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The Redcliffe apartment has a fantastic vantage point for views of Caswell Bay, voted one of the most beautiful beaches on Gower with its ancient cypress trees, rivers and lush cliffs. It also has the advantage of being close to Mumbles village with its cafes, bistros, harbour, pier and lighthouse -only an hour's walk along the cliff path with fabulous views all the way. Access is via private gated drive and there is spacious parking right on Caswell Bay. The balcony views are spectacular at any time of the day or year and it is often possible to see the Devon coast & enjoy gorgeous sunset skies.There is direct access to walks along the Gower coastal path and inland along beautiful valleys. Golfers and horse riders are visible on the headlands and there are numerous facilities for such recreation. Caswell has every type of watersport including surfing, kayaking, as well as caving, cycling, rock pooling and fishing. The fully manned lifeguards' hut provides safe bathing and surfing
Summer: The Redcliffe apartment in Caswell Bay is the perfect place to have a relaxing holiday. The views are spectacular- you can watch all the beach activities from the 3rd floor balcony and enjoy strolls on the beach, hikes along the coastal path and every manner of water sport. \the sunrise and sunset skies are magnificent. Enjoy a breakfast or evening meal on the balcony.
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Spring Autumn and Winter: The apartment affords a fabulous vantage point to watch the ever interesting tidal changes and to explore Gower. Many guests use the apartment as a base for exploring further afield or visiting the many interesting heritage sites in Swansea. The cosy flame glow fire will make you eel at home in the evenings and even in winter the mild microclimate of Caswell Bay will enable you t sit outside and enjoy the fresh air when the sunshine's.
Weather and natural environment: The South coast of Gower has an extremely mild climate. Caswell Bay in particular enjoys a sheltered location tucked behind its westerly headland- a unique microclimate. The sun shines on more than 260 days and if there is a storm or rain it soon clears up , usually bringing a fresh weather system from the South West. The vegetation in the sheltered bays and valleys of South Gower reflect this equable climate and the vegetation is lush and abundant. Perfumed wild flowers abound in spring, gorse and heather blanketing the cliff tops and headlands and the coves have verdant ivies and wild garlic blossom as well as elegant cypress trees. The tidal range in Caswell Bay means that there is always an opportunity to explore the rock pools and caves that line the sandy beach at low tide. Starfish, anemones and crabs as well and limpet and mussel fields are exciting to discover amongst the caves and platforms. At low tide it is possible to take the beach route to nearby beaches like Langland.
The bedroom has a luxurious king sized bed with lamp shelf and surrounding fully fitted wardrobes. The wall dividing the bedroom from the living room has a clear glass panel insert to allow a view of the sea from the bed. This is particularly exquisite in the early morning and in the evening sunsets. This window has a blind for privacy and below it is a desk and/or dressing table with plenty of drawer space and a chair. The bedding is soft and comfortable and the room has a light and airy feel....moreless
The fully fitted shower room has a power shower, vanity unit, wall mirrors and mirror cupboards and is accessible from the hallway directly opposite the bedroom door....moreless
The Redcliffe apartment is newly refurbished in a stylish, modern style.The interior is tastefully decorated with plain walls and has a full width patio window with white wooden blinds for full visibility or shade. The view is spectacular as the apartment is on the top/third floor accessed by 3 flights of stairs and landings. The living room is spacious and has a dining area as well as table and chairs on the balcony. There is a comfortable leather sofa and leather lounger chair with stylish coffee table on a woollen rug and for entertainment there is a flat screen TV with built in DVD and radio/CD player. For cooler nights and guests enjoying the facilities in the autumn, winter or spring months, there is a cosy atmosphere given by the modern marble surround electric fire with flame glow effect.
The kitchen area is equipped with under counter fridge with ice box, hob, oven and microwave and has a spacious storage cupboard. There is also hall storage for boots and coats....moreless
Early Spring Feb 21 - Mar 27, 2015 4 night min stay
Late Spring Mar 28 - Apr 24, 2015 4 night min stay
£85 Fri, Sat, Sun
Early summer Apr 25 - May 22, 2015 4 night min stay
£90 Fri, Sat, Sun
Summer May 23 - Jun 26, 2015 4 night min stay
High Summer Jun 27 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Summer Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Autumn Oct 31 - Dec 11, 2015 4 night min stay
Christmas and NY Dec 12 - Jan 8, 2016 4 night min stay
Winter & early spring Jan 9 - Mar 18, 2016 4 night min stay
Spring Mar 19 - Apr 29, 2016 4 night min stay
Early summer Apr 30 - May 27, 2016 4 night min stay
Summer May 28 - Jun 24, 2016 4 night min stay
High Summer Jun 25 - Sep 9, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£150
No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning, towels and linen are included in the rental. NO beach towels are provided.
A weekly maid service is included.
The maid reads the electricity meter before and after lettings. Normal usage is included in the rental.
Internet access is available at £10 per stay.
It is possible to negotiate the number of nights accommodation, accept babies and consider longer lets in certain cases.
Refundable £150 security deposit required with final balance payment (or on arrival if late booking).
If the booking is made within eight weeks of the letting the whole of the rental payment is to be forwarded with your booking form, together with the security deposit of £150.
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West of Swansea is the famously beautiful Gower Peninsula- the first area in the whole of the UK to be declared an an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty-AONB. Caswell Bay is stunning. At the entrance to Gower lies the famous village of Mumbles. This is where Dylan Thomas spent his leisure time in the Mermaid Inn, now a restaurant, and where you will see bobbing boats , enjoy harbour walks, numerous bistros and cafes and a wide coastal path for walking and cycling. Formerly the track of the famous Mumbles railway, there is now a summer train running the whole length of Mumbles and Swansea Bay that is a delightful way to get around.
Local attractions are many and various including natural geographical attractions like coastal and valley walks, the famous beaches of Three Cliffs and Rhossili and cultural attractions in Bishopston, Mumbles and Swansea all in close proximity. It is also easy to go further afield to the Black Mountains, Dan Yr Ogof caves and the Brecon Beacons.
Other Activities: cultural activities, theatre, museums.