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Bryn Marlais Cottage, Brechfa

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Come and experience a magical Welsh holiday in our delightful cottage set on the edge of Brechfa Forest. Perfect for cyclists and nature lovers; offers a peaceful rural retreat in the historical rural county of Carmarthenshire. Ideal for a truly Welsh experience. Dating from the 18th century, Bryn Marlais cottage is now a delightful self contained annexe of the owners' home set in 9 acres of grounds, which visitors to the cottage are welcome to use. The secluded garden has a variety of mature shrubs with several seating areas and a bird feeding station which is popular with all the usual garden birds and the rarer woodpecker, nuthatches and goldfinches which delight us with their visits. Buzzards and red kites can be seen soaring high in the valley and around the cottage. You may even ca...Come and experience a magical Welsh holiday in our delightful cottage set on the edge of Brechfa Forest. Perfect for cyclists and nature lovers; offers a peaceful rural retreat in the historical rural county of Carmarthenshire. Ideal for a truly Welsh experience. Dating from the 18th century, Bryn Marlais cottage is now a delightful self contained annexe of the owners' home set in 9 acres of grounds, which visitors to the cottage are welcome to use. The secluded garden has a variety of mature shrubs with several seating areas and a bird feeding station which is popular with all the usual garden birds and the rarer woodpecker, nuthatches and goldfinches which delight us with their visits. Buzzards and red kites can be seen soaring high in the valley and around the cottage. You may even catch a glimpse of a goshawk, arch enemy of the local chickens! The comfortable accommodation comprises a lounge/diner, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor and one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a cloakroom on the first floor. The holiday cottage retains many of its original features, whilst at the same time providing modern day comforts with recently installed oil central heating, a new fitted bathroom and upstairs cloakroom. Original stone walls and exposed beams feature throughout the cottage. The original stone fireplace is a charming feature of the lounge with the addition of a log burning fire for cosy evenings in. The first full basket of logs will be provided. Further logs will be charged at cost. A TV with freeview box, DVD player and a CD player are provided. Wi-Fi is available. The holiday cottage has a selection of books, DVDs, CDs and board games for your enjoyment. There is a dining area in the lounge with a gate-leg table and four chairs. The kitchen has an electric cooker, fridge freezer, electric kettle and toaster as well as ample cooking utensils, china and glassware. Tea towels are provided. A washing machine and tumble dryer are available in a separate building, which also contains some exercise machines which visitors are welcome to use. The bathroom has recently been completely refitted and refurbished and includes a bath with electric overhead shower, vanity unit with basin, and heated towel rail. Towels are provided but please bring your own beach towels. A turning wooden staircase leads upstairs from the lounge. The spacious upstairs landing has a recently fitted cloakroom and ample storage. The double bedroom is furnished in traditional style with a mahogany bed, wardrobe and dressing table. A hairdryer and shaver adaptor are also provided. The twin bedroom has pine beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers. All bed linen is provided. Towels provided. Electricity and heating are included in the price. A welcome pack is provided for guests to the holiday cottage, booking for a week or more. It will include a local paper, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, butter and bread. Homemade jam or eggs from our own chickens will also be included when available. There is no smoking in the holiday cottage. More
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Sue J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I continue to be amazed at the locations in Wales and the number of places that offer superb facilities at a reasonable rate - this is one of them.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank robertgraham1
Management response:Responded August 23, 2017

Thanks very much for your review. Thanks for staying at Bryn Marlais Cottage.

Reviewed July 27, 2016

Nice cottage, pleasant hosts, tea, coffee, milk, bread and homemade marmelade on arrival. Open fire for cosy evenings and an amazing view from the kitchen... (Ingeborg and Henk from the Netherlands)

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Henk106494
Management response:Responded July 28, 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
Books
Iron
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Microwave
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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