Bramwood Accessible Cottage
Bungalow | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Bramwood is a lovely bungalow in a peaceful, rural location in Pitton a small hamlet on the slopes of Rhosilli Down with walks down through Pitton Cross Farm to Mewslade Bay. This bungalow has accredited disabled access and fully equipped for a stress free getaway for a disabled guest. The owner of this property is keen to enable guests of limited mobility to be able to have a holiday on Gower and has fitted an amazing hoist system a fully adapted bathroom and bedroom and made sure there is great vehicular access and smooth floors throughout the property and outside. Bramwood is in a great location for exploring the Gower coastal path and well placed for nearby Rhosilli Bay and Worm's Head which are a must see for any Gower visitor.
About This Property
Bramwod is a great property for a family or group of friends to stay in Pitton a peaceful hamlet near Rhosilli with lovely walks down the valley to Mewslade and on round the coast path to Worms Head and Rhosiil and Lllangenith Bay.
One of the bedrooms and it's ensuite has been comprehensively adapted to enable a guest of limited mobility to stay in comfort, and indeed the property has been renovated to mean that the disabled guest can move easily around the property both in and outside. The property can be rented with or without this adapted room which can be left locked should your party not require it's adaptions. IF THIS ROOM IS REQUIRED WE WILL SEND YOU A QUESTIONAIR TO ENSURE THAT WE PROVIDE THE CORRECT EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR STAY.
Bramwood is a large dorma bungalow on the slopes of the downs. The property is fronted by a large private driveway with plenty of room for a number of cars and with easy access for wheelchair users.
You enter the property into a hallway from which you access the the sitting room and three of the bedrooms. The floors are wooden throughout and the pale neutral decor is very pleasing and attractive.
The comfortable sitting room with it's wooden flooring and log burner has been arranged to allow wheelchair access and is an appealing, bright room overlooking the terrace which you can access through double sliding doors. The terrace has patio furniture and a BBQ for al fresco dining.
The adapted bedroom next to the sitting room has similar wheelchair accessible sliding doors onto the terrace and is also a bright airy room. This bedroom comes equipped with an electric bed and electric hoist system which can transport the guest into the bathroom and in to the bath. The bathroom has plenty of grab rails and an adapted toilet. There is a flat panel television in the bedroom and once again a tasteful neutral colour scheme and wooden floors.
Next you come to the master bedroom which has a king size bed, again a lovely bright room room with plenty of storage and wheelchair accessible double sliding doors onto the terrace. This room also benefits from an en suite wet room with a shower, wash hand basin and WC. There is also a dressing room where you will find dvds and board games for your entertainment.
There is also a double bedroom and a bedroom with bunk beds on the ground floor. Both of these rooms are tastefully furnished and decorated. There is a family bathroom on the ground floor with an over the bath shower, toilet and wash hand basin. There is also an additional wc on this floor.
The L shaped kitchen diner is a great place to socialise whilst you prepare dinner. The well appointed kitchen is fully fitted with a Rayburn oven. The dining table is great for family meals. Off the kitchen is a large utility room with a sink and chest freezer as well as a washing machine and dryer.
The back door of the property leads from the utility room onto a paved walkway above which there is a rather nice wall mounted multi strand clothes line. This pathway is also wheelchair accessible and leads to the garden terrace.
There is also access to the garage from the ground floor accommodation.
Up a short flight of stairs there is a galleried landing area with a cosy day bed which can be converted into another bed by prior arrangement. Beyond this is a large bedroom with a (super) kingsize bed. Exposed beams and stripped wooden flooring make this a very attractive room.
Outside the garden has been landscaped around a flat lawn and there is an ornamental pond which has been made safe for children with a metal grill just below the water's surface. There is a also a lovely natural brook running through the garden, great fun for children. There is a second elevated decked area, this is not wheelchair accessible, but the large paved terrace is accessible and a great place for all the guests to congregate.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff, Nearest railway: Swansea|
|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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), 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||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The South Wales region
The Gower offers a dramatic and varied landscape. The numerous beautiful bays of golden sand and secluded coves are linked by a coastal path allowing you to explore the entire coast of the peninsular. Sandy beaches backed by dunes and dramatic limestone cliffs are found on South and West Gower. To the North of the peninsular the landscape changes to salt marshes and there are many nature reserves providing a bird watcher's paradise.
Often compared to the Bay of Naples, Swansea Bay is a five mile sweep of golden sand linking the Swansea Maritime Quarter and Mumbles Head. A beautiful panorama of sea and water. Running the length of the bay is a promenade ideal for a stroll or cycle ride. If you aren't feeling energetic a trip on the Swansea Bay Rider might be just the ticket. The Swansea Bay Rider is a land train which runs between Southend Gardens in Mumbles and Blackpill Lido on bank holiday weekends in May and throughout the Summer.
Close to Mumbles are the popular beaches of Langland and Caswell Bay, The Blue Flag Beach of Langland is very accessible, with ramps at both ends of the bay allowing pushchairs onto the beach. A beautiful curving bay with Victorian beach huts and palm trees. There's ample parking and three eateries, one an upmarket licensed Brasserie and two beach side cafes with everything from bacon sandwiches to buckets and spades. This is a popular surfers venue with a designated swimmers area and life guards on duty. There are rock pools galore for the children and lovely golden sand.
Caswell is a beautiful Blue Flag beach with a large car park and its own beachside cafe as well as a snack bar and beach shop. There is a life guard in attendance during the summer months and a surf school in operation. Out of season this beach becomes a surfers paradise.
Travelling further onto the Gower Peninsula the stunning secluded bay of Three Cliffs is one of the most photographed locations on Gower and was recently featured on the television programme Britain's Favourite View. Wonderful golden sands backed on one side by high dunes which are perfect for sunbathing.
In 2007 The Travel Magazine named Oxwich beach the most beautiful in Britain, describing it as "magnificent and unspoilt" and as a "great place for adults and children to explore". There is a wide range of habitats with the beach backed by salt marshes, woodland and sand dunes. Oxwich is a wonderful beach for swimming and water sports. Its position facing South East means that the water is particularly calm and perfectly suited for windsurfing, kayaking, waterskiing and power boating, all of which is on offer on this popular beach. There is car parking directly behind the western end of the beach and this along with toilets and a kiosk means it is a very accessible and convenient beach.
The last city before rural Wales, Swansea, boasts an Olympic swimming pool, The National Waterfront Museum and the Museum of Transport. Let us not forget the Grand Theatre, the LC2 water park, a Casino and two multi-screen cinemas. There are several festivals including 'Escape to the Park' a dance music event held in Singleton Park, this venue also hosts the BBC Proms in the Park . The ever growing Swansea Bay Summer festival runs throughout the summer with live music, theater, children's entertainment and sports events. Many events are free but it is worth remembering to book in advance for the international artists who perform in the festival.
Wales' second city Swansea nestles around the crescent shaped Swansea bay with its miles of golden sand.
The restoration of Wind street, (pronounced Wine), hints of the past wealth of the city with its beautiful buildings transformed from banks into bars and restaurants. This street has become world famous as a party venue.
The Maritime Quarter, an internationally awarded architectural project, combines the beautiful architecture of the waterfront which survived the German bombs with a new marina development including galleries, museums cafes and bars. The development, which was praised by Prince Charles for its sympathetic architecture has greatly enhanced the city and strengthened it's links with the waterfront.
There are many beautiful places to see within the environs of the city. The Vivian family, who accumulated great wealth through copper smelting in the 19th century, spent a good deal of that money developing the grounds of their estates; notably Clyne Castle and Singleton Abbey. These properties and their gardens and parklands were subsequently acquired by the city of Swansea. Clyne Gardens is extremely beautiful with many rare Azaleas and Rhododendrons as well as ancient trees . Singleton Park houses a stunning walled Botanical Garden surrounded by beautifully landscaped parklands sloping gently towards the sea. Swansea's position on the edge of the Gower means it is perfectly placed as a tourist destination.
The village of Rhossili is located at the western most tip of Gower and is famous for its award winning beach, much loved by surfers, walkers and artists. The awe inspiring views of this beach are a must see for any visitor of Gower. The dominant feature of the landscape is Worms Head. Comprising of two rocky islands, it is connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway which is accessible at low tide. The village has a pub, cafe, shop and National Trust shop. The village is backed by Rhossili Down which provides fabulous walking and amazing views over the village, the beach and Worms Head.
The property itself is in Pitton, It is a very pleasant walk down to Mewslade Bay through one of Gower's oldest farms and along a woodland path. In the opposite direction a nearby footpath takes you up onto Rhosilli Downs with spectacular views down over the village and on a clear day views of Devon and Cornwall. The cafes and restaurant of the village of Rhosilli are a short drive away have a meal in either the Bay Bistro and Coffee House or the Worms Head Hotel where you can sip your drink whilst admiring panoramic views of Rhosilli Bay beneath you.
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