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'The Cwtch', perfect location for exploring South and west wales

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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Pencoed, Vale of Glamorgan, Southern Wales, Wales
Recently awarded the 'Visit Wales' 5 STAR Rating and Nestling next to a 16th Century Old Rectory 'The Cwtch' is a contemporary cottage (converted to a very high 5 star standard, from a dog kennel), built at the foot of a Norman Mote and Bailey Castle mound and 100 yards from a Norman church which still serves the local community twice a month, with the remains of a Roman camp just 200 yards so steeped in history. This detached, single-storey holiday cottage sits in the owners grounds of some 4 acres of delightful Gardens, which you are welcome to explore and is set in its own private garden and terrace, ideal for relaxing or alfresco dining with a gas BBQ provided. This one bedroom single story cottage has a super-king sized sprung mattress bed for a fantastic night's sleep ( we provide luxury bed linen and there is al... Read more
Listing #HL7149842
About the Owner
Steve and Sue W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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10% discount for all bookings made during February for the period February through to May 1st 2017 and September through to December 20th 2017, so book now to make some huge savings.
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

My rating speaks for itself, 5 stars all round. Fantastic attention to detail, sumptuous bedding, spotlessly clean and very cozy.More

Thank chris p
Management response:Responded December 3, 2017

Thank you Chris for the fantastic review and so please that met and exceeded your expectations for your two week stay. Is was such a pleasure to meet you and to go in the cottage after you, it was as spotless as it was when...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Another wonderful stay in this lovely cottage. The attention to detail is second to none, and from the amazing welcome platter of lovely food to the setting it is just wonderful. The cottage is beautifully finished, to a really high standard. The little church of...More

Thank CClose20
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017

It was great to see you both again and so pleased that you enjoyed your second visit to us and many thanks for you amazing review, it is so pleasing when returners still find great things to say about our accommodation. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

An excellent cottage providing 5-star accommodation. It was clean, comfortable and warm. The welcome hamper exceeded expectations and provided enough fare for two meals and two English (sorry Welsh) breakfasts. The 'extras' included dressing gowns, slippers, proper napkins and chocolates on the pillows. We have...More

Thank Scenic716067
Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Thank you both for a fantastic review and it make all the hard work so worth while. It was a shame that the weather was not kinder for you and it was a pleasure to go in the cottage after you left as you left...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Gardens and Grounds

Entry to the Old Rectory and the Cwtch is through Electric gates to a drive, edged by Trees and boarders.
The house and cottage are set on four acres of ornamental, terraced and lawned gardens, there is a large fish pond fed by a stream and is overlooked by a stone folly and a sitting area.
Across the foot path to the historic Norman Church is the Croquet Lawn and Marquee area and Grass maze.

The Cwtch has its own private garden which is across the cobbled parking area and is entered through a gate which takes you to the cobbled path and leads to the front door and onto two patio sitting areas, one has seating for 2 easy cushioned chairs and a coffee table, the second has a dining table and two cushioned chairs with a sun parasol and gas BBQ. So you can enjoy th...
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How to get there
By Car
The Cwtch is reached from J35 of the M4
From the M4 West, take the third exit or from the East take the first exit along the A473 towards Pencoed.
At the next round about take the 3rd exit onto Felindre Road driving about 1 mile passing the cemetery on the right.
Take the next left turn signposted Llanilid (there will also be signs for the travellodge and the Harvester restaurant) after turning left, drive straight up the lane in front of you passing two stone farms on your right.
Drive up the lane for ¼ of a mile passing a white house on your left and the entrance to The Old Rectory and the Cwtch is 250 yards further on passed the White house, on your Right.

By Train
The 125 London to Swansea stops at Cardiff/ Bridgend,
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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