Stunning and romantic, this grade 2 listed, detached stone cottage is located in the picturesque village of Maentwrog, in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Beautifully renovated and refurbished, within walking distance to the village pub / restaurant and central to Porthmadog (7 miles), Harlech (9 miles) and numerous other prime attractions. From the Jacuzzi air-bath to the ceiling shower, from under floor heating and woodburner to a king size bed and Egyptian cotton bedding, everything about this cottage spells cosy, romantic and special.
Ysgoldy luxury cottage Snowdonia has a spacious open plan living room / kitchen, with exposed stonework and beams. Underfloor heating and woodburner that provide all the warmth and comfort you need.
Living room with comfortable leather sofa’s, dining table, flat-screen TV with freesat and DVD.
Beautiful fully fitted oak kitchen with granite worktops. Built in dishwasher, fridge and freezer, induction hob and oven, microwave, toaster and kettle.
Ground floor bedroom with King size bed, down duvet and Egyptian cotton bedding. Flat-screen TV with freesat and DVD. Built in wardrobe and underfloor heating
Relaxing Deluxe bathroom with jacuzzi / air-bath, wet room shower (ceiling and hand held head). Electric underfloor heating and heated towel rail. Set of towels provided (Egyptian cotton) & Bathrobes provided for weekly stays.
Small garden fronting the property with bench / seating.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hair dryer provided
Heating and electricity included. Starter pack of coal and logs also provided for the woodburner.
Cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
Iron & Ironing board
Strict no smoking policy in the cottage (in the garden is fine)
Parking available on the quiet road outside the cottage
Tesco delivery can be arranged from Porthmadog.
Ysgoldy luxury cottage Snowdonia is available for short breaks at certain times during the year. More details under 'Prices'.
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 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Open fire or woodburner
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- Saturday changeover
- 9 Miles from a beach
- 0.3 Mile from a pub
- 7 Miles from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- On a working farm
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- No highchair available
- No travel cot available
It was peaceful, romantic and very relaxing! Grapes is a lovely place to eat. Recommend having a car as it makes traveling and exploring much easier.Couple from Canterbury, England - 6th August 2016
Really good attention to detail and facilities of very good qualitySteve from Northampton - 23rd April 2015
Easy to find, in a central but peaceful location.
The cottage had everything needed for a comfortable stay, well equipped kitchen lovely comfortable bed and luxury bathroom with lovely extra touches.
We cycled the Mawddach trail which starts in Dolgellau just up the road. Would highly recommend this, it is so beautiful and all on one level. Try it
Pam from the North West - 8th April 2014
Very well equipped cottage with a romantic homely feel
Nice walks from cottage and a short drive to nice beaches Abersoch and Criccieth
Elaine from Merseyside - 1st April 2014
Perfect, I didnt want to leaveCouple from Nottingham - 3rd December 2013
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From this luxury cottage Snowdonia is your oyster. Ysgoldy is located in the picturesque village of Maentwrog which is nestled in the woodland hills in the Vale of Ffestiniog. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty, in the heart of the National Park in Gwynedd, North Wales.
Maentwrog is a great, central location between the castle town of Harlech with it’s beautiful white sandy beach and World Heritage Site & the harbour town of Porthmadog and Black Rock's 3 miles of sandy beach. Blaenau Ffestiniog slate quarry town is 5 miles away with Antur Stiniog’s brand new biking centre. Coed y Brenin world acclaimed forest trail & walking centre is near Dolgellau about 9 miles away.
The village pub / restaurant (Grapes Hotel) is a 2 minute walk from the cottage and the Oakley Arms is also within 10 minutes. Other good places to eat in the area including Brondanw Arms in Llanfrothen, The Plas Restaurant in Harlech and Portmeirion Hotel & Restaurant in Minffordd. The nearest grocery etc can be found in Penrhyndeudraeth, 4 miles from your luxury cottage, Snowdonia.
There are wonderful walks from the doorstep with breathtaking scenery, rivers and waterfalls at Coed Llyn Mair near the Ffestiniog railway halt in Maentwrog (Raven Falls / Llyn y Gwynryn / Rhaeadr Ddu). Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway Steam Train travels through forested and mountainous scenery from the slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog to the harbour at Porthmadog and from Porthmadog to Caernarfon Castle Town.
Other prime attractions in the area include Portmeirion Italianate Village (5 miles), Llechwedd Slate mines at Blaenau Ffestiniog and Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Harlech Castle’s Word Heritage Site is another must see during your stay at Ysgoldy luxury cottage. Snowdonia has plenty to offer on the activity front as well, including Go Ape at Coed y Brenin and the following range of activities, all within a 20 minute drive...
Black Rock sands - 3 miles of sandy beach. 9 miles
Harlech Beach - beautiful white sandy beach. 9 miles
Dyffryn Maentwrog & Llyn Mair footpath network. Over 30km of paths on varied terrain with views of the river Dwyryd, the Ffestiniog Railway, Llyn Mair lake and much more. 0.1 miles from the cottage.
Coed y Brenin Forest Trail. 9 miles
Snowdon Mountain. The nearest route starts from Rhyd-ddu, or you can catch the train from Llanberis to the summit café. 15 / 25 miles.
Antur Stiniog mountain bike trails. 6 miles
Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre. 9 miles
'Felin Rhyd Fawr' Pony-Trekking Centre, Maentwrog. 1.5 miles
Porthmadog Golf Club. 18 hole course located in beautiful scenery. 8.5 miles
Royal St Davids Golf Club, Harlech. Nationally and internationally renowned, Royal St David's is one of Wales' premier golf courses. 9.5 miles