Puffin House is a delightful mid-19th century Grade II listed coastguard cottage, within a few minutes' walk of Fishguard town centre. It is an ideal base for a family holiday in Pembrokeshire with easy access to a wealth of coastal and rural countryside and activities. The house has been newly renovated and fitted in a New England/contemporary style throughout.
Ground floor Entrance into Victorian tiled hall. The MAIN LOUNGE has a wood log burner and is tastefully furnished with a natural wool carpet, rug, two comfortable sofas, leather armchair, TV with Freeview and DVD player and a varied selection of books. The DINING ROOM opens through to the kitchen for social cooking and dining. Natural black slate floors in both, open fire place, stylish furniture, small sofa, oak dining table to seat 8 and wall mounted LCD TV. The contemporary KITCHEN has a ceramic electric hob and fan oven with extractor, fridge, dishwasher, freezer and microwave. There is a washing machine in the rear hall. SHOWER-ROOM with shower cubicle, WC and sink.
First Floor MASTER BEDROOM is furnished with a leather super-king sleigh- bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, side unit, decorative Victorian fireplace, white painted floor with rug and large vanity unit with light/shaver point. BEDROOM 2 has an antique French double bed, bedside table, dressing table, 5-drawer unit, built-in wardrobe, Victorian fireplace and white painted floor with rug. BEDROOM 3 has white wooden bunk beds, 3-drawer unit, white painted floor and rug. The spacious BATHROOM has a free-standing roll-top bath, sink, WC and illuminated mirror. All the beds will be made up with fresh linen with duvets for your arrival.
To the front of the cottage, there is a paved and railed area with a wooden picnic bench and garden seat. To the rear, there is a small area for table and chairs and a footpath leading from Tower Hill, where there is ample parking. No pets and no smoking.
Other information There is gas central heating throughout – included in the rental from May to September and charged for at a flat rate of £35 a week at all other times (included in the rates per week). Towels available for hire at £3 per person per week. A stair gate is provided for the landing, and another for the downstairs hall. Two bed side-panels, high chair and travel cot are also available.
Fishguard has a range of shops, pubs, galleries, restaurants, modern leisure centre, small theatre/cinema and library – where the Tapestry depicting scenes from the last invasion of Britain hangs. The farmers' market is every Thursday and alternate Saturday in the Town Hall. It's a short walk to the picturesque harbour of Lower Town; the location for the film 'Under Milk Wood' starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. A perfect base from which to explore Pembrokeshire, with its Coastal Path a few minutes' walk away and coastal walker shuttle buses. St David's, Newport, the Gwaun Valley, Strumble Head, and many beaches and coves dotted along the stunning coastline – including Pwll Gwaelod, Cwm-yr-Eglwys and Newport are well worth visiting. There are several traditional pubs nearby.