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2 Bedroom Cottage, Pets Welcome, Quiet Location, Wi-fi, Woodburner, Freeview

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Cottage in Caerfarchell, Nr. St Davids, Pembrokeshire, West Wales - Peaceful Hamlet, 5 Mins Drive From St Davids/Solva And Ten Minutes Drive To Beautiful Beaches

Welcome to the Old Tailor's shop which was completely renovated and extended in 2010. The cottage is ideally situated being in the peaceful hamlet of Caerfarchell, which is a five minute drive to St Davids and Solva and the coastal path. It has been renovated to a high standard, with slate flooring throughout downstairs, and some exposed stone walls which show its original character. Deceptively spacious and light inside, with views over the chapel next door and village green. The kitchen/dining area is open plan which makes it idea for cooking and socialising - with a stable door which leads out to the back garden, which is paved and enclosed with garden furniture. The cottage is ideal for couples and families, with oil central heating and the wood burning stove, making it snug out of season. Furnished to a high standard with wifi and freeview.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have been holidaying in Pembrokeshire for the last 15 years and have dreamed of owning a place - as we eventually want to live there.

We bought the Old Tailors Shop in 2009 when it was derelict and a bit of an eye sore in the hamlet. It was part of a listed building, in a conservation area, that sat in a national park, so came with a few restrictions!Using a builder who had lived in the hamlet and and a local architect, the transformation took 7 months, all thanks to the great local team who worked on it. There are a large number of second homes in this area, so it is vital that the cottage is rented out as much as possible, so it provides income back into the local economy. If its free and you want a short break - please approach us - we would rather it's used than sit empty.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent home from home! Set in a great location, very central enabling easy access to places to visit. Wonderfully quiet and cosy. Highly recommended.



Fabulous cottage in a lovely little hamlet near Solva and St David's, so many places to visit, beautiful beaches. The cottage is a very high standard, lovely comfy king size bed, great kitchen and facilities etc. we've been twice already and will definately be going back when we can.



Gorgeous cottage, comfy, charming and luxurious all at the same time. Great location for exporing St Davids peninsula, seemed to be 10 minutes from everywhere. Dog friendly and peaceful. I have already recommended the cottage to many of my friends.



This property is newly refurbished to a high standard, well equipped, and beautifully clean - Equidistant to coastline both North and South of St.David's Head, it is very well placed for Coast Path walking. Highly recommended.



Beautifully renovated property - warm and cosy with all mod cons.
Jul 2011
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8 Reviews

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based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

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The best holiday cottage I've stayed in - great location, lovely accommodation

  • 5 of 5

If anything, the pictures of the cottage fail to do it justice. It looked great in the pictures, but was even better when we got there. The cottage itself is great for four people; the kitchen/dining room, living room and bedrooms are all spacious and well furnished, and the bathroom is also excellent. The kitchen is well equipped and nicely laid out.

The property is clearly well looked after and maintained and was spotlessly clean when we arrived. Communication from the owner - directions, instructions, details on local places to visit, etc. - was excellent too.

The location is lovely - close enough to Solva and St David's to make visits easy, but very quiet and peaceful. The Pembroke coastal path is within easy reach, with plenty of good walking to be had. We had evening meals at three places - the Druidstone Hotel at Druidston, the Cambrian Inn in Solva and the Shed at Porthgain - all of these were excellent. There's a small fish shop in Solva (called Something Fishy, and really just an extra kitchen in somebody's house) which sells locally-caught wet fish and also dressed crab and lobster. We had some mackerel that was delicious.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage very highly to friends or relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review the cottage - I think the best part of renting it out is when we get great reviews like this and we can see people have had a good time and enjoyed the cottage and area just as much as we do. We too got dressed crab from the fish place in Solva for the first time on our last visit, and the dressed crab was amazing - well worth a visit. Hopefully you will visit us again Many thanks Andrea & Rob
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A gem of a property

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely short break in this beautiful cottage situated in the quiet hamlet of Caerfarchell. It has been very tastefully renovated and lacks nothing. We particularly appreciated the very comfortable bed, great shower and lovely kitchen dining area. Although only 2 bedrooms it feels very roomy and could easily house a family. We love the area and the cottage is perfectly situated near St. Davids and Solva- easy for local amenities but more importantly the coastal path! We would not hesitate to recommend this cottage to anyone looking to holiday in the area and we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to feedback on our cottage, so glad you enjoyed your stay - and look forward to you coming back! Many thanks Andrea and Rob
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Tranquil retreat

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fantastic few days in this lovely cottage and recommend it highly. It is set in a quiet, beautiful hamlet just outside Solva. The cottage is decorated and furnished to a very high standard and so homely. It is also like the tardis and actually very roomy inside! The back garden is a suntrap and a great place to relax with a glass of wine or cup of tea. There are so many places to explore nearby and some beautiful stretches of coastline. It was a pleasure dealing with Andrea when booking and the detailed information for guests is so helpful. We loved our stay and will return soon!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to feedback on The Old Tailor's Shop. So glad you enjoyed the cottage and the surrounding area - keep in touch! Thanks Andea
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Fabulous Property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in The Old Tailors Shop several times, and absolutely love it. It's stylish, clean and cosy, and situated in a lovely hamlet, just outside St Davids. This is a great part of the world to visit - wild and wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to feedback - so glad you enjoy it as much as we do! Andrea
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Lovely cozy cottage, in a peaceful pretty location

  • 5 of 5

If you looking to get away from it all, yet want to be close to Solva, beautiful beaches and walks this cottage is for you. We have been to the the old tailors shop twice and can say it's everything you could wish for. Lovely kitchen with everything you need and a great country dinning table. Comfy front room with a wood burner, its like home from home but better... There is a Stable door onto patio area and lovely views from every window. we had a great Sunday lunch in the Harbour and a few drinks in the Ship, who has a lovely open fire. Everyone was kind and helpful. We walked from white sands over to St Davids head, and also visited caer Fai. So easy to book with Andrea and Rob ... Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and the surrounding area. It's always such a pleasure to hear great feedback on OTS! Keep in touch and visit again! Thanks Andrea
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The cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a real home from home with every comfort and is set in such a peaceful setting. It has been tastefully modernised without losing any of its original charm. It is situated perfectly for exploring the Pembrokeshire countryside and is within easy reach of the coastal path. There are some lovely walks from the cottage to be had on nice days and is so comfortable if you have to spend the day in when it rains! Just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

I holidayed in Pembrokeshire as a child and introduced my husband to the area 18 years ago - and we've hardly been anywhere else since! It's such a beautiful area both in the summer and out of season - there is nothing like seeing the dogs running out on the deserted beaches in the winter. The coastal path is fantastic for walking, with breath taking views. St David's has a wonderful feel to it, the cathedral, great restaurants, pubs, supermarket - everything you need. Pembrokeshire is a fantastic area for just switching off and getting away from it all - a bit like Cornwall but without all the people and traffic.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Situated less than 3 miles away from the coast in either direction and a five minute drive from Solva and St Davids. Ten minutes drive from Whitesands Beach and Caerfai Bay. There are a number of wonderful rural walks to explore through the picturesque Solva valley and the disused St Davids airfield - which is now a nature reserve.

Travel:

Nearest airports are Cardiff. Use of car essential.

Distances:

5 minutes/3 miles to St Davids and Solva. 30 minutes to Haverfordwest. 30 minutes to Fishguard.

Further Details:

St Davids has a number of pubs, restaurants and cafes serving good local food. A large supermarket, delicatessen, post office, art galleries and gift shops. 2 cashpoints and a petrol station. St Davids cathedral is a must to visit. Solva, has a number of pubs, restaurants, cafes and gift shops. Local boat trips round Ramsey Island and fishing trips. Horse Riding around St Davids and the Peninsula. Music Festivals at St Davids Cathedral. The 'Really Wild Food Festival' in St Davids - end of July. Nevern and Fishguard agricultural show.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Oct Nov 2016
2 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£199
for 4 nights
£349
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£549
for 7 nights
£549
 
 
New year
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£549
 
 
Easter 2017
18 Mar 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
May half term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
June
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£356
for 5 nights
£499
 
 
July
2 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£599
for 7 nights
£599
 
 
Summer holidays
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£699
for 7 nights
£699
 
 
September
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£199
for 4 nights
£349
 
 
Christmas/New year 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
£100
for 2 nights
£349
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
Bookings are Saturday to Saturday, unless agreed as a short break.
£100 non refundable deposit paid on booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before holiday commences. Payment via cheque, bank transfer or paypal please.


Changeover Day:
Saturday unless otherwise agreed via a short break.

Notes on prices:
Prices range from £349 per week in low season to £699 peak season. Please contact owner or view availability and pricing via our website. Discount of £20 per week if only using one bedroom.

Discount available for just two people staying and only using one bedroom.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

The cottage sits in a peaceful hamlet, overlooking the village green with the old Calvinistic Methodist chapel next door. Its location makes it ideal for exploring St Davids, Solva, Porthgain and local beaches such as Whitesands Bay and Caerfai Bay, on the St Davids peninsula. You're 5 minutes drive from the hustle and bustle of St Davids in peak season, but can return to peace and quiet. Children can play out on the village green, and there are a number of stunning walks from the cottage down the Solva Valley and around the old St Davids Airfield., which is now a nature reserve. Enclosed paved garden is a sun trap - great for relaxing with a glass of wine. Newly renovated it is very snug out of season, well insulated, oil central heating, double glazing and a wood burning stove.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs bathroom, with large bath, and overhead shower, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, chest of drawers and hanging space. Bedroom 1 with two single beds and chest of drawers. Feather duvets, but manmade available on request.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We take dogs, but ask that they be kept downstairs and off the furniture. We have two dogs who would take any opportunity to sneak onto the sofa if they thought they could get away with it! Owners will be responsible for the cost of any damage to the property from unattended dogs. Outside: Enclosed paved garden area with garden furniture. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen provided, but please bring your own towels. The property is cleaned on a weekly basis after each visit.

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