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Beautiful farmhouse in The Snowdonia National Park

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse


About the property

Luxury accommodation in the Snowdonia National Park with hot tub and sauna

Snowdon House is situated in the Llanberis Pass, the most spectacular area of the Snowdonia National Park.

The house offers accommodation for 10-12 people with 4 doubles, and a twin with an additional sofa bed, all with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. It has full central heating and double glazing, a fully fitted kitchen diner with underfloor heating, 3 bathrooms, 2 lounge areas with log burning stoves in feature inglenooks. We also have a hot tub, sauna and drying room, plenty of off road private parking and a BBQ area and herb garden.

The house is an ideal base for exploring Snowdonia and the top ten attractions of North Wales are all less than an hour away. Climbing, walking, scrambling, canoeing, mountain biking, diving are all available within a few miles of the house. The famous zip wire is only a 20 minute drive. The footpath for the Glyders and Devil's Kitchen is just 200m from the door.

We are one of the closest self catering house to Snowdon and the Sherpa bus passes every 20 minutes in summer giving you the luxury of leaving your car at the house.

The house sits in the Llanberis Pass with the mountains of Snowdonia rising to 3600ft on all sides. Just 10 minutes from the A55 expressway and three miles from the tourist village of Llanberis, with it's many shops and restraunts, the house is easy to find and is close to local shops and services. Within walking distance is the The Vaynol Arms, one of the best pubs in North Wales, with a wide selection of real ales and excellent food and log fires that create a special atmosphere.

The house has four doubles and a twin all with stunning mountain views. There are three fitted bathrooms one with a full size bath, Sauna and drying room. The fully fitted kitchen/dining area has the luxury of underfloor heating. There are two separate lounge areas both with wood burning stoves in feature inglenooks with TV and Wi-Fi available.

At the end of a hard day on the hills you can enjoy a refreshing sauna in the 4 person sauna and relax in one of the two comfortable lounge areas. Each of these has a log burning stove in feature inglenooks - the one in the original cottage section dates back to when the house is thought to have been built in 1733. There is a TV in one lounge with the second lounge area intended to be more of a peaceful retreat at the end of the day where you can relax and listen to music or use the free superfast Wi-Fi connection.

Or you can head for the terrace with a glass of wine and take in the amazing mountain scenery rising 3000ft above the valley floor. There is a BBQ and the border is planted with herbs that you can use for your cooking. For the ultimate relaxation slip into the 6 person hot tub where you can relax and soak away the aches and pains of a hard day on the hills while you enjoy the stunning mountain views towards Snowdon, The Glyders and Crib Goch and plan tomorrow's adventure.

You can leave the car as the Sherpa bus service passes the house at twenty minute intervals during the summer, going in both directions around Snowdon. From the house you can walk to some of the best climbing in the British Isles and scrambling is available directly opposite the house.

As well as the hill walking, climbing and scrambling that are within walking distance, a few miles from the house you can visit Llanberis the gateway to Snowdonia. Here you can take a steam train to the summit on the Snowdon Mountain railway, visit the Welsh Slate museum, try out the Ropes and Ladders adventure park or stroll around the Padarn Country park. For the more adventurous you can do your Paddy diving certificate in Vivian Quarry. A short drive away you'll find the Menai Straits, award winning beaches and the castles at Caernarfon and Penrhyn. Within half an hour is the beautiful walled town of Conway, the castle at Beaumauris, and the picturesque villages of Betwy-y-Coed and Bedgellert.

More Details

Property Manager
Jim & Anne Cumberton
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, Welsh
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 February, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Stayed with a group of 12 friends in April, the property was ideal for us.

Just under Snowdon, not far from Llanberis, a good size, with great facilities and very well kitted out. Would definitely return and recommend to similar groups.
Apr 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Caernarfon in Llanberis

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , With underfloor heating
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There are two three bathrooms in total. Two are in the main house and have power showers and toilets. The third is a new bathroom with a full sized bath and overhead shower and the luxury of underfloor heating.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have amazing views of the mountains. The house has been fully refurbished this year and all the bedrooms have been redecorated.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
To the rear of the house there is a patio area that is a real sun trap during the summer months. There is also a herb garden which guest are welcome to use and a BBQ terrace with stunning views of the mountains.


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Beautiful farmhouse in The Snowdonia National Park
average rating of 4.25 based on 22 reviews

Wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful, spacious and stylish. Enough room for the 10 of us! The hot tub and sauna were one of the highlights, we were in there every night! Walked up Snowdon as well, Pen y Pass is only 5 minutes up the road by car which was very convenient. Car park had enough space for our 7 cars and could fit more as well. Good outdoor area to enjoy drinks in the sun. Overall lovely weekend, have recommended to family and friends and will definitely be returning to this great little gem in the heart of Snowdonia!

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Stunning Location

  • 5 of 5

Stunning house in a stunning location, well maintained house and fully equipped, all rooms were spotless. Had a lovely meal in the Victoria Hotel in Llanberis and had a few good drinks in Padarn. House with stunning views, already booked our next stay!

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, see you again soon, Thank you
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Upholland, Wigan, UK

Snowdon House

  • 5 of 5

If you are after a beautiful house in a stunning location this is the place for you. The views from every window are breathtaking; on a clear day you can see the top of Snowdon from the front of the house. Recently refurbished in a modern style the house still manages to retain its farmhouse charm; the log burner makes the living area particularly cosy of an evening. The kitchen and bathrooms are modern and fully equipped. There is also a patio area and barbecue at the back of the property if you are lucky enough to enjoy good weather during your stay. The local pub serving food is a mere 15 minute stroll. The property is an ideal base for a walking holiday around Snowdon or for those who want to explore further afield (Angelssey is a 20 min drive). Our family of 4 (two small children under 5) thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Snowdon House and hope to return next year with the grandparents.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that Kerri Thank you for your lovely review Its always nice to hear from guests that have enjoyed their stay so much. I'll let you know when that hot tub arrives Thanks again Anne
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Perfect for a group of 7-8 or 2 families.

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 4 adults and 4 children. The owners were very helpfull. The house is equipped with all that you need. Its just as the photos are shown in the advert. It has a great Sun patio..perfect for cooling off on the day after your trek. Its a good location if you want to climb snowdonia as the sherpa bus stops just outside the house so can avoid car parking charges at Peny-pass. Shops are 3 miles down in LLanberis so will need the car for that. Will definitely go again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: April 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cottage for group of friends

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage, great sun-deck, nice decor, perfect location for accessing the mountains and pub! Will be even better when it's finished next year. Owners helpful and flexible with arrival time etc.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: April 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage, great location for Snowdon.

  • 4 of 5

Had a fantastic break in this lovely cottage Recently renovated with a good finish. Decor very tasteful.Very clean and a good standard of amenities. .The owner called by to check everything was ok and had also left us a bottle of wine.

Only a couple of minor things that could improve experience. Beds on 1st floor were not that comfortable would benefit from a new mattress or topper. No light bulbs in one bedroom and need a pair of kitchen tongs for Bacon! A bit picky but only bad things about this cottage. The decking out the back with garden furniture and bbq is amazing, especially as we had sunny weather., and is due to have a hot tub , Can't wait! Would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: April 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Vaynol Arms
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Vaynol Arms
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: recommended

The house is an ideal base for exploring the National Park and the top ten attractions of North Wales which are all less than an hour away. Climbing, walking, scrambling, canoeing, mountain biking, diving and para gliding are all available within a few miles of the house. Or try fishing for wild brown trout in lakes surrounded by stunning scenery or take the footpath for the Glyders and Devil's Kitchen, just 100m from the door.

We are the closest self catering house to the two main paths that lead up to the summit of Snowdon and the Sherpa bus passes the house every twenty minutes in summer allowing you to leave the car if you wish. The tourist village of Llanberis has craft shops and many good restraunts and from here you can catch the steam train that will take you to the summit on the highest cog railway in the British Isles.

Other Activities: Rock climbing, bouldering and canoeing

Golf: There are 9 golf courses within a 25 mile radius of the house. Bangor and Caernarfon are the closest being just 10 miles away. The Caernarfon course is described as 'Challenging but fair 18-hole parkland course with spectacular views of Snowdonia and the Menai Straits and Anglesey. Beautifully maintained with outstanding greens and fairways.'

The course at Bangor is open all year and welcomes visitors. More information on all the courses can be found on the link below.



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Caernarfon, Wales

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Snowdon House is generally rented out from Friday to Friday with the house being available from 4pm onwards. We would ask you to vacate the house before 10am to allow time to prepare for the next guests. Beds are already made up we provide one bath towel per person.
For shorter stays please do enquire as we are flexible.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

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