Woodburning stove sitting snugly in the splendid fireplace | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Guests have free use of the ganes console or can take time to relax and read in the study | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The study also has a double sofa bed for additional sleeping | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The quirky dining area has original stained glass door panels that cast a beautiful splash of colour over the walls | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Beams in the kitchen give an air of history and heritage | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The tiled kitchen gives way to the sun room | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The sun room is a great place to sit and enjoy a glass or two of wine | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery A large ornate fireplace takes pride of place in the master bedroom | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Relax in the lovely double bedroom with views out over the garden | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The second double bedroom has a kingsize bed and original exposed beams | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The double bedroom is well furnished and has a romantic feel | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Beautiful bedding complements the modest double bedroom | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery With views over the churchyard opposite, the double bedroom is very well appointed | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The perfect bedroom for children, the twin bedroom is spacious, bright and airy | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Matching furnishings and bed linen give the twin bedroom a co-ordinated feel | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The main bathroom has a shower cubicle as well as a shower over the bath | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The modest shower room is great for large groups of guests | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The majestic vilage church sits opposite this wonderful holiday property | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery From the first floor there are far-reaching and wide ranging views of the Brecon Beacons | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Cosy living room with geature fireplace | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Grade II listed cottage in the heart of a stunning Welsh village | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery There is a delightful sitting out area in the garden | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery The patio and sitting out area make s great place to entertain outdoors | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery Most of the spacious rear garden is laid to lawn | The Old Post Office, Myddfai, near Llandovery
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Pets – no charge
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
  • Shower Cubicle
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The Old Post Office lies in the heart of the pretty village of Myddfai, with magnificent views towards the rolling hills.

The Old Post Office lies in the heart of the pretty village of Myddfai, with magnificent views towards the rolling hills.

Opposite the majestic village church, this Grade II listed building is thought to have been constructed in the mid to late 19th century. It is part of a virtually intact and coherent group of houses at the centre of the pretty and tranquil village of Myddfai. It was originally the village post office and shop, as the name suggests, and has been in the owner’s family since 1921.
The owner’s grandfather (who was the postmaster) and great grandfather were also the village blacksmiths, and the Old Smithy can still be seen in the village, identified by a horseshoe over the door.
The Old Post Office shop front and doorway are still there today and inside the house, some of the shop shelving is still in use on the wall as a bookcase. The shop door has beautiful stained glass panels that create patterns on the walls when the evening sunlight passes through it. Outside, the small post box is still in use and is set within the wall of the house. The post office was finally closed in 1988, when the owner’s grandmother was no longer well enough to run it, but it has remained a cherished and charming family house and is now available for holidaymakers to enjoy and appreciate. Inside this cosy cottage there is a wood burner in the living room for homely nights, or the study offers the perfect place to sit and read or families may enjoy using the games console. The attractive sun room is the place to enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine. Sitting here you can take in the spectacular views of the rolling countryside beyond the large enclosed lawned garden and patio. The property complies with the Visit Wales Cyclists and Walkers Schemes. These two awards are given to properties which go that extra mile to provide excellent facilities for guests. This means The Old Post Office has somewhere you can dry outdoor clothing, lock up your bikes, access a water point outside to clean your muddy boots and bikes and, essential for any adventure, a first aid kit.
The village of Myddfai lies in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, and in the foothills of the Black Mountain. The Brecon Beacons National Park offers uncrowded roads to visit the historic towns and villages, and of course, the most spectacular scenery and opportunities for outdoor pursuits, including golf. It is also the first International Dark-Sky reserve in Wales. On a clear night in the Brecon Beacons, you can see the Milky Way, major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers; enough to make anyone starry eyed. During the 13th century, Myddfai was frequented by physicians and medicinal remedies were created. Over the years, the stories of the Physicians of Myddfai have become bound up with the legend of Llyn y Fan Fach – the Lady of the Lake. You can learn all about this at the Myddfai Visitor Centre, which is situated just a few yards from The Old Post Office. Here you will also find a fascinating craft shop and a lovely café; the perfect place to relax whilst you learn about the legends.
Just 3 miles away you will discover the ancient Carmarthenshire market town of Llandovery, with a wider selection of shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants, as well as the Heritage Centre giving an insight into the lives of the drovers who passed through the town. Visit the ruins of the 13th century Carreg Cennen Castle or the Red Kite Feeding Station at Llanddeusant, where daily feeding of these amazing birds takes place in the summer. The market town of Llandeilo is not too far away and here you will discover lots of independent boutique shops and eateries; the town is fast gaining a reputation as a foodies paradise. Also within easy reach are the National Trust Dolaucothi Gold Mines (tours available), Aberglasney Gardens and the National Botanic Garden of Wales with its great glass dome, perfect for a visit at any time of year. If you fancy a day without the car, the Heart of Wales train runs from Llandovery and will take you through the rugged beauty, tranquil villages and picturesque Victorian spa towns that Ground Floor:
Living room:
With wood burner, 40" Freesat TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs and door leading to garden.
Kitchen/dining room: With induction hob, electric oven, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Freeview TV.
Study: With double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements), Freeview TV, Playstation 2 and a selection of games.
Sun room: With door leading to garden.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With kingsize bed (access from one side only) and Freeview TV.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Shower room: With shower cubicle (no toilet). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder available locally. Cot and highchair available on request. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking.

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  • 10

    WARNER

    Posted by anonymous

    The Old Post Office exceeded our expectations. The standard of cleanliness was excellent. Everything we could possibly need was there. The welcome pack was an added bonus. We will definitely return.

    Confirmed guest, 28/05/2021 11/06/2021
9.6 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by ReeVoo