Period features side by side with modern-day comforts deliver a charming family home set in large private gardens.

Rose Bank is a striking character property dating back to the 1900s and extended in more recent times, with a wealth of attractive details.

Original feature fireplaces and decorative plasterwork and cornicing are enhanced by contemporary additions such as the stunning kitchen, log-burners and French doors, while the pillared entrance leads to a driveway providing parking for several cars.

The house has a stylish entrance vestibule opening to an impressive reception hall with high ceilings and doors to the large reception rooms.

The elegant sitting room is illuminated by a bay window and kept cosy with a woodburning stove in original fireplace, complemented at the front of the house by the dining room with its large windows and delightful fireplace.

The snug offers an informal family space and a study and storage area complete the layout in the original footprint of Rose Bank.

In the extension at the back of the house are a garden room and stunning kitchen fitted in 2014 which has exposed timber beams and skylights in an apex roof and contemporary high-gloss fitted wall and floor cabinets housing integrated appliances of fridge, dishwasher and combination microwave oven.

French doors open to a large terrace with ample space for alfresco dining and entertaining and there is also a utility room.

Upstairs are an master suite with shower room and dressing room and three further bedrooms sharing the large family bathroom.

A further room could be used as a study, store room or extra bedroom depending on requirements.

Externally well-planted wraparound gardens contain a garage, greenhouse and two stores.

Rose Bank, in Queens Road, Shotley Bridge, is for sale at £595,000 from Finest Properties, tel. 01434 622234.