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    Just half a mile from the world renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

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    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Horse riding nearby
      Horse riding nearby
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed lin included
      Bed lin included
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Just half a mile from the world renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nThe accommodation is all on ground floor has oil fired central heating and comprises \nFront porch leads to entrance hall leading to open plan living area with exposed stone walls and vaulted beamed ceiling \n\n\nLounge area\n with wood burning stove Freeview TV and DVD \n\n\nDining area\n  with table and chairs for two with views onto the garden \n\n\nKitchen area\n  with electric cooker microwave and fridge with ice box small 3star freezer section \n\n\nBedroom\n  with double bed exposed stone feature wall \n\n\nBathroom\n  with bath WC wash basin and shaver point\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nAll oil and electricity included. First supply of fuel for stove provided for bookings from last Saturday in October - Easter Sunday after that it is available locally. Bed linen provided. High chair available. Lawned garden with outdoor dining furniture and BBQ.  Shallow wildlife pond in far corner of garden. Parking for 2 cars\n\n Nestled in the quiet hamlet of Cilshafe approximately half a mile from the world renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and just a mile and a half from the vibrant harbour town of Fishguard lies Yr Hen Efail The Old Smithy a character-packed retreat for two. One of four stone built cottages near the owners’ farmhouse at the end of a long private drive ideal for dog walks with perfectly manicured grass verges and thoughtfully positioned benches to take in the view it’s surrounded by mature trees bushes tasteful planting fields and birdsong. A vaulted beamed ceiling exposed stone walls a wood-burning stove and comfortable soft furnishings provide the perfect ingredients for cosy evenings in While its pretty private patio area with lawned garden beyond offers the ideal spot to feast on the fine produce from local farmers’ markets and absorb the tranquillity of nature. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/106/840/10608825.jpg CC631039

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    9.0 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews

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    out of 10

    We had an excellent holiday at Yr Hen Efail. The cottage was very comfortable and lovely and quiet. The owners are very friendly, helpful and welcoming and give great advice as to the local area, where the best walks are etc. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, as did our dog, and can fully recommend this property.



    out of 10

    We had a restful relaxing time. Enjoyed walking the coastal path.



    out of 10

    The cottage was fantastic immaculately clean, comfortable and welcoming. In a tranquil location, surrounded by spectacular countryside and spectacular views. There was a warm welcome from the owners who were very knowledgeable about the local area, with great advice as to walks or where to visit and how to get around on the local buses. Really loved the calm laid back area of Fishguard.



    out of 10

    Just arrived home after a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage. Cosy, clean, comfortable and with everything you need to make for a perfect base, from which to explore the stunning Pembrokeshire area. Owners on hand if you need them, but give you plenty of privacy for you to enjoy their quiet haven. Cannot recommend highly enough.



    out of 10

    Just a couple of highly things. Hot bath tap ran as a dribble - took over an hour to get enough water in the bath for a shallow soak. After the first half hour, tried running shower head too and ended up using saucepan from kitchen. Also, broken bottom drawer on chest of drawers, broken peg in porch, and one of the two dining chairs was so loose and wobbly on every joint, it was dangerous to sit on. Also, seat of sofa was collapsed at one end making it very uncomfortable. If all those things were fixed, a new sofa provided, and Wi-Fi was provided, I would recommend it.



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