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Derwent House

England: Heart of England: Derbyshire and the Peak District: Matlock

4 star

Derwent House in Matlock is peacefully located in a conservation area overlooking the River Derwent, besides the popular Hall Leys park with its colourful gardens

A fine Georgian property with excellent facilities that sleeps up to 12 people. Many original features, including beamed ceilings, quarry floors and stone fireplaces remain. The house offers a luxury environment to relax with friends and family. Accommodation includes a fine dining room, large kitchen, six individually designed bedrooms (3 en-suite plus one with w.c./hand basin) plus a large bathroom. There is a log burner in the main lounge.

Garden / Grounds:
A large front garden, with colourful borders to the front and courtyard to the back. The courtyard area is enclosed and has flower displays and herbs. There are benches, chairs and table for guest use.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
The house is next to a large park (ideal for all ages). The varied delights of the Peak District, including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell and Abraham Heights are all within easy reach. Many local attractions are accessible using public transport from Matlock train or bus station (5 minute walk from Derwent House).

Site Details

This is a Detached Grade II listed .
This is a single unit.
Max. group size: 12.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 13 (12 adults and children, 1 baby)
Bedrooms: 6 (0 single, 4 double, 2 twin or bunk beds)
Includes 3 ensuites
Cots: included
Electric blankets provided: No
Bed Linen provided: Yes, included
Cot linen provided: Yes, included
Towels provided: Yes, included


Baths: 4
Showers over baths: 0
Cubicle showers: 3
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 5

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge: Yes
Freezer: Yes
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: 7
Electric hob rings: None
Dishwasher: Yes
Washing machine: Yes
Tumble dryer: Yes


TVs: 3
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: Yes
Free phone in house: Yes (Restricted use)
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: Yes, 100 metres
Central heating: Gas
Open fires/stoves etc.: 1
Storage heating: No
Other heating: No
High chairs: Yes, included
Baby sitting available: No
Welcome pack: Yes, included
Local caretaker: Contact details provided
Parking at site: Yes
Fuel provided: Yes, included
Gas: Yes, inlcluded
Electricity: Yes, included
Patio: Outside courtyard
Garden furniture: Yes - benches, chairs and table

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: By arrangement (£0 surcharge)
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Architecture: Listed Georgian property
Extra cleaning available: Yes, included
Cook available: Yes, -
Free wifi


Distance to lakes: 3 miles
Distance to sailing: 3 miles
Nearest town / village etc.: Matlock, no distance at all
National park: Peak District

Tourist attractions:
Chatsworth House, 6 miles, visit website
Haddon Hall, 7 miles, visit website
Bluejohn Cavern, 10 miles, visit website
Carsington Water, 4 miles, visit website
Alton Towers, 18 miles, visit website

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: DE43BU
Nearest railway station: Matlock, no distance at all
Nearest bus / coach station: Matlock, no distance at all
Nearest airport: East Midlands, 20 miles

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Property owner: Mr Damien Fitzgerald
Owners phone (daytime): 0114 235 6199
Owners phone (evening): 0114 235 6199
Owners address: Derwent House, 5 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire
Owners postcode: DE4 3BU
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Change-over day: Fri or Mon
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: Open all year for full weeks and short breaks
Arrival time: 4pm (or by arrangement)
Departure time: 10am
We do not accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 208     Details updated: 5th October, 2009

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