If you love stargazing, solitude and stunning scenery then make a beeline for this lovely bungalow in what could be your perfect location.

Sidewood Lodge is in the peaceful rural hamlet of Tarset within Kielder Forest and Northumberland Dark Sky Park.

It has been comprehensively refurbished to a high standard and boasts a stunning kitchen, two reception rooms, four bedrooms and a conservatory.

The property sits in an acre of gardens with a gate into the forest and down to a burn.

Entering the lodge you are straight into an entrance space that is large enough for white goods and has a door to the kitchen.

This lovely room is the hub of the home, warmed by a range and with a feature island and integrated appliances. It has a step down to the dining room and stairs to the first-floor bedroom where Velux windows provide the ideal ambience for looking at the dark skies.

The lounge has a multi-fuel stove in a feature fireplace, windows to the front and side elevation and is open to study area and conservatory.

From the dining room French doors lead into the front garden while a window overlooks the rear.

The study has access to the master bedroom as well as French doors to the conservatory which has a tiled floor and a decked sun area immediately outside.

The master bedroom has a dual aspect to take advantage of the superb views. There are fitted wardrobes and the en-suite shower room has underfloor heating.

The remaining two ground-floor double bedrooms are off an inner hall where the attractive bathroom is also located.

This features a freestanding bath with claw feet and tiled walls and flooring.

Externally, Sidewood Lodge has large gardens with the decked sun area adjacent to the consefvatory providing views over the forest and a patio area at the back where the current owners have installed a hot tub.

A front driveway has parking for multiple cars, and lawned areas to front and rear.

There is a detached garage and store area, which could make ideal accommodation, perhaps as a business venture.

Sidewood Lodge Tarset, near Greenhaugh, is for sale at £390,000 from Pattinson Estate Agents, tel. 01434 605376.