Westbourne Place Holiday Cottage, Mumbles
This property has been recently renovated to a very high standard. It is ideally located in the village of Mumbles within easy reach of the cafes, restaurants and bars of Newton Road. The promenade, Mumbles seafront and pier are just a short walk away. The stunning beaches of Rotherslade and Langland are within walking distance. 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:
The accommodation has a light and spacious feel and has been beautifully decorated and furnished throughout.
The ground floor consists of a generous open plan living and dining room, leading to a lovely kitchen with views over the garden. The full height bay window allows light to flood in to the living area which has leather sofas, flat panel digital television and DVD player. The dining area can accommodate six people and is adjacent to the french windows leading to the garden.The kitchen is appointed to a high standard containing quality appliances. These consist of: fridge freezer, electric hob, integrated oven, microwave and a dishwasher.
The first floor consists of a master bedroom which is furnished beautifully with French Armoire and cast iron style kingsize bed. The room has two south facing windows making it very bright and spacious. The second bedroom also has a king sized wooden bed, generous wardrobe and chest of drawers. The large window provides views over the garden. The family bathroom is finished to a high standard and benefits from both a bath and large separate shower enclosure.
The second floor is a striking attic conversion with twin beds, chest of drawers and hanging rail. The two Velux windows (both with blackout blinds) offer a stunning view towards Oystermouth Castle and across Swansea Bay.
Externally there is a newly landscaped garden containing several decked areas for you to enjoy. The garden is completely enclosed making it very safe for children. There is a barbecue and outside furniture provided.
Directly outside the property is a residents only parking bay which you are not able to park in, but there is free parking on the street and on adjacent streets.
Holiday Visitors Parking Permits can be purchased if required, at a cost of £25.00 per week per vehicle. You can apply for this by clicking on the following link - http://www.swansea.gov.uk/holidayvisitor
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.
Westbourne Place Holiday Cottage Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3