Chapel Cottage is a delightful renovated home which just exudes appeal, from its traditional sandstone exterior to its landscaped gardens and panoramic views.

It is located in a friendly village with an Ofsted-rated outstanding primary school and sought-after pub and a charming rural ambience yet only five miles from the M6.

Highlights of the restored and upgraded home include underfloor heating in all ground-floor rooms, a snug with engineered wood flooring and wood-burning stove, contemporary kitchen and triple bifold doors from dining area to garden.

There are three bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, the master featuring en-suite shower room while the main bathroom is luxurious with double-ended bath and heated floor.

Grade II-listed Chapel Cottage, in Skelton, near Penrith, is for sale at £465,000 from Eden Estate Agents, tel. 01768 869000.