Comfortable and spacious, filled with character, luxury and friendly charm, this house retains many original features. Bank Terrace offers the ideal base for a perfect family holiday in Newport, North Pembrokeshire throughout the year.
● The warm atmosphere of this delightful holiday home embraces you the moment you step inside the hallway with original Victorian half-glazed door and mosaic tile floor.
● Beautifully decorated throughout in Farrow & Ball colours, this sympathetically, lovingly restored home is adorned with tasteful soft furnishings, art, rugs, lamps, solid wood antique furniture, exposed beams, slate tiles, with 150-year-old original pine floorboards on the first and second floors.
● Wander into the front sitting room which features a cast iron and tile open fireplace, large comfortable sofa and easy chair, books and games, perfect for relaxing after a day’s exploring the delights of Pembrokeshire, a relaxing room with lamps, rug, and wonderfully mellow ambiance.
● Further along the hallway is the cwtch (snug), a cosy sitting room at the heart of the house, with 2 large comfortable leather sofas and wood burner, ideal for escaping to with a good book and a glass of wine, or spending precious time with family and friends, chatting and laughing, huddled around the roaring log burner on chillier winter evenings.
● The delightful expansive kitchen, flooded with natural light from the large shuttered feature window, which looks up to a pretty landscaped border and blue skies on a sunny day, is very well equipped for holiday cooking, with a conveniently placed pine table, original church pews and chairs to seat 8.
● On the three-quarter landing, is a light and airy sitting area, with tongue and grooved clad ceiling, glazed window with original Victorian coloured glass, ideal for some quiet time relaxing and reading.
● The stylish four bedrooms are situated on the first and second floors, exuding luxury comfort and character. Two bedrooms have ensuite facilities. There is also a luxurious family bathroom on the first floor with Roll Top bath.
● Enjoy leisurely lunches or al fresco summer evening dining on the attractive patio to the rear of the property next to the large lawned area, ideal spot for the children to play in the sun under the shade of the delightful mature trees, which line the garden.
● Bank Terrace is perfect for family holidays, or groups of friends, conveniently situated in a peaceful road, in the popular market town, within half a mile of The Parrog. Close by are other well-known beaches and coves at Newport Sands, Ceibwr, Aberfforest, Cwm-yr-Eglwys and Aberbach.
About The Area
Eating out in Newport
- The Parrog A delightful stretch of coastline. The Coast Path twists and turns its way round to the old lifeboat station, sometimes on the beach, at times on the road and at one point crosses a fantastic causeway built of slates in a herringbone pattern
- Cwm yr Eglwys is a picturesque cove a short drive away. Overlooked by the remains of St Bynach's 12th century church, the sheltered sand and shingle beach is a great family favourite.
Within walking distance of Bank Terrace are many highly recommended restaurants and cafés. Newport has been described as the gourmet capital of Pembrokeshire.
- Llys Meddyg Georgian townhouse restaurant and cellar bar which serves the finest dishes made from locally sourced ingredients.
- Café Blas at Fronlas good unpretentious food in a welcoming and cosy dog friendly cafe.
- Tides Kitchen And Wine Bar a deli/café offering lunches and evening meals, specialising in seafood & local ingredients. Fizz & Fish Night every Thursday.
- The Canteen serves fantastic homemade pizzas & burgers, relaxing vibe, family friendly, with takeaway service Wed-Sun
- The Golden Lion one of Pembrokeshire’s premier gastro pubs, excellent food, option to dine al fresco in the summer.
- Newport Links Golf Course overlooks the bay and the club house serves good food and drink!
Poppit Rocket Bus Service & Preseli Walkers Bus
- Bluestone Brewing is a family run brewery tucked away in rural North Pembrokeshire. Ales are brewed in the rough and rocky hills of the Bluestone mountains. Throughout the year several open air events are held with live music, food and entertainment.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Village
- Forget the car and take a ride on the Poppit Rocket - a daily coastal bus service running between Fishguard and Cardigan or the Preseli Walkers Bus to explore the magical Preseli Hills, dotted with prehistoric remains, which rise behind Newport Castell Henllys
Fishguard And Day Boat Trips to Ireland
- Set within 30 acres of beautiful woodland and river meadows in the heart of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, 5 miles from Bank Terrace. As well as being home to expertly recreated Iron Age roundhouses built exactly where they would have stood more than 2,000 years ago, the natural surroundings are teeming with wildlife, such as otters, swallows and bats. Dogs on leads are welcome, not inside the cafe, but on the verandah and outside seating areas. Although the roundhouses are the main attraction, Castell Henllys also has a Visitor Centre, which includes a shop and cafe, with interactive exhibitions, children’s play area and maze and riverside picnic site.
- Situated in the midst of outstanding beauty that blends the allure of sea, towering cliffs, the Preseli Hills, historic churches, ancient standing stones, ideal for gentle and challenging walks, surrounded by the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park. Galleries, gift and antique shops, with weekly market, cafes, pubs and restaurants.
- Sailing, kayaking, coasteering, hiking on sunny days from Goodwick and on rainy days, swimming pool, cinema, music festivals and a visit to the Last Invasion Tapestry, which marks the 1797 invasion by Napolean’s French troops defeated by local militia at the Battle of Fishguard. It’s said to rival the Bayeux Tapestry.
Gellifawr Hotel Restaurant & Bar Five, Fishguard
- Stena Line offer day trips to Rosslare, Ireland from £5.50 - £12 per person on foot. Relax on board with free wifi, free movies and stunning views from the deck. Buses provided from the port for a fun day in Wexford, soaking up some Irish culture and heritage.
- Gellifawr near Fishguard is a beautifully refurbished 19th C farmhouse set within the National Park. Delicious food is prepared using the finest local ingredients including meat, veg and cheese. Choose from an extensive wine list.
Gwaun Valley & Tafarn Sinc
- Bar Five in Fishguard was a Tourism Award 2008 winner for offering the 'Best Dining Experience in Pembrokeshire'.
Walk Dinas Island Coastal Path
- The exceptionally beautiful, deeply wooded Gwaun Valley is highly regarded by geologists. It can be enjoyed at Llanychaer. Do drive on to Rosebush and enjoy a meal in the award-winning historic Tafarn Sinc. A good day out for guests staying in this luxury holiday cottage in Newport Pembrokeshire.
Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill
- The Dinas Island walk shows the Pembrokeshire coast at its best. Rugged and beautiful. Start at Pwllgwaelod, walk on around the peninsula then through the pretty seaside village of Cwm yr Eglwys and back to Pwllgwaelod. Enjoy a drink & meal at the Old Sailors said to have been in business for 500 years!.
St.Davids & The Cathedral
- Well worth a visit, just a short drive from Newport, in Castle Morris, a working mill with excellent cafe and shop. This mill has been on this site since the 17th century when local farmers would bring their fleeces to be spun into yarn and woven into splendid quality Welsh wool blankets.
- A colourful coastline with heaps of history, the St. Davids peninsula has been a cultural hotspot for thousands of years. Discover the area’s ancestry from Celtic life to Wales’ patron saint. The magnificent cathedral is one of the jewels in Pembrokeshire’s crown, together with the neighbouring Bishop’s Palace. The glorious, fine white sandy beach, Whitesands is just a mile from St. Davids, overlooked by the craggy hill of Carn Llidi, is one of the best surfing beaches in the country.
Quality Family Attractions
- St. Davids is a beautiful and unique city, the smallest in UK, surrounded by some of the finest coastline in Europe. It enjoys a thriving community, with restaurants, galleries, unique shops and cafes, being a favourite location with travellers, pilgrims and surfers.
Martins Haven and Skomer Island Boat Trips
- Pembrokeshire family attractions include award-winning Folly Farm, Manor Wildlife Park, Heatherton Activity Park, Bluestone Water Park, Carew Karting, the Dinosaur Park and the Tudor Merchants House in Tenby (National Trust) just to mention a few.
An exceptional holiday home in a perfect location for a memorable Pembrokeshire holiday.
- Martins Haven is the boarding point for boat trips to the magical bird islands of Skomer and Skokholm, just off the Pembrokeshire coast.
- These islands are famous for their wonderful bird life - especially Skomer's enormous and comical colony of puffins - and the surrounding waters are some of the richest for wildlife in Britain.
- There are also dolphin watching boat trips from Cardigan, 11 miles away.
1 Double situated on the inner landing of the First
Floor, pine floorboards, sash window, cast iron and tile
feature fireplace, tongue and groove clad ceiling, luxury linen,
bedside tables, lamps with ensuite shower room, wash hand
basin and WC, garden view, heated towel rail, extractor fan, mirror
and shaver point. Access to patio and garden
from the bedroom, table for 2, near the door, perfect for sunny
breakfasts or relaxing together on a summer’s evening. (across the
patio is also a larger patio table and 8 chairs)
Rear Landing reading area with comfortable chair, pine
floorboards, velux window.
Cloakroom WC, washbasin, pine floorboards single
glazed window with original Victorian glass.
Family Bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower -
pine floorboards, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, mirror, sash
window with garden view, shelf, extractor fan.
Off the Main Landing:
1 Twin & 1 Double, with sash windows, luxury linen,
pine floorboards, bedside cabinets, lamps.
1 Double Room with exposed beams, pine floorboards, sash
window, luxury linen, bedside tables and lamps ensuite shower
First Sitting Room with large comfortable sofa, easy chair,
rug, lamps, slate flooring, underfloor heating, cast iron and tile
open fireplace, 2 alcoves with bookshelves, sash window to the
front of the property, walls adorned with attractive art.
Second Sitting Room or Snug/Cwtch a cosy room with a log
burner, part mosaic tiled floor, rug, lamps, art, 2 large
comfortable leather sofas, underfloor heating, sash window, open
Open Plan Kitchen/ Dining Area expansive, high quality,
very well equipped, light and airy, with 3 windows, incorporating
large feature window with shutters, slate tile floor, under floor
heating, belfast sink with mixer tap, range of floor cupboards,
granite worktops, Rangemaster freestanding cooking range with 2
ovens, grill, 3 drawer freezer, table height fridge, microwave,
coffee machine, toaster & kettle. Dining Area just to
the right of the kitchen, solid pine table, church pews and chairs
to seat 8.
Utility Area slate tile floor, underfloor heating, 2
windows, double Belfast sink with mixer taps, granite worktops,
attractive plate rack, original built-in meat safe, used to store
crockery, dishwasher, washer/dryer.
Access to the Garden from Utility Area, via 10 steps.
Large Indian Sandstone paved patio area with garden
table and chairs with large enclosed lawned garden surrounded by
A refundable security of £250 applies to this
- Yes, Superfast broadband
Towels - Yes
Parking - 2-minute walk away in allocated space,
permit in the house (£40 if lost)
Fuel - £50 (Sept - Apr)
Dogs - Yes, 2 @ £25
Travel cot - Yes
Highchair - No
Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? No
Is there a gate to open? Yes
If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? Yes
Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No
Are there paths? No
Are paths level and firm? Yes
Type of suface Paving
Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes
Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No