"The Pheasant One was perfectly located for us to explore the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, and Brecon Beacons - all of which were well within 45 minute's drive of the cottage."
The hosts were very friendly and welcoming, and have gone well above and beyond to make the cottage modern, inviting, and spotlessly clean. The property itself was very cosy and warm - particularly nice after a day out this time of year! The cottage was well equipped which gave us plenty of opportunity to cook and spend time in during the evenings.
Our only recommendations would be to include a few more sharp knives for food preparation, and a HDMI cable might be good for the TV for anyone who want to stream via a computer.
Ultimately, we would thoroughly recommend The Pheasant One for any couples wanting to stay in the area.
"The cottage was lovely, very clean and with lovely views
The cottage was lovely, very clean and with lovely views
The owner was a lovely lady,who greeted us on arrival and gave suggestions on places to go
"Loved our stay!"
It was perfect for two. The host was very helpful and such a lovely women. Would definitely come back.
"Great friendly hosts, nice weather, very clean and quiet accommodation."
"Just returned after a fabulous weeks stay in this spotlessly clean cottage has everything you need friendly owners and amazing views lots to do nearby if you like waterfalls four falls walk is a must ."
.. Thanks for a great stay
"Had a lovely stay at the Phesant One."
Location was central, only downside was that you had to drive to any restaurants/pubs etc.
"The cottage was clean and comfortable."
It lies in a peaceful spot with great sunset views.
Very good supermarket and fish and chips in Raglan. Very friendly and helpful people.
We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back again and recommend to family and friends.
"One of the owners was there to meet us which was nice and we met her husband also."
They were both friendly and helpful. Good base for exploring the surrounding area; easy to find compared to some and good local pubs!
...apart from inaccuracy in the directions you gave us. The property is on the LEFT hand side coming from Raglan, not on the RIGHT as given in your information.
Nice distant views from the property. Very friendly and helpful owners. Good cafes and pubs in the locality. The supermarket in Raglan was also very good.
"Lovely place to get away."
Clean, comfy, and very peaceful. Owners were friendly and very welcoming. Booking was straightforward and hassle free.
"A very quiet and peaceful location with the occasional farm tractor collecting silage from a remote field passing at a distance from the cottage all adding to the country feel of the cottage."
Great weather !
Very welcoming and helpful host. Lots of outside space and facilities !
Easy relaxed parking near the cottage entrance. Nicely overlooked by the surrounding empty fields and distant hills. Nice summer Sunsets!
We very much enjoyed our stay at this cottage .
"Great 3 night stay at Pheasant 1 ."
Well equipped clean cottage located in nice peaceful location.
"Lovely sunny apartment with very nice and helpful owner."
"After a very enjoyable 6 week stay, I can't thank the owners enough for their kind hospitality!"
Fantastic property, very friendly and helpful owners and a beautiful location! I highly recommend and can't wait to return!
"Lovely location with lots of local walks and close to excellent scenery ."
Accommodation just right for a couple with friendly, kind and helpful hosts.
We had a wonderful time as the weather was so good.
"Lovely owners, made to feel very welcome."
"We had a lovely few days relaxing at the Pheasant One."
Carmen and Gwilym, our hosts, are lovely people and very friendly and helpful. Cottage lovely and clean and comfortable. We were able to tour about and can recommend Raglan Castle, St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life, Llanthony Priory and then carry on along the single track road across Brecon Beacons to Hay on Wye. Road single track but views definitely worth it. Big Pit really fascinating place to visit too and Usk is always lovely. Great eating places we found were the Olway in Usk, best hot chicken curry ever tasted, The Castle in Usk and the King's Head in Usk. Great holiday.
"The owner who lives next door was vary friendly and helpful as were all the locals who couldn`t do enough to help you'"
"This is our second visit to the cottage as we loved it so much the first time we booked again this year."
The cottage is lovely, it’s exceptionally clean and well equipped for a self catering holiday.
The owners are lovely and friendly too, we chatted to them and they recommended places to visit, routes to take and good local places to eat.
Since last year the cottage had been upgraded with some redecoration and an extra window added which made it even better.
The location of the cottage is perfect for exploring so many different places including South Wales coast, beaches, cities, the Brecon Beacons, Gower as well as much of South West England including the Cotswolds, the coast and lots of pretty villages and stunning scenery.
All together a wonderful place to stay. We will definitely visit again.
"Owner gave a very warm friendly welcome, shared local knowledge of area and facilities."
Owner had provided a bottle of fresh milk in the fridge, a thoughtful caring gesture.
Well presented accommodation, kitchen with all that is needed, all set a peaceful rural beautiful setting.
Will return for a future stay and recommend a stay is really worth an ideal break away in this property.
"Booked to provide additional accommodation to Pheasant Two over Christmas family get together."
Clean and well maintained holiday accommodation. Quiet and self contained. Owner very friendly and helpful. Parking right outside, all on one level, fully functional kitchen with microwave, fridge with top box freezer compartment, washing machine and tumble dryer in shared utility room next to accommodation, electric shower in wet room bathroom off the bedroom, FreeSat TV, Broadband ok for surfing and limited streaming but not high speed usage.
"Very friendly host."
"This is a great holiday home and the owners were just lovely."
The bathroom was perfect for anyone with disabilities. It was modern and clean. I know Sykes advised the owners to be minimal on how much furniture to put in but I felt that was not such good advice. It needed a bit more "comfort n cosey" adding to the living room. But for a holiday home this accommodation really has great potential and the owners are new to it and have done an excellent job. We had a great week and no complaints, the bit about the comfort was just our opinion n in no way spoilt our time. Good luck to them as they've worked hard to make a great business.
"The cottage was extremely well maintained and spotlessly clean."
The hosts were very friendly and helpful, recommending local places to eat and visit.
The facilities were great, the kitchen was well equipped to cook breakfast and main meals if you wanted to.
It was nice to find tea and coffee facilities and even fresh milk in the fridge when we arrived.
Overall it is a lovely place to stay in a lovely part of the world.
I would highly recommend staying here to explore South East Wales and beyond.
"Great location, pleasant owner would recommend."
"Pheasant one is a really lovely holiday let."
Hosts Carmen and Gwillym are welcoming and friendly. The location is stunning with lovely views from holiday let. The accomodation is lovely, with everything you should need. The parking and bathroom great for people with limited mobility like myself. Within easy reach of Usk, Chepstow and good roads to Cardiff, Portcawl etc. We really enjoyed our stay and will certainly return. Both of us can highly recommend this holiday let.
"This is a great little cottage and lovely location for exploring south wales, the cottage has everything you need but I have bad circulation in my hands and feet and did find the floor very cold even with 2 pairs of woolly socks on so a rug would be nice in there."
"The booking procedure was second to none."
The property booking was held for a short time while we made up our minds and Sykes staff phoned us back exactly as promised.
This is a beautiful part of the country and the cottage has great views. Good area for 'foodies', walkers and photographers.
We were extremely comfortable and you can be sure of a very warm welcome from the owners who live on the site.
"Gorgeous cottage in idyllic setting, the views from the front stable door are stunning."
A peaceful place to relax and unwind, yet a great village with pub, post office, shop etc only a short 2 mile drive away. The cottage is bijou and pretty, with every essential provided, everything was lovely and tastefully selected, no cheap tat here, the finishings were high end.
The hosts are warm and welcoming, really friendly and helpful and on hand should you need anything, they are however, unobtrusive and respecting of your privacy too. I highly recommend this little slice of heaven, and will certainly return.
"This is an excellent property, new to the holiday let market since June 2018."
The property is very well finished throughout with an excellent kitchen area and a superb walk-in shower in the bathroom.
Its location is excellent for walking or cycling with the Brecon Beacons just 12 miles away, and excellent selection of restaurants, pubs and hotels nearby in Raglan and Usk.
The owner is passionate about providing a top quality service and is keen to learn from guests how the facility can be further improved. The only thing we could think of was providing a cafetiere as we like good coffee.
One general observation, broadband service in rural areas can be very intermittent, so if that service is important to you it would be worth checking it is operational before you go.