About Derwent House
Looking for a large six bedroom house to rent for a self-catering holiday in Matlock with family and friends?
Derwent House ticks all the boxes in terms of location and comfort. This big stone-built house has a big kitchen and a dining table in the dining room to seat twelve. Gather around the dining table for meals and enjoy a special time with your nearest and dearest. The kitchen is superbly furnished with everything you need to cater for a big group of people.
With six bedrooms and five bathrooms this is a truly comfortable holiday home. It stands in a quiet and leafy location overlooking Leys Hall Park in Matlock, yet only a short walk from the town centre with shops, pubs and eateries galore.
There is a Sainsbury’s supermarket and an M&S Foodhall nearby so that you can buy what you need as and when you need it. The location is convenient for any large group self-catering.
The self-catering house, a grade II listed Georgian residence offers good quality and attractive accommodation over three floors. The house inlcudes a separate dining room, second lounge and six bedrooms so there is ample space for all. The house is situated on Knowleston Place and overlooks overlooks Knowleston Gardens and the River Derwent by the side of the park. A range of attractions, such as Chatsworth House, Bakewell and the Crich Tramway museum are all within a short drive. The house is easily accessible by train and is less than a ten minute walk to Matlock station, which has excellent links to Derby and Nottingham. The house is an ideal base to explore the delights of the Peak District throughout the year and is an ideal venue to come to escape, relax and unwind for a weekend, mid-week or longer stay.
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Historic market town of Matlock on the eastern edge of the Peak District
There is a vast range of facilities close by for all ages and tastes. It is worth taking a walk to High Tor in Matlock for views over the limestone crags and superb display of wild flowers. There is a wealth of nearby attractions including Chatsworth House and local villages to Alton Towers and rock climbing. The Peak District is also ideal to explore the stunning countryside, great walks and a range of sports. Walk or cycle the beautiful off-road Monsal Trail which begins near Bakewell.
Recommended Places to Visit: Chatsworth House, Haddon and Hardwick Hall. Local villages such as Hathersage for Jane Eyre fans, busy Castleton near the Devil's Arse and other caves, pretty Hartington. Alton Towers. Padley Gorge
Annual Events: Matlock Christmas Market - December. Well Dressings - throughout the Summer. Country shows - August and September
Recommended Places to Eat Out: There are a number of restaurants and pubs in Matlock and the surrounding area. Everything from coffee shops through to fast food outlets, a Wetherspoons and up-market eateries.
Local Sports: Tennis, golf, water sports, walking and biking. The Peak District offers several traffic free cycle trails.
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