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Old Dairy

(Ref. 931743)

Scurlage near Swansea, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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73 Customer Reviews

  • "Very cosy, warm and comfortable cottage."

    We had everything we required for an enjoyable stay. Owner was very helpful in answering a query about the heating. The welcome pack and cakes were delicious.

    Reviewed by Don5.0Mar 2024

  • "Such lovely hosts, and beautiful home and surrounding area- will be coming back for sure and highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Dec 2023

  • "A very comfortable and well appointed cottage in the heart of some wonderful Gower scenery."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and have recommended it to some friends who are interested in visiting the area.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage and very well equipped; twin bedroom quite small but comfortable, double bedroom very cold and damp, heating was included but unable to boost preset temperature limit as controls were taped up therefore unusable !"

    ! Weather was very wet, unseasonably cool, electric fire in lounge thankfully helped but radiators would have been much better especially in bedrooms, otherwise a really lovely holiday cottage.

    With regard to the heating the thermostat in the lounge is programmed for set times and temperatures but the guest can easily override these settings with the temperature up and down buttons which are freely accessible. Explanations if required are fully detailed within the information booklet. We personally welcome each guest and inform them if they have any issues we are only next door. We are sorry that you felt unable to come and see us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dorothy4.1Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage - very well presented on arrival and attentive host (Caroline) who lives next door."

    Fully equipped kitchen including consumables, bin bags etc and a welcome pack with delicious cakes! Comprehensive user manual. Beds and bedding are basic but comfortable. Slightly damp smell in main bedroom - fortunately we enjoyed decent weather (for The Gower) so able to open windows continually. Spacious bathrooms. Cosy lounge/diner. Some noise from nearby road and dogs barking (possibly adjacent farm?) but otherwise an excellent location for all Gower attractions.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and great location."

    Reviewed by Robin4.7Jul 2023

  • "Excellent cottage, had everything we needed."

    Beautiful garden and great location for exploring the Gower countryside. Would use again without hesitation.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very nice"

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2023

  • "The extra touch of providing a meal on the first night really made the perfect start to our holiday…."

    Vegetarian lasagna is a must for your menu

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0May 2023

  • "As non dog owners, we did sense an aroma of dogs in the en-suite bathroom."

    The private garden needed tidying and a bit of weeding. The local pub has now closed. The cottage and location are beautiful, the owners are very friendly and helpful. Would we stay here again? Absolutely

    We were pleased to read that you thought both the cottage and location were beautiful. The local pub unfortunately closed a few years ago and the listing details were immediately changed to maintain the listings accuracy. We appreciate that the garden needed its normal weekly maintenance but unfortunately due to the wet weather conditions we were unable to carry this out. We are surprised that the hard furnishings of the en-suite would harbour any dog aroma. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne4.1May 2023

  • "We, as a family of three with two furry friends, had a superb week in this very well appointed cottage."

    Our hosts were most welcoming and available, without intrusion. Fabulous little garden for our dogs to nose around in. Altogether a great week

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage was very comfortable & nice decor it was only a couple of miles to ..."

    The cottage was very comfortable & nice decor it was only a couple of miles to the beach & the owners were very friendly and on hand if any questions we really enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Apr 2023

  • "Having visited friends here last year, we couldn't wait to book it for ourselves."

    The garden was perfect for our small westie, and the cottage layout and furnishings were wonderful for the humans. A great and thoughtful touch having milk, cakes, bread and coffee/tea waiting for us. The hosts said hello once we'd arrived but left us to our own devices apart from that, which was just what we needed. Everything is so close. Rhossilli, Oxwich and Port Eynon are all within 5-10mins drive. A great base to get out and explore from, or stay home and enjoy the peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Mar 2023

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed in, would definitely recommend"

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at The Old Dairy."

    It's an ideal base to explore the local countryside, and amazing beaches, then come back to a warm and welcoming base. Everything on hand for a great short break. Perfect for us and the dogs.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Very well equipped and super dog friendly. Thanks for the treats, always a great personal touch.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Nov 2022

  • "Great cottage, great location."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2022

  • "This was our third stay at The Old Dairy so we love the accommodation and the location."

    A well equipped and clean cottage that is so relaxing. Ideal for a family of 4 and a fur baby.

    Reviewed by Daren5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fabulous location, property and hosts."

    Great base for an active holiday and to relax in.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jun 2022

  • "Brilliant location lovely property and great hosts will book again"

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and good location."

    Met all our needs and more.

    Reviewed by William5.0May 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at 'the dairy'."

    Very quiet, beautiful countryside, ten minutes drive from amazing beaches. The 'tea and cakes' were a welcome surprise. Lovely, comfortable cottage with a pretty garden...outside seating just right for catching the afternoon sun. Also appreciated the help with fixing a car problem....most kind

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Apr 2022

  • "Very good accommodation in a good position to easily access some of the best bits of the Gower Peninsula."

    Well stocked village shop.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely holiday cottage in a great location!"

    ! Very thoughtful owner - provided gluten free essentials on arrival - very comfy week with all amenities required Really enjoyed our week - both us and Rudy our dog loved the long walks!! Thank you - Peter, Sheila & Rudy

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2022

  • "Fabulous cottage beautiful location fantastic hosts couldn’t be better love it thank you"

    Reviewed by Dominic5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean, very well appointed, comfortable and with character, in a quiet location, had a small but pleasant garden (although we didn't use it much in December!"

    ) and is really well located for exploring the Gower. We enjoyed walks from Rhossili, Port Eynon, Llanrhidian, along Cefyn Bryn and from Oxwich, all close at hand. We'd be happy to stay there again.

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2021

  • "What an absolutely gorgeous cottage and spotlessly clean, the description of both the cottage and location was bang on."

    The hosts were extremely welcoming, providing a lovely selection of cakes, teas, coffees etc..

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Oct 2021

  • "Description good so there were no unpleasant surprises."

    We enjoyed our stay thank you.

    Reviewed by Rodney4.1Oct 2021

  • "Very well appointed cottage in a great location for access to beaches and walks."

    Extremely dog friendly and lovely welcome pack on arrival. Very well stocked local shop and clear directions to reach the cottage. In all a great weeks holiday and we would love to return.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very clean and the welcome set up was so lovely with a real effort made to include a magazine and treat for my daughter as well as bits for us."

    Only issues really was very, very slow wifi and a high chair for little ones would have been helpful. The en-suite really smelt of damp which meant that we all used the main bathroom which was a shame but happens if other guests fail to ventilate properly. Apart from that it was a lovely cottage and super clean.

    Reviewed by Stephen3.8Sep 2021

  • "Second time staying at the Old Dairy speaks for its self."

    Great cottage, nice people who own it. You will not be disappointed.

    Reviewed by Howard5.0Sep 2021

  • "Beautifully converted outbuilding near to the main house which is owned by a lovely couple."

    Detached and all on one level, with a very pretty landscaped enclosed rear garden offering great privacy. Plenty of parking space. Quite a lot of road noise over the busy bank hol weekend but other than that fine. One of the loveliest cottages we’ve stayed in. Immaculate, beautifully decorated and high quality furniture and furnishings. One gripe - poor WIFI! Other than that it’s really lovely with many thoughtful touches. Very special and would return

    Reviewed by Nik4.7Aug 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in tip top condition and equipped with everything we could possibly need."

    The pretty garden was a bonus and the welcome pack was delicious.

    Reviewed by Annemarie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent facilities."

    Fittings to a high standard. On-site owners very helpful. Small armchair not very comfortable. Main sofa comfortable. Very good value for money.

    Reviewed by Brenin4.7May 2021

  • "The Old Dairy is situated perfectly to the most beautiful beaches."

    If you like walking and getting out in the fresh air, whatever the weather, this is ideal for you. The owners have thought of everything to make their guests feel welcome, the cottage is comfortable, well equipped and has a lovely, safe, private garden, ideal for dogs as well as humans.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0May 2021

  • "One of the nicest cottages we have ever stayed in."

    Really felt like home from home. Plenty of space and very well equipped. Loved the garden, too. Caroline provided a nice curry for our first evening.

    Reviewed by Anke5.0Apr 2021

  • "Lovely location, lovely cottage."

    Would definitely recommend and definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nick4.1Apr 2021

  • "Quiey place very helpful owners and probably the best cottage we have ever used."

    I must of course not forget the wonderful Gower scenery and Port Einon in particular

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Apr 2021

  • "The cottage was immaculate, well-equipped and very comfortable - the welcome was ..."

    The cottage was immaculate, well-equipped and very comfortable - the welcome was warm and genuine - a wonderful place for a holiday :)

    Reviewed by Jeremy5.0Dec 2020

  • "The Old Diary was very clean, comfortable, well equipped and very dog friendly."

    The welcoming tray was spectacular and there was even something for the dogs! The owners were on hand to make sure everything was OK and with a few suggestions of places to visit, but in no way were they intrusive. The cottage is well placed, with plenty of places to visit within a few miles. We were a bit apprehensive of reception we would get from local people due to Covid-19, but everyone was very friendly and helpful All in all, a perfect week away (even the weather was kind!)

    Reviewed by Ros5.0Nov 2020

  • "People were lovely, helpful and friendly."

    Cottage was very well equipped and clean and comfortable. It did have a damp feel quite possibly due to it being unused due to the lockdown. Rhossili was a joy to run and walk and the cottage is well situated for this type of activity.

    Reviewed by Sue4.4Aug 2020

  • "We had a problem with the central heating as all the radiators went cold at 7."

    30pm sent a text to the owner who came over after a few moments and she said its because the radiators were up to temperature as they had thermostatic valves. all the valves were set to 5 which is the highest they go the cottage was getting cold so it was not the valves, she had a look at the boiler which was not on despite it being on a timed programme and pressed a button to reset and the boiler restarted about 2 hours later we had to reset the boiler again ourselves and we had to keep doing this for the duration of the holiday sent the owner another text at 9.30am on Monday to say we have to keep resetting the boiler every 2 hours otherwise the radiators go off and the cottage goes cold, she came over again and said again its the thermostatic valves and that's how its set up despite the cottage being cold my mother who is 85 feels the cold could tell when the heating was going off and we had to keep an eye on the time to get ready to reset the boiler, there was a electric heater in the lounge so we had to put that on to get some heat in the lounge overall the cottage was nice and cosy just the heating was the problem

    Thank you for your feedback, The Old Dairy has now been fitted with a new combination boiler. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.1Mar 2020

  • "The cottage is situated in a perfect position to access all the beaches on the Gower."

    Excellent for Dogs, with an enclosed garden. Lovely homemade cake on arrival. We certainly would use it on another occasion.

    Reviewed by Ella5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need to make a visit to a beautiful part of the world all that much better"

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Dec 2019

  • "A great place to stay in a lovely part of the country."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Nov 2019

  • "The cottage was very well presented and equipped with everything you could possibly need."

    The welcome pack including homemade cakes and a bone for our dog were most appreciated. As it was our 25th wedding anniversery, my husband requested whether flowers could be arranged for our arrival and the owners kindly did so. This I thought was exceptional service. We had a most enjoyable week with Rhossili and Oxwich Bays just a short drive away and daily walks on the stunning coastline, helped by the fact we had 6 days in late October without any rain......unheard of ! We plan to return.Thank you

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely hosts, fabulous cottage, really relaxing holiday."

    Excellent welcome pack.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Sep 2019

  • "Faultless accommodation."

    Perfect for dogs. Excellent location. Loved it

    Reviewed by Theresa5.0Sep 2019

  • "The Old Dairy was a wonderful place to stay."

    It was spotlessly clean and had everything you could want and more. The owners left a whole tray of home made cakes and bread on our arrival. They went out of their way to welcome the dog as well - there was a treat and towels to wipe muddy paws and the garden was carefully enclosed so dogs can be let out on their own. It was one of the most relaxing places we have stayed and would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2019

  • "Wonderful hosts Very friendly area Dog friendly beaches and restaurants/pubs ..."

    Wonderful hosts Very friendly area Dog friendly beaches and restaurants/pubs Great weather and plenty to do yet very beautiful and relaxing place to be The old dairy is a superb holiday home Beautifully presented this was a return visit and we have booked again for 2020

    Reviewed by Lynn-suzanne5.0Jul 2019

  • "The suitability for the dogs."

    ...they were allowed complete freedom to wander in and out of the garden. The peace and quiet was a real tonic. More than home from home !

    Reviewed by Frederick5.0Jun 2019

  • "The Old Dairy is a brilliant cottage to stay in, and by far the best we have ever experienced."

    Lovely rear secure garden for our Darcey (Cockapoo) to investigate. Ideally situated to visit Rhoselli, Port Enyon and Oxwich Bay, which are all pet friendly beaches. Caroline and Huw have put a lot of work into making guests feel very comfortable, not to mention the scrumptious welcome tray for us humans as well as a treat for the pooch. I won't say what was on the tray as it would spoil the experience for further guests, let them have a lovely surprise! We certainly slept extremely well, must be a combination of the Welsh air, Welsh water and the extremely comfortable bed! The facilities in the cottage are second to none and we would definitely recommend it. We will hopefully be going back in the near future. Suzanne, Ray & Darcy

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0May 2019

  • "This is our second visit to Old Dairy and yet again it hit all the high marks."

    We love the cleanliness, dog friendly garden and the excellent equipment. We just loved every aspect of our stay.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage is just as described, however the welcome pack and overall 'feel' of the Old Dairy exceeded our expectations."

    It should be noted that the pub in the village has closed and the nearest is a long walk across the fields, or 5 min. drive away in Port Eynon. The shop in the village is well stocked. We enjoyed our week at the Old Dairy and the warm welcome from our hosts Huw and Caroline helped to make us feel at home.

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.4May 2019

  • "The friendliness of the hosts and an excellent welcome pack, cleanliness of everything was superb."

    We stayed here last year and must say there was no drop in standards whatever , in fact I,d go on to say they exceeded our expectations. Will be returning there again.

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2019

  • "Good location to explore the Gower."

    Cottage extremely dog friendly with a lovely secure garden.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Feb 2019

  • "Cottage was extremely well equipped."

    There were several little extra touches, like the supply of dog towels which could been very handy in Wales during Winter!

    Reviewed by Melvin5.0Dec 2018

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our second stay at this beautiful cottage."

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Nov 2018

  • "Lovely warm and cosy cottage, ideally located for exploring the Gower."

    Accomodation facilities excellent, pet friendly with lovely secure garden and fabulous walks on the doorstep. Lights left on and treats to welcome both us and the dog after an awful journey. Would recommend 100%.

    Reviewed by Tamzin5.0Nov 2018

  • "Hi Very helpful kind owners Wonderful welcome pack milk, drinks and cake unexpected !"

    Lovely cottage very well equipped indeed Unusually didn’t want to come back home ! Thank you very much to Mr MrsHopkins (Carline and Huw) , for providing a wonderful retreat Regards Suzanne and Ian

    Reviewed by L Suzanne5.0Nov 2018

  • "Being from the Gower but now living elsewhere it was so nice to stay in such a beautiful little cottage that was clean, well equiped, warm and extremely comfortable."

    We shall certainly return and use this accommodation for our base.

    Reviewed by Cynthia5.0Sep 2018

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed at, very thoughtful owners who have ..."

    One of the best cottages we have stayed at, very thoughtful owners who have equipped the property to a high standard, well worth 4/5 Stars

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2018

  • "Very comfortable and cosy cottage."

    we all enjoyed our stay very much and hope to return in the near future. The welcome pack was well received after a long journey and was the best we have ever had, they even catered for our dog with a welcome bone and bowl of water. Huw and caroline were very helpful and gave us a warm welcome. Thank you for a lovely week.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2018

  • "It was very comfertoble everthing was perfect and clean allss the welcome pack was good after journey brilliant"

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Aug 2018

  • "The Old Dairy and owners were superb."

    (the welcome pack was very nice, lots of yummies) Great location for touring the Gower and beyond. A well stocked shop, chippy & pub are just a short distance up the road in the village. The garden was very well kept and secure to stop our dogs escaping. All of the above was made even better with the weather.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2018

  • "We had a wonderful week in this lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by Christina4.7Jun 2018

  • "WE HAD GORGEOUS WEATHER SO THAT HELPED OUR HOLIDAY BE REALLY GREAT."

    THE COTTAGE WAS FANTASTIC JUST WHAT WE NEEDED.QUIET,CLEAN ,COMFORTABLE. THE OWNERS WERE FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. ALTOGETHER VERY VERY NICE.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2018

  • "This is possibly the best holiday we have had for many years, the welcome pack was lush and even the dogs had a treat left for them."

    The cottage was very clean and tidy on our arrival. It was well appointed with comfortable beds and a cosy sitting room all the appliances were in excellent working order. We spent a lot of time in the garden as the Welsh weather was kind to us on this visit. We would love to visit this property again in the near future.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2018

  • "Fantastic , exceeded everything on our wish list will definitely be returning , ..."

    Fantastic , exceeded everything on our wish list will definitely be returning , hosts were lovely and welcome pack out of this world u

    Reviewed by James5.0Apr 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage, everything you could think of was there for us."

    The welcome tray is above & beyond, even catered for the dog! Very clean, friendly owners.... just brilliant.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Mar 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage, great location, warm, helpful, friendly hosts, and the welcome pack was way above what we were expecting."

    Look forward to many return visits.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Feb 2018

  • "Owners very friendly and helpful."

    Lovely cottage, like a home from home. Good location for exploring the Gower.

    Reviewed by Dianne5.0Aug 2017

  • "The most well equipped holiday let I've stayed in with lovely garden and made animals feel welcome."

    Confirtable and relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Judith4.8Apr 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with refurbished en-suite shower, basin and WC December 2019, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC refurbished in December 2019
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Electric oven and electric hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed gravelled garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk
  • Please note: bookings must start or end on a weekday as changeovers cannot be done on a Saturday or Sunday
  • Note: Fish and Chip shop in village is open Friday and Saturday in summer season only

The property

A detached former dairy, set within the old farm yard, central to the fabulous beaches and coastline of the Gower Peninsula and rugged heathland of Cefn Bryn.

There are two bedrooms, one of which is en-suite together with a family bathroom.

There is a cosy sitting room with dining area and a country-style kitchen both opening out onto the pretty enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ, perfect to relax of an evening as the sun goes down.

This cottage is a perfect base to relax in after a day walking the fabulous coastal paths with the children and dogs.

This cottage can be booked with Ref. 931742, together they sleep 6.

The Cottages At Scurlage Court Farm

A pair of cottages, both looking out across the old farmyard adjacent to the owners` property, offering cosy accommodation. These traditional properties are just a short walk from the heart of the village of Scurlage and just a short distance from the beautiful award-winning beaches of Rhossili. This quaint pair of holiday cottages have been furnished with individual styles with comfort in mind. Well-equipped kitchens, comfy seating and dining areas provide cosy living, perfect to relax in front of the TV after a day enjoying the nearby award-winning beaches. Both cottages benefit from patio/garden areas to enable you to sit and enjoy an alfresco breakfast before heading off to explore the fabulous coastal areas. These Gower cottages benefit from being easily accessible to the coastline with award-winning beaches, fantastic coastal paths, craggy coves and the impressive Worms Head that Rhossili is famous for. The area is ideal for surfing and hang gliding, both of which are very popular within this part of Wales, as is cycling which can also be enjoyed. There are five golf courses within a 10-mile drive of the cottages each providing a different challenge, all with breath-taking views. Slightly further inland is a completely different beauty, pretty little villages sited around village greens such as Reynoldston which has direct access onto Cefn Bryn, considered to be the Back Bone of the Gower with panoramic views and one of the highest view points in the area, offering fantastic walks and a chance to sit a while and watch wild ponies, sheep and cows grazing. A perfect pair of cottages, ideal for either a couple, family or small group looking for a central base, from which to explore the breath-taking beauty of the Gower Peninsula and the South Wales coastline.

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About the location

SCURLAGE

Swansea 14 miles; Rhossili 3.5 miles; Port Eynon 1.5 miles.

Scurlage is a small village, named after the family who built a fortified manor house, although none of the remains of ‘Scurlage Castle’ have survived. This little village is between the popular beachside villages of Rhossili and Port Eynon and is close to the fantastic beaches of the Gower Peninsula including Oxwich Bay. A perfect central location to be a short distance from fantastic coastline and the iconic Worms Head. The little village has various footpaths crisscrossing the area, shop, pharmacy, doctors surgery and take-away, but still retains its sleepy village personality.

Please note: bookings must start or end on a weekday as changeovers cannot be done on a Saturday or Sunday.