Wood Cottage is a COASTAL stream side Visit Wales Four Star Coastal `chocolate box` hideaway nestling in a NATIONAL TRUST woodland glade within the historic STACKPOLE ESTATE. It is fully Wi-Fi enabled with two state of the art home entertainment systems. The property is immaculately presented and maintained by the locally on hand caretaking team.
** PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE ENQUIRY/BOOKING GUIDANCE BELOW IN FULL - DUE TO THE WORKLOAD OF MANAGING A POPULAR AND HIGHLY VISIBLE HOLIDAY COTTAGE BUSINESS WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESPOND TO ENQUIRIES/BOOKINGS MADE FROM THIS SITE WHERE THE TRAVELLER HAS NOT ACTED ON THIS REQUEST **
Remember to select a FRIDAY (the default arrival day from mid March to end of October), in the online calendar availability search - selecting a Saturday will return a negative result even though your week may be available.
Apologies - but we are unable to 'negotiate' our terms & conditions regarding the number of guests or dogs in your party where they exceed the maximum stated for this property; or the number of nights you wish to stay when this falls short of the minimum stated in this listing, or is shown in the bookings calendar via an availability date search.
Its holiday change over day - the ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE day - is FRIDAY (this can change for the Christmas/New Year weeks and does not apply to Winter Short Breaks OR winter holidays taken between November and mid March). The minimum rental period is 7 OR 14 nights from mid March to the end of the holiday season in October.
We are unable to cater for 'part week' bookings of between 7 and 13 nights, despite the booking calendar on this website being enabled to calculate such requests.
The holiday price calculated on this website INCLUDES a £30 Owner Booking Fee, but EXCLUDES a variable seasonal Energy Supplement and a Dog Supplement where it applies to your party - terms and conditions apply - see below).
Using the holiday cost calculator above will give you a rough idea of your likely holiday cost but it will exclude variable supplements for energy and guests wishing to travel with their pet(s) - a maximum of TWO dogs, not exceeding 42 kg each are welcome, (other industry standard and property specific terms and conditions apply).
Refurbished to full residential standards, this charming CHARACTER cottage offers all the comfort of home coupled with peace and tranquility in a private woodland setting blessed with wildlife. A babbling stream runs through the garden feeding the famous Bosherston Lily Ponds. Otters from the ponds are occasional visitors to the rambling cottage gardens and have been sighted by guests throughout 2015.
Once home to the Earl of Cawdor’s Head Gardener and located on the historic National Trust owned Stackpole Estate, the cottage sits in complete seclusion at the end of a tree lined track.
The open fire, modern central heating system, High Definition LED SMART Samsung wide-screen FREE-SAT TV's in two rooms (waiting on new pictures of these rooms), free unlimited Wi-Fi, landline telephone, a library of films and music all combine to make it a memorable retreat for those wishing to escape to this amazing coastal location. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this area.
Beaches of international fame, for their exotic beauty and environmental qualities, including National Trust owned Barafundle Bay and Broad Haven, are a short stroll from the cottage front door.
Take a holiday or Winter Short Break in simply the most desirable location in Wales, and the jewel in the crown of the Pembrokeshire National Coast Park. Enjoy the total privacy of your away from it all woodland cottage nestling close to Europe's finest beaches in almost an acre of exclusive gardens including sun facing terraces and a fully equipped summer house.
Need to keep in touch with home or work? Redirect your mobile phones to the cottage landline (includes voice mail facility) and never miss that important call. Use your smart phone apps to make your normal every day calls via internet telephony through the cottage WiFi network.
ON THE DOORSTEP:- NATIONAL TRUST BEACHES OF INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM
Walk to National Trust owned Barafundle or Broad Haven beaches, or Britain's smallest harbour - Stackpole Quay, home to the splendid Boathouse Tea Rooms.
From the cottage door you're wander into and through woodland, around magnificent lakes and through a National Nature Reserve of international importance bustling with wildlife. You're discover why this stretch of coastline has been voted the SECOND BEST IN THE WORLD by National Geographic magazine.
Explore the many Norman castles and churches in this area and open your eyes to a land of incredible history and culture.
NEARBY AWARD WINNING PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Treat yourself to local award winning restaurants at the Stackpole Inn, the Old Kings Arms Hotel in historic Pembroke town, the amazing Castlemead Hotel restaurant with its glorious sea view tables in nearby Manorbier overlooking Manorbier Castle, simply indulge in the new million pound leisure facilities at the Lamphey Palace Hotel all just minutes away.
Enjoy tranquility and peace after a day on the coast and just curl up on the new and luxurious Laura Ashley leather sofas with clean and comforting cushions and enjoy a roaring OPEN LOG FIRE in front of the latest HD satellite TV technology with 'catch up TV' internet connectivity.
Or spark up the BBQ and soak in the evening wildlife going about their entertaining business on the generous south or west facing sun terraces which come fully equipped with a large hardwood outdoor table with chairs and parasol.
The sound of a babbling stream and the locally nesting family of Tawny Owls will be the most likely sounds you hear at night as you drift off into a peaceful and relaxing sleep on the new memory foam pocket sprung mattresses dressed in luxury linen.
EXCLUSIVELY YOURS- AN ACRE OF BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS TO ENJOY AT THE END OF A PRIVATE TREE LINED TRACK
This property can sleep up to 6, however it ideally suits up to 4 adults and 2 children. It is cosy and popular among couples of all ages looking for a magical escape coupled with complete privacy and peace.
Uniquely:- no neighbours, no owners and no other holiday guests - just the wildlife (as featured on recent BBC Spring and Autumn Watch programmes).
*** WINTER SHORT BREAKS (WSB's) ***
WSB: FOUR nights @ £325 and FIVE nights @ £365, plus booking fee @ £30 and energy supplement @ £5 per night. Additional pet supplement applies @ £5 per night. Winter Short Breaks at the above rates cannot be booked via this website.
SUMMARY of this property's primary Equipment & Facilities:
COUNTY STYLE KITCHEN: Double electric oven and grill with 4 x ceramic hob / 800 watt microwave with grill / 4 slice toaster / stainless steel coffee cafetiere / family size dishwasher / large 2018 Bosch 60:40 fridge freezer with award winning technologies / traditional welsh dresser / wine rack / table and seating for 6 high quality stereo radio/CD player / views of garden, patio, bird table, woods and stream / high chair available on request.
UTILITY area: Washing machine / tumble drier / ironing board / iron / clothes dryer airer / phone with answer machine / BT dual band wireless router / high powered rechargeable torch / coat & jacket drying area / boot storage / boiler
LOUNGE: Leather sofas and arm chair / open fire / views of stream and woodland / SMART HD LED 39' wide screen TV (FreeSat) with wireless internet and hard wire Ethernet connection for BBC iPlayer etc. plus DVD and video / Large library of films and documentaries for all tastes and interests / Lamps and dimmer switch lighting for cosy evenings by the fire.
DOWNSTAIRS w/c & SHOWER ROOM: Newly installed Burlington suite including wash basin and matching w/c / MATKI shower enclosure and 9.5 Kw electric shower sat on a traditional white stone shower tray / woodland views.
UPSTAIRS BATHROOM: Full family bathroom suite with electric shaving point.
UPSTAIRS DOUBLE BEDROOM: 4' 6' pine bed with high quality memory foam mattress (medium firm) - you won't want to get up in the morning - trust us! / bedside lamps / PURE digital radio / electric blanket in winter / luxury bedding and duvet weight adjusted to seasonal requirements / views of stream and woods / Travel Cot & Stair Gate available at no extra cost.
UPSTAIRS TWIN: Large, light and airy dual aspect room / 3' pine beds / super comfortable mattresses dressed in luxury linen / TV home entertainment system as previously described for lounge with a large library of children's films for all ages / radio alarm clock / surround views of stream, gardens and woodland.
DOWNSTAIRS SMALLER TWIN BEDROOM: 2ft 6 beds / Electric blankets in winter / radio alarm clock / stream and woodland views / ideal for less mobile guests, child or teenagers / closer to the kettle in the morning!
OUTSIDE: Large gated private driveway - ideal for 3 vehicles or boat trailer/ summer house with cane furniture and stone south facing terrace / cycle & surf board storage / BBQ's / large 6 seat round dinning table with rotating Lazy Susan, parasol and hardwood reclining chairs / large south and west facing terraces / stream and woodland leading to National Nature Reserve of international importance / Located on an SSSI / walking and mountain bike access directly from the cottage through woods to National Trust Bosherston Lily Ponds and Barafundle Beach/Broadhaven South Beach.
** Pets by arrangement only **
We welcome up to TWO pets that meet the following criteria: 1. Your dog must be well groomed and obedient. 2. Your dog(s) must not exceed 42 kgs in weight (in other words small to medium in size). 3. Puppies are welcome but MUST be contained in their/a travelling cage while in the cottage. 4. Thoroughly clean and air the property before departure. 5. Not to UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES allow the dog to foul the garden.