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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Lane, Whaplode, Spalding, Lincolnshire

£699,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedroom Detached Family Home
  • Indoor Swimming Pool Complex
  • 1.2 Acre Plot in Total
  • Four Car Garage
  • Office & One Bedroom Self-Contained Annex
  • Sitting Room, Family Room, Kitchen Diner
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom
  • Four Further Bedrooms with 1 En Suite, Family Bathroom

Full description

Dorcette House is a detached character property which originally dates back from 1709. Set back from the road behind mature trees and electric gates the property benefits from a high degree of privacy. The property has been significantly extended over the years to offer a deceptively spacious family home. The present owners have completely renovated the property retaining many of the original features whilst also adding modern features such as a bespoke Oak kitchen with and modern bathrooms. The property also benefits from an indoor heated swimming pool, mature landscaped gardens and terraces as well as detached four car garage block with office and self-contained one bedroom annexe.
Dorcette House is set in a rural position 1 mile outside the village of Whaplode, The property is conveniently situated for the local market towns of Holbeach and Spalding. The Georgian market town of Spalding offers many local amenities including excellent schools (Spalding High School and Two single sex Grammar Schools), a superb range of shops and the South Holland Civic Centre which includes a cinema and theatre. Spalding is set around the picturesque River Welland, with its own water taxi to the Springfield's shopping outlet. Rail links to London Kings Cross via Peterborough take 90 minutes and further link to Lincoln. Situated within the South Lincolnshire Fens, it is renowned for its acres of sky and glorious sunsets. Throughout the year Spalding is host to various festivals and events, including Traditional and Farmers markets. During May, the famous annual Flower Festival attracts 100,000 visitors and during the autumn, the Pumpkin Festival attracts around 10,000 people.The city of Peterborough is 20 miles away with train links to London Kings Cross (a 50 minute journey).The Georgian town of Stamford is 23 miles away and offers a further range of amenities, including the well-known George Hotel. Both private and state education is well catered for in the area, including Oundle, Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham. Sporting and leisure facilities (sailing, biking, walking and fishing) are to be found at nearby Rutland Water with golf at Surfleet, Boston, Peterborough, Burghley Park and Greetham.


Entrance Hall 
Quarry tiled floor, panelling to half height, door into:

Inner Hall 
Under stairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor

Sitting Room 
27' 0'' x 20' 11'' (8.22m x 6.37m)
A stunning room at the heart of the home, Feature Inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth with inset wood burning stove with exposed brick surround and chimney breast, wooden flooring, dual aspect windows. Double doors lead to:

Conservatory 
Double doors open on to the large decking area at the rear of the property, further double doors open into the swimming pool complex.

Swimming Pool Complex 
44' 6'' x 27' 4'' (13.55m x 8.32m)
Swimming Pool Two pairs of external access doors to the large decked terrace area and gardens beyond. Superb air conditioned room with pine panelled ceiling, extensive lighting, non-slip flooring. The pool measures approximately 10m x 5m and is used 365 days per year heated to a constant 28/29 °C. There is a retractable cover and aluminium stepped access. Changing Room With shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin, 2 heated towel rails. Pump Room Housing the pump system and the separate oil fired central heating boiler serving the swimming pool complex.

Family Room 
18' 5'' x 12' 1'' (5.61m x 3.68m)
Delightful room with double aspect, brick Inglenook fireplace, tiled hearth, exposed beams, wooden flooring and door to garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
18' 7'' x 15' 9'' (5.66m x 4.80m)
Hand crafted oak base and wall cupboards with further drawers units, Range cooker, canopy style cooker hood, integrated microwave oven, Belfast sink with mixer taps, tiled splash backs, granite worktop, integrated dishwasher, pelmet lighting, dual aspect.

Utility Room 
12' 4'' x 7' 8'' (3.76m x 2.34m)
Fitted base and wall cupboards, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbed fridge freezer, boiler cupboard housing the modern boiler serving the pressurised water system and central heating, plumbing and space for washing machine, further appliance space.

First Floor Landing 
A light spacious area with exposed beams and Velux style roof lights and wooden floor.

Master Bedroom 
15' 10'' x 12' 0'' (4.82m x 3.65m)
A range of built-in wardrobes and store cupboards, wooden flooring, window to rear aspect, door to:

Bedroom Two 
14' 11'' x 12' 3'' (4.54m x 3.73m)
Wooden flooring, window to rear aspect.

Bedroom Three 
16' 9'' x 11' 10'' (5.10m x 3.60m)
Wooden flooring, dual aspect windows which overlook the gardens.

Guest Bedroom 
12' 5'' x 12' 0'' (3.78m x 3.65m)
Access to loft space, wooden flooring, two windows to front elevation, door to:

En Suite  
Three piece suite comprising shower cabinet with power shower, wash hand basin and low level WC, spotlights, fully tiled walls.

Bedroom Five 
13' 6'' x 7' 5'' (4.11m x 2.26m)
Wooden flooring, two windows to front elevation.

Family Bathroom 
Fully tiled walls, spotlights, wooden flooring, panelled bath, WC and vanity wash hand basin.

Annexe 

Double Garage 
24' 8'' x 19' 8'' (7.51m x 5.99m)
Larger than average with twin double entrance doors, 3 phase electricity, extensive lighting and power sockets, internal door leading through to:

Second Double Garage 
19' 8'' x 12' 3'' (5.99m x 3.73m)
With twin up and over electronically operated doors, rubber non slip flooring, further internal access door to:

Office 
23' 9'' x 19' 7'' (7.23m x 5.96m)
Glazed double entrance doors from the block paved courtyard, window to front aspect, kitchenette with sink unit and base cupboard, facility for complex telephone system, ideal work from home office space. An internal door goes through to the Reception Hall area which also has an external door from the courtyard with a staircase leading up to:

Gym/Games Room/Living Area 
42' 4'' x 19' 5'' (12.89m x 5.91m)
A versatile space and ideal as a leisure facility with space for a gym or a games room with ample room for a snooker or pool table, equally ideal as play room or to form a living area for part of a self-contained annexe:

Bedroom Six 
17' 5'' x 13' 11'' (5.30m x 4.24m)
Wooden flooring, large fitted store/wardrobe with extensive hanging rails.

Shower Room 
Fully tiled shower cubicle with power shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and bidet

Outside 
The double electronically operated gates open on to an extensive block paved courtyard which provides a large parking area with the main house to the left and the annexe to the right. There is a further brick outbuilding housing the water pumps and water softener. To the rear of the house there is a large decked patio/entertaining area with direct access from the swimming pool complex and conservatory. Beyond this there is an extensive lawned garden surrounded by hedging and Poplar trees along with a soft woodchip children's play area. Directly opposite the main entrance gates there is a further area of land within the ownership of the property providing extra car parking if required.

Sundance Hot Tub 
Situated just outside one of the pairs of doors from the Pool Complex adjacent to the decking area is a cedar wood cabin housing the luxury Sundance hot tub with seating for 7 people and views of the garden. Services Mains water and electricity Drainage to a private treatment plant Oil central heating with separate systems for the main house, annexe building and swimming pool complex. The cooker is currently connected to LPG gas.

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Added on Rightmove:
23 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Spalding (4.8 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Spalding (4.8 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine and Country, Stamford

2 St. Marys Street, Stamford, PE9 2DE

01780 695009 Local call rate

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