1 Bryn Gwyn
Llan Ffestiniog near Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia
A fully refurbished, yet traditional, stone-built, semi-detached, 19th century cottage on the edge of the old slate quarrying village of Llan Ffestiniog, close to the centre of the Snowdonia National Park. In a quiet residential lane providing stunning views of the Moelwyn mountains from all the front rooms, this Llan Ffestiniog cottage offers comfortable accommodation, with a welcoming atmosphere throughout. There are two open fires, original slate and quarry-tile floors and a traditional-style, modern kitchen with Belfast sink and slate worktops. This Llan Ffestiniog cottage is surrounded by spectacular countryside with wonderful scenic walks and cycle trails, including the Coed Cadw Woodland Trust and the Cynfal Waterfalls. Enjoy nearby Porthmadog with its marina, or the enormous beaches at Black Rock Sands and Harlech, whilst Betws-y-Coed, Portmeirion, the famous Ffestiniog Railway and Mount Snowdon are all within easy reach. A perfect Llan Ffestiniog cottage for a year-round family holiday or romantic break.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x 2nd floor loft twin with mountain views (original, 4' high beam across room, best suited for children), 1 x double with mountain views, 1 x twin. Bathroom with roll-top bath, basin & WC. Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Kitchen, arch to dining area inc. Victorian cooking range (can be used as an open fire). Sitting room with open fire & slate surround.
Storage heaters with range in dining room and open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Highchair & stairgate available. Parking for 2 cars 10 yards from cottage at end of cul-de-sac. Rear garden with small lawn, slate patio area & furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 3 mins walk, community owned and run pub 2 mins walk. The Grapes Inn and restaurant 2.5 miles. Note: Twisty stairway to 2nd floor twin - may not be suitable for elderly or infirm.
At a glance
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Blaenau Ffestiniog 3 miles; Porthmadog 9 miles; Betws-y-Coed 15 miles.
The old slate quarrying village of Llan Ffestiniog quietly rests close to the impressive Manod and Moelwyn Mountains, near the centre of Snowdonia National Park. Nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog, once the world's capital of slate quarrying and in the 19th century known as the 'City of Slate', offers a range of shops and pubs, whilst the surrounding area boasts a variety of things to see and do. Take a tour around Llechwedd Slate Cavern, enjoy a ride on the famous Ffestiniog Railway or simply take some time to admire the stunning mountainous views available from all aspects. With excellent walking, mountain biking and cycling, wonderful sandy beaches, great fishing, a wealth of delightful towns and villages scattered throughout the area, and the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog and Cynfal Waterfalls to the west, this lovely location has something for everyone, at any time of year!