18th Century 4 bedroom Welsh Farmhouse
Mr and Mrs Kristian
- English, Latvian
About Mr and Mrs Kristian
Carol & Martin Kristian have a long association with this spectacular part of Wales, and love it. Carol has spent holidays in Tywyn since the age of 3 and her parents retired here in the 80's, creating a home from home for all the family. Martin,who is Australian, of Latvian parents, was soon introduced to the area by Carol and immediately fell in love with it. We live in Herfordshire but visit our cottages at least once a month. Martin is recently retired from his business and Carol still runs a childrens theatre school. We love nature and are very lucky to have a like minded wonderful team of local people on hand to ensure your stay is pleasant. We enjoy meeting our guests whenever possible and sharing our corner of heaven with you.
Mr and Mrs Kristian purchased this Farmhouse in 2006
Why Mr and Mrs Kristian chose Bryncrug
The cottages are full of atmosphere and reminders of bygone days as a working farm. This area is breath taking and also very diverse. There are beaches, forests, lakes, waterfalls, mountains all offering different experiences to suit all weather and all occasions. Simply heaven!
What makes this Farmhouse unique
Although Geufron is very close to Tywyn and all the amenities, in fact just a couple of minutes by car, it is away from traffic and people and surrounded by fields with magnificent views. The 5 cottages do not impact on each other at all but are not remote. They are walking distance from the village pub The Peniarth Arms which serves good food.
pet welcome @ £20 except dangerous breeds of dogs.
Play Pirate ship in the grounds away from traffic
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:8 (sleeps up to 8 adults)
Please leave the house as found with all rubbish and left over food removed, dishes washed and furniture in the same position as found
Please clean up after your dogs and in consideration of other guests do not allow them in the bedrooms or on the furniture.
Please supervise children in the swimming pool and do not use after consuming alcohol
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Incredibly beautiful views from spacious farm house
The farm house was well equipped, comfortable beds and wonderfully relaxing views. Nice walking routes and well equipped for BBQ weather permitting. I would suggest some improvement on the check-in instructions with clearer directions, landmarks, sharp turns, etc and more thorough cleaning especially built up cobwebs. Overall, a nice place to stay for a nice experience in a 17th century house.
Thank for your review. So glad that you enjoyed your stay.
The post code given takes you directly to the cottages an the arrival information I sent you gives detailed explanation of the cottage situation on the site, not usually a problem for anyone particular as the entrance is on the roadside.
Do come again now that you know the way.
The cottage was clean and tidy, kitchen utensils and equipment a little basic and the BBQ didn’t have a griddle so technically not workable. Our welcome pack consisted of 4 teabags and one toilet roll which wasn’t great when 6 of us and you arrive quite late but other than that it was fine.
The view from the cottage was just amazing, the beach just a short drive away so all in all a lovely spot.
Great family break
Large and comfy for the 8 of us, great views with kids really enjoying the pool.
easy reach of fantastic walks, both easy and challenging.
very comfortable furnishing
well kept - fantastic cleaner
2 great bedrooms, 2 small bedrooms but good for children.
living space excellent.
shower could do with upgrading but that's only (very slight) negative.
thanks - great stay.
So pleased to hear that you loved your stay. Shower under review !
Please come again .
A fantastic property, in an amazing location with far reaching views. Unfortunately we had a chilly break as the weather had been cold and wet, and we had no control of the timings of the heating. Other than that the cottage us lovely and we had a great week
So glad that you enjoyed your stay and the views and location. It is truly a slice of heaven.
So sorry if the heating was not on long enough I expect that is because you were indoors more of the time due to the weather. A call to Simone would have put things right for you.
We hope to welcome you again.
Carol and Marty
Well located, comfortable, well equipped although a little dated
A little Strange that all the cupboards were filled with random items, meaning we had to empty them all out and store elsewhere to hang clothes, also no BBQ as advertised as we brought BBQ food specifically. A slightly later check out time would be better. Generally clean but areas that are being missed a lot judging by the build up.
An outside table and seats would be great for earing outside. All in all though it fitted our purposes and the views are amazing, we had a lovely time and would stay again.
Thank you for your review Tracy so glad that you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful views to sea and mountains.
I understood that you requested a BBQ which was supplied the following day. I must admit the unexpected sudden heatwave caught us out a bit as Easter is usually a bit too soon for al fresco dining.
I have looked into the cupboard (I think you must have meant wardrobe) and sorry that you found the folding guest bed in your way. I have asked Simone to store it elsewhere . Thank you for bringing that up.
Kindest regards Carol
Special interest holidays:
Fishing: sea, rivers and lakes all close by
Cycling: bikes available to hire locally
Bird Rock: bird sanctuary
Walking: Wales coastal path, Cader Idris, Dolgoch Falls. Barmouth Bridge and other spectacular mountain and Valley walks.
Coed Y Brenin 'GO APE' and other forest activities including championship level mountain bike tracks.
White water rafting
The Centre for Alternative technology
Corris Craft Centre
Running 'Race The Train'
There are many beaches in the area. Tywyn 2 miles is the closest which is wide with rolling waves. Aberdovey 5 miles is more sheltered with lots of dunes. Fairbourne is ideal for children and has a miniature train and a ferry to Barmouth which was used in Elizabethan times 9 miles. Barmouth 15 miles by road has miles of glorious sandy beach.
The nearest city is Birmingham which is approximately 2.5 hours drive away. There are major links by rail, road and air from there.
The Cambrian Coast trains run north and south and there are stations all along the route including Tywyn.
The village of Bryncrug is at the foot of the hillside 10 minutes walk away.
Cader Idris 2nd highest mountain in Wales is close by with a choice of walks to the summit.
Dolgoch Water Falls 2 miles
The Talyllyn Railway 1 mile
Tywyn 2 miles
Aberdovey 5 miles
The Talyllyn Railway narrow gauge steam trains was the first preserved of its kind in the world. It was here that the author Rev. Audry was a volunteer and found inspiration for his Thomas the Tank Engine stories. At the station in Tywyn you will find a museum exhibiting his study and it's contents amongst other objects of interest there.
Tywyn has a Co-op and a Spa supermarket. There are banks, library, cinema, restaurants, cafes, fish and chip shop, lawn tennis courts, putting green and leisure centre.
The Centre for Alternative Technology is a 20 minute drive away.
St Cadfans church in Tywyn boasts the only remaining example of ancient welsh engraved on a stone.