The Pheasant, Essex
|Audley End, Gestingthorpe, CO9 3AU, Halstead, Essex, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: The PheasantLocated between Halstead and Sudbury amid rolling the Suffolk countryside, The Pheasant is set in a carefully renovated traditional English country inn. The winner of the AA Pub of the Year award for 2014-2015, this charming property offers cosy accommodation and great food in a friendly, relaxing traditional pub atmosphere.
Nestled on the Essex/Suffolk border, with delightful views over the surrounding landscape, The Pheasant has just five individually themed and decorated rooms. Each room is named after a legendary local personality - Thomas Gainsborough, Titus Oates, John Constable... and comes with all modern facilities and amenities, including plush bedding, luxurious en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The Pheasant's warm and inviting restaurant serves freshly prepared, locally sourced regional food every day of the week, much of it from the hotel's own fruit and vegetable garden. Comfortable chairs, beautiful oak tables and an open fire in winter create an intimate and friendly atmosphere, and in summer, guests can also enjoy meals in the sunny garden terrace. Guests can choose from an excellent wine list and a great selection of locally brewed ales and beers.
Type of rooms: The PheasantThe Samuel Courtauld Room:
This much sought-after hotel room is located on the first floor of the Coach House and boasts a comfortable king-size bed and immaculate en-suite shower room, as well as stunning views over the countryside's rolling hills.
The John Constable Room:
A mahogany four poster super king-size bed takes centre stage in this hotel room, with the wonderful, romantic views over the East Anglian countryside providing the perfect backdrop. Guests can enjoy this view from the comfortable bed, or spacious window seat that's just perfect for star gazing. A clean and contemporary en-suite shower room is equipped with Egyptian cotton towels and handmade toiletries. Room size 21 sq m.
The Mark Catesby Room:
With a king-size bed that can be converted to a twin, and large en suite bathroom with facilities for the disabled, this room is practical as well as comfortable. French windows flood the room with light, and boast views over the garden. Room size 31 sq m.
The Captain Oates Room:
The Captain Lawrence Oates hotel room is large and luxurious, with breathtaking views over the rural countryside. With a king-size bed and spacious en suite bathroom, complete with its own jacuzzi, this room really is the ultimate relaxing retreat. Room size 33 q m.
The Thomas Gainsborough Room:
This stylishly furnished hotel room is available with either a super king-size bed or comfortable twin. The en suite bathroom is designed with relaxation in mind. Next door to the en-suite bathroom is a private dressing room area, complete with large wardrobe. The Gainsborough hotel room also has French windows, leading out onto a private patio area. Room size approximately 36 sq m.
Additional information: The Pheasant
Pets are allowed on prior request.
Number of rooms: 5
Official category: 5 star Inn.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2011.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Switch.
GPS Coordinates: 52° 0' 27.79'' N 0° 38' 22.45'' W
Nearest airport: Stansted Airport - 40,4km.