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Grooms Cottage

(Ref. 1066752)

St Florence, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • stay (5)
  • excellent (5)
  • comfortable (4)
  • pool (4)
  • cottage (4)
  • owner (4)

10 Customer Reviews

  • "The house and the facilities on the site are excellent!"

    We had a wonderful stay and especially enjoyed the on site pool. Well stocked with a box of games and an easy to use telly (for rainy days). The owner is very pleasant to deal with as we had an issue with the stair gate while there and he just sorted it out without any fuss. Truly a lovey place

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Jun 2024

  • "We’ve had a super stay at Grooms Cottage."

    It’s very well equipped and comfortable. The grounds and swimming pool were excellent and really made our stay. Location is perfect. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Ceris4.7Mar 2024

  • "Groom's cottage was comfortable and warm ."

    We did have a problem with the fire which the owner put right straight away, also the hot water needed boosting often as it didn't stay hot for very long . Lovely comfortable bed and shower easy to use and get in and out . Overall a lovely week except for the rain .

    Reviewed by Harold4.7Nov 2023

  • "Excellent facilities lovely location peaceful."

    House had everything we needed. Will definitely return! Thanks for wine and chocolates lovely touch x

    Reviewed by Michaela5.0Jun 2023

  • "Accommodation was adequate and functional but a little underwhelming and lacking any character."

    Village has a very dangerous narrow 2 mile lane if approaching from the south. Bed linen dirty on arrival in one bedroom - reported first thing Monday morning and quickly rectified. Elderly mother unable to lock the heavy handle mechanism on the front door. Seating area outside not very private - especially if neighboring properties occupied. Generally ok but wouldn’t stay at Ivy Towers again. Would pay more to choose somewhere more private with more character.

    Reviewed by Steve1.9May 2023

  • "Really clean and loved the area will go back for another visit"

    Reviewed by Werner5.0Mar 2023

  • "At first it seemed very good but had not been cleaned very well in kitchen."

    The fixture and fittings all seem very cheap and thrown together. Beds and sofas not very comfortable also dining chairs. DVD had lead missing so couldn’t use and shower leaked alot. All of these things make a big difference when you have been on your feet all day walking ect you want to relax in the evening. The location is very good this was the main reason for staying. Facilities excellent.

    Reviewed by Elliott3.4Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed."

    We loved having the crazy golf and pool on site but did find it difficult to book private sessions as they went instantly. We thought the location was fantastic- close to Tenby but in a quiet village - perfect. We had a wonderful holiday - thank you.

    Reviewed by Louise4.4Aug 2022

  • "An excellent holiday cottage and amenities."

    Spotlessly clean and lovely kitchen and bathroom. Richard ,the owner went out of his way to ensure we had the swimming pool bookings, and one or two other queries were sorted out straightaway. This is included Richard making a 4 hour round trip to sort out a problem of the television. A lovely personal touch that was much appreciated. Sykes' staff were most helpful prior to our visit with various queries. Thank you all for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2022

  • "No communication with owner about swimming or instructions about how to leave property etc, and no instructions or welcome pack in the property Shower tray installation a joke - no support underneath except on joists."

    I suspect it won't last very long. Had to balance on edges of tray like Lord Flashheart in Blackadder. Shelves in lounge at slightly alarming angle. Useful to know if need to bring own toilet roll as none there on arrival, don't mind bringing own but just would like to know in advance. Bring your own blackout blinds as security lights at night very bright and curtains thin. Otherwise fine and a nice place to stay and complex great, especially the swimming.

    Reviewed by Jonathan3.4Apr 2022

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room/conservatory
  • Sitting room with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric heating with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD player, CD player/radio, on-site WiFi communal access
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking in site car park
  • 6 Electric car charging ports
  • Front garden with lawn and picnic bench
  • Communal lawned areas with picnic benches, children's play area, tennis courts
  • Access to heated indoor swimming pool and payable sauna
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Swimming pool is subject to opening times

The property

Enjoying a lovely position on the private holiday village of Ivy Tower Village, Grooms Cottage is a delightful mid-terrace holiday home settled in the heart of Pembrokeshire.

Located in the village of St Florence, Grooms Cottage lies just a few miles from Tenby and is on the doorstep of several popular attractions, making this property ideal for a family of five.

Sitting to the front of the holiday village, Grooms Cottage lies near to the car park, so you can park up and easily find your home from home in Pembrokeshire.

Be welcomed into the sitting room to find plush seating arranged around the TV and electric stove-effect fire, a homely setup for quiet evenings in.

Head through to the kitchen to find all the essential appliances for cooking up home-cooked meals, along with a handy washing machine.

Enjoy time together tucking into tasty takeaways or dishes from scratch in the bright and airy conservatory where the dining area rests.

A ground-floor bathroom offers a walk-in shower, so you can freshen up with a relaxing soak or a quick shower.

Take the stairs to the first floor to find three lovely bedrooms, consisting of a double, a twin and a single, a great layout for a variety of groups!

Enjoy spending time outside on the front lawn, with a picnic bench for alfresco dining, whilst further shared spaces offer more seating and a children's playground, along with tennis courts too!

Take a dip in the indoor heated swimming pool on-site, a great way to get active before the day begins, or treat yourself to some time in the sauna, available at an extra cost.

The lovely village of St Florence has a local shop and two pubs, all just a short walk away, so you can delight in evening meals and drinks at the end of a wonderful day, and simply stroll home.

Also close by is the amazing attraction of Manor Wildlife Park which guests might recognise from TV's show Chaos At The Zoo following renovations of this private zoo after being purchased by Anna Ryder Richardson; expect to see tigers, zebras, camels and monkeys, with close encounters available to organise too!

Heatherton Activity Theme Park is the perfect attraction for thrill-seekers with paintball, laser clays, go-karts and lots more to choose from, alongside fun 18-hole pitch and putt golf and a golf range.

Enjoy a day of walks through the Dinosaur Park where 30 huge dinosaurs can be found along a woodland trail, perfect for families with younger children.

Make a trip to Tenby for a day on the lovely sandy beach, visiting the historic remains of Tenby Castle on the headland and soaking up the scenic views over the village and beach.

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery can add some culture and history to your break, whilst the National Trust's Tudor Merchant's House is a trip back in time.

Spend quality time with your loved ones in this beautiful area of Pembrokeshire at Grooms Cottage.

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About the location


Tenby 4 miles; Saundersfoot 5 miles; Haverfordwest 17 miles.

A picturesque little village close to Tenby, St. Florence is an awarding-winning village in the heart of Pembrokeshire and plays host to a village shop and two pubs serving good food. There is a garden centre with a cafe and wonderful countryside walks. Just outside the village you will find the Manor House Wildlife Park, as seen on TV as the Welsh Zoo and owned and run by Anna Ryder Richardson. Across the road from the zoo is Heatherton Park with its 18 hole golf course. Try some karting or even "walk on water" in the parks giant zorb balls! With the superb Pembrokeshire coastline less than five miles away, St. Florence is the perfect base for exploring the seaside resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot. Stroll along the quiet, unspoilt beaches of Broad Haven and Barafundle, the pretty beach of Manorbier is less than three miles away. Walk around the beautiful Bosherston lily ponds or discover the incredible St. Govan’s chapel, built into the side of a limestone cliff. Explore the many historic castles peppered across Pembrokeshire or spend lazy afternoons strolling through countryside lanes, lined with flower filled hedgerows, to the sound of wild birds twittering overheard. A superb base for exploring West Wales, all year round.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas