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Bungalow in quiet location with sea view, dogs welcome, private garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Bungalow in Llangrannog, Ceredigion, Wales - 5 Minutes Walk To Beautiful Beaches, National Coast Path And National Trust Heritage Coastline

Morwelir occupies an elevated position above the popular holiday village of Llangrannog. It offers value for money accommodation in a glorious, quiet position and is surrounded by sun terrace , private garden and mountainside. The property has been in my family for 40 years and we have been letting it out for at least 25 years with many guests returning year after year, we hope you will be one of them.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

If you have got this far with my advert I hope you like what you see and are considering our property for your holiday. As a family we have had many happy times in Morwelir over the years, and put a good deal of thought and hard work into it. I hope my character is reflected in the property, flaws and wonky bits as well as the sleek and smooth bits!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Bungalow far exceeded our expectations and had a lovely time in Llangrannog, as ever, nice to get away in peaceful surroundings with great views. Ps. When I win the lottery I will make Linda an offer she can't refuse for the property as we loved it. Oct 13



Morwelir is a lovely, quaint cottage in a beautiful location and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone. May 13



The house is basic but comfortable- you get what you pay for, but has a great family feel to the place. Surprisingly big rooms too. We just stayed 2 nights, wish it was longer. May 12
Apr 2014
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7 Reviews

3.6
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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  • 1 of 5

the property itself was in a lovely position overlooking the sea but it was very basic. We booked it for four days and I'm sad to say that we were very disappointed with the state of the cottage. There was a serious problem with flies in the attic bedroom that needs to be addressed. It was very cosy in there of a night and if you are able to look past the condition then you will enjoy your stay. The kitchen wall was black with damp and the bath needs replacing. The wall over the fire was black with damp and most of the paint was peeling off the walls The village itself and the surrounding area is beautiful, the people are really friendly and The Ship is a definite must. Beaches are all lovely and clean and the walks take in some fantastic scenery.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you liked the position and outlook. We always get flies coming into the gaps around windows every autumn, along with every other house in the area. We provide cans of fly spray for use, but I realise it is a problem. The kitchen is being replaced and the walls lined early next year. The bathroom was refurbished last year, but the cast iron bath was not replaced as it is an original fitting. Thank you for your feedback, it is very helpful.
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4

Perfect seaside holiday.

  • 4 of 5

Morwelir was the perfect dog-friendly seaside cottage. The cottage has the best position in Llangrannog being equally close to easy access to the countryside for dog walking and to the village with its wonderful sandy beach and eating & drinking places( two pubs, two cafes and fishχps). When we went (June) half the beach was dog friendly with easy access to the next totally dog friendly beach, both pubs were dog friendly and The Ship Inn did superb food.

The beaches were safe for swimming and the main one had life guards so good for kids.

The cottage itself was bright, cheerful and homely with practical flooring and furnishings. It had everything we needed apart from a washing machine but I understand that the kitchen is being updated to accommodate one this winter. The bathroom was cosy; the shower better than the bath which I could never get quite deep enough. The huge living room had ample comfortable seating plus the big dining table and the view from the window was of woodland and the sea. There was space to sit and eat outside plus a private garden for lounging in. Plenty of parking and few neighbours all of whom were friendly. The nearby Farm Shop was very good indeed but the local garage had a good range of supplies too so there was no need to go far. The village beach shop sold milk etc.

We had a wonderful two weeks.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you all found it so comfortable and suitable. It sounds as if your dog had a great time !
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Bracknell
4

A little piece of heaven

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at Morwelir for 9 days it being April we didn't expect wonderful weather, so we had, sun, rain, hail & snow! The beach is very pretty and easy to walk to 5 minutes down hill, 10 minutes back up. It's a very safe area for dogs and children alike. Watch out for sheep in the top field along the lane! Definitely need a car to go anywhere.

The property is aged and could do with a lick of paint but as we had dogs it was ideal for us. The character of the property is definitely time warped 1930's? which is great and I hope it remains like it when decorating is done. Fantastic views and sunsets, very quiet, a little piece of heaven! Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay- decorating is an on going project!
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Great location but in need of maintenance and a thorough clean

  • 2 of 5

It's a lovely peaceful location very close to the coast and Llangrannog village with a public footpath into the woods straight from the house. The cottage is well equipped with plenty of space, though the kitchen is small.

Negative points:

Damp must be an issue in places as there was black mould on areas of the kitchen walls and in places in the front bedroom. Also, the skirting boards in the front bedroom were very dirty and in need of a good wipe down. Some of the furniture had seen better days, including the garden furniture - one wooden seat at the front had fallen apart. Outside at the back a sack of rubbish was left by the back door and one of the bins was full - presumably from a previous let. The drain from the bathroom was blocked causing flooding of the rear yard - it had clearly been like this for a while. Every time we used the sink in the bathroom it caused flooding outside the back door and this put us off from using the bath and shower. We contacted the owner on our first morning and someone was sent to unblock it 4 days later.

This could be a great holiday home but it was clearly in need of some TLC. It is described as 'value for money' accommodation, but it should at least be clean for guests and rubbish removed, and the blocked drain should really have been addressed straight away. We did enjoy our stay as the location is lovely but but it was spoilt somewhat by the aforementioned. We took photos but unfortunately can't attach them to this review.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I know this guest experienced difficulties with the drains. It was my daughters wedding that weekend and so it took longer for me to get it sorted that I would like. My cleaning lady was surprised and sorry that you found the property unclean,I think she offered to clean it again for you, but she has taken note of your points for the future. The sea air makes all properties susceptible to damp, we have begun a programme of lining the walls with thermal board ( as in the bathroom) but this will take a while to complete, however this will deal with the slight mound problem. A new kitchen ( with lined walls ) is going in this Autumn. I know that the property is far from perfect but I feel that this is reflected in the price which is considerably lower than similar properties of this size in this type of location. I'm glad to you managed to enjoy parts of your holiday.
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4

Relaxing short stay

  • 4 of 5

Charming bungalow in fantastic location! Stunning views, lovely walks and not far from the village and beach, great pubs and local shop. Everything we needed for a short break. Looking forward to booking again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and so glad you had a lovely time at Morwelir.
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Mrs Joanne Sheppard

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a wonderful peaceful location, very surprised at the lengths the owner has gone too with making sure everything is available in the cottage. We had a lovely time and will certainly be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so glad you had a good time.
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Location

From the Owner

I had my 2nd birthday at Bywell a house in the main village that my parents rented by chance because my mother loved Cornwall, and someone said that Llangrannog was very like Cornwall but a good deal nearer from our home in Warwickshire. We came every year after that. One day we walked up the track past Morwelir to picnic in the fields at the top and my mum spotted a grubby postcard in the window saying 'for sale'. My father bought Morwelir at auction in 1967 for £2000! Since taking over the property I have been trying to modernise and update it and all profit is used for repairs and improvements.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Llangrannog at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Llangrannog at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Llangrannog at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Dry ski slope, Llangrannog at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Llangrannog, 5-10 minutes walk. at 0.5 Kilometres

Coast/Beach:

The seaside fishing village with its 2 beautiful beaches is a 5 minute walk away down the narrow single track lane (quarter of a mile) please allow 10 minutes to walk back up to the property. The National coast path can also be accessed from the village, and there are many lovely walks in the area both coastal and inland.

Travel:

A car is essential to access the property but not necessary for your holiday if you so choose. The nearest airport is Cardiff (about 60 miles) Car hire would be essential. Fishguard has a regular car ferry service from Ireland and is about 35 miles away.

Distances:

The village centre is quarter of a mile away. The nearest town is the ancient market town of Cardigan this is 12 miles away. Aberaeron with it's pretty harbour is 14 miles up the coast. There are many beautiful beaches up and down the coast, Penbryn is a National Trust beach and is 3 miles south of Llangrannog.

Further Details:

In Llangrannog there are 2 pubs offering food, 2 cafés and a small general stores. 2 miles away in Brynhoffnant is a good small supermarket and petrol store. The Urth (youth) Centre is just outside the village and offers dry slope skiing and other activities.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
June
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£500
 
 
High Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover day in summer, but we can be flexible at other times of the year.
Important. Please provide your own bed linen and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

As soon as I arrive at Morwelir I know why I love this place. Come wind, rain or glorious sunshine it is fun to be in. I love the fact that you can have an almost car free holiday just walking down to the beach for the day, it makes such a change from zooming everywhere in the car. Llangrannog is a lovely safe village where children can have some independence and buy ice creams and things from the shop without parents always being right behind them. People say isn't it boring to keep coming back to the same place but I still find places that I haven't been to and new things to do every year.

Property Type

  • bungalow

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Small family bathroom with bath and in bath shower, wash basin and airing cupboard. Separate WC.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 ground floor, with sea and mountain view and double bed, Bedroom 2 ground floor, with twin beds, Bedroom 3 upstairs,sea and mountain view with 3 single beds, this room is great fun for children but not toddlers as it has an open staircase.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The property has recently been re floored with a smart wood effect laminate floor throughout the ground floor. The accommodation is bright and cheerful. Outside: There is a patio/ terraced area round the property which gets sun most of the day and is a good place for an evening drink while watching the sunset go down over the sea. Over the track is a separate garden with a picnic bench and table and an area for barbecues. After Morwelir the road becomes a grass track and footpath up the mountain. Some garden chairs are kept in a cupboard in the house as well as a large garden cushion for the terrace. Utility Room: No utility room Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned after every let. Please bring your own bed linen and towels. There are plenty of pillows and one double and 5 single duvets and plenty of extra rugs and blankets. Other: Please note Morwelir is not a luxury property, we are in the process of upgrading and modernising and this is reflected in our prices. It is comfortable, clean and well equipped and provides an excellent family holiday base.

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