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Enchanting Sea view Mumbles apartment in walled Garden - Parking ~ Seashore 200m

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By the sea all worries wash away
Cosy light bathed lounge
Swansea bay
1 of 26By the sea all worries wash away
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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Key features: Romantic, large apartment for 2 persons/couple - Near the beach - Sea views - Garden - Parking - Dishwasher - Washer dryer - Internet access - Satellite TV - DVD - Non smoking - Good Restaurants close by - Wonderful guest reviews Please be aware - No Sunday arrivals, thank you In a nutshell. Little Sea Sparkle is a deceptively large holiday apartment in Mumbles village. Occupying the ground floor of a grand Victorian house, it overlooks the sea and is just perfect for couples wishing to relax and take time away together. It has a lovely tiered garden with wide stretching views over the bay and to the valleys beyond and a charming walled courtyard where you can relax and dine alfresco. Sitting in a slightly elevated position - a mere 300 yard hop, skip and a jump and ...Key features: Romantic, large apartment for 2 persons/couple - Near the beach - Sea views - Garden - Parking - Dishwasher - Washer dryer - Internet access - Satellite TV - DVD - Non smoking - Good Restaurants close by - Wonderful guest reviews Please be aware - No Sunday arrivals, thank you In a nutshell. Little Sea Sparkle is a deceptively large holiday apartment in Mumbles village. Occupying the ground floor of a grand Victorian house, it overlooks the sea and is just perfect for couples wishing to relax and take time away together. It has a lovely tiered garden with wide stretching views over the bay and to the valleys beyond and a charming walled courtyard where you can relax and dine alfresco. Sitting in a slightly elevated position - a mere 300 yard hop, skip and a jump and you're strolling the promenade. To the left lies the city of Swansea, to the right continues the glorious Gower peninsular coastline. The apartment. As you enter, it immediately envelopes you in a great, big, warm Welsh cwtch (cuddle). This light filled apartment is in the very heart of the quirky, bustling Mumbles village and is a perfect retreat, summer or winter, for couples wanting to get away and relax. A cosy, romantic hideaway with privacy, space, comfort and many little extra luxuries. The apartment was lovingly renovated and brought back to life in 2015/16, with quality being of great importance. Everything has been finished to a very high standard and luxury fixtures and fittings added. Little Sea Sparkle lends itself nicely to being an adults only space, therefore a lot of thought and much attention to detail has gone into the renovation. You can choose from one of the two prettily decorated bedrooms, each with a king size bed and plenty of wardrobe and draw space. The bedroom to the rear of the property has an en suite with a powerful walk in shower and has its own access to the garden. It is decorated in a fresh, nautical theme, capturing the coastal feel of the area. Crisp white bed linen and towels are provided. The second bedroom, equally attractive, decorated in restful pale blues, looks out to the pretty courtyard. The stylish bathroom has a contemporary bath with chrome feet and a powerful over bath shower with an abundance of hot water. The kitchen, overlooking the courtyard, is the heart of the apartment and the morning light streams in through the charming shutter covered window. It is modern and up to date with all new appliances, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave etc. However the kitchen reflects the period of the property and retains some of the Victorian elements, such as high ceilings and deep window recesses. A lovely kitchen to cook in if you decide to dine in and take advantage of the wonderful Gower produce on sale in season, visit the local fishmonger or if you are sampling some of the goodies you have found if you have visited the farmers market (second Saturday of every month). The hallway leads to bedroom two and the lovely high celinged, light filled, lounge. The floor to ceiling windows look to the front of the property over the sweeping bay, towards Swansea Marina and the sometimes snow capped mountains in the distance. The decor is pale and has a restful feel and the furniture very comfortable. When wandering through the shops in Mumbles you may see decorative slate signs which say 'the English cuddle, but the Welsh cwtch'. Well, here is the place, to kick off your shoes, enjoy your glass of wine and cwtch on the comfy sofas. Read, listen to music, take time to talk or watch a good film, with the lights of the bay twinkling in the distance. When you arrive at Little sea Sparkle, you enter the graveled courtyard. To the left, takes you to the tiered garden. From this elevated position you have a good view of the bay and the near five mile sweep of the prom to the city of Swansea. The courtyard and garden has sheltered seating and dining areas to relax and enjoy in. The garden has been planted with a selection of coastal grasses and colorful seasonal plants. All in all, I would describe Little Sea Sparkle as a mix of traditional, with a touch of modern, eclectic seaside. Its a Victorian home, melding with 21st century modern facilities, with a strong focus on romantic, cosy, comfort. Whether you choose to abandon the car, kick off your shoes and relax. Or put on your walking boots and walk the cliffs of the incredible Gower coastline, Little Sea Sparkle is your perfect retreat summer or winter. All Linen and towels for 2 persons are inclusive in the rate for 1 kingsize bed. Please speak to the owner if additional linen is required (extra cost will incur). More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
No smoking Unsuitable for pets Please be respectful to neighbours Occupancy is for 2 persons unless otherwise agreed
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Katherine T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2020

A spacious apartment for two people and lovely sitting area outside . Spotlessly clean and lovely comfy bed. This apartment is perfectly situated for the coop , fish and vegetable shops and a range of independent shops and galleries. We ate out at several restaurants...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Buxtonleigh
Reviewed 19 August 2020

Our visit to Mumbles this year was very different; the bars and restaurants were only allowed to offer outdoor service and all our favourite pubs had remained closed. Did this spoil our trip? … Not one bit! In fact we came to realise what a...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 21 November 2019

Little Sea Sparkle - the name says it all! It’s all the little details that make it such a lovely place to stay. Katherine and Mike have thought of everything. It’s got everything to make your stay comfortable, warm and inviting. We immediately felt like...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank lizziemicuta
Reviewed 5 September 2019

what a fantastic find.people who read my reviews know i go away quite a lot. I have to say this is one of the best I have stayed in.spacious,well finished,well equipped, very clean with so much going for it.2 lovely bathrooms,2 nice bedrooms. parking at...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank dav1d49
Reviewed 27 August 2019

We've stayed in dozens of self catering accommodations world-wide, and we've never found one as well appointed as Little Sea Sparkle.Every detail has been thought of, from the welcome hamper to the comfort of the beds, furniture and even the garden chairs. Just marvellous. We'll...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Curious808944
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Reviewed 6 July 2019

This place does what it says on the tin. Everything has been thought through by Katherine and Michael, real attention to detail. There is nothing I would change. We met Katherine, who is a warm and friendly lady and nothing is too much trouble. We...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Ginandtonic123
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Everything you are likely to need and with a sea view. Very comfortable stay. Promenade, restaurants and bars all very close.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank asnook2
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Perfect place to stay for exploring The Mumbles,The Gower and rest of South West Wales. The apartment is short walk from the sea front and is one of the best holiday homes we have ever stayed in. Gracefully decorated and furnished to a very high...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank keith m
Reviewed 23 May 2019

The apartment is centrally situated in the village of Mumbles on the Gower. It is surrounded by restaurants and cafes and lovely independent shops , basically everything you need to make your holiday special . The walks along the coastal paths are easily accessible from...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Buxtonleigh
Reviewed 13 May 2019 via mobile

We spent a great week in this gorgeous apartment which was very well equipped There was a good selection of cafes/restaurants within walking distance and Mumbles had a lot of lovely individual shops It was easy to explore the beautiful Gower peninsula from the apartment...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank claire L
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
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About the neighbourhood
You can, if you choose, park up for the whole of your stay, there is plenty to see and do. Wander the narrow, higgledy piggledy streets of Mumbles, lined with prettily painted fisherman's cottages, to the chic, yet cosy amenities of Mumbles village. Maybe pack up a picnic and a bottle of wine and take a stroll to the beach on a lazy summer day - Hire bikes and cycle along the promenade to Swansea and the marina - Catch a rugby match with the Ospreys at the Liberty stadium - Or maybe walk the cliffs to Langland and Caswell bays, stop for a long lunch and watch the surfers ride the waves. Possibly a visit to the pier and new lifeboat station - Explore Oystermouth castle - Enjoy a peaceful afternoon fishing, the list goes on and on.
Getting around
Although a car is not necessary, as there are very good bus links to Swansea, Mumbles and Gower, we do however, recommend it. We are blessed with too many to mention breathtaking beaches, but some you might like to visit are Langland bay with its colourful beach huts, the dramatic Three cliffs, Oxwich bay and of course Rhossili beach, which has deservedly so, been named the best beach in the UK and the ninth most amazing beach in the world (Daily Mail/travel - Rhosilli). Car - Bus - Train If you choose to see more of this wonderful part of Wales, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire lie to the west and the vibrant city of Cardiff to the east, while the rugged beauty of the Brecon Beacons await you in Mid Wales.
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