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Rooks' Retreat

8 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
We can also be contacted via our website. Rooks' Retreat is a cottage full of character, just 3 miles from historic Pembroke, 7 from lively Tenby and a 5 min drive from Lamphey, with its shop, pubs, restaurants and petrol station. The car park can accommodate up to 3 cars and the fully enclosed rear lawn, with patio area, BBQ and garden furniture, backs onto the village green; an ideal children's play area. The pub at Freshwater East is only 1 mile, or a 10 min drive, complete with views of the long sandy bay, and the award winning Barafundle bay is five miles. It is an ideal walking & touring base for the coastal footpath, the county's finest beaches, castles and theme parks. The inside of the cottage is well equipped, with everything you should need for a real home from home experience....We can also be contacted via our website. Rooks' Retreat is a cottage full of character, just 3 miles from historic Pembroke, 7 from lively Tenby and a 5 min drive from Lamphey, with its shop, pubs, restaurants and petrol station. The car park can accommodate up to 3 cars and the fully enclosed rear lawn, with patio area, BBQ and garden furniture, backs onto the village green; an ideal children's play area. The pub at Freshwater East is only 1 mile, or a 10 min drive, complete with views of the long sandy bay, and the award winning Barafundle bay is five miles. It is an ideal walking & touring base for the coastal footpath, the county's finest beaches, castles and theme parks. The inside of the cottage is well equipped, with everything you should need for a real home from home experience. Sleeping a maximum of 5 we have three bedrooms: one double en-suite downstairs, one king size en-suite upstairs, one twin upstairs with a double and single and a games room- it is friendly to both toddlers and the elderly. There are also, DVDs, CDs, books, Xbox and Freeview TV for your use.More
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About the Owner
Paul F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
Interaction with guests
Our housekeeper will ensure everything is tip top ready for your arrival and you are able to contact us throughout your stay.
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Reviewed 20 February 2019

Just arrived home after a few days at Rooks Retreat. A lovely holiday home, spacious, very clean, nice bedding and comfortable beds. Everything you would need for a fab stay. Home from Home. Highly recommended. Suitable for couples, families or a disabled guest - as...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Pat1UK
Tour295050, VR Owner at Rooks' Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

Many thanks for the positive review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Winslow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My stay got off to a bad start due to the ‘iron man’ competition the house hadn’t bern cleaned, so it was cleaned after I arrived. The cold evenings were not pleasant as the heating wasn’t working, there was an unpleasant smell in one of...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Susan F
Management response:Responded 20 October 2017

The roads leading to Rooks Retreat had been closed during the annual Welsh Iron man competition, so the cleaners could not access the cottage in time, despite several attempts to gain access. The cleaners reported a very positive response from the guests, after they had...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We chose this property because it ticked all of our boxes in terms of location, layout & amenities. Previous reviews were good, although we now realise were a few years old. The house is in a great location, with easy access to the local area,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank ClaireBW
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

We take all reviews into consideration and thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you found the location of the property to your liking, peaceful and in a great location with a great layout, especially the downstairs en-suite with comfortable beds. With reference...More

Reviewed 2 June 2015

We just spent a very enjoyable May half term at Rook's Retreat, sharing the cottage with another family. With five children under six the garden was fantastic, as it is enclosed and big enough for them all to run about. The location of the cottage...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank hannah397
Management response:Responded 4 June 2015

Many thanks for the kind review and the positive comments about our communication. Glad that you had an enjoyable stay; Pembrokeshire certainly has a lot to offer!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
A narrow lane winds from Hodgeston to the Pembrokeshire Costal Footpath, with spectacular views of Freshwater East Bay, Caldey and Lundy Islands in the distance. Freshwater beach is only a 10 min drive, is easily accessible and has golden sand and superb walks. Manorbier beach, also a 10 min drive is a well known surfing mecca and there is an outdoor pursuit’s centre at Freshwater for the more adventurous. You can catch the coastal cruiser bus to the idyllic Barafundle Bay or Bosherston Lily Ponds, which is a great place to fish. If golf is your sport, there are 3 courses - the nearest being just 5 miles away. Island visits and coastal boat trips are available from Tenby or Saundersfoot. There are various places to eat within a mile to Hodgeston, ranging from a traditional 13th Century...
Getting around
Hodgeston is just a mile from the nearest railway station at Lamphey. Bus stop to Tenby, Pembroke and further afield is just a couple of minutes walk away. You can also access the Coastal Cruiser bus - a hop on/ hop off bus that will take you around the coast. Check our own web site for a link.
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