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Large House With Sun Terrace in sleepy cul de sac,overlooking Parc Bron y Graig

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights

About the property

House in Harlech, Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales - Walking Distance to the numerous Harlech Attractions, close to ZIPWORLD/BOUNCE BELOW.

Warm spacious modern house in a quiet cul de sac above Harlech Castle. It is close to the historic Barmouth bridge, Mount Snowdon and the Ffestiniog + Welsh Highland Railways. Also nearby is Portmeirion, and Zip world/Bounce below, and obviously the World Heritage Site that is Harlech Castle! Ty Mefus(strawberry house) is ideally suited to either a large family, or family group where one party may require more privacy. Ty Mefus has a kitchen and dining area on both floors giving more accomodation flexibility than most holiday homes. There is a large sun terrace with BBQ accessed from the first floor lounge/diner and top kitchen area giving brilliant flexibility to both relaxing and catering...and don`t forget the large kitchen diner downstairs as well. Ty Mefus is ideally placed to catch the sun all day but especially so in the afternoon and for the spectacular Harlech sunsets!

The park is ideal for exercising your dog/s, the children or even yourselves and leads to the church and then onto the iconic centre of Harlech itself.

We do ask that all guests respect the World Heritage Site status of Harlech and also the peace and quiet that our friends and neighbours enjoy. If you feel you may not be able to commit to this request, then please contact us for more information or try and choose a more suitable holiday home in the Harlech area

We can even arrange, subject to availability, for our caravan to be outside Ty Mefus to increase the sleeping capacity by a further 6 people. This will however restrict parking at Ty Mefus, but there is a carpark 200 metres down the road.

More Details

trevor grooms
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Children can converse in Welsh language .
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

About trevor grooms

Living in Harlech with 4 children, cat, pony and rescue chickens.

trevor grooms purchased this house in 2015

Why trevor grooms chose Gwynedd - Snowdonia

See the various reviews!

What makes this house unique

Ty Mefus is spacious and warm and ideally situated within Harlech in that use of a car is not necessary.As an upside down home of sorts it makes the most of its position.

We are able to collect guests from the nearest railway station, and even offer the use of ourselves and car for touring around Snowdonia for a small extra charge!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


70th Birthday Party family & friends

  • 4 of 5

An interesting weekend for us in Harlech, visiting the castle was awesome and the walk from the beach was challenging! The house was very comfortable and a lovely location however 4 double bedrooms (8 people) and only one toilet and shower between them was not satisfactory. The upstairs en-suite doesn't help the others when you have already retired or not yet got up! Poor internet connection was inconvenient. But overall enjoyable...

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your long weekend in Harlech. It is a shame that the internet was playing up during your visit, our children cannot wait to get to Ty Mefus as the broadband is much better than in our house up the road! We have not changed or altered the building layout of Ty Mefus since the detailed description and facilities were posted on the websites, which shows how important it is to properly read the descriptions provided by the host for the guests to read and check for suitability, before booking.
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Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house in a fabulous setting; owners are very helpful and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very spacious and couldn't have found a better location!

  • 5 of 5

I chose this property because it matched all the criteria requested by all 10 of us staying there. It was exactly how it was listed on the website when we arrived. Very comfortable and warm. We loved the space in the living/dining room. very spacious to fit enough of us around both the couch and dining table. We spent our Saturday visiting the Harlech Castle and the stunning beach. Then followed that by a meal at the Tandoori House and some Karaoke at The Lion Pub. All recommended by Trevor and Sue :) Had such a great weekend so thank you for such a lovely stay :)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very clean, well equipped and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I visited with some friends and we all had a very relaxed break. The house was very spacious and the surrounding area was a pleasure to visit. The castle is a real highlight of the trip and the people of Harlech are very friendly. The booking process is easy and Trevor and Sue are friendly, efficient and very helpful. We would love to visit again. Xx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to know that you all had such a good time in friendly Harlech, visiting the various attractions Snowdonia has to offer, especially since the weather was not on top form for you! We look forward to welcoming again you in the future. Trevor and Sue.
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Great property for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This house is ideal for holidaying with extended family, with the extra kitchen space and wonderful roof terrace meaning we could all relax without having to be on top of one another all the time, but equally the fabulous dining table and outdoor barbeque area provided a good space for socialising too. We also enjoyed the close proximity to the park, and the fact it is only a very short walk through to the town and amenities. Harlech itself is a good base for exploring the area, as well as having its own amazing castle and golden sandy beach. Young and old, we all climbed Snowdon, the experienced climbers doing the notorious 'Crib Goch' route (christened the 'utter nutter' route by us!) and descending the PYG path, and the rest of us going up the Snowdon Ranger path. We also visited Dinorwig the Electric Mountain, and the National Slate Museum, both of which were either free or very reasonably priced and well worth a visit. All in all, a great holiday, and Trevor and Sue provided lots of extra information and assistance, along with lovely touches in the house such as leaving milk, butter and traditional welsh cake and beer - wonderful! Highly recommended for families young and old.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for leaving a review, we are glad that our guests have gone home with great memories of the special area in which we are priviliged to live. Trevor and Sue.
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Brilliant house to stay with family.

  • 4 of 5

It was easy to follow Trevor's instructions and we found the parking very good outside.

The house more than exceeded our expectations ,it was spacious ,bright and clean.the children enjoyed being outside playing on the balcony,and the adults could relax knowing hey were safe.we would be very happy to stay again,and we would recommend it to friends an family too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring is coming......
18 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Spring is here lambs in fields
7 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Quietest week in April
23 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer is on its way
28 Apr 2017 - 2 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Busy,busy,busy summer
3 May 2017 - 3 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer sun, Beach fun
4 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Warm late summer sunsets
4 Sep 2017 - 16 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Early autumn sunsets
17 Oct 2017 - 6 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Quiet autumn nights
7 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas festivities
1 Dec 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter celebrations
19 Dec 2017 - 9 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
20% Deposit required, with full payment 1 month prior please. payments can be made by cheque(preferably) or bankers draft . Refunds will only be given if property can be relet and then will be subject to a £25 admin charge.

Changeover Day:
Friday peak periods. Flexible other times please ask.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us for any special requests,or date combinations, we may be able to help. We welcome smaller groups to Ty Mefus during off peak periods and may be able to offer a discount on this basis.... please ring and ask!

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Harlech in Wales

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 ensuite to king size double and 1 main bathroom, adjacent to the remaining bedrooms.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 large king size and 3 twin rooms,of which 1 can be made as double if required. One of the king size bedrooms is ensuite. All the beds have new quality matresses etc.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Main communal rooms upstairs but with additional kitchen/ diner downstairs with seperate entrance. All electric and gas use is included in the price agreed.There is BT infinity broadband available with free BT sports channels and ability to use netflix or utube on new 4K ultra HD TV.Both televisions have usb connections if you wish to bring your music and films in this format. Outside: Sun terrace on first floor level with gas bbq and outdoor furniture for 10 and a 3 seater swing sofa. Parc Bron y Graig is adjacent ,ideal for walking the dog, or the children! Utility Room: See kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided. Cleaned between bookings. Washing machine and tumble dryer provided Other: Currently there is an indoor storage area for 2/3 clean bikes (outside tap above concrete splay) and a 4x5 metre outside enclosed storage area also to the rear of Ty Mefus.

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