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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Set in the heart of the Brechfa Forest in a lovely Village called Abergorlech, on the bank of the River Cothi, paces from our Pub !

It is 3 minutes to the Forest walks and Brechfa bike trails, and our village is a lovely, friendly, small village, with a great peaceful rural setting.

If you are looking for the perfect country get away with scenery, walks, cosy Pub and home made food, please come and visit us.

It is great accommodation if you want open space, peace and activities and walks if you want them ; biking on the Brechfa bike trails, walking on the marked routes, or fishing on the Towy and Cothi rivers for Salmon and Sea Trout.

Gas central heating, multi fuel stove in the Lounge. Sky TV. Double bedroom x 2, and twin bedroom + sofa bed in the Lounge and high quality single air bed if needed make this ideal accommodation for groups as well as individuals and couples. One shower room, and two toilets.

There is a lockable stone room attached to the holiday cottage, and a hosepipe to clean your mountain bikes.

There is a garden with patio to the rear of the accommodation with lovely views over open fields.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pembrey 20 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 120 km, Nearest railway: Carmarthen 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Cosy log burner in the spacious Lounge with flat screen TV and Sky freeview.

Kitchen can seat 8 at a push, but the house is best for maximum 6. The rooms are configured as a double bed, single that pulls out to a double ( or we can put in an aerobed and make two singles), and a twin room. If you are a bigger group there is a double sofa bed.

There is a shower room but no bath, two seperate toilets, one upstairs and one downstairs.

When we restored the house we have revealed lots of the natural river stone wall and embraced the character of the property.

Further details outdoors

There is an open garden to the rear, up some steps. It has amazing views along the hill behind, and backs on to our local farmers nursing field, where you may see lambs or calves. We have built a large patio and seating area. There is a hose pipe if you are a cyclist and need to clean up after riding the trails.

Further details

Bookings are from Fridays, and we do welcome weekend bookings or short breaks.

We accept dogs, but ask that they do not go upstairs or sit on the furniture. Due to the size of the house one large dog or two small is about the recommended limit.

There is an additional charge for dogs of £20pw.

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

To give you some insight in what you can do to fill a week or two if you choose our cottage :-

Nearby we have some fantatstic beaches, that are about 40/50 minutes drive away, but a lovely traffic free, non queueing drive ! Pembrey ( the closest and plenty to do here for children), Mwnt, Llangranog, Tenby, and Newquay are my favourites, and all are fairly close.

There are a few great castles half an hour away which are not only historic but a great walk, and great views to enjoy the countryside. Nearest are Dinefewr in Llandeilo, Carreg Cennen in Trapp and Llanstephan Castle. Each is a great day out with good walks, and places to eat.

We are 15 minutes from the Botanic Gardens, Aberglasney Gardens, and Dinefwr Park.

A trip to this area also needs a visit to Lyn y Brianne Reservoir, its a beautiful drive, and isnt far from Llandovery ( also a good place to visit...places to eat and a small museum). There are some great walks, with a spectacular RSPB walk that follows a mountain river and is a must.

The Edwinsford Sporting Estate is nearby for day fishing for Salmon, or shooting.

Take a trip to the traditional town of Llandeilo, its a great historical town, with places to shop and eat, its geared for Toursim, but reflects the old town values. Carmarthen is also nearby, with traditional high street shopping, new shopping centre, state of the art cinema, and a leisure centre.

I have a listed two week programme of places to go and things to do, to help a vistor get the best from the area. Happy to help plan a way to get the best from the area for your visit.

Brechfa

Our village is small and friendly. The cottage is in the middle of it near to the Pub.

There are about 30 houses and the main road is parrallel to the River Cothi, a salmon river. In the mornings you can sometimes see the Kingfisher in action, or the Otters.

We are at the entrance to the Brechfa Forest where you can access a few way marked walks which are not busy and beautifully tranquil or use the Brechfa Mountain Bike Tracks.In

You can eat in our Pub, its all home made, and we are blessed with chatty locals. Alternatively Llandeilo has some nice places to eat, as does Carmarthen.

We have a community run store in Brechfa for basics, but Carmarthen or Llandeilo are equidistant if you need big shopping, with a 24hr Tesco in Carmarthen.

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31 Aug 2013

4/5

"great hospitality"

as a party of 2 adults and 3 pre-teen children, we found the location excellent, with various walks and castles nearby, and a short journey to the beaches we were never stuck for things to do, the own… More

27 Jun 2013

5/5

"Cosy, Quiet, Clean & Comfortable - Everything you need!"

We stayed as a party of 4 aged between 30 -35 with a dog.The cottage helped make our weeks stay a memorable time.We stayed in the cottage to experience the local forest trails and the gorgeous West Wa… More

21 Apr 2013

4/5

"Great cottage for mountain biking at Brechfa Forest"

Great cottage in a great location for mountain biking which is why I rented it. It's owned by the landlords (George and Louise) of the local pub who were very nice hosts and serve some good beer. There was no wifi or mobile phone signal (I'm on Tesco/O2) at the cottage so keeping in touch with others was difficult but a great excuse if that's what you want for the break from. We could have done with a little more wood for the wood burner but you can buy extra bags for £5 from the owners so no big deal.

I'm used to a powerful shower at home so the (electric) shower was a bit weak but adequate. Can be easily fixed George if you install a mixer and run it directly off your boiler!

2 Apr 2013

5/5

"Excellent accomodation in a beautiful location"

Stayed with a couple of friends mountain biking for a few days. The accomodation was excellent, the location was perfect. Ideal with mountain biking and walks on the door step and a lovelly pub serving great food a couple of doors down. And more importantly super helpful and friendly landlords, who own the holiday cottage and pub. My friend had a serious problem with his bike which could have ruined our trip but George went above and beyond to try to arrange it to be fixed, but when this wasn't possible he managed to arrange a hire bike at such short notice - a big thank you.

8 Jan 2013

5/5

"Happy new year!! We loved it!!!!"

Five of us stayed for 2 nights over new year and we had a brilliant time. The nearby walks and trails are brilliant and the owners are so lovely and welcoming. Their pub a few doors down, is cosy and … More

We enjoyed having you visit the village . Hope to see you again soon.

8 Jan 2013

5/5

"Escape from the city in this cosy cottage"

We stayed for 2 nights in December for New Years Eve. The cottage is well equipped with everything you need, a lovely log fire and cosy blankets. A few steps away from the cottage is a great walk in t… More

Thanks for your kind review.

19 Dec 2012

5/5

"Idyllic cottage holiday"

My partner Maaike and her 7 year old son and I stayed at Cothi View for the last week of August. We arrived later than planned in a stunning, quiet, wooded valley to collect the keys from the Landlord of the local pub The Black Lion (more of that later). We wandered back to the cottage, to find a warm and cosy home which would easily sleep 8 people.With only the three of us we had space to spare. Well furnished and clearly recently decorated and cleaned.
After settling in we wandered back to the Black Lion to sample the local Ale and meet our landlord. George couldn't be more helpful and knowledgeable about the area, having grown up within a stones throw of the pub.
Great cottage, fabulous local countryside for walking and cycling with the stunning beaches of Carmarthen Bay to the East, and the South Coast of Pendine all within an hours drive. All topped off by a local pub serving excellent, varied and damn good value food, and did I mention the local ale?
Despite the wettest summer in living memory we didn't get rained on once and loved every minute of every day. Great memories, lovely people, stunning scenery.

We plan to get back as soon as we can

Thank you. Glad you had a good time, and thanks for the lovely review. We look forward to having you back soon....you could upgrade to the other cottage with the hot tub !!

18 Dec 2012

4/5

"Exceeded our expectations"

This was our first trip for mountain biking in the Brechfa forest and being at the bottom of the trails and within a hundred yard stagger from the pub we thought we'd give it a go. Early signs we… More

Thanks for the lovely review and your comments about our locals, they are the real asset to this village.

18 Dec 2012

5/5

"Warm, stylish and well-appointed cottage for friends or family"

We have stayed at Cothi View a number of times and at all times of year too. In the winter time the wood burning stove creates a cosy heart to the cottage; in fact we have spent many a freezing after… More

Thanks for your kind review.

18 Dec 2012

5/5

"Friendly and cosy"

Very cosy and clean cottage with excellent access to the walking and mountain bike trails of Brechfa.

Thanks for the review.

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Calendar last updated:28 Mar 2014

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  • German
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