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Ty Capel

Garndolbenmaen near Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 9966)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Jade S
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    “Wonderful- highly recommended!”

    We absolutely loved our stay at Ty Capel, it far exceeded our expectations.  The cottage was beautifully and sympathetically renovated with loads of character, and we found it comfortable, roomy and really well equipped.  We cooked a full roast dinner one afternoon and found everything we could possibly want in the kitchen.  The dishwasher came in handy for the cleanup too! ...

    We absolutely loved our stay at Ty Capel, it far exceeded our expectations.  The cottage was beautifully and sympathetically renovated with loads of character, and we found it comfortable, roomy and really well equipped.  We cooked a full roast dinner one afternoon and found everything we could possibly want in the kitchen.  The dishwasher came in handy for the cleanup too! We were delighted to find a bottle of wine and some delicious home baked muffins on a tea tray on our arrival - such a lovely welcoming touch and it made us feel like wanted guests rather than merely paying customers.  Our pup was also well catered for with dog biscuits on arrival, as well as bowls and some folded towels by the bowls to dry him off.  There was wood for the fire, which we took advantage of in the evenings, and best of all was the loveliest peace and quiet at the end of the lane with a fantastic view across to a craggy hill, with sheep grazing by the slate fence.  The enclosed garden was wonderful for our pup to run around in safely (and away from the sheep!), and we sat and drank coffee and tea in the morning sunshine at the garden table.  We just loved everything about it!   Our stay was filled with long walks, beach strolls, long lazy baths and great food, and the cottage was a fantastic base to return to in the evenings where we felt comfortable and relaxed.  Ty Capel was perfectly placed for all the things we wanted to do on our trip, visits to Beddgelert - to walk the Cwm Bychan and Aberglaslyn Pass Walk, visit Gelerts grave, have some lunch and do some shopping- a trip to Porthmadog to stock up on groceries on the way to the beach, a visit to Inigo Jones Slateworks, the lovely dog friendly beach at Cricceth and lunch of the best fish and chips ever, washed down with lovely Welsh Ale, at Moorings Bistro in Porth-y-Guest.  We were quite curious about the Chapel itself, which we had read about in the folder left on the coffee table and packed with information about the area and the property.  We had the luck to meet Sarah at the end of our stay as we were leaving - she was just lovely and offered to satisfy our curiosity and show us inside the Chapel.  Her passion for renovating the property and for the area shone through in our conversation, and their vision for the chapel renovation sounds amazing, we can't wait to see it finished!   We have already decided we want to come back in winter and stay at the cottage in the snow.  Everything was perfect for us and Sarah so welcoming and friendly that we will definetely be back to stay on our next visit to Wales.

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/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

Criccieth 6 miles.

A superb, semi-detached converted chapel house, located next to the old chapel in a quiet, countryside location with views to Garnedd Goch, on the outskirts of Garndolbenmaen, just 6 miles from the superb Criccieth coastline, on the Llyn Peninsula.

This fully-renovated Criccieth cottage enjoys delightful views across country fields, with direct access from the garden to numerous walking trails.

Upon entering the cottage there is a warm and welcoming sitting room with an exposed stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove.

An original church pew has been lovingly restored and nestles in the corner, adding further character and charm to this Criccieth cottage.

A small hallway leads off the sitting room into the kitchen and dining area, with views over the garden and surrounding countryside.

Upstairs in this Criccieth cottage there is an airy double bedroom and a twin bedroom providing comfortable sleeping arrangements.

This Criccieth cottage has been carefully restored from the old chapel house ruins with double glazed sash windows incorporated to retain character.

The coastal resorts of Porthmadog and Criccieth are 6 miles south, or travel north around 11 miles to reach Caernarfon, with its castles, shops and marina.

The lovely seafront at Criccieth offers two great Blue Flag beaches and an abundance of scenic coastal walks are within easy reach.

This is an ideal Criccieth cottage from which to explore this beautiful coastal area!

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and stairgate by arrangement
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Storage for mountain bikes
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (downstairs only)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.5 miles

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About the location

CRICCIETH

Porthmadog 5 miles.

Often described as the 'Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia’, this delightful seaside town is situated just 5 miles from Porthmadog. The town’s 13th century castle perches majestically on a rocky outcrop, dominating the skyline and offering superb views of Tremadog Bay and the Snowdonia mountains. Watersports enthusiasts will be delighted by the two beaches, whilst walkers and bikers are spoilt for choice by the proximity of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Stroll along the beaches, watch porpoises playing in the surf, or relax in the various pubs, restaurants and tea rooms, sampling the famous Cadwalader’s ice cream. Further afield, attractions such as Portmeirion’s wonderful Italianate gardens, the Ffestiniog railway in Porthmadog, Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle and the beautiful beaches and renowned golf courses of the Llyn Peninsula are all within an easy drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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