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Honeysuckle Cottage is a recent barn conversion which retains many of the original features of a Gower Barn whilst offering modern superior accommodation for families, friends and couples.
The property comprises of large kitchen diner which lends itself perfectly to socialising whilst cooking. There is a good sized bathroom with a separate bath and shower. The lounge is well equipped with a new flat screen TV and plenty of books, DVDs and board games to keep everyone amused.
The two bedrooms are spacious but full of character. there is one double and one twin. The lounge accommodates a double sofa bed and we can also provide a fold away bed for families with three children.
Outside there is a patio area with a table and chairs. Beyond is a large garden ideal for a game of football and for catching the last of the evening sun.
The property is close to the beach and there are stunning cliff walks. Cafes and shops are just a short walk away.
Beaches: There are many beautiful beaches in Gower. Honeysuckle Cottage is next to one of the most magical of all these which is Pwlldu. There is no public parking nearby so it really is a locals beach. The cottage is five minute walk from this beach.
Three Cliffs Bay is a 20 minute walk away from the cottage along the cliff path which has sweeping sea views that take your breath away. There are two cafes in the village along the way in case you need to stop for refreshments.
There are many others, such as Caswell and Llangennith , where you can learn to surf. Oxwich, where you can learn to sail. Rhosilli, for spectacular walks across the causeway out to Worm's head.
Port Eynon is another family favourite and has recently been featured in Coast magazine.
All in all there a beach for every taste on Gower. Come and see which is your favourite.
Shopping: The idyllic seaside village of Mumbles is home to some of the best shops in the area. It is home to an eclectic range of home ware, fashion, show and gift shops. The Oyster Gallery, for example, is home to much more than a range of paintings and is a must if you are looking for some keepsakes or gifts for friends and family. There are independent clothes boutiques such as Pebble, Blue and Jabberwocky and Cha Cha's and Rowberrys are shoe boutiques that are well worth a visit. From chocolate shops to delicatessens there really is something fro everyone.
Closer to home in the village of Southgate we have our very own Jewellery shop Jewels by the Sea. Fabulous for spoiling yourself or others!
In nearby Parkmill there is the Mill. This is a museum, come cafe with a few little craft shops and ducks chickens and other animals to entertain the children. Great for a cloudy day!
Eating out: There are so many places to eat out. From cafes to AA rosette restaurants Gower has an option for all tastes and budgets.
The cafes in Southgate do affordable lunches and the pubs in Kittle, Bishopston and Reynoldston do affordable but delicious pub food lunchtimes and evenings.
For the more discerning taste buds or a special occasion there is the delightful Maes-yr-haf in Parkmill (five minutes away by car or taxi). There are many more in the nearby village of Mumbles. Please enquire when booking if you require some advice on where to book. Please note booking for the restaurants is essential to avoid disappointment.
Both bedrooms are finished to a very high standard with cream iron bedsteads.
The double bedroom has a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, a mirror and a bedside table with lamp. There is also a radio on the bedside table.
The twin bedroom has two single beds, a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, two bedside tables and two lamps. There is also a foldaway bed for families of five....moreless
The bathroom suite is white and has a free-standing shower and separate round bath.
There is a shaver point next to a lit up mirror. A toilet roll and hand wash are provided....moreless
The kitchen is well appointed with kitchen utensils, bread bin, pizza cutter, bottle openers, lemon squeezers, etc. The washing machine, fridge and dishwasher are all new. There is always washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets provided.There is also a TV in the dining area.
The television in the lounge is new and reception is digital. There is a range of DVDs, books and games available.
There are patio furniture cushions available and a parasol. There is a boot box outside to store muddy, wet or dirty equipment away from the elements.
For small babies we provide a high chair, travel cot and a stair gate....moreless
All bookings made more than six weeks in advance require a deposit of £200.
If they are made less than six weeks in advance then we require the full amount.
Where it states that the minimum stay is one week it is sometimes possible to book a shorter stay but it will be charged at a higher rate.
Bed and breakfast is available on request and costs £35 per person per night. It is possible to have a single nights stay if you choose the bed and breakfast option. However this is only available in low season.
All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which need to be read carefully, signed and returned before a booking exists.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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The local area comprises of stunning countryside and cliff views and spectacular golden sandy beaches, including Three Cliffs bay close by which was a finalist in the TV programme Britain's Best View. Tidal and woodland valleys can be explored just a short walk away.
Pwll du bay is a secret treasure situated five minutes from the cottage. It is usually quiet and a naturally sheltered cove with lots of delightful rock pools for children to explore. Nearby there are some lovely cafes which make an ideal stopping point for lunch and coffee, cakes or ice creams.There are also lots of excellent pubs.
A short drive away is the quaint seaside village of Mumbles. It is full of quaint shops, clothing and shoe shops and lots of cafes and restaurants.
Many water sports and outdoor activities can be enjoyed in the area, from surfing and sailing to horse-riding, cycling and climbing. If you want to see the coast from the perspective of the sea you could take a trip on the Gower Explorer.
Golf: There is a local golf course nearby called Pennard Golf Club. This is highly regarded course which many deem challenging. It takes in breathtaking views across the Three Cliffs Valley and the sea escapes beyond. If you are a keen golfer or just love spectacular views it is well worth a visit.