Cennen Cottages at Rhandir Farm - Rhandir Long House ref: OXJ

Trapp, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

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Sleeps
6
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3
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Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
No pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • All En-suite 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Rhandir Barn (ref OX4) and Rhandir Long House (ref OXJ) occupy a dramatic position on a working sheep farm overlooking two valleys in one of the most beautiful and secluded areas in the Brecon Beacons National Park. There are outstanding views of the Black Mountain and the beautiful Carreg Cennen Castle from these architect-designed, detached, 19th-century barns. They both feature beams and cosy wood-burning stove, and Rhandir Barn (ref OX4) has feature archways in the living area, a permanent reminder that these were once part of the stables. In the National Park there are masses of paths and trails for walkers (all abilities), runners, cyclists, mountain bikers, golfers, horse riders and wildlife watchers. There is an excellent range of organised activities on offer too, from gentle recreational pursuits like photography, to full-on adrenaline sports such as paragliding, canoeing, rafting and abseiling. There are a good selection of restaurants and pubs in peaceful Trapp, 2 miles, Llandeilo, 6 miles, and quaint Llangadog, 8 miles. Beach 28 miles. Shops and restaurant 6 miles, pub 2 miles.

Rhandir Long House (OXJ), Rhandir Barn (OX4), Ysgubor Fawr (OXK), Ty Nant (OXL), Y Bwthyn (OXM) can be booked together to accommodate up to 25 guests. The magnificent dining-room at Ysgubor Fawr (OXK) is double height and has a minstrel gallery and seating for 20 guests, and more can be added. The adjacent kitchen is well equipped and easily lends itself to use by caterers.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Exposed beams throughout. Large double height living room with wood-burning stove. Dining room with full height glass to two sides with panoramic views and doors to outside paved area and lawn. Well-equipped kitchen. Utility with adjoining toilet. Large twin bedroom with headroom to roof apex, door to terrace and lawn, fully tiled en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower. Slate floor throughout.

First floor

Two double bedrooms, each with sloping ceiling in roof space, roof windows and fully tiled en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Wooden floor throughout.

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

Wood-burning stove - fuel included, thereafeter available locally. Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. TV. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Large lawned garden, patio, large terrace, furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. This property is inspected and quality graded by Visit Wales’ own inspection team and we are advised by them that the property is 5*.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
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  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

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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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