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Beautiful riverside cottage located in 10 acres of scenic countryside

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Riverside Cottage in Bontnewydd, Nr. Caernarfon, North Wales, UK - 10 min walk to village Country Inn

A romantic country retreat, this 18th century cottage is full of character with all modern conveniences all on ground level.Within easy access to local village, steam railway and cycle track and pets are welcome. This cottage is the gateway to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the coastline and spectacular mountain ranges of Snowdonia. This area of Wales has retained strong Welsh culture and hospitality.

The cottage is a fully self contained -lounge with wonderful views of Mount Snowdon and the river in the next field, separate shower and wc, kitchen with modern units and scenic views of the countryside and the garden.Spacious kingsize bed with also views of the beautiful tranquil countryside.

More Details

Property Manager
Olwen Strello
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, welsh
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Olwen Strello

I love living in this wonderful part of North West Wales and am a bilingual speaker in Welsh and English .We have had a self catering cottage for at least 16 years and my husband and I know this area well having been brought up here .We are therefore able to advice you on local tourist attractions and sporting activities etc.The zip world experience in Bethesda is growing in popularity and everyone enjoys walking or taking the train up to Mount Snowdon- the highest mountain in England and Wales.North Wales in my view is rapidly becoming a outdoor activity mecca and there is also a wide range of local produce for quality food and local small scale breweries delivering an unique holiday !

Olwen Strello purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Olwen Strello chose Gwynedd - Snowdonia

We fell in love with the countryside and views from the cottage.The location is fantastic because you are within walking distance to village amenities but can enjoy peace and tranquility of the countryside and plenty of wildlife on our doorstep.There is private access to the riverbank and fishing is popular especially river trout.

The Royal town of Caernarfon is within walking distance with may eateries and pubs and the Unesco Word heritage site of the castle

What makes this cottage unique

In 2009 the cottage was totally refurbished from a 2 bedroom holiday cottage to a one bedroom self catering cottage.This is the only property enjoying private outlook towards the river and Snowdonia.Unique features is the location - you do not require a car regarding transport every day you may choose between hiring the bikes, hiking along the cycle track or taking the Welsh Highland Steam train from the halt stop nearby.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Beautiful riverside cottage ,relaxing and convenient to discover North West Wales.Past holidaymakers have enjoyed catching the steam train from the halt stop and waving to the driver to stop!-very friendly .
Feb 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dinas in Llandwrog

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with walk in shower,WC, heated towel rail/washbasin and shaver light.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) all on ground floor Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom with King size bed,view towards the garden and river.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Totally refurbished in 2009 to a high standard,clean and comfortable. Outside: Patio with table and chairs in front garden with views of the river and Snowdon. Garden bench and built in BBQ,picnic tables by riverside one field away.Bike shed with two bikes for hire in back garden. Utility Room: Washing line to back garden and laundry available upon request at no extra charge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels included and electricity,weekly change over FRIDAY to Friday-Saturday upon request

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful riverside cottage located in 10 acres of scenic countryside
average rating of 4.869565 based on 24 reviews
5

A wonderful Welsh gem.

  • 5 of 5

Samuel Cottage provided an absolutely ideal base for us to spend the last week of September relaxing and unwinding. It was perfectly situated to explore North Wales, and the location was idyllic. Being able to hear the stream gurgling and the train puffing past added to the wonderful feeling of getting away from it all. Waking up on our first morning to glorious weather, taking breakfast in the garden, watching the sheep in the field with views of Snowdon, just hearing the birds, stream, and train, is the most relaxed we have felt in a long time. The cottage was immaculate; the bed comfy, the kitchen and bathroom well appointed, the lounge cosy, and the garden lovely. The owners were excellent, making us feel very welcome but not at all intrusive and leaving us to it to enjoy our time away, which is exactly what we wanted. We were sad to check out and return to normality, but we consoled ourselves knowing we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all your kind and wonderful comments, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay in Samuel cottage and look forward to welcoming you here again.
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4

Lovely base to explore

  • 4 of 5

Lovely weekend in a property we stayed at many years ago run by a very nice couple .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback regarding tour stay in Samuel cottage, we look forward to seeing you again.
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5

Comfortable Cottage in an Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very clean and comfortable and the log burner makes it very cosy. The cottage has everything you need for two people and is ideally located. Most of the north Wales tourist attractions are within half an hour's drive.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay in Samuel cottage. I am glad that you enjoyed exploring this region of North West Wales offering a wide range of landscapes and magnificent scenery , I hope to see you again sometime.
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5

exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was the most private and quiet of any others I have stayed in and is the most perfectly placed for most of the attractions in and around Snowdonia.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience of staying in Samuel cottage . I and so glad that you enjoyed the peace and tranquility it has to offer but also being within easy access to most of the attractions in Snowdonia and North West Wales. We look forward to seeing you again if you need a relaxing break and' to get away from it all' !
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5

Comfortable cottage, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Olwen for a wonderful stay at your cottage. We loved being off the beaten track a bit, and the peace and quiet. The sheep in the field outside our window were a delight, as was the closeness of the Welsh Highland Railway and the footpath into Caernarfon. It was great fun to flag down the train and ride to Porthmadog. When we returned to the cottage on a rainy afternoon, we enjoyed sitting by the fire and reading. Thanks also for laundering our clothes - very kind of you! All in all, a most satisfying stay. North Wales is absolutely beautiful!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your stay in Samuel cottage. We hope to see you again , if you ever want to visit North Wales .
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5

PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

We booked after reading good reviews and were not disappointed

The cottage was immaculately clean and tidy and the owners were most pleasant and helpful

It is very spacious and well equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable stay.

There are lovely views across the fields and it is very dog friendly which was a bonus to the little chap we took with us

WIFI is provided but unexpectedly there was good phone and internet connection

The bedroom is large and the bed was most comfortable, also the bathroom had a large shower cubicle and good shower

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay and would definitely recommend the cottage and will definitely book it again next time we are visiting the area

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay in Samuel cottage and we look forward to welcoming you back.
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bontnewydd
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Holyhead
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Caernarfon
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bontnewydd
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Llandudno dry ski
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Dinas Dinlle
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach: Zip wire in Bethesda

Nearest coast is 2 miles away-Menai Straits RSPB RESERVE also at Foryd Bay

Nearest sandy beach and blue flag beach at Dinas Dinlle 5 miles away

Numerous sandy beaches and coves of LLyn Peninsula and Anglesey/Black rock sands 1/2 hr drive.

Travel:

Liverpool international airport 90 miles. Manchester International airport 120 miles. Holyhead ferry terminal 35 miles, car is essential.

Distances:

10 minute riverside walk to village with country inn,shops ,country restaurant. Caernarfon and the World Heritage Royal Castle 2 miles by car. Welsh Highland Steam Railway and cycle track 600 metres away. Portmeirion Italian village 20 miles. Isle of Anglesey 12 miles. Ireland day trips from Holyhead 35 miles away by car.

Further Details:

Local grocery shop/fish and chip shop, country restaurant and another country inn-in village 10 min walking distance. Nearest main town of Caernarfon 2 miles by car/cycle 20 min/walking 30 min, numerous cafes, pubs and supermarkets/banks etc.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Dinas, Wales

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
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£85
£480
£1,920
 
 
November
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
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£80
£450
£1,800
 
 
December
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
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£80
£400
£1,200
 
 
January
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
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£85
£350
£1,400
 
 
February
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
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£85
£375
£1,500
 
 
March
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
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£400
£1,600
 
 
April
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
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£85
£450
£1,800
 
 
May
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£180
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£480
£1,920
 
 
June
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
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£500
£2,000
 
 
July
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
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£525
£2,100
 
 
August
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
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£550
£2,200
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
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October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£180
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£490
£1,960
 
 
November
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
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£450
£1,800
 
 
December
1 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
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£90
£400
£1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£178
for 2 nights
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£400
£1,200
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Book direct with owner Mrs Strello. Email or telephone to book a holiday-,deposit required and full payment six weeks prior to arrival,Enquire re LAST MINUTE discount short breaks and longer throughout year 10 %- 25% discount - accepts on line banking/ cheques etc

Changeover Day:
Friday to Friday but will consider Saturday to Saturday upon request. Short breaks any time flexible minimum of two nights. Arrival after 2pm. Departure before 10am.

Notes on prices:
First supply of fuel for mutofuel stove is free, afterwards £10/short break and £20/a week. Additional charge of £20 if you bring a dog.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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