Riverview Mill Retreat

Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 944159)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Fletcher
    March 2017
    “We had a brilliant time, the ...”
    We had a brilliant time, the apartment was lovely clean and well equipped, with fantastic views of the river. Bakewell is lovely and a short drive from other places and attractions.
    We had a brilliant time, the apartment was lovely clean and well equipped, with fantastic views of the river. Bakewell is lovely and a short drive from other places and attractions.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This impressive apartment is in a Grade II listed stone-built former timber mill on the banks of the River Wye with breathtaking double-aspect views of the river, in the centre of the beautiful market town of Bakewell.

Superbly finished and in a fantastic location, this delightful apartment is ideal for couples or a small family with a mezzanine offering a separate reading, study and play area.

The unique open plan living area with vaulted ceilings, oak floors and exposed period features has a modern, well-equipped kitchen, dining area and luxurious seating areas which look directly out on the beautiful River Wye.

The contemporary styled bedrooms with black out curtains and blinds are light and furnished with quality beds and linen, and the modern designer shower room is the height of luxury.

A short stroll finds you over the river bridge and right in the heart of this delightful town, with its tempting array of shops, restaurants and real ale pubs, not forgetting the famous Bakewell Pudding bakeries.

There is an easy flat walk to Bakewell Showground which hosts a variety of events throughout the year, or you could obtain a fishing permit and see if you can bag yourself a trout or grayling, as this stretch of the River Wye is teeming with whoppers!

With fabulous walks and cycle trails and year round events at the historic estates of Chatsworth and Haddon Hall just short drives away, this is a fabulous property to enjoy at any time of the year.

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Mostly first floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Galleried second floor mezzanine with reading area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: There is a spiral staircase to the mezzanine, not suitable for elderly or infirm guests and toddlers/young children should be supervised at all times.

About the location


Chatsworth 4 miles; Matlock 8 miles; Buxton 12 miles.

An attractive little market town retaining a delightful rural atmosphere and offering a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as local farmers’ markets. There is an old 17th Century market hall in the town centre and a modern leisure centre with swimming pool nearby. Bakewell is situated within the Peak District National Park and is ideally placed for exploring this beautiful region. Both the rugged Dark Peak and the softer limestone White Peak are within easy reach, and Alton Towers, Britain’s premier theme park, is only a short drive away. There are many stately homes to visit including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall to mention just a few, while the impressive caverns in nearby Castleton and Little John’s burial place in Hathersage are also well worth a visit.

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