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Beautiful Wales Snowdonia 200 Year Old Detached Cottage

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Beddgelert, Gwynnedd, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK - Peaceful Location Surrounded By Mountains

Lovely 200 year old detached cottage with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a beautiful location at the edge of the village of Beddgelert with several excellent pubs and restaurants in easy walking distance. Sky+ HD TV , Netflix and high speed fibre wifi broadband access. iPod dock, VCR, DVD, CD player. Magnificent scenery surrounds our cottage with numerous walks direct from the cottage. The Aberglaslyn pass was voted by National Trust members as most beautiful scenery in Britain. The cottage was described by the Wales Tourist Board assessor as an ideal holiday cottage. Beddgelert Village is a very picturesque village where the rivers Colwyn and Glaslyn meet. There is an ancient arched bridge in the centre of the village and many old listed buildings. The drive from Capel Curig to Beddgelert is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful in the world. There are many historic sites worth visiting nearby with old castles at Caernarvon and Harlech amongst others.


Owner
Alix Furness
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About Alix Furness

We love our holiday property and try to make it a home from home. We cannot use the property as much as we would like, so we rent it out so that others can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery as well as contributing to the local economy.

Alix Furness purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Alix Furness chose Beddgelert

We bought the cottage in 2002 when it was rather run down.We renovated the cottage installing new bathrooms, kitchen, central heating, etc. We used to have a caravan on the Llyn Peninsula and decided that we would prefer a cottage. Beddgelert is the most beautiful village in Wales in my opinion. The surrounding scenery is magnificent and always uplifts my spirit. The local restaurants are very good. The cottage has two foot thick walls and a slate roof.

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottage is peaceful with all mod cons. Sky TV package, Netflix and high speed fibre broadband internet access facilitate entertainment if the weather is bad. The central heating and electricity are included in the rental price. Some properties have electricity meters that you have to top up paying extra and you worry that the electricity may run out, which is not very relaxing!

There are several good restaurants and pubs in easy walking distance.

There are many excellent walks straight out from the cottage and many more a short car ride away. The local Sherpa bus round Snowdon has a bus stop outside the cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'It's a lovely home - well within reach of local amenities and perfectly located for trips into the mountains of Snowdonia. We would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage to anyone -it really is a gem.' Andy Ward 12/1/09



'The house has a nice cosy feel to it, with good sized rooms, a big kitchen and very efficient heating and wood burning fire. Just walk outside and you have numerous listed walks around the village area and another 8 or more listed paths up Mt Snowdon'



'This is a beautifully kept cottage from another era that made a great base from which to explore Snowdonia'
Jan 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Beddgelert in Beddgelert

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Upstairs bathroom with electric shower over bath. Separate WC. Downstairs bathroom with shower over bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , The bed is against the wall on one side
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and TV. Bedroom 2 with double bed, small room with one side of the bed next to wall, therefore better suited to one person. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and roll away single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: For our comfort and that of our guests no smoking is allowed in the cottage. The orange/EE mobile network is the only network in the village. Mobile phone reception is poor in the cottage. There is a burglar alarm and smoke alarms. Sorry, pets not allowed. We do not have off road parking. Gwynant Street next to the cottage is a quiet road which you can see on Street View with ample room for parking. Outside: There is a small enclosed patio garden with a table and chairs for 6 for alfresco dining. The garden is a south facing sun trap. The lockable shed contains a couple of loungers and room for bikes. My favourite walk; cross the road outside the cottage and go slightly to your right past the phone box. Turn left onto the bridge over the river. Turn immediately right and follow the fisherman's path for a couple of miles through the Aberglaslyn Pass (voted most beautiful scenery in Britain by the members of The National Trust). Cross the road bridge over the river on your right, then follow the road to your left towards Portmadoc for 50 metres. Follow the path on your right before you reach the house and then go up through the magnificent forest for 20 minutes. At the summit of the walk there is a stupendous panoramic view. Follow the gentle trail back down to Beddgelert passing Gelert's Grave. Takes approx 90 minutes. Utility Room: Washing machine, two tumble dryers, iron, ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen provided but not towels. Other: Entrance hall with payphone and WiFi hub. Sun room with table and chairs for 4 and L-shaped couch and coffee table for 6

Reviews

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Beautiful Wales Snowdonia 200 Year Old Detached Cottage
average rating of 4.68 based on 26 reviews
5

Simply mesmerising experience at the Cottage and in Beddgelert. Wow!!

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful short stay ay Is-y-Graig at Beddgelet. The Cottage has everything you need. Spacious rooms with all the facilities you need. The house has been decorated beautifully and kids loved the place. The village is a beautiful one right in the heart of Snowdonia. We would love to return to the place in future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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4

The property fitted our needs

  • 4 of 5

The property is well placed in the village. Comfortable beds, but the sitting room sofas and chair are rather past their best and difficult to get out of.

The cottage is well stocked with cutlery, crockery etc plus fridge freezer, oven, 2 microwaves and a slow cooker.

Personal laundry can be attended to in the washing machine with seperate dryer.

I would say however that the stairs could be a problem to the elderly or infirm.

TV viewing is well catered for..

We had a great time but could have done without so much rain

Of course that is why Wales is so green! 😉?

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect base to explore Snowdonia National Park

  • 5 of 5

We made a very last minute booking to stay at this property over the bank holiday weekend, and it did not disappoint. The cottage is beautiful and very spacious with comfortable furnishings and a well-stocked kitchen. The new sun-room was a lovely light space to relax in. The cottage is well-located, a 2 minute walk to the shops, pubs and cafes of Beddgelert and perfectly positioned for walks and hikes in the area. We spent a very enjoyable 2 days walking in the surrounding hills and enjoying good pub food back at the village. Alix was a great host, with detailed information about the cottage, facilities and local area all supplied before departure, and was very responsive to our queries. Very highly recommended - we would love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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5

Had a truly lovely holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped and fine for a large family. Had a wonderful time. Beddgelert is a perfect base. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you had a wonderful time.
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5

Excellent location and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was as described. The location is excellent and easy access to Snowdon.

We had a great stay. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great base for Snowdonia, the coast and southern Anglesey

  • 4 of 5

Cottage has everything you'd need for an active holiday in north Wales. Centrally located and close to many popular routes. Not much need to drive as the buses work and quite a few routes from Beddgelert itself.

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

Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Prince Llewelyn
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Beddgelert
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Beddgelert Bistro
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Black Rock sands
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

There are many beautiful beaches in easy driving distance, the nearest is Blackrock Sands 7 miles away. There are good coastal path walks.

Travel:

Manchester and Liverpool are the nearest airports. A car is recommended. The Sherpa bus stop is a few yards from the cottage. A steam train now runs from Caernarfon to Beddgelert which links with the national rail network.

Distances:

We are in the village of Beddgelert. Portmadog is 7 miles away. Caernarfon is 13 miles away.

Further Details:

There are a variety of good restaurants and pubs in easy walking distance. Lack of light pollution means that the stars are utterly spectacular. Previous guests have been thrilled that their children have seen the stars properly for the first time.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Beddgelert, Gwynedd - Snowdonia

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
 
late availability
24 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
 
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 4 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£425
 
 
Late availability
5 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
 
 
Late availability
8 Oct 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
 
 
Late availability
20 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
 
 
Half term
22 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
 
 
Winter
29 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£285
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
New Year break
1 Jan 2018 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
£285
 
 
Late winter
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£95
£375
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£550
 
 
Spring
15 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
From
£400
 
 
Half term
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Early summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£460
for 7 nights
£460
 
 
Early summer
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
e-mail enquiry is best and will be answered rapidly. £50 per week deposit with the balance due 2 months before the booking. £100 refundable inventory deposit. Cheques or bank transfer in pounds may be used.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in peak seasons, flexible at other times

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. The rental price includes reasonable use of electricity and oil for central heating, also bed linen but not towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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