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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Whalley Road, Pendleton, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7

Guide Price £1,275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 bedrooms
  • distinctive period property
  • private gardens
  • carport and large garage/workshop
  • ample parking spaces
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb period property that has a flexible layout and been finished to a high standard with stunning open countryside views. The private gardens amount to about 3.74 acres. Perfectly located for the growing family, on the outskirts of Clitheroe.


Barraclough House is located to the south of the historic market town of Clitheroe. Named after Barrow Clough, the small brook which runs through the woodland area at the bottom of its garden, Barraclough House is situated within the picturesque Ribble Valley. Around three-quarters of a mile from the A59, Barraclough offers road links to the M65, M66 and M6. It is also on a bus route or within walking distance of Clitheroe which has direct rail links to Manchester. Clitheroe offers all major amenities including a range of supermarkets, doctor's surgeries, dentists and boutique shopping opportunities. Eating out in the Ribble Valley with its many award-winning restaurants and hostelries is nationally renowned for its excellence. Education in the area has a wide choice of quality schools and prep-schools, such as Clitheroe Royal Grammar School and Stonyhurst College.

M65 8 miles, M6 12 miles, Preston, 14 miles, Skipton 21 miles, Manchester 29 miles.


Dating back to 1879 and constructed to a very high standard, Barraclough House boasts almost 6000 square feet of accommodation over three floors, as well as a cellar which includes a wine store. This exceptional period property stands in formal gardens of approximately two acres and further woodland extending to 3.7 acres in total. Surrounded by open countryside, there are panoramic views of Stonyhurst, Kemple End, Beacon Fell, Waddington Fell and Clitheroe Castle

Barraclough House retains a wide range of period features throughout the property. These include original exposed wooden floors, open fireplaces, high skirting boards, decorative cornices and corbels and floor to ceiling windows which give the house an abundance of natural light. The contemporary features which have been introduced are subtly integrated.

The Tudor-style main entrance creates an impressive introduction to the property. The spacious hallway with its high ceiling also retains its original terrazzo-tiled floor which leads to the main reception rooms. The heart of the home is the bespoke Simpsons of Colne kitchen, hand-made in hardwood with granite worktops and Miele appliances. There is an island unit with prep-sink, a double Belfast sink, four-oven aga, armoire-style double frigde and a spacious area for dining. The main drawing room has floor to ceiling windows which look over the formal gardens to the south and open country views to the west. The dining room benefits from a floor to ceiling glazed bay window with panoramic views. There is a second drawing room, home theatre, snug, butler's pantry, a large utility room and a cloakroom.

The first floor is accessed via the beautiful staircase with panelled half-landing and offers five bedrooms including the master with en-suite, three further double bedrooms and a large single bedroom. Two additional first floor bathrooms include a traditional house bathroom and a modern shower room.

The second floor offers a further three double bedrooms and a four piece bathroom with separate shower.


The property boasts large mature gardens and patio areas to the south and west, perfect for daytime and evening entertaining in the sunshine. Separated by a meandering brook (Barrow Clough) from its private woodland, there are a large number of mature trees and plants which provide a haven for many species of birds and other wildlife. Roe deer are regular visitors as are nesting woodpeckers, finches, wrens and other migratory birds.

There is a large paved area for parking by the main Tudor-style entrance. A three car carport also houses two stone-built garden-storage rooms and a WC. The carport and storerooms have power and light installed.

The detached garage/workshop building for four cars has the benefit of 3-phase electricity, phone line, security alarm and air-conditioning.

Mains gas, 3-phase electricity, water and private drainage.

Council Tax Band G

Square Footage: 6,837 sq ft
Acreage: 3.74 Acres


From the A59, at the roundabout take the A671 heading north towards Clitheroe, From the roundabout, Barraclough House is three-quarters of a mile on the left hand side. The private drive entrance is clearly marked 'Barraclough House'.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 January 2016

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