Beachcomber Holiday Cottage, Mumbles
We are delighted to bring you this four bedroom holiday home, a real gem, nestled in the heart of Mumbles. Beachcomber Holiday Cottage is minutes from the bistros, bars and boutiques of the village. The promenade with its views out over the bay, the lighthouse and the pier are all on your doorstep as is Oystermouth Castle. The house itself is immaculate and has been finished to a very high standard. Every room has been decorated in bright, neutrals complemented by the furnishings which are beach themed in pretty, pale colours and white. The house has been expertly renovated and with the large rooms, bright modern kitchen and bathrooms and the attractive and well designed outdoor dining space you are all set for a wonderful Gower Getaway.
About this property:
Beachcomber Holiday Cottage is a lovely place to spend your holiday on Gower. Its location in the heart of Mumbles is perfect with the bustling village and waterfront on your doorstep and the beaches of Gower within easy reach.
This three storey property sleeps six in four bedrooms. The property has been finished to a high standard with a beach theme throughout, alongside attractive period features. The main reception room is elegant and cosy in pale beach colours. Comfortable sofas are arranged around a Georgian fireplace and the flat screen television.
The separate dining room seats six. The contemporary kitchen is of a good size with all mod cons and a handy breakfast bar. This a great space for rustling up family meals or you can move outside for an al fresco BBQ or to sip wine under the stars. The garden has been landscaped with a generous decked area with seating for six and a lower terrace surrounded by attractive stone walls making it safe and contained for children.
Moving up to the first floor of the property, there is a nice sized single bedroom with a 3ft bed adjacent to a shower room with wash hand basin and W.C. The luxurious family bathroom is also on this floor with contemporary bath, walk in shower, vanity sink unit and W.C. The generous master bedroom has a five foot bed and plenty of storage.
On the second floor you will find a lovely twin room, again with a beach theme. The beds are 3ft and a good size for either children and adults. There is another pretty, single room on this floor again with a 3ft bed.
Parking is on the street. Please do not use the resident bay immediately outside the property to avoid a fine.
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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.
Beachcomber Holiday Cottage Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3