Live in style with a distinctive home converted from a part of a moated castle.

Chanel your inner lord or lady at Thurland Cottage, one of five properties set around a beautiful landscaped courtyard within the former stables.

These have been imaginatively and painstakingly converted into individual homes, offering high quality and stylish interiors.

The five homes are accessed by way of remote control entrance gates which open to a splendid tree-lined drive.

Thurland Cottage is compact with a contemporary interior.

The stylish and well-appointed accommodation includes an attractive sitting/dining room warmed by a living flame fire set in a dressed stone fireplace.

This reception room also has fitted bookshelves and striking leaded double doors and windows which fill the room with natural light.

The superb kitchen boasts cream and blue painted fitted cabinets with granite worktops and integral appliances, among them quality SieMatic fittings.

A breakfast bar with stools offers an informal dining area which is enhanced by a matching table and chairs.

The floor is tiled in limestone and an impressive lantern skylight illuminates the space from above.

The master suite has a spacious double bedroom, stunning four-piece bathroom and separate dressing room which could be used as a study if you want to work from home and have a dedicated workspace.

Both bedroom and second room have a range of bespoke furniture.

The guest bedroom is served by the house shower room across the hallway.

The outside space is as lovely as the interior.

The double doors in the sitting room open to a courtyard garden. This is shared but there is ample space for a table and chairs.

From here you can enjoy the beautiful unspoiled views over 10 acres of parkland, or take a stroll around the stunning landscaped gardens and moatside path.

There’s even a tennis court if you’re feeling more energetic.

A double garage is complemented by allocated private parking shared visitor parking.

Thurland Cottage, Thurland Castle, Tunstall, is for sale at £375,000 from Davis & Bowring, tel. 015242 74445.