8 TAWNEY HOUSE, romantic, country holiday cottage in Matlock, Ref 2401
With an open plan living-area boasting impressive mullioned windows to two aspects and a modern well-equipped kitchen, this lovingly restored property is able to sleep four people. Just a short walk from the centre of Matlock lies this outstanding property. With views of the Church and Riber Castle, this lovely cottage has been lovingly and uniquely styled by the current owners to create a high quality holiday home. The single bedroom is reasonably small and comes with a pull out stacker bed, so perhaps this property is better suited for younger families or a couple looking to enjoy a romantic break together. With pleantiful local amenities, everything you could possibly need for a perfect holiday is within easy reach.
Amenities: Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, radio/CD player, small library of books/games/DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair provided. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared use of patio with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Single room is small; use of pull out stacker bed makes space compact. Note: Apartment is accessed from courtyard parking area via an external staircase.
Region: The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.
Town: The popular Peak District towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath have long been attracting visitors to the area. Since the Spa was developed in the late 17th Century, these pretty towns have been fashionable holiday spots and it isn't hard to see why. Offering a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, the Matlocks are set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent and are home to the renowned attractions of Riber Castle, Gullivers Kingdom and the Peak District Mining Museum. The Heights of Abraham cable cars provide breathtaking views down the gorge whilst the park itself offers a wealth of activities for the whole family such as the nature trail, water gardens and Owl Maze. With so many walks and cycle trails through the spectacular scenery, The Matlocks make a wonderful holiday destination.
Additional amenities include: cooker.TripAdvisor property ID 2398926...Read more
Left on 09/15/2014 for a stay in August 2014 | petemanReviewed Sep 15, 2014Stayed Aug 2014
We stayed at the flat in May 2014. It was clean, spacious, comfortable and well equipped. It was only a short walk into the centre of Matlock through a very pleasant park. The provision of milk and biscuits on our arrival was a welcome touch. The flat is part of an old building converted into flats and is accessed via a set of external stairs. The flats have a dedicated car park. Although there is no car park for the sole use of this flat we had no trouble getting parked. This is a good base to explore the southern Peak District. There are good bus connections which we used to visit Bakewell and Buxton (the advantages of an OAP bus pass).
The description does say that it sleeps 4 but the second bedroom is small and may be quite cramped for more than one. This didn't affect us as we did not use the second bedroom. Would recommend.
“A lovely family retreat; excellent facilities and atmosphere”
Left on 09/07/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 7, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
We needed at short notice somewhere here to stay for the weekend for a wedding. We have a 4 year old and a baby, who at the time was 7 months old.
We were unsure of this place because the photos suggested the apartments were a bit built up and the flat weeny. Neither turned out to be true at all. It was spacious, tastefully done with excellent facilities and lovely views. Both boys were very settled here and there was a very warm welcome. We would definitely return
Left on 12/01/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 1, 2011Stayed Sep 2011
Location was excellent for exploring the peak district and if that was not enough, the accommodation was ideal- spacious and comfortable. I would recommend this place to anyone- if fact we have already done so!
Left on 10/21/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 21, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
We really enjoyed our stay in the apartment - it was in beautiful condition with modern furnishings and everything you could need! Matlock is a great location for reaching many of the attractions of the Peak District including Chatsworth and Dove Dale.
Left on 08/18/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 18, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
The location was excellent for just strolling through the park along the river right into the centre of Matlock and having private parking at your front door you could explore the Peak district and always know that you could get parked when you returned to base
Left on 03/19/2010 for a stay in December 2009 | The McKillwinsReviewed Mar 19, 2010Stayed Dec 2009
We loved the open plan living / dining / kitchen area. It is very spacious and comfortabe with all the comforts of home.
The location is perfect for us as we have friends and relatives in the area and its a lovely stroll into Matlock through the park.
The issues we had were the noise from the traffic outside, the old lead windows are beautiful but could do with double glazing and the air vents on the walls in the bedrooms made a lot of noise too. Apart from that we loved it and would definitely stay again.
8 TAWNEY HOUSE, romantic, country holiday cottage in Matlock, Ref 2401
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