Located in Wirksworth, the “Gem of the Peak”, Gable End is in a town centre location in a row of picturesque old lead miners’ cottages on a steep narrow road running from the Market Place. This 3 storey property has recently been renovated and is available as a holiday let from January 2019.
Only a short stroll to a selection of shops, pubs serving food, coffee shops and restaurants.
A selection of local Butchers and Bakers can be found in the town along with 2 supermarkets and several gift shops.
Have a coffee in the newly opened Wirksworth Heritage Centre while finding out about this fascinating historical town.
Visit Wirksworths very own quaint, quirky and friendly cinema, The Northern Light Cinema – booking required.
Take a nostalgic train journey on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. From Wirksworth station, a 9 mile long heritage railway.
Walk up the hill from the cottage to the StarDisc, a 21st century stone circle and celestial amphitheatre spanning 12 metres. From here take in the fabulous views for miles in each direction.
If you’re looking for fitness or activities then Wirksworth Leisure Centre offers a Gym, Climbing Wall, Sports Hall with badminton or other activities and various fitness classes, all available on a ‘pay as you go’ basis.
Only 5 minutes away at Middleton Top is the start of the High Peak Trail where you can hire bikes to enjoy 17 miles of trails through the Derbyshire countryside.
A little further afield, take a 10 minute drive to Carsington water, 15 minutes to Matlock, 20 minutes to Ashbourne and Dovedale and 30 minutes to Chatsworth House, and many more very interesting and beautiful places in the area.
Entrance porch, Living Room and Kitchen.
The Living Room can comfortably seat 3 people and combines with a dining area.
32" Smart TV with Freeview channels and a DVD player.
An electric stove style heater in the fireplace to provide instant heat.
Selection of throws, if needed on those colder winter nights.
A bookcase with a selection of books and games to enjoy during your stay.
Separate newly fitted kitchen. Integrated fridge, with freezer box for ice for drinks electric fan oven, gas hob, microwave oven, kettle and toaster. Well stocked utensils.
Note: due to space restrictions in the kitchen there is no dishwasher or washing machine.
Bathroom with bath and shower over. Instant hot water fed from the combination boiler.
Single Bedroom: Single bed with feather duvet (anti allergy duvet available on request) and wardrobe.
Master Bedroom: Double bed with feather duvet (anti allergy duvet available on request), wardrobe and drawers. Scenic views over the rooftops across to the meadows on the other side of the valley.
Central heating throughout.
Free Faster Fibre Broadband and Wi-Fi.
Gas, electricity, bed linen and towels are included.
Iron and ironing board.
A seating bench belonging to the property.
The cottage doesn’t have a reserved parking space, but you can pull up outside the cottage to unload your baggage. Within the town, and only a short walk away there are several areas of unrestricted on street parking and a couple of free car parks.
If required, and for a small cost we can arrange a Derbyshire Dales 3 day or 7 day Rover Parking Pass. This pass will allow unlimited parking in a couple of the town centre pay and display car parks and has the benefit of usage of the pass in Derbyshire Dales car parks throughout the area. So, if days out are planned during your visit then a Rover Pass can easily pay for itself.
Rover Pass Costs: 3 Day - £9.90, 7 Day - £23.10.
Alternatively, if you don’t purchase a Rover Pass though us in advance and decide during your stay that you would like one then they can be purchased directly from Wirksworth Leisure Centre reception.
The property is strictly No smoking.
Unfortunately no pets allowed.
The property is located on a steep hill and has steep winding stairways which needs to be considered when booking.
Booking changeover days:
Weekly – Friday or Monday
Weekend – Friday to Monday (3 nights)
Midweek – Monday to Friday (4 nights)
2 night breaks may be possible at certain times of the year - please enquire