Situated in the heart of the Pennines, Woodland Grange, Bacup offers a choice of 3 and 4 bedroom homes. All beautifully designed with attention to detail, these energy efficient homes are situated less than a mile away from the town centre. So you will be able to enjoy the convenience of the local shops and amenities from the prettiest of rural locations.
The rich and varied local environment has dictated the design of Woodland Grange and the layout of the development effortlessly utilises its elevated position to maximise the views and sense of open space. Taking their cues from the colours and textures of local tone, the new homes retain a clear link to the past, and yet are most definitely modern and contemporary.
Bacup is a tranquil and quaint old mill town set in the Pennine foothills. It is surrounded by beautiful scenic countryside, a place where you and your family can enjoy a whole new quality of life. Within easy reach of a large number of towns, as well as the cities of Preston and Manchester, yet a world away in terms of lifestyle.
Bacup lies 23 miles north of Manchester, 27 miles west of Preston, 8.1 miles south of Burnley. And is within easy reach of Rawtenstall, Haslingden, Ramsbottom, and Rochdale. Bacup is five miles from the M66, 25 minutes from the M62, 20 from the M65 north, and then on to the M6; 40 minutes to central Manchester.
For your younger children you can chose between a number of excellent local primary schools, including Thorn Primary School, St Saviours Community Primary School, or St Mary’s R.C. Primary School. As your children move on to secondary education they will have the opportunity to go to one of the most highly commended schools in the area, Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, where your children will be encouraged to flourish and achieve their aspirations. A recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as outstanding in all aspects. The academy’s culture of high expectations and high ambitions is embedded further into the 16 to 19 year olds programmes of study.
The active among you will find plenty of opportunities for sport and leisure in the local area with Marl Pits Leisure Centre, in Rawtenstall, set amidst the panoramic views of the Rossendale Countryside. Or Fearns Sports and Leisure Centre just minutes away in Bacup. You’ll enjoy a choice of challenging golf courses with Bacup, Lobden, and Todmorden, all teeing off within a short drive.
Woodland Grange is surrounded by miles of rolling hills to explore by car, on foot, by mountain bike, or even climbing. For evening entertainment Accrington and Rochdale both have multi screen cinemas, or if you prefer live shows check the local threatres in Burnley and Blackburn. You will also find countless charming country inns to discover in the surrounding countryside, most of which do great food to complement their real ales and of course there is plenty of variety on your doorstep at Rawtenstall.
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