5 star apartment offering the best of both worlds. It has all the benefits of a stunning rural location in a traditional countryside village with 2 local pubs, yet is only 20 minutes from Cardiff city centre and just a few minutes from the M4 motorway. The Vale of Glamorgan Golf Course, Cottrell Park Golf Course, the South Wales coastline, Millennium Stadium, Swalec Stadium, and City of Cardiff Stadium are all within close proximity.
Ger-y-llyn is one of two luxury Cardiff holiday apartments set in 20 acres of grounds on the owners' impressive 240 acres farm where race horses are bred. The land includes a small lake (fenced off with gated access) with an abundance of wildlife and fish, and the children will enjoy feeding the ducks, visiting the pet sheep and playing on the large lawn areas.
All rooms are on the ground floor with electric heaters throughout and comprises of an open plan lounge/dining/kitchen and two bedrooms.
Lounge/Dining Area: With large screen TV/DVD player, radio/CD, Wi-fi access, and a large comfy leather corner sofa (can also be used as a sofa bed sleeping an extra 2)
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, breakfast bar and high stools allowing full enjoyment of fantastic views across the lake and countryside.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en suite walk-in wet room with shower, WC and wash basin.
Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ (shared with the other apartment)
Large south facing gardens and grounds surrounding the enclosed fishing lake.
- Outside utility room shared between the two 5 star Cardiff holiday apartments on site. Includes washing machine and tumble dryer.
- Wide doorways provide wheelchair access.
- Secure fence around pond however children must not be left unattended in that area.
- Bed linen, towels and hairdryer provided
- Cot and highchair available on request. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
- Additional charge of £20 per night if the Sofa bed is requested and there are more than 4 guests in your group (maximum of 6 guests)
- Heating and electricity included
- Plenty of parking available
- No smoking or pets
- Secure bike/golf equipment storage
- Wifi included
- 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.
- Both these Cardiff holiday apartments accept short breaks throughout the year and can be booked together to accommodate larger groups. View the other holiday apartment on site.
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Double beds
- 1 Sofa bed
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Saturday changeover
- 7 Miles from a beach
- 0.2 Mile from a pub
- 0.2 Mile from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- No travel cot available
Lovely apartment attached to the owners farmhouse, based on a race horse farm. You can see the horses out the kitchen window, as well as the duck pond with the geese & ducks. Welcome provided by Kathryn, as well as Meg & Millie, the two very friendly dogs. Our 3rd visit to this accommodation.
Reccommends: Southdown Beach is fantastic for rock pools & fossils, St Fagan's historic village, village pub is also good for Sunday lunch.Margaret from Twickenham - 30th May 2017
Relaxing, calm, pleasant. We thoroughly enjoyed the Royal Mint tour.Family from Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire - 20th October 2016
It was nice stay at a well furnished apartment. Don't miss a visit to Barry Island beachFamily from Oxfordshire - 27th July 2015
Stress free and comfortable.
Barry Island beach is worth a visitFriends from Worcestershire - 11th June 2015
Ideally located for our needs and providing home from home comforts. Plenty of things to do and places to eat in Cardiff and the Bay. We found that everything was dealt with very efficientlyFriends from Burton on Trent - 6th March 2015
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Ger-y-llyn adjoins the owners property and is situated on an impressive 20 acre estate within a 200 acre working farm. One of two luxury Cardiff holiday apartments set in picturesque, tranquil countryside, within walking distance (approx 750m) of the welcoming village of Peterston-Super-Ely and only 7.5 miles from Cardiff city centre.
Peterston-super-Ely has a shop, post office and 2 friendly, local pubs both serving great food. The village church was made famous as a filming location for the BBC comedy series Gavin & Stacey. There are many enjoyable walks to be found including the Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail that passes through the village, and the quiet country roads provide great cycling. Despite the country feel there is a large Tesco and Marks and Spencer only 4 miles away.
Cardiff is a city of attractions, sport, culture and entertainment. It has many famous attractions including the The Millennium 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. Whether you want to watch or play, Cardiff's sporting scene beats many of its competitors. Cardiff City Stadium hosts all of Cardiff City and Cardiff Blues' home games whilst Glamorgan Dragons play cricket at Sophia Gardens (venue for international cricket, including the Ashes).
These Cardiff holiday apartments are also close to Cardiff Bay, home to the Wales Millenium Centre, Y Senedd (The National Assembly building) as well as numerous other attractions. These include trendy bars and restaurants, Olympic sized swimming pool and leisure facility, White Water Centre, Yacht Club, and numerous walking and cycling trails such as the Taff Trail and Cardiff Bay Barrage.
Located just over the border in the Vale of Glamorgan, the apartment is also well positioned to take advantage of the local market towns of Cowbridge and Llantwit Major as well as the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
There are many walks including the Glamorgan Heritage Coastal Path and the Valeways Millennium Heritage trail. 0.1 miles
The pond on site holds some large Carp. 0 miles
Fantastic Sea Fishing both from the shore and via Charters boats from Cardiff Bay. 7 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 around the farm are ideal for cycling but there are also several tracks nearby including the Taff Trail route between Cardiff and Brecon. 7 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. 2 miles
Along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast there are numerous beaches, ranging from the bustling resort of Barry Island (7 miles), to the more peaceful and stunning beach at Southerndown (15 miles).
The Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW) offers canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. (All equipment can be provided). 11 miles.