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Delightful family cottage with large garden overlooking village harbour .

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Solva - George House

Relaxed self- catering, perfectly placed for coast path, beach, pubs and shops.

Whether you stride or stroll off to the headland, skip down the path to the harbour or simply enjoy the garden, you will find this charming cottage ideally situated with it's superb views of the sea and islands lying off the coast of Pembrokeshire's National Park. Tastefully furnished with antiques and colourful fabrics, it is well planned and offers everything for a relaxing trouble-free holiday. The south-facing patio is bathed in sunshine,

a place to share your breakfast with the robin and black bird, where the midday sun filters through the eucalyptus and (if you are lucky) a candle lit dinner is often possible. The large, lawned garden is so enticing that some hardly venture further afield, however the coastal path is a minute away, as is the path down to the harbour with safe swimming, sand and rock- pools at low-tide and 'crabbing', sailing, fishing..... The bustling village of lower Solva has lots to offer - restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries.

Supplies, Restaurants, Pubs and Fresh Crab: Five minutes walk away is the village store and off-licence (open everyday 8 till late) here you can

buy most essentials, it also has a Post Office section (norm. opening hours). The farm shop is 1.5 km

away for fresh fruit and veg. St.Davids has a good supermarket (delicious fresh bread baked throughout

the day) and a lovely delicatessence. The closest large town, Haverfordwest has umpteen supermarkets,

some providing on-line order. There is a local catering service that will provide wonderful meals as and when

you require them. In the village, four local pubs all provide excellent food in addition to the three restaurants

that cater for those 'special' evenings. Down on the quai there is a licenced tea-room for snacks and sandwiches and, if you are lucky, you might manage to persuade a fisherman to part with some of his catch.

Just up the road from the cottage you can buy superb DRESSED-CRAB and lobster... an absolute MUST before you leave.

Further afield: Apart from the beaches, boats and coastal activities there are so many wonderful things to do and places

to visit that it is impossible to list them all, but there are pottery's to potter in, chocolate factories to...well,...

eat chocolate in !, farms where you can feed and touch the animals, light-houses you can climb up, life- boats to explore, sheltered gardens to discover.......There are go-karts to whizz around on, the coast to view from an aeroplane, take a flying lesson, enjoy a round of golf, or have a family day at the fantastic theme park...

A FREE TOURIST JOURNAL is readily available in all shops, petrol stations restaurants etc. and will provide ALL the information that you can possibly require to make the most of your stay. READ IT WHEN YOU FIRST ARRIVE !!!!

Our visitors book will also offer many suggestions and useful comments.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Patricia Pellegrini Temple
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Italian
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25 October, 2016
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based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Delightful family cottage with large garden overlooking village harbour .
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Would Not Hesitate to Recommend

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at George House and would not hesitate to return or recommend to our friends and family. To summarise the best points....

The location cannot be beat, especially with kids. When you are in the cottage/garden you think you are miles from anywhere with a view to die for despite being on the main road and two houses down from a pub (neither of which we heard). A ten minute walk down a lovely path takes you to multiple pubs/restaurants, harbour with its lovely beach when the tide is out, costal path etc. Our children (youngest 4 years old) loved walking the path to and from town so we were able to have lovely early dinners out just a short stroll away. And when we were too lazy to venture to beaches further away, we took a picnic lunch and had a lovely time on the local tidal beach. St David's is only a 10 minute drive away and had anything you could need not found in Solva.

The cottage is very well equipped...everything needed to cook in the kitchen, laundry room, hairdryer, garden games, crabbing equipment etc. Did not miss anything.

Within minutes of sending my initial enquiry Patricia was on the phone from Europe to Dubai. Very prompt with any questions and couldn't have been easier to deal with.

The view is absolutely stunning and the garden such a wonderful place to relax.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

What a truly delightful cottage! So well equipped and welcoming. The garden was just lovely with the most stunning views. All this plus first class service from the owner who is simply charming. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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George House - cottage in Solva

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous cottage in a wonderful setting! The cottage was truly a home from home and had everything there that we could possibly need. It was perfect for our family (2 adults and 3 young children) - plenty of room and a big garden with a beautiful view! Location was good. Just a very short walk from the harbour (where there are lot's of crabs to catch), cafe's and a small park. Short driving distances to nearby beaches (Pembrokeshire has the best beaches in the country!). We particularly liked Whitesands. Also visited Folly Farm which was good value for money with lot's of animals, fairground rides (had to pay separately for these) and a massive soft play area.

The Chinese takeaway, which is run from the pub a few doors down, is worth a visit. We had a lovely meal from there on our last night.

All in all, this cottage comes highly recommended. We couldn't have asked for a nicer week away!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a glowing review. We're delighted that you all had such a good holiday.
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Thank you for an amazing week

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect, clean and cosy. The view was amazing, ate breakfast outside every morning. Solva was a peaceful, welcoming little area. The walks were spectacular. Really looking forward to my next visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
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Bramley, Hampshire

Perfect holiday in Solva

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped and cosy with wonderful sea views from the house and garden. Very conveniently situated for everything Solva has to offer and we'd definitely recommend it. Although there's no parking outside the house, it was quite easy to find a place in the road opposite.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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holday in sunny SOLVA

  • 5 of 5

my family & i all agree that George House is a wonderful home from home holiday property .

year after year we have enjoyed holiday in this beautiful part of the country.

as aholiday property,George House excels with spectacular views & a large garden .it is a perfect spot to while away the houres each day & a wonderful base to explore the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
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Nearest Airport
128 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
19 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
St. David's
Nearest Train
19 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
64 Kilometres
Pont Abraham- End of M4 Motorway
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Solva, at low tide
Car: necessary

Solva is a tiny unspoilt village grown around a tidal inlet in the Pembrokeshire National Park. The lower part is bustling with, restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries..the upper part has a pub, general store, post office and church. The harbour offers safe bathing, rock pools, fishing trips and sailing tuition, where children spend

hours fishing for crabs. 6 kms away is the cathedral and city of St.David's hosting religious & cultural events. An excellent Adventure Centre caters for ALL levels, (nearby is a world famous whitewater canoe playground). In St.David's you can book boat trips very fast & exciting or slow and leisurely to observe seals, dolphins, puffins, gannets, shear waters... Pembrokeshire has one of the highest sunshine records, & more Blue Flag beaches than in any other county in Britain, & is a surfing paradise, you will be spoilt for choice. A bus service allows you to walk along the coast & return by bus. Pembrokeshire is magical all year, try May & June...

Other Activities: board surfing, kite-surfing, canoe rodeo, flying,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Solva, St Brides Bay, St Davids & The West Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn HALF TERM *
22 Oct 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
NEW YEAR 2017 **
30 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rental rates include: BED LINEN, FINAL CLEANING. HOT WATER AND CENTRAL HEATING: INCLUDED from 30 March-14th September. ** A FUEL CHARGE of £5 PER PERSON is made on weeks NOT within these dates.
We hope to supply Logs for the wood burning stove and if they are used please leave £4. Guests should plan to arrive after 3pm and leave by 10am.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Solva in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 125 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , downstairs
  • Heated towel rail.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , builtin cupboard
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , builtin cupboard
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Travel cot available,please bring your own linen/covers
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Bed linen provided. Please BRING YOUR own Bathroom towels and Kitchen cloths. These can be made available IF REQUESTED. UTILITY ROOM with condenser tumble drier, washing machine, sink and ironing board. Wood burning stove in the sitting room Telephone available for emergency and incoming calls with answer phone service. Garden seating for 6. Two garden benches and two seats. The patio has a table and adjoined benches. PARKING NB. George House has NO private parking. Cars can be parked on the side road 1/2 a minutes walk away or in the public parking area 3 minutes walk.

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