Blaencwm Cottage ref: UK11144

Blaencwn, near Treorchy, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
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  • Barbecue 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 

Description

This lovingly restored terraced property has all the home comforts you need, set in the village of Treorchy in the Welsh valleys, with the owner living across the road. There are picturesque views over the surrounding countryside and the waterfalls beyond, which can be seen from the bedrooms and the garden.

There are some great walks to be had from the property into the local area, as well as further afield in the Brecon Beacons National Park, where you will find four waterfall walks, one of which even leads behind one of the waterfalls. For those guests holidaying with four-legged friends, Dare Valley Country Park is just 4 miles away where you can enjoy a flat walk around the pond. You can also fish here too if you wish (licence required). For those bringing their mountain bikes, Bike Park Wales is 8 miles away and boasts some of the best tracks in the world. There is also Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr Tydfil which has great grounds to walk around and even a children’s play area. Rhondda Heritage Park is a must with great history of the mining villages of South Wales. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living/dining room: With 42" TV with Now TV, double sofa bed (for 1) and wooden floor.
Kitchen: Galley style with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and freezer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Terraced garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: There are 14 steps in the garden.
  • Nearest town
    Treorchy
  • Shops
    0.5 miles
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    100 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Treherbert
  • Pub
    100 yards
  • Railway station distance
    1.7 miles
  • Lake
    6.5 miles (reservoir)

About the local area

Swansea, situated by an enclosed bay, has a long maritime tradition and is overlooked by brooding hills. The city has spacious green places in the form of extensive parklands and a striking shoreline. The wider county of Swansea lies within the Gower Peninsula, which was in fact Britain's very first designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

This area offers visitors a varied mix of wonderful seascapes and sandy beaches, historic castles and woodland. Here there is evidence of early human occupation with some of the oldest human remains being discovered in this area. At just nineteen miles wide the Gower Peninsula is a microcosm of contrasting landscapes and ancient history.

For those staying within the Swansea area there are no less 54 public parks which extend right down to the shores of Swansea Bay. Of note is Clyne Gardens & Country Park which covers some 16 acres and includes panoramic sea views, bluebell woods, architectural follies, meandering streams, ornate bridges and a castle! Additionally horticulturists will not be disappointed with a large collection of plants and shrubs to be enjoyed. In fact it's a good idea for gardening enthusiasts to also head for Singleton Park which includes the city's botanical collection. Here you can also find a boating lake, picturesque Swiss cottage and is the place where large outdoor festivals and music galas are held.

To get a real taste of the local area visit Swansea Market, this is one of the largest indoor markets in the whole region and dates back to the twelfth century. It's a great place to potter around to soak up the local `colour' with stalls selling anything from fresh seafood to flowers and jewelry, souvenirs and local artworks.

The Gower Peninsula is simply ideal for holidays where lovely beaches, fun and relaxation are required. With a dramatic coastline it's ideal for cliff top walks and is the perfect place to re-connect with nature - it truly deserves its title `Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

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