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Moelfre Cottage

Llanbedr, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 954473)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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

Reviews & Ratings

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61 Customer Reviews

  • "Fabulous cottage, lovely quiet setting."

    Everything lovely and welcome was first class. Plenty to see and do nearby It’s up there with one of the nicest cottages we’ve stayed in. For us it was the location and setting. We would definitely come back here again if we visited wales.

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2022

  • "We enjoyed our holiday at Moelfre cottage, the best Sykes property that we have stayed at."

    The cottage has everything you need to make your stay special, it is in a remote location with glorious views and beautiful walks nearby, we would definitely recommend this property for a holiday in North Wales

    Reviewed by DonnaJul 2022

  • "Our second visit."

    Lovely, comfortable, clean cottage, very peaceful, surrounded by beautiful scenery. Good to sit out if weather permits. Owner is friendly and informative and her cakes are fab. Will return again and definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by MarjorieJun 2022

  • "This delightful cottage provided us with the perfect base for walking in the Rhinogs for the week."

    It is beautifully positioned with not another house to be seen and the peace and quiet was balm to the soul. The cottage is well equipped, although as it is off the beaten track a freezer would have been an advantage (maybe it could go in the small lean-to with the washing machine?). Be that as it may, I would go back tomorrow like a shot! Moelfre Cottage is a real find.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location."

    Lovely welcome with cupcakes on our arrival. The cottage is perfect for a get away but close enough to Harlech and other attractions in Snowdonia. The beaches are wonderful in this area. We couldn’t fault our stay our hosts were warm and welcoming would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa-marieMay 2022

  • "We've just returned from a fabulous weeks stay at the wonderful Moelfre Cottage."

    What a wonderfully, cosy cottage and the decor is of a very high standard. Location is exactly what we were looking for, quite remote with stunning views of the mountains but also close enough to the lovely village of Llanbedr which has some lovely pubs to eat in, a convenience store and a cafe that serves lovely take away sandwiches for your travels. The owners of the cottage were very welcoming and friendly and we arrived to find some gorgeous looking cupcakes and they tasted delicious too, a lovely surprise. The owners also have a fabulous campsite just down the road from the cottage with a wonderful waterfall walk and a few other very scenic walks too. We walked there from the cottage, did the waterfalls walk and back again quite easily as a family but you can drive there. We spent a few days local as it is so beautiful there and walking/cycling in either direction from the cottage is a must to take in the scenic views. Harlech is 3 miles away and has a fantastic beach for the whole family, castle (well worth a visit) and some quaint shops. The ice cream parlour sells the best tasting ice cream that I have ever tasted tbh. We spent a couple of days at the beach too, stunning. Other pretty villages that are well worth a visit is Beddlegert and Bettws-y-Coed. We'll definitely return again.

    Reviewed by DanielApr 2022

  • "Lovely property in such a nice quiet location, can not fault it at all."

    Oh and the buns on arrival, yummy is an understatement. Would recommend to anyone who likes the piece and quiet, we would stay here again, it’s so nice

    Reviewed by SteveApr 2022

  • "Had a wonderful week"

    Reviewed by MatthewApr 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage and surroundings Home from home Will be booking a return stay"

    Reviewed by NaomiFeb 2022

  • "Eleri is a great host and made cupcakes on arrival The cottage itself is stunning ."

    If you want something to get away from the busy lifestyle then this location is ideal , the views you wake up to are worthwhile. Will definitely be returning back this year .

    Reviewed by KiranJan 2022

  • "Brilliant cottage and location."

    Only suggestion would be that a tumble dryer would be useful.

    Reviewed by NickDec 2021

  • "Excellent cottage very high standard accommodation Host very welcoming would highly recommend to friends and family"

    Reviewed by BarrieNov 2021

  • "A wonderful cottage to stay in."

    .. full of ambience. It was an incredible week. Eleri welcomed us with the most delicious cupcakes and really made us feel at-home.

    Reviewed by HelenNov 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage in a lovely location."

    Would recommend to anyone. Thanks to the hosts for a wonderful cosy stay.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2021

  • "The cottage was gorgeous, in a wonderful ‘Off the beaten track’ location."

    Perfect for getting away from it all.

    Reviewed by ChristinaSep 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Moelfre Cottage."

    It is beautifully presented and in such a peaceful location. Walking distance to the Nantcol waterfalls and around Moelfre mountain. Ten minutes drive to a selection of beaches and less than an hours drive to snowdon and other places such as Portmerion. This is the second time we’ve stayed in the area and we would definitely come back to Moelfre. Eleri was really friendly and helpful, bringing up a high chair for our youngest. As well as leaving the most delicious cup cakes we’ve ever tasted for us upon arrival. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a quiet stay that is a short drive from beaches, castles and mountain walks!

    Reviewed by TinaAug 2021

  • "Quiet, remote location made peaceful."

    Very comfortable cottage.

    Reviewed by FrederickAug 2021

  • "Moelfre Cottage was beautiful and the location was stunning."

    The hosts (Aled and Eleri) were great and we had a fantastic holiday. This cottage is a total gem!

    Reviewed by KatieJul 2021

  • "We have just returned from the most fabulous stay at Moelfre Cottage."

    I cannot fault the stay. From the minute we pulled up to the cottage it felt like home. The location of the cottage is breathtaking. Fabulous, unspoilt views and amazingly peaceful. Set amongst hills and near the farm, the cottage was a little piece of heaven.The little stream running through the back garden was beautiful and the children loved playing in it. Absolutely spotless cottage. The cottage was very well equipped. Bathrooms modern and clean. Bedrooms stunning. The views from every window in the house perfect. Owners were so friendly. Fresh baking on arrival a very thoughtful touch. Fabulous location for visiting Portmerion, Harlech castle and the local beaches. A must was going to Nancol Waterfalls and swimming in the stream. I would 100 percent recommend this cottage and location.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2021

  • "Very pleasant and quiet outlook , the cottage has everything to make a very pleasant and relaxing holiday, The owners are very welcoming and friendly."

    This is our 3rd visit and hope to visit again

    Reviewed by RobinJul 2021

  • "Beautiful, clean cottage in a quiet location."

    So peaceful to sit out in the evening and take in the scenery. The owner is nearby and was very helpful. Good walks nearby. Perfect!

    Reviewed by MarjorieJun 2021

  • "Stayed in the cottage 4th - 11th June and absolutely loved it, the cottage was spotless and was very peaceful along with fantastic views."

    I'd highly recommend the waterfalls near by, only £3 parking which I feel was great value. Will definitely be staying again.

    Reviewed by GarethJun 2021

  • "We were absolutely delighted with Moelfre Cottage ."

    .. it was beautifully appointed - homely and welcoming in a very stylish way. We met the owner who was very kind and helpful - she made us feel as if the cottage was actually ours for the week!! The scenery, weather and fabulous cottage made for one of our best holidays ever. We would truly love to go back there ...

    Reviewed by NicolaMay 2021

  • "The fact that we were in the mountains away from other people was so nice."

    We totally switched off and enjoyed the views around us. We walked for miles and took so many photos. We will definitely be back. The welcome we received from Eleri was lovely too. If we could move here we would!!

    Reviewed by SarahMay 2021

  • "Superb location ..."

    Superb location Kitchen equipment of a fantastic standard Furnished to a super standard I would highly recommend staying here

    Reviewed by GlenMay 2021

  • "Just what the doctor ordered for a quiet relaxing holiday."

    The cottage is exceptional it’s warm cosy and everything you need is there. The only down side we had was the weather. If you want a holiday that’s quiet, secluded and 5* you can’t go far wrong with Moelfre cottage. I would definitely go there again.

    Reviewed by BrianMay 2021

  • "Our second visit to Moelfre Cottage and hopefully not the last."

    A beautiful cottage with everything you could possibly need provided for by the owners for your stay. If your looking for a peaceful getaway with lovely scenery then this is the place to go. We enjoyed days out in Porthmadog, Criccieth and Barmouth which are in easy reach by car. Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by AmandaApr 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, set in beautiful scenery, cottage was amazing inside and out would highly recommend"

    Reviewed by GarySep 2020

  • "The cottage was in a very quiet location surrounded by beautiful countryside with plenty of footpaths."

    Would highly recommend for a relaxation holiday away from it all.

    Reviewed by BethSep 2020

  • "It was so beautiful there, an ideal place for a peaceful holiday, lovely walks from the door."

    Excellent cottage, we will be back.

    Reviewed by JuliaSep 2020

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage amazing views, great host."

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2020

  • "A lovely cottage with beautiful scenery."

    Beautifully furnished to a high standard. We arrived to some delicious home made cakes which was a lovely thought by the owner. Cottage was perfectly situated to visit many attractions locally including Nantcol waterfalls, Harlech, Barmouth and Snowdon. Would definitely stay again! Perfect for a family of four. My only suggestion for improvement is to have a softer pillow. I just couldn’t sleep with my head at such an elevation. However that’s my personal preference. There also seems to be a slight leak in the downstairs Lounge window (near the bronze award certificate) which lets rain.

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2020

  • "It is a lovely cottage in the shadow of Moelfre."

    Inside it's well equipped with all the kitchen basics, smart TVs in each room and decent working wifi which given the likelihood of rain and lack of a mobile signal is a very good thing - if you are planning to use your phones satnav best to set the route before you get in the car! We were greeted personally by the lovely host, a tray of cakes and lots of covid assurance, gels etc. If I were to suggest one improvement it would the addition of a gas bbq - the veranda / patio is lovely and would be the perfect place to fire up the bbq on a warm and not wet evening. Strongly recommend.

    Reviewed by TonyJul 2020

  • "Wonderful stay."

    The cottage is stunning. Beautifully decorated, very clean and the owners have thought of everything. Our son gave it 10,000 stars, so he enjoyed it too! Very peaceful location. Great walks from the door step. Loads to do locally and there is a lovely village near by. Hope to be back!

    Reviewed by MadeleineMar 2020

  • "It was a beautiful cottage."

    The owners were extremely helpful and I would thoroughly recommend it. It is very remote which might not suit everyone but was perfect for us.

    Reviewed by ChrisFeb 2020

  • "The location, the views, cleanliness of the cottage is such calming and happy welcome for us."

    The cottage is beautifully decorated! The welcome cakes that were made for us by Elire were delicious!!

    Reviewed by MarivicFeb 2020

  • "Great Cottage."

    Everything you needed was there. it’s quite remote but only a 5 minute drive from the village. The lovely host even made us a delicious Victoria sponge cake for our arrival. Highly recommend and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by StephanieJan 2020

  • "Moelfre cottage is just amazing, a beautifully situated property, so stylishly furnished, with all modern kitchen appliances and bathrooms to die for."

    I have rarely stayed at such a complete property. Eleri was such a welcoming and warm owner, making sure we were fully happy with our stay and also a great source of local knowledge. Her cake making skills are pretty fantastic too. The Boxing day trip on the Ffestiniog Steam Railway was wonderful experience, as was visiting Port Meirion. Both only about 35 minutes away.

    Reviewed by VictorDec 2019

  • "We arrived at the cottage in the dark and rain so just wanted to get our stuff inside out of the cold and wet , we were blown away by the cottage as the pictures don't do it justice , its was so tastefully furnished and cottagie if that makes scence."

    In the morning when it was light we got to see the beauty of the location even though it was still raining, beautiful cottage in a beautiful location ,well recommended especially the lovely cakes from the owners

    Reviewed by AnthonyNov 2019

  • "The cottage had many excellent features, not least the superb situation and not forgetting the delicious cupcakes provided by the friendly owner."

    The main bed was especially comfortable. But there were a few niggles, some mentioned by previous tenants. The sofa was uncomfortable for any length of sitting. There was an unpleasant smell in one kitchen cupboard (only when opened). The lighting did not encourage reading - if only the quality ceiling lights in the kitchen and bedroom had also been installed across the main living area. We thought the heating was barely sufficient in the main room (November, 5-8C outside). It needed a 2nd radiator. We used the electric fan heater most of the time, especially in the morning and when returning late afternoon, to bring the temperature up to a reasonable level. Bedroom warmth was fine though. In summary, we wouldn't hesitate to rent in warmer months but wouldn't in the colder months.

    Reviewed by IanNov 2019

  • "Had a fantastic week at Moelfre cottage, really lovely property in a stunning location, it was clean and decorated beautifully also well equipped with lovely fluffy towels and the bed was so comfy."

    Loved the peace and quite and just hearing the sound of running water from the stream that runs along the garden, beautiful when you're sitting outside on the balcony and the stunning waterfalls that are not too far just down from the cottage. The cakes we found on arrival were exquisite and the owners were very welcoming and Eleri popped along to see us to check everything was ok. Lots of places to visit nearby, the Vic down in the village is a lovely pub and reasonably priced with a good menu. If we had a slight niggle it would be with the sofas which we found difficult to get comfy on but apart from that everything else we couldn't fault it, my partner also missed his coffeee machine so maybe one of these would make it perfect. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would be happy to return. Thank you

    Reviewed by MaxineAug 2019

  • "We had a lovely time at Moelfre cottage."

    The owners were very welcoming, we had freshly baked cupcakes waiting for us when we arrived! The cottage was exactly as shown on the website, very comfortable for the four of us, clean, with all the appliances we needed. We would definitely come back if visiting North Wales again.

    Reviewed by Marie-lucieAug 2019

  • "A really lovely property in a really wonderful location rooms were clean and tidy and we had a great time there"

    Reviewed by SallyAug 2019

  • "What a wonderful cottage this is!"

    The cottage and location are beautiful. It is approximately 2 miles into the village with pubs, shops etc from the cottage. The cottage is beautifully decorated and furnished, being very well equipped too. When we arrived we had been left some exquisite cup cakes which were gorgeous. The bed was beautifully comfortable. The bathrooms modern and lovely thick fluffy towels. The outdoor balcony is a pleasure, lovely table, chairs and parosol. There was nothing not to love about the cottage and lovely Eleri. Book and see!

    Reviewed by JeanetteJun 2019

  • "Impressed with the cleanliness of the cottage."

    Loved the situation & glorious views.

    Reviewed by PamelaJun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage owners make you very welcome ,lovely quiet setting ,ideal for exploring north wales and walking"

    Reviewed by RobinJun 2019

  • "Lovely tranquil surroundings, and friendly hosts who made us very welcome."

    More kitchen and dining equipment would have been nice, so it was not necessary to wash up so frequently. Lacking a large enough cafeteria for four people. In spite of this, would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a very quiet and secluded spot whilst also being well situated for exploring the area."

    Reviewed by PaulineMay 2019

  • "Everything was just perfect!"

    The cottage was gougeous, very clean, warm and welcoming, and the homemade cake was "to die for" such a lovely touch. The views and the location of the cottage are stunning, I have fallen in love with North Wales. I have already checked on the availability of the cottage as I cannot wait to return.

    Reviewed by BeverleyMar 2019

  • "The cottage was in a quiet and beautiful location in the countryside with no adjacent houses, just hillsides and sheep!"

    It was very warm and comfortable inside with a modern design and all mod cons. It was well decorated for Christmas and Eleri had even left a Christmas welcome pack which included a delicious home made Yule log cake. She popped along in person to see that we'd settled in ok, which was a nice personal touch. There are just two things to mention: There was a strong smell in some of the kitchen cupboards which suggested a problem behind them which needs looking at. It would have been helpful to have a large scale map and some local information on the area. Having said this, we really enjoyed our stay here and would be happy to return.

    Reviewed by JillDec 2018

  • "Beautiful location, fabulous cottage that exceeded our expectations."

    When you have accommodation like this the holiday is going to be special. It’s like a home from home. Beautifully decorated, thoughtfully laid out and furnished. Everything you need, all modern appliances and comfortable bed with designer bedding. On arrival a big wow factor and a very tasty sponge cake. Please don’t book, find somewhere else as we need to keep this one to ourselves!

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2018

  • "Moelfre Cottage is beautiful."

    Furnished and decorated to a high standard. Setting is lovely, with mountain views and a little stream alongside the gardens. Bedding and towels are provided, well equipped kitchen. The owners had kindly left a cake when we arrived, which was a nice unexpected touch! Thank you!

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2018

  • "It was the best cottage we have stayed at."

    Everything was of the highest standard.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage."

    Probably the best one we've stayed in.

    Reviewed by DeanApr 2018

  • "A Gorgeous Cottage with everything you could need to hand."

    A warm welcome from the owner when we arrived plus a freshly baked cake! Peace & quiet guaranteed besides the sound of the sheep/lambs. Wild goat roam nearby and the scenery is just stunning. Porthmadog & Barmouth close by for shopping. Loved staying here & hope to be back soon. Highly recommend!

    Reviewed by AmandaApr 2018

  • "The cottage was immaculately presented and provided a very cosy stay."

    It had everyhting we needed. Location was so peaceful with lots of lovely walks near by including the nantcol waterfalls. We would definately recommend this cottage for getting away from a hectic lifestyle, it certainly did the trick for us and our dog had a great stay too. Thanks eleri and Aled for a lovely stay Natalie.,loyd and jess. Xx

    Reviewed by NatalieMar 2018

  • "We had a wonderful Christmas break at this cottage."

    Owners were very welcoming and took time to decorate the cottage for the festive period. Very clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by MargaretDec 2017

  • "Nestled at the foot of our own little mountain this secluded cottage was the base for a perfect pre Christmas break."

    The building had recently been lovingly renovated & was immaculate. We were welcomed by mince pies & mulled wine treats as well as a Christmas tree & tasteful decorations. The owner popped by shortly after we got there to make sure we'd settled in. The area offered plenty to do during our short break & the local pub served great homemade food. We couldn't have asked for more.

    Reviewed by AndrewDec 2017

  • "The house and location were marvellous and exceeded our expectations."

    Reviewed by PamelaSep 2017

  • "Where the cottage was situated was amazing there was no noise apart from the sheep and the stream, the odd car or tractor came past but it wasn't constant."

    you were in complete tranquility. Would highly recommend for anyone who wants to get away from hustle and bustle and needs to relax

    Reviewed by LornaAug 2017

  • "Wow, what an amazing place Moelfre Cottage is."

    Was set in a beautiful location,Llanbedr, with some truly stunning walks and beaches nearby. A wonderful place to sit outside taking in the views of the mountains in the evening. The House itself was ideal and we all felt very pampered there. The décor and facilities are as expected from the listing and all of us agreed that these were probably the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in! Everything was spotless, there really were no down sides to anything. The owner Eleri was so kind and even made us a cake for our arrival. Access to Harlech, Barmouth and Pothmadog all a stones throw and very easy. To anyone that is considering a stay here I would just say book it, as you will miss a great holiday if not. We arrived home yesterday and all of us are missing it terribly. The whole package was perfect. Thank you to Eleri and Sykes cottages!!

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2017

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner-effect fire
  • Utility.
  • Electric central heating with woodburner-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, chest freezer and washing machine in the lean to, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs with Freeview, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Cot and highchair available on request Please be aware this property only accepts bookings of 7 nights.

The property

Llanbedr 3 miles.

A lovely detached cottage surrounded by breath-taking scenery, and garden landscape, located in the pretty village of Llanbedr.

Wander through the delightful greenery and step into the warm and inviting open plan accommodation, boasting attractive decoration throughout.

Perfect for families to enjoy, the sitting room is uplifted by elegant fuschia sofa's, an electric fire, and a fantastic feature wall which adds a classical touch from start to finish.

This flows over to a contemporary kitchen and dining area layered with a black and white tone, making a vibrant place to enjoy your favourite home cooked meals.

Take the stairs to reach a twin bedroom laced with detail, neatly presented and boasting a serene atmosphere - tied together by natural outside views.

Up a few more steps, you will arrive at a family bathroom which is a luxury part of this property, with beautiful tiling and a hotel-style theme.

Just off from this lies a stunning king-size double bedroom hosting an arm chair, storage space and a near metallic finish.

Accompanied by an en-suite, the quality and attention to detail remains second to none, with bold patterns and a luxury shower complimenting the formation.

Step into the garden area where you can relax on the exceptional patio, close to the nearby stream; perfection and tranquillity at its finest.

The house is also a quick walk to Nantcol Waterfalls located on the same farm.

Outside, the charming village has an exciting array of wildlife, mountain walks on your doorstep, as well as two excellent pubs.

The small town of Harlech is just three miles away and includes the castle, which is recognised as the most impressive of all those built in North Wales as well as having world heritage status.

This is a heart-warming cottage in a rural location.

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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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