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Converted Chapel | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 7km


Depot Road is a stunning newly renovated property offering the only true 5* self-catering group accommodation in this area of South Wales. This former Methodist church has been transformed and now offers a superb, contemporary style of accommodation which is perfect for large family or groups especially bikers and outdoor sports enthusiasts,. Pets are welcome.

Excellent for Stag & Hen Parties, corporate events and team-building.

Depot Road has the WOW factor, a tranquil haven, presented in a modern, creative style that combines great design and attention to detail. With high ceilings it offers wonderful open plan living, underfloor heated slate floors throughout, a modern wood burning stove, stainless steel kitchen, deep leather sofas, bespoke dining table, and fantastic entertainment facilities including Pro Table Football, Air hockey with broadband wifi, smart TV, AV amp and blu-ray player. There are two large secure courtyards, for outdoor dining, drinking and fun. There is an enormous gas BBQ in the south-facing rear courtyard. There are three bedrooms, two rooms sleep 1-4 people; each with either twin beds or a super king double bed, plus two state of the art full size fold down bunks. The largest bedroom has an additional John Lewis sofa bed and so can sleep up to six people. All rooms are en-suite and have truly unique aluminium and slate walk in power-showers. Hotel quality bed linen and towels are provided.

Keen mountain bikers and outdoor (sports) enthusiasts will also appreciate the excellent drying room, located off the lobby. Full laundry facilities with a high rpm clothes spinner. There is a large and secure bike/equipment store and an outdoor bike/equipment wash area.

The property is situated in the stunning Afan Valley and easily reached by car on the M4, and on public transport. It also offers speedy access to the Brecon Beacons, Black mountains and the Gower. Our links with all the best local guides, instructors and services means your adventure starts right on our doorstep whatever your activity. We also supply full OS maps of the whole area for you to use during your stay here.

Size Sleeps up to 13, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberavon Sands 6.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 62 km, Nearest railway: Port Talbort 6.5 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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (12), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The South Wales region

Depot rd is perfectly positioned to explore South Wales, described by 'Lonely Planet' as the 'Best region on Earth to visit in 2012'. Why fly round the world looking for beauty and adventure when it's on your doorstep. The beauty of Wales is about being part of its landscape, just a 5 minute walk and you can be picnicking by the river, or cycling to the Afan valley to explore one of many routes for all ages and skill levels, if you don't have a bike it is easy to hire one. A 15 minute drive and you could be climbing over sand dunes and paddling on Aberavon beach, the 3 sandy miles attracts surfers and walkers whatever the weather. At Ogmore there is sea kayaking, horse trekking over dunes and golfing and biking. Visit the Mumbles for little cafes serving locally sourced produce, fresh fish restaurants or the best ice cream. Swansea bay and the Gower has 50 miles of unspoilt beaches, coves and bays to discover and explore. These are world class and truly stunning. Inland there are walks, waterfalls and castles and museums to explore. Nearly every activity you can think of, you can experience here. The Breacon Beacons and the Black Mountains are also easily accessible (under an hour by car) and offer even more opportunities for adventure.


Nearest Town: You're in Cwmavon (Co-op is 2 min walk), Port Talbot (Morrison, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl) 5 mins. Swansea (better shops) 20 mins away. Cardiff under an hour.

Nearest Shop: Good Co-op 2 min walk. Open early till 10pm.

Nearest Pub/Eatery: Afan Tavern is 2 minute walk and a good range of good value well prepared food and beers. Local Pizza, fish and chips, Chinese and Indian take-aways.

Nearest Airport: Cardiff.

Nearest Train Station: Port Talbot train station.

Nearest Bus: Bus-stop outside the building.

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Review 1-10 of 18

26 Feb 2014


"This place is great!"

A group of 10 people stayed for the weekend for my birthday, and from start to finish everything has been excellent. Absolutely loved the open plan living space, with super comfy sofas and chairs, a … More

20 Nov 2013


"Superb accommodation and facilities for active groups"

Depot Rd. is among the best accommodation we have used over many years of group mountain bike trips throughout the UK. A great deal of thought and effort has obviously gone into planning and equippi… More

25 Oct 2013


"Excellent base for Afan Mountain Biking"

A truly well thought out, equipped, spacious and stylish base for those wishing to experience the superb mountain biking trails of Afan forest park. You can ride to the trails directly from the house.… More

23 Oct 2013


"The perfect mountain bike holiday property near Wales's best trails"

The guy who runs this has clearly thought out every inch of the property and I cannot think of a more MTBiking friendly space to rent for a holiday - separate bike store with a cleaning area, fully sp… More

14 Oct 2013


"Second visit, brilliant!"

Last time we went with a couple of other families, this time it was with nine cycling friends. Depot road is great fun to stay at, it's top quality accommodation, great facilities with loads of … More

14 Oct 2013


"Fantastic location for Afan trail centre, mountain bike friendly, modern, comfortable and high quality accommodation."

I stayed at Depot Rd with a group of mountain biker friends. The place is very high quality throughout, modern, clean and tidy. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, and there is a washing/drying roo… More

9 Oct 2013


"An incredible venue"

We stayed at the Depot for a weekend of mountain biking at Afan. The location is great, just a few miles away from the cycling centres, and very easy to get to from London (straight down the M4 to Jun… More

14 Aug 2013


"Better than anything I could have expected."

Beautiful place and loved the layout with the kitchen and the smart TV was a bonus, couldn't have asked for a better place. Being so close to the beach, Port Talbot is nice to walk around and clo… More

3 Aug 2013


"Exceptional accommodation geared up perfectly for mountain bikers"

We were extremely impressed by Depot Rd when we visited in June. The accommodation has an amazing spacious kitchen and living area which was perfect for relaxing and socialising after a long ride. The… More

3 Jul 2013


"Amazing Property - Perfect for large groups - Photos do not do it justice!"

I booked Depot Road for a University Reunion (12 People) and all that attended would have to agree that this property is just perfect for a group getaway! This is for a number of reasons:1) When we we… More

Review 1-10 of 18

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