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A Property Set In A Lovely Rural Village And Yet Is Only 7 Miles From Cardiff.

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Derwen Cottage is a rural property located next to an excellent village pub

Derwen Cottage is a large yet cosy property, perfectly suited for family and friends to visit South Wales for a holiday or special event. Whilst it is close to both Cardiff and Newport it is ideally located in a rural village next to the village pub (Cefn Mably Arms) perfect for a quiet night after a busy day exploring the area.

The property has a large living/dining room (26 x 20 feet) as well as a small snug - perfect for the children to watch DVDs. Both rooms have sofa beds.

There is also a fully equipped kitchen. It has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher,

As regards sleeping space the property comprises 2 double bedrooms and one triple bedroom upstairs.

There is an additional downstairs ensuite double bedroom (making 4 in total) in the connected annexe which is included for groups of 9 or 10. For smaller groups it can be provided at an extra cost from £30 per night. This option may be useful for guests with restricted mobility. Please let us know at the enquiry stage if this option is required.

There is gas central heating with additional heating from a wood burner in the sitting room. There is TV with full Sky package, 2 x DVDs, CD/radio, free WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs available. Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burner included in rent. Bed linen and towels also included in rent. 2 travel cots, highchairs and baby baths are available on request at no extra cost.

The property has its own private patio area and parking facilities for a maximum of four cars. Note - there is a BBQ available but we do not provide a gas BBQ because of health and safety concerns. Access to the pub next door is via a private gate at the front of this property, which is also used by the owners.

Please do not hesitate to contact us before booking if you have any questions.

More Details

Owner
Chris and Rob Hughes
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Chris and Rob Hughes

We are a local couple that are fortunate to live next door to our holiday cottage and so are fully aware of the perfect location of the property. It has only since we bought the house that we have realised just what is available to visitors to the local area and why so many people book with us. When you grow up in an area sometimes you do not see what is right in front of you!

We put a lot of energy and effort into ensuring that our guests enjoy the experience of staying at our property from initial contact right through to the end of their stay. We are on hand to assist but not interfere and queries are answered as quickly as possible.

Our philosophy is straightforward - create a place that we would love to stay ourselves. And we believe we have succeeded as our reviews will confirm!

Chris and Rob Hughes purchased this house in 2012

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cardiff in Michaelstone-y-Fedw

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • *We only accept bookings for celebration groups of more than 8 by prior agreement before booking and may be subject to a higher tariff/damage deposit.
  • We can only cater for up to a maximum of four cars. This is a strict policy as the parking area is shared with another neighbour.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There are two family bathrooms upstairs. Towels and basic toiletries are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • There are 2 double and one triple bedroom upstairs and two sofabeds placed around the living rooms. Bedroom 4 is ensuite and located on the ground floor and is only used for group of 9 or 10 unless booked separately.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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A Property Set In A Lovely Rural Village And Yet Is Only 7 Miles From Cardiff.
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
5

Ideal for our stay

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant house to stay in for a big group get away! Great hosts who were very helpful. A very clean and tidy property in a good location with just short distances to Cardiff and Newport.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was just perfect for our stay. It is has big bedrooms and excellent communal space. Close enough to the centre and far enough out to be peaceful. Great value for money and Chris and Rob were very accommodating.

Thanks so much! We love Cardiff!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Amazing House and great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Derwen Fawr! Chris and Rob were very helpful and the house was very clean and had everything we needed! Would definitely recommend. The pub next door was an absolute bonus!

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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5

Plenty of room. Really well equiped kitchen.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet location with plenty of space for the seven adults who were staying here. Lounge area is lovely with comfortable sofas and chairs and is so big! We ate in for the 3 nights that we were there and the kitchen is really well equipped. The welcome pack of eggs, milk, bread etc. was a welcome treat and supplemented the food that we had taken with us. We had a day in Cardiff itself and did the centenary tour. We drove to the East park and ride and bussed in from there. The next day we went on a pre-booked tour of the Royal Mint at Llantrisant which every one enjoyed and visited Castell Coch on the way back. On our leaving day we visited the National Trust property of Tredegar House before making our ways home.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent large family home

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely large family home ideal for extended families to share and have fun together. Set in beautiful countryside with a fabulous pub next door which serves excellent food, loves dogs and children too. Really lovely landlady. Only 15 min drive into Cardiff to see family too. We visited Cefn Mabley Farm which is fab for kids and Castell Coch too. Had a trip down memory lane around Roath Park and visited lots of family. For us a perfect home and location we will be back. The sky tv was a bonus too. The owners live next door and we’re extremely helpful x

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Whilst it was a pity that the weather was a bit hit and miss it seems that that you found more than enough to do in your relatively short homecoming.
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for my Hen Do for 2 nights. Lovely cottage in a good location. Not too far to Cardiff and other attractions but in a nice and quiet village. Plenty of space for everyone and the property was clean and tidy. Definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay!
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Location

Cardiff Castle
A modern Castle with plenty of history
Principality Stadium(formerly Millennium Stadium)
A great sporting and entertainment venue
National Museum Cardiff
Worthwhile visit depending on what's on
St Fagans National History Museum
Absolute must for all ages - take a picnic!
Bute Park
Great for a long walk in the centre of Cardiff
Caerphilly Castle
Cardiff Bay
So much to do. Great restaurants and cafes
Castell Coch
One of our favourites!
Cardiff Bay Barrage
Worth a part of your visit to Cardiff Bay
Chepstow Castle
Makes a nice part of a day out in the area
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
Kids will love it - a chance to go down a coal mine without being forced!
Llandaff Cathedral
Lovely historic Cathedral - worth a visit
Cefn Mably Arms Pub
Great pub just yards away!
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Cardiff Wales
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Cefn Mably Arms
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
St Mellons, Cardiff
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Cardiff/Newport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M4
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Cefn Mably Arms
Nearest Ski
500 Miles
Scotland
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Barry
Car: necessary

Things to do - too many to mention ...........

Activities - walking, fishing, golf. The local area has many golf courses including the world famous Celtic Manor Resort, the venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup.

Entertainment - Derwen Cottages are ideally situated for Cardiff's Principality Stadium as well as other venues such as the Motorpoint Arena, the St David's Centre and the Millennium Centre. Doctor Who location spotting is a popular pastime in this area.

Sports - the Principality Millennium Stadium is within easy reach as is the Cardiff City Stadium the home of Cardiff City Football Club, Cardiff Arms Park the ground of the Cardiff Blues and also the Swalec Stadium which is a Test venue as well as the homeground of Glamorgan Cricket Club.

Seaside - Barry Island, Porthcawl and Ogmore are all less than an hour away. The Gower Peninsular is a popular area for a day out.

Heritage Sites - Big Pit, Rhondda Heritage Park and St Fagans for a start.

Eating out - Derwen Cottages are conveniently situated to a family run public house and restaurant. The Cefn Mably Arms has a full menu and is highly recommended if you just want a quiet meal and drink at the end of the day without the hassle of driving. There are also many other country pubs and restaurants in the area as well as Cardiff Bay for the more adventurous

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cardiff, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Local event *
20 Jun 2018 - 25 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£890
for 2 nights
From
£445
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring/Summer 2018 *
26 Jun 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£170
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£975
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018 *
27 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£420
for 2 nights
From
£210
From
£275
Fri,Sat
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2018 *
4 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Local Event *
5 Oct 2018 - 8 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£700
for 2 nights
From
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Winter 2018/19*
9 Oct 2018 - 14 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
6 Nations Wales v Ireland
15 Mar 2019 - 18 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
£700
for 2 nights
From
£350
From
£425
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2019
19 Mar 2019 - 18 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2019
19 Apr 2019 - 29 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
From
£275
Fri,Sat
£1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2019
30 Apr 2019 - 30 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Local event
31 May 2019 - 17 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£650
for 2 nights
From
£325
£1,625
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2019
18 Jun 2019 - 18 Jul 2019
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£180
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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