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Bryn Ogwen

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Bangor, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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  • house (5)
  • views (4)
  • comfortable (4)
  • lovely (3)
  • amazing (3)
  • doors (3)

6 Customer Reviews

  • "This house was wonderful to stay in and has the most incredible sea view."

    It was very comfortable for 8 of us to spend the week in and I would thoroughly recommend to others for a wonderful base to explore a beautiful part of the UK.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2023

  • "Everything about this property was absolutely superb!"

    The house is amazing, with spectacular views. The facilities and finish to the property was pure quality. The only thing I was a little disappointed with was that only two bedrooms had an en-suite. The rest of the bathrooms, although very nice, were either across the corridor or down a flight of stairs. I’m sure that the massive bedroom on the third floor could have a shower room incorporated into it some how. The drive is very steep and very narrow. We struggled to open the car doors to get out and unload when parked on it. There is room however for 2 cars to be parked at the bottom of the drive. (The big refuse bin situated at the bottom of the drive stops a third car being parked there). The living room area is very lovely and comfortable, although this only comfortably seats 6/7 people on the sofas (we had a party of 9 people) so we had to bring in the dining room chairs from the other room. The kitchen area is one of the nicest kitchens I’ve ever had the pleasure of cooking in - absolutely amazing and well stocked with big enough saucepans etc - loved it. Brilliant property, great location - would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely perfect."

    We loved staying there so much. The brochure doesn't do it justice. Comfortable house and stunning views. House is amazing, in a wonderful location. We had the perfect holiday. The kids cried when we had to leave! Thank you so much. Diolch yn fawr.xx

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Aug 2023

  • "Anyone who stays at Bryn Ogwen will be impressed."

    What a lovely house, comfortable, well equipped, acceptably clean and with amazing views. Comfy beds too. Although it's by a road, we found it to be quiet. Easy access to the A5 nearby, and good places to eat a short walk away. The property description 'Be greeted by off-road parking for three cars', doesn't explain that the drive is too narrow to open the car doors. We had to get one car through the gates at the top and leave the other 2 at the foot of the very steep drive. The oldest member of our group had to be helped both up and down the drive. It would really help if the drive was wider and had a hand rail. The provided postcode is to a street called Bryn Ogwen over a mile way. The correct postcode and address can be found on Google maps or Bing maps etc Sykes Cottages were as usual excellent in their communication and booking process. The manager of the property kindly emailed in advance to see if we had any queries and to see how we wanted the beds configured etc. Overall an excellent holiday experience in a property that we really liked and enjoyed. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Apr 2023

  • "A beautiful, well equipped house with excellent facilities, but not for the feint-hearted."

    The driveway is very steep but excellent for your fitness. The internal doors were extremely heavy, too heavy for anyone under the age of 4 or with upper body mobility issues. The views from all the front rooms are incredible, and the addition of the telescope to the dining room was a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Apr 2023

  • "The property was in immaculate condition."

    The photos on the website did not do justice to the size and grandeur of each of the rooms. The property far exceeded our expectations and is worthy of full 5 star rating.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2022

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) 1 x second-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x double
  • Four bathrooms: 1x bathroom, wc, basin 3x shower rooms, wc and basin 1x wc
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric range with electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Front and rear garden with patio and seating
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Stag, Hen or similar parties not permitted

The property

Nestled on the outskirts of Bangor, Gwynedd, is this remarkable Victorian semi-detached home, Bryn Ogwen.

Boasting exceptional views overlooking the Grade II listed Garth Pier and the flowing waters of the Menai Straits, reaching out towards Puffin Island and the Great Orme, Bryn Ogwen has an official Visit Wales 5 Star Grading (awarded summer 2022).

It is a superb dwelling for a family or group of 10 looking to add a touch of luxury to their next getaway.

It has an offical Visit Wales 5 Star Grading (awarded summer 2022).

Be greeted by off-road parking for three cars and a lovely front garden, where you can savour your morning coffee with breath-taking views.

Look forward to cooking up a storm in the stylish and fully-equipped kitchen, ready to enjoy the fruits of your labour at the dining table for 10, with bay windows offering a fantastic outlook onto the waters below.

After dinner, make your way through to the sitting room, where plush sofas, a Smart TV and a woodburning stove await, a perfect sanctuary to return to after a day of exploring.

Follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you will find three of the homes beautifully decorated bedrooms, a super-king-size with en-suite shower room, and a super-king-size and double, both of which have access to a gorgeous Jack-and-Jill bathroom.

Continue up to the second floor, where two further bedrooms await, a spacious super-king-size with zip/link and a king-size, all of which have plenty of storage for your belongings.

Explore your local surroundings, where you can treat your loved ones to a tasty meal at the Antelope Inn and Ty Golchi, stock up on essentials at the nearby convenience store, or enjoy leisurely walks through the Treborth Botanic Garden and the Eithinog North Wales Wildlife Trust.

Within the town you will also find the magnificent National Trust site of Penrhyn Castle & Garden, a former roman camp, and the excellent Clwb Golff St Deiniol.

Cross over the historic Menai Suspension Bridge, where you can delve into history at the Menai Heritage Museum, wander the Belgian Promenade, dine at the welcoming eateries of Green Olive and Hydeout Bar, or explore the nearby attractions of Pili Palas Nature World and Plas Cadnant Gardens.

Continue onto Beaumaris, where you will find a remarkable castle, the Beaumaris Gaol, or hop aboard a sea safari for a day trip to Puffin Island.

Further afield is Caernarfon, well-known for its UNESCO World Heritage Site castle, and the Snowdonia National Park where you will find the famous Snowdon Peak.

For a luxury escape to North Wales, choose Bryn Ogwen.

Note: Stag, Hen or similar parties are not permitted.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Menai Bridge 2.5 miles; Beaumaris 7 miles; Caernarfon 10 miles; Llanberis 11 miles.

Bangor is a university town on the North Wales coast with a large range of shops, bars and restaurants. It is the main crossing point for the Isle of Anglesey with two road bridges across the Menai Strait. Across the water, the castle and pier at Beaumaris make a lovely day out, or you can catch a boat to enjoy a trip out to Puffin Island. The Anglesey Coastal Path takes in beautiful scenery, and the island is home to many fine beaches including Rhosneigr, Trearddur Bay and Red Wharf Bay. The NT mansion Plas Newydd is on the island, while on the mainland further NT properties can be found including Penrhyn Castle and Bodnant Gardens. The spectacular mountains and lakes of Snowdonia are just a short drive way, with plenty of castles, beaches and other attractions on offer in this wonderful region. Bangor and the Menai Straits really do offer the best of both worlds!

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Note: There is a good housekeeping bond of £450.
Note: Stag, Hen or similar parties are not permitted.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season