Newton Road Holiday Cottage, Mumbles
This beautiful holiday cottage has been renovated to a very high standard. Ideally situated, close to the centre of Mumbles Village, the property is within easy reach of the cafes, restaurants and bars lower down Newton Road. The blue flag beaches of Rotherslade and Langland are just a short walk away. The accommodation is extensive and beautifully finished throughout, providing ample space for a group of 10 adults. You have everything you need within easy walking distance. However, If you wish to explore the many beautiful coves and beaches of Gower this is a perfect location from which to do so.
About this property:
The ground floor of the property is very spacious with a large living room, Kitchen/Diner, Dining Room and Conservatory. The living room has two leather sofa's and a leather armchair, digital TV, DVD player and a selection of DVD's to watch. The Kitchen is well equipped and has a dining table with seating for four people. Through the glazed french doors the main dining area has a table and six chairs plus a sitting area with a leather sofa. Through a further set of French Doors, the conservatory also has leather furniture and coffee table and overlooks the fabulous garden. There is also a downstairs shower room with WC and utility room - perfect when returning from a busy day on the beach. Outside furniture is provided in the garden which is cleverly subdivided into several different areas and has outside lighting. There are spectacular views over the village to the sea beyond and at the end of the garden is a small summer house with television.
The five bedrooms (three double and two twin) can sleep ten people and are arranged over the first and second floor of the property. The master bedroom has a double bed with generous en-suite bathroom. The Juliet balcony provides views over the garden to the sea beyond. There are two further twin bedrooms on this floor which are a very good size and a family bathroom with a bath and separate shower cubical. On the top floor there are a further two double bedrooms with velux windows offering sea views. All of the bedrooms have digital television and tea and coffee making facilities. Three of the bedrooms also have ipod docking stations.
There is a workstation provided with broadband internet access. There is also a telephone with restricted use.
Parking for one car is available on the private strip of land immediately in front of the property. Additional parking is also available nearby on the street.
Small dogs are welcome at the property by prior arrangement for an additional charge of £25.
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.
Newton Road Holiday Cottage Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3