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W2011 - Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms)

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property
farmhouse
People
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms)

Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse offers:

A fabulous location, nestling at the top of a valley in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with views across St Davids and out to sea from Porthclais harbour.

Spacious & stylish 5 double-bedroom residence, elegantly designed and meticulously equipped to be a home from home for all ages. A fabulous family bathroom complete with a chandelier and three en-suites ensure a luxurious stay.

The stylish sitting room and dining room extends the full length of the house and looks out over the valley towards St Davids city. Fireside sofas offer comfy seating in front of the roaring log stove whilst the open plan dining area to kitchen ensures that the cook (or cooks) of the house aren’t left out of any of the socializing!

Cooking enthusiasts will love the superbly equipped kitchen at the heart of the farmhouse – a place where family and friends can gather to chat about the activities of the day.

Can also be rented with the adjoining Bwthyn to sleep 18.

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About the property

W2011

Rhos y Cribed is a Grade II listed farmhouse and cottage available for holiday let as separate properties or one for large groups & families, which offers an exceptional holiday home base to explore St Davids and lies within the Pembrokeshire National Park coastline.

Recently completely refurbished to a very high standard, the property boasts views of St Davids and Porthclais harbour. The distinctive Farmhouse offers 5 double-bedroom accommodation, with the adjoining Bwthyn (Cottage) offering 3 double rooms. Weekly rentals with changeover days on Fridays.

Just 500metres from the coast path and a mile to St Davids, the UK's smallest city, Rhos y Cribed is a substantial holiday rental property which sits within the heart of the St Davids peninsular, at the far Western tip of Wales and is the ideal place to stay.

The distinctive Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse and cottage have separate parking and entrances but offer the ideal opportunity for friends and families to take holidays together.

Both properties have been sympathetically and stylishly furnished to a high standard and are well equipped with all that's needed for a home away from home.

With bedlinen and bath towels provided as well as a basket of logs for the log burner, all our guests' needs for a wonderful stay in Pembrokeshire have been considered.

Thought to have been the Harbour Master or Merchant Trader's home back in the 18th century, when Porthclais harbour was at its busiest, Rhos y Cribed stands at the top of the ridge going down the valley into Porthclais harbour.

Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse and Bwthyn self-catering holiday cottages are found in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at the far western tip of Wales. Set in over 30 acres the lovingly restored property offers a stylish home from home for guests.

Within the valley that leads down to Porthclais harbour, it is said that St David was baptized by St Elvis, Bishop of Munster. During the baptism water gushed from nearby rocks, spashing the eys of a blind monk holding the infant David and his sight was restored. This spring, Ffynnon Dewi or David’ Well – lies within the boundaries of Rhos y Cribed land, close to the National Trust car park at Porthclais Harbour.

The superb natural harbour of Porthclais served as St Davids’ port for centuries. Until the early 20th century, trading ships in the busy harbour brought in coal, timber and limestone and exported farm produce and woollen cloth.

Pembrokeshire offers 186 miles of dramatic coastline with world class beaches offering the best conditions for surfing, sailing, fishing or just relaxing and looking in rock-pools. With a back drop of precipitous cliffs, locals and visitors alike can’t help but be overwhelmed by the breathtaking scenery and abundance of coastal wildlife – on land and at sea.

Just inland from Rhos y Cribed you’ll find the historic city of St Davids – Britain’s smallest city is named after the patron saint of Wales, Saint David. With a population of just over 1,600, city status was awarded in 1995 although the roots of St Davids go back to the 4th century when St David himself lived. St Davids was designated as a conservation area by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in 1972.

Famous for its Cathedral and adjoining Cloisters, which in its current form dates back to the 12th century, St Davids also boasts The Bishop’s Palace. Once a grand fortified residence, the palace was one of several grand residences in Pembrokeshire before the Palace became one of the victims of the reformation when many ecclesiastical estates were confiscated.

St Davids is a must for visitors to Pembrokeshire, and the Grade II Listed Rhos y Cribed offers luxurious and stylish self-catering holiday accommodation for the discerning visitor. Modern day St Davids is much loved by locals and tourists alike. It’s packed with character, from historic buildings, a bustling centre based around ‘the Square’ with its plethora of boutique shops and a regular weekly market. There’s also a warm Welsh welcome for all at the pubs, restaurants, cafes and galleries.

Dramatic coastline, sandy beaches, historic cathedral and stunning wildlife are all on the doorstep of this fabulous self-catering property in St Davids. Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire is the ideal place to stay.

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Owner
Catrin Howkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Danish, Welsh
Calendar last updated:
7 February, 2017

About Catrin Howkins

Dramatic coastline, sandy beaches, historic cathedral and stunning wildlife are all on the doorstep of this fabulous self-catering property in St Davids. Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire is the ideal place to stay.

How could we fail to be drawn to this fabulous property, even when it was in such a dilapidated and derelict state when we discovered it! It's been a challenge to completely renovate this listed building, but we hope you'll agree that our sympathetic refurbishment has restored this unique property to its magnificent best.

Catrin Howkins purchased this farmhouse in 2013

Why Catrin Howkins chose St Brides Bay, St Davids & The West Coast

Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse and Bwthyn self-catering holiday cottages are found in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at the far western tip of Wales. Set in over 30 acres the lovingly restored property offers a stylish home from home for guests.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Modern day St Davids is much loved by locals and tourists alike. It’s packed with character, from historic buildings, a bustling centre based around ‘the Square’ with its plethora of boutique shops and a regular weekly market. There’s also a warm Welsh welcome for all at the pubs, restaurants, cafes and galleries.

Rugged coastline, sandy beaches, historic cathedral and stunning wildlife are all on the doorstep of this fabulous self-catering property in St Davids.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Saint David's in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Main family bathroom includes a double shower area
    Ensuite 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite with Bedroom 2
    Ensuite 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite for Bedroom 4 on top (attic) floor)
    Cloakroom - Toilet , located on ground floor
    Ensuite 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensuite for bedroom 5 on top (attic) floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Main bedroom with views of St Davids Cathedral
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Located at front of house overlooking Porthclais & St Davids
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Located at rear of house, overlooking fields towards Ramsey
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Top floor (attic) room with views towards Porthclais harbour
    Bedroom 5 - Top floor (attic) room with views over fields to Clegyr Boia
    TV Snug - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed located in ground floor TV room at rear of property
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A fabulous location, nestling at the top of a valley in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with views across St Davids and out to sea from Porthclais harbour. A stylish 5 double-bedroom residence, elegantly designed and meticulously equipped to be a home from home for all ages. The open-plan ground floor boasts a fabulous distinctive chimney, complete with its own ‘meinc’ – a sitting perch to the side of the fireplace, just right for warming up in front of the log-burner! The welcoming sitting room and dining area at the front of the property leads through to the galley kitchen. Cooking enthusiasts will appreciate the compact but tastefully equipped kitchen. Two double bedrooms at the front of the property enjoy views extending towards St Davids and down towards Porthclais harbour, and a bespoke designed cosy double-bed room at the rear of the property offer a home away from home for all ages. Outside: Both properties benefit from separate entrances and ample car parking areas. There are also separate lawned and walled front gardens to both the Farmhouse and the Bwthyn. Rhos y Cribed Farmhouse enjoys a large raised rear garden with a picnic table and barbecue area.

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