Situated on the western shores of Morecambe Bay, Grange-over-Sands is very much the epitome of Edwardian and Victorian seaside resorts, with seafront promenade, quaint parks (complete with duck pond in the Ornamental Gardens and bandstand in Park Road Gardens), striking period houses and shopping arcades.
It’s sheltered proximity helps Grange enjoy a micro-climate that’s generally a few degrees warmer than inland and further towards the Lakes, a fact which undoubtedly contributes to the town being such a popular choice for older residents.
The railway station can be found on the promenade and is part of the Furness Line with frequent connections to Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster. By road, Grange is just a few minutes from the main A590 which connects Barrow and West Cumbria with the M6 motorway.
Close by, the charming villages of Lindale, Allithwaite, Cark and Flookburgh can be found along with Cartmel, famous for its historic Priory, racecourse and, more recently, for the award-winning and Michelin-starred restaurant L’enclume.
Primary school provision is at Grange C of E Primary School with Cartmel Priory School being the closest secondary school. Other primary schools can also be found at Flookburgh, Allithwaite, Cartmel and Lindale.
Residential properties range from cosy traditional cottages to imposing Edwardian and Victorian townhouses, and later period family homes enjoying prominent positions with expansive gardens and views across the Bay towards Arnside, Silverdale and the north Lancashire coast.
More recent developments have introduced new properties to Grange, along with sheltered housing and retirement apartments.