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Orchard House

Ref: 1419
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 1 Dog
£632 7 Night Breaks From
£15.05 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Orchard House have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

Contactless entry

This property also has contactless entry, meaning you do not need to be physically greeted by the owner to receive the keys to enter this property.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 4:30PM and Check out by 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

Orchard House was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Orchard House too!

  • Recently decorated and new kitchen for 2021
  • Spacious and comfortable 
  • Lovely village location with private parking
  • Perfect for families and friends
  • Local beaches and coastal National Park
  • Dog-friendly

Excellent Quality
Rated 4.2/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Detached Property
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Orchard House

Spacious detached holiday home, in the heart of Mathry, perfect for exploring this coastal county.

  • Situated in the quiet hilltop village of Mathry, once an Iron Age defensive fort, Orchard House has an altogether more peaceful past.
  • Constructed in 1991, the house was built in the grounds of the Old Rectory orchard. Today, only the lovely stone wall enclosures, with arched doorways, provide a reminder of the forgotten garden.
  • This spacious holiday home is comfortably furnished with practicality in mind, perfect for families to relax and unwind after a day exploring the National Park, walking the coastal path or splashing about in the beautiful coves and beaches, only a short drive from your door.
  • From the large contemporary kitchen-diner, garden room and lounge, to the variety of bedroom sizes, you will find plenty of space and flexibility for all of your party. Enjoy family gatherings or games in the larger rooms, or break away to savour quiet moments. This is an excellent choice for a holiday base.
  • The new addition of a Garden Room at the rear of the property is perfect for boots and coats, pet care and garden-based activities, with 2 large garden windows, 2 roof windows and patio doors leading to the BBQ area.                           
  • 'There is plenty of parking for 3 cars in your private drive and the shallow steps up to the house are easy to walk. The enclosed garden surrounds the house, with mature trees and established borders. In a sheltered corner sits a huge rustic picnic table and bench, perfect for dining alfresco.
  • However, with a wonderful tea room and pub just on your doorstep, and the cafes and restaurants of St Davids, just a 15 minute drive, you may wish to choose to dine out every day of your holiday, enjoying the local produce and unique delicacies, Pembrokeshire has to offer.

Layout & Further Information

3 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. Master bedroom with Super Kingsize bed and ensuite (Bath, separate Shower and toilet), 1 Double and 1 Twin. All on the 1st floor.

Shower Room
on 1st floor with shower and toilet. Cloakroom with toilet and washbasin on the ground floor.

Sitting Room with large comfortable sofas, LPG fire, Freeview TV & Blueray player.

Cwtch with comfortable sofas and doors to garden, TV and DVD player.

Kitchen/Diner new stylish kitchen installed for 2021 well-equipped contemporary kitchen with integrated oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Microwave. Large dining table and children's table.

Utility washing machine, additional freezer.

Garden Room perfect for boots and coats, pet care and garden-based activities, with 2 large garden windows, 2 roof windows and patio doors leading to the BBQ area.

enclosed garden completely surrounding the house with rustic dining furniture, mature trees and borders. There are several shallow steps up to the entrance door. Walls are lower in areas so please ensure young ones and pets are supervised.

Additional Information

Short breaks - No, minimum 7 night bookings all year.

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes for 3 cars

Fuel - Central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £30 per week.

Dogs - 1 welcome free. Crate, dog bed and bowls provided by request.

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - Yes

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.2/5

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Ben Conway Verified Guest
3rd August 2021

Fantastic place in a lovely quiet village. House was well proportioned for the 6 of us visiting. Well equipped and a great location for exploring the local area.Would recommend!

Michael Hills Verified Guest
25th July 2021

Lovely big house with beautiful garden. A little overpriced but its COVID I guess. No towels was unusual but ok, but this should have been told to us at time of booking not a few weeks before. Said there were tea towels but there were none which was a little annoying. Said there was an outside tap and hose for cleaning wetsuits but no hose. Just little things that could be improved on but they did not spoil our holiday.

Verified Guest
31st May 2019

the beds were uncomfortable but the rest was good

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your feedback which we will forward to the owners, glad you enjoyed your stay.

Joanne Rushmer Verified Guest
8th November 2018

The house was a good size but there was mould in the main bedroom and bathroom. The en-suite had an awful drains smell everyday so door had to be shut with the window open all the time. There were cobwebs everywhere especially on the wall lights and bedroom ceilings

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your feedback we are sorry that you felt there were some issues with the property, your comments have been sent to the owner and we await their comments. We will be in touch when we have heard from them.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

From the owner:- “Dear Guests, we are very sorry to hear you had cause for complaint about cleaning when you stayed in September. Our caretaker works very hard to maintain high standards throughout the year and, as you will have seen, we always leave her contact information (and ours) in our Welcome package, so that guests can ring her immediately if things are not perfect when they arrive. As you point out, it is a big house and there are some high ceilings, so if cobwebs and mould were overlooked, we can only apologise and say sincerely that this is an anomaly. We are also very sorry to hear you had a problem with the en suite. Again we would have been more than happy to investigate had we been advised and perhaps alleviated the problem for you. Subsequent guests have not reported any smells, but we have now fitted an extra airlock into the plumbing system just in case it reoccurs. We hope the rest of your stay in Wales was enjoyable and that everything else in the house was to your satisfaction. We sincerely regret that we were unaware of the issues you had and could not resolve them at the time for you.”

M Irving Verified Guest
25th September 2018

Orchard House is a lovely cottage. It is well equipped, comfortable and warm. It has a safe and enclosed garden for our dog to enjoy. It is in a perfect location for us as we enjoy walking the coastal path between Strumble Head and St Davids. Our only slight problem was the bath was too small. We would rather bathe than shower but we found the bath just a bit too small. A tumble dryer would have been handy for wet days but the owner did explain to a previous guest why she didn't feel happy to provide one.

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at Orchard House.

Sarah & Brian
6th September 2019

A glorious week! The house is spacious and a great location for exploring North Pembrokeshire. We have enjoyed some lovely walks along the coast path, and the wildlife has been amazing: red kites, seal pups and porpoises all spotted around Strumble Head - what's not to like? We look forward to returning soon. Thank you for the milk and welsh cakes - much appreciated by all!

Robert & Patricia
17th August 2019

Despite changeable weather, we had a lovely time. A spacious house where we could all spread out. Local pub & cafe are very good. We explored parts of North Pembs we had not visited before.

Roger, Lynda and Family
19th July 2019

Thank you so much for a wonderful place to stay! This was our baby's first holiday with his parents and grandparents and we made so many lovely memories. The house has been a comfortable base to return to each day and had everything we needed. And what beautiful surroundings! We would love to come back. The Farmer's Arms Pub was friendly and great for a pint or two! 

Mandy & Paul
12th July 2019

A super holiday at Orchard House, a comfortable & well equipped holiday home in quaint and sleepy Mathry. Recommend the Farmers Arms for Friday 'Fish Night' & delicious Sunday Lunch. Ham & Cheese Plowman's not to be missed! Weather has been hot & sunny. Many thanks Lorraine & John for the welcome gifts - very much appreciated.

The Hillens
6th June 2019

Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely comfortable home for the past two weeks. We had everything we needed in your spacious accommodation and thank you very much for your prompt and courteous replies to us when we had any queries. Thank you again.

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Mathry Village

  • The quiet hilltop village of Mathry with its church and village green, has a traditional local pub - The Farmers Arms and lovely Siop Fach tea rooms and collectables. The local Church of the Holy Martyrs is a stop on the 'Saints and Stones Pilgrimage' Historic Trail for pilgrims.
  • This is a wonderful base for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts. A footpath from the village crosses farmland to the beach and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path with its fantastic scenery and stunning plant and wildlife.

Coastal Shuttle Buses

  • If you would like to leave your car behind, jump onto the local coastal bus service - and travel up or down the coast. You can leave and join the bus at will and services run the length of the coastal path.

Abermawr & Aberbach Beaches - Dogs are welcome all year round

  • Footpaths through the National Trust woodlands of Pen yr Allt and Broom Wood lead you to the sand and shingle beaches of Abermawr and Aberbach, dogs are welcome all year round - woodlands carpeted with bluebells, wood anemones, wild garlic and alive with birdsong in the spring and seals (or perhaps mermaids according to legend!) can be spotted on the shoreline in the Autumn.

Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill

  • Visit Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill to discover exclusive wool blankets, throws, cushions and clothing all woven in Wales - enjoy a snack or meal in the caf and perhaps buy a unique holiday souvenir.


  • This picturesque cove has a range of galleries and the famous 'Sloop Inn' and 'The Shed', an award winning Bistro, serving the best locally caught fish and chips to eat in or take-away.

Fishguard & Lower Town Harbour

  • A bustling market town with a fortnightly farmers market - the Irish ferry sails daily from the harbour at Goodwick. The town was the setting for the last invasion of Britain in 1797 which is commemorated in our very own Welsh 'Bayeaux Tapestry', sewn by local needlewomen and displayed in the Town Hall.
  • Dylan Thomas's 'Under Milk Wood', starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and 'Moby Dick' starring Gregory Peck, were both filmed in the picturesque Lower Town Harbour

St Davids

  • With its splendid Cathedral dating back to the 12th Century, Bishop's Palace, caf's and independent retailers, there is plenty to keep you occupied for days of browsing. Don't miss the country market on a Thursday between April and September. In Oriel y Parc, you will find lots of information about the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, useful maps and guidebooks as well as an art gallery and caf .

Dr Beynon's Bug Farm and Grub Kitchen

  • Enjoy a day out at this award winning venue with an indoor tropical bug house, bug art gallery, art & craft workshops, gift shop, talks and the Grub Kitchen where edible insects are on the menu.There are non insect dishes too.

TYF & Preseli Ventures

  • Do something a little different and get the adrenaline flowing on an adventure day out - kayaking, surfing, climbing or coasteering. Take a step into the unknown with the experienced guides. Best of all experience it in the beautiful and rugged surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast.

Boat Trips

  • Boats leave from Martins Haven on the Marloes Peninsula to visit Skomer Island and from St Justinians near St Davids to visit Ramsey Island. Expect to see stunning coastal scenery and a wealth of wildlife including myriad breeding seabirds, seals and dolphins.


  • This is a pretty village with parking on the harbour-side. With the chinking of boat halyards in the background. Try Fish and Chips at '35' (next to the harbour car park) and investigate the shops - clothes and gifts, antiques, pottery and curios. Walk along the Quay to the Caf at the Yacht Club and enjoy a freshly caught crab sandwich and watch the boating activity.

St Brides Bay Water Taxi

  • Hop aboard in Solva Harbour and cruise along the coast to your chosen destination. Walk back along the celebrated Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

Castell Henllys

  • Visit a splendid reconstructed Iron Age settlement where roundhouses have been built on original Iron Age foundations. Peep into the past and experience how Iron Age folk lived their daily lives.

    Family Days out in Pembrokeshire

    • Further south in the county there are a number of quality family attractions including ,Oakwood , Bluestone Water Park, Folly Farm, Manor Wildlife Park, Heatherton Sports and Great Wedlock Dinosaur Experience, perfect for young ones and adults alike.

    Tenby South Pembrokeshire

    • Lots to see and do in Tenby at any time of the year, elegant boutiques, craft shops, museums and art galleries to browse, a large variety of eating places, pubs and ice cream parlours to tempt, boat trips, fishing, sailing, wind and kite surfing, spectacular cliff top walks and Blue Flag beaches to enjoy.

    Spacious detached home in the hilltop village of Mathry set within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for year round holidays.

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