Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
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The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
Situated on the edge of the Peak District Derwent House is a beautiful Georgian property built in 1753. The spacious, award-winning, self-catering holiday home can accommodate up to 12 guests, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Superb accommodation to spend time together as a group the house is perfect for an extended family holiday or as the venue to celebrate a special occasion or event. If you are looking for good quality accommodation, ample space for all the guests and excellent facilities then Derwent House ticks all of the boxes.
Derwent House is surrounded by the rolling hills and moors of Derbyshire and the Peak District with plenty of things to do for all ages, it’s the perfect destination for a holiday, short break or weekend away, throughout the year.
There is a courtyard area outside the kitchen with comfortable seating and a large table. The space is ideal to relax with a cup of coffee, read a book or enjoy an early evening drink.
As you enter the house the long hallway leads to all the downstairs rooms. To the left is the sitting room with a log burner set in a Georgian-style stone fireplace. The room has a large bay window which overlooks Knowleston gardens. The lounge has three sofas, and additional seating. Opposite the sitting room is a large oak-panelled dining room with an oak table seating with seating for 12, ideal for a celebratory meal. There is a large bay window with an inviting window seat to sit and watch the world go by. Towards the rear of the house is the “snug”. This snug has comfortable armchairs and still has the original kitchen fireplace and surround. A set of double doors leads you into the kitchen. The snug is an ideal place to sit and relax or enjoy a glass of wine. The kitchen is large and equipped to an excellent standard, with an original quarry tile floor. The kitchen offers a double gas range cooker with 7 gas rings and two ovens, dishwasher, large larder fridge and a range of utensils for up to 12 guests. The kitchen also has an additional table and benches ideal for breakfast or informal dining. Across from the snug on the ground floor is a utility room which houses a washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and recycling facilities. The utility room has hanging space, ideal for drying clothing and footwear.
First Floor Description
Off the first floor landing is a large family bathroom with roll top bath, toilet and sink. The master bedroom has a king size bed with an original Georgian fireplace. The room has a view over Knowleston gardens. Opposite is a twin bedroom decorated in classical Georgian style. Again, this room looks onto Knowleston gardens. Towards the back of the house is a double with en-suite toilet and shower room. At the back of the first floor is a further double bedroom with en-suite toilet and shower.
Second Floor and Above Description
A staircase leads to the second floor where there are two additional bedrooms. A double bedroom with a king size bed and en-suite toilet and shower room. And an additional twin room. Both of the rooms on this floor look onto Knowleston gardens and offer views up to the church.
Window Views Description
All four rooms at the front of the house look onto Knowleston gardens. The gardens have a brook running through that links to the river Derwent.
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