Star Mill

Star near Newcastle Emlyn, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 19500)

  • Star Mill - (Ref. 19500)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Angel

    “We had a really good time staying in this great house and the weather was very kind to us too.”

    Tiny roads made exciting if at sometimes nerve racking travelling!! The only suggestion I would make is that it be made clear that this is an eco friendly house as when self catering it makes a difference as to what detergents etc you take with you. A really good house and week away.

    Tiny roads made exciting if at sometimes nerve racking travelling!! The only suggestion I would make is that it be made clear that this is an eco friendly house as when self catering it makes a difference as to what detergents etc you take with you. A really good house and week away.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Newcastle Emlyn 7.5 miles.

An impressive former water mill, nestled in the valley in the centre of the pretty hamlet of Star in Pembrokeshire.

The property is a perfect base for families or groups of friends looking to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside, yet only a short drive from the beautiful beaches of West Wales.

Set over four floors (five levels), there are four comfortable bedrooms on split-level floors, with the family bathroom on the ground floor, together with a king-size bedroom which is en-suite.

There is a spacious kitchen with dining area and woodburner, and comfy seating leading to doors onto a raised veranda and decking area.

There are steps up to a large sitting room, also with woodburner, where you can relax with a refreshing drink and enjoy the quietness of the countryside.

Outside, you can sit in the decked veranda and listen to the babble of the stream and series of small cascading waterfalls, or take the steps down to the stream and sit and watch the stream swirl in the pools and under the bridge.

The small hamlet of Star is surrounded by the rolling Pembrokeshire countryside with footpaths criss-crossing the area.

Newcastle Emlyn is a thriving working market town, on the River Teifi, and nearby Cenarth, with its fabulous falls, is renowned for fishing.

You are ideally placed to explore the wonderful coastline of Cardigan Bay with nearby sandy beaches such as Poppit Sands, Mwnt or Aberporth.

The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as wildlife spotting at The Teifi Marshes Nature reserve, just outside the popular market town of Cardigan.

Cardigan Bay offers dolphin spotting boat trips, fishing and adventure sports, such as coasteering, as well as being a short drive from the beautiful Preselli Hills, the Wales Coastal Path and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Slightly further afield, to the north you will find the popular harbour town of Aberaeron with its pretty multi-coloured harbourside houses, together with the National Trust property of Llanerchaeron close by.

To the south why not take a trip to the pretty town of Narberth, renowned for its boutique style shopping and a just a little further down the coast opens up the stunning South Wales beaches at the impressive seaside town of Tenby.

A spacious retreat alongside pretty waterfalls, just a short drive from a popular market town, ideal for groups looking to spend quality time together, enjoy countryside walks in the Cych Valley and days trips to the beautiful coastline of West Wales.


Over four floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with balcony and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x third floor double, 2 x third floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Third floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. First floor kitchen with dining area and woodburner. Second floor sitting room with woodburner. First floor utility. Games room with pool table, table tennis and darts board.


  • Oil central heating with woodburners
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, landline telephone, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Private enclosed lawned garden with decking and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 4 miles
  • Note: There are levels of decking and steps and steps between kitchen and sitting room area, care should be taken
  • Note: Games room is accessed via external doors, to the roadside or wooden steps to decking
  • Note: Stream and waterfall at cottage, children to be supervised
  • Note: Dogs allowed in the kitchen/dining area only
  • Note: Due to low beams and a low ceiling by access steps leading to the master bedroom, there may be limited headroom
  • Note: No mobile signal
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar.

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About the location


Llandysul 8 miles; Cardigan 9.5 miles; Lampeter 19 miles.

The bustling market town of Newcastle Emlyn is set on the River Teifi and offers an array of shops, both unique local producers and larger chain stores, such as designer clothes, crafts and jewellery, antiques, tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and a ruined castle, plus fishing permits are available nearby. Surrounding Newcastle Emlyn is beautiful countryside, whilst the rugged Cardiganshire coastline is just six miles away, where you have the opportunity to visit Cardigan Island Farm Park, wonderful sandy beaches, or take a boat trip to spot dolphins and seals at New Quay. Within driving distance is the town of Carmarthen, Dylan Thomas' Boat House in Laugharne, Cenarth Falls, paintballing, Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, Oakwood Theme Park and train rides at Henllan, along with an array of castles, mills and craft centres. Newcastle Emlyn is an excellent base for exploring this part of Wales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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