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Loft Cottage

Whatstandwell near Matlock, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 25448)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Reviews

    Mrs Collins

    “The cottage and facilities provided were simple but effective.”

    The cosy, clean rooms were more than enough for our short stay. Any niggles we may have had were down to personal preference as opposed to any issues with the cottage. Thanks to the owners, it helped us have the break we needed.

    The cosy, clean rooms were more than enough for our short stay. Any niggles we may have had were down to personal preference as opposed to any issues with the cottage. Thanks to the owners, it helped us have the break we needed.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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The property

This is a delightful little cottage with lots of character, attached to the owner’s home, in a perfect touring position for discovering the Derbyshire Dales, on the outskirts of the village of Whatstandwell.

Set all across the upper floor and accessed from a private sunny patio, couples will adore this charming holiday home.

Enter via the well-equipped kitchen, which is cosy and welcoming, featuring an original, open stone wall, wooden flooring and a small dining area, where you can enjoy breakfasting together before a busy day discovering the delightful surrounding scenery.

Wander through to the sitting room, a lovely warming space with an electric woodburner-style fire, offering the perfect place for romantic, relaxed evenings.

A cosy double bedroom with en-suite shower room completes the accommodation.

Outside is the sunny little private pebbled patio set above the owners’ own beautifully landscaped garden, where you can sit back and take in the lovely views.

Situated in an excellent location near the Cromford Canal and River Derwent, this is the perfect base for walking, with trails leading practically from the doorstep.

Guests can also discover the village of Crich, just a couple of miles away with its Tramway Village, traditional market square and pubs.

Set alongside the A6, Loft Cottage is ideally placed for exploring the Peak District with its many attractions and lovely market towns.

Note: This property is close to Refs. 917719 and 25467, together they sleep 8.


All first floor. One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.


  • Electric heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed pebbled patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 4 miles
  • Note: This cottage is situated on the A6 and the parking is across the road
  • Note: This cottage is accessed up a short hill and is accessed up a short stone stepped incline at the side of the building.

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About the location


Matlock 5 miles

The village of Whatstandwell sits beside the River Derwent, located close to its better known neighbours of Cromford, Matlock, Matlock Bath and the popular village of Crich. The area, located in the Peak District National Park, is full of history, with the National Tramway Museum a particular favourite amongst visitors to the area. Matlock, just a few miles away, offers a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom. Magnificent views of the gorge can be enjoyed from the cable car that takes visitors up to the Heights of Abraham - a great place for all the family with its show caves, nature trail, water gardens and owl maze. The nearby High Peak Cycle Trail provides a wonderful experience while further to the north the market town of Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Park, Haddon Hall and Carsington Water are not to be missed!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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