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The Lodge

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Pontyates, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio

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60 Customer Reviews

  • "Perfect place nice cottage."

    I I will back again

    Reviewed by Aurimas5.0Mar 2024

  • "The hot tub is not described properly as it's not a hot tub as people would expect there are not jets and you have to light a fire to get the water hot and then it cost you a extra £15 to refill the box for more fire wood there are no chemicals used to help keep the water clean."

    We had rain quite a lot there was a leak in which the owners knew about also the electric was switched off all morning so they could change a post we didn't know about this but am sure others would have known. The owners where nice and friendly.

    Reviewed by Michael2.2Oct 2023

  • "Had a lovely welcome from Sonia & David when we arrived, very friendly couple, nothing was too much for them, made sure we were happy and had everything we needed, even had treats, water bowl and towel for our dog, had a nice relaxing stay, lodge well equipped."

    Reviewed by Ruy5.0Oct 2023

  • "Had a fantastic stay at the lodge."

    Sonia and David were excellent,nothing too much for them and always on hand if we needed them.the lodge was very clean and had everything we needed and more. David had warmed the hot tub for our arrival,which was very welcoming. A lovely,peaceful location set in rural South Wales.just what we needed.thank you bob and diane

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic holiday, David and Sonia are a brilliant couple they made us ..."

    We had a fantastic holiday, David and Sonia are a brilliant couple they made us feel extremely welcome and looked after us, the Lodge is beautiful and comfy and the hot tub was 10 out of 10, we will definitely be coming back again highly recommended

    Reviewed by Dawood5.0Sep 2023

  • "Spent a lovely week in The Lodge."

    Property was very clean and well equipped with all you could need and more. Sonia and David were amazing hosts very friendly and helpful. Very thoughtful welcome gifts for our 2 dogs were waiting for us upon arrival - thank you so much. Property is located in a very nice and quiet area. It's not a long drive from the coast, we could spend amazing time on the beach and finish the day in the hot tub. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Sep 2023

  • "We would definitely recommend The Lodge as a very special place to stay."

    Peaceful, countryside location but with easy access to surrounding beaches and towns. The Lodge was spotlessly clean and equipped with everything we needed and more. The selection of tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival was most appreciated, as was the range of dog requisites. Bobby, our 18 year old terrier, whose primary thoughts these days seem to revolve around his stomach, eagerly devoured his treats, yet still managed to fall in love with Rosie, one of the adorable spaniels. As for us, on our last evening, we had a relaxing bathe in the wood burning hot tub. What fun it was too, splashing about under a starlit sky. So, thank you, Sonia and David, for going that extra mile and making our stay truly memorable.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Sep 2023

  • "The lodge was lovely in a very quiet area which we wanted."

    Sonia and David are helpful and friendly owners and on hand if needed. The lodge has a very well equipped kitchen .We were lucky enough to have very good weather and enjoyed the beach at Pembury Park and Burry Port. Carmarthen is a lovely town with lots of independent shops. Fantastic area to stay.

    Reviewed by Gill4.7Sep 2023

  • "What a stunning setting, was lovely and quiet just what we needed."

    A great place for exploring too not far from lots of places. The hot tub was a great added bonus and was heated up for us by Dave for when we arrived. The caravan was very clean and comfortable, Sonia thought of everything that you need guides for the area ect even a little hamper for tea/ coffee/ biscuits sweets and one for the dog. such a lovely couple nothing to much trouble. Dave let my son look at his bike and car which my son loved. Will definatley book again. thank you both for helping us have a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Shelliann5.0Aug 2023

  • "The Lodge is a great holiday property run by very friendly and helpful hosts Sonia and David and spaniels."

    Peaceful, secluded countryside location, great for stargazing on clear nights. Lots of attractions a short drive away. Fantastic walks for our dog in, and away from, the property. Bedroom 1 with king size bed, walk in wardrobe, TV with free sat and ensuite toilet and basin. Bedroom 2 has twin beds, ideal for younger children. Bathroom with large walk-in shower, WC and basin. Open plan kitchen/diner/sitting room large enough for a family of four. Large fridge freezer, gas hob, separate grill and oven. Storage space is plentiful throughout. The very clean property is well stocked with many items not usually provided in holiday lets, such as good quality hand wash at every basin, washing up liquid, dishwashing sponge and cloth, oven gloves, tea towels, kitchen roll, plenty of loo roll, books, board games, DVDs, sewing kit, first aid kit, vacuum, sweeping brush and desk fan. Welcome basket of hot drinks and tasty biscuits and charming little vase of flowers on arrival. Dog treats and loan of mat, bowl, doggy blanket for sofa and towel were much appreciated. Lovely to relax in the wood burner-heated hot tub filled with spring water, under cover, with solar powered lights. We very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you David and Sonia!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2023

  • "Brilliant accommodation, really spacious and comfy."

    The Hot Tub was brilliant! Sonia and Dave were the best hosts one could ask for. They even left treats for the dog. My family had a great holiday and are looking forward to going back as soon as we can. Can’t wait!!

    Reviewed by Stan5.0Jul 2023

  • "From the day we arrived Sonia and David were so welcoming to us and made sure we had everything and checked in to make sure we were ok, it was beautiful the scenery, the mobile, we had a hot tub outside, we fell in love with the place and where it is situated we did not have to drive far to find beautiful beaches,walks,activities and we brought our dog misty."

    Sonia and David left us with a basket of goodies and for our dog they made our holiday even more special and we cannot thank you both enough. We would highly recommend staying here to anyone.

    Reviewed by Therese5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had good time the hot tub was great sonya was so helpfull we needed a garage ..."

    We had good time the hot tub was great sonya was so helpfull we needed a garage they went out of there way to help us we would go back and tell frends

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2023

  • "My sister and I with our 2 spaniels had a totally relaxing stay."

    ...lovely and peaceful stay and the attention to details from the owners were so lovely....we wanted for nothing....even the pooches were thought of with treats, blankets,towels and poo bags! First time using the hot tub and found it so relaxing with a beautiful view too! Highly recommended for a complete unwind.....perfect!

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Jun 2023

  • "We enjoyed a comfortable and relaxing week at The Lodge."

    The property was spotless on arrival and well equipped. Sonia and David were there to explain how everything worked and then left us to settle in. The Lodge is situated on their farm and so they are at hand to answer any questions but were not intrusive. They are kind and considerate. The area is very quiet and is in the middle of the countryside so it’s wonderful sitting in the garden or hot tub listening to the birds. It’s a good centre for exploring The Gower Coast and Pembrokeshire.

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Jun 2023

  • "The lodge was immaculate,full of all the essential home comforts, more than we could of expected."

    our hosts were more than accommodating and made everything so easy for us to access. We had free reign to walk, play and explore with our family, no interruptions. The beautiful surroundings speak for themselves, but this little slice of secret sanctuary is a must visit. We cannot wait to come back again. The eco elements of the lodge is an amazing way to get the children involved in maintaining the garden and the hot tub good family activities. Family of 42,37,16,8 and dog x

    Reviewed by Holly5.0May 2023

  • "Had a 4 day break here with grandkids , really enjoyed the peace and tranquility ."

    The lodge is fully equipped with everything you need . The hosts are very friendly and helpful will be going back . Would recommend .

    Reviewed by Karl5.0May 2023

  • "Our stay at the lodge was great, it was very clean and everything was there we needed ."

    The view was beautiful and it was very peaceful, waking up to the sound of a cuckoo. Sonia a Dave were very friendly and helpful and sorted out any problems straight away . Really recommend the lodge for a peaceful break, and you’re not far from the beach and towns . Thankyou

    Reviewed by Anna5.0May 2023

  • "Had a brilliant 2 night stay at The Lodge."

    The hosts Sonia & David are absolute stars and really welcoming. The accommodation and location was 1st class and the hot tub was a added bonus. Will definitely book again. 10/10

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at the lodge."

    It was so relaxing and the hot tub was fab. Sonia and dave were both wonderful and very helpful The lodge was amazing so clean and everything you could want to make for a wonderful time away We will definitely be back. Thank you both for making our holiday a lovely experience x

    Reviewed by Ceri5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely stay for a couple days."

    Very welcoming and at the same time left us to it , made sure we had everything we needed, great for the dogs . Very laid back, easy going , will definitely be going back . Highly recommend

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Apr 2023

  • "This was our first time visiting south wales, and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay."

    The cleanliness was outstanding! The hospitality was outstanding! The surrounding area was outstanding! Sonia and Dave are the loveliest couple where nothing is too much trouble. They are developing and expanding their lodges, so works are in progress. This didn't hinder our stay, as no active work was done during our stay. What they have planned for the eco-lodges looks brilliant. We can't wait to book again. We took our two children and the dog with us. It was the most peaceful holiday we have ever been on, and we arrived during a storm! Once it had passed, there was just silence, trees, long walks, and a river. This is just on their land. We loved it. The log fire hot tub is fantastic, and being in it while the stars are out is an experience everyone who visits should have! Zoe, Mick, the Girls & Skip

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Apr 2023

  • "Very quiet and private, we enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Jairo3.8Apr 2023

  • "Place was isolated and quiet which is what we wanted however, it is not as described."

    We wanted a quiet holiday away in a hot tub, unfortunately we had a holiday away in a cold tub. You literally have to put wooden logs into a burner, this then has a pipe into the tub to attempt to heat the water. When you have used all your logs, which go very quickly, you then have to buy more at £15 a bag . None of this was stated within the holiday description and led for a disappointing birthday trip away. Due to their eco friendly approach, the hot tub isn’t even chlorinated which led to it being full of Algae after the first day and coming out feeling slimy. Really disappointing and would advise to let holiday makers aware of all of this prior to them paying their hard earned money for a holiday.

    Reviewed by Michaela2.8Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely lovely couple, couldn't help enough, arrived and even the dogs had a gift waiting for them, honestly can't fault our stay."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2022

  • "Really relaxing lodge."

    Me, my partner and my two dogs enjoyed our stay here everything was clean the hot tub was great and it was really peaceful. Located not too far away from any shops or the beach which is great and the hosts were fantastic. I couldnt of asked for a more relaxing holiday and ill certainly be looking to come back

    Reviewed by Damien5.0Oct 2022

  • "For a quite break this is the place well away from everything this is a perfect break."

    Sonia and Dave made us and the dogs feel really welcome with treats for us all. Lovely holiday thanks.

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Oct 2022

  • "This property is superb."

    Sonia & David were fantastic hosts, the property was so clean and tidy. Everything was thought of, even down to poo bags for the dog. The hot tub was an added bonus, fab views and in the middle of nowhere, so nice and quiet but easy to travel around to various places. Will defo book here again, thank you so much , Sonia &David. Fab place.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay good location the peace and quiet and the great views the hot ..."

    Enjoyed our stay good location the peace and quiet and the great views the hot tub was a bonus and the owners were available if we needed them but not intrusive

    Reviewed by Jacky5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful holiday at The Lodge."

    Beautiful location and spotless accommodation. Highly recommended and will return again next year. Sonia and David were the perfect hosts, welcoming us and our spaniel, Ellie. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a 6 night stay at The Lodge in Llanelli end of August."

    We had a lovely, tranquil stay which is what we wanted. The lodge was spotlessly clean, comfortable and Sonia & David were perfect hosts. They couldn't do enough to help make our stay enjoyable. We will definitely go back again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely stay , Sonia and David are extremely attentive and went above and beyond to make our stay relaxing and enjoyable."

    Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Ruby4.1Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely loved The Lodge Took my 3 sons and my pet dog Made to feel Absolutely welcome and could not have hoped for a better place to stay to escape to ."

    Will definitely recommend and hope to revisit next year A*****

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2022

  • "We wanted a quiet getaway , it was perfect !"

    Upon arrival we were greeted by Sonia , what a lovely place. The lodge has all you need for a great holiday . Well maintained , extremely clean, a lovely basket of tea coffee sugar Welsh cakes and sweeties . Our little dog was made very welcome, with use of a dog bowl, towel and treats…. Plus a tennis ball ( which she loved ) . The extras in the lodge make your stay so special , no need to bring washing up liquid or tea towels . Until you stay there you don’t realise how much Sonia and Dave provide . The surrounding areas are beautiful our favourite was Pembury County park . Enjoy days out and return to relax in the hot tub filled with fresh spring water ! A brilliant rest for us . Thank you Sonia & Dave . Best wishes Annie & Dave

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Aug 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our 4 night stay and very warm welcome from Sonia and Dave"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2022

  • "Quiet location with great views; clean and well equipped accommodation; very friendly and helpful hosts."

    Hot tub was a welcome and enjoyable extra.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2022

  • "We both loved our stay."

    Beautiful views and loved the hot tub. We was lucky with the weather. Sonia was really helpful also. Just wished we could have stayed longer :)

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jul 2022

  • "It was lovely property set in a fantastic location."

    the host went above and beyond to make our stay extremely enjoyable. We would highly recommend this lodge we had a fantastic holiday

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2022

  • "The hosts at The lodge were very welcoming and helpful."

    Our dog enjoyed the space and freedom also. The lodge had all you would want/need, to enjoy a peaceful retreat away from it all but a close enough drive to local amenities. Some great walks close by too, a reservoir, Llanelli beach... a long paved walk, Wetland centre and Pembury. The hot tub a bonus and the 'extras' were a useful addition..... never have enough sugar and enjoyed the Welsh cakes! Thank-you so much! Batteries re-charged!

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Jul 2022

  • "Sonia and Dave made us feel so welcome a dog bowl, tennis ball, treats and poo bags were left for the dog."

    We have never been anywhere, where our dog was made as welcome as us. There was a basket of tea, coffee , hot chocolate and Welsh cakes left for us on arrival. The lodge was spotless, homely and comfortable and a relaxing break was had by all. The setting was gorgeous despite the inclement weather. Would I go back yes and for longer.

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Jun 2022

  • "Sonia and David were very friendly and welcoming."

    The view / views are absolutely fantastic! The lodge was very clean and comfortable and the dogs were as welcome as we were. The hot tub was brilliant!

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Jun 2022

  • "Very comfortable clean accommodation set in lovely area with great views."

    Had good meal at The Bridge but found you needed to book in advance online at some of the other local pubs however Internet either not available or poor., even local chippy only took online orders. National Botanic Gardens and National Wetlands nearby and worth visiting also beach at Burry Port.

    Reviewed by Pam4.7Jun 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay at The Lodge."

    On arrival we were greeted by Sonia and David who were most helpful and friendly. The Lodge was spotless and well equipped with all you need. Several dog friendly beaches and pubs nearby and beautiful countryside surrounding the Lodge. A nice touch was that bowl, towel and ball was left in the Lodge for Teddy. It was lovely relaxing in the hot tub in the evening enjoying the tranquil and beautiful views.

    Reviewed by Vanessa4.7May 2022

  • "Wonderful stay, lovely owners."

    Superb setting. Sonia & David go above & beyond to equip Lodge with good quality comforts (bed & bedding felt like luxury). Hot tub beautifully warm on arrival. Our dog thought it heaven to have so many fields to wander. Just couldn't fault it. We wanted tranquility & that's what we had. Carol, Roy & Candy

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2022

  • "We have really enjoyed our stay."

    Beautiful views, very clean and comfortable facilities, very accommodating for the dogs and the hot tub was the cherry on the cake. Sonia and David were very welcoming and helpful. We would love to come back soon.

    Reviewed by Iwona5.0May 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic few days away."

    Beautiful walks on Sonia and David's land, the weather was perfect and we all enjoyed the hot tub expecially the kids. The owners were amazing with us and were so down to earth . Couldn't have asked for a better place to pick for our break. Thank you so much..

    Reviewed by Leyla5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely bank holiday stay, would recommend to anyone."

    The owners wasn’t too far for any help and to answer queries. Kept us topped up with wood for the hot tub, which we was in the whole time of are stay. Dog friendly and a nice clean lodge.

    Reviewed by Brandon5.0Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful location, everything we needed at the lodge and such a lovely place to stay with friendly hosts."

    We can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Kristina5.0Apr 2022

  • "David and Sonia were lovely people who went above and beyond to make sure our stay was enjoyable."

    The accommodation was very clean and well presented and the facility’s were to a hi standard. The hot tub was very impressive given that I have never seen a wood heated hot tub before. We have a dog who enjoyed her stay very much also and the surrounding area is perfect for dogs. We will definitely re book.

    Reviewed by Brad4.1Apr 2022

  • "Our family (wife, two boys and dog) had a fantastic five-day stay at The Lodge."

    It's a peaceful location and the owners Sonia and David couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful. The accommodation is of a high standard and includes a lovely hot tub and the grounds are extensive and provide plenty of space for dogs to enjoy. Lots to do within a few miles; highlights for us included the Swiss Valley Reservoir circular walk, Llannelli beach and Pembury Country Park. Also many friendly pubs nearby. All in all, a great holiday!

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Oct 2021

  • "Our hosts were extremely kind and accommodating, helping us with advice and guidance."

    Everything about the place was nice, especially the hot tub! Would absolutely come again! What a lovely area as well!

    Reviewed by Brett5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely location running stream, and country views."

    David and Sonia went out of their way to make us feel welcome and accomodated. Comfortable and clean accomodation, and wood fired hot tub to boot, perfect for star gazing on a clear night. Their two very friendly springer spaniels who endured the neurotic yappings of our dysfunctional Jack Russel were also a bonus, when they occasionaly visited. We had a happy stay, thank you to you both.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Oct 2021

  • "We stayed at the lodge from the 2nd to the 9th October 2021 On arrival we was greeted by Sonia and David the owners they were both extremely welcoming they showed us round and told us how things worked."

    Sonia had even sent us a txt earlier in the day to ask if we would like the hot tub fire lighting so it would be ready for when we arrived which was extremely kind of them. The lodge is set in beautiful surroundings and all you can see in every direction is stunning greenery. The lodge was clean and extremely well stocked with everything you need for your stay e.g tea towels,washing up liquid,toilet rolls etc. There is no wi fi and you also have to light a fire using wood to heat the hot tub but we knew this and didn’t mind as it was part of the adventure of our holiday It does take around 3 hours for the hot tub to heat up depending on the temperature of the water but we just got a drink and enjoyed the scenery while we was waiting for it to heat up. There are some beautiful walks around this area and lots of things to see and do within a short drive. If your looking for a relaxing stress free, forget about your troubles holiday book the lodge you will be very well looked after by Sonia and David and be surrounded by nature. Thank you so much Sonia and David for letting us stay in your caravan with such beautiful surroundings looking after us and making us feel so welcome Hopefully we will get the opportunity to visit you both again in the future. Kind regards Colin & Karen.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely and quiet location to relaxe for a long weekend."

    Plenty of places near by to go for walks with the dogs. Sonia and David are great hosts, very kind and helpful. We will be staying again. Alex & Ophelie

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Sep 2021

  • "Excellent friendly hosts, very attentive, anything we needed they were at our door with it."

    Very clean caravan and comfortable seating. spacious living room and main bedroom, dressing room a great addition. Good location and local amenities, only a short drive to the beach. Only one slight disappointment was the hot tub, we like the luxury of lights and bubbles! A good suggestion is to take flip flops with you to walk across back to the lodge when you get out. A lovely few days escape, just wish we could have stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Sep 2021

  • "Stayed there a week in September 2021."

    Absolutely lovely couple, really loved the place Sonia and David thought of everything in the lodge. It had everything in there without bringing anything and more. Lovely views, clean lodge and location remote but easily accessible to places. If I had a negative point at all (and it’s only a slight negative)it would be that the hot tub wasn’t changed and got very slimy after a few days however it is powered by a wood burner and David came and set it up and lit it every day for us which was nice. Thank you would go again definitely. Jayne and Frank

    Reviewed by Frank4.7Sep 2021

  • "It was peaceful, had a field for walking the dogs, and David and Sonia were very ..."

    It was peaceful, had a field for walking the dogs, and David and Sonia were very good hosts, always on hand if problem arose, would throughlly recommend, if a quite relaxing well equipped holiday is what you require

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2021

  • "A lovely, comfortable, relaxing break."

    Beautiful countryside views.Hosts were friendly and very helpful and made our stay even more enjoyable. Great location for exploring the area. Look forward to revisiting next year.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Sep 2021

  • "The accommodation was spotless."

    Well equipped but more importantly our hosts were so welcoming (nothing was a problem). A perfect spot away from everything but only a short drive to the beach. We would especially like to thank David and Sonia for the loan of their perfect dog 'Lolita

    Reviewed by Will5.0Sep 2021

  • "Thé lodge, in a very peaceful location, is very clean and extremely comfortable with lovely sofa and armchair."

    It is very well equipped and has everything you could possibly need. There is plenty of storage space both in the kitchen and main bedroom.....even a walk in wardrobe with plenty of hangers. The beds were comfortable with good bed linen but the twins were rather narrow. The owners, David and Sonia, were very helpful providing us with information about possible visits. We were the first guests and a couple of teething problems were sorted out very quickly to everyone’s satisfaction. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit . Thank you.

    Reviewed by Rhiannon4.7Aug 2021

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • TV with FreeSat and DVD Player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Front garden with lawned area, patio, furniture and wood-fired hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: visiting dogs would need to be on a lead apart from when walking in a designated field we have
  • Note: Starter pack for wood-fired hot tub provided, further logs available to buy for £10 a bag
  • Please Note: This property accepts a minimum three-night stay

The property

Pontyates 2.6 miles.

Nestled in the charming hamlet of Five Roads near Pontyates, home to two traditional pubs, is this delightful Lodge set on a 40 acre farm.

Boasting remarkable views of the rolling countryside, as well-as a luxurious hot tub for a soak under the stars, this welcoming abode is the idyllic location for a group of four friends looking to get away from it all or a family holiday.

Be greeted by ample off-road parking, leave your vehicle to take in the quaint surroundings with refreshing, earthy air.

For those wanting a more energetic time the Carmarthenshire footpath network runs through the farm and the renowned Swiss Valley Cycle Path is just 900 metres away.

Take a few steps up to the lodge to discover the lovely open-plan living space; here you can unwind in the sitting area on the sumptuous sofa as you catch up on some well-earned television.

Step over to the compact kitchen area to prepare a heart-warming meal; cook up a storm in the electric oven or take advantage of the microwave for an easy meal.

When dinner is served, settle down at the wooden dining table, break open a bottle of wine and toast to your rural retreat. For an alternative dining arrangement, gather around the outdoor table and BBQ to enjoy a tasty dish, al fresco-style, before taking a leisurely dip in the hot tub. As the evening draws to a close, head back inside to the warmth, and rinse off in the shower room to prepare for a night's embrace.

Choose between two pretty bedrooms, a king-size with a handy en-suite WC and a twin.

Wake-up with a steaming cup of coffee in the garden to begin your day with handsome views of luscious greenery.

Lodge is an excellent base for exploring, visit the cascading Trimsaran waterfall, stroll around the loop of Swiss Valley (lower) Reservoir, or be amazed by the medieval remains of Kidwelly Castle/Castell Cydweli, which dates back to the 12th century.

Take a short drive into the wonderful Country Park and Beach at Pembrey or head off to Ffos Las Racecoure.

Travel a little further afield to the market town of Llanelli or to The National Botanic Garden of Wales, for an engrossing walk around the gardens, which is also home to a tropical butterfly house, as well as cycling along the South coast at The Millennium Coastal Path, offering amazing sights of the sea.

You can also spend time at The Wetlands then enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea at Lanelly House.

Settled near the River Towy, is the county town of Carmarthen, home to a 12th century castle, Gwili Steam Railway for a scenic ride through Wales and Oriel Myrddin Gallery to view contemporary art and culture.

For a relaxing escape with your friends or family stay at The Lodge.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Llanelli 7 miles; Carmarthen 9 miles; Swansea 20 miles.

Pontyates is a village situated in the Gwendraeth Valley, halfway between Carmarthen and Llanelli, and offers a shop, Post Office, pub and garage, as well as a fish and chips shop. This village is perfectly located to enjoy shopping trips, cinema or theatre evenings, a steam ride, days out on sandy beaches, golfing and even a day at the races - both horses and cars. A charming part of Wales to explore any time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas