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Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 495377
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Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6
Rural retreat on a small holding. Six berth 2 bedroom, one en suite Swift Burgundy holiday home, which is situated in the grounds of our cottage, on a mountain with lovely panoramic views over wide area. It is ideal for a peaceful get away from it all holiday, but with a central position for visits to Swansea, Neath waterfalls, Gower coast beaches, South Wales bike path Llanelli, the Brecon Beacons, Afon Forest Mountain Bike trails and Dan y Ogof Caves. There are many local walks to suit all abilities and we are situated on a Ramblers route. There are Red Kites and many species of birds if you are into bird watching.Ten minutes drive to Pontardawe town centre, pubs, restaurants supermarkets, leisure centre, Swimming pool, theatre and cinema. In the garden, there are duck ponds and a decked patio with BBQ and a garden table and chairs. Separate parking area for cars. Secure storage for motor bikes, mountain bikes and a hose to clean them. Also a separate laundry, coat drying / boot room ideal for walkers and mountain bikers. Log burner for cosy evenings by the fire. We are happy to provide quotes for less than 4 guests.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Nearest beach||Gower Coast 17.7 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff 48 km, Nearest railway: Swansea,Neath 16 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Vale of Glamorgan region
Pontardawe is nestled between Swansea city centre and the Brecon Beacons National park. The region is ideally suited to walkers and outdoor types who don't mind a bit of rain. The town centre holds many festivals throughout the spring and summer. It is ideal for a peaceful get away from it all holiday, but with a central position for visits to Swansea, Neath waterfalls, Gower coast beaches, South Wales bike path, Llanelli, the Brecon Beacons, and Dan y Ogof Caves.
We are ten minutes drive to Pontardawe town centre, pubs, restaurants supermarkets, leisure centre, Swimming pool, theatre and cinema. There are many local walks to suit all abilities and we are situated on a Ramblers route. There are Red Kites and many species of birds if you are interested in bird watching and many nature trails for mountain bikers and walkers alike. The Swansea canal cycle path from Pontardawe to Swansea has a wide variety of wildlife. Tourism is now becoming a growth industry in and around the Pontardawe area, some of the old collieries and mines in the area have been turned into museums such as Cefn Coed Colliery Museum, and nearby Aberdulais Falls, a spectacular waterfall now owned by the National Trust, is the largest electricity generating water wheel in Europe. The reopening of the Canal in this area together with the beautiful countryside provides a wealth of places to visit and a rambler's paradise. The South Wales Miners Museum in the Afan Argoed Countryside Centre, Neath Abbey, Gnoll Country Park and Margam Country Park are a few of the popular local sites of interest for visitors.
Pontardawe itself now has a growing population of over 5,000. Celebrated for its contributions to the Arts, especially music, the town is home to the modern Pontardawe Arts Centre which hosts regular performances by both renowned National and International artists, an active film society, the Valley Folk Club and the Pontardawe Acoustic Music Club. This growing town is best known though for the Pontardawe Festival of World Music and Dance held every August since 1978.
Pontardawe spring festival
lesisure centre/ swimming pool
pubs and restaurants
11 miles outside Swansea city centre
between Brecon beacons and Swansea
variety of walks
clydach canal path from ponty to Swansea
graig y nos country house near
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15 Jun 2015
Giving a beautiful panorama of the Black Mountains from every window, the mobile home is excellent. Very comfortable, warm and well equipped with all modern appliances in perfect working order. What a find. Although it is found up a small mountain with a couple of mini hairpin bends that just adds to the thrill. It is perfectly safe but a little bit adventurous and the view is spectacular. The Landlady and Landlord are very welcoming and have created the perfect holiday for anyone who wants a small adventure. Plenty of gorgeous sightseeing in the locality with an abundance of waterfalls from easy access to slightly more challenging. Totally suitable for children to Grandparents, I will certainly go again.
We really enjoyed your visit, looking forward to seeing you again soon
10 Apr 2015
"Very nice place!!!"
To be honest ... everything was Excellent and we were very happy about the accomodation and the support that we have become from the owner. Very kind people and always available. And if you are looking after a place to relax... in Penwaun you will find it. Thanks again for the beautiful time ! Regards from Spain. RenEnergie.
We are so pleased your enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the future.
1 Nov 2013
"Absolutely perfect ! Will be back..."
Having spent a few nights at different places in Pontardawe, I decided to browse for somewhere a bit quieter and more comfortable as I still had a few weeks before coming home. Then I came across this little treasure, genuinely could not have found a better place to spend the duration. Was greeted by Eileen and Mark who were genuine and hospitable. The caravan is immaculate and well equipped, it has everything and anything you could possibly want and need. The shower is better than most places I've ever been in, which was a lovely surprise as my memory's of being in a caravan as a child aren't so great. However this is 5* for a caravan. Even on the coldest of nights we were warm and comfortable. The surrounding are is beautiful, the views from the caravan down the valley were a treat. I'd literally open my curtains before I went to sleep knowing that id wake up with another autumnal sunrise over the hills, quality! we'd jump out of the van greeted by the lovely dog, chickens and ducks. We had the log burner on every night , star gazing most nights. Great walks up the hill, found a stone circle on top off the mountain behind the farm framed with a pink sunset. Can't wait to go back to be honest and see more off what there is in the area knowing I've got Penwaun to go back to. Eileen provided clean towels linen etc without request, very homely feel and we were well looked after. It really was a home from home, the perfect 'base'. What they advertise is what u get, a rural retreat, with anything u need within a ten minute drive. Bang on. Thank you for letting us stay here...
Thank you! We really enjoyed your stay, and Jilly (the dog) loved the walks and play with you . Hope to see you again soon so you can see more of the area.
1 Sep 2013
"An expansive and relaxing environment."
We felt so welcomed by hosts Eileen and Mark, whose warmth and humor made us feel immediately at home. The guest accommodation was surprisingly spacious as well as feeling clean and cosy. It was marvelous to be up there in all that space and fresh air and quiet. Time to breathe...feel ... think ... reflect ... Eileen and Mark, guided us to some local places of beauty. The views are edible. We left feeling relaxed and enriched. We happily recommend this holiday experience to all.
Thank you! we really enjoyed your stay. it was our pleasure to welcome such lovely people to Penwaun. Come back soon.
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