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Rose Cottage

Starkholmes near Matlock Bath, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 933822)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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48 Customer Review(s)

  • Miss Wass

    “A comfortable and well-equipped cottage in a quiet part of Matlock which was an excellent base for walking and running in the Derwent valley and Derbyshire Dales.”

    We hope to return, Covid restrictions permitting.

    We hope to return, Covid restrictions permitting.

    - Miss Wass, October 2020

The property

This is a delightful, stone-built period cottage with views of Riber Castle situated within walking distance of Matlock Bath and Matlock town centre.

Beautifully decorated throughout, this end-terrace cottage is warm and welcoming and is perfect for couples or a small family visiting this stunning area.

Two bedrooms and a beautifully decorated designer bathroom make up the accommodation on the first floor of this cosy cottage, whilst on the ground floor the fully-equipped modern kitchen, featuring granite worktops, makes an ideal place for some lovely home cooking in the evening.

A comfortable sitting room with a woodburning stove and feature stone surround provides the perfect place to sit and unwind after a long day of activities.

To the front and side of the cottage is an attractive gravelled garden area providing off road parking and a seating area where you can relax, have a drink, and watch the world go by.

Opposite the cottage is a footpath which leads straight into Matlock Bath, the Heights of Abraham cable car and the local railway station.

Matlock Bath provides something to suit everyone, with its great selection of shops, pubs and cafes as well as a host of attractions including Gulliver’s Kingdom and the Peak District Mining Museum.

Also at Matlock Bath is the starting point for the cable car which takes you to the Heights of Abraham, giving magnificent views down the gorge of the River Derwent.

Just a short drive away is the lovely market town of Bakewell and Chatsworth House and park, making Rose Cottage an ideal place for a holiday at any time of the year.


  • Two double bedrooms (one zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DAB radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage for two cycles
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Matlock 1 mile; Bakewell 9 miles.

Matlock Bath is located in the beautiful wooded gorge of the River Derwent, 1 mile from Matlock, surrounded by wooded hills and cliffs. It developed as a Spa town in the 1800s and is also famous for its connections with Sir Richard Arkwright and the cotton trade, often being referred to as the cradle of the Industrial Revolution. Today Matlock Bath offers a selection of pubs and shops, Arkwright's Cromford Mill, a world heritage site, and Venetian Nights during September and October, which feature decorated and illuminated boats floating along the river. The village boasts a plethora of attractions such as Gulliver's Kingdom, the Peak District Mining Museum or you can enjoy a ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car where you can take in the views in style. The splendid Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Crich Tramway museum are close by, or take advantage of good walking around the Derwent Valley and White Peak and cycling at Carsington Water and the High Peak Cycle Trail.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas

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