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Porthmadog 11 miles.
The fascinating old slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is situated in a superb position for exploring the Snowdonia National Park. There is a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat. The main local attractions include the slate mines - where visitors can take enthralling underground trips to see mining as it was done in days gone by - and the famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog mountain railway which runs for 13 miles through the Snowdonia National Park to the harbour town of Porthmadog. Nearby is Portmeirion village, famous for its architecture and the film set of the cult TV series The Prisoner, plus local beaches, suitable for children, are within easy driving distance.
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Blaenau Ffestiniog 5 miles. This charming, stone-built, detached Tan-y-Bwlch cottage is located on the Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog road, just 5 miles from Blaenau Ffestiniog. This Tan-y-Bwlch cottage offers comfortable accommodation with delightful patio gardens and direct access to the park and grounds of the Plas Tan-y-Bwlch estate. There has been a building on this site from the 1590s, but it is thought that the existing cottage dates from the 1780s and retains many original features such as exposed ceiling beams and feature fireplaces. Inside this Tan-y-Bwlch cottage you will find a well equipped kitchen, separate dining room and steps down to a good sized lounge with feature fireplace. Upstairs the master bedroom offers a king-size double bed, whilst the second bedroom provides a single bed with an additional pull out bed. The outbuilding at this Tan-y-Bwlch cottage has been identified as a building of Special Scientific Interest, due to a small colony of rare bats that peacefully roost there. The terraced gardens are a delight and offer sun traps and shade areas amongst the mature plants and flowers the owners have thoughtfully planted. This Tan-y-Bwlch cottage is ideally placed for exploring the mountains and footpaths of the Snowdonia National Park whilst the golf courses of St. Davids, Porthmadog and Criccieth are all within a short drive.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single with pull out bed. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Well-equipped kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room.
Night storage heaters with oil-filled radiator in single bedroom. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio. Library of books, games and DVDs. Electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Outdoor storage for mountain bikes. Lawned terrace with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles. Pub/restaurant 5 mins walk. Note: This cottage is on a main road and therefore may experience some associated noise. Note: Children over 10 only due to unfenced pond and main road.
Previous visitors' comments about Mill Cottage:
A lovely cottage. Fantastic walking route through garden and in surrounding area. Convenient for many local attractions. Very friendly property owners. Very relaxing stay.
Mrs Lamy, London, May 2013
A spacious, well equipped cottage with character. Friendly owners. Great location for places of interest in Snowdonia.
Mr Mundy, Caersws, May 2013
Absolutely wonderful cottage, extremely comfortable and we will be booking this cottage next year.
Mr Linscer, Peacehaven, October 2012
The cottage was quaint, clean and comfortable. Good position to see the area.
Mr Christian, Isle Of Man, October 2012