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Ynys Wen

Llanberis, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 16708)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • “A wonderful location and property ...”
    A wonderful location and property with great space for our family, and comfortable beds. The garden is stunning.
    A wonderful location and property with great space for our family, and comfortable beds. The garden is stunning.
    - Mrs Downton, April 2017


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

The property

This large, Grade II listed, detached cottage is located on the edge of the popular village of Llanberis, with nearby walking access to Snowdon, in the heart of scenic North Wales.

Set in private gardens, Ynys Wen, formerly a village pub, is a spacious, homely cottage in a lovely location, with just a five-minute walk to the centre of Llanberis.

This cottage offers comfortable accommodation for a large family or group of friends looking for an active break away or just the perfect spot for a social gathering.

The spacious kitchen with central island at this cottage in Llanberis is ideal for preparing dinner and the large formal sitting room with dining area is great for enjoying your meals together as a group.

The second sitting room with open fire is a cosy spot to retire to after dinner to discuss how to fill your busy days ahead.

With three comfortable double bedrooms and a family room with three single beds, this cottage offers guests flexible sleeping arrangements.

A large, mature garden at this Llanberis cottage is ideal for alfresco dining, as well as relaxing and ample off road parking is available with secure storage for kayaks and mountain bikes, making this is a superb holiday home for anyone wanting to explore the area and enjoy the many activities available nearby.

With the village of Llanberis so close to your North Wales cottage, you will be able to park your car and not need it again until you leave this lovely location.

With excellent walking, kayaking, climbing, mountain bike trails and access to Snowdon, this is a terrific base for enjoying an activity holiday or relaxing break at any time of year.


Four bedrooms: 3 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x family room with 3 singles and basin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower and basin. Ground floor WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire. Second sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.


  • LPG central heating with electric fire in sitting room and open fire in second sitting room
  • Electric range oven with 5 ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, second fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with YouView, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 8 cars
  • Bike and kayak storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Lake 2 mins walk
  • Note: One double bedroom has restricted access to the sides of the bed
  • Note: Due to the steep drop in the garden, please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Note: Whilst the property is set back from the main road, some traffic noise may be heard.

About the location


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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas