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1 / 32 The Sun shines with Sea views in all 6 bedrooms of this 18th Century House with a 2/3rd acre Garden

House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 18 Home 45821

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4* The Old Rectory, Newport, Pembs House

6bedrooms
18sleeps
 min stay varies

House / 6 bedrooms / 7 bathrooms / sleeps 18

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Children are well catered for and dogs are very welcome. Retreat from the busy world to this majestic 18th Century Rectory on the mountain slopes of the wild Pembrokeshire coastline. We provide perfect facilities for your holiday, retreat or workshop for groups of up to 18 (or add the adjoining Cottage for up to 26 total). Highlights include; 6 bedrooms, a cosy living room with inglenook fireplace, a large workshop space (or second living room) with big bay windows looking over Newport Bay. A private 2/3 acre of romantic wild garden, Parking for 7 cars and excellent self-catering facilities. (Add the 3 bedroom Cottage for 9 bedrooms in total for up to 26 and 10 cars.) You can have the utmost quiet retreat and listen to the grass grow, or celebrate, and play loud music and know that you have the privacy to do so. Many groups come annually for their spiritual retreat and find quiet in the house and garden to follow their own practice. All minorities are welcome. Some like to teach and

Children are well catered for and dogs are very welcome. Retreat from the busy world to this majestic 18th Century Rectory on the mountain slopes of the wild Pembrokeshire coastline. We provide perfect facilities for your holiday, retreat or workshop for groups of up to 18 (or add the adjoining Cottage for up to 26 total). Highlights include; 6 bedrooms, a cosy living room with inglenook fireplace, a large workshop space (or second living room) with big bay windows looking over Newport Bay. A private 2/3 acre of romantic wild garden, Parking for 7 cars and excellent self-catering facilities. (Add the 3 bedroom Cottage for 9 bedrooms in total for up to 26 and 10 cars.) You can have the utmost quiet retreat and listen to the grass grow, or celebrate, and play loud music and know that you have the privacy to do so. Many groups come annually for their spiritual retreat and find quiet in the house and garden to follow their own practice. All minorities are welcome. Some like to teach and learn healing arts or leave their sculptures in the garden or rearrange the furniture for their use. The large lounge on the first floor is ideal for workshops as well as the cottage living room. The house and garden is unique in being able to offer this. Other groups come back to play music together each year or party and leave a healthy bottle collection to recycle. Noise is no problem if you rent both properties. Likewise you can ensure peace as there are no neighbours around.There is a 3 foot stone wall between the house and the cottage so sound reduction is effective. Many families have up to 3 dogs if both places are rented.. Some engineers have used the house for several weeks doing night shift work and used the utility room for sandy and muddy garments. As long as there is respect for furnishings and the house is left clean enough for the professional cleaners to do their final touches everywhere, then many uses are welcomed.There are several local people who offer excellent catering to support workshops, celebrations and breakfast needs. Also there are also several halls nearby to rent as extra workshop or dance space to complement workshop use. Large areas in the garden have been used for yoga groups, tai chi, and other exercises. The house is suitable for a film location, writing and painting groups..We are surrounded by an open panorama of breathtaking views which are visible throughout the house. Behind us, the enchanted Carn Ingli (Angel Mountain), and in front, Newport Bay and the Irish Sea. From your doorstep, you can explore a web of beautiful walks through sacred sites, mystical woods and valleys, rocky highlands, and, of course, the incredible Pembrokeshire coast path.We are a fully independent, family run business, and we are always on-call to help your stay go smoothly. With 20 years in the business, a long-standing 4 star Welsh Tourist Board rating, and thousands of happy guests, we can assure you of our ongoing standards and professionalism. We make it simple so you can just enjoy your time in this special place.Welcome

Location description from owner

The Pembrokeshire region

Pembrokeshire is a place of magic, mystery & enchantment with wild landscapes, and a rich and ancient history and culture.

When you arrive, you are sure to sense the ever-present power of the land imbued with five thousand years of deeply layered history. Our area was of great spiritual significance to its early inhabitants, and an abundance of ancient monuments, relics, and sacred sites surround us. The Stone Age and Iron Age settlers, the Celts and the Normans all left their marks, which you can find within walking distance around our property. The Bluestones in the mountains here were so important to the Neolithics that they transported these huge stones, which weighed about four tonnes, to Stonehenge, 250 km away. There are many ancient standing stones and other megalithic structures dotted across our region, including Pentre Ifan, a short drive away. There are many local tales of Merlin, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and, as legend has it, our mountain, Carn Ingli (Angel Mountain) was where St. Brynach spent 40 days and nights communing with the angels. You can still find St. Brynach's cave in the nearby woodland. Our area also seems to be of special interest to life outside our world. Pembrokeshire is within the hub of extraterrestrial activity known as the 'Welsh Triangle'. Much is forgotten, or not yet understood, but it is clear that there is profound power inherent in the land here.

A web of public footpaths takes you right from our doorstep through incredible and varied landscapes.

Heading inland from the house, you will discover secret caves and streams amongst fairy-tale wooded valleys. Then, as you reach the heather-clad open moorlands, you can climb over the rocky crags and outcrops, and admire the view of the rolling hills and coastline below. Up here, you can mountain bike, ride horses, and explore the ancient settlement remains in the company of buzzards, ravens, sheep and wild mountain ponies.

A few minutes walk downhill from the house, will lead you to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which boasts over 200 miles of wild windswept cliff tops ablaze with wild flowers, and also hidden beaches, quiet coves, secret caves, thriving wildlife and the Atlantic Ocean. Our little town, Trefdraeth, meaning 'Beach-Town', is adjacent to a 1 mile long beach with dunes and an estuary, protected by craggy headlands. It provides Ideal conditions for swimming, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, fishing and bird watching.

The "ancient borough" of Newport*/Trefdraeth is historically a fishing, farming, and market town, which still maintains a strong sense of cultural and lingual integrity. The Norman church and castle stand proudly over the town's tightly winding streets and stone houses. You will discover many family run shops, cafes, and restaurants that seem to be from another era. There is so much to experience here, from fishing in a coracle, to Welsh choir festivals, and much more, but you won't make it a real Welsh experience until you go to an old gnarly pub after watching the local rugby match.

*Not to be confused with Newport, Gwent in South Wales

Newport -Trefdraeth

.The ancient borough of Newport/Trefdraeth has many convenient amenities, with the charm of its small "village-sized" community (roughly 1,000 people). There are excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes (the locally caught seafood is a must), as well as the usual shops such as a bakery, a butcher's, a news agent, post-office, eco-centre, and a convenience store. There are numerous art galleries, craft shops, and an antique shop. There are many sports facilities including an excellent golf course that you can see from the house, tennis courts, sports field, bicycle rentals, horse stables and tours, and boat club. Historic sites are all around us, and there are too many to mention, but we would highly recommend touring the local standing stones, churches, castles and Iron Age forts as a good start. When you arrive, we will provide you with a helpful information

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Bed & bathroom

  • bedroom 1: king bed
    bedroom 2: double bed
    bedroom 3: double bed single bed
    bedroom 4: double bed single bed
    bedroom 5: single bed
    bedroom 6: 3 single beds
    beds in other rooms: 2 sofa beds
  • 2 family bathrooms, 2 en suites, 1 shower room, 2

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Deanna K
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
01 May 2016
Years listed:
8
Skype name
deanna.kasta
Based in:
Canada

Languages spoken: English

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