Cilla Black’s Denham home is up for sale
CILLA Black’s Denham mansion is up for sale.
Her sons have put it on the market for around £4.5m – almost one year after her death.
The incredible seven bedroom home, on Tilehouse Lane, includes four bathrooms, three reception rooms, up to six garages, along with a two bedroom detached cottage where Cilla’s housekeeper Penny Walker is thought to have lived for the past 30 years.
According to reports, the star saw the employee as ‘part of the family’ after working for her for more than three decades.
If you can stump up the cash you will also get a snooker room, covered swimming pool complex, tennis court, paddock and an entire woodland – a far cry from her humble beginnings above a barber shop in Liverpool.
Set in 20 acres of land, the sprawling family home is found close to the golf club and the aerodrome and near to where Paul Daniels lived for a brief period.
Listed on www. demalletmorgan.com with a guide price of £4.35m, and built at the turn of the century, the secluded house is labelled as ‘ideal for the commuter’ as it is close to the train station.
The Blind Date host bought the house in the 1970s as a home for her three sons Robert, 45, Ben, 41, and Jack, 35, and her husband Bobby.
The star, who passed away in August last year at 72, left behind a £15.2 million fortune. This means that each of the late star’s three children will receive just over £3million after paying a £5.95million inheritance tax.
But because of this property, the £2million Spanish mansion and £1.5million Barbados penthouse, the trio are expected to get slightly more as they are not included as part of her UK estate.
Neighbours at the time of her death spoke of their shock at the passing of the superstar, and described her as a celebrity who kept herself to herself.
A coroner ruled her death as accidental after she suffered a head injury falling over at her holiday home in Spain.
Her funeral was held at St Mary’s Church, Woolton, Liverpool, where she was laid to rest in a private ceremony at Allerton Cemetery alongside her parents .
For sale: Cilla Black’s Denham home has been put up for sale