The Old Mill & Cottage
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House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 Home 160164
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House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12
The Old Mill and Cottage which dated from around 1750 and has full of character and charm, with old beamed ceilings, an old spiral staircase and a unique tower with a magnificent view.
The Old Mill has four bedrooms; a double bedroom in the tower, twin bedroom, an adult bunk bedroom and a family room with double bed and adult bunk bed. It has two bathrooms, large lounge with 4 settees, patio garden with BBQ set, large dining room with a large table that can sit 10 easily. It is a perfect venue for a family holiday, get together party and a quiet hen and stag night parties.
The adjacent cosy cottage with an en-suite double bedroom, can be booked together with the Old Mill and it offers privacy when needed, while allowing the family to join together and enjoy.
The properties have been sympathetically restored to a high standard and are very well equipped as well as having a large patio garden with BBQ and tables for al fresco dining.
Holloway is an ideal base for exploring Derbyshire and the Peak National Park. It is a quiet rural village with general store, pubs and restaurants close by. The Heights of Abraham cable car ride, Gullivers Kingdom, Arkwright Mills and Crich National Tramway Museum are all minutes away, whilst Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Carsington Water and Alton Towers are all within easy travelling distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands Airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Derby City, Matlock|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (6), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
* Large Property perfect for large groups
* Five bedrooms & three bathrooms
* Secure driveway with parking for up to five cars
* Bus stop directly outside with routes to Matlock and Matlock Bath, Alfreton and Ripley.
* Matlock, Matlock Bath, Cromford Railway, Station nearby
* Central UK location is great for reunions and gathering events
* Dishwasher, washer/dryer machine, larder and 2 fridge freezers
* Kettle, toaster, oven, grill and microwave
Restored to include quirky features such as beamed ceilings and feature fireplace
* TV, Sky+ Sports, DVD and Video, Wi-Fi available
|Further details outdoors|
Well Maintained patio and garden area equipped with large BBQ
Impressive double room in the tower of the building with great views across the countryside
1. For booking, we require 1/3rd deposit and pay the balance 6 weeks before start of the holiday.
2. The arrival time from 3:00 PM and the departure time is 10:00 AM unless otherwise agreed.
3. Short or longer breaks are welcomed. Start day - anyday.
4. We reserved the right of refusal.
5. Discount tariff for Late Deals.
6. Deposit is not refundable.
7. For Wheelchair Access; please telephone us for details.
The Derbyshire region
The Peak District offers some of England’s most wild and beautiful scenery, and is one of the country’s most treasured National Parks. Holiday cottages make good bases for walking or cycling holidays to explore the delights of Buxton, Castleton, Bakewell and Eyam. There are quaint pubs and teahouses to be found in this area, with local beers making the perfect end to a day’s walking.
Holloway was the home of Florence Nightingale and family and is steeped in history of ‘The Lady with the Lamp’. The High Peak Trail, a popular walk, also begins less than one mile away from The Old Mill & Cottage. This 17 miles (27 km) High Peak Trail is now a national route of the National Cycle Network and popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
The Heights of Abraham cable car ride, Gullivers Kingdom, Arkwright Mills and Crich National Tramway Museum are all minutes away, whilst Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Carsington Water and Alton Towers are all within easy travelling distance. There is also a handful of charismatic pubs a stroll away, offering an excellent choice of food and drink. Explore by foot, bicycle or car and take in some of the most astonishing sights and charms the Peak District has to offer.
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14 Jun 2015
I booked this accommodation to celebrate with family my 50th birthday. Brilliant time was had by all. Spacious property with lots of character. Everything you need plenty of plates cups glasses. Two fridge and gas barbecue. Safe out door space for children. Terence was very helpful throughout booking up to arrival. His lovely partner even made a birthday cake. Lovely location and setting. Ample parking for four cars. We would like to thank our lovely hosts for our stay at such a quaint and unique accommodation. We have some lovely memories. We will be back.
8 Oct 2013
"Beautiful house in a great location, with a charming host"
The Old Mill is a lovely, characterful building, with adequate amenities for a large group to cater for themselves and enjoy a comfortable holiday. The location, just outside Matlock and on the edge of the Peak District, is perfect for a casual walking holiday. We got on well with the owner, who was attentive to our needs, but also discrete, and generally very friendly. (The adjacent "Cottage" is a perfect addition for a large group, providing additional space for anyone who wants a bit of peace and quiet.)
10 Sep 2013
"Just Right for Us"
We stayed as a family group, eight adults, 3 small children and one baby. Very quiet location - did not notice any of the small amount of passing traffic. The house and cottage were well equipped in all respects and suited us well. Kitchen on the small side, but more importantly for us there was ample refrigeration space for a weekend's supply of food and drinks. Very good value. Thank you.
24 May 2013
"Everything we needed for a great weekend break"
House was spotlessly clean with a good standard of fittings and furniture and is very well-cared for. Lots of pretty flowers in the garden. It was great to have plenty of toys and games for the children and sky sports for the grown-ups! Well situated to explore the area and the owners made us feel very welcome, nothing was too much trouble. You do need to watch young children on the spiral staircase, although the stairgate was very useful. The separate cottage was well furnished and equipped and ideal for our friends who aren't used to the early wake-up call from young children!
6 Mar 2013
"great location and well run but not for young children"
we chose this property to meet with our family it has great views and lots of beds so it was nice. I woud go back there in 5-7 years time when the kids are older. The kitchen and dining room is on the lower floor and to get to it there is a spiral stair case. The living room is upstairs and very well organised it was a shame that to bring the tea mugs we had t go through the spiral staircase.
The spiral staircase is one of the feature of The Old Mill and there is now a baby gate available at the top of the stairs. And also, there are tea/coffee making services for the lounge.
22 Jan 2013
"Fantastic hospitality from owners, great for groups and perfect base to explore the Peak District"
This quirky cottage surpasses all expectations you would have about a group countryside getaway. We took some friends to stay in the old mill and cottage (the cottage can be rented separately for 2 people) and had a great week/weekend away from everything, We found this to be a perfect location to visits many close-by tourist attractions including Alton Towers. There was ample space and a lovely spiral stairway leading downstairs to the kitchen and outdoor area, complete with BBQ. Added bonuses are Sky+, Gas BBQ, Supermarket close by in car, Board games &Lots of space!
15 Nov 2012
"Great place for group gatherings & lovely location"
Stayed here with a group of friends for a 30th birthday and we all thoroughly enjoyed it! The cottage is a perfect size for a large group at a reasonable price and has everything you need. Location great for walking, lots of beautiful scenery. Local pub The jug and glass was great for our evening meal, lovely food at a good price and live music. Would definately stay here again and would recommend to others.
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