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Sandpiper Cottage

(Ref. 924598)

Llanboidy, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely quiet peaceful holiday was what we required and Sandpiper cottage was the answer."

    Great setting and owners very friendly and helpful. Would stay again.

    Thank you for your kind comments Nigel. We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7Jun 2024

  • "We had a lovely few days."

    My children loved the pool and the grounds. It was really relaxing and we can't wait to go back.

    Thank you for your kind comments Carly, We are really happy to hear you all enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carly5.0May 2024

  • "We were met with a friendly welcome from the owners and shown into our spotlessly clean, warm and thoughtfully equipped property."

    The cottage has a large secure grass area with a lovely view across fields. The grounds are beautiful with a peaceful walk to the lake through the various trees and shrubs. The main lawns are very well maintained and to top it off having a dip in the warm pool every evening was a welcome bonus. We had a perfect and relaxing holiday here and the owners have gone above and beyond to make it that way.

    Thank you for your kind comments Denise. We are really happy to hear you had a perfect and relaxing holiday and we hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Apr 2024

  • "Fabulous little cottage owners very helpful when there was an kitchen item missing from the cottage and when we couldn’t get the cooker to work (our fault)."

    Our granddaughter loved the swimming pool loved walking around the lake and woodlands lovely relaxing holiday

    Thank you for your kind comments Karen, we are really happy to hear that you had a relaxing holiday. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2023

  • "A very comfortable and restful holiday."

    Owners very welcoming and friendly.

    Thank you for your kind comments Pam. We hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jun 2023

  • "The heating was set rather warm, which meant we had to open windows."

    Skylight windows we were unable to open due to a broken prop. But over all lovely facilities, we will be back

    Thank you for your kind comments Sharon. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Oct 2022

  • "Very Lovely stone cottage with the benefit of the use of a swimming pool."

    central to both Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire.The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The cottage has everything you need. Wi-fi a bit hit and miss. Superb grounds surrounding the cottages and very good for dogs. Would definitely recommend this cottage for visitors for South Wales.

    Thank you for your very kind comments Bridget. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We have now installed a new 4g base system for the WiFi which gives us a greater reliability and offers each cottage it's own secure access point. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bridget5.0Sep 2022

  • "Had a wonderful stay, thank you very much."

    Thank you Adam. Great to hear you had a wonderful stay. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Aug 2022

  • "My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sandpiper Cottage and we will definitely return!"

    The communication was great and the Owner and his family were very friendly and helpful. The location is stunning and the swimming pool was a great bonus and we used it every day! The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable and we sat outside every evening admiring the views. The location was very central for various trips out and several local pubs, The Plash and The Castle Inn at Llansteffan in particular, were great places to eat. We will go back!!

    Thank you for your kind comments Niki. We are really happy to hear your family had a great time here. we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Niki5.0Aug 2022

  • "A well equipped lovely cottage set amoungst beautiful grounds and views."

    Owners, who are so friendly, are there and help at a drop of a hat while also leaving you to enjoy your stay. The pool was amazing, swimming while overlooking stunning landscape while watching the sun set are memories i will hold for a lifetime. The cottage was almost perfect, only issue was wobbly dining chairs. We had a wonderful holiday and none of us wanted to leave. Thank you!

    Hi Jacqueline. thank you for your lovely comment. we are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Sandpiper Cottage. We have now replaced the dining table and chairs in the cottage. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with a nice swimmingpool."

    The beds were very hard. Missed a set of loungechairs at the back

    Thank you for your comments Miranda. We are sorry to hear you found the beds hard. We have now added some chairs to the back of the cottage. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Miranda4.4Jul 2022

  • "The Cottage and associated site facilities were very good, and the proprietors were very welcoming and very helpful."

    The cottage was very well equipped and very clean, there was nothing that we did not have. We throughly enjoyed our stay on the site and also the beauty and interest of the surrounding area. One point - when describing the cottage as "Sleeps 4" it should be mentioned that the 2 x Twin Beds in Sandpiper Cottage are only 2ft 6ins wide beds- and as such really only comfortable for young children. In the overall description of the location - the 2 x Pubs in the Village have now both shut - the nearest Pub/Restaurant is now around 4 miles away.

    Hi John Thank you for your comments, we are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay here. In regards to the beds in the twin room we will ask Sykes to make a note of this in their description, we have also asked them to change the information regarding the pubs in the village. There is a Social Club in the village and the 'Pen y Bont' pub is 2.3miles away which also serves food. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.4Jul 2022

  • "Peaceful surroundings and the owner very friendly."

    Very nice cottage and would love to go again in the future

    Thank you Sandra. We hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage was prepared for our arrival."

    The house was warm, the fridge and freezer were on, spotlessly clean and tea, coffee and milk sugar and a little cake each. Much appreciated on arrival.

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2021

  • "Warm welcome from Rob even though it was raining heavily on arrival, cottage was warm and welcoming, both Rob and Chris are great hosts and we loved their dogs."

    The grounds were great for walking around with our dogs. Bonus is the swimming pool and due to Covid regulations we had slots allocated for sole use which we loved. Great location and we will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Donna4.7Sep 2021

  • "We stayed in Sandpiper cottage from Saturday 15th."

    May We were met by Rob as we pulled into the carpark. He immediately made us feel welcome. We were very impressed by the strict Covid regulations even a hand sanitizer dispenser on the door of the cottage. The cottage was very comfortable, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. The views from the back of the cottage were stunning for city dwellers like us. We were looking forward to seeing the night sky, as there is no light pollution but the clouds prevented a clear view. Wi-Fi great managed to attend a few Zoom meetings. What made the break so good is I was able to swim every day in a heated pool we were able to book a slot each day. The pool is sanitized between slots. We felt very safe. I would highly recommend the cottages for families and couples plus they are pet friendly. We look forward to returning. Anne and Pat.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2021

  • "The dining chairs are quite wobbly"

    Reviewed by William4.7May 2021

  • "We've stayed here before and returned for another visit as it has everything we need for a staycation."

    The pool and the park area are perfect for our son and the ability to bring our dog means we can have a full family holiday. It's a beautiful, peaceful place and we plan to visit again.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2021

  • "Great cottage."

    The swimming pool was lovely and warm and the enclosure made it Welsh weatherproof. Many thanks to Rob for the cleaning between each private session to make it C-19 safe. The grounds are extraordinary with full acces to explore.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Aug 2020

  • "People were very friendly and made us welcome."

    Grounds were superb and made for a really relaxing holiday. Swimming pool was great and nice and clean. All round a lovely relaxing holiday for us.

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Aug 2019

  • "Needs a bit of modernisation in the bath room and kitchen but it was very clean."

    The table and chairs out the back need to be replaced along with the washing line. The boys loved the pool and the freedom of the site.

    Reviewed by John3.8Jul 2019

  • "Stunning place to stay, brilliant hosts, amazing views, peaceful and quiet."

    Will be going back one day

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2019

  • "Would have visited Wales long before now had I realised what an amazing place it is with stunning scenery and beaches on par with the Caribbean without the crowds and palm trees ."

    Sandpiper cottage where we stayed was a lovely place in beautiful grounds all beautifully maintained everything we wanted and more heated swimming pool was a bonus ,dog friendly very helpful owner .All in all a great place for a vacation ,highly recommended

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2019

  • "Absolutely lovely."

    Very quite and peaceful. My son absolutely loved the swimming pool and me and my husband enjoyed the views and lovely quite surroundings. Owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Martina5.0Jun 2019

  • "The holiday cottage was so nice we really enjoyed our stay and will defiantly be back."

    dog friendly and the children loved the swimming pool . There was a tea tray on arrival with biscuits which was a big hit with the children. The cottage was fully equipped with everything we could possibly need including information on anything we could need right down to local takeaways. Dvds, books and games were availbale too they really have thought of everything. I have already been recommending to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0May 2019

  • "From the Sykes description and photographs of Sandpiper Cottage we concluded that the accommodation was small with limited space in the bedrooms."

    This was not a problem for us and whilst the cottage was "compact" it was very cosy and comfortable. We had some cold weather but the cottage was always warm when we returned. From our point of view a shower cubicle would have been better but we were fully aware of the shower over bath and it posed no problems. Hosts were very welcoming, helpful and on hand if there were any problems but never intrusive.

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Apr 2019

  • "Very nice cottage with walks near by and a short drive to nearby towns."

    owner most helpful and a pleasant area.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Mar 2019

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage within a tranquil and calming setting."

    An excellent escape from the hussles of the city life.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Mar 2019

  • "Very nice place, nice and quiet for a relaxing holiday owners very helpful , ideal location for touring"

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2019

  • "The owners were very friendly and it was excellent for my husband who has Parkinson's to be able to walk our dogs every day in the easy accessible beautifull suroundings."

    Reviewed by Carol4.1Sep 2018

  • "The holiday was everything Sykes said it was going to be with the exception of how the owners went out of their way to make it a special stay."

    Nothing was too much trouble and we felt as if we were personal friends of theirs within a day or so.

    Reviewed by Trevor4.2Sep 2017

  • "The cottage was in a beautiful location."

    the grounds that it was on was vast and good walks. Rob the owner was very friendly and helpful. will be booking it again next year

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Oct 2016

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Summary

  • Mostly ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (small single beds, 2ft 6)
  • Lower ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Bio mass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own pool towels
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • A fixed retractable baby gate fitted to the top of steps
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shelter for bikes
  • Private patio with picnic table plus shared use of individual, portable BBQs, outdoor heated pool, fishing lake, pond, lawned and woodland grounds
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile
  • Note: Shared outdoor heated swimming pool with telescopic pool enclosure, available April - October only ( From 2020) Note: Kitchen and bathroom are down 3 steps
  • Note: Open lake in grounds about 3/4 mile from cottages reached via a woodland road with coarse fishing available all year round (please bring own equipment)
  • Note: Large open raised lily pond in grounds
  • Note: Children to be supervised due to open pond, lake and swimming pool
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Check-out time 9:30am

The property

Tucked in one of the corners of this stunning courtyard complex of stone cottages, this delightful cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms in split-level accommodation.

This character accommodation has a sitting room and a dining area and the two bedrooms on one floor and the kitchen and bathroom down a few steps on the lower ground floor.

A private patio at the rear overlooks far reaching countryside views and the shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, a fishing lake, superb woodland walks and a bike trail mean newly found friends can be made on your holiday.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs: 924597, 924599 and 924587, together they can sleep 24.

Maesgwynne Mansion Cottages

St Clears 6 miles. A quadrangle of stone cottages, next to the owners' home, beautifully located within 40 acres of wonderful, woodland grounds, also boasting a private fishing lake. Each cottage has private patio areas with picnic tables as well as full use of the extensive grounds and an outdoor enclosed heated swimming pool available April - October. With cottages sleeping from four to eight, there is one to suit any family or a larger group all holidaying together. Guests can soak up the far-reaching views, as far as the Preseli Mountains, while dining alfresco or lazing by the pool. Take woodland walks on site, go for a bike ride or drive to explore this wondrous part of Wales with historic castles, a variety of theme parks, unique little villages and the famous coast boasting some of the world’s best sandy beaches and hidden coves. From these delightful cottages your days out will be exciting and fulfilling all year round.

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About the location

LLANBOIDY

St Clears 6 miles.

Llanboidy is a small Welsh village with a local Spar shop and Post Office and two public houses. The nearest town is St Clears; a small town set inland between Carmarthen and the coastal resorts of the Pembrokeshire coast. Great for exploring the South Wales coastline, the area is ideal for walkers, cyclists, and explorers alike. St. Clears hosts a variety of festivals and carnivals throughout the year, has a number of shops, pubs and eateries, and the mound of the 12th century St. Clears Castle can still be seen.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas