Barn Owl Lodge

Self Catering Cottage for 8 guests

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Barn Owl Lodge Self Catering Cottage Exterior Pond

What’s included?

  Fast Wi-Fi

  Ample parking

  Seclusion & tranquility within Clyne Valley County Park

  TV, Roku streaming stick & DVD player

  Eco-friendly thermostat controlled heating.

  Fully equipped self-catering kitchen

  Electric hob & oven. Microwave

  Washer dryer, dishwasher, under counter fridge & freezer

  Heating, electricity, bed linen (duvets) & towels.

  Cot, high-chair & stair gate on request

 Stone barbecue

  Outdoor area with seating

 Pond and decked area

  Pets are very welcome. See Terms

Secluded Peace & Quiet

Self catering property Barn Owl Lodge takes its name from the pair of barn owls who once nested in the adjoining barn. The cottage is located in the heart of Clyne Valley Country Park, approximately a 15 min drive (3 miles) from our main farm site. It was originally built as an extension to The Keeper’s Cottage which was created in the mid-1800s as the gamekeeper’s cottage for the Clyne Estate.

On the ground floor, there is a double bedroom, and a twin bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. In addition there is a family bathroom, and a shower room. There is a open plan lounge and dining area leading onto a sunroom overlooking the pond and decking area. The bright fully equipped kitchen gives easy access to the large dining table which seats 8.

Upstairs there are a further two twin bedrooms under the roof space. There is also a cosy cwtch space! Perfect for children to hide away and play, or for a relaxing reading session with a good book.

Outside there is a wildlife pond and a decking area. A stone BBQ overlooks the pond and is the perfect setting to rustle up an outdoor dinner with a beer or two. There is a large grassy paddock surrounding the cottage so lots of space for children and dogs to burn off their energy. The area is fenced but not fully dog proof.

Note: The area is not partitioned off from the outdoor area next to The Keeper’s Cottage. We ask that guests respect each other’s space, and share the beautiful surroundings with each other. You are enveloped by 700 acres of Country Park so space is not an issue!

The Clyne Estate has a rich history and when it was owned by the Vivian family of Copperopolis fame many dignitaries were welcomed to enjoy hunting deer in the woods, often taking tea on the lawn of The Keeper’s Cottage. It is said that these dignitaries included former British Prime Ministers Stanley Baldwin & Sir Winston Churchill, and also royalty including Prince Edward who later became King Edward VII, & his grandson Prince Edward who later briefly became King Edward the VIII.

The Cottage is accessed via a 1 mile long stone track through the woods. The rural setting means that there are many local walks and mountain bike trails nearby. The location is also perfectly suited as a base to explore the Gower Peninsula.

The Cottage sleeps 8 guests, or if you book The Keeper’s Cottage next door they interconnect to sleep 16.

New in 2022: Updated & retiled kitchen. Brand new walk shower room, family bathroom & ensuite bathroom. New comfy mattresses. New beautiful wood flooring. New tile flooring in sunroom.