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Plas Glan Yr Afon

(Ref. 1102388)

Llangernyw, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (10)
  • definitely (10)
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  • hot (9)
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22 Customer Reviews

  • "The hot tub could have been cleaned more often."

    Reviewed by Sylvia5.0Jun 2024

  • "Just returned two weeks ago with family (from America) where we had the most fantastic week in this stunning converted farmhouse in the heart of North Wales."

    It is a true gem and blends modern luxury with classic charm. The exterior has breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and a beautiful hot-tub which some of us used to unwind after a day exploring North Wales. The interior has been meticulously designed and offers both elegance and comfort with spacious and sunlit rooms that are adorned with beautiful furnishings and exceptionally high-quality finishes. The kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with huge appliances and ample space for socialising while cooking. The house is located in an ideal spot for exploring the beautiful towns of Conway, Llandudno, Caernarfon and many more, as well as close to Snowdonia National Park and Mount Snowden. Would love to stay here and visit again, thank you for this beautiful property. We created memories to last a lifetime. Thank You.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2024

  • "Beautiful house set in a stunning location."

    The house is spacious, decorated to a very high standard and immaculate. The stairs are steep to the third floor bedrooms but all the bedrooms are comfortable and relaxing. The house is well equipped, the hot tub is in a perfect location with views across the valley. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2024

  • "This gorgeous home exceeded all of mine and my groups expectations, it was truly stunning!"

    The host was friendly and welcoming and had thought of every detail of the home so beautifully The weather we had during our stay was wonderful and the sun was on the garden patio the whole day and well into the evening, we even saw the Northern Lights from the beauty of the tranquil garden in hot tub The family who live next door I hope we did not disturb too much as we was celebrating an occasion during our stay We loved it and would definitely book again

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0May 2024

  • "Highly Recommended place to stay."

    Lovely and clean converted farmhouse with everything you need and more. Beds comfortable and plenty of space. Can't wait to go back.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2024

  • "What a stunning property."

    Thank you so much to the Jones family for your warm welcome and hospitality. This barn is truly amazing, absolutely stunning renovation.The pictures do not do it justice. We have just returned after celebrating a family birthday, we were a party of 9 and the set up and space of the property was perfect. All rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The cottage was well equipped through out, home from home. The views from the property made it more relaxing especially when enjoying the hot tub. We will definitely be returning, I can not recommend this property enough. Thank you again, Leah & family.

    Reviewed by Leah5.0Apr 2024

  • "Our stay at Plas Glan Yr Afon was to celebrate my recent retirement with our family."

    We had a very warm welcome on arrival and a tour of the house with extra information for eating and visiting etc. The cottage was absolutely beautiful and really clean. The hot tub was amazing. Shame the weather was not the best but it didn't stop us having an amazing week and enjoying the cottage to the full, the children loved it and enjoyed the table top football immensely. Thanks for a great stay at your beautiful cottage.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Apr 2024

  • "We have had a great weekend."

    Fabulous property for socialising, the kitchen, dining area and living area is a great space, very comfortable. Beds were also comfy. Eirian was a great host we had a lovely time thank you.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2024

  • "Wow!! This place is amazing"

    ! Thank you so much to the kind owners who were on hand with anything we needed. Location is stunning and the property has been finished to such a high standard. All of the bedrooms are individual and interesting. Beds were so comfortable and it was lovely having so many en suites as we had 8 people staying. Very well equipped, we didn't leave the property for the whole time we stayed as everything we needed was there. Beautiful views, we will definitely book again!

    Reviewed by Eleri5.0Dec 2023

  • "The pictures don't do this place justice."

    It is absolutely beautiful in an incredible location. The way they've blended the 16th century farmhouse with the modern decorating is lovely. The hot tub by the flowing river in the winter months is a great touch. A really special place for our 10 person family to spend Christmas. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Dec 2023

  • "We received a lovely welcome from Eirian The house is beautiful and tastefully decorated."

    It was interesting hearing and seeing the development of the property. The views that surround you are incredible, and it’s very peaceful. The bedrooms are all equally beautiful, so you won’t need to fight over who gets which one. There is one bedroom up some steep stairs, so bear that in mind if you’re planning to use all 5 bedrooms and are less mobile Would definitely recommend & return. Thanks!

    Reviewed by Sophia5.0Oct 2023

  • "Stayed for a week with friends in September."

    Really lovely hosts! Very helpful when we had car troubles on our last day thank you! The house was beautiful with lots to do in the area would definitely book again

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2023

  • "We absolutely loved our stay!"

    We had a brilliant time. The house is equipped with everything you can think of, very clean and the host is brilliant and so caring. We are planning on booking again as soon as we can! Highly recommend!!

    Reviewed by Grace5.0Sep 2023

  • "Thank you so much for renting to us this fabulous, well located, clean, comfortable, spacious and luxurious house."

    We had such a wonderful time with all the comforts that we could have wanted. The owner of the property was at hand should we have needed them and the warm welcome we received was really lovely. We combined families for our break and to sit at the large open-plan kitchen table having our meals together and playing cards was really something wonderful. We will be booking again - such a treat of a place, Loved it and didn't want to leave !!

    Reviewed by Sara-jane5.0Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful location."

    Plenty of room to spread out in the farmhouse. Hot tub was great and enjoyed by all of us. Host was more than helpful and very welcoming. Plenty of things to do in the surrounding area. Definitely need a car though. Somewhere I would think of going back to.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Aug 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    The garden is stunning. We would definitely come back again.

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Aug 2023

  • "A beautiful blend between old and new!"

    We had the most fabulous holiday at Plas Glan yr Afon for my husband's 40th Birthday. The accommodation was so beautiful and had everything we needed. The owner Eirian was so accommodating and helpful with any questions we had during our stay and was great to recommend places to go. Our children absolutely loved the window in the floor that you could look through to the lower floor. Every detail in the refurbishment of this gorgeous old barn has been thought of, blending seamlessly the old and the new features. We would highly recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jul 2023

  • "So good we have booked again."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had the best time, we loved the design of all the rooms, each with its own individual style and it was the perfect size for 8 people."

    It was spacious and super comfortable with lots of seating options to relax, eat and chat, loved the fire place and hot tub with its beautiful views, all perfect for spending quality time with fried sand family. The showers and bath were all amazing and the kitchen had everything we needed. The host was very friendly and attentive. The Wi-Fi wasn’t that great but other than that it was fantastic vacation and wished we could have stayed longer but we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a remote location, finished to a really high standard."

    My family enjoyed a great bank holiday weekend stay. For those considering working while on the break, the wi-fi is via Vodafone hotspot but got a steady 40mbps during our stay, so no issues there. The TV is also sat in a media wall, so no scope to plug in consoles should the children fancy playing video games. The stairs to 2 of the bedrooms are very step, so worth considering for those with mobility issues. Overall, a brilliant stay, our host was lovely and we would return.

    Reviewed by Darryl5.0Apr 2023

  • "It’s a beautiful newly refurbished and well equipped converted barn on a working farm, it is a good size and easily accommodated 2 families with enough space and two large living areas."

    It has lovely views. The owners are friendly and helpful. We spent Easter week here and had a great time, everything is within 20 minutes driving distance so you can enjoy some of the busier villages and attractions as well as the peace and quiet of the location and more remote walking areas. There are two pubs within short drive, one we walked to through fields. We would definitely consider coming back again.

    Reviewed by Simona5.0Apr 2023

  • "A wonderful stay in a wonderful cottage!"

    Ten of us stayed in this fantastic, converted building in beautiful surroundings. It is spacious enough for ten, yet feels cosy and warm with lovely underfloor heating downstairs and a huge hearth with log burner in the main living space (there are more, big cosy sofas downstairs than in the current pictures). The whole space is beautifully decorated and comfortably furnished, with thoughtful nods to the building’s history. The place is well equipped and what's not to like about a hot tub overlooking the river and hills! A great location just a few miles from the A55, superb for exploring North Wales and with more local walks over public footpaths. We found this cottage at the last minute on Sykes and I cannot rate it highly enough; it’s a beautiful place to stay, either as a base for more exploring or a relaxing time with family and friends. Wonderful.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Mar 2023

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x second-floor twin
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen with copper work top island, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • First-floor sitting room with electric fire
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric Range-style cooker with oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, wine cooler, hairdryer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with patio, furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: There is a river running alongside the garden, please take care
  • Note: There is an open-tread staircase
  • Note: This property is only suitable for children over 5
  • Note: The second-floor king-size bedroom has a low bed
  • Note: Check-in from 5pm and check-out by 10:30am Car charging is not allowed at this property

The property

With stunning countryside views, Plas Glan Yr Afon is a 16th century Grade II listed building set on a working farm in Llangernyw, North Wales.

With grounds home to cattle and with a wealth of characterful features including an inglenook fireplace, exposed stone and original timber touches reused within the renovation, this fabulous property seamlessly blends character and contemporary.

Step inside the grand open-plan living space, hang your coat on the old saddle hooks, and find everything you need for a celebration with loved ones; the sleek kitchen is fit with all the appliances the chef of could want to whip up tasty dinners, while the pew-seat dining table offers a space to catch up about your day.

From here, take the open-tread staircase up to the first-floor sitting room, fit with a media wall with a Smart TV and electric fire to snuggle up in front of for your evening entertainment.

When sleep calls, find five beautifully decorated bedrooms where you can catch your rest; the ‘pink room’ is home to a stunning reupholstered French bed and a showcased exposed original wall, while the ‘green room’ boasts a grand headboard, lovingly repurposed from an old stable, with an en-suite shower room complete with a unique stone sink.

Moving through the property, the family bathroom steals the show with a spacious freestanding bath and a walk-in shower to freshen up in, and steep stairs lead up to two more bedrooms, fit with vaulted ceilings and skylights.

The last bedroom is ideal for those with limited mobility and rests on the ground floor, with a gorgeous en-suite shower room, river views and zip and link beds, with easy access to the patio.

Spend your mornings, afternoons, or evenings in the garden, where you can dine al fresco or soak in the hot tub while admiring the vast countryside views.

With its lovely Welsh cottages and stunning landscape, Llangernyw is the ideal spot to escape the hustle and bustle of city life; those with a fishing rod licence may relax along the river Elwy on the property, catching the likes of brown trout and salmon.

You'll also have easy access to some fantastic destinations, like the majestic, Grade I listed Gwrych Castle, via scenic drives along the popular B-road route.

Visit Saint Digain, one of Wales's oldest churches, and don't forget to walk along the coastline cycling route.

Visit the mediaeval town of Conwy, which is home to some of the country's most stunning historical sites, including the towering Conwy Castle and the Smallest House In Great Britain.

If you're searching for outdoor activities, head to Snowdonia National Park for lagoon surfing at Adventure Parc Snowdonia, Tree Top Adventure, and Zip World, while the Carnedd Llewelyn and Glyder Fawr peaks are sure to please keen hikers.

The evocative Plas Mawr, a 16th-century Elizabethan townhouse, and the lovely Quay Street, with its pretty stores and eateries, are among highlights.

Visit the beach resort of Llandudno; Llandudno Pier is a lovely area to wander and take in the gorgeous views of the coast.

Plas Glan Yr Afon is a superb property in a picture-perfect area for your next break to North Wales.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1102383 together sleeping up to 20 guests.

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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