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4 bedroom house for sale

Mattersey Thorpe, Mattersey, Doncaster, DN10 5EF.

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Constructed with a high focus on energy efficiency
  • High insulation qualities / heat recovery system
  • 4 Double bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Large mature gardens
  • Under-floor heating
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Garaging
  • Shrubs to beds and borders

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bearing the datestone 1997, Gilberts Croft was constructed with a high focus on energy efficiency and, approaching 20 years on, still benefits from energy efficiency comparing favourably with many brand new homes.  The property has high insulation qualities and an energy efficient oil fired underfloor heating system, which combined with a heat recovery system keep running costs to a minimum.

The accommodation comprises a vestibule, galleried reception hall, lounge, dining room, office, snug, kitchen, utility room and WC on the ground floor, a large basement/workshop, and a large split level landing/reading area, four double bedrooms, the master with an en-suite shower room, and a family bathroom on the first floor.

The property stands in large gardens, with fields to the side and rear.  There is a single garage and extensive parking space.

Ground Floor


Twin entrance doors, tiled floor.

Reception Hall

Part glazed entrance door, stairs rising to the split level galleried landing above, oak flooring, built in under stairs cupboard, 2 picture lights, with steps down to the side hall, also with oak flooring, French doors to the side, and two unfinished rooms off designed to accommodate a shower room and WC for the Swimming Pool which has planning permission to the side of the house.


Part glazed door to the garden, 3 wall light points.

Dining Room

2 picture lights.


With telephone line and high speed broadband at up to 40 Mb/s. Recessed spotlights.


Part panelled walls.


Fitted with a range of oak fronted cupboards and drawers with work surface over, 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap, plumbing and space for dishwasher, range with electric oven and gas hob, roasting spit and extractor hood over, further larder units and wall cupboards, central work station with storage beneath, oak surface with inset marble preparation block and stainless steel sink with mixer tap supplying filtered cold water, recessed spotlights, breakfast area within the turret.

Utility Room

Fitted cupboards, work surfaces, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, part glazed door to the rear, tiled floor, doors to the garage, basement and toilet”.


A large area presently used as a workshop, also housing the oil central heating boiler, heat recovery unit, mains pressure hot water cylinder and collection unit for the built in vacuum system.

First Floor


A split level landing with gallery overlooking the reception hall, arched window with views of the rear garden and open countryside beyond, fitted book shelving, 2 picture lights.

Master Bedroom

Sitting area in the turret and windows to the side and rear.

En-Suite Shower Room

Suite comprising corner shower, close coupled WC, twin pedestal wash hand basins and bidet, 2 wall light points.

Bedroom 2

Window to the rear.

Bedroom 3

Window to the front.

Bedroom 4

2 arched windows to the front.


Suite comprising bath with shower and screen over, bidet, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and WC with concealed cistern, fitted cupboards and shelving.


The property stands in a large plot, with open fields to one side and the rear.

Approached by a tarmac driveway through wrought iron gates, there is parking to the front of the house with access to the integral single garage with roller door and storage over, which could be used to create further first floor accommodation if required.  There are lawns to the side of the house.

The main gardens are to the rear and provide extensive lawns and a large raised terrace.  There is a vegetable garden, with beech hedging to one side of the property providing shelter.  There is a box parterre, and mature shrubbery to beds and borders.


We understand that the tenure of the property is freehold.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.  Oil fired central heating is installed, with underfloor heating on the ground floor.

Rating Assessment

We are advised by Bassetlaw Local Authority that Gilberts Croft is in Rating Band D.

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The village of Mattersey Thorpe is around 8 miles from the thriving market town of Retford, with its excellent communication links, and 5 miles to the south east of Bawtry.  Retford serves the local villages and has a main line rail link with London Kings Cross (105 minutes).  Mattersey Thorpe is conveniently located for the A1 network at Ranby and Blyth, which gives excellent access to London and to the North, the M18, M62 and M1.

Retford has a small market place which is home to the local market on a Thursday and Saturday with a range of local shops and Asda and Morrisons Superstores. There is a good selection of local junior and secondary schools and private education is available at Ranby School and Worksop College. Situated on the River Idle and The Chesterfield canal there are walks which offer access to open countryside.  On the doorstep is Sherwood Forest, National Trust Clumber Park and a variety of other attractions.


From our office in Bawtry, leave the town to the East on the A631 and continue for about 3 miles, until reaching the village of Everton.  Turn right signposted to Mattersey and follow the road directly to the village and take the first right turn signposted to Mattersey Thorpe.  Upon arriving in Mattersey Thorpe, follow the road around to the left, and the access to Gilberts Croft is to be found almost opposite to Broomfield Lane.

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Listing History

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07 October 2015


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