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Enfys

(Ref. 1067333)

Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "Great house lovely views perfect for our group loads of local places to eat and very good too."

    Had a super holiday.

    Thank you! We are very pleased that you enjoyed Enfys and Criccieth, and that you had a great holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Jun 2024

  • "Great location matched by excellent facilities."

    Everything you need for a family holiday. Very comfortable and wonderfully equiped

    Thanks for your kind feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Enfys so much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2024

  • "Excellent seafront base satisfying all our needs."

    Ideal for walking, close to Snowdonia and the Lyn Peninsula. Splendid chippies and the wonderful restaurant ‘Poachers’ on the Main Street. Great butcher and bakery, and not too far from 3 supermarkets in Porthmadog.

    Thank you for your kind feedback, it was lovely to welcome you back to Enfys, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2024

  • "Fabulous holiday home, we had a wonderful week there."

    Very spacious house, comfy beds, well equipped kitchen, lots of board games, books and area guides, spectacular views, fantastic location. We have been staying in cottages in Wales for 16 years and this is one of the best we've stayed in, it's very homely and everything has been thought of for a comfortable stay. We had a beautiful welcome basket too on arrival which was a lovely surprise and milk and butter in the fridge. We couldn't have asked for more. Thank you for a lovely week, we would love to return.

    Thank you so much for your very kind feedback, we really appreciate it, and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Enfys. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Mar 2024

  • "The accommodation is excellent, lovely and clean with a well equipped kitchen."

    There is plenty of literature about days out and what is going on in the local area.

    Thank you for your kind feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Enfys, and we look forward to welcoming you back next year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very well equipped property, lovely welcome pack and card."

    All enjoyed our stay and made good use of the pool table. Lots to do locally, beautiful coastal and inland walks. Could never tire of sitting in the first floor lounge watching the sea and the sky whatever the weather outside.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your New Year’s stay in Enfys. Like you, we never tire of the view from the upstairs lounge, be it calm or dramatic!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Dec 2023

  • "The house is fab it has everything we needed our only problem is the amount of rubbish 12 people generate while on holiday we eat and drink more and the bins only get emptied every 3 weeks and the green bin was 3/4 full wen we got there and one set of the recycling bins were completely full and the cleaning team forgot to come and put them out so we were having to go to the tip on our holiday with rubbish."

    We also left 3 bin bags full of recycling cans and cardboard the lovely Sarah said she’d take them to the tip for us. When you have up to 12 people in a house most weeks you should be paying each week for your bins to be emptied ready for your next guests. it’s only £12.50 to get a bin emptied that’s not a lot considering how much we pay to stay there. I believe this is something that needs consideration.

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time in Enfys. We are very sorry to hear about the issues that you had with the rubbish. This most certainly should not have been the case and we can only apologise that the rubbish wasn’t dealt with before your arrival. We do try to ensure our guests have the best possible experience whilst staying in Enfys, and can only offer our sincere apologies again for the issues that arose. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy4.1Oct 2023

  • "We had the best long weekend staying at enfys."

    We we’re all very sad to be leaving. We cannot wait to come back next year. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Criccieth we couldn’t recommend this place enough. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Thank you for your lovely review and kind recommendation. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at Enfys, and look forward to welcoming you back next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Sep 2023

  • "A fabulously extensive property in a wonderful location."

    It was very well equipped and comfortable and we would recommend it wholeheartedly.

    Thank you for your kind review and recommendation. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christina5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful house, tastefully decorated."

    A lovely stay.

    Thank you so much for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Aug 2023

  • "Another absolutely fantastic stay at Enfys."

    All the en suite bedrooms spread across the floors were perfect for our large family group. We particularly love the location of the house, right by the sea, with stunning views from all the rooms at the front, and the very large spaces inside the house were much appreciated. We spent most of our time in the downstairs front room but also enjoyed the upper front room - especially the new reclining chairs! It’s such a well-equipped house as well - we did a bit of cooking, and the kitchen has everything we needed! So many games and books as well, for the rainy days.

    Thank you!! Great to hear that you enjoyed your second stay at Enfys. We really appreciate our guests taking the time to give us feedback- particularly glad you enjoyed the new reclining chairs- they do add to the sea/wildlife watching experience from the upstairs lounge don’t they! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fabulously positioned house, and one of the best “ decorated” we have ever stayed in!"

    It’s facing a pebbly beach which was stormy most of our week, but the two lounges have beautifully placed chairs so you can dolphin spot from the windows. There is an amazing array of books about the area and relevant wildlife, huge selection of boxed games, and dvds ( adults and children’s). The kitchen is very well equipped. Huge dining room table, with smaller in kitchen. Great “ master suite” with stand alone bath ( had trouble getting enough hot water to fill) but the grandchildren loved it. A small seating area out back. We had 3 cars and never had trouble parking outside for free. We loved Criccieth- a “real” village, not touristy, but with a fabulous chip shop and ice cream place in walking distance. Lots of stairs especially to the top 3 bedrooms to walk off the food!! Great and very generous welcome pack. Having 2 Lounges would suit mixed age groups ( toddler toys and snooker table in top lounge) but plenty of comfy seating for 10 of us in the downstairs lounge. Recommend this house!

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Enfys so much, and that you loved Criccieth too-despite the not-so-good weather!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Meryl5.0Jul 2023

  • "The property was comfortable and very well equipped."

    The owners have given a lot of thought to the needs of their visitors when equipping the property. A very enjoyable stay.

    Thank you, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2023

  • "A wonderful holiday home, very spacious but homely at the same time."

    Well equipped kitchen, all the amenities and lots of games for little ones. The location can't get any better, beautiful sea views, easy access to the beach and 5 mins walk to central Criccieth. A perfect holiday home, it doesn't get better than this!

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Enfys. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely sea view and well maintained property."

    Walking distance to shops. Parking available outside. Owner responsive to issues. Recommend to others

    Reviewed by Ali4.4Jun 2023

  • "A great location for walking the coastal path, and visiting local attractions."

    House was well equipped and we had a comfortable stay with 3 generations of family. Front terrace was lovely and peaceful, looking directly over the sea,ideal for morning coffee and breakfast. The back court yard offered comfort and privacy late afternoon and evenings. The house was maintained well with many quirky items and pictures that showed that thought and care had gone into making your stay a happy and interesting one. Criccieth itself is a hidden gem, who needs Cornwall,cafes, restaurants a castle, independent retailers and sea activities and with all this the sun shone for the whole week we had a great holiday thank you.

    Thank you for your kind feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Enfys, and that you loved Criccieth. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0May 2023

  • "A beautiful holiday house well-suited to family groups."

    Lovely thoughtful touches throughout. Our grandchildren were thrilled to discover the stock of books, games and beach equipment that was in place for them to enjoy. Similarly the kitchen was a cook's delight and again was thoughtfully stocked. We were very pleased to discover the excellent and generous welcome pack of goodies! Stylish decorative touches gave a sense of the owner's commitment to creating a special welcoming and fascinating environment. A real sense of the owners wanting guests to enjoy their time in this house was apparent everywhere. Thank you so much. We hope to return very soon.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time in Enfys. We look forward to welcoming you all back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ifan5.0Feb 2023

  • "Criccieth holds a special place in our hearts and Enfy’s exceeded all of our expectations!"

    We had the most perfect stay here, Lesley was a fab host and dealt with any problems quickly, professionally and was very friendly. The kitchen had everything you could’ve possibly needed and the house had a really cozy, homely feel with lots of quirky touches throughout. All beds were very comfortable and the house was spotless throughout. We loved our stay here and can’t wait to return to this gem on the beachfront!! Thank you!

    We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Enfys, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jess5.0Dec 2022

  • "Superb comfortable property, really well equipped."

    Multiple rooms over 4 levels. One of the best large properties in Criccieth. Very helpful and proactive housekeeper with regards to handovers and problem solving. Highly recommend.

    Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Enfys. We will pass your comments on to our housekeeper, thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely property and nice band large for na big family group."

    Lots of nice touches in the decoration and provided things like toys for small children. The only thing that was difficult is the leaving by 10.00am with 2 small children. l realise this is the same with most Sykes properties. I would highly recommend it and definitely go again.

    Thank you for your feedback, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Enfys. I t would be lovely to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2022

  • "The guest notes said that the housekeeper would sort out the bins for rubbish collection but the bins were full when we arrived and only the green bin was emptied during the week."

    The blue bins were full to overflowing when we left along with the 2 x waste food bins. One of which was full when we arrrived. We had a problem with the top floor shower and the kichen tap was leaking but the plumber fixed them on the Monday. But a lovely property in a great location with wonderful views.

    Apologies for the delay in our response, but we have been on holiday ourselves. We are so sorry that you experienced problems with the bins during your stay, obviously this is unacceptable and we will follow up with our housekeeper. The previous guests only noticed the leaking tap on the Saturday morning before they left, we responded as soon as possible and are glad that our plumber was able to fix the issues on Monday morning for you. We hope otherwise that you enjoyed your stay in Enfys. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith4.7Aug 2022

  • "Thanks for an amazing stay!"

    We loved every aspect of the house - it’s beautifully decorated, really well kitted out and so comfortable. The views from the rooms at the front are awesome. We couldn’t have been happier with our choice. Marine Terrace is the perfect location in Criccieth, right on the sea front so a couple of steps and you’re on the beach! Excellent beach kit provided (beach chairs, umbrella, fishing nets). We were lucky enough to see dolphins and seals at sea in front of the house. There is also a lovely table and chairs at the front, where we would eat breakfast and watch the world go by. Most of the bedrooms are en suite - and spread over three floors - so perfect for mixed groups. We hardly heard a sound from above / below. Very safely conscious too - with fire doors and a pretty sophisticated looking fire alarm system. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this house and we are already looking for visiting again! Diolch yn fawr iawn!

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Enfys and Criccieth as much as we do!! Great that you saw the dolphins and seals too!! We look forward to welcoming you back to Enfys. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Aug 2022

  • "We were a party of 8 and came to Enfys for 5 days to celebrate a 60th birthday."

    As soon as we walked through the door we were all blown away by how beautiful and well appointed the house was. The kitchen was a good size and was well equipped with everything one might need for a comfortable stay. The welcome pack of bread, butter, jams, milk, Welsh cakes and Prosecco was a lovely touch and a nice surprise. The house was very spacious and beautifully furnished and decorated. The pool table on the 2nd floor was great fun and the wildlife books and binoculars were great for dolphin watching through the big windows. We had a small issue with the electrics during our stay, but the owner came almost straight away to sort it out. Enfys is in a perfect position in Criccieth being right on the seafront and a short walk from the pubs, shops and restaurants. We all loved our stay and will definitely be back

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad that you loved Enfys as much as we do, and are very grateful to you for the care you took of our home- thank you for leaving it so clean and tidy. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests, and we hope that you are able to come back and enjoy Enfys again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lolita5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely house - very well kitted out, We cooked for the majority of our stay and were very happy with the cooking facilities, cutleries and implements provided."

    The location is great with the beach just outside the doorstep (literally), and many other beautiful sandy beaches within a short driving distance. The house also left plenty of walking books and information on places to visit. It was really useful to have the camping chairs and fishing nets that were left for use. The house has a wide selection of DVDs (including a large selection suitable for children), and many family games, as well as toys and reading books for the little ones. It felt like we were having a stay over at someone's home for a couples of weeks. Really thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your 2 week stay so much. We have aimed for a home from home experience for our guests and are glad that you felt so comfortable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Yealin5.0Jul 2022

  • "Marvellous property, ideal situation."

    Easy for parking. Good walking.

    Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Enfys, and found it’s location so good. We never tire of going, and would be very happy to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve5.0May 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our second visit to this lovely property."

    It has everything we could wish for and is in an ideal location. We will return !!

    Thank you so much, we are really pleased you enjoyed your return visit to Enfys. We look forward to welcoming you back again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Mar 2022

  • "Gorgeous property on the seafront; one of the nicest places we've ever stayed."

    Very comfortable for 7 people. The kitchen was well-stocked, the oven is great, and all it was missing was wooden spoons! The owner had put careful thought into Christmas decorations, and everything felt very seasonal. We especially liked the tree with sea creature ornaments. The only note is that the top floor sleeps 6 with only one bathroom. The next publicly available bathroom is on the ground floor, but that has no shower, so full occupancy would be uncomfortable bathroom-wise.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a superb long weekend at Enfys and would definitely return."

    The location is perfect - what a view! And close enough to walk easily to the local shops and restaurants plus lovely beach walks right from the door. The house is beautiful, we felt so special staying in such a gorgeous home, and it had everything we needed. Thanks for a great stay, we’ll be back

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Nov 2021

  • "A beautiful well equipped property in an excellent location"

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Enfys is a lovely house in an ideal location."

    We found the property to be spacious, comfortable and clean. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. We didn't want to leave, and hope to return in the not too distant future.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Oct 2021

  • "Enfys is a wonderful homely house in Cricceth, in a perfect location for exploring the Llyn Peninsula and Snowdonia, and amazing views."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2021

  • "The property is well appointed and well equipped especially in the kitchen."

    The home is spacious with two enormous living rooms, In addition to the kitchen diner at the rear of the property. This is especially useful with a large group if the welsh weather is not being particularly kind. The location is unbelievable, south facing and right on the sea front with uninterrupted views across Cardigan Bay. Criccieth is also a great starting point for coastal walks, bike rides to Caernarfon and as a base to explore Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsular. Most importantly, the house is beautifully furnished and accessorized, indeed it felt like home. .

    Reviewed by Jeremy5.0Aug 2021

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Summary

  • Over four floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size with en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x third-floor king-size, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x third-floor twin
  • Third-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Travel cot and highchair AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.1 miles

The property

Overlooking the stunning waters of Cardigan Bay, on the Llyn Peninsula, is this striking four-storey holiday home, Enfys.

Perfectly positioned to explore the rugged coastline of North Wales, Enfys is the idyllic base for your next group celebration.

Stepping into the property, dust off your sandy toes in the hallway before continuing through to the open-plan living/dining area, fabulously decorated with a traditional décor and boasting ample seating, inviting you to nestle in and enjoy a movie night with your loved ones after a busy day.

After working up an appetite, head through to the kitchen, where you can enjoy a refreshing glass of wine with a seat at the breakfast bar as the designated chef cooks up a storm on the rustic range cooker, serving the kids first in the adjoining dining space before gathering the adults around the wooden table to indulge.

In the warmer weather, take your dining experience outdoors with a seat on the private patio, soaking in the fresh sea breeze.

Escape the excitement and head upstairs to the first-floor sitting room, framing breath-taking views of the waves as they envelop the sand through the bay window, and enjoy a moments peace as you delve into a captivating book.

Across the way is a king-size bedroom, benefiting from its own en-suite bathroom, alongside a double room with access to an en-suite shower, for your convenience.

Head upstairs where you’ll find a second king-size bedroom, boasting a remarkable en-suite bathroom featuring an elegant free-standing bath as well as a spacious walk-in shower cubicle.

Continuing up another set of stairs you’ll reach the third floor, homing a twin room and two further king-size bedrooms, where you can wake up in the morning in one of the rooms to the captivating views across the glorious water.

Servicing the property is a family bathroom, fit with a bath and overhead shower, giving guests the choice to enjoy a leisurely soak in the tub, or a quick morning rinse.

Head off on foot to explore your surroundings, spending a fun-filled day at Marine Beach, backed by the glorious colourful Victorian houses that line the promenade, or discover the heritage of the medieval fortress at Castell Criccieth, nestled on the rocky peninsula, boasting breath-taking views across the scenic waters of Tremadog Bay.

Venture further afield to the popular seaside village of Abersoch, enveloped in marvellous stretches of glorious golden sand, housing quaint beach huts, where you can test your swing at the 18-hole golf course, or enjoy a leisurely stroll around the scenic marina as the yachts sail in.

Within easy reach is the fabulous landscape of Eryri National Park (Snowdonia), where outdoor adventurers can tackle the climb to the summit of Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, stretching views as far as Ireland on a clear day.

Choose a stay at Enfys for your next group celebration to Wales.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

CRICCIETH

Porthmadog 5 miles; Portmeirion 8 miles; Abersoch 15 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 Eryri National Park (Snowdonia). 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.

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Note: Please be aware that Hen/Stag or similar type gatherings are not permitted at this property
Note: Please be aware that while guests are not permitted to bring pets to this property, the owners do bring their own dogs when they stay, so this house may not be suitable for those with pert allergies.

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