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Coastal apartment with stunning views, near the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

Bedrooms 2
Space 10 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Solva - 5 minutes from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

Set on the top floor of historic Llanunwas House our modern, light but cosy apartment has a stunning view directly over the wide panorama of St Brides Bay to the islands of Skomer and Skokholm.

Llanunwas is a historic mansion in a country landscape; as you leave the road at Upper Solva and drive into the woods, you will appreciate you are somewhere special. Enjoy two acres of lawns and gardens with a mix of sunny and shaded areas – ideal for sitting and relaxing, or for children to explore.

Nearby is Britain’s smallest city, St Davids, home of the magnificent cathedral, National Park Visitor Centre, speciality shops and restaurants. Surprisingly, in contrast to its tranquillity, St Davids is also the place to start an adventure - book fast boat trips to the islands, coasteer or kayak around the coves or learn to surf at Whitesands Bay.


Skomer View sleeps 4 in one double and one twin bedroom. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash basin and toilet.

The lounge is an ideal place to relax and look out over the sea and the islands. It is light and airy in summer and warm and cosy in winter and has a flat screen television with Freeview satellite channels, DVD player and free Wi-Fi.

The kitchen diner has a full range of modern appliances, including hob, grill and oven, fridge freezer, washing machine/dryer and microwave.


Attractive lawns surround the house, with plenty of space for outdoor activities. Secure storage provides a home for our deckchairs and picnic furniture, with room for cycles or fishing rods. There is parking immediately next to the house.

Key facts

• Bed linen and towels are provided

• Please bring your own beach towels

• Central heating is supplied by storage heaters

• All electricity included

• Pets cannot be accommodated

• No smoking in the apartment

For more details and photos, please click the 'Owners Website' link under Further Details below

Pembrokeshire is an area of outstanding beauty with tremendous variety. From majestic cliffs to sand dunes, from broad river estuaries to cascading streams, from gently rolling arable land to rocky outcrop - all can be seen within a few miles of each other.

To protect and preserve this beauty and the wildlife it supports we have the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, West Wales Trust and The National Trust.

More Details

Phil Jayne
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many thanks the flat was perfect in every way and the views are fabulous. A wonderful week with mainly sunny weather. Glorious walks along the coastal path in both directions. Great food a the Cambrian (Solva) also the Sloop and Shed at Porthgain. The location is amazinb and we would love to return to Skomer View again soon to enjoy more of Pembrokeshire and our flat.
Apr 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Solva in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • One family bathroom with bath and electric shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Skomer View is light and airy in the summer and warm and cosy in the winter. It is on the top (second) floor of Llanunwas house. Outside: Private lawn outside shared with other residents of Llanunwas. Pets not allowed. Cleaning / Towels / Linen There is a corner shop nearby which sells fresh produce, general groceries and newspapers. Travel to St Davids for a more comprehensive range of shops including CK’s supermarket. Other: Skomer View has good mobile reception on most mobile networks. We have tested Orange and Vodafone. We have our own wifi, guests can use this at no extra cost provided usage is reasonable.


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Coastal apartment with stunning views, near the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
average rating of 4.875 based on 26 reviews

Beautiful Apartment in Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful holiday in this clean, well maintained and comfortable apartment that contains every appliance one could reasonably wish for, including a fully stocked kitchen with fridge/ freezer, washer/dryer, wifi, TV/DVD, phone, good heating and comfortable beds to name a few.

Solva is a lovely picturesque village, and the surrounding countryside and costal walks are simply magnificent. The apartment is just a few minutes walk from the nearest coastal path.

The service and instruction provided by Phil was very efficient from start to finish - in short, we would highly recommend Skomer Veiw to anyone looking for a pleasant holiday in the countryside.

It was hard to say goodbye to Skomer Veiw as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, which was far too short, but we are looking forward to returning again. Thank you, Phil, for such an enjoyable break.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Desser Many thanks for such a positive review. We are always pleased that our guests enjoy Skomer View as much as we do ourselves. We hope you get the opportunity to visit again. Diolch yn fawr. Phil and Lesley.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A great apartment, well equipped, very clean, comfortable and cosy. The location works well - just walkable into Solva and out again and good to be so close to the coastal path. Would love to stay here again. All communication was good and access to the apartment well explained.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent. The photos didn't do it justice.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent. So quiet and peaceful. Wonderful views. Wonderful walking. Will definitely be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive review, Logan. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Skomer View and we hope that you get the opportunity of returning soon. We're at Llanunwas ourselves this week and hoping to walk along Ramsey Sound looking for seal pups tomorrow. Phil and Lesley
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A great week away!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely area of Wales! Walking straight on to the coastal path.

A very pleasing apartment. Everything you need, light airy and comfortable. The wonderful view from the window was the best I've seen in a holiday let!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment in a good location with a fabulous view. Lovely part of Wales

  • 5 of 5

A very well presented apartment with comprehensive instructions from owners who have gone to great lengths to make their offering a cut above most others. A great base in an ideal location for exploring the region. A lovely clean and comfortable home from home. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely, comfortable, clean apartment with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

We were really pleased with the apartment, from the well equipped kitchen, well furnished style and overall cleanliness to the location, views and peaceful surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your positive review of Skomer View. We are always pleased to know that our visitors enjoy their stay as much as we do. Solva Is a special place to visit, good for walkers and families alike.
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Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Cardiff... 2.30 hours
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
The George
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Train
13.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
55 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Cambrian
Nearest Beach
3.8 Miles
Newgale...3.8 (Solva/tidal)
Car: recommended


Journey time from Cardiff : 2 hours 15 minutes. London: 4 hours 30 minutes. Birmingham: 4 hours. Nearest railway station is Haverfordwest (HVF).

Take the A487 Haverfordwest to St Davids road. Pass through the coastal village of Solva and climb the hill out of town. At the top of the hill, as you leave Upper Solva, there is a 40 mph sign. Just a few yards later, there is a wooded drive to the left with a sign ‘Llanunwas’. Take the drive through the trees and keep left.


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.