Cottage accommodation and facilities

With its four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two sitting rooms and extensive grounds Hill House provides ideal self catering accommodation for family holidays on the Gower peninsula. Many of our visitors are large family groups and the combination of a ground floor bedroom with adjacent bathroom facilities makes it ideal for those grandparents that have limited mobility. Located in the quiet village of Llanrhidian, with estuary views across open fields and salt marsh, it provides a tranquil retreat. Just relax and enjoy the views and garden, stroll along the many footpaths or visit the nearby beaches (just a few minutes away by car).

Apart from the details listed in the following sections the self catering accommodation facilities at Hill House include gas fired central heating, Wi-Fi with unlimited broadband, iron and ironing board, collections of books, DVDs, videos and games, Charcoal BBQ and off road parking for several cars. All services are included in the rental tariff and all bedding and hand towels are provided. Pets are welcome by prior arrangements.

The Gower peninsula is not just a summer holiday destination as it attracts visitors all year round. Hill House, with full oil fired central heating and A rated double glazing, is a cosy haven when returning from bracing walks along the beaches, or other outdoor activities, during the autumn and winter months. Many visitors enjoy relaxing in the warm glow from the open fire in the main sitting room during the dark winter evenings, especially at Christmas time.

Gower Cottage Key Features

 

  • Large detached family home
  • Sleeps 9 in 4 bedrooms
  • All utility charges included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Beds made up on changeover day
  • Family bathroom & shower room
  • Wi-Fi with unlimited broadband
  • Cot, highchair, stair gate
  • Pets welcome by arrangement
  • Tranquil rural location
  • Off road parking for several cars
  • Visit Wales three star grading
  • No Smoking

 


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The accommodation and facilities at Hill House are described in the following sections, where each room is detailed separately, with images and floor plan. Just click on the dropdown sections to move from one room to the other.


Ground Floor

815 sq.ft. / 76 sq.m.

Kitchen

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - kitchen

Fully equipped farmhouse style kitchen with tiled floor and view of the terrace and rear lawn.  Electric cooker , microwave oven, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge (8cu.ft.) / freezer (3.2 cu.ft.), toaster, kettle and radio / CD player. There is a breakfast table with settle and four chairs. This table and the one in the dining room can be brought together to accommodate up to ten to 12 adults and children.

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - kitchen - floor plan

14′ x 10′ 6″ = 146.7 sq.ft.
(4.3 m x 3.2 m = 13.6 sq.m.)

Dining

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - dining
The dining area is incorporated into the kitchen with a view of Nether Mill, the mill pond and the estuary to the north. The pine dining suite consists of a six seater table, chairs, bench and Welsh dresser. The entrance hallway forms part of the dining area and there is a large display rack with local tourist information leaflets, booklets and magazines.  The dining table and breakfast tables can be brought together to accommodate up to ten to 12 adults and children.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - dining - floor plan

9′ 9″ x 8′ 11″ = 88.2 sq.ft.
(3.0 m x 2.7 m = 8.2 sq.m.)

Main Sitting Room

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sitting room 1
The main sitting room has a tiled floor, open log fire and large oriental rug. There is a large flat screen LCD Free View Television, DVD player, VCR and small collection of DVD’s and videos.  There is a three to four seater settle, three arm chairs and a footstool. The stairs to the first floor are located in the siting room adjacent to the kitchen and porch doorways. The porch contains the electricity fuse box , LPG combo boiler and gives access to the terrace and back lawn. The thermostat for the central heating is located at the foot of the stairs and the combination boiler provides hot water on demand.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sitting room 1 - floor plan

14′ 1″ x 14′ 1″ = 197 sq.ft.
4.28 m x 4.47 m = 18.3 sq.m.

Second Sitting Room


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sitting room 2
The second sitting room has a  fitted carpet, three to four seater settee, two to three sitter settee,  armchair, footstool and rocking chair. There is a flat screen LCD Freeview television  and collection of books (fiction and reference). There is a view to the north of Nether Mill, the mill pond and the estuary. There are access doorways to the dining area and main sitting room.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sitting room 2 - floor plan

12′ 3″ x 13′ 11″ = 172 sq.ft.
3.8 m x 4.3 m = 16 sq.m.

Twin Bedroom


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - Bedroom 4
The downstairs twin bedroom has a double aspect overlooking the terrace and garden to the south and estuary views to the west. Patio door to garden and access to downstairs shower room and kitchen. Pine bedroom furniture and two standard size single beds.
This room with the adjacent shower room and WC is particularly favoured by those individuals with mobility issues who find climbing the stairs difficult.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bedroom 4 - floor plan

12′ 3″ x 13′ 11″ = 172 sq.ft.
3.8 m x 4.3 m = 16 sq.m.

Shower and WC


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - shower room
What more can you say?

Oh yes! – The combination of a downstairs bedroom and shower room may be suitable for guests with minor mobility issues.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - shower room - floor plan

5′ 9″ x 5′ 3″ = 30.3 sq.ft.
1.76 m x 1.61 m = 2.82 sq.m.

First Floor

490 sq.ft. / 45.5 sq.m.

Master Bedroom


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bedroom 1

Master bedroom with exposed wooden floor boards and triple aspect to the west, north and east. Estuary views to the north and west. Views of Nether Mill and mill pond to the north. Views of Llanrhidian church to the east.  Standard size double bed and Stag bedroom furniture.

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bedroom 1 - floor plan

14′ 1″ x 14′ 1″ = 197 sq.ft.
4.28 m x 4.47 m = 18.3 sq.m.

Second Double Bedroom

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bedroom 2
Second double bedroom with standard double bed, original wooden floor boards, scatter rugs and teak bedroom furniture. South facing aspect, overlooking the sun terrace, and back lawn.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bedroom 2- floor plan

9′ 9″ x 10′ 11″ = 110.3 sq.ft

3.1 m x 3.33 m = 10.2 sq.m.

Bedroom with three singles

Family bathroom


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bathroom
Family bathroom with white suite comprising bath. wash hand basin and WC. 1700mm bath with mixer tap and handset.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - bathroom - floor plan

7′ 10″ x 9′ 4″ = 49.7 sq.ft.
2.39 m x 1.93 m = 4.62 sq.m.

Outside

0.7 acres / 0.29 hectares

Plot

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - front view
The plot is approximately 2500 square metres in area (0.5 Acres).The gravel drive has a 12 foot gateway and there are pedestrian gates leading onto the lane at the front and rear of the House. All three gates can be securely closed to prevent children and pets from straying off the property. The lane runs along the boundary on the East and South of the plot carries a small amount of traffic to a few other residential properties and some agricultural land beyond. The lane carries one of the many footpaths that cross through the village and it also forms part of the Gower section of the Wales Coast Path. A fence forms the boundary to the North and West and separates the property from the adjacent fields that are normally used to graze sheep and cattle.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - plot

Drive and Front Lawn

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - side lawn
The gravel driveway has an area of approximately 210 square meters and it provides level access to the house from the side.There is ample off road parking for several cars and there is enough space to accommodate a luggage trailer and/or small boat trailer. From the front lawn access to the house is via a flight of two steps. There is an outside tap and hosepipe for washing muddy walking boots, wetsuits, surf boards, cars, etc., or filling children’s paddling pools.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - drive

Sun Terrace and Side Lawn

Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sun terrace
Large mahogany dining table with seating for eight.  An additional garden furniture set that can seat 6 is also available and the retaining wall that separates the terrace from the lawn can be used for food preparation area or seating.

Free standing charcoal barbecue

One set of three steps gives access to the rear lawn. A second set of two steps gives access to the side lawn that can also be reached via level access from the drive. From the terrace there are magnificent estuary views to the west and it’s the ideal spot for watching the spectacular Gower sunsets.
Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - terrace and lawn

Back Lawn


Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - back lawnThere are several apple and nut trees in the hedges and you can help yourselves when the fruit is in season.
The lawn, with an area of approximately 540 square metres ( 1/8 acre), is ideal for ball and racquet games.Hill House - Gower - self catering accommodation - sun trap


Our other explorer pages gives you detailed information on the village of Llanrhidian, and the Gower peninsula and Swansea & Mumbles.