Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Part of a former out building 'The Mistal' has been converted to a very warm and comfortable holiday home. Beautifully set on ground floor level, the well equipped semi detached accommodation has one bedroom, with a king size bed, which can be divided into two singles, there is a full bathroom with shower over bath. All bedding and towels are included; a hair-dryer is also provided Living and dining area with ample seating and includes a large TV/DVD player with Freeview and a radio. Wifi is available in this property A very realistic electric wood burning stove gives a great instant atmosphere. A small selection of games, books and DVD's are also supplied.Through an arch way is a modern kitchen which features a dishwasher, microwave, toaster, fridge, gas hob, and electric oven. The property has gas central heating throughout and has ample hot water; also double glazing. Off road gated parking for one car is located within the property grounds. The patio area is south facing; patio furniture and a barbecue are provided. The boot room is available to store cycles and other outdoor equipment.Set in a lovely valley, the property is ideal for visiting the many local attractions that Derbyshire has to offer. Chatsworth House, Crich Tramway Village and Carsington Water with fishing, sailing, bird watching, bike hire and walks are all within a short driving distance. There are cycling trails and cycle hire based close by. The towns of Belper, Ashbourne, Wirksworth, Bakewell and Buxton are all within easy reach. Belper is the nearest and only 1 mile from your door and was voted the Best Market Town 2014 .Belper was also named the overall champion high street winner it has lots of local history and parts of which have World Heritage status. Alton Towers is roughly 45 minutes by car; smaller theme parks Gulliver's Kingdom and The Height's of Abraham are within 20 minutes drive. Walkers will find a criss-cross of public footpaths to suit all levels in the immediate local area; the Midshires way passes directly past the property. There are many dining options in the local area, from local pubs serving traditional fare, to Indian and Italian restaurants. A second adjoining two bedroom property, 'The Byre', is also available for rental if more space is needed for a larger party of people. If you have any special requirements please email and we will provide extra information.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nottingham East Midlands, Nearest railway: Belper or Derby
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The England region

In the heart of England the Derbyshire Dales is a delight explore. The nearby Peak district with rivers, moors and dramatic views are very popular with walkers.There are many historic houses such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall. Kedleston Hall and Hardwick Hall. The Derwent Valley is a world heritage site and was the birthplace of the industrial revolution. Try the cable cars over the gorge at Matlock Bath to the Heights of Abraham and check out the view.

Peak rail and the Tramway Museum are also nearby.For an active holiday cycle hire is available throughout the region the closest being at Carsington Water, only a 15 minute drive away good for fishing water sport too.

Those seeking thrills Alton Towers is a 40 min drive away.


Centrally located in The Derbyshire Dales, Blackbrook is a hamlet set in a valley close to the town of Belper which is located in the Derwent Valley Heritage Corridor. Strutt's historic Mill stands next to the River Derwent in Belper with its unusual horseshoe weir, tranquil Riverside Gardens with colourful borders with central bandstand. Derwent Valley visitor centre is located in North Mill.

The City of Derby is only 20 minutes’ drive away where world famous Royal Crown Derby have a visitor centre and factory shop. The tourist towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Ashbourne are also a short drive away with an abundance of markets and events happening throughout the year.The city of Nottingham can be reached easily by train from Belper. In Belper there are a wide range of cafe's, restaurants and pubs which serve traditional fare and a wide range of international cuisine. There are country pubs within 5 min drive from your cottage serving meals too. Belper is home to a large number independent shops and a supermarket. Belper was recently voted Best Market Town in it's category''