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Oakwood Stables

(Ref. 25107)

Conwy, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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62 Customer Reviews

  • "An outstanding property with all the facilities one could wish for, and was spotlessly clean."

    The mattress was the most comfortable my wife and I had ever encountered in a holiday property, by far. It was so comfortable we are going to purchase one. A splendidly tranquil countryside setting. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Jun 2024

  • "The standard of everything at Oakwood Stables is excellent & has been refurbished to an extremely high standard."

    The cottage has a lovely warm, welcoming feel as soon as you arrive & has been carefully designed for your comfort.There are lots of extras included, everything that you may need during your stay. The rooms are spacious & airy, with stunning views of the surrounding area.. The hosts, Amanda & Janus, are very welcoming, helpful & friendly. A beautiful place for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Apr 2024

  • "Stunning property, stunning location, delightful owners we had the very best time and will be going again next year."

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Nov 2023

  • "Bedding and cushions all feather filled for comfort but this doesn’t suit everyone."

    Kitchen well equipped. Bedroom comfortable. Outside parking space good. Secure. Late entry and early departure inconvenient and the main reason for a lower star. Narrow roads in and around Conwy testing at times. 20mph restriction will deter tourists!!

    Reviewed by Francis4.1Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely mini break (25th to 29th Sep 2023)."

    Oakwood Stables was lovely, very well presented, clean, and both settees and the bed were very comfortable. We did have an issue with the oven/hob cutting out, and also the central heating didn't come on, however, Janus sorted it very quickly. It was also nice of him to come and ask us about our stay, and he mentioned some changes he and Amanda are hoping to make. Overall, it was very good and we would definitely consider returning.

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Sep 2023

  • "The kitchen was dirty, the dishwasher smelt and was therefore unusable, the fridge/freezer was iced up and had clearly not been defrosted for quite some time, the open shelves which was where the glasses and mugs( of which there were only three) were very dusty."

    The bed was comfortable, but the duvet was a heavy winter one and there were no windows so we could not cool down at night or have any fresh air, so we slept badly for the whole week. There is a lack of electric sockets, the only one which did not have an extension we tried to use, but it crackled and didn't work - is it safe? There are artificial plants dotted about, some of which are very dusty. To end on a positive note, the location and view are good.

    Reviewed by Christopher2.2Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay loverly place lovely scenery, all we needed , & so peaceful, thank you very much"

    Reviewed by Graham4.7Sep 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Oakwood stables, the property is well positioned in proximity to Conwy, whilst been quiet and relaxing."

    A couple of minor issues which we worked around and made it all ok with the owner Janus. The overall standards of accommodation was very good in general, with well equipped kitchen, enabling home cooking as required.

    Reviewed by Kevin4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely location and spacious property , however on arrival we were advised that there was a wasps nest directly above the patio table this meant we were unable to enjoy the outside space."

    This also meant we had to keep doors and windows closed. A little milk in the fridge on arrival would have been much appreciated. As mentioned by previous guests, the metal frame bed does need replacing as it is very creaky although the mattress was very comfy.

    Reviewed by Eileen4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely property in a good location for visiting North Wales."

    Everything we needed to enjoy our stay. We had a couple of minor problems on arrival but they were swiftly dealt with. We would suggest that the owners consider changing the bed as the squeaking did disturb our sleep.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jul 2023

  • "Oakwood stables is in a lovely peaceful location but not too far away from Conwy."

    We walked into Conwy quite a few times and there is a short cut through a field so took us less than half an hour. Conwy itself is a lovely town and we ate at The Erskine Arms several times and also at Alfredos. Would certainly recommend Oakwood Stables for a peaceful and relaxing break

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have just returned from a very relaxing week in Oakwood Stables which we found to be very clean, comfortable and luxuriously decorated."

    It’s also in an excellent location to explore North Wales and Snowdonia. Unfortunately, we had some trouble with the electrics, resulting in no hot water a couple of times. However, Janus, the owner, very promptly fixed the issue and was extremely friendly without being intrusive. There are many things to see and do in the surrounding areas as well as many good eateries and café shops a short drive away. A long drive to Portmeirion but well worth a visit! Wi-Fi very intermittent.

    Reviewed by Freya4.4May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2023

  • "Generously, and luxuriously furnished and equipped ; really more of a home than a holiday let."

    The views were stunning. The location, just a short drive out of Conway, was ideal. A truly lovely place to spend a week.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a fantastic long weekend , the pictures dont do it justice , from the ..."

    We had a fantastic long weekend , the pictures dont do it justice , from the moment we got there the beautiful landscape and the peacefulness was just overwhelming , just what we needed to recharge our selves , thank you so much , we definately will be recommending to friends and family

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely week in the Stables."

    It is very peaceful, but has fantastic views down to Conway and the sea beyond. The property is very spacious and well fitted out. The owners Amanda x Janus were most helpful. We would love to return in the future and am happy to recommend.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Mar 2023

  • "People expect good accommodations when going on holiday and that’s what we got."

    Beautiful countryside setting easy going friendly owners. Thank you

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2022

  • "Oakwood Stables provided everything we needed for a relaxing holiday."

    While centrally located to visit many coastal and rural attractions in North Wales, it is nestled in a quiet rural spot with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. The owners, Amanda and Janus made us feel very welcome and the property is a credit to them. Ideal for a free and easy break to recharge the batteries.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Jul 2022

  • "Beautiful appointed accommodation in an idyllic setting"

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Jul 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay."

    Everything we could ask for. Will definitely recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely property out of Conwy but close enough to visit."

    Facilities were excellent and the owners very helpful. The area round the stables was open with great views and there were country walks on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Jul 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, very clean, very peaceful with a wonderful outlook, everything we needed."

    The only downside was that we found the property to be rather dark inside, we had to have the lights on no matter what time of day it was.

    Reviewed by Peter4.1May 2022

  • "Great place to stay."

    will probably go back in the not to distant future. nice and quiet great views good hosts

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2022

  • "Our second stay at Oakwood Stables & hopefully we will return."

    Great location, just a 20 minute walk into Conwy.

    Reviewed by Judy4.7Apr 2022

  • "A beautiful setting with wonderful views, the location is quiet and away from main roads, with easy access to Conwy town and the road to Bangor and the south."

    The house is spacious with all mod cons and a walk-in shower, a very comfortable bed, and sofas. The owner is friendly and helpful, all in all, a wonderful stay. This is a must if you like quality accommodation, space, and peace and quiet with views.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2022

  • "This short break at Stables Cottage in Conwy far exceeded our expectations for comfort, style, space and romantic ambiance."

    The location is perfect to explore Snowdonia and Amanda and Janus are wonderful hosts. We are looking forward to a return visit in the New Year.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Dec 2021

  • "The location of Oakwood Stables is excellent; quiet with partial views of the surrounding countryside, yet close to amenities and places to visit."

    This modern property, which lies adjacent to the owner's home, is decorated and furnished in a very individual style, which we found rather dark for our taste, especially the bathroom, mainly due to lack of windows on the south elevation. The bathroom has a lovely large walk-in shower, but it is situated next to the kitchen and not adjacent to the bedroom, which is rather inconvenient at night. Generally the property is comfortable and well equipped having spacious rooms with a basic sky package provided on the TVs.

    Reviewed by Joanna4.1Nov 2021

  • "Cosy comfortable cottage with great views, ideal base for sight seeing in the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Nov 2021

  • "We expected Oakwood Stables to be a great property because its listing was clear and showed it to be an attractive property and it already had many positive reviews."

    However it still managed to exceed our expectations. It was very clean, warm and comfortable, private and spacious for two, and was well equipped. The immediate surroundings are attractive and the area has many places to visit and there are good restaurants a short drive away. The owner was friendly and although we didn't really need anything we know help would have been available. We hope to return again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2021

  • "Absolutely fabulous holiday cottage, extremely well appointed and in stunning countryside setting with fabulous views."

    I couldn’t fault it at all.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Aug 2021

  • "Oakwood Stables is set in a beautiful part of Wales and there is lots to do and see."

    The accommodation was really nicely furnished and there were some lovely touches which made it feel like a home from home and somewhere we could relax in. The kitchen is well equipped with lots of cupboard space for food. Neither of the TVs had the full Sky package but our evenings were not spoilt. The owners of the cottage were not at all intrusive and were very friendly when we saw them. The only real downside was having to remember to turn on the immersion heater each day - this was situated in the garage so you had to go outside.

    Reviewed by Jane4.1Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful location, very pleasant hosts,everything we needed for a relaxing break."

    Reviewed by Val5.0Jun 2021

  • "Peaceful lovely walk into Conwy, wonderful view the stables outstanding."

    We will return.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jun 2021

  • "This is a lovely place to stay, a very short drive to Conwy, yet with fantastic countryside views."

    Everything we needed was provided being very well equipped; spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Would highly recommend, and we will certainly stay again.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation in a good location."

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation, beautifully situated in a peaceful but convenient location."

    The owners went over and above to be friendly, providing everything we could possibly need. I cannot fault anything - situated right on some fantastic walking routes, beautifully appointed and comfortable. Would definitely recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Virginia5.0Apr 2021

  • "We received a very warm welcome from Amanda and Janus."

    The instructions to find the property where great. Lovely position stunning views. We throughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Sep 2020

  • "Relaxing and quiet location to West of Conwy Perfect for a get away or exploring Snowdonia and Anglesey."

    Can park outside door. Owners in property next door, so on hand if ever needed Very comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Sep 2020

  • "A lovely place to kick back and relax scenery was outstanding really gave me time to recharge batteries ."

    Owners on hand but not intrusive

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2020

  • "Stunning and quiet location."

    Great base to explore from and great facilities. We will definitely be coming back again!

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Aug 2020

  • "Excellent house, very clean and tidy and safe."

    Owners very friendly too.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2020

  • "Lovely well equipped accommodation, in beautiful location, will definately rebook - hopefully for longer stay."

    Reviewed by Francis5.0Oct 2019

  • "Accommodation is set in a very peaceful and scenic location and is well placed for visiting local attractions."

    We had everything we needed and the bed was extremely comfortable! We met our friendly and welcoming hosts on our arrival. A very enjoyable week!

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Sep 2019

  • "The accommodation was comfortably furnished and I really appreciated the high quality bedlinen, however we never met our hosts and so didn't feel that welcome."

    I felt there was a distinct lack of local information. e.g could we walk across the fields into Conwy? What walks could we do from the property? There were no tourist leaflets or recommendations of places to visit, just a few local restaurants mentioned. Will we be back? No, I don't think so, although we will definitely return to Conwy.

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jul 2019

  • "Found on arrival fridge iced up not cold enough tried to contact some one but could only leave a message which was not responded too."

    Not enough space to prepare food, also found dirty cups, pot and baking tray full of grease.

    Reviewed by Ken2.8Jul 2019

  • "The cottage is set in a lovely location with stunning views across the countryside."

    It’s located with easy road access to many interesting tourist areas

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Jun 2019

  • "Very good accommodation in nice country location."

    Conway is a lovely little town and there are so many places to visit.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Apr 2019

  • "You know that moment: you walk into a property and you just know this is something very special."

    Well, now double that feeling, and you might begin to appreciate just how much we loved our stay at Oakwood Stables. Of course, we were incredibly lucky. Conwy, which is so quaint, was holding its annual food-fest the weekend we arrived, so the town was buzzing. Then, for the whole week we had wall-to-wall sunshine - tell me about it. The restaurants round and about are excellent and one (Signatures) was top fine-dining, and inexplicably inexpensive for such quality. But it was the property that starred. Spacious, beautifully presented on arrival, warm and welcoming. TVs in the lounge area and bedroom, a brand new walk in shower room. And all at the most attractive price. The owners (Jonus, Amanda and family) live literally next door, and are a delight, never once intruding throughout our week's break (but what a bonus to have owners so close at hand). We usually take our autumn break in Normandy, but the North Wales scenery is simply indescribable: to our shame we had absolutely no idea. We even found ourselves feeding horses in the nearby field every morning before breakfast, something we would never have imagined in our wildest dreams. Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Penrhyn were great days out, and we were lucky to walk into Caernarfon Station just in time to catch the Welsh Highland Railway, taking us into the most breath-taking scenery. For us, it was a break following a couple of Summer holidays, the most recent somewhat tiring (even for a pretty fit 74 and 70 years old couple) but there's no question we will be back no matter the circumstances. Oakwood Stables is perfect for any age-group, from the very young to the very mature, AND WE ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2018

  • "Miss leading info on No 2 Bedroon - there is no No 2 Bedroom."

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Aug 2018

  • "The bungalow was fantastic plenty of room for 2 adults and 2 young girls and the owners were lovely aswell."

    Perfect base to see all the sights. Would highly recommend a stay at Oakwood Stables we will be returning.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2018

  • "Its a lovely holiday home in a very quiet country setting close to many visitor attractions."

    Hosts live nearby and are very helpful.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2018

  • "Great booking experience and lovely accommodation in a beautiful area."

    Reviewed by Ryan3.8Jul 2018

  • "Fantastic location, views beautiful, we had a wonderful relaxing holiday and enjoyed every minute."

    Owner and family were lovely people and most helpful.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had a couple of technical issues with the accommodation but these were quickly sorted by the owners."

    Modern, spacious and very comfortable accommodation. Very quiet location.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2018

  • "Lovely stable like cottage on the owners land."

    very remote and quiet but also only a few minutes into Conwy. owners were very friendly and the accommodation was large and immaculate

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2017

  • "Excellent accommodation in a lovely location."

    Ideal as a base for exploring North Wales and access to wonderful walking.

    Reviewed by Frank5.0May 2017

  • "Generally very good and Amanda was great."

    Broadband was poor and off for two days and they couldn't seam to sort it for us but apart from that it was recommendable to others.

    Reviewed by Dave4.2Dec 2016

  • "Easy to find following directions supplied."

    Friendly owners who were contactable with any problems. (Bulbs needed replacing in some of the ceiling lights and extra bedding for children). Sorted it out promptly. Great out of the way location especially if you enjoy great views. Can walk into Conwy over the fields. Lovely walk but need good walking boots. Enjoyable area to explore. Would return with no hesitation.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Oct 2016

  • "The owners of oakwood stables were very nice and could not do enough for you."

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Oct 2016

  • "After our last disppontment what a lovely surprise!"

    Beautiful property and location and very nice owners

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2016

  • "We had such a lovely time, relaxing,peaceful,beautiful place to stay."

    Very very helpful, Welcoming and friendly owners who made us feel right at home. We would highly Recommend and are hoping to go back next year!! Wonderful

    Reviewed by Patsy5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner
  • Utility.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer in garage , Dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Patio with access to owner's lawns with pond and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1.5 miles
  • Note: Unfenced pond in owner's garden, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: Max 4 people including infants
  • Please Note: There is CCTV in operation at the electric access gates to the property grounds

The property

Conwy 1.5 miles.

This imaginative conversion of a detached, brick built stable, sits adjacent to the owner's home in the prestigious Oakwood Park Estate, within two miles of Conwy.

Set in a tranquil, rural location, this delightful cottage near Conwy offers an ideal base for those wishing to explore the imposing Sychnant Pass and the beautiful coastline of North Wales.

Perfect for couples, this Conwy cottage has been furnished to a high standard and offers spacious, contemporary open-plan accommodation that is set entirely over the ground floor.

On a warm summer's evening throw open the French doors and invite a cool breeze in, whilst on cooler nights pour yourself a glass of wine, set a flame to the woodburner, and stretch out on the sumptuous corner sofa.

Outside this Conwy cottage there is a sheltered patio overlooking pretty, manicured lawns and rolling countryside beyond.

Within a twenty minute walk you will discover the enchanting town of Conwy, where a good selection of amenities can be found, and a visit to the castle which stands proudly looking out to sea is not to be missed.

Take a short drive to the many surrounding sandy beaches, or a trip to Anglesey to enjoy the rugged coastal paths.

There are fantastic walking and cycling opportunities close by, and this cottage near Conwy sits on the cusp of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Whether it be relaxing or roaming you're searching for, this Conwy cottage offers a cosy romantic getaway.

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About the location


Llandudno 5 miles; Betws-y-Coed 16 miles.

Conwy, a World Heritage Site, is without doubt world famous for its historical and architectural heritage, yet at the heart of the town lies a hub of bustling activity. Alongside its ancient festivals and fairs, musical recitals, galleries and historical attractions, there is an array of specialist shops, restaurants and hotels. Built for King Edward I between 1283 and 1287, Master James of St George's design, Conwy Castle remains one of the most outstanding achievements of medieval military architecture. The distinctive, elongated shape, with its two barbicans, eight massive towers and a great bow-shaped hall was perhaps determined by the narrow rocky outcrop on which the castle stands. The town is proud of its historic traditions and celebrates its past by retaining many of these in its annual festivals, events and fairs, including the Honey fair, Seed fair and Gwledd Conwy Feast in October, along with other musical events throughout the year. Conwy is the perfect base for exploring the dramatic Snowdonia National Park, walking unspoilt sandy beaches, or taking in the wonderful scenery on your doorstep. Also within reach are the Llechwedd Slate Caverns, which has the longest zip wire in Europe, and Surf Snowdonia is just six miles away.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas