Rhydfach ref: UK35075

Pontyates, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

3 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
SAT
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bungalow 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Come and enjoy Rhydfach, set on the edge of the picturesque village of Pontyates, within the Gwendraeth Valley. This single storey holiday property is set peacefully with views across the meadows and valley below, and offers the perfect base to discover Carmarthenshire. Within Pontyates you can enjoy some freshly cooked produce in the traditional Welsh pub and restaurant around a 10 minutes’ walk away, with locally brewed ales to enjoy too; you will also find a village shop and chip shop in the village. Rhydfach is in the perfect location to reach a host of activities and attractions, with Kidwelly Castle, Ffos Las racecourse, the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, Llanelli Wetland Centre and Pembrey Country Park within a 15-minute drive.
This spacious property has been lovingly furnished throughout to offer a great base, the open plan kitchen/dining room is perfect to prepare that special meal and leads out onto a large patio area where you can dine alfresco or take in the sunset with a glass of wine. The living room boasts a focal wood burner, perfect for curling up in front of with a good book, or watching a movie in an evening. Each bedroom is bright and airy and well furnished to provide a good night’s sleep.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living room: With wood burner and Freeview TV.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • 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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