Unique property | The Water Mill - Bradbourne, Bradbourne, near Ashbourne
Lovingly converted living room | The Water Mill - Bradbourne, Bradbourne, near Ashbourne
Bradbourne, near Ashbourne

Bradbourne - The Water Mill

  • Sleeps up to 16
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Up to 0 pets allowed
Hot Tub


out of 5

The Water Mill is a Grade II listed property, complete with luxury fittings, original historic features, designed to provide guests with elegance and comfort.
Ground Floor:
Living room: With Freeview TV, DVD player and a selection of DVDs and games.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric range, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine.
Bedroom 4 (Haven Brook): With 3ft zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bedroom 3 (The Hopper): With bunk bed.
Lower Ground Floor:
Bedroom 7 (The Flour Keep): With kingsize bed, 2ft 6in single bed (for child) and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Utility (Weighing room): With fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Observatory: With bar setting and historic mill workings encased behind a glass window.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1 (The Mill Race): With 3ft zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 5 (Corn Loft): With 3ft zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request), low beams and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 6 (Millstones): With double bed, low beams and en-suite with roll-top bath and toilet.
Bedroom 2 (The Hoist): With 3ft zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and 2ft 6in single day bed (for child).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Patio area. Enclosed front and rear courtyards with patio, sitting out area, garden furniture, and barbecue (gas). Picnic area by the water (private). Hot tub (private) available on request at £195 per weekend, £225 per week. Bike store. Private parking for 6 cars. No smoking. Please note: Sorry, no hen or stag parties. This property has exposed, mill features. There is a mill wheel and fenced pond in the grounds, children to be supervised at all times. There are numerous staircases in the property; please consider this if any members of your group have walking difficulties.
Bradbourne Mill is a collection of historic and Grade II listed properties. It’s located in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside of the Peak District and is though to be the oldest surviving watermill in Derbyshire. The Water Mill, which originally milled corn and wheat since the 1500s, has been lovingly converted into a 16-person detached holiday home, which houses luxury fittings and many of the original historic workings. Such features inside the property include the ancient stonework, oak beams and preserved water mill machinery, providing you with a stunning insight into the history of the building. The living room features two luxury sofas, whilst the dining room has a farmhouse dining table with benches. Attached to the outside of the property are the famous mill waterwheels. The original wood and iron waterwheels have been restored and turn from time to time, and they are fed by the waters of the ancient mill pond adjacent to the property.
There is a designated picnic area located by the river for Water Mill guests - only a short walk away. Maps of how to get there are provided at the Mill. The Water Mill has been designed to give guests elegance with comfort, and has been furnished with a country-style ambience. This is the perfect place to unwind after sight-seeing and walks with your family or friends. An additional paddock is provided next to the stream, a five-minute walk away, for guests to take picnics, play ball games or simply relax. On offer are many final touches including the hire of a hot tub, cocktail classes, murder mystery nights, beauty and hair therapists, cooking classes, art classes for kids and adults, keep fit classes, professional photography, archery lessons and bush craft experiences. Various activities around the area include spa days, clay pigeon shooting, Go Ape, quad biking, treasure hunts, paint balling, sailing and guided walks. Further details on any of these activities are available on request to the property manager.
The Water Mill is a short walk away from a footpath and stream that joins the High Peak and Tissington Trail, and conveniently connects to a path and lane leading to Carsington Water. The location of the property offers guests brilliant walking and cycling opportunities. The walks are endless, and depending on your ability, there are hills and valleys surrounding the Peak District National Park to explore. Maps and ordnance surveys are provided at the property. Horse riding can be found nearby at Tissington and Netherton, and there is a golf course at Ashbourne.
There is so much to do, see and explore in this area, with some of the finest country stately homes in England to visit such as Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Tissington Hall. Additional famous and award-winning villages and towns are also within a short distance including Bakewell, Eyam, Ashbourne, Tissington, Ilam, Thorpe and Buxton.
If your love is for water activities then visit Carsington Water. This stunning setting is just a couple of miles away, where you can enjoy most water sports or take a gentle walk around the area. Theme parks are readily available and the most famous in the area is Alton Towers, only a 30-minute drive away and set in stunning scenery. A 20-minute drive north through quiet lanes takes you to Gulliver’s Kingdom for the younger members of the group, or The Heights of Abraham and exploring the caves at Matlock Bath. Shop 5 miles and pub serving food 2¾ miles.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 52 guests.


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Parking - On Site
Shower Cubicle
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Washing Machine
Welcome Pack


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

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