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Llanystumdwy near Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Lovely property, clean and good space for the amount of people."

    Just an FYI for future renters, the BBQ is great but you do need to buy your own charcoal and lighters etc there are shops not too far away to get it if you forget.

    Reviewed by Jenny4.4Jul 2023

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  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 3 x double, 1 x ground-floor bunk with en-suite basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front gravelled area with picnic bench and barbecue
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 1.6 miles
  • Note: Entrance to the property is on the side not via the terrace area
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Criccieth 1.6 miles.

Well-positioned in the small community village of Llanystumdwy near Criccieth in Gwynedd, is Maenan, a splendid five-bedroom property which enjoys an enclosed garden, close proximity to a range of amenities and the beach, and a wonderfully stylish interior.

Welcoming ten guests, enter Maenan to discover a full-equipped kitchen, stocked with a range of high-quality appliances sure to excite any budding chef; as they cook up a storm, unwind on the plush sofas and keep up to date with all your favourite TV shows thanks to a handy Smart TV.

There is also a utility homing a washing machine for your convenience, so no matter what adventures you embark on, you can keep your holiday wardrobe smelling fresh.

Relish mealtimes at the dining table, or venture to the enclosed terrace to soak up the last of the suns rays and enjoy a glass of wine or two; make use of the barbecue during warmer months and treat your guests to an alfresco feast.

When the evening grows darker, ascend the stairs, and choose from five sophisticated bedrooms, including four doubles, one hosting an en-suite shower room which is ideal for completing your evening routine, and a ground-floor bunk, all of which have plenty of storage to home your belongings.

Maenan offers it’s guests a host of amenities and things to do right on their very doorstep in the small village of Llanystumdwy, from glorious walks alongside the Afon Dwyfor, sampling delicious Welsh beers at the Tafarn Y Plu, setting out for an action packed day at the Dragon Raiders Activity Park where you can choose from paintballing, Segway’s and quad biking, or treating the children to a visit to Rabbit Farm where they can meet the local animals.

In the morning, begin your day with a stroll along the seafront at Marine beach, ahead of touring Castell Criccieth, a spectacular structure commanding magnificent views over the town.

You may wish to indulge in some of the local cuisine, in which case there are plenty of fantastic fish and chip shops to choose from, in addition to several pubs, restaurants and café’s where you can treat your loved ones to delectable treats.

At Maenan, you are also within great proximity to explore Snowdonia National Park, where the daredevils amongst your group may wish to scramble to the summit of Snowdon or uncover the Victorian Sygun Copper Mines.

For Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways and a chance to meet furry residents at Black Rock Llamas, travel to Porthmadog, where the stunning Borth Y Gest Beaches also await.

For the perfect blend of coast and country here in North Wales, book a stay at Maenan.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


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 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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas