Post Office Cottage

Cromford near Matlock Bath, Peak District (Ref. 25756)

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Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This delightful end-terrace cottage sits on Scarthin in the heart of historic Cromford, close to Matlock Bath, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Cosy throughout, and offering a welcoming atmosphere, this Cromford cottage is a wonderful choice for couples or small families looking to explore this captivating region of Derbyshire. The accommodation sits across three floors, offering elevated views over the village mill pond, and boasting character features with the beamed ceilings and a lovely inglenook fireplace housing a gas woodburner-effect fire, perfect for cosy evenings in listening to records on the vinyl player. Outside this Cromford cottage is a raised, enclosed garden area, which is accessed by a steep walk, from where views across the village rooftops to the surrounding hills beyond can be enjoyed. Cromford offers a variety of shops and pubs, along with wonderful walking and cycling routes that lead out into Derbyshire’s picturesque countryside. Take time to visit the World Heritage Arkwright Mills and treasured Chatsworth House to uncover this area’s captivating history. Gulliver’s Kingdom is well worth a visit for a fun family day out, and for those who seek a thrilling day out to remember, a trip on the Heights of Abraham cable car is a fantastic way to experience the incredible sights across the treetops of the Peaks and only yards from the cottage is the famous Scarthin Books. This lovely Cromford cottage is the perfect place to spend a varied holiday, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x second floor super king-size double with TV, 1 x twin with pull-out single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire.

Amenities

Gas central heating with gas fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking. External bike storage. Lawned garden with patio. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk. Note: The garden is accessed via a steep side entrance, approx. 100 yards from the cottage.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CROMFORD

Matlock Bath 1 mile; Matlock 3 miles; Bakewell 10 miles.

Set in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent and surrounded by wooded hills and cliffs, the village of Cromford lies just 1 mile from the vibrant spa town of Matlock Bath and 3 miles from Matlock. Famous for its connections with Sir Richard Arkwright and the cotton trade, and often referred to as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution, today Cromford offers a selection of quality pubs, shops and cafes, as well as Arkwright’s Cromford Mill and canal, a world heritage site. The area boasts a plethora of attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom, the nearby Peak District Mining Museum and splendid Chatsworth House. Visitors can take a ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car and take in the views in style, whilst the more active are catered for with plentiful walking around the Derwent Valley and the White Peak, and with cycling opportunities at Carsington Water and the High Peak, Monsal and Tissington Cycle Trails.

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