The Old Forge Pumphouse

Kidwelly, United Kingdom
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Paul & Cathy
Home & pet owner

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We live just outside Kidwelly, in Carmarthenshire (Wales) in a 3 acre small holding. The plot is divided into animal side and a more formal garden and the river Gwendraeth runs to the front of the property. We do have fishing rights for

Home & location

Our home is a converted pumphouse - built in 1939 by the MOD to pump water to an ammunitions factory at Pembrey. It was converted into a family home in 2009. It is open plan downstairs and has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a further lounge

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We have 2 dogs, Val (11) and Jez (4) - they live in the house with us. The 3 cats are farm cats and live outside - they enjoy their mousing duties!. We have around 25 chickens and 2 cockerels. They live in a large run with 4 houses, but

Meet the pets

  • Jez

    Border Collie

    6 years

  • Valerie

    13 years

  • Dixie

    10 years

  • Tinkabell

    10 years

  • Wilma

    9 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (6)

frederick clive

We arrived to a lovely meal and enjoyed chatting to Paul and Cathy. The surrounding area were beautiful and we enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds in

Stayed · 01 Jul - 06 Jul 2021
David and Alexandra

Paul and Cathy were Brilliant, we were treated so lovely by them , such a lovely couple . There hospitality was wonderful they made us feel really at home

Stayed · 21 May - 30 May 2021

What a beautiful place to house sit. The area is stunning , the house fantastic and the animals are great. Val, the dog we looked after, is adorable and

Stayed · 20 Dec - 29 Dec 2019

My husband and I recently completed a house sit for Paul and Cathy. We had a wonderful time and was awed that they went on their holiday leaving their

Stayed · 05 Jul - 14 Jul 2019

Cathy and Paul gave us a very warm welcome and showed us around they're hidden treasure of a house. The dogs are adorable and easy to look after. We

Stayed · 08 Jun - 17 Jun 2018

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