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Derwent House

The elegant oak-panelled dining room. Ideal for a meal together or special celebration.
58 reviews
The elegant oak-panelled dining room. Ideal for a meal together or special celebration.
Derwent House Grade II listed Georgian property circa 1753
The main guest lounge
Superbly equipped large kitchen with additional seating
Master bedroom, with views over Knowleston gardens
Victorial style bathroom, ideal for relaxing after a day walking in the Peak District
Double en-suite room
Twin, en-suite bedroom
Individually designed twin bedroom
The 'old kitchen'  dating from the 17th century. Another lounge room, ideal to sit and chat...
Peak District - a stunning location throughout the year
A view of Bakewell bridge
The River Derwent
Hall Leys Park next to Derwent House
A View of Derbyshire
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6 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Matlock, Derbyshire, England
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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Listing #HL86809
About the Owner
Damien F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Derwent House is a comfortable well equipped large house made all the better by the owners extra touches like coffe tea etc and fresh flowers.The grandchildren all loved it and asked if they could come again next year. We all had a brilliant time together...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We stayed here for a big family get-together and we couldn't have chosen a better venue. A real home from home with everything that we needed for cooking big meals and dining, and so many thoughtful touches throughout from our hosts. The location is superb...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is our 2nd stay in this beautiful house and we have already booked our next trip. This is definitely home from home with everything you need for a perfect stay. So comfortable and very clean. You won’t be disappointed. We love it!

Thank jackieregan2017
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The house is located in the centre of Matlock and is ideally placed for local amenities. The location of the house makes it unsuitable for outside gatherings late in the evening.
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    4 Twins
    3 Queens
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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 Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 8 790
1 Jun 2018 -
19 Jul 2018
3 nights
R 7 559
R 32 522
£1 850
20 Jul 2018 -
6 Sep 2018
3 nights
R 8 174
R 34 983
£1 990
7 Sep 2018 -
1 Nov 2018
3 nights
R 7 559
R 32 522
£1 850
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand 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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About the neighbourhood
Matlock and the Peak District offer something for visitors of all ages. Walk through one of the finest national parks in England, visit the market towns or take in one of the many historical properties. For more adventure the area offers mountain biking, water sports and theme parks.

Throughout the spring and summer months the tradition of 'well dressing' can be seen in the local towns and villages.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Matlock: 0.5 km
Ferry: Liverpool: 140.0 km
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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