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Recently Refurbished Cottage In Beautiful Rural Setting

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

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

200 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, (yet only 20 minutes drive from the centre of Cardiff), 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
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

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 Cowbridge in Vale of Glamorgan

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • 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


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Recently Refurbished Cottage In Beautiful Rural Setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Lovely place, great views, peaceful yet close to amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage. Brilliant kitchen - great place for family gatherings. Appreciated the Twinings. Washing/ drying facilities excellent. Comfortable, quirky and tasteful.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Christmas Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Christmas & we are so glad we picked this cottage it was perfect. It’s lovely & spacious, everything is set out beautifully, huge kitchen & diner then into living room again spacious with comfy sofas and a chair. We arrived late in the evening to find a beautiful real Christmas tree all decorated, wasn’t expecting that such a lovely thought and very much appreciated, also a welcome pack of bread, milk, biscuits, mince pies & bottle of Prosecco, delicious We had a wonderful warm, cosy Christmas in the cottage it was perfect for us a real get away for us and our 2 dogs. Jon, Sian and their family were so helpful if you needed them they told us of some good walks for the dogs and beaches to visit. The information pack in the cottage also gives you this and where the shops are etc. Porthkerry Country Park was a favourite of ours for walking as it was sheltered and quiet, also Limpet Bay near the power station was good, the beach is big pebbles but you can walk behind the beach on the grass. We will definitely be coming back, such a wonderful cottage, thanks so much for making our Christmas so wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage, welcoming hosts, lovely and warm and cosy for the ever surprising Welsh weather!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is delightful, spotless, and really handy for beautiful countryside, coastal walks and Cardiff.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Llanvithyn Cottage is the perfect place to stay in the Welsh countryside near Cardiff.

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at the cottage, first with our son and his family, and then with friends. It is a perfect place for all generations to enjoy. Our hosts, Jon, Sian and their family all made us feel very welcome and supplied plenty of local interest literature to keep us busy for weeks.

We visited beautiful beaches, historic sites, lovely old castles and gardens, and wonderful pubs and restaurants, all within an hours drive. We could have stayed at least another week to enjoy everything.

The cottage has all modern conveniences, yet keeps its feeling of a traditional country house. The view is expansive, so it would be easy to just sit and enjoy the ambiance, with or without a good book.

We would certainly wish to stay at Llanvithyn Cottage again if the opportunity arose.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: 02-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 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: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Fox and Hounds
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Cottrell Park
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fox and Hounds
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
dry ski slope
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary


Heritage Coast 15 minutes drive. Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes 20 miutes drive. Gower 50 minutes drive. Tenby 1 hour 20 minutes drive.


Cardiff airport 10 minutes. Bristol airport 40 minutes.


Llancarfan village 1/2 mile. Cardiff City Centre 10 miles. Cardiff Bay 10 miles. Cowbridge 6 miles. Numerous surrounding villages with village inns.

Further Details:

Fox and Hounds - award winning village inn (ten minutes walk).

Tesco, Marks and Spencer and various other stores at Culverhouse Cross (10 minutes drive).

Village Shop (5 minutes drive).

Excellent selection of bars restaurants, wine bars and inns in Cowbridge (6 miles) and also in Cardiff and Cardiff Bay (10 miles).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cowbridge, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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