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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Knolle, 26 Whalley Road, Wilpshire

Offers Over £350,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire one of Wilpshire's most prestigious family homes. Set in formal gardens to the front and approached by a sweeping driveway, The Knolle occupies a private, elevated position and enjoys good long distance views. The property dates from 1900 and is awash with period features.

The extremely spacious accommodation includes five double bedrooms to the first floor with potential to create further living accommodation on the second floor former servants quarters.
The ground floor accommodation includes four reception rooms, a dining kitchen, utility, pantry and shower room.

Property ref: 121_1644_1643299

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All appliances mentioned in this description have not been tested as to their working condition


All mains services are connected.

Tenure - We understand from the owners to be Freehold

council tax Band ‘ H ‘

Other information

The gas central heating boiler and hot water tank are located in the boiler room underneath the property. Alarm system installed.

A combination of double, triple and secondary glazing is installed.

viewings Strictly by appointment. tel: 01254 828810

office hours - Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm, Saturday 10:00am to 3.00pm

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Spacious landing area 

Room 1 
9’10” x 6’6” (2.99 x 1.98m0

Room 2 
13’7” x 7’4” (4.16 x 2.25m)

Room 3 
13’2” x 7’3” (4.02 x 2.22m)

Eaves Storage Rooms 
Several rooms that could be converted into further living or office accommodation if required.

Outside areas 
The property itself is approached by double wrought iron ates opening to a sweeping tree-lined driveway which leads up to the property. The property enjoys a good degree of privacy and has splended long distant views to the hills beyond. There is ample parking for several vehicles outside the main house.

Entering Wilpshire from the Whalley/Clitheroe direction proceed through the ‘Wilpshire Hotel’ traffic
lights continuing towards Blackburn. The entrance to The Knolle is located on the left after approximately 400m indicated by our ‘For Sale’ sign.

18’4” ave x 17’5” (5.59 ave x 5.33m)


Store Room 

Shower Room 

Rear Entrance Porch 

Inner Hallway 

Downstairs Cloaks 

Spacious galleried landing 

Master bedroom suite 
17’5” x 15’9” (5.32 x 4.82m).

Dressing Room 
15’7” plus corner bay (4.57 x 4.76m plus corner bay).

Bedroom 2 
17’0” x 13’10” (5.19 x 4.24m).

En-suite bathroom 
10’10” x 7’4” (3.31 x 2.24m)

Inner Landing 

Bedroom 3 
15’4” x 9’3” (4.69 x 2.83m)

Bedroom 4 
9’8” x 9’5” (2.94 x 2.88m)

Bedroom 5 
14’0” x 13’3” (4.28 x 4.04m)


A highly imposing, detached family home occupying an elevated position in the leafy suberb of Wilpshire on the edge of the Ribble Valley. Now in need of some cosmetic updating this is a very rare opportunity to acquire this prestigious residence.

Built around 1900 and at one period converted to a hotel, the property is awash with many period features. Oak panelling to several rooms, ornate ceilings and covings and two superb corner bay windows are just some of the superb features that the property has to offer.

The spacious ground floor accommodation includes a grand entrance hallway with galleried staircase, lounge, formal dining room and dining kitchen. There is a superb office, games room and conservatory plus shower room, utility, cloaks and walk-in pantry. A large internal corridor and second staircase to the rear of the property completes the ground floor layout.

The first floor accommodation comprises of five double bedrooms inclu...

Entrance Porch 
Leading into formal galleried hallway.

17’4” x 15’0” plus bay (5.30 x 4.58m plus bay)

14’9” plus large corner bay x 13’7”
(4.51 plus large corner bay x 4.15m)

Dining Kitchen 
15’2” x 13’1” (4.64 x 3.99m)

Walk-in Pantry 
With utility, store room, shower room

Games Room 
14’2” x 8’5” plus bay (4.31 x 2.57m plus bay)

Dining Room 
16’6” plus bay x 16’5” max (5.03 plus bay x 5.01m max)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 January 2013

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