A STUNNING country house, which sits within 28.5 acres of land, has been put up for sale at £10 million.

Located southeast of Goostrey, Blackden Manor has been used as a picturesque wedding venue, with views of the Lovell Telescope at nearby Jodrell Bank.

The country house, which is being marketed by Alderley Edge-based Jackson-Stops, features exquisitely landscaped grounds, including a hard tennis court and a lake.

Crispin Harris, the director of Jackson-Stops, said: "One of the finest country houses I have ever had the pleasure of visiting, Blackden Manor is an exemplar of creating modern living within the context of a beautiful Listed building."

Within the Manor House itself, guests will find an entrance hall, among several inner halls, as well as panelled sitting and drawing rooms.

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In terms of entertainment, there is also a gym, an AV room and a library as well as a billiard room, complete with a hidden bar.

For cooking and dining, there is a kitchen/breakfast room with family and dining areas, a separate dining room, a butler's pantry, a back kitchen, a wine cellar and a temperature-controlled wine display room.

The property has six bedrooms, one principal with a dressing room an en suite and five double bedrooms, three of which have en suites and one with a dressing room.

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Utilities include a cloakroom, a toilet, a shower room and a family bathroom with separate toilet.

Accessible independently or via the manor house is an annexe for staff or dependant relatives, which includes a kitchen/breakfast room, a seventh bedroom, a shower room and a laundry/store room.

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There is also a cottage on the grounds which includes a breakfast kitchen, sitting room, dining room, toilet, utility room, principal bedroom suite, two further bedrooms, linen room, luggage room, bathroom and small fenced front garden.

Outside the property is a newly-constructed five-car garage with extensive storage above, a large traditional Grade II Listed two-storey barn (with scope for development), and a semi-redundant barn with loft above.

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For more details, contact the estate agents on 01625 920317.