Gwylfa ref: UK6414

Trimsaran, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Enjoy the delights of Gwylfa, set within the picturesque hamlet of Trimsaran, deep within the beautiful countryside of Carmarthenshire, yet close to the coast. A few minutes away is Ffos Las racecourse, which offers the perfect day out, or for the keen golfers, the Glyn Abbey golf course is on the doorstep, boasting views along the Gwendraeth Valley. This spacious semi-detached property, next to the owners’ home, has been renovated yet retains some of its original features, including fireplaces and high ceilings. The large galley style kitchen offers a fantastic space to entertain friends and family, and is complete with a dining area and focal wood burner. The large garden is sure to be well used for children playing or enjoying a BBQ.
Gwylfa is only a 10-minute drive away from the Millennium Coastal Path, which runs along this sublime coastline and can be explored by foot or bicycle (hire available locally). One of Wales’ top attractions, Pembrey Country Park with its many footpaths, 8 miles of golden sandy beach, 550 acres of woodlands, dry ski slope and the longest toboggan run in Wales, is only a short drive away. Travelling inland, you will find the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, complete with the largest single span glass house in the world. Beach 4 miles. Shop 800 yards, pub 5 miles, restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance. Tiled floor throughout.
Living room: With 50" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: Galley style with wood burner, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Stairgate. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and gas BBQ. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 4 steps in the garden.
  • Nearest town
    Kidwelly
  • Shops
    800 yards
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Kidwelly
  • Pub
    5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    4.0 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles (beach)

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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