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2 Ysgoldy

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Bethesda, Bangor, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely fantastic stay."

    Great communication and friendly hosts. The directions were very helpful too. The house was spotless and comfortable, and being able to use the safety gate for our newly cruising infant was a God send. Fantastic location, quiet and neighbours were also friendly. Honestly, could not fault a single thing. We loved our time here.

    Reviewed by Candice5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a great week, the property is very comfortable and is in a quiet and relaxing location, away from the crowded parts of Snowdonia."

    The view from the front door is fabulous. The only improvement we would suggest relate to small things - i.e. a non-slip mat for the bath, some new pans, a larger and more modern microwave, and some extra supplies of cleaning materials in the kitchen. Aside from the above suggestions, I would thoroughly recommend the property, especially for anyone wanting a quiet place to stay and from where to enjoy Snowdonia and N. Wales, but away from all the busier locations.

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7Sep 2023

  • "Having used Sykes cottages for many years I can say without doubt this is the best cottage I have stayed in to date."

    Beautifully decorated,very comfortable all amenities good although try as we might we could not ignite the hob rings but nothing a match wouldn't sort. Nice to be able to relax in the back yard and have friendly chat with chap next door,I tried to do some tidying in garden and if there was a trowel n gloves would have dug brambles up that were overrunning other plants. We were so lucky with a fantastic weeks weather and nice to know we were returning to comfortable digs every night.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage."

    Very well located for the coast and Snowdonia. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Aug 2023

  • "Perfect location."

    Lovely and quiet and very peaceful. It really felt like home from home. The property was comfortable and had everything we needed for a week's stay away from home. Would go back to the property again when visiting Wales.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0May 2023

  • "The moment you step through the door it feels like home."

    Beautiful and comfortable property which is well equipped. Location great for all the places we wanted to visit. Good shops and takeaways a short drive away.

    Reviewed by Trudy5.0Apr 2023

  • "Beautiful and well kept property."

    I spent 3 weeks at this beautiful cottage and had a pleasant time. The host are warm and welcoming

    Reviewed by Adaobi4.7Feb 2023

  • "A beautiful, cosy cottage with some thoughtful extra touches made for a wonderful New Year break."

    Gresat location for exploring the Snowdonia and the coast.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Dec 2022

  • "Best cottage we have ever stayed at, beautifully furnished, very well equipped, lovely bed, very comfortable."

    Great outdoors space with table and chairs, stunning views. Warm and cozy despite the howling weather the week we stayed, huge TV which was a plus. Fabulous stay A+++

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Oct 2022

  • "This cottage is gorgeous!"

    We wanted to explore the area and have somewhere to settle in the evenings. This cottage is so comfortable that we loved staying there. The welcome gifts were lovely and the hosts did everything to make us feel at home - from fitting a stairgate to letting us check in early. I can't recommend this cottage enough.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Oct 2022

  • "Really lovely property in perfect location for exploring Anglesey, Snowdonia and the whole of North Wales"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Ysgoldy."

    The cottage is absolutely beautiful with gorgeous views of the surrounding area. We loved everything about the cottage, all the creature comforts and the little welcome treats were delightful. The cottage is a great location for exploring North Wales. We will definitely be booking again for next year to enjoy a longer stay.

    Reviewed by Justine5.0Aug 2022

  • "Comfortable and welcoming cottage."

    Beautiful views of the surrounding area. Very clean with good facilities. Ideal base for hiking and the coast. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2022

  • "Really lovely cottage , clean and comfortable with nice decor."

    Great location to head to the mountains or the beach . Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely small cottage with all modern comforts and very well equipped."

    Great location for Anglesey and Snowdonia.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely well maintained property, nestled in a lovely village it is very clean and comfortable."

    Ideally situated for exploring North Wales.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0May 2022

  • "This is a beautiful cottage spotlessly clean with everything you need for a wonderful stay."

    Reviewed by Janet5.0May 2022

  • "It’s always a pleasure staying at this property, the standard of cleanliness and comfort are great."

    Very convenient as a base to visit the area and all it has to offer.

    Reviewed by Frances5.0May 2022

  • "Loved the property, only thing I missed was a dishwasher."

    Would stay here again when visiting family in the area. Loved the decor, loved everything about it. Lovely welcome gift too.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful home in a fantastic location."

    This really confirmed for us that this is the area we want to move to.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation the cottage had everything we needed for a relaxing comfortably holiday."

    We'll located to travel around the area and see the sights. Would highly recommend the cottage and wouldn't hesitate to return. Communication and check in was very easy.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, everything was in good condition, we enjoyed the fact that it had been recently renovated."

    Great view from the patio (perfect for sunset!), we had everything we needed, very comfy bed. Only wished for a bigger/deeper frying pan when we were cooking! Definitely will happily go back another time!

    Reviewed by Daria5.0Jun 2021

  • "It met our expectations perfectly."

    Reviewed by Terence5.0Jun 2021

  • "Amazing week at this cottage."

    Needed a getaway after all the craziness of the previous 6 months. What can I say. Very well decorated and equipped. Garden is a perfect suntrap and after a day on the mountains you can just chill with an alcoholic beverage and admire the views. My wife and I fully enjoyed our stay and will be back. Ideally located to get into the mountains or if you fancy going to Anglesey etc. Owners very helpful and provide good communication for arrival. This property is a credit to them. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Guy5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely clean and well furnished cottage."

    Ideal for walking and sightseeing the Welsh mountains and coast.Great communication with owners.Did not leave review in cottage as I didnt have a pen sorry.Would definitely recommend and looking forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was well equipped, clean and comfortable."

    The owners have put a lot of thought and care into creating this holiday home. The location was perfect for our trip to ZipWorld.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings Very comfortable and warm If I am ..."

    Beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings Very comfortable and warm If I am going to find a negative it’s just the access road to the cottage which is extremely narrow Anyone with a larger vehicle would probably not get round the corner I think this should be made clearer on the description of the cottage But overall a very pleasant stay x

    Thank you for your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. The owners do have large vehicles themselves but acknowledge the turn can be a bit tight for those perhaps not used to it so we have added a note to this effect. Thanks again for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vanessa3.8Aug 2020

  • "Its an excellent location for both Anglesey and Snowdonia."

    The cottage is bigger than it looks on the photos, and really comfortable. It has lovely views and a play ground close by - handy if you have kids. The hosts were great, there if you needed them but not intrusive. Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fabulous cottage, tastefully furnished and had everything we needed."

    Great location for exploring the area and for our adventures at Zipworld, which is only a 10min drive away.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Aug 2020

  • "As it was a cold weekend it was lovely to stay in a warm and cosy holiday home, ..."

    As it was a cold weekend it was lovely to stay in a warm and cosy holiday home, very comfortable with plenty of hot water and lot's of places to visit nearby, very enjoyable stay

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Nov 2019

  • "Very thoughtfull hosts leaving welcome gifts."

    Really enjoyed our holiday a lovely home from home place to stay.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was extremely well equipped and spotlessly clean."

    A perfect base for exploring North Wales! The owners left a welcome pack of tea/coffee/milk and Welsh cakes and a bottle of wine - very thoughtful! They texted with key collection details and also took the time to text following our stay to thank us.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Oct 2019

  • "Such a lovely warm welcome with everything one would require including, milk, sugar, tea, coffee etc."

    for a good start to a holiday. The cottage was lovely and clean, comfortable and warm. The cottage was situated centrally enabling us to visit many of our favourite places.l

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2019

  • "We stayed here for a week in August with our 2 children and absolutely loved it."

    It’s lovely and modern, spotlessly clean and everything we could have possibly needed was provided. So close to so many amazing places to visit and there is a small children’s playground next door. It was perfect, thank you.

    Reviewed by Francesca5.0Aug 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage in an excellent location, ideal for exploring Snowdonia National Park."

    The house was modern, extremely well equipped with everything you need. Excellent communication from the owners, so everything went without a hitch. Right next door is a play park, ideal for children. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Mathew5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was beautifully furnished and comfortable."

    Perfect for our stay.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jul 2019

  • "Would recommend"

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2019

  • "A great place to stay with everything you need provided."

    Clearly a lot of effort has gone into getting things just right and the little gifts on arrival were much appreciated. The location was great (although it takes a little getting use to to turn the narrow corner on the road down to the cottage) and it is close enough to Bangor to be able to pop in and out without issue. We will be back to stay again.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely little cottage, very cosy and renovated to a high standard."

    We felt very well looked with the owners making sure we had everything we needed. A perfect base for a North Wales getaway.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0May 2019

  • "Everything we needed was there, a lot of thought has gone in to ensure we enjoyed our stay thankyou it was just what we needed."

    We will definitely be using you again.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0May 2019

  • "Booking was very easy, with a good choice of cottages in the area."

    The cottage we chose was excellent value for money, beautifully presented and absolutely spotless.

    Reviewed by Teresa4.7May 2019

  • "An fantastic cottage in a brilliant location for exploring the local region."

    Situated at the end of a lane the property offers views over the stunning Welsh landscape. As a family of 4 we had more than enough room also the cottage was well equipped for dining and relaxing. 2 Ysholdy is perfect for a quiet retreat, but also great for local walks, the unspoilt beaches of Anglesey and local towns and cities. The property was spotlessly clean and the hosts were incredibly helpful. I would defiantly recommend a visit.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Apr 2019

  • "A very comfy and pleasant cottage."

    Very well presented, very clean and very comfortable. The owners are very lovely and always ready to help. Had to extend my stay due to professional reasons, and the owners were very helpful answering to messages promptly and providing flexible solutions. I will be sure to book again if I return to the area.

    Reviewed by Catia5.0Jan 2019

  • "The house was beautiful, lots of personal touches which made the stay very special."

    The owners were very good at recommending some lovely restaurants. the welsh cakes and wine were a lovely welcome after a long journey. Would definitely recommend this lovely cottage!

    Reviewed by Syra5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very comfortable and cosy cottage."

    Beautifully kitted out!

    Reviewed by Nazir5.0Sep 2018

  • "The cottage lived up to expectations."

    It was clean, cosy, had everything you needed for a comfortable stay. It was a home from home. A nice touch was the bottle of Prosecco and Welsh Cakes left for us to enjoy. Would definitely book this modern, well furnished cottage again.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Sep 2018

  • "This Is an excellent little cottage, It has been completely refurbished inside and is excellent throughout, It is very comfortable inside and modern."

    The bathroom facilities are excellent, the kitchen is fresh and well stocked. Living area comfortable and well appointed.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2018

  • "Having never booked a holiday cottage before I wasn't entirely sure whether it would be as good as it stated but I have to say, I was most impressed."

    The listing was accurate and honest and the accommodation was even better than the photos implied! I was a bit unsure of the location at the time of booking as we were arriving by train to Bangor station and I was concerned whether we'd be limited as to where we could go but I was pleasantly surprised as there was a regular bus service that was exceptionally reliable. That said, I would take a car next time as we would have liked to explored more rural areas than we were able to but we had no problems in reaching the seaside towns of Llandudno and Colwyn Bay as well as getting to Canaerfon to pick up the West Highland Railway which took us through Snowdonia which was absolutely beautiful.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jul 2018

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Small rear garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Please note: there is a tight turn into a narrow lane to access property but still accessible for large vehicles or small vans

The property

Amidst the foothills of the Snowdonia Mountains in North Wales, rests this charming mid terrace cottage in the pretty village of Llanllechid, on the edge of Bethesda.

Washed in a contemporary colour scheme from head to toe, this Welsh cottage presents comfortable living spaces at a quality standard.

Step straight into a homely sitting room and dining area, very light and airy with oak floors and sumptuous grey sofas crowded round the elegant coffee table.

Gather at the dining table for some quality time over a delicious home cooked meal or cosy together in the sitting area and watch some TV.

The kitchen boasts opulent units and modern appliances presenting a tasteful composition.

Upstairs, are two wonderfully coordinated bedrooms, beautifully dressed with fresh elevating colourways, complementing wood furniture.

The king-size bedroom even boasts a wall-mounted TV.

Step across to the bathroom, a delightful space displaying a modern bath with shower over, finished with chic white walls and deluxe tiling.

The small garden at the rear of the property is an elegant suntrap in the afternoon, perfect for lazing about with a book in one hand and a beverage in the other.

Picturesque scenery surrounds the cottage and you can see the beautiful mountainside right from the front door.

Llanllechid is a lovely little village boasting a few local amenities with a supermarket, pubs and eateries in nearby Carneddi.

The university town of Bangor is just a few miles away with many attractions of offer and the breath-taking region of Snowdonia is within easy reach, home to mountains, lakes and abundant wildlife.

This property is a short drive away from Snowdon's very own zip world, with the fastest zip line in the world!

There is plenty of adventures for all ages.

This idyllic cottage rests in the perfect location for touring this wonderful part of Wales.

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About the location


Bangor 6 miles; Caernarfon 10 miles.

Bethesda is a small town settled beside the River Ogwen in North Wales. Situated on the A5 between Bangor and the Snowdonia National Park, Bethesda was once a busy slate quarrying town and nowadays offers a good selection of shops and other amenities, in particular a number of chapels and pubs. The beautiful mountainous scenery of Snowdonia borders Bethesda, with the Lôn Las Ogwen cycling and walking paths skirting past. For the more adventurous, why not visit Zip World in Bethesda which is known for having Europe’s fastest and longest zip line. Capel Curig, just ten miles away, is a popular centre for walking, climbing and mountain biking, whilst Llanberis is situated at the foot of Mount Snowdon and is home to the Snowdon Mountain Railway and the National Slate Museum. Cwm Idwal is also a wonderful spot to visit, situated in northern Snowdonia – Darwin came to study the area and found tiny fossils of oceanic plant life and sea creatures in the boulders and rocks. The coastal town of Caernarfon is just a short drive away as is the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and the Anglesey Coastal Path. Visitors to the area can also explore the castles of Caernarfon and Beaumaris and the NT stately homes of Penrhyn Castle and Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens. Spend the day at one of the many traditional seaside resorts, or discover the isolated, hidden beaches on Anglesey, much of which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With spectacular scenery on the doorstep, wonderful wildlife with buzzards soaring overhead and the occasional Peregrine Falcon to be seen, and many exciting outdoor adventures to discover nearby, Bethesda is superbly located for enjoying both the coast and the countryside of stunning North Wales.

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