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19 Cwmorthin Road

Tanygrisiau, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 965483)



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43 Customer Review(s)

  • “The house was lovely and well presented.”

    Any minor problems we had were quickly sorted by the owners. Which is what you want. The location was excellent for north Wales. Would definitely recommend this as a place to stay.

    - Mr Mcdonald, September 2021

The property

A wonderful end of terrace, stone-built cottage resting in an elevated position amidst the traditional village of Tanygrisiau.

With plenty of walks from the doorstep and fabulous views over the Moelwyn mountain range, this retreat is well-suited for a romantic break, or those looking for a sense of adventure.

The ground floor is home to an entrance hallway, which continues through to a pretty lounge featuring an elegant sofa, woodburning stove and dining for four people.

Take a step down to the modern kitchen, here you can prepare those home cooked meals amongst the dramatic mountain landscape which almost follows you around.

Open up the French doors and stroll outside to be at one with it all, a lovely place to relax and take in the natural scenery, while enjoying the soothing sounds of the waterfall.

Take the stairs to the next floor where you will find an all-white bathroom containing an overhead shower, with a Velux window overseeing the formation.

Two bedrooms promise a good nights sleep; the first is presented as a double, complemented by front-facing views and chandeliers which uplift the room in a boutique fashion.

The single bedroom is equally as stylish, however this time views reach out towards the mountains, so you can wake up to the serene backdrop every day that goes by.

The village stands amongst enticing scenery, and Tanygrisiau is a good starting point for many walks, especially if your intention is to climb Moelwyn itself.

A short distance away is Blaenau Ffestiniog home to a variety of shops and pubs, best known for its tourist attractions.

A short drive takes you to Zip World Titan with its amazing zip lines or Bounce Below with its underground trampolines for a great day out.

Visit delightful Betws-y-Coed, the Italianate Village at Portmeirion, or Bala, appreciated for its renowned white water rafting opportunities.

A characterful location for a heart-warming stay.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with diner with woodburner
  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, slow cooker, coffee machine, washing maching
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Parking directly in front of property
  • Enclosed lawned garden to the rear with decked area and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles

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

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About the location


Blaenau Ffestiniog 1.1 miles; Porthmadog 8 miles; Betws-y-Coed 15 miles; Beddgelert 16 miles.

Tanygrisiau, meaning "below the steps", refers to the stepped cliffs above this traditional Welsh village. The Moelwyn mountains protect the village from much of the northerly gales in the winter, and give it a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering its location high in Snowdon. The village stands amongst dramatic scenery, and Tanygrisiau is a good starting point for many walks, especially if your intention is to climb Moelwyn itself. Tanygrisiau was famous for its slate mining, producing a high quality black slate that was used across the world. Tanygrisiau railway station is on the famous Ffestiniog Railway, a narrow gauge railway built to carry slate from the mines down to the sea at Porthmadog; today it is a renowned tourist attraction providing stunning views on its trip to the coast. Only 1.1 miles away is Blaenau Ffestiniog, once the capital of slate quarrying and in the 18th century known as the "City of Slate". The town stands in an elevated, natural bowl amidst this mountainous region and has a good variety of shops and pubs, but is best known for its tourist attractions. One of the old quarries is now the renowned Llechwedd Slate Cavern. The famous narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway provides wonderful trips through spectacular countryside. Enjoy superb walks and bike trails at Coed-y-Brenin, one of the best mountain bike centres in Britain, as well as good climbing at the Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre, wonderful sandy beaches, or great fishing or golf. Visit delightful Betws-y-Coed, the Italianate Village at Portmeirion, or Bala, with its renowned white water rafting opportunities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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  • Christmas