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Waterwheel Cottage

Drefelin near Newcastle Emlyn, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 935944)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

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    “Wonderful amazing!!”

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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Dolgoch Mill Cottages

A trio of cottages on the site of the village mill alongside the babbling stream of Nant Bargoed, nestled around a courtyard in the small hamlet of Drefelin, close to the popular village of Drefach Felindre. Offering cosy and intimate accommodation, each of these characterful cottages have been furnished to ensure you have a comfortable and peaceful stay and are set alongside the owner’s home in the main mill house. These terraced cottages are furnished in a traditional and cosy manner with light and airy, well-equipped kitchens and separate living rooms with comfy seating to relax into after a day exploring the fabulous local countryside, all with TVs, electric fires and WiFi. These rural West Wales cottages sit in a wooded valley at the convergence of three streams that flow into the River Teifi. A myriad of footpaths criss-cross the area and the surrounding countryside opens up fabulous days of walking, cycling and visiting some gems of a golden era, such as the nearby National Woollen Mill. The River Teifi is renowned for excellent fishing and has some fabulous riverside towns and villages as it meanders down to the coastline. You are equidistant between the riverside market town of Newcastle Emlyn, with antique shops, cafés and restaurants and the rural town of Llandysul, perfect to browse a few shops and relax over a coffee. The coast is less than half an hour’s drive away, with a selection of pretty harbourside towns, such as the seaside resort of New Quay, famous for its resident dolphin population where you can catch a sightseeing boat trip, the fabulous sands of Penbryn and the little coves of Llangrannog and Cwmtydu. There are various outdoor activities with canoeing on the Teifi in nearby Llandysul, fabulous cycle trails in the Brechfa Forest that leads out onto the heathland topped Llanllwni Mountain and great opportunities for walking locally or along the coastal paths linking the little coves and sandy beaches. A perfect trio of Teifi Valley cottages, an ideal base for couples, groups or a small family looking to make the most of the fabulous wooded valleys, fantastic West Wales countryside while being a short walk to a bustling village and close to the beautiful coastline of Cardigan Bay, rich in quaint harbour side villages and enthralling wildlife.

The property

A comfortable terraced cottage that sits within a converted woollen mill, with shared seating areas to the rear, a perfect place to enjoy an early morning cup of tea.

There is a comfortable lounge with electric fire and a bright well-equipped kitchen with dining area leading out onto the gardens.

Upstairs there are three comfortable bedrooms and a lovely shower room.

Buzzards and kites can be seen soaring through the valley.

An ideal base for a slightly larger group or family, close to a thriving rural town and amazing beaches.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs: 935945 and 935946, together they sleep 13.

Please note parking for 1 car per cottage only due to restricted space.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.

Please note parking for 1 car per cottage only due to restricted space.


  • Electric storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Seating areas in shared garden
  • Sorry, no dogs and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Stream runs alongside property, with restricted access, but children to be supervised
  • Note: There are sloping ceilings in the twin bedroom
  • Note: The staircase is open tread
  • Note: The owner's live on site.

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About the location


Llandysul 6.6 miles; Newcastle Emlyn 4.5 miles.

Drefach Felindre is a small village in Carmarthenshire nestled in the heart of three converging valleys and surrounded by wooded valleys and lovely walks. It is home to the National Woollen Mill, a real glimpse into Wales' rural industrial heritage. Drefach Felindre is close to the popular bustling market town of Newcastle Emlyn and the wider stretches of the meandering River Teifi, popular with walkers, canoeists and fisherman. Newcastle Emlyn has a good selection of antiques, craft and jewellery shops alongside many pubs, tea rooms and restaurants, as well as a ruined castle to explore. The rugged Cardiganshire coastline is just a short drive away with its wonderful sandy beaches. Why not take a boat trip to spot dolphins and seals at New Quay or visit the town of Carmarthen? Also in the area is Dylan Thomas' Boat House in Laugharne, Cenarth Falls, paintballing, Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, Oakwood Theme Park and train rides at Henllan, plenty to keep you occupied for the whole of your holiday.

Please note parking for 1 car per cottage only due to restricted space.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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