• "Thank you so much we had such a great time. Everything was beautiful, clean. lovely log fires, deco out of this world, rooms fantastic lovely linen everything we wished for and more."
  • "Magical and marvellous doesn't begin to describe the experience of staying at Stretton House, it is truly wonderful"
  • "Our family were stunned and delighted and we had one of the most memorable and special weekends"
  • "My 8 year old grandson said that he loved sleeping in a mansion"
  • "Everyone thought it was really the best place to come together!"
  • "Jaw dropping admiration of its beauty upon arrival"
  • "I will never forget such a wonderful break, thank you. See you again!"
  • "The main bedroom is ridiculously spacious with a bathroom that is about the size of a small hotel room!"
  • "This place certainly surpassed my expectations!"
  • "This place is stunning and the décor, amenities and space has been lovingly put together, to a high quality, making it an ideal place to have a gathering."
  • " Stretton House was stupendous!! the perfect setting for a combined family Christmas and my mother’s 85th birthday celebration. This grand but comfortable house accommodated our six families from England Wales and New Zealand with space to spare."
  • " We anticipated a "mini" Downton and Stretton House was that and more !"
  • " The finish is to such a high standard, that even the 7 architects in our group were impressed. From the moment you walk in the door, you are smitten with the place."
  • " This is an absolutely stunning place to stay, the pictures really don't do justice to how lovely & huge it is."
  • " We would thoroughly recommend it as a very special place to stay."

Stretton House, dating back to the 17th century and greatly extended in Victorian times, is an imposing Derbyshire country house, with historic links to the building of the local mainline railway connecting London to Leeds.

The private gravel driveway leads to an impressive residence sitting in its own formal gardens and parkland overlooking an ornamental lake.

Stretton House provides an idyllic rural retreat for large gathering of friends and family. Stretton House comfortably accommodates up to 30/32 guests in luxurious surroundings, for that special weekend or mid-week break.

The whole party can comfortably dine at a single table in the conservatory which seats up to 30/32 guests. There is also an alternative dining option in the formal reception room seating 30/32 guests. Pre and post dinner drinks can be taken in the library, drawing room or the bar. In good weather, you can dine alfresco on the terraces with plenty of seating for all and cooking on the large charcoal BBQ.

Privacy and tranquility can be enjoyed by all members of the family with croquet on the lawn, Pimms on the lake terrace and activities for the children.

Stretton House offers a formal sitting room with log fire, library with an open coal fire, bar lounge, movie room with projector, conservatory and kids art room (including DVD and book library) as well as a games annex in the former coach house. With all this to offer Stretton House is the ideal large holiday home and retreat for family and friends accomodating up to 30/32 guests.

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