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Hendre Wylan

Llanaber, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 987874)


(14 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "Great property, clean and good facilities including space for us to spread out."

    You can access the beach through the campsite opposite. Would recommend Norbar and The Last Inn for food. And SUP Barmouth for paddle boarding. Enjoy your stay if going.

    Reviewed by RachelMay 2022

  • "We had a really wonderful time and we picked a great week for the weather too!"

    Beautiful holiday home, all the family enjoyed it and so did the dogs! Stunning sunset every night made the perfect ending to each day. We would definately recommend this 100% ....for the views, sunsets, all the local amenities, port meridian is a must see little place...thank you to Julia & Steve for being on call too

    Reviewed by TraceyApr 2022

  • "We very much enjoyed everything about the property, especially the views out across the bay."

    The owners were so helpful with one or two things that went wrong, and were very pleasant. Very spacious and comfortable. Would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by AnthonyApr 2022

  • "A big comfortable property but starting to show some wear and tear in places."

    Was a bit disappointed the starter pack for the log burner and no tools for using/cleaning it were available and to find a single oven which when cooking Christmas dinner for ten isn't ideal. Think 2.7k for the week was a bit steep with the property as it is at the moment, it has plenty of scope to be so much more (another shower maybe) but all in all had a great stay and good Christmas. Great food in Norbar a short walk away and some nice friendly bars in Barmouth.

    Reviewed by DeanDec 2021

  • "Cottage in excellent position sea view amazing large cottage well appointed rooms however the management of the property was very poor lack of sign from the road to locate the property key safe in complete darkness no information manual for the utilities especially the heating radiators needed bleeding (especially the on suite) only three tablets for dishwasher which was poorly maintained glass were coming out with chalky residue despite covid concerns one wc needed cleaning the main waste bin was full to overflowing and recycling bins need emptying conflicting advice given regarding the siting of the bins for emptying as result recycling bins not emptied of the three wall lights in the lounge only one was working that expired on the Wednesday I could go on."

    These things should have bee sorted before our arrival on a short stay you have not got the time to hang around for solutions to be provided. Not a criticism of Sykes who we have had a good relationship for a number of years

    Thank you for your feedback We appreciate you taking the time to send us your comments and we will make sure that there is a sign for the future to help with directions to the property. We do take on board all of your comments made however, the feedback is very out of character for the cottage as we always receive positive scores and reviews. Due to a recent illness, we were unable to check the property on changeover as we always do and this would have helped with making sure that bins were emptied and dishwasher tablets replaced. We want all Customers to enjoy their stay with us. If there are any problems we can be contacted anytime during your stay and will do everything we can to resolve any issues, that said, the issues you raised should have been resolved before your stay. We hope this doesn't deter you from booking the property again in the future. Once again, thanks for your comments Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2021

  • "Very comfortable, spacious and well laid out we particularly liked the large kitchen / dining room and lounge."

    The games room with television was a useful addition. Great sea views.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2021

  • "Superb 360 views from the house, the beds and furniture are very comfortable."

    Met the owners Paul and Julia who were friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "We enjoyed our holiday in Hendre Wylan."

    Very spacious accommodation for 3 generations plus dog and a fantastic location overlooking the sea.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2021

  • "Beautiful house, amazing sea views."

    Reviewed by SSep 2020

  • "The house was perfectly located with sea views however the house itself was not fully cleaned stray hairs and dust in the toilet areas, there were two old and curled up rugs on the landing which my mother nearly tripped over!"

    When we took them up they were hiding massive stains on the carpet, there were no cleaning products at all anywhere in the house, however it was a very spacious property and the bedding was very clean, it was a shame there were no cushions on the outside patio furniture. Having said that we did enjoy our time in Barmouth .

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2020

  • "Despite the Covid restrictions the holiday was excellent and the accommodation spacious and secluded."

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2020

  • "Very good roomy house, ample space for 10 people."

    The view is fantastic and just a short walk to the sandy beach. The only problem was the lack of cooking equipment suitable for 10 people, crockery, cutlery and glasses were fine. Spare key would have been helpful if people going out separately.

    Reviewed by ElaineOct 2019

  • "Hendre Waylen is really very nice house to spent your relexed holidays at, Situated very near to Sea Side and near to Barmouth where Co-OP supermarket and Iceland is really near by."

    House itself deserve honest 5 Star, as all 5 Bedrooms are of big size and party of 10 can get fit in very well. Kitchen items are available in ample quantity no need to take it along anything from home. Definitely will hire it again if visiting same area again.

    Reviewed by SamirMay 2019

  • "We really enjoyed the accommodation and the location."

    Reviewed by KrisMar 2019

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  • Five bedrooms: 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with sea views and en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with sea views, 2 x king-size with sea views, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Utility
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Second sitting room/TV room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove and sea views.
  • Oil central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • 2 x Smart TV's with Freeview, DVD player, games console, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • All power, fuel and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent (please bring own beach towels)
  • Travel cot (no bedding) and high chair available
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Large garden and patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, downstairs only and not in bedrooms (please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Barmouth with all amenities 2 miles
  • Beach 15 mins walk
  • NOTE: A £250 security deposit will be pre-authorised on your card when payment is made
  • This will be released in full after a post departure inspection (usually within 5 working days)
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar parties.

The property

This detached holiday home is in a slightly elevated position on the outskirts of Llanaber, near Barmouth and commands spectacular sea views over the Cambrian Bay coastline.

Bright, spacious and clean living rooms and large bedrooms, combined with a brilliant coastal location make this cottage the perfect family getaway.

Hendre Wylan boasts a well presented interior with soft fabrics and neutral décor in whites, creams, blues and greys, all befitting for a seaside holiday, with sea views enjoyed for most rooms.

The sitting room has an amazing sea view, where on those warm summer evenings you can open up the patio doors to enjoy the fresh sea air, and on the cooler days and evenings the welcomed addition of a real woodburning stove.

A second sitting room/games room is bound to be a favourite with children, a large TV with games console, a selection of games, board games and DVDs are sure to help the adults have a quiet 10 minutes after a hectic day of sightseeing and building sand castles!

The kitchen with dining area is a great space to enjoy family meals together.

The dining area has a large solid wood dining table with matching chairs and the kitchen is sleek, well-appointed and modern ensuring the cook of the family is happy and content.

Finally, on the ground floor, a convenient utility room and cloakroom.

On the first floor, there are five beautifully furnished and individually styled bedrooms upstairs, with the master boasting the addition of an en-suite shower room.

The family bathroom has a bath with shower over as well as a toilet and basin.

There’s plenty of outside seating at Hendre Wylan, at the rear there is a small rear garden but it’s at the front you'll spend most of your time, either on the raised patio area or front facing lawn, taking in the sea air and views, watching the sun ark across the sky dipping over the horizon, the perfect ending to a busy day.

The popular seaside town of Barmouth is a couple of miles to the south, just about walking distance if you fancy stretching your legs one evening.

There are plenty of pubs and restaurants to choose from in the town as well as the usual selection of seaside shops and attractions.

There are naturally lots of walks in the area, many of which can be accessed right from the cottage.

Circular routes such as the Panorama Walk and the Precipice Walk are a short drive away as are the higher peaks of Cader Idris, the Rhinog Mountains and of course, Mount Snowdon.

This welcoming Llanaber cottage is an excellent base from which to enjoy this renowned coastline and fabulous surrounding countryside, which is famous for its hill and coastal walks, wonderful beaches, water sports, golf, the medieval castle at Harlech and the beautiful Snowdonia mountains.

A lovely cottage, perfect for an all year round family holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Barmouth 1 mile; Harlech 8 miles.

The small coastal village of Llanaber lies between one of the most picturesque resorts on the Welsh coast, Barmouth, and the World Heritage Site of Harlech, all surrounded by the unrivalled splendour of the Snowdonia National Park. Llanaber overlooks beautiful Cardigan Bay and the Llyn Peninsula beyond and is home to the historic 13th century St Mary & St Bodfan church. This is a renowned location for wonderful beaches, fishing, golf, walking, sailing, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding and has ready access to mountains, steam railways, slate quarries and a variety of historic castles. The traditional seaside town of Barmouth boasts an enormous sandy Blue Flag beach, perfect for families. A variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, combined with the mild climate, make this an ideal destination for a holiday, even out of season. This area is a paradise for walkers and climbers, with Mount Cader Idris nearby, the second highest mountain in Wales. An abundance of wildlife along the Mawddach Estuary, trout fishing in mountain lakes, Harlech Castle, St David's golf course and Portmeirion Italianate Village are just a handful of the many superb attractions within this beautiful area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas