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Castle Ely Mill - lovely rural holiday cottages with a private fishing lake - Mill Cottage

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Cottages on the Carmarthenshire/Pembrokeshire border, near Amroth & Tenby - Close To Several Blue Flag Beaches And Many Family Attractions

Originally a medieval watermill, Castle Ely Mill has been converted to provide private residential and holiday accommodation. Each cottage is well equipped with open plan living/dining/kitchen area and presented to a high standard.

Each cottage has access to a private patio area with views over the private fishing lake (you are more than welcome to fish the lake providing you have the appropriate licence - we cannot guarantee what fish are available in the lake).

All bedding and towels are provided, along with tea towels and a starter pack including toilet roll, washing up liquid, dish washer tablets and dish cloths). Freeview TV/DVD is provided and you have access to on-site coin operated laundry facilities.

GAMES ROOM:

A communal games room / social area has been added for your enjoyment, with WIFI access. This is located adjacent to the lake and provides an indoor games area with a pool table, dart board, mini table football and several boxed games available, plus a TV and stereo/radio. There is also an honesty bar with a variety of drinks available. The outdoor deck area provides fantastic views across the lake and is an excellent place to while away a few hours in the sun!

Rose Cottage can accommodate a travel cot and high-chair, which are available upon request at no extra charge.

Further information can be obtained on our website www.castle-ely-mill.com

If you book direct with us you will not incur the service fee.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage Mill Cottage , 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

This cosy semi-detached stone cottage was part of the original watermill. Accommodation comprises of an open plan living/dining/kitchen area and a double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Facilities include fridge (with freezer compartment), dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, hob and extractor fan, flat screen TV/DVD with Freeview. All bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided, plus a basic starter pack of toilet roll, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid and dish cloth). During the winter months this cottage is heated by oil fired under floor heating, at other times electric heaters are provided. You have access to a private patio area overlooking the lake and grounds.

Due to the layout of the cottage we are not able to accommodate more than 2 people as there is no space for a travel cot in the bedroom.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We moved to Pembrokeshire in May 2012 after living and working in the London area for almost 20 years. We decided that it was time for a change of lifestyle so we took a leap of faith, moving from the city to the countryside – and what a great move it has been! We live on site in the converted watermill with our 2 dogs.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We are writing to say how much we enjoyed our stay in Mill Cottage. It is a really lovely small place ideal for just two of us on holiday, out and about all day. The cottage is really well equipped and you have thought of all the essentials and it is all so nicely presented. I've never used a small dish washing machine before but it was ideal.



We liked the setting, the lake and the ease of parking - the convenient position of Castle Ely having easy access to the A 477 trunk road makes visiting the many lovely beaches and gardens in S.W. Wales much easier.



I do hope you continue to have seasons of full bookings. It is ages since we were last in Wales and it was good to be back.
Jul 2016
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26 Reviews

4.8
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

5

A superb week

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay at Mill Cottage; a cosy little cottage which we loved.

It had everything we needed and it's in lovely grounds. We appreciated the eco friendly cleaning products and the welcome gift of welsh cakes and jam. Enjoyed lazy breakfasts outside by the lake watching the dragonflies and damselflies buzz about.

The property is well maintained and very clean, Suzie and Andrew are excellent hosts, very helpful and really friendly.

I know the area well so we spent a great week travelling round the Pembrokeshire coastline. The cottage is in a great location to explore the area.

In summary we had a brilliant week. We'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ely Mill Cottage

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is situated in beautiful grounds. Suzie and Andrew were very welcoming. The cottage is small but it is comfortable and has everything you could want. The location is good for sightseeing.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What a surprise we had when we came off the road and saw the view of the grounds. With a friendly welcome from Suzie we soon unpacked in our lovely accommodation and felt comfortable straight away as everything we needed was provided. We had mixed weather so knowing we had a comfortable place to go back to made our holiday more worthwhile. We certainly would stay at Mill Cottage again. Thank you Suzie and Andrew.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you found Mill Cottage suited your needs - we aim to provide everything that we think holiday makers will need to enhance their experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Very beautiful place superb cottage

  • 5 of 5

Everything is first class Susie and Andrew make you very welcome and cottage is so clean and comfortable would recommend it to anyone. Enjoyed our holiday so much easy to relax and unwind.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Peaceful lakeside location, close to Tenby

  • 4 of 5

Ideal location for our visit to the Tenby area, with welcoming hosts Suzie and Andrew. Mill Cottage was comfortable and clean with a lovely view over the fishing lake and an outside seating area, both at the cottage and additional seating around the lake. Facilities including the outside honesty bar and games room were good. Wi-Fi available, but only from the games room.

If you like bird watching then this was a haven for wild birds right outside your window.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Very relaxing

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit. We found the location very convennient, with easy access to lovely beaches neraby. The large ground was perfect for the kids to run around. Accommodation very clean and comfortable, and owners friendly. I'm sure we'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review - please note that this is a review for ROSE cottage!
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Location

From the Owner

We fell in love with this property after seeing it on the internet. Although we viewed a number of other properties in the area which also offered holiday let opportunities, none lived up to Castle Ely Mill. We were captivated by the main house, the holiday let cottages, the grounds and the location. There is so much to do and see within a short drive of here – we are sure that you will love it as much as we do.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 80 Miles Nearest Ferry : Pembroke Dock at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Whitland at 4 Miles Nearest Beach : Amroth at 4 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

This is an ideal location from where to explore the amazing coastline of Pembrokeshire. There is an abundance of blue flag beaches within easy access – our closest beaches are Amroth and Wisemans Bridge, both just a few minutes drive away. A little further afield are Saundersfoot and Tenby.

Travel:

London is approx 230 miles away, with all but the last few miles being Motorway or dual carriageway. Cardiff airport is approximately 1½ hours away by car. The port of Pembroke is less then 30 minutes away with direct ferries to/from Ireland.

Although everything is within easy access of Castle Ely Mill, ideally you do need a car.

Distances:

Local grocery supplies can be obtained at the local garage (where there is also a cash point), about half a mile away. A supermarket, Post Office, Chemist and several Take-Away restaurants are available in Kilgetty (a mere 5 miles away).

The nearest beach is approx 4 miles away.

Further Details:

There are so many things to see and do that there just isn't enough room here! We have an information book in each cottage which gives you details of places to go, places we can recommend to eat, and lots of information on the beaches in the area. We also leave a supply of leaflets on the local attractions for you. For more information please visit our website www.castle-ely-mill.com

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Spring
18 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
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£50
£225
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£275
for 7 nights
£275
 
 
Mid Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
From
£50
£225
 
 
Late May Bank Hoiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£240
for 4 nights
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£60
£300
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£296
for 4 nights
From
£74
£375
 
 
Summer Shoulder Week
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£400
 
 
Peak Season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Summer Shoulder Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£400
 
 
September
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£240
for 4 nights
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£60
£300
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
From
£50
£225
 
 
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
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£50
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The price quoted on this page for your chosen dates may not be the accurate price, because of the site's technical limitations. The owners will provide and confirm the correct price by email.

Please note: ***** NO ADDITIONAL SERVICE FEES WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR BOOKING IF YOU BOOK DIRECT WITH US *****

Booking Notes:
Please contact the owner to book, we will respond from our private email address suzie@castle-ely-mill.com. We kindly ask for a non-refundable deposit of £100 at the time of booking to confirm your cottage rental. The balance payment is due 8 weeks before the start of the rental period.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is Saturday. Arrival is from 3pm and departure is by 10am. Any booking that crosses two standard booking periods may incur an additional charge.

We kindly ask that you advise us of your expected arrival time so that we can make sure that we are here to meet you upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • The double bedroom contains wardrobe and bedside cabinets, with individual bedside lights. There is an en-suite shower room.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: All bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided free of charge (not including beach towels). We will leave an initial toilet roll, plus a supply of dish washer tablets and washing up liquid. For Rose Cottage, a High Chair and Travel Cot are available on request (bedding is not provided). You have access to on site laundry facilities, with a coin operated washing machine and tumble drier available (washing powder/liquid is NOT provided). Cottages are non-smoking. Parking is available for several vehicles. Sorry, no pets. Outside: Four acres of grounds surround the property, including a large fishing lake with two islands. The lake can be fished free of charge to guests (although we do not know what fish there are). There is a large flat area away from the lake where children can play. Each property has its own private patio, with chairs and tables provided. Should you wish to have a barbecue, this can be made available (charcoal is not provided). Access to the property is via a sloped driveway, with plenty of space for parking and turning of vehicles.

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