• About Gelli Barn

    A former threshing barn set in peaceful surroundings with a wood burner and terrace. Close to both the Brecon Beacons and the beaches of Carmarthenshire.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Games console - PS3
      Games console - PS3
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
      Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "A former threshing barn set in peaceful surroundings with a wood burner and terrace. Close to both the Brecon Beacons and the beaches of Carmarthenshire.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\n\nOpen plan living space\n With tiled floor.\n\nLiving area \nWith wood burner 42 Freeview TV Blu-ray player Playstation 3 and French doors leading to terrace.\n\nDining area.\n\n\nKitchen area\n With electric cooker microwave fridge and dishwasher.\n\nShower room \nWith shower cubicle toilet and heated towel rail. \n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith kingsize bed and Velux window.\n\nBedroom 2\n With twin beds and Velux window.\n\nCloakroom\n With toilet.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nOil central heating underfloor on ground floor electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. External utility room with freezer and washing machine. Decking with garden furniture. Lawned garden. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note This property is access via a rural lane and there are 3 steps in the garden. There are slopes drops and stream in the grounds.\n\n The owners of Gelli Barn meaning grove are justifiably proud of this lovely two storey holiday home. Originally a threshing barn where the grain was separated the open plan living space with its cosy wood burner is where the wagon would have entered and the original narrow slit window is a feature of the room although now thankfully glazed.\nThere are attractive views over the valley and two walks from the barn so you may walk to Trapp or all the way into Llandeilo if you are feeling adventurous. When the bluebells are in flower the woods have a carpet of blue to admire. One mile from Trapp on the western fringe of the Brecon Beacons National Park Carreg Cennen is one of the few remaining privately owned castles in Wales. It was once voted Wales’ most romantic ruin and is open year round with tea rooms and a craft shop. The colourful and picturesque market town of Llandeilo is just a short drive and is scattered with a varied array of independent shops and a wide selection of places to eat from a quick snack to à la carte meals. It has gained a reputation for being a paradise for foodies and shoppers alike.\nOne of the oldest Welsh counties Carmarthenshire has a spectacular rural landscape and is known as the ’Garden of Wales’. It is rich in myths and folklore being the stronghold of one of the ancient kingdoms of Wales and stories of Merlin King Arthur and his knights healing maidens from deep mountain lakes dragons and saintly miracles abound. There is so much to explore why not visit the National Trust’s fascinating Dinefwr Park and Castle and Newton House or the National Botanic Garden of Wales with its huge glass dome the largest single span glasshouse in the world. Poised on the landscape like a giant raindrop it protects and conserves some of the most endangered plants on the planet. The county has six of the finest bucket and spade beaches in Europe and one of the longest in Wales at ’Cefn Sidan’ Pembrey easily reached in 45 minutes by car.\nWhen you return to Gelli Barn after a day out exploring you will have all the modern comforts to come home to and a private decked terrace overlooking the natural garden and woods and from where you can relax and enjoy a drink. Here you can sit and soak up the peaceful atmosphere and you may be lucky enough to see the wild deer that are sometimes seen on the land. Shop and restaurant 2½ miles pub 2 miles. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/124/840/1240987.jpg CC632060

    Gelli Barn reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.9 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.9

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.7

    Location

    9.8

    Cleanliness

    9.9

    Value for money

    9.8

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    10
    out of 10

    Comfortable and warm 'home from home'. We were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed the quiet location. Felt it a good base to visit various locations in South Wales and Brecon Beacons. Track leading to Gelli Barn, whilst not a problem for us with a 4 x 4 vehicle, may prove a 'challenge' for lower wheelbase vehicles.(not meant as a criticism, more a general observation)

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    2020-03-09

    10
    out of 10

    We loved Gelli Barn - warm, comfortable, homely and yet rural and a real break from the busyness of life. We hope to return whenever we can! Thank you.

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    2020-01-08

    9
    out of 10

    Myself and my boyfriend enjoyed a week at Gelli Barn for my birthday. There was a lovely welcome pack on arrival which was an added bonus. The barn was so comfy and homely. It had everything that we needed. We enjoyed lazy days in aswell as visiting the local area.

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    2019-12-05

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely cottage in a very rural location! Jo and Nick were very welcoming and the property is really nice. Underfloor heating after a day out in the cold was so nice to come back to! Lovely and quiet location, just go slowly down the long drive as is a little bumpy! Would definitely stay here again if down that way.

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    2019-11-06

    9
    out of 10

    We had a really lovely time and were made very welcome. It's a wonderfully remote cottage in a beautiful location.

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    2019-10-31

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely barn conversation in a peaceful location. You can get to the coast and waterfall country within an hour. If you intend to eat out be aware a lot of places are closed on a Sunday and Monday evening. Lovely hosts. Little touches made a difference. A welcome basket. Milk in the fridge so we could have a cup of tea and a Walsh cake after our journey. Fresh flowers on the table.

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    2019-10-20

    10
    out of 10

    Secluded but great location. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the animals are great. Lots of good places to eat in the local area.

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    2019-09-27

    10
    out of 10

    2nd time back to gelli, new owners jo and Nick were fantasic hosts, went above and beyond to cater for my disability,thankyou. loved our week at gelli and the resident animals, lovely relaxing week with all our needs catered for😃

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    2019-08-27

    10
    out of 10

    Fab holidays in a cosy, modern and well-equipped cottage. Friendly and helpful owners. Very quiet and near lots of places of interest such as gardens, castles, coastal paths and the marvellous Brecon Beacons. Highly recommended :))

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    2019-08-02

    10
    out of 10

    This is our second stay and it just gets better. Lovely countryside retreat. Owners Nick and Jo are great hosts and very,very welcoming. Gelli Barn has really changed since our last visit. They have more animals and an additional 2 pods which are very well equipped. This is a place you never want to leave, peaceful and tranquil. Nice if you just want to chill out, but also close to Carmarthen, Tenby for great days shopping or sight seeing. Looking forward too our next visit, just can’t wait to visit again.

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    2019-07-01

    10
    out of 10

    Like we already wrote in the guestbook: a clean cottage, good bedlinen, no smelly place, sympathic host and hostess, we could ask anything, they would help us all the time. Hard place to find but....... once you've found it (with a little help from the host) it's HEAVEN !!

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    2019-06-25

    10
    out of 10

    we enjoyed every minute we was there beautiful place lovely hosts great little gem very clean and the little personal touches go along way would definitely recommend

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    2019-06-16

    10
    out of 10

    If you're after a quiet,peaceful and relaxing location this it it.Friendly helpful owners are nearby if you require help.Be aware that the access road is not suitable for low cars.

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    2019-06-07

    10
    out of 10

    Wonderful cottage and great hosts. Great for anyone who is looking for complete peace and quiet to unwind. Lovely location if a bit difficult to get to given its rural location. Would definitely recommend.

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    2019-04-28

    10
    out of 10

    We had a super holiday while staying at Gelli Barn and were given a very warm welcome. We visited many local attractions and it was always nice to come 'home' in the evening.

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    2019-04-16

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