This “beautiful” farmhouse for sale sits in nearly an acre of gardens and is full of character features. 

Darkes Farm, in Polyphant, is a Grade II listed farmhouse with origins in the early 19th century. 

The property includes period features throughout, including stone arches, character windows and a slate roof with gable ends. 

The main entrance leads into a sitting room including a feature stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 

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The open plan living area. (Stags)

Beyond this, there is a dining room, and opposite is the kitchen and breakfast room with a central island and an electric AGA cooker. 

To one end, there is an open plan living space with further stone fireplace, while completing the ground floor is a utility room and space for a boot room. 

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The dining room. (Stags)

Upstairs, the principal bedroom has a feature fireplace and built-in storage, plus an en-suite bathroom. 

As well as this, there are an additional three double bedrooms, two of which have built-in storage, and a family bathroom. 

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The master bedroom. (Stags)

Adjoining the main house, there is a self-contained cottage which could be used as an annexe or holiday let. 

In the cottage, there is a kitchen, a living room, a bedroom and a bathroom, with features such as a log-burner, wooden beams and slate flooring. 

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The annexe could be used as a holiday let. (Stags)

The grounds span approximately 0.8 acres and are described as a “real attraction” of the property, including lawns, raised beds, and a pond.

The property is for sale by Stags for a guide price of £715,000. 

The agent said: “Darkes Farm is a much loved and well cherished Grade II listed farmhouse that has retained a wealth of beautiful and original character features throughout. 

“It benefits from a self-contained one bedroom annexe, beautifully landscaped gardens of approximately 0.8 acres and ample off road parking in a private, gravelled courtyard.”