This week our top property for sale in West Cumbria is this farmhouse at Bransty in Whitehaven

The house comes with four bedrooms and one bathroom and is on the market for £550,000. 

Brisco Bank Farm is described as imposing and is a traditional farmhouse building. 

It is ready for renovation and comes with the opportunity to further develop or extend into the attached traditional buildings. 

News and Star: The land surrounding the property The land surrounding the property (Image: Right Move)

The surrounding farm buildings and land could be used for agricultural use along with a range of other business opportunities. 

Due to its elevated position, the property has panoramic views across the Solway Firth and over the hills of Southern Scotland. 

The house sits on the fringe of the Lake District National Park. 

The original farm steading extends to just over one acre and encompasses the traditional farmhouse, traditional buildings, modern agricultural buildings, and the concrete yard. 

There is a tarmac entrance drive leading from the main highway into the farmyard.

Attached to the steading is 12.74 acres of agricultural land giving the 'perfect opportunity' for the 'idealistic Small Holding’.

News and Star: A room in the house A room in the house (Image: Right Move)

Mitchells Land & Property, Cockermouth, the estate agent, said: "On the north western elevation there is a single-story porch with a vestibule leading into the main hallway of the property.

"There are 3 west facing public rooms with fireplaces containing gas fires. On the south eastern elevation there is a single-storey lean-to extension containing a living kitchen; the kitchen area has fitted wall and floor units containing an Aga stove.

News and Star: The kitchen The kitchen (Image: Right Move)

"A turned staircase has a window on the half landing, leading on to a large landing with windows overlooking the rear of the property.

"There are four double bedrooms, three with views over the Solway toward the Scottish hills. The bedrooms have built in storage. There is a family bathroom with Bath, WC, wash hand basin and airing cupboard."