Perfect for a stay in Cardiff, this 5 star graded stylish Cardiff Holiday Accommodation alongside Sophia Gardens is only a short walk from the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Castle and all the shopping, restaurants, bars, theatres that Cardiff has to offer. The house overlooks the cricket test match venue of Sophia Gardens and is located just off Cathedral Road which is the premier location to stay in Cardiff. Perfect for shopping trips, sports events, get-togethers and families. Unique for a city location, it also has parking for up to 3 cars.
Low occupancy discount available during the week
Stylish, fully equipped kitchen with 6 ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave, washing machine, toaster and dishwasher.
Dining and kitchen area is open plan, with seating for up to 8.
Bedroom 1 - King size bed or zip and link (so can be K or twin , 2.4ft beds - please request when booking)
Bedroom 2 - Superking or zip and link (so can be SK or twin - please request when booking)
Master bathroom includes bath, shower over bath, wc and basin.
Large lounge with 2 juliet balconies and overlooking sports fields. Comfy sofas with deluxe king sized sofa bed (to sleep the extra 2). TV.
Bedroom 3 - Large master en-suite bedroom with superking or zip and link (so can be SK or twin - please request when booking)
En-suite is a stylish bathroom with double size walk in shower, wc and basin.
Rear enclosed decking area with garden furniture. Ideal to sit out on a summers evening.
Bed linen and towels provided
High chair and travel cot available (please note when booking). Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
Parking in rear for up to 3 cars. Access via security gate. (more cars can park nearby on roadside if required)
The following items are also provided at the Cardiff holiday accommodation for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid. Bathroom: hand soap and 2 toilet rolls. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner etc.
No smoking and no pets.
The house can also be booked for corporate events and as a pre-match location.
This property has a £200 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Wales Cottage Company along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
At a Glance
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 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
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 0.3 mile away
- Coast: 5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
Sophia Walk is a 3 bedroom house just off Cathedral Road in the cosmopolitan Pontcanna district of Cardiff. The city centre including the Millennium (Principality Stadium), Cardiff Castle and all the main shopping locations are just a 10 minute walk away. There are also some fantastic restaurants, bars, and local shops in Pontcanna itself. Parking is included but you can walk from the train and bus station so you don't need to bring a car.
There is a special atmosphere in Cardiff on Rugby International and European Cup weekends and Sophia Walk is ideally located to experience this. Sophia Gardens, home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, and also a test match or one day international venue, is only a throw of a cricket ball away and with Cardiff City FC, the City of Cardiff Stadium is also within walking distance.
With a wide range of theatres, halls and galleries, there is a lively entertainment scene in and around Cardiff, which features opera, ballet, musicals and offers live music from world-class acts.
Cardiff Bay is a short bus or taxi ride away where you will find the Wales Millennium Centre and Y Senedd (The National Assembly building), as well as numerous other attractions. These include trendy bars and restaurants, jet boat rides, Olympic sized swimming pool and leisure facilities, White Water Centre, Yacht Club as well as numerous walks and cycle routes around the Cardiff Bay Barrage.
With the Glamorgan Heritage Coast just around the corner there are numerous beaches to visit ranging from the bustling resort of Barry Island (9 miles) to the shores of stunning Southerndown. 20 miles.
Pontcanna Fields, adjoining Bute Park, are only yards away from Sophia Walk and there are many walks to be enjoyed including Cardiff's Centenary Walk. 0.1 miles
The Taff Trail is a multi-purpose route between Cardiff and the market town of Brecon in the North. 55 miles (88km) in length. A superb way to see South Wales. 0.1 miles
Cardiff International White Water (CIWW) - Canoeing and white water rafting facilities including kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. All equipment can be provided. 2.5 miles
Being a coastal city, the areas around Cardiff have some superb sea fishing. Charter boats can be hired from Cardiff Bay. 2 miles
The River Taff is a recovering salmon river that also holds huge stocks of wild trout and grayling. Day Tickets available from local associations. 0.2 miles
There are many courses in the area including the prestigious Celtic Manor, a previous host to the Ryder Cup. 18 miles. One of the closest courses is Cottrell Park, an idyllic venue set in the heart of 400 acres of beautiful parkland. 7 miles
Surrounded by 35 acres of parkland close to the City Centre is Cardiff Riding School. All aspects of horse riding and care are catered for. 1 mile.
We all had an amazing stay at Sophia Walk, I can't recommend this place enough. Perfect location, amazing place. We enjoyed 2 nights here and we will all definitely be back. Thanks so much to everyone who made our stay perfect.Becki from UK - 9th May 2018
An excellent place to stay. Sophia Walk was in a great location. It was warm and cosy and we even sat out in the garden in the sunshine. We used trains and buses to get about and had fun exploring the Castle and St.Fagan's. A lovely break. We had a fantastic time and would book again. Julie from Cheltenham - 8th April 2018
Amazing!!!Jade from Gloucestershire - 4th April 2018
Lovely property - clean and smart. Great location. Peaceful but close to centre. 15 min walk to much of the city. Host left us some welcome provisions - milk, welsh cakes, etc. very kind! Would recommend.Katy Webster - 25th March 2018
Had an excellent stay.Suzanne from Sheffield - 14th February 2018
All the girls agree it’s the nicest place we’ve stayed in on one of our weekends. Everyone I dealt with was very accommodating and communication was excellent. Many thanks for a fab weekend.Laura from Cullompton - 14th November 2017
It was in the perfect area for our needs. A short walk through beautiful Bute park to the city centre. Comfortable & quiet with all that was needed in the kitchen and lounge & bedrooms. If we return in the warmer months I'm sure we would use the patio. The walk through Bute park to catch the boat is an easy way to visit the Bay. We recommend the Bayview Brasserie, in the evening and The Potted Pig for Sunday lunch. The best roast dinner ever! Afternoon tea in the tea room just inside Bute park gate (Pettigrew Tea Rooms) comes highly recommended. For people watching a coffee at the cafe by the foot bridge is a must. Castell Coch & Caerphilly Castle to visit. Next visit must do Cardiff Castle, so much to see, need a day!Family from Llandysul - 31st October 2017
Fab apartment! Everything was perfect. We will definitely be back for another stay.
Tips: We always went into the city centre for food and drink.Friends from Llanybydder - 7th August 2017
Very comfotable in a good location.
Tips: Enjoy the city centre facilitiesGuests from Dorset - 31st July 2017
Came to watch Coldplay, Fabulous stay. 10/10.Glen Williamsons , Morton-In-Marsh - 13th July 2017
Good base for a family wedding. Helpful communications with Best of Wales.Family from Manchester - 13th June 2017
Lovely, clean and the perfect place to stay, Thanks.Elliott Family, Cambridge - 20th May 2017
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