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A night in a cottage made entirely of chocolate? Yours for just €50

Guests at this chocolate dream house can even nibble on the fixtures 

Joanna Whitehead
Friday 19 October 2018 16:13 BST
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The ultimate fairy tale cottage
The ultimate fairy tale cottage

Houses made of sugar might seem like the stuff of fairy tales, but come October cocoa enthusiasts can live out their fantasy with a stay in a cottage made entirely of chocolate.

Designed and manufactured by Jean-Luc Decluzeau, the renowned artisan chocolatier who specialises in chocolate sculptures, this unique, 18-square-metre chocolate cottage will be crafted out of approximately 1.5 tons of comfectionery. Those lucky enough to secure the cottage, which sleeps four, can look forward to a delicious night of decadence.

Sweet-toothed guests won’t know where to begin, with treats available to eat in every corner. The cottage walls, roof, dresser, clock, cups, books, chandelier – and even fireplace – will all be immortalised in chocolate. Outside, a white chocolate duck pond and chocolate flowerbed are also on display.

The interior of the cottage which, excluding beds and floors, is made entirely of chocolate

And the good news? Many of the chocolate fittings and fixtures are fully edible.

Located in the glass house L’Orangerie Ephémère in the gardens of the Cité de la Céramique in Paris, guests will also have the opportunity to attend a workshop where they'll learn to craft personalised mini chocolate chalets.

Those seeking their own Willy Wonka experience must act quickly - the cottage is only available to book for two nights through Booking.com. Booking opens from 9am on Wednesday 19 September for the night of 5 October, and from 9am on Wednesday 26 September for the night of 6 October. The one-of-a-kind creation costs just €50 per night.

Snacks will be replenished for the following night’s guests, meaning no one misses out on what should be a chocolate lover’s dream.

After the final guests have vacated the cottage, this scrumptious structure will go on display in the Parisian chocolate museum, Choco Story.

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