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The Cavendish At Paxton Lodge

Matlock Bath, Peak District
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Romantic
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish ground-floor apartment accessed via external steps right in the heart of the vibrant Matlock Bath
  • Spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with high-quality furnishings
  • Situated opposite the River Derwent which runs through the beautiful village
Property code: 86283

Discover a romantic Peak District retreat with a huge array of pubs, cafes, cocktail bars, ice cream parlours, and independent shops, all within easy walking distance of the accommodation.

Providing fresh, light and stylish holiday accommodation for two guests, this spacious ground-floor apartment sits opposite the River Derwent in the heart of the picturesque village of Matlock Bath. Elegantly decorated, with high ceilings and tasteful furnishings, the apartment makes a welcoming escape for couples seeking a romantic hideaway. Pull on your walking boots during your stay and venture out into the breathtaking southern stretches of the Peak District to make the most of this fantastic Derbyshire base.

This inviting ground-floor apartment is one of several properties on site and is reached via a flight of external steps. Inside, the light-filled, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner offers a fantastic living space for you both to unwind in. With a Smart TV and plenty of seating, the lounge is ideal for curling up with a good book or a movie at the end of a great day. At the centre of the room, the dining table is perfect for sharing a romantic meal for two, which you can enjoy cooking in the sleek, stylishly designed and fully equipped kitchen. The apartment also offers a peaceful king-size bedroom complete with a Smart TV and an invigorating en-suite shower room.

Also known as Little Switzerland, the unique Derbyshire village of Matlock Bath makes a great base for exploring the south-eastern corner of the Peak District. The village has a range of great places to eat and drink and is home to the Heights of Abraham and Gulliver’s Kingdom. Other local landmarks and attractions include Cromford Mills, the National Stone Centre, Derwent Gardens, Chatsworth House, Harborough Rocks, the Peak District Mining Museum, Cascades Gardens and Crich Tramway Village (all within 9 miles).

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • En-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge and washing machine
  • Smart TV in the lounge and bedroom
  • No garden but there is a shared grassed area to the front of the apartments
  • Parking available at the nearby car park, permit available at £24.80 for the week
  • Pubs and shops within walking distance
  • Ground floor apartment accessed via external steps
  • This is one of 3 apartments in this building, Cavendish's front door is located to the left hand side of the building
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sohail 3rd July 2024

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Reviewed by Matt 1st June 2024

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Reviewed by Catherine 3rd May 2024

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Well decorated, spacious accommodation right in the heart of Matlock Bath. Great location for exploring the countryside.

Reviewed by Denise 13th April 2024

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Oven and oven trays needed cleaning but apart from that everything excellent.

Reviewed by Rebeckah 17th February 2024

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The cottage was beautiful, well equipped and was in a good location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Was dog friendly and plenty of lovely walks nearby. We would not recommend holiday cottages, however, as we requested to extend our stay for an extra night but there was a 75 admin fee to amend a booking. I wouldnt have minded a small admin fee but Read morethis is very high just to add an extra night. Having said that, The owner was incredible and would highly recommend the cottage basedon his servic Hide

Reviewed by Anna 22nd September 2023

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Please see above. Lots of issues we weren't happy with. The TV and shower were the only good things. There are some big issues above and made it unenjoyable. Especially the fall on the step that was wobbly and broken.

Reviewed by Louise 15th September 2023

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If you are thinking of booking here - DO IT. The lodge is amazing. Its a really good size, high end finish, perfect location, spotless, very comfortable. We had a wonderful week here and would definitely return. The owner is lovely and super helpful. Everything was absolutely perfect. The bed and sofa are particularly comfy it was a perfect place tRead moreo relax after a busy day exploring with our pooch. Be warned Matlock Bath has no general shop. Bring everything you might need. Hide

Reviewed by Anthonny 2nd September 2023

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The cottage is beautiful and ideally situated, I will recommend it to friends an family. Thank you. Tony

Reviewed by Ceri 25th August 2023

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Ideally located lodge within a short walk of allnthe amenities in Matlock Bath and Matlock. Serviced well by public transport to travel further afield should you wish to leave your car in the free space across the road (parking can be a real issue, especially at weekends) Overall delighted with our accommodation and wouldn't hesitate in using again

Reviewed by Babbar 28th July 2023

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I had a pleasing time at the property, the owners made sure to make my stay was comfortable and gave me the trust that if anything was to go wrong they would ensure it is corrected and if I needed anything I knew who to go to. The property itself was clean and sophisticated, I really enjoyed the vibes within the environment and would definitely comRead moree again. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 13th May 2023

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Well equipped property, ideally suited for access to the Peak District and surrounding areas.

Reviewed by Ken 28th April 2023

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The cottage was perfect, clean modern, well equipped, everything you needed for a holiday rental. The shower was amazing. The location is quite good, but it is very close to the main A6 t road which does generate traffic noise. Parking is difficult at weekends and bank holidays when the weather is nice. Great centre for exploring the Peak District.

Reviewed by Sylvia 21st April 2023

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A superb contemporary comfortable clean apartment in a great location with lots of things to do in the area. There its no parking on site but a few spaces on the opposite side of he road and a lot of spaces at the nearby railway station. However rail and bus transport are convenient. Worth noting is there is no convenience store in Matlock Bath butRead more several in Matlock about 3 miles away. We hope to revisit and would definitely recommend this holiday home to friends and family. Hide

Reviewed by Lorraine 24th February 2023

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Reviewed by Nigel 16th September 2022

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A fantastic apartment, spacious living, dining, kitchen area. Great shower, very comfortable bed, sofa. Two wide screen TVs , easy walk into Matlock Bath and Matlock, short drive to Bakewell. Only downside for us, you can't stop outside, to load, unload car,plus wanted to pay for 7 day parking at station, but could only pay daily.

Reviewed by Janet 15th August 2022

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Lovely accommodation, comfortable and well appointed. Road noise quite loud but didn't bother us. Parked at station with Derbyshire Dales rover ticket which meant we could park in other car parks without paying extra. Very convenient for Matlock Bath amenities- but no local convenience store within walking distance. We would definitely recommend thRead moreis property. Hide

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