This delightful detached cottage, set in the heart of the pretty Vale of Glamorgan village of Llantwit Major is built on the site of the village bakery.
A spacious two-bedroom cottage, The Old Bakehouse is ideally situated for those wanting a base within walking distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and even the beach, which is just one mile away.
There are two airy bedrooms, the master with a king-size bed and the other a family room with three singles, two of which can be linked together to form a super king-size double bed if required.
The bright family bathroom is conveniently situated between the between the two bedrooms and features a full-size bath, perfect for soaking any aches away after a wonderful day of walking or cycling the stunning surrounding area.
Downstairs, the open plan living area has plenty of comfy seating for relaxing after the day’s activities and a large table where you can enjoy family meals whilst discussing adventures for the rest of the week.
Step through the dining area to the well-equipped kitchen, where a door gives access to the walled courtyard, ideal for alfresco meals, a barbecue or just relaxing with a drink.
Only 200 yards away are two picturesque pubs, along with the shops of this charming, ancient village, whilst just a mile away is the dramatic Glamorgan Heritage Coastline, so why not leave your car parked up and explore the local area on foot?
Venture further afield and you can visit stunning sandy beaches such as Southerndown, Ogmore-by-Sea or Merthyr Mawr near Porthcawl, with its famous sand dunes, and also the nearby beach holiday resort of Barry Island.
Those seeking retail therapy are well catered for in nearby Cowbridge or perhaps Cardiff, Swansea or the designer outlet village at Bridgend.
There’s also plenty of local history to discover with the nearby romantic ruins of Ogmore Castle and stately homes and grounds of Tredegar House and Dyffryn Gardens.
Set in a convenient village location for a quiet holiday, yet close to an array of activities, The Old Bakehouse is just perfect for everyone to explore South Wales.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x family room with 3 singles (zip/link, can be super king-size double and single on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
About the location
Cowbridge 5 miles; Bridgend 9 miles; Cardiff 18 miles;
Ancient buildings sit on every corner in Llantwit Major, one of the Vale of Glamorgan’s most beautiful villages, with the first church recorded in the settlement more than 1,500 years ago and lush countryside, caves and sandy beaches providing glorious surroundings. Nearby Cowbridge, with its designer shops, provides the chance for some retail therapy, or why not take the short trip to Bridgend, with its town centre shopping and popular outlet village? The dramatically beautiful Glamorgan Heritage Coastline and the Wales Coast Path beckon, with the seaside resorts of Barry Island and Porthcawl boasting sandy beaches, a surf school, great fishing and a popular park. Ogmore-by-Sea on the other hand offers a vast stretch of unspoilt beach and a riding school from where you can take treks along the sand. An easy train or car journey will take you to Cardiff or Swansea for shopping, theatres, concerts, sporting events. Visit the famous open air Folk Museum at St Fagans near Cardiff to discover times gone by. A great central location for exciting days out exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Wales.