Fern Bank is a charming period property, Grade II-listed and situated on what is generally believed to be the most sought-after street within the Georgian gem town of Cockermouth.

It has delightful original features spread across three floors with two reception rooms, five bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as off-road parking to add to its attractions.

With a eye-catching facade, bay and sash windows, a traditional front door opens into a vestibule and on to a hallway, both with stripped wooden floorboards and the hallway also featuring decorative coving and mouldings,

The large front living room also has decorative coving as well as ceiling rose, picture rail and moulding.

The focal point is the working cast-iron fire with decorative fireplace and tiled hearth.

A second feature fireplace is in the dining room at the back of the house, from where double doors lead to the back garden.

The dining kitchen has a range of units in a contemporary light grey finish with integrated microwave and dishwasher, built-in wine rack and storage cabinets, tiled flooring and spotlighting.

An internal door leads to the cellar which provides a large storage area with power and lighting.

A three-piece family bathroom with freestanding bath and double walk-in shower is found on the half landing going upstairs, next a separate wc.

The first-floor landing has access to three bedrooms, two doubles and a single and all with period features. The final two double bedrooms are on the top floor along with the second bathroom.

Outside is a town garden to the front while the back garden is low maintenance with a multi-level sandstone patio,lawned garden and borders. Thee are two outbuildings and a single garage with off-road parking.

Fern Bank, Cockermouth, is now available for sale at £465,000 from PFK Estate Agents, tel. 01900 826205.