As I have commented on the previous details, Certainly NOT GOOD ENOUGH for the Quality Cottages standard. Equipment had to be explained, Television, Cooker, and Log burner. No egg cups, No Knife sharpener. No pan scourers Had to ask for dish cloths for washing-up.
Reply from: Jill
Thank you for your review, we have passed your comments onto the owner and will be in touch
Reply from: Jill
From the owner:- Dear Guest, I am very sorry about your disappointment with your holiday cottage. Please understand that we did not intend to sound impolite when you arrived more than two hours before the official arrival time. Yes, we had three months to get ready, but we did not want to welcome guests into a cottage which stood empty for some time without having it undergone a proper cleaning and dusting first. A short phone call the day before would have made your early arrival much easier for everybody and would have given us time to make sure that everything was in place before you arrived, including the scourer for the pans. Egg cups can be found in the cupboard above the sink, and the knives were freshly sharpened, but I will make sure that a knife sharpener will be available in the future. I also will see that there is a printed guide for switching on the TV. We always provide the means for a first refreshing cup of tea with milk and sugar and some homemade cake. As it was Christmas the cake came in form of Christmas cookies baked by my mother, and I hope you enjoyed them. We do not provide other food but of course people are welcome to eggs from my hens. All they have to do is ask for them. The nearest supermarket is in Newport, about ten minutes from the cottage, and it is open until 10.00 pm. Nobody needs to go hungry here! You were clearly upset when you arrived. You had us so worried that we did not want you having to drive along our dark single track lanes to Fishguard in the evening to pick up your sister-in-law from the train. My son and I went instead and waited for two hours as you had the wrong time for her arrival. Please accept that we did our best provide you with a warm, clean and welcoming cottage. We also did our best to solve any problems you had with appliances and that help included inviting your sister- in-law to iron her blouse in my private rooms. We are very sorry that not even the Christmas tree in the living room could cheer you up!
A tastefully renovated Pembrokeshire holiday cottage in the Gwaun Valley, near the popular seaside village of Newport, Pembrokeshire.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeping 3
1 Family Bathroom, Bath & Separate Shower
Double Bedroom Kingsize bed, bedside tables, lamps, rug, chair, buit-in cupboard, shelving, occasional table, mirror.
Single Bedroom Single bed, table, antique cupboard, bedside table, lamp, shelving, chair.
Open Plan Kitchen Diner well equipped, fitted kitchen, table & chairs, electric hob & oven, coffee maker, fridge, washine machine, tumble drier (outside), sitting area outside with table & chairs, microwave, shelving.
Sitting Room on the first floor, magnificent feature window with stunning woodland & rural views, comfortable sofa, 2 comfortable chairs, wood burner, TV, writing desk, lamp.
Cloakroom on the first floor, wc, washbasin, mirror.
Porch settle and coat hooks.
Grounds idyllic grounds surround the cottage, duck pond, walks in to the woodland & around the meadow. Patio area with tables & chairs just outside the cottage.
Change Over Day Friday
Short Breaks All year excluding Summer & Peak weeks
Dogs 1st free of charge, additional dogs £25 per week
Winter Fuel Charge £30 per week from October - April. Starter pack of logs provided. Underfloor heating & gas central heating.
Cot on request
Highchair on request
Gellifawr Country Hotel
Pembrokeshire Candle Centre, Gwaun Valley
Fishguard And Day Boat Trips to Ireland
Situated in the midst of outstanding beauty that blends the allure of sea, towering cliffs, the Preseli Hills, historic churches, ancient standing stones, ideal for gentle and challenging walks, surrounded by the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park. Galleries, gift and antique shops, with weekly market, cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Sailing, kayaking, coasteering, hiking on sunny days from Goodwick and on rainy days, swimming pool, cinema, music festivals and a visit to the Last Invasion Tapestry, which marks the 1797 invasion by Napoleans French troops defeated by local militia at the Battle of Fishguard. Its said to rival the Bayeux Tapestry.
Stena Line offer day trips to Rosslare, Ireland from £5.50 - £12 per person on foot. Relax on board with free wifi, free movies and stunning views from the deck. Buses provided from the port for a fun day in Wexford, soaking up some Irish culture and heritage.
Pembrokeshire Gardens open to the public Penlan Uchaf Fishguard
Dyffryn Fernant Garden, Llanychaer
Newport Pembrokeshire & Nearby Beaches.
Bro Meigan Gardens and Tea Rooms Boncath
Castell Henllys Iron Age Village
Cenarth Riverside Village
Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips in Cardigan Bay
Cardigan & River and Food Festival
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