Awelfryn ref: UK6643

Llandybie, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Stairgate 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Come and discover all that Awelfryn has to offer. Nestled on the rolling hillside, it enjoys uninterrupted views out over the valley towards the National Trust managed Dinefwr Castle, and Carreg Cennen Castle located within the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. This is the perfect location to discover this unspoilt area of Carmarthenshire. Wake up in the morning and enjoy a fresh coffee in the sun room and take in those unforgettable views. The spacious galley style kitchen offers the perfect place to cook those special occasion meals, or take in the balmy summer nights, dine al fresco with a barbecue and enjoy some local farm shop produce.
Awelfryn is a semi-detached cottage which has been lovingly furnished throughout to offer the perfect base. The views really are sublime from Awelfryn which is located near the quaint hamlet of Llandybie and only 10 minutes from the historic town of Llandeilo with the River Towy meandering through the centre. Llandeilo offers great dining with many restaurants specialising in home cooked meals using locally sourced produce, and with local ales to sample too. Train stations can be found at both Llandeilo, 5 miles, which is part of the Heart of Wales line, and Llandybie, 3 miles.
For keen walkers there is a host of footpaths locally along with Carmel National Nature Reserve with remarkable geology, and the only known Turlough in Wales, or disappearing lake, only a few minutes away. Centrally positioned to discover all that Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the beaches of the Gower have to offer and only minutes away from the National Botanical Garden of Wales which boasts the largest single span glass house in Europe where you can explore the vast gardens, butterfly house or the exotic plants within the glass house. Swansea, the Gower Peninsula and the famous walled town of Tenby are all within a 45-minute drive, great for all ages and perfect for your family. Beach 16 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Open plan living space: With tiled floor.
Living area:
With 40" Freeview TV, DVD player and patio doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
Galley style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Sun room.
Lower ground floor:
With washing machine.

First floor

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

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned courtyard with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Llandeilo
  • Shops
    1½ miles
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Llandybie
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    16.0 miles
  • Lake
    2½ 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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