Full of character and charm, and with six acres of land included in the sale, a stunning Victorian home steeped in local history is now on the market.

Elm Park House was built in the 1850s and formerly owned by the Consett Iron Company.

It is an impressive period property in beautiful surroundings with rural views.

The ground floor of the house includes lounge with feature wood-burning stove, bespoke fitted kitchen built by Newcastle Furniture Company and a large dining room which is a perfect for entertaining.

The sandstone property has traditional sash windows and is double-fronted.

A half-glazed front door with panes and fanlight opens to a long hall with study on one side and lounge beyond.

The stove warming the lounge sits in a light wooden surround and the study has an open fireplace.

Opposite these is the fantastic dining room which stretches the length of the property and has a dual aspect and open fireplace.

The kitchen has light fitted cabinets with complementary work surfaces, an electric Aga and breakfasting area while an adjacent large scullery provides a fantastic utility area with fitted cupboards, a wash basin, electric cooker and hob and plumbing for washing machine.

A useful boot room has handy cupboard space and there is a cloakroom leading to a wc under the stairs.

The ground-floor layout is completed by an extended conservatory at the rear of Elm Park House which has fantastic views of mature gardens and countryside.

Going upstairs, the four bedrooms are served by a contemporary and stylish bathroom and a separate wc.

The bedrooms are all of a good size and full of light from large sash windows.

The bathroom is superb, flooded with light from a large window and with a freestanding bath, separate shower cubicle and his and her’s wash basins. It is complemented by a second wc at the end of the landing.

In addition to the six acres in which the house sits, it also has mature gardens, vegetable patches, woodland, a large barn and storage.

Elm Park House, Consett, is for sale at £750,000 from Pattinson Estate Agents, tel. 01207 508262.