Cumbria, £1.75 million

Brackenburn, Keswick
4 bedrooms, garden room, 1.75 acres
Carter Jonas (01539 722592)

The writer Sir Hugh Walpole spent more than 20 years at Brackenburn and described it as ‘this enchanted place, this paradise on Catbells’. The current vendors have owned the house for 22 years and have been respon-sible for developing the gardens, which offer spectacular views over Derwent Water.

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