Gower View Penthouse
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Gower View Penthouse is a 5 * duplex self catering beachfront holiday apartment with the most amazing views. It has a light, spacious open plan kitchen living area with full-length glass balconies on both sides and a luxurious master bedroom with en suite. It is tastefully furnished and has porcelain tiled floors with underfloor heating throughout.
It has spectacular views of the beach and sea and the stunning sunsets are to die for! It is a brilliant location for family holidays with a choice of child friendly beaches. It is a wildlife haven and provides a wide range of activities, restaurants, places to visit and sports particularly golf, with 17 courses less than 30 miles away. It is a 5 minute walk to the Sosban Restaurant which has just been voted the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales 2102-13 and 15 minute drive from the new Ffos Las Racecourse.
It is accessed from the third floor of the apartment block, there is NO lift.
The open-plan living room has separate areas for dining and sitting for 6 people. The dining area balcony gets the morning sun – perfect for breakfast, the seaside balcony has the sun from late morning onwards and is the ideal place to view the magnificent sunsets with a cool glass of wine.
There is BT Vision TV with a home cinema sound system, a Playstation3, radio, CD player, a selection of DVD's and free BT Infinity wireless broadband.
The kitchen has a ceramic hob with cooker hood over, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer, electric kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board.
You will find the cupboards stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder and conditioner, foil and cling film.
All the bedrooms have electric wall radiators as well as under floor heating. The beds are made up for your arrival with fresh, crisp linen and there is a choice of summer and winter duvets. Hand, bath and beach towels are provided.
The master bedroom has patio doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the sea. It is a wonderful view to wake up to! We have just decorated this room and there is a brand new king sized bed providing us with some of the best night's sleep we have had for ages (We will have to think about replacing our bed at home now!) There is a LCD TV, DVD player, walk-in wardrobe, hair dryer. It has an en suite with a spacious power shower, basin, wc, wall heater and heated towel rail.
The second and third bedrooms both have twin beds and plenty of storage with fitted wardrobes and drawer space.
The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, wc, basin, wall heater and heated towel rail. In both bathrooms you will find hand wash, shower gel, bath foam and loo rolls.
There are full-length balconies on both sides of the kitchen/living area with balcony furniture and a smaller balcony for the master bedroom. The penthouse is just 40 metres from the soft, sandy beach at the mouth of the estuary of the river Loughar.
The tide goes out a long way so the beach provides a large play area for children. There is a communal lawn area outside the penthouse, one designated parking space, further visitor parking and bike storage sheds. There is a visitor centre just 4 mins walk from the penthouse, the staff are very helpful and will answer all your questions. There is a cafeteria and an ice-cream shop where you can buy locally made Joe's ice cream, the creamiest we have ever tasted!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||You're are right on it!|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff International 88 km, Nearest railway: Llanelli 2.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region
Carmarthenshire is known as the Garden of Wales. It has miles of stunning coastline, is full of history and there are many beautiful gardens, castles and nature reserves to visit.
Oakwood Theme Park, Heatherton World of Family Activities and Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo all provide an action packed day out for all the family.
The beautiful beaches of the Gower are a 30-40 minute drive away. Our favourite is Caswell Bay which has an excellent beach cafe. The Welsh Federation Surfing School at Llangennith has been recommended by sevearl of our guests.
The beach-front in Llanelli is part of the the Millennium Coastal Park. More than 1500 acres have been given a spectacular facelift to provides 22km of beautifully restored coastline with stunning views of the Gower Peninsula and a unique park, featuring a stunning array of visitor attractions that include Pembrey Country Park, the National Wetlands Centre, an assortment of wildlife havens, an angling centre, traffic-free cycle paths, a seafront promenade and a picturesque harbour at Burry Port.
The beach is just 40m from the penthouse; the tide goes out a long way so the beach provides a large and safe play area for children.
A visitor centre is situated 4 minutes walk from the penthouse, the staff are very helpful and will answer all your questions. It also houses a cafeteria and ice-cream shop.
Just 5 minutes drive away is the Jack Nicklaus Championship golf course at Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club and there are 16 other golf courses within a 30 mile radius.
Llanelli has leisure centre with 2 swimming pools, a multi screen cinema which opened in December 2012 and the Ffwrnes Theatre which opened in Janiuary 2013.
Pembrey Country Park is just a 20 minute drive from the penthouse. It has a dry ski slope, toboggan run, miniature railway, nature trails, cycling, horse riding and putting course, restaurant, plus the beautiful 7 mile blue flag beach Cefn Sidan Sands beach.
Next door is the Welsh Motor Sports Centre.
The National Wildlife and Wetlands Centre, Sandy Water Park, Kidwelly Castle, the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Aberglasney, Dinefwr Park and Castle, the new Ffos Las racecourse and Parc y Scarletts, new home of the Scarlett’s Rugby team are all nearby.
Fishing, surfing, quad biking, mountain biking, horse riding, snooker, bowls, soft play centers, farm shops, shopping and excellent restaurants are all available locally.
Swansea Waterfront has a spectacular new water-based leisure centre with the UK’s first standing surf machine, a thrilling ride called the Master Blaster, a lazy river, waterfall, water jets and fountains – the best indoor water park around.
The city of Swansea is just 20 minutes drive to the east and Carmarthen 30 minutes to the west.
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30 Dec 2013
"Luxury with a view"
My wife and I stayed for a long weekend with our young daughter and had a wonderful time in this apartment that had everything we needed and more. The beach is on the doorstep and this was great as we… More
5 Sep 2013
"Luxury accommodation with beautiful views and peaceful."
This is a really well equipped self catering apartment with everything you could need. We stayed for 2 weeks and for the first week there were five adults and there was plenty of space and facilities … More
3 Sep 2013
"Great Penthouse Apartment"
We enjoyed a lovely week at this fantastic 5* penthouse apartment. The property had all the amenities required, with a spacious layout and great sea views. We loved the extra touches included at the p… More
13 Aug 2013
"Une vue fabuleuse!"
Les contacts avec la propriétaire par mail ont été chaleureux et le processus de réservation bien organisé. L'appartement est facile à trouver. Chaque détail de la décoration a été pens… More
30 Jul 2013
"Wonderful summer holidays South-of-France style"
The flat is very tidy, well-equipped and spacious, the views are spectacular, wonderful beach for the small and big kids right next to the flat. Central location for Gower Peninsula and all the beache… More
17 Jul 2013
"Wonderful penthouse apartment with stunning views and weather!"
Easy and straightforward to book. The accommodation is five star with every little thing that you might need available. Tesco's were happy to deliver, which meant we were stocked up - anything … More
4 Jul 2013
We really enjoyed our stay in this apartment. Wonderful views all over, great sunsets and a lot of comfort. We spent many hours on the balcony, watching the tide making different drawings in the sand … More
30 May 2013
"Five star apartment"
My husband and I returned again to this apartment to find the most fantastic master bedroom renovation. A new, incredibly comfortable king size bed really adds to the already 5 star accommodation. T… More
25 May 2013
The apartment was amazing, well position with fabulous views of the sea.Walking distance from town with pubs and eateries. Visited the cinema in town and the Sosban to eat - both a good experience.Tra… More
14 May 2013
We loved staying in this beautiful apartment ,the views were amazing and guests every need is catered for ,rooms are spacious and comfortable .It sleeps six comfortably .I would highly recommend this … More
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