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Derwent House

73 reviews
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6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
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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...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 located next to Hall Leys Park. Derwent House is the ideal base for sightseeing, walking, water sports, outdoor pursuits and enjoying the myriad of delights offered in the Peak District throughout the year. On-site catering, beauty treatments and holistic therapies can also be booked to add an extra special touch to your stay. Derwent House is available for short breaks and longer stays throughout the year. More
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About the Owner
Damien F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2009
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We live next to Derwent House as we run a Bed and Breakfast next door. This means we are often around and able to offer assistance if required,
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Reviewed 30 May 2019

Situated on a quiet road opposite gardens and a park. Within easy reach of shops, walks and amenities.Beautiful house with a very welcoming feel.Fresh flowers in all the downstairs rooms and a welcome pack of refreshments. Big kitchen with every utensil and crockery, pans etc...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Susan S
DerwentHouse, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at Derwent House. A number of guests use the house for special occasions and we try to keep it very well equipped for this so it is great to read your comment. I am really pleased you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 20 May 2019

Derwent House combines the luxury of a country house hotel with the informality of being at home and was a perfect setting for our recent family celebration. This was the second time we have stayed there and, if anything, it is even better than before....More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Moira H
DerwentHouse, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Derwent House Matlock so much. Reading your review it reminds me how much the local area offers for all ages.

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Reviewed 11 April 2019

I booked Derwent House for a family group of 10 adults and 1 toddler and it was the perfect place for us.Located on a quiet cul-de-sac next to a lovely park which was great for our little granddaughter and an easy walk for us into...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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DerwentHouse, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2019

I am so pleased to know how much you enjoyed your stay at Derwent House Matlock. Hall Leys park is lovely and has just won a Green flag for the 10th running. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back.

Reviewed 5 April 2019 via mobile

My family of 7 adults and 5 children (ranging in age from 1 to 7 years) had a fabulous 3 nights at Derwent House. It was beautifully appointed with everything we needed. The owners were very helpful with advice about local facilities and with our...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Sue C
DerwentHouse, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

We are so pleased to know all your family enjoyed their stay at Derwent House. The house does have great character and sense of history. We are lucky too with the park and local amenities so close. We are always really pleased to know you...More

Reviewed 12 March 2019

Great place to celebrate my husband 60th birthday with 8 friends. Very tastefully decorated, plenty of space and well equipped in the kitchen for self catering. Matlock has a lot to offer for walking, sight seeing and eating out, which is on the door step....More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Meander22012964155
DerwentHouse, VR Owner at Derwent House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

We are delighted you enjoyed the house for your birthday celebration. We are very lucky with our location as you say. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back in the future. Thank you.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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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. Cooking 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 provided within the house, together with footballs, badminton rackets and other outdoor games, for use in the park.
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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.
Getting around
Matlock is served by a train station, which is a 10 minute walk from Derwent house. Trains run regularly to Derby and Nottingham, and serve local villages. There are bus services to all the popular tourist locations, including historical houses, market towns and varied walking locations. There are a range of shops, bars and restaurants within close walking distance of the house.
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