Far Havens (Chalet 61)
Chalet | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Far Havens (Chalet 61) is located a few minutes drive from the picturesque village of aberdovey, situated on a hill side overlooking the dyfi estuary and enjoying spectacular views. Peace and tranquillity rule here, yet it is within easy reach of the centre of alternative technology which attracts visitors from all over Europe. The bustling street market in Machynlleth every Wednesday where you can pick up local produce and brows in the unique shops displaying the work of local artists.
This newly refurbished Chalet consists of two bedrooms, shower room, kitchen, Living room with lovely woodburning stove.Set in an idilic rural surroundings with views over the dyfi estuary. Chalet is south facing making the most of the sunny days.
An ideal romantic getaway for couples,far from the pressures of everyday living where you can truly relax, unwind and re-charge your batteries. Enjoy the varied water front restaurants and pubs in Aberdovey, or a picnic in the sand dunes if the weather is kind .With one double bedroom and one twin bedroom It is equally suitable for small families , with lots to do in the surrounding area for all the family .
10% DICOUNT FOR COUPLES, YES, IF THERE IS ONLY TWO OF YOU 10% DISCOUNT
Only applies for one week bookings during peak season
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Aberdovey 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 130 km, Nearest railway: Aberdovey 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The North Wales region
Close to the Snowdonia National Park, Aberdovey is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you are looking for. Whatever you are into: fishing, surfing, kite boarding, sailing, mountain biking, bird watching, painting, landscape photography or horse riding, there are endless scenic places to explore.
The region of Wales is without doubt a "hidden gem" with some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain. This is a walker's paradise with Cader Idris just a few minutes' drive away! Snowdon is only 60 minutes by car and the beautiful Coed Y Brenin Wood with miles of mountain bike & walking tracks is just 30 minutes' drive.
Don't worry if you're not the active type, the effortless Mawddach Trail, featured in Julia Bradbury's 'Great Railway Walks' program, is accessible to everyone and takes you on a journey along one of the UK's most spectacular estuaries, brimming with wildlife.
There are miles of beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches, as well as many local attractions, such as the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, which steams from Tywyn up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just a few miles around the stunning Talyllyn Lake towards Corris, is the world renowned
'Centre for Alternative Technology' (CAT). which is a fascinating place to visit and learn. Close to CAT is The Corris Craft Centre and King Arthur's Labyrinth, another must-visit place.
Cadair Idris, or to use its anglicised title of Cader Idris, derives its name meaning 'Chair of Idris' from the giant warrior poet of Welsh legend.
The mountain looms menacing and primeval over the surrounding landscape. Cadair Idris consists of a massive 11km long ridge and although only the 19th highest mountain in Wales, is the second most popular mountain in the country after Mount Snowden.
Snowdon is shrouded in legend, and is reputed to be the burial place of the giant ogre Rhita, vanguished by the famous King Arthur. The mountain is home to a number of rare flowers and insects, including Sundew, an insectivorous plant.
The Snowdon Railway can be taken to the summit, from where there are panoramic views.
The railway began over a hundred years ago, the idea of an enterprising group of businessman. Work commenced to a Swiss design in 1894, the rack and pinion railway, which has a gradient of 20% was opened in 1896.
Harlech Castle perches on a two hundred feet rock above the town of Harlech. The castle is a World Heritage inscribed site, founded by King Edward I in 1283, during his second campaign in North Wales, as one of an iron ring of fortresses to subdue the Welsh.
The small Welsh seaside resort Aberdovey huddles along its quayside. Aberdyfi, to give it its Welsh spelling, is situated where the River Dovey meets Cardigan Bay.
Aberdovey also boasts an 18 hole links championship golf course.
The nearby marshes on the southern side of estuary, which encompasses a range of wildlife habitats, are owned by the Dyfi National Nature Reserve and contain a variety of wildfowl and migrant wading birds. The RSPB Ynyshir Reserve has over 70 species of breeding birds. The RSPB has installed excellent hides with views over the salt marshes.
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30 Oct 2013
"Great location and a chalet to surpass all other chalets"
I booked this chalet for my daughter and son-in-law and their 2 children while I stayed at a different house in Aberdovey with my son and his family. I wish it had been the other way round. The chalet… More
3 Oct 2013
We usually go camping but this year we wanted to just pack some suitcases and not have to worry about whether we bought the kettle or enough blankets to keep us warm.We wasn't too sure what stayi… More
7 Sep 2013
"Amazing accommodation, brilliant location, loved every minute"
Accommodation was spotless, first time I had taken cleaning products and not had to use them. Well equipped chalet.Short car drive to the lovely town of Aberdovey. Lovely place for a romantic holiday. Quiet and peaceful location just the place to escape the rat race. Highly recommended
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