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Derwent House

An ideal dining room for a special occasion seating 12 poeple at one table
5.0 of 5 stars
38 reviews
An ideal dining room for a special occasion seating 12 poeple at one table
The main guest lounge
Superbly equipped large kitchen with additional seating
Peak District - a stunning location throughout the year
Master bedroom, with views over Knowleston gardens
Victorial style bathroom, ideal for relaxing after a day walking in the Peak District
Derwent House Grade II listed Georgian property circa 1753
Double en-suite room
Accommodation for those who like a little bit extra
Twin, en-suite bedroom
The 'old kitchen' lounge, an ideal place to sit and relax, read or chat
Individually designed twin bedroom
A view of Bakewell bridge
The River Derwent
Hall Leys Park next to Derwent House
A View of Derbyshire
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Rental Home /
6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 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 l...
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About the owner, Damien F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL86809 by: Holiday Lettings
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Kerrie T
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in November 2015

Got married in Bakewell on Saturday 21/11/2015 and as this our wedding was a small intimate affair, Derwent House was perfect for ourselves and main guests. From the moment we entered, we all felt completely relaxed and at ease. We all felt like excited children, exploring the house and spent a great deal of time checking out all the rooms.... more

Nicky S
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

A group of us booked the property for our annual get together. The property surpassed our expectations. The kitchen was extremely well -equipped with everything needed to produce a gourmet meal. Also plenty of fridge and freezer space with a great range cooker. The lounge was comfortable and well furnished with lovely blinds and cushions. Unfortunately we didn't get the... more

Janet M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The service from Damien was spot on. he rang to give me details of arrival the day before and during our stay we were provided with concession price tickets for Chatsworth house, saving us at least £7 each. The house was lovely, beautifully decorated and dressed. The little extras provided made all the difference to our stay, such as lots... more

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Derwent House is set up with all the facilities to meet the needs of twelve guests with ease.

Washing facilities
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.

TV/CD/DVD player
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 provi...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Nov 2, 2015 -
Dec 20, 2015
3 nights
Dec 21, 2015 -
Jan 3, 2016
5 nights
Jan 4, 2016 -
Feb 11, 2016
3 nights
Feb 12, 2016 -
Mar 17, 2016
Mid season
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices are fully inclusive of linen, towels, a supply of logs for wood burner and extras as detailed on our website. There is also a high chair, cot and stair gates if required. There are no additional charges.
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How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 24.9 mi
Railway: Matlock: 0.3 mi
Ferry: Liverpool: 87.0 mi
A number of airlines operate into East Midlands Airport from destinations throughout Europe. Car hire can also be booked from the airport.

Hull and Liverpool ferry port are both approximately 140km from Matlock and serve a number of ports in Ireland and the Netherlands.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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