Charming Aberdovey self catering cottage just a 2 minute walk from the long sandy beach, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Aberdovey (correctly spelt Aberdyfi) is a small, picturesque resort - ideal for family holidays and perfect for relaxing. Enjoy a round of golf, boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour, or try your hand at watersports such as canoeing, sailing and windsurfing. Cosy holiday cottage Aberdovey Retreat has a sunny front terrace and landscaped patio areas in the rear garden, all offering beautiful views of the Dyfi estuary and hills.
This homely Aberdovey self catering cottage has an open plan living/dining/kitchen area with attractive curtains between living and dining areas which can be closed for cosy effect.
Living room is tastefully furnished with comfortable seating for five around a log burner effect Dimplex fire (fireplace is purely decorative). Also heated by an energy efficient wall-mounted electric heater. Ample side tables and throws are provided for the comfort of guests. LCD TV with Freeview & BT Vision.
Dining room includes cottage-style dining table with matching chairs for six, and is heated by a storage heater. Decorative display rack acts as divider between dining room and kitchen.
Open plan kitchen very well-equipped with twin-oven Belling electric stove, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, cafetière, good quality pans and cookware.
Kitchen annexe includes automatic washing machine, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner and drying rack.
Upstairs – First Floor
Bedroom 1 - Light, spacious and tastefully furnished & decorated. This room is at the front of this Aberdovey self catering cottage and has a king size bed and ample hanging and drawer space. Windows have blackout roller blinds and curtains.
Bedroom 2 - Light, spacious and attractively furnished & decorated. This room is at the back of the cottage and has a double bed (accessed from one side) and ample hanging space and drawers. Window has a blackout roller blind and curtains.
Lovely modern bathroom with power shower over bath, heated towel rail and shaver socket. Heated by wall mounted electric heater. Sturdy support handle fitted to wall near shower.
Bedroom 3 - Delightful loft bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers all in matching pine. Large Velux skylight in roof with a safety bar fitted across the window and storage heater
Please note that because this room is a loft conversion, the ceilings are sloping and low in places. Also, the stairs leading up to this room are steep and narrow. This room is therefore only suitable for adults and older teenagers. A security gate is fixed to the bottom of the stairs.
Pretty and sunny front terrace with table and chairs. Beautiful views of estuary and hills. Wonderful for sitting / eating outside this charming holiday cottage, Aberdovey at any time of the day.
Small back yard paved in Welsh slate with retractable washing line.
Side access passage which belongs to neighbour who kindly allows guests to use to dry washing.
This Aberdovey self catering cottage also has a rear patio garden landscaped using beautiful Welsh slate. There are patios on two levels with stunning views over the Dyfi estuary. Garden areas creatively designed and planted with aromatic flowering plants and medicinal herbs which have been carefully chosen to maximise pollination. Garden furniture (two tables and ample seating) along with sensor and solar lighting.
Please note that access to the rear gardens are via steep steps with sturdy handrails on both sides.
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels and 2 hairdryers included
- Heating (electric heaters) and electricity included
- Electric blankets on all beds during cooler months
- 3 electric fans provided for use in the bedrooms
- BT telephone with all day free calls to landline numbers starting with 01, 02 & 03
- Cottage has unlimited wireless internet (please bring your own computer / laptop)
- Travel cot available on request at an additional cost of £5.50 per day (please bring your own cot linen)
- High chair available on request at an additional cost of £2.20 per day
- Child safety gate provided
- No smoking (in or near the cottage) or pets.
- Roadside parking outside cottage and nearby – not exclusive to cottage (available on first come first served basis).
- Parking label for one car provided. The label allows free parking in either of the two long stay Pay & Display car parks in Aberdyfi (Main or Penhelig - the main car park is 2 minute walk from the cottage). Also valid for free parking in other locations (list provided in cottage).
- There are four well-maintained steps from road (with handrail) leading to gently-sloping ramp leading up to the cottage.
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 King size/super king bed
- 2 Double beds
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Friday changeover
- 0.2 Mile from a beach
- 0.2 Mile from a pub
- 0.2 Mile from a shop
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No highchair available
- No travel cot available
We came to Wales for a beach and found a great one at Aberdyfi in reach. Wonderful cottage, lovely area, nice neighbours. Thanks Gillian!Conny and family from Germany - 30th August 2018
Lovely cottage! Just what we needed. Had a great week and hope to return soon. Thank you!Ruth and family from York - 15th August 2018
Very nice cottage, wonderful and lovingly chosen decorations everywhere in the rooms so that one easily feels familiar with the house. We especially loved the attic room (perfect for older children) with the window to the stars at night and the gardens with the fantastic view over Aberdovey to the sea. Great kitchen equipment (even picnic boxes for the day at the beach) and every thing you need to cook a decent mealMs Miriam Dorsch - 14th August 2018
We loved Aberdyfi and the cosy cottage, it made us really feel welcome and at home. Wonderful, colourful and lovely decorated details everywhere, spent the whole day looking - when we weren't at the beach, on a mountain, in a railway station or just admiring the beautiful scenery. Thanks for a great holiday experience - when we ever come back to Wales we will knock on your door again. Miriam and Family from Dusseldorf, Germany - 3rd August 2018
Thank you for the lovely stay and for the great atmosphere. It was very nice and a beautiful cottage.Kaslingk Family from Germany - 18th July 2018
Very well placed with lovely walks and delightful village. Would go backWarren King - 6th April 2018
Cozy and comfortable cottage, well equipped and great location. Golf course is great. Eating out is good quality. Harlech Castle is worth a visit.Matt from East Sussex - 2nd May 2017
All perfect! Really great cottage, very comfortable and a great location. Zipworld is a must do!Family from London - 25th April 2017
Lovely place for a relaxing holiday. Great service provided.
Tip: Car is needed to visit surrounding areas.Family from Wellington, New Zealand - 3rd October 2016
Fantastic location, very quirky and felt at home. Aberdovey is a great hub for walking and or beach family hols, Tywyn has railway and Dolgoch Falls is a great day out.Brad from Hitchin in Herts - 27th August 2016
Cosy, beautiful cottage with everything you need for a perfect holiday. Beautiful views from the garden too. It was perfect! Thank you
Tips - Walk up the hills locally for amazing views. Pharaoh's Bistro was fantastic to eat out (book in advance) and the cafe on the corner of Copperhill Street do lovely breakfasts and lunches too. Highly recommend the steam railway from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge for breathtaking views too.Jenny from Suffolk - 4th June 2016
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This delightful Aberdovey self catering cottage is situated on a quiet street with wonderful estuary views from the cottage and its gardens. Only a 2 minute walk from sea front, long sandy beach, local shops, restaurants and pubs.
Suitable for visitors without a car as there are good local bus and train services. Local taxi service available for pick up from Aberdyfi station and it’s also possible to walk from the station using wheeled luggage (approx ten minute walk).
On the doorstep of your holiday cottage, Aberdovey offers a wide variety of activities including water sports, walking, golf, fishing, adventure activities, horse riding and bird watching. Also in the area are narrow-gauge railways, Portmeirion village, castles at Cricieth, Caernarfon & Harlech and The Centre for Alternative Technology.
Aberdyfi Beach - long sandy beach - perfect for a family holiday. 0.2 miles from the cottage
Other beaches along the North West coast
Bearded Lake Walk - This 10 mile walk will take you up into the hills behind Aberdyfi to Bearded Lake. 0 miles - just turn left from the front door.
Dyfi Valley Wayfollows the River Dyfi from the estuary in Aberdyfi to the source at the summit of Aran Fawddwy and back down along the south side of the river via Machynlleth and down to Borth. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Aberdyfi. 0.2 miles from cottage.
Cadair Idris (mountain walk) – nearest route starts from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant and climbs steadily on the southern section of the pony path. 10 miles to summit – graded moderate/hard. 14 miles from cottage
Wales Coastal Path - Join from Aberdyfi . Options to go North to Twyn or along the Dyfi estuary (east) before crossing the river at Machynlleth and continuing south.
Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 0.2 miles
Aberdyfi Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 0.8 miles
Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 11 miles
Surrounded by sea, rivers and lakes, this is one of the best all round angling locations available. Try your hand at some shore fishing in Aberdyfi and Tywyn (4 miles) or lake fishing at Tal-y-llyn (14 miles).
River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. 5 miles
Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 17 miles