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Capel Dinorwig

Dinorwig near Llanberis, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 919390)

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 9

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 9

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
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  • Mrs Pipe

    “On entering the chapel it was wow!”

    Amazing views when you look out of the windows. Beds were comfortable and doubles were huge. Having a sauna was a real treat too. We didn't see the children as they occupied themselves in the playroom downstairs, it was their den. What I loved was being able to look out at that lovely scenery when eating at the huge table. You didn't need to get in the car to look for wonderful walks, they were all around you, so many a week didn't cover it. You could do a quarry walk and get amazing views ...

    Amazing views when you look out of the windows. Beds were comfortable and doubles were huge. Having a sauna was a real treat too. We didn't see the children as they occupied themselves in the playroom downstairs, it was their den. What I loved was being able to look out at that lovely scenery when eating at the huge table. You didn't need to get in the car to look for wonderful walks, they were all around you, so many a week didn't cover it. You could do a quarry walk and get amazing views of the lake and there was the woodland walk with so many routes , we did this on our first day and we're amazed to find we were by the lake in no time, on the quarry walk you saw the wild goats up close and high up on a ledge. The only time we left the house was to shop at Caernarfon for the week and to go down to Llanberis for the lake to swim and go kayaking and to climb Snowden. We discovered a little farm just a minute walk to get fresh eggs when the ladies laid, if you phoned through the lovely lady would text you when she'd got enough, all this info was in the welcome pack. Just sitting out front having lunch or a drink or two was wonderfully relaxing which is what we did while the family climbed mountains and swam in water falls and lakes. The owner was a lovely lady very welcoming. This has been the best holiday we have had for everything being on your doorstep , so peaceful at night . The house is set down a quiet country road so not much traffic all you hear is the sound of the wildlife and farm animals. Back home I'm really missing those hills and mountains but thanks to this fabulous holiday home I have so many wonderful memories of fun and laughter with the family as well as wonderful photographs of the fabulous time we had.

The property

Llanberis 3 miles.

This stunning, converted, architect-designed chapel provides superb quality accommodation above Llyn Padarn, north of Llanberis and on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside on the foothills of Elidir Fawr, Capel Dinorwig has been renovated to a high specification, and opens into a fantastic, social living area on the first floor.

This provides very spacious, light and airy, high quality accommodation enjoying stunning views, with a superb vaulted roof with exposed beams and a feature, central column chimney breast with a double-sided woodburner to benefit both the dining area and the spacious sitting room with a welcoming warmth.

The kitchen with breakfast counter is the ideal place for all to gather around whilst a tasty home-cooked meal for the group is prepared.

The full-height windows of the open plan living area offer glorious uninterrupted views of Snowdon and the surrounding mountains.

The glass balcony of the first floor overlooks the atrium and entrance hall below.

All the ground floor and first floor bedrooms offer en-suite facilities and the two mezzanine floor bedrooms benefit from the use of a shared family bathroom and internal balcony overlooking the living space.

The property is perfect for large families or groups, with a spacious games room providing a media centre with large screen TV, Bluetooth speakers, Xbox, table football and ¾ size table tennis, as well as a sauna room with changing facility.

Upstairs, the main living area features a large screen TV with surround-sound home cinema system.

The owners have paid close attention to detail and have finished the property with style to provide everything you would hope for in a luxury holiday cottage.

This building incorporates many green energy features such as underfloor heating, air-source heat pumps, rainwater harvesting facilities and solar panels.

The incorporation of extensive insulation with heat-recovery ventilation ensures a cosy environment with modern comfort levels in an historic building.

With doorstep walks to unspoilt Welsh countryside, access to Snowdon and its surrounding peaks, the nearby zipwire at Bethesda and with easy access to all the most popular mountain bike trails in Snowdonia, you will need to book early to ensure this impressive property is still available for your group.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1026 and 1027, together they sleep 29.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Eight bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite whirlpool bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x mezzanine twin
  • Mezzanine shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner
  • Utility
  • Ground floor sauna room with changing facility, shower, basin and WC
  • Games room with table football and table tennis.
  • Air source heat pump central heating with underfloor heating, rainwater harvest facility, heat recovery system and woodburner
  • Two electric ovens and 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher
  • Shared use with owner of two washing machines and two tumble dryers in utility attached to cottage
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, Xbox, Bluetooth speakers, Miracast screen mirroring, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 8 cars
  • Covered bike storage
  • Front seating with country views and rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 3 miles. Note: The owner or cleaner will share the use of the utility for up to two days each week
  • Note: Guests with limited mobility can access the building directly onto the first floor level from the car park by just 2 steps via the patio

About the location

LLANBERIS

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 via 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, a triathlon known as the world's toughest, and The Snowdonia Marathon, held in October - a gruelling 26-mile course that starts and finishes in Llanberis, circumnavigating the Snowdon Massif. The area is also popular for mountain biking, open water swimming and stand up paddle boarding. 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, Plas Newydd and Bodnant Gardens.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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