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Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court)

(English Translation)
Ref: 1145
Nr St Davids and Whitesands Beach (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 1 Dog
£789 7 Night Breaks From
£18.79 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court) have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 4:00PM and Check out by 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court) was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court) too!

  • A charming, characterful country house very near St Davids
  • Sweeping panoramic views across the Dowrog Common
  • Large rear garden
  • 2 log burning stoves & super fast WiFi 
  • Within a short drive of the rolling surf and golden sands of Whitesands beach

Excellent Quality
Rated 4.1/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Detached Property
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court)

Embrace the welcoming ambience the moment you step inside this delightful, characterful house, which retains many original features, just a short drive from the Pembrokeshire coast.

  • This striking house stands on the edge of the ancient Dowrog Common (SSSI) and is just a short drive from St Davids (village) city and beautiful Whitesands Beach.
  • There are sweeping panoramic views across the Common towards the rocky outcrops of Penberi and Carn Llidi above Whitesands - the artist Graham Sutherland's favourite view (he stayed regularly at Llysgennydd)
  • Set back from the Fishguard to St Davids road and designed by one of the last practicing architects of the Arts & Craft movement, the house has been completely refurbished and renovated, preserving its distinctive heritage within a comfortable, delightful house.
  • The spacious sitting room is designed in the style of a medieval hall with a slate floor, splendid high beamed ceiling, large log burning stove. The elm wall panelling is decorated with carved wooden figures on a former 'minstrel's gallery' and underfloor heating ensures that it is a truly warm and restful space.
  • In the older part of the house, the 'parlour' is a cosy room with comfortable sofas, a large stone fireplace and low beamed ceiling.
  • Set on the first floor the unfettered bedrooms, furnished in traditional comfortable style, promise a good night's sleep after a day in the Pembrokeshire air.
  • On sunny days relax in the spacious garden soaking up the beauty of the surrounding area. A large lawned area, perfect for ball games, where children will love to roam and play.
  • The surrounding area is steeped in history and Welsh culture, offering lots of activities and fun days out. Do visit St. David's magnificent cathedral, stunning local beaches, surfing, boat trips, walking, cycling and picturesque coastal villages waiting to be explored.

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1 Double and 2 Twin bedrooms all on 1st floor.

Bath/Shower room on 1st floor with bath (handheld shower), toilet and washbasin.

Wet Room on ground floor with shower and washbasin (no toilet).

Cloakroom with toilet and washbasin on ground floor.

Kitchen/Diner modern and well appointed with fitted units, electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, fridge/freezer, table and chairs seating 6.

Sitting Room - stone fireplace with large wood-burning stove, 3 seater sofa and 2 wing fireside armchairs, slate floor with rug, underfloor heating.

Parlour - large stone fireplace with wood-burning stove, 2 x 3 seater sofas and 2 armchairs, TV/DVD,

Grounds - gravelled front drive with gates. Large rear garden with lawn, shrubs and hedge banks. Garden furniture. Enclosed but not 'escape proof'.

Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Superfast wifi 

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes

Fuel - Oil central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £35 p/w. Starter pack of logs free

Dogs - 1 welcome free (ground floor only please)

Travel cot - No

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.1/5

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Rosemary Shaw Verified Guest
3rd October 2021

Clean, well fitted kitchen with good central heating. But old windows made it draughty & two lounges were dark and dismal certainly not what photographs portrayed.

Verified Guest
16th August 2021

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your 5* review.

Verified Guest
10th April 2021

Lovely historic house. Very clean. Better even than the photos. Great place to stay. No one wanted to leave!

Grace Frost Verified Guest
29th September 2020

Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court) was the perfect getaway for our group.The house was immaculate when we arrived and it was clear lots of care and effort had been put in to make this house welcoming and safe during this period of the pandemic.All bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is a great family space with everything you could need. The living areas were cosy and charming. The house is full of character!The WiFi in the house also worked perfectly. We were able to steam live sport and Netflix in the evenings with no problem at all.The garden was spacious and pet friendly. It was a lovely space to relax in the evening sun.There is ample parking and secure gates that could be closed to protect children or pets from the road.Overall we had a lovely stay and would certainly return.

Verified Guest
24th August 2019

Nice property but a few shortcomings. On busy main road, not really safe for a dog, nternet broke and slow to be fixed.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

We are sorry to hear that you had problems, our website does state that the property is 'Set back from the Fishguard to St Davids road' and we never state that a garden is safe for dogs as they can escape from anywhere. Apologies for the wifi problems we will contact the owner regarding this matter.

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at Llysgennydd (Kenneths Court).

Jones Family
26th June 2021

Great week, good weather. Nice house: what more could you ask for! Thank you.

Claire & Gill Witten & Rufus
19th June 2021

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Very well equipped, spotlessly clean and quirky as well! Enjoyed relaxing in the garden and a good base for exploring the Slova/St Davids area.

Rupert & Fiona
3rd June 2021

Who needs Portugal when you have sunny Wales. Wonderfully relaxing stay at your very homely cottage. Beautifully looked after and impeccably clean on arrival. We'll be back.

Katherine and Robert Robinson
29th May 2021

We adored this beautiful house - such an incredible place to stay and all so well cared for and looked after. Thank you so much! We'll be back!

Sandara, Andrew & Baxter (Dalmation)
8th May 2021

We love every square inch of this house. It delivered everything. Brilliant garden for our dog. Amazing location for walks and touring.

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Whitesands Beach & Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

  • Whitesands fabulous Blue Flag Beach, popular with surfers, sand castle builders, kite flyers and sun worshippers is within a 5 minute drive.
  • The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, with its cliffs carpeted with wild flowers and alive with colonies of sea birds in early summer, is a walkers, photographers and naturalists delight.

Marine & Bird Life Boat Trips

  • An exciting boat trip on the 'Venture Jet' will take you out to sea on a thrilling ride to catch glimpses of seals, porpoises and fascinating bird life.
  • A day out to to Ramsey Island via a more sedate boat trip on Voyages of Discovery gives an insight into life for birds, people and animals on a rugged offshore island.

St Davids Cathedral

  • St Davids is the United Kingdom's smallest city, earning that status thanks to the magnificent medieval cathedral. Set in the valley below the town and placed to be out of sight of marauding viking invaders, it is a venue for services and concerts throughout the year.
  • The highlight of these is the Internationally acclaimed St Davids Cathedral Music Festival held in May and perhaps the most charming is the candlelit Christmas Carol Service.

Graham Sutherland Collection, St Davids

  • The stylish Oriel y Parc Gallery is the local Tourist Information Office run by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. It houses the Graham Sutherland Collection and has a rotating exhibition by local Artists in Residence and also an independently run cafe offering delicious meals and snacks in convivial surroundings.

St Davids

  • Browse the various interesting shops, places to eat and galleries on offer in the town or visit the weekly Farmers' Market on the Square and stock up with delicious local produce.

St Non's Chapel, Porth Clais and Caerfai

  • The coastline is scattered with little inlets and coves. Visit the tiny sheltered harbour at Porth Clais for fishing, sailing, canoeing or just enjoying the activity.
  • Carefai Bay is a beautiful sandy cove and good for swimming and snorkelling and just enjoying the sandy beach.
  • St Non's Chapel and Holy Well overlook the rocky coastline of St Bride's Bay - a most idyllic and spiritual part of Pembrokeshire and thought to be the birthplace of St David.

Dr Beynon's Bug Farm & Grub Kitchen

  • Explore the fascinating world of insects with Entymologist Dr Beynon at her family farm on the St Davids Peninsula. This captivating attraction with plenty of real bugs, a gallery and restaurant serving some dishes made with insects is also a serious scientific research centre.


  • A pretty waterside village with a picturesque harbour and a variety of places to eat and drink.
  • The Solva Woollen Mill at Middle Mill has a lovely range of woollen goods and specialises in flat weave carpets and striking stair runners. The rugs for Llwynywormwood, Prince Charles's Welsh residence, were made here.

St Bride's Bay Water Taxi for Walkers

  • Solva Sailboats operate a water taxi which will take you to your chosen destination from where you can walk back along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to Solva. Possible destinations include Porth Clais, Porthmynawydd, St Justinians, Nolton Haven and Little Haven (weather dependent). Phone 01437 720972.

Beach Riding at Nolton Riding Stables

  • Nolton Riding Stables cater for both beginners and experts. Enjoy trekking through the Pembrokeshire countryside or gallop through the waves on Druidston Beach for a truly memorable holiday experience.

Family Fun

  • Quality family attractions in Pembrokeshire include Hangar Five trampoline park, Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park, West Wales Karting, Folly Farm, Dinosaur Park, Heatherton Sports Park, Manor Wildlife Park and Blue Lagoon water park.

Country house near St Davids for memorable year round holidays on the St Davids Peninsula.

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