Bontnewydd near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 29071)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

An attractive, detached Bontnewydd cottage in a beautiful wooded location, beside the impressive River Wnion, only four miles from Dolgellau and approximately six miles from the foot of the spectacular Cader Idris mountain range.

This riverside Dolgellau cottage provides spacious, traditional, well-equipped accommodation, perfect for an older family or a group of friends who are looking for a romantic break in a lovely location.

On the first floor, this Dolgellau cottage boasts three comfortable en-suite bedrooms, whilst on the ground floor, there is a dining room, and the charming sitting room, with brick inglenook fireplace, boasts a cosy woodburner.

The delightful conservatory gives this Dolgellau holiday home that extra bit of space to escape to, perfect if you want a few minutes’ peace and quiet.

Outside, there is a large front lawn with an additional side patio, both perfect for relaxing after an exciting day out in the Snowdonia National Park, or after an exhilarating journey up (and back down) Cader Idris.

For avid fishermen, this cottage near Dolgellau offers a wonderful treat; private salmon and trout fishing is available on the river, and is included in the rental rate, so you can fish to your heart’s content.

Just four miles away is Dolgellau's pretty town centre offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, and is a perfect base for climbing or walking up Cader Idris.

This Dolgellau cottage is close to a golf course, and is only 11 miles from the renowned mountain bike centre at Coed-y-Brenin.

Just 13 miles away are the beautiful sandy beaches of Barmouth and Fairbourne, as well as Harlech Castle, a World Heritage Site.

This is a lovely Dolgellau cottage, ideal for an all-year-round holiday in a stunning riverside location.

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Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with dressing room and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Two ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, TV, WiFi, telephone (incoming calls only)
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking 3 cars
  • Large front lawn, side patio with furniture and BBQ
  • FOC private salmon and trout river fishing in the grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 4 miles
  • Note: Guests aged 12 and over, and babes-in-arms only
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is UV filtered and annually tested
  • Note: Conservatory is unheated.

About the location


Dolgellau 3 miles; Barmouth 13 miles; Aberdovey 25 miles.

Bontnewydd is a scattered rural hamlet situated on the banks of the River Wnion, in the heart of southern Snowdonia, surrounded by the spectacular scenery of wooded hills and mountains. The wonderful Cader Idris Mountain Range and Coed Y Brenin Forest Park, which provide some of the best mountain biking in Europe, are both nearby, while relaxing days out on the soft sandy beaches of Barmouth, Fairbourne and Aberdovey are within easy reach. The nearby town of Dolgellau offers a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat and there are excellent restaurants in many of the nearby coastal resorts. A location for quiet outdoor recreation with superb scenery, mountains, forests, waterfalls, castles and beaches all close to hand!

Region Information

Note: This property accepts guests aged 12 and over and babes-in-arms only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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