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Elevated position, deck with stunning Views to the sea. 10 minute walk to beach.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Modern, well equipped house with fabulous views. 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, Dog friendly

Harbour View is a child and dog friendly holiday home which has been imaginatively designed to make the most of its outstanding setting and wonderful views. It has an an elevated position close to the Pembrokeshire coastal footpath and is situated just minutes from the beach.

The house occupies a quiet and convenient location, free from passing traffic and just a 10 minute walk away from the beach. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Footpath virtually passes the front door, making this a great spot for exploring the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline. It is also located near to village shops and amenities. There is private parking at the rear of the property.

Harbour View is modern and well equipped, offering the perfect location for a relaxing and peaceful holiday. The house sleeps 6 people in three bedrooms, two with double beds and a third room with two single beds. A travel cot is provided. Bedrooms 1 and 3 have spectacular sea views and the property has both a bathroom and a shower room.

The living accommodation is located on the first floor. This includes a large sitting room with a wood burning stove, luxury three piece leather suite, and a 42” flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped, with integrated gas hob with electric fan oven, microwave oven, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster and kettle. The kitchen area incorporates an open-plan dining area and has French doors which open from the kitchen onto a first floor external deck equipped with table and chairs. The deck offers wonderful views over Fishguard harbour and the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline – a perfect spot for enjoying alfresco breakfasts, lunches and suppers as well as being the perfect spot to sit and watch the sun go down over a bottle of wine.

There is a stylish, compact shower room with toilet, washbasin and Miras shower cubicle located on the first floor. The family bathroom with bath, toilet and wash basin is located on the ground floor, along with a utility room which is equipped with a washing machine, ironing board and iron, collapsible airer and storage space.

A basket of wood for the wood-burning stove is provided on arrival and bedding, bed linen and towels are all included (you will need to bring your own beach towels). Extra wood can be purchased locally.

Outside there is a walled garden to the front of the property. The level rear garden has rear access to the property and is totally enclosed. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a raised patio area where there is a table and chairs. A portable barbecue is provided. All entrances are gated to provide extra security for children. Private parking at the rear.

Harbour View is a dog friendly holiday cottage. Dogs are welcome downstairs in accordance with our Dog Guidelines.

This is a no smoking property.

More Details

Owner
james Stokes
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About james Stokes

Ok - so who am I - well just an ordinary guy with a wife and three grown children.

I love this area for its authentic beauty and the feeling of freedom it inspires. I also enjoy knowing that I help people have a great holiday at reasonable cost - . If you ring me on 07881 942 556 I am more than happy to talk to you about the houses and the area and for just as long as you like.

james Stokes purchased this house in 2013

Why james Stokes chose Pembrokeshire

Its lovely here, relaxed and easy going. The cottage is in a peaceful location and has great views of the coast but it is not remote and Goodwick is not particularly a holiday village, - real life is here and the people who live here the year round are warm and friendly; the overall atmosphere is laid back and happy.

What makes this house unique

Harbour View is just that, an ordinary house with exceptional views. The coastal path is right outside the garden gate and offers the freedom to walk for 180 miles.

The house is well equipped and designed to make the best of the panoramic views across the harbour and beyond.The decking which is accessible from the first floor kitchen provides a great outdoor space with unobstructed views across Fishguard Bay and along the coast for as far as the eye can see. A local bus stops close to the house and offers guests the opportunity to leave the car at home and walk along the coastal path as far as they wish before then catching the bus home. Refer to local bus timetables for more information about bus services and times.

As well as being close to Goodwick Sands which offers safe bathing from the sheltered sandy beach the house makes an ideal base for exploring all that the Pembrokshire National Park has to offer; hidden sandy coves, little coastal villages, beautiful sandy beaches, and hills. Then when you get fed up with beaches there are boat trips to see dolphins, seals and porpoises, and the wonderful tiny city of St Davids is a must see.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have a few reviews, I asked for one and the rest came anyway. In my crazy round about way, the fact that no body has ever been dissapointed is the best review of all. I now have many returning customers and that gives me the confidence to say that the reality of Harbour View goes beyond its description and photographs.
Nov 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Goodwick in Fishguard and Goodwick

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , This bathroom is a good size and is downstairs
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Compact but practicle. Upstairs.
  • There is a stylish compact shower room with toilet, washbasin and Miras shower cubicle on the first floor. On the ground floor there is a family bathroom with bath, toilet and wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Sea view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , Sea view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , There is a cot in the cupboard and also a highchair
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a double bed and exceptional sea views. Bedroom 2 is a twin room, Bedroom 3 has a double bed and again the wonderful panoramic sea views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This house is modern, comfortable and in excellent order. It is light and airy with views that will take your breath away. Sea views from the back of the house are far reaching and with nothing to spoil the view just as far as the eye can see. The village is a ten minute walk away and can provide all you really need in terms of shops, pubs and cafes, without having to get in the car and drive. There is much to explore and the coastal road is a joy to drive along. If you don't want to drive then there are regular buses, the train station is nearby as well as the Fishguard ferry port. Outside: To the front of the property is a walled garden. The level rear garden is totally enclosed and mainly laid to lawn, with a raised patio area with seating . There is rear access to parking . The decked area has a table and chairs. All entrances are gated to provide extra security for children. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board and iron. Collapsible airer. storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen /Towels, tea towels, bed linen and full bedding are provided. Please provide your own beach towels. Apart from food and drinks all you really need is a tooth brush. Other: There is a bike and surf board storage space under the decking area.

Reviews

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Elevated position, deck with stunning Views to the sea. 10 minute walk to beach.
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The house with the million dollar views

  • 4 of 5

With the aid of James' detailed instructions, the house was easy to find. There is ample parking off the lane at the rear of the property. The local residents are friendly. The house is very clean and comfortable (the central heating works well). Having a third bedroom for luggage overflow was handy for a travelling party of two couples. The upstairs bathroom shows how much can be fitted into a small space without losing full functionality, and the shower was always hot. The downstairs bathroom is spacious. It includes the luxury of a bath but lacks the utility of a shower. The kitchen is well equipped. The views across the harbour from two of the bedrooms upstairs, the kitchen and decking are absolutely sensational. There is plenty of sightseeing in the vicinity (northeast to Cardigan, southwest to St Davids). There's a very pleasant walk into Fishguard (market there on Thursday for quality meat, fish, fruit and vegetables) via Goodwick along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path which goes past the house. Overall, we enjoyed our (all-too-brief) time at Harbour View, reckon it's pretty good value for money and have no qualms in recommending it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Fabulous :)

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely, clean & fresh. The view was stunning! James was fantastic at answering our questions and had brilliant local knowledge - thank you! The neighbours were friendly which was an added bonus. Myself, partner, 3 children and our pooch had a wonderful week here. Lovely and quiet but near all local amenities. Perfect location to visit the surrounding areas of West Wales. We cannot wait to return :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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4

Lovely comfortable house. Peaceful area but great base for exploring West Wales

  • 4 of 5

House was spotless and easy to keep that way. Shower worked very well three of us had a hot one each morning. The views over the bay are magnificent, plenty of seals, birds and boats to spot. Good base for exploring West Wales. Beds comfortable and area very quiet of an evening except when the 2 badgers come visiting the bins, make sure the rocks are in place before bed. A torch might be something you should take with you as very dark of an evening when walking up the path.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic house with an even better view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Goodwick. The house was spacious and clean and tidy. The view out over the sea was fantastic. James was a great host and the kids loved the welsh cakes he provided.

Goodwick proved to be a great base for exploring the surrounding area.

I would recommend the property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a prime spot for exploring

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped house on the coastal path, everything we could have needed for our stay.

Kids and dog loved the garden and local walks and the fire made the perfect end to the day.

Would definitely stay again as there is so much to explore and we felt right at home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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A comfortable home with amazing views.

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression as we walked in, the house was spotless. It even smelled clean and fresh throughout our stay.

The heating works well and there was plenty of hot water. The upstairs shower doesn't have much pressure but the bath downstairs more than made up for it.

Harbour View couldn't be situated in a better spot. The views are breathtaking and constantly changing with the weather and time of day. Being right on the coastal path is a bonus.

We enjoyed visiting places up and down the coast (St. David and Portmeirion). For golfers the links course at Newport is worth playing.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
cardiff
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Glen Dower
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Fishguard
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Newport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Goodwick
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Goodwick
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Goodwick

Coast/Beach:

Goodwick beach, with it's childrens play area is 10 minutes walking distance. Abermawr/Aberbach 5 miles.

Pwll Gwaelod, Cwm yr Eglwys which are sheltered by Dinas Head is 3 miles.

Newport sands with it's sand dunes and golf course is 6 miles away.

Whitesands beach is 20 mins by car and a favourite.

There are others hidden away along the coast waiting to de discovered.

Travel:

Car not essential. Local buses, and shuttle buses operate to the nearby towns and beaches. Stenna Ferry Port to Ireland in Goodwick 5 minutes by car. Goodwick train station 5 minutes by car. Cardiff airport 2 1/2 hours by car.

Distances:

Goodwick village is 10 minutes walk from the property. Fishguard is 20 minutes to walk or 5 minutes in the car. Pembrokeshire Coast Path is right outside the door. The sight of the 'Last Invasion of Britain' is 40 minutes walk around the coast path. There are plenty of local attractions close to the property.The tourist bus is very helpful and tourist information close by. The tourist information at Newport being worth a visit on its own.

St Davids about 25 mins. You can walk to all these places along a well posted footpath/

Further Details:

There are shopping facilities in Goodwick and Fishguard. Within the library is the famous 100 foot tapestry of the last invasion of Britain by the French. Local produce markets in Fishguard Saturdays and Thursdays. Bank, pubs and restaurants. Leisure centre, Swimming Pool, , Cinema, Riding Stables, Kayak and Bike Hire in Goodwick. Walking on Coast Path and Marine Walk. Castell Henllys Iron age village. Local stone age burial chambers, Oakwood Theme Park, Folly Farm, Heatherton adventure, Paint Balling and Go-Carts. Fly a falcon, Island rib trip and dolphin watching.

This lovely part of Wales is not overcrowded and still under used by tourists, there is lots to see and do but some planning is advised as often good things get left undiscovered. St Davids is a pleasant drive of about thirty minutes, the cathedral and its setting unique.

Lots of watersports are available locally, including canoeing and kayaking, Power Kiting, Kiteboarding, Kitesurfing, Surfing, Coasteering and paddle-boarding,

Coast/Beach:

The beach and coastal path are a seven minute walk away.There are many other beaches all within a reasonable and pleasant drive.

There are shopping facilities in Goodwick and Fishguard. Within the library is the famous 100 foot tapestry of the last invasion of Britain by the French. Local produce markets in Fishguard Saturdays and Thursdays. Bank, pubs and restaurants. Leisure centre, Swimming Pool, Cinema, Riding Stables, Kayak and Bike Hire in Goodwick. Walking on Coast Path.

North Pembrokeshire is a mecca for watersports lovers and newcomers alike. Kayaking, Surfing, Coasteering, Sailing, Boat Trips and much more. Explore the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park from the water, either under your own steam or with an organised group with one of many activity providers.

EVENTS

MAY:

Fishguard Folk Festival

JUNE:

Pembrokeshire Fish Week

“We want to make the most of our coast. It’s the only festival that covers the whole week and a whole county! There’s a lot going on, even if you don’t like fish.” – Kate Morgan, founder

Fishguard and Goodwick Jemima Rowing Club WRSA

The best Celtic Sea Rowing teams from up and down the coast of Wales compete in races from Goodwick, finishing at Lower Town Fishguard

JULY:

Fishguard International Music Festival

Fishguard again plays host to internationally acclaimed artists from across the globe

AUGUST:

Aberjazz – Jazz and Blues Festival

Five days of great jazz and blues in and around Fishguard’s cafés, pubs and open spaces.

Fishguard Agricultural Show

An exciting day out for all the family at this typical Agricultural Show. Attractions include judging of Cattle, Sheep, Pig and Horse Classes; Parade of Vintage machinery, Threshing demonstrations, Tractor tug-of-war; Foxhounds; Crafts; Horticulture; Fairground and a variety of Trade Stands.

OCTOBER:

Fishguard Autumn Festival

Six days of fun, including vintage steam engines, fireworks, markets, live music, Halloween parties, and food and drink aplenty!

New Years Eve Party!

Voted the Third Best New Year’s Eve party in Britain. Let’s make it number ONE!

Two Markets a week throughout the year in the Town Hall

The Thursday Market

Saturday – Fishguard Farmers’ Market

For regular live music through the twin towns

Check out: Peppers, The Old Coach House, Ffwrn

Plus the Latest Movie Releases

through Theatr Gwaun’s brand-new Digital Projector!

Travel:

Cardiff airport 100 miles. End of M4 60 miles. Fishguard Stena Line port 1 mile, train station 1 mile. Haverfordwest air strip has charter flights

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Goodwick, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 5
23 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£830
for 7 nights
£830
 
 
rate 7
3 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£321
for 5 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 8
29 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£313
for 6 nights
£365
 
 
Christmas New Year
24 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£643
for 6 nights
£750
 
 
rate 1 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 19 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Rate 2 2018
20 May 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
rate 3 2018
24 Jun 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Rate 4 2018
22 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£840
for 7 nights
£840
 
 
rate 5 2018
2 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 6 2018
28 Oct 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£385
for 7 nights
£385
 
 
Dchristmas 2018
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
To book, please call or email the owner. A £100.00 deposit is required to confirm the booking; the balance to be paid 4 weeks before the holiday. Please pay the deposit within 7 days. Payment methods accepted: Credit or debit card via Paypal (4% charge). Online Bank Transfer or Cheque.By using the book now button. I will send you an email with this information when you book. Dogs are charged for at an an additional cost of £35.00 per week. Booking is not a fuss, say yes and the dates are held for you.Its also fine to use the book it now option and pay with your credit card.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the preferred change over day. Other days can be considered but not in high season.
Arrive after 3 and leave by ten please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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