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Derwent House

67 reviews
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Overview
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
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
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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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1 - 5 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Derwent House is such a smashing house and it feels like home as soon as you walk in. It's immaculately clean, all the rooms have lovely furniture and the equipment in the massive kitchen is top notch. There's even tin foil/cling film/ /tea/coffee/herbs/spices/dischcloths/tea towels/ etc...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank m h
Reviewed 3 November 2018

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

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth B
Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

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

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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Maps827145
Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

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.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Deirdre K
Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

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

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Lovely 5 day break in this beautiful, spotlessly clean house. The owners had thought of everything that was needed and more. The fresh flowers throughout were a special touch. We would definitely come again and highly recommend. The owner was very helpful and quick to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Trek296669
Sherpa297453, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

We are very pleased to know how much you enjoyed your stay at Derwent House. It is always lovely to know guests would recommend us. If you are planning another family break it would be lovely to welcome you back.

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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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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