If your idea of a luxury holiday includes sea views, heroic settings, and a glass of wine with family and friends at sunset, then look no further than this bright and spacious self-catering cottage overlooking the village of Tresaith in West Wales.
The stuff of legends
Tresaith means “Town of Seven”, and legend has it that the name comes from seven Irish daughters who married the sons of seven local Welsh families. Standing within an easy walk of the shores upon which these daughters landed, Hafod y Bryn makes it clear why anyone would want to settle here. Featuring a stunning, open-plan kitchen and dining room on the first floor, this holiday cottage will be the beginnings of its own tales of serendipity.
Located in an area known today for its sandy beaches, coastal trails, bottle-nose dolphin sightings, and waterfalls cascading into the sea, Tresaith and the county of Ceredigion are still rich with stories to explore of rebels and princes. At the end of the day, wind down on the comfy leather sofa in the kitchen while the food cooks and the children play in the games room downstairs. On warmer days, open the floor-to-ceiling, wrap-around windows and step out onto the patio for an aperitif and al fresco dinner. Afterwards, as the stories of the day’s adventures start passing around, let your mind wander the sea views from the sitting room. Curl up on the deep, leather sofas and let the wood burner gently warm you. Or why not sit out on the balcony to enjoy a romantic view of the sea at sunset?
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Rising over three floors, Hafod y Bryn hosts an en-suite, king-size bedroom on the ground floor. Separately, there is a stylish shower room with WC. The two bedrooms on the first floor are ideal for children, and the location couldn’t be better for parents as they will be able to keep an ear out while they relax together over a bottle of wine. Sharing the twin room with the two twin beds is a full-size bunk bed. Next, there are a sofa bed and a spare single bed in the first floor playroom. The children and guests staying on the first floor have access to the family bathroom. Finally, there are two more king-size rooms on the second floor. Both rooms benefit from en-suite bathrooms and Juliette balconies – one with a sea view, the other with a view of the woodlands to the rear.
There is plenty of parking in the drive and nearby. A Kettle Drum portable barbeque is available at the property. A high chair, stair gate, and a travel cot are all provided, but we ask that you bring your own cot bedding.
At a Glance
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 10
- 4 Bedrooms
- 5 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
- Coast: 0.1 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.2 mile away
This Tresaith Holiday Cottage is a detached property with plenty of parking space and only a short walk away from a superb local pub and the glorious beach of Tresaith. Tresaith itself is an idyllic coastal village in West Wales. Aberporth is 1 mile to the south and also has a large selection of places to eat and drink in addition to its own great beach.
Llangrannog is 6 miles to the north and has a golden sandy beach, two welcoming pubs, restaurants, cafe and a shop. The Llangrannog Urdd Centre is perfect for a family day out with its ski slope, pony trekking centre and there is also a modern leisure centre on site which includes a sports hall, an astro turf field and fitness room.
The whole coastline is famous for its dolphins and it is not uncommon to be joined by a dolphin pod while kayaking from Tresaith Beach. Dolphin watching trips can also be booked from the picturesque coastal village of New Quay (13 miles) and Cardigan ( 8 miles). There are superb walks in the area, including the Ceredigion section of the all Wales Coastal Path that you can join nearby.
Other attractions and activities near this Tresaith Holiday Cottage include surfing and body boarding, Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club, Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park and New Quay Honey Centre. Cilgerran Castle (11 miles) overlooking the River Teifi is worth a visit with an interesting history and some great sights and walks.
The Ceredigion section of the All Wales Coastal Path can be joined just 0.2 miles from the cottage
?Tresaith Beach – Stunning sandy beach with activities available including sailing and other water sports 0.1 miles ?
Aberporth beach 1 mile
Kayaking, svgvailing and more available from Tresaith beach - 0.1 miles
Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club - scenic 9 hole golf course. 5 miles
Cardigan Golf Club - 18 hole championship course measuring 6687 yards, Par 72. 12 miles
Pony Trekking Centre at Llangrannog Urdd Centre. 6 miles
Excellent shore fishing at Tresaith, Penbryn and nearby headlands 0.1 miles. Sea fishing boat trips available from Cardigan 8 miles.
Salmon fishing permits available on the famous Teifi – 9 miles.
Property and booking service are very good. We enjoyed excellent food at the Plwmp Tart 1.5 miles away.Mr Graham Ward - 10th August 2018
Lovely property, very well presented, we had a great timeMr Darren Forty - 22nd July 2018
Absolutely wonderful property, really enjoyed our stay.Penny from Carmarthenshire - 22nd May 2018
We spent a lovely week at the property, beach was great, a steep climb up the hill back. You couldn't fault the house it had everything you could need and more. The Ship by the beach was nice with lovely food. It can get busy. The walk to Aberporth was lovely as was Aberporth.Family from Bridgend - 22nd April 2017
Lovely property, nice village, location close to a sandy beach.Dean from Acresford - 3rd January 2017
A week away with the family to celebrate my Dad's 70th. Fab house and location, a great pub down the road which serves good food.
Tips: Good food at The Ship Pub by Tresaith Beach.Family from Pontypridd - 1st July 2016
Accommodation and location fantastic, really good family holiday break enjoyed by all. Lovely beaches and lots of good places to eat, visit, etc.Family from Greater Manchester - 3rd June 2016
Beautiful local walks, beaches and a great pub. We enjoyed a lovely walk to Llangranog - ate at the Ship Inn in Tresaith. We also liked the coast from Llangranog to Mwnt and Newquay.Family from Birmingham - 10th January 2016
Our stay was fantastic
Hafod y Bryn is a fantastic modern property with a dramatic kitchen dining room. Our party consisted of 2 families with teenagers and there was plenty of room for us all to have our own space. The pool table and the large selection of board games and books kept everyone entertained. The house was well designed and had everything we could want to allow us to cook and entertain. Located in a small village it was only a few minutes walk to the beach. We will return in the future. There are some great beaches and villages along the west Wales cooAt. New Quay is a lovely town with its harbour and beaches. We saw a seal and dolphins from the harbour wall. We also enjoyed watching the sunset over the pretty colourful houses and a mooch in the independent shops. If your looking to get away from the bustle the beaches at Tresaith, Aberporth and Llangranog are great this time of year. .Sian Rees - 4th November 2015
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