Gainsborough Property was established in 1975, starting out as a small, family-run, residential letting business. Over the years, we have proudly evolved into an award-winning Property Development Company. We continue to manage and offer a diverse residential and commercial property portfolio, as well as the lettings of luxury Derbyshire holiday cottages.

Our Services

Commercial Property to Rent

Commercial Property

We aim to provide suitable premises for a wide range of businesses. Our current tenants range from small family-run businesses to trade showrooms and large industrial warehouses.

Residential Lettings

Residential Lettings

We let and manage a range of residential properties across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire to meet the needs of all types of tenants, including students, professionals and families.

Gainsborough Retreats

Gainsborough Retreats offers beautiful countryside locations for private and corporate events. We can provide locations, space and accommodation to suit almost any requirement.

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Property Listings

Gainsborough Property lets and manages a range of residential properties across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire to meet the needs of all types of tenants, from students to young professionals and families.

The commercial property portfolio centres around our two Industrial Estates in Hilton, South Derbyshire and Long Eaton on the outskirts of Nottingham, in addition to a number of retail and office units in and around Derby.

Let Agreed

Mill Lane, Hilton

A newly refurbished 3 bedroom bungalow (2 singles and 1 double) with garden, garage and ample parking. Within walking distance of Hilton High Street, which has plenty of local amenities. Available immediately.


Gainsborough Property, in association with Conack Homes (Midlands) Ltd and Peak Village Ltd, have over 25 years experience of residential development in and around Derbyshire.

These developments have provided new uses for Listed Buildings, which have been sympathetically converted into unique homes and communities. Past developments include The Old Grammar School (Grade I Listed) in Ashbourne, The College Business Centre in Derby, Mickleover Manor in Mickleover and Baileys Mill in Matlock, which won a Bentley International Property Award in 2004 for Best Redevelopment.

More recent projects include the conversion of the Burton Flour Mills, near Newton Solney, into a range of townhouses and apartments, and holiday cottages at Darwin Lake near Matlock. See further details about these previous developments below.

Previous Developments

Bailey's Mill

Bailey’s Mill

Set alongside Bentley Brook near Tansley just outside Matlock, Bailey’s Mill offers an idyllic and picturesque setting yet within easy access of many local facilities.

Mickleover Manor

Mickleover Manor

Mickleover Manor is an exclusive gated community created by Conack Homes (Midlands) Limited on the site of the old day hospital.