Pen-y-Fedw ref: W42497

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
8
Sleeps
Bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

An original Welsh farmhouse set in tranquil countryside just a short distance from the seaside town of Ferryside. Retaining many original features, this detached farmhouse is ideal for large families and groups, with two separate sleeping areas. Set on a working farm it is an ideal family holiday location and a delight for children. In the village the railway runs quietly through the centre along the coast, providing links to Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire, or even a great day out to enjoy a train ride by the sea. Ferryside is an almost undiscovered seaside village on the Carmarthenshire coastline and benefits from all the peace and tranquillity. Ffos Las Racecourse is 7 miles. There are numerous places of interest and a wide variety of activities including Folly Farm, Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Pemberton’s Welsh Chocolate Farm, Oakwood Park which offers an exciting day out for all the family, and the National Botanic Garden of Wales. For the the more active, golf, fishing, watersports and horse riding can be found locally. There is something for everyone. Shops, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room. Second living room. Dining room. Kitchen.

First floor

4 bedrooms: 3 double, one with additional single (accessed via one double bedroom), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Kidwelly
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    4.7 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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