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Castle Ely Mill - lovely rural holiday cottages with a private fishing lake - Rose 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 apartment Rose Cottage , 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Rose Cottage spans the ground floor of what was once a stone barn, which was converted in 1996. This ground floor cottage comprises of open plan living/dining/kitchen area with direct access to your own private patio overlooking the lake and grounds. There is also a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, plus a spacious bathroom - bath with shower over. Facilities include large fridge (with freezer compartment), dishwasher, microwave,electric hob and oven, 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). Above Rose Cottage is a 3 bed apartment (May Cottage) which is occupied as a holiday let from mid March - November.

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

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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17 Reviews

4.7
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beyond expectation

  • 5 of 5

We were simply blown away not only by the beauty of Wales and Castle Ely Mill but also by our fantastic landlords Suzie and Andrew. They gave us a real feeling of being welcome and always went the extra mile whenever we needed help or a piece of advice. My wife and I have truly spent 2 fantastic weeks there - sadly they went too fast. We will be coming back, that's for sure.

5 well-deserved stars - and a bonus star for Suzie and Andrew

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you both back very soon. We are so pleased that you have fallen in love with the beauty of West Wales - what is there not to like!
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Beautiful and peaceful week away

  • 5 of 5

This is our second holiday at castle Ely staying in both Mill cottage and now rose cottage.

We have throughly enjoyed our holidays the cottages are very clean well equipped and comfortable and the grounds are beautiful and peaceful.

There is so much to do in the local area we find the cottages very well positioned and have had a another fab holiday. Thank you Suzie and Andrew look forward to staying with you again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had another lovely holiday with us - you've tried 2 of our cottages, maybe next time you can try our third!
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Rose Cottage ~ Just as lovely as the picture!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Rose Cottage and it is just a lovely as it looks in the pictures. It was easy to find and is perfectly located for visiting many of the activities and places around the area, such as Folly Farm and Tenby seaside town.

All the rooms were of a good size and the layout was convenient with plenty of seating. The cottage has everything you need, fridge freezer, cooker, a well stocked kitchen of pans, dishes and cutlery, it even has a dish washer so you don't have to waste holiday time washing up. There is a communal laundry room which was clean and tidy and although there was a charge to use this it wasn't very much. Upon arrival the cottage was lovely and clean and well maintained. We were able to park right outside our front door. There is a patio area with table and chairs accessed through patio doors in the living area with a lovely view of the lake, from this point we were lucky enough to see a variety of birds including red kites, wood peckers, moor hens and a sparrow hawk.

There is a games room with a very reasonable honesty bar where you can access WiFi. There is a range of drinks available both alcoholic and non alcoholic from the bar and many games for all the family to enjoy, e.g pool, darts, board games and even books to borrow.

On arrival we were greeted by Suzie who showed us around and Andrew introduced himself a little later on. Both are really friendly and easy to chat to and always willing to give advice and directions on where to visit for days out.

On our last day there Suzie really went above and beyond when my wife got ill, Suzie arranged for us to go and see her own doctor and even drove us there (as my wife is the driver of our family) and waited in the waiting room with our son. My wife then had to go to the hospital in Carmarthen with suspected appendicitis, Suzie drove us there and then looked after our 12 year old son for a few hours while my sister in law travelled down to help. I don't know what we would've done without Suzie that day, she was a massive help and we can't thank her enough.

We can't recommend Rose Cottage highly enough, it is perfect for a family holiday with lots to see and do in the area. We hope to visit again next year and we have already recommended it to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review and we hope to see you all again soon. I am so glad that all turned out well in end and I was happy I could help.
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5

Lovely location for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great setting on the edge of Pembrokeshire.

Rose cottage had all facilities we required.

Lovely lake to freely walk around.

Owners on site and happy to help with any queries and requests.

<10 miles to Tenby, Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon, seaside, etc

Lovely log cabin bar/games room, just wish we got to make more use of it.

Only negative was the lack of Internet access, either wifi or mobile network, outside of the cabin.

Thanks for the Welsh cakes and jam on arrival!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Whilst we provide internet (wifi) access in the games room (just 10 meters from the cottages), the distance that the signal carries is out of our control - with this being rural Wales - and the walls of the properties being very thick - we don't experience the best signals (wifii or mobile).
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Lovely

  • 5 of 5

Three branches of our family stayed in this lovely location for a week. The property was clean, well-maintained and the owers were fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble for them. They have just built a games room which was fantastic for the children.

the location is superb. Lovely buildings in a loverly setting right by the lake. very easy to find and within short driving range of lots of beaches and at least two castles.

Strongly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the glowing review - we love it when extended families can come and stay in multiple cottages and make use of our facilities and enjoy the surrounding area! We hope to see you all again!
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A great location to explore this beautiful region.

  • 5 of 5

Castle Ely Mill is a great place from which to explore the beautiful counties of Pembrokeshire and Camarthenshire. Fantastic beaches like Tenby and Barafundle Bay, plenty of activities for children all nearby: Blue Lagoon water park, cycling the coastal paths, Heatherton centre, Overhang climbing wall Tenby, laser combat...... The accommodation itself is in a fantastic relaxed setting with a modern kitchen and plenty of outdoor space - the lake was a bit too weedy to fish during our stay but there are plenty of other fishing locations in the area. The grounds are a haven for wild birds, there's a stream for the children to paddle in, an open grassy space for games and the great bar/pool table area was a bonus. The owners could not be more welcoming and friendly and were able to advise on restaurants and activities. Thank you - we had a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you had such a great holiday and are so pleased that you enjoyed the new games room (which now has the added bonus of internet access!).
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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
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
£285
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£325
for 7 nights
£325
 
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
£285
 
 
Late May Bank Holiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
£375
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£340
for 4 nights
From
£85
£450
 
 
Summer Shoulder Week
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
£500
 
 
Peak Season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Summer Shoulder Week
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
£500
 
 
September
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
£375
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
£285
 
 
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
 

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

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • 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, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, A travel cot can be provided, for a child up to 18 months

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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