If you are thinking of moving to the Fylde coast– Marples Grange in Blackpool may be just the place for you! With a variety of contemporary and traditional style 3 and 4 bedroom homes set on the outskirts of Blackpool, in Marton.
Marples Grange is ideally located, allowing you to enjoy all the variety and convenience you could wish for in your day-to-day life, without the hustle and bustle of living in the town centre. So, here’s why Blackpool is a great place to work, rest and play…
If transport links are a must for your new home – Marples Grange is in the perfect location for an effortless commute – with the M55 motorway junction just 2-3 minutes away, leading to the M6 motorway and Preston approximately 12 minutes away.
Marples Grange is also a great place to live for families with children of all ages – with several local primary and secondary schools nearby and even a college providing an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ level of higher education for 16+ year olds, only 20 minutes away by car.
Marton Mere Nature Reserve
Life in Marples Grange offers a sense of tranquillity and escapism, with the local nature reserve only a few minutes away. Marton Mere is home to a vast array of wildlife from dragonflies to orchids, and visitors can enjoy the beauty of nature with bird hides, open water habitats, grassland, reed beds and pockets of woodland along the way.
Lytham St Annes
The picturesque seaside town of Lytham St Annes is another stunning place to relax and unwind. Located approximately 10 minutes away from Marples Grange, you’ll find lots to see and do! With an expansive sandy beach, historic windmill, royal golf course, Victorian pier, and a range of stylish, independent shops – it’s a go-to destination for the whole family and it’ll be right on your doorstep!
Wrea Green is a small village located approximately 12 minutes away from Marples Grange, boasting the largest village green in Lancashire which includes a large duck pond and plenty of well-fed ducks! Wrea Green is also home to Ribby Hall Village which is a 5-star holiday village set in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside, with a health club and swimming pools, spa hotel, café’s and restaurants, a wild discovery animal experience, and lots of lovely walking routes!
Approximately 10 minutes away from Marples Grange is the Blackpool Village Hotel, which has a gym, spa, Italian restaurant and pub on-site, along with free parking. There’s also an 18-hole golf course, driving range and golf academy - plenty to keep you busy and all so close to home!
Opposite the Village Hotel, you’ll also find the 390-acre Stanley Park which offers an attractive blend of horticulture, architecture and recreation. You’ll also find an Art Deco Café where you can enjoy beautiful views of the park whilst dining alfresco.
Stanley Park hosts a variety of family events and attractions, including the award-winning Blackpool Model Village and Gardens, a large boating lake and a children’s shuttle train. There’s also a large amount of sporting activities held at Stanley Park and fantastic facilities from the athletic arena and sports club, to the gym and astro-turf pitches.
Opera House and Winter Gardens
Blackpool also plays host to one of the country’s largest theatres – with a capacity of 3,000 – the Opera House is a famous venue with a rich history, housed inside the Winter Gardens. There is always an amazing selection of shows and events held at this venue, including Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals tour. So, you’re only ever 10 minutes away from a fabulous evening of entertainment!
Clifton Retail Park and Houndshill Shopping Centre
If convenience is a must for you, then Marples Grange is the place to be! From food shopping to clothes shopping – it’s all close by! Clifton Retail Park is home to a large Tesco Extra store, Next and Matalan, and is only 4 minutes down the road!
What’s more, Blackpool’s premier shopping centre, Houndshill, is only 12 minutes away, containing over 65 retailers offering fashion and lifestyle shopping and dining options for your entire family.
So, if you want your beautiful Rowland Home situated where there’s variety, convenience and an easy commute – come along to Marples Grange and see for yourself!
There’s so much to love, so close to home!