Copper Miner's Cottage

Beddgelert, Wales (Ref. 13851)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This lovely terraced Grade II listed former miner’s cottage dates from the 1850’s and is located in the centre of the popular Snowdonia village of Beddgelert in North Wales. Ideal for couples, families or friends, this delightful cottage in Beddgelert is situated at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. Two first floor bedrooms offer cosy and comfortable accommodation, with the master bedroom offering an en-suite cloakroom, alongside a contemporary ground floor shower room. The open plan living area combines features old and new with original floor tiles forming part of the fireplace alongside modern underfloor heating, as well as a fabulous woodburning stove, a wonderful way to warm up after a walk in the mountains. At the rear of this Beddgelert cottage, and accessed up nineteen steps, is a real hidden gem! A fabulous decked area overlooking the terraced garden and the rooftops to the mountains beyond; a superb location for a refreshing drink after a day spent discovering the footpaths and trails of the Snowdonia National Park. Beddgelert is a delightful village with a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes alongside the river. Make sure that you visit the famous grave of Gelert, the faithful hound of the medieval Welsh Prince Llewelyn the Great, which is the centrepiece of the village. Walk to the peak of Mount Snowdon along the Watkin Path which runs from Beddgelert, or discover a whole range of footpaths that surround the village and which suit all abilities. Mountain biking is well-catered for locally with a number of centres in the area, or if you fancy a more leisurely day out, a ride on the Welsh Highland Steam Railway runs through the village taking you to Porthmadog on the coast. Whether it is walking or climbing in the mountains, or relaxing by the coast and visiting historic castles, this cottage in Beddgelert provides a holiday home that will live long in the memory.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x 2’6” twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Utility/boot room.

Amenities

Electric convector heaters on first floor with electric underfloor heating on ground floor and woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Roadside parking outside cottage with free public car park 200 yards away. Rear terraced garden with decking, furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: The deck in the garden is accessed up 19 steps. Note: There are steep cottage stairs and 5 steps up to the shower room.

Note: This property is available from January 2015.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BEDDGELERT

Porthmadog 6 miles; Caernarfon 13 miles.

The picturesque village of Beddgelert lies in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park at the foot of Mount Snowdon. Beddgelert is a bustling village with arts and craft shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, centred around the Afon Glaslyn river. A 20 minute stroll along the river will take you to the Aberglaslyn Pass, one of North Wales’ most famous beauty spots. The Welsh Highland Steam Railway passes through the village on its journey from Porthmadog to Caernarfon. Beddgelert is famed for its monument to the Welsh Prince Llewelyn's dog, whom the Prince killed thinking it had attacked and killed his son, only to discover afterwards it had been defending his son from a savage wolf attack. With Porthmadog, Portmeirion, Borth y Gest and the whole of the Llyn Peninsula easily reached, this is an ideal location for a Welsh holiday.

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