The Barn

Cromford near Matlock Bath, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 2079)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Miss Brown
    October 2015
    “The cottage was excellent, the ...”
    The cottage was excellent, the location fantastic, it was a really enjoyable break. The cottage had everything you would use at home. It was very clean and comfortable.
    The cottage was excellent, the location fantastic, it was a really enjoyable break. The cottage had everything you would use at home. It was very clean and comfortable.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available

The property

A fabulous, stone-built barn conversion, situated on a hillside, high above the Peak village of Cromford, just two miles from Matlock.

Fully renovated by the owners, The Barn offers outstanding holiday accommodation with wonderful views across the valley towards Cromford and Matlock.

Finished to a high standard throughout, The Barn combines modern furnishings and fittings with original features to create a feeling of character and charm.

With exposed beams, exposed stone walls, a wrought iron spiral staircase and a spacious bedroom with high-quality bathroom, this is a superb romantic retreat to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park and just a short drive from Bakewell and the picturesque village of Ashover (Cardale in TV's Peak Practice), the cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore the region's attractions, including the majestic Chatsworth House and Carsington Water and sailing club.

A holiday home not to be missed!


One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and access to spiral staircase.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player/radio, library of books/games/DVDs
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large, spacious enclosed lawned garden to front withpatio, outstanding views, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is a spiral staircase inside the property and an external stone staircase leading to the bedroom
  • Please ensure care is taken.

About the location


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 one mile from the vibrant spa town of Matlock Bath and three 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 cafés, as well as Arkwright’s Cromford Mill and canal, a world heritage site. The area boasts an abundance 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, as well as rock climbing and also with cycling opportunities at Carsington Water and the High Peak, Monsal and Tissington Cycle Trails.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute

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