Manod near Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia
A charming, 18th century end-terrace cottage in the small village of Manod in the Snowdonia National Park, 1.5 miles from the heart of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Successfully renovated retaining much of its original character, this quality Blaenau Ffestiniog cottage boasts a welcoming sitting room with a beautiful inglenook fireplace and warming woodburner. There is also a modern, vintage styled kitchen diner, two cosy double bedrooms and a pleasant rear garden with wonderful views across the Moelwyn Mountain Range towards the Tanygrisau Dam. Close to this Blaenau Ffestiniog cottage are wonderful walks up to the Manod Mawr and Bach mountains including the hidden Manod Lake, all offering lovely scenic views. From this cottage near Blaenau Ffestiniog you can enjoy outdoor pursuits at Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre, discover the magnificent slate caverns which are home to a Victorian village or visit Porthmadog with its individual shops, inviting eateries and colourful marina. With the enormous beach at Black Rock Sands, the picturesque NT Bodnant Gardens and the majesty of Mount Snowdon, all within easy reach, this Blaenau Ffestiniog cottage is the perfect, year-round holiday retreat for a couple or family alike.
Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine double, 1 x ground floor double. Ground floor bathroom with double-ended bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC (handrails supplied if required). Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.
Gas central heating with electric radiator in mezzanine double room, fan heater and woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, combi TV/DVD, radio/cassette. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Stairgate. Rear off road parking for 2 cars. Rear lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ and wonderful mountain views. Two dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 8 mins walk. Note: Cottage has side and rear wheelchair access and ground floor is suitable for a wheelchair.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
About the location
Blaenau Ffestiniog 1.5 miles; Porthmadog 10 miles; Betws-y-Coed 13 miles.
Manod is situated between the impressive Manod and Moelwyn mountains near the centre of Snowdonia National Park. Only 1.5 miles away is Blaenau Ffestiniog, once the capital of slate quarrying and in the 18th Century known as the "City of Slate". The town stands in an elevated, natural bowl amidst this mountainous region, has a good variety of shops and pubs, but is best known for its tourist attractions. One of the old quarries is now the renowned Llechwedd Slate Cavern, or there is the magnificent hydroelectric power station and famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway providing wonderful trips through spectacular countryside. Enjoy superb walks and bike trails, good climbing at the Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre, wonderful sandy beaches, great fishing or golf, or visit delightful Betws-y-Coed, the Italianate Village at Portmeirion, or Bala, with its renowned white-water rafting opportunities.