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Luxury Edwardian Home For 8 in Dylan Thomas' Laugharne with Lovely Views, 4Star

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Villa in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales - overlooking castle and sea close to the bars and restaurants of Laugharne

A spacious and attractive Edwardian villa originally built for a retired sea captain in an imposing location in the ancient township of Laugharne. Tastefully modernised, furnished and equipped to the highest residential standards to provide 4 star en-suite holiday accommodation for up to 8 people. Generous communal areas with grand fireplaces equipped with wood burning stoves. Cosy bedrooms with large comfortable beds. Luxury linen and towels. Large, well tended grounds.

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About jpnc@btinternet.com

We were lucky enough to visit Laugharne and stay at Brynafon by chance a few years ago, and like Dylan Thomas and many others, were hooked by the charm of the town and the beauty of the house so much that we bought it!

After careful and sympathetic redecoration and modernisation we are privileged to be able to share our gorgeous home with visitors passing through Laugharne.

jpnc@btinternet.com purchased this villa in 2006

Why jpnc@btinternet.com chose Carmarthenshire

On driving down the hill into Laugharne, the mobile phone signal drops, the sea hoves into sight beyond Laugharne burrows and relax! You pass historic 'Brown's' hotel, once the famous drinking den of Dylan Thomas and now being restored to top boutique hotel quality, turn off the main street towards Dylans old boathouse and writing shed, and come upon our Brynafon.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just had to let you know how much we and all the family enjoyed ourselves at your house. The house was so welcoming and spacious we never felt over squashed and we particularly enjoyed eating at the table in dining room. We had a splendid time visiting the places we had holidayed at as children, and the weather was very kind to us. Have made some new "friends" in the Mariners and will most probably returning next year. We really envy you your Welsh Getaway.
Jul 2011
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fabulous place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
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We wanted to thank you very much we had a wonderful few days in Laugharne, it felt like a week! Your beautiful home was a real treat.Local pubs have a wonderful atmosphere.There are great walks in Laugharne, Pendine and Tenby. Reakes family

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A very comfortable house in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

The house was comfortable, well equipped and quiet. It was cleaned and the beds changed mid stay. We did have a problem with one of the showers which was repaired promptly. Laugharne is a pleasant little town with a number of restaurants and pubs plus a very good gift shop. There are walks along the coast and around the castle within easy reach of the house. It is well situated for exploring the Camarthenshire and Pembrokeshire coasts. The people were very friendly and helpful and somewhere I would go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home in a lovely friendly village.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful bakery on the doorstep. Three generations from 66 to 4 years old had a Brilliant holiday. Had some great meals out with help from recommendations in info, and added our own The Red dragon as we came back from Saundersfoot was excellent. Definitely plan a return visit. Great base for countryside and amazing beaches.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your kind words. positive feedback continues to motivate us to make Brynafon as homely and welcoming as possible for our guests.
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  • 5 of 5

This is an ideal holiday home for those that desire a quiet surrounding, with a beautiful view of the sand banks and castle, but also want the convenience of a well stocked Spa shop and a variety of eating establishments just a short walk way in the village.

We all loved the house and all said "wow" on entering it. It was full of character, fireplaces and had lovely huge bedrooms with comfortable beds for a good nights' sleep. The house made our holiday, we had five adults, two teenagers and a dog and there was more than enough space for everyone, on the one damp day of the week that we had. The house was very clean, well stocked with every household item you'd need and the kids loved the secret stash of DVDs and board games.

We would highly recommend this house as a holiday home, from which you can easily access lots of beautiful places to visit; such as Tenby, Stackpole, Picton Castle and Pendine Sands. The owner of the house was very helpful with providing comprehensive travel directions, answering all queries and even provided us with a surprise box of chocolates and a bottle of 'Bubbly'!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou so much! For any potential customers reading this, we promise that it is absolutely genuine and that the reviewer is not a friend of ours (although we hope that they come back to Brynafon soon for another holiday!)
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Great family home

  • 5 of 5

The house and village were a great base for my family who all got together to welcome my new granddaughter born in Carmarthen a week before our stay. The house is a spacious home from home, perfect for a wide range of ages, with room to socialise and space for privacy, well equipped with stunning views. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very many thanks, so pleased you enjoyed the house and town. Congratulations on the new addition!
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Great house in lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying in this comfortable well-equipped house. Very clean and nicely decorated, with good position in the village, and pleasant garden. Laugharne is a quiet nostalgic place with great views and friendly locals. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone wanting a restful week away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments. We hope you return to lovely Laugharne soon!
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Easter Extra
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring Holiday
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
10 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Later Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Wednesday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment by cheque preferred. Other methods will be considered on application.

Changeover Day:
Peak season lettings are from 4 pm Saturday until 10am the following Saturday when the house must be left clean and tidy to facilitate a smooth changeover for following customers. House available for long weekends/ midweek visits October to May.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Laugharne in Wales

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , En-suite to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite to ground floor bedroom 3
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Downstairs loo
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Family bathroom on mezzanine level
  • En-suite to upstairs double bedroom 1 with jacuzzi bath and shower over, en-suite to upstairs double bedroom 2 with shower, en-suite to downstairs double bedroom with bath and shower over, large seperate family bathroom adjacent to twin bedroom with bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Groundfloor bedroom with en-suite bathroom 3
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Firstfloor bedroom with en-suite bathroom 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Firstfloor bedroom with en-suite bathroom 1
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , First floor bedroom. Family bathroom 4 adjacent.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two upstairs double en-suite bedrooms with bay windows overlooking Laugharne bay, a downstairs double en-suite bedroom and a twin room all tastefully decorated with comfy beds and luxury bedlinen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Off street parking for up to 3 cars. Babysitting and daily cleaning service available at additional cost. Powerful oil fired central heating and a plentiful supply of logs included. Outside: There are large gardens and various patio areas. The gardens are mixed between planted borders and an area suitable for modest ball games. We have a small herb garden outside the kitchen. Utility Room: Separate utility with washing machine, tumble drier and ironing board. Direct access to Garden so ideal for drying off wet pooches! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury linen and towels are included. Service cleaning complimentary for families staying for more than 1 week.

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