Perfect traditional thatched cottage set in a small hamlet in the Vale of Glamorgan, yet only 30 minutes from the centre of Cardiff. This gorgeous cottage is the perfect blend of authentic features and stylish design. Within walking distance of a local pub, shop and the all Wales coastal path and beach.
Cosy lounge with feature fireplace and log burner
Fully equipped kitchen.
WC, wash basin
Bedroom 1 - double bedroom
Bedroom 2 - double bedroom
Bedroom 3 - bunk bedroom
Stylish modern bathroom with bath, separate shower unit and wc
Large garden with table and chairs and own private area. There is another small cottage that shares the garden but there is plenty of room for all.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels included
Heating and electric included in the price
Free wifi throughout
Lloft y fro is located within the ground of the cottage.
2 well behaved pets allowed at £10 per night.
Please note that there is no cot or high chair available at the cottage.
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Double beds
- 1 Bunk bed
- 2 Bathrooms
- Accepts 2 pets
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Saturday changeover
- 0.5 Mile from a beach
- 0.7 Mile from a pub
- 0.5 Mile from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No highchair available
- No travel cot available
very pretty, nice and quietDr Klaus Wenke - 13th August 2018
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This is a 17th century thatched cottage in the peaceful little hamlet of Gileston in the Vale of Glamorgan. The village of St Athan is only 0.5 miles away and includes a local shop and pub. Aberthaw Power station is nearby and part of it can be seen from the garden. The county market towns of Llantwit Major and Cowbridge are only 4 and 5 miles away and Rhoose with its railway station offers a direct link into the centre of Cardiff (only 3 miles away).
Nominated as one of the best places to live in the UK, Llantwit Major is a lovely county town with numerous pubs and shops. Located on the coast with a good surf beach it also has a railway station with a direct link into the centre of Cardiff. The historic town of Cowbridge has many fine boutiques, restaurants, cafes and pubs. The all Wales coastal path can be joined following only a short walk from the cottage and there are many other walks and trails throughout the area.
Cardiff is a city of attractions, sport, culture and entertainment. It has many famous attractions including the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Castle, St. Davids' Hall, New Theatre and St. Davids 2 shopping centre. Cardiff has notched up a fine reputation as a sporting capital thanks to the quality of the events and facilities.
Cardiff International Airport is less than 10 minutes away, as are many beaches along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Fonmon Castle, and the world famous Atlantic College.
There are many walks including the Glamorgan Heritage Coastal Path. 0.2 miles
Fantastic sea fishing in the Bristol Channel from both from boat and the shore. 0.2 miles
One of the closest courses is Cottrell Park, an idyllic venue set in the heart of 400 acres of beautiful Parkland. 1.5 miles. Other nearby courses include The Vale Resort (3.4 miles) and the prestigious Celtic Manor, host to the 2010 Ryder Cup (29 miles).
The quiet country lanes found in the Vale are ideal for cycling. 0.5 miles
Liege Manor Equestrian Centre is Wales' premier equestrian centre and home to over 70 horses and ponies. The Centre specialises in tuition for all ages and abilities. 5 miles
Along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast there are numerous beaches, from Llantwit Major beach (3 miles), to the more peaceful and stunning beach at Southerndown (11 miles).
The Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW) offers canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. (All equipment can be provided). 15 miles