Mumbles Road Holiday Home, Mumbles
This elegant property has been renovated to a very high standard. It is only a two minutes walk from the centre of Mumbles with its cafes, restaurants and bars. Mumbles promenade/cycle path is literally on your doorstep and the property benefits from spectacular sea views across Swansea Bay. The stunning blue flag beaches of Rotherslade and Langland are an energetic walk away or five minutes by car. Mumbles is known as the Gateway to the Gower and this is an excellent location from which to explore its many beautiful coves and beaches.
About this property:
This is a large, elegant property with a light and spacious feel. It has been decorated to a high standard and newly furnished. The ground floor has a large reception room with bay window and fantastic sea views. A second reception room has two leather sofas and offers an ideal space for quiet relaxation. Each reception room has its own flat panel digital television and DVD player. The lovely kitchen/diner has french windows opening onto the garden. The dining table seats 8 people in comfort. The kitchen is appointed to a high standard with granite worktops and quality appliances. There is a cloakroom alongside with a washer-dryer. There is also a downstairs wc and wash hand basin.
The first floor has a large master bedroom which is beautifully furnished. This room has two large windows making it very bright and spacious with breath taking views across the bay. The second bedroom has a double bed and the third bedroom twin beds.
These rooms also have a generous wardrobe and drawers. The newly fitted family bathroom is finished to a high standard and benefits from a basin, WC and a walk-in shower.
The attic has recently been extended and beautifully finished to match the high standard of the rest of the house. It comprises a twin bedroom plus bathroom with w.c. The bedroom is 11ft x11ft and contains twin 3ft beds. The room has beautiful views out across Swansea Bay and Mumbles.
The property has recently undergone a basement renovation, creating an additional twin bedroom and ensuite bathroom. This room can be locked allowing the property to be rented for 8 people at a reduced rate.
Externally, there is a newly landscaped, terraced garden over several levels. The garden is enclosed making it very safe for children. A barbecue and outside furniture are provided. At the top of the garden there is locked storage and easy access for your bikes, surfboards, wetsuits and beach equipment. This is adjacent to the block paved parking area offering generous private parking for two cars, accessed from a quiet, leafy private road running behind the properties. This road is backed by mature woodland with a route through to The Castle Fields which surround Oystermouth Castle, and footpaths into the heart of Mumbles village a couple of minutes walk away.
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.
Mumbles Road Holiday Home Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3