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Recently Refurbished Cottage In Beautiful Rural Setting

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Llancarfan, Nr. Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom - Countryside Location On Edge Of Picturesque Village

150 year old cottage recently refurbished to highest standard, (4* graded). Spacious and exceptionally comfortable accommodation featuring flagstone and pitch pine floors, exposed stone walls, vaulted ceilings with original beams, wood burning stove and quality furnishings throughout. Situated in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, the property is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and enjoys uninterrupted views down the Llancarfan valley and across the Bristol Channel towards Somerset. Excellent walking and riding country and an ideal base from which to explore South and West Wales, The Gower, Brecon, Wye Valley and beyond.

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for all your generous hospitality. We have loved staying here and have been so happy and comfortable in the cottage. You have made the cottage so beautiful and your family, (& all the animals!), have made us feel very welcome. You have an idyllic place here - we look forward to coming back again! - Carol, Barry & Andrew, Dorchester.

We have loved every minute of our stay in this beautiful cottage and location. There is loads to do in area and Jon and Sian and their lovely kids have helped make our holiday perfect. We will be back in October! - Cathy, John K. & girls. Manchester

A big thank you to Jon and Sian who made us very welcome. A great deal of thought has been put into the preparation of this beautiful cottage - every detail and every need is well catered for. Ideal location from which to explore S.Wales. We've had a wonderful holiday. Thank you! - Adrian, Alison P. & boys Hampshire

Lovely peaceful location everything you could wish for. - Ian & Wendy P & kids
Jul 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Barry, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with combined bath and shower, wc, basin and vanity unit.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (4 adults + 2 children or small adults) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 Crog loft with twin beds (limited head space best suited for children).
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Notes on accommodation: The third bedroom is a 'crog loft', ie a loft bedroom with limited head space accessed via an alternate tread staircase from the master bedroom, suitable for children aged 5 and over. Well behaved pets by prior arrangement due to livestock in surrounding fields. High chair, travel cot, stair gate available by prior request. Baby sitting service available on site. Outside: Private decked patio, barbecue/chiminea, table and seating, with steps leading down to lawned area bisected by a pretty stream. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Other: For virtual tour visit http://tinyurl.com/http-LlanvithynVirtTour-com


5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


A little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

What can we say that hasn't already been said?

This is such a beautiful cottage in a beautiful setting and we had a really lovely time. Our kids really enjoyed exploring the area around the cottage and were hardly interested in their technology!

The local area has so much too offer from the amazing coastal walks, the pubs and the great shopping that Cowbridge has to offer where you can buy some amazing local produce.

We will definitely be booking again and can't wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful - a place to just simply be

  • 5 of 5

We have had a very special time at Llanvithyn. The cottage is gorgeous, well equipped and the views and countryside stunning. The whole family welcomed us and we truly felt we were staying with friends. Would love to keep this place a secret but that just simply isn't fair.... we will be back! Katie, Andy, Eloise & Prudence

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Booking this cottage was very quick and easy with great communications from the owners.

The cottage is well kept, private, spacious, warm, well furnished and stocked and set in beautiful surroundings. We really appreciated the welcome gifts of bread, milk, prosecco etc. it was a perfectly relaxing stay.

It is in a brilliant place, a 20 minute drive from Barry, Penarth, 10 minutes to St Fagans, 25 minutes to Margam Park and more. There are shops 10 minutes away to buy supplies, a brilliant local pub with restaurant.

What a brilliant find, we would definitely re book this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Happy new year.

  • 5 of 5

The photos of this wonderful cottage do not do it justice. My wife is always very reluctant (from past experiences) to let me book anything. Hard to please even her jaw dropped. Amazing size, comfortable and was a very relaxing place to stay for a week. Near to Cardiff, so much to do. Loved it so much booked again for next new year. My eight and five year old boys loved the room upstairs. Cant even write a review that does enough to state how great it was. The owners were so nice and helpful. Could not fault at all. Book and you will love it !!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fakenham, Norfolk

A wonderful surprise.

  • 5 of 5

We booked 'on spec' because we were looking for something in a price band (we normally hire caravans) that would let us take the kids to Cardiff.

What we found was so much more than we expected. The cottage is spacious, light and wonderful. The area is beautiful. Jon, Sian and everyone else there made us feel at home. Even our daughter, who originally wanted to go abroad, is insisting we go back again next year.

Cardiff is 15 minutes away, I'd recommend the park and ride, and was a genuine surprise since I last visited in the 80s. It has completely changed and feels welcoming with lots to do. There is so much more to see and do in the area around as well.

Can't wait to go back :)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Holiday week runs from Saturday 2.30pm to Saturday 10am. Deposit 50% payable on booking. Balance payable six weeks prior to arrival.
Sorry no short stays.

Changeover Day:
Saturday departure 10.00am latest. Saturday arrival 3.00pm earliest.

Notes on prices:
Low Season £395 per week
High Season £595 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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