Haythwaite House is a beautiful Georgian home set in delightful gardens and with the benefit of outbuildings including a large barn.

It is located close to the pretty rural village of Raughton Head near Dalston, with fantastic river walks on the doorsteps yet convenient for all the amenities of Carlisle city centre.

As well as the detached barn, the Grade-II listed home has a double car port and landscaped gardens within its half-acre garden site which provides entrancing westerly views.

The property dates from around 1761 and has tremendous kerb appeal, being built of sandstone and double-fronted with sash windows.

Interior period features include deep feature inglenooks housing stoves, dado rails, deep window sills, ceiling coving and panelling

A path leads through the charming flower-filled front garden to the traditional front door with lintel which opens into a vestibule

The living space has two welcoming reception rooms - a sitting room and a living room - plus a dining room which has French doors opening into a superb garden room that overlooks the countryside and from where there are exceptional views towards the river.

The well-fitted breakfasting kitchen has a range of units in wood incorporating a Nobel cooker. There is a ceiling beam, spotlights and a tiled floor.

A utility room and cloakroom complete the ground floor while upstairs are four bedrooms, three doubles and a single.

One of the doubles has the addition of an en-suite bathroom while the family bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms.

The gardens are landscaped with formal and informal areas and contain a vegetable plot, summer house, superb stone barn which offers good potential and a double car port.

Haythwaite House, Raughton Head, near Dalston, is for sale at £625,000 from Hayward Tod, tel. 01228 810300.