Derwent House

LOCATION

Matlock, DERBYSHIRE

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Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Soft furnishing items that are left have been reduced and are being rotated between guests so there is a over 72 hours between use to avoid any cross contamination. I live next door to the property and am involved/oversee all cleaning processes.

FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT

Derwent House, a 6 bedroom Georgian town house sleeping up to 12 guests located in a quiet road in the centre of the market town of Matlock. The house is a classical style Georgian property and ideal for friends and families to enjoy time together. The house has two sitting rooms, a formal dining room, and large superbly equipped kitchen. Four bedrooms are en-suite plus an additional bathroom, with roll-top bath. Outside there is a courtyard area with ample seating. The house is located next to the award winning Hall Leys park. Bars, restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance.

Derwent House
Knowleston Place, Matlock, DERBYSHIRE, DE43BU
Phone : 01629584732

About the area

Discover Derbyshire

The natural features of this central English county range from the modest heights of the Peak District National Park, where Kinder Scout stands at 2,088 ft (636 m), to the depths of its remarkable underground caverns, floodlit to reveal exquisite Blue John stone. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the High Peak Trail which extends from the Derwent Valley to the limestone plateau near Buxton, and for many, the spectacular scenery is what draws them to the area.

The county is well endowed with stately homes – most notably Chatsworth, the palatial home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, with its outstanding collections of paintings, statuary and art. Other gems include the well preserved medieval Haddon Hall, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall, whose entrance front has been described as the grandest Palladian façade in Britain.

The spa town of Matlock is the county’s administrative centre and other major towns of interest include Derby and the old coal mining town of Chesterfield, with its crooked spire. Around the villages of Derbyshire, look out for the ancient tradition of well dressing, the decorating of springs and wells – the precious sources of life-sustaining water – with pictures formed from flowers.

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