House In Derbyshire, Matlock

Peak District. Sleeps up to 19

Ideally located on the fringes of Matlock town with an abundance of independent restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops to explore all within easy reach of the property. The next town along is Matlock Bath (2.5 miles) which offers a huge selection of cafes and ice cream parlours and is also the starting point for the cable car that takes you to the Heights of Abraham. Each Saturday in autumn, there is a parade of boats with illuminations and fireworks. Within a short drive from the property, guests will find themselves at the gate of Chatsworth House Gardens (8.5 miles) and Haddon Hall (7 miles). For an afternoon of exploring, the pretty market town of Bakewell (9 miles) on the River Wye is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Enter through the hall and you will notice the traditional stone flooring that sweeps throughout the ground floor. The snug offers comfortable seating and impressive views through the bay window to the garden and beyond. With a beautiful fireplace offering an open fire which is magical in the winter months. Unwind in the lounge with ample comfortable seating and wall mounted TV, and put your feet up while taking in the views or enjoy a good book while the open fire crackles away. Walk through the library, which offers a host of books and games to spark some interest on a rainy day, to reach arguably the best room in the house which is the garden room. The floor to ceiling windows capture the surrounding views perfectly and provide a wonderful backdrop to the dining table, which will comfortably seat 16. After dinner enjoy some competitive fun at the nearby snooker table with a handy WC nearby. Spend time cooking a memorable meal in the kitchen with a range electric cooker with gas hob, granite work surfaces and traditional Belfast sink. There is a fridge/freezer and dishwasher in the kitchen and heading through to the utility room you will find a further fridge and washing machine. Through a discreet door wander downstairs to the converted cellar where a TV, Xbox and a load of comfy beanbags await. Watch a film, knowing there is also a handy downstairs WC nearby. Head upstairs to the sleeping quarters where you will find three super king size zip and link bedrooms with additional single bed, one double bedroom with additional single bed, and a double bedroom. The family bathroom offers a delightful roll top bath, sink and WC, so bring your bubble bath a take a relaxing soak. There are two further shower rooms with sinks and WCs. Another two bedrooms can be accessed from the opposite end of the property, great for those wanting some peace and quiet. There is downstairs super king zip and link bedroom which can be made into twin upon request with en suite shower room. Head up the steep spiral staircase which leads to a super king zip and link bedroom with additional day bed, en suite shower room and WC. The outdoor space is perfect for entertaining with a Mediterranean style covered seating area making the most of the imposing views over the Derwent Valley. Enjoy a family BBQ here or head down to the lower decking area, where there s plenty space to chill with good company and take in those views. There is off road parking for up to eight cars.

Weekly price from £4759

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