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Cysgod y Ffynnon

Solva - Pembrokeshire West Wales

A quaint, coastal holiday cottage for 2 in Pembrokeshire, superbly located between Solva and St Davids. Pet-friendly and close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
23221
£287 - £579 per week *

Description

A quaint holiday cottage for 2 superbly located between Solva and St Davids on the north Pembrokeshire coast. Just a short walk to join up with the Pembrokeshire coastal path, this pet-friendly Solva holiday cottage has been stylishly renovated and is very comfortable for 2 people. Relax amongst the local shops, galleries and restaurants, take a boat trip or enjoy popular local activities such as walking, sailing and fishing.

Ground Floor

This Solva holiday cottage for 2 has a fully equipped kitchen including split-level cooker, gas hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge and automatic washing machine. Freezer space is also available.

Dining area with dining table and 4 chairs.

Bathroom has a full suite and telephone shower over bath.

Upstairs

Cosy bedroom with king sized bed and living room upstairs with sloping pine cladded ceilings. Living room includes a sofa bed and chair, TV, DVD player and DAB radio.

 

Garden

The south facing patio with garden furniture has sea views over farmland and opens onto a large grassed field. A large shared lawn area with a gate is ideal for children to play in and walk dogs (please ensure that dogs are supervised and on a lead at all times)

 

Additional Information

Maximum of 2 pets welcome* at £15 per pet, per full or part week. Payable as extras during booking process.

Bed linen and towels are provided (please bring your own beach towels)

Full central heating (heating included)

Cot and high chair available if required & baby sitting by arrangement. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.

Parking spaces available

Wi fi
is included

Mobile tel. reception variable according to provider - only EE is completely reliable.

No smoking

This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead

This Solva holiday cottage for 2 is available for short breaks at certain times during the year. Further details under 'Prices'

 

*Bookings that include pets are taken on the understanding that all flea and worming treatments are up to date. Please remember that they should not be left unattended at the cottage or in the communal areas and should be off furniture at all times. The pet owner is responsible for cleaning up after their dog. Please show consideration for other guests visiting at the same time as you and for those coming after you. Please bear in mind that some popular beaches do not permit dogs during the summer months. Local Beach Dog Guide from Pembrokeshire County Council.

 

Features

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 King size/super king bed
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Friday changeover
  • 0.5 Mile from a beach
  • 1 Mile from a pub
  • 1 Mile from a shop
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

View for dreamers. The house and host was amazing!Agniya from Moscow - 5th January 2018
3rd time to this property, love it, will be back next year. It's great for a quiet break away, not a busy, noisy holiday. Limited phone access buts that's why we love it so much.Couple from Staffordshire - 13th June 2017
Very relaxing, a lovely place to get away from it all.
Recommendations: Cwtch restaurant in St Davids was superb. Lovely food and great atmosphere and staff.Couple from Caldicot - 18th April 2017
Everything was great. The owner was lovely and the cottage was very clean and sweet.
Recommendations: St Davids for food and drinkMarion from Bath, Somerset - 28th March 2017
Lovely place to stay. made very welcome by Rosemary (owner).
Tips: Enjoy the surroundingsCouple from Machynlleth - 25th September 2016
Relaxing - welcoming - perfect location. We had everything we needed. Local seafood not to be missed.Jacqui from West Midlands - 3rd June 2016

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Local Area

 

Nestled in between Solva and St Davids, the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal path is only a short walk away from this Solva holiday cottage, via Porth-y-Rhaw.

Solva (just 1 mile from this beautiful cottage for 2) is known as the jewel of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and is situated on the beautiful West Wales coast. An ideal location for walking, sailing, fishing or simply relaxing amongst the shops, galleries and restaurants set in beautiful scenery. For such a small village Solva has quite a few places to eat and drink and many of these establishments specialise in fresh local seafood dishes. You will find several local pubs providing great food and atmosphere, there is also a local shop that includes a post office, newsagent and many holiday items such as fishing tackle and beach items.

From your Solva holiday cottage, walk the coastal path for 1 mile to Solva harbour where you can catch purchase some fresh fish for a nice BBQ. Quay jumping is a favourite past time of local children, as is crab fishing. Sailboat and water activity courses can also be booked from the quay.

St Davids (2 miles) is a beautiful and unique city surrounded by some of the finest coastline in Europe. Situated within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, St Davids is renowned for its beauty and abundance of wildlife. St Davids Cathedral has been the dominant presence since the 12th century and was a popular pilgrimage destination throughout the Middle Ages and indeed remains so to this day attracting thousands of visitors every year. Adjacent to the cathedral stand the magnificent ruins of the medieval Bishops Palace. The city of St Davids has a great deal to offer every visitor.

Beaches

Caerfai Bay – The closest sandy beach to this Solva holiday cottage. Caerfai is a lovely sandy beach perfect for families. Its position provides shelter from the prevailing winds. 3.0 miles

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Whitesands - The blue-flagged Whitesands Bay is a popular family beach because of its safe swimming and clean white sand. It is also regarded as one of Wales’ top surf-spots.4.1 miles

Water Sports

TYF Adventure includes canoeing, kayaking, coastering and much more. 2 miles

Walking

Whether you’re after a gentle stroll down into Solva or a week-long hike it’s right on your doorstep, and a watering hole to quench your thirst is never far away. Pembrokeshire Coastal Path 0.25 miles.

Fishing

Only a short walk from this cosy cottage for 2, there are many coves and rocky marks that provide superb Sea fishing, including some of the best Bass fishing in the UK. 0.25 miles. Fishing, wildlife and Sightseeing boat trips 2.5 miles

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Cycling

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