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The Gate Lodge

Tan-Y-Bwlch, Snowdonia, Gwynedd
Grade 3 Star rating


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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Pets 1
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A rural, characterful cottage in the heart of the National Park, with extensive views over a wooded vale.

Extensive views

Pretty gate lodge with many interesting architectural features, much internal character, set in very attractive gardens at end of driveway to ’Plas Tan Y Bwlch’, now a study centre, and at junction of A487 - B4410 about 7 miles from Porthmadog, with extensive views over wooded vale of Ffestiniog. In heart of National Park, well placed for beaches, touring or walking. Betws-y-Coed, Caernarfon, Bala all about 20 miles, Portmeirion and Harlech about 6 miles. Shop 4 miles, pub 200 yards.

Ground floor: Living room/dining alcove. 3 steps up to kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Narrow stairs to landing: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 step to 1 twin, both with narrow, low doors.

Woodburner in living room (no fuel provided). Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Electric cooker. Microwave. Enclosed garden and furniture. Parking.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 22/09/2018
    Quaint little cottage, lovely location with beautiful walks. Lovely scenery and waterfalls up the lane from cottage. And a pub at the end of lane with good food.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2018
    Nice house clean and tidy good location don't like having to strip own beds on last day this is new as its hard packing sorting kids out and being out for 10 and also sorting beds out could do with new fridge as milk goes off

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 11/08/2018
    The house and the place are beautiful I recommend to everyone

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2018
    fantastic already booked to stay again in october

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 30/06/2018
    PROS (lots!): Lots of stunning woodland walks right from the very doorstep to explore, perfect holiday for dogs, children and their owners! Quaint, comfy cottage and garden. Big bed very comfy! Adored the period details. Have visited in both hot weather and snowy/wet weather - fine for both (cool interiors and some shady parts of garden / glorious toasty log burner in room!!) Beautiful lake/picnic area nearby suitable for shallow paddling - Coedydd Maentrog (Sssh....don't tell everyone about it!) Steam trains from Tan y Bwylch station. Only 10 mins by car to the huge Black Rock Sands beach (dog friendly); 20 mins to gloriously green Coed y Brenin country park; 5 mins to Porthmadog. CONS: (For mum) Noisy in garden most of the day from traffic on the main roads which are adjacent to cottage so we had to go further afield to find somewhere to sit and truly 'switch off'. (for teenager) No wifi, and TV quality could be improved a little. We will definitely be back!

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 23/06/2018
    Lovely little cottage, garden well fenced off for the dog,shame about the roads in front and behind the cottage can get noisy day and night

  • 5

    Confirmed guest, 09/06/2018
    Too much noise from traffic and building work at the back, which we should have been informed about . Mound growing in bedroom windows

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews collected by Reevoo
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