You’ll be the envy of all your family and friends as the owner of Littlerigg, a superb Arts and Crafts home in a secluded location close to the centre of Ambleside.

The property was hand-crafted in the early 1900s and enjoys uninterrupted panoramic views from Windermere in the south to the Fairfield Horseshoe in the north.

It is set in almost two acres of peaceful and private grounds with a lawned garden, ample parking, two car ports and a wildflower meadow.

The interior of Littlerigg is superb with character and charm at every turn. The rooms boast exquisite joinery, original doors have brass finger plates and handles, there are leaded light windows and there is a copper canopy fireplace is served by a traditional Westmorland cylindrical chimney stacks.

The accommodation includes an entrance porch opening to a bright and welcoming reception hall, two kitchens and two fantastic reception rooms - one with a timber parquet floor and stunning tiled fireplace, the other with views of Langdale Pikes and an door to an external covered seating area.

Five fantastic bedrooms are full of period detail and style, the majority with original fireplaces, plus the family bathroom which has timber flooring and an original claw-footed enamel bath.

Littlerigg, Sweden Bridge Lane, Ambleside, is for sale at £2m from Hackney and Leigh, tel. 01539 729711.