Set in a stunning riverside location in over 2 acres of landscaped grounds, including a private pathway to Aberglaslyn Gorge, this lovely cottage is only 6 miles from sandy beaches and close to many magnificent natural features of the Snowdonia National Park. Holiday activities to enjoy include horse riding, river fishing (on the doorstep, licence required) as well as walking, mountaineering, rock climbing, canoeing and bird-watching. The property is also 5 minutes’ walk from Nantmor Halt on the Welsh Highland Railway with trains to Beddgelert, Caernarfon and Porthmadog. Sea fishing, sailing and swimming can be enjoyed from sandy beaches near the harbour town of Porthmadog (6 miles), which is also home to the famous Ffestiniog Railway, and a golf course nearby at Morfa Bychan, which also has a long, golden sandy beach with sublime views down to Harlech and up to the peaks of Snowdonia. Porthmadog also boasts a maritime museum and a car museum. Llanberis is home to the Mountain Railway terminus, from where trains make the 5-mile journey up the side of Snowdon, to the café at the summit. Nearby Beddgelert is an enchanting village huddled amidst some majestic mountain scenery, famous for the legend of Prince Llywelyn and his faithful hound. Extravagant and Italianate Portmeirion is a short drive away near the Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve. The setting for The Village in the 1960s cult TV series The Prisoner, endangered buildings from all over the world were broken down, transported and rebuilt, to create a wildly eclectic ensemble. Bangor 15 miles. Village pub/restaurant and shops 1½ miles.
The Cottage can be booked together with The Retreat (JBN) to accommodate up to 11 guests.
Ground Floor: Living room: With multi-fuel burner, Sky TV, CD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining area: Farmhouse style with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and internet connection included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner provided. Travel cot and highchair. Payphone.
Garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Shared 2¼ acre grounds. Fly fishing by arrangement (March to October). Parking. Smoking permitted. Please note: There is a river in the grounds.