1885 Victorian Gentleman's Residence near Peak District National Park

1885 Victorian Gentleman's Residence near Peak District National Park

Claire

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is a large late Victorian house full of original period features including sash windows, fireplaces and working servant’s bells but with all mod cons incl. DVD and broadband. Downstairs our home has a cosy living room with open fire, formal dining room and breakfast kitchen with American fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher and wood burning stove. There is a separate laundry room with washer and dryer and downstairs cloakroom with w.c. The sunroom opens out on to the beautiful private walled garden with patio, lawns and pond. The first floor has 4 bedrooms (3 double and 1 single) and family bathroom. The large top floor room has stunning views across the Derwent Valley.

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Who we are

  1. We are Claire and Spencer, a married couple in our early 30's with no children. Spencer, is a Retail Manager and I am a Purchasing Executive. We have a real passion for travelling and the countryside. We are new to home exchange but love to feel part of the local community when we travel so feel it will be ideal for us. Our hobbies include walking, gardening, snorkelling, and visiting historical places. We are animal lovers would be happy to care for your pets, and your garden. We will treat your home with respect and gentle loving care.

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Our home is situated in a conservation area in the heart of the market town of Belper in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. All of our upstairs rooms have stunning views across the Derwent Valley. We have the best of both worlds being a short walk from shops & restaurants as well as the open countryside. The beautiful Peak District National Park is only a short drive and offers hiking, cycling, water sports, horse riding and golf. There are many stately homes including Chatsworth House, one of Britain’s best-loved historic houses within 30 min drive.

For those wanting to explore further afield our location in the centre of England give us excellent road, rail, air and bus links. London is only 2 hours by train with Shakespeare country, Warwick Castle and Robin Hood country within an hours drive.

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