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Cae Cerrig

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Dyffryn Ardudwy, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Overall, really enjoyed this property."

    Great location for exploring North Wales (particularly Barmouth, Harlech, Porthmadog, Portmeirion etc). Plenty of parking for 4 cars. Stairs up to the property a bit of an issue for those with mobility issues but we knew this before booking. Nice entry hall welcoming you in. Space for coats and shoes etc. Ground floor is a large room with a king sized bed and two singles with a large en-suite shower room (powerful shower). Also a chill out area at the bottom of the stairs. The 1st floor (main living area) is huge. Large living room with comfortable seating for around 9 people on the sofas. A sliding door opens up onto the balcony with lovely views of the sea in the distance. The only thing here is the plants/weeds are slightly overgrown (could do with a trim). Two other bedrooms on the 1st floor (twin and a single). Lovely rooms. The main sharing bathroom is huge (large double ended bath and walk in shower). Utility room is handy (washing machine and dryer) with an additional w/c. Dining room was large enough to sit 8 comfortably. Nice kitchen with plenty of storage. Could do with an extra fridge to accommodate everyone. Lots of pots/pans/crockery etc. Nice tea pot and cafetiere. Wine cooler was hit and miss (went up to 18° at one point and then down to 5°). Tap was leaking (we reported it to Scott, he said there was one on order so hopfully it'll be sorted soon). Oven wasn't straightforward to use and the electric hob was fiddly (when used to a gas hob). The 2nd floor was home to two king sized rooms (one with full en-suite and the other with a w/c and sink). The advert states one of these are on the first floor, however, they're both on the 2nd floor. Both lovely rooms though. Back garden was large (over two levels). Hot tub was lovely. All family enjoyed it. Nice lights for the evening too. The only negative was we had to be out by 21.45 due to neighbours (we were in there until 22.00 one night (quietly) and they complained. Makes you think what they'd say if the owners used it after 22.00...). The BBQ was a nice addition (although it was dirty, we had to deep clean it). The garden furniture looked as if it hadn't been cleaned for quite a while (leaves all over it etc). Some additional points: Scott was great. We had a few issues early on (no bucket for the mop, no mats for the shower, washing machine and dryer stopped working (fuse went) and no laundry baskets). He came round and sorted it all. Lovely guy too. Could do with an area where you can wash things after a beach visit. The house was really hot too (couldn't adjust the settings). Some of the mattresses were stained (we were told off for removing the mattress protectors after leaving - I can only assume they didn't want us seeing the stains). Recycling is hit and miss too. The days of collection have changed. Also, need more internal bags for cardboard and cans. Although I have stated a few negatives here, as I said at the start of the review, we enjoyed it overall and would return. We had a welcome box of chocolates and bottles of wine (nice touch). Shop was about 1/2 a mile or so away (nice butchers too). Ynysgethin pub was superb (highly recommend). Lovely surrounding areas (would like to live here). If the small issues had not existed, then it would be difficult to give any negatives. Overall 8.5 out of 10.

    Reviewed by Jonathan3.8Aug 2023

  • "A very nice older family type property Great size rooms very comfortable Good location for visiting the north west coastline Perhaps a second oven would make it easier to cook for 10 or more."

    Scott was great host.

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed another lovely holiday at Cae Cerrig with our 3 generation family."

    The views from the lounge window & balcony across Cardigan bay are amazing, and we all loved the hot tub. There is so much to do in this beautiful part of Wales for all the family, especially if you enjoy beaches and walking. The kitchen was very well equipped, although we struggled a bit with the size of the large fridge with our group of 11. All the facilities are well maintained. The owner was immediately available to sort a problem with a toilet, and was friendly and very helpful at all times. We would love to book again, but really need another bed in the single bedroom to accommodate the older children, if it's possible to have bunk beds, or an extra bed in there. Although it says there are 3 bathrooms, if you count the toilet and basin as a bathroom there are actually 4, so the bathroom facilities are very good for a large group. The double bedroom that it says on the first floor on the website, is actually on the 2nd floor with the other family room. So there is only the twin and single bedrooms and the family bathroom on the first floor, at the same level as the lounge, dining room and kitchen. Thank you Scott for another lovely holiday. We hope to see you again.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely house, very spacious and a great outdoor space and wonderful hot tub."

    Great views and superb location. The many showers and bathrooms were very handy!! Sadly the house was dirty- didn’t look like it had been properly cleaned in a while as all the surfaces had thick dust, especially the bedrooms. Our bedding downstairs had stains on, and our little girl found another child’s Teddy down the side of her bed which was worrying as I can’t imagine not seeing it if the beds were changed before we arrived. There was also a lot of broken glass outside and the outdoor furniture cushions had mould on so we were unable to use them. Another concern was that part of the kitchen cupboard (above the microwave) actually fell off whilst we were there and landed on our sons foot!!! He was really hurt and his toe has gone completely black- fortunately it happened on the last day so it didn’t prevent us doing anything, but he is still hobbling at home. Scott was really kind and came to clean the hot tub half way through our stay, as it was dirty by Wednesday. We did stick to the rules, but perhaps a week is too long without the water being changed/cleaned. Thank you for doing that. We did have a lovely stay, and the property is ideal for a big family group.

    Reviewed by Leah3.4Aug 2023

  • "A great holiday destination, plenty of room for a large family vacation, ..."

    A great holiday destination, plenty of room for a large family vacation, property has brilliant views of the sea and mountains and the hot tub was a bonus

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely clean, comfortable,accomadation."

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely property, great location with fantastic views, however the owner needs to employ new cleaners or check up on them as the property was only top tidy."

    My keys fell to the back of the drawers in the hall way and I moved the unit to retrieve them and there was years of dust and debris ie Christmas decorations receipts etc and this was the norm everywhere, dirty sock and a playing card found under the bed and cobwebs everywhere (cobwebs with months of dust on them). I had to go out and buy cleaning equipment.

    Reviewed by Sylvana3.8Jun 2023

  • "This is a great property, really well located and really well looked after."

    We had a fab week, and it was a real luxury to have underfloor heating throughout and the hot tub when we got back from a long walk. Scott came to greet us and was very welcoming which was a nice touch. The only very minor point is I do wonder whether previous guests might have pilfered the teaspoons as there were only 4!!!! That aside it is brilliantly located for the coast and the mountains, and we did a couple of really great walks without needing the car. Watching the sun set into the sea from the balcony was quite magical. Thank you

    Reviewed by Tamsin5.0Feb 2023

  • "Towels we’re wet rolled up and left on the beds but everything else was spot on"

    Reviewed by Derrick3.8Sep 2022

  • "This house has everything needed for a large family, we didn’t want for anything."

    The hot tub was brilliant. We sat on the balcony each night watching the sun set, unforgettable! Loved the area, close to beaches n of course not far from Barmouth which was favourite with the kids. Thanks to the owners of the house once again for making our holiday get together full of great memories.

    Reviewed by Dianne5.0Aug 2022

  • "We loved staying at this property, the views from the balcony are stunning."

    The house is well equipped and everything worked. We also all enjoyed the hot tub. The house is cosy and the beds were very comfortable. We appreciated the welcome chocolates and wine and that the owner gave us a warm welcome on day one. The only downside was the nearest open pub was 30 mins walk away. There were lots of local walks a short drive away in areas of stunning beauty. Barmouth, is only a 15 mins drive and there are lots of pubs and restaurants there. We look forward to coming back.

    Reviewed by Claire4.4Jul 2022

  • "This is a lovely spacious house, beautiful views and we enjoyed the hot tub!"

    We found the location perfect as it was within walking distance of the edge of Snowdonia national park and a beautiful beach with safe swimming. There are also enough local attractions within a few miles to to keep a toddler and the family happy (Harlech castle, Barmouth, farm play park and slate caverns). Our welcome gift of wine and chocolates from Scott was a lovely touch. I would really recommend this property and location.

    Reviewed by Jude5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a very comfortable stay."

    The property is spacious, warm and has lovely views from the front.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2021

  • "Holiday home was well equipped and clean, Scott the own came to see us on our first day was really friendly and helpful, telling us places to eat and visit ."

    We was greated by two bottles of wine and chocolates which was a great gesture. House was really big with plenty of room for all 9 of us to spread out. Hot tub was great and views from the balcony were beautiful. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Sep 2021

  • "The house was extremely roomy (lovely lots of bathrooms too) and private (despite fabulously extensive views from the front), but the village and main road really accessible; and all the things we've always loved about the area (empty beach/clean sea - mountains/heritage - Barmouth/Harlech- Yscethin Inn/Victoria ditto."

    ..) almost immediately get attable. Definitely on our "come again' list.

    Reviewed by Huw5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had a fabulous time!"

    Really helpful owners and a lovely, clean property with a gorgeous view to the front. The hot tub was great too!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2021

  • "The photos on your site don’t do the property justice, it’s far bigger than it looks."

    We loved our stay here, with lovely clean and comfortable beds in every room for everybody. The sun setting over the sea each evening was amazing to see from the living room. We didn’t want for anything even the cot had bedding included. The hot tub was a big hit with the adults and children, and the owners were so helpful and friendly to us. We would highly recommend this property and wouldn’t hesitate to book again in the future.

    Reviewed by Dianne5.0Aug 2021

  • "Excellent holiday home in a superb location."

    Everything within the home is of the highest quality with everything you need. Watch your he sunset over the sea from the front of the house or at the rear sit in the hot tub and view the stars in the clear crisp sky

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2020

  • "We had a fantastic week staying at this location."

    We were 3 families so the 5 bedrooms and separate bathrooms were great. St David’s golf course was amazing and only 5 miles away. The Victoria Inn for food and drinks is gorgeous, on the side of the river and only 2 miles away. The Milk Bar in Barmouth does amazing breakfast, friendly staff and again only a few miles down the road. Would highly recommend this property and will definitely be returning. The Davies Family.

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2020

  • "The house was very comfortable and equipped to a good standard."

    The use of the hot tub was especially welcome. The property was very well positioned with lovely views across Cardigan Bay and the Lleyn Peninsular. Scott, the owner, turned up on the day we arrived and ensured we were happy with everything and took time to explain the workings of the hot tub etc. Our party consisted of 6 adults and 4 young boys 5 years and under. The house suited us perfectly and one I can recommend.

    Reviewed by Phil4.7Aug 2020

  • "We had a lovely stay at this property."

    The owners visited to help explain how to use the hot tub and were very helpful recommending local places to visit. The hot tub was a wonderful bonus, which we thoroughly enjoyed. I would like to recommend that the owners install wifi boosters though because the property is so big the signal barely reaches the tv. Netflix was a bit patchy and the computer console we had taken for the kids didn't recieve enough wifi to work.

    Reviewed by Anthony Louis4.7Jul 2020

  • "We were a family of 11 staying at this house and absolutely loved it."

    There's so much space inside and out. With a BBQ, hot tub and outdoor seating, we enjoyed a lot of time outside. The view from the front of the house is gorgeous. The bedrooms are all lovely and look like they have been recently redecorated, and all bathrooms are exceptionally clean and again look like they have been recently refurbished. The owners seemed lovely and left us wine and chocolates which was very thoughtful. All in all we would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jul 2020

  • "Loved the house and the welcome pack left by the owners."

    Would definitely think about booking this property again

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Dec 2019

  • "Nice house with plenty of space for everyone."

    Lots of good beaches, walks and things to do with children within a 5 mile radius.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Jul 2019

  • "We had a fanastic time."

    Cae cerrig is beautiful the views are fabulous.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2019

  • "The accommodation was very well equipped and catered well for two families both with 4 children aging between 2-12."

    Scott was very helpful and made us feel welcome. It is a great base if you want to explore north wales.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Feb 2019

  • "Carrig Cae where we stayed is a fabulous holiday house for a family of all ages."

    Reviewed by Marjorie5.0Aug 2018

  • "A wonderful house to spend the week with the whole family(8 adults, 3children and a baby)."

    Lots of room and the kitchen was very well equipped. The hot tub was a big hit. BUT I checked twice with Sykes cottages that there would be a cot there, once by phone and once by online chat and I was assured there would be. We arrived just as the owner did. He had noticed that we had a baby in our party and thought it strange that a cot hadn't been requested. Fortunately he was there to unlock the store room and get the cot out for us. Thanks so much Scott and Sykes Cottages please note that you have to inform the owner that a cot is needed.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jul 2018

  • "Cae Cerrig is a lovely property, extremely comfortable and well appointed with a parking area which is large enough to accommodate 6 vehicles ."

    The rooms are spacious and the kitchen is well equipped. It is in an excellent location with beautiful views across Cardigan Bay and over to the LLeyn Peninsular and well placed for exploring North and Mid Wales. We received a lovely welcome from the owner who popped in shortly after our arrival to make sure all was to our satisfaction, in addition to providing (very much appreciated) welcome gifts including wine, chocolates and a selection of biscuits. We all had a great time and would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Sian5.0Oct 2017

  • "I don't feel that the pictures do this property justice."

    The day we arrived, the owner came to welcome us & showed us where things were. Before arrival the owners saw a young infant on the booking form & they made sure that the travel cot was ready & had purchased a brand new duvet set. This attention to detail & many other additional extras, such as; books, toys, dvds, lots of kitchen essentials & a friendly welcome helped to make our holiday that much more special.

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Aug 2017

  • "The house was spacious and well equipped and everything was of a high quality."

    Externally the terrace at the back of the house was well laid out with BBQ and hot tub and plenty of seating. There was ample parking and a large garage where we were able to store our bikes. The views of the sea and the mountains from the house were stunning. It was about a mile walk to the beach down quiet lanes. Shops and pubs were close by.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2017

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor family room with 1 king-size double and 2 singles with en-suite double shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor king-size double with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x first floor single, 1 x second floor family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • First floor bathroom with double-ended bath, walk-in double shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric living flame-effect fire and balcony.
  • Oil central heating, underfloor heating on ground floor and electric fire
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking, plus garage for bikes, boards and watercraft etc
  • Private paved patio with seating areas, hot tub and gas BBQ
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk
  • Beach 2 miles
  • Note: Children must be supervised at all times when using the hot tub, when on the mezzanine landing and on the balcony
  • Note: No stag/hen, or similar
  • Note: Access to the main front door is via 14 external steps
  • Note: Some of the bedrooms and bathrooms have sloping ceilings.

The property

A beautiful detached property centrally located and set in an elevated position, on the edge of the coastal village of Dyffryn Ardudwy in North Wales.

Cae Cerrig offers superb holiday accommodation and enjoys wonderful sea and mountain views and will suit a variety of groups looking to spend some quality time together exploring this lovely area.

Arranged over three floors, Cae Cerrig is very well proportioned and appointed to a high standard throughout with many fine quality features including underfloor heating.

Cae Cerrig will not disappoint you, the sense of space is immediately apparent from the moment you walk into the entrance hallway with double height ceiling and a light oak staircase leading up to a mezzanine landing area.

The spacious sitting room is the perfect place for a family gathering after a full day out and about.

The warming living-flame effect fire is a great addition to the room and the patio doors opening on to the balcony is the only place to be on a warm summer's evening watching the sunset.

The dining room features a lovely slate tiled floor and a magnificent solid oak table with enough seating for everyone, and patio doors lead out to the enclosed courtyard ideal for alfresco dining.

The stunning designer kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to create lovely family meal.

There's five bedrooms in total, located on the ground, first and second floors.

The ground floor has a family room with en-suite, whilst on the first floor there is a king-size double bedroom with en-suite cloakroom, along with a single and a twin room.

Finally, on the second floor is another family room, again with en-suite facilities.

There's also a beautiful family bathroom on the first floor with a deep double-ended bath and double walk-in shower.

Outside this wonderful property there is ample parking and a garage which has lots of room for bikes, kayaks, surfboards and wetsuits.

The front of the property has been landscaped and finished with palms and potted plants, and not forgetting the balcony with those stunning coastal views.

At the rear there is a fabulous terrace and patio, different levels offer a different experience with garden furniture, a wonderful rattan dining set perfect for alfresco dining, a BBQ, sun and of course the fantastic hot tub which can sit 4-6 guests.

Dyffryn is a picturesque Welsh village with pubs, eating establishments, café and shops.

Without doubt this area has one of the nicest beaches along the Cambrian Coast, plus miles of stunning walks.

Harlech with its majestic 13th century castle is only 5 miles away, now a World Heritage Site, and the most impressive of all the castles built in North Wales by Edward I.

In the other direction is Barmouth, with its quaint shops, quayside restaurants and Blue Flag beach making a great day out for everyone.

A little further afield are the full delights of the Snowdonia National Park, with picturesque walks, lakes and waterfalls for hikers to enjoy.

This beautiful North Wales cottage offers the perfect location for a wonderful break away to celebrate that special occasion or enjoy a family seaside holiday, all year round.

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About the location


Harlech 5 miles; Barmouth 5 miles.

The pleasant village of Dyffryn Ardudwy quietly nestles between The Rhinogs, part of the Snowdonia Mountains, and the stunning golden beaches of the North Wales coastline. The unusual positioning of this charming village results in it having its own mild climate, as well as offering good local shops. The surrounding area has an exciting array of wildlife and birds including soaring buzzards. The small town of Harlech is just 4 miles away, dominated by its majestic 13th century castle which is a World Heritage Site, and the most impressive of all the castles built in North Wales by Edward I. Popular with golfers due to its famous Royal St. David's course, Harlech also boasts an excellent variety of amenities including some good quality restaurants. Nearby Barmouth offers an amazing Panorama Walk with breathtaking views and also a harbour from which you can enjoy a ferry to Fairbourne for a ride on the miniature railway or a boat trip out to sea to try mackerel fishing. With the delights of Snowdonia National Park and beautiful Cardigan Bay to discover, this is a fantastic holiday location at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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