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Driftwood Terrace

Porthmadog, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1060534)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Well situated accommodation, perfectly kitted out with everything needed, comfortable lounge area, serene bedroom environment."

    Interior was stunningly clean. The little touches of dog blankets, throws etc was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay with Driftwood Lodge and would highly recommend this accommodation.

    Thank you so much Kirsty! So pleased you and your pets enjoyed your stay - hope to have you stay again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KirstyApr 2022

  • "A small but comfortable and well equipped terraced house just off the High street."

    Spent 3 days there with my brother and my dog and really enjoyed ourselves. Great area for lovely beach walks. Only slight negative was there was no parking by the premises but plenty of streets nearby to park. Don’t let this put you off, would definitely go back again some day.

    Thank you for your feedback, I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you stay again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by KevinMar 2022

  • "Very comfortable and well equipped cottage but had trouble with tv couldnt get ..."

    Very comfortable and well equipped cottage but had trouble with tv couldnt get Bbc1 2 or ITV1 but well situated for touring round the Area

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2022

  • "We had a very comfortable stay at Driftwood Terrace ."

    Although compact it was ideal for a couple ,lovely and warm . We followed the istructions for the TV and it was fine .We only used the double bedroom which was adequate for our needs . The second bedroom was very small with bunkbeds but had no storage only a bedside table .Overall very clean and modern with a well equipped kitchen and lovely bathroom with shower . A very small courtyard which we did not use .Ideally situated for walking into the town and nearby facilities and a great little local cafe . We always managed to find a parking space nearby although our stay was in October .We really enjoyed our week and it was a good base for exploring the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2021

  • "Enjoyed the stay everything we needed outdoor area a little small and noise from the pub at the back of us at the weekend but to be expected."

    Pictures made the property look a lot bigger than it was. All in all a nice stay and central to Portmadog high street

    Reviewed by DeboraAug 2021

  • "Very disappointed with location of property which was essentially down a back alley."

    Parking was a nightmare. The local pub had a beer garden which was open till late and very noisy most of the time. The pictures of the cottage made it look bigger than it actually was. It is not suitable for a family. You cannot realistically cook in the kitchen and the garden at the back is not pleasant at all. The beds were very comfortable but sadly overshadowed by the constant noise from the pub. All in all was really disappointed with the cottage. It cost a lot of money and I did not think it was worth the cost based on other rentals I have stayed in.

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2021

  • "The house is really lovely and all the little touches put in place were so thoughtful."

    We especially appreciated the board games and milk in the fridge!! The only things that really bothered us were the kitchen tap (it needs 2 hands to turn on because it's loose) and the toilet seat is a bit wobbly. The house is right in the centre of town and 10 minutes from Black Rock Sands. We had such a good holiday!!!

    Reviewed by AbigailJul 2021

  • "Overall a good stay but the property would benefit from a little more attention to detail and improved curb appeal."

    Reviewed by PhilipJul 2021

  • "The garden/patio was an enclosed decked area not really suitable for dogs."

    A hairdryer would have been good and no hoover. Otherwise really well equipped.

    Reviewed by StephanieJul 2021

  • "1. Freezing compartment of fridge solid with ice and could not be used 2."

    Anti bacterial containers in kitchen and bathroom empty 3. Instructions for using keybox need to be a little more explicit for people who have not used one before and if trying to use when there is not much available light 4. In the event there were only two of us staying but the property is not suitable for 4 adults, especially with the complete lack of clothes' storage cupboards or drawers 5. Other reviewers have commented on the TV. Quite impossible to access terrestial channels using the instructions supplied. Took over 3 hours to work out the sequence of 18 actions that have to be carried out. I left written instructions in the handbook.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

  • "Very small property."

    No room to put anything. Certainly not big enough for the 4 it is supposed to hold. The rear patio is totally enclosed by high brick walls so there is nowhere to sit in the sun.

    Reviewed by JanJun 2021

  • "Clearly a lot of thought has been put into the facilities and decor but just one or two improvements might make it perfect: another pot and pan for cooking dinners maybe another set of cutlery, the freezer compartment completely freezes over very quickly so makes it useless, a bin in the upstairs bathroom, and a broom for sweeping out the property."

    Minor things really which we are sure you'll sort. Everything else was perfect.

    Reviewed by AnthonyMay 2021

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Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV with movies package and super fast WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Free roadside parking on a first come first served basis on an adjacent street
  • Small enclosed patio area with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and within pub 0.1 mile

The property

Resting in the heart of Porthmadog, in Wales is this delightful mid-terrace property, Driftwood Terrace.

Benefitting from its central position, less than 50 yards from the high street, this property is well-suited to all types of groups wishing to stay in Wales.

Entering the property, you will be greeted to an open-plan living space, which has been individually styled with a light decor and a quirky midnight blue stripe which matches the two plush sofas.

Curl up here during those quieter evenings and indulge in the TV for a family movie night.

Behind this is a quaint dining area with ample seating for all four guests and is the perfect spot for enjoying a delicious meal and toasting to a wonderful holiday with a glass of champagne.

Walk through to the contemporary fitted kitchen which has pristine white units and sleek black worktops providing all the necessary appliances for cooking up some delicious meals.

On the first floor you will be welcomed into either the double or adult bunk room, both of which have the same white and midnight blue décor, with matching bedside tables and lamps ideal for some late night reading.

There is a family bathroom which has a fitted bath and overhead electric shower to choose from.

Take a refreshing beverage out to the rear enclosed patio area and soak up some sun during the warmer months.

Due to your central location, you are within striking distance of a number of traditional Welsh pubs and restaurants for that fine dining experience, or choose to explore the independent shops and pick up some souvenirs for your loved ones’ back home.

Porthmadog is also home to the Maritime Museum which has a number of displays detailing the history of the town, or enjoy a journey at Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways.

Further afield is the bustling town of Blaenau Ffestiniog which offers the wonderful attraction of Zip World Bounce Below, with its exhilarating rides for those thrill-seekers among you.

The property is also within reach of a number of lovely sandy beaches such as Black Rock Sands Beach, ideal for an afternoon of seaside fun with your little ones playing some beach games.

Close to the Snowdonia National Park for all manner of outdoor activities from walking to mountain biking, all within driving distance.

Driftwood Terrace is an excellent choice for a family looking to explore all the delights of the Welsh coast.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

PORTHMADOG

Harlech 5 miles; Caernarfon 19 miles.

The bustling harbour town of Porthmadog lies on the Glaslyn Estuary and enjoys a stunning setting. The gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, Porthmadog is full of individual shops and restaurants, and home to the Ffestiniog Railway, where you can travel by steam through spectacular Snowdonia scenery, to Blaenau Ffestiniog. The pretty village of Borth Y Gest, with its cliffs and coves, is a short walk or drive from the town. The well known and unique Italianate village of Portmeirion is just down the coast. Situated on a rugged clifftop on its own private peninsula, Portmeirion, famous as the location of the TV show The Prisoner and the final episode of Cold Feet, is surrounded by miles of sandy beaches and woodlands. The area also boasts castles at Criccieth and Harlech, and superb unspoilt beaches such as Black Rock Sands, where the sands stretch as far as the eye can see. Also within reach is the famous Zip World Slate Caverns and Bounce Below where you can get involved with a variety of activities including the thrilling zip wires and underground caverns to explore; there is something here to suit the whole family. An ideal location for the attractions of Snowdonia and the The Lleyn Peninsula.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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