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Coastal apartment with stunning views, near the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

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.

Accommodation

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.

Outside

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

Owner
Phil Jayne
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Apartment was excellent: light and spacious with superb views. Kitchen equipment excellent too - even good knives which are so often poor in holiday accommodation. Location also great with easy access to the coast path. Took the opportunity of walking into Solva for evening meal along coast path which was a real treat. Would definitely stay here again.
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Solva in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
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
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • One family bathroom with bath and electric shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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:
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.

Reviews

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Coastal apartment with stunning views, near the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
average rating of 4.866667 based on 23 reviews
5

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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5

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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5

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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5

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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5

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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5

perfect

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I stayed here over the new year period & couldn't have chosen a better apartment. It's decorated to a high standard & has everything you need.

Whilst there it was very cold weather but the apartment was warm & cosy. The view is stunning & the coastal path couldn't be nearer, spent many hours walking it. So much to see in the area. Would love to think we could find the time to stay there again. Thank you once again Phil for the use of your beautiful apartment, you must be very proud of it. I know you were decorating the week after we were there but quite honestly it was so clean &well maintained that I was quite surprised you were doing it!!! Thanks Paul & Sue

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive comments Sue, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are very lucky to have visitors who appreciate Skomer View and we are happy to be able to share it. Best wishes, Phil and Lesley
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Location

Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Cardiff... 2.30 hours
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
The George
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Fishguard
Nearest Train
13.5 Miles
Haverfordwest
Nearest Motorway
55 Miles
Swansea
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Cambrian
Nearest Beach
3.8 Miles
Newgale...3.8 (Solva/tidal)
Car: recommended

Distances:

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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Solva, Pembrokeshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
23 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£95
Sat
£490
 
 
Festive
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£120
Sat
£600
 
 
low
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£80
Sat
£450
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
From
£110
Sat
£630
 
 
low spring
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£110
Sat
£595
 
 
whitsun
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£110
Sat
£630
 
 
High Summer
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£805
for 7 nights
£805
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£110
Sat
£630
 
 
Shoulder
29 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£595
 
 
Festive
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£150
Sat
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All details on application to owner, any queries please ask.

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.
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