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Cnicht View

Porthmadog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 986554)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "Our second stay at Cnicht View."

    Great apartment with great views and an excellent location.

    Reviewed by NickFeb 2022

  • "Morning and Hi we had a lovely time at Porthmadog the Flat was Brilliant ..."

    Morning and Hi we had a lovely time at Porthmadog the Flat was Brilliant everything was really good thanks for having us Hopefully we will come again sometime in the future, The steps was a bit hard with out a hand rally but we managed Once again Thanks

    Reviewed by MichaelNov 2021

  • "Generally the flat was OK but it would have been useful to know that the front door opened into a bedroom and that the kitchen was quite small."

    The main issue was the lighting - one lamp wasn't working and it proved difficult to read in the lounge due to the light being poor - this would be easily fixed by installing brighter lights as had been installed in one of the bedrooms.

    Reviewed by SimonOct 2021

  • "Quirky apartment in an excellent location."

    The apartment was clean and cosy. It was lovely to watch the sun rise over the harbour over breakfast.

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2021

  • "Everything at the property was thought of it was like home from home the steps ..."

    Everything at the property was thought of it was like home from home the steps were not a problem for us and views amazing

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2021

  • "Great location, lovely views, well equipped kitchen."

    The double bedroom was lovely facing the harbour. The second “bedroom” was in fact a single bed placed in a space to the right of the front door with a curtain for privacy. The contrast between the two bedrooms was huge and I think this should be made clear eg a few photos of the immediate environment

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2021

  • "A lovely well maintained apartment."

    Lovely modern fittings. In the heart of Porthmadog. No washing machine which would of been useful. Although towels and bedding were provided there was no spares. 1 bath towel for a week isn't enough. Thankfully I had took some from home.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2021

  • "This cute little apartment is in a perfect location for exploring North Wales."

    It has a stunning view over the harbour of Porthmadog. It is a great base rather than someone you would hang out in all day and four would be a squeeze. However, it has everything you need and is charming.

    Reviewed by DonnaJul 2021

  • "Cnicht View was well located, comfortable, clean and well-equipped, with a comprehensive information pack."

    Be aware that it would not be suitable for anyone with mobility problems, as there are 42 steps from the road to the property and a very narrow, steep internal staircase.

    Reviewed by RuthJul 2021

  • "Cozy accommodation with a spectacular view."

    One of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in.

    Reviewed by GlynnJun 2021

  • "Perfect location, perfect stay."

    On the website it said we couldn’t check in till 5pm but the owners kindly let us check in at 11 allowing us to to empty our car and get on with a lovely day. I couldn’t fault the apartment, it has everything you need. For a nice meal it is a drive away, go to the Golden Fleece in tremadog just a short drive. The woodland wonderer train ride is a must. We wanted to do snowdonia but was booked out for over a week so worth pre booking, same if you want a boat ride. Portmerion is a lovely place to visit although the staff are not very attentive and I would advice having breakfast before you go as the day we went there were 3 cafes all of which don’t serve breakfast or food till 11 but opens at 9:30.

    Reviewed by AmandaMay 2021

  • "Fabulous apartment with a fabulous view over the harbour at Porthmadoc."

    Everything was perfect and couldn't fault the owners attempt to make sure you would want to return. Great communication with them as well. Had no problems with the parking and all in all it was a really good holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SheilaMay 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely, there is enough space and great facilities."

    Kitchen very well equipped. Wonderful views and excellent location.

    Reviewed by BalbinaApr 2021

  • "We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay in this lovely flat overlooking the harbour with a beautiful view of the Snowdon range."

    Porthmadog is a lovely town with a great choice of pubs , coffee shops and restaurants all a few minutes walk away. The 38 steps leading to the property are challenging but not too severe, however the stairs inside are very steep and may not be suitable for everyone.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2020

  • "We had a good holiday."

    However we feel two areas need attention. 1 Listing details. Steep and narrow internal stairs. These are not mentioned on details. We felt these stairs would be impossible for access by paramedics needing to remove a patient from the lower floor, also we wonder whether they had comply with fire evacuation rules. Bedroom 2. This is actually the entrance lobby and is not separately enclosed. 2 Sykes administration. Communications were decidedly biased towards the company and the property owners’ interests, especially in the difficult weeks following the March Covid lockdown. These did resolve eventually, but not until we had formed an unfavourable view of Sykes as a company. Also we received repeated booking confirmation and other details both from Sykes and from Booking.com. This was confusing and the two lines of communication contained contradictions, even on basics such as the revised booking dates. We hope your find this information useful. Best wishes Paul and Deborah Sibly

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2020

  • "The 42 steps up from the Harbour to the house are quite a climb, more so than indicated in property description, the staircase in the house is also "challenging" though not mentioned in property description!"

    Reviewed by MervynAug 2020

  • "An amazing place right in the heart of the harbour in Porthmadog."

    Very comfy and spacious, with views that will stay in the memory for a lifetime. Perfect to use as a base to explore the surrounding areas. Plenty to see and do. Good communication with the owners prior to collecting the keys. The flat has everything you need to enjoy your stay. Would recommend in a heartbeat, and will certainly be returning in the future.

    Reviewed by GarethJul 2020

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and pleased with accommodation."

    Standard of furnishings was very good. Views were beautiful. The outside steps were much easier than expected. As described the internal steps not good for anyone with mobility issues, very steep and narrow. Overall excellent and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by MichelleJul 2020

  • "The apartment was very comfortable with beautiful views, whatever the weather."

    I t was very well equipped. We really enjoyed our stay there. Porthmadog is a lovely town with easy access to lots of amenities whatever the weather, and we don't drive. We enjoyed the Welsh Highland Railway trip to Caernafon, the river through the Snowdonia National Park was in full flood and hugely spectacular! Fabulous castles and walks on your doorstep, coastal and Country. The local pubs eateries are good, particularly the tapas bar Y Banc. Loved it! Portmeirion is beyond belief even if you have never watched The Prisoner. X

    Reviewed by GillSep 2019

  • "A very comfortable and well equipped property with plenty of condiments, kitchen rolls, cleaning materials etc."

    Beautiful views of the harbour. Great location.

    Reviewed by ElizabethAug 2019

  • "This is the cleanest accommodation i have ever stayed in ."

    The furnishing and equipment is as comprehensive as you would get in your own home. The view from the windows are lovely. As stated by others the stairs are a bit steep in the property but thats not such a hardship.It really is a lovely flat to stay in

    Reviewed by LouiseJul 2019

  • "A well appointed, well described property."

    Super harbour views, bustling town with all facilities.

    Reviewed by RachrlMay 2019

  • "The flat was strategically placed for our first visit to North Wales."

    Beautiful and comfortable little home in a picturesque and friendly village, next to the water and the hills. The starting point of the lovely Festiniog railways, which we did not do...as it appeared to be the Christmas celebrations for the local families. All happy times. We travelled to Anglesey and Blaunea Festiniog which was wonderful. Even the weather did not spoil the brilliant break away from London.

    Reviewed by JoseDec 2018

  • "Great spot to explore, even if you do not have a car, all close to the flat."

    Beautiful views. One can just sit by the window and watch the world go by... Very good wifi. Great linen. Comfy beds. All you need in the kitchen to cook. Railway just few minutes away. Plenty of takeaways and restaurants. Great Fish and Chips on the High Street. Really good Chineese Happy Chop. The Port great for breakfast. Marine museum is a hidden gem and tells all about Porthmadog. Flat ideal for couples. Also short walk from Borth-y-Gest. Eva and Barry and Vera

    Reviewed by EvaOct 2018

  • "This well equipped apartment had a wonderful position on the harbour."

    It was very quiet yet so convenient for amenities. We particularly liked seeing the steam trains coming and going on the Cob. Only downside are the 38 steps to the apartment and the internal staircase is steep. However, these were not a problem as we are both fit (and felt even fitter at the end of the week). There was plenty of parking.

    Reviewed by DeniseSep 2018

  • "A great location, would recommend to anyone."

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2018

  • "Lovely flat right in the harbour and well equipped, with everything you need."

    My son and i stayed a week and had a fantastic time. A great place to explore the area and we would definitely return.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2018

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Cnicht View, Porthmadog."

    The cottage was lovely and clean and had all the facilities needed. The views from the window of the harbour and steam train were amazing. Beaches and walks nearby were great with stunning scenery's. Could not fault anything. Thank you very much for everything to the owners and yourselves.

    Reviewed by MaggieJul 2018

  • "Not suitable for everyone because of the 43 steps up to the flat but a lovely view once you got there!"

    The flat was very clean and well stocked. We got the keycode wrong on arrival but the owner soon put us right when I rang her. No outside space at the flat.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single (suitable for an older child), Ground floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room.
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV with access to your own Netflix and FreeSat, Wifi
  • Ipod docking station
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent.
  • Roadside parking available on a first come, first served basis
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: 38 steps from street to property, may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Children over 12 years only.

The property

Cnicht View is a beautifully-placed duplex apartment, offering wonderful views of the harbour and mountain scenery beyond.

It is idyllically sat at the top of a grade 11 listed building within a short stone's throw of the attractive marina at Porthmadog, North Wales.

Within close proximity of some of the region's most tremendous attractions, including the Ffestiniog Railway, Borth-Y-Gest, Portmeiron and Cricketh this modern holiday home is perfect for that much-anticipated break away.

Uniquely, enter the property onto its bright and airy first floor after climbing the steps from street level.

Here you will find two peacefully neutral bedrooms for you to catch your rest in; the large kingsize bedroom including quality linen ideal for a couple with added bonus of a single bedroom also enjoying quality linen if needed provide the perfect arrangements for a small family, while the larger room enjoys superb views of the marina and mountains, perfect for that early morning cuppa in bed.

Head downstairs to find the living areas, firstly come across a pristine, all-white shower room to get yourself ready in each day that goes by.

From here, head into the welcoming cosy sitting room, boasting 2 comfortable leather sofas, a Smart FreeSat TV IPod docking station, Broadband and dining table for intimate dining or long leisurely breakfasts, again, overlooking the wonderful views of Porthmadog Harbour and the glorious Snowdonia mountains in the distance.

Completing this quality cottage is the well-appointed kitchen, an immaculate, all-white setup including dishwasher, intergrated cooker and large fridge providing you with all of the fixtures and fittings that you will need whilst you're here.

There are lots of white crockery, champagne glasses, wine cooler adding to that feeling of wellbeing.

We have our own bench on the shared terrace where you can enjoy that drink soaking in the views.

Harbwr Porthmadog is just a short walk away and is overlooked by a flourish of lovely spots to grab a bite to eat or a relaxing coffee while you're watching the boats sail in and out.

From here, you can also embark on the renowned Ffestiniog Railway, allowing you to admire breath-taking scenery without the achy legs the next day.

The steam trains can be clearly seen from the apartment.

Porthmadog itself is handily stocked with excellent pubs and restaurants,cafe's and shops and is a fantastic base for exploring the area.

As well as the awe-inspiring Snowdonia National Park right on your doorstep for keen walkers and cyclists, the beautiful coastline is also easy to access, with a number of marvellous sandy beaches and the dramatic castles at Harlech and Criccieth, also very close to Porthmeirion, the Italian village.

Tour spectacular North Wales from this well-presented duplex apartment.

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About the location

PORTHMADOG

Harlech 5 miles; Caernarfon 19 miles.

The bustling harbour town of Porthmadog lies on the Glaslyn Estuary and enjoys a stunning setting. The gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, Porthmadog is full of individual shops and restaurants, and home to the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland railway where you can travel by steam through spectacular Snowdonia scenery, to Blaenau Ffestiniog or Caerforn . The pretty village of Borth Y Gest, with its cliffs and coves, is a short walk or drive from the town. The well known and unique Italianate village of Portmeirion is just down the coast. Situated on a rugged clifftop on its own private peninsula, Portmeirion, famous as the location of the TV show The Prisoner and the final episode of Cold Feet, is surrounded by miles of sandy beaches and woodlands. The area also boasts castles at Criccieth and Harlech, and superb unspoilt beaches such as Black Rock Sands, where the sands stretch as far as the eye can see. Also within reach is the famous Zip World Slate Caverns and Bounce Below where you can get involved with a variety of activities including the thrilling zip wires and underground caverns to explore; there is something here to suit the whole family. An ideal location for the attractions of Snowdonia and the The Lleyn Peninsula.

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Region Information

Note: Children over 12 years only.
Note: 38 steps from street to property, may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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