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Ffrwdd Galed Isaf

Tregarth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 968275)

4.8

(34 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "Really lovely little traditional stone and slate cottage."

    Nicely converted with a modern interior the accommodation is well equipped, extremely clean and comfortable. The location is ideal for visiting Snowdonia, Anglesey and all the seaside towns of North Wales. There are good shopping and eating facilities within 15 minutes drive. We were four, a couple and two friends one person with walking difficulties and we found the cottage worked well for us. Would happily return and would recommend to others.

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at the cottage, good location with plenty of days out and activities close by."

    The cottage was very clean and had good facilities and we spent lots of time outside in the rear sun-trap patio area. The only down side we found was the rear view of the property. This was overwhelmed by a very large orange scissor lift in the area after the garden.

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2022

  • "We’ve just got back from the most amazing stay in this lovely little cottage."

    It felt like home as soon as we walked through the door. Well equipped, comfortable, spotlessly clean and the perfect location for everything we wanted to do. Would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to visit north wales. Bangor not far away for supermarkets and shops. Amazing days out; zip world (Velocity 2, deep mine tour, Fforest rollercoaster and bounce below all a must) Llandudno pier, the tram and crazy golf at the top of the orme rock, Anglesey has stunning beaches, walks and views, National trust properties; Penrhyn castle, Bodnant gardens and Plas Newedd are a must. Portmeirion village, The national slate museum and go exploring up in the quarry. On previous visits to north wales we have also visited Caernarfon, Conwy and rode on the Ffestiniog railway. If the pandemic has done anything, it’s highlighted that you can still have an amazing time right here in the UK. We would highly recommend this rental to anyone. Just perfect for us (family of three - should have been four but sadly one member of our family couldn’t come this time) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location for exploring Snowdonia and Anglesey."

    Very clean and tidy, well equipped, peaceful and cosy. The patio to the rear is a great little suntrap to sit with a drink on a sunny afternoon. We enjoyed watching the birds, listening to the owls at night, and stargazing.

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2022

  • "Stairs were steep and difficult - no more than you would expect in a property of that age but were difficult for me because I have had my foot pinned so it doesn't bend."

    The cottage was very clean and felt welcoming and we had no issues during our stay.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "A lovely cottage, well equipped and spotlessly clean, a credit to the owner."

    Reviewed by VivienneFeb 2022

  • "The cottage was very comfortable and everything well thought out."

    We enjoyed a log burner of an evening which was a treat for us. Good location for getting out and about in the car. Owner was very helpful. We had a lovely few days.

    Reviewed by PamJan 2022

  • "Absolutely loved every minute will definitely be coming back!"

    Reviewed by HarryJan 2022

  • "The Cottage was lovely."

    Very comfortable with all the amenities and home comforts to make your stay cosy and relaxed. Thoroughly enjoyed staying. Nice location too. I was working, so not a holiday, but it was nice to come home to every evening, home from home.

    Reviewed by JohnNov 2021

  • "I was disappointed to get an email within hours of my arrival asking if I’d enjoyed my stay."

    I had to check my booking thinking there was a mistake. Also I was disappointed to find only 1 loo roll for 4 guests for 2 nights, no milk and 6 tea bags and 8 coffee sachets. But my biggest disappointment was a list of demands before leaving. I have ran an Airbnb for 3 years and would never ask my guests to leave the property the way they found it as in cleaning and hoovering etc There was instructions to where the hoover was stored and I was asked to strip the beds clean the property! I would never leave a property in a mess but a list of demands was a step too far for me.

    Reviewed by BernadetteNov 2021

  • "Fantastic holiday cottage in a great location."

    Superbly clean and well equipped. We couldn’t have asked for more!

    Reviewed by MelanieOct 2021

  • "Lovely well equipped cottage which was very comfortable and immaculately clean."

    Well placed for exploring North Wales and Anglesey.

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2021

  • "This cottage was a perfect location for us as we were doing lots of hiking."

    Also a Good pub just down the road. Very clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by ThomasJul 2021

  • "We loved the cottage."

    Great location, close to so many beautiful places. Cottage is immaculately clean, well equipped (love the sharp knives) and has lots of plug sockets which was handy. Fridge and freezer on the small size, and cottage is missing a fan (as we had particularly good weather so was stuffy in the upstairs bedrooms). We particularly loved the log fire and very sunny garden, great for sun lovers! Only downside was the cottage is not particularly child friendly (we have a 17 month old) with the narrow & steep stairs (giving difficulty in fitting a stair gate provided), and drop off the patio onto slate. All in all we had a perfect break away in a perfect little cottage. Would recommend!

    Reviewed by EmmaJun 2021

  • "We could not have asked for a better place to stay for exploring Snowdonia."

    The cottage is so cosy and perfectly location for the Ogwen Valley and its surrounding mountain ranges, with plenty of shops and restaurants also on your doorstep. Some reviews suggest the cottage has a small fridge and limitations such as lack of cooking equipment/ hair dryer etc- please do not let this put you off, there was absolutely everything you could need (the fridge is just a standard fridge with a freezer box, so more than ample). The shed and hose were also great for storing and cleaning down bikes. We hope to come for another stay here in the future!

    Reviewed by ElspethMay 2021

  • "The holiday cottage was fantastic."

    It was such a lovely little break. The cottage felt modern whilst still keeping its charm. It was clean, cosy and had everything we needed for a little break. The location of the cottage was also fab - so close to everything and the owners were really helpful when we asked for some recommendations for a local takeaway. We would 110% recommend this cottage and can't wait to hopefully one day return.

    Reviewed by DanielleMay 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage would definitely recommend had everything you needed."

    Ideally situated to surrounding places for you to visit..

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2020

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Great outdoor space. Clean and comfortable. Great shower. Excellent position for exploring Snowdonia and Anglesey. Be aware no freezer - small fridge with only an ice box.

    Reviewed by JodiAug 2020

  • "Peaceful location and easy access to attractions, with Zip world just up the road and Lon Las Ogwen ( off road bike or walking route near by)."

    Fridge is a bit small, but does the job and stored drinks in the shed Garden has a lovely aspect catching the sun all day long with a picnic really handy. The shed is a a helpful addition to store bikes and other equipment. No shops in walking distance, but lots of other shops in Bangor, Menai Bridge or Bethesda just a short drive or bike ride away. Lovely stay, disn’t Manage to see all the sites, electric mountain, national slate musesum because of covid, so will have to return. Well kept cottage, brilliant shower and with WiFi and smart tele, made the stay more comfortable.

    Reviewed by JustinAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage!"

    Reviewed by RachelFeb 2020

  • "Beautiful cosy little cottage."

    Absolutely immaculate. We spent the weekend here pre-Christmas, just to chill, eat, drink and watch movies infront of the log burner. Did not disappoint. We ventured out to Menai which is one of our favourite areas and had a wonderful coffee and flapjack at Dylan’s overlooking the strait. Thank you for a perfect weekend

    Reviewed by JoanneDec 2019

  • "A lovely cottage in a good location."

    Lots of sights within a few miles even at the time of year that we visited. A friendly local pub in the village and the Vaynol Arms is close by for a meal out.

    Reviewed by MarieNov 2019

  • "Everything was lovely, the area is ideal for what we wanted, walking, sightseeing and a peaceful weekend."

    The only thing I would add is that more than toilet roll would be good ! But everything else was generously provided.

    Reviewed by AnneNov 2019

  • "Had a great weekend at this beautiful cozy cottage."

    It’s well maintained and equipped also the location is great for a lot of local attractions.

    Reviewed by ClaireNov 2019

  • "All good. Would have liked a bath, but understand why there isnt one."

    Coffee making equipment completely missing. wonderfully warm and clean

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location"

    Reviewed by HayleyOct 2019

  • "After reading reviews i packed far too much, toilet roll, kitchen roll, knives, chopping board etc as reviews stated none there."

    i packed really warm night ware as someone made me worry about the heating.How wrong reviews can be the cottage had everything we needed and more was lovely and warm and we ended up opening the bedroom windows at night as it was very warm. the cottage was spotless and very comfortable. comfortable beds and a perfect location for exploring. i couldn't have asked for anything better and the owner should be proud. if we come back to Wales we will definitely be booking this cottage or one of the owners other cottages and i have made a note from the book in the cottage which ones he owns.

    Reviewed by EleanorSep 2019

  • "The cottage was a delight, well maintained and comfortable."

    Reviewed by JonathanAug 2019

  • "What a beautiful, cosy cottage."

    Could fault it, Ideally locates to explore North Wales. A great cottage to come back to at the end of the day and relax in front of the log fire. There is plenty of room for parking, and the shed is secure and ideal for hanging up all your gear to dry and get changed in. Would go back in a heart beat.

    Reviewed by StevenJul 2019

  • "A cosy comfortable cottage but lacking a few essentials i."

    E. hairdryer, a chopping board for cutting vegetables, meat etc, sharp knives, toilet rolls, kitchen rolls and a small welcome pack would have been nice. The back door lock was extremely difficult to operate and should in our opinion be looked at.

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2019

  • "An excellent cottage that felt cosy to return to each day."

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2019

  • "It was a pleasure to spend time in such a cosy and atmospheric cottage."

    The only problem was with the keys which we had trouble to turn. Also a hairdryer would be welcome. Otherwise the surrounding countryside is stunning and many interesting places to visit are easy to reach. Would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by WendyMay 2019

  • "A small, country cottage located very near to a well used road."

    good location for Snowdonia and the coast. Generally well equipped. Effective woodburner, plus electric heaters, keep cottage warm but could do with extra bedding in winter. Many cafes etc closed during winter but, more far importantly, no crowds, no queues, no hassle!

    Reviewed by AliApr 2019

  • "Everything was just perfect."

    Most beautiful cottage in a quiet location close to lovely walks and towns. We would’t think twice to go back

    Reviewed by LindaApr 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor single, 1 x first floor double and 1 x first floor single
  • Ground floor shower room with a shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear lawned garden and patio area with furniture and front slate garden
  • Secure storage sheds for bikes and drying walking clothes
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles and pub 200 yards
  • Note: There are low doorways into the bedrooms (5 ft) and bathroom (5ft 9")
  • Note: Electric car charging is not permitted in this property

The property

Ffrwdd Galed Isaf is a lovely grade 2 listed stone cottage located in Tregarth, Wales.

It lies in a charming village house that dates back many years and touches of this history can be found throughout the property.

With the lovely woodburning stove in the lounge,...

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About the location

TREGARTH

Bangor 5 miles.

Tregarth is a traditional Welsh village, originating from the slate mining industry but now a friendly village with a traditional pub and active village community centre. The old railway tracks for the mines have been closed and converted into cycle paths as part of the 250-mile Lon Las Cymru network from Cardiff to Holyhead, which winds its way through the Nant Francon Pass alongside the Ogwen river to Llyn Owen. Two miles away is Bethesda, a small town on the River Ogwen in North Wales with a number of shops, chapels and pubs. The coastal city of Bangor is six miles away and is best known for its university. Bangor also has a harbour and is close to the Thomas Telford-designed Menai Suspension Bridge which links the mainland to the Isle of Anglesey. South of Tregarth is the Snowdonia National Park with its stunning mountain walks, breathtaking scenery and many towns and villages. Capel Curig 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, the National Slate Museum and the High Ropes activity centre.

Region Information

Note: There are low doorways into the bedrooms (5 ft) and bathroom (5ft 9").
Electric car charging is not permitted in this property#
Note : Monday and Friday are preferred check-in days - other days are subject to availability with cleaners

No Sunday check-in

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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