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

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-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 cottage Geufron Cottage 4 Star Visit Wales graded, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Geufron Cottage is adjacent to Geufron Farmhouse originally the dairy. Ideal for grandparents and additional space for a large party. It has full central heating and a wood burner inside an inglenook fireplace. French doors to its own patio for the warmer weather which has views to die for.The attractive kitchen diner is fully equipped and enjoys the same stunning views from the window and door. The bedroom has a very comfortable double bed with pocket spring mattress large wardrobe chest of drawers, easy chair and bedside tables.There is also room for a cot, supplied at no extra charge. Shower room with wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. Dining table and chairs. The cottage is cleaned between every let. Linen is provided and a change given for stays of more than 1 week. The cottage is approached by 8 steps, inside it is all on one floor apart from 3 steps to the bedroom.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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

Stunning views, wonderful walks. The cottages are so cosy & comfy the walk from Tywyn to Aberdovey along the beach was wonderful.



Angela & Kevin 23 June 2012



What a perfect location! So much to do. Beach, mountains, towns, what to do today?



Dan & Lizzie 11 July 2012
Apr 2013
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18 Reviews

4.6
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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June 2016

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was very pretty, well looked after and cosy.

Soon got used to the steps and the laundry was a godsend.

The view was amazing, both across the valley (train watching) and towards the sea. Did not use the pool. WiFi was a bit weak, but quite usable. Sorry to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed the stay. The Talyllyn Railway really is special it was the first preserved railway in the world and is run by volunteers. It was the inspiration for Rev Audry's famous Thomas The Tank Engine stories. He was a volunteer here. There is a little museum at Tywyn Wharf in his honour showing a replica of his study and some original books. We hope to see you again. Carol and Mary
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4

peace and breath taking views

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage with breath taking views. Great having the log fire made it cosy. Step in kitchen needs marking as I missed it a couple of times and I was sober!!! We're going back so that says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and pointing out the step we will attend to it. Looking forward to seeing you again. Carol & Martin
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5

Great location, dogs welcome

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, well equipped, stone cottage with amazing views. Convenient for Tywyn and Talyllyn railway. Excellent walks from cottage, dog friendly, but it is sheep country so dog has to be on lead. Free car parking next to beach at Tywyn. Beach walk from Tywyn to Aberdovey (3.5 miles) is suitable for dogs off lead. Our second visit, will go again.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. So glad you enjoyed the dog friendly beaches and were comfortable in the cottage. Comfort and convenience are high on our list for our cottages. We look forward to seeing you next time. Carol and Martin
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4

Fantastic, total bliss

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic total bliss we wanted a nice relaxing break with the dogs and we got one. A few little updates needed to the cottage but very very nice place

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Updates due at the end of the season. Carol & Marty
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5

Beautiful mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottages are beautiful, comfy and well-equipped. Old-fashioned style but all mod-cons (showers, heating, dishwashers etc). The cottage at the top has an outdoor pool and the views down across Tywyn to the coast are beautiful and on a clear night there are great views of the milky way. It's good to have a car, but there is a train station in Tywyn (about 3 miles away).

We've been renting a number of the cottages over a weekend with a group of friends each year for the last few years and we always have a good time. The owners are always friendly and helpful. Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments so glad that you enjoyed your stay it was lovely to have you here again. Most people come by car but it's good to kn9w that your train journey was pleasant. Looking forward to next time. Carol & Marty
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5

Lovelycottage with beautiful scenery

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is set in a lovely location with a wonderful view . A great base for visiting many places but then a homely place to come back to with a added bonus of having the pool .on arriving we were warmly greeted by jenny .we found the cottage a lovely place to stay and hope to go back soon . We highly recommend this lovely cottage to anyone

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Jennie is terrific we are so lucky to have her as our local manager. We look forward to seeing you again soon. 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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Low
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£180
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Christmas
24 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
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£240
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New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
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£270
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7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
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£195
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Easter Holidays
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
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£240
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Low
22 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
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£195
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High Low
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
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£210
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Spring Bank Holiday
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
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£240
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3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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Mid
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
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£225
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22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
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£270
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Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
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High Low
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
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£210
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Low
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
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October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
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£210
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Low
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
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£195
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Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
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£240
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£390
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
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£270
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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

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

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
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

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

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool

Suitability

  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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

  • 36 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Heated towel rail, shaver point with light.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed

Outside

  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Geufron Cottage was originally the dairy attached to the Welsh long house. It is an extremely cosy and comfortable cottage for 2 with fantastic views from the windows and its private patio across the valley to to the sea. A stunning location. You will find welcome tea, coffee, milk and Welsh cakes on arrival and a basket of logs.

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