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Pontllyfni, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Had really relaxing holiday just what we needed."

    hopefully come again. lovely views no one bothered us Roberta very welcoming when we arrived. thank you

    Reviewed by Marina5.0Jun 2024

  • "A stunning setting with views in all directions."

    Well equipped and comfortable, but we did miss having somewhere relaxing to sit outside and enjoy the views. Lots of places to visit within easy reach but you definitely need your own transport!

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Jun 2024

  • "Hafod is a delightful."

    Holiday let - spacious and well equipped. The cottage is one of two barn conversions on a working farm. We really enjoyed our stay and found the owners very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2024

  • "Very nice people at this property, friendly and helpful."

    The accommodation was as described, very clean and well equipped.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2024

  • "Fabulous place done to high standard of thought of design, a nice thought of milk in the fridge, plenty of room for the five of us with parking for two cars, only downside is wifi a bit iffy but hey ho we were on holiday so not such problem for us."

    Reviewed by Ray5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great cottage on the farm."

    Loved seeing the cattle and amazed to see a calf had been born one day about an hour before we returned from our day out. Lovely circular walk up the farm track, took us a good hour but we're slow walkers! The settee would benefit from some scatter cushions for back support but otherwise everything was perfect! Lovely to meet Gwyn, the farmer and the children, thank you!

    Reviewed by Shirley4.7Sep 2023

  • "Hi we had a lovely stay at Hafod."

    Stunning quiet location and friendly owner. Lovely property the only negatives that we could share is we found the sofa uncomfortable and on the arms there was a solid mass which could be a concern if a child fell onto it. The internet speed was poor. If you needed to work from home!! then that may be difficult difficult. This internet speed may be worth adding in the property details. Would recommend and visit again. Thank you

    Reviewed by Dave4.4Aug 2023

  • "Stunning property in a gorgeous rural location."

    Accommodation provided for all our needs and while rural is also close to Caernarfon so that you can stock up on supplies for your stay. It is also central with easy access to both Snowdonia and the coastline. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Hafod and also enjoyed meeting our friendly and gracious hosts. We would stay at Hafod again. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Les5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property with all mod cons."

    A great week away

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Oct 2022

  • "The only negative is that the beds a way too hard, mattress toppers are desperately needed."

    We ended up taking duvet of other unused beds and sleeping on them. So that sorted the problem out. Could do with a visitors book, games and a place to leave/swap books.

    Reviewed by Antony4.1Sep 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our break."

    The location was perfect for exploring Snowdonia. The owners were very kind and friendly.

    Reviewed by Fred5.0Aug 2022

  • "Hafod is excellent accommodation in every way."

    It is in a beautiful position with lovely views across the Menai Straits towards Anglesey. The farm itself is delightful and there are pretty walks across the farm tracks and in the little country lanes around the farm and the village. The property is comfortable, tasteful and spacious, with all the equipment you could need. The owner was very welcoming and informative on arrival - the welsh cakes were delicious with the pint of milk welcome on arrival. There is more than enough to do in the area. Anglesey is less than 30 minutes drive away, with its stunning beaches and gardens. South Stack Lighthouse is a spectacular day out at the far end of Holy Island. Only 30 minutes to the east of the property and you are in the sensational mountain scenery around Beddgelert, deep in Snowdonia. This is a great starting point for some fabulous walks. Caernarfon, Harlech and the glorious Lyn Peninsula are also an easy drive away. There is no shop in the village so you will need to stock up on groceries in Caernarfon. Really great property in a wonderful area. 10/10!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very happy with the accommodations."

    However, the photos of the bathrooms gave the impression of much more spacious rooms. This didn’t spoil our stay at all. There are more than enough amenities in this property. I had to chuckle when reading the property details that the nice cooker extractor hood was ‘just for show’, again, in no way spoiled our stay. Hafod is a lovely, well equipped property and the owners very nice and helpful, especially the little Jack Russell who wanted to come out in the car with us! This was just what we needed, lovely accommodation in a beautiful setting, so peaceful even on a working farm..

    Reviewed by Lesley3.8Jul 2022

  • "We were a group of four adults having just returned from an amazing week at Hafod - our hosts were helpful, informative and friendly but not intrusive."

    We all enjoyed staying on the working farm and meeting Roy the loveable sheepdog. Hafod was just perfect for our needs, great location with fantastic views of mountains and sea. Weather could not have been better warm and sunny all week! Climbing Snowdon (via Pyg and Miners) was our greatest achievement along with “doing” the zip wire over Penrhyn quarry! Would also recommend visiting south stack on Anglesey, Portmerion and the walk to The Ty Coch ( Red House) Porthdinlaen.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.1Jun 2022

  • "A lovely property in a gorgeous area."

    Very clean, everything you could possibly need in a self catering accommodation. Lovely friendly host family who were happy to advise on local places to visit. Our daughter loved all the animals on the farm and took great delight in greeting them every morning and wishing them good night every evening. This really was a great find. Thank you for a lovely stay, we hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by Claire4.4May 2022

  • "I was not fully satisfied with the cleanliness of the place unfortunately the bedrooms were very dusty my son suffered a really bad hayfever while we stayed there because of the dust and his allergies acted up because of it."

    The place was very spacious the kids would’ve enjoyed it much more if it wasn’t that dusty. The owner however was very lovely did listen to our needs but this is the only criticism I can give

    Reviewed by Kany3.1Apr 2022

  • "Quiet location."

    Perfect for exploring the Llyn Peninsula and Snowdonia. Warm, friendly welcome. Lovely barn conversion with plenty of room and facilities. Will be returning.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Oct 2021

  • "The perfect location for access to the Llyn penisula and Snowdonia great for mixing up beach and mountain sports ."

    The only negative is a lack of a local pub to walk to .

    Reviewed by Doug5.0Sep 2021

  • "Nice quiet locations to relax and enjoy the scenery."

    I found the local places very small and quiet with most shops closed on certain days. The accommodation was lovely and comfortable with every thing you needed for a pleasant stay near Snowdonia.

    Reviewed by Miss Sarah4.7Sep 2021

  • "What an amazing stay we had."

    The owners and their family really couldn’t do enough for us. They have thought of every detail. Right down to the lovely Welsh cakes. The cottage was well equipped and clean. The views were simply breathtaking. We will definitely be re-booking.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Aug 2021

  • "Brilliant cottage!"

    ! We enjoyed our stay and definitely recommend it.

    Reviewed by Sateesh5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very peaceful cottage, extremely quiet and safe."

    Great location to get to the Mountains and the Sea, family went on walks or bike rides every morning. Ample food and supplies shopping including takeaways within 15 minutes drive, due to Covid restaurants needed to be booked in advance and missed out. Only negative, phone signal was not great so found it difficult to book local excursions on our phones, found one good spot outside the cottage with decent signal.

    Reviewed by Shahie5.0Jul 2021

  • "An absolute amazing place I would highly recommend this place to anyone."

    ...we had everything we needed in the cottage....and we will be returning...thanks

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Jul 2021

  • "The view was magnificent, the hosts very helpful and the cottage was fabulous."

    We loved our stay last week and would highly recommend if visiting North Wales. Thank you from Bryan,Sian and Kirsty.

    Reviewed by Bryan5.0Jun 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our week here and would not hesitate in recommending Hafod to stay as a relaxing base to explore North Wales."

    Our favourite places were Aberdaron and Criccith. Literally everything you would need has been catered for. Lovely family too who were very welcoming.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jun 2021

  • "Positives - the location, you need to sell this EVEN more on the description as it is far beyond anything j thought it was going to be."

    The equipment provided in the cottage - you literally thought of everything!! The cottage itself, simply beautiful. The simplistic nature of the home, I loved that we all spent time together without WiFi actually SPEAKING to each other (even my 14 year old brother joined in). The owner - he came to visit to make sure we're settling in and knew how to operate the boiler - such a lovely man! The welcome pack - very informative and the welsh cakes were delicious!! Constructive- when we arrived there were a number of flies in the property which initially was a bit off putting before we realised that being situated on a working farm, the flies maybe shouldn't have been surprising. We got rid of them with no problem. The beds are quite hard which meant the extra blankets had to be put down on the bed (but appreciate that beds are a personal preference so others will like this)

    Reviewed by Vicki4.4Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, fantastic views and friendly helpful hosts."

    ..thank you very much indeed.

    Reviewed by Mark N5.0Jul 2019

  • "Lovely barn conversion and a great place to spend a weekend with friends."

    Very well equipped kitchen and big enough space for all five adults to eat and relax together.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth3.8May 2019

  • "Well equipped spacious immaculate property."

    Plenty of room with lots of wardrobe space. Loverly peaceful location surrounded by farm and animals. The little folk loved waking up to see sheep outside the bedroom window.

    Sarah GudginAug 2018

  • "Lovely place close to lots of things to do."

    Aug 2018

  • "Very nice place , would go again"

    Tina BuckleJul 2018

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king, 1 x king, 1 x twin
  • 1 x ground floor shower room with shower, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail
  • 1 x bathroom with bath, wash hand basin, loo and heated towel rail
  • Open plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting room with TV & DVD player.
  • TV & DVD player
  • WI-FI
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, cooker with electric hob, oven & extractor fan
  • Oil central heating
  • Off road parking
  • High chair, Stairgate, Travel Cot
  • Patio area and wooden garden furniture with wonderful countryside views
  • Approx 8 miles to amenities in Caernarfon
  • 10% off for 3 people staying between September 22 to November 22
  • Please note EV's are not permitted to be charged using the property's power.

The property

Hafod Pontllyfni is a delightful rural holiday cottage offering a relaxing holiday base in Snowdonia!

With ramped access and a ground floor bedroom and shower room, this is perfect for those not too keen on stairs!

Set in a stunning spot with glorious views over countryside and across to the sea beyond, you will benefit from the peacefulness and calmness of the countryside but a short drive will take you to lovely beaches, fab attractions or the historic town of Caernarfon.

You enter the holiday cottage via a bright entrance hall that offers an ideal place for your outdoor gear, such as walking boots.

The living space is all open plan and encompasses the kitchen, dining and sitting room.

The kitchen is well-equipped with a washing machine, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, cooker with electric hob, oven & extractor fan.

The sitting and dining area is contemporary and comfortable with open beams and tiled floors.

There’s a leather sofa and chair, TV & DVD player.

To one side is a dining table and chairs. Also on this ground floor is a double bedroom and shower room with shower, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Stairs in the hallway lead to more bedrooms: one spacious room with super-king size bed and a twin bedroom.

The bathroom has a bath, wash hand basin, loo and heated towel rail.

Outside is a patio area with wooden garden furniture.

The views over Snowdonia countryside are absolutely amazing, as is the sound of bleating sheep and birdsong.

There is also ample off road parking. Hafod Pontllyfni is a semi-detached holiday cottage that is next door to another holiday cottage, Hendre.

Nestled within a working farm, you’ll get to be close to pretty lambs in the spring!

You’ll be free to roam the footpaths and tracks around the farm, too.

Whether you’re a family or a couple looking for some extra space, this makes for the ideal holiday cottage set in the countryside of Snowdonia.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1008873, together sleeping up to 12 guests.

Please note EV's are not permitted to be charged using the property's power.

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About the location


Aberdesach 0.9 miles; Caernarfon 7.6 miles; Pwllheli 13 miles.

Set between the coastal town of Caernarfon and the gateway to the Llŷn Peninsula is Pontllyfni. There are a plethora of walking trails locally and the Nantlle Valley is just a short distance away. On sunny days head to Dinas Dinlle Beach where you can marvel at the breath-taking views across the sea to Anglesey or visit Aberdesach a village famed for being primarily Welsh speaking, here you can stroll along its idyllic pebble beach. Caernarfon is also easily accessible and boasts an impressive castle as well as a myriad of restaurants and bars lining its harbour. Explore the delights of other Welsh towns on the Llŷn such as Abersoch or Aberdaron which can be reached in a short drive. Experience the wonders of North Wales with Pontllyfni as your starting point.

Please note EV's are not permitted to be charged using the property's power.