Cardiff, South Wales

  • 5 Star
  • Get the best of both worlds at this 5 star holiday apartment, 7 miles from Cardiff yet with all the benefits of a stunning rural location with 2 local pubs

You can book this property from:

  • £680 per week
  • £97 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)
  • 1 sofa bed


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Cot
  • Highchair


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 15 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am


Get the best of both worlds at this 5 star first floor holiday apartment, Cardiff. It offers all the benefits of a stunning rural location with two local pubs, whilst the centre of Cardiff is just 7 miles away. Uwch-y-llyn is one of two luxury holiday apartments situated on an impressive 20 acre estate in the Vale of Glamorgan. The perfect place to relax after exploring Cardiff and its many attractions. The Vale of Glamorgan Golf Course, Cottrell Park Golf Course, the South Wales coastline, Millennium Stadium, Swalec Stadium, and City of Cardiff Stadium are all within close proximity.

Uwch-y-llyn adjoins the owners property and was self built in 2009 on an impressive 240 acre farm land where race horses are bred. The land includes a small lake (fenced off with gated access) with an abundance of wildlife and fish, and the children will enjoy feeding the ducks, visiting the pet sheep and playing on the large lawn areas.

First Floor

All rooms are on the first floor with electric heaters throughout and comprises of an open plan lounge/dining/kitchen and two bedrooms.

Lounge/Dining Area: With large screen freeview TV/DVD player, radio/CD, Wi-fi access, and a large comfy leather corner sofa (can also be used as a sofa bed sleeping an extra 2)

Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, breakfast bar and high stools allowing full enjoyment of fantastic views across the lake and countryside.

Bedroom 1: With twin beds (can be zipped together if required) and en suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Bedroom 2: With double bed and en suite with shower, WC and wash basin.


This holiday apartment, Cardiff has large beautiful grounds and a fishing lake.

Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ (shared with apartment below)

South facing gardens to enjoy the sun all day

Additional Information

  • Outside utility room is shared between the two luxury holiday apartments on site. Includes washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Secure fence around pond however children must not be left unattended in that area.
  • Bed linen, towels and hairdryer provided
  • Cot and highchair available on request. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
  • Additional charge of £20 per night if there are more than 4 guests in your group (maximum of 6 guests)
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Plenty of parking available
  • No smoking or pets.
  • Secure bike/golf equipment storage
  • Wifi included
  • Both these luxury holiday apartments accept short breaks throughout the year and can be booked together to accommodate larger groups. View the other holiday apartment on site.


Uwch-y-llyn holiday apartment, Cardiff is situated on an impressive 20 acre estate within a 200 acre working farm. Set in picturesque, tranquil countryside it is within walking distance (approx 750m) of the welcoming village of Peterston-Super-Ely and yet is only 7 miles from the Centre of Cardiff. Peterston-super-Ely offers a shop, post office and 2 friendly, local pubs both serving great food. The village church was made famous as a filming location for the BBC comedy series Gavin & Stacey. There are many enjoyable walks to be found including the Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail that passes through the village, and the quiet country roads provide great cycling. Despite the country feel there is a large Tesco and Marks and Spencer only 4 miles away.

Cardiff is a city of attractions, sport, culture and entertainment. It has many famous attractions including the The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, St. Davids' Hall, New Theatre and St. Davids 2 shopping Centre. Cardiff has notched up a fine reputation as a sporting capital thanks to the quality of the events and facilities. Whether you want to watch or play, Cardiff's sporting scene beats many of its competitors. Cardiff City Stadium hosts all of Cardiff City and Cardiff Blues' home games whilst Glamorgan Dragons play cricket at Sophia Gardens (venue for international cricket, including the Ashes).

Cardiff Bay is Europe's most exciting waterfront development. Cardiff Bay is home to the Wales Millenium Centre, Y Senedd (The National Assembly building) as well as numerous other attractions such as bars, restaurants, Olympic sized swimming pool and leisure facility, White water Centre, Yacht Club, Cycle and there are numerous walking trails and paths around the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

Located in the Vale of Glamorgan Uwch-y-llyn is also well positioned to take advantage of the local market towns of Cowbridge and Llantwit Major as well as the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.


There are many walks including the Glamorgan Heritage Coastal Path and the Valeways Millennium Heritage trail. 0.1 miles


The pond on site holds some large Carp. 0 miles

Fantastic Sea Fishing both from the shore and via Charters boats from Cardiff Bay. 7 miles


One of the closest courses is Cottrell Park, an idyllic venue set in the heart of 400 acres of beautiful Parkland. 1.5 miles. Other nearby courses include The Vale Resort (3.4 miles) and the prestigious Celtic Manor, host to the 2010 Ryder Cup (29 miles).


The quiet country lanes found around the farm are ideal for cycling but there are also several tracks nearby including the Taff Trail route between Cardiff and Brecon. 7 miles

Pony trekking

Liege Manor Equestrian Centre is Wales' premier equestrian centre and home to over 70 horses and ponies. The Centre specialises in tuition for all ages and abilities. 2 miles


Along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast there are numerous beaches, ranging from the bustling resort of Barry Island (7 miles), to the more peaceful and stunning beach at Southerndown (15 miles).

Water Sports

The Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW) offers canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. (All equipment can be provided). 11 miles.