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Ysgubor Tawe

Swansea Valley - South Wales

Ysgubor Tawe only 8 miles from Swansea is set on a peaceful hillside farm in the Swansea Valley.
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
80231
£436 - £818 per week *

Description

Nestled between the mountains of the Brecon Beacons and the coastal haven of the Gower, this Pontardawe Holiday Cottage is set on a peaceful hillside farm in the Swansea Valley. The cottage is a perfect place to relax or to make the most of all the attractions and activities in the area. Only 8 miles from Swansea.

Ground Floor

Open plan kitchen diner with stylish fitted kitchen, gas oven, microwave, toaster, grill, coffee maker and TV. The dinner table has seating for 6.

Lounge with large 50” TV, DVD and comfy leather sofas. Double doors opening out onto garden area and fantastic views.

Double Bedroom with en-suite wet room

Upstairs

2 double bedrooms both en-suite with half sized bath and shower over bath, wc and wash basin.

Outside

Patio area, sun room and bench and enclosed large field, ½ acres of lawns to enjoy and also wooden gazebo and BBQ area that is shared with one other cottage.

There is also a shared laundry room with washing machine and dryers

Additional Information

Gas central heating and electric included.

Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits.

Bed linen and towels provided.

Wi-Fi available.

High chair, travel cot and stair gate available in the cottage. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.

The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tablets, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil and cling film. Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti bacterial spray etc.

No smoking inside.

Pets welcome (max 2 dogs) but no pets are allowed in bedrooms.

This cottage accepts short breaks at certain times of the year. Find more information under 'Prices'. 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.

Ysgubor Tawe is on the same site as Beudy Tawe (that sleeps up to 6) - So both can be booked together to accommodate bigger groups.

Features

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 12 Miles from a beach
  • 1 Mile from a pub
  • 1 Mile from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Stairgate available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

A great property, heavenly for dogs! Extremely quiet (yet close to facilities in nearby village, such as supermarkets and village shops/ takeaways). Open the back door and there is a huge field bordered by mature trees, fabulous view, and at least 4 more fields/ meadows adjoining which are also on the owner's land that you can explore and walk the dog. Homely facilities, Jayne the owner very helpful and friendly. Loads of dog friendly beaches, with no seasonal restrictions, along the south Gower area. A visit to Rhossili Bay is a must, it is beautiful. Take your climbing shoes to scramble over the rocks to Worms Head for stunning scenery at low tide. In the other direction (also about an hour's drive) is Cardiff, a marvellous place. Head for Cardiff Bay. The Dan yr Ogof caves are impressive, definitely worth a visit and not too far. The Cardamon Indian restaurant/ takeaway in Pontadawe (5 min drive) is great.Mandy from Devon - 28th August 2017
Loved it, the owners were very accomadating to all our dogs and the added bonus of so many fields to be able to walk around was great. We enjoyed a visit to Mumbles and the "waterfall walk" is spectacular. Also try The Grill for a steakLucy - 10th August 2017
The property was stunning, to a very high standard, in a convenient location close to all amenities also providing peace and quiet. It was perfect for what we wanted close to the families and amenities.
Recommendations: There are many good pubs serving good quality food. A visit to near by Brecon and the Gower are a must. On rainy days there is a leisure centre and local indoor swimming pool close by.Robert from Singapore - 21st June 2017
Another fantastic time had by us all. A great place to just chill and relax.
Recommends: Oxwich beach. Lovely sandy beach, rock pools, close parking, toilets and cafe....dog friendly!
Emma from Derby - 4th June 2017
Lovely property, very quiet location with fantastic views. Wonderful walks to go on without having to drive any where, shops and supermarket near by. Everything was perfect thank you.Andrew from Wiltshire - 29th December 2016

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Local Area

Ysgubor Tawe is a detached property that shares a courtyard with one other cottage on a peaceful, 36 acre, mountain side farm in the Swansea Valley. It is located only 8 miles from Swansea. Despite the tranquil surroundings and stunning views this Pontardawe holiday cottage is just less than a mile from the village of Pontardawe where there is a selection of local shops, pubs, places to eat and drink and a bank. There is also a supermarket 2 miles away.

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