|Parking||private 4 cars||Garden||partially enclosed|
|Short breaks||From £320||Prices||view details|
|2 person discount||Yes||Fire/Woodburner||Yes|
Water Bailiffs Lodge is located in the tranquil backwater of the Lumsdale Valley, an area of outstanding beauty with picturesque waterfalls and mill ponds dating from the industrial Age. With superb view towards the hillsides of Matlock and Riber in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, this property provides a relaxing get away from it all holiday experience.
This west wing of a former mill owner's home dates from the 18th century and stands in 16 acres of rolling, peaceful countryside with ample private parking for four cars and is just a short distance from the market town of Matlock. The quiet, rural location is the perfect base to tour the surrounding countryside of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park with many delightful walks right from the door of the property.
With a stylish blend of old and new throughout, the ground floor the property has a cosy sitting room with oak beams and wood burner, a well equipped farmhouse kitchen, a reading relaxing area with sofa bed, a utility room and a cellar bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Upstairs there are 4 rooms - the spacious master bedroom with king size bed, a 2nd bedroom with double bed and the 3rd bedroom with 2 single beds. An upstairs shower room completes this restored property.
Outside visitors can enjoy the spacious open area with garden ponds and stream. Also exclusive use of a half acre paddock - ideal for kite flying and family ball games or just to relax away a quiet evening watching the sunset whilst enjoying a spot of alfresco dining. Just a short walk away is the Lumsdale Valley Heritage Site owned and maintained by the Arkwright Society. This is one of the best examples of a water powered archaeological site in Great BritainRead more about Water Bailiffs Lodge
Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Kitchen/Diner: With electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and table with eight chairs
Lounge: With Sky TV, video, DVD player, radio/CD player and multi fuel burning stove.
Snug Area:With sofa bed (Only for children under 12 years)
Laundry Room: With washing machine and drying facility.
Family Bathroom: With sunken airflow bath, shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and hairdryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed
Bedroom 2: With twin beds (1 x 2'6", 1x 3)
Bedroom 3: With double bed
Bathroom: With shower, WC, shaver point, wash basin and heated towel rail.
All fuel for background heating, all power, bed linen and towels included. All logs and sticks provided. Travel cot and high chair on request. Welcome pack provided on arrival. Owner happy to take 3 dogs, however 1st two are free the third is at an additional charge of £20
Extensive partially enclosed gardens with further field for games and children's tent by prior arrangement direct with owner. BBQ and garden furniture. Parking for 4 cars.
Please note there is an Access Statement available for this property. If required please call 01228 406731.
|Distance||1 Mile||Restaurant||1 Mile|
|Nearest railway station||Matlock||Pub||1 Mile|
Downriver lies Matlock Bath. This historic village is set in a steep-sided limestone gorge with whitewashed cottages perched along the hill side. Nearer the river a more ‘touristy’ atmosphere prevails with its many attractions from museums and cafes to souvenir shops. On the western side of the gorge is the Heights of Abraham which is popular with visitors due to its superb views and amenities, including restaurant, picnic area and café. A cable car can be taken to the top from Matlock Bath railway station.
Between Matlock and Matlock Bath is High Tor, a broad limestone cliff rising some 400 feet above the River Derwent. Around High Tor there is a network of paths suitable for exploring the area and from which to experience the spectacular views. In the grounds below there are refreshment facilities, picnic areas, children’s playground, wooded walks and two caverns.
Carsington Water is a huge draw for outdoor enthusiasts with outdoor activities including walking, cycling, fly fishing, birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, and windsurfing all available. Situated in Asbourne and within easy reach of the Peak District it has a sailing club next door to the Visitor Centre and cycle hire. Fly fishing is available from the bank and from boats that can be hired from the Fishing Lodge. There is plentiful car parking and for young children there is a children's playground.
To the south is the market town of Wirksworth, which is one of the oldest towns in the area, with a central marketplace in which markets have been held since the reign of Edward I. Here visitors will find many fine old buildings of great character including a magnificent Jacobean house known as Babington House. The town is now a small bustling and thriving local centre with a selection of shops and pubs.
To check availability for full weeks and short breaks view our price and availability calendar
From £320 for 3 nights
Call us: 01228 406741
very peaceful and comfortable and all our needs provided for. Owners very welcoming, friendly and accommodating. Perfect in every way
This is without doubt the best property we have been to and we do four holidays a year. The property had lots of extras.
Wendy and Nigel were perfect hosts such lovely people they made us all so welcome, thankyou very much.
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