Albert Mount ref: 27019

Caio, near Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
7
Sleeps
Bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This lovely detached property is tucked away in a peaceful setting, surrounded by a large, woodland style garden. The owners have marked out a lovely walk directly from the garden. The property is ideal for dog walkers, also being closely situated to a large forest. The property has been decorated and furnished to a very good standard but still retains its Victorian character with many of its original features and furniture. Albert Mount also has everything you require for modern living and makes a perfect base for a family holiday or for friends to get together. It is an ideal ’get away from it all’ retreat. Its location gives you the peace and quiet of the countryside whilst also being centrally located to visit numerous attractions for all tastes. Within a 5-mile radius there are the National Trust Dolaucothi Roman Gold Mines, horse riding centre, fishing lake and a pub serving good food. Just a few miles away is the Red Kite Feeding Station, Dinewfwr Park, Llanerchaeron and several castles of Carmarthenshire. For mountain biking there is the renowned Brechfa Forest and for walking discover the myths and legends of the area, such as The Lady of the Lake, and the Physicians of Myddfaithe, the Brecon Beacons are also within easy reach. There are two market towns, Llandovery and Llandeilo nearby offering boutique shops, galleries and delicatessens. Within a reasonable drive are Aberglasney Gardens with its Ninfarium and the National Botanical Gardens of Wales. A little further west are beautiful sandy beaches at New Quay Beach and Aberaeron as well as activity parks. Shop 2½ miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner, satellite TV, DVD player, CD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Underfloor oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Logs for wood burner available locally. Cot and highchair. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Bike store. Ample parking. No smoking. Please note: This property has a natural water supply from a spring.
  • Nearest town
    Llanwrda
  • Shops
    2½ miles
  • Distance
    7 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Llanwrda
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    7 miles
  • Lake
    14 miles

About the local area

Carmarthenshire is the largest County in Wales, situated in the south west, it encompasses coast line, rolling pasture land, the southern tip of the Cambrian Mountains in the north, the verdant Tywi Valley, the dramatic Black Mountain and the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the east

In the north east of the County at Pumsaint is Dolaucothi Gold Mines, a Roman gold mine set in the wooded hillside, overlooking the lovely Cothi Valley. There are guided tours of the underground workings, gold panning, exhibitions on gold and mining history and working trains on the mine floor.

At the north west of Carmarthenshire on the River Teifi is Newcastle Emlyn with its ruined castle. The river is famous for world-class fishing of sea trout, salmon and brown trout, the town is a popular base for fishermen. To the west at the beautiful Cenarth Falls is the National Coracle Centre, where coracles are made in the workshop. The Teifi Valley Railway, created from a branch line of the Great Western Railway offers a two mile journey through the beautiful Teifi Valley, a chance to enjoy the age of steam. Four miles east of the town the National Woollen Museum tells the story of the woollen industry of Wales, with demonstrations of spinning, weaving and displays of traditional Welsh textiles.

At Whitland in the west of Carmarthenshire is another of the Counties remarkable gardens, Hywel Dda Gardens and Interpretive Centre, commemorates Hywel ap Cadell, 'King of all Wales' in the ninth and early tenth centuries. The only garden in Europe dedicated to the law, the memorial is divided into six small gardens, each representing a section of the law.

The seven mile beach at Pendine Sands in the south west of Carmarthenshire is famous for land speed records, where Malcolm Campbell broke three records. Visit the Pendine Museum of Speed, to see some of the record-breaking vehicles. To the north is Laugharne, with its picturesque castle, overlooking the Taf Estuary. Laugharne was the home of the poet Dylan Thomas, the Boat House where he wrote "Under Milk Wood" is open to the public. To the north is Llansteffan Castle built by the Normans, near the site of an earlier Iron Age hill fort.

Across the estuary on the eastern side of Carmarthen bay is picturesque town Kidwelly with Kidwelly Castle, one of the best preserved medieval castles in the County. Kidwelly Industrial Museum interprets the former industries of Carmarthenshire, tinplate, coal mining and brick manufacture.

To the south is Pembrey Country Park, encompassing Pembrey Forest and the seven mile beach at Cefn Sidan Sands. A superb award winning beach providing the main attraction for visitors but there are a host of family attractions in the adjoining 500 acres of glorious parkland including dry ski slops, tobogganing, pitch and putt, crazy gold and an adventure play ground. Eight miles to the east is Llanelli , an attractive town, situated at the mouth of the River Loughor. The Llanelli Millennium Coastal Park is the largest land reclamation scheme undertaken in Wales, over 2000 acres of industrial wasteland have been restored to create a coastal path and cycleway between Pembrey Country Park and the National Wetland Centre.


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