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Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps8
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms3
Pets 2
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Description

Bright, airy former vicarage, with open fire and wood burning stove, ideal for walkers with Snowdon paths from the door.

Dating back to the Victorian era and a former vicarage, this large detached property is located slightly off the A5 historical route between Betws-y-Coed and Capel Curig. The property is an excellent location for visitors wanting the walks of Snowdon on the doorstep, including Llanberis Path, the easiest and longest route, The Miners’ Track, Snowdon Ranger Path and the Watkin Path. The holiday property has been carefully restored retaining many original features, boasting a cosy and atmospheric wood-burning stove, whilst a medieval highgate bed captures the Victorian period. The elevated gardens to the rear (steps may be slippery when wet) overlooks the mountains and local countryside.
Capel Curig nestles in the foothills of Moel Siabod, Y Glyderau and Y Carneddau, endorsing the majestic view of the Snowdon horseshoe. Afon Llygwy flows through the village, making its way down to Betws-y-Coed, a nearby village where forests, lakes and mountains combine to produce a stunning landscape. Coffee shops, craft houses, a miniature steam railway and a number of good eating houses are located in the centre of Betws-y-Coed village.
Day trips to consider would be Bodnant Gardens, set in one of North Wales’ most famous estates, or Conway, with its castle walls, marina, selection of shops and delicatessens, not forgetting the smallest house in the UK according to the Guinness Book of Records. Llangollen in the opposite direction is a pleasant Welsh town with its horse-drawn canal boats, light railway, Dr Who experience, and world famous festivals such as the annual Eisteddfod. Beddgelert is a short drive and is good for walkers or children wishing to visit Gelert’s Grave. Most areas of the Lleyn Peninsula are within an hour’s drive, where good beaches and watersports can be found. Portmeirion village is also great for a day trip with its exotic plants and Italianate buildings. Fishing and golf are available within 5 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub ¼ mile.

Living/dining room with wood-burning stove and patio doors to garden. Well-equipped fitted kitchen with range and electric cooker. Utility. Sitting room with open fire. Narrow steep stairs to first floor: Three double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Open fire and wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Six TVs (one with digital channels)
  • Six DVDs
  • Oil range included
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Garden, terrace, patio, furniture, chimenea
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • NB: 12 steps and sloping terrace in garden

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Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Ideal for GolfIdeal for Golf
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • FishingFishing

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 27/02/2016
    We rented this property out between 7 friends for a week of walking in Snowdonia. The property met all of our needs and surpassed them in many ways. I would recommend the property to anyone and would certainly return. There is plenty of space and all of the furniture and equipment within the property is in very good working order. I was slightly concerned before we arrived about the proximity to the A5, but you could not hear the road once in the property and you barely noticed it was even there. It also means that the property is very well situated and there is easy access to the majority of the hills and to the shops. You can do a number of walks and bike rides from the door which is always better than long drives. Highly recommended property.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 11/01/2016
    A beautiful cottage in a stunning location. The decor and facilities were excellent throughout, with some nice pleasing touches such as fresh milk, tea coffee, logs and coal for the fire waiting for us upon our arrival. We stayed in the cottage whilst on a photography trip. It was great to get home after a hard days walking and climbing to unwind and warm up in front of the fire


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 05/10/2015
    An all too brief stay. Although located on the main A5, it was remarkably quiet. The location was perfect for access to the Marin Trail for the mountain bikers and for Moel Siabod for the walkers. We appreciated the two lounges, the comfortable bedrooms, and the wi-fi.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 19/06/2015
    We had a great week and enjoyed visiting the area. Lots to see and do! It is a lovely area and were well received at all places visited. We would certainly go again. Our only concern was the relatively hard beds and sad sofa seat cushions.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 16/05/2015
    We were already aware of the location of Cartref, which was perfect for our needs being central for Betws-y-Coed, Conwy and Snowden; Snowdonia is simply breathtaking ! Being able to step out of the front door to go for a walk along the river was great. Three adults were holidaying for the whole week with a couple of other family members coming for a few days each. We were delighted with the comfort and roominess of Cartref. Having two living rooms was a bonus too. The kitchen was very well equipped for a large family; plenty of cupboard space too. We will be back !!


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 23/05/2015
    Stunning property with plenty of space and character. Incredible location. Views and walks a plenty. Few minutes walk to local pub with numerous gluten free menu options. Near the beautiful town of Betws-Y-Coed which is a personal favourite. Fab family holiday.


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