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Llan Ffestiniog near Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 4549)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Reviews

    Mr Taylor

    “A simply delightful cottage in the most wonderful of villages - largely unspoiled by modernity.”

    Every conceivable facility is provided in the house and you lack for nothing at all. It is clean, airy, warm and extremely welcoming - even if the weather is not especially kind to you, you are at ease and quite at home here.

    Every conceivable facility is provided in the house and you lack for nothing at all. It is clean, airy, warm and extremely welcoming - even if the weather is not especially kind to you, you are at ease and quite at home here. All around you is the most beautiful countryside, mountains, brooks, walks, wildlife and so forth. Without a shadow of any doubt it is the nearest place to heaven this side of the Promised-Land! itself.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

A traditional 19th century, stone-built mid-terrace cottage, in the old slate quarrying village of Llan Ffestiniog, close to the centre of Snowdonia National Park.

Just 3 miles from Blaenau Ffestiniog, this former quarryman's cottage provides welcoming accommodation, boasting slate flagged floors and a gas woodburner-effect stove, all creating a cosy Llan Ffestiniog cottage atmosphere.

The area surrounding this Llan Ffestiniog cottage offers beautiful countryside and stunning views, with the Manod Mawr and Bach mountains and the hidden Manod Lake just 2 miles away.

Enjoy the nearby bustling town of Porthmadog with its marina, or the enormous beach at Black Rock Sands, whilst Betws-y-Coed, Portmeirion, Bodnant Gardens, the famous Ffestiniog Railway and Mount Snowdon itself are all within easy reach of this Llan Ffestiniog cottage.

A cosy retreat at any time of year!


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast table. Dining room. Sitting room with gas woodburner-effect stove.


  • Gas central heating with gas woodburner-effect stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, combi TV/DVD with FreeSat
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Rear patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Rear off road parking for one car, plus roadside parking to front of cottage
  • Storage for 2 bikes
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Rear parking area is raised, please take care when reversing onto it, getting out of the car and stepping on and off it.

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About the location


Blaenau Ffestiniog 4 miles; Porthmadog 9 miles; Betws-y-Coed 15 miles.

The old slate quarrying village of Llan Ffestiniog quietly rests close to the impressive Manod and Moelwyn Mountains, near the centre of Snowdonia National Park. Nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog, once the world's capital of slate quarrying and in the 19th century known as the 'City of Slate', offers a range of shops and pubs, whilst the surrounding area boasts a variety of things to see and do. Take a tour around Llechwedd Slate Cavern, enjoy a ride on the famous Ffestiniog Railway or simply take some time to admire the stunning mountainous views available from all aspects. With excellent walking, mountain biking and cycling, wonderful sandy beaches, great fishing, a wealth of delightful towns and villages scattered throughout the area, Zip World, Bounce Below and the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog and Cynfal Waterfalls to the west, this lovely location has something for everyone, at any time of year!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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