IF YOU’RE looking for a nine-bedroom luxury residence complete with a heated swimming pool,Victorian stables and a unique converted barn perfect for entertaining, then look no further.

That is, if you have a whopping £4.25million to spare.

Situated in Simonstone, just over ten minutes outside of Clitheroe and even closer to the popular village of Whalley, this grade II listed property is currently on the open market with Savills estate agents.

At over 300 years old the unique property holds historical links dating back to the 1700’s, with period features including oak panelling, ornate cornicing and traditional carved beams.

Modern touches have been added over the years, with the heated indoor swimming pool a key feature to this opulent country home.

The main entrance to the property is via discreet electric gates leading up a sweeping driveway with the old stone building found set in gardens and woodland extending to around 10 acres.

A spokesperson for Savills said: "This Grade II listed residence occupies a private and secluded position with a wealth of period features throughout.

"A tree lined driveway welcomes you to the impressive property with well manicured gardens to the front along with ample parking space."

From the heavy oak front door, you’re welcomed into a reception hall with mullion windows and inset with stained glass and traditional English oak flooring. Leading off from the hallway you have the sitting room with open fire, drawing room with ornate carved beams and the formal dining room.

At the heart of the property is a traditional style kitchen with a dining area and French doors leading out on to the private walled garden.

Alongside the walled garden the outside space comprises of an oriental garden and woodland area with a pathway that winds all around the gardens.

Out-buildings include a carriage house, original Victorian stables and amble garage space. There is a secondly entrance to the outbuildings via a rear gateway leading to a cobbled courtyard. Land of around 10 acres includes a paddock and a pond.

The cherry on top of the cake for prospective buyers will come when viewing the recreational areas this 1700’s mansion has to offer.

From the study located on the ground floor there is direct access to an original barn which has been converted into an entertaining space with a bar area and wine storage.

A polished limestone staircase leads to a wooden floored gym area with a relaxing recessed sitting area, and to the rear of this floor awaits a cinema room with a modern designed feature fireplace.

Finally, there’s the small matter of the heated indoor swimming pool which is an oasis of calm and tranquillity and the perfect space for post-work relaxation.

Situated just two miles from the M65, the property is ideal for commuters to Manchester which is a 26-mile drive away.

Schools in the area include St. Peter’s C of E primary school, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Oakhill College and the prestigious Stonyhurst College.