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Wirksworth 3 miles; Matlock 6 miles.
The former quarry and lead mining village of Middleton quietly nestles on a prominent hillside above the nearby towns of Wirksworth and Cromford, 6 miles from Matlock. The village is centred on a long main street which consists of a village shop and a good local pub, before eventually winding its way down into nearby Wirksworth. The surrounding countryside is a walker's and cyclist's paradise, with the disused High Peak Railway line close by, recently converted into The High Peak Cycle Trail and providing a fun day out for all. Nearby Matlock provides a good range of shops and pubs, whilst the many National Trust properties and museums throughout the area are not to be missed. A great location at any time of year!
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A beautiful end-terraced cottage at the top of the little village of Middleton near Wirksworth, with views of the valley and Alport beyond. Full of character throughout and providing cosy accommodation, this Middleton cottage is just perfect for a romantic retreat in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. At this Middleton cottage you will find lovely village views, a cosy woodburning stove, open stonework, wooden floors and an en-suite double bedroom. Outside this cottage in Middleton is a small front courtyard with furniture to sit and take in the lovely village and countryside views, and plan what to do next. Middleton is a charming little village with two good village pubs and a Post Office. The National Stone Centre is just a short walk, as is the delightful surrounding countryside including nearby Carsington Water and the High Peak Trail. Rock climbing and cycling can be enjoyed here at every level, and there is good walking all around. Well Dressing is unique to Derbyshire, and Wirksworth combines this tradition with a lively carnival. Beautiful Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy reach, as well as Matlock Bath with its spectacular cable car, the newly restored Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Gulliver's Kingdom. Only 2 miles away from this Middleton cottage, the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site in Cromford is not to be missed. This Middleton cottage is in a great location for a varied holiday.
One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and sitting area with woodburning stove.
Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking available. Front enclosed patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: This is a traditional Derbyshire cottage with fairly steep stairs which open directly into the bedroom.
Previous visitors' comments about 12 The Green:
Lovely cottage, nice location. Perfect for a couples retreat for the weekend.
Mr Davison, Guildford, February 2013
It was a lovely quaint cottage. We liked the wood burning stove and the village was pleasant with plenty of places to visit and walks to go on nearby.
Mrs Woodley, Didcot, December 2012
The cottage was lovely, very comfortable and inviting. The fire was very cosy and warmed the cottage very well. The cottage was well furnished, the bedroom and the shower room where very comfortable and clean. We hope to return to this lovely cottage in the future and would recommend it to our friends.
Mrs Duncan, Liverpool, December 2012
Cosy cottage in good location.
Mr Hooper, Upminster, November 2012