Llangenny, United Kingdom, November 29, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The team behind Millbrook Cottage celebrated after their inspection by the Welsh Tourist Board (now known as Visit Wales) produced the top grading recently. The cottage has been awarded 5 stars which means that it has been assessed and has been deemed ‘exceptional with a degree of luxury’.
Gill Jones, the owner of Millbrook Cottage was very pleased. “We opened Millbrook Cottage for business in late July 2009 and have been fully booked ever since. The feedback from visitors has been fantastic but it’s the icing on the cake to be able to display our 5 star grading from Visit Wales. The criteria for reaching this standard is very high so the whole team are proud to have obtained such an excellent result.”
Millbrook Cottage, the first of two luxury rural retreats located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, has started to welcome its first guests. The holiday cottage is run by Gill Jones and daughter Samantha, whilst son, Gareth has helped launch their company with a fantastic website and internet marketing campaign. The new business has got off to an excellent start by attracting a travel correspondent from a National newspaper and earning some early praise in The Observer. Annabelle Thorpe who wrote the piece ‘Great British Escapes…The vale of Usk’ said ‘Millbrook Cottage is a newly renovated cottage with a delightful garden that feels miles from anywhere’.
Millbrook Cottage sleeps 5 in 4 well-appointed bedrooms. The house has a kitchen/diner and utility room fitted with washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, dishwasher, oven and hob. Downstairs there is also a comfortable sunroom, living room with original cast-iron range, a single bedroom and modern shower room. Upstairs has 2 single bedrooms, a master bedroom and a newly fitted bathroom. All bedrooms feature wardrobes, bedside tables and dressing tables and quality linen and towels are provided. The cottage also boasts a flat screen TV with basic Sky, DVD player, CD/radio with AUX connection and wireless broadband. A travel cot and high chair can also be provided if required. Externally there is a spacious garden, parking for up to 3 vehicles, a BBQ and seating area.
Nestled in a tiny hamlet of only 4 other houses, and surrounded by stunning countryside, Millbrook Cottage offers the best of both worlds; a rural, picturesque and tranquil setting yet only a few minutes drive from Crickhowell or Abergavenny in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. This fantastic location makes Millbrook Cottage an ideal base for an energetic, adventure holiday or for those needing a break from the hustle and bustle. Millbrook Cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the stunning Brecon Beacons. Cycling, walking, pony trekking, climbing and kayaking are just a few of the activities on our doorstep. It’s rural location also makes the cottage a fantastic retreat for bird-watching and wildlife enthusiasts. Come and visit Millbrook Cottage and explore the dramatic Black Mountains, climb the famous Skirrid Mountain and enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the local pubs and renowned restaurants including The Crown at Whitebrook (Wales’ only Michelin-starred restaurant), The Walnut Tree and The Hardwick.