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Groes Newydd

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

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Vincent

    “The cottage was really lovely, the ...”

    The cottage was really lovely, the views during the day were outstanding and at night simply magical. The cottage was well equipped, very cosy and we were both comfortable and warm. I especially enjoyed the numerous paintings displayed as they were really lovely. Using an Aga was a unique experience but I quickly got used to it and it kept the cottage really warm and the water very hot! ...

    The cottage was really lovely, the views during the day were outstanding and at night simply magical. The cottage was well equipped, very cosy and we were both comfortable and warm. I especially enjoyed the numerous paintings displayed as they were really lovely. Using an Aga was a unique experience but I quickly got used to it and it kept the cottage really warm and the water very hot! The only downside for me was that the listing did not advise that the cottage has a septic tank which means only certain cleaning products are required to be used. My home is on mains drainage and so I took with me cleaning products I had BUT found instructions at the cottage advising not to use these. Being new to the area of Porthmadog, I did not know where to purchase the Ecover items recommended and so had to use up what had been left in the cottage (washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, kitchen spray, toilet cleaner etc) - sadly I could not replace these items and that concerned me - although maybe other customers would not have worried about this? Prior listing details would have encouraged me to search for these special cleaning items to take with me before going on my holiday. Maybe the Sykes listing could be adjusted to advise customers accordingly?

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • 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.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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