Yr Hen Efail

Abergorlech near Llandovery, Wales (Ref. 28269)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This charming cottage is situated next to the owner's cottage and was originally the smithy in the peaceful village of Abergorlech. Retaining many character features, this Abergorlech cottage oozes charm and character and provides couples and small families with a superb base any time of the year. On the first floor is a double bedroom with open beams, sloping ceiling and the original loft doors which overlook the sitting room. This room has a high apex ceiling with original beams and skylight windows with electronic blinds giving plenty of natural light, plus there is a warming woodburner, perfect for chillier evenings. There's also a folding single bed and a double sofa bed for added flexibility. Step out and walk 10 yards past the owner's home to the outdoor seating area next to the river. Here you can enjoy a drink while listening to the water as you look across to the wooded entrance to the Abergorlech mountain bike trail. Walkers and cyclists will adore exploring the beautiful surroundings and there is even a play area for younger ones in the park entrance. Take a short drive to discover the fascinating villages and towns in this fabulous region including the National Botanical Garden of Wales. Shopping, afternoon teas, restaurant meals can all be enjoyed in nearby Llandeilo, Llandovery or Carmarthen. Alternatively you can explore old castles, take a steam train ride or drive a little further to the beautiful west or south coast with a selection of fabulous beaches. Whatever you are looking for, this charming Abergorlech holiday cottage will be just ideal for a memorable holiday in Wales.

Accommodation

One double bedroom with additional single folding bed. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, sofa bed and woodburner.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Additional logs for woodburner available to purchase from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking outside cottage or in Abergorlech Trail car park 50 yards away. Lawned area with furniture next to open stream 10 yards from cottage. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Open stream next to outdoor area, children and pets to be supervised. Note: Some road noise experienced when outside. Note: Sloping ceilings in the bedroom.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

ABERGORLECH

Llandeilo 12 miles; Llandovery 15 miles; Carmarthen 17 miles.

The quaint little village of Abergorlech lies on the River Cothi and is the start of the renowned Abergorlech woodland trail which offers walking and cycling routes in beautiful countryside. Abergorlech has a local pub serving good food all year round and a children's play area. With open countryside and the woodland all around, Abergorlech is perfect for walkers and cyclists or just to enjoy the scenery. Short drives will bring you to Llandeilo with its unique little shops and to Carmarthen with its larger stores, pubs and restaurants.