Underhill Park Holiday Home, Mumbles
This lovely and large family home is packed with character, and makes an elegant retreat for up to 8 guests. It is perfectly located for access to the beaches of Rotherslade and Langland Bay, as well as the thriving village of Mumbles.
About this property:
Underhill Park Holiday Home is a large Victorian House overlooking the popular Mumbles park. This traditional property retains its character and period features throughout, making it a truely beautiful place to stay.
The living room at the front of the house is the property's main communal area. This spacious yet cosy room has comfortable seating centered around an elegant fireplace (decorative only) and large television. Wooden floors and decorative features mean this room is sure to give guests a warm welcome when they arrive.
Next to the living room lies the property's second reception room, which includes a spacious dining area. A large dining table seats up to 8 guests, while additional sofas provide a second comfortable living area. A decorative fireplace, television and well-stocked bookcase help to make this a cosy and relaxed part of the house.
The property's well-equipped kitchen offers everything you need to cater for up to 8 guests, including a gas hob, oven, large fridge and freezer. The kitchen houses an Aga, which is for decorative purposes only. A small dining table is situated in this room to seat 4 guests. The kitchen is a spacious area with plenty of room for storage, to make catering for your group as simple and stress-free as possible.
Adjoining the kitchen is a small conservatory, which makes a relaxed and well-lit seating area. This opens out onto a private patio area, with tables and seating that can be enjoyed on summer evenings.
On the first floor, a family bathroom features a bath, w.c. and sink, with a separate w.c. and sink also on this floor.
The first of the property's comfortable double bedrooms lies at the front of the property on this floor. The room, which overlooks the beautiful Underhill Park, is bright and airy, with ample wardrobe and drawer space. The bedroom features an adjoining shower room which features a spacious cubicle shower and sink.
The second bedroom on this floor features a 3/4 size double bed, a large wardrobe and chest of drawers, small television and an adjoining en suite with shower, w.c. and sink.
The second floor of the property features a further two bedrooms in the property's roof. A twin bedroom includes two single beds, wardrobe and drawer space as well as its own sofa and sink.
The second double bedroom on this floor includes a steel framed bed, wardrobe and dresser. This bedroom, being at the front of the property, also offers fantastic views out over the park.
This large and traditional property sits on the edge of Mumbles, providing easy access into the village, while nearby beaches are also accessible by foot. The property includes a parking space for one car at the rear of the property, a huge perk for a busy seaside town.
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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.
Underhill Park Holiday Home Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3