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Ysgubor Penmaen

Harlech, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 926993)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Schwarz

    “This cottage provided everything we could have wanted for the greatest holiday!”

    The cottage was spacious and well equipped, pleasant and well looked after. The gardens were fantastic for playing or just lazying around. The area was unbelievable, so much and all so close. A place enjoyed by all ages, good for all weathers. I highly recommend!

The property

Harlech 2 miles.

A beautiful Grade II listed semi-detached barn conversion with open views of farmland scenery at the rear, standing beneath a wooded hillside to the front, just 2 miles from the World Heritage Site of Harlech Castle.

This wonderful cottage is all about the ambience and will appeal to couples, friends and families who enjoy spending time together.

Full of character and charm Ysgubor Penmaen boasts some wonderful features such as stripped wood flooring, pine joinery, ledge and brace doors, exposed beams and purlins and restored antique cast iron radiators.

The superb accommodation includes three well-appointed and stylish bedrooms, one of which is situated on the ground floor and with en-suite facilities makes it ideal if there is someone in the family who finds stairs a little challenging.

The wonderful sitting room is so welcoming with a warming woodburning stove for those chillier evenings and the high vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and beams really extenuate the space.

You can’t help but be amazed by the galleried landing which connects the two upstairs bedrooms and bathroom.

A large French door leads out to the pretty cottage garden at the rear where those lovely countryside and farmland views can really be enjoyed.

The kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with a dining area, just perfect for a family breakfast or late supper with a stable door that leads out to the rear garden too!

Outside a crushed granite driveway provides ample parking and turning space and a garage provides ideal secure storage for bikes or watercraft.

Attached to this is a stone-built outbuilding which the owners have turned into a games room, fantastic for the children and family to enjoy some quality time together, rising to the challenge with a few games of darts or table tennis!

The gardens to the front, side and rear are all enclosed with dry stone walling and hazel hedging with various seating areas thoughtfully placed to take advantage of the sun through the day.

Wonderful views encompassing the Snowdonia mountain range can be enjoyed from the rear garden with a stone patio, ideally place off the kitchen so perfect for alfresco dining and the vegetable and herb garden at the side is great if you need a fresh sprinkling of thyme or rosemary on the barbecue!

The cottage is a great base for exploring the area, walks are in abundance and there are some lovely lakes just a short drive away.

A visit to Harlech castle is a must, and Harlech’s magnificent sandy beach is just over 2 miles away.

If anyone fancies a game of golf the famous Royal St. David's Golf Club, one of the finest links courses is just a short drive away too, while the whole of the Snowdonia National Park is just waiting to be explored.

Barmouth, Porthmadog, and the world-famous Italianate village of Portmeirion are all within easy access.

This lovely cottage provides a great base at any time of the year, whether you’re looking for a quiet ‘get away from it all’ holiday or something a little more adventurous there is something for everyone.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor utility with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • External games room with table tennis.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/MP3 with USB ports, digital radio, landline for incoming calls and emergency outgoing calls, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front, side and rear gardens with lawned, seating and patio areas with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Restaurants, beach and Harlech Castle 2 miles
  • Note: Upstairs bedrooms and bathroom have some restricted head height due to the sloping ceilings
  • Note: No stag/hen party or similar
  • Note: Mobile signal can be intermittent
  • Note: Check-in 4pm.

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About the location


Barmouth 11 miles; Porthmadog 10 miles.

Situated in a magnificent position between the mountains and the sea, the delightful small town of Harlech is dominated by its majestic 13th century castle. Harlech Castle is recognised as the most impressive of all those built in North Wales by Edward I and has World Heritage status. The town is very popular with golfers, who come to enjoy the famous Royal St. Davids course, whilst the beautiful sandy beach is wonderful for family fun and long walks. Harlech offers an excellent variety of amenities including some good quality restaurants, whilst the whole of the Snowdonia National Park, together with the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay, are all within easy reach.

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