Sleeping Accomodation: The Old Rectory can sleep 18 overall The Old Rectory sleeps up to 18 in 6 bedrooms and 2 double sofabeds Bedroom configuration:
1 bedroom with 1 King bed with ensuite, (2nd floor)
Middle Floor Bedroom with Ensuite
1 bedroom with 1 double bed and single bed and ensuite
1 bedroom with 1 double and 1 single bed
1 bedroom with 1 double bed
1 bedroom room with 3 single beds
1 bedroom with 1 single bed
Bed linens are provided. All bedrooms have drawers and hanging space, a radiator with individual temperature control, and sea views. Cots
are also available and can be moved to suit needs. Please note that cot linens
are not provided, and only one set of bed linens are provided for each bed, so
please bring more if you will need them.
We provide a well equipped kitchen so you can be economical and
independent. Please scroll down for a detailed list of kitchen items…
The dining room seats 17 around one long table, and 8 more around two circular tables in each corner totalling 25 people. Outside dining on slate tables for up to 26 in the Garden with barbecues. Three high chairs are also available on request.
-The downstairs living room seats 9 and has a lovely inglenook fireplace (logs
Main Dining Room
provided) that is perfect for relaxing cosy nights in. There is room for extra
seating to be moved in if you all want to be seated together.
-The lobby area in the kitchen has seating for 4 with great ocean views.
-For holiday rentals, the flexible workshop space on the 1st floor is set-up as a
second living room seating 12, also with panoramic ocean views.
-The hallway has a piano and a small library with a range of classic literature,
encyclopedias, children’s books and local writers.
Bathroom 5 (1st floor): Shower cubical, basin.
Bathroom 6 (1st floor): Toilet, basin.
Bathroom 7 (Ground floor): Wet-room shower, toilet, basin.
-17 sets of towels and bed linen,
Middle Floor Bathroom
General & Utilities:
Central heating, log fire with logs provided, fast Broadband internet access (with
Wifi throughout), TV with ‘Sky’ box (‘Cable”), DVD/CD player, telephone (with limited
calls). There is a utility room with laundry and washing machine, clothes dryer,
iron + board, cleaning supplies and hoover. All of the utilities and services are
included in the rental price.
Parking for 7 cars is available outside the house.
We also supply:
Frequently Answered Questions regarding the Rectory…
General 1. How far are you from Central London? About a five hour train trip… 2. How far are you from the town of Newport? Very close… a three minute car ride and 30 minute walk (approximately 1 mile away)… 3. Do you have direct access to the famous Coastal Paths? Yes! We have public access path the .8 of a mile distance over farm lands to the paths and the sea. 4. How much privacy is there? We have only farm lands surrounding the Rectory and Cottage… 5. Do you have nearby Managers who can answer questions or provide help if need be? Yes. Our couple Poppy and Dan are just 2 miles away. 6. Do you have high speed Internet and WiFi? Yes, we have very fast broad band internet of the highest order due to our new Fiber Optic connection, with WiFi coverage throughout with WiFi…. 7. How much privacy is there? The entire property is surrounded by beautiful farm land, so you have a high degree of privacy.
Facilities: 1. We have three Barbeques that use propane (we supply it).
Activities: 1. How close to Newport Beach are you? Less than a mile, you can walk there too in about ten minutes. 2. How do we get to the famous coastal paths? There are direct access walkways straight to the paths. There are 200 miles of beautiful Costal Paths going North and South. 3. We hear there is bird watching in the Newport area. How do we best do that? Yes we have World Class birdwatching in Newport. Just go to the Information Center in town and they will show you all the viewing areas. 4. Where can we hire bikes in Newport? Here is the link to hire bikes: http://carninglibikehire.com/ 5. What else is nearby for other fun activities? a. The leisure centre and swimming pool is really nice, cheap and free easy parking: Just 10 mins drive http://www.gofishguard.co.uk/project/fishguard-leisure-centre/ b. The Iron Age Fort 10 mins away http://www.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk/default.asp?PID=261 c. The Shire horse farm 15 mins away http://www.dyfed-shires.co.uk/ d. The National Garden of Wales, 1 hour away… so much to see for a whole day. Huge greenhouses. Lots for children to do. https://botanicgarden.wales/ e. The Scolton Manor 30 mins away… lots of events for kids http://www.visitpembrokeshire.com/attractions-events/scolton-manor-museum-and-country-park/ f. There is a very nice, spacious, theme park about 1 hour away http://www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk/ 6. Are there shops and markets nearby where we can get gift items for family and friends? Yes, there are a wealth of local craft shops in Newport selling hand made goods like candles, pottery, silverware, jewelry and much more. There is a Monday street market that includes gifts as well! The whole foods shop has special gifts and specialty foods too. The larger towns of Fishguard and Haverfordwest are nearby also.
Children: 1. Is it a good place for children of different ages? Yes both The Old Rectory and retreat Cottage are very child friendly. 2. Is it good for Babies and Toddlers? Yes, we have 2 good strong cots, a high chair and a booster chair. 3. Are there are stair gates on all stairs for safety? Yes… 4. Do you also have some plastic plates and cups for the kiddies? Yes… 5. Are there are plastic protectors that go in some electrical sockets for protection? Yes… 6. Are there are children’s books for stories and amusement of any age? Yes… 7. Are there nooks and crannies in the houses where kids can play? There are lots of places all over the house to curl up in, or hide. There are lots of sofas and armchairs with big cushions to make dens with. There are big window ledges in the 3 foot thick walls to sit in and play. There is a whole acre of garden to play in. 2/3 rds of an acre for The Old Rectory and 1/3rd of an acre for the Sunny Retreat Cottage. There are big trees to climb, a whole little woodland area to play in. There are large sunny lawns for frisbee or football or other games. There is the the huge slate table which has been used as a table tennis table.
Paper towel holder
Paper towels (full roll)
Double sink with draining board + rack
Hand soap (eco- friendly)
Dustpan & brush
Washing up bowl x2
All-purpose cleaner (full bottle)
Washing up liquid (full bottle)
Bin Bags -black
Bin bags – white
Bin bags – orange (recycling)
Kitchen roll x3
Tea / Coffee Impliments
Tea pot (for 12 cups) x1
Sug bowl x1
Milk jug x1
Coffee, tea bags, sugar sachets and milk
Oven w/ 3 compartments and 5 hobs
Dishwasher for 12 place settings
Fridge w/ small freezer
>2nd fridge/freezer in utility room
Bin (with liners)
First Aid Kit
-Maps and guides to local walks and
-Welcome pack with information about the
house and amenities.