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The Pheasant Two

(Ref. 983855)

Raglan, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "This property was spotlessly clean."

    lovely views from the cottage of hills,fields and mountains. Plus nearby is Raglan castle,great place to visit. Carman the owner was very helpful and friendly. Can't wait to return. From Elaine and Christopher Colbourne

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fabulous hosts, couldn’t ask for better people."

    There if you wanted them, warm and welcoming. Spotlessly clean property in a great location. Great facilities. Really looking forward to visiting again.

    Lovely people they enjoyed themselves looking forword to their next visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Pheasant Two and the weather was perfect."

    We enjoyed seeing the hay rolls being made from cutting the grass to seeing the roll come from the back of the machine, fascinating! We did Raglan Castle, Tretower Court and Chepstow Castle all well worth a visit. The owners are both very friendly and welcoming. Thank you for our stay . Gwyneth and Roy

    Reviewed by Roy4.1Sep 2023

  • "We loved staying at Pheasant 2, which is comfortable , well equipped and a perfect base for exploring."

    Our hosts Carmen and Gwilyim are welcoming, friendly and full of information on where to shop and eat. We found plenty of places to visit without driving very far and had lovely views of the mountains from the garden. We would definitely recommend the property.

    Reviewed by Tracy4.7Aug 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage with lovely country surroundings."

    Were welcomed by very friendly owners. some really good pubs and eateries near by.

    Thank you for feedback we are so glad you both enjoyed your stay at the cottage and what the area has to offer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynette5.0Aug 2023

  • "This holiday property is an absolutely perfect base for a week in Wales."

    We enjoyed the views and if it wasn't for the weather would have spent more time outdoors on the lush green grass. There's plenty to do within 10 miles and some fantastic places to eat. The only downside was we could only do one washing load for the week, athough we didn't persue the opportunity to pay for a second, and the machine itself is locked away as they mentioned that those outside of letting were using it.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Jul 2023

  • "This was our second stay at Pheasant two."

    It is a spotlessly clean and comfortable cottage and Carmen and Gwilym are friendly and attentive hosts. The views from the cottage are spectacular and there are plenty of places nearby to visit. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and family and hope to stay again in the future.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely spot and the hosts are on hand to help with any requests or questions."

    Was spotlessly clean. Only thing that could make the experience better is some tea/coffee in the kitchen! Thanks,

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage Well equipped and comfortable Handy for most tourism destinations in the area Hosts were really welcoming and friendly."

    Beautiful outdoor area to watch the magnificent sunrises and sunsets I would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very helpful and friendly hosts who, though they lived less than 50 metres away, didn't intrude on us."

    A small washing machine would improve the property.


    Reviewed by Paul4.1Jun 2023

  • "This was our fourth stay at the Pheasant cottages, we have stayed in both one and two and both are perfect ."

    Carmen and her husband are the perfect hosts. We are planning another visit in September this year. Lesley & Steve

    They are a lovely couple having stayed in both cottages they so enjoy themselves in this lovely countryside. Looking forword to seeing them soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0May 2023

  • "The property was easier to access and find."

    The on-site owner greeted us on arrival and we were made to feel very welcome, they mentioned that the property had been recently painted throughout and was very clean. It was a quiet, idyllic location with green fields all around and the view from the kitchen window was so beautiful I did not mind washing up! lol. We had near enough everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. I would of liked to see an ironing board and iron in the property and also maybe an air fryer as easier and quicker to cook food. Thank You Very Much we had a really comfortable, relaxed and chilled out Easter Bank Holiday Weekend.

    So glad Mum and son enjoyed their weekend stay in our idyllic country setting inRagland. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Apr 2023

  • "Excellent stay, very accommodating owners"

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2022

  • "Comfortable, clean property with beautiful views."

    Friendly owners. Great location for day trips with good roads within a few miles west, north and south.

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Jul 2022

  • "Carmen and gwylim Were most kind and welcoming, We stayed in pheasant 2 for three weeks the cottage was very clean and comfortable and the views were amazing particularly at sunset."

    Thank you!

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings and easy to access local villages."

    All facilities were excellent, very clean and comfortable, owners were very helpful.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in this cosy little cottage."

    We were greeted by the owner on arrival and shown round both properties which was a lovely personal touch. The cottage is situated in stunning surroundings and is just a short journey away from some beautiful places such as Usk, Abergavenny and Monmouth. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very nice cottage."

    Owner lovely and helpful. Good facilities and everything worked!

    Reviewed by Philip4.4Oct 2021

  • "Very comfortable accommodation in a great rural location and a very friendly welcome would definitely stay here again"

    Reviewed by M5.0Sep 2021

  • "Such a fantastic location to use as a base to explore the area."

    So peaceful !

    Reviewed by Joseph5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a lovely time at The Pheasant 2."

    The cottage was comfortable, clean and excellent value for money. The host are welcoming and the facilities are great. We had a TV with a dvd player with a selection of dvds and all the amenities for self catering. Thank you for a lovely time and your wonderful hospitality.

    Reviewed by Sameera5.0Jul 2021

  • "A beautiful place in a fabulous location."

    Reviewed by Eira5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had a lovely 12 day stay at The Pheasant Two , Lovely area ."

    .super friendly hosts who were also very kind to us .Great views ...excellent cleaniness...comfy bed... adequate equipment....would recommend also hope to return another time ....Thank you

    Reviewed by L5.0Jul 2021

  • "A convenient centre for exploring Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley."

    Beautiful views from the cottage.

    Reviewed by Janet4.1Jun 2021

  • "Enjoyed every bit of the stay."

    Beautiful views and front garden.Rural location for a peaceful holiday.Good pubs near by.Cottage owners are really helpful and caring.My little girl loved the place.She really liked the cottage owner and was calling her Granny.After leaving from the Pheasants ,we felt like we miss them badly.Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Anoop5.0May 2021

  • "The view from the cottage was lovely."

    Had we had better weather we would have enjoyed sitting in the garden enjoying it, but the seating inside gave the same panorama. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be very likely to go again.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.7May 2021

  • "Following an issue with our original booking where we were double booked we were offered Pheasant Two, a bit further away from home but it turned out to be far better than we expected."

    From being met by Carmen the owner as we arrived, finding a lovley warm inviting little cottage with a well equipt kitchen and fresh tea and coffee,nice comfy lounge with dining table, Freeview TV, comfy sofa and chairs to the nice powerful shower, comfy bed (we only used one...of the two available) and good wi-fi, it was everything you'd expect and wast most welcome for our first break away in nearly a year. Lovley location and easy to get places if you have a car. Take a wander around the houses large farm which gives some lovley views over the area. We did trips to Abergeveny, Monmouth, Usk, Raglan, Chepstow where theres some lovley walks (The Eagles Nest nr Chepstow recommended but theres a lot of steps .. hint go left from the lower car park and whilst its a steep climb up, you then come down the steps..all 380+ of them rather than have to climb up them!). Only other thing to advise is that there are still a lot of restrictions in place so we found a lot of places closed and places to visit or restuarants/pubs a bit difficult to get into as you needed to pre-book and most were full......But all in all a lovley place and I'd recommend to anyone for a nice gentle break....

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2021

  • "I stayed at the property long term."

    Fantastic property, very friendly and helpful owners, can't thank them enough for making me feel so welcome and making my stay so enjoyable! Would highly recommend and hope to return!

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Apr 2021

  • "No all perfect"

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very welcoming hosts not intrusive but there if we needed anything."

    They kept us informed as to where to go and not to go with the local Covid restrictions., and places to eat out localy. We have had a wondeful week and will go back againg also i would recomend this cottage the others they get a 5 star rating from us.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Oct 2020

  • "Comfortable semi-detached cottage on a working farm in a beautiful, quiet, rural area."

    Friendly and informative owners live nearby. The cottage gave us a good base for visiting the many historical sites nearby.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Sep 2020

  • "A gorgeous base for a weekend break with everything you could need and more."

    The owner was really friendly and gave us some fantastic recommendations for the area.

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2020

  • "A restful and relaxing location with plenty of attractions and facilities all around."

    Carmen and Gwilym are very kind hosts, always pleasant and helpful

    Reviewed by Keri5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a really lovely break and we found the cottage to be more than just a base from which to explore the area, it was a home from home!"

    The cottage was immaculately clean, lovely fresh bedding and towels were provided and it is tastefully and attractively furnished. We felt like we could immediately unpack and relax without any worries or concerns. The cottage is very well equipped, we stayed for 4 nights and we didn’t feel that we lacked anything. The owners are very hospitable and helpful, they were available for a friendly chat and and provided useful information about the area and local facilities. As regards the surrounding area and location...absolutely stunning! The well maintained and beautiful garden just outside our front door was a real highlight! As a family who love to be outside enjoying nature and creation, having that little paradise on our doorstep really added that special something to our holiday. We would have no qualms about returning and we can not fault anything, a big thank you to the owners for doing such a wonderful job!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jul 2020

  • "Clean and well maintained holiday accommodation."

    Quiet and self contained. Owner very friendly and helpful. Parking right outside, fantastic views from front windows across the Usk valley, 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, FreeSat TV, Broadband ok for surfing and limited streaming but not high speed usage.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Dec 2019

  • "We enjoyed our stay."

    Spotlessly clean, spacious and well equipped. Hosts were very welcoming. A lovely rural location and ideal for exploring the beautiful Wye Valley. Very much recommend.

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Oct 2019

  • "Great place to stay, has everything you need."

    Close to a local shop, pub and a great base. The owners were lovely, live on site but never intruded. We had perfect weather and the garden was perfect to relax and enjoy the holiday.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Aug 2019

  • "Some additional saucepans would be helpful, only two available one medium sized and a milk pan which made it a little problematic when trying to prepare a cooked meal."

    But we had a lovely weekend, owners were really pleasant and helpful, would definitely book again in the future

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Aug 2019

  • "This is the 3rd or 4th time we have been here and we plan to go again."

    The outlook is beautiful countryside,the premises are clean and comfortable,the hosts extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2019

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our few days at 'The Pheasant' - the accommodation was well appointed, comfortable, with good facilities and easy parking."

    We were 'new; to that part of Wales, but found the small towns and villages fascinating, with an abundance of castles and places of interest. The owners lived on site and were available if needed, friendly and helpful, without ever being intrusive. Delightful few days and would certainly consider returning in the future.

    Reviewed by Gordon Denis5.0Jul 2019

  • "Lovely place,lovely cottage,lovely people what more can you say"

    Reviewed by Frederick4.7Jul 2019

  • "A lovely, comfortable and relaxing location."

    Friendly owners.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0May 2019

  • "The property was as we remembered very clean, comfortable and well equipped ."

    Reviewed by Sue5.0May 2019

  • "We can thoroughly recommend staying at The Pheasant 2."

    Recently refurbished, it is fresh, clean, modern, spacious and comfortable. Set on a farm just off the road, it is easy to access and has its own allocated parking space. The owners are welcoming, friendly and offer helpful advice about the local area. The beds are comfortable with good quality bedding and linen. The whole place is immaculately clean, well-organized and equipped with everything thing you need plus a few thoughtful extras. The location is excellent for visiting Monmouth, Abergavenny, Crickhowell, Tintern Abbey and Raglan Castle. There is a Nisa (Coop) store close by in Raglan, a Coop in Usk and a larger Morrisons in Abergavenny. We stayed here a week and hope to come back again as its convenient for a quick get away.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Beautiful setting. Most of all have to praise the hosts Carmen and Gwillym. So friendly and approachable. Nothing too much trouble. We will definitely make a return visit. We had such a lovely relaxing and pleasant stay. The views from the windows were breath taking. The cottage was clean, modern and had everything needed including complimentary tea coffee sugar and milk. Also provided were thick, fluffy towels, quality bed linen, hairdryer along with TV Dvd (DVDs Also) WIFI, washer and dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Thank you so much to Carmen and Gwillym. We feel like we have made new friends that we look forward to seeing again very soon.

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2019

  • "Wonderful place, wonderful hosts, wonderful location!"

    Thank you, we will be back!

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Aug 2018

  • "A lovely, cosy cottage with great views out the front to the Brecon Beacons."

    The location is good for Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley - we enjoyed canoeing, castles and the market towns. Hosts Carmen and husband were the most friendly couple who made us feel extremely welcome. A particular highlight was when the hosts brought their tractor down to the cottage for our 4 year old son to sit in! We will be back. The pin on the location map is in the wrong place - we turned into the wrong farm. This cottage is right next to the turn for Llandenny.

    Reviewed by Rachel3.4Aug 2018

  • "We had a very pleasant week long stay at The Pheasant Two."

    We were meet by owners, who were very welcoming, and gave us a tour of the property. Milk, tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits were provided for our stay, plus some leaflets and information about local amenities. The owners were friendly and helpful. The accommodation was well equipped and comfortable, and was set in pleasant rural surroundings. and ideal spot exploring South Wales and within reach of the Brecon Beacons The pretty town of Usk was not far away, with a well stocked small supermarket and free parking. Would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Gynette5.0Jul 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with shower, WC and basin
  • Accommodation is all ground floor
  • Living area with kitchen, dining and sitting areas
  • Gas heating
  • Electric hob and oven, fridge with ice box
  • TV, WIFI
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Very large shared lawn garden to front and rear of property with garden furniture and dedicated areas for each property
  • Garden areas fenced off from the road
  • Orchard
  • Resident pony
  • Cyclists welcome, secure bike storage available
  • Nearby is a 7 acre farm park with animals, play area, farm shop etc
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1 miles
  • Shop 2.5 miles
  • Note: Accommodation is all ground floor so suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Note: Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Note: The property can also be booked alongside Property Ref 983854 and together they can sleep five people

The property

This wonderful single-story cottage is situated at The Brace, a farm nestled in the countryside of rural Monmouthshire.

The semi-detached property is one half of a converted red-brick outbuilding.

Converted to a very good standard, with sleek fittings and furnishings, it would make an ideal getaway for a couple or family.

There is a contemporary kitchen within an open-plan living area with sitting and dining spaces, a large family bathroom as well as two tasteful bedrooms.

The Brace

The Brace lies in a peaceful spot in the Monmouthshire countryside between Usk and Raglan, on the outskirts of the village of Llandenny. The farm plays host to two wonderful holiday cottages, The Pheasant 1 & 2. Surrounded by lawned gardens and situated adjacent to the owner’s farmhouse, the properties have been lovingly converted from a former redbrick outbuilding. Both properties are single-storey and feature a clean and contemporary interior with modern kitchens, wooden floors and tasteful furnishings. Outside there is an off-road parking space per cottage, as well as large shared lawn areas that are fenced off from the road and offer the perfect place for relaxing with kids. The cottages at The Brace are situated just outside of the village of Llandenny, a rural settlement that consists of a number of houses, a pub and plenty of walking trails. Nearby is the market town of Usk with plenty of small shops and places to eat, as well as a castle and fascinating Town Trail with 28 sites of historic interest acknowledged by Blue Plaques. Raglan is also close by with its own castle and the city of Newport is within driving distance offering plenty of modern amenities.

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About the location


Usk 5 miles; Monmouth 7 miles; Abergavenny 8.5 miles

A quaint, rural village resting amid the countryside of Monmouthshire and dominated by its idyllic 15th century castle. Raglan's village centre hosts a small selection of local amenities including a fish and chip shop, a pub and a couple of shops. Lovers of walking, cycling and all things outdoors can enjoy the easy access to both the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley AONB resting on the England-Wales border. Raglan sits in the middle of a beautiful triangle connecting the fascinating towns of Usk, Abergavenny and Monmouth, all promising a fun-packed day out in their own individual way.

Please note: This property doesn't accept worker bookings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute