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Pretty cottage close to town walls, private secure off road parking to rear

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage / house in Tenby, easy walking distance to town centre and award winning beaches

Ideal for any time of year this lovely cottage sleeps up to six adults plus a baby in a cot.

It has a well equipped kitchen and two bathrooms both with showers and one with a bath, free unlimited Wi-fi, gas central heating and gas coal effect fire, plus washing machine, dishwasher, large flat screen tv with freeview, DVD player, cd/ radio etc.

The lounge and dining room are connected by a pair of glazed doors and both rooms are separately accessible from the hall.

All three bedrooms have thermal blackout curtains, full height wardrobes and drawers for storage. The double bedroom also has a clock radio with usb points for charging phones and tablets.

An enclosed rear garden with large paved area, brick barbecue, wooden picnic bench, washing line and raised flower bed with fruit trees and shrubs leads to the lockable garage for one car and two secure off road parking spaces. The parking spaces and garage are accessed from the road via a barrier controlled private car park with CCTV.

There is also a small enclosed front garden with several beds decoratively planted with a variety of bulbs, flowers and shrubs and a gate leading to the street.

Several award winning beaches are within a few minutes walk where a variety of water sports are available.

For hikers, the Pembrokeshire coastal path with its stunning views is easily accessible.

During July and August Tenby's pedestrianised main street offers a range of mainstream and quirky shops, cafe culture along with regular street markets and entertainers.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Anthea Evenden
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Anthea Evenden

We are a semi retired couple who live in the Tenby area and have two holiday properties that we rent out.

We have decided to offer them through 'Owners Direct' having successfully rented through the site ourselves on several occasions.

We aim to equip and maintain our properties to the high standard that we ourselves hope to find when renting a holiday home, and encourage our guests to give us honest feedback in order that we can improve on this.

Every winter we undertake some kind of upgrading or redecoration so the guests who return every year (of which there are several) always have something new!

Anthea Evenden purchased this house in 1998

Why Anthea Evenden chose Pembroke, Tenby, Saundersfoot & The South Coast

Francis Cottage was bought from a local family who had lived in it for generations, as our future retirement home.

We fell in love with its homely, comfortable feel and large living spaces, as well as being convenient for the town centre and beaches.

What makes this house unique

The house is handy for the walled town and award winning beaches without having to be involved in the summer pedestrianisation of the town centre and the frustration that it brings to car drivers and guests of properties located within the walls.

The house has ample, secure, private off road parking which very few other holiday properties in Tenby have.

21 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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  • 4 of 5

We were more than suprised at the size of this property considering it say cottage,loads of space everything you need and cleaned to a high standard, central to everything shops ,beaches etc and the parking for two cars was a extra bonus

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 4 of 5

The location of this cottage sells it for us which together with the parking at the rear is Ideal.

A standard lamp in the lounge would improve the reading experience.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Megan Thank you for your review. However I think you may have mixed up our cottage with another property as Francis Cottage has always had standard lamps in both the lounge and dining room. Anthea
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5

Great communication, great position, well equipped comfortable home from home!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic. Francis Cottage is well located with secure parking. It is a spacious cottage that has everything that you need for a comfortable stay. Spotlessly clean and has a lovely private courtyard garden and secure parking. We had a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent standard of accommodation in an ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

We found the cottage to be very clean and spacious accommodation with free off road parking. Its location is ideal for the centre of Tenby and we would definitely recommend this cottage for up to 6 adults to stay in real comfort.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal property and location

  • 5 of 5

Francis Cottage is in an ideal location, just outside the town walls, so it is quieter than in the centre, but only a couple of minutes walk to the seafront and the main area of town, and best of all, it has a private, secure parking space! The accommodation was very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The selection of games was appreciated too! Tenby is a lovely town to visit and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, clean, well-equipped cottage.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was clean, well-equipped and conveniently located near the centre of Tenby. It was as described. The owner was very helpful. I can thoroughly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Francis Cottage was bought from a local family who had lived in it for generations, as our future retirement home. We fell in love with its homely, comfortable feel and large living spaces, as well as being convenient for the town centre and beaches.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 93 Miles Nearest Ferry : Pembroke Dock at 12 Miles Nearest Train : Tenby at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Tenby at 300 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Tenby has five superb beaches which are all within five or ten minutes walk of the house.

Travel:

Nearest airports are Cardiff and Bristol (two hours by car) there is a small airport at Haverfordwest (half an hour by car) mostly used by private 'planes.

The ferry terminal to Ireland at Pembroke Dock is about ten miles away.

Distances:

The cottage is within a couple of minutes walk of Tenby town centre and the beaches.

Arrival is hassle free. Pull up at the private car park barrier next door but one to the cottage, collect your key and barrier pass from the key box, drive through the barrier, turn left and park in your private parking spaces or garage, open the garden gate, walk up the garden path and let yourselves in through the back door.

No queuing, no hassle or parking to collect keys, just arrive and relax!

Further Details:

The house has been let through a holiday letting agent for over ten years but we have decided to let it through 'Owners Direct' so that we can offer a better price and a higher, more personal standard of service.

It has most recently been graded 'Visit Wales' four stars and was previously five star graded when the Welsh tourist board was the grading agency.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
High mid season
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£730
for 7 nights
£730
 
 
Peak season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,045
for 7 nights
£1,045
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£580
 
 
Autumn half term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£610
for 7 nights
£610
 
 
Late autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
£375
 
 
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£980
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
There is a £100 'good housekeeping' deposit payable with your booking which will normally be refunded within 7 days of the end of your visit provided that the property is left in reasonable condition. Minor breakages will only be charged at cost.
However, if you smoke in the property we will retain your deposit in full due to the extra cleaning needed to get rid of the smell.

Changeover Day:
Saturday

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available outside of the high season, special rates may also be available on last minute bookings and for longer stays in the winter months.
Short breaks are not available over the 'iron man' event weekend as we only rent for full weeks with a Saturday changeover at that time of year.

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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Facilities

From the Owner

The house is handy for the walled town and award winning beaches without having to be involved in the summer pedestrianisation of the town centre and the frustration that it brings to car drivers and guests of properties located within the walls. The house has ample, secure, private off road parking which very few other holiday properties in Tenby have.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled bathroom with P shaped bath with screen and electric shower over, toilet, twin hand basins with backlit mirrors. Fully tiled shower room with large shower cubicle, hand basin, mirror and toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, View of front garden
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, View of front garden
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, View of back garden
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 plus a baby in a cot (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Carpeted double room with bedside cabinets and drawers, reading lamps, wardrobe, mirror and stool. Two carpeted twin bedded rooms with single beds with reading lamps bedside cabinets, wardrobes and drawers. Bedrooms 1 and 2 also have room for a travel cot to be erected alongside the beds.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only

Notes:

  • The parking spaces are accessed via a private car park that has a security barrier and CCTV, the rest of the spaces in the car park are rented to nearby guest houses and local residents. Sorry we cannot accept pets at this property, however we do have another cottage just outside Tenby at which we do. This is a strictly no smoking property. Between April and October the changeover day is Saturday. We only accept short breaks during low season (October to April) and never during school half terms or Christmas or New year weeks etc.