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The Sea Shack; Wooden Chalet With Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Parking


About the property

Chalet in Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park, Wales - Peaceful location with stunning views and a 10 minute downhill walk to the beach

The property sits high up in the stunningly beautiful Snowdonia National Park. The Sea Shack is built from Scandinavian cedar and the interior painted to emulate a Hamptons beach house. Every window overlooks sea or the stunning mountains of Wales. Relax on the raised south facing deck with a glass of wine soaking up the scenery. All this and only a ten minute walk to the picturesque village of Aberdovey.

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About The Owner

I live in Shropshire with my husband, Jon and our two children, Sophie and Oliver in a barn conversion.

My children are growing up and I now have an opportunity to work for myself but still be available for my family.

A little note to my regular holiday makers. I have now changed the email address to my husband as he has now taken over the running of the Sea Shack. I still have the same contact details but I have other commitments for now so he will be in charge!

I have enjoyed converting above the garage and our cabin in Aberdovey (The Seashack).

I hope you enjoy your stay either in Shropshire or Aberdovey.

The Owner purchased this chalet in 2011

Why The Owner chose Aberdovey

Jon and I wanted a bolt hole not too far away from home so that we could use it for holidays but also to get away at weekends with our family or friends. We all love Aberdovey as there is always something to do.

What makes this chalet unique

The reason I love it so much is that you instantly relax as soon as you drive into Aberdovey. It is such a pretty village with lovely shops and places to eat. Seabreeze is my favourite and the Deli does great lunches and coffee. Kids love the Sweet Shop (homemade ice cream).

I love the Sea Shack as you enjoy the vibrant village life and beautiful beaches and then you can escape up the hill and enjoy the peace and views. The children have the freedom to roam around the park and make friends. Jon and I can read a book, listen to music and relax. No more needs to be said!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Aberdovey in Gwynedd

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large shower room with wc. Heated towel rail. Cabinet to store bathroom essentials. You need to take your own towels
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is very spacious with king size bed with views over the sea, wardrobe with draws, reading lights, clock radio. Bedroom 2 has twin beds with a cabinet in the middle with reading lights, wardrobe with draws. Views of the ocean and hills. There is a hair dryer & fan in Bedroom 1
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Electricity and water need to be turned on manually. Water on a timer. There are electric radiators in all rooms and they are manually turned on. There is also a gas stand alone burner which is very cosy on cold nights. Outside: A wonderful south facing deck which overlooks the dyfi estuary and out to sea. Outside table and chairs to eat al fresco and two wooden chairs with cushions to relax in. A bench with cushions. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Please provide your own bedding and towels. King size duvet cover, sheet & 4 pillow slips. 2 single sheets, duvet covers and 2 pillow slips. Tea towel for kitchen. Other: Storage cupboard with iron, ironing board, hoover, mop & bucket etc.. BBQ bucket which can be taken down to beach. Gas camping stove with kettle. Bed rail available in bedroom 2 for toddler and hair dryer in bedroom 1.


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The Sea Shack; Wooden Chalet With Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Perfect location to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I came to The Sea Shack for a couple of nights just to get away from all the hustle and bustle of every day work life. Although we didn't get the weather, we truly enjoyed our stay at this charming location which boasts amazing sea views. We spent as much time as possible on the veranda enjoying the scenery and relaxing. We will most certainly be staying again and also recommending to all our couple friends who want to get away for a relaxing weekend away from it all. Also, the communication with the property owner was brilliant, making sure we had clear directions and instructions on using the facilities, etc prior to our visit. Fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ben, so kind of you to do a review on our property. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Sea Shack. Kind regards, Jon
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  • 5 of 5

Cozy, welcoming, amazing location. Weather helped, being the hottest days of the year so far. Only drawback was we couldn't stay longer. Will be coming again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Went with husband and daughter for may half term for a week and absolutely loved it!! Its a lovely place to stay, lovely little town by the sea and even more lovely views! Plenty to do in the area; we went crabbing, bodyboarding, biking and did lots of walking.

Sonia was helpful throughout the booking process and I have already recommended it to a couple of my friends.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely views from the lodge, a great sun trap sitting on the decking. A tidy, clean stylish lodge just up the hill from Aberdovey village. Wonderful location, great beaches and walks, a perfect break away for families or couples.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Deb, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review about the Sea Shack. I agree you can't beat it when the sun is shining and so far, you have been really lucky with the weather. Thank you again, Sonia.
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Sea Shack Aberdovey

  • 5 of 5

Set in a stunning location (breath taking views of the Dyfi estuary and coast line), the Sea Shack was our home from home. Comfortable cosy, & well appointed we loved nothing more than to return to our chalet after a spending a day on one of the lovely local beaches (the crabbing in Aberdovey proved most fruitful!) or walking in the glorious Gwynedd countryside. We'd highly recommend the Sea Shack but you may have to compete with us for a stay because we'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Aberdovey Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Penhelig Station or Aberdovey
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Seabreeze, The Britannia Pub, The Deli etc.
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

There cannot be too many hobbies or interests that aren't catered for in and around Aberdovey. Wonderful sandy beaches, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, crabbing off the jetty, pony trekking, cookery school, steam train, cinema, cycling tracks, easy access to Snowdonia hills and waterfalls. RSPB reserve where Spring Watch is filmed.


Beach is a 10 minute walk down hill but slightly harder coming back! Easier to go by car. Lovely walks around the circumference of the park or into Snowdonia National Park. There is also a lovely cycle track about half an hour drive which is great for children as you don't have to worry about cars. Go Ape is approximately 45 minute journey by car.


Travelling by car from Twyn proceed into the village and take the first turning left into Copperhill Street (just before the Dovey Inn). Drive towards Fat Face Shop and turn right up Myndd Isaf. First left , keep going up hill, across two cattle grids, you will see Bwlch Gwyn in front of you. Once in park follow the road to the far end and The Sea Shack is on your right. (No 8 ).


Twyn is approximately 3 miles from Aberdovey which has a very quaint cinema, shops, banks, Spa, Co-Op and a swimming pool. Machynelleth is approximately 10 miles away and has lovely shops, pizzeria, coffee shops, swimming pool with slide.

Further Details:

Lovely eateries in Aberdovey, together with a Deli and home-made ice cream shop. Butcher and fresh fish from harbour shop.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Friday - must depart by 10.30am and arrive after 2pm.
No smokers and no pets allowed (sorry).

Notes on prices:
50% deposit and remainder of payment to be received 4 weeks prior to arrival. Will consider long weekends (especially bank hols) - please contact owner on 01939262811

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.