New listing for June 2018. Fisherman's cottage from c1835 in oldest street in village. Sleeps 3+ (1 double bedroom with linen, 1 single bedroom with linen + sofa-bed in lounge without extra linen so bring your own if using it). Updated with bathroom, kitchen, heating, modern internal features. Overlooks Swansea Bay & Oystermouth Castle (Norman ruin). 100m from shoreline. Garden shares boundary with Mumbles Hill nature reserve. BBQ on sun-deck. Really cute. Dogs accepted.
Parking not possible directly at the property, except to unload or load up. Kerb-side parking spaces (pot luck, not charged-for, most of them with no time restrictions) in the streets nearby, both at the bottom and the top of the hill about 100m away. There is also a paid-for car park a bit further along Mumbles Road (guess 200m).
5 minute walk to village shops. Pier, Lifeboat Station, Oystermouth Castle, Lighthouse also an easy walk, as are good restaurants, craft-beer pubs, chippy, ice-cream parlour, newsagent, off-licence, grocer, fishmonger, butcher, baker, post office, pharmacy, doctor. 10 minute walk to cliff path and famous Gower lifeguarded beaches Rotherslade, Langand, Caswell. Car/bus/bike or a longer hike to world-ranked Three Cliffs, Mewslade and Rhossili, Culver Hole (smuggler's den worked into the cliff), Worm's Head (tidal island with nesting sea-birds and seals), Arthur's Stone (neolithic capstone tomb).
Lots to do in the immediate area, including sailing, golf, walking, tennis, bowls, archery, horse-riding, fishing, coastal tours, swimming, surfing, bird-watching, archaeology (one Gower cave is the site of Europe's oldest known ritual burial). About an hour away are additional attractions such as guided tours of underground caves, mountains, forests, waterfalls, tours of disused mines, many more ruined Norman castles c800 - 900 years old, working Welsh woollen mills, drop-dead gorgeous fishing villages, harbours and coastal islands to explore, seals and sometimes dolphins to view, covered markets, saturday markets, rugby, cricket or football to watch, indoor swimming pools, children-centric zoos and various adventure playgrounds.
The back garden consists of stone steps leading to a sun-deck. Take care that you or other members in your party such as children, don't fall down the steps. Once on the sun deck, you will find great views of the bay and the village with its castle. There is seating there, an all-weather table and a barbeque.