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Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1072596)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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The property

Resting in the picturesque slate-mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd lies Tryfan, a charming double-fronted stone built, detached cottage.

Boasting pretty views of the surrounding hilltops and rugged terrains, as well as offering a delightful garden perfect for enjoying the warmer months outdoors, this property is ideal for a family or group of friends looking to explore this scenic area of North Wales.

Stepping into the property, leave your coats and shoes in the hallway, which boasts gorgeous original tile floors and make your way into the sitting room.

The sitting room provides a wonderful social space for the group, complete with a warming electric stove set in a dramatic centre-room cove; half of the sitting room hosts a plush corner sofa for you to snuggle up with your loved ones, and the other half of the room hosts quality armchairs which have been thoughtfully arranged to create a peaceful zone while still enjoying the communal aspects of the room.

From here, make your way into the well-equipped kitchen where you will find all the necessary appliances to assist with your self catering requirements including a gas hob, electric oven and a handy dishwasher; quintessentially Welsh, the countertops and windowsills in the kitchen are lovingly crafted from high-quality slate, adding to the charm of the cottage.

Beyond here, happen upon the dining room where the group can gather at the extendable dining table to catch up on the day's events.

As night rolls in, climb the stairs to the bedrooms for to rest your eyes ahead of a adventurous day of discovering your surroundings.

The first floor hosts five bedrooms, each fit with plenty of storage for your belongings and quality beds, including two doubles and a single, as well as a king-size with a pretty dressing table so you can get ready in style.

The final bedroom is another king-size with an en-suite bathroom, fit with a bath, shower over, a basin and a WC so you can escape from the group to indulge in a good book in a bubble bath.

Completing the interior of the property is a family bathroom with a bath, shower over, basin and WC, proving plenty of space to freshen up between activities, and a handy ground-floor cloakroom and utility area.

Outside, the multilevel garden offers a lovely space for soaking up the last of the summer sun with a glass of wine in hand; the garden hosts furniture for an alternative dining arrangement and both lawn and patio areas with magnificent views over the rolling and craggy hills.

Treat your loved ones to a meal out during your stay in one of the local restaurants; Y Chwarelwr, The Quarryman Bar & Grill is just a short walk from the cottage and offers traditional pub grub in a friendly setting.

If you cannot tear yourself away from the cottage, why not enjoy a takeaway in your home away from home from Trish & Chips, for classic chip shop dinners, or perhaps Red Chillis for Indian cuisine.

The area is bursting with attractions and activities for you to uptake such as mountain biking in the Snowdonia mountain range, zip lining and hiking.

The famous Zip World Slate Caverns is within easy reach of the dwelling by car and provides a truly unique experience within breath-taking underground caverns and packed with thrilling activities; here you will also find Bounce Below, an extraordinary activity of bouncing through caves, difficult to find elsewhere.

If you prefer to stay above ground, spend an afternoon exploring the pretty Plas Tan y Bwlch Gardens; the tremendous positioning of the grand house overlooks the valley of the River Dwryryd and the neatly-kept grounds give you a wonderfully peaceful day of strolling leisurely before stopping at the café for tea and cake and heading back to the abode.

Bring your friends and family to Tryfan for a memorable holiday any time of year.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x doubles, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV and Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed, multilevel garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location


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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