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2 Bedroom 4 Star award winning self catering in peaceful rural location M4 8 min



Updated: 27-Sep-2016
Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms. 1 shower room.

Located in Foelgastell, Carmarthenshire and bronze winner of the Carmarthenshire Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year 2015/6. Situated just 8 minutes from the end of the M4 at the gateway to West Wales. Offering superb thoughtfully equipped accommodation for 2 – 4 guests and perfect for couples offering a king size double and super king double which can convert to twin beds with prior notification. We welcome adults and children over the age of 14. Living room comprising lounge with two leather sofas, woodburner and TV/DVD. Doors to terrace with seating and barbecue. Dining area and dresser. Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Wet room with walk-in electric shower (ground floor). There is wireless broadband available throughout the property. There is off road parking for up to 2 cars adjacent to the cottage. Garden: there is a terrace with table and chairs outside the patio doors and just beyond that a smaller terrace with a bench which comprises the cottage garden. From the terrace there is a great view of the rest of the garden and views in to the woodland. We have feeders so you can enjoy watching the birds, and there are often stunning sunsets which many of our guests have photographed whilst enjoying a glass of something chilled. The perfect place to unwind and relax in a unique rural setting. You can walk through our gardens to the woods beyond the cottage and watch the birds. Carmarthenshire is famous for being the Garden of Wales with its award winning beaches an easy drive or visit gardens or castles – in fact there are so many things to see and do.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Mike and I bought the property in 2012 and live next door to the cottage. We fell in love with the garden first (well I did), and having previously had an allotment in Kent am delighted to have my fruit and vegetables a bit nearer to me now. We have done a huge amount in both the house and the garden. Like any garden it is of course a 'work in progress', and I have an ongoing battle with new plants and the rabbits!

Mike and I both work from home so one of us will be around to chat or deal with any queries. Mike is a Rights of Way lawyer and I am an equality consultant. Lwcus is our Border Collie

Speaks English

3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


A lovely, peaceful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Pen Y Garn Cottage. It was well equipped and very comfortable for the two of us. The owner was very helpful and lovely to talk to. There is just so much to do in the area, we shall definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well we really enjoyed having you to stay and delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. There are some very exciting plans for the National Botanic Garden of Wales so plenty for you to come back for! Very best wishes, Mary-Ann
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Peaceful and cosy cottage in beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at this cottage and would highly recommended it.

We chose it because of its location with easy access to the coast and the Beacon Brecons park, and were pleased that there were lots of other attractions nearby.

The cottage is very well-equipped, well-maintained and comfortable. The garden is beautiful.

The owners were fantastic from the very moment we contacted them with some questions before proceeding with the booking. They made us feel very welcome.

We would love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, you were a delight to host. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back soon. Best wishes, Mary-Ann
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geschmackvoll und sehr gemütlich eingerichtetes Haus in herrlich ruhiger Umgebung

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus liegt nicht weit von der Autobahn entfernt, die man nicht hört, in einer sehr ruhigen Lage. Das Haus ist sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Die Geräte wie Herd, Waschmaschine, Gespirrspüler sind neu. Ein großer Parkplatz ist vorhanden. Die Heizung funktionierte ausgezeichnet und es wäre noch ein zusätzlicher Ofen mit Holz zu heizen vorhanden gewesen. Wir besuchten Südwales mit Cardiff, Tintern Abbey, Abergavenny mit tollen Restaurants z. B. Foxhunter Inn, Tenby, Stackpole, Bosherston, Pembroke, Solva, St. Davids, Porthgain - The Sloop Inn, The Botanic Garden. Die Küsten laden zu schönen Wanderungen ein. Schade, dass wir nicht mehr Zeit hatten, um das schöne Ferienhaus Peny Garn Cottage zu genießen.

Das Willkommen im Ferienhaus war außergewöhnlich. Frisch gebackenes Brot und der Kühlschrank war fürs Frühstück gefüllt.

Herzlichen Dank!

Wir schwärmen noch immer von dem entzückenden Ferienhaus und haben es in unserem Freundeskreis weiterempfohlen und hoffen, dass wir wieder einmal diesen schönen Ort besuchen können.

Ein Auto ist notwendig.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We think this place is special and unique and we like to share it with like minded people. It is in a beautiful rural location with the advantage of being close to the A48 making exploring quick and easy. We want our guests to leave here feeling they have had a very special stay and we do our up most to achieve this. Our information folder is regularly updated and includes personal advice on local shops and restaurants. The folder also promotes local attractions, gardens, castles, beaches and suggestions of what to do on those rare rainy days! We always take time to share suggestions with our guests so that they can best enjoy their stay in the County.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 58 Miles Nearest Barpub : Smiths Arms at 0.9 Miles Nearest Train : Carmarthen at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Smiths Arms at 0.9 Miles Nearest Beach : Bury Port at 20 Metres


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Autumn 2016
12 Sep 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2016
31 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year
31 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring 2 2017
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 3
11 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
28 May 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
6 Jun 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 27-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

A main part of the Cottage experience is the garden which provides a quiet haven for visitors. We are continually developing this for our guests to enjoy. The gardens attract much wildlife and many of our guests have said how much they enjoy watching the birds so we ensure that the bird feeders are always fully stocked. We have recently produced information on the birds that visit us.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events

Floor Area

  • 22 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The wet room is on the ground floor


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, King size double with luxury bedding
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Option of converting Queen Double to 2 singles
  • the red room has a king sized bed and the blue room has the choice of a Queen sized bed or 2 singles. You need to let us know before your visit which option you would like


  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • If you are looking for peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings to recharge the batteries this is the place to come

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