A FABULOUS, nine-bedroom detached period residence, with views overlooking Morecambe Bay, is for sale in Grange-over-Sands.

Rockwood, at Rockland Road, is on the market with Thomson Hayton Winkley for £750,000. Constructed by the renowned Pattinson building firm, the house's beautiful heritage features have been lovingly preserved over the years, and the agents describe it as "a splendid example of a complete, quality Victorian property".

Rockwood occupies an elevated position in the popular coastal town of Grange, and its spacious and well-proportioned rooms include nine double bedrooms, two sitting rooms, a dining room and three bathrooms, as well as a cellar and a detached cottage.

The ground floor offers a porch, entrance hall, two sitting rooms, dining room, kitchen, study, utility room and cloakroom.

The first floor is home to six double bedrooms, with one being used as a dressing room, and two family bathrooms. Meanwhile, the second floor has three double bedrooms - one is being used as a games room - and a further bathroom.

A three-room cellar is found on the lower ground floor, with light and power, fitted shelves and stone slab worktop. Outside there is an ample driveway and a detached wash-house cottage with light and power, base units with sink, loo, hand basin, electric shower and exposed beams.

From the drive, an archway leads to the well-maintained gardens and grounds which include gravelled pathways, rockeries with plants and shrubs, landscaped gardens with a lawn, established planted borders, a greenhouse and storage shed.

The paved terrace is perfect for seating areas, overlooking the gardens and enjoying

far-reaching views of the bay, while the rear of the property has delightful cobbled walled gardens.

Rockwood's roomy entrance hall is full of period character, with a lead and stained glass door and windows, ceiling rose, staircase panelling and exposed floorboards.

The first and second reception rooms feature traditional open fireplaces, tiled hearths and marble fire surrounds, while the first has a fitted wall library with cupboards.

Bespoke units with solid wood worktops make for a stunning kitchen, complete with granite-topped island, double butler sink, alcove space with timber beam and extractor fan for range cooker, built-in dishwasher, recessed spotlights, ceiling rose,

picture rail and stone flagged floor.

The utility room has an excellent range of cupboards, flagged floor, plumbing for a washing machine, and also houses the gas central heating boiler.

The six bedrooms found on Rockwood's first floor are a delight, with varying individual features such as sliding sash windows overlooking the bay, cornices, ceiling roses, picture rails and traditional open fires.

The three-piece shower room is fitted with a hand basin and vanity unit, fully tiled shower cubicle and loo; while the bathroom also has a white three-piece suite comprising free-standing roll-top bath on ball-and-claw feet, with mixer shower, hand basin, loo, and exposed floorboards.

On the second floor are three further bedrooms, one of which has lovely views over Morecambe Bay, as well as a third, tiled bathroom fitted with hand basin, loo, bath and electric shower.