Railway Cottage

Fairbourne near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 4268)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

A charming, 18th century stone-built, mid-terrace Fairbourne cottage, nestling on the edge of this seaside village, which lies between the scenic Cambrian Mountains and Barmouth Bay in the Snowdonia National Park.

This quality cottage is decorated and furnished to a high standard and has been renovated to create modern, well-equipped cottage accommodation, with an ideal combination of original features and contemporary furnishings.

The amenities of Fairbourne are a 10-minute walk away, as are the two-mile long sandy beach, a nature reserve and the renowned Fairbourne narrow gauge railway.

The area is renowned for its fantastic climbing, surfing, mountain biking, watersports and wildlife.

Explore the towns of Dolgellau, Barmouth and Aberdovey, which are all within easy reach.

A perfect cottage holiday base, at any time of the year.


Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room with woodburner. Sitting room with electric coal-effect fire.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner and electric fire
  • Electric double oven with hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front and rear patio gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Beach 15 mins walk
  • Note: There is a small covered pond in the front garden
  • Note: The cottage is located on an A road, care to be taken at all times.

About the location


Dolgellau 9 miles; Barmouth 13 miles; Aberdovey 15 miles.

Fairbourne is a seaside village in the Snowdonia National Park, which nestles between the beautiful Cambrian Mountains and Barmouth Bay. This coastal village rests beside a huge sandy beach, perfect for family fun and watersports. It is also home to the Fairbourne nature reserve. The well-known town of Barmouth, with its pubs, restaurants and beautiful beach, is only ten minutes away by train, or why not take a leisurely walk over the well-known Victorian Barmouth Railway Bridge with stunning views of Mawddach Estuary. The whole region offers excellent walks, mountain biking and watersports, boasts a variety of wild flowers, and is home to many species of birds that flock to the area's sheltered beaches and rock pools. Discover Dolgellau and delightful Aberdovey, and visit the magnificent sights of medieval Harlech Castle, Portmeirion Italianate Village and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park, all within a short drive. With plenty to see and do, this is a fantastic year-round holiday location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas