High Barn - luxury holiday cottage near Llandovery, Wales with games room
West Wales Holiday Cottages
01239 810033
Relax at High Barn
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Penywaun, Babel, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

High Barn

  • 5 + cot sleeps
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • No pets


  • Cot available
  • TV
  • Good for walkers
  • Great views
  • WiFi internet
  • Woodburner / open fire
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Games room
  • Luxury
  • Linen provided

Enjoy breathtaking views of idyllic countryside at the western edge of the Brecon Beacons in Carmarthenshire. High Barn is a renovated 1860 semi-detached barn with shared Games Room. It offers a comfortable and relaxing base for walking, cycling, bird watching or fishing within easy reach of the small market town of Llandovery and the many attractions of the surrounding area. Walk or cycle for miles in the nearby Crychan Forest, a haven for many species of birds, mammals and insects. High Barn has been approved for the Walkers Welcome Scheme by Visit Wales.

For anglers, there are over 7 miles of fishing on the rivers Towy, Bran and Gydderig. Nearby are the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountain, the National Botanic Gardens, Llyn Brianne with a stunning lake and walks, Aberglasney Gardens with its beautifully restored gardens, Dinefwr Park and Carreg Cennen Castle. Family days out less than an hour away include the Dolaucothi Gold Mines, the Red Kite Feeding Station at Llangadog and the National Showcaves Centre for Wales.

In a centrally heated garden building, there is a large games room with 8’ snooker/pool table which has a full size table tennis table cover. There are board games plus a dolls’ house for younger visitors. The building also houses a laundry with washing machine, tumble dryer and WC. A boot room has facilities for walkers. The facilities in this garden building are shared with two other cottages.


High Barn sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms: 2 double en suite and 1 single

Enter through a fully glazed door to split level hallway.
From split level hallway walk down stairs to ground floor.
Bedroom 1: double bed and en suite bathroom with bath (shower over) wash basin and WC
Bedroom 2: double bed and en suite bathroom with bath (shower over) wash basin and WC

From split level hallway walk up three steps to first floor.
Bedroom 3: single bed
Next door to:
Shower room/cloakroom: wide walk in shower, wash basin, WC and area for storing coats, etc.
Kitchen: very well equipped with electric oven, microwave, integrated dishwasher, fridge and smaller individual freezer
Dining area: long table seating 6, DAB radio
Lounge area: warm and comfortable with leather sofas, log burner, Freeview TV.


There are panoramic countryside views from an elevated patio area at the rear. The entrance is shared with the cottage next door and has double gates with two allocated parking spaces for guests at High Barn.

Key facts

• Bed linen and towels provided
• High chair and travel cot available
• Gas and electricity included
• Welcome pack provided
• Asda can provide grocery home delivery
• Free WiFi in the Garden Building
• Pets cannot be accommodated (except guide dogs)
• No smoking in the cottage
• Sorry no stag or hen parties

High Barn can be booked together with Merlin House and Merlin Barn to accommodate up to 19 people.

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