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Open-plan studio-style accommodation
Open-plan studio-style accommodation
Relax by the woodburner
Open-plan studio-style accommodation
Countryside views from dining area
Shower room
View of the property
View of the Aeron valley from the property
Aerial view over Vale of Aeron properties
Children will love this quirky boat in the play area
1 / 10  Open-plan studio-style accommodation
2 / 10  Open-plan studio-style accommodation
3 / 10  Relax by the woodburner
4 / 10  Open-plan studio-style accommodation
5 / 10  Countryside views from dining area
6 / 10  Shower room
7 / 10  View of the property
8 / 10  View of the Aeron valley from the property
9 / 10  Aerial view over Vale of Aeron properties
10 / 10  Children will love this quirky boat in the play area

Sapphire

Aberaeron (7mls SE), West Wales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Shop nearby
Romantic
Green
Quirky
Wedding venues
Towels included
13 more

At a glance

  • A lovely studio-style accommodation with beautiful rural views
  • Set in 65 acres of woodland and meadows
  • A perfect romantic getaway
  • Ideal for visiting charming towns including Aberaeron and New Quay
Property code: SAPPH

This charming hobbit house, in the heart of the Welsh countryside, nestles in 65 acres of meadow and woodland, and provides comfortable open-plan living with panoramic views across the open valley.

Escape to this shepherd’s hut near Llandyfan, on the fringes of the Brecon Beacons, and soak up the scenery as you steam in your private hot tub. Sleeping two guests, this exquisite abode is set within the beautiful grounds of an equestrian centre and could be ideal for anyone who enjoys riding or wants to stable their horse or pony. Up to three four-legged friends are welcome to stay at the retreat, which is less than 5 miles from Llandeilo, and is also well positioned for cycling, mountain biking and walking.

Climb four steps up from the spacious decked area to find yourselves in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner/bedroom, with its welcoming country cream decor. Light the wood burner and settle in a chair to enjoy the heat as you gaze out across the rolling countryside. Prepare light meals in the kitchen area to enjoy inside or out and find you have your own shower room so you can enjoy a hot shower before heading off to the double bed. Wake to the magical vistas and on sunny days enjoy breakfast out in the fresh air. Fire up the hot tub, ready to enjoy after your excursions out, sizzle supper on the BBQ on fine evenings and gaze up at the night skies. Find parking for two cars at the holiday home.

Stroll down the pretty streets of Llandeilo, browsing in independent shops and pausing for something to eat in tea rooms and cafes. Visit nearby Dinefwr Castle, 5.5 miles from the shepherd’s hut, while you are here. Walk or drive 3 miles into the Brecon Beacons to see the splendid ruins of Carreg Cennen Castle, set high on a cliff. Venture 7 miles to the beautiful gardens at Aberglasney or 12 miles to see the National Botanic Gardens of Wales.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Part of a complex of properties set on a working farm 
  • Sleeping area with double bed and bunk beds suitable for 2 small children
  • Kitchen area with electric hob and oven and fridge
  • Lounge area with wood burner and TV
  • Shower room with WC
  • Shared utility room available on-site
  • Shared enclosed lawn area with seating 
  • Outdoor playground 
  • The farm offers a nature trail through 65 acres
  • Electric, Wi-Fi and central heating included
  • Regret no smoking within the properties
  • 1 dog welcome, please note that dogs must be kept on leads due to sheep in the adjacent field, however dogs are allowed off leads in the woodland area
  • Small shop located on-site selling gifts and fresh seasonal produce from the farm
  • There are 2 on-site function rooms which can be hired directly with the owner
  • Beach 9 miles, shops and pubs 4 miles
  • In line with current Welsh Government restrictions there is a booking system which will be present for the pizza oven - a lunch time or evening slot available on a pre-booked basis
  • On-site children’s playground and games room will be available and inspected regularly, at guests own risk
  • Access to shared utility room with cleaning rota in place
     

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Michael 14th December 2020

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Very minor things would have made stay perfect ie better light over the sink, microwave and some kitchen consumables, kitchen roll, foil and cling film. Loved the Christmas tree and decorations, bed really comfortable. We would love to visit again in the summer and make use of the outside area.

Reviewed by Miranda Jane 18th September 2020

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A lovely cottage & a pretty & tranquil setting. Would return & would recommend.

Location

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Comprised of the beautiful counties of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, West Wales is a superb choice of holiday destination for family, friends or couples looking to escape. With fantastic holiday resorts and picture-perfect coastal villages, West Wales offers ancient castles, national walking trails, bucket and spade beaches, as well as miles of stunning scenery to enjoy.

Top West Wales visitor attractions and places of historical interest include: The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Cilgerran Castle, the Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Visit thriving Tenby for golden beaches, pubs and cafes galore; spend days on the sands with your family building sandcastles, paddling or sunbathing. Tenby is one of the leading holiday destinations in the country and being such a pretty town it’s not surprising that it’s so popular. Spend time getting to know the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its rich blue seas, sandy beaches, cliff-top walks and white-crested waves that are worshipped by surfers on a daily basis. Discover the Bae Ceredigion coast where you can keep a watchful eye out for seals and dolphins out to sea – a common sight from the Wales Coast Path.

Spot wild blooms and see the first orchids of the year; West Wales is full of nature reserves that can be found across Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Ceredigion, all of which make for perfect daytrip destinations for bird watchers and wildlife spotters alike. Visit the UK’s smallest city, St Davids to see its fascinating cathedral, first built in the 13th century. Spend time on the beaches at Barafundle Bay or Tenby, take a trip to the magnificent Carew Castle or climb the 80-foot tall Great Keep at Pembroke Castle. Other West Wales attractions include the West Wales Museum of Childhood, several heritage railways, Carmarthen - the birthplace of Merlin, The Museum of the Welsh Woollen Industry and the Worm’s Head.

Our range of self-catering holiday cottages in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion offers you the perfect place to stay in the West Wales countryside or on the coast. These self-catering cottages in West Wales offer holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across West Wales too so everybody can have new adventures. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your Welsh holiday.

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