Overland Road Holiday Home, Mumbles
Overland Road Holiday Home sits just a 5 minute walk from the spectacular Blue Flag beach of Langland Bay, making it an excellent spot for your summer holiday. This magnificent, spacious house is also just a short walk from the village of Mumbles, giving you great access to boutique shops, cafes, bars and art galleries. The property sits in a slightly elevated position within a landscaped garden, giving it impressive views across the surrounding area.
About this property:
Overland Road Holiday Home sits in an elevated position within a beautifully landscaped garden. The property is entered through the adjoining conservatory, a bright and contemporary space featuring a large sofa and dining table to seat 6. This area makes a perfect communal living space, allowing guests to make the most of the sunshine that the property catches throughout the day.
The conservatory adjoins the property's recently refurbished kitchen, allowing it to also benefit from plenty of natural light. The kitchen is a spacious area with sleek new work surfaces, gas hobs, oven, fridge, freezer, TV and breakfast bar.
At the front of the house lies the property's living area, a comfortable room with two large sofas, an elegant fireplace containing a wood burning stove, television and a well-stocked bookshelf, creating a relaxed space for guests to unwind in the evening. A wide window looks out over the property's beautiful front garden and beyond.
A small downstairs cloakroom contains a w.c. and sink, and provides additional storage space for guests.
On the property's first floor, a small shower room contains a w.c, sink, shower and heated towel rail.
At the front of the property on this floor is a family bedroom, which consists of a double and single bed, ideal for couples with young children. This beautifully decorated room has a relaxed ambience, created by the addition of unique furnishings and house plants. The room offers views over the nearby Underhill Park, the village of Mumbles and further afield, the sea. The room has ample storage for guests to use for clothes and other luggage.
The property's second floor is home to a larger family bathroom, featuring a w.c, sink and shower over bath. A large skylight provides plenty of daylight, giving the area a light and fresh feeling. A utility cupboard contains a washing machine, tumble dryer and a clothes horse for guests to use during their stay.
The second floor bedroom mirrors the layout of the family room below, offering beautiful views from the front of the property. This room has both wardrobe storage and drawers so guests can feel at home as soon as they unpack.
C/O day - Saturday
The village of Mumbles is known as the gateway to Gower. What was a fishing village with a Norman Castle is now a vibrant centre with restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique shops. A good base for your holiday with all these amenities, beaches within easy walking distance and the isolated beaches of the Gower a short distance away. Escape to Rhossili beach in twenty minutes, and return to Mumbles for a wonderful evening out without worrying about having to drive.
On offer is also an amusement arcade, skating rink, parks with children's play areas, Mumbles Pier and even a friday night film show in the local hall. During the summer holidays there is also children’s activities in the park provided free of charge by the local authority. Mumbles hosts numerous festivals and events. The Mumbles Jazz festival attracts musicians from around the world and the Navy Days Festival gets bigger every year. The Raft Race is a big event with local community groups, businesses and pubs getting together to race across the bay in ingenious and comical home made rafts. There are too many art fairs and craft markets to mention as well as a monthly farmers market, do not miss the famed lamb burgers cooked on a market stall and served with a mint dressing and a big mushroom in a bun, delicious.
If you want a change of scene there is the land train which connects Mumbles to the Blackpill Lido with a lovely cafe overlooking the paddling and play areas for the children. Futher around the Bay is Swansea itself for shopping as well as museums, art galleries, Wales' premier waterpark the LC and the historic Maritime Quarter.
The beaches closest to Mumbles are Limeslade and Bracelet Bay. The former has ample parking, a cafe and Italian restaurant with spectacular views over the bay. The latter an old fashioned style ice cream parlor and cafe.
Further along the cliff path are Rotherslade and Langland which are the most popular beaches in the area. There is parking and a number of child friendly cafes. The Langland Brasserie is located next the beach and is open all day for lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals in a truly fantastic setting.
Leave your cares behind and your car if you wish and experience the laid back approach to life in Mumbles where everyone wears shorts from March to October.
Overland Road Holiday Home Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3