The Cwtch provides the peace and tranquillity of the country side, close to a beautiful coastline.

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet
In-room dining
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet

Overview of The Cwtch provides the peace and tranquillity of the country side, close to a beautiful coastline.

Entire home

The Cwtch provides the peace and tranquillity of the country side, close to a beautiful coastline.

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
Bridgend, WLS

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCoed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club7 min drive
  • Popular LocationBeaupre Castle12 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Royal Mint Experience18 min drive
  • AirportCardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.)29 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Cwtch provides the peace and tranquillity of the country side, close to a beautiful coastline.

Bridgend holiday home in Llanharan with kitchen and fireplace
The Cwtch provides you with the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, with close proximity to a beautiful coastline and the many attractions that South Wales has to offer including the Millennium Stadium only half an hour away.

Recently awarded 5* rating by Visit Wales, along with cycling and walking awards and nestling next to a 16th Century Old Rectory "The Cwtch" is a stunning, contemporary cottage, built at the foot of a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle mound and 100 yards from a Norman church which still serves the local community twice a month, with the remains of a Roman camp just 200 yards, steeped in history. This detached, single-storey holiday cottage sits in the owner's grounds of some 4 acres of delightful gardens, which you are welcome to explore and is set in its own private garden and terrace, ideal for relaxing or alfresco dining with a gas barbecue provided. This one bedroom cottage has a super-king sized sprung mattress bed for a fantastic night's sleep, with a large wet-room and open plan kitchen, dining, and sitting room with a wood burning stove, complete with an abundance of logs - perfect for a cosy night in.

This holiday at a glance
Sleeps two guests.
One bedroom, one wet room.
Wood burning stove.
Small babies in own moses basket welcome.
Sorry, no children or pets.
Private garden and terrace.
Parking for up to two cars.
Minimum stay of three nights.

Additional features
Recently awarded the much coveted 5* Rating by Visit Wales, along with cycling and walking awards.
Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, built in microwave.
Fridge with small freezer compartment, small freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Smart TV in the open plan sitting room.
Radio/CD player with iPhone docking.
Gas barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities
The small sleepy Hamlet of Llanilid, lies on the edge of Rhondda Cynon Taff and borders the two neighbouring counties of the Vale of Glamorgan and Bridgend. The Area is steeped in history, boasting a Norman 11th century Motte and Bailey castle mound, a Norman Church (which is said to be built on earlier foundations and still holds services twice a month) A Roman military camp (Gadlys) and a 16th century Old Rectory (the owners property) which is in a picturesque setting, backed by ancient woodlands and surrounded by leafy lanes which are ideal for Walkers and cyclists, with close proximity to Llanilid Film studios.
Visit the Millennium Stadium, only aprox 30 minutes drive away. Click here for a list of future events.
Visit St. Fagans National History Museum
Explore the ruins of Coity Castle dating back to the 1100's
Nash Point lighthouse is open to the public from Saturday 7th April until Sunday 30th September (weather permitting). If you would like to view the lighthouse, please click here or telephone 07850 047721..
For children, visit Barry Island Pleasure Park and the Quaser Centre.
St Donats Art Centre offers exhibitions, cinema, dance, theatre, music and children's events.
While The Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans is also 20 minutes away.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and a hairdryer. This accommodation has kitchens with kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property manager

Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • Internet access


  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 bedroom


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to do

  • Cycling nearby


  • Sleeps 2
  • Property does not allow children


  • Cycling

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

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About this area


This holiday home is located in Llanharan, a neighbourhood in Bridgend. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Forest Farm Country Park and Margam Country Park, while Museum of Welsh Life (Welsh Folk Museum) and St Fagans are cultural highlights. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like cycling.

What's nearby

  • Coed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • Bryngarw Country Park - 10 min drive
  • Beaupre Castle - 12 min drive
  • Southerndown Golf Club - 17 min drive
  • The Royal Mint Experience - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Pencoed Station - 3 min drive
  • Cardiff International Airport (CWL) - 29 min drive


  • Cherry Laurel - 6 min drive
  • The Star - 7 min drive
  • Toby Carvery - 7 min drive
  • The Red Fox - 8 min drive
  • The Two Brewers - 8 min drive

Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Just Perfect
This property was just amazing, from the welcome pack supplied to the level of thought given to the very elegant furnishings and inclusions. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this property to stay in.
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2019