A five-bedroom detached house for sale in Little Salkeld, Penrith, offers its prospective buyers a home spanning more than 4,600 square feet.

The expansive land upon which it sits, stretching approximately seven acres, features views across a serene landscape, featuring the meandering Briggle Beck that flows into the River Eden, as well as a commanding viaduct.

A grand driveway invites guests to New Mill, an 'imposing yet picturesque' residence that beautifully contrasts with its surroundings.

Great care has been taken to blend modern luxury and timeless charm in the property's development.

News and Star: The kitchen was once part of a barnThe kitchen was once part of a barn (Image: Lakes Estates)

A Zoopla listing describes how the 'meticulous renovation' reflects a dedication to 'impeccable standards'; original features have been 'thoughtfully preserved' to retain character and warmth to the already 'exciting' house.

Outbuildings present possibilities for further development, giving prospective owners the opportunity to adjust the property according to their tastes and needs.

Upon entering New Mill through the entrance porch and sun room, visitors are greeted by a striking entrance hallway featuring an original stone lintel dated from 1812 over the doorway to the living room.

The living room itself boasts an original Georgian oven with a sandstone surround, which has been 'superbly preserved and reclaimed'.

News and Star: The modern bathroom features a double shower cubicleThe modern bathroom features a double shower cubicle (Image: Lakes Estates)

The extensive kitchen dining room, perfect for gatherings, was formerly part of a barn and maintains its rustic charm.

The bedrooms are spacious, many offering stunning views over the countryside.

The master bedroom includes an original cast iron fireplace and exposed wooden beams.

According to the agent, the fifth bedroom could also be converted into an office or study, offering versatility to the property's layout.

The modern family bathroom is equipped with a double shower cubicle containing a mains shower unit, a vanity sink unit, and low-level WC.

News and Star: The front garden includes a vegetable patch and an orchardThe front garden includes a vegetable patch and an orchard (Image: Lakes Estates)

On approaching, the driveway is skirted by a five-acre paddock and a front garden composed of formal seating areas, a vegetable patch, and an orchard.

As you near the property, there are stone outbuildings and an attached barn that- with necessary permission- could be converted or renovated.

At the rear, a further field provides peaceful walks by the River Eden.

This property comes with a guide price of £950,000.

For more information, or to book a viewing, you can contact estate agents Lakes Estates via Zoopla or by calling 01768 257130.