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Groes Newydd

Llandecwyn near Porthmadog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 11143)

  • Customer Rating: 3.5 / 4 out of 4

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    “Groes Newydd is an attractive looking cottage, simply furnished, but providing all that’s needed for a holiday stay.”

    Views over the estuary towards Penrhyndeudraeth, Minffordd and Portmeirion offer an ever- changing landscape. The single track road leading to the cottage may be a little daunting to drive along, especially the shorter, steeper route from the A496, which would not be recommended attempting in icy conditions, and the pathway leading from the parking space to the front door can be muddy. Once indoors however, there is instantly a cosy feeling provided by the AGA in the kitchen. However, some may ...

    Views over the estuary towards Penrhyndeudraeth, Minffordd and Portmeirion offer an ever- changing landscape. The single track road leading to the cottage may be a little daunting to drive along, especially the shorter, steeper route from the A496, which would not be recommended attempting in icy conditions, and the pathway leading from the parking space to the front door can be muddy. Once indoors however, there is instantly a cosy feeling provided by the AGA in the kitchen. However, some may find using an AGA difficult to master, and apart from the toaster and microwave there is no alternative cooking method. Although suitable cleaning products are provided by the owners, it might be worth mentioning that these are a requirement for the plumbing system, as the cottage is not on mains drainage. The weather in late November was not expected to be ideally suited to outdoor activities, but the cottage was well located for several nearby places of interest and on the days we did not want to venture out, we were able to entertain ourselves well enough to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing break.

    - Mrs Mochan, November 2018

Features

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

The property

This traditional, stone-built, semi-detached cottage is set in an elevated, rural location, just five miles from Harlech and five miles from Porthmadog in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.

Offering stunning panoramic views of the countryside down to the Tremadog Bay estuary, this charming Llandecwyn cottage is full of charm and character, with a welcoming woodburning stove, oil-fired AGA and pretty, enclosed gardens.

This cosy Llandecwyn cottage is an absolute delight with a comfy sitting room which enjoys superb views over the gardens down to the estuary, where you can watch the changing tides all day long.

The kitchen is well equipped, with a breakfast table for further dining options, and upstairs are the bathroom and the bedrooms, both benefiting from far-reaching views.

With Harlech and Porthmadog within five miles, this is an ideal touring base, but would equally suit walkers, writers, artists or outdoor enthusiasts due to its tranquil location, and with a small lake only 300 yards away, fishermen also benefit from its enviable position.

A superb Llandecwyn cottage for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday all year round.

Note: This cottage is next door to Ref 930206, together they sleep 6.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast table. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Oil-fired AGA, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games, DVDs and beach games and equipment
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large enclosed garden (shared with holiday home next door) with furniture
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Terraced garden has unfenced drop, children to be supervised
  • Note: the last mile or so up to the cottage is on a narrow country road with passing places
  • Note: Children over two only, no infants
  • Note: Lake fishing available nearby, requiring a licence and a permit which can be bought locally in Penrhyndeudraeth.

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About the location

LLANDECWYN

Harlech 5 miles; Porthmadog 5 miles.

Llandecwyn is a scattered rural hamlet in North Wales, which stands amidst farmland, hills with lakes and mountains, which are all perfect for scenic walks and mountain biking. Llandecwyn is set on the National Cycle Route 8, plus birdwatching can be enjoyed on the red kite waymarked trail, which passes through the hamlet. There are also birdwatching opportunities along the coast and at the RSPB Osprey project, which is nearby. Only 5 miles away is historic Harlech, which is situated in a magnificent position between the mountains and the sea. Harlech is dominated by its majestic 13th century castle, which enjoys World Heritage status. The town is very popular with golfers, who come to enjoy the famous Royal St. David's course, whilst the beautiful 6 mile long sandy beach is wonderful for family fun and long walks. Harlech offers an excellent variety of amenities including some good quality restaurants and a leisure centre, whilst the whole of the Snowdonia National Park, together with the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay, are all within easy reach. Other attractions in the area include the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Light Railway, the secluded beaches at Borth y Guest and the Black Rock sands and the Italianate village of Portmeirion. A really beautiful part of North Wales.

Region Information

Note: Children over two only, no infants.

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