This an ideal family home in an excellent location and with fabulous views.

The stone-built period semi, in Greenside, Kendal, has well-presented and spacious accommodation with many lovely features, including a splendid entrance hall and superb extended dining kitchen.

A welcoming and light-filled lounge is warmed by a fire set in an elegant fireplace with original Carrera marble surround and hearth. Arched recesses are on either side with cupboards below and additional original details include ceiling rose, cornicing and picture rail.

Double doors lead into the versatile sitting room with wood-burning stove on a decorative tiled hearth and storage cupboards.

The dining kitchen is a stylish extension with large windows and skylights, bathing the space with light. It is fitted with an excellent range of handcrafted and painted solid wood units.

Upstairs the split-level landing has a high open ceiling with a roof window and a traditional staircase continuing to the second floor where the landing has been fitted with bookcases and provides a study/home office area.

Three bedrooms and a bathroom are on the first floor complemented by the master on the top floor served by a shower room.

There are delightful gardens front and back with paved patio terraces to rear, a garage and parking areas.

The house is for sale at £499,000 from Michael CL Hodgson, tel. 01539 739590.