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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    12 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    5 Star

About Portland House

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Portland House is the perfect holiday house for family or friends with a fun games room, beautiful ensuite bedrooms, sunny BBQ area and private car park. Near the outdoor swimming pool in Matlock Bath, you are ideally located next to the Derwent River in the World Heritage Site with wonderful walks and cycling from the doorstep. Cafes, pubs, local shops and the tourist attractions of Chatsworth House, The Heights of Abraham and Gullivers are nearby. If you’re looking for a stylish and spacious holiday home in a great location with lots of things to do together then this is the place for you.

Contemporary features are beautifully blended with Victorian style and topped with an extra generous layer of luxury to provide an exceptionally high standard of accommodation throughout. There are lots of bedrooms (including one with en-suite on the ground floor), most are en-suite, a terrace for pre-dinner drinks, games/bar room for post-supper entertainment, a dining room perfect for celebratory meals and plenty of space in the sitting room for everyone to relax. Whether you self-cater or choose a local chef to serve you (please speak to the owner for details), catering is a breeze at Portland House with its big well-equipped kitchen and BBQs in the walled garden.

The location of Portland House is every bit as special as the property itself. Sitting on the edge of Matlock Bath, one of the most beautiful tourist towns in Derbyshire, this fantastic party house is just a short walk away from great eateries, shops and attractions. The town is full of pretty boutiques and cafes, welcoming pubs, restaurants for local dining and friendly shops selling locally produced gifts and goods.

Matlock Bath sits in the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site on the edge of the Peak District National Park with a wealth of attractions to fill the days full of fun for the whole party. The Heights of Abraham offers spectacular views not only from the cable car and the park but also underground where there is a beautiful system of show caves. Gulliver’s Kingdom is a favourite with children, as is the Matlock Bath Aquarium. There are some beautiful walks in and around town, including through Lea Gardens and along Lover’s Walk. Alternatively, jump on your bike and cycle around Matlock’s moors and hills or fish or row a boat on the Derwent River.

Go vintage at Crich Tramway Village is an excellent family-friendly attraction, or visit magnificent Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Buxton and Eyam to name just a few of this areas many attractions.

With so many people to please, it is essential that you choose a holiday home where you can just relax and enjoy being together without having to worry about where everyone will sleep or having to have separate meal times because there is not enough room at the table. The owners of Portland House have taken great care to create a place that is welcoming and well designed for group get togethers, letting you make the most of your time away.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Juliet Harrop joined Independent Cottages in September 2018

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Luxury
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity
  • Eco / Green
  • Wedding Venue

Location (The Peak District)

Accommodation Comprises:

Accommodation is split over three floors with the living area, dining room, bar room and accessible en-suite bedroom on the ground floor, and other ensuite bedrooms on the first and second floors. The owners have carefully selected the finest furnishings made locally which are stylish and comfortable for modern guests.


  • Main living room which is beautifully decorated and furnished to make it comfortable and relaxing. A large flatscreen television has satellite channels, and the house also has WiFi so you can use your tablets and phones.
  • Games room with a contemporary bar and impressive sound system. A selection of games and books are provided for guests to enjoy during their stay. It is perfect for retiring to after dinner for a drink and a group game.
  • Dining room seating everyone together which lots of natural light thanks to south-facing windows that overlook the garden and fountain. It is lovely for a relaxed breakfast or a catered formal dinner to mark a special celebration.
  • The kitchen is very well equipped with a double range oven, two dishwashers and a good complement of high quality equipment and utensils. It is easy for guests to use but also appropriate for external caters should you prefer to get someone else in to do the cooking. The owners have thoughtfully provided an initial supply of things like dishwasher tablets.
  • One of the house's 12 bedrooms is on the ground floor. As with the rest of the house, it is decorated to the highest standard with top quality bedding to aid a restful night's sleep. The bedroom has an ensuite with wet room including a WC, shower and hand basin.
  • There is a separate cloakroom off the main hall with a WC and handbasin.

First Floor:

  • There are six bedrooms on the first floor, in a mix of doubles and twins. Each is decorated to a very high standard with luxurious touches and good storage. Five of the bedrooms have an ensuite with a handbasin and WC and either a shower or bath.
  • There is an additional family bathroom with slipper bath, WC, shower and handbasin.

Second Floor:

  • There are five further double/twin bedrooms on the top floor of the house, four of which have ensuite WC and shower rooms.

Outside: The house has a beautiful Portland stone façade with steps leading down to a large flat lawn, walled garden and decorative fountain. The paved terrace has garden furniture seating everyone together and two built-in barbecues. There is private off-street parking for ten cars and unrestricted parking.

Additional Information: Included are: utilities, bed linens and towels, and WiFi, and the house has computer operated central heating and hot water system ensuring everyone can shower at the same time. Short breaks are available. Smoking and pets are not permitted. It is also possible to arrange early arrival and late departure if required (please speak to the owner).

Star Rating: 5 Star

Portland House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6-24 in 12 bedrooms (Doubles & Twins)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Wheelchair accessible, but check requirements with owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Please contact the owner for prices
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - No
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Juliet Harrop
Member Since September 2018

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 for 3 nights, £3499
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Fri, 28 Jun 2024 for 3 nights, £3499
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Fri, 12 Jul 2024 for 3 nights, £3999
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Fri, 23 Aug 2024 for 3 nights, £4496
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Fri, 30 Aug 2024 for 3 nights, £3999
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Fri, 6 Sep 2024 for 3 nights, £3999
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Fri, 13 Sep 2024 for 3 nights, £3999
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