House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
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.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands Airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Matlock 500 m|
|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, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 13|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Derwent House is set up with all the facilities to meet the needs of twelve guests with ease.
A washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, together with a retractable washing line and pegs.
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.
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.
|Further details outdoors|
The courtyard garden
With original flagstones and salting sink. There is a range of planting and seasonal herbs. The area is enclosed by a gate and has seating for guests.
There is plenty of parking on Knowleston Place, a quiet cul-de-sac where, generally, you can park right outside the house. The park offers a place to walk, relax or play and includes a children’s play area and duck pond. The shops, restaurants and other amenities are all within walking distance making this a perfect location for families and groups.
Derwent House is available for short breaks or full weeks throughout the year. All prices are fully inclusive of facilities - there are no additional charges.
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Peak District’s very special qualities are well known to the people who live in the towns and cities that surround the National Park but for visitors from further away, whether from Britain or abroad, the magic of the Peak District is just waiting to be discovered.
A short break, or longer holiday, will allow you to explore some of England’s most spectacular scenery and in the towns, villages and hamlets - amongst the prettiest in the country - you will find a warm and genuine welcome wherever you go. Every taste is catered for and many exciting activities are available.
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.
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23 Jun 2014
"Excellent large, well equiped house in Matlock"
We wanted a large, well equipped house in Matlock for a group of walking friends and discovered Derwent House. What a find. Not only is it well equipped, the attention to detail from the friendly owne… More
30 Apr 2014
"Excellent accommodation for large family gathering"
This large house in Matlock provides wonderful, spacious accommodation to suit various combinations of guests (there are double beds in some rooms, twins in others). The house is in a lovely peaceful… More
25 Feb 2014
10 of us from three generations (and a dog) stayed over a long weekend to celebrate a milestone birthday. The house is spacious and characterful, and the fittings and decoration were faultless. We fou… More
14 Feb 2014
"Spacious house with excellent facilities, made for a great family reunion venue"
We chose Derwent House as the venue for our first ever cousins' reunion, which we were hoping to turn into an annual affair, so it was really important that everything went smoothly. The house wa… More
26 Nov 2013
"Fantastic property that is well equipped and perfectly located"
We booked the house for a group of friends with young children. There were 10 adults and 5 children and we had a fantastic long weekend at Derwent House. It is really well kitted out with everything… More
6 Aug 2013
"Very comfortable stay and excellent location for child-friendly facilities"
Visited the house for a week, which my uncle was renting, to stay with him and other members of the family. House very comfortable with attractive period features and plenty of space for big parties, … More
22 Jun 2013
Absolutely wonderful stay. Booked in as a surprise for mum's 60th and invited the rest of the family along too. Everything you need for a relaxing break, great location, beautiful setting, lovely… More
14 Apr 2013
"Lovely house, beautiful rooms, great location for a group to stay."
The rooms are gorgeous, the beds are comfy, we covert the kitchen and it feels like you are staying in a friends house 'you've borrowed for the weekend'. As a large group of friends inc… More
8 Apr 2013
"Outstanding House in a Perfect Location"
What a beautiful house, fully equipped with everything you could possibly need for a stay. Damien (the owner) is very friendly and is happy to assist throughout, from placing the booking and during th… More
26 Feb 2013
"Atmospheric historic house - great for a big group"
I booked Derwent House to share my 60th birthday with family and friends. Very impressed with the house and the service in booking. Loved the big kitchen, the range of bedrooms, the cosy front room. T… More
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