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Ffau'r Ddraig

Cross Hands, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1054646)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

The property

Lying in the bustling village of Cross Hands in the historic county of Carmarthenshire in South Wales is this charming detached cottage, Ffau'r Ddraig.

Perfect for a couple's getaway, this property enjoys an open-plan living space and is within easy reach of all the necessary amenities of the village, as well as the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park being under ten miles away.

Park up on the driveway before entering your Welsh holiday home, first passing the ground-floor shower room where you can begin your day with a refreshing rinse in the walk-in shower.

Venture into the living space, coming to the sitting area which offers a delightful spot to relax after a day of activities, with two plush leather armchairs and a sofa, you can find a snug spot to watch the TV amidst the homely decor.

In the corner you'll find the dining table where you can plan your itinerary and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals prepared in the kitchen.

Discover an electric oven and hob, a fridge/freezer and a microwave at hand to assist you in rustling up tasty dishes and on-the-go picnics.

Enjoy a refreshing evening drink out on the veranda to the front of the property, with seating here for two, you can talk over your favourite moments of the day as the sun goes down.

Retire to the double bedroom on the first floor to get some rest, with skylights above to let in the bright morning light on waking, along with elegant decor and storage for your things.

The village of Cross Hands has all you need for a self-catered stay, with several takeaways for an indulgent evening, a pub/restaurant and a local convenience shop, with the neighbouring village of Gorslas home to some amenities too.

The vast Brecon Beacons National Park is just under ten miles away and offers a wealth of walking trails to enjoy, including The Beacons Horseshoe, The Route of The Romans and The Black Mountain of the West.

Head to the National Trust Nature Reserve Dinefwr and visit Dinefwr Castle where the 12th century remains reside on a hilltop and offer panoramic view of the valley below, with walks along the River Towy offering a pleasant afternoon activity.

Those who are green-fingered will love to see the beautiful Aberglasney, one of Wales' finest gardens, as well as the National Botanic Garden of Wales with a wonderful tropical glasshouse designed by Norman Foster surrounded by formal gardens, woodland and lakes, it's a picturesque setting for anyone to enjoy.

Spend a day near the riverside in the town of Llanelli which offers a host of restaurants, pubs and shops, as well as a cinema for a rainy day, while Swansea offers a lively nightlife as well as The National Waterfront Museum, Plantasia and Swansea Botanical Gardens.

For a romantic escape to South Wales enjoy the tranquility of Ffau'r Ddraig.

Summary

  • One double bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Veranda with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (more on request)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.9 miles
  • Enterprise Shopping Center within 1 mile
  • Note: The property lies next door to the owner's home but is a completely detached

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location

CROSS HANDS

Llanelli 9.7 miles; Carmarthen 12 miles; Swansea 18.7 miles.

Cross Hands is a small village lying in the historic county of Carmarthenshire, just under ten miles from the extraordinary Brecon Beacons National Park. The village offers a range of amenities, including a bar/restaurant, a local convenience shop and several takeaways, catering to all your needs on a self-catered stay. Discover the beautiful National Botanic Garden of Wales offering a lovely day out exploring the lakes, woodlands, formal gardens and large tropical glasshouse, designed by Norman Foster the acclaimed architect. Venture up to the Dinefwr Nature Reserve, run by the National Trust, and home to the 12th century remains of Dinefwr Castle, taking in the scenic views of the valley below. Explore the vast Brecon Beacons at your leisure, choosing from an array of walks and trails to suit all abilities, with historic sites scattered in the countryside like the 13th century ruined Carreg Cennen Castle. Within reach of Llanelli, Swansea and the lovely Port Talbot, Cross Hands makes a great base for a South Wales adventure.

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