SITTING in lovely gardens with superb views of unspoiled Lakeland scenery, White Howe is an impressive and substantial country home.

The stone-built property is on a private country lane on the edge of the attractive village of Blawith in the beautiful Crake Valley, just a short distance from the southern shores of Coniston Water.

It has well-presented family accommodation that includes a fabulous dining kitchen, five bedrooms and two bathrooms and also has the benefit of a two-storey annex.

White Howe has a stone-flagged entrance hall providing access to all ground-floor rooms.

The sitting room has a traditional stone-built fireplace and a recess with bookshelves and a storage cupboard.

The complementary living room is light and spacious room with two deep square bay windows overlooking the front gardens and a third side window.

It also has a fireplace with stone lintel and recess lined with bookshelves plus a siding patio door to the side of the house.

The dining room has dual-aspect windows plus roof lights and a tiled floor. It is open to the kitchen which is superbly fitted with a wealth of built-in units and appliances.

A utility completes the ground floor while upstairs, a gallery landing has a tall window and doors to four double bedrooms and one single which share a mix of bay windows and oak floors and the two three-piece bathrooms.

The annex has a versatile living room with sliding patio door and exposed ceiling beams, plus a ground-floor cloakroom.

There is a first-floor bedroom/studio with an an open beamed ceiling and dual aspect.

Outside is a double garage, a large parking area, courtyard and delightful gardens of around half an acre surrounding the house on three sides.

White Howe in Blawith, near Ulverston, is for sale at £695,000 from H&H Land and Estates, tel. 01539 721375.