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Ty Jem

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Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "We found everything that was required to have an enjoyable break"

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you had everything required for an enjoyable break. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Oct 2023

  • "A beautiful house in an ideal location for great walks, and driving to surrounding sights."

    Lots of places to eat and takeout around and a well stoked local nisa, also a petrol station to left. The house is such a home from home, everything thought of to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Very well equipped, comfortable sofas, beds and pillows, all quality furnishings and utensils. We had great weather and the house got very warm, so we made good use of the outdoor areas the back area stays pretty much shaded whi h is great for outdoor cool dining and the balcony gets the sun. The whole week, we never seen one train at all, so when it says a quiet train station it really is. 5 minutes and your on a breathtaking coast, we loved the prom walk. Thanks Nikki for being great hosts

    Thank you for your lovely review, pleased you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linsey4.4Sep 2023

  • "A very well maintained property , well situated for all the amenities in criccieth."

    The house was finished to a very high standard and well equipped . A very pleasant and comfortable week, we would definitely recommend it to friends.

    Thank you for your feedback, we have tried to equip the property to a high standard so pleased you felt the property was well equipped. Really pleased you would recommend to friends. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2023

  • "Well appointed and maintained property."

    Would thoroughly recommend

    Thank you for your lovely review. Really pleased you would thoroughly recommend the property to others and hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jo-anne5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent location and facilities."

    Welcome pack was exceptional. Beautifully set up for a short stay. Ceilings are very low in places in the 4th floor master bedroom due to the sloping roof so mind your head! Very convenient for the train station.

    Thank you for taking the time to review our holiday home. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the excellent location and facilities. We are glad to hear that you found the welcome pack exceptional; we strive to make our guests feel at home from the moment they arrive. We appreciate your feedback about the master bedroom. This is a design feature of the property and whilst the room is large, we will take your comments into consideration and see if there is any way we can improve the space and make it more comfortable for guests. Once again, thank you for sharing your thoughts. We hope to welcome you back soon and provide you with another memorable stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Allan4.7Jul 2023

  • "This place was great, close to the beach, shops, bars & restaurants."

    Would definitely recommend Dylans restaurant. House was comfy, great views, nice to chill with a drink on the balcony just watching going by. My husband loved the table tennis. What an amazing Welcome Pack, thank you so much

    Thank you for your fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear you had a great time and enjoyed the convenience of our location. Pleased to hear that you found the comfy and enjoyed the great views, the balcony is one of our favourite places!! Thank you for choosing our holiday home and for sharing your experience. We value your recommendation and hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely place, well maintained and laid out."

    Thank you for your positive feedback. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Feb 2023

  • "An outstanding property would highly recommend"

    Thank you for your positive feedback, we are delighted to hear that you would recommend the property to others. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ty Jem in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Dec 2022

  • "Every amenity you could think of."

    The house was perfect with plenty of space and comfortable beds & living area and a kitchen with everything you could possibly need. It was also perfect for our dog with a safe and secure garden. Many walking opportunities & access to many dog friendly beaches (from September). A very thoughtful much appreciated welcome pack too.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. Great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Ty Jem and your time in Criccieth and the surrounding area. We really hope to welcome you back one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Sep 2022

  • "This was a great property in the center of Criccieth with great links to both wales and beaches."

    The property was very well furnished, very clean and tidy and well looked after. There were great facilities and we enjoyed the use of the table tennis and all the home had to offer. A 10 minute walk to the beach and shops within a few minutes. No major negatives other than those shared direct with the owner to improve the description on the advert. Would recommend staying here!

    Thank you for your positive review. We have furnished the property to a high standard, so glad you enjoyed it. The table tennis is always very popular. Following your feedback we have requested for the website description to be updated. We hope to welcome back to Ty JEM soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Aug 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Ty Gem."

    The house was everything we could wish for. Comfortable and clean, very well equipped. Good to have parking and the table tennis in the garage. The welcome pack was appreciated as was all the information provided about the house. Ty Gem is very well situated for the beach and the shops and Criccieth is a lovely place for a holiday we would definitely recommend Ty Gem.

    Thank you for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fantastic holiday home, very well equipped and comfortable."

    An excellent base to explore Snowdonia and north wales, would definitely recommend.

    Thank you for your feedback, really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back soon to Ty JEM. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay."

    Parking a bonus. Shaded garden was lovely in the heat (we were there the heatwave week!) The digital guide received was innovative and really helpful. Loved it. Kitchen was perfectly stocked, a real home from home. Loved the Welsh words in the hallway. And the chair downstairs was a perfectly cool seat to sit on a hot day with a book. So many lovely features to this house. Proximity to station is a brilliant plus for this holiday let. My adult children loved the table tennis and had an ongoing tournament running all week. This house was a fabulous stay for our family. The owners have done a marvellous job.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay."

    Parking a bonus. Shaded garden was lovely in the heat (we were there the heatwave week!) The digital guide received was innovative and really helpful. Loved it. Kitchen was perfectly stocked, a real home from home. Loved the Welsh words in the hallway. And the chair downstairs was a perfectly cool seat to sit on a hot day with a book. So many lovely features to this house. Proximity to station is a brilliant plus for this holiday let. My adult children loved the table tennis and had an ongoing tournament running all week. This house was a fabulous stay for our family. The owners have done a marvellous job.

    KarenJul 2022

  • "It is a fabulous house, very well equipped and incredibly comfortable."

    The beds were especially comfortable. Loved Criccieth, really pleasant quiet place, though if you are going in the school holidays and want eat out i would book in advance Really convenient location for the town for snowdonia and for Llyn peninsula.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Ty JEM. We hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely week at Ty Jem and enjoyed exploring Criccieth and Snowdonia."

    Here’s what we liked: The welcome pack with Welsh cakes, milk, tea, coffee and jam was a nice touch, thank you. Entrance hall, space for shoes, walking boots and coats was perfect. The games room was great fun and easily and safely housed our bikes too. The kitchen was brilliantly well stocked, has everything we needed (and more!) and everything was good quality and easy to operate. The lounge area was great, good size, we enjoyed relaxing on the sofas, the HD TV was excellent and the dining table was just right. We had breakfast and a few drinks on the balcony which was nice. The beds were really comfy, clean and warm, TV’s in the rooms went down well and storage was great. The showers were consistently powerful, really lovely after a day on the beach or hiking. Fantastically easy to get to the beach and all the Criccieth has to offer by way of shops, pubs, cafés etc. We found breakfast and lunch nicer and easier to eat out than dinner which was limited. And the not so good: This property is so close to the train station you can hear the platform announcements, the big, slow diesel trains and their whistles. The trains are every two hours each way so it’s not too intrusive but should be detailed on the listing - as should the big fences and barbed wire between the driveway to the property and the railway line which only spoils the view of you look down - the views looking straight ahead towards the sea or up towards the castle are amazing day and night. We wondered if perhaps the property had been vacant before we arrived as it had obviously been cleaned, but had become dusty again in parts with a few dead flies in windows - easily resolved with a damp cloth and the vacuum cleaner, but not what we expected to be doing on arrival. There was also a stubborn sticky patch on the kitchen worktop by the microwave which was cleaned with some elbow grease, but shouldn’t have been there. The en suite in the master bedroom at the top of the house felt a bit odd, the room is massive, but the sink is small, probably cloakroom size and the shower, although spacious and powerful, leaks onto the floor at either the top or the side. We personally don’t like striping beds and towels before departing, but did so as requested and recognise the covid context. Overall we would stay again and would recommend this property.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and we are really pleased that you had a good holiday. We have addressed the issues you raised with our cleaners. We hope to welcome you back to Ty JEM soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire4.1Apr 2022

  • "Absolute fantastic property with plenty of amenities, games for children, local walks and small shops nearby."

    The property boasts 2 double and 1 kingsize bedroom with an ensuite and a toilet on every floor! Stunning attention to detail, everything had been considered, from the trays in the bedroom to place your trinkets and drinks on, bedside lamps, extra blankets and towels. No expense was spared on the kitchen and living room items and everything was perfect. Only a tiny piece of feedback as I like to think I'm a dab in the kitchen...bring your own potato masher and tin opener, otherwise absolutely plenty of cleaning, cooking and washing utensils. Thank you so much for making our stay amazing in your home, it felt very much like a modern home from home with a spectacular view from our impressive 'penthouse kingsize' through the window!

    Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are pleased that you had a good break. Also, appreciated the feedback on the kitchen utensils, we now have a potato masher and tin opener at the property. The master bedroom actually has a Super king-size bed and the other 2 bedrooms have king-size which can be made as twins on request. We hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely house, perfect attention to detail, especially the welcome pack of bread, milk, tea, coffee etc, just what we needed to find after a long journey."

    Beds very comfortable, beautifully furnished and nice hot showers. The table tennis in the converted garage was a god send, as were the washing and drying facilities. The Alexa is a terrific idea, great to have background music and answer our questions. Highly recommended property, we will be back in N Wales and definitely plan around staying in this house again.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2021

  • "Fantastic location, and had all we needed in the house."

    Stairs maybe a bit difficult for the less able. Would stay again!

    Reviewed by Shireen5.0Sep 2021

  • "Thank you ever so much!"

    An absolutely fabulous holiday! Excellent home, full of luxurious things to entertain, after hours of gazing at the fabulous views! Would highly recommend climbing Snowdon by whichever method suits. Abersoch beach was beautiful and don't forget Beddgelert - a legend! Thank you again!

    Lisa And FamilyAug 2021

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  • Over four floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x third-floor Super king-size with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x second-floor king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony
  • Utility
  • Games room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV's in all bedrooms, WiFi Fibre Broadband
  • Hairdryer provided
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed courtyard with barbecue and furniture
  • Games room
  • Safe storage for bikes etc
  • Children's play area short walk away
  • Bowls and Pitch and Putt short walk away
  • One dog is accepted free of charge. No smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.3 miles
  • Please note the property is near a quiet railway line and Criccieth Station
  • The land next to this new development, is used by the developer for long term storage

The property

Ty Jem is a gorgeous four-storey, town house house resting in the lively seaside town of Criccieth in Gwynedd.

Offering a balcony and sea views from most rooms within the house, as well as a games room, this fantastic property is the ideal retreat for a family break to the Welsh coast.

Arriving at the property, off-road parking allows you to park your car and leave it there for the duration of your trip should you want to set out your days on foot.

Enter into the hallway and leave your coats and shoes before making your way into the games room to work up an appetite over a game of table tennis.

When you are ready to sit down and relax, head up the stairs to the first-floor, home to an open-plan living space with a balcony, perfect for letting some fresh sea air into the space.

Here, happen upon the well-equipped kitchen where you will find an electric double oven and an electric hob to whip up meals for your group, as well as a handy dishwasher to assist with cleaning up.

Sit down for dinner at the dining table to discuss the day's events and plan your next adventure, before making your way to the sitting room to sink into the sofas and watch TV for the evening.

As the evening draws to a close, head upstairs to the second floor to find two of three well-presented bedrooms; here you will find a king-size and a twin, each of which have been furnished with plush zip and link beds providing you with a flexible sleeping arrangement.

Climb the stairs to the third floor to discover the master bedroom, a king-size with an en-suite shower room and sea views from the skylight window; get ready in style from this wonderous elevated position, or if you do need to get a bit of work done throughout your stay, this bedroom also hosts a handy desk.

Completing the interior of the house is a family bathroom located on the second floor and home to a bath so you can soak away the day with a good book, along with a convenient cloakroom and utility back on the ground floor.

When you are not soaking up the views from the balcony, spend some time in the enclosed courtyard savouring a glass of wine in the last of the summer sun.

The courtyard is a sun-trap on the warmer days, with dining seating for six and a barbecue, you can enjoy an evening of cooking and unwinding before heading back inside to enjoy your home away from home.

If you can tear yourself away from this delightful abode, why not give the chef of your group a break and venture out to eat at one of the local restaurants; Bryn Hir Arms offers traditional pub grub and an inviting beer garden, while Swn Y Mor is a family restaurant offering breakfast, pizzas, lunches and children's meals.

While staying at Ty Jem, be sure to visit the towering Castell Criccieth and enjoy the viewpoint overlooking the the Anglesey and Irish coasts.

For a spot of adventure, the Black Rock Sands Caves rest just a scenic drive away and provide an endearing location for cave walker and explorers alike, whilst surrounded by a sweeping sandy beach.

If adventure is your style of getaway, the famous Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park is within easy reach of the dwelling and boasts an abundance of walking and cycling routes, as well as opportunities for kayaking and canoeing on the peaceful lakes.

While here, why not stick you walking boots on and try to conquer Wales and England's largest mountain, Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)?

Another scenic car journey will lead you to the picture-perfect village of Portmerion should you prefer a relaxing day of strolling nearby.

Whatever the weather, Ty Jem is the ideal property for a memorable holiday with your loved ones.

If Golf is your passion pack your clubs and choose from Criccieth, Abersoch, Pwllheli Royal St Davids at Harlech or grab the train and venture to Aberdovey, Fore! Note: This property can be booked with 1068591 ( Ty Copr Perlog), together sleeping up to 12 people.

1 dog is permitted free of charge

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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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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Note There is a Good housekeeping bond of £400.
Note 1 dog permitted free of charge
Note: No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas