A spectacular Grade II listed period residence dating back to c.1563 situated amidst generous private gardens and grounds within Grange-over Sands. Boasting great charm and character there are seven bedrooms, five of which en suite and five reception rooms including a bar and snooker room. EPC Exempt.
Dating back to 1563 and believed to be the oldest house in Grange-over-Sands, this impressive Grade II Listed period property exudes great character and enormous charm with historical connections. Occupying an elevated position enjoying views across the town towards Morecambe Bay and the Kent Estuary Hardcragg Hall is both centrally located yet pleasantly tucked away, offering easy access to the many amenities available within the popular town which include a variety of shops, cafes, a post office, butchers, the Promenade and the railway station. The coastal town has good bus route links and is within easy reach of the Lake District National Park and the M6.
The wonderful accommodation boasts an increasingly rare abundance of historic features including lead glass windows, oak panelling, exposed beamwork, fireplaces and spice cupboards.
Accessed via a delightful porch with feature oak door the ground floor offers a sitting room with multifuel stove, panelled walls and a feature staircase, a cosy dual aspect snug with fully equipped bar, multifuel stove, bay window and a feature window seat panelled bi-fold door to fabulous drawing room with multifuel stove and superb bay window with seating space overlooking the garden towards Morecambe Bay, dual aspect kitchen with carved central feature island and AGA, generous dining room with painted panelling, beamwork and living flame gas stove, snooker room with 3/4 size snooker table, multi fuel stove and direct access to a patio, breakfast room with access to cloakroom and cellar, library with direct access to the rear courtyard garden, cloakroom, utility room with Belfast sink and rear hall with flagged flooring and feature oak door to rear courtyard garden and outbuildings.
The first floor boasts an impressive landing with beamwork leading to two double bedrooms, each with an en suite shower room and access to the inner landing where there is an original built in cupboard c.1715. There are five further double bedrooms, two with an en suite shower room and one with an en suite bathroom. There is also a four piece bathroom and a store room.
To compliment the fantastic living space, accessed via a double gated driveway with adjacent pedestrian gate, lie the beautiful private gardens and grounds which include substantial parking and turning space with potential for garaging subject to necessary planning consent. There are patios and seating areas to take full advantage of the tranquil surroundings and bay views, generous lawns, a former pond and a variety of established trees and shrubs which include an impressive mature magnolia and wisteria. There are three outbuildings located at the rear together with a delightful flagged courtyard garden and well stocked raised beds.
PORCH5′ 10" max x 5′ 10" max (1.80m x 1.78m) Feature oak door, three windows, stone seat and shelf, lighting, red brick flooring.
SITTINGROOM20′ 4" max x 18′ 2" max (6.20m x 5.54m) Door to porch, window, radiator, multi fuel stove to feature fireplace, panelling to walls, built in cloaks cupboard c.1682, exposed beamwork, feature oak staircase, under stairs storage with lighting, wall lights.
SNUGWITHBAR24′ 2" max x 13′ 1" max (7.39m x 4.00m) Window with seat, bay window with stained glass with house motto "tenez le vraye" c.1698, two radiators, with one having a decorative cover, multi fuel stove to feature fireplace c.1666, panelling to walls, exposed beamwork, spice cupboard c.1685, wall lights, fully panelled bar with stainless steel sink, cooler fridge, mini freezer, fitted shelving and recessed spotlights.
DRAWINGROOM26′ 2" max x 15′ 10" max (7.99m x 4.83m) Seating area to bay window, two radiators, multi fuel stove to feature inglenook fireplace, panelling to walls, recessed spotlights, wall lights, exposed floorboards.
KITCHEN16′ 3" max x 14′ 11" max (4.96m x 4.57m) Two double glazed windows, good range of base and wall units, double sink, gas fired four oven AGA to feature inglenook with lighting, five burner gas hob to feature central island, built in double oven, fridge, plumbing for dishwasher, painted beams, plate shelf, under wall unit lighting, tiled splashback, tiled flooring.
DININGROOM19′ 7" max x 11′ 8" max (5.97m x 3.56m) Window, radiator, living flame gas stove to feature fireplace, painted panelling to walls, painted beamwork, spice cupboard.
SNOOKERROOM19′ 2" max x 13′ 6" max (5.85m x 4.13m) French doors and windows, two radiators, multi fuel stove to feature fireplace, picture lights.
BREAKFASTROOM14′ 2" max x 12′ 7"max (4.32m x 3.84m) Sliding sash window with widow seat to library, radiator, recessed spotlights, wall lights, access to cellar.
LIBRARY11′ 4" x 6′ 1" (3.47m x 1.87m) Door to courtyard garden, double glazed window and roof windows, fitted library shelving, recessed spotlight, wall light.
CLOAKROOM6′ 0" max x 5′ 1" max (1.84m x 1.56m) Radiator, two piece suite in white comprises W.C. with low level cistern and wash hand basin to vanity with tiled splashback, overhead storage, recessed spotlights, wall light.
UTILITYROOM10′ 7" max x 8′ 11" max (3.24m x 2.73m) Two windows, Belfast sink, gas central heating boiler, fitted worktop and shelving, space for fridge freezer and tumble dryer, plumbing for washing machine painted beams, flagged flooring.
REARHALL8′ 8" x 3′ 6" (2.65m x 1.07m) Feature oak door to courtyard garden, flagged flooring, recessed spotlights.
LANDING14′ 10" max x 7′ 8" max (4.53m x 2.34m) Window, decorative beamwork, wall light.
BEDROOM115′ 11" max x 12′ 10" max (4.86m x 3.92m) Window, electric radiator, recessed spotlights.
ENSUITE7′ 6" max x 3′ 10" max (2.30m x 1.19m) Heated towel radiator, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin and fully panelled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitment, fitted mirror and shelf, recessed spotlights, shaver point, partial tiling to walls.
BEDROOM214′ 11" max x 12′ 5"max (4.55m x 3.81m) Window, electric radiator, built in shelving, recessed spotlights.
ENSUITE7′ 6" max x 3′ 10" max (2.31m x 1.18m) Heated towel radiator, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin and fully panelled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitment, fitted mirror and shelf, recessed spotlights, shaver point, partial tiling to walls.
INNERLANDING42′ 0" max x 21′ 11" max (12.81m x 6.69m) Two double glazed Velux windows, skylight, sun tube, two radiators, built in cupboard c.1715, wall lights.
BEDROOM318′ 11" max x 13′ 5" max (5.77m x 4.11m) Two windows with one having a window seat, two radiators, built in wardrobe and overhead storage, loft access.
ENSUITE6′ 3" x 5′ 7" (1.92m x 1.72m) Circular skylight, traditional cast iron style radiator with heated towel rail, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin to vanity and bath with mixer shower, fully panelled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitment, fitted mirror and shelf, recessed spotlights, partial tiling to walls.
BEDROOM416′ 4" max x 16′ 4" max (5.00m x 5.00m) Window, radiator, wall light.
ENSUITE7′ 8" max x 3′ 10" max (2.34m x 1.18m) Heated towel radiator, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin to vanity with tiled splashback and fully panelled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitment, fitted mirror, recessed spotlights, wall light with shaver point.
BEDROOM513′ 10" max x 13′ 5" max (4.23m x 4.11m) Two windows with one having a window seat, radiator, recessed spotlights, wall lights.
ENSUITE8′ 7" max x 7′ 2" max (2.63m x 2.20m) Double glazed Velux window, radiator with heated towel rail, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin with tiled splashback and fully panelled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower fitment, fitted mirror, recessed spotlights, wall light with shaver point.
BEDROOM614′ 7" x 12′ 8" (4.47m x 3.87m) Two windows with one also being a fire escape, two radiators, recessed spotlights.
BEDROOMSEVEN13′ 9" max x 12′ 11" max (4.20m x 3.96m) Window, radiator, inglenook fireplace, wash hand basin to vanity, cornice, picture light.
BATHROOM10′ 10" max x 6′ 7" max (3.31m x 2.03m) Window, traditional cast iron style radiator with heated towel rail, Four piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin to vanity, bath with mixer shower and fully panelled shower cubicle with electric shower, overhead storage, fitted mirror, shaver point, recessed spotlights.
STORE14′ 8" max x 7′ 4" max (4.48m x 2.26m) Two windows, hot water cylinder, built in cupboard.
CELLAR15′ 7" max x 11′ 4" max (4.76m x 3.46m) Gas central heating boiler, three wine bays, barrel hatch, light and power.
OUTBUILDING112′ 1" max x 9′ 0" max (3.69m x 2.76m) Timber door, two windows, two skylights.
OUTBUILDING210′ 6" max x 8′ 1" max (3.22m x 2.48m) Timber door to front terrace, timber door to rear courtyard, double glazing to roof, fitted workbench.
OUTBUILDING39′ 4" max x 7′ 4" max (2.87m x 2.24m) Timber door, window, skylight.
COUNCILTAXBANDING Currently band deleted as per the Valuation Office website.
DIRECTIONS On foot from our Grange office turn left and cross on to Grange Fell Road, continue to find the private gated entrance to Hardcragg Hall clearly marked on the right.
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