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Dinefwr cottage in the spring with the magnolia itree in bloom

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Dinefwr cottage is In an idyllic rural setting in the Towy valley, two miles from the historic and quirky town of Llandeilo, it is an ideal base for visiting Wales. It is within easy reach of the breath-taking scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the beaches of West Wales and the splendid gardens of the Towy valley. The National Botanic Gardens of Wales, with its great glasshouse, and Aberglasney Gardens are just minutes away. The bustling town of Carmarthen and the city of Swansea are both easily reached by car.

Named after nearby Dinefwr castle this stone cottage is one of three cottages converted from former farm buildings. An old stone threshing barn has also been converted into a games room with tabletennis, snooker, book shelves and toys and an old cart house now has washing machines and tumble dryer.

The cottage has its own patio area and also has use of the large lawned garden and guests can wander in the recently replanted orchard which is surrounded by ancient oak trees. It's an exciting place for children to explore. To encourage wild flowers the grass is only mown a few times a year but there are always clear pathways through the orchard. It's a wonderful place to play hide and seek.

Guests can enjoy themselves fishing on the renowned Towy river, bird watching (the red kite can often be seen hovering over Dinefwr Castle) and walking.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pembrey Country Park
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Llandeilo 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

The cottage is in a beautifully peaceful rural setting, surrounded by fields with large old oaks. A nature lovers paradise, deer and badgers have been spotted outside the cottage and there are dozens of different birds. A very restful, quiet place to sit outside with a glass of wine in the evening after a delicious meal in one of the excellent restaurants in nearby Llandeilo. This bustling small town has quirky shops, pubs and cafes. Forthcoming festivals this summer include the Music & Flower Festival, the Jazz festival and a Tapas Festival in September. There is loads to do and see in the area. For garden lovers Aberglasney Gardens and the Botanic Garden of Wales are just minutes away. For castle lovers, Dinefwr castle is a"long bow" shot away and Dryslwyn and Carreg Cennen castle are just a few miles away.

The Brecon Beacons start 2 miles away which is perfect for walkers. Dinefwr cottage is ideally located to explore the whole of South and West Wales from the the mountains of the Brecon Beacons to the glorious sandy beaches of the Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire coasts. Plenty to do for all nature lovers, castle enthusiasts and gardeners. The National Botanic Garden of Wales with its great glasshouse is a "must visit" place.

With its mild climate throughout the year the area is an ideal place for that get away break during the dark months of winter.

Llandeilo

In the middle of the Towy valley, with its rich farmland, Llandeilo is a stronghold of the Welsh language. A busy small town with plenty of cafes, pubs, quirky shops and art galleries. The children will love the home-made icecream and chocolates whilst Mum browses in all the small shops.

Close to the edge of the Brecon Beacons there is plenty to do for everyone. Walking, fishing and bird-watching are favorites with nature lovers. Aberglasney Gardens and the National Botanic Garden of Wales with the great glasshouse delight young and old alike. The area is renowned for its castles, Dryslwyn, Dinefwr and Carreg Cennen castle are all close by.

Carmarthen, Swansea and Cardiff with their museums and shops are all within easy reach by car.

Llandeilo hosts regular festivals throughout the year. The Jazz Festival and the Music Festival take place in July. The Festival of the Senses in the winter.

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4 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great cottage in a lovely location"

We stayed at Dinefwr cottage at the end of May 2014 and were very pleased with the quality of the cottage and with the natural surroundings. The cottage is close enough from the M4 to be easily access… More

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