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Frondeg

Rhiwlas, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1008828)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was in a great position overlooking countryside and views over Anglesey."

    The cottage was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed. The welcome pack was a lovely surprise and the owners came to meet us to make sure we had everything for our needs. Our dog enjoyed running around in the paddock and was fascinated by the sheep in the next field. Car parking was off road at the side of the property, enough room for two cars. A really lovely comfortable holiday home. Will definitely return one day.

    Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2022

  • "This was my second time at lovely Fron Deg."

    The cottage is so well thought-out with every practical thing you could possibly need. It gets harder to find holiday cottages elsewhere when you've stayed in one as perfect as this. There are so many lovely walks to enjoy from the doorstep and then you can surely never tire of the views from the front windows. I wish I could have stayed for months!

    Thank you for your lovely comments. It was nice to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean, comfortable and well thought out, being renovated especially as a holiday cottage: everything you could need and more was provided for a perfect holiday, even in January."

    My dog loved charging about in the secure garden and licking the horses' noses; I loved looking at the view and enjoyed many colourful dawns and sunsets from the living room window. The owners live just behind the cottage and are very friendly and helpful.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnneJan 2022

  • "We had a lovely few days in this clean, comfortable and cosy cottage, which definitely deserves its 5 star status."

    We loved the wood burner and scenic views most. The dog loved the exercise paddock at the front of the cottage. The owners are helpful and responsive and left a welcome pack of supplies for us on arrival. We will definitely return.

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JuliaJan 2022

  • "Wonderful cottage, cosy and comfortable with stunning views and an ideal base for exploring North Wales and Anglesey."

    Our dog enjoyed playing in the enclosed paddock and meeting the friendly horses in the field next door. Very considerate owners who left a fantastic welcome pack for us all and the cottage was warm and welcoming for our arrival over the Christmas break including tasteful Christmas decorations. We would love to return again.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JaneDec 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow in an elevated position in the village with spectacular views."

    Frondeg has everything you will ever need for your holiday. Frondeg is a great base for all North Wales attractions only being 15-30 mins drive away.

    Reviewed by KenOct 2021

  • "Firstly the communication from the owners of the cottage was superb."

    The location of the cottage was great, towards the top of the village with wonderful views. The outside space was fab - my kids (and our dog) loved playing in the paddock and saying hello to the horses in the neighbouring field. The interior was sparkly clean upon arrival with a helpful welcome pack left by the owners. The facilities were excellent and the beds super comfy! The only negative of our holiday was the weather!! Would highly recommend this cottage as a place to stay. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by SoniaAug 2021

  • "The cottage was wonderful and the location and views were better than expected."

    Reviewed by AlexJul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage had everything you needed and lovely views."

    Great base for exploring Snowdonia area Anglesey Bangor Caernarfon Llyen Peninsular and Betws -Y -Coed. Very dog friendly large safe gardens to play in in. Lovely owners as well

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2021

  • "Spotless clean bungalow everything we needed, nice welcome goodies."

    Friendly owners who made us very welcome. Good location for exploring North Wales. Our dog loved running up and down the paddock whilst safe.

    Reviewed by DebbieJul 2021

  • "The views and location were truly stunning Frondeg was in an excellent location for walking or touring."

    The Accomodation is finished to a lovely standard and the kitchen is well equipped if you prefer to cook. We especially loved the amazing panoramic views and watching the sunsets from the picture window and conservatory. It really made our holiday special. The hosts were helpful friendly and welcoming. The welcome basket was full of goodies for us and our dog. Having the paddock for dog to run and play in was yet another extra feature that made our stay truly lovely. Could not have wished for more. We have booked again for next year!

    Reviewed by PhilippaJun 2021

  • "What a fantastic find this cottage was, it was everything in the details plus more, on arrival it was spotlessly clean, lovely welcome hamper."

    The owners came to visit us after we had settled in and were lovely people and nothing was too much trouble, views from all windows were magnificent, if we are in the area again will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by LynneJun 2021

  • "The cottage is very spacious and comfortable, with amazing views from many of the windows."

    It is in a perfect location for exploring both Snowdonia and Anglesey. There are also lots of lovely walks direct from the cottage.

    Reviewed by JacquiJun 2021

  • "Lovely holiday cottage, was wonderful to arrive in a clean, beautifully equipped cottage after a long drive into Wales."

    The welcome pack was a nice touch as well. Einir provided excellent communication and was thoughtful to let us know where we could find outdoor furniture on a sunny day. Our toddler absolutely loved the house and garden, interacting with the animals next door. The kitchen is well equipped for any of your cooking needs. Fantastic stay, we highly recommend and look forward to returning in the future.

    Reviewed by SamanthaMay 2021

  • "One the first night the heating did not work."

    It was fixed the following day however the radiators were extremely noisy all night. we reported this issue and the owners sent someone around the next day. Still this problem was not fixed and we had a very loud radiator all night throughout our stay.

    Reviewed by Shamsher SinghApr 2021

  • "Frondeg is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in."

    Our expectations were exceeded the moment we opened the door as the bungalow smelt so fresh and clean. It was spotless, warm and so comfortable. We had absolutely everything we could possibly need as Hefin and Einir had gone to so much trouble and given a great deal of thought into making our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our welcome gifts were thoughtful and meant we didn't need to find shops to get us started and instead relaxed with a cup of tea and slice of Bara Brith. Even Lily our golden retriever had treats! The bungalow is so convenient for exploring Anglesey and Snowdonia. We were at the foot of Snowdon within ten minutes and also did some lovely walks from the door including walking into Bangor and getting the bus back which stops opposite the house. The garden is beautiful, I took my watercolours and could have spent the week painting flowers and scenery. It's also a dog's holiday in itself as Lily loved racing around the field which was all enclosed and made friends with the horses in the adjoining field. Everything is beautifully kept and it was a pleasure to sit in the conservatory and admire the views across the fields, over Bangor and to the sea. Thank you for making our holiday so relaxing and memorable. We look forward to coming back.

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2020

  • "Amazing holiday home which is one of the best ever stayed in."

    Jaw dropping views across the valleys and the dog loved the outside paddock. Very clean throughout. Perfectly situated for visiting loads of wonderful places. We will be visiting again one day.

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2020

  • "This is the best equipped and furnished property we have stayed in."

    The location is excellent, convenient for Snowdonia, Ynys Mon , and the beaches of North Wales. The owners are local and made us feel welcome, the locals were friendly. Will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2020

  • "Great place to stay,,,great views,,all round lovely place and owners very good and friendly"

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2020

  • "Frondeg was so beautiful."

    Everything in the house was of top quality, super clean and wonderfully comfortable. The gardens were beautiful and having our own paddock was the icing on the cake. The views across to the Menaii Straits was spectacular and the mountains lay just behind us. There were friendly horses in the field next to us and every day they came to say hello and to receive a carrot or apple. The location was perfect. We seemed to be no more than 5 miles from so many gorgeous areas - Anglesey, Snowdonia, Caernarfon and many more. We have enjoyed many Sykes cottages over the years, but this one was truly perfect in every way.

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2020

  • "Wonderful bungalow, fabulous host, superb view, great garden, amazing welcome pack."

    We absolutely loved it. Our dog was very, very pleased too. The best self catering cottage I have ever stayed in.

    Reviewed by ClareJul 2020

  • "Super location the owners went the extra mile."

    To make us welcome.

    Reviewed by GeoffOct 2019

  • "We have recently returned from a wonderful week at Frondeg."

    Our expectations were far exceeded. Communication from the owners was excellent. They even popped over to see if we had settled in okay. The accommodation is immaculate, spacious, warm and very comfortable. The owners have literally thought of everything to make Frondeg 'home from home'. There is even a slow cooker and George Foreman Grill! The welcome pack included eggs, milk, bread, chocolates, cakes and even treats for our Border Collie who loved the space outside to run up and down with her Frisbee. The front and back gardens are completely secure. The views are incredible. We certainly hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by MillieOct 2019

  • "This holiday accommodation is home from home, whilst you definitely need a car to get out and about the views from the bungalow are spectacular with nothing but wild life for your neighbours."

    The hosts have thought of everything and should be very proud at the standards they are achieving. We would definitely recommend Frondeg to any friends and family wishing to holiday in this are?

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, owners fantastic."

    One small criticism that our small Scottie dog struggled with the garden steps to the front and back garden, yet the description on the website makes no mention of these.

    Reviewed by GrahamSep 2019

  • "The house was mainly as expected but the welcome pack was very good and all the equipment/ rooms in the cottage were in excellent condition as the property had been fairly newly renovated."

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2019

  • "We had an amazing holiday despite the change in wheather the bungalow we stayed in was beautiful and would recommend it to friends and family."

    The location was perfect only 15 mins away from a good adventure or a stroll round town .

    Reviewed by DanielAug 2019

  • "Excellent facilities and comfortable accomidation."

    Lovely location very close to lots of activities and ideal for walking up Snowdon. Very dog friendly and close to a very good dog friendly pub. Hosts helpful and caring to ensure all needs are met. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by LouiseAug 2019

  • "We would highly recommended Frondeg as holiday rental."

    A little gem of a cottage in quiet location with lovely views. We spent a long weekend and wish we could of stayed longer. The cottage and grounds were beautifully maintained and the welcome pack was a thoughtful touch with something for everyone, even the dog !

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2019

  • "The cottage is light and bright with lovely views across open countryside towards Anglesey and superb sunsets especially from the sunny patio."

    On arrival the cottage was warm and inviting and there was a very generous welcome pack. Everywhere was scrupulously clean. It is well furnished and equipped and stylishly decorated and has a very pretty garden. This is a lovely place to stay - can't recommend it enough.

    Reviewed by GordonMay 2019

  • "Location of cottage excellent to visit North Wales and Anglesey area."

    Welcome tray was the best I've ever come across (Wine, cake, biscuits, dog treats, milk, tea, coffee...and more). Dog towels provided was a nice touch. Super clean and well furnished with some stylish pieces. Access to Amazon Fire Stick was an unexpected bonus although occasionally the internet speeds weren't sufficient to support this at the same time as supporting our own devices. Loved the views and garden area. Well fitted kitchen and super shower. Thanks for everything. Will definitely be recommending to friends.

    Reviewed by PaulApr 2019

  • "Wonderful place to have a holiday."

    All amenities and owners who really care and make you feel welcome. I would imagine the more people who stay here the quicker it will booked. I cannot recommend Fron Deg highly enough

    R DowningOct 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedroom: 1 x king, 1 x twin (zip/link option can be made up as a king size bed by prior request)
  • Double shower, loo and basin
  • Kitchen with breakdfast bar.
  • Central Heating, bed linen and towels provided, woodburning stove, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, smart TV, Amazon Firestick, hairdryer, washing machine, tumble dryer, wifi, 1 well behaved dog welcome, parking for 2 cars
  • Note: Initial supply of kindling and logs, further supplies available locally.

The property

Frondeg is a holiday bungalow close to the university town of Bangor that will all generations looking to holiday in North Wales.

Warm and welcoming inside with a pretty and well-tended garden surrounding it, you’re sure to have a relaxing break here.

There is so much to see, do and experience close by, too! The main living space is open plan to include the kitchen, sitting and dining areas.

The kitchen offers all you need - an electric cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and toaster.

There’s even a TV and a breakfast bar.

The utility room is where you’ll find a washing machine and tumble dryer. There’s a small seating area that has chairs set around the wood burning stove which makes this a cosy nook, even in the winter months.

There’s also a dining table and chairs for four people.

The views across the Snowdonia countryside are just lovely from the table! There are two bedrooms, one with king sized bed and the other being a twin bedroom with two single beds.

They can be made up as a king size bed by prior request. The beds will be made made up as advertised, if you would like a different bed configuration please contact Menai Holidays 7 days before your arrival.

There is a separate sitting room with a leather sofa and chairs around an electric flame-effect fire, which adds cosiness.

There’s a TV and Amazon Firestick for entertainment.

There are patio doors that lead to the terrace, too.

There is even an additional small conservatory which is a warm space, especially in the summer, and has stunning views. Frondeg has a double shower, loo and wash hand basin. At the front of the bungalow is a large terraced or patio area with garden furniture.

There is also a paddock which you’re able to access which is great for ball games or exercising your dog.

Yes, Frondeg is a dog friendly holiday cottage!

The back garden has a lawn, shrubs and more seating options.

There is also parking for two cars on the drive.

So much of the North Wales holiday experience is possible from Frondeg.

You’re not far from the A55, making it ideal for those heading from the North West of England to North Wales.

Walks, castles, gardens, attractions and a myriad of activities are all possible without having to venture too far.

You can explore the best that Anglesey, Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula have to offer from here.

It’s also ideal for those looking to stay close to Bangor University.

This is a brilliant holiday bungalow that’s suitable for all generations as it’s all on one level.

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About the location

RHIWLAS

Bangor 5 miles; Caernarfon 7 miles.

Rhiwlas is a traditional Welsh village set on the foothills of the Snowdonia Mountain range with its own primary school and within easy access from the A55 Expressway, 4 miles from the city of Bangor with its University and with the famous town of Llanberis just 6 miles away. Llanberis offers excellent places to eat and drink, fabulous shopping, and is dominated by the grandeur of the Snowdon Massif. It is renowned as 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 the Snowdonia Mountain Railway, or on foot along one of the many routes to the summit. 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 and Plas Newydd. With Anglesey and the entire North Wales coastline within easy reach, Rhiwlas is an excellent holiday location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas