Mill Eden is a striking and substantial Victorian home on a gated plot and with original features including panelled doors, coving, picture rails and fireplaces enhanced by modern upgrades of newly fitted Upvc sash windows and an en-suite bathroom.

The detached three-storey property is a long-established family home in the sought-after village of Wetheral and has come to market only twice in the past 70 years.

It has a two-room basement, three large reception rooms, a contemporary dining kitchen and five bedrooms while outside are gardens with lawns, patio, pond, beautiful mature trees, driveway parking and a double garage.

An entrance vestibule with tilde flooring has a feature glass panel door into the hallway which boasts an original cornice, coving and doors to all ground-floor rooms and cellar.

A front-facing study with bay window and dining room, both with feature fireplaces, are at the front of the house with the main sitting room - a delightful and characterful chamber - overlooking the back garden next to the dining kitchen.

This family space has a wealth of wall and floor units with complementary worktops, central island with induction hob, larder and integrated dishwasher, oven, microwave, and hob. The floor is half tiled and and half engineered oak wood flooring.

Upstairs are a stained-glass sash window and detailed coving, picture rail and ceiling rose.

The en-suite master bedroom, like two of the other double bedrooms. has a dual aspect and feature fireplace. The remaining double has a window to the side and fitted open wardrobes and the fifth bedroom, a single is at the front of the house.

The bathroom has a freestanding roll-top claw-foot bath, shower cubicle, spotlights, fan and and tiled walls with built-in mirrors.

Mill Eden, Plains Road, Wetheral, is for sale at £595,000 from Allan Estate Agents, tel. 01228 511711.