Award-winning 5* Basel Cottage is a fabulous rural retreat approximately 2 miles from the lovely Market Town of Llandovery in Carmarthenshire. Situated in the Cambrian Mountains and on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Basel Cottage is ideal for visiting Mid and South West Wales. Set in 17 acres with a private woodland, enclosed garden, decked terrace overlooking the Afon Bran, a tributary of the River Towy and a new addition for 2019, a stone and slate terrace with fire-pit.
Basel Cottage is a great dog friendly self-catering holiday cottage that welcomes up to two dogs free of charge. (Dog sitting available by prior arrangement). With walks straight from the door and the Crychan Forest close by, Basel Cottage offers families and couples alike, the opportunity to relax in a truly peaceful and tranquil location.
Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.
The kitchen has wooden fitted units, an electric oven and ceramic hob, a fridge and a freezer, microwave, dishwasher and dining table and chairs.
A separate spacious utility room is established with a washing machine, large sink and leading to a separate downstairs toilet and hand basin.
The owners have uncovered the original great stone inglenook fireplace in the spacious living room which is now reinstated with a slate hearth with evidence of the old oven and now equipped with a wood burning stove. The living room is furnished with comfortable sofas and there is a relaxing window seat to make the most of the glorious views across and up the valley. TV with Free-Sat and a DVD, Play Station and WIFI are available.
Up a flight of easy wooden stairs to two bedrooms:
The Master Bedroom 1: With a Super King Sized Bed – dual aspect windows with views across the terraces, fields and wooded valley and over the garden towards the owner’s woods. En-suite bathroom with a large walk-in shower, hand basin, shaver point and toilet.
Bedroom 2: A spacious room with Twin Beds – one with a firm mattress and the other one with a softer mattress – There is a full size “Z” bed if a 5th bed is required.
“SME Welsh Enterprise Awards Winner 2019 – Best for Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in South Wales”
“National Tourism Awards for Wales 2018 South West Wales Regional Winner of Best Self-Catering”
“Gold Award Winner for Best Self Catering at the Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards 2018/2019”
“Silver Award 2018 Armed Forces Covenant, Employer Recognition Scheme”
Up to 2 Dogs stay FREE OF CHARGE.
Complimentary Cream Tea served on arrival.
Initial supply of wood for log burner provided free of charge.
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