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  • Clogmakers Cottage

  • Porthgain
  • Ref: 1579
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
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Clogmakers Cottage

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • Ref: 1579
Property Highlights:

With so much fun at your fingertips, Clogmakers Cottage, sleeping 4, is the ideal base for a fabulous holiday in Pembrokeshire. Nestling in idyllic tranquil countryside, just a short drive from Pembrokeshire's sandy beaches and dramatic coastline, this beautifully renovated, pet-friendly cottage, with wifi and wood burner, is perfect for exploring Pembrokeshire's jewels or just relaxing, recharging and reconnecting in the simplicity of the peaceful countryside.

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What a perfect holiday cottage! Thank you for all the thought and care you have put into it for your visitors. Enjoy everyone.

The Darricott Family - 2018-08-17
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

The cottage recently renovated is a perfect blend of old and new. Old Welsh furniture blends with up to date comforts, like WiFi and comfy beds. It is excellently equipped, there’s plenty of kitchen utensils for cooking and eating and the kitchen is easy to use. The greatest advantage is the garden room off the kitchen so ideal to eat in and relax whatever the weather. We had magical sunsets while eating our evening meal, and spent hours in there just relaxing. It’s easy to get out of the lanes and visit the coast north and south; we got into St. David’s in 15 minutes, with little traffic around,. We thoroughly recommend Clogmakers, it has moved on hugely! Hope to return before long.

A trusted customer - 18th September 2018
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Property Description
Situated in a sleepy, scenic corner in the rural hamlet of Treffynnon, the cottage offers a competitively priced, comfortable getaway from the bustle of everyday life, combining character with comfort, with many original features retained, exposed beams, stone walls traditional cottage doors and inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Perfectly situated to explore the whole North Pembrokeshire peninsula. A perfect escape.

  • Expect to be delighted with this charming 200-year-old Pembrokeshire cottage, from the moment you arrive.
  • Surrounded by peaceful rolling countryside, ideal for leisurely summer strolls through leafy lanes or bike rides to the nearby coast. A lockable shed is provided for bikes and surfboards.
  • Picture yourself relaxing in the warm glow of the wood burner roaring on a cold winter's night, as you snuggle up with loved ones under the beams of this delightful characterful sitting room.
  • The two beautifully presented bedrooms, with new luxurious beds beckon a peaceful night's sleep.
  • The double room off the sitting room is impressive, spacious and lofty, with exposed beams, rustic stone walls, and feature inglenook fireplace. Gaze through the high window at the gentle moonlight and starry skies.
  • The well equipped modern kitchen leads to the garden room, overlooking the ample sized pretty lawned garden, edged with mature leafy trees. An ideal spot for the children and the dog to play in the sun.
  • Perfect for sunny breakfasts, or leisurely suppers, the garden room has a table, chairs, and rattan sofa.
  • A fantastic base for walkers, a romantic rural idyll, or for small families to enjoy a perfect holiday in Clog Makers Cottage.
  • Located within a short drive of many sandy beaches, the fishing village of Solva and picturesque St. Davids, with its magnificent cathedral and the rolling surf of nearby Whitesands Beach, not forgetting Newgale Beach, a magnificent 2 mile stretch of sand, great for kite surfing and hiring kayaks, also dog friendly at the southern end. A wonderful holiday is waiting to be enjoyed in this delightful cottage.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeping 4.

Double Room new Hypnos double bed, lofty ceiling, with skylight, beams, view to the front through cottage window, feature inglenook fireplace, bedside tables, lamps, chest of drawers, hanging space.
Twin Room 2 new Hypnos single beds, beams, bedside tables, lamp, sunny room with views through the conservatory, hanging space and shelving.
Bathroom bath, shower over, wash basin, heated towel rail, mirror, wc
Sitting Room whitewashed stone walls, wood burner, beams, Welsh dresser, grandfathers clock, TV, table, chairs, comfortable sofa, armchair, rug, throw and cushions and settle filled with games and jigsaws.
Kitchen modern well-equipped fitted kitchen, with characterful beams, electric hob and oven, cafe tiere, fridge with freezer box, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, ironing board and iron.
Garden Room table and chairs, rattan sofa, lovely garden views. Steps with handrail into the garden.
Grounds delightful mature rear garden, mature trees and shrubs and large lawned area, garden furniture. Lockable shed for bicycles, wetsuits, surfboards etc 

Winter Short Breaks  Yes
Wifi   Yes
Winter Fuel Charge  £25 from October - April. Starter pack of logs provided.
Towels  Yes
Parking  2 cars
Change Over Day  Friday
Pets  1 @ £25 each 2nd by request

About the Area

Pembrokeshire National Park
  • This is an area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking, unspoilt countryside/coastal paths with access to numerous beaches and stunning walks - beautiful wild flowers (especially in May and June) minutes drive away.
  • Numerous birds (Puffins visit Skomer Island in spring and summer), wildlife (seals can be spotted for most of the year) and there are regular boat trips to the nearby islands.
Porthgain & Abereiddy
  • A short drive from Lower House is the harbour at Porthgain, once a busy industrial port, exporting slate, bricks and road stone.
  • The harbour is now used mostly for fishing and recreation, with the village green at the centre the site of interesting social occasions throughout the year.
  • Have supper in Porthgain - the Sloop Inn and The Shed Bistro are both popular eating destinations.
  • Freshly caught fish as well as lobster and crab can be bought in the village (in the season).
  • Abereiddy, a sand and shingle beach, is just over a mile away and is the starting point for a number of coastal walks including the nearby secluded sandy beach of Traeth Llyfn reached via a staircase from the Coastal Path.
 Solva Harbour and fishing Village
  • A picturesque harbour village with interesting small shops and galleries and a selection of pubs, restaurants and places to eat.  Window on Wales is a well-stocked gift and clothes shop which draws customers from across the County – well worth a visit!
  • The harbour is a constantly changing vista of boats and other watercraft.  Play on the little beach, crabbing on down by the boats or walk round to the Gwadn at low tide. 
  • At the end of the day enjoy tea and home-made cakes at the café by the river.  
St Davids & Whitesands 
  • St Davids has a magnificent cathedral with beautifully restored cloisters and ruined Bishop's Palace - interesting small shops, art galleries and some excellent restaurants.
  • Fabulous Whitesands Bay with its golden sands and excellent surf is within an easy 15 minutes drive - easy parking, lifeguards in high season and a cafe/shop.
  • St Davids 9 hole golf course overlooks the bay - breathtaking scenery and a challenge for beginners and experts alike!
Boat Trips or Exciting Superfast Ribs.
  • Visit the internationally important offshore bird islands of Ramsey and Skomer to see puffins, manx shearwaters, gannets and more. Look out for seals and dolphins on route and enjoy the magnificent coastal scenery.

Fishguard And Day Boat Trips to Ireland

  • 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.
  • 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.

Working Woollen Mills

  • Visit Solva Woollen Mill . Visit Tregwynt Woollen Mill near Castlemorris, patronised by Prince Charles. Watch the millers using traditional methods to create old & contemporary designs. Browse the mill shop & enjoy refreshments in the cafe.
Local attractions
  • Medieval castles, picturesque villages and harbours, numerous art galleries, local crafts and potteries, boutique shops, cafes/restaurants, golf, outward bound activities, expertly recreated iron age village of Castell Henllys, Oakwood Theme Park and the Blue Lagoon water park, cinema and theatre go-karting, riding, surfing and kayaking (incl lessons), canoeing, walking in the Preseli Mountains, fishing & tennis. 
  • Within a 5 minutes drive of the cottage is an excellent local Spar and petrol station at Square & Compass. There is another supermarket in St Davids and an M&S, Morrisons and Tesco in Haverfordwest.
Enjoy idyllic, relaxed, year round  holidays in this rural hideaway in the heart of Pembrokeshire
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