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The Chocolate House

(Ref. 912691)

Peterchurch, Herefordshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely home from home property."

    Cosy and clean. Owners and Monty very welcoming and helpful. So many walks and places to visit. Amazing views. Recommend riding at Tregoyd and eating at Nags Head. Been back 3 times now.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and great owners and nothing was to much trouble and that local cider was excellent, Great location for touring around Herefordshire and across the border into Wales."

    Our Labrador loved running around the fully enclosed garden and meeting Monty.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "The Chocolate House in Peterchurch is perfect for a relaxing stay in the Golden Valley, and exploring Hay-on-Wye and beyond."

    Set in the beautiful surroundings of the owners' garden, it is very peaceful and well equipped. Christine is a most generous host and Monty, the Irish Red Setter made Molly

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely quiet little cottage, spotlessly clean and with a warm welcome from our hosts, especially Monty the dog."

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, lovely owners, fantastic stay, would defo come back!"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2022

  • "Tiny but lovely cottage in beautiful rural Herefordshire."

    Quiet and peaceful, but only a 20 min drive from Hay-on- Wye. The owners were really friendly and helpful, I felt very welcome and would return again.

    Reviewed by Carolyn4.4Jan 2022

  • "It was a lovely place and the owners are lovely to!"

    ! However the bed is not that comfy! However not much really too do round there other than walks but even then it’s not good as the roads are not made for walking and pitch black at night!! Had to drive out to places during the day to do stuff! But did go to the local pub Nags head which isn’t far and lovely owners and food.

    Reviewed by Nicky2.8Oct 2021

  • "The Chocolate House was lovely and cozy, with stunning views."

    The hosts, who live a few metres away, were delightful, friendly and welcoming, as was their beautiful Irish setter. My Labrador and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Bringing food and drink supplies is helpful; the village shop has the basics but it's a bit sparse and the nearest bigger shop is nearly 10 miles. Nice village pub, but again other places to eat will probably involve getting in the car.

    Reviewed by Jill4.7Aug 2021

  • "Enjoyed our stay here."

    Plenty of room for the 2 of us and our 2 dogs. Lovely welcome. Owners very friendly and met Monty the lovely red setter. Nice base to explore the beautiful countryside.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2021

  • "Christine, Ian and Monty their dog made us very welcome."

    A bottle of wine and milk along with a few bits & piece's were left for our enjoyment. A lovely private garden, very quiet & peaceful. We had a lovely week travelling around Herefordshire. Had a great Sunday roast at the Pandy Inn in Dorstone, a few miles away from the cottage, we were made very welcome with our dog by the Landlady.

    Reviewed by John4.4Jun 2021

  • "Had a lovely three day break."

    Hosts were really helpful and friendly. Would recommend if you’re looking for a base to explore the surrounding countryside.

    Reviewed by Libby5.0Jun 2021

  • "Owners were very pleasant and helpful."

    Cottage smaller than expected. My issue is not with the cottage or the owners. It is with Sykes. Outstanding queries about the extra costs still not dealt with. After using Sykes many times I am now having second thoughts about you.

    Reviewed by Idres2.8Apr 2021

  • "Our hosts were really friendly and helpful."

    Monty the dog was lovely and got on well with our dog. Although the cottage was in their garden we had our privacy. This cottage was in a really beautiful part of Herefordshire and easy for us to get to where we wanted to go. Plenty of walks near by and places to get to by car. Thankyou for a much needed break.

    Reviewed by Paula A5.0Apr 2021

  • "I had the best week away!"

    ! Initially booked to complete my first novel (My Best Friend’s Husband) which is almost done!! The peace was phenomenal, the cottage was warm as toast, the sky and stars were stunning. The hosts went above and beyond. Every detail was attended to. I will go back again and again!!

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Oct 2020

  • "Iovely place nice and peaceful owners very welcoming and friendly ideal for ..."

    Iovely place nice and peaceful owners very welcoming and friendly ideal for anyone who have a dog secure garden that the owner doesn't mind your dog to roam

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Sep 2020

  • "Lovely little bungalow with everything you could want for self catering."

    The owners are very helpful and friendly. Perfect base for many places on the England/Wales border.

    Reviewed by Bernice5.0Sep 2020

  • "Holiday was very good,bedroom and bathroom very good ,kitchen and living area very small with two people and a dog overall still very enjoyable ."

    The hosts were very nice and helpfull,the area is very nice Hereford Ross and Hay on wye wellworth a visit.Fil and Derek Warner.

    Reviewed by Derek3.4Sep 2020

  • "I didn't realize how close the Chocolate House was to the main house."

    This was not a problem as I felt very safe as a lone traveller and the hosts were perfectly lovely even offering me home made scones. I would happily stay there again and very much enjoyed my stay there. Many thanks

    Reviewed by Judith3.8Sep 2020

  • "Yes very dog friendly very comfortable a pleasure to stay in very hospitable ..."

    Yes very dog friendly very comfortable a pleasure to stay in very hospitable owners couldnt do enough to help us esp with our conditions certainly would stay again

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage is lovely, very peaceful , the owners and monty the dog are really friendly, and will help if you have any questions."

    the pub in walking distance is friendly and food is yummy .

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Feb 2020

  • "A tiny gem of a cottage in a lovely location."

    The owners and Monty the dog made us and our spaniel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Oct 2019

  • "Peace and quiet."

    Lovely hosts! Great location. Beautiful surroundings.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2019

  • "We took our dog Roofus with us for the first time and were so pleased with our choice."

    The owner Christine met us on arrival and made us feel very welcome. The grounds were ideal for a dog as we could let Roofus roam around with the resident dog Monty as it was all enclosed. The chocolate house was just as advertised, cosy, comfortable in a lovely setting. All in all it was such a relaxing and peaceful experience!

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic hosts, lovely setting and plenty of places to eat in the village."

    Will defiantly go back before long.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely location very friendly excellent for being dog friendly dogs paradise ..."

    Lovely location very friendly excellent for being dog friendly dogs paradise enclosed garden with the run of it there own friendly dog Monty

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Jun 2019

  • "Lovely, friendly owner who made us most welcome, as did Monty - what a sweetheart he is!"

    Cottage was initially a bit difficult to find, because it is tucked away up a narrow country lane, in a quiet location, set within pretty, well maintained gardens. It is cosy, comfortable and well equipped. We particularly appreciated the decent shower cubicle in the bathroom. Wifi was a little slow and patchy, but we managed fine. Peterchurch has some excellent facilities and it is very handy for Hereford, Hay on Wye etc and is on a bus route. You can walk to the bistro (which alas was closed when we were there - owners were on holiday) and the two local pubs - the Boughton Arms and Nag's Head - the latter is one mile (20 mins walk) with great food, freshly cooked by Karen. Further afield is the Pandy Inn (excellent food too) and the dog/family-friendly Poston Mill. Needless to say, we ate out every evening.

    Reviewed by Felicity5.0Jun 2019

  • "Not unless you can order some better weather for our next holiday with you."

    In spite of the rain, we had a very relaxing and tranquil holiday which is why we went. The freedom to use the garden was great as the owners have a large variety of flowers to admire and the perfume of the roses planted near the door to the chocolate house was superb.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jun 2019

  • "Another lovely holiday in the chocolate house."

    What a special place! Beautiful location, comfy and cosy accommodation, welcoming owners and Monty the dog! We had a great time.

    Reviewed by Kay5.0May 2019

  • "Monty, Christine and Ian made us feel very welcome, thank you!"

    Reviewed by Marc5.0Mar 2019

  • "A lovely little cottage in a beautiful garden."

    Christine and Ian were very welcoming as was Monty, a gorgeous Red Setter! Christine gave us lots of useful local information, especially about a local saint, Saint Dubricius! Cottage was cosy and very well equipped. We were blessed with a week of Indian Summer and would have loved to stay on were it not for other commitments at home. We may well return to the Chocolate House!

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very friendly."

    Smallish, but cosy for a couple. 2 good pubs nearby ; Pandy Inn, 5*+ ; Nags Head, more basic, but excellent value. Good centre, but position makes travelling about not easy.

    Reviewed by John4.7Sep 2018

  • "When we had a problem with our original booking for the week, where it was dirty and we decided we couldn't stay there, the Sykes team found us alternative accommodation very quickly nearby and we were able to go to the Chocolate House within a couple of hours."

    We really appreciated that so many thanks

    Reviewed by Andy4.4Jun 2018

  • "The Chocolate House is small but perfectly formed."

    It is situated in a lovely location and is very peaceful. The owners made us very welcome as did the lovely Monty! We enjoyed exploring the local area but plan to go back next year as there is still more we should like to see and do.

    Reviewed by Kay5.0May 2018

  • "The garden was fully enclosed and dog proof."

    The owners and their dog were very welcoming and friendly. The nearest pub allowed dogs in and the food was very good. Although small, the cottage was extremely comfortable. Great location. Lovely trip to Hay on Wye. It would be really useful on your web site if you could confirm whether properties have fully dog proof gardens, no gaps or gates without netting.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.4Nov 2017

  • "Lovely, quiet,comfortable cottage in a beautiful unspoilt part of the country."

    Our hosts were very friendly and helpful - including Monty. Would definitely go back there.

    Reviewed by Chris4.8Sep 2017

  • "Perfectly situated within easy distance of Hay and the festival"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0May 2017

  • "Everything was perfect, best holiday ever."

    could not fault it in any way. Christine was lovely and very helpful, Monty the dog was so special but he was too big to put in my suitcase! Have had a great holiday and cant wait to go again. thankyou

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front patio with furniture and use of owner's large enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 8 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the property being surrounded by farmland, please ensure dogs are kept on a lead and under strict control at all times when outside the property
  • Visiting dogs must be properly socialised and must not display aggressive behaviour in the presence of other unfamiliar dogs.

The property

A charming, detached, single-storey barn conversion cottage located in the extensive garden of the owner's home, surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside and just a short walk from the village of Peterchurch.

Very comfortably furnished throughout, this Peterchurch cottage provides perfect accommodation for a romantic getaway.

Set solely over the ground floor with stunning views to the Black Mountains, this Peterchurch cottage offers a lovely double bedroom, an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and a sitting area and a warming woodburning stove, perfect for those chilly evenings.

Outside this delightful Peterchurch cottage is a front patio area, ideal for relaxing, taking in the peace and tranquillity of the area, or enjoying al fresco dining.

The patio leads to the owner's pretty cottage garden which guests are very welcome to enjoy.

Just a short distance away are the Herefordshire Trail, Offa's Dyke, and the thriving village of Peterchurch boasting many amenities including a village shop, and local pubs and restaurants.

Hereford, with it magnificent cathedral and Hay-on-Wye, the town of books, both make great days out.

A lovely Peterchurch cottage, ideal for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

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About the location


Hay-on-Wye 10 miles; Hereford 12 miles.

The village of Peterchurch, with its handful of pubs and restaurants, is situated on the River Dore in the beautiful Golden Valley, flanked by the Black Mountains to the west and gentle hills to the east. Just 10 miles away is the wonderful market town of Hay-on-Wye, famous for its 30-plus book shops, excellent pubs, restaurants and antique shops, making it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Wales. Surrounded by pastureland and woodland, covered in primroses, violets, celandine and bluebells during spring, the village is also close to the Offa's Dyke and Wye Valley walks. The epitome of picturesque England, the ancient city of Hereford lies 12 miles away and dates back to the 7th Century, boasting a magnificent cathedral, the famous 'chained library', and a medieval bridge over the winding River Wye. A great location with plenty to see and do for all the family.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas