Carreg Las

Trefdraeth (Newport), Pembrokeshire coast, West Wales
Guests: 7       Wifi: available       Pets? Strictly no pets allowed

about the property

The best holiday cottage in Trefdraeth (Newport), Pembrokeshire, this 5* property is one of the most luxurious West Wales family holiday properties, with great quality furnishings, wonderful Welsh art and coastal path walks from the door..

An inspirational renovation! Carreg Las is a stunning blend of pared-down Georgian simplicity and contemporary Welsh style.

Exposed raw materials - slate slabs, original stonework, local oak beams and lime plaster - are softened by vintage & modern Welsh blankets and rugs from local mills.

Perfectly positioned on a very quiet little road in Trefdraeth - the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and the Preseli mountains are literally on your doorstep! Carreg Las is within easy walking distance to restaurants, cafes and galleries that make Trefdraeth the perfect holiday destination.

This light and airy house is furnished with an eclectic mix of traditional and modern pieces, with a hugely sociable open plan kitchen/dining/patio area for inside-outside relaxing – a perfect holiday escape! Check out our Facebook album for more pics

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What a great weekend, the accommodation was excellent and lived up to our expectations and more. The arrival instructions sent prior to our stay were easy to follow.

Louise E, 11 September 2017

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arrival at
16:00
depart by
10:00
guests
7
7 nights from
£609.00 (based on two staying)
7 nights up to
£1028.00 (based on two staying)
pets
strictly no pets allowed
bed layout
Master Double, Double, Bunk, Single

facilities at Carreg Las

bathroom
bath
internet
wifi broadband available
general
young children welcome
activities
beach (within walking distance)
coastal location - within 5 miles of the sea
open fire / woodburner
pub nearby (walkable)
media & technology
television and reception
cleaning services
washing machine

map - location

in detail

There is old slate flooring throughout the ground floor - with underfloor central heating and Welsh wool rugs throughout the ground floor - as well as WIFI

Cegin Fawr - Kitchen /Dining room (open plan)

  • The Dining area is a spectacular new extension (an architectural masterpiece!) with glass and oak roof and full-length glazed bifold doors leading directly onto the patio and garden beyond. This is a sun-drenched indoor/outdoor space made for family get-togethers and social occasions!
  • Huge oak antique table, two settles and up cycled chairs.
  • The Kitchen Area is newly refurbished with modern appliances, 5-ring electric induction hob, electric fan oven, porcelain sink, large Smeg fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Large glass bifold doors to patio and steps to lawned garden
  • Utility Area (off dining area) Washing machine, tumble dryer and large sink in separate utility room - which also houses  vintage locker storage for wetsuits /sports gear etc

Parlwr /Living Room 1

  • There is a large sofa, two arm chairs and a piano
  • Open fire
  • Wifi/Internet Access

Lolfa /Living Room 2

  • There are two large sofas (Large 2.5m Stretch sofa + vintage mid century leather sofa)
  • Modern log burning stove
  • Large flat screen TV with complimentary Netflix/Blueray DVD player
  • Wifi/Internet Access

Wet Room (downstairs) Vola fittings

  • Drench shower
  • Toilet + sink, heated towel rail + mirror
  • Slate slab floor + underfloor heating

Bedrooms Carreg Las has 2 x double bedrooms, 1 bunk bed room and a single room - can accommodate up to 7 people .

  • Bedroom 1: Contemporary oak king-size bed, pocket sprung mattress, Egyptian cotton linen, hanging and shelf space, writing desk, hairdryer
  • Bedroom 2: Contemporary oak double bed, pocket sprung mattress, Egyptian cotton linen, hanging space + chest of drawers, hairdryer
  • Bedroom 3: Contemporary oak single bed, pocket sprung mattress, Egyptian cotton linen, hanging and shelf space
  • Lloft y Plant /Bedroom 4:Bunk beds with drawer storage, memory foam mattress, Egyptian cotton linen and hanging space (recommended for children only)
  • Cot and highchair available on request

Bathroom (upstairs) Vola fittings

  • Original oak shipboard flooring, large double-ended bath
  • Toilet + sink, heated towel rail + mirror

Outside:

  • From the dining area, a sunny patio, enclosed by dry stone walling,
  • Patio: Round outdoor dining table + 4 chairs
  • Slate slab steps lead to a large lawned garden which is bathed in sunshine for most of the day, distant views of the sea in front and the castle and Carn Ingli behind. Garden bench.
  • Built-in charcoal barbecue + round garden table with seating for 8
  • Small front garden with bike racks
  • Parking on street in front of the cottage for one car

 

local area

 Pembrokeshire Coast National Park run a series of coastal buses, so you can walk any bit of the coast path with the promise of a ride home!

Trefdraeth (Newport) you are here! Ancient bustling streets (antique shops, galleries, cafes, butcher, fish shop and Monday farmers market) and pathways lead directly to the Nyfer Estuary teeming with wildlife and great 1 mile long flat beach. 1 mile - 15 minute walk /2 mins drive

Preseli Mountains - Site of ancient forts and spectactular mountain views (walking distance)

Cwm Gwaun, mountain biking and bike hire and bike hire

Fantastic kayaking along the coast

Abergwaun (Fishguard) - Harbour, cafes, farmers market (Sat) food market (Thurs) & art galleries - 5 mile/ 7 mins.

Abereiddi + the famous Blue Lagoon….coasteering

Poppit sands - large sandy beach with sand dunes at the mouth of the Teifi Estuary - great for children (lifeguards), 10 miles/15 mins drive + a choice of many other Blue Flag beaches

Tyddewi (St Davids) – The smallest city in Wales, named after Wales’s patron saint, who lived here in the 4th Century.  Boat Trips to Ynys Dewi (Ramsey), Sgomer (Skomer), Ynys Gwales (Grassholm)  Traeth Mawr – large surfing beach   22miles/35mins drive

Welsh woollen mills - Melin Teifi (Welsh woollen museum), Melin Solfach + Melin Tregwynt - for gorgeous Welsh blankets!

Aberteifi (Cardigan) - The ancient market town of Aberteifi lies on the beautiful River Teifi, traditional shopping (inc. supermarkets) Mwldan theatre and cinema - 15 miles /20 mins drive

Arberth - one of most charming towns in Wales - 22 miles /35 mins

Pembrokeshire county guide. 51 forts and castles to see in the county!

Goodwick harbour - (day-trips to Ireland, beach) 4 mile/5 mins

 

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customer reviews for Carreg Las

What a great weekend, the accommodation was excellent and lived up to our expectations and more. The arrival instructions sent prior to our stay were easy to follow.

- Louise E,
11 September 2017

Carreg Las is a lovely house, very tastefully modernised, comfortable and well equipped. We had a good birthday holiday here; the glass roofed dining area open to the garden was ideal for family meals.

- Gwynedd L,
26 June 2017

Very nice stay.

- David hugh button ,
10 March 2017

We loved our weekend away at Carreg Las. The house is beautiful, v comfortable and v peaceful. The owners have thought of everything. We are keen to return soon!

- Ruth L,
9 January 2017

Cartref oddi cartref! Yn ddi-os, y llety hunanarlwyo gorau i ni aros ynddo. Roedd Carreg Las yn berffaith - cyfforddus, chwaethus a chlud.

- Elen P,
14 November 2016

Wow! What a stunning cottage! We loved the incredibly stylish and inspiring interior. And in a beautiful part of the country. We had a wonderful weekend, perfect for my birthday celebration. Thank you Under The Thatch, for yet another fantastic holiday! The Johnsons, Bath.

- Keri J,
4 October 2016

We had a lovely week at Carreg Las. The house has been decorated with so much care and imagination. We loved all the Welsh textiles and the gloriously light dining area was our favourite place to be. It was especially good to be able to walk to both beaches from the house as well as having great food shops and cafes practically on the doorstep. The house was a comfortable and welcoming haven for us all.

- Jan C,
23 September 2016

What a lovely place to stay : )

- Judy L,
23 September 2016

Fabulous cottage in a really lovely village. A nice bike ride to beaches or a few minutes in the car. The finish of the house is fabulous - not a very toddler friendly garden but that was the only downside. I'm sure we'll be back.

- Alastair H,
12 August 2016

Amazing cottage, great location. In particular, love the bi-folding doors so you can be inside and outside at the same time! We will return!!

- Lisa B,
28 June 2016

Absolutely fantastic house finished off to an extremely high standard. Very cool - but still very homely. lovely location, very quick into the town, with good restaurants and pubs in a few minutes walk.

- Ben adams ,
29 May 2016

We LOVED this cottage, its just so beautiful - I adored all the details. Newport is just lovely and you don't even need to leave the village if you don't want to. I do hope we'll be back!

- Sally T,
8 March 2016

A lovely comfortable house with plenty of charm and character, but with all the mod cons The house met all our needs as a family of five, will definitely stay again.

- Jimmy B,
22 February 2016

We had a wonderful time at Carreg Las. The cottage is beautiful- thoughtfully decorated with lovely, original furniture. It felt homely and very unfussy too so great for our adventurous toddler too. Gwenllian the housekeeper was extremely helpful, and we can only apologise again for taking home the hairdryer with us by mistake!! We'd love to come back again in the summer months as there is so much to explore in this stunning area and we loved Newport. Thanks again!

- Mora M,
18 January 2016

Very comfortable stay at Carreg Las. We loved how the house has been renovated to blend contemporary with traditional and also how the feeling of Welshness permeates throughout. Hyfryd iawn. 22nd November 2015

- Marion G,
29 November 2015

Fantastic holiday in an amazing place. The cottage is decorated beautifully and we spent many mornings relaxing at the kitchen table and then evenings warming by the fire. It was great to have such a range of restaurants and pubs in walking distance of the cottage.

- Emma wright ,
5 November 2015

Roedd Carreg Las yn fendigedig. We absolutely loved Carreg Las. It is beautifully fitted out, located right in my middle of Newport and - already mentioned - has the best kitchen-diner EVER which leads on to a gorgeous garden. We all fantasised about living there forever but real life interfered, sadly. The cottage, with its slate floors, Solva Mill rugs, drench shower and artisan feel comes very highly recommended- and it was within 100 paces of the Llew Aur where we were able to watch the Rugby World Cup. The October sun also shone throughout. Result all round.

- Lowri A,
11 October 2015

Super short break at this gorgeous property in a lovely location with a number of great walks straight from the door - fantastic and highly recommended!

- Lynne bruce ,
12 September 2015

We've just spent a wonderful week here at this beautiful Georgian cottage. As soon as we pulled up at the front door we had high expectations and we were not disappointed . The style of the decor is just to our taste and carried out with much thoughtfulness . It is high on comfort and the owners have obviously thought hard about what guests want and it made our experience just lovely. The new glass extension is a real success and the large garden is a treat in good weather (which we were lucky to have). The village of Newport is very friendly, has good shops and eateries and a fabulous beach. The cottage (?) is very convenient for stuff as it's slap bang in the middle ,right by the church. We can think of no negatives apart,perhaps tthe lack of off-street parking although we always were able to park our car right outside the cottage. It was lovely, exemplary and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend it or indeed stay there again.

- Sarah wilson ,
28 June 2015

We had fantastic week staying at Carreg Las, the cottage is an absolute cracker. Finished in a style & to a standard that both Helen & I search out. The areas around Newport & indeed Newport itself are stunning. Very friendly locals & great pubs & good food all round. I headed to the hills for some really challenging cycling on roads that were so quiet & some 25% climbs that were great to attempt. The coastal path & the local beaches were lovely for an afternoon walk before heading back for some well earned dinner & a glass of wine or two. We will be back for another break soon.

- Sean hunt ,
6 June 2015

We had a really enjoyable holiday at New Carreg Las. The property was set in a nice location with shops and restaurants in walking distance. The property had been furnished to a very high standard and provided a nice retreat for a weekend away.

- Rachel H,
3 June 2015

We loved this cottage so much I messaged Under the Thatch to ask if we could have first refusal if the owners ever sold it! Every detail has been well thought. Loved the knitted details around the house and the use of natural materials. We'll be back.

- Ann salmon ,
29 May 2015

A lovely house in a brilliant location. We went to a total of 13 beaches each nicer than the last and they were all within a 45 minute drive. There is everything you need on the adjoining streets, there are multiple eateries from organic cafes to high quality restaurant. We will be back!

- Mr m peacock ,
26 May 2015
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