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9 Penlan

Tanygrisiau near Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1079483)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Blaenau Ffestiniog 1.4 miles.

Nestled on the outskirts of Blaenau Ffestiniog in the quaint village of Tanygrisiau, is this wonderful two-bedroom, terraced cottage, 9 Penlan.

Enjoying a fabulous location just a short walk from the local amenities, as well as a character-filled interior with exposed stonework and timber, vaulted ceilings and industrial touches which hark to the surroundings mining heritage, 9 Penlan is a fabulous dwelling for couples or a family of four looking to explore North Wales.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to whipping up hearty meals in the well-equipped kitchen, utilising the electric oven and hob and fridge/freezer, there is also a washing machine available for keeping your holiday wardrobe fresh!

Settle down at the dining table to tuck-in to a flavourful meal as you uncork a bottle of wine and toast to a memorable getaway.

After a satisfying meal, retreat to the plush three-seater sofa, where you can kick-back and relax in front of the crackling woodburning stove whilst selecting your favourite series from the Smart TV.

Wash away the day with a refreshing rinse under the rainfall shower, before wrapping yourself up in a toasty towel, courtesy of the heated towel rail.

As your eyes grow heavy, climb the stairs to the first floor, where you will discover two well-presented bedrooms, a super-king-size with zip/link and a king-size, both with plenty of storage for your belongings and perfect for catching your rest in ahead of a day of adventures.

Take the morning off from the kitchen and venture over to the popular Lakeside Café, where you can treat your loved ones to a steaming cup of coffee and a home-cooked breakfast with beautiful views overlooking the Tanygrisiau Reservoir.

Afterwards, why not blow away the cobwebs with a wander up to the picturesque Cwmorthin Waterfall?

Nearby you will find the fascinating former slate mine of Cwmorthin, where you can wander the remains of the historic site, as well as the glorious Cwmorthin Lake, where you can cast your rod and seek out your catch of the day or take in the sights with a leisurely lakeside walk.

Head into the centre of Blaenau Ffestiniog, where you will find a good selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes where you can sample the local delights, Descent Adventures where you can try your hand at gorge walking, hill walking, waterfall jumping and mine exploration, and the well-known Zip World Llechwedd, which offers fantastic tours through the underground mines, history exhibits, and the unique Bounce Below experience.

Next stop is Porthmadog, where you can hop aboard the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and soak up the fabulous surrounding views, explore the ports rich history at the Maritime Museum or tuck-in to fresh fish and chips as you watch the world go by on the harbour.

For an unforgettable stay in North Wales, look no further than 9 Penlan.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size
  • Ground-floor wet room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and seating area with wood pellet burning stove
  • Electric infrared heating panels with heated towel rail in the shower room and pellet-fed woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, coffee maker
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and pellets provided for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Front terrace
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 0.7 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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 now hold the prestigious status of a world heritage site, awarded by UNESCO and visitors can take enthralling underground trips there to see mining as it was done in days gone by. The famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog mountain railway also 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.

Region Information

Note: This property has a Good housekeeping bond of £100.
Note: Please mind young children with the ladder to the crog loft in the bedroom.
Note: Only wood pellet can be used in the stove

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