Although the cottage is minutes from Mumbles, its unique position gives it a feeling of tranquility and seclusion. A nature reserve begins at the edge of the garden stretching up to the the summit of Mumbles Hill with its breathtaking views. The reserve carries on round to Bracelet and Limeslade Bay where you can pick up the cliff path to the beaches of Rotherslade and Langland. Staying at Rock Cottage you are perfectly placed to have a holiday where you need never use your car. Access to the cottage is up the historic Dickslade path which, with its 55 steps may exclude some visitors, but it’s worth it for the views.
You enter the cottage on the upper floor which is an open plan living and dining room flooded with light from duel aspect windows. The decor is bright with white wooden paneling and fisherman style lanterns giving it a wonderful seaside feel. The Dining area has a table and chairs for 6 people. The living area has two sofas, a real fire and television with DVD player. The kitchen has everything you would expect and need plus amazing views of the bay.
The bedrooms are down a narrow flight of stairs. The property is child friendly but beacause of the steep stairs is not be suitable for toddlers. There is a rope handrail but care must be taken. There are three bedrooms on this floor and a family bathroom with basin, WC and bath with shower above. The same white theme runs throughout this floor and each of the rooms open out onto a veranda which overlooks the bay and has outside furniture. There is a master double bedroom, a single room with a day bed and a twin room with bunk beds. There is also a hall cupboard containing the boiler and a top loading washing machine.
Externally there is a small patio area in front of the cottage with outside furniture There is a brick built BBQ and beyond this a wooden cabin containing a log fired sauna. There is also a WC, basin and shower cubical within the cabin.
There is a wooden veranda on the back of the building which also has patio furniture.
Parking is on Mumbles road at the bottom of the Dickslade path or in one of the car parks along this stretch of promenade.