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Glasfryn Fawr

(Ref. 1099693)

Pwllheli, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

3.9

Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • stay (6)
  • owner (6)
  • lovely (6)
  • our (5)
  • heating (5)
  • water (4)

13 Customer Reviews

  • "The house was spacious however end of december no heating we called the caretaker he came and managed to turn it on for 2 hours however it was very light and stopped working after a while , there was no hot water which ruined our stay , it was freezing cold and we took 4 infants with us ."

    In regarts to the heating I wouldn’t recommend maybe in summer it would be nice place . Location was nice .

    Reviewed by Maaruf3.1Dec 2023

  • "Cottage was lovely and it had been decorated nice and christmassy but we were without hot water and heating for 2 days which put a downer on our stay contacted owner got no reply he finally called me back on the second night and said try doing this and that but still didn't work we spent a fortune on logs for the fire to try and keep warm also one of the t."

    Vs didn't work

    Reviewed by Lynn2.8Dec 2023

  • "Very pleasant & relaxing holiday home."

    Needs a dustpan & brush though!

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Oct 2023

  • "Very pleasant stay; no complaints at all."

    Site manager was very helpful and contacted regularly to check that everything was in order

    Reviewed by Jan4.7Sep 2023

  • "There was plenty of room for our party of 6 adults, 3 children and the dogs."

    However we did experience a few issues, mainly with 3 leaks. 2 from the roof and the most awkward being one of the bathrooms. Water was dripping into the small lounge from the shower. We informed the owner, who to be fair sent someone the same day. Unfortunately the bathroom was un-useable due to the leak and spongey floor! The lack of maintenance and care of this property is evident, which is such a shame as the space both inside and out is fantastic. I'm not sure how long the present owner has had the cottage, so maybe he was unaware of some of the issues.

    Reviewed by Sylvia2.5Jul 2023

  • "We all loved Glasfryn Fawr ,it was such a lovely old property and the garden was a great solace to our family who each had huge benefit from its views , peace and tranquility."

    We appreciated the log burner,the books and the piano—— a real home from home. The owner of the property quickly responded to the problem we had with the heating,broken window (our fault) and fridge freezer (we’d accidentally turned it off! ). I would add that the property might not suit a family who doesn’t realise that ancient buildings are impossible to keep squeaky clean and spiderweb free but Glasfryn Fawr was just prefect for us.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth3.4Jun 2023

  • "We had some issues with the hot water, but the owner had this sorted very quickly."

    very good service.

    Reviewed by Jerry4.4Jun 2023

  • "A lovely stay over Christmas!"

    The farmhouse is very spacious, and had everything we needed. Very comfortable. The views are stunning! Had an issue trying to get the heating on the first day, but the owner came out and managed to sort it quickly for us. I would definitely like to return

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Dec 2022

  • "I loved the cottage, but it was in need of more attention when cleaning."

    There were a lot of cobwebs and spiders ( which my daughter had trouble with as she is terrified by them) I understand that due to it's location these things are to be accepted. I would consider staying again.

    Reviewed by Carol3.4Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful house and gardens."

    We had a lovely stay and enjoyed the space and fresh air. Views were amazing. Welcome pack of coffee, tea, milk, jam and biscuits were appreciated. This did not effect our stay but may future guests that may have to work whilst away there is not currently Wi-Fi to the property even though it is listed as having it, however there is good 4G coverage and the owners are trying hard to get Wi-Fi connected. We would definitely recommend this property. We were a family of 2 Adults and 4 Children .

    Reviewed by Hayley4.1Oct 2022

  • "We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay."

    The lack of central heating on the first day was very quickly rectified with a telephone call to the very pleasant and helpful owner the following morning, who quickly told me how to rectify the problem. The biggest disappointment was the lack of WiFi despite the website (both Sykes and Menai Holidays) stating that the property had this. It only has 4g, which did not work on my mother's brand new iPad. I was able to use my phone but it quickly uses an excessive amount of data so I had to be very strict with its usage. I always choose holiday properties which state that WiFi is available specifically for my mother. Although we loved the property, we would not have booked it if we had known there was no WiFi. The information pages provided by the property clearly state that WiFi is not available.

    Reviewed by Neil3.8Oct 2022

  • "Lovely atmosphere at Glasfryn, a wonderful old house, as soon as we walked in, cosy and comfy and welcoming, we had a lovely chilled out week, although we are only from Mid Wales, totally different Wales to explore here, lovely, we will come back again."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Sep 2022

  • "We loved the holiday cottage and the welcome pack of groceries was a lovely touch."

    The location, house and garden were lovely and just what we wanted. We thought it was reasonably priced for the size and location. The beds were really comfy and we all slept well. The house as a whole was very well equipped. The only negatives I would say (and they're only minor things) would be: the flushes on the two toilets upstairs were very temperamental and sometimes wouldn't flush at all, and finally there were lots of cobwebs that had obviously been there for a long while, particularly around the kitchen window.

    Reviewed by Anna4.4Jul 2022

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Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king, 1x super king, 1x twin, 1x bunk beds
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Stanley oil range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, hairdryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi and piano
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garden with lawn, private lake and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 3.9 miles
  • Note: The Wifi speed at the property can be slow and signal intermittent
  • Note
  • This property has a good housing keeping bond of £150

The property

Trefor 3.9 miles.

Situated in the peaceful Pencaenewydd, near Trefor and the lively Pwllheli is this stunning 17th-century farmhouse, Glasfryn Fawr.

The Glasfryn Estate was once the family home of Clough Williams-Ellis whose quirky Italianate village of Portmeirion is only a short drive away, but now offers superb family accommodation for a wonderful break to North Wales at any time of year, with its picture-perfect gardens and traditional farmhouse kitchen making it ideal for a family gathering.

With an oil-fired Stanley range and seating for ten in the kitchen/diner, you can make the most of time with loved ones with a delicious meal while you catch up on the day's activities.

The sitting room offers somewhere for the group to relax, and in the cooler months, you can light the woodburning stove and cosy up on the plush sofas after a day of exploring the area.

When sleep calls, five bedrooms give flexibility for the group, including a ground-floor double with en-suite, ideal for those with limited mobility.

The bathroom and further four bedrooms can be found on the first floor and consist of a master super king, a king, and two twins, one of which is a bunk bed so there are plenty of options for a multigenerational family to get some rest.

Outside, enjoy a glass of wine with a good book in hand, or dine alfresco in the evenings in the glorious garden, which wraps around the property for an air of privacy.

With large lawned gardens and seasonal flowers, including pretty hydrangeas, and a private lake you are surrounded by spectacular scenery with the mountains of Eryri (Snowdonia) in the distance, Glasfryn Fawr is an unbeatable home-from-home for a holiday to remember for years to come.

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Glasfryn Cottages

Glasfryn Cottages consists of five charming, pet-friendly cottages nestled on the private Glasfryn Estate between Trefor and Pwllheli, Gwynedd. The collection offers private gardens, excellent facilities, woodburning stoves, and access to a natural 13-acre lake teeming with wildlife, making it ideal for romantic breaks and extended family holidays. Glasfryn Fawr, Coach House, Garden Cottage and Rose Cottage are within walking distance of each other, whereas Tan y Bryn is a little more "remote". A perfect base for exploring an area of outstanding natural beauty, the surroundings enjoy idyllic countryside where you can visit Glasfryn Parc – North Wales’ premier activity centre or embark on a coastal walk along the spectacular Llyn Peninsula, which hosts beaches, bays and sea-cliffs unlike any other in Wales. Dine out at nearby eateries such as Y Madryn or Tafarn Y Fic for traditional pub grub, whilst Pwllheli hosts waterfront restaurants and classic fish and chip shops. Explore Criccieth to visit the hilltop ruins of Castell Criccieth and relax along Criccieth Beach, or perhaps make your way to Abersoch for a variety of watersports, Abersoch Golf Club and the nearby Plas yn Rhiw, a National Trust 16th-century manor overlooking the sea. Snowdonia National Park, Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway and the Italian-style village of Portmeirion are all within easy reach. A very warm welcome awaits you at Glasfryn Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

PWLLHELI

Abersoch 6 miles; Criccieth 8 miles.

This busy market town is the unofficial capital of the Llyn Peninsula which is one of the most scenic regions of Wales, renowned for its outstanding scenery, stunning coastal walks, excellent beaches and golf courses. This traditional seaside town offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and an impressive marina holding 400 boats. The town boasts two beaches, one with the Blue Flag Award and is renowned for its sailing and watersports. Close by are Criccieth, with its medieval castle, and popular Abersoch, a pretty harbour town also renowned for its wonderful beaches and watersports facilities. Much of the peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a lot of the coastline is owned by the National Trust providing many remote bays, sandy beaches and exciting clifftop walks, as well as wildlife havens like Bardsey Island. Discover all of Snowdonia, the Isle of Anglesey, many medieval castles and N.T. properties and gardens, or simply relax in this beautiful part of Wales.

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Note. This property has a good housing keeping bond of £150
Note: The Wifi speed at the property can be slow and signal intermittent.




This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas