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Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia

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An old, traditional Welsh farm house
Set in extensive grounds.
Spacious dining overlooking the garden, river and mountains
1 of 24An old, traditional Welsh farm house
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Spectacular Views, Amazing Location In Heart Of Snowdonia, Beautiful Holiday Cottage in North Wales. Available for autumn, winter, spring or summer breaks Delightful, traditional, Welsh cottage in the village of Dolwyddelan. Stunning location with spectacular mountain views. Set in 5 acres of garden and meadow-land. In the heart of Snowdonia National park, secluded, but not remote and with easy access to nearby tourist attractions. Perfect location for walking, cycling and all mountain pursuits. 4 bedrooms, 3 double: kingsize, double and bunk beds. 1 single, plus fold out bed. 2 bathrooms, cot and highchair. Sleeps up to 8 people plus infant. 3 large reception rooms, including west facing conservatory. Full central heating, log effect electric fire. Comfortably furnished. Fully equipped...Spectacular Views, Amazing Location In Heart Of Snowdonia, Beautiful Holiday Cottage in North Wales. Available for autumn, winter, spring or summer breaks Delightful, traditional, Welsh cottage in the village of Dolwyddelan. Stunning location with spectacular mountain views. Set in 5 acres of garden and meadow-land. In the heart of Snowdonia National park, secluded, but not remote and with easy access to nearby tourist attractions. Perfect location for walking, cycling and all mountain pursuits. 4 bedrooms, 3 double: kingsize, double and bunk beds. 1 single, plus fold out bed. 2 bathrooms, cot and highchair. Sleeps up to 8 people plus infant. 3 large reception rooms, including west facing conservatory. Full central heating, log effect electric fire. Comfortably furnished. Fully equipped kitchen including, micowave, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Plenty of off-street parking. The River Lledr flows through the grounds so fishing, paddling, swimming, and even boating can be enjoyed. The village centre, 5 minutes walk, has all facilities including a shop, pub, restaurant, children's play area and railway station. Only a five minute drive from Llechwedd slate mines, home to Zip World, Bounce Below and Antur Stiniog mountain biking. The beaches of Harlech, Llandudno and Borth-y-gest are all within 30 mins drive. Surf Snowdonia and world famous Bodnant Gardens are 20mins. For rail enthusiasts the Conwy valley line is a day out in itself, head north for Llandudno (victorian seaside resort and Great Orme), Conwy (castle, historic town, RSPB nature reserve), Betws-y-Coed (resort town and gateway to Snowdon), or southwards to Bleaunau Ffestiniog, for the world's best steam journeys. Welcome pack on arrival. Flexible booking arrangements allow for long weekends or mid-week breaks. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
You MUST bring personal towels, these are NOT provided. Clean bedding, kitchen towels ets are provided. House MUST be left clean and tidy on departure. All rubbish and recycling MUST be dealt with properly, Snowdonia has a zero waste policy so recycling must be done, additional facilities at the station. Please ask about pets. Generally well behaved pets with well behaved owners who clear up EVERYTHING after their pet are welcome.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Nicky B
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed 27 May 2021 via mobile

Three generations of the same family plus dog have just had the most wonderful weekend away in this cottage. I have stayed in many a cottage and hand on heart this one has the best views from most windows I have ever witnessed. Yes you...More

Date of stay: May 2021
2  Thank rachelbT3249WX
Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Excellent house to stay which facilitated all the needs of a large family. The views were particularly impressive as well as the stream located on the land.

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank jbachada
Reviewed 16 August 2020

The house was perfect for our needs, with lots of space for a large family. There was amazing walking right from our doorstep and the coast within easy reach.. What we loved most about the property was the beautiful river at the end of the...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Familytime444
Reviewed 17 March 2020 via mobile

Amazing place & location. House was very clean and well equipped with everything you would need. The host even left us some Welsh cakes! Perfect place to get away from city life. So peaceful with great views.

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank mrlukek
Reviewed 13 February 2020

We liked the place. We were only four people. We went in September so that we could hike up mount Snowden. The only downside is that the beds were really soft. The mattresses need to be changed.

Date of stay: February 2020
2  Thank debasishdas123
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Reviewed 19 February 2019 via mobile

Wow...it was so peaceful and tranquil the house is in a beautiful location. The view sells it 100% the house is large and caters for all needs and has plenty of character. We will definitely be going back!

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Laura H
Passport508965, VR Owner at Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2019

Dear Laura. Thank you so much for you wonderful review. I’m so glad that you had a good stay. Please come back again. Best wishes Nicky

Reviewed 15 December 2018

Well, what a truly beautiful place, we will be returning for sure, it has so much character! 5* perfect. We went at a difficult time in our lifes but the house brought us together as a family when it was needed the most, having no...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank jamessb1991
Passport508965, VR Owner at Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Your review brought tears to my eyes, how truly fantastic that your holiday brought you all together. You are welcome anytime.

Reviewed 7 December 2018

The reviews we read on this house are wrong and harsh. Yes the house is old however it's full of character. It's clean, spacious and has everything you need. The owner even left some essentials -bread, egg, milk etc. The location of the house is...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank mrlukek
Passport508965, VR Owner at Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you so much for your heartwarming review. I’m so pleased you liked the cottage, you are welcome back anytime.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Lovely cottage, fantastic views, great place for kids to play. Not all beige and white which was refreshing, meant we could relax during our stay. Nicky was great and really helpful. Only problem was difficult to find at night!! Great to wake up in the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank LindseyB786
Passport508965, VR Owner at Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. The property is located off the main road but I will get some lighting for the end of the driveway.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Booked this accommodation from trip advisor reviews. Thankfully the majority of reviews are what we found. Lovely little cottage with plenty of character and space for 8 adults. The location and surroundings of the cottage were idyllic. The communication from Nicky was quick and informative....More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Allyk52
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. Please come again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Pont Arenig is on the edge of a delightful, friendly village. There are fields around the property and spectacular mountain views. However, the shop and pub are only a five minute walk. The shop sells everything you need for your stay, from fresh chicken korma to a bicycle repair kit! If you want a cosy bar and restaurant then Ellen's Castle Hotel, a ten minute walk, is open to non-residents.
Getting around
Tired of driving? the train station in the village is served by the famous Conwy Line and connects with the Ffestiniogg Steam Railway then on to Porthmadog for the Welsh Highland Railway and Cambrian Coastal line. In season, the Snowdonia Sherpa bus service makes A to B walks possible and resolves parking problems.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia

Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Pont Arenig, delightful, traditional Welsh Cottage, heart of Snowdonia must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.