Dolau Beach Cottage 930
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
In a stunning location overlooking Dolau beach, this delightful detached cottage offers sea views from 3 sides.
New Quay is famous for its resident dolphins which are regularly spotted throughout the year.
You can take boat trips from the quay out into Cardigan Bay. The town offers a good selection of pubs, eateries and shops befitting a seaside town. Dylan Thomas is reputed to have based some of his characters for Under Milk Wood on locals and the town is proud of its Maritime Heritage.
Small boats can be launched from Dolau beach but those thinking of bringing a larger boat need to check with the Harbourmaster's Office.
The cottage has reversed accommodation to make the most of the sea views.
Entrance is into a small hallway and upstairs to the main living area.
The spacious SITTING ROOM has a vaulted ceiling, triple aspect sea views, wooden floorboards and an ornamental woodburning stove. It is furnished with two comfy sofas, 2 bucket chairs, chest of drawers, colour TV, DVD player and occasional tables.
A step leads to the half landing with family bathroom and up a further three steps to the kitchen/dining room.
The KITCHEN is fitted with a comprehensive range of fitted units incorporating a large electric range with hob, griddle and 2 ovens. There is also a dishwasher, microwave oven, washing machine, tumble drier, 2 fridges and freezer, 1 bucket chair and a round dining table with chairs.
The spacious FAMILY BATHROOM has a suite of jacuzzi bath with overhead shower, WC and wash hand basin.
The 3 bedrooms are downstairs.
BEDROOM 1 has a sea view and is furnished with a super-kingsize bed (can be made into 2 singles if required), hanging space, bedside tables and lamps.
BEDROOM 2 with original cast iron fireplace, double bed, bedside tables with lamps and wardrobe.
Steps to BEDROOM 3 with single bed, bedside table, bucket chair plus fitted cupboard and large storage drawer, vanity unit over sink and cupboard.
Adjacent en suite SHOWER ROOM with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Egyptian cotton bedlinen is included in the rental.
Garden and Parking
A door from the kitchen leads to the large decked area which has a sea view and is an ideal place for al fresco dining or an evening drink; it has a table, chairs, umbrella and barbecue.
There is parking for one car in the car port beside the cottage and more in the adjoining car park.
Electric storage heaters, heating is inclusive.
No baby equipment available - property not suitable for young children.
No smoking in the cottage.
Towels are included in the rental.
Regretfully, no pets.
2013 - 15% reduction offered on the school summer holiday weeks from 20th July to end August 2013 inclusive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dolau Beach New Quay|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|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 (1), Double beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region
Ceredigion offers a competitive selection of quality golf courses ranging from meadow and parkland greens to coastal links with spectacular scenery Mountain biking enthusiasts make a bee-line for the Nant Yr Arian Forest Centre which offers some of the most interesting and challenging routes in Wales. Meanwhile, road biking devotees can enjoy a plethora of quiet road networks centred on Ceredigion's three Wales Cycle Break Centres
You will be spoilt for choice for beaches and hidden coves in this area as there are over 16 beaches. Sandy beaches at Mwnt, Aberporth, Tresaith and Penbryn are ideal for bathing or simply lazing and are child friendly. The beaches further north near Aberystwyth have a mixture of shingle and sandy beaches; some are popular for wind sports and surfing. The local beaches are safe and clean and in 2011 the UK Seaside Award was awarded to 14 beaches in Ceredigion. These include Aberporth, Mwnt, Penbryn, Llangranog,
New Quay, Tresaith, Borth, Aberystwyth North, Aberystwyth South and New Quay. The county is good for many outdoor activities like fishing, sailing,canoeing, walking and Dolphin spotting.Cardigan Bay is well known for dolphin spotting which takes place throughout the
year. The best places to spot dolphins are at the beaches of Mwnt, llangranog and Newquay or by boat trips. Dolphins are best bserved on days when the sea is calm, as they are much easier to spot then. New Quay harbour is home to the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre which has information about the flora and fauna of these shores. A boat trip from the harbour takes around four hours and Bottlenose Dolphins are regularly seen on these trips as well as other wildlife.
New Quay village is set along the Cardigan Bay Heritage coastline - extremely important internationally as an area for marine wildlife.
This bustling little village is an extremely popular today as a holiday resort but used to be a fishing and smuggling port in the 18th Century. Many ships were built here, as early as 1779, (a sloop called "Thomas & Mary"). Between 1800 and 1820, a total of thirty one ships were built, greatly increasing the popularity of New Quay as a port.
New Quays lighthouse " known locally as the pepper pot because of its shape was originally built in 1839 and used to be known as the "Pepper Pot" this was destroyed in a storm 1859 it was re-built and then destroyed once again in 1937.
The current new quay lighthouse has recently been made famous, in the film "The Edge of Love" written by Welsh writer, Dylan Thomas, and stars actress Keira Knightly and actor Matthew Rhys.
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