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Burry Holiday Cottages - Burry Longhouse

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Burry Longhouse Cottage This traditional Gower Longhouse believed to date back to the 15th Century is just 20 minutes from the M4 Junction 47, Swansea and The Mumbles, and is within easy reach of all the bays of the Gower peninsula, the stunning Llangennith beach being just two miles away. It is ideally situated to enable you to enjoy all the pleasures of the Gower peninsula, Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (AONB) For those who would like the option of exploring further afield the Pembrey Country Park, Kidwelly castle, Dan-yr-Ogof Caves and the welsh national Museums are a few of the attractions within just one hours journey by car. Located in the hamlet of Burry Green, surrounded by the unspoiled Gower countryside, Burry Longhouse is sited within the ground...Burry Longhouse Cottage This traditional Gower Longhouse believed to date back to the 15th Century is just 20 minutes from the M4 Junction 47, Swansea and The Mumbles, and is within easy reach of all the bays of the Gower peninsula, the stunning Llangennith beach being just two miles away. It is ideally situated to enable you to enjoy all the pleasures of the Gower peninsula, Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (AONB) For those who would like the option of exploring further afield the Pembrey Country Park, Kidwelly castle, Dan-yr-Ogof Caves and the welsh national Museums are a few of the attractions within just one hours journey by car. Located in the hamlet of Burry Green, surrounded by the unspoiled Gower countryside, Burry Longhouse is sited within the grounds of Burry Court and overlooks 3 acres of peaceful landscaped gardens, with lawns, rockeries and orchard. All of which proves to be a source of pleasure for our guests at all seasons of the year. The traditionally decorated spacious property is comfortably furnished with full oil fired central heating and carpeted throughout. Located on one floor, there are three entrances , the main one to the kitchen via an outside staircase, the second to the living room with three steps and the third to the main bedroom with five interior steps. Living Room The spacious (4m x 7.5m) high beamed living room has an exposed stone open fireplace which burns logs and coal (starter box provided). The living room is conveniently divided by a small change in level with the lounge area at occupying one half and the dining area the other half. The furniture and fittings, chosen to make our guests feel at home, include in the lounge area, a colour television and DVD player, a bookcase with a selection of books on Gower, novels and games, three piece lounge suite, etc. In the dining area a dining table and six chairs; plus a traditional dresser containing a full selection of china, glass and cutlery. Bedroom 1 The double bedroom is well proportioned (4m x 3.6m) and furnished in keeping with the period style of the property. Bedroom 1 has a full bedroom suite with double bed. The room can accommodate an additional folding bed or a full size cot, which are available on request. There is a door leading directly to the gardens. Bedroom 2 Bedroom 2 is similarly well proportioned (4m x 3.6m) and again furnished in keeping with the period style of the property. Bedroom 2 has full sized twin beds and can also accommodate either a folding bed or a full size cot, which are available on request. Kitchen This is located at the main entrance at one end of the length of the Longhouse. It is fully fitted with quality kitchen units plus a free standing kitchen table and chairs. There is a gas cooker, microwave oven, refrigerator and freezer. A full set of crockery, cooking utensils and cleaning products are provided. Bathroom The bathroom located at one end of the Longhouse is fitted with a walk in shower, wash basin and toilet. Gardens Visitors are welcome to make use of the large gardens for their leisure and relaxation. Tables and chairs are provided on the lawn area and numerous seats are located at the quiet areas of the garden. Visitors with pets may exercise them freely in the orchard and paddock but we request that they keep the lawn areas clean. More
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Barry S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very disappointing. The entrance to the property was not safe. It was up a very steep narrow exterior stair which had been badly built with narrow decking planks badly secured, many at one end only, and although outside it was clad with boarding intended for...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Culture714605, VR Owner at Burry Holiday Cottages - Burry Longhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We were equally disappointed with the review given, as we have regular visitors who stay every year.The building is 500 years old and spiders will always be a problem , although removed continually.A written and verbal notification of the power cut was given- half an...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

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Date of stay: October 2018
Culture714605, VR Owner at Burry Holiday Cottages - Burry Longhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Lovely setting, beautiful, large garden with an orchard. The longhouse was very comfortable and atmospheric, very cosy. The main entrance is steep but once you have access there is another door which can be opened for anyone who might struggle (in our case this was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The longhouse was cute with character features like stone walls and a lovely fireplace with wood and firelighters conveniently to hand. The space worked well for our little family. Be aware that there is very little viability coming out of the drive I a blind...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Management response:Responded 22 November 2017

Thank you for your helpful comment, there is very little we can do about the driveway. We had to fight for permission for a mirror and we continually campaign for measures to control traffic speed.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We have just spent 2 weeks with our 6 and 9 year old children at the Burry Longhouse in the Gower. With friends to visit in Swansea, this was the perfect location for our break. Marjorie was a fantastic hostess - there if we needed...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Supersaintee
Management response:Responded 3 August 2017

Thank you Roy, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We are so glad that you had a comfortable stay and would love to have you back again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Safe
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
TV
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Linens Provided
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