Cumberland fishermans cottage
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Cumberland Cottage is a quaint and cosy traditional beamed cottage, with the town and harbour just a few paces away. It has a sunny west facing garden to soak up the rays and enjoy the stunning sunsets, the beach is right opposite the cottage. This delightful stone cottage has recently been recently refurbished and tastefully decorated in a shabby chic style, whilst retaining all its character features along with the comforts of modern living.
Set on the edge of The Snowdonia National Park, Barmouth is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found all along the coast. If you're into cycling or horse ridding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker paradise with Coed Y Brenin & Cader Idris just a short drive away! If you're not the active type, there is lots to do in Barmouth with its independent shops, pubs and eateries or how about a ride along the coast on the scenic Cambrian Coast Railway?
Come and explore this amazing area. Mid Wales is truly stunning and a 'well kept secret' by discerning globe trotters. Come prepared for all conditions, it does rain sometimes!
Cumberland Cottage has a really well equipped kitchen with all modern appliances. The cosy lounge which sits 4 benefits from a wood burner set in a beamed fireplace, making a great focal point and perfect for gathering around on cold winter night. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one double and one three quarter size double bed. The bathroom has a roll-top bath and is next to the bedrooms. The cottage has its own sunny patio & garden with new patio furniture, for 'alfresco living'. As well as the wood burner in the living room there is central heating throughout and double glazing.
With a view of the garden from the kitchen window and the masts of the boats nearby, the beach is just behind. There is an gas hob, electric oven/grill, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, tall fridge/freezer plus all the necessary cooking utensils. Lovely beamed ceiling, wood worktops and stone floor. Also a BUSH radio and selection of books.
Also with a view over the garden. In addition to the beamed ceiling, the wood-burner is the central feature in this room, so plenty of warmth on those chilly evenings. There are 2 X 2 seater settees, a drop leaf table and 4 fold up chairs for dining. For entertainment, there is a 32"flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD/CD and a selection of DVDs and books.
This room has a double bed, chest of draws, bedside tables & coat stand. There is a lovely original fireplace making a focal point in this room. From the window you have a beach & sea view to enjoy.
This room has a three-quarter size bed, chest of draws, bedside tables and again a lovely view towards the sea.
The bathroom has a toilet, wash basin, feature roll-top bath with a shower attachment and heated towel rail.
All the beds have two pillows and quilts, all bed linen is provided. Bath and hand towels are also provided for each person staying in the cottage. Beach towel are NOT provided so please bring your own.
The cottage is located in a quiet location off a side road in the town. There is no designated parking, but there is plenty of parking nearby and guests have a parking permit, so no cost to you.
Cumberland Cottage has its own enclosed garden. It has a sunny west facing garden to soak up the rays and enjoy the stunning sunsets, the beach is right opposite the cottage. From Easter 2014 there will be new Rattan patio furniture to enjoy All Fresco dining and watch the sun sets.
We have an minimum charge of £250 for any stay.
We ask for a 25% deposit on booking.
The balance is due 8 weeks before.
There is a £150 security deposit, which we will return within 14 days provided the parking permit is returned there are no breakages or damage.
Please request a copy of our terms & conditions.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barmouth 250 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 120 km, Nearest railway: Barmouth 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The North Wales region
Located in The Snowdonia National Park, Barmouth is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you are looking for. Whatever you're into: fishing, surfing, kite boarding, sailing, mountain biking, bird watching, painting, landscape photography or horse riding, there are endless scenic places to explore.
This 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 15 minutes drive away! Snowdon is only 60 minutes by car.
Don't worry if you're not the active type, the flat & 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 away is the stunning Talyllyn Lake. 15 minutes away towards Corris, is the world renowned 'Centre for Alternative Technology' or (CAT) which is a fascinating place to visit and learn. Close to CAT is The Corris Craft Centre and King Arthurs Labyrinth, another 'must visit' place. Don't miss Harlech Caste just a few miles up the coast and the amazing prehistoric standing & burial stones at Dyffryn Ardudwy.
Originally, Barmouth was a tiny hamlet built almost entirely on the rock over-looking the river mouth and frequented by pirates. The sea receded, access improved and a small fishing and ship building industry grew. In the 19th. Century the railway came and Barmouth and almost immediately it embraced tourism and expanded.
Situated on the edge of the Snowdonia national, Barmouth was awarded the Green Coastline award for its clean beach environment and water. There is a great selection of shops eateries and pubs. The mountains for roaming are very close, plus numerous lakes and rivers close by. If you prefer a guided walk the annual walking festival at Barmouth held in September is popular every year.
Barmouth has a sunny west-facing sandy beach. Don't miss the spectacular sunsets over the bay. From early Spring through till Autumn, dolphins and porpoise can be spotted close to the shore, an amazing sight to see! Its not unusual to see them on a daily basis in pods of up to 20. There is level access to the town where there are supermarkets, shops, bistros.
You will find the most glorious ten mile expanse of sandy beaches from Harlech to Barmouth.
Remember to bring your bikes, the cycle routes are fantastic and Coed-y-Brenin has some very interesting daredevil paths to concur.
Visit quaint villages such as Llanbedr, the gateway to Shell Island and Llandanwg with its Celtic church in the sand dunes.
Just a few miles North is the historic town of Harlech with its magnificent castle and golf course.
Don't miss a trip to Llanfair slate mines where "The Last Knight" was filmed, learn how hard the colliers of Yesteryear worked. Portmeirion village, just 30 mins drive is gorgeous, (the Italian style village where The Prisoner was filmed).
Barmouth certainly has a lot to offer, with an attractive and lively Harbour area; spectacular scenery especially The Mawddach one of the most beautiful estuaries in the world; birthplace of The National Trust and a walkers paradise. The Barmouth Bridge, built by Brunel. You must walk over it and enjoy the views. The bridge doubles as a footpath & cycle route giving spectacular views up the estuary towards Cader Idris. Queen Victoria once stopped her train to admire the view! One the way back stop to eat at The Last Inn, Bistro Burma or Davey Jones Locker are particularly good.
The town hosts 4 festivals. In July there is Country & Western and a Kite Flying Festival. 1st. week in September there's an Art Festival and for 9 days around the 3rd. week there is a very popular Walking Festival catering for all abilities. The local Theatre holds events throughout the year but the most popular is a Jazz/Soul/Folk evening held every 4th. Friday in a cabaret setting.
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20 Jan 2014
"Lovely cozy cottage full of character, for a romantic stay"
We stayed in this cottage over the New Year, whilst the rest of the Barmouth sea front was being decimated by storms, we were very snug in this beautifully appointed cottage. A lot of thought, person… More
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