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The Look Out

(Ref. 1051038)

Aberdovey, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (12)
  • views (11)
  • great (9)
  • stay (8)
  • look (7)
  • property (7)

19 Customer Reviews

  • "We have just returned from the “lookout” and we absolutely loved it."

    The lodge was spotless and I’m fussy with cleanliness, it was comfy and cosy and there were nice touches such as blankets and cool bags for us to borrow. The beds were comfy. The view was unbelievable, I could sit and look for hours. Aberdyfi is a lovely town with a beach, crabbing area, little shops and yummy fish and chips. We drove to nearby Tywyn for the big shop which took 5 mins. I would recommend this property to anyone. Great for walks, water sports, beach days and waterfalls. Close to Snowdonia National Park but it took 2 hours to get to the Llanberis path of Snowdon. We did it but it was a very long day. I will definitely stay again. Thank you for having us.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Apr 2024

  • "Brilliant place to stay Ideal for walking and cycling"

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2024

  • "Such a beautiful and peaceful place."

    A perfect spot to relax in. Loved it.

    Thank you Richard for your lovely honest review. The Look Out is such a special place to us, as you say a haven to relax with an incredible outlook. I’m Thrilled you and your guests had a wonderful stay. Kindest Kate Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property totally fulfilled our hopes and expectations."

    Amazing views, peaceful and restful. A great base from which to explore. The Look Out is very well equipped, comfy beds, lovely linens and towels provided. We would definitely like to return!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2023

  • "We have just stayed at the look out for 5 days."

    Regardless of the weather, our stay was fantastic. The cabin was homey with great views. The town was beautiful and the people lovely. Perfect for our daily drive into Snowdonia for hikes and zip world. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at The Look Out and can’t wait to go again."

    The property was well thought out and nicely furnished, really comfy bedrooms and lovely shower. Amazing views which changed daily with the clouds coming and going and lovely big windows. Everything was clean and well maintained too. The village of Aberdyfi is lovely with a great beach, crabbing for the kids and enough restaurants, bars and takeaways to keep us all fed. Really lovely stay and can’t recommend it enough.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely property with absolutely stunning views and all the comforts of home."

    Decorated and furnished to a very high standard and equally well maintained . Stayed 3 nights recently and wish could have stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Ahmef5.0Sep 2022

  • "We stayed at The Lookout for a week in August 2022 and had a fabulous stay."

    The Accommodation and facilities were of a high standard and everything we needed plus more was provided for. The views are particularly amazing, simply breathtaking. We would highly recommend to anyone. The only negative is that we didn't book for longer but very much look forward to returning in the future.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2022

  • "A beautiful property, everything was immaculate."

    Felt like ‘home from home’. A beach style accommodation with everything you need. Set on the hill with amazing views. We had such a lovely time and will definitely be back. Thank you so much. Anna & family

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Aug 2022

  • "Great setting & did indeed have fantastic views!"

    Lovely clean & homely atmosphere at the lodge.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a a really good short break at The Lookout."

    The property was very clean and comfortable throughout and was well equipped. The site was beautifully kept and very quiet. The views are STUNNING!

    Reviewed by Guy5.0Jul 2022

  • "Thankyou very much, the look and stay was much more lovely than expecting!"

    Will defenetly recommend this stay, bring more friends when you go! Thankyou so much

    Thank you so much for your gorgeous comments, The Look Out is a stunning place, gorgeous accommodation and views, sadly the photos don’t do it justice. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Apr 2022

  • "A stunning location, ideal for people looking for total peace, with fabulous views."

    The Look Out was lovely and clean and comfortable, and we will definitely go again. Thank you for a lovely holiday. We can also recommend the cafe/restaurant Coast for meals, but book in advance. It was great to have good quality beach chairs to take down the to beach - thank you.

    Thank you so much for your wonderful comments - it certainly is a special place. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the future. Kindest Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lydia5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great accommodation and location."

    Hot water failed on day before our last stay, but with one call had someone around within an hour and was fixed by our return from our excursion. My recommendation. Is to have separate bins or reference to separating waist for the bin as it would then help to maintain the fantastic initiative of the central waist removal where waist products are separated. Please note this is a very minor observation the accommodation, Location and service was on point. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jayesh5.0Jun 2021

  • "In addition to being supremely peaceful and relaxing, the location of 'The Lookout' provides the most sensational and panoramic views as its name suggests."

    The furnishings and appointment of the chalet are both high quality and contemporary. Everything one could ask for! Excellent in every way.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely Chalet, exceeded expectations."

    Quiet peaceful location with lovely walks. Will certainly go back to stay.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Jun 2021

  • "Amazing view from the property."

    Extremely clean and as Covid rules. Lovely quiet site, well maintained.. Decor very pleasing. Much needed break, thank you for making it just right!

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had a fantastic time at the lookout , it’s a great location and the view from the balcony is stunning !"

    The decor and furnishings are lovely and modern. The walk into Aberdovey from the lodge is stunning and Aberdovey itself has a very chilled feel to it . We will definitely be returning to the lookout in the future ! Thank you so much for a great holiday !

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Sep 2020

  • "Absolutely amazing."

    The views from this lodge are unreal. The place was so clean and nicely decorated. Very cosy! Enough room for 6 adults easily. Quiet, relaxing trip, great location for the beach. Thank you so much, we really fell in love with the place :)

    Reviewed by Roberta5.0Sep 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x double, 1 x adult bunk bed
  • Shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge iron and ironing board
  • Flat Screen TV with Freeview and DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed decking with outdoor sofas
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 1 mile
  • The lodge and Bwlch Gwyn Chalet Park do not have wifi, however there is good 4G reception
  • Please take extra care as the steps up to the property are steep and may not be suitable for persons with limited mobility

The property

Boasting outstanding views from its elevated position, The Look Out commands amazing scenery over the lovely seaside village of Aberdovey.

Positioned on a quiet, private lodge park, The Look Out is perfect for families wishing to enjoy a break in Wales.

Enjoying a ground-floor layout, The Look Out offers open-plan living, so whether you are cooking a family meal in the well-equipped kitchen, gathered around the dining table or relaxing on the sofa in front of the TV, you can be amidst your loved ones.

Continue down the hallway to the bedrooms, including two doubles, one of which has a TV and an adult bunk room, it can cater for couples or groups of friends.

Serving these bedrooms is the neat shower room with a walk-in shower, basin and WC as well as a heated towel rail.

For a perfect evening, simply take a seat on the outdoor sofas on the enclosed decking and take in the view, with this area great for stargazing too thanks to the lower light pollution.

Head down into the village of Aberdovey to enjoy the delights of this coastal haven, with plenty of inns and restaurants to visit, an excellent 18-hole golf course, and a beach renowned for its watersports.

Spend days on the beach surfing, sunbathing or swimming, or have a go at some sea fishing or crab fishing and catch your evening meal!

Visit Tywyn to see the world-famous Talyllyn Steam Railway, a 19th century railway once a way of transporting slate and now offering picturesque journeys through the Fathew valley in Snowdonia National Park, passing streams and waterfalls and through a remote valley in the Meioneth mountains, it's perfect for all ages.

Keen walkers can explore the southern Snowdonia Mountain Range, enjoy the views at the Penygader, the peak of Cadair Idris, holding dramatic views of the lake and valley below from the top.

Other attractions nearby include King Arthur's Labyrinth, an underground attraction within an old slate mine, and the Centre for Alternative Technology, set across 7 acres, it hosts interactive displays, organically managed gardens, family activities and a café.

Enjoy the beauty of both the sea and Snowdonia at The Look Out.

Note: The property is not suitable for those with limited mobility as it is reached via a fairly steep grass bank from the car park followed by stone steps and steps up to the decking. Extra care must be taken when raining/wet as they can be slippery, so please supervise children at all times when on the veranda as there is a steep drop.

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About the location

ABERDOVEY

Tywyn 5 miles; Machynlleth 11 miles.

The picturesque harbour village of Aberdovey is renowned for its mild climate, sandy beaches, sailing and a championship 18-hole links golf course (rated in the UK's top 100). The village is often referred to as “an artist's paradise” with its pastel-coloured cottages, small shops, inns and excellent restaurants which specialise in local seafood, all helping to create a relaxed welcoming atmosphere. Aberdovey boasts some of the finest beaches in Britain, with four miles of golden sand-dune-backed shoreline running north to Tywyn, home of the world-famous Talyllyn Steam Railway and crab fishing. The beaches are popular with sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and fishermen while the estuary attracts a wide range of watersports enthusiasts. The peaks of the Cader Idris and Aran Fawddwy ranges are within easy reach and are complemented by the charm of the Dovey and Dysynni valleys nearby. An ideal area for walkers, climbers and wildlife watchers, and a wonderful all-year-round location.

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Please supervise children at all times when on the veranda as there is a steep drop.
No BBQs allowed on site

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas