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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Heads, Grange-Over-Sands

Withdrawn from Market £700,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS From Grange town centre continue up Main Street to the mini roundabout turning left into The Esplanade. Proceed along The Esaplanade into Park Road and into Kents Bank Road. Woodlea is situated on your right-hand side, opposite the playing fields, on the junction with The Heads. 

LOCATION This highly coveted and sought-after location provides a commanding raised setting away from Kents Bank Road and accessed from The Heads providing fabulous open aspect panoramas across the playing fields to Morecambe Bay and beyond. The property also provides a level walk into Grange for a wide range of amenities including the ornamental gardens, promenade and artisan shops. 

DESCRIPTION Woodlea is a truly stunning detached family home situated in a highly sought-after residential location on Kents Bank Road and accessed from The Heads occupying a slightly elevated setting with a commanding position providing breathtaking views to Morecambe Bay.

Situated in a large corner plot the original property was built in the 1920's and provides a majestic feel with a double fronted approach set behind a tiered front garden. There is a patio terrace running across the front of the property descending down to planted beds and a large lawn with a further sunken garden area bordering onto Kents Bank Road.

A double glazed door with double glazed surrounds opens onto a fabulous entrance hall and seating area with green slate steps and feature pillars creating an ideal space for a reading area or a breakfast room which leads into the open hallway central to the main property.

The property has been developed and modernised by the current owners having been previously used as a bed-and-breakfast and now provides three impressive reception rooms and an additional modern fitted bespoke breakfast kitchen from Howdens. The lounge faces the front of the property with a bay window taking full advantage of the stunning bay view. The room features an Aga multi-fuel burner set in a recess hearth with decorative stone surround central to this homely reception space. Modern touches contrast beautifully with this traditional room with high level ceilings, coving and a decorative ceiling rose.

The second front facing room which also takes full benefit of the immaculate views is the modern fitted kitchen diner. Fully developed by the current owners to provide an open plan space with solid wooden work surfaces and fitted storage units to the side and rear this room provides space for an Esse oven and a ceramic one and a half sink and drainer with mixer tap. The room also provides a built-in fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher with double glazed windows to the side while there is a large central dining area and an additional seating space within the bay window recess.

The central hallway provides further access to a ground floor cloakroom and a staircase ascending to the first floor with further access through into the rear section of the property.

Providing potential for separation to create self-contained accommodation for an elderly relative, older child or as owners accommodation should the property revert back to a bed and breakfast.

This rear section of the property provides a study which is also used as a music room with double glazed window to the side and recess shelving areas with fitted storage cupboards. The room also provides potential as a games room and sits adjacent to the utility room. The utility room was the original kitchen to the property and is currently used as a large workspace and boot room with a three sided surface and one and a half steel sink and mixer tap. The utility provides plumbing for a washing machine along with space for a freezer and access into the surrounding gardens.

Opposite the study is a versatile room currently set up as a formal dining room with potential as a ground floor bedroom and access to an en suite shower room. The dining room looks out onto the side garden with the en suite containing a shower cubicle with mixer shower, WC and wash hand basin.

The stairs from the hallway lead up to a large open plan balcony landing on the first floor which in turn provides access to the remaining accommodation. The majority of the bedrooms all provide front facing views out across the recreational field to Morecambe Bay and beyond creating fabulous outlooks.

The master bedroom provides a spacious double room with fitted wash hand basin and mullion inspired windows to the front whilst the guest bedroom provides matching proportions but incorporates an en suite shower room comprising a modern three-piece suite with corner shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

In between these bedrooms is a further double bedroom or large single room with matching mullion inspired double glazed windows to the front.

The third bedroom is a further substantial double room with side facing aspect and double glazed windows along with a fitted wash hand basin. The fifth bedroom is located towards the rear of the property and is currently used as a home office or studio area with double glazed windows to three sides and access to an airing cupboard.

The first floor also features the family bathroom which has been amalgamated into a four piece suite with low-level bath and mixer tap, separate shower cubicle with Mira mixer shower along with a WC and vanity wash hand basin fitted into a vanity surface with fitted storage beneath. The room also has a towel rail and two double glazed windows to the side.

Woodlea is situated in a spacious and substantial plot with the garden areas extending to either side and off-road parking to the rear. Set behind the property is a covered swimming pool measuring approximately 30' x 15' which has a heating system.

The garden also provides a stone paved patio seating spaces, lawn garden and summerhouse. There is also access beneath the property to further cellar storage or workspace which provides light, power points and cold water. 





12'11 (3.96 m) X 15'0 (4.59 m)  


13'6 (4.12 m) X 10'5 (3.18 m)  

Dining room  

12'0 (3.68 m) X 9´9 (2.98 m)  

En suite  

5'10 (1.78 m) X 6'5 (1.95 m)  

Kitchen diner  

13'0 (3.98 m) X 18'11 (5.76 m)  


16´11 (5.16 m) X 11´4 (3.47 m) maximum measurements  

Bedroom one  

13'1 (3.90 m) X 15'0 (4.59 m)  

Bedroom two 13'1 (3.90 m) X 15'0 (4.59 m) to include en suite 

Bedroom three  

13'7 (4.14 m) X 15'0 (4.58 m)  

Bedroom four  

10'1 (3.08 m) X 9'3 (2.84 m)  

Bedroom five  

16'11 (5.18 m) X 8'11 (2.71 m)  


8'3 (2.52 m) X 9´5 (2.87 m)  


12'6 (3.81 m) X 14'5 (4.41 m)  

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