Built in the Edwardian era and with delightful Arts and Crafts detailing, Arden Lea is an impressive period residence in the Georgian gem town of Cockermouth.

It has original plaster cornice and coving and carpentry throughout with fitted window shutters to main rooms, a double garage and well-maintained gardens, all within walking distance of the town centre.

An original solid wood front door opens to the oak-panelled vestibule which has a Minton tiled floor while the adjoining reception hall has a wealth of period features including ceiling beams, parquet flooring, feature fireplace with tiled grate, wood panelling and original doors and door furniture.

This period styling continues in the front lounge and dining room at the back of the house.

In contrast, the kitchen is modern with wall and floor units topped by Corian work surfaces and quality Neff appliances, and is enhanced by a utility room.

A sun room has a solid roof, making it a useable living space year-round, and a French door leading to a patio area, while a cloakroom completes the ground floor.

An impressive staircase leads from the reception hall past a half-landing with arched leaded and stained-glass window to the first floor where four bedrooms and the bathroom are located.

Two of the bedrooms have fitted furniture and a third is used as a study and has fitted office furniture.

The bathroom has a three-piece suite and arched opening leading to a shower enclose with multi-headed shower with massage jets.

Outside, Arden Lea has a front garden with a lawn, borders and walkways.

Block paving provides access to the rear garden which also has lawn and flower borders plus mature hedging. The house has a detached double garage.

Arden Lea, Victoria Road, Cockermouth, is for sale from H&H Land and Estates, tel. 01900 828239. Offers are invited in excess of £495,000.