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Lodge | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The open planned living space comprises a lounge area which is furnished with a new leather suite comprising of a 3-seater, 2 2-seaters and a recliner, and occasional furniture. The Dining area is spacious with an oak table and tan leather chairs that sits 8, and leads to a fitted kitchen which is well equipped and has integrated appliances including gas hob, electric oven and grill, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and coffee maker. The lounge is equipped with a large TV, internet access, music system, games and decorative fireplace.

The downstairs bedroom is suitable for wheelchair access with a double bed and is opposite the ground floor shower room, with a shower (including disability seat), toilet, hand basin, towel rail and radiator.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Dunraven bay, Ogmore- by-sea, Porthcawl 16 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1.6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 32 km, Nearest railway: Bridgend 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details outdoors

There is ample parking space for up to ten vehicles with lockable gates for your security. There is a small garden and flower boxes with 2 large tables and 4 benches with barbecue facility. Gas is provided. There's an area for children to play and ride there bikes. We have a summer house complete with jacuzzi. Over looking farm & common land where you can meet our Dartmoor pony called Gibby and her 2 friends Rose & Thorn. With easy access to the common land for walking, mountain biking, pony riding etc. The National Cycle route 4 is within 100 meters of the lodge. There is a bus stop and phone box just outside the property.

The South Wales region

Wales' best kept tourism secret, the south Wales strip between the Coast and the Valleys.

Situated between Wales' largest two cities Cardiff to the east and Swansea to the west. We have the market town of Bridgend. The Heritage Coast and 28 miles of coastal scenery dramatic cliffs, golden family beaches legendary villages and ancient castles. The Ogmore valley to the north, and gateway to the welsh Valleys and Mountains with magnificent views reservoirs and lakes.

Cardiff

Situated in the medieval hill top village of Glynogwr with panoramic views overlooking the Ogwr Fach Valley, it is ideally located for visitors to experience numerous local outdoor activities or sample the excitement of the city of Cardiff.

Glynogwr was originally known as Llandyfodwg and was once part of the duchy of Lancaster estate. At the heart of the village is the church of St Tyfodwg named after the 6th century Welsh Saint.

Glynogwr Lodge, looks out over the Earls of Dunraven estates, Mynydd-y-Gaer (Wyndham-Quin families of Dunraven Castel). Mynydd-y-Gaer is said by some people to be the burial place of Uther, King Arthur, at the now ruined church of St.Peters-Super-Montem. (Read, David Nash Fords, Early British Kings) Even if you don’t find King Arthurs burial place, at least you will have a lovely walk.

Nearby is the village of Gilfach-Goch were the author Richard Llewellyn once lived. Who based his novel, How Green Was My Valley, on the Village, which was later made into a Hollywood film.

A mile walk from the lodge is the Lakeside farm park, with a trout fishing lake, small holding petting farm; children’s play area, and a café/ restaurant.

A mile to the west of the lodge is the village of Blackmill. The fortnightly sheep auction draws local farmers to eat local produce at Blackmill’s Junction Hotel were mine host is local award winning Chef John McCarran

A few miles walk to the north of Blackmill is the renowned Bwlch Mountain with magnificent panoramic views over the Rhonda and Ogmore Valley and over the Bristol Channel.

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30 Nov 2013

5/5

"Fab time celebrating my friends birthday, Glynogwr lodge is a must!"

Glynogwr Lodge is beautiful and David was a great host. My 3 friends and myself each had our own bedrooms and the downstairs bedroom was very accommodating to my wheelchair bound friend. The warm jacu… More

4 Jul 2013

5/5

"Best location for hiking and sightseeing"

Enjoyed the whole two weeks at the cottage. We came over from the US to join our family for an extended holiday and hiked the hills most mornings and toured the area most afternoons. We enjoyed family… More

2 Jul 2013

5/5

"Perfect touring location"

We have just spent a fortnight at Glynogwr Lodge and loved every minute of it. The cottage is spacious and comfortable, the welcome pack was great and the location was ideal for touring South Wales, w… More

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.
Thanks David.

23 Jun 2013

4/5

"Pleasantly surprised"

We stayed 3 nights in the cottage. Very spacious and well decorated. Andy who owns and manages the place is very courteous. Only downside is the bathrooms - of the three bathrooms only one had a showe… More

We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and that your team won the cricket.
Thank You very much for your comments. When we have a quiet period we will be putting a shower tap in one of the bathrooms.Thank you very much and hope to see you again.
David.

30 Mar 2013

5/5

"Homely feel :)"

Glynogwr lodge is a beautiful, homely cottage with a beautiful scenary. The facilities were excellent and the owner have thought of everything the holiday maker would require. The cottage is everythin… More

HI, Thank you very much. We are new to the holiday letting industry, and very much appreciate your comments. We always try to do our best, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay and that every thing was as it should be. Hope to see you again soon.
David.

27 Mar 2013

5/5

"Could not ask for more"

This is an amazing cottage. The village is very quiet and peaceful. Lovely scenery from the cottage. The owner is very kind and helpful. The price is quite cheap. I would totally recommend it!!… More

Thank you very much for your comments about the cottage, and also the owner myself. We are very grateful and pleased you would recommend us.
Hope to see you all again, and the very best of wishes.
David.

27 Mar 2013

5/5

"Amazing"

The lodge is perfect for those who want to stay in a quite area, surrounded by the country side and with an amazing view. The lodge is also well equipped.Dave (the owner) was very helpful, when we had… More

Thank you for your comments and your rating. It is very much appreciated.
We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay/holiday with us.
Please tell your friends and family.
And we hope to see you all again soon.
Thanks very much, David.

27 Mar 2013

5/5

"Amazing Stay at Glynogwr Lodge!"

The accommodation is very nice and the view from the cottage is brilliant! It is located between Cardiff and Swansea, and only a few miles away from those two cities.The owner is very friendly and hel… More

Thank you for your very nice comments. They are very much appreciated.
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay/holiday.
Please recommend us to your friends and family.
Thank you very much hope to see you and your friends again.
Thanks David.

1 Mar 2013

3/5

"Short stay in glynogwyr"

Very nice accommodation. Unfortunately the hot tub wasn't working. The water was very cold despite the owner's efforts.Tea towels, a couple of dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid would … More

Thanks for the very nice accommodation comment. Unfortunately due to the very cold weather, well below -0. The Jacuzzi is switched off for safety reasons hot water will freeze quicker than cold on the floor creating ice! we would not want any one falling on frozen ice. The customer was told this. There were 2 dish washer tablets and washing liquid in the cupboard under the sink just ask if cant find. The cost was less than £10.00 Per person a night for a week booking. It is not pricey. Come and see for yourself. And enjoy South Wales. Thanks

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