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Yr Encil

(Ref. 1154431)

Trefor, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with dressing area, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, slimline dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private driveway parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed front garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 mile, beach 0.6 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Yr Encil is a charming holiday home boasting stunning mountain views in the quaint village of Trefor, Gwynedd.

With private driveway parking for one car and welcoming one well-behaved pet, this delightful retreat is perfect for friends and families seeking a serene escape amidst breathtaking natural beauty.

Upon entering the property, you will be greeted by a spacious kitchen, fully equipped with everything the chef of the group needs to prepare delicious meals throughout your stay.

Continue through to the living/dining room, where you can enjoy your culinary creations at the dining table, before settling down on the inviting seating to watch your favourite shows on the Smart TV.

On chillier evenings, light the woodburning stove and enjoy a warm night in.

When it's time to retire for the evening, head upstairs to the two well-presented bedrooms.

Choose between the super-king-size room, which can be made into a twin on request, or the twin room, which can also be converted into a king-size.

Both rooms offer flexible sleeping arrangements to suit your needs during your stay.

Outside, the enclosed front garden provides a safe space for your four-legged friend to roam, while you enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink on the patio or on the terrace by the river, taking in the peaceful surroundings and the gorgeous display of flowers.

Outside, the garden furniture provides a perfect spot for alfresco dining or simply relaxing with a good book.

Start your journey by visiting nearby Bangor, home to the Garth Pier, the second longest in Wales, and the Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre boasting a theatre, cinema, restaurant and bar.

Continue exploring the local area or take to the greens at the Clwb Golff Nefyn Golf Club for a leisurely afternoon in the breeze.

Peek into the past by visiting the captivating Amgueddfa Forwrol Llŷn Maritime Museum, before dining at the inviting Y Bryncynan in Morfa Nefyn, serving hearty, authentic Welsh dishes.

Head further afield to Porthmadog and board the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways for an unforgettable scenic journey.

Be sure to visit the Maritime Museum, filled with nautical history, and end an exciting day out with an intimate encounter with llamas in the awe-inspiring Black Rock Llamas.

Make lasting memories together with a wonderful stay at Yr Encil.

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

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About the location


Nefyn 7.5 miles; Abersoch 15.4 miles; Portmeirion 20 miles; Bangor 22 miles.

The small village of Trefor is surrounded by sea and mountains, overlooking Caernarfon Bay, and enjoys a harbour with stone breakwater pier and sheltered sandy beach that the Wales Coastal Path runs past, or the more adventurous can enjoy a regular surf outside the breakwater. The village benefits from a convenience store, Post Office and licensed social club. Nearby, in the village of Llithfaen, are the Welsh Language and Heritage Centre and restaurant. The pretty coastal town of Nefyn lies 7.5 miles away, sitting atop sweeping cliffs, and is home to a fine, two-mile stretch of sandy beach, along with a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, and the award-winning golf club is popular with families and couples alike. Trefor is also within reach of the amenities of the popular towns of Pwllheli, Abersoch, Caernarfon, Portmeirion and Bangor. The coastline around this region is dotted with castles and coves, while fishing, sailing and watersports are all available. The start of the Snowdonia National Park is 5 miles away, with its dramatic scenery and abundance of superb walks. With its proximity to such a wide range of destinations, this area makes a superb base for a break in North Wales.

Note: This property is not suitable for children under the age of 3 years
Note: There is a river that runs along the bottom of the garden, the garden is located to the front of the property, the garden is enclosed by a 3 1/2 foot stone wall.
Note: Due to the age of the building the internal stair case is steep.
Note: There are 6 steps from the car park to the house.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas