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Bwthyn Glyn

Swansea Valley - South Wales

5 star holiday cottage - close to both Brecon Beacons National Park and the stunning coastline of the Gower-for 6 set in stunning South Wales countryside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
37920
£575 - £888 per week *

Special Offers: Up to 15% discount for holidays taken between 23 Sep 2017 and 22 Dec 2017 minimum of 3 nights maximum of 21 nights

Description

Set in spectacular countryside and close to both Brecon Beacons National Park, the stunning coastline of the Gower and Waterfall Country. Bwthyn Glyn holiday cottage, South Wales offers a 5 star self-catering holiday in the beautiful Swansea Valley. As you drive upto the cottage you become aware of the space and peace with the sound of silence. Yet it is easy to reach so many attractions. Whether it's for a long luxurious weekend or an energetic week of biking and walking, this is the perfect setting for your break.

Sit and enjoy dinner or drinks outside on a summer evening in the pretty gardens or on the paved and lit terrace, relax with breakfast in the sunny living room, or curl up in the whirlpool bath with a book. Bwthyn Glyn holiday cottage, South Wales offers a peaceful atmosphere, with only the occasional wild rabbit or woodpecker to disturb you.

Ground Floor

Open-plan kitchen/dining room. The fully equipped kitchen includes a Rangemaster ceramic double oven and granite worktops, dishwasher, an integrated fridge and freezer.

Cosy living room with widescreen TV and Sky , Wifi, DVD player, woodburning stove with complimentary basket of wood.

Utility room with Washer-dryer.

Upstairs

Double bedroom with en-suite shower room

Second double bedroom

Twin bedroom

Family bathroom with whirlpool bath

Garden

Paved area to front, side and back of this country holiday cottage, South Wales. Large lawned garden to the front with mountain and valley views. Garden furniture - wooden table with six chairs.

Additional Information

Bed linen and towels provided

Cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own cot bedding.

Oil central heating and electricity included

No pets or smoking

Ample car parking on site

Wood-burning stove with complimentary basket of wood

Short breaks are also available at this luxury holiday cottage, South Wales at certain times during the year. Further 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.

Features

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Friday changeover
  • 22 Miles from a beach
  • 0.5 Mile from a pub
  • 0.5 Mile from a shop
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Very clean, good conditionand a very frendly ownerFriends from Switzerland - 25th July 2017
The cottage was beautiful with coordinating furnishing and spotlessly clean and fresh. The owner, Mali, has thought of everything including providing fresh, delicious Welsh cakes. We will definitely book the cottage again soon. The Gower peninsula is beautiful and the beaches really clean. Mumbles is well worth a visitJan from Nottingham - 13th June 2015
Peaceful, relaxing and home from home

We visited the Penderyn whisky distillery- fully recommend
Friends from Reading - 21st December 2013
“Wonderful quiet, peaceful location with many attractions close by!!”


This was a delightful cottage with every home comfort and more. The owner was amazing and could not do enough to make our stay any more pleasant and yet was so unobtrusive. Local attractions a plenty and not far from the wonderful Brecon Beacons. We were greeted with home-made Welsh cakes and a glorious cottage with comfortable beds and fresh linen and towels - a truly delightful place to stay - WE WILL BE BACK!!


Mary Spicer, Liverpool - 19th June 2013
"lovely"

This was a beautiful cottage, lovely location up a mountain with fabulous views of surrounding mountains. The cottage itself had wonderful facilities and the owner was welcoming and friendly. would definately stay there again

Lisa Batley - 2nd November 2011

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Local Area

Bwthyn Glyn holiday cottage, South Wales is a detached cottage set within the owners farm. Its in an ideal location on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the Black Mountains. Nestled in the upper Swansea valley (9 miles from M4, Junction 45), where the mountains are tempting for walking and cycling, and the glorious Gower coastline is also only a short drive away, with its sandy beaches, wonderful wildlife and surfing.

The views from Bwthyn Glyn have to be seen to be believed. From the grounds you can gaze across Rhiwfawr and Gwrhyd Mountain, Allt-y-Grug and The Black Mountain with excellent walking straight from the door and with lots to see and do. Easily accessible is The Swansea Valley, Ystradgynlais and The Neath Valley. The Palleg Golf Course is only three fields away from this holiday cottage, South Wales. Also nearby is The Tredegar Arms offering friendly service and local food.

Visit Craig-Y-Nos Country Park (7 miles), Cefn-Yr-Erw Primate Sanctuary (5 miles) or the Dan Yr Ogof caves (7 miles), or for a unique day out take a picnic to the spectacular waterfalls of the Vale of Neath (9 miles). If you prefer culture to outdoor life, visit Hay-on-Wye with its wealth of bookshops and famous festival, only around an hour away by car, or come for the International Jazz Festival nearby in Brecon every August. Porth-yr-Ogof waterfalls, Aberdulais Falls, Cwm Clydach RSPB Reserve, Aberglasney Gardens, Carreg Cennen Castle, Afan Forest Park for mountain biking and Dinefwr Park are all within easy reach. If you fancy a spot of shopping visit Mumbles or perhaps Llandeilo. We're in a prime position to reach much of South Wales easily, and are always happy to recommend things to do and see.

If you don’t want to venture far, take a short stroll down into the village of Cwmtwrch and visit one of our friendly local pubs, or take a break from cooking and have a meal. The world famous Touratech Motor Cycle Centre is less than 2 miles from the property making it an ideal base if you are thinking of a motor bike tour around the area.

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