A lovingly restored 2/3 bedroom converted barn with an additional galleried sleeping area over the lounge situated in Newton village - an excellent location for accessing the Gower Peninsula.
Dating back to the thirteenth century, Owen's Barn is believed to be the oldest building in Newton where the celebrated preacher the Rev John Wesley is said to have given sermons whilst waiting for his new church to be finished, and more recently, where Dylan Thomas is said to have played as a small boy. In 2006 Owen's Barn won the Gower Society Design Award for its sympathetic restoration and clever refurbishment.
Situated in the heart of Newton Village, just above Mumbles, making it the perfect location for those wishing to stay within close proximity of Mumbles, but conveniently placed for accessing Gower. There is a pub and a convenience store within easy walking distance.
The barn has been converted, and is divided into two separate properties, which have an interconnecting door. The larger property has 2 bedrooms with a galleried sleeping area and will sleep up to 4 people, whilst the smaller barn has a galleried double bedroom over the living area, with a bed sofa on the ground floor, and can sleep 2/3 people. The properties are available as a single unit or individually as required.
There are low beams throughout the first floor that help to retain the character of each property but may not suit some guests.
Ground FloorKitchen/Dining Area: Equipped with a gas cooker, with grill and separate oven (extractor hood over), dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, freezer and TV/DVD combi, dining table with four chairs.
Reception: 3-seat sofa, 2 winged-leather armchairs, a footstool, and a flatscreen TV, DVD and CD players, a feature stable door and French windows onto a small private patio with a stone bench, table and 4 chairs.
Cloakroom: Storage, WC and wash hand basin (with interconnecting door to Ref 164S).
First Floor: A winding stairwell to a hand crafted galleried mezzanine floor.
Mezzanine Floor: Full size single/day bed, large wardrobe and chetst of drawers.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, dressing table, mirror, chair and hanging space.
Bedroom 2: Single bed, chest of drawers and mirror.
Family Bathroom: WC, hand basin and a shower over bath.
Sleeps 4: 1 Double, 2 Single (including the galleried mezzanine floor).
C/O day - Sat. Gas CH. Bed linen & towels provided. WiFi. Off street parking for 1 car. Not suitable for children under 7. No pets. No smoking. Security deposit required on all bookings.
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