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Recently Renovated Grade II Listed Farm House On The Edge Of The Peak District

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Farmhouse in Fritchley, Nr.Matlock Derbyshire, England - Walk And Cyle Direct From The House, Or 5 Mins Drive To Matlock

Ideally located for easy access from the M1 and the Peak District National Park. Church Farm Fritchley provides on the doorstep countryside, great for walking, cycling, mountain-biking and general enjoyment of the peak district. Enjoy a stroll down the Cromford Canal with its abundant wildlife and the rolling hills around Crich and South Wingfield. (Mary Queen of Scots once stayed at Wingfield Manor) Take a Day trip to visit Chatsworth House or experience the attractions and history of Matlock, Matlock Bath and the National Stone Centre near Wirksworth. The property has had a full renovation and includes an illuminated well feature in the farmhouse kitchen and original cruck beam on the staircase. Church Farm is well equipped for the most adventurous guests. Adventure seekers could try the watersports offered at Carsington Water or cycling along the Tissington and Monsal Trails, you can even drive a tram at the Crich Tramway Museum.

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More Details

David & Denise Bacon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About David & Denise Bacon

Church Farm Fritchley is a family owned house, run by David and Denise Bacon. The property was the family home for over 30 years is now used as a holiday home. We live only 30 mins away, and are always on hand to help guests with anything they might need. As a small family business it is really important to us that all our guests have a great holiday at Church Farm.

Why David & Denise Bacon chose Amber Valley District

Church Farm Fritchley was our family home in the small rural village of Fritchley. We have renovated this property and decided to let the farmhouse out for holiday accommodation due to its location on the edge of the peak district and other local attractions, yet still having great access from the M1. As our once family home it is really important to us that our guests have a very enjoyable stay in Church Farm Fritchley.

What makes this farmhouse unique

What makes Church Farm Fritchley special is the large amount of space provided for guests inside and outside, with beautiful rural views across the Derbyshire countryside from the rear garden, which also offers a BBQ and outdoor furniture for al fresco dining. Whilst still having many of its original features. the property has modern conveniences, extremely comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen, and provides direct access to the wonderful countryside and so many interesting places to visit, right from the front door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a fantastic stay, we love the house, it is very nicely situated and is absolutely beautiful.
Mar 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Amber Valley District in Derbyshire

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Use throws/blankets provided on sofas before allowing pets on them
  • Use towels provided for pets, and poo bags for picking up in garden
  • Guests are not allowed in the basement for Safety reasons
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Family Bathroom, large shower enclosure and roll top bath
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite Shower Room to Bedroom 1
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Ground floor cloakroom off utility room
  • En-suite to Bed 1 with walk-in shower, toilet, hand basin and feature wall. Main Bathroom with feature roll top bath and walk-in shower, toilet & hand basin Downstairs Toilet with hand basin and utility room (great for muddy boots after a long walk!)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , King size Bed & En-suite Shower Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Can be made up as 2 singles upon request, bed cot+travel cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super King size bed
    2nd Sitting Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa Bed in 2nd sitting room on ground floor
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 King-size Double Bed with En suite shower room Bed 2 Super King-size Double bed (available in as a Twin room if Required) Bed cot & travel cot also available Bed 3 Super King-size Double Bed Bed 4 / Sitting Room - Ground Floor Double Sofa bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • caving
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Please contact us for information on the suitability for elderly guests. The house is a renovated farm house and we would prefer to discuss your requirements in detail to make sure we can accommodate you as much as possible to ensure you have a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.. Outside: Large Garden area available for guests with outdoor furniture. Parking available for several cars. Utility Room: Large Fridge & Freezer with Washing Machine and dryer and sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, although we provide a cleaning service as standard after each guest, we ask you leave the property as you have found it. Other: Our entrance hall and main stairs were made from an original cruck oak beam found in the adjacent barns! it makes quite a feature for the property as does the old well which can be seen through a glass viewing window in the farmhouse kitchen floor.


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Recently Renovated Grade II Listed Farm House On The Edge Of The Peak District
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 27 reviews

Excellent base for exploring Derbyshire

  • 5 of 5

The house is well appointed with everything you need for a weeks stay, we were 3 couples and a grandchild.

The house has plenty of room and allows everyone to congregate in the Lounge diner but also has another smaller lounge .The area is really rich to explore , we walked up to Crich , which has small supermarket , butchers , nice cafe and pub . Further up the road you get to the the Tower a war memorial with great views. The Tram museum was a good visit and very close . The Derwent Valley nearby is a World Heritage site and the massive mills with retail , museums and original machinery at Masson are a must . At the bottom of the Valley Cromford Canal is a nice walk and Cromford Village,Holloway, Matlock Bath and Belper are worth a visit .

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your brilliant review Nick. We are really pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us and had great time exploring the local area. Also thank you for being such lovely guests, we really appreciate you looking after our home so well and leaving it so clean and tidy. It absolutely goes without saying that we would welcome you back at any time in the future. All the best, Denise & David Bacon
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Beautiful property and lovely owners!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful early Christmas celebration here-with accompanying snow storm. The house is very comfortable and has everything you could possibly need from games to dog bowls, and everything in between. It's also a great location with two local pubs and plenty of Derbyshire walks on the door step. The owners couldn't have been more helpful when we couldn't get home because of the snow-allowing is to stay and extra night. Very generous. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your great review Ellena. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that the snow scenes outside added to your enjoyment.Thank you for looking after our home and leaving it so clean and tidy. You were most welcome to stay the extra night as we would never let you travel if the weather makes your journey unsafe. We hope you can stay with us again, we would always welcome you back at any time in the future. Kindest regards Denise & David Bacon
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Had a good time in lovely part of the country

  • 5 of 5

Great house loads of space Well maintained. Clean comfortable. Very well equipped down to a plaster for blistered heel Somewhere I would go again

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Penny for this great review. Thank you for being such lovely guests and for looking after our home. It goes without saying, we will happily welcome you back at any time in the future. Kind regards, Denise & David Bacon.
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Comfy beautiful house in loverly village

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for making us so welcome . The house had everything you could ask for . Loverly beds and large rooms . Enjoyed the two sitting areas. The kitchen was very well equipped. Poss a few to many plates which men there wasn't a lot of cupboard space to store our food. Couldn't fault it and will definatly recommend. Jackie

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review Jackie, you have been lovely guests and we would happily welcome you back at any time on the future, Denise
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Beautifully well kept farm house with all the comforts

  • 4 of 5

The owners were friendly and helpful and responded promptly to queries. The house was beautifully kept, well supplied with essentials and in a very handy location to drive to in to the dales.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it's really great to receive such a lovely review, it makes all the hard work we put into helping our guests have a great holiday so worthwhile.
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Fabulous Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Church Farm was fabulous from start to finish. The Farmhouse catered for us all - 3 couples, one with a baby and a dog. The kitchen and dining area were a pleasure to cook and dine in and the 2 lounges were brilliant as we all didn't want to watch the same thing on TV in the evening or some of us just wanted quiet time. The family bathroom is amazing - the large shower and roll top bath with awesome views across the Peak. We had fab hot weather during our stay so we made a lot of use of the back garden and patio.

David and the guy living next door could not have been more helpful.

Thankyou again!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your brilliant review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It makes all our hard work and effort worthwhile as it is important to us that all our guests have a great holiday. We are always striving to improve our holiday home and it would be great to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Denise & David Bacon
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
East Midlands Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Red Lion Public House, Fritchley
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Chevin Golf Club, Duffield, Belper
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Belper Railway Station, Albert St.
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
M1 J26 or J28
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Excavator, Buckland Hollow, Ambergate
Car: recommended

There are many countryside walks straight from the front door, however,we recommend you have a car when you stay at Church Farm Fritchley so you can easily visit the many local and Peak District attractions. Take a look at our website at churchfarmfritchley for more information.

Typical Distances from Church Farm Fritchley are

15 mins drive to Matlock

10 mins drive to Cromford

10 mins drive to South Wingfiled

30 mins drive to Chatsworth House

Crich Tramway village is in the next village as is Crich Stand Memorial from which you will have some stunning view across the Derbyshire countryside.

Matlock and Matlock Bath are popular visitor attractions, Gullivers Kingdom where the Heights of Abraham & The Matlock Bath Mining Museum are also located. Cromford Canal and the Derwent Valley Heritage Site museum, historical place & landmark are only 10 mins. drive away and also have some stunning scenery and wildlife. Cromford Canal is a SSSI for it's wildlife e.g. water voles and kingfisher. Carsington Water is a little further on and has cycling, bird watching hides, and a water sports centre for canoeing, water skiing, wind surfing to name but a few.

Further Details:

please visit www churchfarmfritchley com for more information on the local area


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Amber Valley District, Heart of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
17 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Highchair £10
Cot £10
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £35

Booking Notes:
Please Note minimum rates automatically calculated and are only Approximate, please contact us for accurate prices as may be discounted..
£200 refundable required.
25% deposit upon booking
Balance payment 2 months before your stay
Pay pal and credit cards accepted via our website
Bank Transfer can be accepted, but may attract and admin fee to process our paperwork manually.

Changeover Day:
We will accommodate all requests where we can. please contact us for more information.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us for an accurate price for the dates you're looking for.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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