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  • The Forge

  • St Davids
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The Forge

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  • Ref: 1374
Property Highlights:

St.Davids holiday retreat sleeping 2, central location, short drive to beaches.

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Guest Book Comments

This was our first visit to the Forge in the picturesque city of St David's. This charming apartment is light and airy, cosy and welcoming. We liked the combination of modern and antique style furniture; the kitchen is modern and functional and there is room for 4 at the table. The sitting area has comfortable settees and we could light the wood burning stove on chilly evenings. The bedroom is spacious with a very comfortable bed and ample storage space. The surprise was in the ensuite bathroom which boasts a copper bath! This is deep and I loved the luxury of a long soak; my husband favoured the shower! Good points are the utility room with washing/drying facilities and a private parking space. My husband and I loved our stay in this special 19th century former forge. Lots of history in the thick stone walls. We will definitely return to visit the city again and explore more of the stunning countryside and beaches of this area.

Rev V Aitken - April 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Lovely location, great week, nice property. Thanks to Louise, much appreciated.

Tony & Tracey - 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We have so enjoyed our stay at The Forge, a lovely mixture of new & old. So much to do around St Davids. We will definintely visit again. A visit to Picton Castle & Gardens is a must on a sunny day.

Bob & Jan - 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We were amazed at how well finished and luxurious The Forge was and the location couldn't be better. We loved having the log burning stove and really comfortable seating area to relax in on the evenings. We had everything we needed for our stay and more. I would give the bed 5 stars alone!We love Pembrokeshire and being in St Davids gave us the perfect base to explore everywhere.

Ben & Mageutaa - 11 June 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We've had a superb week in the very comfortable Gorge. The weather has mostly been sunny with northerly breeze. We managed a brilliant trip out to Ramsey and saw lots of interesting birds. Also did some spectacular cliff walks to St Davids Head and around Porthgain.2 v. good eating places there. Also enjoyed the Cwtch restaurant in St Davids. The whole area is delightful and I'm sure we will return. Thank you for a lovely cottage.

Richard & Fran Fuller, Snowdonia - 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We found The Forge a warm, comfortable and stylish apartment with all the little extras to make it a special week away. The copper bath is huge! The utility room makes it a practical base for a full week and the kitchen is fully equipped despite being an apartment for 2. A lovely week in a perfect location in St Davids.

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A trusted customer - 10th December 2018

Great location. Brilliantly equipped. Warm and comfortable

Kevan Humphrey - 22nd November 2018

Excellent

A trusted customer - 3rd November 2018

The cottage was lovely and exactly as described online. The reason for the lower rating is down to parking issues which should have been more clearly outlined prior to committing to the cottage. What is described as parking for 2 small-medium cars is really parking for 2 small cars only. We were unable to park at the cottage as our car was too big to share with the car in the property above ours. We had to park some distance away from the cottage and it was often difficult to find space in St Davids.

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A trusted customer - 1st September 2018

Good

Lesley Clark - 20th June 2018

Good location, but not very private, problems with parking

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Alyson Porthouse-Reick - 28th May 2018

Perfect getaway. Cozy and warm, luxury accommodation

A trusted customer - 27th March 2018

Clean, comfortable, well equipped, warm and cozy, well maintained and a lovely welcome hamper which we didn't expect but it made the visit very special.

Peter Tomlinson - 2nd February 2018
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Property Description

A delightful St.Davids holiday retreat for two - an ideal base for exploring St.Davids Peninsula

  • The Forge is a welcoming bolthole a stone's throw from the centre of St.Davids and within easy walking distance of restaurants, pubs, Caerfai Bay and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.
  • A delightful holiday retreat set in a characterful old stone Granary building - can be rented together with St Davids Granary (Ref. 1408) positioned above The Forge.
  • There is a high level of comfort and quality throughout the apartment, with touches of warming colour and distinctive style combined to create the most wonderfully relaxed and welcoming retreat, perfect for couples who want to enjoy some precious time together.
  • Warm and cosy, it has an open plan living space with a fully fitted kitchen, dining suite and comfortable sitting-area.
  • A huge inviting L shaped settee in front of the log burning stove welcomes comfort and relaxation.
  • The bedroom has a Kingsize bed with en suite shower-room and space for a cot. Luxuriate with a glass of bubbly in the fantastic free standing copper bath - pampering at its best.
  • A perfect getaway for couples, small families or friends sharing who would enjoy exploring the surrounding countryside, walking the coastal footpath, discovering unspoilt beaches and dining in convivial waterside inns.
  • The property can be rented together with St Davids Granary which sits above The Forge
  • Superbly located holiday retreat for exploring all the delights of St.Davids and the surrounding area. Its central location is convenient for local beaches, coastal paths, tiny harbours, sleepy villages, working woollen mills and much more.

About the Area
St Davids
  • Spend a few hours exploring the thriving ancient village city. Its charming huddle muddle of shops, galleries, bars and restaurant are protectively arranged around magnificent St Davids Cathedral and the atmospheric Bishop's Palace ruins. Book a thrilling boat trip out to the internationally important bird islands. RSPB Ramsey Island just 1 km offshore has impressive sea cliffs teeming with seabirds and the coastal waters around are frequented by seals, dolphins and passing whales.
TYF Adventure Activities
  • Based in St Davids, TYF use the whole of the Pembrokeshire coast to pursue their thrilling adventures. Try coasteering, sea kayaking, surfing and rock climbing. Adventures for all from 8 years to 80.
St Davids Cathedral Music Festival
  • Each year at the end of May St Davids Cathedral plays host to a splendid music festival with concerts taking place morning, afternoon and night performed by some of Britain's finest musicians.
Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • Over 180 miles of wildflower strewn coastal path teeming with wildlife fringes the rugged coast with some of Britain's finest scenery to enjoy along the way.
Local Beaches - both within walking distance
  • Sandy Caerfai Bay backed by purple sandstone cliffs is accessed via a steep flight of steps during low tide. There is a large car park and picnic area overlooking the bay with wonderful views of Skomer and Skokholm Islands beyond. Magnificent multi award winning Whitesands Bay overlooked by the huge rocky outcrop of Carn Llidi is popular with surfers and families alike.
The Really Wild Food and Country Festival
  • This award winning family and pet friendly event celebrates rural life, good food, drink, local arts, crafts and fun. They claim to be the friendliest, wildest, whackiest festival you could hope for!
Coastal Bus Service
  • The Puffin Shuttle and Strumble Shuttle offer a dedicated coastal service calling in at beaches, tiny harbours and sleepy villages all around the coast. Walk the coast path and get the bus back. You will never need to retrace your steps.
Porthgain
  • This tiny harbour village has a fascinating industrial heritage. Enjoy good pub food and real ales in the Sloop Inn overlooking the village green or award winning fish and chips and local seafood in the Shed Bistro. Browse original Welsh art in the Harbour Lights Gallery or paintings by local artist Alun Davies in his own gallery.
Solva
  • The pretty harbour village of Solva has a small sandy beach on low tide. Children can spend hours catching crabs from the harbour wall. There is a small selection of places to eat, shops and galleries.
St Bride's Bay Water Taxi for Walkers
  • Solva Sailboats operate a water taxi which will take you to your chosen destination from where you can walk back along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to Solva. Possible destinations include Porth Clais, Porthmynawydd, St Justinians, Nolton Haven and Little Haven (weather dependent). Phone 01437 720972.
Working Woollen Mills
  • Solva Woollen Mill, patronised by Prince Charles, specialises in fabulous carpets, rugs and runners. Tregwynt Woollen Mill weaves traditional and contemporary designs for blankets, throws, cushions and soft furnishings. Their beautiful products are in demand world wide.
Mikes Bikes, Haverfordwest
  • Quality mountain bikes for adults and children are available for hire by the day or for the duration of your holiday. They can be delivered to your holiday accommodation.
St Non's Chapel and Holy Well, St Davids
  • Perched on the edge of the beautiful and rugged Pembrokeshire coast, St Non's Chapel is said to be built on the site of the home of St David's mother, Non. 
Picton Castle and Gardens, Haverfordwest
  • Beautiful 40 acre woodland gardens surround the enchanting 13th century castle both open to the public. Do visit the gallery, shop and courtyard restaurant. The castle hosts a rolling programme of family friendly events throughout the year.
Pembrokeshire Zoos
  • Animal lovers will appreciate a trip to the south of the county where award winning Folly Farm and Manor Wildlife Park between them have an impressive array of exotic animals on show. Expect to see lions, tigers, rhino, gibbons, meerkats, lemurs, penguins, zebra, giraffes, ostriches and more.
In need of an indulgent relaxing retreat. Spend your holiday in The Forge. This luxurious home is right in the heart of St Davids with everything you could possibly need on the doorstep.
Interior

1 Bedroom sleeping 2.  Master bedroom with Kingsize bed and en suite with deep copper bath (NB deep bath for getting in and out of, shower over bath, toilet and washbasin). All on ground floor. 

Open Plan Living Area

Kitchen luxury, fully fitted with oven and ceramic hob, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, microwave.

Sitting Room with a beige L-shaped sofa, 2 seater sofa, armchair, wood burning stove,  Free view digital TV/DVD and shelves with books.

Dining Area Dining Table and 4 chairs. 

Utility Room washer and separate dryer with sink.

Parking There is 1 parking space outside for a small-medium sized car. Parking is also available in close proximity for other vehicles. 

NB: Please note that there is a sloping access to the property so please take care when it is wet. There is also no garden.


Additional Information

 

Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, for 1 car only. More parking available nearby

Fuel - Gas central heating inclusive. Starter pack of fuel free

Dogs - No

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - Yes on request

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FROM £429 PER WEEK
AVG COST PER WEEK £525
Number of Adults
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Duration
7 Nights

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7 Nights

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