Anchor Cottage ref: CC632054

St Clears near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Private Hot Tub 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Lying peacefully on the banks of the glistening River Taf, with 100 yards of tidal fishing available, and just a stones throw away from the historic town of Laugharne. This well presented detached holiday cottage provides the perfect base for a couple or family looking to explore the rolling countryside and spectacular coastline of beautiful west Wales. Conveniently located on the outskirts of the quaint town of St Clears with its traditional Welsh pubs and restaurants, Anchor Cottage is a haven for peace and tranquillity whatever time of year you choose to visit. The charming market towns of Narberth and Carmarthen are within easy reach with their eclectic gift shops, art galleries and historic sites, as are the unblemished beaches of Llansteffan, Pendine Sands and Amroth.
The cottage itself has been lovingly transformed into a spacious holiday property featuring a good size living area, well equipped kitchen and tiled bathroom featuring a wet room shower. Outside, guests can sit back and relax on the private patio area and enjoy wonderful views across the river towards the scenic valley. You could even try your hand at fishing, while away the day waiting for your supper to come to you! For the more active, take a short drive or bike ride to the charming resort of Laugharne which is famous for being the birthplace of late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, featuring his iconic boat house and scenic walks, as well as a magnificent 13th Century castle and highly acclaimed pubs and restaurants. The Pembrokeshire border is within easy reach and features the picturesque coastal resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot with their tranquil fishing harbours, award winning beaches and thrilling leisure attractions waiting to be explored!

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on the ground floor, has gas central heating which is fed from the boiler in the owners main house next door and comprises:
Lounge/dining room: Spacious with Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Wet room: With shower, WC and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack. Shared washer/dryer available.

Miscellaneous

Private patio with garden furniture and BBQ. Large, lawned garden, shared with owner. Tidal river fishing adjacent to the cottage 100 yards, licence required. Bike store. Private parking for two cars.
Please note: There are slopes in the garden which lead down to a river, 10 yards, children must be supervised.
  • Nearest town
    Laugharne
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Whitland
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    5 miles
  • Lake
    500 yards

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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Friday 27 October 2017 7 nights £ 392.00
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