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THE GATEWAY - Porthcawl

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Excellent 5/5 9 reviews

Main Lounge - spacious, light with lots of comfy seating, tv,& dvd

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0.5km

SITUATED IN THE SEASIDE RESORT OF PORTHCAWL - ON THE GLAMORGAN HERITAGE COASTLINE, FEW MINUTES WALK TO FLAT SANDY BEACHES, WALK TO INDOOR SWIMMING POOL AT TRECCO BAY WITH CRAZY GOLF, FUN FAIR, AMUSEMENTS, DONKEY RIDES ON THE BEACH - SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - SLEEPS 4-6 PEOPLE,SPACIOUS MODERN ACCOMMODATION, CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR SURFING AT REST BAY AND HORSE RIDING ON THE BEACH, GREAT PUBS, AND ENTERTAINMENT , FINE GOLF CLUBS JUST A 5 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY - LOTS TO DO - MARGAM PARK COUNTRY PARK AND GO APE ADVENTURES, OUTDOOR ADVENTURES - QUAD BIKING, PAINTBALLING, 10 MINUTES AWAY.- CARDIFF AND SWANSEA 20 MINUTES AWAY.

The Gateway is centrally situated just a five minutes walk to the beaches of Coney Beach & Trecco Bay plus Newton Beach is just a 10 minute walk away, This spacious property is an ideal base for either families or groups of friends who would like to explore Porthcawl and the surrounding attractions . Only a few minutes walk to the Attractions at Trecco Bay Park with an indoor swimming pool, outside jets and fountains, crazy golf, Childrens Park, Jungle Jims, Indoor Bowling, plus amusements and arcades. also a short walk to Coney Beach fun fair. Lots of other activities within a short car journey - Horse Riding at Ogmore Beach, Surfing and Kayaking at Rest Bay, Cycle Hire, Outdoor Adventures with quad biking, paintballing and lots more , or take in a round of Golf at Royal Porthcawl, Grove Golf Clubs all within a few minutes car ride away. or Just kick off those shoes and lay back and relax and watch the sea , listen to the waves all just a few minutes away, take a deckchair , and a picnic and spend the day lazing and chilaxing on the beach and watch the world go by.

The Gateway Accommodation consists of :

MAIN LOUNGE: - with comfy seating, large patio windows , TV and DVD player, a selection of books, DVD's and games, plus Wifi

DINING ROOM : - Large sofa , Table and Chairs, plenty of room for the whole family to enjoy a lovely meal together (with lots of choices of what to eat from the takeaways close by : Chinese and Indian Take away within walking distance, or have a delivery to your door).

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: - well appointed kitchen with table and chairs, Fridge with freezer, Electric fan assisted oven with ceramic hob, microwave, Toaster, kettle, plus all equipment, crockery, and utensils for you to make yourself home cooked meals, (there a plenty of locally produced foods to buy from the farm shops, markets and shops of Bridgend/Porthcawl or to venture a little further to the famous Swansea Market, to buy locally produced, locally grown produce).

BEDROOMS : - With plenty of beds and wardrobes, dressing table, complete with bed linen and pillows included.

BATHROOM: - a fully fitted bathroom with full size bath, electric shower over, all Towels included -

OUTSIDE : - patio area with garden furniture,

AMENITIES : WiFi Internet connection, Gas central heating, Electric fan assisted oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with freezer, T.v & D.V.D. player, wifi connection, selection of books, dvds,cds, & games, Fuel and power included, Bed linen and towels included, Patio area with garden furniture. travel cot, High Chair, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing Board.

SEASIDE RESORT - 5 MINUTE WALK TO THE BEACHES - SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - MODERN, SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION - SLEEPS 4-6 PEOPLE - CENTRALLY LOCATED - FEW MINUTE WALK TO SWIMMING POOL, CRAZY GOLF, FUN FAIR, - LOTS TO DO - 2 GOLF COURSES, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS, HARBOUR WALKING DISTANCES OF FLAT SANDY BEACHES, INDOOR SWIMMING POOL PLUS ,FEW MINUTES DRIVE TO FINE GOLF CLUBS

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Coney Beach, or Trecco Bay 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
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, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden

The South Wales region

Porthcawl is a popular seaside resort, the property is centrally situated within walking distance of a few minutes to the beaches of Coney, Newton, Trecco Bay with the popular surfing beach of Rest Bay being a short 5 minute car journey away. Porthcawl boasts one of the largest caravan parks in wales, which is again within a few minute walking distance of the house, There you can find and use the indoor swimming pool , the childrens parks and play areas, indoor bowling, jungle jims, sports bar, nightclub plus the family Showdome, amusements, and much much more. The fun fair of coney beach again within walking distance of the property. so having fun and finding lots to do in the area is easy. Horse Riding on the beach at Ogmore by Sea, or go and explore the County Park and House at Margam Park County Park a 15 minute car journey away there you will find lots to see, do and explore. with Cardiff and Swansea being less than a 30 minute car journey away, you will find everything you need to do and see , with Techniquest at Cardiff Bay and shops galore visit Cardiff Bay or go along to Discover Swansea and the famous Swansea Market, or visit Mumbles and the Gower for a fab day out. Porthcawl has so much to offer.

Porthcawl

Porthcawl, is a popular seaside resort, situated in South Wales, just off junction 37 of the M4, inbetween Cardiff and Swansea on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Porthcawl is a actual resort and boasts one of the biggest caravan parks in Wales - Trecco Bay Caravan Park - has excellent facilities with an indoor swimming pool, outside jets and fountains for those sunny days and hours of wet fun. Also on site is crazy golf, childrens park, outdoor all weather court for basketball,/football etc, plus a nightclub, the coast resturant, sportsbar, showdome for the childrens entertainment nightly plus amuzements galore with Jungle Jims, (an indoor soft play area plus Indoor Bowling. Porthcawl is also famous for its Fun fair, situated right on the beach overlooking Coney Beach is the funfair with candy floss, icecreams, fish and chips - so for a fun day out for the children it is great !! If you looking for more of an adventure, the many beaches of Porthcawl each offer their own attractions - Rest Bay is a blue flag beach and attracts the Surfers - with surf board and kayak hire on site at the beach - this beach is also lifeguard manned daily. Porthcawl has a lovely old fashioned town with artisan shops plus your regular high street shops, a stroll along the front of porthcawl with its many tea shops and cafes where you can sit and sip coffee, watch the sea and relax watching the world go by.

Porthcawl also has so many pubs, bars, restaurants many situated on the front, with lots to choose from in the side street off of the front - Porthcawl has a harbour, which is currently undergoing changes to include a 70 boat harbour, and further businesses so you can sit along side the harbour and watch the boats go to and fro. The lifeboat is also situated at the harbour so on many days you can see the RNLI on training days. Porthcawl being a resort has so much to offer, so many things to do not just in Porthcawl town itself but its surrounding areas are a must for the local visitor - Horse Riding on the Beach at Ogmore by Sea, Picking your own fruit in the picturesque village of Merthyr Mawr, heading off the see the Castle at Ogmore Castle, with the ruined castle, and steping stones accross the river, with a little tea shop nearby for a cup of tea and watch the wildlife on the river and the horses with their riders stomping through the river heading to the beach for the Horse Riding on the Beach. The more you look in the area the more you find - so much to do - Golf Courses there are three within a few minutes - Royal Porthcawl, Pyle and Kenfig, plus the Grove Golf club where you can have a round of golf and sit and have a lovely afternoon cream tea. or a pint and a meal. Margam Park in a Country Park close to Porthcawl only down one junction to J38 on M4 and you can go along to see the Country House, Animals, Deer Herd, lakes, swans wildlife, plus there is plenty for the children in the little farm, train rides, childrens parks and Go Ape, swinging from the trees on zip wires - Adventures at Kenfig where you can go Quad Bike Riding, Paintballing and lots more, (booking is recommended). - so many things in the area and so close to the Resort

(FISHING, GOLFING, CYCLING, WALKING, BEACHES, SURFING, KAYAKING, QUADBIKING, FUNFAIR, CARAVAN PARK,CLUBING, EATING,SIGHT SEEING, 2 MAJOR CITIES BOTH WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE 20 MINUTES)

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Review 1-9 of 9

19 Jun 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

Stayed here for a week with my sister, Apartment was very clean and comfortable, lots of space, very relaxing. Welcome basket was great enjoyed it all. Loved Porthcawl hope to come back to The Gateway… More

10 Jun 2014

5/5

"Excellent Accomodation"

Welcome basket very nice touch everything you need to start your holiday, accommodation very clean and spacious, excellent welcome would recommend.… More

18 May 2014

4/5

"Great welcome basket!!"

Easy to find this bright white apartment. Property was clean and tidy and all we wanted from a holiday home. The welcome basket was amazing, bread, butter, marmalade, eggs ,bacon, crisps, biscuits, mi… More

6 May 2014

4/5

"Lovely place"

The gateway is very nicley decorated ad convenient for everything Porthcawl has to offer. The owners are very friendly and helpful and communication was excellent we were greeted at the door and shown… More

27 Mar 2014

5/5

"Home from home"

We stayed for three and a half weeks during December.

The apartment catered for all our needs and the welcome basket was superb.

When we had a problem with the heating Andrew was there to help within a few minutes.

We would highly recommend this apartment.

13 Jan 2014

4/5

"LOVELY GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT"

Welcome pack was very good and very thoughtful of Kay and her hubby to provide these items.Very clean comfortable apartment. Kitchen space is great.within walking distance to the beach and fair.Very f… More

31 Oct 2013

5/5

"Outstanding stay a*"

Well what can I say.....the warm welcome we received when we arrived was lovely, the welcome pack was more than fabulous, the apartment was beautiful, as soon as we sat down we felt at home. It was s… More

7 Sep 2013

5/5

"Superb owner, wonderful relaxing home and lovely location"

This is probably one of the best places I've stayed. My son and I travel together a lot and we were extremely happy with the apartment. Nothing was too much trouble for the owner and we felt very… More

Thank you for this review, we are new to the holiday letting business and greatly appreciate your comments - we need people's comments to help guide us to improve our holiday letting business - Thank you again for your comments and your appreciation of our place - its lovely to know when your getting things right, Thank you again and would really love to see you again for another little break - Thanks again (The Gateway) x

25 Aug 2013

5/5

"CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR BEACHES, BARS, RESTAURANTS, SWIMMING POOLS, FUN FAIR - MODERN INTERIOR - SPACIOUS & COMFORTABLE"

Lovely place, Centrally located, spacious accommodation with large lounge, plus separate dining room with seating areas, nice kitchen with breakfast table, two bedrooms , walked to the Hi Tide for a m… More

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