The Auction House

Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 960549)

  • The Auction House - (Ref. 960549)

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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A superb, spacious, duplex apartment forming part of a converted chapel, above an auction house in the centre of Criccieth, on the Llyn Peninsula.

This self-catering apartment will amaze you with its superb styling and original features.

It is hard to identify a specific theme, but eclectic medieval mixed with gothic and rococo undertones might go some way towards it.

Upon entering through a private door and stairwell, you will walk into a grand, spacious sitting room with a corner bar.

Four steps lead up to an open plan dining area with a long pine table made from the beams of the chapel and pulpit style chairs, and the bespoke kitchen offers a breakfast island, granite worktop and Smeg appliances.

The high ceiling retains its original ornate mouldings and a large cast iron chandelier provides further impact to the room.

A spiral staircase leads up to two bedrooms, one with stunning views over the castle and bay with an en-suite thunderbox toilet and washbasin and a super king-size bed crafted from church pews.

Three further bedrooms are located off the sitting room, one of which is a family room with an en-suite and a king-size double bed crafted from church pews.

If you are lucky to arrive at Christmas time, guests will get a large tree fully decorated with lights and tinsel.

There is so much on offer in this fantastic apartment that you won’t want to leave, but if you do, then there is Criccieth beach and castle two minutes’ walk away, passing shops, pubs and restaurants.

This apartment will have you booking again and again.


Over first and second floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x second floor super king-size double with en-suite basin and thunderbox WC, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x first floor family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite slipper bath, separate jet shower, double basin and WC. First floor bathroom with roll-top bath, separate jet shower, basin and WC. First floor kitchen with dining area and four steps down to sitting room with bar and gas fire.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking opposite for 2 cars, plus free car park opposite property
  • Enclosed front gravel patio with furniture
  • The owner accepts one dog with no charge and a second dog at £20
  • They do not accept more than 2 dogs
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 min walk
  • Note: Spiral staircase to second floor may not be suitable for very young children
  • Note: Not suitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: Check-in 4pm.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £175.

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About the location


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.

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  • Reviews

    Mr Rawlings

    “The property is ideal for a large party with five bedrooms and large communal areas.”

    The kitchen and dining area are elevated above a massive seating area makes it great fun to simply be there. Spectacular views from both levels of the castle and the sea beyond. Spotlessly clean. ...

    The kitchen and dining area are elevated above a massive seating area makes it great fun to simply be there. Spectacular views from both levels of the castle and the sea beyond. Spotlessly clean. There are a couple of pubs 50 yards in one direction, and takeaways and restaurants beyond them. There's a great fish and chip shop 50 yards in the other direction, with an excellent convenience store just beyond. Criccieth is well placed to explore the Lynn Peninsular and Snowdonia. The beach at Llanbedrog is worth a trip (free parking for National Trust members) but there is plenty of other stuff to do elsewhere. Highly recommended.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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