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Cei Gwaun

Fishguard - Pembrokeshire West Wales

Beautiful Welsh cottage in Pembrokeshire near a picturesque quay.
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
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£475 - £1224 per week *

Description

This beautiful Welsh cottage is at the bottom of the Gwaun Valley with the river flowing into the picturesque quay nearby. The cottage has a listed frontage and has been lovingly restored and provides all you would need for a holiday in North Pembrokeshire including a magnificent first floor balcony overlooking the enclosed rear garden and onwards to the gorgeous wooded Gwaun Valley. There is a traditional local pub, The Ship Inn less than a minute’s walk away as is the quayside which is great for kayaking, paddleboarding, crab fishing and walking. There are plenty of beaches in the area and also a large selection of all-weather activities and attractions.

Ground Floor

First lounge/diner with woodburner (log starter pack provided), table and chairs, chairs and TV, leading through to fully equipped kitchen with electric induction hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar with 2 stools and american style fridge/freezer with filtered water and ice dispenser. There is a rear door leading to a large garden with outside seating.

Second lounge / reading room with comfy leather sofas, TV, log burner.

Utility room with washing machine, dryer, shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and toilet.

 

Upstairs

Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom with ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and toilet

Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom

Bedroom 3 - Twin bedroom

Bedroom 4 - Single bedroom

Master Bathroom - Family bathroom with Bath, shower over, wash hand basin and toilet

Landing leads to patio doors out to balcony area overlooking rear garden, and views of Cwm Gwaun.

 

Outside 

Rear enclosed garden area with flat lawn and garden furniture.

 

Additional Information

  • Welsh welcome pack included.
  • Heating and electric included.
  • Linen and towels provided but please bring your own beach towels.
  • Cot and high chair available on request  (mattress has cover but please bring your own cot bedding).
  • No smoking.
  • Pets welcome, 2 dogs max.£20 per pet. Dogs are not to be left unattended and not allowed upstairs or on beds.
  • Wifi included.
  • Parking for one car at the side, plus further public car park on Quayside
  • The following items are also provided a for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid. Bathroom: hand soap and 2 toilet rolls. General cleaning products: spray cleaner etc.

 

Information for Disabled and Less Abled People

  • Flat access into the property
  • Easy parking and the walking surface into the property is concrete and slabs.
  • All bedrooms are upstairs.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.

Features

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Double beds
  • 3 Single beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 3 Miles from a beach
  • 0.2 Mile from a pub
  • 0.6 Mile from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available

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Local Area

This beautifully restored cottage is less than a minute’s walk from the quayside of Lower Town and the bottom of the Gwaun Valley where the river Gwaun forms an estuary to the sea. This picturesque quayside is popular with kayakers and paddleboarders as the sheltered waters of the bay offer a perfect water playground. The quayside was also used as the setting for Dylan Thomas’ “Under Milk Wood”, starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, as well as the 1956 film version of “Moby Dick” starring Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab. Photographs taken at the time of filming adorn the walls in the characterful local historic pub, The Ship Inn, a roadside ale house dating back to the late 18th century. There are many beaches within a 20 minute drive including Cwm yr Eglwys, Pwll Gwaelod and Newport Sands to the north and Goodwick Sands and Abermawr to the South. St Davids is to the south west and on a clear day you may see dolphins and porpoises swimming in the harbour and along the surrounding coastline.


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Beaches

Abermawr, Aberbach , Cwm yr Eglwys, Pwll Gwaelod and Newport Sands are all nearby – The closest beach to the cottage is Abermawr a shingle beach known for its excellent snorkelling and clear waters. 3 miles


Water Sports

Kayaking lessons and trips can be arranged in the quayside. 0.4 miles.

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