With high-spec features throughout, including a stunning glass atrium, Low House is a superb country property in a magnificent position.

The Trough of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and scenic Lune Valley are on the doorstep and offer a fantastic opportunity for the new owners to operate an exclusive holiday business.

The Grade II-listed home and connecting contemporary barn conversion - approached along a private driveway lined by 22 trees - sit in eight acres of grounds including one and a half acres of beautiful gardens.

The original farmhouse dates from the 17th Century and has a wealth of period detail remaining, such as oak beams, panelling and stone mullioned windows complemented by contemporary upgrades.

The internal layout comprises of three beautifully appointed reception rooms with character features reflecting the style and character of the traditional building.

The good-sized handcrafted kitchen is enhanced by a utility and the first floor houses four double bedrooms, two of which are en suite, and the family bathroom.

The link from the farmhouse to the sumptuous barn conversion is by way of the imaginative glass atrium which provides a marvellous view of the gardens.

This light-filled space opens into the beautiful living kitchen, a room for the family to enjoy, with bifold doors to the garden.

The spacious living room boasts a hand-crafted staircase and the entrance lobby is suitable for more formal occasions.

The luxurious bathroom has Italian marble hand-picked from the quarry and the property is finished by two first-floor bedrooms with fitted furniture.

The gardens of Low House have been thoughtfully designed and planned to create something for everyone, with secret hideaways, sun terraces and a garden room.

There are water features throughout the grounds, from the wildlife pond, stream and ornamental fountains to the indulgent hot tub which is ideal for parties.

Both gardens and woodland, which extends to 2.5 acres, have been carefully planted to provide a haven for wildlife.

An acre of paddock provides is complemented by additional buildings accessed off a courtyard and a very large garage has ample room for a fleet of vehicles.

Low House, Gressingham, is for sale at £1.7m from Armistead Barnett, tel. 01539 751993.