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Updated: 06-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House in Chepstow, South Wales, Wales - Close To Many Attractions; Wye Valley, Forest Of Dean, Brecon Beacons, Welsh Castles

Dorlands Corner House is a beautiful, large property with lots of natural light and space, both inside and out. It has been modernised to a very high standard, whilst retaining the country cottage feel!!

It is the perfect place and location to come together and celebrate! Only 15 minutes drive from M4/M5 yet set in a very peaceful countryside location, in 13 acres of pasture and woodland, with stunning views over the Usk Valley to the Black Mountains, known as 'Uskany'!

This lovely home is set over two floors. The main living areas and bedrooms enjoy spectacular views. South west facing patio and garden.

The local attractions offer something for all ages, from City life 20 minutes away to Forest trails and adventure playgrounds for children. Close by are magical days out in the Forest of Dean, 30mins drive including Puzzlewood, The Sculpture Trail, Offas Dyke Path, The Speech House, Taurus Crafts, Welsh Castles. The list is endless and suitable for all ages and weathers!! It is ideally located to visit the Wye valley, Forest of Dean, Chepstow Racecourse, Tintern Abbey, Brecon Beacons, market towns of Chepstow and Monmouth, and local Welsh castles.

Bristol 20 mins by car.

Bath 40 mins by car.

Cardiff 40 mins by car.

Further information can be found in the house.

We offer Bed and Breakfast, catering options for special occasions and a hot tub is available at an extra cost.

There is an adjacent cottage dating dating back to the 17th century also available to rent. It sleeps 6-7 people with 3 bedrooms. And an adjacent house which sleeps 16.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

adam greenslade
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 January, 2017

2 Reviews

3/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Disappointed - Nice cottage and location but no hot water for whole weekend

  • 2 of 5

This is a very nice cottage with quirky aspects that make a stay more special. The location is beautiful and the views just as good as the pictures advertised. The location is very convenient for visits to the Wye Valley and further afield.

However, upon arriving at the cottage we realized there was an issue with the boiler and we only had 30 minutes of hot water each day. With a group of 10 adults and 4 kids this is obviously not ideal. Contact was made with the landlord to explain but nothing was able to be sorted during the stay. Hopefully this has now been fixed!

As there was no hot water we were unable to use the hot tub as there was no way to clean yourself down other than with a freezing cold shower. This obviously removes the want of the hot tub. The landlord allowed us to leave the cottage an hour late so that we could ensure the house was clean by warming water using the kettles which will obviously take longer.

I understand that things do go wrong and I wouldn’t normally write a negative review as I would hope the landlord recompense its visitors to make good the unfortunate issue. This however was not the case.

The landlord said that non payment for the optional hot tub (which only one person used) and allowed late check out should be enough recompense. I would disagree.

I gave the landlord numerous opportunities to discuss and explain but the communication channels were very one sided.

All in all. Nice cottage spoiled by poor service and communication.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Wonderful Gardens

  • 4 of 5

The house was lovely, well furnished and plenty of space for 9 of us. We stayed for a walking weekend, its only an hour from the Brecon Beacons so was a perfect base. It is in the first bit of countryside outside chepstow so getting there is simple. Locally there is plenty of walks and destination pubs for a nice lunch. Our only criticism was the kitchen; although large, it was a bit restrictive on oven space and lacked some utensils for our group size. The gardens were wonderful and allow you to make the most of the sun, loads of space with a lovely patio.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Access to beaches of south Wales and south west coast ( Weston- super- mare, Clevedon ) nearest is approximately 30 minutes drive.


Bristol airport is approximately 1 hours drive, access to M4 and M5 is approximately 15mins drive away. A car is recommended although the house is on a local cycle and bus route. There are several local taxi companies too.


Chepstow is a market town with a beautiful river and a lovely castle just 10mins drive, it has great pubs, restaurants and supermarkets. Monmouth is another ancient market town, approximately 30mins drive.

Further Details:

There are several supermarkets in Chepstow. There is a small local village shop 2mins drive away that provides the very basics. Budgens is the next closest shop about 5 mins drive from the house by the racecourse roundabout which sells most things.

There are several banks, chemists, cafes, restaurants, clothes shops in Chepstow. More information can be found in the house.

People often arrange a food delivery to arrive as they do!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
At present we are flexible with dates so if you have any questions please get in touch.

30% deposit is required at time of booking and remaining balance is due 6 weeks before your arrival date.

There will be a refundable damage deposit payable before arrival.

Please note, the price for Dorlands Corner House is based on 10 people.

Changeover Day:
Arrivals after 4.pm Departures by 11 am.
Change over day will depend on length of stay.

Notes on prices:
Prices show full week and week-end rates with a minimum of 2 nights booking.

The full address, directions and key instructions will be sent once full payment has been received.
Any additional guests other than the number in the original booking must be agreed in advance.

Rental charge includes, gas, electric, bed linen and towels. Towels are not to be taken off the premises.

The house is very well equipped with cooking utensils; crockery, cutlery etc. please inform us of any breakages so we can make sure the following guests do not go short.

All bedrooms need to be accessed by stairs.

All equipment, furniture, stairs, cooker are used entirely at the guests own risk.

To leave the property as you found it. Cleaning materials can be found under the stairs and under the kitchen sink. A cleaning service can be provided at an additional cost by prior agreement.

Please read the guest information folder found in the kitchen. This will explain cleaning, rubbish and recycling instructions.

This is a NON SMOKING property.
If any damage or loss has occurred, it is important we are informed as soon as possible and depending on the nature of the damage, a payment will be negotiated. If we have not been informed of any significant damage at the time, the guest will still be liable up to 7 days after departure.
Cancellations: Insurance is there to provide protection from the financial risks associated with going on holiday. Therefore we highly recommend that you arrange holiday/travel/cancellation insurance a

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Updated: 06-Jan-2017
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Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All sleeping arrangements are flexible and can be altered to your requirements. There are 5 bedrooms which can sleep up to 12.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Outside: The garden is very large without any boundaries and continues into woodland and fields. There is a lovely patio area with table and chairs with a BBQ. There is ample parking. Utility Room: A washing machine is available in the utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. Additional cleaning is available if staying for more than 1 week, there would be an additional charge for this service. Other: There is a TV with DVD and CD player. Shelves full of books, games, DVDs, local maps and information.

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