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17 Victoria Terrace - Perthi

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Nantlle, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "We have had a wonderful time in your lovely home and have fallen in love with the views and the area."

    The house was so clean, warm, cosy and comfortable. Thank you so much for your warm welcome and delicious welsh cakes and bara brith. We are very sad to be leaving

    Kari And FamilyNov 2023

  • "The accommodation was perfect for our needs."

    It is a small three bedroom property with amazing views and a wonderful property manager (Miss Roberts) right next door. Miss Roberts went out of her way to recommend places to visit and restaurants to try and was a true joy to meet. I would highly recommend staying at this property if looking for a rural setting not too far from a host of sights to see.

    Reviewed by Maura5.0Oct 2023

  • "Warm, welcoming experience we've all fallen in love with cottage and area."

    Thank you

    Zago FamilyOct 2023

  • "Beautifully located perfect views and calm surroundings."

    Amazing home made Welsh cakes upon arrival, lovely clean and bright rooms

    Reviewed by Taiyiba5.0Aug 2023

  • "Just finishing our first holiday at Perthi and we’re very sad to be leaving."

    Already booked a week for next Summer! Lis is a fantastic hostess and has really looked after us this week. A great Welsh welcome to start our break with home baked Bara Brith, Welsh cakes fresh out of the oven. Absolutely delicious, best we have tasted! Plus all we needed to make a lovely cup of tea to go with it! Lis is a great source of local knowledge which proved very useful from places to go out for the day as well as local walks.

The cottage itself is clean, very comfortable and well maintained. Lis puts a lot of hard work in to taking care of the place and it shows. Great attention to detail even down to asking the ages of our children and providing age/gender appropriate bed linen which they all loved. There are books and dvds for all ages as well as a selection of games for those rainy days. Wi-Fi was great with no issues. Kitchen well stocked for families. 

Location is good for travelling round North Wales and Anglesey. Local beach Dinas is lovely for the family, convenient parking and facilities. Local town Penygroes is just down the road for local supermarket, takeaways etc. 

Altogether if you’re looking for somewhere cosy, comfortable with the most breathtaking scenery you couldn’t make a better choice than Perthi. Diolch Lis, in the words of Arni “We will be back!” Xx♥️

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2023

  • "This was such a lovely little house to stay in."

    Granted, with a family of five it might be considered a bit on the small side, but with a bit of furniture rearranging we managed just fine. The kitchen is superb, fully equipped, the views are amazing and the location is literally a stone's throw from the amazing Snowdonia area. But the real selling point of this house is its owner. We had such a warm welcome with a traditional home baked Welsh cake and a tin full of freshly baked cupcakes. Furthermore, she is helpful and eager to share her knowledge of the area. In short, this house is a perfect homebase to explore the amazing North Wales countryside.

    Reviewed by Dirk4.7Jul 2023

  • "Had a lovely stay , thank you for such a warm welcome - cake was delicious."

    Diolch. We enjoyed every bit of our stay, the surroundings are magnificent. Thanks again

    MakarandJun 2023

  • "This cottage is a must visit if you love mountain scenery and looking for an authentic Welsh experience."

    It is next to a beautiful lake and is so quiet you can hear constant nature sounds. The cottage is clean, cared for and retains lots original features, I had everything I needed.I could park my car right outside the front door. Liz puts in a lot of effort to make your stay enjoyable and is a lovely lady she even left me cake on arrival. Michael. Sheffield.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2023

  • "For a week in Spring we stayed with three adults at this very beautiful cottage."

    Every day we overlooked the lake and mountains from the kitchen window and had a different spectacle, depending on the weather, varying from very crisp, golden and blue to dramatically windy and dark, all good. We felt cosy and at home from home, very much part of the Welsh experience, authentic because of how Lis presents the cottage and garden and the slate miners history. She had baked bara brith and welsh cakes for us plus left us milk and tea as a welcome! Also during the week the contact was pleasant and helpful, she gave us lots of lovely ideas where to go and what to see. We made mountain walks, visited the beach at Dinas Dinlle and had a great time in Caernarfon, Beddgelert, Rhosgadfan and Porthmadog, fantastic drives through the wild mountains, in the evenings the beauty of the village itself. We are interested in history and nature and did not have enough time to do and visit everything. There are also all kinds of crafts workshops to attend in the area. For the more practical things like a good supermarket or take away places the village Penygroes is nearby. The house itself is spacious and furnished as a proper home, very comfortable. The garden is fantastic. All in all restful and adventurous with a touch of magic. A great holiday, diolch (I had to put in one word of Welsh at least).

    Reviewed by Tineke5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lis (The Host) was fantastic, an incredibly warm welcome with a boiled Kettle and Home cooked food to welcome us into the cottage."

    A really homely feel and a helping hand next door if you ever had any issues. The cottage had so much character and had everything you needed for a stay longer than ours. Everything was clean and maintained to a high standard, and I can say I will be back!

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, great welcome from Liz (home made baked good & kettle warmed) Fully kitted out for our self catering stay, want for nothing."

    What a fantastic & beautiful location, with hills & mountains to the west & coastline to the east - short drive to access all, our week's weather was not kind so didn't get to do local walks, so many lambs at Easter time, cute! After our days out head home for a comfortable & cosy relaxing evening. We filled our week with - SUPS at Llyn Gwynant, National Slate Museum & High Ropes at Padarn Country Park, Drive to Nant Gwrtheyrn - stunning location & walk, with a lovely cafe, flapjack was amazing, visit to Caernarfon, Conwy castle and Fish & Chips in Llandudno, trip on the Ffestiniog railway - Portmadog to Beddgelert, finishing week off with Deep Mine Tour & Underground Golf at Penrhyn Quarries, Bethesda before heading home - well worth a visit - as a Unesco World Heritage Area, filled with history of the slate mining industry - lots to explore & see

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    Thank you for a wonderful and clean house. A lovely welcome with the most amazing cakes! A truly home away from home!! Ana , Buenos Aires ,Argentina.

    AnaApr 2023

  • "Perthi was warm, comfortable and extremely well equipped."

    We really enjoyed our stay. We were made very welcome and thank you, Lis for the excellent Bara Brith, Welsh cakes and loan of books. The views from the house are stunning and the location gives quick access to the mountains and coast. We shall definitely be returning next year.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2022

  • "Thank you, Lis, for a wonderful stay."

    I really don't want to leave so soon! We have had a wonderful time - relaxing and interesting. Love the location, both the house and within reach of so many beautiful places too. Thank you especially for the many extra touches that you have put in to make it a home from home.

    AnnieSep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a wonderful area,a perfect base for our young family to explore the many beautiful beaches and attractions of north Wales."

    The owner Lis was very friendly and helpful and made our stay extra special.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property was exactly as it was listed."

    Lis was extremely welcoming and friendly and she made us feel very at home. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this property. We especially enjoyed the homemade goodies Lis made for us.

    Reviewed by Leanne4.7Jun 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay for our first visit to Wales."

    Lis made us feel very welcome with added touches of treats for us and our daughters. The cottage was clean and comfortable and a good base for us to meet our friends in Beddgelert. My daughters enjoyed seeing the chickens and sheep at the bottom of the garden. Wished we could of stayed longer as so much to see and do. We would really like to return to the cottage in the future. Janine and family

    Reviewed by Janine5.0Apr 2022

  • "Perthi is a cosy terraced cottage with everything myself and friend needed for a stay in Snowdonia."

    The location of Nantlle is good for both the coastal resorts of Lleyn peninsular and the Snowdon range, so long as you have a car. It is a lovely quiet village with local walks and views but only a short drive from Pen y groes for provisions etc. The cottage is comfortable, with good beds, comfy lounge and a small kitchen with everything needed for self-catering. The small shower-room with toilet is downstairs, but that was fine for us. Lis the owner was very helpful and welcoming. Would definitely come again.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2021

  • "Perfect cottage in a perfect location kitted out with everything you could possibly need."

    Great walks straight from the front door. Lovely owners made us very welcome and nothing too much trouble. Definitely would like to to return.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great place to use as a base to travel around Wales."

    Home is well equipped in a very quiet area with a great view to mountains and a lake. We have thoroughly enjoyed our time in there.

    Reviewed by Marcin4.7Sep 2021

  • "This was a lovely little cottage, and we chose it for its location, easy access to Snowdonia, Llyn, the coast, Anglesey, and the wonderful views, walks and swims from the cottage."

    What we did find, is that for 4 adults (parents + 2 grown up children), we needed more space (we couldn’t eat together for example, without rearranging furniture), so it was a bit small for us. For a couple, or 3 people though, it’s big enough and ideally located. Owner was extremely welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Alison4.7Aug 2021

  • "Absolutely gorgeous setting in a charming and cosy cottage."

    So peaceful, mountain views, lovely lake for swimming (entrance a 5 minute walk from cottage) and a central location for visiting all the attractions on our ‘Snowdonia list’.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had a fantastic week, will definitely be looking to book into this property again."

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jul 2021

  • "We all had Fantastic week, It was such a Great location for the national park and the Llyn Peninsula."

    Wales is such a beautiful Country, what ever the weather. We were greeted with a home made Welsh Bara Brith cake, which is my new favourite food, supplied on by our warm and friendly host. thank you very much

    Reviewed by Barry4.4Jul 2021

  • "Amazing stay at Perthi views from property better than expected the cottage was ..."

    Amazing stay at Perthi views from property better than expected the cottage was very clean and had everything we needed a real home from home we had really warm welcome from owners

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Jun 2021

  • "Wedi cael amser bendigedig yn aros yn Y Perthi."

    Cyfforddus iawn ac yn lan. Croeso cynnes iawn gan Lis. Edrych ymlaen am fynd yn ol yn fuan

    Reviewed by Eurona5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was comfortable, welcoming and very well equipped."

    We slept well in the comfortable bed and it was very quiet. The landlady was extremely friendly and ready to help and give advice about the area. The location was superb: very close to a beautiful lake with views over the hills and farmland. Very close to Snowdonia National Park and a short drive to Anglesea and the Llyn Peninsula. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to be back!

    Diolch yn fawr Property Owner

    Reviewed by Silvia5.0May 2021

  • "Our stay was fantastic."

    Our host was friendly and helpful. The home was lovely and comfortable. The surrounding area was stunning and it is situated perfectly within Snowdonia, we cannot wait to return!

    Reviewed by Ryan5.0Sep 2019

  • "We received a wonderful welcome from the owner Lis and her husband, which included home made cake and biscuits on arrival."

    The house was exceptionally clean, the cleanest holiday cottage we have ever stayed in! The kitchen was really well equipped, it lacked nothing that we needed. Our children enjoyed the good selection of books on the landing. The location of Nantlle is amazing, very quiet and peaceful and in one of the most beautiful valleys in Snowdonia and there was a lake close by which the children enjoyed swimming in. There are lots of places to visit and things to do in the area, we particularly enjoyed the Steam Railways and the Slate Museum. We forgot something small and Lis very kindly posted it to us. We would definitely recommend this cottage!

    Reviewed by Benjamin5.0Aug 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this cosy traditional cottage."

    Lis welcomed us warmly with tea and bara brith and we felt very at home in this well equipped house. Beautiful scenery and a great location on the edge of the mountains but not far from the coast. Thank you for a great stay!

    Reviewed by Evangelie4.7Jul 2019

  • "Lis's cottage is so well equipped, she really has thought of everything, and was spotless."

    We ate out in the evening sunshine in the lovely little garden most evenings. Plenty of space to sleep 5 upstairs. The peace and quiet was amazing and the view from the back of the house to die for. Having Lis next door was a huge bonus - from her friendly chat, help with where to go, fresh eggs from her hens and a play with Thomas, the cat.

    Fiona DagenaisAug 2018

  • "Excellent cottage and location"

    Jun 2018

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Lis was waiting when we arrived with home made bara brith and flapjacks. It had everything we needed and was a great location. Nice quiet village but only about just over 30 mins max drive from Caernarfon castle, Llanberis for Snowden, Porthmadog and Bounce Below.

    Oct 2017

  • "Lovely, cosy, character property in beautiful tranquil location within reach of numerous tourist attractions/destinations."

    Owners of property who live next door are very welcoming and helpful and allowed us to access their wifi for which we were very grateful.The property is well equipped and I believe it to be a bargain at the price. We had a lovely five days in early June 2016,the weather was beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    GeoffJul 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • 1 x ground floor shower room with shower, wash basin and WC
  • Kitchen with electric cooker, washing machine
  • Sitting room with electric fire and dining area
  • Enclosed garden.
  • Gas fire & local slate fireplace, Central heating, TV and DVD player
  • Fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, electric cooker
  • Wifi
  • Bed linen provided
  • Please note towels are not provided
  • Enclosed lawned garden with seating
  • Private access to lake
  • Note: No upstairs bathroom
  • Note: On road parking
  • Note: Changeovers on a Saturday please
  • Note: Minimum 3-night stay

The property

This character Victorian holiday cottage is like stepping back in time.

Nestled in the heart of the Nantlle Valley and a short drive from Snowdon, this delightful terraced cottage looks out onto an idyllic lake with views of the surrounding Snowdonia National Park. Being centrally located in a quiet village, this cottage is ideal for those wanting to explore either mountains or coast.

It is also a fantastic base for walkers, climbers or cyclists but likewise for visitors who want a peaceful break; there's a Trigonos yoga/mindfulness retreat close by! A number of incredibly scenic walking routes can be started right from your doorstep in this area of outstanding natural beauty.

From picturesque bike rides in the nearby forests to kayaking or canoeing on the lake.

The village is rural but still offers so much to see and do. The sleepy village of Nantlle is also a great place for those who just want to relax and escape from the bustle of everyday life.

There’s a very good chance that you won’t want to tear yourself away from the stunning mountain views which surround this dear cottage. The owner of the cottage lives just next door, and although you’ll be given complete privacy whilst on your holiday, previous guests of Perthi have enjoyed collecting fresh eggs from the chickens and feeding the sheep at owner’s small holding in the fields to the back of the cottages - a wonderful way for families, especially with younger children, to spend a day. Whether you are looking to hike along the popular Nantlle Ridge, explore nearby beaches and tourist attractions or simply relax in a peaceful location this cottage caters for all.

The popular village of Beddgelert is close by, as is the Welsh Highland Railway and there's even Pant Du Vineyard just down the road!

Formerly a quarryman's cottage, Perthi has been sympathetically renovated with both old and new and makes a comfortable and welcoming retreat in rural North Wales.

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About the location


Llanberis 8 miles; Caernarfon 6.5 miles.

The lovely quiet village of Penygroes is situated around six miles from the historic castle town of Caernarfon, bordering the Snowdonia National Park with beautiful scenic walks and mountain views easily accessible. A good selection of shops, cafes and pubs are available in the village and the wider local area is full of restaurants and activities such as golfing, swimming, tennis, surfing and horse riding to name but a few. Plas Dinas Country House is also nearby, which is home to some great history as well as The Gun Room restaurant. The beaches on Anglesey and the Llyn Peninsula can be reached in about half an hour, while the beach at Dinas Dinlle is just a 10-minute drive away. Nearby, Caernarfon is home to Caernarfon Castle, which is well worth a visit, with further shops and cafes available, as well as steam train trips. Portmeirion is also a short distance away, featured in the TV series ‘The Prisoner’. Just 8 miles away is the Welsh Heritage centre which has a licensed cafe at Nant Nwrtheyrn with magnificent sea views from it's decked dining area. Beddgelert is a very attractive village, surrounded by the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, with a fabulous arts and craft shop, and several pubs. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Note: On road parking
Note: Please be aware towels will not be provided at this property.
Note: Please be careful when the slate steps to the garden are wet as they can get slippery
Note: Owner prefers Saturday Changeovers

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas