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Bristol House

Llansaint near Kidwelly, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 29177)

  • Bristol House - (Ref. 29177)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Reid

    “Had a brilliant time, probably ...”

    Had a brilliant time, probably wouldn't go back, not because anything was wrong. It's always nice to go to new places

    Had a brilliant time, probably wouldn't go back, not because anything was wrong. It's always nice to go to new places


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A quaint end-terrace cottage on the edge of the church square in the rural village of Llansaint, close to Kidwelly, a riverside town with imposing castle ruins.

The cottage is a perfect base for families or friends looking to enjoy beautiful countryside, with a fabulous mix of undulating hills, woodland and stunning coastline, whilst also being near to the shoreline of Carmarthen Bay.

There are three comfortable bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and distant sea views, as well as a family bathroom on the first floor.

Downstairs, there is a modern kitchen, with everything you need to make the most of the dining room which leads into a spacious, double-aspect sitting room with a warming woodburner and doors opening onto the patio, perfect for relaxing at any time of year after a day exploring the local area.

You’ve also got another cosy sitting room with this space offering a sofa bed with room for two.

Outside, you can sit in the enclosed cottage garden on the elevated sitting area with a barbecue, ideal for alfresco dining whilst you enjoy a glass of something cool and plan your adventures for the days ahead.

Carmarthen Bay can be seen glistening in the distance and it’s just a short walk from the village down to the estuary, which opens up fabulous river walks in the area with the Wales Coastal Path running alongside the property.

Venture a little further to Pembrey Country Park, a 15 minute drive, for a myriad of family days out, with nature trails through pretty woodlands, miles of sandy beaches and fantastic activities to keep everyone amused - from laser tag and tobogganing to adventure playgrounds - or maybe just relax at one of the many picnic and barbecue sites.

The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as cycling, horse riding, sea fishing and walks along the miles of the coastal path to explore in both directions.

Slightly further afield, why not jump in the car for half an hour and take a trip to the Llanelli Wetland Centre?

You can hand-feed rare geese, marvel at the flamingos or just enjoy the acres of idyllic scenery.

Alternatively, within a 45 minute drive, there’s the quaint village of Laugharne with its glorious castle and Dylan Thomas’s iconic boathouse, not to mention Llansteffan Castle and the impressive Pendine Sands, stretching on for seven miles.

You could also enjoy a great day out by heading inland to the Brecon Beacons National Park and sample the boutique shops in the town of Llandeilo.

No matter what you decide to do, this cottage is an ideal base to retreat to all year round.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with sofa bed, 1 x 2’6” twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner. Second sitting room with electric fire and sofa bed.


  • Electric heaters with electric fire and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car in garage, plus roadside parking
  • Enclosed gravelled garden with elevated patio, furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: The sofa beds are available on request, please inform the owner prior to arrival if you wish to use them
  • Note: The first floor of the property is split by 2 steps, as is the ground floor between the sitting room with woodburner and the rest of the accommodation
  • Note: The garden is split level with stone steps to the patio and BBQ area.

About the location


Kidwelly 2 miles; Carmarthen 9 miles.

The historic village of Llansaint occupies an enviable elevated position above the small town of Kidwelly with its magnificent Norman castle, one of the largest and most complete in Wales. Llansaint is a small village dating back to the 12th century and is surrounded on all sides by pasture fields, with panoramic views of Carmarthen Bay. The village is home to a church in the square and a pub serving great traditional food, while a regular bus service also runs through the village. Located at the mouth of Gwendreath River is nearby, historic Kidwelly; visit Kidwelly Quay with its well-kept picnic and viewing areas and good birdwatching. The ancient market town of Carmarthen is approximately 9 miles away, boasting castle ruins, a museum in the town centre, a labyrinth of narrow, winding streets with many interesting shops, an open air market and a large selection of pubs and restaurants. There is also a wealth of attractions within 15 minutes' drive of Llansaint, which include Pembrey's Blue Flag beach, Pembrey Country Park, Ffos Las Racecourse, Burry Port Harbour and the beautiful St. Ishmael Church, built in the 11th century.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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