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Riber House

Matlock, Peak District
Sleeps 14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Green
Family friendly
Four Poster
Parking on site / nearby
Electric vehicle charging
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • This property has some of the best views in the Peak District – they are simply outstanding!
  • Relax in the hot tub, curl up by the fire or enjoy a competitive game of pool with good company
  • Surrounded by rolling fields and livestock, this isolated setting is the place to get away from it all
Property code: 89448

This wonderful property is perfect for families and friends coming together for a special celebration, situated high on a hill looking out over Matlock and the valley beyond, spot the local landmarks during the day and watch the lights twinkle at night. Matlock is a riverside town with an array of shops, cafes, pubs, and antique shops to entertain. In autumn, the Matlock Bath Illuminations with a firework display is a spectacular event just 3 miles away. Within an easy drive, discover the splendid Chatsworth House (10 miles), Haddon Hall (9 miles), and Crich Tramway Village (5 miles). You can also take advantage of the excellent walking routes around the Derwent Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Step into the porch with space to hang coats and store boots and wander through to the kitchen/diner area with a 14-seater table big enough for everyone to come together, and a beautiful kitchen complimented with granite worktops and a central kitchen island with seating. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows that span the length of the lounge provide a stunning backdrop to the downstairs rooms, along with ample comfy seating and a wood burner for cosy evenings. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, one with an en-suite shower room. You will also find a utility room and further shower room. Take a flight of steps down to the converted cellar with a pool table, Smart TV and nearby seating, with access to the outside. On the first floor, you will find five pretty bedrooms with a further three bathrooms. Kids will love the snug with a Smart TV, comfy seating and pile of board games.

Outside, the garden spans around the property offering a large patio with seating, a lawn area and a hot tub, ideally placed to take in those unforgettable views. There is also a Charcoal BBQ which sits under a BBQ shelter, ideal for sizzling up a feast after a day exploring, please provide your own charcoal.

  • 7 bedrooms – 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin upon request), 1 super-king-size, 3 king-size and 1 twin
  • The ground floor bedrooms are a super-king zip-and-link with an en-suite and a king-size
  • 5 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC, 1 shower room with WC, 1 en-suite with bath, shower and WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with WCs
  • Electric range cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, and American fridge/freezer
  • Tassimo coffee machine and cafetiere
  • Utility with washing machine
  • 2 travel cots and 2 highchairs
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV in the lounge, snug and games room
  • Pool table
  • Enclosed garden with hot tub, patio with seating and lawn
  • Charcoal BBQ under BBQ shelter, please provide your own charcoal
  • Electric Vehicle charging point available - additional charges apply direct to the owner
  • Private parking for 9 cars
  • Bumpy access track not suitable for sports cars or vehicles with low bumpers
  • Pub and shop within a mile
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £60. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Kate Gray

This property joined our collection in 2022 and is managed by Kate.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Debbie, 15th March 2024

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Riber House was a fantastic place to celebrate our dads 90th birthday. There were 13 of us, from 2 to 90 and it was perfect for us all. There are 7 bedrooms and the open plan downstairs was so spacious, we had plenty of room. We really enjoyed the pool room and had family playoffs after dinner every night! Off the beaten track, but, once there, it Read morewas beautiful and so peaceful, recommend arriving in daylight! Kim and Richard were there to meet us and are perfect hosts. We would love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Emma, 1st March 2024

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Our group of 14 guest all loved the house. The views are stunning and such a quiet and peaceful. The house was just what we needed and finished to such a high standard. The welcome pack was such a lovely touch and we all enjoyed the Bakewell puddings and freshly baked bread. The hosts were friendly and approachable. 10 out of 10

Reviewed by Karen, 2nd February 2024

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It was a family get together for my sisters birthday with our adult children and their partners, so 13 of us altogether. The house is amazing so spacious and to such a high standard with great facilities and all double sized bedrooms. The views are exceptional, we used the hot tub, went for walks, cooked every night and generally had the best time Read moremaking great memories. The owners met us there and were so kind and helpful and on hand if needed. We will definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Nigel, 26th January 2024

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Fabulous Holiday house absolutely spotless full of quality items and finishes throughout the property. Stunning views especially from the Hot tub !!! We will definitely recommend and like to return in the future.

Reviewed by Guy, 19th January 2024

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A fantastic place that I cannot recommend enough! It was ideal for a group gathering and walks around the hills. Would recommend to anyone looking for the perfect space.

Reviewed by George, 12th January 2024

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Brilliant for a family get together.

Reviewed by Barbara, 29th December 2023

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Excellent layout for large groups

Reviewed by Ann, 8th December 2023

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Fabulous house! Generous welcome pack and house so well equipped. We were a large family gathering to celebrate a birthday, children loved the pool room and the hot tub. The house was beautifully decorated and the setting was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

Reviewed by Gillian, 24th November 2023

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Reviewed by Claire, 10th November 2023

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This property is absolutely fantastic and the layout lends itself well to groups coming together. Very well equipped and the location is stunning!

Reviewed by Roy, 13th October 2023

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This is an amazing property, our family group made up of all ages loved it. Amazing location with fantastic views, and the house itself is superb to spend time in, with the kitchen and living area being highlights. My personnal favourite was the view from the hot tub. The owners have thought of everything, and the welcome on arrival with local prodRead moreucts and even a pint of milk in the fridge was the perfect touch. We cannot recommend this property highly enough, and we hope to return again soon Hide

Reviewed by Eileen, 22nd September 2023

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A beautiful, spacious modern house for a large party to enjoy. We had a 70th birthday celebration for 14 and it was a perfect venue. Should you want to have some quiet time the mid-level sitting room is so comfortable, with large sofas, books and a tv with the best reception. Plenty of bathroom space and we are envious of the walk-in dressing room Read morewith the principal room upstairs. Two bedrooms downstairs enabled a guest with mobility issues to stay comfortably and access ground floor facilities Hide

Reviewed by Melanie, 15th September 2023

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Absolutely lovely holiday. Riber house had everything we needed. The views were amazing. We had a walk down to Matlock from the house which wasnt too far, the walk back up was strenuous but fun. Not to missed is the hot tub on an evening when the light goes down. Would highly recommend this lovely house, fabulous for a large family getaway.

Reviewed by Richard, 8th September 2023

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A fabulous place to stay at and explore the southern section of the Peak District. The house served us very well - spacious, high standard and fitted out extremely well. We all felt very comfortable there and the views from the lounge are outstanding. Riber House is high on a hill so the trek there on winding narrow roads and tracks can prove dauntRead moreing. Once you arrive you realise it is all worth it. The owners are nearby and can be called upon should the need arise and they are very welcoming. Hide

Reviewed by Ian, 25th August 2023

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Everything in the property is to a high standard. Views to Matlock and beyond are lovely. The location and property are top class. Teso will do online deliveries. So no need to haul your own food and drink. Overall, would recommend this property for adult only and families with children. Fantastic base to explore the area. FIVE STAR.

Reviewed by Patricia, 18th August 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew, 4th August 2023

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We have just had a wonderful family holiday at Riber House. The layout was perfect for our family group of 14 and 1 dog. The quality of the workmanship in the house was clearly evident and the location and views over Matlock were spectacular. The welcome pack was very generous and the owners were helpful and communicative from the moment we arrivedRead more. The snug room, hot tub and the cellar with the pool table were all big hits with the family. A fabulous week in an amazing house. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 28th July 2023

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Fantastic house and views appreciated by all of the family ages from eight to seventy. Welcome pack best ever many thanks

Reviewed by Bernard, 21st July 2023

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Reviewed by Neil, 30th June 2023

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Outstandingly good house for a large group. Overall its probably the best - space, comfort and equipment - in 20 years of renting for our family get togethers. Wonderfully located overlooking Matlock and beyond. Pleasingly quirky and steep approach.

Reviewed by Patricia Anne, 23rd June 2023

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Family get together with 10 of us , what an amazing house to stay , everything was spot on , top quality furnishings really comfy beds and amazing views from the house , hot tub and games room were a massive hit and loads of room to sit out and enjoy our meals plus a smaller lounge area where us oldies could escape to for peace and quiet . The owneRead morers were lovely and very friendly and even the cows came to visit us . Amazing place to stay !! Hide

Reviewed by Jacqueline, 16th June 2023

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The location of the house was in an amazing setting. Being high up we had spectacular views and fabulous peace and tranquility. The owners met us and were very welcoming. There was a gorgeous welcome pack, we loved the bread and the beautiful, fresh Bakewell puddings .The 7 bedrooms were lovely, most with brilliant views as had the spectacular lounRead morege.The 5 bathrooms were lovely as was the kitchen, lounge and dining area. We spent a lot of time on the patio , garden, hot tub and walks nearby. Hide

Reviewed by Tracy, 9th June 2023

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Riber House is a beautifully renovated property, with stunning views down to Matlock and River Castle. The house has all you need and plenty of space for guests to spread out and enjoy the facilities. The patio has plenty of space with views of the sunset over Matlock. From the moment we arrived, the owners were very helpful and communicative, and Read morewe received a warm welcome. Our family had a wonderful stay here and wouldnt hesitate to return! Hide

Reviewed by Natalie, 2nd June 2023

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Wonderful accomodation and location. We had a fabulous family stay here. The house has everything you could need with the hot tub and pool table. Breathtaking views and peaceful location. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Kathryn, 28th April 2023

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Really lovely holiday accommodation, well-equipped and comfortably furnished with great views over Matlock.

Reviewed by Abigail, 14th April 2023

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What a fabulous house & a great place for a hen party or big gathering. Everything has been done to a high standard inside & out & we had a great time. There are plenty of bathrooms & the option to make some of the double bedrooms twins was perfect for our group. The private road up there is a bit dicey in the dark or when the cows have squeezed thRead morerough the fence & are in the middle, but all our cars managed it (I wouldn't want to do it in bad weather). But, overall, this place is amazing. Hide

Reviewed by Janet, 7th April 2023

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We had a fantastic week in this beautiful house. As a party of 14 there was plenty of space for spending time together and relaxing. The views across Matlock are stunning. There is so much to do in the locality to suit all tastes and ages. The hosts are amazing and extremely helpful. A truly memorable holiday

Reviewed by Jon, 31st March 2023

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Reviewed by Carol, 17th March 2023

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Beautiful spacious house, tastefully, decorated with super comfy beds. We had a fabulous weekend for a 50th birthday.

Reviewed by Kathryn, 3rd March 2023

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A perfect venue for our birthday celebrations. We stayed for a long weekend with family and friends and had a lovely time. The house is decorated to a very high standard and is very spacious and comfortable inside, ample room for all of us. Views from the lounge window looking down onto Matlock and surrounding countryside are superb. The pool tableRead more and hot tub were enjoyed by all and a real treat. Have already recommended the house to others and would happily book another stay. Hide

Reviewed by Hamna, 11th February 2023

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We had a lovely stay at the property. The house has stunning views that can be enjoyed from all over the property. The owners were easy to approach and on hand for any assistance. The property is immaculately furnished and has everything you need for a pleasant stay.

Reviewed by Lynsey, 26th January 2023

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We came for a long weekend for my Husbands special birthday, the house is in an amazing location with views to die for and the house is fabulous! Everything we needed was provided and even though there was 11 of us we had plenty of room and didnt feel on top of each other. The children loved the pool room and we all enjoyed the hot tub. Highly recoRead moremmend this place for a large gathering or family break. Hide

Reviewed by Helen, 20th January 2023

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Fantastic house! Well designed, beautifully decorated, well equipped and spacious with plenty of room for large parties to eat/cook/relax in. Very good for dogs with spacious enclosed garden, hard floors downstairs and baby gates to prevent them going upstairs! Lots of lovely walks from the door which was also brilliant (for dogs and people!). Hot Read moretub and pool table were excellent! Friendly and helpful owners. We really hope to be back again soon! Hide

Reviewed by Hannah, 6th January 2023

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We could not fault this wonderful house! As a party of 10 with young children and elderly/disabled guests it was absolutely ideal for us! Everything was beautifully layed out for us as a family and immaculately kept. Stunning views and lovely little walks for those of us that were able. The owners were fantastic and made everything so easy for us uRead morepon arrival. We would not hesitate to come back here. My husband had the most wonderful 40th birthday weekend here thank you for the marvellous venue! Hide

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