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Cottage in centre of Mumbles Village



Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Victorian Cottage In Mumbles, Swansea, Wales - Central Location - Only Moments From Sea Front!

This beautiful cottage is located in an enviable position with views of both the sea and the castle. It has recently been renovated by the owners and is fully equipped for families, and groups alike. It sleeps 4 and a travel cot can be provided for babies/small children. There is a secure patio area where bikes and surf boards can be stored. All of the lovely bars, restaurants and shops of Mumbles are within a short stroll of the property. There is gas central heating thoughout and a combi boiler providing hot water on demand. There is also an electric fire in the dining room.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am originally from Wales and have always loved holidaying in the Gower. As a family we enjoy regular stays in Myrtle Cottage and we hope that you will too!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic cottage in the best location! All the comforts of home. We will definitely be back next summer.

Bobby & Tracey Berrington-Smith, New Zealand.

We can't say how much we enjoyed out holiday in Myrtle Cottage! The best beaches in Wales and some of the best pubs! We haven't been to Mumbles before but will be back next year. Carol & Wills, Wimbledon

Brilliant location. We had a fantastic week away with the family and doggie came too! Well equipped and welcoming, we can't recommend highly enough! Thanks X. Laura & Andrew, Surrey.
Jun 2011
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

Clean, tidy & excellent position, just a street away from the sea. This quaint cottage had everything we required for a perfect stay in Mumbles.

The help & guidance given by Melissa both prior & during our stay was first class with everything on hand as promised.

The house was tastefully decorated from top to bottom and felt a bit like a 'Tardis', bigger in the inside than the outside suggested.

We have visited Swansea a number of times and the advice given to eat at the White Rose Pub was both very filling & kind on the pocket!

I would recommend family & friends to stay here without hesitation & hope that we can be back next year.

Thanks for everything.

Paul, Sharon & Keely

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

hi thanks very much yes we had a wonderful stay at your cottage and would definitely recommend to others

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi many thanks for taking the time to leave feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay in the future. Best wishes, Melissa
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Good Location

  • 4 of 5

Good Location within walking distance for Beach,Shops and Pubs.Property was clean with good facilities apart from a leaky shower. There are several fantastic beaches within half hour drive where our dogs enjoyed some freedom. Would recommend for dog friendly,or Family stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 500 Metres Nearest Train : Swansea at 8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Langland at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Walkers, ramblers and runners will not be disappointed with the many routes and trails available to them through the breathtaking backdrop of the Gower Pennisula. Surfers and kitesurfers will be well catered for with the fantastic beaches of the Gower penninsula. Dog owners are welcome and there are plenty of dog friendly beaches some within walking distance of the cottage. Rhosili beach (a short drive) features in The Times top 10 dog friendly beaches in the UK!

Mumbles is a short drive from the sports grounds of Swansea and Myrtle Cottage provides an ideal base for those wishing to visit the Liberty stadium or St Helen's.


The 2 nearest sandy beaches are Langland Bay and Caswell Bay. They are easily accessed by car (pay and display car parks). There are also regular buses from Newton Road to both beaches. It is also possible to walk to Langland Bay as it is a little over a mile away. Younger children will also enjoy Bracelet Bay with its many rock pools, great for a not so sunny day. Other beaches well worth a visit include Oxwich, Rhosilli, 3 Cliffs and Llangennith.


Swansea train station approx 15 minutes drive (5miles). Short drive from ferry port.


Swansea - 4 miles.

Further Details:

Whilst our cottage doesn't have WiFi there are lots of locations in the village that provide free WiFi access only a short walk away.

Mumbles is a very family friendly destination with lots of bars and restaurants that happily accommodate children. To aid our customers with children who would like an evening out we can provide the details of a local child minder who is CRB checked, Ofsted registered, mature and reliable.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn/Winter 2016
8 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/ New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Feb Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
19 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
4 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £40
Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Special Rates available for Christmas and New Years! Contact me directly for more information.

A deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking to be paid in full 6 weeks prior to holiday. If booking less than 6 weeks in advance please note the full amount is payable.

PETS- Some pets are accepted by prior arrangement provided that they have their own sleeping bed/basket and are not left unattended in the property. They must be house trained, well behaved and kept off the soft furnishings/beds.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is flexible - but on a Saturday in high season. Departure is appreciated by 10 am but obviously we are flexible according to bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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From the Owner

We love to spend time with our 2 girls on the beach, usually Langland when we are in Mumbles and our dog Maxi enjoys running about on the beach too! We have great fun trying to surf and body board and generally messing around in the sea. My husband loves to play golf and has enjoyed playing many of the local courses with his friends.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor bathroom with walk-in shower, WC and sink. First floor bathroom with bath, WC and sink.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 + cot (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, iPod dock with radio alarm clock. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Cot available (please let us know if required).


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Please contact owner. Outside: There is a patio garden with table and chairs and small barbecue provided. This is fully enclosed and secure. Utility Room: Washing machine. Washing line outside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: End of stay cleaning is included for holidays of 1 week or more. For shorter stays a £40 cleaning charge will be applied. Linen may be hired; £20 for the double bedroom and £10 per single bed, or customers may supply their own.

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