House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Highfield Peak District in the town of Matlock offers unique group self catering with six bedroom, three reception room accommodation in luxury surroundings, occupying an exceptional south-facing position with breath taking views towards historic Riber Castle, overlooking the town of Matlock and the Derwent Valley situated on the edge of the Peak District in the Derbyshire Dales.
Highfield provides the perfect home from home relaxing self catering retreat for large family gatherings and groups of friends, comfort sleeping, seating & dining for up to sixteen people, in a individually decorated extremely well equipped c 1867 Victorian property with a wealth of period charm and modern requirements, giving guests the perfect self catering holiday. Highfield provides an excellent destination for large group celebrations, that can be held in the stunning garden room opening into the garden with furnished patios, lawn and orchard, where the views of Matlock are fully appreciated.
To add to your holiday our outdoor catering partners our available for bespoke celebration dining or a full weekend package.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 15 km, Nearest railway: Matlock 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
• Highfield was built in c1867, just five years after Riber Castle was built by John Smedley, and looks over the historic town of Matlock once world famous for its Spas.
• The House is fully centrally heated and provides the perfect base for exploring the delights of the Peak District all year round and is decorated for the holiday festive seasons.
• Here at Highfield we provide our guests with excellent self catering accommodation, over two floors, all six bedrooms are supplied with towels, toiletries and Egyptian cotton bedding.
• Our Kitchen is well stocked with basics from candles for the Garden room & Lounge to herbs and Spices, every cooks dream.
• Several ipod docking Stations are provided throughout the house.
• On arrival at Highfield guests are greeted with a welcome pack of local produce, fresh flowers and log fires.
|Further details outdoors|
OUTDOOR SPACE/PARKING• Highfield has Court Yard and drive Parking for up to eight vehicles, secure gardens and orchard with fantastic views over the Derwent Valley, we have four seating areas one covered that can provide dining and seating for sixteen plus, with BBQ, and selection of childrens games, balls etc. Hot tub hire is available.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Highfield provides the perfect base to explore the delights of the Peak District. Picturesque villages and burstling market towns, historic houses and gardens, stunning scenery and superb walks....the Derbyshire Dales nestling on the edge of the Peak District has all of this - a perfect choice for a weekend break or a longer holiday.
The Peak District has a wealth of fine county Houses, with gems such as Chatsworth and Haddon Hall to visit, the Derbyshire Dales are steeped in history from small cottages, historic railways to Sir Richard Arkwrights famous Derwent Valley Mills.
Cable cars, caves, theme parks, steam trains, traffic free cycle routes...there is something for all the family in the Derbyshire Dales, the area offers an infinite variety of walks and cycle routes for you to enjoy.
Details can be found on our Out & About page.
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19 Nov 2013
"Fantastic Weekend in a beautiful House!"
Stayed at Highfield to celebrate Mum's 60th. With 17 of us staying at the house,(3 children, 1 baby) it was perfect and very welcoming! Very clean throughout with plenty of space and amazing view… More
6 Nov 2013
"Beautiful welcoming house with an amazing view"
Such a beautiful house, decorated very thoughtfully and some lovely finishing touches. We arrived on Halloween and the owners had decorated the house with some really lovely Halloween paraphernalia th… More
2 Nov 2013
"Fantastic house - a real adventure for the kids. Definitely recommend!"
We had a wonderful half-term break at Highfield. The views from the house are stunning and the house itself is comfortable, warm and cosy. Highfield is also beautifully decorated and furnished as yo… More
29 Oct 2013
"Fantastic House for family celebration"
Really nicely finished, every room has lovely touches within. Generous owners with free Wi-Fi , lots of Sky channels and a bottle of champagne chilling in the fridge for arrival. Kids loved the space … More
12 Oct 2013
"Excellent accommodation with fantastic views"
This place is perfect for us - 5 couples with kids ranging from 2-7yrs, so much so we came back for a 2nd time and are booking up for a third.The annex is a lovely room which is bagged by our child-fr… More
18 Sep 2013
We had a fabulous fortnight in this excellent and spacious house. The facilities were first class. This was a great base for touring the Peak District.… More
17 Sep 2013
"Fantastic long weekend at Highfield!"
Have just spent a long weekend at Highfield celebrating a bunch of big O family birthdays - 80 / 70 / 50 / 50. There were 14 of us and the accommodation proved to be ideal for that size of party - … More
19 Aug 2013
I stayed here with 11 friends for a stag do. The house is amazing - 6 bedrooms, 5 of which can sleep 3+, a large garden with covered table that seats about 16, barbecue, PC with WIFI, and the best bit… More
14 Jul 2013
"Wonderful house & perfect for family get-togethers ....."
A family get-together. 15 of us aged 5 to 70. Highfield was perfect. Spacious, comfortable, lovely views & easy to stroll down the hill to town. The snooker table was a big hit as was the open fire. … More
29 Jun 2013
We stayed at Highfields for our annual girlie get together and couldn't have wished for anything better! The house is perfectly equipped with everything you need! The garden room is perfect for … More
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