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Derwent House

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Derwent House Grade II listed Georgian property circa 1753
Large well-equipped kitchen with additional dining table.
1 of 16Derwent House Grade II listed Georgian property circa 1753
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Overview
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
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...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 located next to Hall Leys Park. Derwent House is the ideal base for sightseeing, walking, water sports, outdoor pursuits and enjoying the myriad of delights offered in the Peak District throughout the year. On-site catering, beauty treatments and holistic therapies can also be booked to add an extra special touch to your stay. Derwent House is available for short breaks and longer stays throughout the year. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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.
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Damien F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 10 December 2019

We would highly recommend this homely, comfortable and well equipped house. The decor is gorgeous and the practicalities have been well thought through along with the personal touches that make this a perfect place to stay. Thank you 😁

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank SueAlle
Reviewed 21 November 2019

Derwent House exceeded expectations. Location is great, right by the park and waters edge. Damien is a professional, understated host and provides any help required pre booking, post booking and during the stay. The equipment, bedding, decor, cleanliness are all top notch. We had a...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank sillarssj
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Reviewed 28 October 2019

10 of us stayed for the weekend to celebrate a significant birthday. Derwent House is simply fabulous. It’s very welcoming and comfortable. Beds are great and there are plenty of en-suite facilities. Great lounge, dining and kitchen arrangements. Wood burner great for cosy evenings. Damien...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank trickydicky86
Reviewed 26 October 2019 via mobile

Derwent House was a lovely place to stay for the nine of us, ideally located to stroll into Matlock and not too far from a variety of attractions. The house itself was well equipped and very comfy and clean and the abundance of bathrooms made...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank MoorBlackpool
Reviewed 25 October 2019

We had a fantastic weekend at Derwent house celebrating my husband's 70th and my Granddaughter's 11th birthdays. The house is large enough to accommodate 12 guests comfortably, the bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and reception rooms are furnished to a very high standard. A big kitchen with...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Col910
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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. Cooking 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 provided within the house, together with footballs, badminton rackets and other outdoor games, for use in the park.
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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.
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