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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Rose Cottage is a beautiful pale pink cottage, situated in a picturesque country setting, up a winding lane in the village of Coychurch. Perfect for families or friends to share and close to some lovely sandy beaches. And while you have tranquility, you are also near to local amenities and transport links, being in short proximity to the M4 motorway. Rose Cottage is fully detached with the benefit of additional separate chalet style accommodation known as ' Rose Bud'.
There is a huge array of things to do in the area. For those of you who are keen golfers there is the Coed-Y-Mwstwr 18 hole golf course, 0.5km away from the cottage. The beaches of Ogmore-by-Sea and Southerndown are both a 10-15 minute drive - great for either surfing, horse-riding, exploring or having picnics. Shopping? There is a designer outlet and large cinema complex 10 minutes away. The quaint town of Cowbridge with its boutique shops and restaurants is 15km and within a short drive are many entertaining attractions that South Wales has to offer - among which are The Big Pit, St Fagons Historical Museum, the Brecon Railway and Cardiff Bay with its huge range of watersports, restaurants and activities. The cottage is a great base for walking being only 15 minutes away from the Welsh Coastal Path.
The main cottage consists of three bedrooms. A master with ensuite, a twin and a third with has the option of having either a double or two single beds.. A travel; cot is also available. There is a large family bathroom. On the groundfloor there is a huge family lounge with dining table, large open fireplace and plenty of seating. There is an additional lounge which is ideal for children with sofa and television. The cottage has two kitchens, one with an Aga (note only on in the winter) and a more conventional kitchen / utility room. In addition there is a separate chalet 'Rose Bud' with the accommodation on the upper mezzannine - overlooking a large lounge with two sofa beds, television and small kitchen. There is a shower room on the ground floor. This makes Rose Cottage and Rose Bud ideal for two families to share or for families with older children. The property has a large wrap around garden with a separate patio and bbq area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ogmore by the Sea 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff, Nearest railway: Bridgend 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, 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|
The South Wales region
Only 20 minutes from the cottage the capital city of Wales should require no introduction. It is a thriving 21st century city with everything you would expect from a vibrant cultural centre and more. The most visited town in Wales has recently been recognised by the National Geographic Magazine which ranked Cardiff 6th in its world-wide list of summer destinations.
It is impossible to say how much Cardiff has to offer here, you will just have to go and find out for yourself.
The heritage Coast, Southerndown, Ogmore-by-sea and Porthcawl is a approximately a 10-15 minute drive. Southerndown beach (Dunraven Bay) is a sandy beach which incorporates the old castle of The Earls of Dunraven. Ogmore-by-Sea is famous for its sand dunes and Castle and where the river Ogmore meets the sea. Ogmore is great for little ones to fish in the rock pools.If you like horse riding then you can also pony trek, either on the beach itselft or around the area. Horse riding is managed via Ogmore farm Trekking centre and is suitable for all ages. Porthcawl has a funfair and a small town filled with bars and restaurants and is a popular location for international surfers. For those of you who are fans of the Gavin and Stacy television show then you can visit Barry Island - very popular in the summer with its long beach, fun fairs and kiss me quick shops.
Rose Cottage is is 20 miles from Cardiff City Centre, 3 miles from Bridgend town centre. It is a 30 minute drive to the Brecon Beacons National Park, 45 minute drive to the Gower Peninsula, 40 minutes to the Big Pit and a 10 minute drive to MacArthur Glen shopping centre and M4 motorway (J35). We are also surrounded by numerous sites of local history e.g. castles, fortes, burial mounds etc.
All of the major supermarkets are within a 5 minute drive of the cottage. Note there is a also a Virgin Active Gym within a 5 minute drive.
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8 May 2014
"Lovely cottage, ideal location, definitely will be returning"
The cottage was ideally situated to access all the area had to offer but was tucked away in the hills behind Coychurch so you felt like you were in the middle of the countryside. It comfortably accomm… More
28 Apr 2014
"We didn't want to leave"
We rented Rose Cottage because of its close proximity to our daughters wedding venue. My husband says it was one of my better decisions. From the lovely emails from Sarah giving us all the info we nee… More
14 Apr 2014
"Lovely house, great location, annex excellent for the kids!"
Really enjoyed our week - perfectly placed for trips to the Gower, Cardiff, Swansea and dont forget Heatherton Activity centre out west: bit of a drive but worth it. Great house: all the things a family would need and the children really enjoyed the Xbox on the big TV in the annex. We would certainly contemplate using this property for a break again.
19 Feb 2014
The cottage is lovely and spacious and Sarah is an outstanding host. She left coffee and the small things that you often forget to buy in the grocery store. The kids had lots of movies to choose from in the evening. The best part, is there is a friendly neighbourhood horse who loves carrots. Kids were gutted to come home :)
10 Jan 2014
"Beautiful, warm, spacious well equipped country cottage perfectly located to explore South Wales"
We, that is two families or four, had a very relaxing week in Rose Cottage which is very spacious and welcoming. Loved the Aga, the open fire, large main room and that it has the annex that the children used to play DVDs and Xbox in while we enjoyed relaxing in the main house! It is situated on the outskirts of Bridgend but feels like the country as it overlooks rolling fields and has Lily the horse right next door. Most of South Wales is easily accessible - we visited The Gower, Cardiff, Big Pit , Swansea as well as the local coastline at Nash Point and Ogmore which was stunning - even in the storms. Bridgend also has a great discount boutique outlet that was useful for some sale shopping (without the crowds). All in all a wonderful week and a wonderful house to stay in - thanks Sarah and Brendan (and thanks also for the champagne on arrival - we did feel very welcome!)
4 Nov 2013
Lovely detached cottage with added benefit of extra room in annex - this suited our family with two adults and three teenage children. The kids used the annex for time out and enjoyed use of Xbox, tel… More
19 Sep 2013
"Excellent welcoming cottage"
Lovely warm cottage, well equipped, described perfectly. Will visit again.My mother farther and sister went here for a weeks holiday and it was so peaceful clean and just what we where looking for. T… More
29 Aug 2013
"Perfect place to share some holiday time with family of all ages and friends. We loved it."
Not for people with restricted mobility. Also, very humid area. Make sure it is the right climate for you.… More
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