House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Thorncliffe House is situated in Darley Dale near Matlock on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It's ideally located to visit the numerous sights and attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales. Great for walkers and cyclists with secure storage for your bikes.
The house is maintained to a very high standard and has everything you need to make your holiday perfect. There's four double bedrooms, one has a King Size bed and a luxury en-suite bathroom with walk in shower. Two others have double beds and the fourth has two single beds that can be linked together on request to form a Superking bed. There's also a modern family bathroom with a shower over the bath.
Downstairs the entrance porch leads into a large hallway with an office area. The living room seats 8 people and has a large flatscreen tv with freesat, dvd player and music system. The large kitchen/dining room is a lovely light room with patio doors leading outside onto a paved area. The dining table seats 10 and the fitted kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need and more, including a wine fridge. There's a large fully equipped utility room if you want to do your own laundry and a downstairs cloakroom with wc and hand basin.
Outside is a secure garage with electric door for one car and ample parking at the front of the house for more cars. There's a paved patio area with tables and seating for 8 people and a large enclosed lawned garden that benefits from the sun all day. We recommend supervision of very young children in the garden at all times.
The house backs onto an open playing field that has a small childrens play area at the top, close enough to be handy but far enough away not to be a nuisance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.9 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands International airport 62 km, Nearest railway: Matlock 6.3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Darley Dale is the perfect base for visiting many places of interest in the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. Set in a lovely quiet area for a nice relaxing holiday it is also close enough to pubs, shops, restaurants etc. and is only a 5-10 minute drive from Matlock if you prefer the nightlife there on a weekend.
If you like walking there are some magnificent places to go for a walk or if it's cycling you prefer then you've certainly picked the right area.
There are numerous places to visit for people of all ages so you'll always find something to suit you. Here's a list of some of the places and events you could visit during your stay :-
Chatsworth House - also has many special events throughout the year
Bakewell, with it's world famous pudding shop and large weekly market
Caudwells mill and craft centre
Crich tramway village
Gullivers Kingdom - great for the younger kids
The Heights of Abraham
Derwent valley mills world heritage site
Peak Village factory outlet
Carsington Reservoir and water sports centre
Peak District mining museum
Matlock Farm Park
Red house stables and carriage museum
Rapid Horizons - rafting on the river Derwent for the more adventurous!
Alton Towers, approx 45 mins drive away
The caverns at Castleton
These are just some of the many places you could visit but there are many more too!
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6 Jan 2014
"Beautiful house and very welcoming owner!"
8 of us (3 generations) stayed at Thorncliffe House over the new year, and couldn't have wished for a better place to base our time together. The house is beautifully decorated and has plenty of… More
6 Nov 2013
"Exceptional 5 star quality, fantastically equipped."
We chose this house because of the room throughout as we were travelling with another family and needed accommodation for 7. The reasonable price drew us as well!When we arrived, we were amazed at th… More
3 Nov 2013
"Simply the best"
Our 3 night stay was something of a last minute booking and to be honest Darley Dale wouldn't have been our first choice but we were quite taken with the description and the photographs of Thornc… More
21 Oct 2013
"A real Home from Home"
We spent 4 nights (Monday - Friday) with 2 children. The layout and decor of the house can only be described as stunning!! The quality of the furnishings is of an excellent standard (if this is your r… More
10 Oct 2013
I an my family have enjoyed the stay in this home, Ms. Kate and steve welcomed us with warm smile, there was fresh milk, bescuites, sugar and tea. the accommodation is well decorated and suitable for vacation,
1 Oct 2013
"Beautifully appointed property"
We spent three days at this property, for a family reunion. It is a superb property situated perfectly to explore the beautiful Derbyshire area. The property itself is beautifully decorated and furn… More
16 Sep 2013
"Style and space near Matlock"
Our group of two families with small children (3 under the age of 3) stayed at Thorncliffe House for the weekend. The house is great. Really stylishly decorated and furnished (with solid wood furnitur… More
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