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Norvan

Caernarfon, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1070211)

4.8

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property."

    Well maintained and spacious. Kids loved the layout. Owners were very friendly and gave us great tips about places to visit. Walking distance from Caernarfon castle, Tesco express and McDonald’s. Will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by AjitpalApr 2022

  • "Could do with another toilet and extractor fan in the kitchen, but everything else was just AMAZING!"

    !!

    Reviewed by SantaApr 2022

  • "A good clean and tidy accommodation with all the facilities needed, along with a welcome pack provided by the friendly owner which was a nice start to the holiday."

    The property is ideally situated just outside the centre of Caernarvon which made it a good base for travelling and a short walk into town. I would recommend this holiday property.

    Reviewed by GrahamMar 2022

  • "The property is in a convenient location for town and for touring."

    The owners are very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2022

  • "Lovely house, very clean with lovely touches and nice and warm and cosy."

    Beds very comfortable and the bedding was beautiful. Two lounges which the kids loved and gave us some peace and they loved the novel twin bedroom that they had. Owner was very helpful when we couldn’t turn the tv on. The kitchen had everything we needed and more and the basket of goodies including Welsh cakes was a nice touch. Due to the weather we didn’t use the garden but the view of the castle was great. Main supermarkets where nearby by car as was a little shop and a fish and chip shop within one minute of walking. We would certainly return.

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2021

  • "Brilliant accommodation."

    5-10 mins walk into Caernarfon. Very clean. Home from home. Could do with another toilet/en suite. Only 1 bathroom meaning no toilet facilities if someone is having a shower/bath.Would use again.

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "A lovely home from home, very comfortable & clean."

    The hosts were very friendly & on hand if we encountered any problems. Would definitely stay in this property again. Thank you & sorry again for the broken glass!!

    Reviewed by WayneSep 2021

  • "A very comfortable and well appointed property."

    Stylish and contemporary decor added to the enjoyment. Excellent outdoor area with views of Caernarfon Castle. Very close to a large supermarket and ideally situated for exploring the delights of North Wales. The owner lived near by and was friendly and helpful. A wonderful place to stay.

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation, very clean and tidy."

    Had all the amenities that we needed. Beautiful views of the castle from the rear deck. Great location for sightseeing, walking or just generally relaxing. Hosts were brilliant and made us feel confident that if there had been any issues they would be rectified quickly. Would definitely stay again next time we visit North Wales.

    Reviewed by AlexJul 2021

  • "We had a lovely two week holiday at Norvan."

    The house was clean and comfortable and the owners were friendly and helpful, quickly fixing any problems and giving us advice on where to visit. Caernarfon is close to a lovely beach at Dinas Dinlle, where we bathed during the hot weather and close to Snowdon which are son ascended twice. We also did a lot of cycling on the lovely cycle trails.

    Reviewed by StuartJul 2021

  • "Sweet little cottage, got everything you would possibly need."

    Host sent a welcome text and stayed in touch if we needed anything. Neighbours were very friendly and I hope we didn’t cause them any inconvenience too. Tesco is 10 minutes walk to fill it with groceries and local shop is 2 minutes away for that first morning’s breakfast. Had a lovely time and made beautiful memories with our two little girls who loved the secret bedroom that was accessed through master bedroom. Caenarfon castle and dinas dinlle beach were a short drive away and again lovely to visit with family. Few things I would like to add are perhaps consider adding blinds to the secret bedroom window as it did get really bright very early but our girls loved the bedroom too much so didn’t want to sleep anywhere else. Considering COVID times, a white hand towel would be a preferred choice for some OCD people like me but it didn’t affect the rest of my family. Again because of COVID, I would have preferred all the cushions removed, while booking for the cottage, there was no option to place special requests/give comments so perhaps skyes cottages could add the option for future bookings. And last but not the least, an option of a late checkout will be very helpful for young families like us. Nevertheless a very relaxing holiday and would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by SidrahJul 2021

  • "Good clean house with excellent view of Caernarfon Castle."

    Very comfortable, had everything you could want for a holiday. The host left us some goodies that were most welcome. One of the twin bedrooms is off the double bedroom, but that didn’t bother us. Kitchen well equipped, clean and has a breakfast bar. There is an outside space with a seating area that in the evening is very pleasant to use. Information for days out so had a good choice. Owners were very helpful. We would certainly booked again if we are in the area.

    Reviewed by HazelJul 2021

  • "The couple that hosted us was super nice!"

    If we had any issues which we barely did, they were there to help us immediately! The place was gorgeous and stocked with board games and other fun stuff for us! Perfect place for any holiday to wales

    Reviewed by AlyzehJun 2021

  • "I hope we will be back next year or year after."

    Room was tide and clean, big space for spend time after visit the place.

    Reviewed by LaurentiuJun 2021

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    A very well presented cottage, generous spaces which was good especially as we had kids. The garden was a bonus and meant we could sit out and the kids could play outside too. The pictures we had seen online which made us pick the cottage were a true reflection of it and there were no unpleasant surprises. We would book it again if ever we chose to travel to that of the world again. My only recommendation is if it is possible to have another WC/toilet so that if bathroom is in use, a toilet is available. I think this is especially key as it sleeps up to 6 people.

    Reviewed by KudzanaiMay 2021

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twins
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor sitting room
  • Lower-ground-floor sitting room with bar
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 3 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front garden with seating
  • Decked balcony with seating and lower lawn
  • Bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: One of the twin rooms is accessed through the king-size rooms
  • Note: No hen/stag or similar
  • Unfortunately, Norvan is only able to accept a minimum of 3 nights

The property

Norvan is a well-presented three-bed semi-detached house, situated just a short walk away from the charming town of Caernarfon.

Set over three floors, this property boasts stunning views of Caernarfon Castle and is the ideal base for you and your family or group of friends to explore the wonders of North Wales.

Upon arriving at Norvan, you’ll find two off-road private parking spots and a delightful, enclosed front garden, complete with a balcony showing views of the castle.

Before entering this ideally situated abode, take advantage of the small storage area attached to the side of the house, the ideal place to store your bikes or hiking gear after an adventure-filled day exploring the local area.

Stepping into the property, you’ll immediately notice the accommodation is split across three floors, providing ample space for you and your loved ones to enjoy this home away from home.

The ground floor boasts two lounge areas and a storage room, the first lounge is an ideal family room, with a TV.

Upon entering the main lounge you’ll discover a hidden gem; your very own bar, here you can pour yourself a beverage, snuggle up on the sofa and enjoy a film night on the Smart TV.

On a charming summer’s day, be sure to make use of the outside decking area and rear garden, accessed through the main lounge area, taking a moment to enjoy the stunning views of Caernarfon Castle and the surrounding area and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining as you take advantage of the table and chairs, whilst the kids can play safely in the enclosed garden.

Find the well-equipped kitchen on the first floor, enjoying an evening cooking your favourite meal, before sitting around the breakfast bar with friends and family reminiscing about your day’s activities.

The family-sized bathroom can also be found on this floor, where you can choose to relax and unwind in the bath or make use of the walk-in shower.

Head upstairs to the second floor and you’ll find three spacious bedrooms, comprising a double which offers incredible views of Caernarfon Castle, an attractive twin-room accessed via the main bedroom and up some steps, creating the ideal space for a family of four, and a second twin room with more great views of Caernarfon Castle.

Norvan is ideally situated, surrounded by plenty of local amenities to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Pick up some local delicacies from the nearby supermarket or enjoy a tasty takeaway from the local Fish and Chips shop.

A short stroll will bring you to the centre of Caernarfon, home to Wales’ most famous castle and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Caernarfon Castle.

Spend a day exploring this mighty fortress, admiring its dramatic architecture and discovering its interesting history.

This majestic castle isn’t the only reason to visit Caernarfon.

The town’s narrow streets, historic walls and picturesque waterfront are all worth a visit.

Stroll along the picturesque promenade, ice-cream in hand, before exploring the local shops, traditional inns and popular restaurants.

If you’re looking to venture a little further afield, there is an abundance of things to see and do near Caernarfon.

Head to Snowdonia National Park, home to Wales’ highest mountain for a dose of the great outdoors, or take on the world’s fastest zip line, Velocity 2 at Zip World, Snowdonia.

Pack your bucket and spade and head to the Isle of Anglesey, home to a number of picture-perfect beaches such as Beaumaris, Benllech and Newborough, before exploring the charming towns of Menai Bridge and Beaumaris.

A superb cottage, Norvan is ideally situated to explore the delights of North Wales with friends and family.

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About the location

CAERNARFON

Llanberis 8 miles; Bangor 9 miles.

Caernarfon (county town of Gwynedd) has much historic and cultural importance in North Wales. It is a popular tourist spot with its impressive 13th Century castle, well preserved town walls and delightful water front. During the season there are guided tours of the castle and special events including historic pageants. There is also a station for the Welsh Highland Railway, which passes through dramatic scenery, the village of Beddgelert and onto Porthmadog. Fishing trips are available from the harbour and another attraction within walking distance of the town centre is Segontium, a Roman fort and museum, housing many important finds. Caernarfon offers a wide selection of shops and places to eat and is close to the lovely beaches of the Isle of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula as well as the mountains and rivers of Snowdonia, including the renowned mountaineering town of Llanberis at the foot of Mount Snowdon.

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Region Information

Note: One of the twin rooms is accessed through the king-size rooms
Note: No hen/stag or similar
Unfortunately, Norvan is only able to accept a minimum of 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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