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4 Star Visit Wales Graded Farmhouse & 4 Barn Conversions With Swimming Pool - Bwthyn Bach 3 Star Visit Wales graded

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 473 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Description

Bwthyn Bach 3 Star Visit Wales graded

Bwthyn Bach is entered by a stable door and is a perfect romantic retreat with a four poster bed and en suite shower room with marble floor. The first floor living room, which was a stable and hay loft, has a wealth of original oak beams and magnificent views out to Cardigan Bay. There is a private patio with BBQ and garden furniture. Bwthyn Bach is suitable for a couple plus cot or child's bed. The spacious bedroom is on the lower floor and has en suite shower room. The spacious bedroom also has a stable door leading to the private patio. The living room and kitchen are on the upper floor and take advantage of the fabulous view to the sea from the dining table and easy chairs . This cottage is full of wonderful beams, note the arch over the entrance to allow height for horses heads, testament to its previous use as a stable. You will also see the oak hayloft door set into one of the walls. This cottage is full of delights.


About the property

W883

Geufron Holiday Cottages feature a beautiful grade 2 listed farmhouse with 4 additional converted barns 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. 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 and central heating. 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' recently the location for radio 4 s 'any Questions' It incorporates a foyer bar for pre-show drinks. There are live streaming theater 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. The area is perfect for cyclists with a 10 mile cycle track around the close by Dysynni Valley passing Castel Y Bere and other points of interest and beauty . The Wales coastal path is also very close by. Bikes can be hired locally. 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.


Owner
Mr and Mrs Kristian
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Latvian
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2017

About Mr and Mrs Kristian

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.

Mr and Mrs Kristian purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Mr and Mrs Kristian chose Wales

The cottages are full of atmosphere and reminders of bygone days as a working farm. 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.

Simply heaven!

What makes this cottage unique

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.

Available Rentals

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Notes

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.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Bwthyn Bach 3 Star Visit Wales gradedin Bryn-Crug, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 473 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • 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
General:
  • 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
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En suite
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Has a four poster bed and stable door to the patio
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
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
Notes:
Notes on accommodation. 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. There is a shared utility room with washing machine, dryer and iron and free wi-fi hot-spot connection. 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.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

4

Lovely cottage in a wonderfull area.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cottage, wonderfull area, only one downsite to the cottage. In front of the window there is one lamp but what ever we tried, it is impossible to get it on. Changing lamp, changing wallplug, nothing works so we had to put on the big lights and wear sunglasses indoors :-(

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Do glad you loved the cottage and its surroundings. Thank you So sorry the lamp did not work our manager is always on hand for any problems and would have been happy to help. I hope it didn't spoil your holiday too much. Carol and Martin
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4

Bwthyn Bach is a great getaway!

  • 4 of 5

I know the location well & its beauty never ceases to amaze me. Lots of walks & enough amenities nearby. Cottage was great & peaceful. Would recommend to anyone who loves nature x

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, indeed the beauty of the area never ceases to impress no matter how many times we have seen it. World class . We look forward to seeing you again. Carol and Marty
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3

Good but needed more attention to detail

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was good but needed more attention to detail which would have greatly enhanced the holiday, as follows

Could not use the pool / could only connect WY-FI in laundrey room this we believe should be availble in the cottage / various light bulbs missing / toilet seat very loose ( fixed ourselves ) shower in need of serious de-mould / no walking maps left in cottage. but we did enjoy the stay

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. The walking maps and all pamphlets on local attractions are in the information cabin clearly signposted so sorry you did not notice that. Pool is now tickety boo after a small technical problem which did not prevent usage so sorry you felt you could not take advantage of it. I believe your housekeeping concern was immediately addressed by our local representative when you called her. Thank you for visiting us .
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5

A pleasant break in a quaint cottage

  • 5 of 5

Cottage well positioned in the mountain side looking towards Twynn and the coast. Cute little cottage ideal for couples on a break away. Everything you need under one roof. So lovely to just hear nothing but the animals around. Pure relaxation and lovely romantic break away. Would definitely come back

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that you found everything you needed and that you relaxed so completely. It is a magical spot perfect to recharge the battery. We look forward to seeing you again. Carol & Martin
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5

A very warm welcome...5 Star..

  • 5 of 5

Ater a long motorway journey,feeling tired and stressed...We were greeted by the manger (jenny) a pleasant welsh lass,she made us and our two dogs feel very welcome,we don't know if it was because Wales were doing so well in the Rugby or that's just the way the Welsh are,sure its the latter...Jenny showed us around,explained everything we needed to know..There was welsh cakes,tea,coffee sugar and a pint of milk layed on for us.The cottage was exceptionally clean and the views are amazing....the local shops are not to close and not to far about a mile away..we would rather not tell our friends about the cottage as we want it to be our special place but would highly recommend to anyone who likes peace and a bit romantic...thank you to all who made our autumn break...looking forward to our next stay with you...

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  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and received a good Welsh welcome from Jennie who definitely was pretty happy about Wales and the rugby! We look forward to seeing you soon. Carol & Marty
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5

Beautiful Bethwyn Bach.

  • 5 of 5

We, like most people live busy lives and we were looking for a holiday where we could relax and switch off from most things! I saw the website for Geufron cottages I instantly felt it look just the place for my husband and I. I emailed the owners and received a prompt reply and help in booking the cottage and week that would best suit us. We booked and looked forward to our holiday.

We arrived on a beautiful afternoon and after the drive up the winding drive to the cottages we were met by the manager Jennie who showed us our cottage and informed us of everything we needed to know. We booked Bethwyn Bach, a one bedroom cottage with the living area upstairs and the bedroom and shower room on a lower level with a patio outside with chairs and table and BBQ.

The cottage was spotlessly clean, nicely furnished with everything we needed, even a slimline dishwasher!! Even a starter pack was included with fresh milk in the fridge, teabags, coffee, sugar and homemade welsh cakes. Fantastic after a long drive!

There was a building on site that had maps and lots of info on places to visit. Great help.

The views were amazing, so beautiful and it was so quiet. The cottages were just lovely. Different sizes for families and couples with none of the cottages overlooked by another. The outside swimming pool was heated and clean and we used it several times.

We visited so may beautiful places and every evening would returned to our “home on the hill!”

Tywyn is a pretty town with unique shops and resturants/ cafes and beautiful beaches and we discovered places to walk and enjoy the area.

We were so sad to leave but will definitely be going back.

Thank you so much..

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie Thank you very much for your lovely review. It is good to know that you were well looked after by Jennie and you found all that you needed as well as had a lovely holiday. We look forward to next time. Carol & Marty
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