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Cwmbrandy Cottage

(Ref. 1035730)

Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely little cottage, cosy and warm and in just the best remote location."

    Would love to come back!

    Reviewed by Matthew4.1Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful little house, loved the decor!"

    Well equipped and very warm.

    Reviewed by Katharina5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had a lovely holiday in Wales."

    The cottage was very comfortable even though it was pretty cold outside. The log burner was a must as it kept us warm in the evenings. The kitchen was small but very well equipped and easy to use with all the essentials provided and in good condition.The garden was super secure for our dogs which was a big plus. The location was very peaceful and quiet. It was easy to get into Fishguard and surrounding areas. The owner next door was very friendly and kind.

    Reviewed by Christine4.1Nov 2023

  • "Charming and quiet with good walks from the front door."

    The wood burner is lovely and the privacy is good. I would definitely return for further stays.

    Reviewed by Alex4.4Nov 2023

  • "We spent two very enjoyable and relaxing weeks in this lovely cottage."

    Would definitely recommend it. Our cat enjoyed her stay too!

    Reviewed by Daniela4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage, attractively furnished."

    Had everything we needed. It has a wood burner, and a nice outdoor seating area. Owner was very welcoming. There was lots of info provided on places to go, and restaurants recommended etc. It was easy to walk the dog from the cottage down paths to Goodwick beach. The walk to Fishguard is only 25 minutes (but uphill and not lit so we chose to drive in the evenings.)

    Reviewed by Vicki3.8Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was really cosy, nicely decorated and located in a quiet country area outside of Fishguard itself, although it only took us about 25 mins to walk to the pub in Fishguard (the Royal Oak for the pub quiz on the Thursday night of our stay, where we were welcomed nicely!"

    ). We arrived and let ourselves in from the key box, but met the owner later in the week, who was very friendly and helpful. The cottage was really well equipped, plenty of plates, cultery etc and the double bed was very comfortable (didn't use the singles as just 2 of us!) The garden was a lovely place to relax after a day on the beach, and we spent some time just enjoying the sun and a glass of wine out there. The only couple of things (which we did let the owner know) was that the oven didn't seem to be working properly(hopefully not our ineptitude), but it didn't cause us much bother. The scenery around Fishguard is beautiful, and was easily accessed from the lane running past the cottage, which would into a footpath and took you across the main road and down to the old town and harbour area. There is also a fantastic cafe there serving excellent food, hot drinks etc and we could sit outside with the dogs, which was marvellous, would recommend. It was easy to access the rest of Pembrokeshire and indeed, we ventured to Cardigan as well, all within about 40 mins drive max - very accessible. Food at the Royal Oak was also good 'pub grub' and reasonably priced (at least compared to Bristol). Overall a lovely week at Cwmbrandy Cottage, would recommend.

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Jun 2023

  • "It was a very bumpy ride to the cottage The sky light windows in the top room were disgusting, covered in old dust and debris yet serviceable."

    Spiders did rule, but I expected that to where we were situated It was incredibly quiet, which was good for chilling Sign for cottage was overgrown

    Reviewed by Barony3.8Jun 2023

  • "Property is in an isolated location at a junction of footpaths along a rough track."

    It's fine if you like walking and have a fairly robust vehicle. However if you have mobility problems or a low slung sports car it would cause problems. Strongly feel that the properties location and isolated nature should be highlighted at the time of booking. It may be that some people will enjoy the quiet and the dark nights and could become a positive marketing feature in some instances.

    Reviewed by Peter4.1May 2023

  • "Water pressure and hot water in bathroom could be better."

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Apr 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay!"

    Great location for lots of nice walks, with Fishguard and it’s amenities only a very short drive away. Layout of the cottage is really nice and it was lovely to have the log burner on and cosy. Only downside is that some of the basics we expected based on other stays (whether Sykes, booking.com or Airbnb) were lacking. For example no hand wash in the property, or kitchen roll. I had done an ‘essentials’ and food shop etc prior so that I wouldn’t have to spend any of my trip going shopping but sadly had to go get these basics plus a few others which was frustrating. (Maybe we have just been too spoiled with other properties! ) Overall a lovely stay though and we would recommend to others who enjoy walks :-)

    Reviewed by Abbie4.4Dec 2022

  • "Very cosy little cottage with parking and garden."

    The kitchen has everything it needs. We had a lovely stay and would come back any time.

    Reviewed by Cornelia5.0Jul 2022

  • "The holiday cottage was really lovely and comfortable, cleanliness was pretty good for a cottage in the countryside."

    There was some evidence of previous dog usage but it wasn't horrible, the rug in the lounge was a little bit hairy but that was it. The layout of the cottage was really lovely and it was very cosy in the chilly evenings, the garden was absolutely beautiful for the sunny days we were lucky enough to have and our 2 year old loved playing in it. The cottage was incredibly well equipped, we had everything we needed and the location was absolutely gorgeous, right in the countryside with loads of little walks to do straight from the cottage. The owners next door were so friendly and helpful and we even went to see Steve play in a band at the local pub one evening. We felt really at home and relaxed and Cwmbrandy cottage and wouldn't hesitate to stay again. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Mattie4.7Jul 2022

  • "Great home from home cottage."

    Ideally located to explore Pembrokeshire. We had lovely relaxing holiday with our young dog.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2022

  • "We loved the location of the cottage because it was so pretty overlooking woodland but also so close to local amenities."

    It is clean,cosy and very comfortable.It is very well equipped.We would love to visit again and would recommend it to our friends and family.We would like to thank the owners for a lovely stay at their property.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2022

  • "This cottage was the perfect "cottage"."

    The ideal remote getaway but close enough to Fishguard when you have forgotten the milk! The interior is beautiful and very comfortable with everything you could think of provided. You will need your wellies though to enjoy all the walks, particularly in the rainy season. The cottage is at the end of an un-madeup road so the car will need a bit more ground clearance - best not take your Ferrari!! We had a wonderful Christmas here and would love to return.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in quiet wooded location, yet within easy reach of everything."

    Owner friendly and helpful. Recommend this to anyone wanting a peaceful break in a beautiful part of Wales

    Reviewed by David4.7Nov 2021

  • "The property was lovely and location was very good."

    The only downside was the smell of dogs that permeated the house (especially the smell of dog urine in the kitchen when we arrived and the smell of dogs on the sofa and rugs). When we tried to use the hoover my wife came close to suffering an asthma attack and had to open the doors and windows and use her inhaler. It may be worth warning potentially asthmatic visitors if dogs have recently been allowed into the house and on the furniture.

    If the guests had contacted us during their stay, we would have been more than happy to have investigated and taken any necessary action. The property is advertised as being pet friendly. Although we can never guarantee that a property has been pet free, we would always advise guests who are allergic to animals, to book a property which does not take pets. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John3.8Aug 2021

  • "Pity that it has no wi-fi or phone connection."

    Unfortunately, intermittent Wi-Fi and phone signals are both a fact of life in this part of Wales. For mobile phone users, guests can check area connectivity by going on to their phone provider’s website. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela4.4Jun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, very peaceful"

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely pretty cottage with everything that we needed."

    Lots to do and see in the area with spectacular coastal views.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7May 2021

  • "We wanted a place that was convenient for the Coastal Path - it was and more."

    It was cosy, comfortable, well thought out, pretty and peaceful. We loved the sitting room with the wood stove for the chilly May evenings. The owners were very friendly.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0May 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    A very comfortable, characterful cottage that had everything that we could need and more. Very dog friendly. The location was great and would certainly love to stay here again. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Apr 2021

  • "This is a super little cottage, ideal for anyone wanting a quiet spot but with easy access to Fishguard and north Pembrokeshire coast."

    It is also perfect for dog owners with a secure back garden, hard floors throughout the ground floor and access from the door onto bridleways and footpaths for walking. We found it nicely decorated and furnished, really well equipped and everything supplied of a nice quality. We particularly appreciated that rather than take out the book and DVD selection a “quarantine” crate was provided for the former and antiseptic wipes for the latter, meaning it retained its home from home feel. The owner next door is very friendly, approachable and helpful but not at all intrusive. There are a couple of features of the property that you should be clear about before booking. Firstly, access is via a rough and rather bumpy track for the last 200 metres - nothing an average car can't manage going slowly but don't take your low suspension car. The trade off for this is the amazingly quiet location despite being close to the bypass. Secondly there might be one or two difficulties for those with restricted mobility.There are 4 main rooms in the property and moving from any one to another, or indeed accessing the garden, is always via a few steps. We found our 11 year old rather arthritic retriever had to be coaxed up the steps from kitchen to lounge. Similarly much of the excellent array of cooking equipment in the kitchen is accessed from a corner cupboard requiring bending and stretching in a relatively confined space. This would in no way put us off booking again. We loved it!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage and location."

    Could have provided more information on the access track to the cottage. Cutlery, plates etc not totally clean, but we put that down to covid making a full clean difficult.

    Reviewed by David3.4Oct 2020

  • "Cottage is comfortable and has character; much better than the Sykes photo suggests."

    Rear garden is South facing and ideal for outdoor meals. Strong wifi signal.

    Reviewed by Arthur5.0Sep 2020

  • "The cottage had everything you could need when on holiday."

    The owners are friendly and helpful and have gone to great lengths to ensure that everything is on hand to help with a stay away. The cottage was cosy and comfortable in a very peaceful setting, and the garden area was lovely to sit out in to eat meals and to relax - surrounded by beautiful flowers. It was a great base from which to explore the area and it was easy to get around. Fishguard itself is a quaint little town where you can get all your immediate requirements.

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7Jul 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms
  • 1 x Double
  • 1 x Twin with sloped ceilings and limited head room
  • First floor shower room with separate shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove (one basket of logs is supplied and more are available to buy locally)
  • The staircase is curved and narrow
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Electric Vehicles: This property does not have a charge point for electric vehicles and charging from within the property is prohibited
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Please bring your own beach towels and cot linen
  • Cot and highchair available on request, fitted stairgate to landing at top of stairs
  • Off road parking for one car, request to bring two
  • Lawn and slate patio with table, chairs, parasol and BBQ
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies), pets are not allowed on soft furnishings or upstairs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • The friendly owner lives next door but will respect your privacy
  • Shop and pub 1 mile, coast 1.5 miles

The property

Enjoying a lovely, wooded setting, semi-detached Cwmbrandy Cottage is an ideal getaway for a couple or small family.

It is surrounded by a network of footpaths, enabling guests to explore the area, yet you are just a short distance from the coast and the towns of Goodwick and Fishguard. Local shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants can be found in both Goodwick and Fishguard. The north Pembrokeshire coast is stunning at any time of the year, with its dramatic scenery, hidden coves and beautiful beaches.

The nearby Pembrokeshire Coast Path offers miles of walking for all ages and abilities. Within an easy drive are St Davids, Porthgain and Newport, as well as the picturesque Gwaun Valley.

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About the location

FISHGUARD

St. Davids 16 miles; Tenby 36 miles.

Fishguard is an ideal holiday destination on the award-winning Pembrokeshire Coast, which has been voted the second best coastal destination in the world according to the National Geographic magazine. The town itself has an array of gift shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs and offers the opportunity of viewing the superb Last Invasion Tapestry, which has been compared to the Bayeux Tapestry. Day trips to Ireland run daily and the picturesque Lower Fishguard Harbour is a delight for sailing enthusiasts. From this perfect holiday base you can enjoy the amazing coastline, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, the beautiful Preseli Hills, where the Stonehenge Blue Stones originated, or explore the array of historic castles, working mills and visit the smallest city in Wales with its magnificent St. Davids Cathedral. Whatever you are looking for, this is a fantastic location for all ages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas