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Derwent House

The elegant oak-panelled dining room. Ideal for a meal together or special celebration.
1 of 21The elegant oak-panelled dining room. Ideal for a meal together or special celebration.
Holiday Rental House -
6 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Derwent House is a fine three storey 18th century Georgian house with oak beamed ceilings and many original features. The house has been lovingly refurbished to a high standard to provide all a range of modern conveniences, whilst maintaining the historical ambience of the Grade II listed property. Each room has been individually designed to reflect the Georgian nature of the house and is beautifully furnished throughout. The property comfortably accommodates 12 people and includes a stunning dining room, ideal for special celebrations. Derwent House provides luxury accommodation and has been awarded the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark to reflect the ongoing commitment to protect and enhance the local area.

Situated in a quiet area of Matlock, the spacious property overlooks the brook running through Knowleston Gardens and is l...
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Listing #HL86809
About the Owner
Damien F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
Interaction with guests
We live next to Derwent House as we run a Bed and Breakfast next door. This means we are often around and able to offer assistance if required,
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th time at Derwent House.Every time we stay Damien has added something new to the house the high standard is never allowed to slip. The location is perfect for a stay with children, cafes, pubs and shops all within walking distance. Just...More

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Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was lovely to welcome you back for another visit. We always want to maintain a high standard and it is great to know you see the alterations and additions each time you stay. As you say we are very lucky with the location. Bolsover...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent house party for 5 couples this weekend. It is very comfortable and well equipped. Plenty of room but still intimate. Warm and good showers. There is lots to do in the area and plenty of take always for Sunday night when...More

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Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your gathering together and found Derwent House enjoyable for your stay. We are very lucky with the location of the area and variety of activities. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was delighted that I managed to find Derwent House for a family birthday celebration. There were twelve of us - six siblings and their partners. We all loved the space, elegance and charm of such a beautiful building. The kitchen was well-equipped and had...More

Thank Deirdre K
Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your celebratory weekend. Derwent House has some lovely historical Georgian features and it is always good to know guests enjoy these too. We try to keep standards high with attention to all the details. You are all welcome and...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Derwent House is set up with all the facilities to meet the needs of twelve guests with ease.

Washing facilities
A washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, together with a retractable washing line and pegs.

The kitchen has a dishwasher, large fridge, microwave, double gas oven with 7 ring hob and a large amount cooking of equipment and utensils.

Wood Burning Stove and heating
In addition to central heating throughout, the main lounge has a wood burning stove with plenty of logs and fire lighters.

TV/CD/DVD player
A selection of music CDs and DVDs is left for guests. The stereo system has a USB port for MP3 players to play your personal favourites. The 3 televisions all have DVD players attached.

Books, games and toys
A range of books, puzzles and games are provi...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The house is located in the centre of Matlock and is ideally placed for local amenities. The location of the house makes it unsuitable for outside gatherings late in the evening.
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    3 Queens
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
2 Nov 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
3 nights
21 Dec 2018 -
3 Jan 2019
5 nights
4 Jan 2019 -
4 Apr 2019
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices are fully inclusive of linen, towels, a supply of logs for wood burner and extras as detailed on our website. There is also a high chair, cot and stair gates if required. There are no additional charges.
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About the neighbourhood
Matlock and the Peak District offer something for visitors of all ages. Walk through one of the finest national parks in England, visit the market towns or take in one of the many historical properties. For more adventure the area offers mountain biking, water sports and theme parks.

Throughout the spring and summer months the tradition of 'well dressing' can be seen in the local towns and villages.
Getting around
Matlock is served by a train station, which is a 10 minute walk from Derwent house. Trains run regularly to Derby and Nottingham, and serve local villages.

There are bus services to all the popular tourist locations, including historical houses, market towns and varied walking locations.

There are a range of shops, bars and restaurants within close walking distance of the house.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Matlock: 0.5 km
Ferry: Liverpool: 140.0 km
A number of airlines operate into East Midlands Airport from destinations throughout Europe. Car hire can also be booked from the airport.

Hull and Liverpool ferry port are both approximately 140km from Matlock and serve a number of ports in Ireland and the Netherlands.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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