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'Faraway', Carmarthen Bay - Peaceful, Countryside Views, 3 mins from Sea

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Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

1 Double Bedroom With Ensuite. Lounge/Galley Kitchen Area With Reclining Sofa

For Couples or Singles.

Minimum stay is 2 nights.

7 night stay commences on a Friday.

Open plan lounge/kitchen with floor to ceiling picture windows.

Sunny balcony with sun loungers.

Reclining 2 seat sofa, smart TV & DVD player, CD player/radio, iPod speaker dock - chair-bed + bedding (just in case your partner snores!).

Under-unit fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, electric hob top & oven/grill, toaster, Tefal Optigrill, good range of utensils, pots and chinaware.

Bedroom has very comfortable double bed, wardrobe, dressing table & wall mounted TV - bedding & bed linen supplied. Ensuite with electric shower.

Facilities shared with owners: washing machine and tumble drier; extra freezer space if required; bike storage; garden and patio with seating.

Sorry no dogs/pets and no smoking please.

Off street parking - dedicated car parking space.

Any questions whilst on holiday, seek us out next door!

Good Pub with restaurant only 15mins stroll to Llansaint.

Kidwelly has a good range of takeaways, cafes and pubs as well as a Supermarket. Ferryside also has pub and eating places.

Regrettably, the bedroom and ensuite will not accommodate a wheelchair therefore we have to ask that wheelchair users must be able to walk approximately 10 paces with a walking aid.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Marion Bussell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 February, 2017

About Marion Bussell

We love a challenge and self-built our home commencing in 2001. 'Faraway' is within the boundary of our home and overlooks part of our garden, including our veggie beds. We freeze lots of our veggies and make our own jam and chutney for the family. We love the countryside views and the peace and quiet. For those lovely beach walks we don't have to travel too far either as our closest beach is only 3 minutes drive away at Ferryside. Some of our favourite places to visit are: Pembrey and the Milennium Coastal Park (10 mins drive) with miles of fabulous beach and forest walks and easy cycling! Also we love to feed the ducks at WWT Llanelli. As National Trust members we make full use of our membership to visit Dinefwr and Colby Gardens in particular. The National Botanic Gardens of Wales are also only 20 minutes drive and we often go walking there.

Marion Bussell purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Marion Bussell chose Carmarthenshire

We have built a modern apartment called 'Faraway' which is well insulated and easily heated - with floor to ceiling windows allowing you to sit back and enjoy the view. We love this area which is mid-way between Carmarthen and Llanelli. You can easily reach lots of lovely places for walks and picnics or cycling and there are local pubs and different cuisines to choose from. Even Tenby is only approx. 35 minutes drive away.

What makes this apartment unique

Peace and quiet and very close to the sea for those lovely shore walks - but you can be in a town in 15 minutes and a city in 35 minutes - making the cinema, theatre, leisure centre, ten pin bowling or shopping trips all very accessible.

4 Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

5

Peaceful with great views

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Fantastic little cottage, very thoughtfully and well equipped with everything you need to make a great short break. Loved the panoramic views across the countryside.

Excellent to have somewhere safe to store our bikes.

We felt very welcomed by the owners and would definitely recommend the cottage to others looking to explore this part of Wales.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your holiday and thank you for your lovely comments. Look forward to welcoming you back! Regards, Marion
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5

A FARAWAY DREAM IN WALES

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean, modern and immaculately maintained. The location ,surrounded by fields but only 5 minutes drive from the lovely beach at Ferryside, was so quiet peaceful and relaxing. The owners , who live in the adjacent property, were friendly and welcoming and I would recommend to anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We intend to return next year

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your week at 'Faraway' and thank you for your lovely comments. Look forward to seeing you next year! Regards, Marion.
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It was a lovely bright and clean flat, with amazing attention to detail!

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Would definitely recommend it!

The owners were lovely, the flat was lovely and so was the cute pub we went for dinner in round the corner.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing 'Faraway'. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at 'Faraway' and that our apartment had everything that you required to make your holiday a success. Look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Marion.
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Faraway, a beautifully presented holiday let

  • 5 of 5

Faraway was a pleasure to walk into, really bright & airy & very well cared for. When not out & about it was comfortable & well equipped for all our needs. We found such a lot to do in the area, including castles, beaches, weland centre at Llanelli & lots of lovely gardens. The appartment is ideal for cyclists with challenging hills, primrose-decked lanes & secure storage for bikes.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive comments on your holiday at 'Faraway'. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that the apartment had everything that you needed to make your holiday a success. Hope we will see you return some time! Regards, Marion.
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Location

From the Owner

We have built a modern apartment called 'Faraway' which is well insulated and easily heated - with floor to ceiling windows allowing you to sit back and enjoy the view. We love this area which is mid-way between Carmarthen and Llanelli. You can easily reach lots of lovely places for walks and picnics or cycling and there are local pubs and different cuisines to choose from. Even Tenby is only approx. 35 minutes drive away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 68 Miles Nearest Barpub : Llansaint, Kidwelly at 0.7 Miles Nearest Ferry : Fishguard at 54 Miles Nearest Golf : Ashburnham Golf Club/Glyn Abbey Golf Club at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Ferryside at 1.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 Pont Abraham Services at 19 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Llansaint, Kidwelly at 0.7 Miles Nearest Ski : Pembrey Country Park Dry Ski Slope at 6.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Ferryside at 1.5 Miles Car: necessary

Hi! Some of our favourite places to visit are: Penclacwydd Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre (WWT Llanelli); National Botanical Gardens Wales; Colby Gardens & Dinefwr Park (National Trust); Pembrey Country Park (with its very long, blue flag, sandy beach); Ffoslas Horse Racing; BARC Pembrey Motor Racing Circuit; Carmarthen Town, especially on Market Days; Kidwelly Castle; and Millennium Coastal Park with its easy, flat walking and cycling - you can hire bikes too!

For those lazy stay-at-home days, you can't beat a nice glass of something special on your sunny balcony, watching our visiting birds - we have Woodpeckers which regularly visit the nuts!

Prices and Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

2 or 3 night short breaks normally commence on a Friday. 4 night short breaks normally commence on a Monday. No refunds for any holiday booked within 8 weeks of the arrival date. For holidays booked more than 8 weeks in advance, please see the owners Terms and Conditions. If after booking, you decide to change the date of your holiday for any reason, we will do our best to try and accommodate your changes. If we are unable to accommodate you on your new chosen date, our normal cancellation charges will apply. In the unlikely event of our having to cancel your booking, all monies paid by you to us will be refunded in full to you as soon as is reasonably practicable - no additional compensation will be paid. We do not offer holiday or cancellation insurance. Please make your own insurance arrangements. For full details of booking conditions please contact the owner.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Peace and quiet and very close to the sea for those lovely shore walks - but you can be in a town in 15 minutes and a city in 35 minutes - making the cinema, theatre, leisure centre, ten pin bowling or shopping trips all very accessible.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 14 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite shower room with WC and wash hand basin
  • Ensuite shower room with an electric shower, WC and wash hand basin. Shower base measures 740mm X 740mm. Electric towel rail above WC. Selection of toiletries supplied. Mirror with light situated over washhand basin. Towels supplied.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • 1 double bedroom with very comfortable (4'6") double mattress on a pine slatted frame. Wall mounted Smart TV with built-in DVD player. All bedding and linen is supplied. Reading lights and side table lights each side of the bed. Wardrobe with 2 drawers and hanging space. Dressing table with 3 drawers and mirror over. Hair dryer available.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • For those times when you really don't want to move but need to go to the shops, we have our "Wee Shoppe" within a cupboard inside 'Faraway' with some essential tinned and packet goods and an 'Honesty Box'.

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