Tŷ Cosy ref: UK6660

Salem, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

3 Star Self Catering



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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • All En-suite 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • More Than Dog Friendly 


Set within the peaceful Carmarthenshire village of Salem and next to the owners home, Tŷ Cosy (pronounced tee-cosy) offers comfortable accommodation for two. All on the ground floor, the open plan living space has a bright kitchen leading to the L-shaped living and dining area. Sitting on the relaxing chaise sofa you overlook the sweet, enclosed garden, which is accessed via the patio doors and wooden steps down to the lawn. The cottage is completed with a double bedroom and an en-suite.
The village of Salem has a pub with a warm and cosy atmosphere with fires, a good choice of real ales and home-cooked food. The historic town of Llandeilo is less than 3 miles away, picturesquely sited on a hill above the River Tywi. Known for its boutique shops, a great choice of deli’s and eateries and regular festivals of music and creativity, Llandeilo also has a wealth of heritage attractions in the area like National Trust owned Dinefwr Park (with spectacular walks around the 800-acre estate and an 18th-century manor house to explore) as well as Carreg Cennen and Dryslwyn Castles. From here the Brecon Beacons National Park, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is within easy reach but the whole area abounds with fantastic walks and is a natural playground for ramblers, birdwatchers and mountain bikers. Ty Cosy is just 20-minute drive from the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, with the biggest single-span glasshouse in the world (housing the largest collection of Mediterranean plants in the Northern Hemisphere), attractive walled gardens and butterfly house, while historic Aberglasney gardens are just 10 minutes away, with regular tours, exhibitions, outdoor music and theatre. Together with the popular Gwili Steam Railway, Dolaucothi Gold Mines and the glorious beaches of Carmarthenshire - Ty Cosy is the ideal spot from which to explore this beautiful area. Beach 33 miles. Shop 2¾ miles, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With 24’’ Freeview Smart TV and patio doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and wooden floor.
Bedroom: With double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Doggy extras.


Enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 5 steps to the garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    2.8 miles
  • Distance
    2.8 miles
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    2.7 miles
  • Lake
    7 miles

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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