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Broadford Farm Bungalow

(Ref. 26836)

Kidwelly, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • janice (34)
  • john (33)
  • lovely (27)
  • hosts (23)
  • bungalow (22)
  • welcoming (19)

55 Customer Reviews

  • "A bird watchers paradise is how we'd describe it."

    We woke every morning to various birdsong and enjoyed seeing the different birds flying to and fro. Janice and John were perfect hosts and made us feel very welcome. They're very generous welcome pack was so thoughtful. We had to go up and down a narrow windy lane but never encountered any other vehicle. We would very much recommend Broadford Farm Bungalow for a very peaceful and friendly holiday. Regards Gwyneth and Roy

    Reviewed by Roy5.0May 2024

  • "Janice and John were the perfect hosts."

    There was everything you could wish for in facilities even the kind gifts of wine and cakes. The bungalow was lovely and cosy and so nice and warm. The best experience was the Red Kite that came most days to be fed. Thank you J and J for a lovely 10 days.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Apr 2024

  • "The owners were there to greet us wnen we arrived and made us feel at home."

    They were very helpful and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Mar 2024

  • "We were really impressed with the property."

    The owners were so welcoming. Great location for exploring castles.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2024

  • "Needing to book somewhere at the last minute we found Broadwater Farm."

    It was exactly as hoped for; comfy beds, decent shower and a well equipped kitchen. There were even big mugs and not tiny cups provided - always a positive for me! The garden would have been lovely if it had ever stopped raining (although it was December in Wales!) and Janice and John were helpful hosts. We have stayed in many holiday rental properties in the area and this one definitely ticked all the boxes.

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Dec 2023

  • "We couldn't have asked for nicer hosts, as Janice and John were lovely."

    The property was amazing in a secluded spot. Thanks also for the welcome pack

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Nov 2023

  • "Everything was OK."

    Janice and Jon gave a a very friendly welcoming. Nice gift on our arrival. Cottage well cleaned and with all facilities.

    Reviewed by Giancarlo5.0Nov 2023

  • "The bungalow is spacious, comfortable, well-equipped and spotless."

    It is located down a quiet lane and has a large garden with a pleasant outlook over fields. It was very peaceful and we slept well, the bed being comfortable. There was always lots of hot water, the WiFi worked well and the Sky package provided plenty of TV viewing choice. The only suggestion I could make is for softer lighting in the lounge (perhaps a standard lamp or 2 table lamps) as the ceiling and wall lights are very bright. The owners are extremely affable and helpful and quickly solved a minor problem. They gave us a very generous welcome pack, which was much appreciated. There are 2 easy ways of walking into Kidwelly centre, the longer one being 1.4 miles. The half-hourly X11 bus (Swansea – Carmarthen) can be caught there. However, there is also an infrequent but useful Morris Travel bus to Carmarthen (service 198) which can be caught at a bus stop in Mynydd-y-Garreg, only 7 minutes walk from the bungalow. There is a large Co-op in Kidwelly and the 198 bus stops there, so we found that convenient. We had excellent lunches at The Red Lion Inn in Llandyfaelog, Florentino's (Italian) in Carmarthen and Nik the Greek in Burry Port. Apart from one wet day, we had good weather and remarkably on two days it was warm enough to sit in the garden till 5pm. All in all we had a very pleasant week and enjoyed exploring an area with which we were not very familiar. The bungalow is well placed for trips out and I have no hesitation in recommending it.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "A very comfy, homely and well set out cottage."

    All requirements met. Janice and John were most helpful. Thank you kindly for the gift pack awaiting us on arrival. We devoured it. The local people in the pubs greeted us and were very welcoming. Irish and English among us. We had a great craic with them. We will definitely be back in 2024. Martin, Seamus and Daniel.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2023

  • "Friendly, generous and helpful owners of a nice comfortable property."

    Directions for finding the bungalow rather vague with no place names or landmarks given. A bit "challenging" to sleep in a small double bed. Ought to be mentioned that there is no mobile coverage, except vodaphone (subject to weather conditions).

    Reviewed by Shelagh4.4Sep 2023

  • "THE ONSITE OWNERS WERE VERY HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY."

    WE HAD MARVELLOUS WEATHER, AND A VERY GOOD HOLIDAY, AS IT WAS EASY TO RADIATE OUT TO MANY NEARBY ATTRACTIONS.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is our second stay at the property and it was as good as the first."

    Janice and John are lovely people. It gives us the space and peace required for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2023

  • "Janice and John are superb hosts."

    Warm and welcoming, nothing is too much trouble. The bungalow suited our needs. Lovely views, my husband was in thrall of the feathered variety. We really didn’t venture far due to my husband falling on our first evening. Where our hosts came to our rescue and promptly took us to the local hospital and stayed to ensure we got. Home safely. Lovely tranquil settings. We will be going back.

    Reviewed by Moira5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely rural location away from hustle and bustle but close enough for amenities."

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2023

  • "A well comfortable, equipped and maintained cottage."

    Janice and John were great hosts with a genuine desire to make the most of our stay. the location is great, with abundant wild life feeding and playing feet from the patio doors. ( we saw more than a visit to a nature reserve). Hosts were knowledgeable of the local area and keen to point out places to visit if asked. It felt like saying goodbye to friends rather than hosts when we left.. In all a great cottage in a good location with caring hosts. A very relaxing week and wood not hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Jun 2023

  • "Received a warm welcome on arrival from the owners , along with a welcome pack of cakes and milk."

    Enjoyed sitting in the garden watching the birds on the feeders, and listening to the birds singing, very quiet and peaceful.Convenient location for visiting various places.We would certainly recommend the property and We hope to revisit in future.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Jun 2023

  • "The cottage is absolutely all that you want on holiday, clean, comfortable, warm and Janice and John are wonderful, friendly hosts who can’t do enough to please you!"

    We sincerely hope to return some time next year!

    Reviewed by Gisele5.0May 2023

  • "A very pleasant bungalow in which to stay."

    Everything you need supplied. Very warm and comfortable and the addition of a large utility room made drying wet walking clothes and shoes easy to deal with. Large spacious wet room. Plenty of level parking. Extensive garden and grounds to walk in and see the birds. Our grandson loved it. Set in the country but only a short walk to a lovely Farm shop and cafe. Very friendly hosts. Hope to revisit.

    Reviewed by Bronwyn5.0Apr 2023

  • "Everything perfect from arrival to departure."

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage is everything that we asked for and more, very well equipped with everything you need for the holiday, John & Janice are very welcoming and helpful if you have any needs or queries, perfect location for a family holiday, couldn't of asked for a better week for our first family holiday, will defo look at booking again in the future."

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Mar 2023

  • "My Husband & I had the most wonderful stay here."

    The bungalow was clean, had everything we could need & more. The area was lovely, the river definitely worth exploring. A highlight of our stay was having a Red Kite visit us everyday, we even got to watch it swoop down for food right in front of us. All of that said, it was Janice & John who made our stay so wonderful. Warm welcome from the moment we arrived, their hospitality was just a joy, we honestly felt valued & more like family than guests. Diolch Janice & John, we cannot wait to return !!

    Thank you Lesley and Tom for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you here and we hope that you might pay us another visit in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7Feb 2023

  • "The property and grounds were just so amazing."

    Can’t remember feeling so relaxed and at home. John and Janice are the most amazing couple and made us feel like part of their family. The beauty and peacefulness made it feel like a bit of heaven. We will definitely be booking again and have already started telling family and friends how wonderful it is and that they should also look to book. Already have family wanting to book. Would highly recommend this beautiful home from home to anyone looking for the best holiday.

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Oct 2022

  • "The most welcoming and friendly couple we've met."

    John and Janice were great, nothing too much trouble. A lovely bungalow in a beautifully quiet and peaceful setting. And the apple crumble and custard was first rate. Thank you again.

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Oct 2022

  • "The bungalow has everything you need,very restful,clean and welcoming really comfortable bed and pillows so a good nights sleep was guaranteed, ( really important on a holiday ) very peaceful surroundings."

    The owners are nearby and available for any issues that may arise, though none did,extremely welcoming and friendly,with advice when asked of places to visit,probably one of the best breaks we’ve had and we will definitely be revisiting.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2022

  • "The delightful Janice and John make you feel so welcome to their very comfortable bungalow on their farm."

    There is a delicious welcome basket of food awaiting new tenants, and the couple are so friendly, helpful and generous. It was a real pleasure meeting them and sharing stories of Wales with them. The property is situated well off the main roads and is so quiet and idyllic. It is very well equipped and nothing is lacking. We chose it because it has an ideal location in the middle of South Wales - so you can go West/East and North and enjoy several days out. (A must: do visit Kidwelly Castle, one of the best in Wales). The excellent (and rather unexpected) weather did help, of course. Our thanks to Janice and John for a lovely week's stay.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2022

  • "John and Janice were really nice and welcoming."

    The cottage was comfortable.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Aug 2022

  • "Had an enjoyable stay in this lovely clean bungalow."

    The owners Janice and John made us very welcome. There were some tasty goodies for us as well. Pleasant walks from the door to Kidwelly. Especially along the river.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely little bungalow our hosts were great and very friendly and helpful couple, a good location for Exploring It is on a back road in a quiet location They Supplied us with a lovely welcoming pack milk in the fridge which was great."

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Broadford Farm, peaceful, clean and lovely hosts with nothing too much trouble."

    The bungalow has everything we needed to comfortable and self sufficient with a lovely outlook onto the large lawned garden that the kids loved. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone looking for a peaceful tucked away location that's still convenient for the wonderful Pembrey Country Park (just 5 miles down the road).

    Reviewed by Graham5.0May 2022

  • "Janice and John are fabulous friendly hosts."

    They had left us a welcome treat which was lovely. The bungalow was clean and homely, My wife has mobility problems but this was not a problem here. The garden has a tree that you can while away hours watching birds and squirrels feeding. Visited castles and beaches nearby. Sunday lunch at red lion - yummy! Would highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by William5.0May 2022

  • "We had the most wonderful time in this lovely cosy comfortable bungalow which is ideally situated for coast path walking, which was our purpose for booking it."

    Janice and John were lovely thoughtful hosts, we were delighted with the welcome pack of bara brith, welsh cakes, butter and milk which they had left for our arrival. We enjoyed our stay so much we have booked the same week again next year.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in this clean and comfortable bungalow, which is equipped with anything you could possibly need!"

    It was so tranquil watching the blue tits and even a red kite swooping! It's handily situated, nowhere is too far to travel, whether it be exploring the beautiful landscape or the many beaches. We enjoyed a really restful break. John and Janice are superb hosts - never intrusive but happy to help in any way they can. It's a big thumbs up from us!

    Reviewed by June5.0Mar 2022

  • "Welcoming hosts, lovely accommodation."

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Mar 2022

  • "The holiday cottage was immaculate, though the furniture was a little old fashioned."

    My husband found the bed to be too short as he is over 6 feet tall and his feet were hanging over the edge. John and Janice were lovely owners and greeted us with a smile. The welcome pack was extremely thoughtful. We would recommend this cottage to anyone under 6 feet tall until the bed is replaced, then we would recommend it to everyone.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jan 2022

  • "The settees could do with a update."

    Not very comfortable

    Reviewed by John4.1Sep 2021

  • "The owners were very welcoming & very helpful with anything we asked of them."

    Nice & quite spot there two way in to the cottage One way is down a one track road the other is much wider. The trains are very cheap to use. We had a wonderful stay .

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2021

  • "A real home from home complete with the most amazing hosts ever."

    We will definitely be returning to this beautiful and peaceful place.

    Reviewed by Jadeine5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time in this great location, provided by lovely hosts."

    Excellent get away with lots of beautiful beaches a short drive away. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Kimberley5.0Jul 2021

  • "Broadford Farm Bungalow was a brilliant location and base to explore the area."

    The bungalow was clean, well equipped with lots of outdoor space for the children to play. The location was quiet and the owners were welcoming, friendly and helpful, they were lovely. We would have no hesitation in recommending Broadford Farm Bungalow.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was a real home away from home and so comfortable and quiet."

    So nice to have outside space - the weather was so good we ate outside most evenings. Janice and John were the perfect hosts, so friendly and helpful and full of practical advice for our days out. Many thanks to them both. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Jul 2021

  • "The peacefulness, the wildlife in the garden."

    Good base for visiting other areas eg. St David's., Botanical Gardens etc. You can walk to Kidwelly Village from accommodation. And most of all our hosts Janice and John, we received a warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble, really lovely people. Also a lovely Welsh welcome basket, delicious.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Jun 2021

  • "Janice and John very welcoming hosts, even providing some cake and milk on arrival."

    The cottage in a very peaceful setting.

    Reviewed by Christina4.7Feb 2020

  • "John and Janice were very welcoming and helpful."

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Feb 2020

  • "We had a very relaxing week in Kidwelly, both Janice and John were very welcoming, the added extras were a lovely touch with tea, coffee and sugar."

    Some Welsh cakes and Barabrith when we arrived. Everywhere was lovely and clean and very comfortable. The only down side was the postcode doesn't actually take you to Broadford Farm. If you follow the signs to the" Industrial Museum" then you'll find the farm just passed it on the left.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Nov 2019

  • "A lovely homely bungalow,very comfortable."

    Janice and John are extremely nice people and will do anything they can to help.We hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Nov 2019

  • "This was a lovely holiday Bungalow."

    It is a little bit rural, and we did get lost trying to find the property, but we made a quick phone call to Janice and John and they met us at a predetermined spot and we followed them to the bungalow. Janice and John are 2 lovely people who would do anything for you to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. We couldn't find a tin opener in the drawers and when asking Janice if we could buy one anywhere, she said "it's and electric one on the counter next to the kettle and microwave" , so everything was there that was needed and a little bit more! Although the weather was "wet" for us, I would recommend this property to anyone.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely welcoming hosts and really beautiful cottage, which was kitted out with much more than you would expect."

    Spotlessly clean, and was sorry when our week was up. Can't rate this cottage highly enough.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2019

  • "That Janice and John were wonderful hosts."

    As soon as we got there, they made us feel right at home. Nothing was too much trouble. Everything was there. I will be recommending their property to my family and friends.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Aug 2019

  • "Fantastic hosts, fantastic location and fantastic bungalow"

    Reviewed by Ciaran5.0Aug 2019

  • "The holiday accommodation was ideally placed for touring the area."

    Broadford farm cottage had all the necessary items for our needs and our hosts Janice and John were excellent hosts. Nothing was too much trouble. We were blessed with good weather too. We would thoroughly recommend this property as a quiet rural retreat.

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Jul 2019

  • "LOVELY COTTAGE JOHN AND JANICE (OWNERS) REALLY NICE WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2019

  • "Very friendly greeting, Nice quite location and well equipped clean Bungalow."

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a great time at John and Janice."

    The bungalow is clean and really nice. Janice and John are very friendly and helpfull. Kidwelly is close by and you can walk there surrounded by sheep and bluebells. While on the couch there were a fox, a squirrel, red kites and woodpeckers to watch. Really perfect!

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Apr 2019

  • "Janice and John were very welcoming and extremely helpful a fantastic couple we ..."

    Janice and John were very welcoming and extremely helpful a fantastic couple we had a lovely week and would certainly recommend there cottage to everybody the cottage was excellent Barry and Jacky Sam and Angel

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Feb 2019

  • "The property was very good , Janice and John where very helpful ."

    Had major problems with booking this holiday , all from Sykes end . Including properties listed that where not availiable for the weeks listed. We booked this property while talking to customer service department . Only to be told 4 hours later it was not on their books anymore . Then received a email from Mrs Davies welcoming us to the property ?? For such a big firm this was very disappointing . I would highly recommend this cottage .

    I’m sorry for any confusion you experienced during the booking process. Unfortunately the property owner was not able to accept your initial booking, which is why it was necessary for you to book an alternative cottage on this occasion. However, I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Broadford Farm Bungalow. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Nov 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Jack-and-Jill wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Sky, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking
  • Patio and furniture
  • Private stream for fishing with permits provided by the owners, March - October
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles and pub 2.7 miles
  • Note: Wet room has only been partially adapted - with wide doors for those with limited mobility
  • Note: The property has a private stream and guests are allowed to fish on there from March - October each year, permits are provided for free, but guests need to have a license to fish
  • Please note: the property does not accept bookings from workers

The property

This delightful bungalow is located on the outskirts of Kidwelly, a beautiful mix of rolling countryside, glistening seashores and whispering woodland.

Charming and inviting, Broadford Farm Bungalow is a wonderful place to come together with your loved ones, equally suited for couples or families wanting to get away from it all.

The interior comprises of a country cottage kitchen/diner with oak units, and a characterful lounge which is brought to life by comfy seating, and homely furnishings.

After a cosy night in, discover the two traditional bedrooms, each wrapped in their own personality and thoughtful decor, your own haven to truly relax after an eventful afternoon out and about.

The Jack-and-Jill wet room rests nearby; an exceptional addition to the property with a spacious layout and wide doors to make it easier for those with limited mobility to get around.

A classic utility area completes the accommodation, all situated on the ground floor for a comfortable holiday experience the year-round.

There is a river on the property grounds with fishing, whilst Ffos Las Racecourse and Pembrey Motor Sports Centre are just waiting to be visited.

Kidwelly Castle is a must to explore, whilst the Heritage Museum makes for an interesting discovery.

Nearby Pembrey Country Park offers an array of outdoor activities including horse riding and an exhilarating dry-ski slope, while Cefn Sidan Beach provides the perfect spot for family fun or relaxing bathing.

Follow the Celtic Trail Cycleway, uncover the Wildfowl and Wetlands Park, or take a drive to the scenic Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons) for a unique day out.

A beautiful cottage in a coastal part of Carmarthenshire.

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About the location

KIDWELLY

Llanelli 6 miles; Carmarthen 6 miles

The ancient coastal town of Kidwelly is beautifully situated at the centre of West Wales, amidst a superb mix of rolling countryside, glistening seashores and whispering woodland. Occupying a commanding ridge-side position above the winding River Gwendraeth, Kidwelly Castle is a must to explore. Nearby Pembrey Country Park offers an array of outdoor activities including horse riding and an exhilarating dry-ski slope, while Cefn Sidan Beach provides the perfect spot for family fun or relaxing bathing. Follow the Celtic Trail Cycleway, explore the fascinating Wildfowl and Wetlands Park, or take a drive to the scenic Brecon Beacons. With the vibrant town of Llanelli and the striking Millennium Coast at your disposal, this is a holiday location not to be missed.

Please note: the property does not accept bookings from workers

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas