Cotton Cottage ref: 30546

Cromford, near Matlock, Matlock Area

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover
FRI
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  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This 18th-century, Grade II listed, terraced holiday cottage is the earliest piece of planned industrial housing in the world. Surrounded by countryside, it is at the heart of a designated World Heritage Site in the village of Cromford. This lovingly restored cottage has been tastefully converted whilst still retaining its character and charm. Cromford is an excellent location for walks, and Cromford Canal, Black Rocks and High Peak Trail are all close by. Matlock Bath is only 2 miles, Matlock 4 miles and Bakewell 10 miles, where you can spend a day around Chatsworth House or medieval Haddon Hall. 20 miles away is Buxton Opera House and Gardens, as well as Castleton and its caves, where you can take a boat tour and listen to the history. Shop 20 yards, pub 10 yards, restaurant 40 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Internal stairs down to...
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, Blu-ray player, beams and wooden floor.
Dining room: With beams.
3 steps to...
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge and stone floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and wooden floor.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and wooden floor.
Bathroom: With roll top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and sloping ceiling.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included.

Miscellaneous

1 small dog welcome. On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Matlock
  • Shops
    20 yards
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    40 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Cromford
  • Pub
    10 yards
  • Railway station distance
    0.5 miles
  • Lake
    5 miles

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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