Holloway 1.8 miles.
A lovely, stone-built, semi-detached cottage, on a quiet road 1.8 miles from the village of Holloway and near to the villages of Whatstandwell and Crich.
This splendid property is ideal for a small family or a group of four friends who are looking for a memorable holiday spent exploring the stunning countryside surrounding the Peak District National Park.
The cottage has been fully-renovated with a designer kitchen, modern bathroom and contemporary furnishings, yet retains lots of lovely period features, such as exposed beams and a feature fireplace with a warming woodburning stove.
The two bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin, are light and comfortable, whilst the open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area is a lovely place for friends and family to spend quality time together.
Outside, there is a gravelled courtyard with a table for alfresco dining, as well as a secure outbuilding for storing bikes.
There’s plenty to do from the doorstep, such as a visit to the quaint market village of Crich, with its traditional pubs and Tramway Village, not to mention a trip to Cromford, home to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
Just a little further afield there’s Matlock, with a range of shops, pubs, restaurants and fun family attractions such as Gulliver’s Kingdom.
Magnificent views down 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.
South of the town is the start of the High Peak Cycle Trail, whilst to the north is the market town of Bakewell, as well as Chatsworth House and Park and Haddon Hall.
Carsington Water is also close by and offers fantastic watersports, not to be missed by outdoor enthusiasts.
With all this and more just waiting to be explored, this charming property is a perfect base all year round.
About the location
Crich 2 miles; Matlock Bath 3 miles; Cromford 3 miles.
The ancient village of Holloway lies just 3 miles from the Spa town of Matlock Bath and the Mill village of Cromford, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Holloway, once home to Florence Nightingale, has a village shop/P.O., pub in adjacent Lea, butcher/bakers, coffee shop and an art gallery, and offers numerous walks and cycle routes including the High Peak Trail, Derwent Valley Heritage Way and Midshires Way. The nearby village of Crich is full of history, offers a number of shops and pubs and is home to the National Tramway Museum, where trams can be taken up the valley to enjoy some of the most beautiful views in the Derbyshire Dales. Cromford, with its connection to Richard Arkwright and the cotton trade, is well worth a visit and is often referred to as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution. Both Arkwright Mill in Cromford and Masson Mill in Matlock Bath form a key part of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Matlock Bath lies in the wooded gorge on the River Derwent and boast numerous attractions including Gulliver's Kingdom, the Peak District Mining Museum and magnificent views can be enjoyed down the gorge from the cable cars of The Heights of Abraham, also offering show caves, water gardens, a nature trail and an Owl Maze. The thriving market towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell and Matlock are all within easy reach of Holloway, as are the magnificent Chatsworth House and Gardens, Haddon Hall and Carsington Water, with its many water sports.