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Caernarfon 7 miles; Bangor 10 miles; Betws-y-Coed 17 miles.
Dominated by the grandeur of the Snowdon Massif, Llanberis is flanked by two lakes, Llyn Padarn and Llyn Peris and is one of the most popular mountain tourist centres in the Snowdonia National Park. In fact, Llanberis is something of a ‘mecca’ for walkers and climbers, being the starting point for the ascent of Snowdon - the highest mountain in England and Wales. The ascent can be made either by train, on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, or on foot along one of the many routes to the summit. Each year, major racing events attract thousands to the area: The fast Snowdon Race to the summit, held in July every year and The Snowdonia Marathon, held in October - a gruelling 26 mile course that starts and finishes in Llanberis, circumnavigating the Snowdon Massif. Within Llanberis itself there are excellent places to eat and drink and a great choice of shopping. Just 7 miles from Llanberis, on the coast, is Caernarfon with its magnificent castle and town walls and close by are National Trust properties at Penrhyn and Plas Newydd.
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Llanberis 1.5 miles. A superb, stone-built, detached holiday cottage, one of only three residential properties on the slopes of Mount Snowdon, offering truly spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, Lake Padarn and the delightful village of Llanberis. This Llanberis cottage provides luxury, contemporary accommodation, including a spacious open plan living area, luxury kitchen, and a sitting area with huge picture windows that literally ‘bring the outside in'. The bedrooms and bathrooms of this lovely Llanberis cottage are modern, light and airy, and the whole place is eco-friendly, with underfloor heating fuelled by a wood pellet boiler. Such fantastic accommodation, but it is the location which really makes this Llanberis cottage so unique. All the rooms, the garden and the decked area offer stunning mountain and lake views, and standing on the slopes of Snowdon itself, this Llanberis cottage is in the most marvellous location for climbers, walkers and mountain bikers as it is only a two hour walk from the summit; equally it is perfect for just relaxing and enjoying the unbelievable views from the picture windows and garden. At the end of an exciting day amidst the mountains of Snowdonia, return to this lovely Llanberis holiday cottage and wine, dine and relax, or pop into the licensed tea room up the road and enjoy a drink in one of the most wonderful locations in the UK.
Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite (dual headed shower with body jets, basin & WC), 1 x family room with double & single beds, 1 x twin (with ‘quick link’ to make a double by prior request), 1 x single. Bathroom with free standing double-ended bath with hand shower, separate shower cubicle, basin & WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Spacious open plan living area with luxury fitted kitchen, dining area with picture window and sitting area with open fire and 12' folding picture window.
Full underfloor central heating fuelled by self-feeding wood pellet boiler, additional heating from open fire in sitting area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 42" wall mounted plasma flat screen TV, DVD. Free use of owner’s laundrette in Llanberis. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair & stairgate. Off road parking for 4 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ & raised decked area - both sitting areas offer stunning mountain & lake views. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops, pubs, restaurants, mountain railway & lake at Llanberis 20 mins walk. Tea room with drinks licence 1 min walk. Note: Water supply is from a private bore hole, fully tested annually.
Previous visitors' comments about Pant Y Cafn:
We loved the area and in particular we loved the views from the property. The owners were absolutely fantastic in providing support when required and were extremely helpful in providing information about the area which we appreciated.
Mrs Ryabov, Coventry, August 2012
We appreciate the landscape, silence, panorama view as well as the dining and living room and architecture of the house. Special thanks to the warm welcome of the owners.
Mr Perizonius, Linkenheim-hochstetten, October 2011
The cottage location was superb, especially for Snowdon and Llanberis. The views were stunning. The property was fantastic and very spacious, even with eight of us staying. The bedding and linen were clean and fresh. The Owner was very welcoming and friendly.
Ms Meyer, Alford, August 2011
Thank you for a fantastic holiday, the house was amazing with stunning views. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and could not have done more for us. I have no hesitation in recommending both the house and Sykes Cottages to my friends and family.
Mrs Gott, Ely, July 2011