House Prices in Penistone

Penistone is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, which had a population of 22,909 at the 2011 Census. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is 8 miles (13 km) west of Barnsley, 17 miles (27 km) north-east of Glossop, 14.2 miles (23 km) north-west of Sheffield, and 29 miles (47 km) east of Manchester in the foothills of the Pennines. The highest point, Hartcliffe Tower, is 1,194 ft (364 m) above sea level and has views over the Woodhead bypass and the Dark Peak. The surrounding countryside is predominantly rural with farming on rich well-watered soil on mainly gentle slopes rising to the bleak moorland to the west of the town. Dry stone walls, small hamlets and farms surrounded by fields and livestock are synonymous with the area.

Valuations in Penistone

The most expensive recorded transaction in Penistone was £600,000 on 18 September 2009. The most recent recorded sale in Penistone was £156,000 on 11 August 2016. Properties in Penistone have an average price of £168,897 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+7% since 2017
+24% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Penistone

Penistone has 7 schools with capacities ranging from 186 to 1503. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Aided School, Voluntary Controlled School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Penistone (by capacity)

  • Penistone Grammar School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The school enrols 1503 students.

  • St John the Baptist Church of England Voluntary Aided Junior School


    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils aged 7 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 240 pupils.

  • Springvale Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 3 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 210 pupils.

  • Penistone St John the Baptist Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Infant School


    A Mixed Voluntary Controlled School for pupils aged 3 to 7 years. The school enrols 186 students.

  • Childs Play Day Nursery

    A EY Setting for pupils to years. The school enrols students.

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