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Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7

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Poppy Cottage sits in a quiet street but is close to town
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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Poppy Cottage is situated in a delightfully secluded and quiet street within a 5 minute walk of the amenities in the ancient medieval town of Pembroke. It overlooks the town's pretty mill pond and is within a stones throw of the famous Pembroke castle. Poppy cottage is an 18th century gem. Sympathetically upgraded it is deceptively spacious and can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 7 people in 3 large bedrooms making it ideally suited to a large family or 2 small families holidaying together. Additionally we will accept 2 well behaved dogs by prior arrangement with a small extra charge. The cottage has a wood burning fire in its cozy lounge. The private garden is beautifully landscaped with each having a variety of shrubs and plants which add colour - ideal for a relaxed sundowner, ...Poppy Cottage is situated in a delightfully secluded and quiet street within a 5 minute walk of the amenities in the ancient medieval town of Pembroke. It overlooks the town's pretty mill pond and is within a stones throw of the famous Pembroke castle. Poppy cottage is an 18th century gem. Sympathetically upgraded it is deceptively spacious and can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 7 people in 3 large bedrooms making it ideally suited to a large family or 2 small families holidaying together. Additionally we will accept 2 well behaved dogs by prior arrangement with a small extra charge. The cottage has a wood burning fire in its cozy lounge. The private garden is beautifully landscaped with each having a variety of shrubs and plants which add colour - ideal for a relaxed sundowner, breakfast on the terrace or a barbecue at any time of day. There is a garage at the rear of the property for your car with parking available in the street. Poppy cottage boasts lovely circular walks nearby with quaint cafes and bars all within a 5 minute stroll away. Pembroke is situated in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park which boasts a variety of spectacular beaches and breathtaking scenery. The coast path, beaches and nearby woodlands provide excellent opportunity for recreational walking or trekking. There are also opportunities for fishing, canoeing, surfing, cycling and golfing as well as sight seeing and relaxing. The award winning Barafundle Bay is only 6 miles away and is a gorgeous sheltered sandy cove, voted as 1 of the great 10 beaches in the world. It is accessed by a 15 minute walk, by boat or kayak which ensures it retains an exclusive feel and as such it is never really busy. Freshwater East, Manorbier and Angle are all within a 8 mile radius whilst the more rugged Freshwater West is only 6 miles away. Freshwater West is a world famous surf beach and the setting for the latest Harry Potter film and Robin Hood. All of our beaches are prized for their surf and are great places to visit all year round. Pembrokeshire and West Wales offers visitors a unique and varied holiday experience. For those wishing to enjoy traditional seaside atmosphere there is famous Tenby and Saundersfoot which bustle with activity in the summer months and again towards Christmas and New year with the Boxing Day and New year swims, great fun for swimmers and spectators alike. Cliffs, sand dunes and tiny coves are scattered all along the coast from Poppit Sands to Pendine, approximately 180 miles of coastline. Some beaches are secluded with hidden or limited access, whilst others are more visible and therefore more popular ...but never really crowded, part of the benefits of being at the tip of West Wales. Bosheston Lily Ponds is an international important nature reserve providing wildlife habitat for otters, waterfowl, herons and dragonflies. Large pike can be spotted basking underneath overhanging weeping willow trees. Circular lakeside paths meander around the Ponds which were created as a folly on the Stackpole Estate 200 years ago and fabulous waterlilies float atop the water from May through to August. Another safe family bathing beach - Broadhaven South beach - can form part of the day's outing, as can the tiny harbour of Stackpole Quay. For families and young adults there is a great selection of activities including the renowned Oakwoods Theme Park, Folly farm, Heatherton Adventure Park and Manor House Animal Park. There are also numerous historic castles in the area, the most famous being Pembroke Castle, a Norman fortress situated in the heart of the town, which is a treat for children to explore and learn at the same time. Driving for a leisurely 30-45 minutes gives access to the City of St Davids with its famous cathedral. Please email Sue for more information or clarification of the holiday on offer. We live in Pembrokeshire and can offer detailed knowledge of the area and the best holiday experiences on offer. Please feel free to ask about price deals - it will always be considered and not offend. Conditions of Hire 1. We welcome adults and well-behaved children. 2. We accept 1 pet, but reserve the right to charge £35 per pet per week. You are responsible for your Pet. Any damaged caused by your pet will need to be paid for. 3. Our cottage is non-smoking 4. The Hirer should take all-reasonable care of the property, its fixtures and fittings and on-site facilities and leave the accommodation in a good state of cleanliness. Breakages/faults etc should be reported as soon as possible. 5. Whilst we take care to ensure a safe environment, the use of the cottages/contents and site facilities is entirely at the user's risk. We cannot accept responsibility for injury to the Hirer or any of their party, or other third parties, or for loss or damage to their belongings, vehicles or their contents or any other personal possessions or monies. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Well behaved dog welcomed although there is a small fee for extra cleaning
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
sue c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2019
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

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Reviewed 10 March 2019

We love West Wales and this cosy cottage is perfectly placed for visiting the area. It's bigger than it looks with good sized accommodations which are well equipped.Lovely walks and beaches nearby and dog friendly pubs in walking distance. The hosts Sue and Phil were...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Nursiesian
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you and your dogs felt welcome.

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This cottage is delightful, very cosy. Everything you need for a pleasant relaxing stay. Evenings are very peaceful there, lovely community and very friendly neighbors. Two nice pubs just 5 mins walk away which serve everything with a smile. The castle is dog friendly and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Bluecat01
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

I'm glad you had a lovely stay. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The cottage is in the centre of Pembroke but in a quiet area, close to the picturesque castle . It is the perfect base for visiting Pembrokeshire best beaches, with good road connections to travel further afield.. The cottage is well appointed, with ample space...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank melreynolds17
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

thank you for such an informative review and it was lovely to meet you too. Loking forward to seeing you again in summer 2018

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Delightful cottage on the bank of the Pembroke river. Well appointed with a lovely garden sitting area. Charming and well decorated lovely character cottage, bigger than you think inside. Easy walking distance to good shops and a great pub. Warm and cosy when the weather...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Lorna T
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for a lovely review. I'm pleased to see you are considering a pre-christmas booking late October early November. Keep in touch. Sue

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have stayed a number of times with Sue and Phill in their other rental property, the boundary. This is my first stay in their town property, poppy cottage. As always the area was beautiful, varied weather but lots to see and visit. The beaches...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Lillybut62
suzycallender, VR Owner at Pembroke - Beautiful Quiet Town Cottage. Waterside Walks Nearby. sleeps 2-7, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you lilly for a lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and your boy and girl!!! sue

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
Pembrokeshire and West Wales offers visitors a unique holiday. For those wishing to enjoy traditional seaside atmosphere there is Tenby and Saundersfoot which bustle with activity in the summer months. Cliffs, sand dunes and tiny coves are scattered all along the coast. Some beaches are secluded with hidden or limited access, others are more visible and therefore more popular but never crowded, part of the benefits of being at the tip of West Wales. Bosheston Lily Ponds is an important nature reserve. For families and young adults there is a great selection of activities including Oakwoods, Folly Farm, Heatherton, Manor House and several child friendly castles to explore e.g. Pembroke Castle, birthplace of Henry V11.
Getting around
Pembroke boasts a variety of spectacular beaches and breathtaking scenery. The coast path, beaches and nearby woodlands provide excellent opportunity for recreational walking or more strenuous trekking. There are also opportunities for fishing, canoeing, surfing, cycling, shooting as well as sight seeing and relaxing.The award winning Barafundle Bay is only 4 miles away and is a gorgeous sheltered sandy cove, voted as one of the great 10 beaches in the world. It can only be accessed by a 15 minute walk or by boat or kayak. A car is recommended but there is also the Coastal Hopper, a local bus service that provides easy access across the county.
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