Lovely self catering Dolgellau cottage set in an elevated position within its own enclosed garden, with great views towards Cader Idris. Central to the mountains of Snowdonia and the lovely beaches of North Wales, this detached cottage is just 2 miles from Dolgellau and 8 miles from an award winning, sandy beach at Barmouth.
An attractive, welcoming lounge with a large picture window offering great views of the Cadair Idris mountain range. Electric living flame fire, TV and DVD.
Spacious fitted kitchen/diner including a dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer. Dining table for 8 in front of large patio doors that lead directly to the patio furniture and views outside. There is also a washing machine in the adjoining rear porch.
Double bedroom 1 – bedroom with a view, also facing towards Cadair Idris.
Double bedroom 2 – lovely, spacious bedroom looking out over the private, enclosed grounds.
Double bedroom 3 – cosy bedroom with a fitted wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps and also a wash hand basin.
Twin bedroom with the same magnificent views as double bedroom 1.
Bathroom with bath, sink and WC.
Separate, spacious shower room, also with sink and WC.
The enclosed patio and lawn at the front of this self catering Dolgellau property offer the perfect setting to sit back and enjoy the beautiful panoramic views.
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer provided
- Oil central heating and electricity included
- Cot and high chair available on request
- Wifi available
- Up to 2 pets welcome free of charge, please notify us when booking.
- Plenty of private parking space
- This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
- Sleeps 8
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Double beds
- 2 Single beds
- 2 Bathrooms
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- Accepts 2 pets
- WiFi internet
- Saturday changeover
- 8 Miles from a beach
- 2 Miles from a pub
- 2 Miles from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- No travel cot available
Lovely cottage in a beautiful quiet location. Ticked all the boxes for providing the home comforts you hope you are going to get when renting a holiday cottage. Wish all owners were as friendly and helpful as May!! Would definitely recommend to friends and other family.
Recommendations: Try and do as much as you can even if the weather is bad. Ffestiniog railway as they allow dogs; Caernarfon castle and walled town; Barmouth for the beach; Dolgellau for bike hire to cycle to Barmouth on the Mawddach Trail; Coed-Y-Brenin for intrepid walkers and mountain bikers; Dolgoch Waterfalls, Betws y Coed and anything else you can squeeze in. There is plenty to see and do in this particular area of Wales. Don't miss eating at The Steakhouse in Dolgellau, the best meal we had in our two week stay, or tea and cake in the T H Roberts Coffe/Tea Shop in Dolgellau.Family from Hampshire - 4th July 2017
My stay was perfect. We based ourselves here so we could drive around and visit other parts of North Wales. Great location and the property was very good with great views and easy location for seeing other areas.
Recommends: Must go up Mount Snowdon, the train is a great way to do it. So many places to go but can suggest Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Llandudno, Caernarfon, Portmeirion, Porthmadog.Stuart from London - 18th June 2017
Friendly helpful host, lovely location, spacious accomodation but only used for 6 rather than 8 people. Welsh people were also very welcoming.
Teips: Explore the countryside, use the train up the coast from Barmouth.Guests from Somerset - 18th June 2017
The property was lovely, modern and clean, well equipped with all the essentials, the pictures advertised didn't do it justice. The views were amazing. If you want to relax or just tour about then this is an absolute dream place to stay. Even the Dog gave it top marks! We will be back.Steven from West Yorkshire - 13th June 2017
Fabulous views from the property made the week even more special!
Tips: Climb Cadair Idris.
Walk up to the lake behind the property and do some wild swimming.
Play cricket on the beach in Fairbourne.Family from Stonehouse - 20th August 2016
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Set in a private, elevated position with great views towards the Cader Idris range, this detached self catering Dolgellau cottage stands above the village of Llanelltyd in southern Snowdonia. Only 2 miles from the centre of Dolgellau with its range of amenities and just 8 miles from Barmouth’s Blue Flag, sandy beach.
There are plenty of interesting shops, great cafes, pubs and restaurants in the picturesque market town of Dolgellau. There are also more listed buildings in Dolgellau than in any other town in Wales - over 200 in fact. For amazing cakes and free wifi, visit T.H.Roberts’ Parliament House, or eat out at Meirionydd and Dylanwad Da. For a quiet drink, Unicorn is a lovely setting. There are also many highly recommended restaurants outside the town, such as Bwyty Mawddach and George III at Penmaenpool.
Mountains and coastal walks are amongst the main local attractions, along with sandy beaches at Barmouth and Fairbourne, the world renowned Coed Y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre and the Go Ape High Wire Course. The Mawddach trail, a 9 mile riverside trail along an old railway line from Dolgellau to Barmouth, is perfect for walking or cycling. Other attractions include the National White Water Rafting Centre near Bala, Harlech Castle’s World Heritage site and Talyllyn narrow gauge railway.
Other great days out from this self catering Dolgellau cottage include King Arthur’s Labyrinth, which is great for families, Corris Slate Caverns and Corris Craft Centre. If that’s not enough, what about something even more adventurous such as the longest zip wire ride in Europe at Bethesda or the world’s largest underground trampoline at Blaenau Ffestiniog for a totally different and unique experience.
Barmouth Beach – long, sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 8 miles
Fairbourne Beach – sandy beach. 9.5 miles
New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 0 miles - on the doorstep of your self catering Dolgellau cottage.
Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 2 miles from cottage
The Mawddach Trail – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 2 miles from the cottage.
Cader Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (2 mile), Minffordd (9 miles) and Abergynolwyn (18 miles).
Torrent Walk – Brithdir - moderate leisure walk approx 2½ miles along the river. 6 miles
Panorama Walk – Barmouth - suitable for all ages. 8.5 miles
The Mawddach Trail – As above. 2 mile
Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 4 miles
Dolgellau Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 2 miles
Read more about the range of opportunities to go fishing in the Dolgellau area – suitable options for all ages.
Bwlchgwyn Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 9.5 miles
Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 19 miles
National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 23 miles