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Pen y Parc

(Ref. 2066)

Gwaenysgor near Prestatyn, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • cottage (27)
  • lovely (23)
  • friendly (15)
  • clean (12)
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  • location (12)

38 Customer Reviews

  • "Great little cottage, very comfortable and centrally located, lovely property owner Sue, nothing too much trouble for her."

    Would also recommend the pub across the road for good food and hospitality.

    Reviewed by Lynne3.8Jun 2024

  • "Lovely place."

    Excellent location. Sue was super friendly and very helpful. Cottage was lovely and clean. Everything you needed was there. Definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2024

  • "Stunning cottage."

    Sue made us feel very welcome. The cottage was absolutely sparkling. It contained everything we needed to cook, clean and relax. The pub opposite (Eagle and Child) were extremely welcoming. Provided excellent food. Will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Feb 2024

  • "Our host, Sue, was welcoming and friendly and the cottage itself is a lovely place to spend holiday time."

    Clean and well furnished, with comfortable beds and a sunny, secluded garden. A great base for exploring the area and, if you don't feel like cooking, or just fancy a cheeky pint, the Eagle & Child is just 40 steps away (we counted!). We will certainly be returning. Thanks

    Reviewed by Brett5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    Clean, tidy and well set up,the village is just perfect and quiet. However we are so sorry to say that there are 2 major issues that need attention. The main double bed was absolutely awful. I have bruises on my hips, elbows and shoulders from the springs poking through. We tried to alleviate it by laying blankets and pillows over it but to no joy. Without trying to sleep on it you won’t know. The other was the smell from the oil tank. There must either be a leak or spillage from a recent fill up.

    Thanks for your feedback Simon. Glad you liked the cottage, sorry you found the mattress uncomfortable. I’m sorry you didn’t mention it whilst you were here as I would have gladly supplied a mattress topper or changed the mattress. No one has mentioned it before and when the bed is being made I’ve not noticed anything visibly wrong with the mattress, so thanks for bringing it to my attention. The oil tank was looked at yesterday. We think a slight spill during delivery is the likely cause of any smell around the tank. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon4.1Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was very clean and tidy with a well furnished kitchen."

    The conservatory and garden were excellent places to be in fine weather. Very peaceful place and good location for exploring places of interest in the local area.

    Reviewed by Brett5.0May 2023

  • "All perfect."

    As old peaople we would have preferred a Premier Inn style bed .

    Reviewed by Robert4.7May 2023

  • "Beautifully clean and well kept."

    Stunning scenery. Very well equipped kitchen.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Apr 2023

  • "Excellent host."

    Had everything you need and only 50 steps from the lovely local pub. Recommended property and very reasonable pricing

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage and location ."

    .. my mum and I couldn't have been more pleased with our choice and the lovely welcome we received. It was unfortunate that heavy snowfall hampered our stay, however, the cottage owners and the people in the village couldn't have been more helpful. I would absolutely recommend staying at this property ... it delivers on every level - thank you!

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Mar 2023

  • "This was our second stay at Pen-y-Parc and this time was every bit as enjoyable as the first one."

    Our host, Sue, was welcoming and friendly and the cottage itself is a lovely place to spend holiday time. Clean and well furnished, with comfortable beds and a sunny, secluded garden. A great base for exploring the area and, if you don't feel like cooking, or just fancy a cheeky pint, the Eagle & Child is just 40 steps away (we counted!). We will certainly be returning. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Brett5.0Sep 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our short stay."

    The owner is so helpful and friendly. The accommodation has plenty of space and everything we needed. The conservatory was good to sit in when it rained and the garden lovely when it was fine. Comfortable seating and beds, good WiFi and a pub across the road with great food. A great place to stay. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely, peaceful and quiet."

    It had everything we needed and was very clean. The pub across the road was very handy and the locals were friendly. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Aug 2022

  • "The owner was very helpful, property is beautiful and clean and in a great location in a lovely idyllic village."

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a nice little village!"

    Big garden for our daughter to run around in and the conservatory was perfect for dining in the evening. Sue was very welcoming and gave us some good tips about the local area when we arrived. The Eagle & Child over the road has a beautiful beer garden!

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Clean and well maintained. With friendly hostess. Made for a relaxing holiday. A lot of in spent in the beautiful garden or conservatory reading. Had everything we required.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Jun 2022

  • "The cottage is situated in a lovely quiet, friendly village just a short drive away from the North Wales coast."

    The facilities are excellent providing everything you need for a comfortable stay. The owner was very welcoming and gave a guided tour of the cottage on our arrival. A spacious well appointed cottage with a lovely garden.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really well kept, beautiful location, very well equipped."

    Friendly hosts. Would definitely love to come back.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay in Pen y Parc, the cottage is lovely and very comfortable."

    The owner was very helpful and accommodating and there was lots to do in the area.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2022

  • "So friendly from the moment we arrived, all you need to relax and get away from it all Will be returning"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Feb 2022

  • "Fantastic stay."

    Great communication with owner. Amazing views and a great pub just over the road.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely querky cottage, super quiet location and brilliant walks along and over the hillside, we didn't do exactly the same walk twice!"

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage owner was welcoming and helpful; the cottage was really well equipped, warm, comfortable (including the beds) and in a spectacular location."

    Just all round excellent.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was very comfortable with 2 seating areas inside."

    The conservatory was our preferred seating area as it was much lighter than the cosy lounge. As mentioned in the accomodation information, the stairs are steep and you do have to take care when leaving the double bedroom. But it's a cottage and it's quirky and you soon become used to things. Outside there are 3 deep steps to the lawned garden which is completely private. The cottage was very clean and had lots of extras. The owner was very welcoming and helpful. We made use of a walking guide we found on the bookshelf and also visited the pub opposite which was friendly. Only ate there once and would recommend. Lots to do round and about - Prestatyn (try Crispy Cod for fish and chips) and Bodnant Gardens are but two. A highly enjoyable, relaxing 4 night stay and i would highly recommend the cottage. If you're lucky you might catch a glimpse of the peacock which seems to live in a neighbours garden!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0May 2021

  • "Great owners ."

    The cottage is a real credit to them . Recommend highly

    Reviewed by Anonymous5.0Aug 2020

  • "This holiday was good the host was lovely welcoming us and when we visited the ..."

    This holiday was good the host was lovely welcoming us and when we visited the pub [great food] by the way we found local people very helpful and congenial my brother in law 86 and 81 not agile and found the stairs difficult if I was 20 years younger I would go here every holiday

    Reviewed by John4.4Sep 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage, more a home than a holiday cottage."

    Comfy, quirky and warm.Beautiful peaceful location, sit on the bench just down the lane and you have a perfect view of Snowdon. Am already missing sitting in the dining room/ conservatory having my breakfast.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Sep 2019

  • "Love staying at pen y parc."

    It's in such a beautiful location and easy to get around the area. Will hopefully stay for the third time in the near future.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2019

  • "Easy to find your way round the web site, can see prices of several weeks at a glance."

    Once we chose which cottage we wanted to book, the booking process was simple.

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Oct 2018

  • "The location was good for exploring North Wales."

    ...Lovely views...Quiet and peaceful....Lots of bird song....

    Reviewed by Mark4.4Jun 2018

  • "Lovely little cottage."

    Sue, who met us was very friendly and helpful. Great location for walking.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    The owner was there to greet us on arrival and was very friendly. Cottage has everything you need for a break away.

    Reviewed by Danielle5.0Mar 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely village."

    Mrs Appleton was welcoming and very helpful, and responded immediately to a minor hiccup! We would most definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Nina5.0Feb 2018

  • "Really lovely cottage with everything we needed, very nice and helpful owner and friendly pub a stones throw away."

    Beautiful views of Prestatyn, Children loved it,already booked for the summer.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Feb 2018

  • "The lady we rented the cottage from was kind, friendly and very helpful."

    Excellent pub across the road The Eagle and Child completed this enjoyable holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Sep 2017

  • "We had a lovely time, from the moment we arrived we were given a warm welcome till the moment we left."

    We would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2017

  • "An overall lovely comfortable cottage"

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Mar 2017

  • "Clean, cosy and very comfortable cottage."

    Spacious and bright conservatory to dine in, with lovely garden outlook. Good sized twin room - online photo bit deceptive. Lovely walks from the doorstep and lots of interesting local history to discover. Fantastic viewpoint from the top of the hill. Good family friendly pub across the road. Good base for sightseeing in North Wales. Had a great holiday and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Simon4.6Oct 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king with beams & exposed stone wall, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen with breakfast table (seats 2)
  • Sitting room with log-effect electric fire
  • Conservatory with dining area.
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview & DVD, WiFi
  • All fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair by prior arrangement
  • Off road parking for 1 car plus quiet on road parking in front of cottage for 2 cars
  • Lockable shed for bike storage
  • Enclosed, lawned garden with furniture & BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Property has quite steep internal stairs and as such may be unsuitable for the less mobile

The property

An attractive, 18th century, stone-built cottage, occupying a quiet position in the pretty village of Gwaenysgor, just two miles from Prestatyn.

This restful and calm, semi-detached property is decorated and furnished in a traditional cottage style and features exposed stone walls and beams, a welcoming sitting room, two bedrooms and a tranquil garden, ideal for a relaxing evening drink.

The hillside village of Gwaenysgor boasts spectacular rural and coastal views and an excellent pub, whilst pretty coastal walks can be enjoyed within easy walking distance.

The popular seaside resort of Prestatyn is two miles away, offering superb fishing and watersports, while Colwyn Bay's fantastic Mountain Zoo, Llandudno's Victorian promenades and the breathtaking Snowdonian landscape are not to be missed.

An ideal base for touring North Wales, any time of year.

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About the location

GWAENYSGOR

Prestatyn 2 miles; Colwyn Bay 16 miles; Llandudno 20 miles.

The tiny village of Gwaenysgor sits on the side of a hill in the quiet North Wales countryside, within the Clwydian Hill Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is just a quarter of a mile to the top, from where a wonderful panoramic view over the countryside and coast can be enjoyed. The village itself has a very good pub and is ideally placed for joining the Offa's Dyke National Trail which lies within a few minutes walk. The sandy beaches at Prestatyn provide safe bathing, a variety of watersports and lovely walks, whilst four golf courses and a leisure centre are within easy reach. Along the coast are the fabulous Mountain Zoo at Colwyn Bay and the Victorian resort of Llandudno with its lovely promenade. Within easy reach are the scenic lakes of Brenig and Alwen, a variety of castles and gardens and the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia, the Llyn Peninsula and the Isle of Anglesey.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas