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The Conkers

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Conkers is a beautiful 1 bedroom apartment adjoining our 18th Century Farmhouse. You can take in the stunning veiws from the victorian cast iron balcony.

The spacious lounge and kitchen area has magnificent original oak beams and exposed stonework with log effect fire. On an evening after a long walk put your feet up and make the most of the 42" flat screen TV.

The bedroom is beautifully presented with ajoining en-suite shower room. It has a kingsize bed with memory foam mattress and ample wardrobe and drawer space.

Outside are two seating areas where you can enjoy the lovely gardens and views. Ample secure off road parking.

All rooms are tastefully furnished to make our guests stay special. In addition there is a separate boot room, bike store and laundry room.

Travel cot available.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: East Midlands, Nearest railway: Derby/Alfreton/Whatstandwell
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Beautifully furnished apartment. Cosey and light with 42" wide screen TV with free view. DVD player and a selection of DVDs. Wi Fi connection.

Eye station with radio. Dishwasher, electric hob & microwave/conventional oven & grill,toaster. Well equiped kitchen - including washing up liquid and dishwash tablets. Outside bootroom with washing machine & drying facilities. Plenty of secure off road parking. Two seperate outside seating areas to relax and enjoy a glass of wine. All linen and towels are provided. You will find a welcome pack on your arrival. The Conkers is owner maintained.

Further details outdoors

Secure parking on private gated drive.

Award winning Country Pub/Restaurant - 2 minutes stroll along the lane

Local walks & footpaths from the doorstep

Places of interest - Chatsworth House & Gardens, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Carsington Water, Crich Stand & Tramway Museum, Matlock and Matlock Bath, plus much much more!

A must see Furniture & Interiors shop - Curiosity Interiors, Alfreton -

The Heart of England/Peak District

There are many places of interest around Derbyshire, and plenty of history. Wingfield manor ( where Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner) is only a few minutes drive away. In the surrounding area you can visit Chatsworth House and Gardens, Haddon Hall and Gardens, Hardwick Hall and Gardens, Wingfield Manor, Crich Tramway Museum, John Smedley factory shop - Lea (famous for its knitwear), Matlock indoor swimming pool, Carsington Water – bird watching, walking, cycling, windsurfing, sailing and fishing, Tissington trail – cycling and walking, Matlock Bath – cable cars to The Heights of Abraham, Lea Rhododendron Gardens and much more.

South Wingfield

The Conkers is situated in a lovely hamlet between Crich and South Wingfield. There are no shops, however there are village shops only a short drive away. There is a Pub/restaurant The White Hart 2 minutes walk along the lane and several other eating pubs are only a few minutes drive away. If you enjoy walking we have many interesting walks and footpaths from the door and surrounding area.

The Conkers is a great place to use as a base to visit all of Derbyshires main attractions and a wonderful place to relax in the beautiful garden or just put your feet up in the tastfully furnished apartment.

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16 Sep 2014


"Very enjoyable-quiet and peaceful location"

We spent an enjoyable four days at The Conkers--was greeted by Sarah, who was very helpful and friendly. She was available whenever we needed her, since Gill was away for the week. Loved the garden … More

3 Sep 2014


"Great Place to Stay"

The Conkers has a lovely ambiance, it is beautifully decorated and stocked with everything you could possibly want. I am a keen cook and foodie and was apprehensive about the microwave/convection ove… More

8 Aug 2014


"Perfect Retreat"

It was the ideal place for me and my fiancé to relax after our explorations of the Derbyshire countryside. We wanted somewhere secluded with great views, which is exactly what we got. A wonderful cot… More

6 Aug 2014


"Perfect Break At The Conkers As Always !!!"

This is our 4th stay at The Conkers, unfortunately it was only a short break this time but as before everything was perfect. The Conkers is such a restful place to stay, the apartment is cosy and well… More

24 Jul 2014



The Conkers is set in a rural location and the apartment occupies part of the second floor of the owners farmhouse. The owners garden below the apartment is lovely and there are good views beyond the … More

I am extremely surprised at this review.
These guests asked for a Thursday to Thursday booking, but as I already had a Friday to Friday booking this was not possible. They went ahead with the booking which I understood to be Friday to Thursday (six day bookings are the same cost as a 7 day in peak season) I did email asking them to confirm whether it was a 6 day or a 7 day booking but did not receive a reply so booked The Conkers out for six days. It wasn't until they arrived that we realised that they thought they were staying for severn nights. I went to see them the following day to discuss the matter. They were fine and understood that it was a misunderstanding, however, I did offer to book them in at the local pub at a cost of £90 (which I was willing to pay for) but they said they were happy to leave a day early and visit their daughter. I also gave them a £12 bottle of presseco which they were delighted with. They came to say good bye before they left and said how much they had enjoyed their stay with no mention of their displeasure. I did refund £45 not £25 as stated in the review.

20 Jul 2014


"We may have missed out"

We read the glowing TA reviews and were looking forward to staying there. We arrived and found the apartment was everything the pictures and reviews portrayed. The area is wonderful and the location … More

Im so sorry to read that your stay was not what you expected. With regard to the children crying in the garden, this is a one acre plot and it is unfortunate if they were close to the apartment but normally they play in the play area well away from the house. Our dogs are not encouraged to enter the property so I am surprised that they did wander in as this only happens if guests encourage them. Our drive is designed to park at least 10 vehicles so if there were 4 other cars on the drive it should not have caused a problem. My family are always friendly, helpful and polite with all guests staying at The Conkers. I am sorry that the stay was not up to your expectations and wish you all the best on the rest of your trip.

23 Feb 2014



The Conkers is a truly welcoming apartment that we wouldn't hesitate to recommend, a real home from home. Every need is catered for & the decor is finished to a very high standard, our only probl… More

4 Jan 2014


"Tasteful and comfortable."

The apartment was every bit as tasteful as the pictures suggested. beautifully furnished with everything that we needed for a cosy winter break. The attention to detail that Gill has made the stay mem… More

3 Sep 2013


"This is a beautiful apartment, in a stunning location and perfect for a lone traveller, couple or a single parent/child."

I stayed for a week with my 9 year old daughter and we had a fantastic time. The Conkers is located in the most beautiful and quiet location but within a short drive of all the local attractions. It… More

4 Jul 2013


"The Conkers is comfortable, tasteful and excellently equipped."

My husband and I have recently enjoyed our second visit to The Conkers. We stayed at the apartment seven years ago and the standard is still very high. The location is wonderful (with an excellent p… More

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  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:13 Sep 2014

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