A rare mansion has gone on the market - for only the second time in 150 years.
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Windle Hall, a magnificent Georgian manor house St Helens, Merseyside, was built in 1782 and developed by Dr William Pilkington in 1860.
It stayed in the hands of the Pilkington family (the heirs to the Pilkington Glass Foundry fortune) until it was bought by the current owners in 2000.
Located near East Lancashire Road in Crank, the sprawling manor house is set back in a secluded location on Abbey Road, the Liverpool Echo reported .
The drawing room boasts a period Georgian marble fireplace
Boasting seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, six reception rooms and two kitchens, this huge mansion is dripping in luxury historical clutches.
The living room is decorated in unique style
Behind the imposing double doors, a grand entrance hallway leads off to a "generous powder room".
The drawing room boasts a period Georgian marble fireplace, character coving and French doors leading out onto a York stone terrace, which overlooks the property's many water features.
The bathroom boasts a huge tub
With remote control electric gates and video entry, the property is also swathed in impressive modern features, having undergone renovations over the decades.
Nestled in the Green Belt, on the outskirts of Rainford, Windle Hall enjoys considerable privacy, with a winding drive and acres of land surrounding the property.
One of the mansion's seven bedrooms
Windle Hall Gardens were previously listed as a 'protected historic garden' and in the 1960s and 70s the Pilkington family would open them to the public.
The property also has a wine cellar, outdoor statues and decorative water features, as well as a waterfall fountain which won a gold medal from the Chelsea Flower Show.
The palatial dining room
The grounds of the plush pad come complete with a large pond with swans, ornamental ducks and geese and a waterfall feature.
The property comes with acres of land and gardens
An advert for the property posted on RightMove says: "To acquire Windle Hall is a once in a lifetime opportunity."