IF the hit TV series Bridgerton has left you dreaming of the high life then perhaps owning one of the finest and most beautiful houses in the North West could be the answer.

Situated in Dalton, it is on the market with Maria B Evans Estate Agents in Croston with a price tag of offers over £3m.

There is a long sweeping drivewaywhich leads to the sheltered car port and garage, and the property is surrounded by secluded, parkland style gardens and grounds.

If you want to leave an impressive on your guests the impressive galleried reception hall with chandelier points on the ceiling has an immediate wow factor.

The morning room has French windows and a picture window overlooking the driveway and garden, respectively, both retaining the original shutters.

The carved oak Adam-style fireplace houses a Charnwood log burning stove and the room is lit by a central chandelier point.

There is some eye-catching, original hand-painted vine patterned coving which could steal the attention of guests away from the imposing marble fireplace of the stunning dining room which has a large window with unrestricted views over the gardens.

The dining kitchen has Matthew Marsden carpentry to include cabinets, signature drawers and central island breakfast bar in tones of shadow white, dove and slate grey.

The comfortable library has an array of hand painted display shelving, bookcases and cabinets with inset housing for a flat screen television and wiring for a music system. The inglenook fireplace with timber panelled chimney breast features a bronze “Charnwood” log burning stove and a picture window overlooks the terrace.

If you want rooms then the lower ground floor has lots of them with four store rooms, energy control room, a playroom, wine cellar fitted with oak bottle racks and shelves, and a games room with space for a snooker table and a retiring room for post-frame drinks.

The master suite occupies four generously sized rooms including the principal bedroom, lounge with cast-iron fireplace, a lady’s dressing room with walk-in wardrobe and a luxurious en suite.

There are four further double bedrooms – each with their own character and charm.

The family bathroom has an ornate marble-topped vanity cabinet with twin inset wash hand basins, a roll-top claw foot bath, and an extremely spacious and tiled wet room with glass door.

On the second floor there are two more double bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.

The gardens ooze class from the rose gardens to the Edwardian three-tier water fountain overlooking the woodland garden.

Beyond the pavilion there is the Japanese rockery and Koi carp pond and at the rear of the property, the extensive York stone sun terrace has a stately stone stairway descending to the box-tree topiary-lined croquet lawn.