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Ty Garan

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 4km

Located in a conservation area in one of the most attractive villages in south west Wales, Ty Garan is a bright and airy detached property. The house occupies an elevated position and enjoys uninterrupted views over the river Ritec and the surrounding countryside.

The property has an attractive south facing garden and is just 5km inland of the picturesque town of Tenby and even closer to Pembrokeshire's magnificent coastline.

Ty Garan has been awarded a coveted Visit Wales 5 Star grading, which reflects the quality of the property and the owners' commitment to achieving the highest levels of comfort and presentation for their guests.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Manorbier 4 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 158 km, Nearest railway: Tenby 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Sitting Room - a light, spacious, triple aspect room with seating for up to eight. Digital TV , DVD/CD player and surround sound system. There is a large selection of DVD's and lots of booklets and information leaflets for you to plan trips out to the many attractions in the area. French windows to terrace. Stairs lead down to the

Games Room - as well as a full-sized table football there are books, games and jigsaws and a stereo system with radio, CD and cassette player. French doors open on to the drive which has ample parking.

Conservatory - a lovely sunny room in which to relax and enjoy the views over the ford and the medieval clapper bridge. Full sized dining table for summer meals & French doors to garden. Steps up to

Kitchen/Dining room - A large, light, triple aspect room overlooking the terrace and adjoining the conservatory. Electric double oven, gas hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Kitchen table seats eight. Telephone for incoming calls and calls to the emergency services. Digital radio with ipod docking station.

Utility/boot room - Large (7kg) capacity washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Iron and ironing board, clothes airer. Door to garden and washing line. Lots of picnic crockery and acrylic glasses for use on the terrace.

Master bedroom suite - spacious, dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and French doors. King size bed, dressing table & hair dryer. Ample storage in separate dressing room. Italian porcelain tiled en suite shower room with walk-in shower, wc, whb and shaver point. The shower room can also be accessed by:-

Bedroom 2 - King size bed, dressing room with wardrobe. Access to the shared en suite shower room is via the bedroom's own dressing room. Hair dryer.

Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 4 - double bed, wardrobe, en suite shower room with wc, whb and shaver point.

Family bathroom - corner bath with shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, wc and whb. Shaver point.

Although we do not currently provide a cot or highchair there is more than enough room to accommodate a baby in its own Moses basket in the master bedroom. Alternatively, it is possible to hire a cot and highchair from a local agency. To find out more please call Gareth at Holiday and Nursery Hire on 01834 812909 or 07967 259699.

Garage - it may be possible for guests to have access to the garage to store bikes, surf boards, golf clubs, etc.

Please ask at the time of booking.

For more information, links and photos, please visit our website -

Further details outdoors

Landscaped garden with south facing sun terrace. Table with parasol, seating & terrace lighting. There are steps leading up to the house which may present a problem for anyone with restricted mobility. Ty Garan is ideally suited to family groups, including children of all ages. Please note: the garden is unfenced and there are some steep drops around the edges so care must be taken to supervise young children when they are playing outside.

St Florence is an attractive and peaceful village with a 12th century church and distinctive 'Flemish' chimneys on some of the properties. There is a well-stocked village shop, two pubs serving food and an excellent garden centre with restaurant. At the entrance to the village you will find Manor House Wildlife Park and also Heatherton World of Activities. A short drive will take you to Ritec Valley Quad Bikes, The Dinosaur Park and Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo. The village is less than ten minutes' drive from Tenby with its wonderful sandy beaches and views across Carmarthen Bay and towards Caldey Island. For those who enjoy exploring the country's heritage some of the best known castles in south west Wales are near by, including Manorbier, Carew and the mighty Pembroke.

Further details

Ty Garan is available for a minimum of 7 nights from Saturday to Saturday

The property is available from 3.00pm on the day of arrival

Please vacate the property by 10.00am on the day of departure

Please remember to bring your own beach towels

Deposit of 25% payable at the time of booking

Final balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival, together with a £150 Security Deposit.

We reserve the right to refuse any booking at our sole discretion and in particular but without limitation any booking for use by large single sex groups such as hen and stag parties.

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

Pembrokeshire is a magical part of the United Kingdom with an outstanding coastline - judged joint second in the world by National Geographic Traveler magazine alongside the Tutukaka Coast in New Zealand. Not to be outdone, Lonely Planet named Coastal Wales the "best region on Earth" to visit in 2012. The county enjoys a mild climate and wonderful light, which will be appreciated by artists and photographers alike.

The county has some of the best beaches in the UK, including the beaches in Tenby, Manorbier, Barafundle and Freshwater West, the latter having recently featured in Ridley Scott's "Robin Hood" and both "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films. More recently, scenes from "Snow White and the Huntsman" were filmed at Marloes Sands.

Opportunities to walk along the coastline abound with Britain's only dedicated coastal National Park extending from Amroth to Poppit Sands, a distance of 299 km.

In addition to the local castles, we recommend a visit to the Tudor Merchant's House in Tenby, the remains of Lamphey Bishops Palace, Bosherston Lily Ponds and St David's.


Tenby and St Florence are steeped in history and are renowned for the warm welcome the two communities extend to visitors to the area. South Pembrokeshire is stunningly picturesque with its many sandy beaches, magnificent coastline, rolling countryside and heritage sites.

Tenby itself has 3 Blue Flag beaches and is generally thought to be the prettiest seaside town in Wales. Established by the Normans as a fortified town, Tenby has retained its town walls. Within the walls, the town is a maze of narrow streets, which are pedestrianised during the day in summer when the many bars and restaurants offer al fresco seating.

Manorbier beach is just 4km from the house and has recently been awarded a prestigious Green Coast Award in recognition of its cleanliness, high standard of water quality and environmental management.

Established in 1888, Tenby Golf Club is renowned for being the birthplace of golf in Wales and has recently been included in the first edition of The Rolex World's Top 1000 Golf Courses.

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Review 1-8 of 8

8 Nov 2013


"Magical place to stay."

From the start of booking our holiday everything was made so easy. Exploring this beautiful house was magical!.The space and all the equipment provided were clean and immaculate. This house is in a very friendly, community, village. A great place to relax and enjoy being part of it, if only for a short while. We would recommend it to anyone, once you've experienced it, you'll want to go back again and again.

12 Jul 2013


"Plenty of Space to Hide from Teenage Children - BLISS!!!"

We had a lovely week at Ty Garan and although we are not Welsh speakers, the owners had left several clues about the name of the house, so we soon gathered it meant Heron House. Very, very, very well equipped and the games room was a welcome addition for the adults (some of whom pretended to be playing Foosball for the sake of the kids!!! Conservatory is very large and bright, so plenty of light and warmth in the kitchen every morning. Tableware of good quality and plenty of it, so no need to worry about the dish washer between meals. Only possible problem might be the outside steps for older people, but my 77 year old mother managed them well enough. I've stayed in many a holiday home over the years and this one was the best yet. So much space that you can row with your teenagers every morning and then ignore each other all day - heaven!!! Granny became a jigsaw fan and battled with Britain throughout the week. All in all, everyone had a really good time and we'd go back in a heartbeat.

2 Jun 2013


"Superb family acomodation ,especially for an all age group, in beautiful surroundings."

This beautiful family home provides everything one could need for a fabulous holiday. Our group of 2 grandparents, 3 grandson 9, 7 and 7 months and their respective parents, enjoyed an exceptionally relaxing week in top class accommodation. With so much space, everyone was able to relax in comfort. The games room is a fantastic area for all ages, amazingly well equipped, as is the rest of the house. The tranquility of the surroundings was a huge bonus.

The local pub, The Parsonage with real ale and very good food is a 5 minute walk away. The staff were most welcoming. There is a good sized beer garden and a great children's room.

Tenby is just a short drive away and there are several attractions on the main road just outside St Florence. A perfect hideaway!!

3 Sep 2012


"Family Holiday in St Florence, Near Tenby"

My family stayed at Ty Garan for a week. The Welsh weather was unpredicatble and as such a good base was a neccessity. Ty Garan was great, with plenty of games and books to entertain us all. The property has lots of space, there were 7 of us and we had plenty of room. It is very well maintained and has good quality fittings and furnishings. It was also very clean.

The village is small but has a really handy local shop and a couple of pubs and Tenby is just down the road. There is also several different childrens things to do within a mile of the property including a zoo owned by Anna Ryder-Richardson (of Changing Rooms fame!).

I would definately come back again.

3 May 2012


"Another Wonderful Stay At 'Our Second Home'"

My first visit to stay at Ty Garan (Heron House) was in May 2003, and since that first step through the doorway, and my subsequent visits (which now total approximately 3-4 months worth of staying on weekly breaks and mini-breaks), it feels like home from home.
We've seen the property through it's renovation and extention, during which the warmth of Ty Garan being a family home, as well as a holiday property rental, has never been lost.
It's a wonderfully equipped house and perfect for larger gatherings to celebrate any occasion - I've stayed there with family and friends, all of whom have fallen in love with Ty Garan the moment they have stepped through the door too.
Blair and Julie are incredibly generous and trusting with their home - thank you - can't wait for our next weekly jaunt down to St Florence at TG in September this year.

25 Sep 2011


"1 word - PERFECT"

We had high expectations of Ty Garan, the pictures we had seen and childhood memories of the area were surely setting us up for a disappointment…but we couldn't have asked for better.

Tastefully decorated, homely and comfortable with a hint of luxury and ideally situated all of our needs were met in this spacious holiday home. Clean and well maintained, I would dare anyone to find a fault in the haven Blair and Julie have created with great care. From the well kitted out kitchen to the tourist information leaflets to the comfortable beds and sunny terrace everything was perfect.

Thank you Julie and Blair – you made a great holiday awesome. We will definitely be back next year!

7 Sep 2011


"The delight of Ty Garan never fails to please."

This, our third visit, was the first with full family, rather than friends, for a whole week, and it proved equal in every respect. With its many sitting areas, it's easy to find a quiet moment to oneself, and the children would stay all day in the Games room, if allowed. Its location is perfect for access to both countryside and coast, and with Tenby and Narberth close to hand, caters for all tastes.

5 Jul 2011


"I wish this was my house!"

Ty Garan has to be one of the best rental properties available in Wales. We have stayed there many times and return at least once a year whenever we can. A real home from home with all the comforts anyone could wish for. We're always sad to leave and glad to be back!

Review 1-8 of 8

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