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Brithgwm Canol

Brithdir near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 991591)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • 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/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dolgellau 4.2 miles.

Tucked away down a secluded track just outside the popular North Wales town of Dolgellau in the village of Brithdir is Brithgwm Canol.

This tranquil reverse-level barn conversion is ideal for a couple or small family looking to escape to an isolated and get away from everyday life.

The property boasts magnificent views over the surrounding woodlands and over to the mountains, while being conveniently located within the Snowdonia National Park.

Stepping into the dwelling, climb the stairs up to the first floor where you will find a spacious open-plan living area, home to a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area and complete with beautiful exposed stone walls and plenty of light coming through the Velux windows.

Prepare your tasty meals in the kitchen area, here you will find a gas oven and hob the chef of the group will be proud to use, as well as a handy washing machine to freshen your clothes.

Enjoy your meal as a group before unleashing your competitive side with a board game at the dinner table.

From here, snuggle up with your loved ones with the woodburning stove ablaze, as you relax and unwind in front of the Smart TV.

As the evening draws to a close, head back down to the sleeping quarters on the ground floor; the property offers a master bedroom with a plush double bed and characterful exposed stone walls, and a bunk room, perfect for the younger members of your group.

The couch in the upstairs living area also contains a pull-out double bed should this be needed.

Guests will also benefit from a ground-floor shower room where you can prepare for the day ahead, featuring a walk-in shower, a basin, a WC and a toasty heated towel rail.

The outside space at this peaceful retreat is certain to entice you; you will find a trampoline to keep your younger guests occupied as well as a barbecue and dining seating, perfect for al fresco dining in the summer evenings, and a delightful infra-red sauna.

The real gemstone feature of this dwelling is the breath-taking location which can be seen from each window in the house and admired in full from outside.

Outside of the barn, a cascading stream provides a tranquil sound while the birds in the surrounding woodlands cheep away through the trees, all while you look out over to the distant mountains, a truly rural escape.

If you don't fancy cooking, the nearby town of Dolgellau has a range of eateries for you to enjoy throughout your stay including the Cross Foxes Bar and Grill, offering breakfast lunch and dinner, the Michelin star rated Mawddach Restaurant a Welsh and Italian pizza restaurant or perhaps try Tafarn Y Gader for delicious tapas.

For days out while at the property a scenic drive will take you to Cymer Abbey, the ruins of a medieval abbey, still standing with its sturdy and ancient arches.

Explorers will enjoy a day at King Arthur's Labyrinth, underground caves and guided tours tying in history with adventure.

Why not spend the day at Bala lake, a popular tourist destination and ideal location for trying your hand at kayaking, fresh water swimming and many other watersports while the surrounding lakeside makes for a peaceful walking and cycling route for all ages and abilities.

This wonderful area of Wales is also home to Dolgoch Waterfall, which is another short but scenic drive from the property and offers a trio of cascading waters forming a delightful walking route through nature.

Branching further afield, take a trip to Little Italy & Portmeirion for a fascinating day out in the colourful town, you won't believe you are still in Wales!

For a relaxing holiday in a glorious setting choose Brithgwm Canol.


  • Reverse-level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor bunk
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and sofa bed
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV, Netflix, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with patio, furniture, barbecue, trampoline, sauna and access to surrounding fields and woodland
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.2 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Bunk room is only suitable for children
  • Note: Due to the sloping eaves in the living area, care must be taken

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About the location


Fairbourne 8 miles; Barmouth 10 miles; Aberdovey 20 miles.

This small, beautiful market town is located in the heart of southern Snowdonia, between the imposing Cader Idris mountain range and the sea. It’s a superb base for a holiday - perfect for combining the many outdoor pursuits on offer in Snowdonia with relaxing days out on the soft sandy beaches of Barmouth, Fairbourne and Aberdovey. The town itself offers a good selection of shops, five pubs and a wine bar, along with a number of excellent restaurants, cafes and two bakeries, that produce fresh bread and cakes each day. Dolgellau is home to over 200 listed buildings, allegedly the highest concentration in the whole of Wales, and the town is also a designated 'cycle break centre' boasting a range of dedicated cycle routes all around the area. Close by is the Coed y Brenin mountain bike trail and this location is ideal for quiet outdoor recreation with superb scenery, mountains, forests, waterfalls, castles and beaches all close to hand.

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