Oxspring Cottage Matlock Derbyshire
Oxspring Cottage selfcatering cottage sleeps up to 4 at Bolehill near Wirksworth and Matlock Open fire Pet friendly with enclosed garden
Oxspring is a lovely 2 bedroom stone cottage sleeping 3 to 4, nestling on the hillside in the conservation area of the hamlet of Bolehill, approximately 5 miles from Matlock. The cottage is well equipped, pet friendly, and has all the comforts of home, including a pretty enclosed cottage garden. It is ideal for exploring Derbyshire attractions, either by foot, car or cycling. This is a pleasant retreat for relaxing and enjoying your break. Please note we operate a no smoking policy
Please ring or email for availability and cost per week (Saturday to Saturday).
Last minute short breaks may be available (minimum of 3 days)
The cottage is built of millstone grit and overlooks the valley towards Wirksworth (approximately 15 minutes walk) where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants, etc.
It has a lovely cottage garden, fully enclosed, with patio, garden furniture and barbecue, plus a shed to store bicycles, should you wish to bring them with you.
The kitchen has fitted units, with gas cooker, washing machine, fridge, microwave, etc. and stable door overlooks the garden.
The cosy living area has colour tv including freeview, dvd player, sofa & chair and dining table. Here there is an open fire (some fuel supplied) in a gritstone fireplace.
The stairs with stone feature wall leads to the main double bedroom, with original fireplace and victorian type bed and a small bedroom.This smaller bedroom has a single bed under which is a pull out smaller trundle bed. There is a separate shower room with washhand basin and toilet.
This is a no smoking cottage. A quiet well behaved dog is allowed at no extra charge. Gas central heating, linen, duvets and towels included in the cost. As there are steps down to the cottage, this would be unsuitable for the less able.
Roadside parking on a no through road and also in a small free carpark a few yards away. There is a regular bus service between Bakewell and Belper, just about a 5 minutes walk away.
When staying at Oxspring Cottage you will be within close proximity of many attractions. A stroll down the stoned footpath through the pleasant meadows will take you into the market town of Wirksworth, full of character, history, and architecture.
The cottage is about 10 minutes walk to the High Peak Trail, which is suitable for walking and cycling, and is near to the Black Rocks, where you could try your skills at rock climbing and abseiling, or just relax and have a picnic.
There are many beautiful walks just from the door and maps and leaflets are available for your use. Attractions a few miles away are: Chatsworth House and Park, Matlock (Heights of Abraham, cable cars etc), Carsington Water with its visitor centre, sailing, cycling, watersports, restaurant and children's play area and a little further - Bakewell, Ashbourne, Crich (famous Tram Village), Alton Towers (approx 22 miles), and the beautiful Dovedale. The Derbyshire Dales and White Peak area beautiful all year round.
Here’s what some of our guests have said:
"Another lovely relaxing week in this special place. It really feels like ‘home from home’ and the weather has been superb! Walks wonderful and Bob thoroughly enjoyed. We will hope to be back again in 08. Thank you. Didn’t see the hedgehog, but perhaps he is now hibernating. All the best."
Gill & Keith (& Bob of course!) Solihull
"Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely little cottage. We didn’t want for anything! It’s a little gem. The garden is lovely too. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage to other couples/small families."
Deb & Eric, Middlesex
"Lovely cottage and in a good position to explore Derbyshire. Maisie enjoyed her walks and the garden. Nice gesture at the beginning of our holiday and will tell others about the cottage. Thank you."
Neil & Julia, Nottinghamshire
“Thank you very much. We’ve had a great week in your cosy comfortable cottage. It’s very well equipped and we’ve made good use of your maps, guidebooks and so on. We’ve enjoyed exploring the area and relaxing here.”
Andrew, Morage & Robert Mylne, Edinburgh
“We have all enjoyed our stay here immensely. The cottage is ideal and so well equipped. It feels like home from home here. We look forward to coming again. Thank you x"
Harry, Chantal, Kyle and Brenna (black lab) Surrey