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CORONAVIRUS – Health and Safety Measures

In this post lock-down period there will be a clear 30 hour period between guests,  allowing 24 hours before our cleaner goes in to give the Cottage a doubly thorough clean.  Appropriate cleaning products, cloths and hand gel will be available to guests to use during their stay.

Bedding for both bedrooms is included but regrettable we unable to supply bedding for the sofabed at the moment.  Towels are included.

Should any bookings have to be cancelled due to Covid related circumstances, we will offer a postponement within the following 12 months.

Cosy, self-catering cottage in pretty Herefordshire village of Dorstone in the Golden Valley not far from Hay-on-Wye. Private holiday home managed by the owners

Granary Cottage is a detached barn conversion retaining original exposed beams, with stone fireplace and wood burner. Secluded south facing garden. Sorry, no dogs.  No smoking.

The cottage sleeps 4-5 people, with 2 bedrooms plus additional sitting room/landing with sofa bed, ample living room, separate eat-in kitchen, family bathroom and downstairs cloakroom. The living room has comfy sofas around a large stone fireplace with log-burning stove. The kitchen is well-equipped, with dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, fridge and freezer. The master bedroom has a double bed, exposed beams and a glimpse of the surrounding hills. The second bedroom (downstairs) looks out onto the garden and has 2 single beds which can be locked together for a king size, and a hand basin. There is off road parking for up to three cars. The secluded walled garden to the rear is a real little sun-trap, with a patio, table and chairs and charcoal barbecue available. See photos and floor plan here.

The cottage, which has internet connection, is situated on a quiet lane, with only the neighbours’ cars passing and the occasional horse. The excellent Pandy Inn is in the centre of the village, about a two minute walk away. Opposite the pub is the award winning Dorstone’s Front Room open from 9am to 1pm Mondays to Fridays – the place to go for tourist info, local crafts, and a great cup of coffee and home made cake – they love having visitors!

Country walks are available in every direction. The cottage is well suited as a base for al outdoor pursuits, with washer/dryer and airing cupboard, and a shed available to store bicycles. Hay-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons National Park lie about 5 miles to the west of Dorstone. For more links and local information please see our blog.