The Gables is set over two floors, sleeping up to 6 guests in three perfectly formed bedrooms each with private en-suite bathrooms. The large wooden gate on the side of the property affords secure parking for 2 cars giving privacy to the garden, BBQ, fire pit and hot tub. The Gables provides a boot room for muddy shoes and wet paws to dry off or use for safe storage of bicycles. The dining kitchen includes washing machine, dishwasher and a Nespresso coffee machine for guest use. In the dining room, the dining table is quickly able to change into a ping pong table and a pool table for extra entertainment. The comfy lounge boasts a wood burning stove and plenty of DVD's along with plenty of books for guests to enjoy some downtime. The twin bedroom has a private en-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and separate shower. The other two bedrooms, one King and one Double each have a private en-suite bathrooms with shower. Within a stones throw there is an abundance of shops, pubs and restaurants to try. Castleton village is in the heart of the Peak District which is heaven for walkers, cyclists, paragliders, bird watchers, rock climbers and cavers to enjoy.
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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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