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  • The Old Coach House Charming coach house  | The Old Coach House, Melbourne
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  • The Old Coach House Charming coach house  | The Old Coach House, Melbourne
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    Gorgeous Derby Cottage

    Property ref: S113633

    • Bedrooms 2

    • Sleeps 4

    • Baths 1

    • Pets No

    • Wifi Yes

    About this property

    Surrounded by two attractive courtyards this charming coach house retains many original features and has lovely views of an ancient church.
    What a special place to spend a holiday! S113633 was once the coach house belonging to a large house in the village and was converted approximately 20 years ago. A lot of thought, design and careful consideration has been made by the current owners to make this detached property a really special place to stay. From the windows and courtyards you can see the stunning church, which has been described as a ’cathedral in miniature’ and is one of five churches in Melbourne. The Domesday Book records a church and priest here in 1086. The present church was built about 1120.
    Featuring unique touches throughout you can enjoy a living room with the cosy wood burner, the sun room, and the snug. Two fabulously designed bedrooms with exposed beams are to be found on the first floor along with a stunning roll-top bath to soak away the hours. Outside you will find two courtyards, one directly from the kitchen and the other from the sun room, but which one to choose?
    Melbourne is a quaint village with bespoke artisan shops, delis, coffee shops, restaurants and pubs to enjoy. It is about 8 miles south of Derby and 2 miles from the River Trent. If you can drag yourself away from the stunning coach house there is neighbouring Melbourne Hall, which stands in an idyllic setting at the east end of the village overlooking the 20 acre mill pool. Passers-by get little more than a fleeting glimpse, because its principal aspects are south and east towards the parkland and gardens, while the courtyards and outbuildings separate it from the village. There is also Calke Abbey a beautiful historic house set within 600 acres of nature reserve, and Staunton Harold reservoir with its yacht club and children’s play area. Donnington race track is not to be missed as it is home to the Grand Prix collection in the museum and it also hosts many major motor cycling and racing events. Situated on the edge of the National Forest, you have easy access to a whole host of beautiful countryside with an array of walking, bird watching and cycling opportunities. A little further afield is the Peak District National Park where you will find the renowned Chatsworth House, as well as the historic towns of Bakewell, Matlock and Matlock Bath, so you surely won’t be stuck for things to do. After a day exploring the surrounding area, you will be pleased to venture back to beautiful Melbourne and S113633 to relax and pop your feet up! Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room:
    With wood burner, Freeview Smart TV with Netflix, Bose Bluetooth speaker, beams and wooden floor.
    4 steps to:
    Kitchen/dining room: With Esse range, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
    Sun room.
    Snug.
    Utility room:
    With washing machine and tumble dryer.
    Separate toilet.
    First Floor:
    Beams in most rooms.
    Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over roll-top bath, toilet, bidet and heated towel rail.
    Gas central heating (underfloor in kitchen/dining room), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. 2 enclosed courtyards with garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking. Please note: No children under 10 years old.

    Accommodation

    Open Fire / Woodburner
    Dishwasher
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Pub within 1 mile
    Television
    Woodburning Stove
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    Luxury Collection
    Washing Machine
    Newly Listed Property
    Pets – not allowed
    English Country Cottages
    Country Cottages

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    Local amenities

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    • The White Swan
      < 0.5 miles
    • Donington Park Paddock & Pits
      2 miles
    • Calke Abbey
      2 miles
    • The Coopers Arms
      2 miles
    • Donington Park
      2.5 miles
    • Donington Grand Prix Collection
      2.5 miles
    • Swarkestone Nursery
      2.5 miles
    • Elvaston Castle Country Park
      5 miles
    • The Bulls Head
      5.5 miles
    • The Boot Inn
      5.5 miles

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