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Barn | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Penrhyn farm sits in an isolated beautiful valley on the bank of the river Towy with over ½ mile of private fishing. Explore the spectacular scenery of the Upper Towy Valley and Cambrian Mountains from the doorstep.
Private fishing river, BBQ, sun terrace, wet room with disable acsess, lawn play area, badminton / soft ball tennis are only few of many attractions awaiting you at Penrhyn Barn.
Well behaved dogs allowed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pembrey 65 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff International 100 km, Nearest railway: Llandovery 10 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||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor is a bedroom with a super king size bed which can be converted, if preferred, to either twin beds or a single bed with wheelchair disabled access. A wet room with shower, toilet and handbasin adjoins the bedroom and is also suitable for disabled.
A flight of hand crafted oak stairs lead onto a landing with access to four bedrooms all with high ceilings and exposed beams. There is a double bedroom with an en suite shower room with hand basin and toilet.
Two bedrooms with king size beds and a twin room. All the bedrooms have stunning views of the valley with Crystal Mountain and the Cambrians to the north and the rapids and pools of the river to the south.
A shower room with a double shower wash handbasin and toilet is situated next to the twin room and opposite is a large family bathroom with a jacuzzi bath with shower over, handbasin and toilet.
The bath has fabulous views over the valley and mountains and is perfect to relax with a glass of wine after a strenuous day walking or cycling!
A separate utility room with a sink, large fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer adjoins the barn. It has a radiator and is ideal as a drying room for wet coats, boots, muddy dogs, fishing rods etc.
|Further details outdoors|
Badminton/soft ball tennis.
All towels and linen are provided.
Heating oil and logs for wood burner. Bring your own charcoal for the weber. Portable ramps for wheelchair access provided.
No mobile service in valley but owners land line is available.
The barn is available from 3.30pm on the date of arrival and we request that guests depart before 10,30am on the day of departure.
Sorry, but strictly no smoking in the property.
Pets strictly not allowed on the furniture and upstairs, well-behaved dogs limited to two by prior arrangement @ £20.00 each.
Special rates offered for smaller parties.
Please e-mail or call us for further information or booking inquiries.
About this location
Mid Wales is a beautiful unexplored area of mountains, valleys, rivers cascading through deep gorges and quaint market towns steeped in ancient myths and legends. In contrast the green rolling countryside of Carmarthenshire (The garden of Wales) gives way to two vast, golden beaches at the mouth of the river Towy, Pembrey and Pendine.
Visit the many castles and follies, find out about Merlin, King Arthur, and our local legend Twm Sion Catti ( the Welsh Robin Hood). Or be active and enjoy fly fishing for sewin, (sea trout) and salmon, go pony trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, walking, and bird watching.
The Garden of Wales is the home to the National Botanical Garden of Wales, Aberglasney, Dinefwr Park and Castle, and Pembery Country Park.
The Boat House at Laugharne which is now a museum celebrates the life and work of our very own Dylan Thomas famous 20th century poet and writer of 'Under Milk Wood' and 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Goodnight.'
The Brecon Beacons, The Cambrian Mountains, the blue flag beaches of Pendine and Pembery and famous poets and legends, what more could you ask for? Come and see for yourself.
Why not try;
Mountain biking and Cycling (local hire company)
Dinefwr Park and Castle and Newton House
Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Dan-Yr-Ogof National Showcaves
Pembrey Country Park and Beach
Numerous Golf Courses
Beautiful beaches of Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion
Cambrian Mountains and Elan Valley
Lovely country pubs with good beer and fantastic food
Farmers Markets and Llandovery Sheep Festival
Go Ape at Pembrey Country Park
Dry ski slope and and toboggan run.
There are too many attractions to list them all. Come and explore Secret Wales, you will not be dissapointed.
We are situated in the Upper Towy valley an area called 'Little Switerzerland,' by the locals. It is a gateway into the undiscovered Cambrian Mountains, where red kites glide on unseen thermals and vast open moorland and moutains drop down into tumbling mountain streams and gorges.
Explore the forests, valleys and shores of Llyn Brianne reservoir in utter solitude, no crowds, no queues, just clean mountain air, beautiful scenery and a feeling of peace and tranquillity.
Rhandirmwyn means valley of the minerals where lead used to be mined in the last century, the Dolaucothi Gold Mines are close by and you can take a fascinating underground tour or try your luck at panning for gold. Search for Twm Sion Catti's cave at the Dinas Bird Reserve, there is a walk round the reserve that follows the River Towy as it cascades over huge glacial boulders, it's spetacular and Twm's cave is hidden in the hillside.
If you crave excitement and an adrenalin rush then hurtling down the new mountain bike trail at Cwm Rhayder should suffice but for those who want to take in the beautiful scenery at a more leisurely pace then walks up the the waterfall have been described by some of our guests as a hidden fairy glen.
Llandovery market town is seven miles away and has a collection of pubs, shops and a heritage centre, this truly is a land of myths and legends and here you can learn about 'The Lady of the Lake' and the 'Physicians of Myddfai.'
Rhandirmwyn has a village shop and a local pub that serves good food and a selection of real ales, Cilycwm village, which lies in the opposite direction has a lovely country pub that serves delicious home cooked food and further along the valley towards the mountains is the small village of Ffarmers where the Drovers Arms serves excellent local welsh cuisine.
Come to Penrhyn to unwind, relax by the river, try your hand at fly fishing, trek across the mountains, speed down forestry trails on a mountain bike, or seek out ancient legends and explore castles and Celtic market towns.
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23 Aug 2014
We stayed at Penrhyn Barn for a week with friends ranging from 1yr - 40+yrs. The barn was really comfortable, plenty of comfy chairs and lovely beds. Lots of room for us all and our 4 cars. The barn w… More
16 Aug 2014
"Beautiful location, friendly owners, great accommodation !"
We stayed for a week at Penrhyn Barn with our extended family, ages ranging from 5- 80 something!? We all had a fantastic week, it is a beautiful very well equipped barn conversion providing comfortab… More
27 Jul 2014
"A hidden treasure"
This is an excellent accommodation for our extended family consisting of 7 adults 3 children and a newborn. We didn't need any of the undersoil heating and fireplace during our stay ( an average … More
8 Jan 2014
"Absolutely breathtaking location."
Our family stayed at penryhn over the new year holiday, what a beautiful place, rooms all very clean,bright and spacious with very comfy beds. The barn itself was nicely set up with its underfloor hea… More
3 Dec 2013
"Great place, lovely location."
Really nice place: range cooker, wood burner, under floor heating, great showers, comfy beds. Good location for hiking and mountain biking; very quiet, very peaceful. Walking distance (1.5 miles) to … More
23 Jun 2013
"Should I not just keep this secret to myself?"
We were actually planning to go to the Hay on Wye literature festival but found accommodation near Hay very expensive with plenty of evidence that prices are set particularly high for the days around … More
10 Jun 2013
"Stunning views, loads for the kids to do, friendly owners and very peacful"
I went here for my 30th birthday. There were 6 adults, 5 kids and a dog. The barn was plenty big enough for all guests and with 3 shower rooms there wasn't any ques for the bathroom!The location … More
15 Oct 2012
"Lovely Barn, Beautiful area"
The barn was warm and homely with fabulous surrounding views of the countryside and river. The barn is very well equiped with everything you'd need for a self catering holiday and the owners are very helpful. The mostly open layout of the barn allows good social interaction when preparing meals and eating etc, plus the extra bathrooms and toilets come in handy for large groups.
The surronding countryside and stunning walks just a short drive away were magnificent and the river gorge following the river to the left of the barn was very impressive.
I would recommend this barn and area to anyone and would definitely visit again.
8 Oct 2012
"Beautiful setting, beautiful barn"
Although it took us a while to find, the barn was even more lovely than the photos. The fresh flowers and fruit were a nice touch, as was the greeting by Tess the dog! All the bedrooms were clean with… More
2 Aug 2012
"Perfect location, perfect accommodation, perfect hosts."
We had a great family holiday, 6 adults and two children, plenty of room and freedom to enjoy ourselves without restriction. The Barn is a faboulus restoration, beautifully appointed and just perfect … More
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