The Penthouse, Mumbles
The Penthouse is probably the most exceptional apartment on Gower. This beautifully styled, architect designed penthouse nestles on the hillside overlooking Langland. The Penthouse has the most spectacular views of the bay and the prestigious Langland Bay Golf course. You are only 100m from the blue flag beach and have a range of activities on your doorstep including tennis and golf at one of the areas top courses. There are a number of beachside cafes and the stylish Langland Brasserie, which offers fine dining and a glass of wine in the restaurant or on its sun terrace. The village of Mumbles is a few minutes drive away, or you can walk there along the cliff path with breathtaking views of the coast and Mumbles Lighthouse. All the beauty of Gower is on your doorstep; you really couldn't pick a better spot.
About this property:
The Penthouse apartment has just reached the end of a complete renovation and is an amazing base for your holiday. The accommodation is extensive and is finished to the highest standard. Recently awarded a 95% score by Visit Wales, the apartment is 5 stars throughout.
A very large loft style living area forms the heart of the apartment with oak flooring throughout. The beautifully appointed kitchen has a granite breakfast bar which is cleverly orientated so as to overlook the living space and also the views. The kitchen has glass doors which open onto one of the three large roof top terraces, the East terrace has outside furniture and lovely views over the woodland below and the sea to the South. The large living and dining area also has a large South facing roof terrace with a stainless steel and glass balustrade giving an uninterrupted view over the bay. There is a glass dining table which seats six for dinner parties and two large comfortable sofas, one a three seater the other a huge corner sofa where you can enjoy the view or watch the large flat screen television.
The apartment can accommodate 6 people in two double bedrooms and a twin. There are also two en-suite shower rooms and a third shower room opening off the main living space. The Master bedroom has floor to ceiling glass windows and doors opening onto a large private balcony again South facing with a glass and steel balustrade so as to maximise the view. The bed is positioned in such a way so that you can lounge with your morning coffee whilst admiring the view of the sea. The bedroom is of such a size that there is plenty of room for a leather sofa and a flat screen television. The large en suite shower room is elegantly finished with travertine tiles, twin wash hand basins, twin showers and w.c. The second bedroom has been beautifully styled and has a double bed and freestanding wardrobe. The en suite shower room has a shower wash hand basin and w.c. The twin room is also of a good size with glass doors opening onto the East Terrace. There is a chest of drawers and a wall mounted flat screen television.
With the Penthouse comes exclusive use of one of the newly refurbished Edwardian beach huts, which line the promenade around Langland Bay, and have given the Bay its iconic look.
This apartment is so exceptional that we anticipate a great deal of demand and recommend you book quickly.
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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.
The Penthouse Availability
ages 4 - 16
ages 0 - 3