Cefncilwg ref: UK34003

Taliaris, Carmarthenshire

5 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Wheelchair Access 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Bath/Shower Seat 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Childrens Play Area 
  • Customer's choice 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Celebration Houses 
  • More Than Dog Friendly 


Only a few miles from Taliaris is the traditional, gorgeous tourist town of Llandeilo. Llandeilo is one of the prettiest towns in Wales, a quaint and charming place with friendly locals, superb inns and an interesting range of shops. Llandeilo entered into life as a religious centre founded by Saint Teilo, from whom the town derives its name. Why not make the 3 mile trip in to the town and bring your bikes too if you wish? There are many well-known local attractions like Aberglasney Gardens, National botanical gardens, Newton House, Dinefwr castle, Castell Carreg Cennen and the list goes on, as well as just being 30 minutes away from Llansteffan beach. There are also large popular attractions like Oakwood theme park, Bluestone, Blue lagoon, Folly Farm are all around an hour’s drive away, or just stay at Cefncilwg and relax among the beautiful surroundings.

The property comprises of a large living room with a cosy wood burner for those cooler evenings. Another smaller living room with wood burner. There is a large dining room which has stunning, panoramic views of the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside. There is a beautiful country kitchen/dining room, Rayburn and a welcoming spacious porch with laundry facilities. Upstairs there are four spacious bedrooms, three are kingsize and then a twin room, all with country décor. There is also a quaint bathroom upstairs with a spacious walk-in shower. The large landing compromises a cosy sitting area where you can sit and read your favourite book. Downstairs we have a wheelchair accessible double bedroom which is next to a luxurious spacious bathroom with roll-top bath.

There are three entrances to the property, one of these being located on the front of the property in direct view of the tranquil pond, here there will be an added seating area where you can enjoy your morning coffee and soak up the views and beautiful sounds of the birds and wildlife; hedgehogs, herons, otters, rabbits and more. The red kites are a spectacular sight to see, and listen out for the woodpeckers. Our bird feeders are filled on a regular basis to encourage our regular visitors to come and greet you! Outside there is also a large play area for the children set away from the pond on the opposite side of the property. This is next to the field where the Alpacas and miniature Shetlands wait patiently to say hello. Large enclosed lawned garden with panoramic views of the outstanding countryside and large pond which is infused with natural wildlife and garden furniture.

This detached holiday home is the perfect place for larger families and for groups of friends to have a fantastic holiday together. There is also local pony trekking available for those looking for an adventure.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner and Smart TV.
Living room 2: With wood burner.
Kitchen: With Rayburn electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bathroom: With roll-top bath, toilet, and heated towel rail.

First floor

Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 4: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 5: With twin beds.
Shower room: With walk-in shower (shower seat available upon request) and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burners included, remainder, at £6 per basket. Stairgate. Private Hot Tub. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack.


Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Children’s play area. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking. Please note: There is a pond in the garden, 30 metres away.
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  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
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  • 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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