Accommodation

The self-catering bijou retreat is a converted stable tucked away down a quiet lane yet right in the heart of New Quay, a ten minute walk from the beach up a steep hill. Sleeping 2-3, this hidden gem is decorated in designer fabrics and contemporary Welsh art and textiles to reflect the best that west Wales has to offer. The front door of the clapboard cottage opens onto a traditional slate patio and teeny lawned garden with a bistro table and chairs under a palm tree looking out to sea. There is a small parking space next to the cottage.

Inside is a kitchen/diner and sitting room with a squashy sofa where you can immerse yourself in some of the books on local and Welsh interest as well as interior design, novels and poems - what better than to curl up by the wood burner with a book after a long walk? There's also a small shower room downstairs.

An oak staircase leads up to the bedroom with views across Cardigan Bay over to Majoda, the house where Dylan Thomas began Under Milk Wood during the war. The play for voices was inspired by the landscape and characters of both Laugharne and New Quay. In the large bay window is a comfy armchair where you can read, watch the tide come in or spot the dolphins. If you find the view too distracting, draw up a chair to the portable writing desk under the skylight or relax under the palm tree in the garden. There is a double bed in this room with a dressing room/extra bed behind a designer curtained screen. Vintage and contemporary Welsh fabrics and blankets give this seaside retreat a homely feel.

Features

  • sleeps 2-3 in one room (double + single beds)

  • wifi

  • TV & DVD player

  • iPod docking station

  • travel cot & high chair available

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