Quietly tucked away at the end of a long private drive, The Birches is an outstanding home in half an acre of mature gardens looking towards to the Skiddaw range at the front and woodland at the rear.

The spacious property, recently comprehensively refurbished, is in the Lake District National Park village of Braithwaite which has amenities including a primary school, shops, post office and pubs.

The Birches has two reception rooms, the dining room open-plan to the kitchen and with double patio doors to the back garden.

A cloakroom and utility room complete the ground-floor offering.

Upstairs, a galleried landing with front window provides a delightful view over the front garden directly to the Skiddaw range. There’s also a built-in storage cupboard and loft access via a retractable ladder.

The four double bedrooms an en-suite master with two double built-in wardrobes and single storage cupboard and a second en-suite room. One of the remaining two bedrooms, which share the family bathroom, has three double built-in wardrobes.

Outside the extensive lawned gardens include shrubs and trees, a shed and a detached double garage.

The Birches, Braithwaite, Keswick, is for sale at £649,000 from Hackney and Leigh, tel: 01768 741741.