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Calamine Cottage

Cromford, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 921910)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Review(s)

  • “Had a fab holiday!”

    A very cosy cottage in a great spot with loads of things to do on our doorstep. Really nice stay :)

    A very cosy cottage in a great spot with loads of things to do on our doorstep. Really nice stay :)

    - Margaret, August 2021

The property

This beautifully-restored Grade 2 listed cottage, with original cottage beams, shutters and an ornamental fireplace in the top bedroom is set on the main village road in Cromford.

Time and care has been taken to make sure that a beautiful retreat has been created for friends and families.

You enter the cottage directly into the sitting room, full of character with shutters, beams and a gas woodburner-effect stove housed in an inglenook fireplace.

The sitting room has a dining area and also leads through into a small but well-equipped kitchen.

Head up the cottage stairs and you will find a pretty single bedroom and shower room on the first floor, and up another flight, the stairs open into a beautiful double bedroom, with wooden floors, an ornamental fireplace and a lovely window seat where you can enjoy wonderful views over the village to the hills beyond.

The tiered patio garden at the back of the cottage is also accessed from the sitting room, with three separate seating areas including a small courtyard space at ground level, with 34 steps leading up to a patio where you can really enjoy the view!

Close by is the High Peak Trail and associated cycle routes, plus the centre of Cromford is just a two-minute walk away.

This popular village has a fine selection of shops and pubs and just a mile away, Matlock Bath has a huge selection of cafes and ice cream parlours.

It is also the starting point for the cable car that takes you to the Heights of Abraham.

The old mill town of Matlock has a superb range of craft shops, and independent stores and bars, whilst the magnificent Chatsworth Estate is just 10 miles away.

This cottage in historical Cromford really is a fabulous base for a holiday exploring the Peak District all through the year.


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas woodburner-effect stove.
  • Gas central heating with gas stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Rear courtyard with furniture, plus rear patio accessed via 34 steps
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: Rear patio is accessed by 34 steps
  • Note: Property set on main village road, some associated noise may be heard
  • Note: Children over five years only.

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About the location


Matlock Bath 1.2 mile; Matlock 2.6 miles; Bakewell 12.5 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

Note: Children over five years only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas