With character features and open-plan living space, this family home is in a small enclave of similar houses located in a rural village.

The single-story property is well-presented with traditional touches such as vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, lintels and stone hearths housing wood-burning stoves.

The light and airy layout features a dog-leg corridor the large family room at the heart of the property, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, parking and an enclosed garden.

It enjoys a secluded feeling and woodland outlook yet is well-located for travel to employment centres and the western Lake District.

The property has an entrance hall at its centre with the open-plan living dining kitchen off to one side and the other rooms accessed from the corridor.

The main living space is a huge area. The lounge section is almost 10ft by 18ft and has superb character with a high ceiling, exposed traditional crook beams, chandelier and skylights.

The space is illuminated by a glazed door to the and an archway window to the rear and warmed by a wood-burning stove in a recessed hearth with exposed oak lintel and slate hearth. The floor is of oak.

The dining area has room for a large table and chairs and with the kitchen measures nearly 12ft by 20ft.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of high-gloss units with complementary grey quartz work surfaces, a five-burner ceramic hob with extractor fan, separate electric oven, an integrated dishwasher and a washing machine.

There is also built-in pantry storage and tiled flooring.

Off the main corridor, the fantastic master suite has a cleverly designed hidden storage alcove and wardrobe area with hanging rails and built-in storage shelving and an en-suite shower room with spotlighting and tiled flooring.

The second bedroom also has an en-suite shower as well as a vaulted ceiling while the remaining two bedrooms are both doubles, one having oak flooring and a built-in double wardrobe, and both sharing a third shower room.

Externally there is a enclosed sun trap garden and off-road parking for two cars.

The village of Tallentire is just a short drive from Cockermouth, and within easy reach of the A595 and A66.

It has a highly-rated local pub, and is within the catchment area for the outstanding rated Bridekirk Dovenby Primary School and Cockermouth Secondary School.

Hall Court, Tallentire, Cockermouth, is for sale at £325,000 from PFK Estate Agents, tel. 01900 826205.