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Arthog near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 912043)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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    “Great host, property and location.”

    - Mr Beech, August 2020

The property

This well-presented, detached bungalow stands next to the owner’s home, in an elevated position amongst lovely private grounds, in the village of Arthog.

Set in the Snowdonia National Park, with stunning views across the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, this Arthog holiday cottage sits close to the foothills of Cader Idris and is only one mile from the lovely Cregennan Lakes, which boasts excellent trout fishing.

With the popular beach at Fairbourne under three miles away, this Arthog cottage has been successfully refurbished to create light and modern holiday accommodation and a perfect base for a family getaway in this richly diverse area of Wales.

With the accommodation set entirely over the ground floor, this Arthog cottage has three bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen with a fantastic electric AGA, a bright dining room and a sitting room, which boasts a cosy woodburner and large picture windows where guests are sure to spend hours studying the sublime views.

Outside this Arthog cottage, there is a large lawned garden with a stream and a small pond, and a raised patio, which is perfect for enjoying an alfresco meal in the sun, with sweeping sights across the nearby estuary.

This Arthog cottage enjoys a fantastic location perfect for walkers, mountain bikers, watersports enthusiasts or those simply in search of a peaceful getaway, surrounded by unforgettable scenery.

Just a few minutes’ walk away is the famous Mawddach Estuary Trail, which John Ruskin described as “one of the most sublime views in Europe”.

Fairbourne is with easy reach, with its long sandy beach, golf course and narrow gauge steam railway.

The area is renowned for its fantastic flora and fauna, and for a day trip, why not explore the ancient market town of Dolgellau, the popular resort of Barmouth or the attractive harbour village of Aberdovey?

A lovely Arthog cottage, tucked away in a truly beautiful corner of the Snowdonia National Park.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x bunks
  • Bunk beds only suitable for children up to the age of 16
  • Maximum occupancy is 4 adults and 2 children
  • Bunk beds are only suitable for children
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Maximum 4 adults and 2 children
  • Bunk beds are only suitable for children up to 16
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, Bunk beds only suitable for children up to the age of 16
  • WiFi, selection of children’s DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional wood available to purchase from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Garage for bikes, canoes etc
  • Private sloping lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Note: Small pond and stream in garden, children and pets to be supervised.

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About the location


Fairbourne 3 miles; Dolgellau 7 miles; Aberdovey 18 miles.

The village of Arthog is situated on the lower reaches of the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, which runs from the renowned seaside town of Barmouth to the outskirts of delightful Dolgellau, nestled beside the foothills of one of Wales' most spectacular mountains, Cader Idris. One of the most popular walking and cycling routes in Wales passes through Arthog: the 4.5 mile nature trail along the Estuary, ideal for birdwatching. Close by, the village resort of Fairbourne boasts a safe sandy beach with rock pools at either end of a two mile stretch of golden sands. The famous narrow gauge steam railway journeys through awe-inspiring scenery to a small ferry carrying foot passengers to Barmouth. Dolgellau is a splendid little town, just 7 miles away, offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and is surrounded by the stunning National Park, providing wonderful walking and a range of outdoor pursuits.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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