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  • Preseli View

  • Cardigan
  • Ref: 1451
  • 8
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
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Preseli View

  • 8
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • Ref: 1451
Property Highlights:

A quintessential gentleman's residence, a Victorian villa with a hot tub and far reaching views towards the Preseli Mountains. Set in 10 acres with a grand vista, in which to enjoy tranquillity and watch the weather roll over the Preseli Mountain tops in the far distance.

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Price reduction of £75 for 1 to 2 guests.
Price reduction of £50 for 3 to 4 guests.

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Guest Book Comments

The house itself was truly beautiful, felt really quirky. However the outdoor space was a bit neglected. Whilst described as having borders filled with magnolias in reality the borders were overgrown with weeds and in need of a good cut back. The 10 acres that were advertised were not accessible, gate was shut with barbed wire and was rented out for someone for their horses. Private wooded garden also needed cutting back and it was obvious that the horses had been in there and left some manure. Lovely house in a beautiful location. Scenery was spectacular just need a gardener for a couple of days.

A trusted customer - 30th August 2018

The house was very spacious for the 6 of us that stayed. It was in a beautiful setting. The decoration was lovely. It had everything we needed for a week away. Would love to stay again.

Leonie Challis - 24th July 2018
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Property Description
  • This charming Victorian villa is new for 2017 having undergone extensive refurbishment including a luxurious hot tub to relax in.
  • Set down a secluded lane in rolling countryside, this is an indulgent Victorian villa with encapsulating gardens behind lovely wooden gates, secret gardens to explore and for children to play hide and seek.
  • A charming villa that has been updated extensively whilst retaining the original charm with a host of modern features. A cosy and welcoming family home with underfloor heating, stained glass windows,and a window seat that captures the sweeping panorama of the distant Preseli Mountains .
  • The property is a quirky villa that can accommodate up to 6 adults and 2 children with 2 bathrooms.
  • Steps lead to a host of rooms on different levels packed with period features and charm. Find your favourite vantage point,your latest book and "escape" in tranquillity.
  • Families will gather round the hand crafted oak table in the relaxing kitchen and watch the buzzards fly across the distant hedgerow.The owner has provided binoculars and bird book to help.
  • Nestled down a quiet country lane but only 5 minutes from the charming market town of Cardigan with coffee shops and restaurants. Perfect for exploring West Wales with its beautiful coastline and beaches.
  • The magnificent coastline is only 5 miles away and the River Teifi snakes through the peaceful valley within walking distance. The National Coracle Centre is but a short drive .



Interior

5 bedrooms sleeping 6 adults and 2 children. Master bedroom with Double bed, panelled walls, sumptuous white carpets and Victorian fireplace, TV and dressing area are on the ground floor (3 steps down). 1 Double with Kingsize bed, dressing table and views to the hills on the 1st floor. 1 Double with restricted headroom plus 2 Singles perfect for the children to hide away in their secret dens (suitable for children only - restricted headroom), on the 2nd floor.

Ground Floor Bathroom Reclaimed luxury Victorian bathroom, bath with shower over bath, working Victorian log burning stove, toilet. Family Bathroom on 1st floor with original claw foot roll top bath and mosaic tiles, double wash hand basins.

Entrance Hall/Utility Room Ultra modern Magnetic door entry into entrance hall utility with genuine terracotta pan tile floor with washing machine.

Kitchen Country style with charming views over the mountain range. Bespoke oak table seating for 8, Range cooker, (gas hob/electric oven)as/electric pantry, larder fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher.

Lounge with high ornate panelled ceiling with fabulous chandelier, Victorian open fireplace, 3 seater sofa and 2 seater sofa and armchair, Smart TV with Netflix/You tube. Fabulous window seat with radiator to watch the buzzards play in the distant trees.

Grounds 1 acre of garden with extensive lawn set in a further 10 acres. Electric gates lead to a Victorian garden with ornate plants, secret walled garden and then an acre of garden facing the distant hills. 7 steps lead down to the decking and the hidden away play room with bed settee, darts/table basketball and games. The grounds are planted with beautiful magnolia, shrubs and rhododendrons.

Hot Tub on bespoke decking overlooking the rolling countryside.

Please note: This is a fabulously quirky country residence with rooms on many different levels, and thus may not be suitable for young children.


N.B. In view of the quality of this home a refundable deposit of£200 is required per booking.


Additional Information

Short breaks - Welcome all Year except during Peak & Summer Weeks

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes for 3 cars

Fuel - Heating, under floor heating in kitchen, and starter pack of logs inclusive

Dogs - 2 at£25 each p/w

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - Yes on request

Bed linen - Included as standard

About the Area

Places to eat nearby

  • The village tearoom, Flambards, serves morning coffee, cakes and traditional afternoon teas or there are several restaurants at Poppit and Gwbert. A favourite is 5 star rated licensed Bowen's Fish & Chip shop in St Dogmaels.
  • Hammet House Hotel in Llechryd, the local village is a splendid 18th century country mansion which now has new owners and has been refurbished with a mixture of old and new furnishings, all adding to its stylish look. Michelin Starred restaurant on the banks of the River Teifi. There is also a local convenience store in the village for those forgotten essentials.

Poppit Sands

  • Within an easy drive is Poppit Sands, where the River Teifi meets the sea, almost half a mile of glorious sands backed by dunes and there is an excellent traditional beach caf© which serves lovely home made food - good for gossip and local information.

Gwbert, Cardigan Bay

  • Gwbert is a village across the estuary from Poppit Sands - there are 2 hotels (one with a spa), Cardigan Golf Course (18 holes with glorious views) and dolphin spotting boat trips from the pontoon at the Patch beach at Teifi Boat Club (In season). Nearby is Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park - a great family day out.

Cardigan

  • The county town has supermarkets, a high street lined with Georgian buildings, a theatre/cinema complex a thriving market and lots of small shops to enjoy.
  • Barley Saturday is an annual event left over from the days when farmers gathered in the town to hire workers and inspect stallions for stud. Various competitions take place and horses are paraded through the town.

Welsh Wild Life Centre, Cilgerran & Boat Trips on the Teifi River

  • The Welsh Wild Life Centre in Cilgerran is set on the banks of the River Teifi in the Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve and is a stunning award winning building with panoramic views over the River, Cardigan and woodland. The centre is teeming with wildlife including water buffaloes and otters.
  • There are interactive cameras out on the marsh watching the wildlife, an adventure playground and the 'Glasshouse Caf©' renowned for its locally produced food.
  • The River Teifi runs alongside the Reserve. A gentle paddle in a canoe along the still waters of the gorge to picturesque Cilgerran Castle - made famous in a painting by Turner - is a unique experience.
  • The lovely little market towns along the Teifi Valley are well worth visiting. Explore Cardigan, St Dogmaels with an ancient abbey and a working water mill, Cilgerran and Cilgerran Castle, Lechryd, Cenarth famous for its salmon leap and coracle fishing and Newcastle Emlyn and Newcastle Emlyn Castle.

Cenarth

  • Cenarth is a picturesque village on the River Teifi, famed for its falls where the salmon leap in the autumn and for it coracles - a small museum tells the story of these ancient boats and the people who use them to catch fish.

    Adventure Beyond, Llandysul

    • If its an adrenaline rush you need then try coasteering, climbing, abseiling, canoeing, kayaking, gorge walking or more with experienced guides to help you.

    National Wool Museum, Drefach

    • Learn the fascinating story of the thriving Welsh woollen industry in this flagship museum. An interesting experience for families - even teenagers may approve.

    Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort, Felindre Fach

    • Visit fascinating reconstructed iron age buildings on the original site of an iron age fort. Learn how people lived and worked. The are also wonderful woodland walks in this beautiful valley. A fun day out for all the family.

    Boat Trips, New Quay

    • Unforgettable boat trips (with room for 8) along the beautiful Ceredigion Heritage Coast to see stunning scenery and marine wildlife including dolphins, porpoise and seals. Trips on special survey vessels available where you can listen to dolphins as they communicate with each other under water.

    Walkers Busses between Cardigan, Newport and New Quay

    • Walk as far as you like along the coastal path then get a bus back. The Poppit Rocket service no 405 and summer bus Cardi Bach run both ways along the route calling in at beaches and coves.

    Family Day Out in South Pembrokshire

    • Families will love the great selection of quality family attractions including multi award winning Folly Farm, Bluestone Water Park, Heatherton Sports Park, Anna Ryder Richardson's Wild Welsh Zoo, Tudor Merchant's House (National Trust), Colby Woodland Gardens (National Trust), Carew Karting as well as a wealth of glorious beaches and the celebrated Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
    Enjoy year round holidays in this charming villa built during Victorian times, full of period charm and home comforts including an indulgent hot tub.
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    AVG COST PER WEEK £1,030
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    1 Adult
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    * this property charges £25 per dog.
    Duration
    7 Nights

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    7 Nights

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