Gefnir Isaf

Arthog near Dolgellau, Wales (Ref. 4515)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
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The property

Arthog 1 mile. A charming, stone-built Fairbourne holiday cottage adjoining the owners' 18th century home in a wonderful location amidst the beautiful foothills of the Cader Idris mountain range, and only 10 minutes' walk from the lovely Cregennan Lakes. This character Fairbourne cottage enjoys a wonderful mountainside location perfect for walkers, mountain bikers or those in search of a peaceful getaway. This Fairbourne holiday cottage offers cosy, comfortable accommodation including sea views from the garden. There are stunning walks from this Fairbourne cottage encompassing valleys and mountains, and for a lovely day out, drive to nearby Friog, and indulge in a spot of pony trekking, or walk up to the beautiful Blue Lake. The amenities of Fairbourne are only 4 miles away from the cottage, as are the long sandy beach, nature reserve and the Fairbourne Steam Railway. The area is renowned for its fantastic climbing, surfing, mountain biking, watersports and wildlife. Explore Dolgellau, Barmouth and Aberdovey, which are all within easy reach. A perfect Fairbourne cottage for outdoor activities, or to simply relax and unwind in an ideal mountainside location. Note: This property is near Ref. 26663, together they sleep 7.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 4' double, 1 x single (Note: All beds are accessed from one side only). Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove in large inglenook fireplace.


One ground floor radiator powered by owner's oil central heating with oil-filled electric radiators and multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky package, DVD, CD player. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent, additional fuel for multi-fuel stove available to purchase from owners. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage for 2 bikes. Front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub, restaurant and beach 4 miles. Beautiful Cregennan Lakes with trout and coarse fishing 10 mins walk. Note: This property is suitable for a maximum of 4 adults. Note: The property is reached via a 0.5 mile single track, tarmac hill with passing places.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season

About the location


Fairbourne 3 miles; Dolgellau 7 miles; Aberdovey 18 miles.

The village of Arthog is situated on the lower reaches of the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, which runs from the renowned seaside town of Barmouth to the outskirts of delightful Dolgellau, nestled beside the foothills of one of Wales' most spectacular mountains, Cader Idris. One of the most popular walking and cycling routes in Wales passes through Arthog: the 4.5 mile nature trail along the Estuary, ideal for birdwatching. Close by, the village resort of Fairbourne boasts a safe sandy beach with rock pools at either end of a two mile stretch of golden sands. The famous narrow gauge steam railway journeys through awe-inspiring scenery to a small ferry carrying foot passengers to Barmouth. Dolgellau is a splendid little town, just 7 miles away, offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and is surrounded by the stunning National Park, providing wonderful walking and a range of outdoor pursuits.

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