Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

The eight-bedroom mansion has been on sale for five months now

Are ghosts putting people of Cilla's house?

Cilla Black was and always will be a national treasure, but she was laid to rest last August after passing away in Spain.

Yet despite its celebrity connection and period charm, Cilla Black's eight bedroom mansion in Buckinghamshire has still not been sold, five months after it was put up for sale.

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The spacious brick-built home, complete with a putting green, indoor pool, tennis court, eight bedrooms and five bathrooms, was put on the market 10 month's after the presenter's death.

However, her three sons believe that a ghost story, told by Cilla herself may be taking the shine off the family home.

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

The Liverpudlian star firmly believed that there was a resident ghost in the house, who she believed was a servant's daughter who died in the 1900s.

The Blind Date host bought the property in the Bucks village of Denham in 1970 and along with husband Bobby raised their sons Robert, 45, Ben, 41, and Jack, 35 at the extensive home.

There is also a detached cottage within the property, set in its sprawling 17-acre estate.

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

All Cilla's furniture still in the house, with the estate agent pictures showing a pristine interior, bursting with period charm.

Cilla became one of the nation's favourite entertainers after transforming herself from a successful singer in the 1960s to the front woman on shows such as Blind Date and Surprise! Surprise!

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

Are ghosts putting people off Cilla Black's house?

The 72-year-old star died of a stroke on August 1 2015 after falling and hitting her head at her Spanish villa.

She was sunbathing when she lost her balance, fell, and hit her head, which knocked her unconscious.

She was laid to rest in her beloved Liverpool and a statue of a young Cilla will be unveiled early next year outside the original entrance to Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club.

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