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Ty Glan Yr Afon

Bontddu near Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1010125)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dolgellau 5.9 miles.

Set amongst peaceful surroundings in Bontddu near Dolgellau is this rustic detached house, Ty Glan Yr Afon.

Resting within the Snowdonia National Park and boasting access to idyic beaches, this is an ideal holiday home for a family of six's escape from the hustle and bustle of life.

Upon arrival you will be delighted to discover ample off-road parking for up to five vehicles, as well as the beautiful views surrounding the property, including a winding river.

Enter the property to find a utility room featuring your laundry facilities, as well as storage space for you to leave your coats in a secure spot.

Make your way inside to a spacious kitchen/diner, the farmhouse-style space is equipped with brilliant appliances for you to whip up delicious meals with, to be enjoyed with your loved ones at the nearby dining table.

After savouring a tasty dinner, make your way into the characterful sitting room, with its exposed beams and original inglenook fireplace giving the space a rustic and warm feel throughout; respire on the ample seating available in front of the TV and woodburning stove as you relish a steaming cup of hot chocolate.

When night falls, tuck the little ones up in the lovely twin room with a part-vaulted ceiling and dual aspect windows overlooking the countryside, before choosing between a tastefully furnished double and king-size to rest your head in; all of the bedrooms feature storage for you to pop away your belongings with ease.

The bedrooms benefit from having a close-by bathroom, along with an additional ground-floor shower room; so no one has to wait to freshen up in the morning!

Take in the rural vista from the comfort of the large garden, with lawned areas for you and your furry friend to stretch your legs on and ample outdoor seating areas to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining.

Outdoor enthusiasts will feel at home at this charming dwelling, as it has easy access to ample walking trails, including the famed Mawddach Trail that takes you through the landscapes of Mawddach Valley, Arthog Waterfalls and into the Arthog Bog.

Travel to Dolgellau to find two well-stocked convenience stores, as well as the popular Stag Inn pub; the town is additionally home to a large park, Marian Mawr, and backs onto Mawddach River, making for a relaxing outing for all the family.

Spend an afternoon in Fairbourne with its long stretch of shingle beach, beachside golf course and walking routes that take you to the scenic Gene's Point and entertaining miniature railway.

Cross the extensive Barmouth Bridge by foot or car to the delightful, coastal town and unwind on the soft sands of Abermaw Beach, try your hand at crabbing at Abermaw Harbour, before touring the town's array of eclectic independent shops.

Be sure to fully explore this part of Wales's coastline and visit the settlements of Aberystwyth and Aberdovey for days packed with seaside delights; or get back to nature and venture to the centre of Snowdonia National Park where unique and exhilarating activities await for all ages.

For a staycation to remember, choose Ty Glan Yr Afon.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas range with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi and selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Rear multi-level garden with lawn, patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.8 miles, pub 2.8 miles
  • Note: Please enquire if you want to bring more pets

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Fairbourne 10 miles; Barmouth 20 miles; Aberdovey 10 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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