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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, 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 pubs and shops, as well as Arkwright’s Cromford Mill, a world heritage site. The area boasts a plethora of attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom, the 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 Cycle Trail.
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This absolute delight of a traditional, terraced, Grade II listed cottage is located in the fascinating village of Cromford, close to Matlock in Derbyshire. Beautiful throughout with plenty of character, including wooden floors, beams, open stonework and a lovely little staircase, this Cromford cottage is perfect for couples or small families looking to soak up some history whilst exploring the wonderful Peak District. Built in the 1700s for the mill workers of the famous Arkwright’s Mills, you will find in a cosy sitting room which is the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the area. This Cromford holiday home also has a fitted kitchen, a bathroom and two double bedrooms, one of which is on the second floor. Outside this Cromford cottage is a lovely enclosed patio area with furniture, where you can enjoy a cold drink on a sunny Peak District evening. The attractive village of Cromford is a short drive from Bakewell and the fabulous Chatsworth House, making this Peak District cottage an ideal base from which to explore the region's attractions. Cromford and Masson Mills are within walking distance, and within easy travelling distance are Gulliver’s Kingdom and Carsington Reservoir with its sailing centre. This Cromford cottage is an excellent property for a relaxing break, at any time of the year.
Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric woodburner-effect fire.
Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking available in a cul-de-sac opposite the property. Bike storage. Rear enclosed patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 5 mins walk. Note: This property has steep stairs. Note: This property is situated on the main village road, as such some associated noise can be heard.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Mill Worker's Cottage:
An excellent old cottage, with modern facilities - part of the industrial heritage of the area. It was the best self catering cottage we have stayed in. It had everything we needed and much more.
Mrs Bligh, Ossett, July 2012