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Lovely cottage with private hot tub, close to mountains and award winning beach

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Situated in Snowdonia Park, by the "the most beautiful estuary in Europe"

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** Now taking bookings for 2018!! **

This property has been freshly decorated for the 2017 season. Lounge with open fire place and bay window, dining room overlooking the garden, bathroom, modern recently fitted kitchen, master bedroom with king size bed, second bedroom with full size bunk beds. Front and rear gardens, patio area with good views, with outside dining furniture and gas barbecue. Private hot tub (seats 5), with lighting, massage jets and bubbles. There is also a hammock suspended from the large apple tree (you can help yourself to apples in season).

The rear garden is terraced on two levels, and care must be taken when approaching the edges of the terraces as only the patio area is completely enclosed by balustrading. Please refer to the included photos for more detail.

Croquet, boules, and garden badminton equipment is there for you to use in the garden, or on the beach.

An information pack will be there for your arrival. Outside of high season, we also provide a complimentary pack of coal for the open fire.

There are traditional family board games provided, a 1960's record player (and records!), lots of books, as well as free fast Wi-Fi, X-Box & games, family DVDs and TV.

Bryn Heulog is in the hamlet of Friog, right by an award winning beach, with the foothills of Cadair Idris and the famous 'Blue Lake' behind it.

The area has fantastic walking and cycling attractions, to suit all abilities and experience. Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park Mountain Bike Centre is close by, as is the family friendly Mawddach Trail, which can include a crossing of the famous Barmouth Bridge, or a stop at the George III by the toll bridge in Penmaenpool for a pub lunch.

You can walk from the front door to the hills behind which reach to the beautiful and dramatic Cregennen Lakes, and further on to Cadair Idris itself, passing lots of local waterfalls, Victorian Slate and Gold Mines, with amazing views over Cardigan Bay.

The beach is a few minutes walk away, and is always quiet. It is sandy, and gently sloping, and perfect for families. There is always lots of opportunity for kite flying, rock-pooling, fishing, kayaking, paddling, swimming, beachcombing, sandcastle making, crabbing, or just lying down in the sun with a good book.

The narrow gauge railway at Fairbourne is a very short walk away, and is one of the famous little trains of Wales. You can catch it to 'The Point' facing Barmouth, and then catch the connecting local ferry across the estuary to get to the Victorian Seaside town. From there you can book a boat for some sea fishing, visit the theatre, the fairground, or one of the many shops and restaurants.

New for 2017 - Kayak Hire!!

Fairbourne beach is great for kayaking. Whether pottering around in the shallow lagoons that form when the tide goes out, gently 'surfing' in on the waves, fishing, exploring the coastline, or when the wind is up, there's some more serious surfing available (only the single person kayaks are suitable on bigger waves). We have three kayaks for hire at Bryn Heulog:

An Ocean Kayak Frenzy 'sit-on' Kayak: 1 Adult. £50 per stay.

A Perception Scooter 'sit-on' Kayak: 1 Adult. £50 per stay.

An Ocean Kayak Malibu II 'sit-on' Kayak: 2 Adults + 1 small child / pet. £70 per stay.

All our Kayaks come with paddle, and comfort seat, as well as a trolley for wheeling them across the beach to the sea. There is also a selection of life jackets you can use. If your size isn't there, there are several local shops that supply them.

If you'd like to hire any combination of these kayaks, please let us know!

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2017

What makes this bungalow unique

There are very few properties that are so close to the beach and also the mountains, whilst at the same time being situated in a quiet friendly Hamlet, yet with all conveniences within a short distance.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Fairbourne in Llanegryn

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Recently renovated bathroom. Electric Shower, heated towel radiator, bath, sink, toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Full Size Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , The single bed is a z-bed that folds away when not used
  • Bedroom 1: King Size Bed, Wardrobe, two chests of drawers, reading lights, and a single z-bed (very comfortable with Memory foam topped mattress) that can be folded away when not being used. Views out towards countryside, and scenic hills. Bedroom 2: Full size bunk beds. Two chests of drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(54 traveller reviews)

Lovely cottage with private hot tub, close to mountains and award winning beach
average rating of 4.796296 based on 54 reviews
5

Lovely Property set in stunning surrounding countryside

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the property. Obviously we enjoyed it first time around or we wouldn't have gone back! It was a good as we remembered , and it even had a few additional touches too. We certainly wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to anyone. We had relatives visit us during our stay and we understand they have been recommending it to work colleagues. ( But it was booked for the period their work colleague enquired about)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We could not find any fault with the property or location. It was everything that we wanted, and perfect for our pooch. Would definitely stay here again x

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely cottage in a good location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was lovely. Outside consists of a private enclosed garden featuring a decked area with hot tub and gas BBQ with a nice view of the sea.

Inside decent sized main bedroom with a second containing bunk beds. Kitchen/dinning area is nicely equipped with patio doors onto the garden. Lounge has a nice open fire. Only downside would be the storage heaters in the remainder of the cottage in colder weather.

On our arrival there was a nice bottle of prosecco to welcome us which was a nice touch.

There are some fantastic walks and a couple of books in the lounge and OS map to guide you.

We ate at the George the 3rd which was good and allowed dogs.

overall a really good stay. Wouldn't hesitate to re book .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sue, many thanks for taking the time to leave a review - we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Nice to see you've discovered The George III, it's one of our favourite places, and is a really pleasant bike ride along the Mawddach Trail from the cottage for a Sunday roast or a pub lunch. You'll be interested to hear that we're installing a brand new central heating system at the end of the summer, so the storage heaters will all be gone! We'd be delighted to have you stay again with us again in the future, best wishes, Mark & Eloise.
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5

Lovely stay in Friog

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful holiday home, clean, comfortable, and well equipped. The hot tub and garden with views of the sea were fabulous. Loved the Dansette and played some of the selection of vinyl records that were provided. Thank you Mark and Eloise, a very eclectic record collection.

Short walk to shops and train station. We enjoyed a ride over the estuary on the Cambrian line with the wonderful views of the Mawddach estuary. Blue Lake should not be missed either. Great for walking locally.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage, with everything needed to hand.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage , great location, would recommend to friends

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely comfortable and homely cottage. Fantastic location, would highly recommend.

  • 4 of 5

My son and I where looking for a beautiful location for walking with our dog. We weren't disappointed as location is great. We loved the cottage and felt very comfortable on our stay. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

The Last Inn
barmouth bridge
The Lobster Pot
Pieces for Places
Bistro Bermo
Barmouth Ferry
Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Anglesey
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Fairbourne
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Barmouth
Nearest Golf
0.75 Miles
Fairbourne
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Fairbourne
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Fairbourne
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Fairbourne

Situated in Snowdonia National Park, at the mouth of the Mawddach, "the most beautiful estuary in Europe". Bryn Heulog is in the hamlet of Friog, right by an award winning beach, with the foothills of Cadair Idris and the famous 'Blue Lake' behind it.

The area has fantastic walking and cycling attractions, to suit all abilities and experience. Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park Mountain Bike Centre is close by, as is the family friendly Mawddach Trail, which can include a crossing of the famous Barmouth Bridge, or a stop at the George III by the toll bridge in Penmaenpool for a pub lunch.

You can walk from the front door to the hills behind which reach to the beautiful and dramatic Cregennen Lakes, and further on to Cadair Idris itself, passing lots of local waterfalls, Victorian Slate and Gold Mines, with amazing views over Cardigan Bay.

The beach is a few minutes walk away, and is always quiet. It is sandy, and gently sloping, and perfect for families. There is always lots of opportunity for kite flying, rock-pooling, fishing, kayaking, paddling, swimming, beachcombing, sandcastle making, crabbing, or just lying down in the sun with a good book.

The narrow gauge railway at Fairbourne is a very short walk away, and is one of the famous little trains of Wales. You can catch it to 'The Point' facing Barmouth, and then catch the connecting local ferry across the estuary to get to the Victorian Seaside town. From there you can book a boat for some sea fishing, visit the theatre, the fairground, or one of the many shops and restaurants.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Fairbourne, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£720
for 7 nights
£720
 
 
Mid Season 2017 2
2 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£172
for 2 nights
From
£86
From
£99
Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
 
 
October half term 2017
13 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£720
for 7 nights
£720
 
 
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£291
for 3 nights
From
£97
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
May Half Term 2018
25 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
High Season 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£176
for 2 nights
From
£88
From
£97
Fri,Sat,Sun
£599
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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