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Horeb Chapel House

Tanygrisiau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1002370)

3.4

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Needs a proper corkscrew!"

    !! The local pub came to the rescue! Turn right out of the front door it’s very welcoming. Property was ok we had a relaxed break. generally the property could do with a deep clean . Fresh throws on sofas for each visit/stay

    Reviewed by GSep 2021

  • "Enjoyed our stay but property could have been a bit cleaner."

    Reviewed by JacquiSep 2021

  • "Lovely location, lovely property just needs more attention with the cleaning and abit of TLC."

    Reviewed by ReissSep 2021

  • "Everything was perfect."

    This would be more appropriate if the cottage would have a back garden which was not. We enjoyed it a lot and definitely recommend other people to book this as this is a very spacious cottage.

    Reviewed by AnjumJul 2021

  • "The cottage was comfortable but missed the mark in a lot of different ways!"

    On arrival we were greeted by a small garden area to the front, with a tiny bbq, and bench. The bbq was inadequate for 10 people. When entering the property we were pleasantly surprised by the bedrooms downstairs, and the space upstairs… it was perfect for socialising. But it wasn’t as clean as we would of liked, we could smell dogs and a lot of shelves were dirty. We needed to use the sofa bed and when we got this out we were shocked by the poor quality of the mattress and had to put the sofa cushions under it. The village is a bit of ghost town but the cottage is a great base to explore wales!

    Reviewed by GraceJul 2021

  • "The property was fantastic."

    Well equipped and plenty of space for our party. We climbed Snowdon, and visited Harlech Beach, Fairy Glen, Betws-y-coed, Portmeirion, Swallow Falls and Cynfal Falls. All were within a 30 minute drive. Would highly recommend this cottage and will be returning some time in the future. We had an issue with using the oven on the first night and the owner was on hand to fix it straight away. Five stars ⭐️

    Reviewed by MelanieAug 2020

  • "Fabulous space for a large group."

    Loved the way the space was set out with plenty of room for socialising and two bathrooms was a huge bonus. Great communication from hosts and super information in the welcome file. Brilliant base for exploring and gorgeous walks nearby. The only comment I would make is the accommodation was not as clean as I would have expected. Glass was found under main sofa upstairs (by children who had dropped something) and downstairs had a strong smell which seemed to be due to previous pets urinating on rug. However, main areas such as bedrooms and bathrooms were spotless. We had a fabulous week and even the rain did not spoil our week.

    Reviewed by VikkiAug 2020

  • "Easy check in."

    Hosts very friendly with text. Dog friendly. Great location. A wonderful time was had by all.

    Reviewed by AlisonAug 2020

  • "Lovely accommodation, very contains very well equipped."

    Couldn’t use wood burning stove as chimney may have been blocked but otherwise super weekend

    Reviewed by MandyMar 2020

  • "We had a fab weekend with the family including my parents and our two dogs."

    My Dad is on nighttime dyalisis, I message ahead to see if we could arrive a little earlier to set his machine. The man I contacted was very helpful and accomodating. There was plenty of room for us to set everything up. We would love to go back again in the summer months. It's a thumbs up from us

    Reviewed by JanetteFeb 2020

  • "Stunning house and setting."

    Attention to detail and lovely little touches like being welcomed by a bottle of mulled wine!! There was everything you could need. The wood burner was perfect to sit around on a festive evening. Owner always available to answer any queries. A real home from home. 100%recommended.

    Reviewed by OrnellaDec 2019

  • "The online photos are very good but you never know how things will turn out until you're there."

    This place really exceeded our expectations. So good. Very comfortable for eight of us, six adults and two children. Everyone had enough room to find privacy as needed. The owners have thought of everything and we very much enjoyed our four nights here. Great location too.

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2019

  • "Fantastic accommodation in this stunning part of the country."

    Plenty of room for us all and helpful communication before arrival. Thanks!

    Reviewed by SimonNov 2019

  • "The timing of the heating seemed to be a little unusual, but this might just be me!"

    It seemed to come on in the middle of the night rather than the afternoon. The chapel itself is wonderful and beautifully converted and renovated, although the sofas were too big for most of our party. Thanks again.

    Reviewed by NigelOct 2019

  • "Excellent base to explore the local area."

    House was very well maintained and many home comforts. Nice to sit around in our group chat playing games and socialise. Dining table large enough to eat altogether.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2019

  • "Beautiful chapel very comfortable ."

    Everything you need for a great holiday . peaceful and relaxing didn't want to come home . great 60 birthday weekend . dog loved it as well .

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely, as expected; it was well equipped and fittings/linen etc were all of high quality."

    The pre-holiday communication and information was very good.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2019

  • "What can I say; Horeb Chapel is a fantastic property!"

    It was exceptional in every way. There was plenty of room, the beds were really comfortable and Daisy and Mike really did think of everything. Highly recommend this property, the location was good very closr to the Zip world caverns and everything else was a short drive. Thoroughly enjoyed this holiday.

    Reviewed by JoMay 2019

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The property

Perched within an elevated position in the village of Tanygrisiau, is this superb, converted dwelling, Horeb Chapel House.

This contemporary-styled dwelling rests within striking distance to the rugged Snowdonia National Park mountains and the wonderful Welsh coast, promising a wonderful escape for family and friends gathering to this majestic location.

Throughout this superb property, you will be delighted by the elegance of the furnishings with charming original touches to complement.

The quirky layout of the property means that you will find two well-presented king-size bedrooms and two super king-size, all on the ground-floor, each offering a stylish space to wake up to each morning and prepare for the day ahead.

After an adventure filled day, you and your loved ones can look forward to spending a relaxing evening within the brightly decorated living room, offering all the necessities and space for a week long break.

Curl up on the plush L-shape sofa which sits in front of a Smart TV, before the chef of the group rustles up a delicious home-cooked meal and gathers the family around the dining table for a sociable evening.

If you can tear yourself away from this wonderful cottage, a short stroll will bring you to the local pub where you will be delighted with the warming welcome, if you fancy a special treat one evening.

To keep you busy whilst staying here, the surrounding area has been carved as one of the best locations for outdoor pursuits, with a nearby river for walking, fishing, climbing and kayaking available within a short distance.

For those feeling adventurous, there is the Slate Mountain, Zip World, Bounce Below and Antur Stiniog waiting to be explored.

Further afield is the coastal town of Porthmadog and the iconic Italian-style village, Portmeirion.

Horeb Chapel House is a refreshing break within an area surrounded by natural beauty.

Summary

  • Four ground-floor bedrooms; 2 x super king-size with zip/link beds (can be twins on request), 2 x king-size
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor utility cupboard
  • First-floor open-plan living room with sitting areas, dining area and kitchen area
  • Ground floor snug with sofa bed and woodburning Stove
  • LPG central heating and woodburning stove
  • Cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, 2 x TVs with NOW TV, Alexa and WiFi
  • Pokemon Go Spot
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking and bike storage
  • Front garden area
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Three dogs welcome (not in bedrooms or on furniture)
  • Pub within 0.2 miles and shop within 0.6 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

TANYGRISIAU

Blaenau Ffestiniog 1.1 miles; Porthmadog 8 miles; Betws-y-Coed 15 miles; Beddgelert 16 miles.

Tanygrisiau, meaning "below the steps", refers to the stepped cliffs above this traditional Welsh village. The Moelwyn mountains protect the village from much of the northerly gales in the winter, and give it a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering its location high in Snowdon. The village stands amongst dramatic scenery, and Tanygrisiau is a good starting point for many walks, especially if your intention is to climb Moelwyn itself. Tanygrisiau was famous for its slate mining, producing a high quality black slate that was used across the world. Tanygrisiau railway station is on the famous Ffestiniog Railway, a narrow gauge railway built to carry slate from the mines down to the sea at Porthmadog; today it is a renowned tourist attraction providing stunning views on its trip to the coast. Only 1.1 miles away is Blaenau Ffestiniog, once the capital of slate quarrying and in the 18th century known as the "City of Slate". The town stands in an elevated, natural bowl amidst this mountainous region and has a good variety of shops and pubs, but is best known for its tourist attractions. One of the old quarries is now the renowned Llechwedd Slate Cavern. The famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway provides wonderful trips through spectacular countryside. Enjoy superb walks and bike trails at Coed-y-Brenin, one of the best mountain bike centres in Britain, as well as good climbing at the Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre, wonderful sandy beaches, or great fishing or golf. Visit delightful Betws-y-Coed, the Italianate Village at Portmeirion, or Bala, with its renowned white water rafting opportunities.

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Region Information

Note: potential drop hazard on the mezzanine open-plan living room, children should be supervised

Note: There is a £200 Good House Keeping Bond for this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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