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Delightful Large Character House Ideal For Large Groups And Family Get Togethers



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Sleeps 14. 6 Bedrooms. 4 Baths.

This delightful, detached property sits in the village of Mynyddygarreg, two miles from Kidwelly in South Wales and makes the perfect holiday home for larger groups of friends and families. The main house has five bedrooms, including four with zip/link beds, which give the option of flexibility, being doubles or twins. There is also a mezzanine room with twin beds that can be zipped together to make a king-size double. This character room can be accessed via a wooden stairway from the utility room, or through one of the double bedrooms via a small, adjoining doorway. The door can be kept shut and locked to offer two separate bedrooms, or open to offer a further family room, ideal for families with a small child or two that they want nearby. The master bedroom has a king size double and a single bed and also, its own, very large en-suite bathroom with a separate shower. There is also a shared family bathroom and a ground floor WC for added convenience. With three more single beds on the first floor of the The May Annexe games room, just three yards from the house, as well as a shower room, this spacious holiday home really does provide ample accommodation for everyone! The dining room is perfect for gathering around and celebrating special occasions and also has a handy hatchway through from the kitchen, which is well-equipped for catering for large groups, or putting together picnics for days out and about exploring. After a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, retire to the spacious sitting room where you can relax and enjoy a snooze. The kitchen is next to the utility, which has a door leading onto the patio, where you will find the luxurious sauna and access to The May, an annexe with a games room. In here is a pub-style pool table and dartboard, so competitive guests can set up a tournament, or you can simply relax with your feet up and watch some TV. Outside, the play area in the enclosed garden creates somewhere for the younger ones to run around and burn off any excess energy. There are two swings and a slide in the garden, plus a children’s play park a two-minute walk away! A five-minute walk away, the rugby club has a licensed bar on weekends and occasionally live music playing! With its thatched roof, The Masons Arms in Kidwelly is one of the oldest pubs in Wales and there are many other attractions to keep you occupied nearby, including the medieval Kidwelly Castle. Pack your walking boots and explore the Brecon Beacons, the Pembroke Coast National Park, or why not take a stroll through the popular seaside towns of Tenby and Saundersfoot? The Millennium Coastal Path is just a couple of miles away, perfect for walking or cycling and also just two miles away is the 10-mile sandy beach at Pembrey Country Park, where you'll find a host of attractions including horse riding and tobogganing. With so many wonderful things to discover in the area, The Croft is a great choice of holiday destination for exploring South Wales!

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The house was huge and wonderfully decorated throughout, with everything we needed and more! The whole group had such a nice time in the sauna and games room that we didn't even go sightseeing! The garden is huge and we were able to take our dog! Lynda the housekeeper made us an amazing cake as it was a birthday party. The booking process was a breeze too! Will be back! Xxx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI, thank you so much for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your kind words to Lynda about the cake! See you again soon we hope, Laura & Andy
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Fantastic house for large familys

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing and catered for large families. Was nice to all sit down at the dinning table which seated all of us family of 13 , the facilities were great the boys loved the games room and sauna. The location was great nice and quite and not to far from beach and other local attractions we all had a fantastic time and would go back again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Girls weekend away

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic weekend in the Croft!

Met by lovely staff on arrival who showed us around and how to use everything and we proceeded to have a great weekend.

The rooms were fab with plenty of bathrooms to go around. The communal areas were great spaces for everyone to get together with plenty of room while in the dining room/ in the living room or in the garden.

This is a great house with lots of facilities in rain or shine and I would definitely recommend this property for large groups!

Thank you :)

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

We have a brilliant time at the croft. On arrival we had a briefing of the house and how everything worked and we proceeded to have a lovely weekend. The rooms were great with a good amount of toilets/shower rooms and lovely big areas for everyone to eat/watch TV and be outside. I would definitely recommend this property for large groups!

Fab weekend!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect for large groups with kids

  • 5 of 5

Laura, the owner, heard about our friend Natalia Spencer who is doing walking the entire coastline of Britain and wanted to help us. Infact she went out of her way to make our team weekend special. We were 6 kids and 6 adults and the house was perfectly sized to cope with this. The house is characterful and spacious with all mod cons. Everything is immaculately well presented and maintained.

We were met with open arms by Lynda the wonderful house keeper and offered lots of useful if useful info about the area.

If you need a big house for a weekend away, don't hesitate.

A very lovely house run by a very lovely couple.


  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super house for family gathering at Feb half term

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic family gathering at The Croft over Feb half term and were delighted with this very spacious, clean, comfortable and warm house. There was more than ample accommodation and sufficient facilities for our family of 8 adults, 4 children 1 baby and 1 dog plus parking for 5 cars....we were arriving from different parts of the country. We did not find time to use the sauna but it looked inviting. The games room was well used!! The owner and the manager were very friendly and helpful. There were many activities and attractions. We particularly enjoyed visiting Kidwelly Castle, a train trip to Carmarthen, visiting both the Parc Y Bocs Farm Shop with good facilities for children in Kidwelly and the Canal and Quay, as well walking along the beach at Pembrey, Burry Port and Ferryside and visiting Pembrey Country Park. We would thoroughly recommend this property and location and if we were visiting this area again would be very happy to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Glynn Abbey at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Kidwelly at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Pembrey at 2 Miles Car: recommended


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
1 Mar 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Term
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Main Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En Suite bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Annex Shower Room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs WC - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Can be Kingsize and single or 3 singles
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be kingsize or twin room
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be kingsize or twin room, door through to small bedroom
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, Small "Cwtch" bedroom, can be kingsize or twin beds
  • Bunk room - 2 Single Bed, Bunk bed
  • Annex bedroom - 3 Single Bed, Can be 1 kingsize and 1 single or 3 single beds


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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