House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Harrington House is being re launched on the market from 18april 2014. Positioned on the outskirts of historic Cromford in the Derbyshire Dales which is on the threshold of the Peak District National Park 1.5km This Derbyshire stone property was built by the owner to a very high standard. It snuggles in 2 1/2 acres of garden with stunning views across the Derwent Valley with the Cromford Canal skirting the garden. This in turn leads to Arkwright's historic mill.
In December 2001 the Derwent Valley Mills was inscribed on the World Heritage List.. High Peak Cycle Trail and access to towpath of Cromford Canal 1km, Carsington Water (tuition and hire available for a variety of pursuits) 5km, Crich Tramway Museum 5km, and a host of historic houses, market towns as well as an abundance of walks, cycle paths, rock climbing,water sports,caving .
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 52 km, Nearest railway: Cromford 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
6 Bedrooms each with en-suits (2 baths and 4 showers)
25% Booking deposit with remainder paid 8 weeks before arrival
£150 Refundable deposit
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Peak District is in the heart of England and is England's oldest National Park. The Peak District has some of England's finest climbing, ie Black Rocks 2km, and High Tor 2km. Walking - several long range walks within 1 1/2km of Cromford, including the High Peak Trail 1km. There are several historic houses such as Chatsworth, Hardwick and Haddon Hall - all very much in demand for location shots in the filming industry. Bakewell is famous for its Puddings, Buxton for its gardens and Opera House. Eyam for its association with the Black Death of 1666. Wirksworth for its well dressings 3km. Carsington Water offers extensive activities such as sailing, windsurfing,kayaking - tuition and hire available).
Cromford Mills created by Richard Arkwright (claimed to be the cradle of the Industrial Revolution). For steam enthusiasts the Lea Pumping Station on Cromford Canal, 1km, has a fine example of a working steam driven beam engine which pumps water out of the Derwent into the Cromford Canal. working days take place during the year usually at Bank Holidays. This point is also the start of the High Peak Trail (approximately 30km long), ideal for cycling and walking. This was formerly the track bed of the Cromford and High Peak Railway which used to link to the canal systems in Lancashire. Matlock Bath famous for its thermal petrifying waters is built along the River Derwent and is an inland holiday resort 2km. It has cable cars leading to the Heights of Abraham . There is also Gullivers Kingdom. Between September and October the Matlock Bath illuminations take place along with the illuminated Venetian Boats and Firework displays. Crich Tramway Museum is an absolute must, especially at Bank Holidays when various events take pace. The former spa town of Matlock is 3km and offers an attractive Edwardian Park, river walks, new sports centre, steam railway, shops and restaurants.
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21 Aug 2012
"Great house in great location"
The house is large and clean and was exactly what we were looking for...just somewhere to hang out and catch up on a Uni reunion weekend. We weren't bothered about the décor (relatively dated), we just wanted somewhere large enough to house us with comfy beds and enough showering facilities (plenty of both - all bedrooms have en suite showers).
The owners live below the property which would have been handy if there had been any issues but you didn't see or hear them at all so you shouldn't let that put you off renting here.
The double garage is set up into a games room with a pool table, darts and a ping pong table. We spent most of our time in there playing music and just generally having fun together.
The kitchen was large enough to cook big meals for a group of 11 and the dining room was equipped with a large table and enough chairs for us to all sit and eat together as a group.
We rented the property for three nights at relatively short notice. The owners were really helpful at the booking stage, provided good directions and returned the deposit without any prompting.
The house itself is in a beautiful location – really picturesque with plenty of places to go exploring and walking. Matlock is a gorgeous little town to have a wander round.
We all had a great weekend.
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