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Slaley Lodge

Wirksworth, Peak District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stunning boutique retreat in the heart of Wirksworth next door to a cool cinema
  • Styled by an interior designer with wall murals from local artists and home furnishings from local designers
  • Relax in the courtyard garden with firepit
Property code: 56002

Spend an unforgettable break here. Rich colour schemes compliment the character perfectly, stunning bespoke furniture feature throughout and there is even a sofa bed for the little ones.

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, the market town of Wirksworth is rightly described as the gem of the Peak. Its architectural heritage is as varied as its vibrant arts scene, meaning the town offers something for everyone. From independent eateries, shops, and a stylish art house cinema, there is so much to explore on your doorstep. Surrounded by a vast network of footpaths and quiet cycling lanes Wirksworth also boasts nearby popular destination Carsington Water. With its excellent visitor centre, walking and cycling routes around the lake and great opportunities for water sports, it makes for a fabulous day out. Another of the town’s unique attractions is the National Stone Centre, which offers activities such as gem-panning and fossil-casting. There is even a traditional steam railway, complete with Victorian station cafe. Bakewell, Ashbourne, Dovedale, Matlock Bath (home to Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park), Chatsworth, and Haddon Hall are all a short drive away.

This beautiful ground floor lodge built in 1766 has been converted with privacy in mind. Discover your front door through the atmospheric stone alleyway, the lodge welcomes you with a warm and inviting feel the moment you step foot into the property. The kitchen offers everything you need to rustle up a good meal during your stay including an electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, and fridge. Spend evenings around the farmhouse dining table enjoying the mood lighting and catching up with good company. Wander through to the lounge which boasts beautiful character and a wood-burner where you can put your feet up on the stunning blue velvet sofa, which is also a sofa bed. Find a quiet corner and relax in an armchair with a good book and switch off from the world. The bedroom is a feast for the eyes with a stunning feature mural designed by a local artist complemented by feature drop lighting and a beautiful king-size bed. The large window lets the light flood in and the room is a given glamorous boudoir feel with well-chosen contemporary and retro furniture. There is a handy WC situated near the bedroom and the bathroom offers spacious walk in shower with double ended bath and WC, and underfloor heating for extra cosiness.

Outside there is an impressive courtyard where you can relax on the outdoor seating or dine outside in the fresh air on a warm evening. Light the fire pit and let the fairy lights twinkle as the night draws in. There is drop off roadside parking (subject to availability) and various free car parks and on street parking less than 0.25 miles away.

  • Bedrooms - 1 king-size
  • Sofa bed available on request
  • 1 bathroom with shower, bath and WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher and fridge
  • Wood-burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV/DVD player and Google Nest in the lounge
  • Courtyard garden with seating and fire pit
  • There drop off roadside parking (subject to availability) and various free car parks and on street parking within walking distance
  • Pub and shop within walking distance

Kate Gray

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Jennifer, 3rd September 2021

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Ideally situated in the centre of Wirksworth with ready access to shops, restaurants and bars, this delightfully decorated and equipped one-bedroomed apartment is an oasis of tranquility. On the edge of the Peak District, Wirksworth is served by easy transport links to places such as Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock and Cromford with hundreds of miles of Read morewalking routes available. Hide

Reviewed by Joy, 27th August 2021

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Absolutely fabulous place to stay - the decoration and atmosphere in the cottage/flat is gorgeous and we couldn't have been made to feel any more welcome and comfortable. One of the first places I've ever stayed which, when I got home, made me feel my home wasn't as nice! Wirksworth itself is quirky and trendy, and makes a great base for exploring Read morethe peaks, with walks straight from the front door and access to lots of heritage and interesting places to see! Hide

Reviewed by Jo, 6th August 2021

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Beautiful accommodation in a great location. The place is furnished and decorated to a very high standard and had everything you could have needed and more. Freshly baked bread and a bottle of fizz to welcome us. The hosts were extremely helpful and welcomed us as if we were old friends with loads of useful information about the town and the local Read morearea. Loved the Peak District and the town of Wirksworth- the locals are so friendly. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 30th July 2021

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Lovely cottage situated in ideal location for visiting Peak District.Angus & Caraline were very helpful in providing local information.Would certainly recommend .Excellent facilities at cottage & perfect for a stay any time of the year .

Reviewed by Kerry, 23rd July 2021

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A comfortable and beautifully decorated place from which to explore the lovely Peak District and historic villages and towns. The owners are warm and very helpful and the pubs and eateries in Wirksworth are very friendly too!

Reviewed by Alan, 9th July 2021

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The cottage was absolutely beautiful, very well presented with everything you need, and a great base to explore the surrounding area.

Reviewed by Jacqui, 2nd July 2021

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A beautiful space to relax in, decorated and equipped to the highest standards. We felt very welcome and really appreciated the detailed thought that had gone into our comfort, from the coffee in the kitchen, the perfumes of the hand washes to the fast internet, Netflix and Spotify access provided. The history in the building, Wirksworths gorgeous Read morestreets and houses, and the astonishing beauty of Derbyshire drew us here but the luxury offered during our stay will certainly take us back again. Hide

Reviewed by Beverley, 25th June 2021

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We were not disappointed , everything you would expect from a luxury boutique hotel , but in the comfort of a home . Every detail had been thought of from the powerful shower , to the luxurious stand-alone bath in the bathroom . The most comfortable bed , with crisp white sheets and duvet . The location was central to visit so many of the highlightRead mores of the Peak District , whether it was walking or historic visits . We intended to relax and this we did , with the help of the hosts . Five Star Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 11th June 2021

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Staley Lodge is a wonderful place to stay, it is very comfortable and spacious. It is beautifully decorated, has everything you could need for a relaxing stay. It is in the centre of Wirksworth, shops, pubs and restaurants only minutes away. The owners are very helpful and informative, extremely welcoming . We would definitely return and would recoRead moremmend it to anyone wanting to stay in the area. We have stayed in many holiday properties over the years and this is definitely one of the best. Hide

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