Gower View Penthouse
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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)|
|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||Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
About this location
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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22 Feb 2015
A stunning, well equipped and clean apartment that was the perfect base for the 5 of us (2 adults, 3 children) for our half term break. Not only is the apartment perfect but there is lots to do either… More
29 Dec 2014
"Great views whatever the weather, from avery comfortable and well presented flat"
We had a week at the flat over Christmas and easily managed to cook a Christmas dinner there as it was well stocked with kitchen equipment , china and glassware. The views are fantastic , but also li… More
5 Nov 2014
"Ideal base for our family weekend"
The views from Gower View Penthouse are spectacular. Below us we saw kite surfers taking advantage of the strong winds. We enjoyed the changing scenery as the tide came in and went out again, and th… More
11 Oct 2014
"Home from home but with great views!"
We have just spent a lovely relaxing week at Gower View Penthouse. The booking process was very straightforward and Sally is most helpful. The accommodation is very light and spacious and extremely … More
10 Sep 2014
"Amazing views and amazing penthouse."
From the moment we arrived we felt at home and relaxed. I can completely echo all the previous reviewers comments . There has been an incredible attention to detail and I would definitely stay again.… More
29 Jul 2014
"One word, FANTASTIC !!!!"
Review for Sally We did not meet Sally in person, but the attention to details and prompt responses to emails have been fantastic. The Penthouse provided us with not only superb views and beach loc… More
14 Jul 2014
"Lovely accommodation with great views"
Penthouse is spacious and clean with great views. Everything you would want for a nice and relaxing holiday. Fab!… More
8 Jul 2014
We stayed at this beautiful penthouse apartment with a young man we support with autism, after explaining this to the owner (Sally) she was very understanding, we had been declined from many places be… More
Thank you Hannah for writing a review of your stay. I am sorry that the key to the block caused a problem, I will get a new one cut and replace it. I will also ask the maintenance man to look at the lock. I am also sorry that you had an unfortunate encounter with Mike. He has a very abrupt manner and does like to monitor activity on the development. It costs nothing to be polite. It was very sad to read that you had been declined by other holiday rentals because of Adam's autism, it shows a general lack of understanding of the condition. I am so pleased you enjoyed our penthouse and found everything you needed for your stay. We have made every effort to make it a home from home. We love it there and are so happy that our guests do too. I would be delighted if you returned some time with Adam or found time to come with your family. Sally
24 Jun 2014
"This large unique penthouse appartment has everything from panoramic views to luxurious comfort"
The two floor appartment with balconies on both sides is unique in the sense that it is extremely light, spaceous, very well equipped with all of todays amenities and luxuries, comfortable and cosy an… More
2 Jun 2014
"As good as ever!!"
We have visited this apartment since 2008 and we still love it just as much. We now have a 4 year old and a one year old and the apartment caters for them just as well. It has a travel cot and high ch… More
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