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Cefn Uchaf Cottage

(Ref. 972885)

Llanbedr, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Wonderful location clean and comfortable."

    Good base to get out and about. Owners friendly and helpful. Homemade cakes on arrival nice touch. Victoria Inn was in our opinion the best place to eat locally. Waterfalls and woodland walk on the doorstep worth a visit. We also went to Shell Island, Harlech Castle , town and beach, Betws y Coed, Llanberis and climbed Snowdon, Barmouth and Portmerium.(woodland walk and beach were nice, the village was disappointing)

    Reviewed by Sally5.0May 2024

  • "We had a wonderful weeks stay at the cottage and planning to head back soon."

    The cottage is immaculately clean, well stocked and exactly as advertised. It was the perfect base to explore from and the owner was very friendly and a joy to deal with. Would highly recommend this property as it's in a beautiful location and is everything you could ever want.

    Reviewed by Hayley5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely spacious well equipped cottage in the most idylic location ."

    Would highly reccomend a stay here .

    Reviewed by Jaaon5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage had a lovely stay"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2023

  • "It’s a wonderful cottage in the countryside, everything one could ask for really."

    Very very quiet and access to loads of walkways. Comfortable cosy rooms and beds and kitchen. Many thanks to the owners for everything.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in stunning location with lots of walks nearby from mountains to beaches and everything in between."

    Pictures do not do it justice, will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jun 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at the cottage."

    The homemade cakes were a lovely touch and the cottage itself had been finished to a really high standard. Perfect location too and we wouldn't hesitate to return.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2023

  • "Super cakes and a few other basics greeted us on arrival."

    Lovely quality fixtures and fittings, and very clean. Spacious cottage located in a great rural area with mountains at the rear of the property and a distant sea view just down the road. Ideally located for many of the attractions of Snowdonia.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2023

  • "We desperately needed a break away as a family following a tough year due to bereavement."

    A break is definitely what we got, thanks to this beautiful cottage. We are very grateful to have found somewhere that was so wonderful . The scenery on our doorstep was breathtaking, the cottage was incredibly comfortable and very well equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed having sheep as our neighbours for a week. We all thought the cupcakes and jelly babies were delicious Thank you for helping to put us back together with your beautiful cottage .

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was really lovely with very good facilities and everything had been thought of including a welcome pack on arrival."

    The kitchen was well appointed, the bathroom light and spacious and we made use of the outside seating areas that looked out onto the wonderful scenery. I could not fault it.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Furnished to a high standard but still had a homely feel. Warm welcome of cakes was much appreciated after a long drive. Cottage is in a great location to explore the surrounding areas. We had a great stay, thank you.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage very well equipped would have no hesitation in ..."

    Absolutely fantastic cottage very well equipped would have no hesitation in recommending to others perfect for families eleven out of ten for the fabulous cupcakes would rebook for them alone lovely owners great to chat with but not intrusive in any way 5 stars all roun

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Aug 2022

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Well looked after and great location.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely loved the cottage and setting, the decor was beautiful and the furnishings were comfy."

    The garden was lovely and we spent many evenings sitting out enjoying the sunshine and using the fire pit. The feedback I would give is that having just one bathroom and no separate toilet wasn’t always sufficient for a family of 4. If you were to consider a downstairs toilet extension I’m sure this would enhance the stay. Also I know it’s a working farm and the sheep are free roaming, but there was sheep poo everywhere, a consideration to having the parking area fenced off so that the sheep couldn’t enter would help.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jul 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing 6 days in this beautiful, well equipped, comfortable cottage."

    The decor and attention to detail is outstanding. A quiet setting, as long as you like sheep! Thank you

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2022

  • "Amazing cottage which I would highly recommend."

    Clean and decorated to high standard. Beds too comfortable that you didn't want to get out

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2022

  • "In 50 years of holidays we have never returned to the same place."

    I.e. same accommodation until now. We were here last year. Enough said

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2022

  • "Cefn Uchaf Cottage surpassed all expectations."

    The attention to detail was very much appreciated, the table laid for dinner and the amazing home-made butterfly cakes. Cefn Uchaf is a homely cottage set in the most glorious landscape on a tiny mountain road leading to nowhere in particular. It is beautifully decorated to the highest standard and was extremely comfortable. The luxurious bedding and quality beds made for a good night’s sleep and the spacious bathroom was ample for us three girls, meeting for the first time since covid. I had chosen this cottage for our annual walking holiday as I had been keen to explore the Rhiniog mountain range which is off the beaten track. Walking through Drws Ardudwy on the first day to the sound-track of a cuckoo was a dream come true as was the walk along the Roman Steps the following day (two cars needed for that as we set off from Cwm Bychan and walked back through Drws Ardudwy into Cwm Nantcol). We stopped off to see the famous Salem chapel and painting and explored the gurgling river and waterfalls after dinner. We are keen to return and feel very blessed to have been able to stay in this wonderful part of Wales. Diolch Eleri. Thank you Eleri for a wonderful wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2022

  • "Really great cottage in a stunning area presented very well."

    Eleri was very welcoming and responsive (helped us with adjusting the heating). We’ve stayed before and had an equally relaxing and enjoyable week this time. Thankyou

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Apr 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely gorgeous and the setting beautiful."

    Quiet and peaceful but not too far from amenities. Our host was friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome.j

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2021

  • "Absolutely brilliant, best one yet."

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2021

  • "A fantastic cottage in an amazing countryside position with wonderful views."

    Our hosts were most welcoming. The standard of the property was very high and everything we required was to hand. Great location for visiting Barmouth, Snowdon National Park, various slate mines and Mach Loop for plane spotters. The weather was exceptional with lots of sunshine all week.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Sep 2021

  • "We have just returned from a weeks stay at the cottage."

    The cottage is set in beautiful location and has everything needed. Lots of beautiful walks from the doorstep and not far from Barmouth beach. The cakes on arrival were amazing and the beds are very comfy. I would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Aug 2021

  • "Just returned from a 2-week break at Cefn Uchaf Cottage."

    What a glorious cottage in a spectacular setting. The cottage was immaculately presented, comfortable and the home baked 'welcome' muffins from Eleri were amazing. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in stunning location."

    We loved our holiday and will book again.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0May 2021

  • "Remote place."

    Good for us. Great walking area with many great sights especially by the waterfall. A well equipped and comfortable cottage with a warm welcome. Looks small but its spacious Likely to return for a family holiday

    Reviewed by Michael4.1May 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    The only sounds were of the natural variety including sheep, lambs, buzzards and the odd drumming of a woodpecker. Lots of walks straight from the door, and beautiful beaches close by makes this an ideal location for all tastes. The cottage was clean and comfortable, and the bed was one of the best we have slept in! Lovely homemade cakes on arrival and made to feel welcome with a visit from our host when we arrived. We would definitely recommend this cottage for anybody wanting a peaceful holiday in the countryside.

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Apr 2021

  • "Superb cottage with everything we needed for a restful (and covid safe) recharge."

    Absolutely stunning area, loved cycling the quiet lanes including a ride to Harlech. The Mawddach trail was great as was the trail in Coed y Brenin. We’ve walked Snowdonia several times in the past but never stayed in this area- we will be back! Thanks also for the beautiful cakes, they were very welcome!

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Oct 2020

  • "It was our second visit to the cottage and we were not disappointed."

    We were met by the owners shortly after arriving who are lovely people and helped to make our holiday a very enjoyable one. The cottage is set in beautiful countryside with some lovely walks right on your doorstep. A great place to relax and unwind. The homemade cup cakes were exceptional as well!!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2020

  • "The photos don’t do justice to this property and make it look smaller than it is plus it has a washing machine which isn’t listed on the details."

    .. the cottage is in a very beautiful peaceful setting and the owners made us feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2020

  • "A great week in a very well kept cottage in a beautiful part of the world."

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Aug 2020

  • "We have just spent a relaxing week in this lovely cottage."

    The cottage is beautiful and really tastefully decorated. The views are unbelievable.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2020

  • "A beautiful cottage and the welcome from the owner was extra special with a cake and new years card on arrival."

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Dec 2019

  • "Lovely very well maintained property."

    Great location. Lovely hosts. Will definitely use again next year hopefully!

    Reviewed by Matt5.0Oct 2019

  • "Spotlessly clean on arrival, very comfy bed."

    The surrounding area of the cottage is stunning. It’s right in the hills with waterfalls and streams around it. You wake up in the morning to blissful peace with only the sound of the stream below. It’s in a great location to get to nearby sites and there are many restaurants less than 5 miles away. We would love to go back.

    Reviewed by Georgina4.7Sep 2019

  • "The cottage is a beautiful place, nestling on a small hill side above the waterfalls, truly an awe inspiring place."

    The hosts made us feel very welcome, and what can you say about those awesome cupcakes upon arrival... the best ever! We had the week touring North Wales from here, which was easy, many castles visited, Anglessey and a host of beaches. Were hoping to be back some time next year.. is that positive feedback enough!

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with a very lovely host who had really thought about how to make our stay pleasant"

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jun 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and washing machine
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Oil central heating with log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Washing machine
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Beach 4 miles
  • Note: Limited mobile phone signal
  • Note: Private water by bore hole, regularly checked and annually inspected by the local authorities
  • Note: Due to age and nature of the cottage there are 3 steps down to the kitchen and the first floor is split level
  • Note: Max' 4 guests, including children of all ages.

The property

Llanbedr 3 miles.

A lovely detached cottage surrounded by breath-taking scenery, close to the owners hillside working farm, situated high above the pretty village of Llanbedr in the Snowdonia National Park.

Dating back some 300 years this lovely cottage is the perfect combination of historic character features, such as oak beams blended with the more modern day comforts, providing an ideal base for two couples, friends or a small family.

Relax in the spacious sitting room with soft sumptuous sofas combined with period furniture adding to the rustic charm of the cottage.

The kitchen is well designed and caters for all your needs and the dining area sits everyone comfortably.

Upstairs are three well-appointed and individually styled bedrooms, all enjoying wonderful countryside views, stretching as far as the eye can see.

A modern and well-appointed family bathroom completes this charming cottage.

The cottage has a lovely garden and a seating area, ideal for dining alfresco and a perfect place on a warm Summers evening to relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery and countryside after a busy day of sightseeing.

Walkers and nature lovers will struggle to find a more suitably-located holiday cottage for indulging their passion, and despite the away-from-it-all location, mountain walks on your doorstep as well as the the stunning and famous Nantcol Waterfalls and the village of Llanbedr is only 3 miles away.

The Victoria Inn pub I the village is a great asset and serves meals all day, with the River Artro flowing beside it.

For days out, explore the beautiful surrounding coastline, or discover the magnificent Snowdonia National Park.

A lovely detached cottage, perfect for a restful break anytime of the year.

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

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About the location


Harlech 3 miles; Barmouth 8 miles.

The pretty village of Llanbedr quietly nestles in ancient woodland between The Rhinogs, part of the Snowdonia Mountains, and the stunning golden beaches of the North Wales coastline. Situated next to the beautiful River Artro, and boasting a mild climate due to its unusual positioning behind the high dunes of a nature reserve, this charming village has an exciting array of wildlife and birds, handy local shops, bike hire and mountain walks on your doorstep, as well as two excellent pubs. The small town of Harlech is just 3 miles away and boasts the World Heritage Site of Harlech Castle, a majestic 13th century stronghold, the most impressive of all those 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 and the most magnificent six-mile long sandy beach, perfect for wonderful walks and family fun. Nearby Barmouth offers the amazing Panorama Walk along the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, providing breathtaking vistas, which were described by John Ruskin as “the most sublime view in Europe” and also a harbour from which you can catch 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.

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Please note - this property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350.