The Bake House ref: UK30123

Bettws, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
2
Sleeps
Bedrooms
1
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

The Bake House is a lovely semi-detached barn conversion, situated on a working farm, an ideal retreat for a couple. The property comprises of an open plan living area with a wood burner and underfloor heating, ensuring a warm welcome and cosy place to return to after a busy day of exploring. An original stone staircase leads up to the first floor, where you’ll find a comfortable master bedroom with a double bed.

There are some fabulous walks to be had directly from the property. There is a public footpath just down the lane, as well as the Kenfig National Nature Reserve with its great lakes and sand dunes. Visit Bryngarw Park with its stunning scenery, riverside walks and wild flowers in abundance, or for some retail therapy, head over to the Bridgend Designer Outlet, roughly 4 miles away, or Cardiff city centre, with its excellent shopping, museums, theatres, restaurants and nightlife, a 30-minute drive away.

Whatever you decide to do on your holiday The Bake House is the perfect place to return to, where you can spend cosy evenings cuddled up around the wood burner with a glass of something fizzy. Beach 8 miles. Shop and pub 2 miles, restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner and 40" Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With gas cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom: With kingsize bed.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Underfloor heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder at £6.50 per basket. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Small enclosed, lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Bettws
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Pencoed
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    1.4 miles
  • Lake
    5 miles (beach)

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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