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Glan Yr Afon

(Ref. 1102383)

Llangernyw, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


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  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "The farmhouse is stunning, the location ideal."

    We received a warm welcome from the owner who kindly left us with some welcome gifts, very thoughtful and much appreciated . The home itself has everything you could need for a relaxing stay. We were three generations , the older relatives enjoyed the comfort of the lounge whilst the rest of us indulged in the amazing hot tub and fun games room. The animals on the farm, and in the surrounding fields, were a hit with everyone. The dining area is perfect for bringing everyone together to share meals and family time and the kitchen is well equipped to meet all your needs. The beds were comfortable and all the rooms were just beautiful .The location is central, and breathtaking. We visited Caernarfon, Betws y coed ( gorgeous food at Y Stablau) , Llanberis and walked Snowden via the Pyg route ( book parking ) . We would highly recommend booking this beautiful holiday home.Thank you, Eirian for opening your home to us.

    Reviewed by Beverley4.7Apr 2024

  • "Absolutely wonderful cottage."

    What a find. It was spotless with all the facilities we could have wanted. Wonderful owner,Eirian, so helpful. Peaceful location with private garden and silence! Farm animals were a great bonus for the kids. Hot tub and games room were great extras! No faults,a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Mar 2024

  • "Fabulous family break in picturesque surroundings."

    Great place to explore North Wales and great comfortable and relaxing space to unwind after a busy day exploring. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property is located on a working farm (you don't get disturbed at all), which adds to the fun."

    There is an incredibly friendly and very waggy tailed, farm dog that came to say hello whenever it could. The owner met us on arrival and showed us around, answering any questions we had. The house itself is very clean, well maintained and furnished and has everything you could need. There are some great walks (and pubs) in the local area to chose from. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would go back again.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Nov 2023

  • "We booked the house to celebrate a number of friends 30th birthdays and have a weekend away."

    We were met on arrival and shown around. The house had everything we would need during our stay and is as described on the pictures. We had a great stay and it was the perfect house for our weekend get together. Everywhere was super clean & comfortable and the hosts were lovely. The hosts were also super helpful with questions we had regarding the house prior to arriving, as it can definitely be tricky arranging for a bigger group! Plenty to do in the local area and in the house! Thanks for a great stay, would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Nov 2023

  • "This is just the loveliest, cosiest place to stay!"

    On arrival the house owner met us, and showed us all the facilities, and left a welcome pack of goodies! Such a friendly and welcoming arrival! The house is on a farm… just a beautiful place to be… surrounded by the nature… it was idyllic. The house itself is beautiful, a lounge area for families to relax, a kitchen diner big enough for large families. The bedrooms were spacious, beds comfortable… everywhere was so clean and well looked after! It was a delight! The games room for children was brilliant! We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this house! We are regular visitors to North Wales…this was perfect! Thank you to the owners who made it so lovely!

    Reviewed by Becky5.0Nov 2023

  • "The house has absolutely everything you could need."

    The rooms were spacious, clean and well-maintained. The beds were very comfortable and the amenities were great. It was also really peaceful sitting in the hot tub and listening to the stream and the cows also came up to the fence which was a nice surprise. The games room was a nice addition and popular with the kids. On top of this the host was very welcoming. Definitely recommend to friends and family!

    Reviewed by Tyler5.0Sep 2023

  • "Wonderful property, large bedrooms, lovely kitchen and dinning room."

    Lovely garden and fab hot tub. The country side facing the property was lovely.. All in all a great weekend away. We would recommend the Old Stag pub in the next village, the food was home made, a rarity. Would come again.

    Reviewed by Gladys5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely house and location."

    We were there for a 70th birthday celebration with the family. The hot tub was a bonus and kept us all entertained in the sunshine. The welcome basket was a nice touch and the dog enjoyed his treats. We were only 40 minutes from home but it felt like we could have been abroad. We will be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Sep 2023

  • "What a brilliant stay at this stunning house."

    We were a group of 5 ladies ready for a relaxing break and thats exactly what we got. The decor is fabulous, cosy and welcoming. The setting is so beautiful, peaceful and idyllic, that we were all totally relaxed. The roomy modern hot tub is perfectly situated and we were so lucky with the September heatwave that we had all our meals outside. The location is ideal for visiting the stunning north wales area and we were spoilt for choice with things to do. Our hostess Eirian popped to see us which was lovely and her attention to detail left us with pretty much everything we needed. We didnt use the games room but I'm sure many other guests and families would love it. We did comment that a few sunbeds would be a welcome addition but that is definitely not a criticism as we only mentioned it due to the extraordinary hot weather we had. We can't thank Eirian enough for making our stay so special that we left very reluctantly with a bag of gorgeous eating apples we picked from the garden tree (with Eirian's permission). We will return...

    Reviewed by Faye5.0Sep 2023

  • "We all had a wonderful stay here!"

    The house and it’s surroundings are stunning, very quiet and relaxing when in the hot tub. The house had everything we needed within the rooms, bathrooms and kitchen, having enough utensils to make a large roast dinner. Bonus there is a really good local pub a few minutes drive away that does really good vegan options. The host is lovely and welcoming, always had easy communication! Would definitely come back again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Phoebe5.0Sep 2023

  • "What a fabulous place to stay!"

    Even better than we'd hoped from the photos. It's in a superb spot, with great villages nearby, and lovely views from house and garden. We had a brilliant week, enjoying the hot tub and the games room (especially as the table football was upgraded while we were there!). Eirian the owner (hope I've spelt that properly!) is amazing - so helpful, and had even left us a welcome hamper. The house is really comfortable (especially the beds), and there are lots of really thoughtful touches. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Catie5.0Aug 2023

  • "A lovely farmhouse in the Welsh countryside."

    We had a great week there. The property is spacious and well appointed. The scenery was marvellous , we had a couple of clear nights and the stargazing was magical. Everyone enjoyed the hot tub, the kids enjoyed watching the sheep and the cows. The pool table in the games room was a bonus. The owners were very attentive and made contact at regular intervals to ensure that we had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Len4.7Aug 2023

  • "The holiday house was lovely, well stocked and in a beautiful location."

    The owners were very helpful and attentive. We had four small children with us and they had great fun exploring the house and playing in the large gardens. If we come back to Wales we would love to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Aug 2023

  • "Really needs more attention to detail."

    Towels were inadequate, the games room football had no ball, the games room dartboard only had one dart, there were no egg cups in kitchen, etc., etc. Pictures on website were also slightly deceiving.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, on reading this we were shocked as this does not mirror our usual excellent reviews. It is such a shame you did not mention any issues during our meeting as we will always endeavour to assist guests during their stay. The football table doubles up as a hockey table and on checking the property following your stay the ball was found in the hockey side, the darts were present but 2 were missing their flights, new darts and egg cups have now been purchased. We would always encourage any guests to contact us if they do have any problems, once again I hope the issues you have raised did not detract from your holiday and the beautiful local area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Trevor4.4Aug 2023

  • "A group of us stayed for a week to celebrate a friend's birthday and to get together, with this house fitting perfectly!"

    It is situated on a working farm (with a very friendly dog to greet you on arrival), but had no issues with regards to noise or disturbance. The owners are lovely and made sure to welcome us, making sure we had everything we needed. We did have one small issue with one of the hobs but they were quick to offer us a suitable solution. The hot tub is a really good size and larger than ones we have come across in previous properties. Can really recommend this property for family holidays or reunions alike. Additionally, the owner also showed us around another holiday let property that they have on site and it was absolutely stunning! They had kept the original character of the building, making for a lovely atmosphere inside the property. Thank you for a lovely stay Eirian! :)

    Reviewed by Katja5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely place, had two big birthdays in our group and was the perfect stay for me and my family"

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely time and definitely would go back."

    The owners are really friendly and the property and scenery around is amazing.

    Reviewed by Pavel5.0Apr 2023

  • "I could not fault the property it was everything we expect and more."

    Great views, big hot tub and plenty of space for all of us. I would definitely returned in the future.

    Reviewed by Melissa4.7Mar 2023

  • "The farm house was amazing so big and clean hosts were just the best they even ..."

    The farm house was amazing so big and clean hosts were just the best they even gave us a lift home from the pub highly recommend this property and cant wait go go back again thanks Gareth and Eirian your the best

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Mar 2023

  • "Great house to stay in, lovely location and very peaceful environment."

    Reviewed by Gail4.7Feb 2023

  • "We had a lovely Christmas holiday at Glan yr Afon."

    The house was decorated beautifully for Christmas. The facilities are fantastic, and the owners are wonderful hosts. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Stacey5.0Dec 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay we had such a lovely family break away before Christmas."

    The cottage was very cosy and immaculately clean with all the facilities we could want. The beds were very comfortable and there were lots of games to enjoy for the family as well as the hot tub which was a great addition. The grounds were lovely for a fresh winters walk and the village not too far away. We would highly recommend this for a family getaway and we will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely, homely property."

    Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their stay, the owner couldn’t do enough for you. The house is in a beautiful setting with a stream running outback, the hot tub was perfectly placed to enjoy the scenery and the stars at night. The beds were super comfy. We are looking to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely stay."

    Everyone had a great time and all slept well. Very friendly and welcoming host too. Would certainly recomend.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Very clean. Kitchen very well equipped. Lovely location, peace and quiet. Secure garden for the dog. Hot tub was used every day. Thanks for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2022

  • "We booked a family week away at Glan Yr Afon ( House by the river ) at the end of August."

    It’s in a beautiful location with stunning views all around. Our young boys were taken with the 2 chickens in the garden and helped themselves to a fresh egg every morning. With either a short drive to the beach or the mountains of Snowdonia, it was perfectly placed for all activities. The house was very comfortable and well equipped. And the hot tub was lovely addition on those cool summer evenings. The owner and her family were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fabulous property, very clean, beautiful location and 2 families accommodated with ease."

    We wished we were staying longer and host was very welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, thank you!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2022

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom freestanding bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with open-fire
  • Snug
  • Cellar with games room
  • Eco biomass central heating with woodburning stove and open fire
  • Electric Rangemaster and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • 3 x TV, Netflix, WiFi, pool table, table footballs, air hockey, darts board
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One dog welcome
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawned area, patio with furniture and hot tub
  • Bike storage in cellar
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Community village shop, post office and pub that serves food 1 mile Car charging is not allowed at this property

The property

Settled on the outskirts of Llangernyw near Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park, county Conwy, is this grand, Grade II listed detached property, Glan Yr Afon.

Boasting original features, a cellar with games room, and a large garden for al fresco dining, this five-bedroom, three-storey home sits on a working farm with views of open-fields and countryside, ideal for both families and friends.

On arrival, be greeted by ample off-road parking spaces to leave your vehicle and admire your green surroundings before exploring your characterful holiday home.

Step inside to discover the entrance hallway, where you can kick off your walking boots and hang your jackets ready for a countryside ramble.

The contemporary kitchen hosts a Rangemaster, set in an original inglenook fireplace, to prepare heart-warming meals, and an island to keep the chef company with a glass of wine in hand.

Through the kitchen you will find the dining room; here you can start the woodburning stove in a beautiful, stone fireplace for added comfort, while you tuck into a home-cooked feast with your loved ones.

The sitting room is an ideal space to unwind and enjoy a movie night from the corner sofa; why not light the open fire in an original, cast iron fireplace on winter nights?

Meanwhile, younger guests will love escaping to the cellar with exposed beams, original stone floor, storage space for bikes, and a games room with plenty of entertainments such as a dart board, pool table, and table football.

Completing the living areas is a peaceful snug with a sofa and desk for those in need of a quiet refuge.

In the evening, carry the conversation out into the large garden, where outdoor lighting guides the way to furniture and you can relax in the hot tub and admire the sound of the stream nearby.

Climb upstairs to the first floor to choose between five spacious bedrooms, including to find more character features such as exposed stone and brick work, as well as five beautifully appointed bedrooms; a super-king-size (zip/link), a king-size with an en-suite, two more king-sizes and a twin bedroom, ideal for the children.

Awaken with a soak in the freestanding bath or have a quick wash in the ground-floor shower room before joining your guests in the dining room for a home-cooked breakfast.

A utility room offers a washing machine for when you need to freshen your clothes.

Llangernyw is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, with its charming Welsh cottages and stunning countryside, you'll feel right at home here; those with a fishing rod licence can relax along the river Elwy on the property, to catch the likes of brown and sea trout and salmon.

You'll also have easy access to some fabulous attractions via scenic drives along the popular B road route, such as the stunning, Grade I listed Gwrych Castle.

Make sure to visit Saint Digain, one of the oldest churches in Wales, and don't forget to take a walk on the coastal cycle path.

Venture to the historical town of Conwy, home to some of the most impressive historical attractions in the country, including the imposing Conwy Castle and the picturesque Smallest House In Great Britain.

If you're looking for outdoor adventures, head to Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park where you will find the Tree Top Adventure and Zip World, while the peaks of Carnedd Llewelyn and Glyder Fawr are sure to please avid hikers.

Other highlights include the atmospheric Plas Mawr, a 16th century Elizabethan townhouse, and the delightful Quay Street, with its pretty boutiques and restaurants.

Be sure to visit the seaside town of Llandudno, Llandudno Pier is a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the stunning views of the coast.

Y Gogarth Great Orme Country Park is a great place to explore the outdoors and take in the fresh air.

For a special getaway, look no further than Glan Yr Afon.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1102388 together sleeping up to 20 guests.

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

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About the location


Colwyn Bay 9.7 miles; Llandudno 13.4 miles.

Llangernyw is a peaceful Welsh village with a local village shop, Post Office and friendly village pub which offers quality dining, real ales, games room and is dog-friendly. There is also a coastal cycle path which runs along the Abergele seafront. For walking and outdoor enthusiasts beautiful Betws-y-Coed known as the "Gateway to Snowdonia", Zip World and Surf Snowdonia are all within easy travelling distance. The delightful Victorian town of Llandudno is also a short car drive away, offering quality shops, restaurants, a fantastic dry ski slope and exciting cable car rides over the Great Orme. There is plenty to do in this wonderful region at any time of the year!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas