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A luxury barn conversion situated close to the beach and cliffs

Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Sep-2016
Honeysuckle sleeps up to six people and has a large patio area and garden

Honeysuckle Cottage is a recent barn conversion which retains many of the original features of a Gower Barn whilst offering modern superior accommodation for families, friends and couples.

The property comprises of large kitchen diner which lends itself perfectly to socialising whilst cooking. There is a good sized bathroom with a separate bath and shower. The lounge is well equipped with a new flat screen TV and plenty of books, DVDs and board games to keep everyone amused.

The two bedrooms are spacious but full of character. there is one double and one twin.

The lounge accommodates a double sofa bed and we can also provide a fold away bed for families with three children.

Outside there is a patio area with a table and chairs. Beyond is a large garden ideal for a game of football and for catching the last of the evening sun.

The property is close to the beach and there are stunning cliff walks. Cafes and shops are just a short walk away.

Beaches: There are many beautiful beaches in Gower. Honeysuckle Cottage is next to one of the most magical of all these which is Pwlldu. There is no public parking nearby so it really is a locals beach. The cottage is five minute walk from this beach.

Three Cliffs Bay is a 20 minute walk away from the cottage along the cliff path which has sweeping sea views that take your breath away. There are two cafes in the village along the way in case you need to stop for refreshments.

There are many others, such as Caswell and Llangennith , where you can learn to surf. Oxwich, where you can learn to sail. Rhosilli, for spectacular walks across the causeway out to Worm's head.

Port Eynon is another family favourite and has recently been featured in Coast magazine.

All in all there a beach for every taste on Gower. Come and see which is your favourite.

Shopping: The idyllic seaside village of Mumbles is home to some of the best shops in the area. It is home to an eclectic range of home ware, fashion, show and gift shops. The Oyster Gallery, for example, is home to much more than a range of paintings and is a must if you are looking for some keepsakes or gifts for friends and family. There are independent clothes boutiques such as Pebble, Blue and Jabberwocky and Cha Cha's and Rowberrys are shoe boutiques that are well worth a visit. From chocolate shops to delicatessens there really is something fro everyone.

Closer to home in the village of Southgate we have our very own Jewellery shop Jewels by the Sea. Fabulous for spoiling yourself or others!

In nearby Parkmill there is the Mill. This is a museum, come cafe with a few little craft shops and ducks chickens and other animals to entertain the children. Great for a cloudy day!

Eating out: There are so many places to eat out. From cafes to AA rosette restaurants Gower has an option for all tastes and budgets.

The cafes in Southgate do affordable lunches and the pubs in Kittle, Bishopston and Reynoldston do affordable but delicious pub food lunchtimes and evenings.

For the more discerning taste buds or a special occasion there is the delightful Maes-yr-haf in Parkmill (five minutes away by car or taxi). There are many more in the nearby village of Mumbles. Please enquire when booking if you require some advice on where to book. Please note booking for the restaurants is essential to avoid disappointment.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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12 Reviews

4.8
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

5

The most beautiful property in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

My family have just returned from Honeysuckle Cottage and really cannot praise it highly enough. The cottage has everything you need, the décor is tasteful and the fittings are of a much higher quality than you would expect. Lyndsey is so friendly and is obviously passionate about her lovely place, and quite rightly so. We do hope to return for a longer stay. The area is simply wonderful. Tracey Taverner

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always a joy to hear that our guests have had a wonderful stay. As you quite rightly said Tracey I am passionate about the cottage and I love to share it and this very special corner of Gower with our guests. I'm so pleased you like some of our new renovations. We are always striving to improve the quality of the accommodation. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us and potential visitors. It is very much appreciated. We hope to see you again in the future. Lyndsey
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Fabulous place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I travelled with my family to stay for two nights while attending the Rugby World Cup in Cardiff for the quarter final weekend. We were looking for somewhere away from the hussle of Cardiff and wanted seclusion and scenery both of which Honeysuckle Cottage offer in abundance. It was interesting to arrive at 2:30am from the car ferry and head down a very narrow country lane but the place was simply amazing when we arrived. Lyndsey was really nice and had the heating and lights on to make it easy to find and provide immediate comfort. The cottage is like a home from home and we will definitely consider returning to take in some hikes in the area and enjoy the place more than on this quick visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your warm words. We love being called a home from home and we are really pleased that you found our cottage so comfortable and welcoming. We enjoy sharing our little corner of Gower with our guests and love it when people enjoy the experience so much that they want to return. Lyndsey
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a weekend at Honeysuckle Cottage - we all felt we'd had a real rest even though we did some walking.....we managed a long walk to Oxwich Bay along the costal path which was amazing and met lots of super friendly people along the way. Lyndsey was fab and had a chilled bottle of rose in the fridge waiting for our arrival which was lovely after a slow drive in Friday traffic from Bath......we have all decided already we are going back for another girlie weekend. The cottage is well equipped, toasty warm with super comfy beds. We all slept very well....and it's lovely and quiet!!! ....a trip to Rhossili is a must too.....thanks Lynsey xxx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. It's always a pleasure to have such positive feedback and know that people have had a lovely time. We look to forward to giving you another warm welcome in the future. Lyndsey
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5

Magical

  • 5 of 5

Sure the cottage is spotless and has all the stuff you need. But what makes it magical is the beautiful details inside and out. We love all of the Gower, but there is something very special about Pwll Du, Bantam Bay and its surrounds. Having it all right on our doorstep was luxurious to say the least. If that wasn't enough, Lyndsey inspired us to have a night time swim in the bay with the phosphorescence. To quote my son, "it was epic!".

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed Pwll Du and your magical midnight swim so much! We think it is best beach in Gower and feel so privileged to have it on our doorstep! It is lovely to be able to share it with our visitors. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We really enjoy renting our cottage out and it is fantastic to have such positive feedback. Lyndsey and family
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A beautiful cottage in a beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5

Honeysuckle Cottage is beautiful, even better than the description. It is very well equipped and spotlessly clean. We especially enjoyed sitting out in the private garden to eat breakfast. Our hosts made us very welcome, they even arranged for our son to ride one of their horses. The cottage is in a lovely spot with wonderful walks along the coast path with amazing views. It is within easy reach of Mumbles and Swansea for shopping and there is lots to do and see within a short drive of the cottage. All in all a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely cottage in a lovely place.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. Even better than described. Well equipped and spotlessly clean, especially enjoyed sitting out in the private garden to eat breakfast. Wonderful hosts who made us feel very welcome. Even arranged for our son to ride one of their horses. Within easy reach of Mumbles by car for shopping. Lovely walks along the coast path with amazing views. Lots to do and see within a short drive from the cottage. All in all a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a warm recommendation. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to see Gower at its best - in the glorious sunshine. Thank you for the lovely comments. We love to know that our guests have had a lovely time. Lyndsey
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff International Airport at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Beaufort Arms at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Swansea at 9 Miles Nearest Golf : Pennard Golf Club at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Swansea at 9 Miles Nearest Motorway : Junction 42 of the M4 at 11 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Maes-yr-haf at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Pwlldu at 1 Miles Car: necessary

The local area comprises of stunning countryside and cliff views and spectacular golden sandy beaches, including Three Cliffs bay close by which was a finalist in the TV programme Britain's Best View. Tidal and woodland valleys can be explored just a short walk away.

Pwll du bay is a secret treasure situated five minutes from the cottage. It is usually quiet and a naturally sheltered cove with lots of delightful rock pools for children to explore. Nearby there are some lovely cafes which make an ideal stopping point for lunch and coffee, cakes or ice creams.There are also lots of excellent pubs.

A short drive away is the quaint seaside village of Mumbles. It is full of quaint shops, clothing and shoe shops and lots of cafes and restaurants.

Many water sports and outdoor activities can be enjoyed in the area, from surfing and sailing to horse-riding, cycling and climbing. If you want to see the coast from the perspective of the sea you could take a trip on the Gower Explorer.

Golf: There is a local golf course nearby called Pennard Golf Club. This is highly regarded course which many deem challenging. It takes in breathtaking views across the Three Cliffs Valley and the sea escapes beyond. If you are a keen golfer or just love spectacular views it is well worth a visit.

Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

All bookings made more than six weeks in advance require a deposit of £200.
If they are made less than six weeks in advance then we require the full amount.

Where it states that the minimum stay is one week it is sometimes possible to book a shorter stay but it will be charged at a higher rate.
Bed and breakfast is available on request and costs £35 per person per night. It is possible to have

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Facilities

Property Type

  • barn

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom suite is white and has a free-standing shower and separate round bath. There is a shaver point next to a lit up mirror. A toilet roll and hand wash are provided.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms are finished to a very high standard with cream iron bedsteads. The double bedroom has a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, a mirror and a bedside table with lamp. There is also a radio on the bedside table. The twin bedroom has two single beds, a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, two bedside tables and two lamps. There is also a foldaway bed for families of five.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The kitchen is well appointed with kitchen utensils, bread bin, pizza cutter, bottle openers, lemon squeezers, etc. The washing machine, fridge and dishwasher are all new. There is always washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets provided.There is also a TV in the dining area. The television in the lounge is new and reception is digital. There is a range of DVDs, books and games available. There are patio furniture cushions available and a parasol. There is a boot box outside to store muddy, wet or dirty equipment away from the elements. For small babies we provide a high chair, travel cot and a stair gate.

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