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A charming traditional Welsh stone cottage set within a private courtyard.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

Cottage in Dolgellau, Snowdonia National Park, Wales - Ivy Court Cottage is in an ideal location to discover sandy beaches, country walks and cycling.

A beautiful Welsh stone cottage that is bursting with character features to include original old shipping beams, thick stone walls and a log burning fire. Our cottage is central to Dolgellau town centre where you will find a wealth of shops, coffee bars and restaurant’s. Dolgellau is situated within the Snowdonia National Park which is an ideal base for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors environment and experiences of North Wales. There is a choice of beautiful beaches within a 15 minute drive of Dolgellau. Ivy Court has been refurbished to a high standard providing quality accommodation which is well furnished and equipped with everything that you'll need to feel at home. The bathroom was completely refurbished during 2017 and provides you with a luxury hotel experience.

Gary Stevenson
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About Gary Stevenson

I live with my partner and two cairn terriers in a rural area of the Staffordshire Moorlands which boarders the Peak National Park and Derbyshire. We both have demanding and challenging careers and try our best to spend as much time in Dolgellau to escape the stresses and strains that work throws at us, we find Snowdonia is the perfect place to reflect, relax and re-charge ourselves.

Gary Stevenson purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Gary Stevenson chose Dolgellau

We love to spend time in the Snowdonia National Park and find that Dolgellau provides us with the perfect central location to all our favourite places. Living In the Staffordshire Moorlands offers us challenging and diverse landscapes but the only thing missing is the sea and the amazing beaches of North Wales have always had a drawing magnetism for us.

What makes this cottage unique

One of the reasons for choosing Dolgellau as our second home was due to the fact that we have the convenience of the towns amenities to include several restuarants and bars, individual and independent shops and a real sense of community. Our cottage is a real hideaway retreat as it is tucked away within a private courtyard and if you didn't now it was there you would probably walk on by and miss it. We feel that we have the best of both worlds here; peaceful and private yet with a few minutes walk to the town centre... We love it here and hope to retire to Dolgellau in the near future.

If you would like to discuss your booking with me directly then you can request my mobile contact number by calling Owners Direct on the following number: 02088 271998.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dolgellau in Llanelltyd

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is En-suite to the bedroom and is well laid out to encompass a full size bath with electric shower over, low level WC and a wash hand basin. The airing cupboard is an ideal space in which to dry any wet clothes or washing.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) + room for a travel cot Notes on bedrooms: A large bright bedroom providing a comfortable super king-size bed, furnished with new mahogany furniture and a velvet bedroom chair. The bedroom has a double height ceiling with open 'A' framed beams on view and it is decorated with fresh restful tones.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Prices start from as low as £325 per week. Short breaks of a minimum of three nights will be considered during low season so please make contact to request availability. Ivy Court is strictly a smoke free cottage. We are happy to cater for one small dog by prior arrangement at an additional cost of £20. Outside: There is a private courtyard to the front of the cottage which provides an area to sit and relax after a day of adventure and fun! There are two oak carver armchairs provided outside in the courtyard for your comfort. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedroom linen including bath sheets and hand towels are provided for your use. We also provide you with an initial stock of fuel for the log burning stove. Other: There is a private seating area at the front of the cottage where you can relax in the evening to enjoy a glass of wine. Free parking is usually always available within a minutes’ walk of the cottage.


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(45 traveller reviews)

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A charming traditional Welsh stone cottage set within a private courtyard.
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews

Beautifully decorated old cottage in quiet part of the lovely town of Dolgellau. Fab shower & WiFi.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated old cottage in quiet part of the lovely town of Dolgellau. Spacious bedroom with extremely comfortable king size bed. Fab shower & WiFi. Fully equipped modern kitchen. Lovely owner. Well situated for great walks and trips to beach. No parking attached but we found a spot easily 200 m away. Very highly rated.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert and Rose, thank you for providing such a positive review regarding your stay at Ivy Court Cottage. You were the perfect guests and I’d like to thank you for looking after our cottage so well and we hope that you return again in the future. Kind regards Gary
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Perfectly located, beautiful cottage.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely stay in a great location. The cottage has all you need for a relaxing break. Thank you Gary.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay Andy, and I welcome you to return at sometime in the future. Regards Gary
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It was a very comfortable cottage and very convienient for the shops and coffee shops.

  • 4 of 5

Nicely cosy cottage wonderful comfortable bed our weather wasn’t very good but the cottage was lovely and warm. I would have given five stars but the television needs an upgrade not all the free view channels available and the picture kept breaking up.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review regarding your stay at Ivy Court Cottage. I am really pleased to hear that the accommodation met your needs and I thank you for letting me know that not all of the Freeview channels were showing on the TV, I have ordered a new 32’ smart view LED TV so this will hopefully resolve the issue. Kind regards, Gary
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The cottage is a true gem, with every home comfort you could wish for.

  • 5 of 5

For a couple looking for a stylish, comfortable cottage, with well chosen touches throughout, you will do well to find better than this place.

Tucked away in a private courtyard, you find this little gem, and on entering you know you've chosen well. Comfortable lounge, with log burner, well equipped kitchen, and ultra comfortable king size bed, hotel quality but within your own space.

Also, a beautiful bathroom, which helped with soaking aching limbs after a days walking!

We parked for free 50 yds away, then walked from the cottage into Dolgellau, and recommend Roberts for breakfast/ lunch.

From town, you can walk the Mawddach Trail to Barmouth, 9 miles, and return on the bus, T3, for a pint in The Torrent.

We have come to this part of Wales for years, but not stayed in Dolgellau until now, but feel sure that we will stay here again, as the beauty of the area is matched by the quality of accommodation in this brilliant cottage. Highly recommend, and would add that the communication with the owner was first class.

Thanks for sharing your place. Joe

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joe, thank you for posting such a positive review, not only recommending Ivy Court Cottage but for the review of Dolgellau and just some of what the town has to offer. We’d love to welcome you back and once our new cottage is ready in Llanfair, Harlech, I’ll send you a link so that you can perhaps consider future adventures! Take care Gary
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Beautiful little get-away in a fantastic y location.

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband and our Whippet stayed at Ivy Cottage for a long weekend and it was beautiful. The Cottage is immaculately presented with EVERYTHING you could possibly need.

The cottage is situated within a 2-5minute walk into the town centre. Some lovely coffee shops & places to eat are on your doorstep and dogs are welcome in most of them.

Portmeirion is a 35 minute drive away from the cottage and a must, however, do NOT take your dog/s as they are not allowed and I made that mistake.

All in all, a wonderful little get-away. Very dreamy. Many thanks Gary for the use of your lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, quirky cottage:. Amazing location !!

  • 5 of 5

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay in this beautiful cottage. A very high standard of accommodation, the cottage was like home from home, cosy and decorated/ furnished to a very high standard. The location was fantastic, some lovely coffee/cake shops, restaurants, pubs, eateries and places to visit all within easy reach. A great base to explore Wales. We will definitely be going back, three days was not long enough!,

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Emma, thank you so much for taking the time to place a review for Ivy Court Cottage. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying at our cottage and that you made the most of Dolgellau and all that the town has to offer. We would love to see you return and look forward to your future correspondence. Many thanks Gary
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Car: not necessary


There are so many beaches to choose from that you will be spoilt for choice; most also allow dogs to exercise on them throughout the year. The nearest beaches are at Fairbourne or Barmouth which will both take you just under 15 minutes to drive to.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Dolgellau, Wales

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
31 Mar 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Our prices start at just £355 per week; please contact us for short break prices which are available during out of season months. Keys will be ready for collection after 15:00 hours on your day of arrival and we ask that you depart no later than 10:00 hours in order for the cottage to be prepared for our next guests.

Changeover Day:Saturday is the change over day during the high season however this maybe negotiable during out of season bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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