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It is a Large House with Extensive Sea and Hill Views



Updated: 29-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the property

Holiday Home in Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales - It is in the Quieter Penhelig end of the Village, and is adjacent a small beach

The house is South facing and benefits from extensive views of the Dovey estuary and hills to the front of the house and to a small beach. The village of Aberdovey has many pleasant shops, pubs, restaurants, and cafes, and is about 400 yards from the property. Aberdovey was voted the third best place to live in the whole of the UK in a recent TV programme. There is a 5 mile length of golden beach adjacent the village which stretches to the village of Tywyn. Many water activities are available including sailing, fishing (including charter boats), wind surfing, and kite surfing. Other activities include walking, bird watching, pitch and putt, tennis, and bowls. Aberdovey championship links golf course is about a mile from the house, and visitors are made very welcome. The award winning Penhelig Arms hotel is about 100 yards away from Morlais, and is famous for its sea food.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
29 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Many of our guests return year after year, and we have many written letters from guests saying how much they enjoyed their stay.
Feb 2009
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Many of our guests return year after year, and we have many written letters from guests saying how much they enjoyed their stay.
Feb 2009
  • 1 of 1

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Great family holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

We've visited Morlais time and time again. It's spacious, clean and welcoming. Beautiful views and a short walk to the beach, it's ideal. We love it and it has suited our family with an age range of 2 years to 83 years!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is typical of the comments we have had from families who have stayed at Morlais. As a family ourselves, we know what families are looking for in a holiday rental home.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Penhelig Arms at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Aberdovey at 500 Metres Nearest Train : Penhelig at 100 Metres Nearest Motorway : at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Penhelig Arms at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Aberdovey at 300 Metres


There is a small beach across the road from the property, and the main beach at Aberdovey is about 5 minutes walk away. This beach is about 5 miles long, with sand dunes, and is clean and sandy with excellent bathing.


The nearest airports are at Manchester and Birmingham, both about 90 miles away. There is a train station at Penhelig and Aberdovey, and it is possible to travel to Birmingham, London, Manchester, Aberystwyth, Cardiff, and the castles of North Wales on it. There are also a number of small preserved private railways in the area. A car is not essential unless extensive touring is envisaged.


Approximate distances are; Aberystwyth 30 miles, Machynleth 8 miles, Tywyn 5 miles, Snowdon 30 miles, Portmerion Italianate village 25 miles.

Further Details:

There are leisure centres with indoor swimming pools and sports facilities at Tywyn and Machynlleth, and a cinema in Tywyn. Plays, musicals and films are often shown in Aberystwyth.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A £75 non refundable deposit is required at the time of booking, with the balance to be sent 6 weeks before the holiday date.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally on Saturday, with occupants leaving by 11.00 am, and new guests to arrive by 2.00pm or later. This may be changed if requested.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 29-Jan-2017


Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There is a downstairs shower room with WC and wash hand basin. The upstairs bathroom contains a bath with shower, WC and wash hand basin. This makes a total of 2 bathrooms


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 11 (5 Bedrooms). Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king sized bed. Bedroom 2 with super- king sized bed. Bedroom 3 with king sized bed. Bedroom 4 with bunk bed and single bed. Bedroom 5 with 2 single beds.A cot and baby chair are available on request.


  • Golf ...


  • Notes on accommodation: The house has gas central heating with radiators in every room, and constant hot water is available. Outside: There is a small front garden with gate and a small passage at the rear of the property. There is access to a small beach across the road for sunbathing, swimming, and fishing. The main sandy beach at Aberdovey is about 5 minutes walk away. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen, and duvet covers are not included in the hire, and tenants must provide their own. Tenants are responsible for cleaning the house prior to leaving, ready for the next guests. Other: There is another lounge with 40 inch LCD TV with Freeview and DVD player, living flame gas fire, and comfortable armchairs.

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