Self Catering in Gwent - Penallt
01244 352 197
Sleeps a maximum of: 4
Pricing From: £310.00
This lovely, stone-built cottage sleeps four people.
The generals Cottage is a first floor, detached stone cottage in Penallt. With two bedrooms, a double and a king-size double, as well as a family bathroom, it sleeps four people comfortably. There is also a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with a woodburner and dining area.
Outside is a small garden with patio and furniture, and off road parking. There is also access to a woodland area, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, making The Generals Cottage a great base.
RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS
This cottage was just what we wanted from a holiday home. It was clean, comfy and in an ideal location.
We particularly liked the peace and tranquility of the location, the friendly welcome of the owner and high standard of accommodation.
The Generals Cottage was beautiful and in a beautiful setting and the views were amazing. We loved the woods which were at the end of the drive.
Cottage with no frills.
Visited August 2015. Approach was accessed down long deep pot-holed drive. Stone steps up to accommodation had no hand-rail - a must when steps wet, and outside-lighting dim so precarious to climb when arriving back at night. Lounge very small for 4 people.TV small with free=view box. Dining table in corner very difficult for 2 people to sit comfortably, let alone 4. 5 bar ceiling pendant in lounge with only 1 of 5 bulbs working, Welcome tray consisted of tea bags and vinegar sachets! Outside space very small - table for 2 under washing line/overlooking large green tank - little view and dark due to being in wooded area. Very remote and quiet. No flowers on table as depicted on web site - indeed no welcome except a reminder that you signed to leave the place in good order and the consequences of not doing so, in a typed sheet on the dining table! OK for 2 people for a long weekend, but the drive approach to the cottage was very, very poor. Wifi signal was good.
The peace and quiet and the wild life
Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, iPod dock, High speed fibre WiFi across the property, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Travel cot available
Off road parking for 2 cars
Mature garden with patio and furniture
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 2 miles via footbridge over River Wye, pub 1 mile
Note: Due to the nature of the garden, this property accepts guests over 18yrs and over only (inc infants)
Note: The property is accessed via stone steps through the garden to the upper level entrance door
There is also an alternative access route via a grassed slope, which runs from the rear of the cottage
Note: The ground floor of the cottage is a home office, which is generally unused when guests are present
It has it's own totally private entrance
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Penallt area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Harold's Stones - Stone Row - 2.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
The Kymin - 2.7 miles (Historic Building)
St Briavels, St Mary's Church - 2.9 miles (Historic Church)
St Briavel's Castle - 2.9 miles (Castle)
Monmouth, St Thomas the Martyr Church - 3 miles (Historic Church)
Monmouth Roman Fort - 3.1 miles (Roman Site)
Clearwell Caves and Ancient Iron Mines - 3.1 miles (Family Attraction)
Cornwall House - 3.1 miles (Historic Building)
Monmouth, St Mary's Church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church)
Wonastow, St Wonnow's church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church)
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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.
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