This cosy traditional terraced cottage is located in the rural village of Llansawel nestled in the quiet countryside of Carmarthenshire, yet with a thriving community that gives its visitors a real welcome and a taste of rural Welsh life.
Near to the fabulous Brechfa Forest, Llanllwni Mountain and just a scenic thirty minute drive to Carmarthen, the gateway to the fabulous countryside of South Wales, this cottage makes a perfect base for couples and small families looking to make the most of the local area.
There are two cosy bedrooms, with the family shower room being on the ground floor.
The kitchen has a dining area and looks out to the garden, and the comfortable sitting room with warming woodburner is the perfect place to relax after a busy day exploring.
Outside, you can sit in the little garden with views across to the wooded hills, and enjoy an early morning coffee before setting out for a day’s walking in the wildlife rich landscape of Brechfa.
The River Marlais, which gives its name to this traditional terrace of workers’ cottages, runs through this quaint working village, which also boast two pubs.
On the doorstep there is some fantastic countryside with the diverse landscapes of Brechfa Forest, with its Mountain Biking Centre, as well as the high heathlands of Llanllwni Mountain, making it perfect for walkers and cyclists alike.
As well as the high heathlands of Llanllwni Mountain.
For some retail therapy the boutique shopping town of Llandeilo is close by, as well as being within a half hour drive from great shopping and coffee shops in the historic town of Carmarthen.
The Brecon Beacons National Park, Aberglasney Gardens and the National Trusts Dinefwr Castle are also easily reached and well worth a visit.
Within an hour’s drive, you can spend the days lazing on the miles of golden sand at either Pembrey Countryside Park or Pendine Sands or head west and enjoy the day in Aberaeron, with its pretty candy coloured houses lining the harbourside and enjoy the local delight of the honey ice cream.
A perfect base from which to explore rural countryside, gardens, beaches, mountains and forestry, as well as great restaurants and market towns all within a short drive.
About the location
Rhydcymerau 3.6 miles; Llandeilo 10 miles; Llandovery 12 miles.
Llansawel is a thriving village in the lovely Cothi Valley, historically it was an important livestock market, due to it being on the convergence of five roads, and still retains two of the original five pubs, that once served the need of the transient drovers, whilst moving between markets. Surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside, close to the National Trust's Dolaucothi Gold Mines and the monastery ruins of Talley Abbey. Llansawel is a rural idyll, yet is close to the popular towns of Llandeilo and Llandovery and fabulous days out.
Note: Due to steep stairs, this property is unsuitable for children under 5 years or those with limited mobility.