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1885 The Retreat

Matlock, Peak District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
9 more

At a glance

  • Intriguing apartment in a church development with Gothic-style cathedral elements
  •  A perfect little escape for couples wanting to explore Matlock and the surrounding area
  • Handy sofa bed which is perfect for little ones if required
Property code: 85176

Part of a church development, this apartment is located in a former Sunday school and is the perfect bolt hole for a couple or a small family ready to explore The Peak District.

Situated at the top of a steep hill that runs down into Matlock town centre, you’ll find there is host of things to see and do on your doorstep including an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is a weekly market and within easy reach are the gorgeous country houses of Chatsworth (8 miles) and Haddon Hall (7 miles), both ideal for whiling away an afternoon. The Matlock Bath Illuminations and firework display are especially popular with kids and adults alike in autumn. Just a short drive away will take you to the nearby picturesque market town of Bakewell (8.5 miles) which lies in the heart of the Peak District National Park and offers a fantastic place for meandering through the various shops, cafes and restaurants.

 Make your way along the passage and under the feature Gothic-style archway. Enter through the cathedral door and take a flight of steps down into the accommodation which leads you into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The kitchen area offers everything you need to rustle up a meal during your stay including an electric oven with a two-ring hob, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer.

Nearby, there is a fold-out dining table ideal for lazy breakfasts and planning the next day's activities. The lounge area offers a sofa, which doubles up as a sofa bed for little ones, an armchair and Smart TV. The bedroom comprises a king-size bed and a wall-mounted TV, perfect for decadent lie-ins with good company during your stay. The shower room offers a shower and WC.

Outside the property, there is a small table and chairs in the alleyway outside the property, ideal if you want to sit and enjoy a cup of tea in the fresh air. There is on-road parking a short walk away from the property.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and two-ring electric hob, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer
  • TV in the lounge and bedroom
  • Table and chairs in the shared walkway
  • Regret no pets
  • Ample on-road parking
  • Pub 0.1 miles, restaurants and shop 0.3 miles
  • Flight of steps down to the accommodation
  • Sleeps 2+2 (small double sofa bed in the lounge)

Kate Gray

This property is personally managed by Kate.


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