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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
pets Dogs welcome 1
grade 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish ground-floor apartment right 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.

Nestled at the foot of the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, Matlock Bath is a unique village that lies on the south-eastern edge of the Peak District National Park. A popular tourist attraction since the 17th century, this beautiful village has earned nicknames such as ‘the seaside resort miles from the sea’ and ‘Little Switzerland’. There’s a long street of shops, cafes, and places of interest like the aquarium. Riverside walks are ideal for a shady stroll. Within an easy drive are the splendid Chatsworth House (8.5 miles), Haddon Hall (7.5 miles), and Crich Tramway Village (5.5 miles). You can also take advantage of the excellent walking routes around the Derwent Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The ground-floor apartment is accessed via a flight of external steps. Stepping into the accommodation is sure to give an impressive with spacious open-plan living. Snuggle up on the sofa with a loved one in front of the Smart TV or curl up with a good book. If the nearby restaurants can’t tempt you to eat out, the kitchen is a pleasure to cook in, offering an electric oven and hob, fridge, and washing machine. Come together around the nearby dining table and plan the days' activities ahead or enjoy a celebration meal. The bedroom offers a restful space to get a good night's sleep with a king-size bed and Smart TV for the lazy lie-ins. The en-suite shower room offers a high ceiling, enclosed shower, and WC.

There is free off-road parking nearby on a first-come-first-served basis. Other parking can be found at the nearby car park a short walk away from the property, a weekly permit is available at a cost of £24.80.

Read more Code: 86283

  • 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
  • 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
  • Situated next to a road
  • 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.

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This property is personally managed by Kate.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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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

Reviewed by Norma 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Tracy 31st May 2022

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Fantastic cottage with all the home comforts you could need. Comfortable bed and amazing shower. Plenty of space for a couple with a fully equipped kitchen. We had no reason to contact the owners other than to ask for a slightly earlier arrival which was no problem whatsoever. Matlock Bath is like a seaside town without the seaside which was quirkyRead more. Only a 15-20 minute walk to Matlock where we visited Stones restaurant. Definitely would recommend Hide

Reviewed by Kate 23rd May 2022

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We stayed in the Cavendish for four nights, its a lovely modern, clean apartment. Very comfortable and spacious, with all you could need for a few nights away.

Reviewed by Leah 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Zenda 8th April 2022

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Lovely little space for two, nicely laid out. Clean and equiped with all you need should you want to cook rather than eating out. A comfortable space with some lovely quirky furnishings. Great location for exploring the peak district.

Reviewed by Beverley 18th March 2022

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The apartment was absolutely fabulous. Spotlessly clean, had everything we needed for a weeks stay. The owner, Tim was extremely accommodating & friendly. Answered all our queries within minutes. Location is perfect for visiting the wonderful Derbyshire countryside & attractions. Although there is no parking on-sight this was not an issue as the maRead morein railway car park is only a short walk away. Lots to see & do in Matlock Bath itself. Would recommend this accommodation to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Kamla 2nd March 2022

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Ideal comfortable accommodation for 2, very clean and equipped with everything you need. A number of local walks means you can park the car and not use it for a few days.

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LOCATION

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