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Vanilla Cottage

Delightful pretty refurbished warm welcoming cottage. Woodburner. CH incl ,Spa bath , Sky.TV,WiFi .Stroll to riverbank pub . Excellent golf,fishing walking eating. Sleeps 3. 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom,Pets

Self-Catering in or near Usk - 1 unit sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms


Warmly romantic year round five star comfort  above  the  banks of the River Usk. Beautiful  countryside easy for both Brecon Beacons and Forest of Dean and the many atractions and activities of the area. An easy short drive from popular concert and event venues including Caldicot Castle and Chepstow Racecourse..  Perfect for honeymoons, significant birthdays, golf, sleeping, eating, walking and castles.  Sleeps up to 3 in 2 bedrooms. 

Lavendered linens, whirlpool bath, towels, robes. Unusually comprehensive equipment including , Satellite TVs, WiFi, . included , Ipod dock, Woodburner, Central Heating included.

Logs for the woodburner are always available and charged at cost for your convenience. Its lovely to relax by the fire!

Washer, dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, double oven , microwave, hairdryer etc Very well equipped throughout.

Adjoining riverbank walk, fishing, nature reserve.. Rural, tranquil,  yet easy M4/ M50/ M5. Fenced delightful cottage garden, Off road parking space .Suntrap terrace with furniture and a lavender hedge, Well behaved pet welcome. Excellent walking from the doorstep . Visiting pamper therapies and hairdressing available. 

(Tiny immodible babies bringing their own carry cots  welcome but Vanilla is not suitable for the infirm or toddlers due to attractive but steep original stairs. Please consider our Foxes Reach or Tintern Abbey Cottage which are easier in this regard and which appear on this website)

We offer whole weekly rentals starting on Fridays throughout the year and short breaks of 3 nights ( Fridays) or 4 nights ( Mondays) for the same price on most dates except school /.bank holidays..Our Snowdrop and  Daffodil breaks in Spring and our Advent breaks in December  are especially good value and always sold out.

Runner up best in Wales 2003 and 2007, Green award. WINNER Gold Award WINNER  National Tourism Awards Best Visitor Welcome 2015

WINNER  Best Hospitality Travel and Tourism Business 2015 and again in 2016 - Monmouthshire Business Awards

Indulgent Short breaks . Credit cards accepted. Immaculate. Convenient.

NOTE Please click though to our own website where you can see  our availability and prices  We will gladly quote for your stay if you cant see the price you are looking for.

SPECIAL OFFERS Autumn, Advent Christmas and  Spring are now on our website.


Opening Times

Open all year.


  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Drying facilities
  • Electric shaver points
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Golf
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave cooker
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Self-Catering
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sky TV
  • Sleeps 3 or 4
  • Television
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Woodburner


1, The Steppes
Kemeys Commander
NP15 1JZ
O/S Ref: SO 348056

Enter your start address:

From Central Usk take road next to 3 Salmons Hotel signed to Abergavenny. After 3 miles arrive at Chain Bridge which is a green bridge over the River Usk., Do not cross bridge but take turning to right on the riverbank uphill. After 300 yards we are first on the right.

  • Rural
  • Usk



Snowdrop break per party for 4 nights - £239

Special Offers

Please mention the Tourism Association Special Offer when making a booking
April Couples 7 nights start 13 or 20 April
20% off usual prices
Valid from 13th April 2018 to 27th April 2018

Escape to the quiet comfort of cute little Vanilla Cottage !

This cottage sleeps three people in a double and a single bedroom. This offer is for a couple using only the double bedroom. Included in the price you get accommodation for your party of up to two people  with quality linens, towels, robes all included.

Hot water, central heating, BT vision TV, superfast WiFi, spa bath and all the facilities of the cottage are included within the price.

We even give you a bottle of wine and fresh flowers on arrival.

The area has numerous places to eat out ( booking essential this time of year) supermarkets will deliver to the cottage so you can cook if you prefer- or be spoiled!

Extra charges

Wood for the woodburner is readily available and charged as used. Its not essential but so delightful to use

Well behaved pets are welcome at £25 each for a max of two





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