Myrtle Cottage, Southgate, is on a no-through road and adjacent to the footpath onto Pennard Golf Course (visitors welcome) and a 10 minute walk down to Pobbles and Three Cliffs Bay famous as a finalist in a national competition for Britain's greatest view).
Forget the car as you have everything on hand you came for; glorious cliff walks, safe and sandy beaches for all ages and swimming, rock climbing, golf, surfing, prawning and fishing. Sailing etc is available across the bay at Oxwich. Mumbles and Swansea with its many cultural facilities is only 8 miles away. A 40 minute drive takes you to the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.
The original house dates from 1920 but was extended and updated in 2007 to a very high standard. Once the family home of the present owners here are some key virtues:
Two linked but fully independent wings allow flexible living for large or small groups. These can be booked individually, main house sleeps 8/9 and annex 5/6.
A large new kitchen with range cooker, walnut table seating 12+, Welsh dresser, fridge and fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher etc - very well equipped as home from home. (Annex wing also has a kitchen with fridge freezer washing machine etc.)
New luxury ensuites (with power shower etc) and bathroom for all 4 bedrooms in the main wing. (The 2 bedrooms in the annexe wing share a bathroom).
Woodburner stove in spacious oak-floored, living room - ideal for Christmas and Winter breaks!
Sunny conservatory with comfy giant circular lounger for napping.
A large, secluded, suntrap garden, designed and terrace (gardener maintained).
Solar hot water, masses of books, games, flat screen TV etc.
Parking on drive for 3+ cars and more outside.
Gas CH to both wings (2 boilers)- all utilities included in price.
One or other wing can be rented outside peak seasons. We do not let both wings simultaneously to unconnected groups.
Post office, shops, pub and cafe etc are all within easy walking distance.
Large updated house & lovely garden sleeping up to 14
Close to best Gower beaches and Pennard Golf Course
To book this Holiday Cottage, or find out more, please contact them directly by
Sitting room (main wing)
One end of kitchen (main wing)
View of back garden from terrace
View of Three Cliffs Bay from Pennard Golf course
Disabled Facilities: No. 2 bedrooms on ground floor but also two shallow steps in hallway.
Linen Provided: No. Duvets, pillows, blankets, bathmats and tea towels provided. Bedsheets can be provided at additional cost.
Pets Allowed: Yes. £10 per pet - max 2 pets per wing.
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Gas
Open Fire: Yes. Fuel type: Wood
Smoking Allowed: No.
Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Large,sunny, secluded and attractive garden at rear(gardener maintains weekly) with lawns, shrubs and flowerbeds. Also smaller garden to front beside drive.
Local Services: PO,pub,shops and cafe (delicious home cooked food) medical centre,pharmacy and library. Golf course adjacent to road.
Exit 42 off M4,= A 483 Swansea. Keep on this road for several miles into Swansea (sea on your left). Continue through Swansea towards Mumbles, passing Sainsbury's on left, the Marina to the left, Marriot Hotel, always keeping sea to your left.Pass Swansea University on your Right, turning for Singleton Hospital on Right, and in about a mile you will see The Woodman on your right at traffic lights. Turn Right here onto B4436, up Mayals Hill.
Continue for 5 miles, by-passing Murton and Bishopston, going through Kittle and past Pennard Church on your right. (Do NOT turn Right here).
In another mile enter SOUTHGATE.Contnue for 1/4 mile until you see Pennard Golf Club House ahead and the road turns sharply downhiil.On the crest of this corner you will see BENDRICK DRIVE directly to your Right.Turn down Bendrick Drive. Myrtle Cottage (name on house) is near the bottom of the road on the Left.
NB.No 14 Bus from Swansea Quadrant runs every half hour or hour and stops outside Southgate Post Office, a few metres past the Bendrick Drive entrance.