Afallon Cottage ref: 23879

Manordeilo, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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3
Sleeps
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2
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Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This detached holiday cottage is set within 4 acres of grounds which has views of Pen y Fan and the Brecon Beacons, adjacent to the owner’s home, with its own small, enclosed private garden. The National Botanical Gardens, the beach and castle at Llansteffan are just a short drive. The National Botanical Gardens have ‘doggy days’ on Mondays where you can take your dog free of charge to delight in the beautiful gardens. Right on the doorstep is Dinefwr Castle and Country Park, a national nature reserve, historic house and 18th century landscaped park, enclosing a medieval deer park. It has acres of countryside trails, café and gift shop, dogs are always welcome on a lead.
Guests can enjoy the beaches at Tenby, Saundersfoot and the Gower coast - Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Pembrey County Park is set against the spectacular backdrop of the Gower Peninsula, and is one of Wales’s top attractions. With its 8 miles of golden sands (7 miles of which is dog friendly all year round), 550 acres of idyllic woodlands, the longest toboggan run in Wales, forest adventure playground and wildlife trails. The market towns of Brecon, Llandovery and Llandeilo are within easy driving. Salmon and trout fishing is available on the River Towy nearby. Shops 1 mile, pub 1½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating included (£25 per week/£15 per short break Oct-Apr). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Small enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Pond in grounds.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Llangadog
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    2.0 miles
  • Lake

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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