Stay on the Chet Valley Vineyard in our unique vineyard holiday cottage accommodation – The Vine House. Situated amongst the vines themselves within the Chet Valley, in South Norfolk, this recently converted single-storey stable building offers a comfortable retreat with uninterrupted views across both the vineyard and the beautiful English countryside surrounding it. Featuring lofty, naturally inspired spaces graced by exposed timber frames, alongside every wine holiday cottage essential – from hairdryers to a wood burner – this tranquil sanctuary is truly a home away from home.
Located just 8 miles outside of Norwich, and with the Norfolk Broads and coastline in easy reach, this vineyard accommodation serves as an equally stunning and functional base for those seeking an escape to the country. An English vineyard holiday let offering everything from doorstep vineyard tours, to stunning beaches and fantastic walks, with the historical city only a small journey away.
Set on the beautiful Chet Valley Vineyard, The Vine House is in a peaceful rural location, sitting literally amongst the vines in the lovely South Norfolk Village of Bergh Apton. A perfectly positioned home-away-from-home for those seeking to escape to the country, and an ideal sanctuary for wine lovers, this recently-refurbished, self-catering accommodation suits every vineyard holiday guest – even well-behaved dogs.
The Vine House sleeps up to six people across two double and one twin room, each of which boasts views of the vineyard itself.
The vineyard accommodation is highly accessible, having been awarded accreditation from Euan’s Guide on account of its one-level, wide doors and corridors, and lack of steps, alongside its provisions for disabled and elderly guests.
Heating & Hot Tub
The vineyard accommodation is heated by an air-source heat pump and log burner, with underfloor heating installed throughout. Hot water is available at all times. Our variety of heating options make the Vine House a perfect retreat for those looking to visit the Vineyard in the colder winter months. In the summer, the building’s light and airy architecture, featuring large windows and patio doors ensure a pleasantly cool environment.
Our guests can now hire a hot tub to be delivered for your use during their stay at The Vine House! This popular option is the perfect addition to a summer getaway. Hot tub hire may be arranged after booking.
TOURS & TASTINGS
In the spirit of a true vineyard holiday, a chilled bottle of our wine can be ordered to welcome you on your arrival to the vineyard accommodation. Please browse the shop section of our website for further information on our award-winning wine range. Alternatively do ask us about the welcome hamper options which include, wines from Chet Valley Vineyard, and local foods from our deli counter at the winery.
Guests may also book an exclusive small-group vineyard tour and wine tasting with head winemaker, John Hemmant, in advance of their stay by contacting Chet Valley directly. This exciting and informative experience offers a unique level of insight into the true English vineyard experience, starting at the cellar door, and ending with tastings amongst the vines themselves (weather permitting)
For those arriving by car, there is plenty of free parking immediately adjacent to the property, which may be used throughout your stay.
We have a locked key safe outside the property, so self-check-in is simple and may be completed at any time.
Upon approach and entry, there are wide access doors, no steps and the entire vineyard accommodation is on one level – making it accessible for everyone. To discover the property’s full list of accessibility features, read here. Please contact us directly to enquire about any further accommodations or facilities that you may require. There are local companies from which it is possible to hire hoists and profile beds if required for your stay.
Other things to note
The Vine House is a child and pet-friendly vineyard holiday let. There is a very sociable vineyard spaniel, Rosie, who is friendly with other dogs and used to small children with whom she is very gentle. We look forward to welcoming you and your well-behaved pets to the picturesque South Norfolk countryside.
We charge £10 per pet per part of a week’s stay (ie up to 1 week = £10). This is to cover additional cleaning costs. Please contact the owners in advance of booking with a pet to confirm the breed and age of your pet. No pets are to be left unsupervised on the property at any time. Muddy paws must be wiped on returning to the property from walks. Pets are not allowed on the furniture and owners are advised to bring their own pet’s bed with them. Please ensure all flea treatments are up to date.
Vineyard Holiday FAQ’s
How many bedrooms does The Vine House at Chet Vineyard have?
We have 3 spacious rooms.
How many guests can sleep at The Vine House at Chet Vineyard?
The Vine House at Chet Vineyard can accommodate 6 guests
How can I get to The Vine House at Chet Vineyard from the nearest airport?
It is a 20min car or taxi drive to Chet Valley Vineyard
Is The Vine House at Chet Vineyard popular with families?
Yes, The Vine House at Chet Vineyard is popular with guests booking family stays.
What is there to do at The Vine House at Chet Vineyard?
The Vine House at Chet Vineyard offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Tennis court
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Stand-up comedy
- Horse riding
- Pub crawls
Does The Vine House at Chet Vineyard have a terrace?
Yes, the Vine House does have a terrace overlooking the gardens and vineyard of Chet Valley.
How far is The Vine House at Chet Vineyard from the centre of Norwich?
The Vine House at Chet Vineyard is 7.5 miles from the centre of Norwich.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Vine House at Chet Vineyard?
Check-in at The Vine House at Chet Vineyard is from 17:00, and check-out is until 10:00.
Are there vineyards in the UK with accommodation?
There are a select number of vineyards offering accommodation in the UK. Chet Valley Vineyard are able to offer a unique lodging option to those looking to stay on the vineyard itself - the Vine House. Situated amongst the vines themselves within the Chet Valley, of South Norfolk, this recently converted single-storey stable building offers a comfortable retreat with uninterrupted views across both the vineyard and the beautiful English countryside surrounding it. Featuring lofty, naturally inspired spaces graced by exposed timber frames, alongside every holiday let essential – from hairdryers to a wood burner – this tranquil sanctuary is truly a home away from home.
Located just 8 miles outside of Norwich, and with the Norfolk Broads and coastline in easy reach, this vineyard accommodation serves as an equally stunning and functional base for those seeking an escape to the country, offering everything from doorstep vineyard tours, to stunning beaches and fantastic walks, with the historical city only a small journey away.
What are the best things to do in Norfolk?
Located across the mid-east coast of England, the county of Norfolk enjoys a number of natural and man-made attractions. Featuring wide expanses of countryside, a beautiful coastline, and a national park, alongside historic villages, market towns, and of course the city of Norwich, there’s much to see and do. In addition to more traditional attractions such as Norwich Castle and Cathedral, alongside the city’s numerous theatres, restaurants, and shopping spots, Norfolk offers a range of more naturally-inspired and interactive activities and sites, such as Chet Valley Vineyard.
This sun-soaked, family-friendly site produces many of the nation’s favourite English wines and offers a variety of vineyard tours, tastings, and events (such as the ever-popular annual harvest), alongside accommodation in the form of a converted cottage, placed amongst the vines themselves!
Are there disability-friendly wine holidays in the UK?
Chet Valley Vineyard is able to offer a unique lodging option to those looking to stay on the vineyard itself - the Vine House. Situated amongst the vines themselves within the Chet Valley, of South Norfolk, this recently converted single-storey stable building offers a comfortable retreat with uninterrupted views across both the vineyard and the beautiful English countryside surrounding it.
The owners of the Vine House at Chet Valley have worked tirelessly to ensure that their on-site vineyard property is highly accessible, having been awarded accreditation from Euan’s Guide. The Vine House is a very comfortable single storey holiday cottage, with wide doors and corridors, which lacks steps. It has ample provisions for families, disabled and elderly guests.
Browse Chet Valley Vineyard’s range of artisan sparkling and still English wines, handcrafted using distinct varieties of cool-climate grapes grown in our family-owned English vineyard here in South Norfolk.
The grape varieties grown at Chet Valley Vineyard include Solaris, Phoenix, Schönburger, Chardonnay, and Seyval Blanc grown alongside reds such as Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Cabernet Noir, and Regent, using traditional techniques optimised to our British terroir. From our award-winning Charmat-style ‘Skylark’ wines and flagship Méthode Champenoise, ‘Horatio’, to our varietal stills including our ‘Redwing’ regent rosé, there’s a bottle in our range to suit every palate.
Vineyard Stay Reviews
2 weeks ago via Google
We recently tried Chet's delicious Red Kite wine for the first time and can thoroughly recommend it! A great treat, felt like we were temporarily on holiday! Looking forward to trying the Skylark too!
2 weeks ago via Google
John and Bridget were welcoming and engaging hosts for our wine tasting. Learnt lots on the tour and enjoyed tasting some really interesting wines. Left with several bottles! Would recommend.
a month ago via Google
We enjoyed a great afternoon at the Chet Valley Vineyard with an interesting tour and a fantastic tasting. Keep up the good work!
5 months ago via Google
We had a wonderful evening touring the vines and winery and learning about the wine making process. We also enjoyed tasting many of the delicious wines, along with a fabulous charcuterie spread. Bridget and John are very engaging and entertaining hosts and are passionate about the wine they are making, which shines through. We would highly recommend both the tour experience and the delicious wine.
5 months ago via Google
A wonderful place and wonderful wines. Skylark blush my particular favourite! John and Bridget are such welcoming and knowledgeable hosts. Thank you!