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Detached Stone Cottage. Peaceful Location. Sea Views From Garden. Pets Welcome.



Updated: 05-Oct-2016
Cottage in Llanon, Trefin, Nr. St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales - On A Quiet Country Lane Surrounded By Farm Land, 20 Minutes Walk To Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Originally "The Old Smithy" Efail Fach is now a pretty, cosy, detached stone cottage offering sea views. Set in the Pembrokeshire National Park, an ideal location from which to explore flower-filled lanes, local beaches, the city of St Davids, and for walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Peaceful area with many attractive pubs, art galleries and craft centres. Two bedrooms, large garden, parking.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

We have loved holidaying in Pembrokeshire for the past 30 years and were delighted when the opportunity presented itself to buy this gorgeous cottage. We live in Inner London and both work in the public sector, so we enjoy the chance to get away to this remote spot.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cottage welcoming, cosy, would recommend it for families, walkers. My mother liked it: very clean. Had a lovely week walking the coastal path. Fantastic views, great meals in Porthgain. Thankyou for a lovely place to rest our head.
Oct 2015
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From the Owner

Proximity to the Pembrokeshire Coastpath. The beautiful spring flowers, the seal pups on the beaches in the autumn, the farm smells, local produce, peaceful and tranquil setting.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Ship, Trefin at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Fishguard at 8 Miles Nearest Golf : Priskilly Forest, near Haverfordwest at 12 Miles Nearest Train : Haverfordwest at 14 Miles Nearest Motorway : M48 at 14 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Ship, Trefin at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Trefin at 0.5 Miles


Trefin beach is 20 minutes walk across the fields. Whitesands Bay is a beautiful sandy beach, excellent for surfing, 25 mins drive. There are many other small beaches along the coast path or within a short distance by car. Rock pools, sand or cliffs can all be found nearby. Porpoises can often be seen off Ramsay Island, and the autumn is a specially good time to see seals and their pups on secluded beaches.


Use of a car is highly recommended, although it would be possible to travel by train to Haverfordwest and complete the journey to the cottage by bus/taxi.


Trefin: 1 mile. St Davids; 6 miles. Fishguard: 8 miles. Strumble Head lighthouse: 8 miles. Haverfordwest 14 miles.

Further Details:

Local shop with cash point at petrol station, 0.5 miles away, long opening hours. Delicious Welsh breakfast and teas available in Mill Cafe in Trefin. Several local pubs serve lunch and evening meals. The famous Sloop Inn at Porthgain is very popular and offers a wide variety of "pub grub" and more varied catering. The Shed in Porthgain serves wonderful fresh fish. St Davids has a range of hotels, cafes, restaurants and pubs, as well as supermarkets, banks, gift shops and art galleries. Also two providers of water sports, fishing, whale and seal watching trips. Regular concerts are held in the beautiful St David's cathedral. Pembrokeshire offers many chances to watch and/or purchase traditional arts and crafts: pottery, glassware, weaving, cheese and chocolate making. There are several neolithic burial sites and standing stones in the area.


Rental rates

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Rate 14
5 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
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Rate 16
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
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4 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
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11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
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25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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Rate 4
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
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Rate 5
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
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Rate 6
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
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for 7 nights
Rate 7
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
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Rate 8
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
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for 7 nights
Rate 9
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
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Rate 10
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
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Rate 12
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
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for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Saturday - Saturday bookings preferred but short breaks and different changeover days can be booked by agreement. When dates have been agreed, a 25% deposit is required as soon as possible, preferably within a week, to secure the booking. The balance of the rental fee is due eight weeks before the start of the holiday. A booking contract will be sent, with details of how and when to pay.

Changeover Day:
Saturday-Saturday preferred, but can be flexible.
3 pm arrival, 10 am departure, but can be flexible if there is no back-to-back booking.

Notes on prices:
Discounts may be offered for prices of short breaks and late bookings by agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 05-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Cosy and quiet. Wood burning stove is wonderful on a chilly evening. The garden is a sun trap during the warm spring and summer.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Tiled bathroom with bath, WC, handbasin, separate shower cubicle. Heated towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Crog loft - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedside cabinets and wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedside cabinets and wardrobe. Galleried area with double futon and cot.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Accommodation is heated by electric heaters in bedrooms, and economy night storage heaters and wood burning stove in the living room. The thick stone walls give protection from the weather and also delightfully house many small birds during the nesting season. As it is quite a small cottage, we only allow a maximum of two well-behaved pets. Outside: Large private garden, part of which is enclosed by a wooden fence. Gravel car parking/patio area, flag-stone patio area and large lawn in two sections. Variety of mature trees and shrubs. Picnic bench with sunshade, BBQ, rotary clothes dryer, garden seat. Lovely views over fields to the sea and sunset. A haven for birds and wild flowers. Neighbouring field often has sheep or ponies that enjoy being fed. Utility Room: Clothes airer and sun shade for outdoor use. Log basket. Child's high chair. Washer/dryer. Ironing board with iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cottage is cleaned before each booking. Linen and towels are provided. Local cleaner/caretaker is available by phone if required in an emergency.

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