Langland Road Holiday Home, Mumbles
This is a great duplex apartment on the first and second floor of a Victorian house, with a private rear garden and parking for one car. This holiday property is in a great location, it's a few minutes stroll into the buzzing village of Mumbles with it's bar, boutiques and the promenade around the golden sweep of Swansea Bay. If you stay here you are walking distance from the family beaches of Rotherslade and Langland and the property overlooks Underhill Park, with its children's playground and playing fields set off with a backdrop of trees.
About this property:
The lounge/reception area on the first floor is elegantly furnished with a bright, airy feel. There is plenty of seating arranged around a period fireplace and a view of the park. The lounge also contains a pull-out sofa bed which is available by prior arrangement.
The fully fitted kitchen is well equipped with French doors out onto the South-facing garden. The garden is well designed with a lawn area and decking for al fresco dining.
The twin bedroom on the first floor is prettily decorated with a feature fireplace and pale wooden floors. There is a family bathroom on this floor with an over the bath shower, sink and w.c.
There are two further double bedrooms on the second floor, set into the roof space. The master bedroom has exposed wooden beams, a pretty period fireplace and views over the nearby park. The second double bedroom has great character with its sloping ceilings and attractive fireplace.
Parking is available for 1 car on the driveway outside the property.
Pets welcome at a £25 charge.
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.
Langland Road Holiday Home Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3