The Old Bakery, a Grade II Listed property bursting with charm, is on the market for £660,000 in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale.

This four-story home boasts an array of striking historical elements and captivating features.

Thought to have been constructed in the early 18th century, the property has served various purposes, including an inn and later, Howarths Bakery, which shut down around 1957.

The character of the building is brought to life with relics from the past, including a framed brown bag from the bakery that hangs in the kitchen.

The Westmorland Gazette: Relax in this outdoor seating areaRelax in this outdoor seating area (Image: Davis & Bowring)

The property holds traces of its multi-faceted past, with one of the bedrooms believed to have been a tailor’s workshop and first-floor rooms used to make shot for guns.

Retaining many original features, this property is brimming with character, from oak ceiling beams, lintels and wooden uprights to panelled doors and sash windows with fitted seats.

Further points of interest are the stone steps, oak staircase, wall panelling, and many decorative touches.

Offering an approximate internal area of 3059 sq ft, including a cellar and garage, the property is spacious with well-proportioned rooms.

The Westmorland Gazette: The spacious kitchenThe spacious kitchen (Image: Davis & Bowring)

The hall leads into a generous sitting/dining room, which allows natural light to flood in through two bowed windows.

Equally appealing is the living dining kitchen, configured to welcome guests and provide ample space for socialising with its well-positioned skylight windows.

The cellar, covering about 246 sq ft, is accessible via stone steps and has a stone floor along with a door leading to the garden.

Sleeping quarters are spacious, with the main bedroom offering built-in wardrobes and an open arch leading to a dressing room.

The property also has an eye-catching modern bathroom and a useful home office with fitted furniture.

The charm of The Old Bakery continues upward to the second floor, where bedroom four offers fantastic rooftop views through a large, oak-panelled Velux.

The Westmorland Gazette: The dining area is full of characterThe dining area is full of character (Image: Davis & Bowring)

Also on this floor is a valuable store room that can be utilised as a fifth bedroom.

Parking is conveniently available via timber doors that lead directly into a single garage that includes a workshop.

One of the star attractions of this property is the delightful west-facing courtyard garden.

This private sanctuary is beautifully designed with well-established borders that burst into colour in the spring and summer seasons.

A glazed veranda makes for a perfect shaded seating area, complete with doors leading from the kitchen, utility room, sitting room, and cellar.

The home, located on Mitchelgate, is being sold by estate agents Davis & Bowring.

To book a viewing or find out more information, call 015242 74445.