The Old School in Brook offers a luxurious and peaceful retreat in a location that is close to the countryside where there are walks from the front door and close to the spectacular coastline. Gather with friends or family in an incredibly unique property that has been designed and developed to a high standard for a truly special stay.
Need to know
This outstanding property has a private, gated drive, set back from the main road between Laugharne, with its breath-taking Norman castle and plenty of restaurants, and Pendine, with its sandy beach where families can enjoy days out building sandcastles or crabbing in the rock pools. After a busy day exploring locally, the living room with its comfortable sofas, is the perfect place to unwind before gathering around the impressive dining table to enjoy a meal together.
The welcoming entrance hall is full of charm, and leads to the downstairs WC or into the living areas.
A spacious and airy lounge with impressive vaulted ceilings which provide a romantic castle feel, with sympathetic ambient lighting. This room is the real heart of this fantastic house, where families can gather and play games or couples can snuggle up and watch a film on the Smart TV.
The raised open plan dining room is a large, light and airy space to come together and enjoy a hearty meal.
There is a bespoke country style kitchen with a range oven, mod cons, and well stocked cupboards. This leads to a lovely and relaxing Sun/breakfast room with table and chairs and sofa, a peaceful area to enjoy a coffee and a quiet breakfast in the morning. This leads to a small courtyard with seating and the external utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer, it is ideal for shoes, wellies and coats.
The stunning spiral staircase leads to a mezzanine landing to the bedrooms and bathroom.
A peaceful night's sleep awaits in the boutique style bedrooms, all beds come with world famous Hypnos Mattresses, “the world's most comfortable mattress”, with the finest Egyptian Cotton sheets and duvets, dressed with real Welsh heritage in Melin Tregwynt cushions and throws. The first bedroom has a mezzanine level, accessed by a steep staircase, which is overspill accommodation, furnished with a z bed (suitable for older children only and strictly no adults- please request at time of booking).
At the end of the hall, you will find the second bedroom with has a Super-King zip and link bed which can be used as a twin upon request prior to your stay.
The family bathroom on the first floor has a WC and corner bath with a shower. There is also a handy WC on the ground floor.
The Local Area
Laugharne is perhaps best known for its associations with Wales' most famous poet, Dylan Thomas. It is a small ancient town sitting on the estuary of the Taf River and offers stunning estuary walks, including the infamous Dylan Thomas Birthday Walk. The Boathouse, where Dylan and Caitlin lived with their children, is now a heritage centre.
For those that enjoy an active break, there is a wide choice of outdoor activities available in the area ranging from horse riding, coasteering, to a variety of water sports, abseiling, orienteering, caving and gorge walking.
There are many beautiful sandy beaches in Carmarthenshire and nearby Pembrokeshire, with the more popular coastal resorts of Pendine, Saundersfoot and Tenby. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path starts in nearby Amroth.
The National Botanical Gardens of Wales is a fantastic day out and for the younger generation we are a short drive away from the likes of Folly Farm, Oakwood, Manor House Wildlife Park, Heatherton World of Activities and Dinosaur Park to name a few.
If you are a "foodie" or want to go somewhere special there is a fantastic choice of restaurants within a 20 - 30 minute's drive ranging from Coast in Coppet Hall to Y Polyn.
You will have exclusive access to the whole house.
Other things to note
-Pet fee per stay - Payable during the pre-check in process :
1 Dog - £25
2 Dogs - £40
-Limited phone service on Vodafone and O2 within the Laugharne area
-There is a travel cot and highchair
-Our reviews are based on previous guests experiences
-Access statement available upon request
Wireless Broadband Internet
Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Pets Welcome, Smoking not allowed, Unsuitable for elderly or infirm and Wheelchair inaccessible
Near ocean, Rural and Village
Parking & facilities
Private Garden and Parking available
Kitchen & dining
Child's high chair, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchenette, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster and Vacuum cleaner
Internet & office
Wireless Broadband Internet
Stereo system and TV
Heating & cooling
Central heating, Fireplace and Heating available
Bathroom & laundry
Clothes dryer, Bathroom & Laundry, Iron & Board, Washing machine, Hair dryer, Essentials, Shower, Towel-set, Bathtub, Washbasin and Bed linen
Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher and Smoke Detector
Smoking not allowed
Unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Check in: 05:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM (noon)