Ffynnon Cottage

Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 984725)

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Tinsley

    “Really cosy and well equipped, with ...”

    Really cosy and well equipped, with tons of character and original features. The owner was very helpful with recommendations for places to eat and drink locally. Perfectly placed to explore Snowdonia and beyond. Highly recommended.

    Really cosy and well equipped, with tons of character and original features. The owner was very helpful with recommendations for places to eat and drink locally. Perfectly placed to explore Snowdonia and beyond. Highly recommended.

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A pretty mid terraced miners cottage, in the hamlet of Bethania on the edge of Blaenau Ffestiniog, in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

This cosy, stone-built cottage is in an elevated situation with views extending towards the Moelwyn mountains with a back drop of hillside scenery and offers comfy, unique accommodation and is an ideal setting for a romantic holiday getaway or a family base from which to explore the area.

The cottage has lots of charm and character with original features such as slate flagstone floor and exposed ceiling beams.

The cottage has undergone a comprehensive scheme of refurbishment by its current owner and offers a cosy welcoming retreat with a comfy sitting room and a wonderful inglenook fireplace housing a warming wood burning stove, a well-appointed modern kitchen with dining area with three nicely appointed bedrooms and a modern shower room upstairs.

There is a front garden with a covered veranda complete with bench, and a pretty rear enclosed garden, so after a busy day exploring, why not return to your cottage to enjoy a relaxing drink and enjoy the stunning countryside and mountain views?

200 yards away takes you to Melin Pant Yr Ynn which is an old slate mill, being the earliest surviving in Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Next to this is a private house, where the owner can arrange for entry into an exhibition of water coloured painings by Falcon Hildred, a renowned local artist.

The surrounding area of this lovely cottage is ideal for walking or cycling, with the famous Llechwedd slate mines, downhill mountain bike trails, ZipWorld Titan and Bounce Below all close by.

If you would prefer something more relaxing, then a journey on the Ffestiniog Steam Railway to Porthmadog is well worth a trip.

Porthmadog has many beautiful beaches to choose from, all of which are perfect for relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views of the area, or why not visit the attractive village of Portmeirion before returning to unwind in this delightful cottage?

This lovely self-catering cottage provides an ideal base for a holiday or short break any time of year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with wood burning stove.

Amenities

  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge (no ice box), TV with Freeview, DVD player, Wifi, and a small selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 1 car at the rear of the property with additional free roadside parking at the front, on a first come, first served basis
  • Garden at the front with covered veranda and bench
  • Rear enclosed lawned garden accessed by steps
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (downstairs only)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 min walk
  • Zip World and Bounce Below within 1 mile
  • Shops and town centre 0.7 miles
  • Note: There are 5 steps from the lane to the property
  • Note: Due to the age and nature of the cottage the staircase is slightly narrower and steeper than normal

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About the location

BLAENAU FFESTINIOG

Porthmadog 11 miles.

The fascinating old slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is situated in a superb position for exploring the Snowdonia National Park. There is a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat. The main local attractions include Zip World Slate caverns, the longest zip line in Europe and fastest in the world, this is a great underground adventure. The slate mines - where visitors can take enthralling underground trips to see mining as it was done in days gone by - and the famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog mountain railway which runs for 13 miles through the Snowdonia National Park to the harbour town of Porthmadog. Nearby is Portmeirion village, famous for its architecture and the film set of the cult TV series The Prisoner, plus local beaches, suitable for children, are within easy driving distance.

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