Thornleigh is an impressive Victorian self-catering house with a stylish luxurious interior and an excellent location right in the heart of Matlock. Sleeping up to 13 people, this is an ideal property for groups of friends, big families and for groups such as hen parties or stag parties looking to celebrate a special occasion. Of the six bedrooms, four have en-suite facilities. What’s more, the warm bubbly hot tub with massaging water jets and music in the enclosed garden plus sauna helps make this a wonderful holiday home for a truly relaxing break. Sky TV and Wi-fi internet access available.
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The accommodation within Thornleigh has been arranged with walkers, cyclists, groups and families in mind.
On the ground floor is the elegant lounge complete with comfy seating for 12, warming woodburner and TV/DVD for your entertainment. Also on this floor is the spacious kitchen/diner which is fully equipped with its fridge-freezer, double oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer plus large dining table for eating altogether. In the cellar is where you’ll find the sauna and games room ready for fun times, complete with table football and pool/table tennis table. There is also a ground floor twin bedroom (can be made up as a super-king size room if required) along with an en-suite shower room.
On the first floor is where you’ll find the large master bedroom which boasts views out to the town and out to Riber Castle. This room features a modern four poster king-size style bed, ideal for romantic couples, complete with en-suite shower room with walk in shower. Also on this floor is a double bedroom with garden views, wrought iron bed and en-suite shower room, plus a family bathroom and twin bedroom with garden views.
On the second floor is a further spacious bedroom which can be made up as a twin or as a super-king size room as per your requirements. This room has a luxurious en-suite shower-room and offers wonderful views over the town. Also on this floor is a comfy twin bedroom with a feature fireplace.
Outside is a lovely secure landscaped enclosed garden with luxury hot tub, cycle storage and garden seating. Parking is available for 3 cars in the off road drive.
Matlock is a small town in the Peak District and has interesting retro vintage shops to browse, hidden cafes for brunch and a mix of wine and cocktail bars, restaurants and pubs to relax in. Hall Leys Park is a 5-minute walk away from Thornleigh with its tree lined walks, boating lake, café and children’s water play park. Matlock Bath and the heights of Abraham are in walking distance to the house. There is also plenty to do in the Matlock area. The impressive Chatsworth House and gardens, or smaller Haddon Hall, famed for being a movie location for several films, are a short drive away. Bakewell is close by, a chance for everyone to compare the famous pudding or tart.
Large park within 5 minutes walk. Boutique individual shops to browse in Matlock- Dale road famous for vintage browsing. Historic houses such as Chatsworth and Haddon Hall are a short drive away and frequently used as film locations.Matlock Bath is famous for its cable cars which run up to the Heights of Abraham and is also famous for the Harley-Davidsons which congregate on Sundays. Heritage railway and Steam train rides.Cromford wharf and canal.
Recommended Places to Visit: Chatsworth House, Haddon hall , Hardwick Hall and Bolsover Castle. Heights of Abraham or Gullivers Kingdom in Matlock Bath. Bakewell or Buxton.
Annual Events: Matlock Bath illuminations and Venetian lights run from the end august to 25th October. Chatsworth Country fair in the first week of September. Bakewell Show early August. Victorian Christmas markets early December
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Thornleigh house is within a few minutes walk to several pubs and restaurants. The Monk bar for a pre-dinner drink. The Remarkable hare great for a pub lunch. Stones for a more special occasion and fine dining. Try the Newsroom on Smedley street for real ale. Also The Strand for Thai. Mad Hatters for a sweet treat or a cocktail.
Local Sports: Walking, hiking, trail running and cycling. mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, wind surfing, climbing, caving and horse riding. Easy access to High Peak trail and Monsal trail.
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