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Fantastic New House In Newport

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Newport Town, Pembrokeshire, Wales - 5 Minutes From Coastal Path. 10 Minutes Drive From Beach. Enclosed Garden And Off Street Parking

Recently built in a traditional style with coloured rendered walls, a slate roof and oak floors and doors, 'Puffins' also has all the comfortable mod-cons that you would expect from an up-market holiday house. The house is decorated in a smart, contemporary fashion and features include underfloor-heating, a wood burning stove and a wet-room. It is located in the centre of town within easy walking distance of the town’s shops, cafes and restaurants. It also has the benefit of a safe, enclosed garden and off-street parking - quite a rarity in Newport!

The house has three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large open-plan living/dining/kitchen. Outside the pebbly, beach-style garden has garden tables and chairs, a summerhouse and a gas BBQ.

More Details

Property Manager
Rebecca Hunter
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2017

About Rebecca Hunter

My name is Rebecca and I live in Pembrokeshire with my partner Peter and dogs Quail and Puffin.

Rebecca Hunter purchased this house in 2012

Why Rebecca Hunter chose Newport

I started building the house in January 2013 and it was finished in June 2014. It took a while but finally it's finished and I am very pleased with the result!

Since it is in the centre of Newport the house has all the convenience of being able to walk pretty much anywhere; along to the shops, down to the river, over to the Parrog, and it is just a stone's throw from several fantastic restaurants!

What makes this house unique

The house is traditionally built but has a very contemporary, modern interior. It is light, airy and spacious for summer living but with underfloor heating and a wood burner would be very cosy for a winter stay.

My partner and I have stayed in a lot of holiday houses over the years, both here in the UK and abroad. We like to think that we have learned what people need and want from a their holiday accommodation and how this can really make or break their holiday.

Since we have actually built this house ourselves we have really been able to design/decorate/equip from scratch and feel it really works!

Guestbook comments from the manager

'We couldn't have asked more more whilst staying in your delightful cottage! A home from home experience, everything was catered for!'

'…superbly stocked kitchen, lovely garden, and bodyboards for the children to use at the beach. This is definitely the best holiday home we have stayed in!'

'A really relaxing and charming place to come back to at the end of the day… a chilled glass of wine and BBQ in the garden - perfect all round!'
May 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Newport in Nevern

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please strip the beds you have used on leaving. It saves laundry costs if unused sheets do not need to be washed, and also helps cleaner enormously!
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs: Modern bathroom with bath (attached shower), WC and basin Downstairs: Wet room with overhead shower (without enclosure), WC and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 6 (3 Bedrooms) + travel cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double (king size) bed Bedroom 2 with two twin beds Bedroom 3 with two twin beds (downstairs)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This is a No-Smoking property. Regretfully we cannot take dogs. Phone and Wi-Fi available. Outside: The private, enclosed back garden features a summerhouse, gas BBQ, pub-style bench table with parasol, and lots of deck chairs. There is off-street parking for 2 cars max. Utility Room: There is no utility room but a washing machine in the kitchen. Washing line in the garden. An excellent laundry with tumble driers is available nearby. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and bath towels are provided, but please bring your own beach towels. Other: The front hallway has plenty of space for the hanging of coats and storage of shoes/wellies/buggies etc.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fantastic New House In Newport
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 18 reviews
5

Superb family holiday house in centre of village and quick jump to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cosy house - nice decoration and well equipped. Little garden for summer evenings and wood burning stove for winter evenings. Great location in centre of village with beach just 5 mins away. Can't keep

Away - 6/7th visit!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to see you all again and thanks for your kind review! And not long til your New Year stay!
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5

Puffins was really a beautiful place to stay, I highly recommend it.

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of four ladies of mixed ages, staying for 3 nights. The house is fresh and new looking and delightfully fitted out with new furniture and interesting and tasteful household items. Rachel clearly has an eye for colour and design! The house is well-equipped and warm and there is a lovely pebbled garden with a cute summer house. The location was ideal for us being close to the shops but only a ten minute walk from the estuary where we spotted various interesting birds. Rachel is easy to contact and very helpful. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect cottage in an ideal place!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent holiday in Puffins. The cottage is beautifully decorated and was ideally situated for us. My daughter was so pleased with all the children’s things which made life so easy for her, high chair, travel cot and even baby spoons and bowls! We had lots of great walks with the family and we had amazing weather which of course made all the difference.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. I am glad the cottage worked so well for you, and the weather too!
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Great!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at "Puffins" and we found it to be comfortable, well-equipped and in a convenient, easy-to-find location. Each evening we alternated between eating out (either in the restaurant next door, the Golden Lion , or a short walk down the road to "the Canteen" ) and self catering at the cottage.

In the area there's loads to see in the National Park or along the coastal path. We were lucky enough to twice see dolphins and also spotted an otter in the river near Cardigan.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time with some wildlife thrown in too! Wow, an otter, would love to see that!
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Well equipped, pretty house, located centrally

  • 4 of 5

Great stay in a beautiful part of Wales! Lovely house with sheltered garden, conveniently situated to walk to local shops, pubs and restaurants. Short drive to good beach with shop/cafe and lifeguards. Pretty colourful decor, quality furnishings, very well equipped kitchen. Deckchairs, picnic set and bat and balls provided too! The only downside for a tall family were the low sloping ceilings in the upstairs rooms. The property was well main maintained, the owner was helpful over email and available by phone if required, useful house manuals were provided. Next door to the Golden Lion pub/restaurant which serves good quality food but it was noisy on Friday and Saturdays at closing time. We would definitely recommend the house to friends with the caveats noted above.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing holiday house, filled with everything you could possibly need and in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented house, full of homely comforts in a stunning part of Wales.

Can't recommend highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Fiona for your kind review! Glad you had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you all back one day!
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Location

Coast/Beach:

The house is situated next to a lane that goes down to the estuary and the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. A ten minute walk along this path will take you to The Parrog, Newport's old harbour. The beautiful Newport Sands are a 10 minute car journey away.

Further Details:

For a small town, Newport has a wealth of shops, restaurants and facilities. These include: Bank, Post Office, Chemist, Supermarket, Art galleries, craft shops, lovely cafes and a Monday morning street market.

Excellent restaurants include; The Golden Lion, Llys Meddyg, and Cnapan. These restaurants are very popular and booking is recommended especially at weekends during the summer.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Newport, Pembrokeshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 3
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£350
 
 
Christmas & New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
£600
 
 
January
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£350
 
 
Feb/March
10 Feb 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
Easter
29 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£450
for 5 nights
From
£90
£500
 
 
April/May
14 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£351
for 3 nights
From
£117
£500
 
 
June/July
2 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£700
 
 
July/August
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Whatever rate may be quoted it should be noted that the total cost will work out at a minimum of £50 per adult.

30% deposit is required on booking with the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Payment method can be by bank transfer or cheque.

Cancellation refunds:
up to 12 weeks no charge
6-12 weeks - 70% of rate refunded
4-6 weeks - 50 % refund
less than 4 weeks - no refund

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. In low season, 3 or 4 day breaks can be arranged with flexible arrival days.
The property is available after 3.00pm of the arrival day and must be vacated by 10.00am on the departure day.

Notes on prices:
In low season the house is available for short breaks of a minimum of 3-4 nights. And at other times at short notice the house may also be available for 3-4 night stays. (The cost is the same if you stay 3 or 4 nights)
Please get in touch - its always worth asking!

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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