Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages - Hafod Y Wennol ref: 31183

Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

4 Star Self Catering

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Bathrooms
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Waterside Breaks 

Description

These six holiday properties (refs 31182, 31183, 31184, 31185, UK6456 and UK6457) are situated on the working sheep and cattle farm that was once the home farm of the historic Plas Cilybebyll Estate. The cottages and barns, whose owners also live at the farm, are located between the Brecon Beacons National Park and Gower Peninsula. The traditional stone buildings are set in a courtyard, alongside the picturesque River Clydach where wildlife flourishes – heron, wild trout, dipper, squirrels and red kites have all been spotted from the cottage windows. The walks start on your doorstep, including the farm trail on-site, where guests are welcome to explore over 100 acres of private countryside that includes bluebell woodland, mountain streams and hillside pastures, with panoramic views of the Welsh countryside. There is much to explore in the surrounding areas and interests for all ages, such as The National Showcaves of Wales, the stunning beaches of the Gower (Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding National Beauty), the Victorian seaside resort of Mumbles with its promenade, and the Vale of Neath, which is renowned for its waterfall walks and for the energetic Afan Forest Park, home to 5 world-class trails for the mountain biking enthusiasts. The complex is conveniently located to enjoy day trips to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park or the spectacular Glamorganshire Heritage Coast. Swansea itself with its many bars, restaurants and shopping is within easy driving and Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is well worth a visit with its castle, museum and Millennium Stadium. Hafod Y Wennol can be booked together with Bwythn Y Saer (31182), Y Stabl (31184), Ty Cerbyd (31185), Lloc Lo (UK6456) and Ty Gambo (UK6457) to accommodate up to 26 guests. Beach 10 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub 1½ miles and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player, CD player and beams.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, beams and tiled floor.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. 2 travel cots and highchair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Large, enclosed, lawned garden with courtyard, patio, garden furniture and BBQ. 120-acre grounds (shared with other properties on-site). Bike store. Private parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a stream in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
    Pontardawe
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Neath
  • Pub
    1½ miles
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    13 miles (reservoir)

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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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