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4 Star Visit Wales Graded Farmhouse & 4 Barn Conversions With Swimming Pool - Geufron Farmhouse 4 Star Visit Wales graded

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
House and Cottages near Tywyn, and Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park, Wales - Magnificent Sea & Mountain Views. Fabulous All Year Round

Geufron Holiday Cottages feature a beautiful grade 2 listed farmhouse with 4 additional converted barn cottages set high on a hillside in the southern reaches of Snowdonia National Park. Facing south with views across the valley to the mountains and cardigan bay, the setting is unique and the views spectacular. On arrival you will find tea, coffee and Welsh cakes. There will be a Christmas tree for the festive season. All cottages are very comfortable and spacious and retain their character with original beams and features. The farmhouse and adjacent cottage both have log burners. The other cottages are kept cosy by storage heaters making them suitable for all year round lets. The village of Bryncrug with The Peniarth Arms pub serving excellent food and a general store selling newspapers is only 10 minutes walk. The Victorian seaside town of Tywyn is a short 2 mile drive and provides beaches, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, tennis, putting and bowling green and a preserved 1930s cinema 'The Magic Lantern' incorporating a foyer bar for pre-show drinks. There are live streaming theatre events from London as well as the latest films. Local talent also give performances on 'open mike' nights. Tywyn is also the home of the Talyllyn Victorian Steam Railway, the first preserved narrow gauge railway in the world. It was here where Reverend Audry was a volunteer and found the inspiration for his world famous 'Thomas The Tank Engine' stories. Tywyn wharf station has an exhibition of his study and books. St Cadfans church dates back to 6th century when Cadfan and his twelve companions arrived from Brittany. The existing church dates back to 12th century and houses the only known example of written ancient welsh on stones displayed therein. Nearby Aberdovey & Harlech have championship links courses for golf enthusiasts. Barmouth and Aberdovey have sea fishing trips & Talyllyn Lake and local rivers trout fishing. Cader Idris is the second highest mountain in Wales at 2930 feet and can be climbed by 3 different routes of various difficulty from nearby. Bird Rock is a bird sanctuary for Cormorants. There is something for everyone in this unspoilt, spectacular and tranquil area.

Details for holiday farmhouse Geufron Farmhouse 4 Star Visit Wales graded, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

The house is a generous size for 8 people. There is a separate formal dining room next to the large living room which has a wood burner and 3 sofas. Beautiful oak floor throughout the ground floor with old slate flooring in the kitchen. Perfect for the festive season when a Christmas tree will be added. Large flat screen TV with BT box for recording and on demand viewing. All rooms lead off a spacious hallway with an antique Welsh spinning wheel. There is a slate porch with coat hooks and a place for muddy shoes and boots. Upstairs all of the four bedrooms lead off a large landing which has lovely views to the outside. There is a large patio overlooking the valley, hills & sea with portable BBQ and garden furniture for summer relaxation. Lovely comfortable, spacious and homely accommodation for family or friends all year round.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Carol & Martin Kristian have a long association with this spectacular part of Wales, and love it. Carol has spent holidays in Tywyn since the age of 3 and her parents retired here in the 80's, creating a home from home for all the family. Martin,who is Australian, of Latvian parents, was soon introduced to the area by Carol and immediately fell in love with it. We live in Herfordshire but visit our cottages at least once a month. Martin is recently retired from his business and Carol still runs a childrens theatre school. We love nature and are very lucky to have a like minded wonderful team of local people on hand to ensure your stay is pleasant. We enjoy meeting our guests whenever possible and sharing our corner of heaven with you.

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Speaks English, Latvian

Guestbook comments from the owner

May 2012 Sarah & Jim Allen

It’s our third visit to the cottage and we’ve had a marvellous time again. We were overjoyed by the hot sunny weather. Magical sea mists when walking along the beach to Aberdovey. I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather be. The cottage is excellent & we know Joy and her husband are on hand if we need anything. We’ll definitely be back !



23-29 June 2012 Jenny and Anthony Fox

We have had a wonderful time and great comfort in the cottage. This has been an absolute haven of beauty and we have much enjoyed seeing the surrounding areas.



14-21 July The Ashenhursts

The photos on the website do not do the cottage justice. The area is sublime, picturesque mountains, steam trains and wildlife and the local beach has a wonderful stretch to enjoy the sea air. Wispa the dog had a fantastic time here in Wales.
Mar 2013
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14 Reviews

4.1
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

4

Great family property in exquisite location

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful place in the hills, nice big house with lots of space and very comfortable. Easy to get to some great beaches, walks and tourist spots. Hosts were very helpful and owners accessible by email and phone. Slight downside with a leak coming into the downstairs from the shower but this was promptly fixed. Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the house beautiful and our service tip top. We hope to see you again. Carol & Marty
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4

Lovely stay.

  • 4 of 5

Gorgeous weather and gorgeous views gave us a wonderful week. Close enough to several towns to get out and about. The farmhouse had all we needed to keep the family happy.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

A group of us stayed in this cottage for a weekend. What a location!!! perfect views...made even better by the sun shining all weekend so we could make full use of the pool and BBQ facilities over looking the welsh countryside.

All the facilities you need. We also hired one of the smaller cottages for additions to the group which were also lovely with warm, cosy interiors and a welcoming pack of welsh cakes, tea bags and milk...just what you need after a long journey.

All 9 of our group had a fantastic weekend and didn't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so glad you enjoyed the pool and the wonderful views from it. It was built before 'infinity pools' were thought of but it has the same effect looking out to the sea and across the valley. The patios all have a fantastic views too and so glad that you found the cottages so comfy and convenient. We hope to see you again. Carol & Martin
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5

Geufron Farmhouse stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The facilities are excellent and well thought out for guest's comfort.

The views are absolutely outstanding and the location is ideal. The only downside was that we would have liked to have stayed longer! I would highly recommend this property and would definitely return in the future

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and want to return. It is nice to hear that you found the house comfortable and convenient. We do try to make our cottages a home from home with plenty of equipment and attention to comfort especially the beds. We look forward to welcoming you again. Carol & Marty
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4

Lovely property with stunning views

  • 4 of 5

The property was a lovely spacious old farmhouse and the views were absolutely stunning, we stayed for 3 nights and had beautiful weather, the pool had already been turned off even though it did state that wouldn't be until October, even so would recommend as didn't go for the pool

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay. We close the pool down at the end of September when the weather becomes too cold this year we had a heat wave unpredictable british weather. We are glad that you enjoyed everything that Geufron has to offer. Carol and Marty
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5

Geufron farmhouse Tywyn

  • 5 of 5

What a fab location for a holiday, the sensory is simple stunning. Farmhouse to a good standard with a real warm feel. Highly recommended.

The owners gave a warm welcome.

The woodlands bar next door service excellent food.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Woodlands is very handy for a meal no need to take the car. We hope to see you again. Carol & Marty
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Location

From the Owner

This area is breath taking and also very diverse. There are beaches, forests, lakes, waterfalls, mountains all offering different experiences to suit all weather and all occasions.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Birmingham at 120 Miles Nearest Barpub : Byncrug at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Aberdovey at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Tywyn at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Tywyn at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Tywyn at 2 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Fishing: sea, rivers and lakes all close by

Pony trekking

Cycling: bikes available to hire locally

Bird Rock: bird sanctuary

Walking: Wales coastal path, Cader Idris, Dolgoch Falls. Barmouth Bridge and other spectacular mountain and Valley walks.

Coed Y Brenin 'GO APE' and other forest activities including championship level mountain bike tracks.

White water rafting

Rock climbing

The Centre for Alternative technology

Corris Craft Centre

Running 'Race The Train'

Coast/Beach:

There are many beaches in the area. Tywyn 2 miles is the closest which is wide with rolling waves. Aberdovey 5 miles is more sheltered with lots of dunes. Fairbourne is ideal for children and has a miniature train and a ferry to Barmouth which was used in Elizabethan times 9 miles. Barmouth 15 miles by road has miles of glorious sandy beach.

Travel:

The nearest city is Birmingham which is approximately 2.5 hours drive away. There are major links by rail, road and air from there.

The Cambrian Coast trains run north and south and there are stations all along the route including Tywyn.

Distances:

The village of Bryncrug is at the foot of the hillside 10 minutes walk away.

Cader Idris 2nd highest mountain in Wales is close by with a choice of walks to the summit.

Dolgoch Water Falls 2 miles

The Talyllyn Railway 1 mile

Tywyn 2 miles

Aberdovey 5 miles

Further Details:

The Talyllyn Railway narrow gauge steam trains was the first preserved of its kind in the world. It was here that the author Rev. Audry was a volunteer and found inspiration for his Thomas the Tank Engine stories. At the station in Tywyn you will find a museum exhibiting his study and it's contents amongst other objects of interest there.

Tywyn has a Co-op and a Spa supermarket. There are banks, library, cinema, restaurants, cafes, fish and chip shop, lawn tennis courts, putting green and leisure centre.

The Centre for Alternative Technology is a 20 minute drive away.

St Cadfans church in Tywyn boasts the only remaining example of ancient welsh engraved on a stone.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£300
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£100
£500
 
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£510
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£170
£850
 
 
New Year
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
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Low
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
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£110
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Easter Holidays
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
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£160
£800
 
 
Low
22 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
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High Low
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
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£130
£660
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£890
for 7 nights
£890
 
 
High Low
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
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£130
£660
 
 
Mid
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
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£170
£850
 
 
High
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
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High Low
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
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£660
 
 
Low
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
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£110
£500
 
 
October half term
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
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£130
£660
 
 
Low
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
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£110
£500
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
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£170
£850
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
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£200
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance payable 1 month before arrival. We take card payments by phone or bacs internet transfers. Please note towels are charged at £2.50 pp & pets £10 per pet please request either at the time of booking.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is changeover day for weekly bookings but we also accept short breaks minimum of 3 nights at 65% of the weekly tariff in low season or last minute. Arrivals from 4.00pm onwards and departures at 10.00am. Other times by arrangement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

Although Geufron is very close to Tywyn and all the amenities, in fact just a couple of minutes by car, it is away from traffic and people and surrounded by fields with magnificent views. The 5 cottages do not impact on each other at all but are not remote. They are walking distance from the village shop and pub.

Property Type

  • farmhouse

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

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

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 186 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure, Shaver point and wash basin.
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Ground floor W C with wash hand basin

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Bed linen, tea towels and starter kitchen pack are supplied and a complimentary welcome basket with tea coffee milk and scones will be waiting for you. We can provide a travel cot stair gate and high chair on request at no extra charge. Each cottage has a decorated Christmas tree for the festive season. Outside: The swimming pool is heated to 21c and is open from late May to October weather permitting. It is shared by Geufron Farmhouse and the other 4 cottages on site. The large grounds are communal but each cottage has its own private patio and BBQ and they do not overlook each other. There is a open sided barn for storing bicycles. The surrounding fields are full of lambs in the spring time and the mountain can be climbed from the cottages to appreciate an even more spectacular view to the sea and the wonderful sunsets. On clear nights the stars are magical. There are pots of colourful flowers in the spring and summer and at Christmas there are decorations, trees and lights in the cottages.

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