Daffodil Cottage, Mumbles
This is a large fisherman's cottage situated in the heart of Newton village, close to two bistro pubs, a church and a well stocked grocers. It is ideally located and within easy reach of Langland, Caswell and Rotherslade stunning blue flag beaches with their cafes, brasserie and coastal paths.
A five minute walk down the hill will take you past a large open park with play area, football pitches and woodlands, into Mumbles village where you can browse amongst the many boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars, visit Oystermouth Castle or walk along the seafront promenade to The Pier.
This is an excellent location from which to explore the many beautiful coves and beaches of Gower.
About this property:
This is a recently decorated fisherman's cottage located at the edge of the small sleepy village. There is ample unrestricted on-road parking or private parking to the rear of the property. It has been tastefully modernised and comprises of a comfortable, light living room that opens onto a paved garden terrace for entertaining. A small dining room within a conservatory lead off the fully fitted, modern kitchen equipped with all the appliances to make your stay relaxing.
Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom has a king sized bed, ample storage, room for a cot and an en suite bathroom. The second bedroom is a double and the third has modern full sized bunk beds.
Externally there is an enclosed, paved garden terrace with barbecue and garden furniture for alfresco entertaining or star gazing away from the urban glare. The gates at the end allow cars to be parked or unloaded off road and bikes, surf boards, canoes and beach things can be left securely outside.
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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.
Daffodil Cottage Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3