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The Coach House

Wirksworth, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 939033)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • “It looks as if dogs haven't been ...”
    It looks as if dogs haven't been kind to the downstairs carpet and a laminate floor would probably be better. It's a lovely cottage in a beautiful town and we enjoyed our stay.
    It looks as if dogs haven't been kind to the downstairs carpet and a laminate floor would probably be better. It's a lovely cottage in a beautiful town and we enjoyed our stay.
    - Mrs Gardner, September 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A lovely, two bedroom detached barn conversion situated in the heart of the popular market town of Wirksworth, just six miles from Matlock, Derbyshire.

This delightful cottage makes ideal holiday accommodation for a small family or friends for exploring the pretty Derbyshire Dales and beyond.

This lovely cottage is set over two floors and beautifully appointed throughout, featuring two large floor to ceiling windows and two upper smaller windows with decorative cast, gothic arched inserts looking out onto a gravelled courtyard with seating area.

On the ground floor, a well-equipped modern kitchen and dining area provide an ideal space for a spot of delicious home-cooking and entertaining with family or friends.

There are also two tastefully decorated bedrooms over the ground and first floors.

The family bathroom boasts a luxurious roll-top bath, perfect for a long soak at the end of a busy day and a spacious designer living room with oak beamed ceiling and comfy sofas.

Small Courtyard is available with access from the kitchen and drive.

The cottage is dog-friendly and there's even a dog flap out to a secure compound so pooch can come and go as he pleases!

Wirksworth is an attractive and busy town, with an award-winning restaurant, fine ale pubs, good shops and a bustling weekly market.

The town is steeped in history and you can walk around the winding little streets while taking in the array of interesting architectural styles.

There are plenty of scenic walks, great cycling and why not enjoy the water sports on Carsington Water?

With other family attractions nearby including, beautiful Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Matlock Bath, with its spectacular cable car, this attractive cottage makes an ideal base and a perfect holiday location to enjoy all year round.


Over two floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double. Bathroom with slipper bath and hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. First floor sitting room.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate
  • Off road parking for 1 car with additional Parking available in Derbyshire Dales car parks a couple of minutes walk away - Rover passes can be purchased at £15 per week or £8 for 3 days
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Private patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pubs and restaurants 1 min walk
  • Note: There is a full length door in the upstairs lounge (with no balcony) that opens to the outside and a window in the upstairs bedroom from knee height, both have window locks but children should be supervised
  • Note: There is a supporting bracket in the lounge at chest height, care should be taken.

About the location


Matlock 6 miles.

Wirksworth is a small, charming market town situated just a few miles from Matlock, on the edge of The Peak District. Wirksworth is full of character with many buildings of architectural interest, including its magnificent parish church. Independent shops sit alongside the deli, butchers and bakers with a strong local food ethic. Visitors will enjoy exploring the ancient “jitties” and courtyards of the Puzzle Gardens, along with the Heritage Centre and the delightful surrounding countryside including nearby Carsington Water, Black Rocks and the High Peak Trail. Rock climbing and cycling can be enjoyed here at every level, and there is fantastic walking all around. Well Dressing is unique to Derbyshire, and Wirksworth combines this tradition with a lively carnival in May. There is also an annual Arts festival with an amazing Art & Architecture Trail in September, showcasing contemporary art and international performers of every kind. With an art deco independent cinema and a range of places to eat there is plenty to entertain. The town offers a leisure centre with a climbing wall and a small trainer swimming pool, The Eco Centre, The National Stone Centre and the Mount Cook Adventure Centre. The weekly market and monthly farmers' market provide local produce and crafts. Beautiful Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy reach, as well as Matlock Bath, with its spectacular cable car, the heritage Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Gulliver's Kingdom. Only two miles away, the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site in Cromford is not to be missed. In all, Wirksworth is a great location for a varied holiday.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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