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Delightful Two Bedroomed En-Suite Stable Conversion with gas central heating

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Standcliffe Mews, Town End, Crich, Nr Matlock, Derbyshire

Standcliffe Mews is an attractive and well equipped bungalow that has been converted from Stone Stables within the grounds of Standcliffe House.

Just yards from the famed Derbyshire Viewpoint of Crich Stand and overlooking Crich Tramway Village which is next door to Standcliffe Mews.

Crich was the fictional Village of Cardale in the popular T.V Medical Drama Peak Practice.

Standcliffe Mews Holiday Cottage Description.

A lovely all ground floor, detached cottage, located next door to Crich Tramway Village on the outskirts of the pretty village of Crich in Derbyshire.

Very well maintained and comfortable throughout, the bungalow is perfect for small families or couples looking to explore this varied part of the Peak District. The Bungalow offers a delightful morning room overlooking the garden, where you can enjoy a morning cup of tea in quiet surroundings. The bungalow has a cosy sitting room with electric log effect fire, which is an ideal place to relax after a day of activities, plus this holiday home has a fitted kitchen with dining area, and there are two bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities.

Outside, there is a pretty, lawned garden with patio. This bungalow is ideally located to wander around the village of Crich, with its Market Square and three traditional pubs. Standcliffe Mews is an excellent base for walking and exploring the Peak District and close by you will find the Arkwright Mills, the Market Towns of Bakewell and Matlock, the imposing Chatsworth House and wonderful Haddon Hall. This Crich bungalow is a wonderful base, from which to enjoy the whole of the Peak District.

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Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne

Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne built Standcliffe Mews in the grounds of Standcliffe House about 30 years ago and converted it into a Holiday Cottage five years later.

When Peak Practice the TV Medical Drama started filming in Crich it was used as accommodation for the stars and crew while they filmed mainly during the winter months.

The Cottage has been run as a Holiday Let ever since.

Over the years we have met many people and get regular repeat bookings from them.

Crich is a delightful self contained village with various shops and services and a very good hourly bus service can take you further afield if you don't want to drive to far.

Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne purchased this bungalow in 1976

Why Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne chose Amber Valley

This bungalow is a cosy, warm place situated on the edge of the Peak District with lots of places to visit all within easy reach.

Its Featured Stonework and wooden ceilings gives it a delightful atmosphere.

What makes this bungalow unique

Full Gas Central Heating included in the price

All Bedding and Towels included.

Quiet and Safe Off Street Parking.for two cars

Lots of footpaths & walks straight from the doorstep

The "Cliff Inn" is a superb pub which is just as good as it was forty years ago and only 100 yards from Standcliffe Mews. Serving good food with a varied menu. The pies from a local butcher are highly recommended.

Another favourite with our guests is "The White Hart" at Moorwood Moor, the pub has recently been rebuilt and offers superb food and surroundings. It is only about one and a half miles away from the bungalow and a map to get to it is available on request.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in May 2015

My family and I (myself, husband, 19 year old, 11 year old and dog!) have just spent a lovely week in Standcliffe Mews in Crich, Derbyshire. When booking somewhere the main requirement was that they took dogs and we happened upon Standcliffe Mews. The cottage is a converted barn standing in the grounds of a larger house. The accommodation was very clean. The kitchen has a good gas cooker and what looked like quite new dishwasher and washing machine. There is a highly efficient boiler giving hot water on tap. There is a double and twin room. The beds were comfortable and the bedding lovely and fresh. There is a sitting room with electric fire and TV/DVD. There is a useful large tiled hall as you come into the property and we could sit in here to get away from the kids! The garden is secure from a dog point of view. The owners are friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The setting is idyllic. Lots of walks within a few minutes of the front door, the National Tramway Museum next door, plus loads to see in the area plus, of course the absolutely beautiful countryside. Crich is a small village but has a good butchers, small Nisa supermarket and a bakery plus an Indian and various pubs although we didn't eat out at all. I would definitely recommend the accommodation and the area.

The property provided wifi/internet access.

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Liked best: The setting and location

Liked least: Leaving!

Traveling group: Teenagers

Would I recommend this vacation rental to my best friend?   Yes.

Recommended for:

People with disabilities Older travelers

Families with young children People with pets

• The property was "as advertised".


• I recommend the location.


• The property was a good value for the price paid.
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Crich Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Kingsize Double Bedded Room and Twin Bedded Room Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom One with a Kingsize Double Bed Bedroom Two with Two Single Beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: One well behaved dog is allowed , but in the interest of other guests please keep your pet on the tiled areas . No dogs to be left un-attended in the cottage. Outside: Small Garden with lawn and patio area. A table and four chairs is available for outside use and a undercover storage area (for Bicycle's etc ) and drying area is also available. The Garden is totally secure and enclosed. There is off road parking for two cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Provided with the Rental Bed Linen is included and also Four sets of Towels are included in the rental cost. Other: The Spacious Morning Room features Rustic Stone walls and has 2 Armchairs and a 2 Seater Settee and a Coffee Table.This Room opens out onto the Entrance and Garden. WiFi is available and the access code is available on request.


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Delightful Two Bedroomed En-Suite Stable Conversion with gas central heating
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Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

An excellent cottage for touring Derbyshire and the surrounding countryside.

Comfortable and quiet with excellent neighbours.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your kind comments. It was lovely to meet you both. Kind Regards. Glyn & Sheila
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Great little cottage with wonderful hosts. Easy commute and in a really nice little village. Will s

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, well appointed and well worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal for our purposes.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday in Standcliffe Mews this year. Both were for two weeks and, as the weather was kind to us, equally enjoyable. The area is delightful and, by making use of our Bus Passes in conjunction with the bus network, many of the attractions are fairly easy to get to without the need for driving everywhere.

Whilst being small and compact, the property suits our purposes and, given an opportunity, we shall return.

Simon and Sue Millar.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and hope to see you again.
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Fantastic place to stay, home from home.

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a beautiful place, very clean, very comfortable, the beds were especially so, just could not fault it. Owners made us feel very welcome, were there if you needed them, but not intrusive in any way. Loved the fact that the tramway museum is at the back, sat outside listening to the" ting ting " of the trams, ( this is not intrusive in any way, and can not be heard inside the property). The bedrooms are smaller than we expected, but this did not spoil the wonderful time we spent there. I would recommend this property for couples or a small family with young children.There was three of us, and it was perfect.

The shop in the village centre we found to be fantastic, we could buy all we needed without having to travel miles to the nearest supermarket.

We are hoping to stay again in the near future.

Would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent clean peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent base for exploring the peak District the bungalow is well maintained and very clean a delight to stay in the owners are lovely we had a wonderful week

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Standcliffe Mews. Kind Regards Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne Standcliffe Mews Holiday Cottage
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Great Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time in Crich,the cottage was well kitted out & good for our dog enclosed garden.

Glyn was helpful in his places to go & do,shame the weather was lousy,Great Fish Chip Shop in Crich and indian take away.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your comments. Sorry about the weather. Regards Glyn & Sheila Hartshorne
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Crich Walk
Crich Tramway Village
Nearest Airport
16 Miles
East Midlands Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Cliff Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Alfreton & Matlock
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Whatstandwell Station
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Jeera Indian Restaurant Market Place Crich
Car: recommended


The Towns off Matlock, Alfreton, Belper and Ripley are all approximately six mile away. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Caulke Abbey and Alton Towers are all less than one hours drive away. The Cities of Derby & Nottingham are within easy reach, and there is an hourly bus service to all local towns and other areas

Further Details:

The Village of Crich is almost self contained and has a Mini-Super Market, Butchers , Bakers with Cafe, Post Office, Indian Restaurant, Haberdashery Shop, The Kings Arms & Black Swan are down near the Market Place and the Cliff Inn is 100 Yards away from Standcliffe Mews.

There are Four Towns all about 5 Miles away from Crich.They are :-Alfreton , Belper , Ripley & Matlock. There is a Bus Services from outside the Mews to all four Towns. Derby , Nottingham, Chesterfield ,Bakewell, Ashbourne and many more locations are are all within easy driving distance


Rates & Availability

Crich Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early May Bank Holiday
Apr 28 2017 - May 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring Bank Holiday
May 26 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Autumn 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 8 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% non-returnable deposit on booking and final balance payable a minimum of six weeks prior to arrival at Standcliffe Mews. Payment by either Bank Transfer or Cheque. Please contact owner for further details either by
phone or text :-07771936150
or letter.
Standcliffe House,Town End, Crich, Nr Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5DP.

Changeover Day:
Our Changeover day is Friday arriving after 3pm in the afternoon and departing by 10 am on the following Friday
Notes on prices:
Prices from £245 per week Electricity & Gas is included in the rental price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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