This homely South Wales holiday cottage is one of a pair of semi-detached farm cottages dating back many centuries with plenty of walks from the doorstep. The owners' nearby farmland allows for a secluded picnic or BBQ and children are welcome to help feed the horses and chickens and collect fresh eggs. For children, the land around the cottage allows many simple pleasures including country strolls, paddling in shallow streams, meandering through puddles, kite flying (and Red Kite watching!) and watching the farm animals play.
1 Tan-yr-Eglwys holiday cottage, Swansea Valley is set in Cilybebyll, a small, peaceful and picturesque hamlet with a 13th Century Church and has superb countryside views. Only a short drive from the beautiful beaches of the Gower and the breathtaking scenery of the Brecon Beacons.
Generously fitted kitchen / diner including dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave and a spacious fridge freezer.
Large, spacious lounge / dining room with a log burner giving it a very cosy feel. There is also a piano and a television with freeview.
Patio door out to a rear courtyard area with outdoor seating and a barbecue.
A 'snug' room which has a second television with a DVD player and a library of books.
Downstairs shower room.
Master bedroom with a king size bed.
Twin room with two single beds.
Two single bedrooms all with ample storage.
Upstairs bathroom with a bath.
Spacious upstairs landing area with a children’s pool / snooker table.
Small lawn area and private patio area with table and chairs. BBQ provided.
1 Tan-yr-Eglwys holiday cottage, Swansea Valley has countryside walks starting from the doorstep.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels included
Central heating and electric included and free logs provided for the log burner.
A travel cot and high chair are available plus toys, children's books and games. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
Small snooker table provided
There is secure bike storage and washing facilities
No pets allowed.
Abundance of Tourist Information leaflets and owners happy to assist with advice on local attractions to suit.
Speciality short breaks available at this South Wales holiday cottage, Swansea Valley - including Welsh language courses, crafts and other activities. The cottage owner has many years of experience in undertaking art and crafts with adults and children. Speciality Short Breaks tend to be run in low season. Please enquire for more information.
The owner can arrange a visit to Penderyn whisky distillery on request, which includes a tour and a Connoisseur Master-class. *This usually needs to be booked at least 2 months in advance (£50 per person).
Theatre Breaks: within 10 - 25 mins drive, there are 6 theatres, all of which present international performances (as well as smaller scale productions, sometimes with a local flavour).
This South Wales holiday cottage can also be booked with 2 Tan-yr-Eglwys, the cottage next door - please ask us for our combined discount.
- Sleeps 6
- 4 Bedrooms
- 1 King size/super king bed
- 4 Single beds
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Friday changeover
- 10 Miles from a beach
- 1.25 Miles from a pub
- 0.75 Mile from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
Excellent service from start to finishMrs Chin - 1st June 2014
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Superbly located South Wales holiday cottage in tranquil countryside, within the small, picturesque hamlet of Cilybebyll in the Swansea Valley. Only 15 mins from the M4, with a shop 3/4 of a mile away and country pubs serving food and more shops including a supermarket all within 3 miles. Pontardawe (3 miles) has a variety of food outlets and takeaways, banks, and an Arts Centre.
1 Tan-yr-Eglwys holiday cottage, Swansea Valley is just 9 miles from the Liberty Stadium in Swansea itself (home to the Ospreys and Swansea City Football club) making a superb base for travelling supporters and for all other stadium events. The Wales Rally GB also regularly passes through this area. There are many all weather attractions in the area including the Swimming Centre in Swansea with its 50 meter pool, slides and water rides, Dynamic Rock indoor climbing centre, Mega Bowl, Margam Country Park and the Waterfront Museum.
There is plenty to do and see in this part of the world. This South Wales holiday cottage is only a short drive from the beautiful beaches of the Gower in Swansea and the breathtaking scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park including Waterfall Country. The wonderful and varied landscape of the Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Penrhyn Gwyr) was the first place in Britain to be designated as an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' (AONB) by the Countryside Agency on behalf of the UK government, and is one of only five within Wales. 2006 saw the Gower Peninsula celebrating its 50th year as an AONB, an accolade that has truly stood the test of time.
Public footpath running yards from the front door of the Cottage, leading to stunning walks over forestry commission land and waterfalls. 0 miles.
Swansea Watersports provide a full range of water sports activities and training for all ages and all levels of experience. 12 miles
Pontardawe Golf Club, a unique location for playing golf. At just over 6101 yards and par 70. 3 miles.
Mountain Biking - Afan Forest Park is the fastest growing mountain bike area in Britain 4 superb flowing trails and more all weather single-track than any other MBWales centre 11 Miles
Cycle Tracks, NCN Route towards the Brecon Beacons or Southwards towards Swansea 4 miles.
Afon Tawe, a cracking little river holding Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. Contact Tawe and Tributaries Angling Association for day tickets. 1 mile
Superb shore, estuary and beach fishing and charter boats available from Swansea Marina. 9 miles.
Cimla Equestrian Centre - Riding lessons horse and pony trekking and riding holidays for all ages and abilities. 8 miles