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Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Garden detail
Garden with seating area
View towards the property
Visit the Welsh capital Cardiff during your stay.
Nearby Ogmore by Sea beach
1 / 10  Lounge/diner
2 / 10  Kitchen
3 / 10  Double bedroom
4 / 10  Double bedroom
5 / 10  Bathroom
6 / 10  Garden detail
7 / 10  Garden with seating area
8 / 10  View towards the property
9 / 10  Visit the Welsh capital Cardiff during your stay.
10 / 10  Nearby Ogmore by Sea beach

Rees Cottage

Porthcawl (9mls SW), South Wales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Five-star stone cottage sleeping two guests with private enclosed rear garden
  • Former-miner’s cottage lovingly updated to create a restful retreat
  • Located in the South Wales village of Bryncethin, within easy reach of both Cardiff and Bridgend
  • Situated just ten miles north of the seaside resort of Porthcawl
Property code: 42314

Traditional miner’s cottage offering five-star accommodation for two guests: an idyllic romantic retreat in the South Wales village of Bryncethin, situated between the cities of Swansea and Cardiff.

This property is situated in a village location just three miles from the town of Brigend in South Wales. There is plenty to see and do in the area, whatever visitors interests are. Those who enjoy scenic walks in beautiful landscapes, for example, may want to spend some time exploring the Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes, or perhaps pay a visit to Bryngarw Country Park. Or maybe a trip to the seaside resort of Porthcawl is more your style, with its seven beaches, traditional seafront fun fair, and Grand Pavilion Theatre. Those who enjoy shopping, dining, and tasting some of the local culture, will love the fact that both Cardiff and Swansea are within easy reach of the property, with both of them being around twenty miles away. (Please check admittance for the various attractions).

A gate from the pavement leads guests to the front door of this charming five-star cottage, bringing them directly to the welcoming lounge/diner which has been tastefully finished in an attractive shabby-chic style and offers comfortable seating, a TV with Sky channels, and a window-side dining table. The kitchen has been finished in a complementary style to the main living area and offers an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine cooler, and washing machine. Stairs lead up to the restful, elegantly styled bedroom on the first floor, where a king-size bed sits under the exposed beams. The bathroom, also found on the first floor, offers a shower-over-bath and WC.

A door from the kitchen leads out to enclosed garden to the rear of the property, which is mainly set to lawn and has a raised decked area with garden furniture in the centre. There is roadside parking available on the street in front of the cottage.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • TV with Sky channels
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wine cooler
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge and freezer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Bed linen, electric, and heating included
  • 2 small dog welcome
  • Roadside parking
  • Shop and pub within walking distance, beach 6 miles

This property is personally managed by Sally.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 16th March 2020

Good location, comfy well equipped clean cottage the extra small touches make a big difference like the welcome basket.

Reviewed by Gill 21st February 2020

Fabulous welcome hamper. Such a lovely cute cottage. Just a personal preference - didnt realise it was in a town, would have preferred it to be more rural, but I think that was down to my research.

Reviewed by Keviin 7th February 2020

Fantastic little cottage ideal for two people. Well equipped and clean throughout with a lovely welcome basket! Well worth a visit

Reviewed by Andrew 3rd October 2019

Not knowing what to expect we found a "welcome basket" on our arrival. Very nice gesture and great cottage, so many could learn from how the owner does it so well.

Reviewed by Julie 7th September 2019

The cottage was very well located and clean with attention to detail. The owners left a welcome pack of essentials, bread, butter eggs ect plus a bottle of wine and a vase of flowers which was much appreciated. A beautiful cottage which is just like the photos. Thank you for having us. Julie, Tony & Anna

Reviewed by Les 30th August 2019

The location and facilities are excellant and the welcome pack brill.

Reviewed by Stephanie 13th July 2019

The cottage was perfectly located close to the M4 for a quick & easy commute to all of our intended destinations. Having the McArthur Glenn outlet so close was also a welcome bonus for my shopping needs! The cottage was really tastefully decorated & very well kitted out; we found everything we needed! It was very comfortable & the fan in the bedrooRead morem was a very welcome addition on these warm summer nights! The welcome hamper was superb & meant we could settle quickly! We would definitely return! Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 14th June 2019

This is a lovely, small, cosy cottage with original low ceiling beams and a modern shabby chic decor. The property is very clean and highly maintained by the owners who have done their best to ensure that the visitors have a comfortable stay. The property is located in a residential area but the beaches and shops are within a short drive away.

Reviewed by GRAHAM 1st June 2019

Lovely cottage everything you need good location weather not great though to enjoy for full potential but a nice size garden for two little dogs

Reviewed by Anthony 25th May 2019

Lovely cottage beautifully clean and really cosy in a pretty location. We really appreciated the welcome pack especially after a long journey eggs, bacon, milk for tea and welsh cakes and bread were essentials kindly laid on by the proprietor. Very nicely and comfortably furnished. Overall a very pleasant cottage, well equipped and a nice homely plRead moreace to explore the area from. Hide

Reviewed by Gareth 19th April 2019

A lovely cottage for two people and a safe garden for a dog to happily run around. Cottage is well decorated and has everything you could want for home comforts.

Reviewed by Alan 29th March 2019

This cottage is a very high standard of comfort, equipment and cozyness and the closeness to the M4 makes it so convenient to reach other places

Reviewed by Lisa 18th February 2019

Very enjoyable stay with our dog. The garden was securely fenced so we didn't need to worry about the dog getting out. There was a welcome basket of goodies when we arrived, which was nice. The property was not too far from the motorway, but far enough that you couldn't hear the motorway traffic. It was close to the local supermarket and local amenRead moreities. We would definitely stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 8th February 2019

Rees Cottage is a very clean, well decorated and comfortable cottage. The sofas and bed are really comfy. The flooring throughout the downstairs of the cottage were perfect for us with two dogs, so easy to keep clean. The enclosed garden perfect for letting the dogs out securely and the common across the road was perfect for a quick walk of the dogRead mores before going of to explore wales. The owners left a superb hamper for us which was really appreciated. Also fresh flower a really good touch. Hide

Reviewed by Daniel 21st December 2018

The cottage was really cosy and welcoming. It was really nice to spend the week in and was really relaxing. It had everything we needed and more! The dogs loved it too! The owner really thought about what was needed for a cottage that caters to dogs too!

Reviewed by Emma 16th November 2018

Really homely and romantic. Beautiful cottage. I would definately recommend people to stay here. Soooo worth the money. The most comfortable bed Ive ever stayed in and most comfortable sofa. Where I even had to ask where they were from as they were a pleasure to sit and sleep on. PERFECT!!!!

Reviewed by Sarah 22nd October 2018

Nice cottage -everything you needed

Reviewed by Sharon 29th September 2018

A lovely cosy cottage with stylish decor and all the home comforts you could wish for! The location is great, in easy reach of the motorway and lots of amenities. The welcome basket was fab too... .we loved everything about our stay

Reviewed by John 21st September 2018

Loved the cottage but not the location, would have preferred to be staying somewhere more remote.

Reviewed by Elaine 31st August 2018

Comfortable, cosy and welcoming with a range of useful items not always provided in rental properties especially kitchen sundries. Tastefully decorated with a charming outside seating area. Plenty of room for our dog to play.

Reviewed by Samantha 24th August 2018

A lively cosy cottage butvwoukd day perhaps slightly fooled about its location from the pictures very close to road which wasnt too much of an issue but I thought perhaps it was a little more remote than it actually was

Reviewed by susan 3rd August 2018

Lovely cottage welcome basket of essentials was left for us on arrival and very much appreciated, very homely and ideal base for us to return to after spending days out exploring

Reviewed by Alex 29th July 2018

Extremely well planned and thought out cottage with everything you could expect and more. Well designed bedroom and lounge with a cosy, homey feel and dog friendly with a reasonable bit of space in the garden and a field opposite the house. Only small downside is slight traffic noise at night but nothing that can be helped on the owners part. WouldRead more definitely recommend to anyone look for a short trip to South Wales who wants easy access to the beach and motorway. Hide

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