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Y Gribyn

Islawr-drefnear Dolgellau, North Wales & Snowdonia, LL40 1TS (Ref. 1075515)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
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About the property

Boasting a rural position on the foothills of Cadair Idris in Islawr-dref near Dolgellau, is the inviting, stone-built cottage, Y Gribyn.

Tucked away and providing a great little base promises a refreshing retreat for a couple or a sole traveller looking to escape their busy daily routines to explore this stunning part of Wales; Y Gribyn is ideally situated for outdoor enthusiasts to explore the magnitude of opportunities on offer within the Snowdonia National Park, as well as relaxing days on the picturesque coast.

Offering an open-plan living space with a compact kitchen area, drop-leaf table and chairs, along with a charming sofa to curl up with your loved one as you settle down for the evening to watch a favourite film.

As the evening draws to a close, head along the hallway to find a nicely presented double bedroom with a window that floods the space with natural light and looks out towards the surrounding countryside.

On a sunny afternoon, spend time on the patio and take in the picturesque surroundings.

For those special occasions, venture into the centre of Dolgellau where you will find a selection of restaurants and pubs, as well as several shops for picking up the essentials.

For those feeling active, you will find a magnitude of walks from the doorstep of the cottage which includes the mountain peak Cadair Idris, including The Mawddach Trail, or keen cyclists will be delighted with the nearby Coed y Brenin Forest Park.

Alternatively, head to the coast where you can soak up the sun at the sandy beaches, Fairbourne awaits with its long stretch of shingle shores and beachfront golf club.

Further along the coast is the delightful town of Barmouth, a place making for a great day out, where you can go crabbing in its Marina, climb to Dina Oleo and view the beautiful stone-built town below, or simply bask in the sun on the popular Traeth Abermaw Beach.

Make your way into the Snowdonia National Park to find more outdoors activities, from thrilling zipwires to kayaking in white waters; or continue to travel along the coast to discover more picturesque settlements, including the Italianate village of Portmeirion.

A joyful couples break is waiting to be experienced at Y Gribyn.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One 4ft double bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed side patio with bike storage and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1.8 miles, shop 4 miles
  • Please note: The property is within farming land so dogs need to be kept on lead when outside

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas