The Old Vicarage
House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 17
The Old Vicarage is prominently situated on a hill overlooking the wonderful Gower countryside. Quiet and peaceful yet within minutes of Gower's world class beaches and just 15 minutes from Mumbles village, famous for it's restaurants, bars and shops.
The Old Vicarage was completed in 1901 and has recently been completely refurbished to offer a full range of modern amenities within a beautifully decorated country house that will provide you with a lifetime of memories.
The house is perfect for families, extended families, groups of friends & wedding guests looking to enjoy first class accommodation. The library and east sitting room offers sanctuary to guests wishing to relax quietly in front of a roaring fire, whilst the family room and conservatory off the kitchen is the hub of the house. The heart of the house is undoubtedly the enormous family kitchen. The large oak central island allows guests to sit in the heart of the kitchen next to the range cooker. The conservatory, off the kitchen, houses a solid oak table with seating for 12 or more and a wood burning stove.
The 5 star Fairyhill restaurant is within walking distance of 20 to 25 minutes as is the renowned King Arthur country pub serving excellent food & drink in a traditional country pub environment.
Gower provides the opportunity for golf, watersports, horse riding, hiking, cycling or just relaxing and enjoying some of Europe's favourite beaches..
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Horton, Three Cliffs, Rhosilli, Oxwich, Caswell, L 1.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Fairwood 6 km, Nearest railway: High Street, Swansea 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (7), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Old Vicarage offers an abundance of charm and character, providing light filled and well proportioned accommodation, comprising;
Welcoming reception hall with original tiled floor
Elegant sitting room with open fireplace
Lounge with open fireplace
Study / Library
Farmhouse style kitchen-breakfast room with granite and solid wood work tops
Super conservatory with wood burning stove
Utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor
Minstrels style gallery landing
Three en suite double bedrooms
Two further double bedrooms with twin rooms
Externally, there are gated lawned grounds and a private, walled sun terrace.
The Old Vicarage is accessed via automatic, decorative metal gates, with touchpad and fob security access to a sweeping driveway up to the property.
Ample gravelled parking for up to 6 cars.
There are rolling lawns, with mature trees and shrubs, and fabulous far reaching countryside views.
Gated access to an enclosed walled courtyard.
|Further details outdoors|
Gates provide secure access to 1 acre of landscaped grounds with ample parking for 6 cars.
French doors and conservatory to upper lawn.
Enclosed sun terrace.
The South Wales region
The Gower peninsula was the UK's first designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
The peninsula has many beautiful beaches ranging from Three Cliffs (voted the best beach in Europe) to Caswell & the world famous Rhossilli beach with the scenic Worm's Head promontory.
The Old Vicarage provides easy access to the north& south Gower coast.
The north coast has green fields and villages sweeping gently down to the sea.
The south coast has limestone cliffs and some of Europe's best loved sandy bays with easy access for walkers and cars.
There are too many "must see" highlights in and around Gower but most visitors ensure they visit Rhossili, Three Cliffs and spend at least one day in the seaside village of Mumbles with it's great variety of independent shops, bars, restaurants and cafes.
The walk from Parkmill to Three Cliffs follows a fast flowing stream through a beautiful, wooded valley with the haunting Pennard Castle overlooking Three Cliffs Bay is simply stunning.
The Old Vicarage is perfectly situated to provide easy access to all of the activities, countryside, beaches and entertainment that Gower offers all visitors.
The house is within walking distance of 20 to 25 minutes of the renowned 5 star Fairyhill Restaurant and the delightful King Arthur Country Pub.
World class beaches vary from a few minutes to 15 minutes drive through beautiful countryside.
Mumbles is a delightful village just a short drive away and offers a wealth of high quality restaurants, bars and independent shops.
A wide range of activities are available including hiking, cycling, horse riding, surfing, watersports and golf.
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5 Nov 2014
"An unforgettable weekend - thank you"
I hired this lovely house for the weekend of my 30th birthday. It was perfect - plenty of space, great rooms, beautiful area and the owners were very helpful.Great kitchen / dining / conservatory spac… More
8 Sep 2014
The Old Vicarage is good for an extended family holiday.Be aware that the ensuites are small and all have saniflo systems, these were not fully functional during our stay.The " wet-shower room&qu… More
19 May 2014
"Brilliant house in a beautiful area!"
The Gower Vicarage had everything we could have wanted for our weekend away! A great kitchen diner area to socialise in, and lots of space for relaxing in the living rooms. The bedrooms were beautiful… More
22 Apr 2014
"An absolute delight of a house, perfect for our large group of friends"
A beautiful house with everything you could wish for on a weekend break. Plenty of bed space and leisure space. The kitchen morphs into the conservatory which is a truly multi use area from busy cooki… More
11 Apr 2013
"Perfect Location for family trip to Gower"
We simply could not fault the wonderful setting of this fabulous, character-filled house. Eleven of us rented the house for a family reunion and 50th birthday celebration. We were aged between 14 mon… More
1 Jun 2012
"This is a truly fabulous holiday home"
The Old Vicarage became our holiday home for a week to celebrate my young wife's 75th birthday. All three generations of our 14 strong family had a fantastic time both on those wonderful golden s… More
3 May 2012
"truly magnificent house for family holiday in the gower"
We were so enchanted by the Old Vicarage for our 3 generation family Easter holiday that we have booked to go again next year. The house is so spacious and comfortable that it didn't feel as tho… More
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