Llanelli holiday apartment letting with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and golf

Gower View Penthouse

from £90 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

42 reviews

from £90 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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View from the balcony at high tide the perfect place for an evening drink

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 131389

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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Next Availability November 21

Gower View Penthouse is a 5 * duplex self catering beachfront holiday apartment with the most amazing views. It has a light, spacious open plan kitchen living area with full-length glass balconies on both sides and a luxurious master bedroom with en suite. It is tastefully furnished and has porcelain tiled floors with underfloor heating throughout. It has spectacular views of the beach and sea and the stunning sunsets are to die for! It is a brilliant location for family holidays with a choice of child friendly beaches. It is a wildlife haven and provides a wide range of activities, restaurants, places to visit and sports particularly golf, with 17 courses less than 30 miles away. It is a 5 minute walk to the Sosban Restaurant which has just been voted the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales 2102-13 and 15 minute drive from the new Ffos Las Racecourse.It is accessed from the third floor of the apartment block, there is NO lift. The open-plan living room has separate areas for dining and sitting for 6 people. The dining area balcony gets the morning sun – perfect for breakfast, the seaside balcony has the sun from late morning onwards and is the ideal place to view the magnificent sunsets with a cool glass of wine.There is BT Vision TV with a home cinema sound system, a Playstation3, radio, CD player, a selection of DVD's and free BT Infinity wireless broadband.The kitchen has a ceramic hob with cooker hood over, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer, electric kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board.You will find the cupboards stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder and conditioner, foil and cling film.All the bedrooms have electric wall radiators as well as under floor heating. The beds are made up for your arrival with fresh, crisp linen and there is a choice of summer and winter duvets. Hand, bath and beach towels are provided.The master bedroom has patio doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the sea. It is a wonderful view to wake up to! We have just decorated this room and there is a brand new king sized bed providing us with some of the best night's sleep we have had for ages (We will have to think about replacing our bed at home now!) There is a LCD TV, DVD player, walk-in wardrobe, hair dryer. It has an en suite with a spacious power shower, basin, wc, wall heater and heated towel rail.The second and third bedrooms both have twin beds and plenty of storage with fitted wardrobes and drawer space.The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, wc, basin, wall heater and heated towel rail. In both bathrooms you will find hand wash, shower gel, bath foam and loo rolls.There are full-length balconies on both sides of the kitchen/living area with balcony furniture and a smaller balcony for the master bedroom. The penthouse is just 40 metres from the soft, sandy beach at the mouth of the estuary of the river Loughar. The tide goes out a long way so the beach provides a large play area for children. There is a communal lawn area outside the penthouse, one designated parking space, further visitor parking and bike storage sheds. There is a visitor centre just 4 mins walk from the penthouse, the staff are very helpful and will answer all your questions. There is a cafeteria and an ice-cream shop where you can buy locally made Joe's ice cream, the creamiest we have ever tasted!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Nearest beach You're are right on it!
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff International 88 km, Nearest railway: Llanelli 2.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

Carmarthenshire region

Carmarthenshire is known as the Garden of Wales. It has miles of stunning coastline, is full of history and there are many beautiful gardens, castles and nature reserves to visit.

Oakwood Theme Park, Heatherton World of Family Activities and Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo all provide an action packed day out for all the family.

The beautiful beaches of the Gower are a 30-40 minute drive away. Our favourite is Caswell Bay which has an excellent beach cafe. The Welsh Federation Surfing School at Llangennith has been recommended by sevearl of our guests.


The beach-front in Llanelli is part of the the Millennium Coastal Park. More than 1500 acres have been given a spectacular facelift to provides 22km of beautifully restored coastline with stunning views of the Gower Peninsula and a unique park, featuring a stunning array of visitor attractions that include Pembrey Country Park, the National Wetlands Centre, an assortment of wildlife havens, an angling centre, traffic-free cycle paths, a seafront promenade and a picturesque harbour at Burry Port.

The beach is just 40m from the penthouse; the tide goes out a long way so the beach provides a large and safe play area for children.

A visitor centre is situated 4 minutes walk from the penthouse, the staff are very helpful and will answer all your questions. It also houses a cafeteria and ice-cream shop.

Just 5 minutes drive away is the Jack Nicklaus Championship golf course at Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club and there are 16 other golf courses within a 30 mile radius.

Llanelli has leisure centre with 2 swimming pools, a multi screen cinema which opened in December 2012 and the Ffwrnes Theatre which opened in Janiuary 2013.

Pembrey Country Park is just a 20 minute drive from the penthouse. It has a dry ski slope, toboggan run, miniature railway, nature trails, cycling, horse riding and putting course, restaurant, plus the beautiful 7 mile blue flag beach Cefn Sidan Sands beach.

Next door is the Welsh Motor Sports Centre.

The National Wildlife and Wetlands Centre, Sandy Water Park, Kidwelly Castle, the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Aberglasney, Dinefwr Park and Castle, the new Ffos Las racecourse and Parc y Scarletts, new home of the Scarlett’s Rugby team are all nearby.

Fishing, surfing, quad biking, mountain biking, horse riding, snooker, bowls, soft play centers, farm shops, shopping and excellent restaurants are all available locally.

Swansea Waterfront has a spectacular new water-based leisure centre with the UK’s first standing surf machine, a thrilling ride called the Master Blaster, a lazy river, waterfall, water jets and fountains – the best indoor water park around.

The city of Swansea is just 20 minutes drive to the east and Carmarthen 30 minutes to the west.

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26 Apr 2014


"Lovely Apartment"

We spent Easter at Gower View Apartment & thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment has everything you could want, extremely comfortable beds & the showers were excellent. The views are stunning & we were lucky enough to see a beautiful sunset. Cooking was a pleasure as the kitchen was very well equipped & it was lovely to have everyone around. We ate out at Sosban ( the Sosban Fach menu) it was delicious & would return. A fantastic weekend was had by all & we'll be back!

29 May 2012


"Superb apartment, excellent base for stunning cycle rides"

We returned again to stay in this superb apartment, a luxury home from home where you start to relax as soon as you walk in and see the views. We didn't relax for long though as my husband had planned a list of cycle routes for our week! We so enjoyed our first cycle up the Black Mountain on the edge of the Brecon Beacons that we returned there later in the week to cycle it again, thoroughly recommended for the sense of achievement in reaching the top and the stunning views once you get there. The Sosban restaurant was excellent and a real treat for our first wedding anniversary meal and The Bryngwyn pub as good as always with great steak. It was even warm enough for champagne on the balcony watching the sunset on one evening, an added bonus! We hope to visit again before too long.

16 Apr 2012


"Georgeous Apartment, Beautiful Views"

We had a wonderful time at the Gower Penthouse. It was very comfortable, clean and had every mod con you could wish for. Sitting on the balcony, in the sunshine sheltered from the breeze, overlooking the fantastic beach, was lovely. The top floor living area was spacious and very well equipped, the master bedroom with ensuite was huge and the other two bedrooms were spacious and well set out. We hired bikes from the friendly staff at the millenium centre and enjoyed an exhilarating ride on the toboggan at Pembury Park. 15mins walk into town with lots of shops and train station. Overall we had a lovely holiday and my 16yr old daughter loved the apartment. We definately hope to return in the future. A big THANK YOU to the owners for the ease of booking, directions and the lovely apartment.

4 Apr 2012


"Fantastic views and lovelly appartment"

Fantastic location and great property amenities including the great views. Our daughter enjoyed the beachside activities. Really comfortable home away from home. No real dislikes about the proprty and will definetly stay there again.

18 Feb 2012


"Fantastic views in a well-equipped flat suitable for all ages."

This is our second stay at this lovely apartment overlooking the Gower. We have children of various ages and the flat was suitable for all. It has a well equipped in the kitchen and has all the added extras to hand. It is within walking distance of the town centre and easy access to the train .There are loads of outdoor activities to enjoy and you can hire cycles nearby in the millienium centre. The food markets are all great in Llanelli,Swansea and Carmarthen and well worth a visit. We also visited Caswell bay and Rhossili which are only a 30-40 min drive away. Definitely recommend.

10 Jan 2012


"Fantastic getaway with views that can't help make you relax"

Penthouse is extremely clean and well equipped - a real home from home! Beautifully finished and the view across the gower etc is breathtaking! The best self catering kitchen I have come across too, knives that are not blunt and an oven which works well! Showers nice and powerfull too! We stayed with our 10 month old son and as long as you leave pushchair in your car (too many stairs to carry it up and down) it is very child friendly with good travel cot and high chair provided. Does not have stair gate but the sofa upstairs come off in sections and is perfect width to put in front of stairs at the top. We walked to the train station a couple of the days we were there and went to different places which was nice and we went to the botanic gardens which we would recommend too! We ate in most of the time but did go to the steak house which is recommended in the literature and very much enjoyed it . We had a super week here and would def recommend it

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. As the penthouse is our family holiday home we have made sure it is as comfortable and well equipped as possible. We love to visit the Botanical Gardens - the glass house is amazing. Now that our granddaughter has started to crawl we realise the necessity for a stair gate and will install one when we visit at the beginning of February. I am sorry the weather was not better for you, but, as you found, there is plenty to do whatever the weather!

9 Oct 2011


"Very comfortable home."

The property had all amenities. Was spotless and comfortable. A verycomprehensive guest information pack is provided. Communication with the owner was excellent. The view is excellent. Restaurants good nearby - particularly Sosban early bird menu.

11 Sep 2011


"The most relaxing stay in a beautiful location!"

My Dad and I came here for somewhere to relax after lots of hard work at work and uni! The Penthouse was perfect for that, beautiful, comfy and spotlessly clean with everything we needed right there. The views from the balconys and the huge glass doors are stunning; you can sit out and watch the world go by and see the kite surfers and the sunsets, it's mesmerising and very relaxing indeed! The walks are well worth doing, with so many nearby. I hired a bike just next door from Merlin's Cycles which was great as the cycle paths are perfect and go all the way along the coast to the next door beaches. There is so much to do right on your doorstep, I don't think anyone would be at a loss to find something to entertain, whether you just want to relax near the beach or whether you want a lot of activities. My Dad says the Penthouse was surrounded by quality links golf courses including Royal Porthcawl, Pyle and Kenfig, Southerndown, with Ashburnham on the doorstep offering exceptionally good value. He was very happy! I really recommend staying here at Llanelli in the Penthouse for a lovely, relaxing and enjoyable stay.

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