The Cottage Dunns Lane
Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This is an attractive and very comfortable cottage set in a quiet spot, almost on the flat, in the centre of the village. It is set well back from the road within a pretty south facing garden which has lots of outdoor seating. There is private off-road parking for 2/3 cars.
The cottage is well furnished. and there is gas central heating. The lounge has 2 large sofas, easy chair, upholstered stool with games inside, bookcase with a selection of books, TV with freeview, DVD, a living flame gas fire and a WiFi connection. The dining room has seating for 6 - with extra seating available in the kitchen. a sofa, 2 small easy chairs and 2 bookcases with books. The kitchen has an electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and a table with seating for 4. There are 5 bedrooms, one on the ground floor, a shower room and a bathroom. The ground floor bedroom and shower room are useful for less able visitors. A well behaved dog is welcome.
The cottage has a very convenient location. From the front door it is only about 2 minutes to the shops and the promenade which runs right around Swansea Bay, from the back door it is only a short walk to more shops and the 12th Century Oystermouth Castle.
Mumbles itself makes a good base for a holiday with lots of small shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. Tennis, crazy golf, bowls, cycling and water sports are available in the village. There are several parks, two with children's play areas and lovely sandy beaches are within easy reach. Bracelet and Rotherslade beaches are in walking distance and from there the cliff path takes you to Langland and Caswell bays.
Further afield, the Gower, Britain's first area of outstanding beauty, is easily accessible by car or bus.
The area is ideal for families or groups of friends.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff 75 km, Nearest railway: Swansea High Street 9 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
The South Wales region
The South Wales region varies from sandy beaches to rural countryside and mountains.
There are busy cities such as Swansea and Cardiff and seaside towns like Saundersfoot and Burry Port. There are many parks, castles and museums as well as all the beautiful sandy beaches.
The Gower has many beautiful bays of golden sand which are easily accessible by car or public transport and secluded coves reached only on foot. Many of the beaches are linked by a coastal path, The south and west coasts have sandy beaches backed by dunes and limestone cliffs; the north coast has salt marshes wih many nature reserves providng a bird watchers' paradise. The centre of the Gower peninsular has moorland with wild Gower ponies roaming around, a big pond full of wildlife, Swansea airport and a few villages. In season there is PYO fruit available and always there is archery and various other sports to interest adults and children. Rhossili beach, at the end of the Gower peninsular has been voted the best beach in Britain.
Swansa has lots of facilities including the Welsh National Pool, a Waterfront Museum, several other museums, 2 multi-screen cinemas, gyms, a liesure centre and a Casino. There are many parks, a marina and of course a long sandy beach. All sorts of sports are available.
At Blackpill, between Swansea and Mumbles there is a lovey lido with a paddling pool and lots of swings/roundabots etc to kep the children occupied. There is an excellent cafe at Blackpill Lido and a pub across the road by the entrance to Clyne Gardens, one of the areas special places.
Inland there is beautiful countryside with good links west to Carmarthen and the Botanical Gardens of Wales and east to Cardiff, the Valleys and the Black Mountains,
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3 Sep 2014
"Comfortable large cottage and perfect location"
This cottage is in a perfect position to explore Gower. Situated in the centre of Mumbles (but in a quiet side street) it is also perfect for all that Mumbles has to offer: castle, pier, promenade, sh… More
30 Jul 2014
"Lovely spacious cottage with an excellent location in the Mumbles!"
Perfect for group/family holidays. So close to the amazing Gower beaches and the Mumbles itself is a lovely place to be.The property feels secluded despite its central location, parking is also very h… More
23 Aug 2013
"Attractive property in ideal location"
Deceptively spacious and well equipped cottage in a central village location but with a secluded garden. Major advantage is that there is parking for 2, maybe 3 cars at a push, on the forecourt. As a … More
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