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266 Cottage~4*~HOT-TUB~LOG-FIRE~BQ~BIKE LOCK-UP, PLAYGROUND, Attractions near

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Southern Wales, Wales
''266'' is Cosy and wood beamed. It has a Kingsize Master Bedroom and 2 rooms which can be Twin or Superkingsize, {Cot/highchair available if needed.} Bathroom PLUS a separate Shower Room. New, fully equipped kitchen, with a cosy living room with dining area, featuring a stone wall with a set in LOG-FIRE. Retaining the beautiful original feature black stone winding staircase to upstairs. Large private patio with a HOT-TUB, Cyprus Style Stone BARBEQUE and outside log fire. Large Gazebo over hot tub area so as to be able to enjoy the facilities all year round. Private, Large rubber/resin all/weather floored playground with 2 climbing frames, swings and 2 slides. Plus 2 smaller slides. Covered bicycle lock-up with bike-wash. Lock-up is also suitable for surfboard, beach equip etc. Totally Unlimited Free Wifi ~ Free Parking o... Read more
Listing #HL7455655
About the Owner
Diane A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
South Wales Homes has been renting private homes since 2000. 266 is our first Holiday Cottage venture. We have done our utmost to make this cottage a Haven for your enjoyment. We have been extremely privileged to have lived in this area most of our lives to enjoy the mountains and scenery and the many places to visit which are all close at hand. We live locally, will greet you personally and show you around, and will always be accessible. We react immediately to requests from guests. You will find laminated directions to local amenities and places to visit on arrival.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed in 266. Had a fantastic stay Diane is a great host she showed us around even when we arrived late. We Would highly recommended to stay here comfy beds, great Jacuzzi, kids playground area, barbeque there was nothing we could find fault with....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cottage was amazing, very clean and homely. We loved the added extras such as biscuits, milk, tea and coffee provided by Diane who is a lovely lady gave us loads of info on local attractions and made us feel very welcome will definitely be staying...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kirsty C
DianeAberdare, VR Owner at 266 Cottage~4*~HOT-TUB~LOG-FIRE~BQ~BIKE LOCK-UP, PLAYGROUND, Attractions near, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kirsty, Thank you so much for taking time to write a lovely review for us. It was great to meet you and your family. And thank you for taking the extra effort to make it by taxi to us., we really appreciated you all...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Long-term Renters Welcome Wheelchair inaccessible:- There are 2 steps up to the property, once inside it is flat and wheelchair could get around. However all bedrooms are...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    5 Twins
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$175 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in the Heart of the Valleys. Enjoy the local attractions and come home to relax in front of a cosy log fire, or soak in the Hot Tub with a glass of wine. You can also light the log fire, and enjoy the warmth while using the barbeque in the winter months., toast mallows or roast chestnuts. Near Bike Park Wales, We are only half hour from the Beacons, 38 mins from Swansea, Porthcawl, Barry, Penarth, Cardiff Bay/Marina, Ogmore, Llantwit Major Beaches, Dan yr Ogof Caves, Stunning Waterfalls.
20 mins from the Mountain Railway, and 15 to the Welsh Whisky Distillery visitor centre.
Less than 5 mins away is a New State of the Art Leisure Centre with lots of facilities including snooker, Swimming pool., with babies pool and diving pool
Getting around
The Dare Valley Country Park with Horse Riding and laser shooting, amazing trails and walks and stunning mountain views is easily accesable by car - 5 minutes. Aberdare Park is only a few minutes’ drive, with a large lake filled with wildfowl, massive children’s playground, bowling green, tennis and lots of walks. Make sure you take a picnic and plenty of bread to feed the ducks, swans and squirrels.
A large, established Snooker Club, convenience store, Italian, Indian Restaurant, Post Office, Doctor, Pharmacy etc, some only minutes walk.
Cities and seaside, The Bay all easily accessible by train and bus, which goes regularly from outside the property
There is plenty of public transport., although a car is always more convenient.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cardiff Airport : 48.0 km
Railway: Aberdare : 1.8 km
Although a car is always more convenient, there is plenty of public transport. A bus stop outside, the nearest town 4 minutes away, with a train station. Both bus and train travel to the major cities. We can also arrange Car hire locally, and meet you off the train or bus service.
Parking is directly outside the property, there is always plenty of spaces, we also have a 7 bike lock-up within our boundary which is covered and padlocked for safety.
Activities nearby
Fishing 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, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 48.0 km.
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