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The Old Chapel

Dorstone near Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire (Ref. 1050750)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "An excellent few days in this beautifull converted Chapel."

    Attention to detail was paramount with views from every window of the surrounding landscape. Highly reccommended.

    Thanks ever so much for your wonderful feedback, it was lovely to meet you both. Hope to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2022


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be a double on request) with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with wood-burning stove
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • 3 x TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • Front garden with lawn, patio and furniture, rear garden with patio, electric barbecue and furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is an electric car charge point, which can be used at a cost of £20 per stay
  • This is payable direct to the owner.

The property

Perched in Dorstone, Hereford, is this stunning two-bedroom converted chapel, The Old Chapel.

Enjoying a superb location surrounded by the rich Herefordshire countryside, and an interior boasting a wealth of character features, including exposed beams, the original chapel doors, and arched windows, The Old Chapel is perfect for couples or a family of four seeking a truly unique escape.

Be welcomed by two off-road parking spaces and a lovely front garden with furniture, perfect for savouring your morning coffee.

Step into the open-plan living space, where you will find a well-equipped kitchen with all you need to conjure up delicious feasts, ready to enjoy at the dining table over a bottle of wine.

On warmer days, why not fire up the electric barbecue out in the rear garden to indulge in a spot of alfresco dining?

After dinner, kick-back and relax on the plush sofas in front of your favourite show on the flatscreen TV, as the woodburning stove crackles nearby.

Within the space, you will also find a workstation, ideal for those wanting to catch up on work whilst away.

Completing the ground floor is a handy utility and cloakroom for your convenience.

Make your way up the stairs, where you will find a seating area to curl up with a good book, along with two beautifully presented bedrooms, a double and twin, both with TVs and their own en-suites where you can prepare for a day of adventure in style.

Explore your local surroundings, where you will find the welcoming Pandy Inn, once visited by Oliver Cromwell and well-known for being the oldest pub in Hereford, here you can sample the local ales and enjoy hearty pub fayre after a day of exploring.

For a wider selection of amenities, you can head to Peterchurch which offers a well-stocked convenience store and the Nags Head pub.

For excellent walking and cycling opportunities, The Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley AONB are within easy reach, both offering spectacular surroundings and views.

Be sure to stop at the book town of Hay-on-Wye, where you can visit the fascinating Hay Castle, peruse the weekly Thursday market, enjoy leisurely strolls along the River Wye or take to the waters on canoe or kayak.

For a taste of city life, head to Hereford, home to a magnificent cathedral, the Hereford Cider Museum and Hereford Racecourse.

All this and more awaits at The Old Chapel.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Hay-on-Wye 6.6 miles; Hereford 15.3 miles; Bishops Frome 26.6 miles

Situated within the Golden Valley of Hereford, lies the vibrant village of Dorstone. With excellent trails for hiking and horseback riding, as well as sweeping countryside, Dorstone is idyllic for a rural retreat. For dining out, there is The Pandy Inn, serving traditional, home-cooked meals, Dorstone Crown Green Bowling Club and the charming St. Faith's Church. Unveil the past at historical sites such as Arthur's Stone or venture outside the village to the National Trust, The Weir Garden for a peaceful stroll and tearoom. Visit Hay-on-Wye, a picturesque market town in the Welsh Marches, set against the backdrop of the Black Mountains. The town is home to Hay Castle, one of the largest castles in Wales, and several charming restaurants and bars, including The Old Black Lion and The Old Electric Shop. Hereford is the ideal destination for those who love history and culture. The city is home to the magnificent Hereford Cathedral, the Hereford Cider Museum Trust, and the Waterworks Museum - Hereford.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas