this South Yorkshire town.

We'll offer up to 85% market value for your home, and we will buy homes in any condition. We're even happy to buy problem properties, properties about to be repossessed or homes that would otherwise need a lot of TLC before going on the traditional house market. To find out what you could receive for your home, all you need to do is fill in our enquiry form at the top of this page - we'll be in touch in less than 24 hours with an initial offer.


Frequently asked questions

  • What’s the fastest way to sell my house in Barnsley?

    Selling your home with a cash house buyer is much quicker than choosing a traditional estate agent, where the average sales process can take anywhere between 3 to 6 months. Here at Good Move, we work fast - we can complete a sale within 7 days if necessary.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    On average we complete all sales will be complete within 21 days when you choose Good Move. However, we can buy your homes in as little as 7 days if you need a super-fast turnaround.

  • What areas in Barnsley do you buy houses?

    At Good Move, we're more than happy to buy houses anywhere in Barnsley. It doesn't matter if you own a property in the town centre or slightly further afield, we'll be able to offer you a competitive price for your home.

  • Can I get an online quote to sell my house fast?

    Want to know how much your house is worth? Simply fill out the enquiry form at the top of this page with the details of your property, and we'll respond with an obligation-free offer in 24 hours or less.

  • How long does it take to sell a house in 2021?

    With unpredictable property markets and the uncertainty of house chains, it's hard to say how long traditional estate agents will take to sell your home. With Good Move, however, we have the funds available to buy your property immediately. We can guarantee the sale of your property - no matter its condition - in 21 days or less.