Avoca ref: E1414

Darley Bridge, near Matlock, Derbyshire, Matlock Area

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
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  • Bungalow 
  • Detached Property 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Stairgate 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Enjoying its own peaceful and private garden and adjoining countryside with views across the Derwent Valley, this attractively and very comfortably furnished detached house stands in the village of Darley Bridge, just 100 yards from the village pubs and 200 yards from the river where fishing can be enjoyed. Avoca offers an excellent base for exploring this beautiful area. The steam railway, ‘Peak Rail’ is just a 0.5 miles away, Matlock and Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are all within 3 miles. Alton Towers and the National Tramway Museum are within easy reach. Shops and restaurants about 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room/dining area. Kitchen.

First floor

3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas coal-effect fire in living room inc. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine.

Miscellaneous

Large lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Please note: Couples, family booking and holidaymakers only.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Matlock
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    3.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Situated just on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, the former spa town of Matlock alongside the River Derwent, is a vibrant shopping and tourist area with Victorian architecture, petrifying wells, show caverns and pleasure gardens including most notably Hall Leys Park which provides various leisure and sporting facilities right in the centre of town.

Situated just on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, the former spa town of Matlock alongside the River Derwent, is a vibrant shopping and tourist area with Victorian architecture, petrifying wells, show caverns and pleasure gardens including most notably Hall Leys Park which provides various leisure and sporting facilities right in the centre of town.

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 caf�. 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 ahuge draw for outdoor enthusiastswith outdoor activities including walking, cycling, fly fishing, birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, and windsurfing all available. Situated in Asbourne and within easy reach of the Peak Districtit 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.

Things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

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