A Grade II listed 'real-life dolls house' is for sale in Kendal.

The charming five-bedroom period property, valued at £1.7million and set in the picturesque village of Crosthwaite, has been meticulously renovated and offers a unique blend of heritage and modern living.

David Britton Estates, the estate agent listing the property, highlights its possession of a spacious main house and a partially converted barn, with a delightful bothy; providing possibilities for additional accommodation or potential Airbnb rentals.

The property has scenic viewsThe property has scenic views (Image: David Britton Estates)

Situated on almost an acre of unspoiled gardens and offering uninterrupted countryside views, this property occupies an idyllic setting.

Agents highlight the modern open-plan kitchen and dining room at the home's core, offering an enticing space for entertaining and family meals, complete with a traditional fireplace and cosy window seating.

The ground floor extends to include a conveniently located laundry room, boot room, and a cellar boasting original flagstone floors and ample storage space for outdoor gear. There is also a music room/snug and a peaceful living room.

The bedrooms feature wooden themes to complement the Grade II listed structureThe bedrooms feature wooden themes to complement the Grade II listed structure (Image: David Britton Estates)

Upstairs, five generously-sized bedrooms await, including an en-suite in the master bedroom and a spacious family bathroom.

The agents note that each room skilfully blends period character with modern comforts, and 'stunning' views are offered from each room.

Per the agent's remarks, a further attraction of this historical property is the spacious converted loft space on the top floor, a versatile area that provides potential for two additional double bedrooms or a large ensuite bedroom or home office.

There is a spacious bathroomThere is a spacious bathroom (Image: David Britton Estates)

The property's external features also offer plenty of promise.

The partially converted barn stands as a unique opportunity for a full conversion, subject to planning permission.

Similarly, the bothy presents a versatile space for either additional accommodation or a potentially lucrative Airbnb rental.

David Britton Estates emphasise the property's favourable location.

Its unique position offers direct routes to Kendal, Windermere, and the M6 motorway and presents an opportune balance of a peaceful countryside retreat with easy access to bustling urban centres.

The agent also praises the strong sense of community that permeates the vibrant village of Crosthwaite and its quality schools, gastropubs, and 'charming' parish church.

The house is described as a real-life dolls houseThe house is described as a real-life dolls house (Image: David Britton Estates)

The property is equipped with mains water and electricity, and central heating is provided via LPG gas.

The house is exempt from having an Energy Performance Certificate due to its Grade II listed status and falls within Council Tax band C.

For potential homeowners seeking heritage, charm, and modern comfort, this "real-life doll's house" offers all of this and more.