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Snug in Snowdonia- woodburner/dog friendly-walking distance to beaches

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom cottage in a beautiful rural setting overlooking the Mawddach Estuary

Peacefully set in the village of Arthog at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park, at the foot of the Cader Idris, Arthog Hall Barns have stunning views of the Rhinog Mountains and are ideally positioned opposite the Mawddach Trail, giving access by foot, or bicycle to the famous Abermaw Bridge, Fairbourne Beach, Penmaenpool with its waterside pub and beyond to the market town of Dolgellau, from where the more ambitious can take advantage of the Coed y Brenin mountain biking trail.

The wider area can be explored via the Cambrian coastal railway from nearby Morfa Mawddach Station linking to the national rail network at Machynlleth.

The area has a wealth of bird watching, including the RSPB site at Penmaenpool, fishing and mountain walking, as well as close access to a number of beautiful beaches, the nearest being the unspoilt Fairbourne Beach (Blue-Flag) two miles away.

The Aberdovey and Royal St. Davids links golf courses are a twenty-minute drive away.

We also have another house in the next courtyard which can sleep up to 10 people - Tan Y Coed - property listing number - 1576350

the properties can be rented together for large groups/families to sleep a total of 14-15

More Details

Owner
Victoria Little & Sean Meagher
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Arthog in Wales

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The family bathroom is fully tiled with fixed shower over the bath and also a detachable shower head on the side of the bath - Luxurious pima cotton towels are supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Kingsize bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 2 x single beds - could fit a cot in this room
  • The cottage is arranged with a king size bed in one bedroom and twin beds in the second bedroom. There is a full size cot available if required - this would fit into the twin room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

Snug in Snowdonia- woodburner/dog friendly-walking distance to beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

A cosy, comfortable, relaxing few days away with a lovely owner in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely couple of days away staying at this gorgeous cottage. It is warm, cosy, comfortable and decorated/furnished to a high standard. The cottage is well equipped and the Owners have thought of everything that you would need to make your stay pleasurable. Victoria is very welcoming and informative, with some lovely added touches upon arrival and the surrounding area is stunning with some great walks from your front door. Some much needed quality time spent away with our 2 teenagers and 2 dogs! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very cosy cottage in a great location - wish we'd stayed longer!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely few days in this very cosy cottage. The attention to detail was great from the time of booking until the time we left. We had every thing we needed, from the comprehensive guide to the cottage and area, to the lovely food pack. Everything was clean and comfortable and a real home from home. We only stayed a few nights but will be back as there was so much more to explore! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We need to move....

  • 5 of 5

We took our dog here for New Year and wow, what a place. We had the convenience of having an Asda delivery put away, wine chilled, a guest hamper of delicious local produce, Prosecco and freshly baked vegetarian and meat hot sausage rolls on arrival courtesy of Victoria (You really cannot beat a Delia recipe:-))

From there, chill was the word! We took our dog to a local beach 2 miles away which was stunning and she ran until she dropped. We stopped off at a local store for last minute things and the customer service was impeccable.

Enjoyed a NYE meal in the cottage and actually saw New Year in for the first time in a few years! Maybe the many naps I had during the day.

All in all, we went out in our lounge pants on New Years day and walked our dog to a beautiful estuary just across the road. It was so good that we are now planning to retire before we retire to this part of Wales.

Hosts were amazing, great to see on the few occasions we did and we were really sad to leave so Thank you both.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Autumn Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a few days late October with Bonni our cockapoo and had the best time. The cottage itself is beautiful and Victoria has literally thought of everything when it comes to detail. We didn't want for anything and the welcome package was a lovely touch. She met

us on arrival and talked us through the cottage itself and the surrounding areas. It is so well situated to enjoy and explore lots of

places in North Wales. We took our bikes and went both ways on the Mawddach trail, the scenery is stunning. Barmouth is beautiful as is the little village of Dolgellau. We also went to Surf Snowdonia, and Tree Tops Adventure and called in at Portmeirion on our way home.

There are so many other things to see and do so we will definitely be back. This is one of the nicest cottages we have ever stayed in!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Tranquil and idyllic home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Although we were only there for 4 days, we had a great time. The place was stylishly renovated - modern but still homely. The location is ideal, a short walk away from Barmouth (nearby beach town) with other attractions and nature trails within the area. Victoria was incredibly friendly and helpful, and the welcome hamper was brilliant for the well equipped kitchen!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in Victoria's cottage. My little boy says 'it's the best cottage in the world!'.

It was very tastefully decorated, had everything we needed, was very clean, comfortable and most importantly had a fantastic location. The views from the cottage across the Mawdach estuary were beautiful and the cottage is ideally sited for all the main attractions, beach, walks in the mountains and close to Dolgellau for getting supplies.

Whilst the weather was mainly wet it didn't stop us doing some great walks (don't miss the Arthog Falls which you can walk to from the cottage). Our 8 year old son loved crabbing at Barmouth and we also visited a slate mine and went on the Tallynn Railway.

A highlight was also vising The George Inn at Penneapool...again more crabbing and a beautiful spot for a drink in the evening.

We will definitely be back with our bikes to cycle the Mawdach trail....again another big bonus being located so close to the cottage.

Finally, we couldn't fault Victoria's customer care. From the point of booking until the end of our holiday she was so helpful in providing us with information, tips about the local area and ensuring that our stay was as comfortable as possible.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Arthog, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Easter
4 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£288
for 3 nights
From
£96
From
£105
Fri,Sun
£525
 
 
Easter
9 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
 
 
Summer 1
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£630
 
 
Summer 2
7 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£680
 
 
Summer
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £120
Pet Fee £30

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Location

Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Birmingham
Nearest Ferry
72 Miles
Holyhead
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Morfa Mawdach
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
M54 junction 1
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

Other Activities: birdwatching

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