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2 Bedroom Stone Cottage, Peaceful Location, Ideal For Walking Holiday, Unwinding



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Cottage in Crich, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, England -great walks, Pubs, local shops And The Tramway Museum

Typical Derbyshire stone cottage with cosy lounge with low beamed ceiling and wood effect gas fire. Cupboards with games , local info and walking maps. No television. I believe this is a great place to make time for yourself, friends and family, a place to relax, a place for romance. There is Wifi, if you want to bring a laptop or tablet. The cottage has 2 generous double bedrooms, a dining kitchen and a recently renovated shower room. The kitchen opens to a good sized, fenced in, south facing back garden with patio (covered to provide shade in summer), lawn and flower beds.

It is located on the edge of Crich Village, near the stand and tramway museum.There are lots of public foot paths nearby.

Crich is only a 15minute drive of Matlock Bath with restaurants, (esp Fish and Chips), Tearooms, Musea, Gullivers Kingdom, the Heights of Abraham.

The peak district and historical sights like Chatsworth, Hardwick Hall, Keddleston Hall, Haddon Hall and many more are all less than 1 hour drive away.

There is information on lots of tourist attractions, local restaurants and walks available at the cottage. Even ordnance survey maps for the brave or experienced ones...

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Annick, has always loved the Peak District and got this cottage to get away from a busy working life.

She would now like to share it with others and hopes you will enjoy it as much here as she does!!

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Location was nice.

  • 1 of 5

Location was nice and it was easy to park. Thats about it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, in a really beautiful part of the country. Pictures don't do the cottage justice - it is very comfortable, nicely decorated and has everything you could need. The village has some cute pubs that are only a short walk away. I would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Gem

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for a short break at the end of July and it was lovely.

The cottage is clean and well equipped and importantly for us, dog friendly. All floor surfaces are very clean, no carpets to worry about and definitely no 'doggy' odours as with some dog friendly accommodation's. The back garden is large and fully enclosed although one side has a lower fence so if you have an 'agility' type dog he/she may be tempted to leap over and say hello to the neighbours little dog!

The bedrooms are large, there are 2 double beds and a sofa bed. Lovely new sofas, (throws provided to avoid getting them dirty) and hiking equipment that Annick kindly shares with guests.

The location of the cottage (in our opinion) is perfect, my son and his family visited us on one of the days and we spent a really enjoyable day at the Tram Museum which is, literally, just around the corner (a little expensive but worth it).

Lovely walks on the doorstep and the Waterfall at Lumsdale Valley is well worth a visit.

There is Internet at the cottage but no TV.

Will not hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful quaint little Cottage in lovely Crich Village

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is ideal for people with pets. Our two westies Daisy and Harvey loved the garden, which is all enclosed and dog safe. The cottage itself is well equipped and comfy, the ideal base to explore the Peak District. The owner is very helpful and friendly. We would certainly recommend to family and friends as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. Lots of walks with our dog , visit to the tram museum around the corner which we also went back a couple of evenings due to being lit up for Halloween. The garden was lovely size for our dog. Annick was lovely to deal with .Looking forward to going back twice next year. Left you a note Annick.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Cottage, Perfectly Located.

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our visit to this amazing cottage. The cottage was perfect, so homely, comfortable and well maintained. It had everything you would need and more. There is a BBQ and a cupboard full of board games which entertained us on our first night!

The cottage is in a great location, we were able to find good local walks for the dogs and within 20 minutes you are in Matlock Bath, we visited The Heights of Abraham which kept our 13 year old boys entertained for the day. In Matlock Bath we were also able to hire a row boat which everyone enjoyed!

Just across the road from the cottage is The Tram Museum.. this completely surprised us as it was so much better then we expecting, while we were there they had a 1940s event happening. Also in the village we visited a local pub, I think called the Black Swan, they were very welcoming and had a great selection of ales! We had a meal at the Indian restaurant, extremely good value for money and fantastic food, they don't serve alcohol but you are able to take your own.

Finally, Annick was lovely to deal with, we booked very last minute and she was able to accommodate us and was very helpful.

In all we had a great stay and would definitely like to return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for the card and present :-)
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From the Owner

Bought in 2010 as a second home to get away from the pressure of work and have long walks with the dog and meet up with friends "in peace"

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : East Midlands airport at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cliff Inn at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Whatstandwell at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M1 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Jeera at 1 Kilometres


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Sep 2016 - 23 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Please phone (leave a message and i will ring you back asap) or email me for further info or to make a booking.
deposit of 20% at time of booking. The remaining money should be in my bank account at least 1 week before the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Change over flexible at this stage
for periods less than 1 week the price from 29/4/15 to 23/7/15 is £60 per day
during the summer holidays £65 (towels still £10pp extra)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

I am still in love with the cottage and the area. The house is small but very cosy with lots of light. I love the kitchen leading up to the private patio/ back garden and have the door open all the time, as soon as it is warm enough. The back garden is sun drenched all day (when the sun is out). It is an easy walk to the shops and pubs and you have lovely walks in all directions without getting in the car. Lots of off lead walking for the dog.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Toys


  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One downstairs newly refurbished bath room with shower, (no bath), toilet and sink unit


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 generous bedrooms with double beds, far reaching views


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Not suited for people over 6 foot because of low ceiling beam and door frames. not suited for young children. no smoking. Outside: Lovely enclosed garden with good sized patio, south facing, covered to provide shade in summer. raised bed with wooden seat. Table and chairs provided lawn with flower bed, shed with bbq and tools at the back of the garden Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels provided if wanted at £10 per person per week. Cleaned only at the end of the stay (and before).

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