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Ffrwdd Galed Uchaf

Tregarth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 968274)

4.7

(28 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place to stay, we did everything we wanted to do and seen some wonderful parts of Wales that we have not explored before."

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2022

  • "Very clean, warm and comfortable."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would stay again. Many thanks!

    Reviewed by StephenMay 2022

  • "My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful cottage - it was very cosy and comfortable and we will be going back there again in September - we are looking forward to it already - The owners Mr and Mrs Owen are extremely friendly and helpful and it was a pleasure to meet them."

    Sue and Diana

    Reviewed by sueMar 2022

  • "This was the best location of the three cottages we have had in Snowdonia."

    The property has been finished to a very high standard.

    Reviewed by StevenMar 2022

  • "Absolutely amazing, exceeded expectations thank you so much for making this picture perfect cottage available for us to make memories."

    Highly recommend, great location for getting out and about in the beautiful area.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2022

  • "The cottage was very nice, very clean & comfortable."

    I’ve had 2 holiday cottages for 19 years so I’m quite fussy. The only thing I would say is I’ve not been to a property that doesn’t have a bottle of toilet cleaner.

    Reviewed by MargaretFeb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Cosy, clean and well equipped. Great location for snowdonia and all the things to do in the area.

    Reviewed by ClareNov 2021

  • "The cottage was immaculate."

    Very comfortable sofas and beds, warm and cosy, well-equipped kitchen, plenty of hot water and a brilliant shower. Lovely outdoor space. Excellent location for travelling to Anglesey, Snowdon and surrounding peaks, and the fabulous ZipWorld is just 10 minutes away. Huge Tesco Extra at Bangor less than 15 mins away too. We also enjoyed the attention of the beautiful and very friendly neighbouring cat! A very enjoyable holiday!

    Reviewed by MelanieOct 2021

  • "The cottage was in a perfect location to explore footpaths and local attractions."

    It was cosy and very clean and had everything you could want was a home from home. Beds were comfortable and the sofas can't fault anything. We will definitely stay there again in the future.

    Reviewed by TraceyAug 2021

  • "Location is excellent."

    You can easily visit anywhere in north Wales with this cottage as a base.

    Reviewed by CharlotteJul 2021

  • "Lovely old cottage, which has been completely modernised and well equipped, particularly the large walk in shower that's great for getting a young family all clean after a beach day - wow there are some beautiful beaches nearby!"

    Excellent base for exploring North Wales, just a short drive from the expressway going East West and the A5 going North South. Literally our only gripe was the double bed mattress comfort, could feel the springs and bounced quite a bit, at least needs a foam topper perhaps a higher quality mattress. Didn't get in the way of a fantastic holiday though, thank you!

    Reviewed by JamesJun 2021

  • "Really lovely cottage."

    It was very comfortable, decorated very nicely and well situated for visiting both Snowdonia national park and Anglesey. We really enjoyed our time there.

    Reviewed by HelenJun 2021

  • "Really well situated, lovely little cottage"

    Reviewed by BradleyApr 2021

  • "It is a lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings, can't fault it at all."

    Reviewed by JuanitaSep 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage,when we arrived we thought that it had just been decorated and we were one of the first to use it(it was so clean) Then reading the visitors book we could see that many couples had been before."

    Covid-19 fears were soon forgotten. Tregarth was the perfect location,most places of interest were close enough(the fantastic Zip wire was only ten minutes away)A pity the local pub was shut and we had to drive or get a taxi to eat out.Small things that couldn't be helped. Thank you Sykes. We had a memorable holiday.

    Reviewed by LarrySep 2020

  • "Cottage was as described, was even nicer than the listing and super clean."

    Felt extremely Covid safe

    Reviewed by PatSep 2020

  • "Cosy cottage in a great location."

    Really clean and tidy which is a comfort in these COVID times.

    Reviewed by KeithAug 2020

  • "Easy booking, cottage kust as described."

    Everything we needed was at the beautiful cottage, owner replied to any questions we had swiftly. Our first time with Sykes holiday cottages and we will use this company again

    Reviewed by RachelJul 2020

  • "Great location for exploring Snowdonia!"

    The property was lovely, well kept and clean. Perfect for a family of 4.

    Reviewed by AshrafFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was just as described in the listing - if not better."

    Incredibly comfortable, well equipped and extremely cosy. The communication from the owner was great before, during and after our stay. We couldn't have asked for anymore. We certainly hope to return to this property in the future. Thank you for the wonderful stay!

    Reviewed by RebeccaFeb 2020

  • "Very lovely comfortable and warm cottage in a beautiful part of Wales."

    We were welcomed with a christmas tree, bottle of fizz and a tin of cookies, a useful large foil roasting tray and enough kindling and logs for a couple of days fire. Mr. Owen was quick to respond to a couple of issues we had. Would choose to stay here again.

    Reviewed by NicolaDec 2019

  • "Brilliant. Wonderful cottage in a wonderful location."

    Reviewed by JustinNov 2019

  • "The cottage was very modern and comfortable."

    Ideal for a short stay! Close to snowdonia area and coast.

    Reviewed by CeriNov 2019

  • "The cottage was decorated to a high standard."

    It had a lovely cosy feel and was in an ideal location for our needs. The owner was very helpful too with places to eat, Taxi’s etc We would definitely like to return one day

    Reviewed by SheilaOct 2019

  • "It was a great 4 days - the facilities were fantastic."

    The folder telling your where everything was included places of interest to visit which was great. Would definitely recommend :)

    Reviewed by JayneAug 2019

  • "The cottage is well finished and looks like it has only recently been refurbished."

    It has decent internet connectivity which can be an issue in Wales. The washing machine and dryer are an added bonus as not all places have these facilities.A good selection of crockery, glasses and decent plates etc.Excellent shower.Ideally located for things to see and visit in the North of Wales. Good outside area to have breakfast in the sun. The bad bits, the sofas in the cottage pictures are not the ones in the cottage, in fact the living room layout was completely different, I expect to have what is in the property description as that is one of the reasons it was booked in the first place. There is nowhere to put soap, shower gel, shampoo in the shower. The single room where our granddaughter slept is opposite the kitchen and the road is on the other side, the single glazed windows and traditional doors don't stop the noise so it can be a bit of an issue for families trying to get young children to sleep. No brochures or information apart from the brief information in the file. No games in the cupboard or recycling bin under the sink (both in the information pack). The only real bug bear for us was the Property Hand Back Policy, strip all the beds, clean the oven, clean the fridge, empty all the bins, basically clean from top to bottom before you leave at 10 . It doesn't leave a lot of time to get a shower, dressed, breakfast, pack your car etc before 10. You also have to put the bins out the night before, which we did, only for them not to be collected (large bin gets collected every 3 weeks, no idea when next due collection). Most people will clean what they have used so maybe it could be worded less like a list to a cleaning company or put in the booking information so that guests are aware.

    Reviewed by CharlieJun 2019

  • "The cottage was of the highest specifications."

    The owners should be proud of their achievements providing a cottage we could find no fault with.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2019

  • "We found this a good and clean accommodation, just a few things missing that would of made this a super place I."

    E. Tin opener, proper freezer, toilet brush, potato peeler. These may seem a bit unessential but would have made the holiday a bit more relaxing. But would like to say thank you to the owners for our lovely stay.

    Reviewed by LouiseMay 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor single and 2 x first floor double
  • 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 Uchaf is a Grade II listed building situated in Tregarth, Wales.

This is a great choice for those who fancy a rural location where you can enjoy some of Wales' finest locations.

Step into the open-plan living space, with its light decor and welcoming rooms.

Sit on the plush sofas with the warmth emanating from the crackling woodburning stove, and enjoy the benefits of the smart TV and DVD player to catch up on all your favourite shows and films for a family night in.

Move toward the dining area with two benches able to seat five people, and makes for an excellent place to dine together.

The kitchen has a lovely set of contemporary units and worktops, with a selection of appliances to suit your cooking needs.

The ground floor is also home to a single bedroom, and a modern ground floor shower room.

Upstairs you will find a further two double bedrooms.

The bedrooms have been minimally styled, with matching bedside tables and lamps, ideal for some late night reading.

The upstairs bedrooms have sloping ceilings and skylights, giving the rooms an abundance of natural light.

Outside, there is a rear lawned garden and patio area with furniture, a lovely space to sit out and enjoy the morning breeze, while you watch the sun rise.

To the front is an enclosed slate garden area, with off-road parking to the side for up to three cars.

While you stay at Ffrwdd Galed Uchaf, why not indulge in Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, which is 1.2 miles away.

With panoramic stunning views over the slate quarry, you and your little ones can enjoy the 500ft high zip line, and makes for an exciting day out.

Also nearby is Penrhyn Castle, a National Trust castle in the form of a Norman Castle.

It dates back to the 15th century and has an industrial railway museum and a painting collection.

Ffrwdd Galed Uchaf is ideal for a short break or cosy holiday.

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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