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Y Cilgwyn

Trawsfynydd, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 971715)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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23 Customer Review(s)

  • “Wonderful cottage in a great location to visit Snowdonia and surrounding areas.”

    We had a great week and to walk around Trawsfydd lake was a great day with some great views of the lake and sounding mountains

    We had a great week and to walk around Trawsfydd lake was a great day with some great views of the lake and sounding mountains Thanks to our host Tony & Lynda

    - Mr Spencer, May 2021

The property

Providing accommodation of the highest quality for up to six people, holiday in style with your closest friends or family at Y Cilgwyn.

This superb holiday home beautifully combines traditional country cottage, with a modern sophisticated twist.Step into the heart-warming sitting room and be greeted by the fabulous inglenook fire place, with impressive exposed slate lintel and alluring multi fuel stove - just perfect for cosy evenings snuggled up on the sumptuous sofas with your loved ones.

The modern kitchen dining room is a tremendous space to be in, with floor to ceiling glass windows filling the room with natural light, and providing a pleasant outlook over the garden.

Sit at the country cottage style dining table whilst discussing your day, and planning your next adventures.Upstairs, you will find three good sized luxurious bedrooms and the splendid family bathroom.

Each room is beautifully presented for a calming, restful night's sleep.Relax in the garden and soak up the wonderful Welsh air.

Outside there is a patio area to enjoy, and even a secluded side garden room through an archway which was once part of the old fire station where the horse and cart were stored.

A charming space to enjoy alfresco dining and your favourite glass of wine.There are some beautiful walks that can be enjoyed from the door step of this wonderful holiday home.

Wonder along the lake side of the spectacular Trawsfynydd Lake, or go a little further and do the eight-mile circular walk and cycle path.

The lake offers boating and fishing opportunities and there is even a lake side cafe.This splendid cottage is centrally positioned to enjoy the delights that Snowdonia and the North Wales coastline has to offer.Within only a short drive, you can be at one of the beautiful beaches, visit Portmeirion Italianate Village, or if you fancy something a little more exhilarating, then nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog is home to Zip World Titan, the Zip Caverns and Bounce Below.

Surf Snowdonia is within easy reach, and the popular mountain biking center at Coed Y Brenin is only a few miles away, offering fantastic mounting biking for all levels, and wonderful woodland walks.

For those looking for a more extreme bike ride, Antur Stiniog downhill mountain biking is just a short drive away.

Take a tour around Llechwedd Slate Caverns, a ride on the famous Ffestiniog Railway, or simply admire the stunning mountain views.

With such a variety of things to see and do, this traditional and welcoming holiday home with modern sensibilities is a perfect place for friends and family to create memories to cherish.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating, multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine,tumble dryer, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Lawn, patio and courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 minute walk and newly opened pub and cafe in the village just minutes away
  • Note: Property does not accept Stag/Hen or Similar bookings.

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About the location


Porthmadog 12 miles; Dolgellau 13 miles; Harlech 14 miles.

This traditional Welsh village lies in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, and is surrounded by the Rhinog, Moelwyn and Arenig mountains. The impressive Trawsfynydd Lake, which is only a short walk from the village, is renowned for its fishing and offers a recently completed walking and cycling route around the entire lake. The village itself boasts a small variety of shops. This area is a mecca for outdoor activities including excellent water sports, climbing, walking, fishing, golf and mountain biking. The beautiful beaches at Black Rock Sands, Harlech and Barmouth are close by, as are the bustling towns of Dolgellau and Porthmadog. Visit castles, narrow gauge railways, slate and copper mines and the famous Portmeirion Italianate Village.

Region Information

Note: Property does not accept Stag/Hen or Similar bookings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas