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beverley scott

Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks english, french

Charming, Spacious cottage near Gower and Brecon Beacons.Pets welcome free.WI-FI

19 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Ammanford holiday house

Converted 3 bedroom miners cottage.Wi-Fi Parking.Family/pet friendly

Lothlorien Cottage is a Visit Wales 4 + Star Graded self -catering holiday home 5 miles from Ammanford 4.9 miles from Pontadawe,30 mins from Swansea and The Gower ,30 minutes from the peak of The Black mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park., 9 miles from the M4.

At the moment we are offering booking discounts

Early booking 2017 discount

We have a large family garden with a terrace and brick barbecue and sweeping views over the foothills of the Brecon Beacons.

It very comfortably sleeps five people with three bedrooms including a Double Room, a Twin Room and a Single Room.

The Family Friendly and Pet Friendly Cottage also benefits from Free Wi-Fi ,Luxuriously soft Egyptian Cotton Towels and bedding and beautiful views.

There is also a Babycot available for additional tiny guests.

It has an open plan living room with TV,DVD and CD player with a selection of music and a small library of holiday reading and family games.

The Kitchen/Dining area is fully equipped with all you need for a home from home including fridge freezer, microwave, oven and hob,washing machine, spindryer.It has a lovely granite floor and views over the hills.There is a round oak dining table for family meal times as well as a small kitchen sofa.

The spacious bathroom has a romantic roll top bath with overhead shower and comfy window seat with a mountain view.There is also a towel warmer .

.Lothlorien lies in the Foothills of the Brecon Beacons National Park ,close to the Black Mountain , a mere 35 minutes from The Gower Peninsular and its beautiful beaches.It offers Guests a combination of mountain and seaside holiday, with the spectacular Gower and Pembrokeshire beaches and Quaint Brecon Market towns and their eclectic boutique shops.

The mystical and romantic Castles of Camarthenshire begin at Castle Cennen, 15 minutes from the cottage.

Award winning family adventure parks such as Dan yr Ogof and Folly farm lie close by..

For those who are adventurous there are mountain biking and walking trails in the nearby Afan Forest and Brecon Beacons

If you love to shop and browse you will love Brecon, Swansea and The Mumbles, Neath or Camarthen and the lovely local craft shops.

Food and Craft festivals are a must since the seafood of The Gower and Pembrokeshire Coast is world renowned.

You will find lovely local crafts on sale at the markets throughout the area.

I am sure you will find a suitable memento of wonderful Wales.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
beverley scott (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks english, french

About beverley scott

My name is Beverley and I am the owner of Lothlorien Cottage.

I am very happy to answer any questions you may have about my cottage and

the local area.

I was born in Scotland but my Grandfather was Welsh and so Wales has always

held warm associations for me.

I chose this house in this location because I wanted somewhere serene and peaceful

with huge skies and a feeling of space.

I work in London and so I treasure the simple pleasures amongst the wild birds and plants and the rugged beauty of Wales.

I adore the natural world and so it is a delight to watch the wild life in the garden and the changing face of the hillsides.

I have a very good friend Caron who lives in the village and she takes care of my cottage and my guests.Her son Callum takes care of my garden and my windowboxes and also my guests.

It is very important to me that my guests fully enjoy my home as their home.

A house can never have too many happy memories

You will find a direct link to my website lothloriencottage.co.uk at the bottom of the amenities section.

It is very easy to reserve Lothlorien Cottage.

When you choose the pay now button on my advert you will be asked

to pay a deposit of 25% of the booking cost.

30 days before arrival you will be sent a payment request for the balance.

If you prefer to make a reservation by paypal,I can also send you an invoice

for the deposit and balance in the same way.

I am very happy to answer any questions you have.

beverley scott purchased this house in 2006

Why beverley scott chose Carmarthenshire

I bought this cottage because my beloved grandfather was from this region and I wanted to gaze at the hills and mountains from my window and be amongst them.There is an old world charm about the way people interract here and I like to be not too far from the sea.I always wanted a house with walls which were so deep i could have window seats

What makes this house unique

Lothlorien is ideally situated to fully experience the magic and the beauty of South and Mid Wales.

It lies on the crossroads of four areas of outstanding natural beauty,The Brecon Beacons,The Gower,The Vale of Neath and Camarthenshire.

Guests can expect to spend their holiday in a luxuriously comfortable home with

everything they need, an ideal base from which to explore the spectacular scenery

which surrounds Lothlorien Cottage.

The Gower and Pembrokeshire coastline offer beaches that are world renowned

and award winning.

The Castles of Camarthenshire appeal because of their romantic and fascinating

history of the past.

The Brecon Beacon mountains are breath-taking,moody and magnificent.

Whilst the Vale of Neath offers the glorious Afan Forest and its Waterfalls.

There is so much to see that , as we say in Wales, we keep a welcome in the hills

awaiting your return.

Reviews

5
based on 19 traveller reviews

Charming, Spacious cottage near Gower and Brecon Beacons.Pets welcome free.WI-FI
average rating of 5.0 based on 78 reviews
5

A lovely week

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in this welcoming cottage. It was clean, comfortable, well-equipped and large enough to comfortably accommodate our family of four. Other than a dishwasher (I'm being lazy!), the kitchen had everything you'd need if you wanted to eat at home, including a smoothie-maker and slow cooker. If you'd rather not cook, there's a Chinese, Indian and fish and chips within walking distance. There's plenty of books and games to choose from in the evenings, and the free Wi-Fi was very welcome. Linen and towels were provided, and the bathroom was large, with a bath and shower overhead (you have to practise to get the temperature right!). There is a lovely garden to the back - although we didn't quite have garden weather! - and views of the hills behind. Although the cottage is terraced, the walls are very thick (with the added advantage of keeping the heat in), so we didn't hear anything from our neighbours (and hopefully they didn't hear us!). The welcome pack awaiting us in the kitchen was a lovely touch. Although perhaps not situated in the prettiest village, there are some lovely walks from the cottage, and the village is well-equipped with grocery stores and take-aways. It is also a great base from which to explore lots of south Wales, including Dan Yr Ogof caves, Swansea, Carren Cennen castle, Pen Y Fan, the Mumbles, Rhosilli and the rest of the Gower peninsula. All in all, we had a lovely week, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Lothlorien Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you very much for taking the time to review Lothlorien.I am very grateful for the lovely comments and will pass these on to Caron the houskeeper.She is very pleased when guests comment upon the cleanliness since she works very hard.It is an ideal base for families to explore the region and I am sorry that the weather wasnt perfect for you that week. Thank you very much for the recommendation. Best Wishes Beverley
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we had a great week

  • 5 of 5

in lothlorien cottage and verry good and quick contact with the owner of the cottage.

Always ready to answer all oure questions. We could'nt wish more !

Thaks to beverley and carron.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind appreciation of what we offer in lothlorien cottage. We are always happy to respond to guest questions about the region so that they get the most out of their holiday and see all of the beauties of the region.It was a pleasure to have you as guests along with your lovely dogs.
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"Lothlorien cottage was i...

  • 5 of 5

"Lothlorien cottage was immaculate when we arrived and we were amazed at how cosy and comfortable it felt. We loved the general style and really felt at home for the duration of the week. Although situated on the main road, you can hear no car noise when inside. The beds are ever so comfortable. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you need to cook. We enjoyed playing the board games in the evenings.

We took a walk to the hills behind the house (which you can see from the bathroom window upstairs)and it was the most beautiful walk I have ever taken. The beautiful early morning light and quiet, the warmth of the rising sun, the sheep calling out in the distance, everything was absolutely perfect!

I would heartily recommend the cottage to anyone wanting to visit South Wales.

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  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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"We thoroughly enjoyed ou...

  • 5 of 5

"We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay at the cottage over Christmas.

The cottage was in a spotless condition when we arrived although slightly chilly, but the central heating soon fixed that!

The amenities were first class and the availability of wi-fi was very much a bonus.

Parking on the concrete slab in the garden at night and in pouring rain is a bit of a mission, but we made it!

Despite being on the main road there was little real noise and we were never disturbed.

In the village for a family Christmas, we never really had time for much sightseeing, but there is no doubt that the cottage is perfectly positioned for that.

With a handful of shops in close proximity and a Tesco not far away, everything is pretty much at your fingertips.

A thorouhgly enjoyable short stay."

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"One of the best holiday ...

  • 5 of 5

"One of the best holiday homes we''ve ever visitid."

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We were impressed at how lovely the house and garden were and also the excellent amenities and cleanliness of the house. There are lots of beautiful places to visit that are not too far away. We have had a thoroughly enjoyable holiday and highly recommend Lothlorien cottage and would certainly visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Thank you very much for your comments.It was a pleasure to have you as guests and you certainly explored the beauties of the area.I know that you have a permanent reminder of your holiday with the very happy memories and for me as an owner,these are the most important things that we hope for our guests.
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Map

Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Swansea
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
raven Inn
Nearest Ferry
21 Kilometres
Swansea
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Garnant Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Ammanford
Nearest Motorway
31 Kilometres
M4
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Ammanford or Pontardawe
Nearest Beach
28 Kilometres
Swansea Bay
Car: necessary

From Junction 49 on the M4:

The cottage is less than 25 minutes from Junction 49 on the M4, near Swansea

M4 Junction 49 A483 Ammanford A474 Cwmgors (in direction of Pontardawe)

From Junction 45 on the M4:

Junction 45 on M4 A4067 A474 Pass Pontardawe A474 Cwmgors (16km: 20 mins)

From Heathrow Airport (London)

London Heathrow M4 (Via Bristol) Wales Junction 45 on M4 A4067 A474 Pass Pontardawe A474 Cwmgors (183miles: 3hrs 10mins)

It is just after the village of Gwaun Cae Gurwen in the direction of Pontardawe.

On a map it appears just below Brynamman which is on the Black Mountain on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Details when approaching Lothlorien from Ammanford:

Just less than 5 miles from Ammanford you pass the turnoff (left) to Brynamman and continue along the A474 past CK's stores and the village of Gwaen Cae Gurwen (GCG).

Cwmgors is the next village along the A474.

Pass Cresci's Cafe on your left and continue past Cwmgors Mini Market on the right (used to be the Spar) and a Cantonese take-away (in what looks like an aeroplane hanger) on the corner of Park Howard Rd.

Turn down Park Howard Rd to get to the parking at the back of the cottage.

A great base from which to explore the magnificent Welsh coastline, with fabulous sandy beaches to the south, Swansea Bay and the Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula - designated Britain’s first area of outstanding natural beauty in 1957 with its secluded coves, sandy beaches, surfing heaven and ruined castles, and the Worms Head and Rhossili (The breathtaking view of Rhossili Beach made it to number 11 in the Jacobs Creek competition '50 Best Views in the World' ) or enjoy the 22 km Millennium Cycle Path along coast.

The cottage is on the edge of the Fforest Fawr Geopark, with some of the most stunning natural and man-made attractions in Wales, including the breathtaking Carreg Cennen Castle, The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Craig-y-nos Country Park, the wilderness area of the Black Mountain, Pen y Fan (the highest mountain in southern Britain), and the Brecon Mountain Railway. The National Show Caves Centre, has caves extending 17 km into the Black Mountain - recently voted Britain's finest Natural Wonder. There is also one of the largest dinosaur parks in the world here. You may consider taking a trip in a hot air balloon from one of the two companies within 10 miles of the cottage. Waterbabies will love swimming from one of the wonderful Welsh beaches (or enjoy the open air swimming pool at Brynamman which has the last lido in South West Wales), and if there is any energy remaining , then go mountainbiking along one of the 16 breathtaking cross country trails in the Brecons or just chill out and enjoy wonderful Wales.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Ammanford, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
40
5 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
A$76
A$372
 
 
41
23 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
A$110
A$506
 
 
42
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$68
A$398
 
 
43
11 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
6 night minimum stay
A$489
 
 
44
17 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$68
From
A$85
Fri,Sat
A$438
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$2 per night, per additional guest
 
45
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$76
A$438
 
 
46
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$452
 
 
47
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$618
 
 
48
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$528
 
 
49
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$489
 
 
50
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$575
 
 
51
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$504
 
 
52
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$535
 
 
1
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$648
 
 
2
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$733
 
 
3
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$758
 
 
4
22 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$785
 
 
5
5 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$758
 
 
6
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$719
 
 
7
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$634
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$152
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please enquire via email if you would like a stay of less than 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Ammanford, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed
  • All the bedrooms have a large chest of drawers and the double and twin rooms have wardrobes.The master bedroom is downstairs and the other bedrooms are upstairs, next to the bathroom.All beds have goosedown duvets and luxurious quilts and very comfortable pocket spring matresses.There is central heating in all of the rooms.Guests tell us the beds are very comfortable.There is a selection of goose down and polycotton pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing