Price: £550,000

Agent: Thomson Hayton Winkley

T: 015242-71999

W: www.thwestateagents.co.uk

AN HISTORIC coaching inn has come onto the market for £550,000 in the hamlet of Farleton.

The Duke dates back to the 17th century and boasts original panelling, exposed beams, an exposed stone wall and wood-burning stoves.

This detached, four-bedroom property has countryside views towards Farleton Fell, the Lakeland fells and the Lancaster Canal.

Restored and improved, the accommodation features an entrance hall, two reception rooms, a country-style breakfast kitchen with AGA, solid oak units and granite worktops, utility room, fitness room with en-suite shower/steam room and cloakroom on the ground floor.

The first floor comprises a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, three further double bedrooms, all with far-reaching views, and a family bathroom with white three-piece suite.

There is a cellar on the lower ground floor, while outside are delightful private gardens and grounds, with a courtyard, paved patio with water features, a seating area with those magnificent views, and fruit trees such as plum, damson, apple and fig.

There is plentiful outdoor storage including a stone-built detached garage and stables, a studio/workshop, garden room, four insulated animal cabins each with heat, light and power and secure runs, a potting shed, summer house and storage shed.

There is ample off-road parking, and the property has oil-fired central heating, double glazing, and B4RN high speed broadband is expected within the hamlet imminently, say the agents.