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Bwlch Yr Awel Cottage

Penygroes, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 953608)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Zeinab

    “A very well presented, clean and comfortable cosy cottage.”

    Was perfect for our short trip only wish we could have stayed longer. Had everything we needed and easy to check in and out.

    Was perfect for our short trip only wish we could have stayed longer. Had everything we needed and easy to check in and out.

    - Zeinab, August 2021

The property

Penygroes 4 miles.

This delightful single storey, semi-detached cottage, dates back to 1834 and is attached to the owners own home, occupying a roadside position within the little hamlet of Pant Glas, on the fringe of the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales mid way between Porthmadog and Caernarfon.

The cottage is ideal for friends, a family or indeed a couple and provides an excellent base for exploring all North Wales has to offer.

Tastefully furnished to a good standard throughout, you’ll feel welcomed the minute you arrive at this property.

The well-appointed sitting room has comfortable seating and a relaxing atmosphere and a dining area, equally ideal for a family meal together or a leisurely breakfast, both of which can be prepared in the modern, well-equipped kitchen.

Two bedrooms, a king-size and a twin provides flexible sleeping arrangements and memory foam mattresses will ensure a comfortable nights sleep, both serviced by a modern shower room.

There is parking for one car at the front of the cottage and a lovely rear courtyard with seating, providing an ideal place for you to relax and enjoy a glass of something at the end of the day.

Perfectly located for exploring this beautiful area of North Wales, with some wonderful walks on the doorstep and some great cycle routes close by.

Criccieths sandy beaches and ancient castle are seven miles away and the popular resorts of Abersoch and Pwllheli are easily reached, all well worth exploring, with many miles of sandy beach and water sport opportunities.

The Royal town of Caernarfon is ten miles away and well worth a visit, whilst the Isle of Anglesey provides a great day out.

Within driving distance is the Italianate village of Portmeirion, the wonderful Snowdonia National Park, the harbour town of Porthmadog, home of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Steam Railways.

There really is something for everyone in North Wales and Bwlch yr Awel Cottage can be enjoyed at any time of the year and provides an ideal base.


  • All ground floor: Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Oil central heating and electric fire
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, slim-line dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Smart TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVD's
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Rear courtyard with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Although accommodation is arranged all on ground floor, there are internal steps, including two steps up to the shower
  • Note: Cottage is situated close to the main road, some road noise will be heard.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas