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BEACH HOUSE Sea Views 2 min walk to Beach Peaceful Location Ideal Summer/Winter

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Beach House Sea views 2 min.walk through Sand Dunes to Newton Beach Peaceful Location

The perfect "Beach House" set on a quiet private driveway on the sand dunes of Newton Burrows on the Glamorgan Heritage Coastline in South Wales. Wake up to breathtaking views and sounds of the sea. Secluded sun drenched gardens. Two minute walk through the sand dunes to Newton beach. Ideal family holiday location, romantic breaks, winter breaks, or just to recharge your batteries! Within short walking distance of the historic village of Newton and its 12th Century St John's Church, Village Green, local shops, Post Office, 3 Public Houses, Good choice of Blue Flag beaches. Porthcawl being well known for Surfing/Wind Surfing. Golfing, with many good courses within a short distance, including the Royal Porthcawl Golf Course. Horse Riding, there is a Riding School in nearby Ogmore-by-sea, enjoy a trek along Ogmore beach. Walking holidays, a good base for touring and sightseeing as the house is set on the Glamorgan Heritage Coastline halfway (30 minutes by car each way) between Cardiff/Cardiff Bay and Swansea/Mumbles. Close to Margam Park and Abbey, St. Fagan's National History Museum. Perfect for Summer and Winter holidays. Ideal for Christmas/New Year breaks.

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17 May, 2018

About Mike

Having spent my childhood holidays in Porthcawl the memories brought me back to look for a property with a sea view. We came across this house and were blown away by its location with Newton beach on the doorstep and being so close to Porthcawl Harbour and Town. Such a good base being halfway between Cardiff and Swansea.

Mike purchased this house in 2012

Why Mike chose Porthcawl

The Beach House is set in a mews of 6 houses on a quiet private driveway right on the sand dunes of Newton Beach.

Newton beach is a sheltered bay and the walk on the South Wales Glamorgan Heritage Coastline can take you to the pretty village of Merthyr Mawr, Ogmore-by-Sea and Southerndown or, walk along the coastline to Porthcawl town, Rest Bay and walk the boardwalk between the Royal Porthcawl Golf Links and the sea, wonderful sunsets from here.

What makes this house unique

A quiet setting, the beach a 2 minute walk through the sand dunes. Sea views. Sun drenched gardens all day. A very warm and inviting home from home feel. Close to local amenities, a true "Beach House". 10 minute walk or 5 minute drive to Newton Village for local shopping and choice of places to eat or supping a glass or two! The Jolly Sailor being the first Public House to open in Porthcawl in 1818 which also has a very welcoming Restaurant for daytime and evening meals.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had,the boys especially,a wonderful time.Loved the beach and village.Will definitely be back. Andy&Fmly,HERTS

Had a really great weekend.Hope to be back Liz&Party,BRISTOL

We have enjoyed our week.The house is immaculate,lovely beach-style,cosy decor makes it very special.A big thank you for everything,we hope to return.Janet&Fmly,SURREY

We have had a lovely stay.We were all very comfortable and would stay here again.Michelle&Fmly,W.YORKS

We loved the location,the house was amazing,just like the pictures on the website.The views were fabulous,so close to the beach.We had a fabulous welcome from you both.We will definitely be back Theresa&Fmly,HAMPS

We appreciated the welcome you gave us.Enjoyed being so close to the sea and waking up to the view of the sea in the morning.Alice&Partner,WILTS

Our impressions have been very vivid,enjoyed every single moment.The location is prefect to recharge your batteries.Marta&Fmly,HERTS

Thanks for a great welcome.An excellent place to stay, and would be pleased to come back again.Gareth&Fmly,PLYMOUTH

Love the homely feel you have created,lovely touches.Lynne&Fmly,WORCS

We had a lovely time in Wales,and were very pleased we stayed at the Beach House.You made us very welcome.It is without doubt the nicest, most comfortable self-catering accom.we have ever stayed in.Tim&Fmly,W.SUSSEX

Thank you for a lovely place we can call home for a week.We had a great time. Hope to see you again next year.Pj&Fmly,N.LINCS

We had a wonderful stay at the Beach House.Everything we needed was here, including everything for the baby.A truly memorable holiday.Chris&Fmly,ESSEX

Thank you for a lovely welcome.This house will always be a special place for us.Hope to be back soon.Sam&Family,KENT

Wonderful holiday home in great surroundings.Derek,Ruth&Friends,NOTTS

What a wonderful place the Beach House is!A great base to explore.A brilliant holiday.Sally,&Family.HANTS

Lovely warm welcome,great holiday.The children could not wait to climb over the dunes every day!Hope to return soon.Noreen&Family,ESSEX

The house very comfortable and everything to make our stay a good one.Loved exploring the dunes.Colleen&Family,HERTS

A very enjoyable stay,nice house and area.Liz&Colin.CUMBRIA

Great location,great walks over sand dunes.Bridget&Partner,NORTHANTS

A beautiful house.Would love to come back.Pamela&Family.S.LANARKSHIRE

Prime location for child friendly places to visit.Richard&Family.SOUTHAMPTON

Glorious to walk through the gate onto the beach.Catriona&Stephen.NEWBERRY

We would recommend the Beach House to friends and family. Definitely 5 star accommodation.Peter&Val.ABERDEEN
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Porthcawl in Bridgend

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Fully tiled bathroom, white 3 piece suite wc, sink/vanity unit with large mirror, shaving socket and light over, bath/thermostatic shower over and screen, radiator/heated towel rail, extractor fan, tiled floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Sea views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Choice of Large Double or 2 Singles. Cot available
  • Bedroom 1: Sea views, Double bed,sprung mattress and topper. Bedroom 2: Queen size bed or 2 singles beds,sprung mattress(es) and topper(s). Fitted mirror door double wardrobes both rooms, ample hanging/drawer space, bedside drawers, lamps and hair dryers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: NO SMOKING AND NO PETS. Private parking for 2 cars. Quiet Location. Outside: Front garden is secluded and laid with beach pebbles, palm tree, coastal plants and patio furniture, a sun trap all day and solar lit by night. Secluded sunny back garden, summerhouse, patio dining furniture, beach chairs, etc.,solar lit by night. Back gate leads to private car park for 2 cars. Linen/Towels/Beach Towels provided. Cleaning is carried out before arrival and after departure. No cleaning charge if house is left reasonably clean and tidy. Conservatory, double glazed, heating provided, with Dining table and chairs for 4 persons. Tiled floor.


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Made me homesick!!

  • 5 of 5

Booked as a last minute surprise for (European ) Mother's Day to see my mom who still lives in Porthcawl. I have lived away for many years and am currently living in Brussels.

Mike and Jackie were delightful to work with and responded quickly and made the booking process easy despite living outside UK

Jackie even called me to apologize for not being available to join Mike in greeting us when WE changed our arrival time !! Wow.(And they texted on our first morning to check all was well ...)

Check in was easy, efficient and quick. There are two allocated parking spots. Perfect after a 7 hr car journey. My daughter said Mike wasn't just nice he was genuine ........She is right.

Inside was spotlessly clean and tidy. Thick fluffy white (like a posh hotel) towels a plenty and beach towels too.Tissues, wooden hangers, soap,DVDs ,fully equipped kitchen including: washing up liquid, washing powder, hand soap in kitchen, kitchen roll, foil, tea towels, instant coffee, tea bags trash bags, napkins, toilet paper, cleaning stuff, plastic utensils for beach or kids, heater in conservatory etc! Even fresh milk in fridge and a chilled bottle of white and a welcome message on the fridge.

We have stayed in many VRBO properties in many countries but never in one as thoughtfully and carefully kitted out as this one. You really care about your guests.

It is exactly as it looks in photographs tastefully and recently decorated and very comfortable.

You can see the beach from the master bedroom window and it looks fabulous with the sun shining on it in the morning.

I walked on the beach each morning before breakfast which I almost never do quite that early. Heaven! The weather was gorgeous so I couldn't resist!! Did you guys arrange that too???

It was so lovely to spend 3 nights visiting with my family, catching up, eating Beale's fish and chips, dinner at Isabella's and shopping at McCarthur Glenn, TK Maxx, Marks and Spencer and Cardiff. Miss all that too!!

My astute daughter who has not been back for 8 yrs remarked "Everyone is just so nice here"

She is of course right !

Well I am well and truly homesick now, back in Brussels 4 days.

We'll just have to come back to Porthcawl very soon.

Thanks again Mike and Jackie

Karen, Dominic and Lucy.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely seaside cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a really nice weekend at the Beach House. It's in a great spot for the beach and the children loved the rock pools at low tide. Everything we needed in the cottage and very clean and tidy - even Easter eggs for the children which were much appreciated! Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well appointed little house by stunning beach

  • 5 of 5

Had a brilliant stay at this mid terrace house. The sand dunes and beach are on your doorstep which is very natural and beautiful.

The house was in immaculate condition and very well furnished and equipped. The owners communication was excellent, met us on arrival and were very friendly and promptly helpful when required.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquility by the sea

  • 4 of 5

Clean tidy and well equipped in a peaceful yet convenient location

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We found the beach house immaculate and fully equipped kitchen for home cooked meals.

  • 5 of 5

The beach house was only 5 min walk to the beach, past sand dunes pebbles to a lovely clean sandy beach. We spent many a time looking for shells etc. Also lots of different sea birds, oyster catchers, redshank, curlew etc. Newton is very well located for places of interest ; Kenfig National Nature Reserve 10min drive, Margham Park 15min drive. Porthcawl 10min, Bridgend 20min. We enjoyed it so much, we stayed an extra 3 days. We also plan to return in the spring. You couldn't ask for better hosts, Jackie and Mike were excellent. Cheers Rob and jo.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely property, in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely holiday at the beach house. This property is a real home from home, there is even spare bedding for the children 'just incase'. We was greeted with a very warm welcome from Mike and Jackie & our girls love their gifts and the message on the fridge! We enjoyed our wine and delicious Welsh cakes that were left for us on arrival.These are just some of the little touches that made this a wonderful holiday. Literally just out of the gate over the sand dunes and you are on a quiet, clean beach. We all loved fossil hunting at southern down beach (approx 15 mins drive away). It is a picturesque beach with lots of fossils to see and find (Check tide times as tide comes right in).

We will be definitely be recommending this property to friends and family.

Thank you again Mike and Jackie !!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Blue Flag beaches at Porthcawl

Newton Beach - on your doorstep - 2 minute walk through the sand dunes.

Rest Bay - ideal surfing/windsurfing/kitesurfing - 10 minute drive.

Sandy/Coney Beach and FunFair - 5 minute drive or 15/20 minute walk.

Trecco Bay - 10/15 minute walk.


Cardiff/Wales Airport approx.15 miles away.

Nearest Rail Stations: Pyle 4 miles and Bridgend 5 miles away approx.

To reach Newton by Road take J37 to Porthcawl on the M4 Motorway just 10 minutes drive away.


Newton Village 10 min. walk or 5 min.drive. Porthcawl Town/Harbour 10 min. drive or by walking the Heritage Coastline. Newton is set halfway between Cardiff/Cardiff Bay and Swansea/Gower Peninsular just half hour drive in either direction. Merthyr Mawr with its thatched cottages, Ogmore-by-Sea. St.Fagans National History Museum - j33 on M4 Motorway. Bridgend Outlet Shopping - huge discounts! and Odean Cinema complex choice of eateries, good parking. Kenfig National Park, Margam Park, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, Brecon Beacons.

Further Details:

Newton Village dates from 12th Century. It was mentioned in 1538 as "A pretty little village". The village has three Pub/Restaurants, The Jolly Sailor, dates back to 1818,

local grocery stores, hairdressers, off-licence, post office. Porthcawl Town/Harbour/Esplanade has its own Theatre, 'The Grand Pavilion' on the Esplanade, all major banks, supermarket and local retail shopping. Ideal for walking, surfing/wind surfing, jet skiing, sailing, fishing, golfing and horse riding.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Porthcawl, Wales

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
26 May 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

ARRIVAL TIME: After 4.00pm. DEPARTURE TIME: Before 10.30am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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