Myrtle House & Myrtle Cottage, Southgate, Gower Peninsula
This beautiful luxury house with linked cottage is situated on a peaceful residential lane in Southgate on the stunning South Gower coast, minutes away from Pennard golf links and the path to Three Cliffs and Pobbles beach. This is a perfect location for golfers, walkers, rock climbers, swimmers, surfers and beach lovers. The house is ideally suited for extended family groups or large groups of friends and also small parties or couples, who have the choice to rent either the house or cottage. Myrtle House sleeps up to 9 people but booked together with the Myrtle Cottage can accommodate up to 14 people plus 2/3 babies.
Myrtle House has two large attractive bedrooms upstairs each with super king beds (or twin divans) and modern ensuites. On the ground floor is a pretty standard double bedroom (by the family bathroom) and a family room with a kingsize ziplink bed, a single divan and a luxury ensuite. Altogether, the house can sleep 9 in 4 bedrooms.
The very well equipped and spacious kitchen is ideal for entertaining with an extendable hardwood table that can seat 14 (more at a squeeze!). Overall the house has an inviting home from home feel with its well stocked bookcases, unusual collection of pictures and the comfort of a large living room with cosy log burning stove. This leads to the lovely sunny conservatory and broad south facing patio with garden tables and 2 freestanding barbecues. Guests will appreciate the pretty, well established, sheltered, informal garden.
Dogs are welcome (2 in myrtle house, 1 in the cottage).
- Sleeps 8-9 (4 large bedrooms; 3 with ensuites)
- Large kitchen (table can seat 14)
- 32” TV + DVD
- Ground floor family bathroom
- Large garden & broad patio
- Wood burner stove (in living room)
- Furnished sunny conservatory
- Large garden with tables and 2 BBQs
- Driveway parking for up to 4 cars
Large, sunny, interesting garden
- One standard cot & one highchair plus other baby/toddler equipment provided
- 2/3 dogs welcome (conditions apply)
- Pobbles Bay just 300 meters away
- Pennard Golf Course
- 10-minute leisurely stroll to Three Cliffs Bay
This cosy cottage is perfect for a couple or small family (sleeps up to 5) and is linked to Myrtle House by the common outer hall. When booked with Myrtle House both can accommodate up to 14 people. Myrtle Cottage has two bedrooms upstairs and a large bathroom with bath and power shower. Downstairs is located the open plan kitchen/ living room with a wood burner-style gas fire and Wifi throughout.
Dogs are always welcome.
Pennard Golf Club
Adjacent to Pennard Golf Club
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Flexible Living (up to 14 people)
Southgate/Pennard is a 20 minute drive from Swansea (about 8 miles) and average 90 minutes from the Severn Bridge. Once there you can forget your car as just about everything you came for is on your doorstep! Southgate has shops, Post Office, café, pub, library and Medical Centre. Swansea has cinemas, theatre (concerts, plays, ballet & opera), interesting museums, covered market with local produce, Marina and Leisure Centre. The Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, with their caves, rivers, waterfalls, marvellous walks and views are about 45 minutes – 1 hour drive inland.
THE BEACHES (10 mins walk down, 20 up) have safe swimming, surfing, prawning, fishing, acres of sand at low tide; rock pools, caves, dunes and spectacular cliffs, extremely popular with walkers and rock climbers (both amateur and experienced).
A variety of walks can start from the front gate, for example, around the cliffs eastwards to Hunt’s Bay ( Cornish choughs breeding here), Pwll Du and Brandy Cove; westerly across the golf course to the ruins of Pennard Castle, or along the river valley towards Three Cliffs Bay and across stepping stones to Oxwich Bay (variety of water sports here) or up to Cefn Bryn, the ‘spine ‘of Gower.