Panoramic views and executive-style luxury are the hallmarks of this impressive apartment in what many regard as one of the most prestigious locations in the historic town of Whitehaven.

The light and spacious home is finished to the highest specifications and offers superb vistas over the marina and the Solway Firth towards the hills of Scotland from one of two balconies.

The apartment’s entrance is spacious and welcoming, leading into a hallway which provides access to the reception room, separate kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom.

Externally are two valuable parking spaces, one underground and the other outside.

The apartment’s lounge is sizeable at more than 20ft by 18ft and has ample space for dining as well as relaxing. It is full of light from two sets of patio doors and windows dressed with shutters.

Its stand-out feature room has to be the far-reaching views over the Solway Firth towards the distant hills of Scotland and over to St Bees on the west coast. One set of large patio doors opens on to a balcony which overlooks the harbour and marina and is an ideal location to enjoy the setting sun.

A further patio door opens on to a second balcony on the side of the building offering views over the harbour to the Beacon and over the town.

The kitchen comes equipped with an excellent range of integrated appliances - an electric hob with extractor over, dishwasher, fridge and freezer - plus a separate oven and grill integrated at eye level, all set in contemporary wall and floor units of light wood with dark marble work surfacing. The sink is next to the window for an an attractive outlook over the harbour while doing the washing up.

Finally, the two bedrooms that this apartment provides are both good-sized doubles. The master has patio doors opening on to a wraparound balcony and a three-piece en-suite with double walk-in shower cubicle and tiled walls and flooring.

The second double bedroom has views over the harbour and Beacon with a door to into the bathroom.

A useful storage room off the hallway with units and plumbing completes the layout.

The apartment in Pears House, Duke Street, Whitehaven, is for sale at £255,000 from PFK Estate Agents, tel. 01946 695535.