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Paxton View Barn

Llanddarog, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
Grade 5 Star rating

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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Pets 0
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Property Reference: UKC580
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Situated within the grounds of the owner’s smallholding, this fantastic barn conversion boasts a roomy social space, underfloor heating and a cosy wood burner.

3 steps to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space: With tiled stone floor.
Living area: With wood burner, 42" Smart TV, DVD player and patio doors with 2 steps down to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
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Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV and patio doors with step up to balcony.

Oil underfloor central heating (radiators on first floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Enclosed patio with garden furniture, leading to small lawned garden. Private hot tub. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.

Paxton View Barn is an attractive and airy detached barn conversion situated within the grounds of the owner’s smallholding, where they have a horse, donkeys and chickens. The barn has been carefully renovated to provide quality accommodation with contemporary comforts.

To the front and side of the barn, there is a spacious stone patio leading to a lawned area, the perfect spot for enjoying an al-fresco meal with a drink. The interiors feature exposed stone, brickwork and oak lintels which add much character, and the combination of underfloor heating and a wood burner provide all the warmth and cosiness you will need. The full-length feature window and patio doors allow natural light to flood the rooms, and the open-plan living space boasts comfortable seating and a bespoke kitchen with an induction hob and a built-in oven. Also on the ground floor, there is a twin bedroom and a separate toilet. On the first floor, you will find the family bathroom and two bedrooms, both with kingsize beds, one of which also has an en-suite shower room and a delightful balcony with table and chairs, to take full advantage of the view of Paxton‘s Tower, after which the barn was named.

The tower is a neo-Gothic folly built by Sir William Paxton in honour of Lord Nelson. Well worth a visit, it is situated on a hilltop near Llanarthney, and its location provides fabulous views over the National Botanic Gardens of Wales and the Towy Valley. These famous botanic gardens, just two miles away, are a fascinating blend of the contemporary with the historic. You will find an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span domed glasshouse, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape, which provides the stage for a packed programme of events and courses throughout the year, whatever the weather.

Carmarthenshire has some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in south west Wales. You can travel over breathtaking mountains, through lush, green landscapes, discover secluded castles and ancient forests, as well as vast expanses of golden sandy beaches such as the Pembrey (one of the longest in Wales), Laugharne, Pendine and Lansteffan. Also within easy reach are a wealth of attractions found along the Pembrokeshire Coastline and the Gower Peninsula.

Just a 10-minute drive away is Carmarthen; the oldest town in Wales and the birthplace of Merlin according to Arthurian legends. The town offers an array of shopping, entertainment and dining options, and equally worthy of a visit is the old jail house, which dates back to the 1530s. Today, it serves as a museum nestling within the outer walls of the imposing County Hall. Just outside the town, you can take a ride aboard the Gwilil Steam Railway, which puffs its way through the Carmarthenshire countryside, and special adult and family events take place throughout the year.

Why not come and stay at Paxton View Barn and find out for yourself how much there is to discover in this wonderful region? When you have enjoyed a busy day’s exploring, you will find a ’Croesco Cynnes’ or a warm Welsh welcome just half a mile away in one of the two traditional pubs, complete with oak beams, roaring log fires and locally sourced produce. One of them, a 14th century thatched pub, has its own brewery crafting real ales and cider. The owners live in the adjacent building, so help is always at hand. Beach 20 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Hot Tubs - Private
    Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site


Customer Comments

  • 8

    14/11/2019
    Confirmed guest, 11/11/2019
    Beautiful barn conversion set in the lovely countryside. The hot Was a lovely bonus to the cottage. Comfortable and clean


  • 10

    06/11/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/11/2019
    Stunning cottage. Owner had thought of everything. Cosy, warm and luxurious.


  • 10

    25/10/2019
    Confirmed guest, 30/08/2019
    We loved our holiday at Paxton Barn. It is in its own enclosed garden and a driveway with gates. You can access it from the narrow lane ( there is some occasional farm traffic and horses) or via the driveway that also lead to the owners house. The owners are friendly but unobtrusive. We loved seeing the donkeys and the cat who took a shine to our teenagers. The garden had a couple of reclining chairs and a large table and 6 chairs around we did sit out when the weather was kind. We used the hot tub most late afternoons after our days out was nice just chilling and chatting . The bread, beer, tea and welsh cakes were a lovely thoughtful touch. All the rooms were well equipped and very comfortable. Two large doubles, one ensuite and the other with the balcony and view down the valley. There was an entrance area (bench /coat hooks) with the twin bedroom down a couple of low steps to the right, a downstairs loo and to the left the large kitchen /diner /lounge . The kitchen has an efficient cooker extractor so happily no lingering odours...had to familiarize myself with the cooker as I am used to gas but once read the instructions are straight forward. There is a village shop at the bottom of the hill but if you need a big shop then Carmarthen is about 10/15 mins drive.


  • 10

    11/08/2019
    Confirmed guest, 09/08/2019
    Pictures don’t do this cottage justice it has everything you need for a fabulous comfortable break from the welcome basket of Welsh goodies to eating in to enjoying the hot tub. Would highly recommend a stay here.


  • 10

    04/08/2019
    Confirmed guest, 02/08/2019
    Lovely well appointed, homely cottage with great views. Would highly recommend.


  • 10

    02/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/04/2019
    Fabulous stay at this beautiful barn. No expense has been spared on the renovation which is first class. Lovely relaxing location with fantastic views and the hot tub is an added bonus. We had a wonderful holiday and can highly recommend it.


  • 10

    06/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/01/2019
    Amazing cottage! Warm and welcoming with outstanding furnishings and attention to detail.The hot tub was a very welcome feature as were the donkeys!


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9.8 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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