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Ship Inn

Old Colwyn near Colwyn Bay, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 22861)

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  • Sleeps 34

  • Bedrooms 12

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets Yes

  • robson85
    November 2017
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    “Fantastic place suitable for large groups”
    Returned from a weekend here celebrating our dads 60th, 28 of us in total plus 3 dogs. We expected chaos and bedlam but thanks to the large house we all left with our sanity in tact. The house was well suited for large parties with children and we had a whale of a time exploring the local village. The kids loved the table football and basketball and the adults loved the hidden ping pong tables, large sofas and projector screen! We all slept really well with super comfy beds and well equipped ...
    Returned from a weekend here celebrating our dads 60th, 28 of us in total plus 3 dogs. We expected chaos and bedlam but thanks to the large house we all left with our sanity in tact. The house was well suited for large parties with children and we had a whale of a time exploring the local village. The kids loved the table football and basketball and the adults loved the hidden ping pong tables, large sofas and projector screen! We all slept really well with super comfy beds and well equipped rooms which was a bonus. The whole place is well equipped meaning we had everything we needed, the kitchen and dining room were big enough for us to enjoy some pizza making on the Saturday night, the local takeaways were enjoyed on the Friday evening and were lovely- a special mention to the nearest chip shop which was top notch. My sister did the arranging and communication with the owner and he could not do enough for us, making sure everything was ready and the rooms were set up as we needed. Even rented us an extra high chair! We only had one tiny niggle which would have made life easier for us if the stair gate at the bottom of the stairs locked properly and the door out to the back door corridor closed properly as it was a pain trying to keep dogs in and downstairs and the younger children contained. I bet the owner would have come out and tried to sort this if we’d called him but we certainly weren’t going to interrupt his weekend when we were so happy with the house and in the grand scheme of things it’s insignificant. Already looking for celebrations we can use as an excuse to return, if they’ll have us!

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Cleverly converted from a traditional Victorian town centre inn, this is a stunning holiday property in a fantastic coastal location just 5 minutes' walk from the beach, in the heart of Old Colwyn on the beautiful North Wales coast.

Set over 3 floors, The Ship Inn has been designed with clever finishing touches to create a feeling of warmth and intimacy, and the stylish modern furniture allows you to relax and socialise in comfort; ideal for a family celebration or for a group of friends to get together on the North Wales coast.

There are a total of twelve bedrooms at this large Welsh cottage, ten of which have king-size beds, which can be converted into twin rooms on request, along with a ground floor twin with adjustable electric beds.

The final bedroom is a very large dormitory room that sleeps twelve people with four quality bunk beds, suitable for adults, and a further four trundle beds, making it a fantastic room for kids and teenagers!

One of the bedrooms has en-suite facilities, plus there are a further six family bathrooms, one of which boasts a luxurious Jacuzzi bath.

At this Old Colwyn cottage there are two spacious sitting rooms, both of which have a double sofa bed.

The ground floor sitting room boasts a galleried ceiling, a full wall projector TV screen with surround sound for cinema effect, as well as a warming woodburning stove.

The first floor sitting room provides a superb area to relax, chat, play on the Wii or watch Sky TV, with sports and movies on offer, whilst relaxing on the comfortable corner sofa which even houses a built in fridge!

A games area offers a full-size pool table, whilst the kitchen and dining area is beautifully appointed with a full range of appliances, a large breakfast counter with six bar stools and two large refectory tables.

Outside this large holiday home is a patio garden with barbecue facilities, along with a range of shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance.

Two miles away is the popular resort of Colwyn Bay, whilst just a little further along the coast are the Victorian town of Llandudno, the Great Orme and the historic Conwy Castle.

For the more energetic members of your party, the Snowdonia National Park is on the doorstep with its wide array of outdoor activities including walking, climbing and mountain biking.

This is a superb spacious cottage offering the ideal venue for friends and families to get together and enjoy the delights of North Wales all year round.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Twelve bedrooms (all king-size doubles are zip/link, can be twin on request): 2 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x ground floor twin with adjustable electric beds, 3 x first floor king-size double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x dormitory room (sleeps 12) with 4 adult bunks and 4 pull-out trundle beds, 5 x second floor king-size double. Two ground floor shower rooms with shower, basin and WC. First floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Two second floor shower rooms with shower, basin and WC. Separate second floor WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 24) plus breakfast bar (seats 6). Utility. Sitting room (seats 16) with cinema projector, woodburning stove and sofa bed. First floor sitting room (seats 7) with sofa bed. Games area with pool table.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range double oven, 5-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezers, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwashers
  • 2 x 3D TVs with full Sky multi-room, cinema projector, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, Wii, WiFi, selection of toys and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two cots and three highchairs on request
  • Off road parking for 20 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Four well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 min walk
  • Beach 5 mins walk, golf club 5 mins walk
  • Note: Check in 4pm
  • Note: This property sleeps a max. of 34 people.

About the location

OLD COLWYN

Colwyn Bay 2 miles; Llandudno 5 miles; Conwy 6 miles.

Old Colwyn is a sleepy seaside town located to the east of the larger coastal resort of Colwyn Bay. A wide promenade winds along the sweeping bay from Old Colwyn to Penrhyn Bay, with access to a long coastal cycle track, three miles of safe sandy beaches and the pier and harbour at Rhos-on-Sea. Nearby attractions include the famous Welsh Mountain Zoo, Eirias Park with its fantastic indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, a number of local golf courses, and a selection of restaurants and pubs in both Old Colwyn and Colwyn Bay. Enjoy interesting day trips to Victorian Llandudno with its excellent shops, the picturesque medieval town of Conwy with its 13th Century castle, Bodnant Gardens and the stunning scenery of Snowdonia and Isle of Anglesey. In fact, Old Colwyn is a perfect location for touring all of North Wales.

Region Information

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