Mumbles branch

76 Newton Road Mumbles SA3 4BE


The team in Mumbles has a wealth of experience and their mission is to provide no nonsense help and expertise in seeing property transactions through to a successful completion. We have taken pride in ‘breaking the mold’ of estate agents; we get the best from modern technology yet set great importance in our traditional personal service, professional expertise and local knowledge.

John Francis Estate Agents have 20 Residential Offices and 4 Lettings Departments. Our specialised Commercial Department which is based in Narberth,  covers west Carmarthenshire including Carmarthen town itself, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion.  We are backed by Countrywide, the largest and most successful estate agency group in the UK.

For a sole agency fee therefore all our clients have the benefit of 20 offices offering their property to potential buyers.These facilities are possible by the use of modern technology linking all our offices together to work as one. Our terms are usually on a no sale/no fee basis and we offer a free market appraisal. We also sell properties by auction and in 2016 sold 159 properties at auction, from 177 offered. This has achieved £13.6 MILLION in sales at a 90% success rate.  When choosing where to buy or sell at auction, historic results are no guarantee of satisfaction, but they are the best indication on where you can place your trust!

Our 4 Lettings Departments cover the whole of the City of Swansea, the Gower and Swansea Valley, east Carmarthenshire including Llanelli and Ammanford as well as Pembrokeshire. Information on all properties in this department are available throughout our group of offices.

 

 

Latest sale listings for Mumbles

  • 3 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 2 living

Glen Road (rear), West Cross

Offers in the region of £425,000

A unique and impressive property with commanding views over Swansea Bay.Occupying a large, elevated plot. Currently the accommodation comprises a light filled living room, dining room, kitchen and three...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Willow Court, Clyne Common, Bish...

Offers in the region of £135,000

A superb two bedroom apartment arranged over the second floor of this exclusive development for retirees. Enjoying distant sea and field views and a juliet balcony. The apartment is bright...

  • 3 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Sweet Briar Lane, West Cross

Offers in the region of £135,000

**Non Traditional Construction**A lovely three bedroom semi detached house boasting a light and spacious lounge and kitchen with utility area and further morning/dining room. Three bedrooms and bathroom.Externally to...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 2 living

Hilland Drive, Bishopston

Offers in the region of £280,000

A lovely detached bungalow in this ever popular cul de sac. The versatile accommodation comprises two (with the option of three) bedrooms, three reception rooms, a modern bathroom and utility...

  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • 2 living

Mumbles Road, Mumbles

Offers in the region of £350,000

A fine period Mumbles house arranged over four floors with the ground floor as a self-contained apartment, a second kitchen/diner and bedroom to the first floor, a living room, bedroom...

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Mumbles area guide


Mumbles is probably the first stop for many visitors as the road leaves Swansea and follows the curve of the bay into Mumbles. It is an ideal base to explore the rest of the Gower Peninsula offering a wide range of amenities. There are restaurants of real distinction, excellent ice-cream parlours, shops selling original crafts, tennis courts, crazy golf, playground, and the famous Mumbles lifeboat station and lighthouse. Sailors will find Mumbles a good starting point to explore the spectacular coastline and bays, with good launching facilities at Knab Rock. In nearby Oystermouth there is the Norman castle overlooking the village of Mumbles which is open to the public from Easter to September.
Everybody in Wales has a soft spot for Mumbles. Though people from outside Wales may not have heard of it, they will find it unforgettable once they've been there.To start with, there's the name, Mumbles, deriving from the French word mamelles, meaning 'breasts' and originally referring only to the two islets at the end of the promontory, but nowadays applying to the whole village. Really, the name should have a permanent exclamation mark – Mumbles!, like Westward Ho! As indeed should the Welsh word, Mwmbwl!
The village is an extraordinary place to live, its magic never fails, whether you are travelling back home for the thousandth time along Mumbles Road or seeing it all for the very first time. On your left, there's the great sweep of Swansea Bay, and then, glimpsed first through pine trees, a huddle of small houses cascades downhill and clings together beneath a steep cliff as the coast arches sharply to those two islets with their Victorian Pier.

Gower
The Gower Peninsula is known and loved by many the world over. Stunningly beautiful and only 16 miles long by 7 miles wide.
Spend even a few hours on Gower, and you’ll quickly understand why it was designated as the UK’s first ever Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1956 and why travel writers, celebrities and devoted visitors, cannot praise it highly enough. Gower is probably most famous for its jaw dropping bays, beaches and coastline – and they certainly get the most column inches in the media with ‘Three Cliffs Bay’ reputedly one of the most photographed views in Europe!

The Gower Coastline
With over 50 named beaches, bays and coves, the choices are as naturally beautiful as they are diverse. Golden, sandy beaches such as Rhossili, Llangennith, Oxwich and Whiteford mean you can walk to your heart’s content or just relax and enjoy the magnificent views.
There are also numerous smaller, but no less beautiful, beaches; two of the most popular are family favourite Caswell Bay and Langland Bay with its iconic beach huts, rock pools and nearby tennis courts! Both beaches are easily accessible from the city centre. Tiny coves such as Pwll Du, Mewslade or Overton might be a bit further off the beaten track and can only be reached on foot but they are certainly worth the effort too!
Gower is not just about beaches: the varied landscape is key to Gower’s universal appeal. Grassy sand dunes and dramatic cliff top paths border much of the coastline, along with woodlands and glades – at the right time of year you will fins them full of bluebells, rabbits, wild garlic, pine cones and birdsong! A walkers’ paradise, Gower has nearly 400 miles’ worth of rights of way, offering the chance to be at one with nature. There are dedicated reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest with as diverse a range of habitats as you’ll find anywhere in the UK.

Foodie Gower
Inland, the scenery is made up of large swathes of common land and moorlands, including the dramatic Cefn Bryn; home to King Arthur’s Stone, as well as a plethora of farm and wild animals! North Gower, meanwhile, is famous for its salt marshes and their culinary bounty of samphire and Gower Salt Marsh Lamb. The sea surrounding Gower provides sewin (sea trout), sea bass and cockles, all equally noted for their quality and much used in local restaurants and home cooking.
In fact food is something which is never far away in Gower….there are tea rooms and cafes at many of the most popular beaches, a sprinkling of the ubiquitous fish and chip shops, traditional country pubs, boutique style hotels and fine dining restaurants, rated in the good food guide…all very good reasons to stop for a drink or a bite to eat!

Historic Gower
For history lovers, Gower provides a wonderful, often mythical, backdrop to explore with castles, ancient sites, churches, shipwrecks and standing stones. Paviland caves are the earliest scientifically excavated caves in Britain, and were home to ‘The Red Lady of Paviland’ skeleton – the oldest dated modern human remains in the UK. In a surprise turn of events, The Red Lady was in recently years revealed to be a man, who lived some 26,000 years ago! Further around the coast, the salt-stripped remains of the ill-fated vessel, ‘The Helvetia;’ can still be seen at Rhossili. Gower’s past is often richly interwoven with folk tales and legends – stories of smugglers, royalty and blood thirsty warrior chieftains abound at Brandy Cove, King Arthur’s Stone and Pennard Castle!

Active Gower
There are opportunities to get active at every turn too – from a laid back stroll or cycle ride along country lanes, to adrenaline charged handgliding over Rhossili, mountain biking over the hills and dales, light aircraft flying at Fairwood, a spot of archery, or a round of golf. Not forgetting the more usual seaside pleasures of swimming, body-boarding, surfing, fishing, sailing, diving, windsurfing or just paddling!
Llangennith is recognised as one of the UK’s premier surf beaches due to the consistency of its surf – perhaps helped by the area having one of the highest tidal ranges in the world. These long, open beaches are also much loved by kite surfers, the somewhat less energetic kite fliers, and in the case of Three Cliffs, rock climbers!
So whether you want to get active, chill out, explore the past, indulge in fine food, or simply find a quiet spot and drink in the glorious views and surroundings, Gower really is the place where you can have it all.

Carloine West-Jones

Branch Manager

Caroline West-Jones MNAEA has worked for John Francis since 2013 and is the valuer in the office. She is vastly experienced in people facing industries having owned her own retail business and was ...

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Will Evans

Negotiator

Will Evans has worked as a negotiator in the Mumbles Office since 2010 and again has a wealth of experience and capability in dealing with customer’s needs. His previous job was as a bank manager f...

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Victoria Glover

Negotiator

Victoria Glover has worked as a part time negotiator in the Mumbles Office since 2009. Previously She was a manager in the advertising department of a newspaper in a career that spanned over 25year...

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Kirsty Johnson

Negotiator

Kirsty Johnson returned to John Francis in our Mumbles branch in March 2017. This was after a short break away to expand her conveyancing knowledge. Prior to this Kirsty worked within our Morristo...

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Sian Owens

Negotiator

Sian Owens is our part time negotiator who has been working in estate agency for 5 years and adds 15 year’s experience in Human resources to the team.

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Mumbles branch case studies


A & K

Many thanks for all the hard work and chasing you did to complete my sale. We really appreciate your service and can recommend you with confidence to our friends and associates. Thank you all.

Mr & Mrs W

Thanks for all your hard work in selling our property.

R.R

All of you at John Francis, Mumbles Thank you for all your hard work in selling my property. It was quite demanding but you all did a brilliant job and I'm really grateful. Kind regards.