This beautiful, welcoming holiday cottage, Snowdonia is situated in the Dysynni Valley - an area of outstanding beauty near Tywyn in North Wales. Set within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park this secluded, family friendly holiday cottage enjoys stunning views from the foot of Cader Idris. It is the perfect base for both rambling and hiking with miles of tranquil and interesting public footpaths in every direction.
Built in 1994, this family friendly holiday cottage has a comfortable main lounge with open log or coal fire and TV. A large window looks down the valley towards Bird Rock. The dining room with adjoining patio shares the same stunning views of the valley.
The spacious, modern kitchen overlooks the garden and patio and includes everything from a microwave and electric oven to a freezer and a rayburn. The cottage's utility room contains all the necessary equipment for a comfortable and stress free holiday, including dish washer, washer and drier.
Maes Mihangel holiday cottage, Snowdonia sleeps up to 10 people comfortably with the option of having 1 additional put up bed on request to sleep 11.
The first bedroom includes a super king size bed (or can be made into twin beds on request) with en suite facilities and Sky TV.
Second bedroom has twin beds or can be made into a double bed on request. TV & DVD/Video player also included.
The third bedroom includes a double bed.
The fourth is a family bedroom which includes a double and single bed, along with a Mothercare cot. From this bedroom there is also an attached room with a single bed which makes this bedroom perfect for a family of 2 adults and up to 2 children and a baby.
The cottage also has a large spacious bathroom with bath and shower facilities.
The enclosed garden is tastefully designed with secluded relaxing areas with a BBQ (charcoal) set and a unique hand carved wooden swing to enjoy the views.
Perfect for a family friendly holiday, the children's area is safe with various outdoor play facilities including swings, see saw, slides and a wonderful wooden tree den/play house.
Garden shed includes a dingy, small surf boards, fishing lines and bikes for all ages.
- Welcome pack on arrival includes tea and coffee, sugar and hot chocolate. Contents can vary depending on availability but usually include Bara Brith or Welsh cakes and a bottle of wine. *Special packs provided for Easter and Christmas bookings.
- Bed linen, towels and hairdryer provided
- Central heating and electricity included. Wood and coal for the open fire provided free of charge.
- Maes Mihangel holiday cottage, Snowdonia offers a rural and peaceful setting with no passing traffic and magnificent views.
- 2 cots and 2 high chairs available on request. Please bring your own cot linen with you.
- Wi-fi and pay phone provided at the cottage.
- Pets welcome.
- The following are all provided at the cottage for your stay…
- Kitchen: washing up liquid
- Bathroom: soap, hand wash and toilet rolls.
- General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, dusters, vacuum cleaner bags, polish, anti-bacterial spray etc.
- Range of children's toys, books and videos/DVD's available. A separate TV and video/DVD player for the children.
- No smoking.
- Car parking facilities available within the boundary of the cottage making it safe and secure.
- Access to free fishing on river flowing through owner's land.
- Fishing equipment and bikes available at owners property nearby
- The cottage owners can take you up Cader Idris mountain in their truck on request.
- 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 10
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Double beds
- 2 Single beds
- 2 Zip&link beds
- 1 Sofa bed
- 2 Bathrooms
- Accepts 3 pets
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- Saturday changeover
- 9 Miles from a beach
- 2 Miles from a pub
- 9 Miles from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- No travel cot available
Loved the cottage and the location. Stunning scenery and very secluded. Didn't hear one firework the whole five days which is our and our two dogs ideal of heaven. If you need peace and quiet with nobody to bother you this is the place to go. Very easy to book, highly recommend. Will definitely book this cottage again for next November. Sandra from Oxfordshire - 12th November 2018
A beautiful location for this well equipped holiday home. Definitely worth revisiting one day.Mr Justin Winter - 1st November 2018
A lovely property situated in the beautiful Welsh countryside with stunning views all around. The house is perfect for families with lots of toys and games provided and a great garden with a tree house. Plenty of room with everything you need. We also enjoyed having the river within walking distance for fishing. Overall, a fantastic house for all the family and we loved our holiday here.Michelle Fivaz - 17th August 2018
Lovely property, very spacious and with everything we could possibly have needed. Have booked again for next year already.Patrick from Stockport - 3rd June 2018
Friendly service when booking the property, the property itself was lovely beautiful surroundings, very quiet and peaceful and close to the beach and great walks on your doorstep.Mr Kevin Birch - 28th May 2018
Lle a tŷ arbennig. Lle ardderchog a pherchnogion croesawgar. Gwasanaeth rhagorol - diolch. / Great property in a great location, welcoming owners. Excellent service - thank you.John from Clwyd - 11th March 2018
A beautiful location and a wonderful property, it was absolutely beautiful and we truly had a wonderful time. Bedrooms were fantastic. Brilliant service, will be using you again and recommending you to family and friends. Rebecca from West Midlands - 22nd February 2018
Second time staying there and we absolutely loved it.Michelle from Leigh - 1st January 2018
Superb location, peace and quiet with walks from the door. Great hosts. Recommends: climb Bird Rock.Trevor from Cheshire - 5th November 2017
Very comfortable, peaceful and outstanding location.
Tip: Be prepared for bad weather and enjoy the good weather, if you are equipped for all conditions you are sure to have a great time.Adrian from Chelmsford - 29th June 2017
Visited to be secluded and close to Cadair Idris. Very peaceful and ideal for any sort of getaway.
If you like a curry, the Lemon Tree restaurant/takeaway in Dolgellau is very nice.
Walking up Cadair Idris from Ty Nant is quite easy, with a GPS/map anyone in suitable clothing can make it.Alistair from Colchester - 6th February 2017
Lovely cosy cottage, we all felt at home there and had everything we needed. Beds were comfortable and it was clean throughout. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.
Tips: From what we could tell, the closest shop was 25 minutes away so bring plenty of supplies. It's a bit remote but that was what we were after. There's a fair few good walks to go on in the area to admire the superb views and scenery. There's also an easy 2 mile round walk to a 13th Century ruined castle (Castell y Bere).Friends from Manchester - 24th November 2016
I always find you extremely efficient!
We love the location - beautiful scenery; we always feel comfortable there; ideal for slightly hemiplegic seven-year-old grandson; son in law loves the fishing. We love our holidays there.
Recommendations: The beaches at Fairbourne and Barmouth are to die for. The café on the corner of the beach road in Fairbourne is very good. Nice little steam railways close by. Dolgoch Falls.Guests from Wolverhampton - 24th October 2016
Really loved it all apart from the rain but that did not stop us enjoying ourselves.
Recommendations: Alternative Technology Centre. The Railway Inn - lovely food. The little pub in Corris - beautiful Steaks. Ynyslas Beach, Borth - beautiful.Family from Berkshire - 2nd July 2016
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Maes Mihangel holiday cottage, Snowdonia is situated in the Dysynni Valley - an area of outstanding beauty near Tywyn (9 miles) and the stunning beach town of Aberdyfi (13 miles) in North Wales. Set at the foot of Cader Idris in southern region of the National Park, it is 2 miles from the village of Abergynolwyn which offers a good traditional pub and great little restaurant.
Popular activities in the South Snowdonia area include Hill Walking, Climbing, Mountain biking, Water Sports, Pony Trekking and Fishing.
There are many attractions for a family friendly holiday including the Centre for Alternative Technology, the Corris Craft Centre, King Arthur's Labyrinth and a number of steam and miniature railways, including the Talyllyn railway just two miles away.
For many the jewel of the valley is Talyllyn lake. Whatever your ability and level of fitness you'll discover miles of quiet and rewarding walks wherever you go. Paths wind up beside the famous Dolgoch Falls or take a visit to Castell y Bere (castle) built by Llewelyn Fawr around 1221 for a breathtaking view of the entire length of the valley. This is a land full of beauty, history and legend – the perfect combination for an inspiring holiday.
Cadair Idris (mountain walk) – one route starting from the doorstep at Llanfihangel-y-Pennant and climbs steadily on the southern section of the pony path. 10 miles to summit – graded moderate/hard. 0 miles (by the cottage)
Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 13 miles
Aberdyfi Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 13 miles
Dolgellau Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 14 miles
Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 15 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 Tywyn and Aberdyfi (9 and 13 miles) lake fishing in Tal-y-llyn (4 miles) or river fishing on the Dysynni (0.5 miles). Read more about fishing in the Aberdyfi & Tywyn area.
Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 14 miles
Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 20 miles