Ysgubor Pantymangoed ref: OAA

Llandyfan, near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 


A truly stunning, detached barn conversion, with such detail afforded to guest comfort, you may not want to tear yourself away to explore the surrounding area. Oozing character with high beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, old inglenook fireplace and 16th-century bread oven. Exuding style and comfort with a wonderfully designed, and very sociable, open-plan living room and dining area complete with wood-burning stove, and a few steps down to the stylish oak kitchen. Included in the finer detail is a stunning dragon sculpture made by a local craftsman who also made the wrought iron bannister for the oak stairway that sweeps up to the mezzanine bedroom. During the festive season, Ysgubor Pantymangoed is decorated with a Christmas theme.
Privileged to be situated within the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, there is much to do and see locally. Walkers will enjoy a stroll down to the river, or pathways from the doorstep that lead to the Black Mountain. There are ponds within the 130 acre grounds which are a haven for wildlife. Carreg Cennen Castle, and Dinefwr Castle and Country Park are popular attractions, as well as the romantic Aberglasney Gardens and the National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Slightly further afield are the stunning beaches of the Gower Peninsula, Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with golden sands, clifftop walks and craggy coves. The market town of Llandeilo is worth a visit with its independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Swansea town offers an array of shopping, and Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is a must for a day trip with its Millennium Centre and Stadium, historical places of interest and fantastic shops and boutiques. Golf club 2 miles, beach 15 miles. Shop and restaurant 5 miles, pub 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance:
Lounge/dining room: With woodburner, 42" Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, CD and rugs on flagstone floor.
3 steps down to
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, wine cooler and original 16th-century bread oven.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, en-suite with WC.
Bathroom: With bath, shower and WC.

First floor

Bedroom 3: With double bed, stable-style door and en-suite with WC.
Second feature oak and wrought iron, open-tread, open-sided staircase to. . .
Galleried Mezzanine: Bedroom 4: With double bed and WC.

Second floor

Third floor


Oil central heating (underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for woodburner included, remiander at £5 per basket. Highchair. Welcome pack.


Courtyard area with garden furniture and BBQ. Access to 130-acre natural grounds with woodland and farmland. External utility with wet room, toilet and cycle store. Ample parking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply. There are unfenced ponds in gated grounds.
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  • 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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