A tranquil cottage located right by the riverside is currently up for sale.

The semi-detached home, known as the Old Post Office House, is on the market at £235,000.

The three-bedroom home in Backbarrow is described by agents Corrie & Co as offering 'both comfort and convenience'.

The quaint home, located at the end of a winding country road, comprises one reception room, two bathrooms as well as three bedrooms. 

The property has all the charm of a cozy cottage boasting electric heating throughout, however has the benefit of a very spacious layout which is perfect for entertaining guests.

There is also an attached stone built store for convenience. 

The reception room has a feature stone fireplace with stairs that lead up to the first floor. 

The Mail: The living room with feature stone fireplaceThe decent-sized kitchen has fitted units and offers a place for dining in if desired.

On the ground floor is a corner shower room with a toilet along with a larger bathroom located on the first floor. 

The bedrooms are spacious offering the perfect place to fall asleep next to the babbling waters below.

The Mail: The cottage located in BackbarrowOutside is a private yard where you can relax and is a prime location to enjoy the stunning views of the River Leven.

The cottage is a perfect opportunity for new owners who are looking to improve a home with the listing describing the 'serene retreat' as needing some 'cosmetic attention.'

There is no doubt however that the home remains a perfect getaway for those seeking serenity and natural beauty.

The Mail: Spectacular viewsIt is in an excellent location with Whitewater Hotel and Leisure Club and Lakeland Motor Museum just over the river.

Behind the property is the popular walking location of Haverthwaite Heights .

Its nearest train stations are Grange-over-Sands station and Ulverston Station which are both around six miles away. 

To find out more about this listing, please contact agents Corrie and Co on 01229 525333 or visit the Corrie listing.