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Bryn Y Gwin Cottage

Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 934791)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

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    Comfortable barn conversion in a fine setting, looking NE towards the Aran range.

    Comfortable barn conversion in a fine setting, looking NE towards the Aran range. Highlight for an early summer visit were the birds attending the feeders - highlights including haw finch, nut hatch, woodpecker, farmyard hen, gold finch, chaffinch, jay, blackbird, robin...


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dolgellau 1 mile.

This lovely semi-detached cottage is a converted old shippon, situated next to the owners’ farmhouse in the foothills of Cader Idris within the Snowdonia National Park.

Set within 70 acres of privately owned grounds of beautiful woodland, fields and countryside this delightful cottage is perfect for couples, friends and families who have an eye for beauty and the natural surroundings this peaceful and tranquil setting offers.

This cottage is in a truly beautiful corner of the Snowdonia National Park, giving you the chance to take in the magnificent views and some well-earned rest and relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

This cottage has so much charm and appeal, and is a genuinely enthralling place, with original features, such as exposed beams and lintels blended with a more modern twist.

The cottage has been nicely styled with a spacious and welcoming open plan living area with comfy sofas, a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen area.

Patio doors open to the outside, drawing the beautiful countryside into the sitting room.

Two bedrooms with good quality oak furniture and comfy beds, a double and a twin are both well-appointed, and a modern shower room completes the accommodation.

The underfloor heating maintains an even temperature throughout and being all ground floor, the cottage may suit those with limited mobility.

Outside is a patio area with seating, ideal for taking in the views or alfresco dining and the garden area is great for the kids.

Apart from being a perfect paradise for walkers, the area is fantastic for cycling, and there is fishing on the doorstep with a day ticket on a one acre on-site mixed coarse fishing lake.

The lake is beautifully quiet where you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity.

Artists can be inspired and the on-site wildlife and birdwatching is in abundance, including a Pied Flycatcher nest box and ringing conservation scheme.

After a busy day out exploring or fishing, you can come back and simply just relax, cook and enjoy the fruits of your patience, or indulge at the on-site Cader Therapeutics Clinic for Reflexolgy, Deep Tissue Massage, Acupressure, Reiki and Herbal Medicine (treatments to be arranged in advance directly with Tracey the proprietor).

Not too far away is the famous Mawddach Estuary Trail, which John Ruskin described as “one of the most sublime views in Europe”.

Fairbourne is within easy reach, with its long sandy beach, golf course and narrow gauge steam railway.

The area is renowned for its fantastic flora and fauna, and for a day trip, why not explore the ancient market town of Dolgellau, the popular resort of Barmouth or the attractive harbour village of Aberdovey?

This cottage is in a wonderful area of the Welsh countryside with plenty to do, so come and discover it for yourself.


All ground floor: Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge (no ice-box), slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 1 mile
  • Note: Due to the location and nature of the cottage with areas of open water and garden not enclosed, children to be supervised
  • Note: Bryn Y Gwin farm also accommodates a small and exclusive camping and caravan area which is situated within the 70 acres but located to the front of the main house and well away from the cottage
  • Note: Fire pits and BBQs are available for use and Bushcraft courses are also available, please contact owner for more details
  • Note: There is a small lip to access the main entrance.

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About the location


Fairbourne 8 miles; Barmouth 10 miles; Aberdovey 20 miles.

This small, beautiful market town is located in the heart of southern Snowdonia, between the imposing Cader Idris mountain range and the sea. It’s a superb base for a holiday - perfect for combining the many outdoor pursuits on offer in Snowdonia with relaxing days out on the soft sandy beaches of Barmouth, Fairbourne and Aberdovey. The town itself offers a good selection of shops, five pubs and a wine bar, along with a number of excellent restaurants, cafes and two bakeries, that produce fresh bread and cakes each day. Dolgellau is home to over 200 listed buildings, allegedly the highest concentration in the whole of Wales, and the town is also a designated 'cycle break centre' boasting a range of dedicated cycle routes all around the area. Close by is the Coed y Brenin mountain bike trail and this location is ideal for quiet outdoor recreation with superb scenery, mountains, forests, waterfalls, castles and beaches all close to hand.

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