Hendy Cart Cottage

About Hendy Cart Cottage

Hendy Cart Cottage the Old Cart House is a Grade II listed converted barn situated in a tranquil rural location near St David’s and close to the charming fishing village of Porthgain in the beautiful North Pembrokeshire countryside. It is a place where you can put the cares of the world behind you, where you can relax and enjoy this wonderfully unspoiled area.

The house is situated within very easy reach of stunning coastal scenery and beautiful beaches including Whitesands, Newgale and Traeth Llyfn. There are lots of ways to spend a wonderful holiday, including surfing, sailing, horse riding, climbing, fishing, cycling and boat trips to the world famous bird sanctuary islands of Skomer, Skokholm and Ramsey. The house is less than 15 minutes drive from the lovely cathedral city of St Davids with its restaurants and other amenities and only 5 minutes from the famous Sloop Inn, art galleries and renowned seafood restaurant, the Shed, by the harbour in Porthgain.

Hendy Cart has a 4 Star grading from Visit Wales and is furnished and equipped with everything to make your stay relaxed and enjoyable. The stone walled house is one of a small number of barns set around a large gravel courtyard and adjoining open countryside. It sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms and is finished to a very high standard with its original character retained while providing modern and comfortable facilities. The house has a secluded flower garden to the front of the house and a large garden to the side looking out over fields.

With lots in the area to appeal to both adults and children all year round, North Pembrokeshire is the perfect location for a relaxing, rewarding and fun holiday. Hendy Cart is superbly located to make the most of the area and is a superbly comfortable base in which to relax and to come back to at the end of an activity filled day.

Hendy Cart Cottage is no smoking and we do not allow pets.  Lockable garage available for bicycles.


Additional Information

Open from December to December.

Price Info:

Rates: Per unit per week £420 – £1020


  • Bed linen free of charge
  • Central heating
  • Cot high chair provided
  • Disabled access statement available
  • Extra for gas electric
  • Private Gardens
  • Private Parking
  • Totally non smoking
  • Washing machine launderette available


The property is approached via a minor road. From this road you turn into a short gravel driveway into the Courtyard across common parts and into our front garden. There is parking for 2 cars at the front of the property. The front garden and parking area slopes very gently down to the front of the house. The gravel path off the driveway to the front door is 95 cm at its narrowest. There is access to the side garden up a gravel path off the front garden.

The width of the front door is 80cm. There is a 12 cm high step up to the front door and a further step of 11 cm to get you into the hall. The width of the interior doors for access purposes is 70cm.

Inside, the whole of the ground floor is on one level with no steps, but there are some minor changes of floor level passing from wood flooring in the hallway onto carpet in bedrooms or kitchen ceramic tiles. There is a 3 cm drop from the hall into the kitchen, and a 1 cm drop from the hallway into the other rooms off the hallway.

There are 10 open tread stairs leading out of the living room to get to the Crog-loft sleeping area; they are moderately steep. There are wooden banisters up the side of the stairs and a hand rail on the wall side. Width of the tread is 70 cm and the depth of the tread is 20 cm. There is limited head room in the crog loft area.

There is a door from the kitchen out on to the side garden area. The width of this door is 78cm. There is a 10 cm drop in three levels of drop: 3, 2 and 5 cm on to a large slate flag, then an area of gravel and then rough ground which will become a patio area. There are a picnic table and benches on the patio area. From the patio area there is a large area of grass, above the patio area , accessed by stepping up a grassy drop of varying heights, of no more than 50 cm.

External lights to front and rear doors are operated by switches inside the doors.

Light switches and power switches are at a sensible height.

There are remote controls for the DVD, TV and i-pod.

There is mobile phone reception on most networks except O2. There is no fixed internet access at the property.

There is public transport from the village of Croes Goch 1 mile away.