About the home
Ger-y-llyn luxury 5 star apartment offers the best of both worlds. It has all the benefits of a stunning rural location in a traditional countryside village with 2 local pubs, yet is only 20 minutes from Cardiff city centre and just a few minutes from the M4 motorway. The Vale of Glamorgan Golf Course, Cottrell Park Golf Course, the South Wales coastline, Millennium Stadium, Swalec Stadium, and City of Cardiff Stadium are also within close proximity.
Ger-y-llyn adjoins the owners property and was self built in 2009. Ger-y-llyn itself is set in 20 acres of the owners impressive 240 acres of farm land where race horses are bread. The land includes a small lake (fenced off with gated access) with an abundance of wildlife and fish, and the children will enjoy feeding the ducks, visiting the pet sheep and playing on the large lawn areas.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
All rooms are on the ground floor with electric heaters throughout and comprises of:
Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen
Lounge/Dining Area: With large screen TV/DVD player, radio/CD, Wi-fi access, and a large comfy leather corner sofa (can also be used as a sofa bed sleeping and extra 2)
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, breakfast bar and high stools allowing full enjoyment of fantastic views across the lake and countryside.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en suite wet room with shower, WC and wash basin.
Further details outdoors:
Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ (shared use with Apt, above)
Large garden area and garden sorounding lake.
Although pets are not allowed within the apartment there are outdoor kennels available.
Outdoor secure bike / golf storage
South facing gardens to enjoy the sun all day
Outside utility room is shared with one other apartment.
Wide doorways provide wheelchair access.
Secure fence around pond however children must not be left unattended in that area.
No pets within property, although there are kennels on site
Bed linen and towels provided
Cot and Highchair available on request
Heating and Electric included
Plenty of parking available
Secure bike/golf equipment storage
Freeview digital TV package
The South Wales / Cardiff/Newport/Glamorgan region
There’s an air of excitement surrounding the capital city of Cardiff as it becomes ever more popular with visitors. It is an impressive city with a proud civic centre, a shopping centre which is a shopper’s paradise where traditional shops co exist with brand new shopping malls. With excellent transport into the city, Cardiff is easily accessible from anywhere in South Wales. The Millennium Stadium is Cardiff’s premier sporting venue and well worth a visit. Cardiff is renowned for its cultural activities, there is a very active drama, music and dance scene with a number of first class venues across the city a whole range and variety of theatres, and concert halls.
Make sure you visit the National Museum to view the art collection and you must take time visit Cardiff’s newest development in Cardiff Bay which is now the seat of modern government in Wales. You must visit the modernistic Senedd (Parliament) building and the Millennium centre which houses the world renowned Welsh National Opera and Diversions Dance and plays host to world class musicals. Marry all of the above with the good hotels, restaurants and the lively night time scene and you want to return time after time
The Capital of Wales has enjoyed a major rebirth since its days as the worlds leading coal-exporting port.Nowadays there’s a lot more to Cardiff then coal. Just recently a number of top venues have opened up making it one of Britain’s most appealing destinations. Probably the most important new feature is the stylish new waterfront that runs along Cardiff Bay with many new hotels, restaurants and bars. Then there’s Techniquest, the new Science Discovery Centre with 160 interactive exhibits, a planetarium, science theatre and a discovery room.
Other popular attractions in Cardiff include: the National museum and the Victorian Arcades (where you’ll find some excellent shops). Not to be missed is Cardiff’s famous castle. It was built ages ago during Roman times. In the nineteenth century it was recreated in medieval style by William Burges, architect to the Earl of Bute, as a fairytale residence. It’s a fascinating structure, well worth checking out. The Waterbus operates throughout the year in Cardiff Bay giving visitors to the Cardiff a unique view of the City from the water.
The Waterbus sails between Cardiff's waterfront and the Penarth end of the Barrage.Passengers can visit the multi-million pound Cardiff Bay Barrage or if travelling from Penarth spend time at Cardiff's developing waterfront .
Things are different in Cardiff, the Capital of Wales. Within the compact city centre you'll find unique attractions, top class entertainment - and quality shopping with a difference. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings, the bustle of the city centre is only a few strides from acres of peaceful parklands, and Cardiff Bay offers indoor and outdoor entertainment for everyone. Have a browse on this site to find out more information on attractions, events, downloadable maps, how to get to Cardiff and much more!
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Cardiff attractions :
Techniquest is a science and discovery centre in Cardiff Bay
Cardiff International Pool - Swimming pool and water attractions, Cardiff
Cardiff Water Bus - Sightseeing Cruise and water taxi Cardiff Bay and Penarth
The Cardiff area
Ger-y-llyn is situated on an impressive 20 acre estate within a 200 acre working farm. Set in picturesque, tranquil countryside it is within walking distance (approx 750m) of the welcoming village of Peterston-Super-Ely and yet is only 7.5 miles from the Centre of Cardiff. Peterston-super-Ely offers a shop, post office and 2 friendly, local pubs both serving great food. The village church was made famous as a filming location for the BBC comedy series Gavin & Stacey. There are many enjoyable walks to be found including the Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail that passes through the village, and the quiet country roads provide great cycling. Despite the country feel there is a large Tesco and Marks and Spencer only 4 miles away.
Cardiff is a city of attractions, sport, culture and entertainment. It has many famous attractions including the The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, St. Davids' Hall, New Theatre and St. Davids 2 shopping Centre. Cardiff has notched up a fine reputation as a sporting capital thanks to the quality of the events and facilities. Whether you want to watch or play, Cardiff's sporting scene beats many of its competitors. Cardiff City Stadium hosts all of Cardiff City and Cardiff Blues' home games. Glamorgan cricket (venue for international cricket, including the Ashes) and Sophia Gardens cricket (venue for international cricket, including the Ashes).
Cardiff Bay is Europe's most exciting waterfront development. Cardiff Bay is home to the Wales Millenium Centre, Y Senedd (The National Assembly building) as well as numerous other attractions such as bars, restaurants, Olympic sized swimming pool and leisure facility, White water Centre, Yacht Club, Cycle and there are numerous walking trails and paths around the Cardiff Bay Barrage.
Located in the Vale of GlamorganGer-y-llyn is also well positioned to take advantage of the local market towns of Cowbridge and Llantwit Major as well as the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
Along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast there are numerous beaches, ranging from the bustling resort of Barry Island, 7 miles, to the more peaceful and stunning beach at Southerndown, 15miles.
Water Sports –
The Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW) offers canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. (All equipment can be provided). 11 miles.
Public footpaths –
There are many walks including the Glamorgan Heritage Coastal Path and the Valeways Millennium Heritage trail. 0.1 miles.
The pond on site holds some large Carp. 0 miles. Fantastic Sea Fishing both shore and via Charters boats available. 7 miles.
Golf Course –
One of the closest courses is Cottrell Park, an idyllic venue set in the heart of 400 acres of beautiful Parkland. 1.5 miles. Other nearby courses include The Vale Resort 3.4 miles and the prestigious Celtic Manor, host to the 2010 Ryder Cup. 29miles.
The quiet country lanes found around the farm are ideal for cycling but there are also several tracks nearby including the Taff Trail route between Cardiff and Brecon. 7 miles.
Pony trekking –
Liege Manor Equestrian Centre is Wales' premier equestrian centre and home to over 70 horses and poniesThe Centre specialises in tuition for all ages and abilities. 2 miles.
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Activities near Cardiff
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
29 Aug 2012
We stayed here with friends to attend the Speedway Grand Prix in Millenium stadium. It was about 25 minutes drive in for the event. The location of the apartment was wonderful with l0vely... more
30 Sep 2011
Great place to stay, geese being the most noise you could hear! Owners very friendly. Comfortable and clean. The only dissappointment was that it was too far to walk to the village (Sportsman serves... more
Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. Yes, the road to the village (0.5 mile) is unlit so if you were planning a late night at the Sportsman we would definitely recommend taking some light... more
14 Sep 2011
The service was very good, the home was excellent the views were stunning and very peaceful, lovely to see the wild life every day, the shops were not to far from the house.
Would highly recommend... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Period 1||22 Mar 13||29 Jun 13||£ 455||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 2||29 Jun 13||31 Aug 13||£ 585||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 3||31 Aug 13||12 Oct 13||£ 455||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 4||12 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 455||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 5||2 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 345||-||-||1 Night|
|Period 6||20 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 585||-||-||5 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Saturday and Sunday nights
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