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The Stables

Ref: car3484
Llandovery, West Wales and Pembrokeshire
Multiple Properties

Contact: John Lloyd

Cynghordy Estate
Carmarthenshire SA20 0LN

Open: All year

Short breaks available
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Number of properties: 5
Smallest property sleeps: 2
Largest property sleeps: 11
Maximum group number: 32

Special offers

£359 Thu 5th Apr to Mon 9th Apr   4 nights   Hobby sleeps 5 with indoor hot tub for 8
£306 Thu 5th Apr to Mon 9th Apr   3 nights   Peregrine sleeps 6 with indoor hot tub for 8
£230 Thu 5th Apr to Sun 8th Apr   3 nights   Merlin sleeps 2 with indoor hot tub for 8
£260 Fri 16th Mar to Sun 18th Mar   2 nights   Hobby sleeps 5 with hot tub
Pets welcome
Children Welcome
No smoking
Easy access
Internet Access
Function Room
Hot Tub
Riding Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Romantic Cottage for Two Romantic Cottage for Two

5 holiday lets sleeping from 2 to 11

5 spacious beautifully renovated stone- built adjacent cottages with 4 Stable Cottages around a courtyard and Kestrel Farmhouse.

KESTREL has 4 en suite bedrooms ( 2 king and 2 twin rooms, one being downstairs) sleeping 8 with dining area seating 32.

KITE has 5 bedrooms ( 1 en suite king bedroom, 1 quad room, 1 twin room, 1 queen and 1 single rooms) sleeping 11 with the dining room seating 18.

PEREGRINE has 3 bedrooms (2 queen and 1 twin bedrooms) sleeping 6.

HOBBY has 3 bedrooms (1 en suite king with walk- in wardrobe, 1 queen and 1 single rooms) sleeping 5.

MERLIN has one en suite king bedroom with walk- in wardrobe sleeping 2 and a spacious seating area on the landing.

HOBBY and PEREGRINE can be booked together sleeping 11 as they have an interconnecting door.


DRY ROOM and lock up garage for cycles

They are distinctively renovated to a high standard, graded 4 stars by Visit Wales offering spacious comfort

The lawned gardens are set with garden furniture and 5 BBQs. Kestrel has an enclosed patio.

Spacious kitchens with fridge/freezers, washer/driers and dishwashers (except Merlin, which has a kitchenette), fully- equipped for cooking dinner for your whole party.

KESTREL dining room seats up to 32 and Kite up to 18.

Professional catering can be arranged. Grocery deliveries available from Tesco and Asda.

Beds are made up with fresh linen ready for your arrival. Each has 2 pillows, a duvet and blanket with towels provided.

The cosy cottages are heated electrically.

Free WiFi (variable reception). Good mobile and 4G reception.

The sitting rooms are spacious and comfortable with a television, books and board games: those of Kite and Peregrine each open out onto a patio in a lawned garden with glorious views up the valley.

The cottages vary in size sleeping 2, 5, 6, 8 and 11 people so are ideal for booking separately or for a large group of family or friends.

Guest beds, cots and highchairs are available (bedding not supplied).

Ample level gravelled parking outside each cottage.

Well- behaved dogs and horses are welcome by arrangement in advance @£20 per dog or £30 per horse.

Near the A483 Swansea to Manchester trunk road.

Accessible by train on the Heart of Wales line running between Swansea and Shrewsbury- perfect for excursions to Powys or South Wales

The Stables are located in an idyllic and peaceful valley on our working estate which has been in the family for nearly a century.

Walking from the door: your cottage is on our farm, surrounded by fields, woods and hills. Ideal for mountain biking and birdwatching.
The glorious gardens and castles of Carmarthenshire are within easy access and the coast within an hour's drive.

Discover Llyn Brianne, the Black Mountain, Dan-yr-Ogof caves and Dinas Reserve. Visit Dinefwr and Carreg Cennen Castles, Pembrey, Laugharne and the Gower.

Bog snorkelling and the World Games in Llanwrtyd Wells nearby.
Pony trekking in Llanwrtyd and Brecon.

Bushcraft and clay pigeon shooting are available locally.
Bike storing and washing facilities provided. Cycles can be delivered to your cottage, with guided rides available.Visit Wales Walkers and Cyclists Award held.


"Just to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Merlin Stable Cottage over
Christmas. Thank you so much for the beautiful Christmas tree, it made us
feel just like we were at home celebrating. The cottage was absolutely
perfect and so comfortable, we cooked a lovely Christmas dinner in the well
equipped kitchen, our two dogs loved all the walks in the forests as we did,
we went to Crychan forest on the Wednesday afternoon and walked in a few
inches of snow!! There was no snow when we came back to the cottage.
We hope you found that we left things clean and tidy, we make a point of
doing so as we are grateful that accommodation like yourselves allow us to
bring our much loved pets." Guests, England, December, 2017

“Would just like to thank you both for making our weekend at Kite one we will never forget. It was fantastic to catch up with friends and talk about old times. Will definitely be in touch soon.” Guests, Wales, October, 2017

Thanks for a super duper weekend. We had a great family get together. Great family memories. Guest, Wales, June, 2017

Lovely cottage, everything you could possibly want from a countryside cottage. The cottage itself is a little way away from any shops, restaurants or pubs. Absolutely fantastic stay, lovely property. Guest, London, November 2016

John & Lucy were fantastic, as was their house. The cottage was beautiful in a lovely quiet country setting. It was equipped with everything you could possibly want & more; from games to cooking equipment. Everything was spotless on arrival and in great condition. Lucy and John were on hand before & during our trip to answer any questions we had. We were 3 couples looking for a relaxing fun get away & this was the PERFECT place. Can't recommend enough!
Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. We had a fabulous time and would highly recommend it to others. We loved how well equipped everything was, how clean and how well everything organised. Thank you! Guest, London, October 2016

We were given a very warm & friendly welcome by both John & Lucy as soon as we arrived. They explained a few bits to us and then left us to enjoy our break. The accommodation was better than expected with plenty of pots, pans, cutlery, bedding... etc. We had 4 very happy children who loved the space, especially the hot tub! There is a bookshelf in the lobby of the property which is brimming full of tourist info, book & games. Everything worked perfectly with the exception of the internet, which was a bit slow at best, but that wouldn't put me off staying here again or indeed recommending this place to anyone. In summary, a big thumbs up to John & Lucy for such a brilliant place!!
It's set in acres of farmland in a rural area. The property itself is very modern. Guest, East Anglia, September 2016

Wonderful cottage with all necessities covered for a memorable stay! Perfect location and so easy. Big thanks to John and Lucy :) Guest, London, August,2016

Beautiful cottage in a beautiful farm. The bedrooms are clean and good in size. Well equipped kitchen and spacious living room. Guest, Saudi Arabia, August, 2016
We were made to feel very welcome and the homemade jam pie was fantastic! A lovely cottage in a lovely location! A perfect area to have breakfast outside in the sunshine with a BBQ located right next to the house. Highly recommended! Guest, London, August, 2016

The house is light and spacious with a large family sized kitchen equipped with everything you could possibly need. The hot tub is well maintained and clean. A good aspect of this is that you can book times for usage insuring that you get privacy from other guests. The location is great with stunning scenery. Just a ten minute drive into the local town Llandovery which is charming and has nice places to eat. We had a really nice stay and would definitely book again. Great value for money. Guest, Eastbourne, August, 2016

the hists was very nice and friendly and was accessible if need them for anything. however we did not have to trouble our hosts due to the accommodation being nice and tidy. nice place to stay and relax. and a nice apple pie welcome us which was a very nice touch and enjoy the apple pie Guest, Birmingham, July, 2016

John and Lucy have a lovely cottage here in beautiful Welsh countryside. A spacious and well equipped kitchen, everything was spotlessly clean, nothing was too much trouble and our stay was very comfortable. Wish we could have stayed longer. Fantastic location and very clean, well laid out accommodation. Guest, Pen-ffordd, July, 2016

The cottage was perfect for our needs and nestled in a pristinely beautiful spot. We made a last minute booking and were delighted to find the cottage surpassed all our expectations and that everything concerning the booking was very straight forward. The hosts were very helpful and have finished the properties to a very high standard. Thank you. Guest, England, July, 2016
Had a lovely weekend staying at the Peregrine cottage. Lovely accommodation, hot tub was fab, had some lovely walks of the local area. Would definitely return. Every last detail had been thought of e.g tea, coffee, washing up equipment provided, also the home made cake was so kind, thank you!! Guest, Hebron, July, 2016
Old stables done up to a very high standard. Really well equipped. Very spacious, comfortable and clean. Excellent information provided. Thank you for a very comfortable stay. Easily the best equipped and comfortable place we have stayed in. Guest, New Zealand, July, 2016

"Our big party of family and friends (more than 30 at times!) loved our 5 cottages at Cynghordy. The situation was beautiful and the cottages all very comfortable and furnished and equipped to a very high standard. I was expecting a more basic standard as the place was incredible value do it was nice for expectations to be exceeded! The kitchens were particularly excellent with immaculate appliances and heaps of pots and pans and crockery.
The area was fantastic with something for everyone, separately or together.
And John and Lucy could not have been more helpful!" Guests, England, August, 2016

"We had such a fantastic time and I have recommended your cottages to work colleagues already. They were so beautifully decorated, well equipped and just lovely and everyone has said what a fantastic time they had." Guest, Wales, January, 2015

"Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, just the relaxing weekend we wanted. This place exceeded our expectations and we will be looking to come back in the future." Guest, Wales, February, 2015

"Hello i just want to say that we Loved the weekend it was absalutly amazing place the cottages were lush thankyou very much we will defiantly be back later on in the year x" Guest, Wales, March, 2015

"I wanted to let you know that myself and all the girls had a great time at the cottages. We were all amazed at how gorgeous they were, every little detail has been considered. I am definitely thinking of returning, and a lot of the other girls thought so too! The hot tub is outstanding, and we used one of the walking maps too.
I also wanted to say how great you were with my 50 thousand questions!... you answered every single question I had.Thank you very much." Guest, Wales, June, 2015

"..thank you for such a lovely week! The cottages are absolutely gorgeous and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The kids (and adults) loved having the outside garden space to run around and enjoy the sunshine with BBQs and lots of games and the hot tub was a lovely added extra! They are situated in such a gorgeous area and we spent lots of time out and about exploring! Guest, Wales, June, 2015

"Just wanted to send you an email to say thank you for having us in Kite cottage & for all your help with the booking.
We had an amazing nights stay, the cottage was perfect and the cake was enjoyed by all of us! It was also a great end to the day being able to try out the hot tub! :-)" Guest, England, August, 2015

"I just wanted to say thank you for the best couple of days using your cottages!
Me and my friends had such a lovely time and the hot tub was a great success :) " Guest, Wales, August, 2015

"Your accommodation is outstanding and catered for every need that we had. The setting is beautiful and was everything we imagined and more. We even had snow on Friday night.
The cakes you left were a lovely touch also. All family were overwhelmed by what the facility had to offer, the standard of finish to the properties and so much more." Guests, Wales, November, 2015

"Lovely clean, tidy cottage, very warm, hot tub was brilliant. Had everything that was needed for a great stay. Very spacious, perfect with the desk very inviting. Would defiantly recommend. Thanks" Guest, England, January, 2016

"First of all, a huge thanks from everyone in our group for hosting us this weekend. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and have to say we will all be recommending your cottages to others, as was the case with ourselves having had a recommendation about the cottages from friends who had been with you earlier this year." Guest, Wales, March, 2016

Price information

£140 for 2 in Merlin
£200 for 5 in Hobby or
£240 for 6 in Peregrine or
£360 for 8 in Kestrel Farmhouse or
£440 for 11 in Kite
£680 for 17 guests in Kite and Peregrine
£1500 for 32 for exclusive use of all 5 cottages for 2 nights or £1750 for 3 nights in low season
A £200 security deposit is payable

There is a charge of £30 for parking a mobile home (no attachment facilities).

Dogs/ horses £20/£30 each per night by arrangement in advance.

Heating, WiFi , towels and linen inclusive.

Flexibility is our byword- please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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