A LAKE District home with views "reminiscent of a fine landscape painting" has come up for sale for £1.5 million.

White Stones, in the Bassenthwaite Valley, near Keswick, is an elegant five-bedroom property with an acre of landscaped grounds, a sweeping driveway and terrace.

The house is being marketed by Fine & Country North Cumbria, whose owner, Nick Miller, said: “The views are timeless, quite literally, and the landscape is now designated as globally significant by UNESCO.

“It’s rare a property like this comes onto the market, offering sweeping vistas that are totally unspoilt.

“It will give its new owners the kind of tranquility hard to find anywhere in the UK while it is just a few miles from the bustling market town of Keswick."

White Stones features three reception rooms, including an oak-framed living room, a garden room and five double bedrooms, including a master en-suite.