Luxury 5* barn with 35 acres of National Park land
From $199 / night
- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8
Description from the owner
Set inside the Brecon Beacon's National Park, Tir-y-Lan 5 star self-catering holiday accommodation is finished with a mix of contemporary and traditional features to an exceptional standard for 6-8 to share.
Just 15 minutes from the M4, Tir-y-Lan enjoys fantastic views in a quiet secluded country location, making it ideal for that relaxing country get-away or that unforgettable romantic break. With a private farm lane from the main road, you can enjoy this peaceful rural retreat at your own pace. The grounds and woodlands are home to an abundance of wildlife including birds of prey, deer and not forgetting it's own trout stream.
Luxury 5* barn with 35 acres of National Park land
Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Additional Location Information
Set inside 35 acres of its own Brecon Beacons National Park land (that’s about 20 UEFA soccer pitches), Tir-y-lan is private and quiet. Just 15 minutes from Junction 49 of the M4 Motorway, the nearest town is Llandeilo, which is 2 miles away by car (1.5 miles walking on country lane and public footpath). The nearest City is Swansea.
We have a lot more information on our website (website: hidden)
The barn has been put forward for the Carmarthenshire Built in Quality awards 2012 after being converted from a ruin in 2011/2012 and we are aiming for VisitWales 5* Standard before summer 2013. The business is family run by owners, Jason & Elin Murphy - We have put together this information pack to help with pre-booking questions, planning your stay and any helpful links and contacts we could provide.
For any questions or problem, our contact details are below: -
Jason - (email: hidden) / 07866 386308
Elin - (email: hidden) / 07815 871430
Address - Tir-y-lan, Gwynfe Road, Ffairfach, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6RH - This is our own postcode and should bring you to our farm track on Satnav.
Children - We cater well for children with all the usual facilities available - 2 travel cots, 2 bed-guards, stair gates, high chair and play pen available by request. There are a few boxes of toys for toddlers, some board
Dogs - We accept a maximum of 2 well house trained dogs at an additional charge of £20 per stay. The front yard of the barn is secure to hold most dogs. There is a kennel and large plastic dog baskets available
Rates, Availability & Booking
We aim to do all booking through our website - (website: hidden) - this site also shows rates and availability. Payment can be made by Cheque, Debit & Credit Cards, PayPay or we can arrange to take good old fashioned cash.
For bookings within 6 weeks of the arrival date, we take full payment at time of booking. For bookings prior to 6 weeks of the arrival date, we take a 30% deposit at time of booking with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. Provisional bookings will be kept for 24 hours. Provisional bookings made within a week of the arrival date will only be kept for 1 hour without full payment. As with most holiday lets, we take a breakage deposit. Ours is £150 which is refundable within a week of departure, usually the same or next day in practice. We have a PayPal button on our Booking Page ((website: hidden)) to accept balance payments and even split payments using the correct reference.
Cancellation Policy - Bookings cancelled on or within 1 week of arrival will incur 100% booking costs. Bookings cancelled on or within 2 weeks of arrival will incur 75% booking costs. Bookings cancelled on or within 3 weeks of arrival will incur 50% booking costs. Bookings cancelled on or within 4 week of arrival will incur 25% booking costs. Every effort will be made to re-let the cancelled dates. In which case, we will only ask that you make up any difference within the scale shown earlier.
Rail - Llandeilo & Ffairfach are on The Heart Of Wales train line - arrivawales.co.uk. Carmarthen station has better links (15 miles away on A40). The nearest major station is Swansea (23 miles on M4/A476). National Rail Enquiries - 0845 7 48 49 50.
Bus - First Group run the local bus service - The X13 runs roughly every hour from Swansea to Llandeilo and takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. For more information on busses -(website: hidden)
Taxi - Llandeilo Taxi's Operate a reliable and friendly service but it is better to book in advance - Call Mike or Gina on 01558 822020
Airports - Our nearest airports are Cardiff (CWL) 65 miles / Bristol (BRS) - 109 miles
Driving – see directions on next page
Llandeilo & Ffairfach are 2 miles from the barn.
Arrival, Check-In & Check-Out
Parking/Access - The barn is 400 meters along a farm track. We have ample parking space at both, front and rear, sides of the barn. The front has a concrete path and ramp immediately outside the 2 entrances (wide doors). Cars are able to stop right at the ramp. The rear entrance is accessible through 2 gates on a stone track around to a concrete yard where there are 9 steps with handrail up to the patio doors.
Check-In is after 3pm - please try to let us know a rough time of arrival. One of us will meet you at the barn and take you through Check-in. This takes around 5 minutes to run through emergency exists, heating, cooking, Wifi, facilities etc. Alternatively, we may have provided you with the code to a secure MasterLock box attached to the outside of the barn where the keys will be waiting for you.
Check-out is before 11am - please call us before leaving or leave the keys in the MasterLock on the wall by the main door.
Travelling from Midlands/East/South - direct
Make your way to M4 Junction 49 -> Take the A48 for Ammanford/Llandeilo (4 miles) -> At Ammanford, take the A476 for Llandeilo (7.7 miles) At Ffairfach roundabout (before Llandeilo), turn right into Bethlehem Road -> After 1 mile, turn right into Gwynfe Road -> After 1.5 miles, turn right into farm track signposted Tirylan.
Scenic Route - National Park
Coming off M50, take A40 to Monmouth or Coming Off M4 near Newport, take A449 to Monmouth -> take A40 for Abergavenny -> Crickhowell -> Bwlch -> Brecon -> Llandovery -> through Llandeilo after 1 mile at Ffairfach, turn left into Bethlehem Road -> After 1 mile, turn right into Gwynfe Road -> After 1.5 miles, turn right into farm track signposted Tirylan.
Travelling from North/North West
Follow the A483 down through Wales to Llandeilo (Chester - Oswestry - Newtown - Llandrindod Wells - Llandovery) Through Llandeilo, after 1 mile at Ffairfach roundabout, turn left into Bethlehem Road -> After 1 mile, turn right into Gwynfe Road -> After 1.5 miles, turn right into farm track signposted Tir-y-lan.
There are 2 front entrances (both wider doors with stable style opening) - main door opens into hallway and kitchen / second door opens into bedroom. There are 2 rear entrances - patio doors to main lounge and door to bedroom 2. There is a slate floor with under-floor heating throughout.
Hallway - open plan to kitchen, doors to bathroom and 2 double bedrooms, cupboard door for under stairs storage.
Kitchen/Dining Room - Full height to roof - Granite surfaces, Sink on Granite island/ 2 seat breakfast bar with pop-up electric points and Network Port, Fridge/Freezer, Fan Oven/Grill, Microwave Oven, Induction Hob & Extractor Fan, Dishwasher, Kettle, Toaster, Oak Dining table for 8, Console table with lamp and tourism leaflets, Network Port on wall.
Main Lounge - Doors to patio area with full height oak beams and windows overlooking outside areas on both sides / dual access to kitchen/dining area. 2 Large Leather sofas, 42" High Definition LCD TV with Freeview HD / Radio Channels and Up-scaling DVD Player, Kids Games and Giant Jenga. Broadband Network port.
Bathroom/Wet-room - This is the only bathroom - Large wet-room style bathroom with easy access to open shower, WC, Basin, Cocoon style bath, One side is all mirrored with 3 full height sliding mirror doors that conceal the Washer-dryer, heating system, spare bedding and towels. Both, bath and shower, have additional spray heads for washing hair.
Double Bedroom 1 - Stable door to front, full height window, Double bed accessible at both sides, Solid Oak furniture - Wardrobe, Chest, Bedside Cabinets & Desk with drawers and stool, Bedside lamps, Leather Tub Chair, Electric sockets in each corner, Network port, LCD Freeview TV with DVD Player, Hair dryer, Fan.
Double Bedroom 2 - Glass door to rear outside, window, Double bed accessible at both sides, Solid Oak furniture - Wardrobe, Chest, Bedside Cabinets & Desk with drawers and stool, Bedside lamps, Leather Tub Chair, Electric sockets in each corner, Network port, LCD Freeview TV with DVD Player, Hair dryer, Fan.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Last updated on May 28, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $249
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - yes