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The Hay Loft

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
Cottage
The Hay Loft is designed with relaxation in mind. You will find it nestled within a pretty hamlet on the Vale of Glamorgan coast. Set within the grounds of a historic 17th century thatched cottage you are also only a stone's throw from the beach. Think exposed stonework and lime washed walls.The design is inspired by Farrow and Ball colours, our travels in France and complimented by hand-picked funky designer furniture and fabrics. If you're looking for something different - off the beaten track, yet within 25 minutes of Cardiff - then you may well have found the perfect escape. A sanctuary which combines the feel of a boutique hotel with the advantage of being able to come and go as you please. Cardiff International Airport is less than 10 minutes away as is the Glamorgan Heritage Coas...The Hay Loft is designed with relaxation in mind. You will find it nestled within a pretty hamlet on the Vale of Glamorgan coast. Set within the grounds of a historic 17th century thatched cottage you are also only a stone's throw from the beach. Think exposed stonework and lime washed walls.The design is inspired by Farrow and Ball colours, our travels in France and complimented by hand-picked funky designer furniture and fabrics. If you're looking for something different - off the beaten track, yet within 25 minutes of Cardiff - then you may well have found the perfect escape. A sanctuary which combines the feel of a boutique hotel with the advantage of being able to come and go as you please. Cardiff International Airport is less than 10 minutes away as is the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Fonmon Castle, Atlantic College and the historic market towns of Cowbridge and Llantwit Major.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

The location was spot on for us. Great walks. Well equipped with everything needed for your stay. Will certainly be returning.

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Loved this little cottage. Stayed for two nights while walking the Wales Coast National Trail. Having a space and amenities that felt like a home was a special treat. It isn't fancy, but it has everything you need....frig, two burner stove, microwave, toaster, good lighting,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank MVKH
Reviewed October 10, 2015

We wanted small and quiet and we got just that. The cottage was lovely and so easy to get around from there. We really enjoyed our stay. You do really need a car to get around but it is possible to catch buses from the...More

Date of stay: August 2015
2  Thank Wegs51
Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous little building! had everything we needed plus tea, coffee, cleaning products etc. The weather wasnt that great so we were delighted to find a stash of dvds :) close to Cardiff and Barry. A pretty area of the country. Really friendly owners. Will...More

Date of stay: March 2015
1  Thank Thriftytraveller55
Reviewed February 22, 2015

Beautifully decorated, well equipped and comfortable cottage. Everything we needed was there - though some coat hooks for wet jackets would have been useful. 10 minutes walk to the beach and although it is in the shadow of the power station the beach was fantastic....More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank karen w
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

Perfect for a cosy break for two- shame there wasn't a pub in walking distance. Accommodation packed a punch- everything considered and needed for a mini break. The area surrounding was beautiful- Cowbridge- excellent for shopping and coffees, walk from the Plough and Harrow at...More

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank Kimberley P
Reviewed October 10, 2014

My partner and I booked the Hayloft for a weekend away and the place was superb! The countryside around was beautiful, plenty to do, wonderful setting. The cottage was just perfect!We were welcomed warmly on arrival and shown around, then left to enjoy. One thing...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank Emma B
Reviewed December 17, 2015
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Date of stay: December 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Gileston is a very small hamlet near St Athan and Llantwit Major. Llantwit Major is itself a historic town offering many shops, fine restaurants and pubs. It also has a beach popular with walkers and surfers. There are a host of lovely restaurants, but what we love doing best is going for a nice meal and a pint of real cider in the historic Plough and Harrow in Monknash. Failing that the wonderful thatched Blue Anchor pub in East Aberthaw serves fabulous bar meals and a great choice of real ales. You musn't miss a trip to Cowbridge - plenty of ways to spend a few hard earned pennies, whether on tapas, shoes or antiques.
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