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W492 - Lower Porthmawr Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Lower Porthmawr Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms)

The Cottage sits in a lovely secluded location on the coast and is furnished to a high standard, with a personal touch that gives it that homely feel.

The Cottage consists of:

Kitchen - A wonderfully, relaxed dining and cooking area with sea and countryside views.

Facilities include a 2 oven electric AGA, fridge, dishwasher, convection microwave

Lounge - Romantic and cosy with wood burning stove (logs and kindling supplied)

Plus TV, DVD/Video player and Sony ipod and radio hi-fi sound system.

Bathroom - A rolltop bath and a separate shower.

Bootroom - Plenty of room to hang up your wetsuits and coats plus a washing machine and tumble dryer

Bedroom 1 - King size antique bedstead with luxurious bedding and fantastic views from a spyhole window.

Bedroom 2 - Twin 3 foot antique bedsteads with all the luxury of the king room.

Sunken patio and garden - Outdoor furniture and gas barbeque with a fire pit for evening star gazing. And about a half acre of grassland.

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About the property


Lower Porthmawr sits majestically above the internationally acclaimed Whitesands beach in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park. The views from the cottage are directly across the Irish Sea towards Ramsey Island and are truly spectacular. The cottage has been sympathetically renovated in the traditional Pembrokeshire style and following it's completion won the master builders national award. It is only a short walk to the Pembrokeshire coastal path and a 5 minute drive to the cathedral city of St Davids. Whitesands Roost is a barn conversion, and is on the same site as Lower Porthmawr. It sleeps 4 and boasts 2 private areas for viewing the coastline and Ramsey Island.

Property Manager
Debbie Henchoz
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About Debbie Henchoz

I own both Lower Porthmawr and the Roost in Pembrokeshire which offer amazing coastal scenery and walking, relaxation and serenity, plus many adventure sports.

Please explore the site and choose which you would prefer

I look forward to hearing from you


Debbie Henchoz purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Debbie Henchoz chose St Brides Bay, St Davids & The West Coast

The cottages are situated in one of the most amazing locations. They are in South Wales, 1 mile from St Davids, the smallest city in Wales, which has a beautiful cathedral and an assortment of restaurants, cafes and craft shops. However, the highlight of the location is that the cottages sit high on a hill looking directly over the Irish sea and across to Ramsey Island. The whole area, which includes the Pembrokeshire Coastal path - 180 miles - is a national park and therefore pristine. Whitesands Beach, beautiful in it's own right but also delightful for families with it's many rock pools, is also a haven for surfers and swimmers. The coast is home to many seals and the nearby Ramsey Sound hosts porpoise and an abundance of sea life.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottages are only a 5 minute walk from Whitesands Beach and the coastal path and only a 15 minute walk to an isolated beach inaccessible by car. The views from the coastal path are incredible, whichever direction you walk in. The cottages have a variety of maps and guide books to help you find your way around. We do take dogs on request and the surrounding area is ideal for them. When guests have discovered Lower Porthmawr and The Roost, they return time and time again. Try it for yourself and you will see why.

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

I'm not sure i want to tell anyone about this magical place as you will all want to go! Such a beautiful cottage, stunning views, cosy beds and Debbie was so informative and helpful. A perfect break for my family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a lovely review and although you were only there for a short time I'm delighted that you enjoyed it so much Debbie
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Amazing location, gorgeous cottage

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely love this place, gorgeous location and lovely cottage. We will absolutely be returning here as soon as we can.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting this review and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your holiday so much. I look forward to hearing from you in the future Yours Debbie
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Fantastic Whitesands stay

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is in the perfect location and the perfect place to stay whatever the weather - and you get four seasons in one day in Pembrokeshire. We love the Aga, the comfy beds, and the loo with the view but it's the location that is totally unbeatable. Whitesands is a 2 minute walk, Porthmelgan less than 10 minutes away and great walks galore are right on the doorstep. This was our second visit and we can't wait to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased that you once again had a terrific time and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review Yours Debbie
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  • 5 of 5

We would like to book same property for next year for 2 weeks starting sat June 19 or if possible June 11 depending on availability. We emailed this to Debbie. We are camping so upt of touch . Matin Gaunt

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Martin This is the place to write a review but I have responded to your booking request. Speak soon Debbie I know you love the cottage so much Martin and hope you'll enjoy it as much in 2017 as you did in 2016 Speak soon Debbie
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Perfect !

  • 5 of 5

The owners have created just the right mix of a relaxed approach to holiday letting with everything you would need during your stay. Sometimes you can feel a little 'perched' in someone elses home but not here ! No little notes everywhere that can make your teeth itch sometimes. We will definately be back. So much to recommend locally............ Where do I start. Fantastic location. Cosy when the weather turns too !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review, it seems that you enjoyed yourselves and I hope that you return in the near future. Yours Debbie
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Fabulous cottage with great views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, very secluded other than the Roost behind. I don't think I have ever stayed in such a warm and cosy cottage and the memory foam mattress on the King size bed was an unexpected pleasure. Soon got to grips with the Aga and enjoyed a very deep, hot bath in the claw foot, looking out to sea as I did so. Great walks from the door. Spectacular views over White Sands Bay. The hopper bus runs from the bottom of the hill into St Davids and over to Porthclais, although it was a struggle to leave the sunken, sheltered garden when the sun shone!

Would highly recommend. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a detailed review, it will help other guests to enjoy the cottage and it's surroundings. I hope to welcome you back in the near future Yours Debbie
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint David's in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Both properties comfortably sleep 4, however can accommodate up to 5. Outside: Lower Porthmawr has a large garden and direct sea view. The Roost has its own private patio and viewpoint. The properties are about 15m apart. (see descriptions for more details)

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