Springer Cottage ref: CC632024

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 


Springer Cottage is a spacious mid terraced holiday cottage situated in the village of Llansteffan, which itself is nestled between the Towy Estuary with its glorious sandy beach and the rolling Welsh countryside. French doors extend the living space into a fully enclosed, landscaped rear garden which benefits from a sun trap patio area and a back gate leading to the beach and the village itself. Inside, facilities such as a dishwasher and pet room/utility room, along with an abundance of soft furnishings, make Springer Cottage a haven of comfort and convenience.

A superb base for exploring the sensational counties of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. Just a 300 metre amble from the back gate takes you to the centre of the village with its pub and shop. The Norman Castle dominates the headland above its sandy beach, 12th century church and ancient streets, this place often feels suspended in time and is widely regarded as Wales’s best kept secret! With fantastic views across the Towy Estuary to the village of Ferryside, Llansteffan boasts a foodie pub, cafe and a fine restaurant; plenty of choice for re fuelling following coastal walks around the headland of Wharley Point to take in the sensational views of the Taf Estuary and Laugharne: Those in search of further gastronomic adventure must head for Laugharne: Once home to the Welsh writer, Dylan Thomas, it’s now home to numerous restaurants, pubs, cafes and galleries. Enjoy a a lunch time snack alongside the water at The Boat House Cafe, also part museum; this place was the last home of the much loved writer. Or feast on fine, locally sourced produce at Seaview, a splendid restaurant within what was once his first marital home in the town. With regular family friendly activities taking place at its magnificent medieval castle, Laugharne is a place you’ll want to visit time and time again. The county town of Carmarthen lies just 8 miles from Springer Cottage and offers plenty of shops, pubs, restaurants, galleries, cinema etc. The town lays claim to being the oldest in Wales and originates from AD75. A roman amphitheatre remains in the town, one of only 7 in the UK. Legend has it that Carmarthen was the home of Merlin, the wizard of Arthurian folklore; something lauded annually at a summer festival celebrating all things myth and magical at Carmarthen Park. The Angel Vaults Restaurant provides a great venue for lunches or evening meals for those exploring this intriguing county town. Whether returning from the ’Go Ape’ adventures at Pembrey Country Park, pony trekking across stunning beaches or a boat trip out of Tenby to the serenity of Caldey Island, you can’t fail to appreciate the comfort and convenience of Springer Cottage. With easy access to so much, including both golf and watersports within five miles, yet tucked away from the bustling tourist trail, this cottage provides the perfect place for whatever holiday you wish to create. Beach 1.5 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 330 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has oil fired central heating and comprises;
Lounge: With stone built fireplace, Free view TV and DVD; French doors leading out onto the patio
Dining Room: With dining furniture for 6
Kitchen: With cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
Utility/Pet Room: With washing machine and dog crate.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bedroom 2: With double bed
Bedroom 3: With two single beds
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair available. Doggy extras.


Fully enclosed landscaped garden with block paved patio area and BBQ. Lockable outdoor store for bikes, fishing gear etc. On street parking for two cars on quiet road. This property is inspected and quality graded by Visit Wales’ own inspection team and we are advised by them that the property is 4*.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    330 yards
  • Distance
    8 Miles
  • Restaurant
    330 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    330 yards
  • Railway station distance
    8.0 miles
  • Lake
    350 yards (sea)

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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