Here are three perfect properties for the first-timer to buy in Sheffield

A new year always brings with it the promise of new beginnings, and for those who have dreamed of taking their first step on the property ladder it may be the perfect time.

Friday, 10th January 2020, 10:23 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 2:13 pm

A period of relative calm after the General Election has seen more buyers and sellers active in the market, with some fantastic new listings which could be perfect for the first-time buyer looking to settle down.

Estate agents Morfitt Smith has just added an idyllic two-bed terraced Hillsborough home to its portfolio with a guide price of £135,000.

The Taplin Road property is in the very heart one of Sheffield most popular areas, just one road back from the high street’s shops and restaurants for a bit of peace and quiet.

The heritage of the house is evident in its high ceilings and broad rooms, but it is the hidden extras which make it stand out.

The ground floor boasts a charming front lounge, a neat kitchen and, to the rear, a significant full-width extension, providing an abundance of natural light and views into the sanctuary garden.

This excellent extra space can serve as a snug, dining room, playroom or even your primary living space, freeing up the front lounge for other uses.

Upstairs the additional shared space above the ginnel stretches the master bedroom, providing space for a second single bedroom and an absolutely stunning modern bathroom.

Not to be outdone, there is even extra storage in a generous cellar head with space for a washing machine, a basement to the front beneath the lounge, and a brick-built outhouse for outside storage.

The quaint, private, garden space, is perfect for quiet drinks on long spring nights and barbecues in the height of summer.

If you want to stretch your legs further, the green space and outdoors entertainment of Hillsborough Park is moments away.

Beyond that, the area the best transport links in the city, with your choice of buses, super-trams and convenient walking and driving routes.

For more details, go to or call Morfitt Smith on 0114 2321764.

If you have your eye on Halfway, Blundells currently has a two-bed semi on the market for £140,000.

Situated on sought-after cul-de-sac Oakworth Close, the property is immaculately decorated throughout with a stunning high-gloss fitted kitchen and contemporary shower room.

The property has well maintained gardens both front and rear with a driveway providing off street parking

Ideal for a young family, it is within easy reach of ample local amenities, schools, public transport links and Crystal Peaks shopping centre.

Then there are superb local walks on the Pennine trail and outdoor pursuits at Rother Valley Country Park.

Find more information at or call 0114 2484444.

The same estate agent is also marketing a superb starter home on Toll House Mead in Mosborough for £155,000.

The stunning semi-detached home has two double bedrooms and is attractively presented with a modern high gloss fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, conservatory providing dining/reception space and a driveway for off-road parking.

Perfectly located in a modern, quiet development with easy access to a range of excellent amenities and schools.

It would make an ideal investment for first time buyers or young professionals alike. Find more information at