Bodlondeb Holiday Cottage
House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
#SBS business winner 7-8-2011 chosen by Theo Paphitis of Dragons Den.
Betws-y-Coed is North Wales' most popular inland resort. Surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country, this is a haven for walkers, photographers, artists, and game fishermen.
At Betws-y-Coed the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, and the beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges. Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm. The village has shops, pubs and places to eat and a challenging 9 hole golf course, and is home to The Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre.
Bodlondeb is a charming, 17th century, stone built cottage, supremely located in the delightful village of Betws-y-Coed.
It has been our home for the past 30 years until we renovated and extended the adjoining former stable block and blacksmiths known as Tan-y-Foel, which is now our new home.
Bodlondeb is light and airy throughout and decorated in a traditional style, amid an inviting "home from home" atmosphere.
Discover the famous Pont-y-Pair bridge, spanning the surging waters of the picturesque River Llugwy, just a stone's throw from the property on the quiet B5106 road to Gwydir Castle.
The drive has parking for three or four cars and is only a few minutes walk to the shops, pubs and restaurants in the village, without the need to use a car, just park , relax and unwind.
Renowned as the "Gateway to Snowdonia", Betws-y-Coed provides excellent mountaineering, mountain biking, canoeing and nature watching opportunities amidst the stunning mountain range that surrounds the area, together with a good choice of shops and pubs. An ideal base for an all year round action packed or restful holiday.
We can arrange local guided salmon and trout fishing days out, please see our river report,details and pricing on our website. Please ask for link.
There is now fully secured dedicated free WiFi available throughout the cottage.
(Acceptable usage policy applies)
We will look forward to welcoming you to our self catering holiday cottage in Betws y Coed and we will do our utmost to make sure you enjoy your stay with us
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Conwy 22 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool 120 km, Nearest railway: Betws y Coed 1 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
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house will accommodate eleven people in comfort and has been sensitively renovated to provide a pleasant bright airy interior while retaining the original character of the house.
Bodlondeb has been recently extended to provide 5 double bedrooms with two of them having superb en-suite facilities.
We have a large size cot and highchair available on request.
(Cot bedding is not provided so please remember to bring this with you (139 x 69 cm)
There is a family bathroom, a farmhouse Kitchen with a range cooker, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer and a microwave oven, along with the usual range of small appliances.
The separate dining room off the kitchen has a beamed ceiling and provides seating for ten so everyone can enjoy a meal together.
The lounge is equipped with comfortable sofas, a TV and DVD player, and a radio and CD player.
There is an Inglenook style stone fireplace with a flame effect electric fire.
The house is centrally heated by a natural gas boiler and radiators
Entrance via the large porch provides a changing and safe storage area for outdoor clothing, boots & backpacks etc, to help our guests make the most of the wonderful outdoor activities within the area.
The porch is equipped with a dehumidifier to dry outdoor clothing etc.
Please note that Bodlondeb has a no smoking policy and unfortunately we cannot accommodate pets.
|Further details outdoors|
There is an elevated south facing private tranquil garden.
A decked area provides seating with panoramic views of the valley and a lawn with flower and shrub borders provides a pleasant outlook, just relax in the sun and take in the delightful views.
The drive has parking for three or four cars
The North Wales region
Betws-y-Coed is North Wales' most popular inland resort. Surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country, this is a haven for walkers, photographers, artists, golfers and game fishermen.
At Betws-y-Coed the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, and the beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges. Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm.
The village has shops, pubs and places to eat, a nine hole golf course and is home to The Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre.
Betws y Coed is a short drive from Portmeirion, Conwy Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Anglesey and the Snowdonia Mountain range.
The queen of welsh resorts Llandudno is just a 30 minute drive, with the superb Venue Cymru offering a theatre and arena with both staging top rated productions such as Evita, Blood Brothers and Calendar Girls and performances from artists such as Jooles Holland, Australian Pink Floyd tribute band and the Welsh National Opera.
We run Baliff guided Salmon & Trout fishing on the rivers Conwy, Lledr and Llugwy and several lakes please see our website for more details (upon request).
1st week in December 2011: Xmas event, childrens lantern parade through village, Reindeer, Ice rink & new xmas lights, more to come: Book now!! This will be a very popular weekend / week.
The above event was a great success and attracted in excess of 2000 visitors due to its popularity it will be repeated for Christmas 2012 as soon as the date is announced I will post it here.This years event is on the 1st-2nd December-Book Now
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4 Apr 2014
Stayed at the cottage with a group of 9 work collegues when we walked up Snowdon for charity. The cottage is amazing, tidy, warm and welcoming. Rob was very helpful and I pleasure to speak to. Already… More
Thanks for the kind review, it was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back.
16 Dec 2013
"What a cottage and what incredible Hosts"
Stayed for two nights for the Nadolig Betws Y Coed. Incredibly easy to make the reservation due to helpful and friendly owners. Sue and Rob were the most warm and attentive hosts you could want. Th… More
Thanks for the great review Gary, it was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely family,and we would love to welcome you back to Bodlondeb in the near future.
5 Oct 2013
"A fabulous 40th celebration!"
We rented Bodlondeb for a long weekend to celebrate several 4oth birthdays (no kids!!) Sue was there to greet us with a fantastic welcome basket and she and Robert showed us where everything was. Our … More
Thanks for the wonderful review,we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, we would love to welcome you back at any time :o)
27 Jun 2013
"Great House, Great Location, Great Owner, Great all around!"
Well what can I say. Myself and 12 others stayed at Rob's cottage in June of this year. We were a group of fairly loud men on a stag do, this cottage was absolutely ideal for us, as we were doing… More
Thanks for the fantastic review it is greatly appreciated, we would love to welcome you back at any time in the future :o)
26 Jun 2013
"Absolutey superb - cannot find a single fault"
Just come back from a long weekend with friends and kids - a group of 11 altogether. From the outset the service provided by Rob and Sue was spot on with great communication all the way through the bo… More
Thanks for the great review, it is greatly appreciated, it was a pleasure to meet you all and we would love to welcome you back to Bodlondeb at any time.
2 Jun 2013
"Great house, great location"
We recently stayed here with a large group (4 couples, one single, one toddler). The house is in an excellent location 2 minutes from the main street but is still nice and quiet. The owners are very… More
Many thanks for your kind comments, we would love to welcome you back at anytime.
2 Jun 2013
We had a group of 9 friends (+ a 1 year old). From the beginning of our week there we were made to feel very welcome by Rob and Sue. They gave us a wonderful welcome pack, which was stocked with really useful things and the wine was a most welcome addition :-), and fantastic restaurant recommendations. The house is in a great location, 5 minutes from the main street in Betws. Even with 9 adults and a child the house was big enough to accommodate us without falling over each other and was very child friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend this to others and will certainly stay there again should we have the oporotunity to go back to North Wales.
Thank you for your lovely review, it is greatly appreciated.We would love to welcome you back to Bodlondeb in the near future.
30 Jun 2012
"The best break In Wales I've had since childhood"
Rob was accomodating from the first phone call. he was flexible, took our booking even though we were a hen party and delivered faultless service. On arrival a lovely welcome basket off goodies was wa… More
Many thanks for your kind comments & review they are greatly appreciated.
We certainly enjoyed having you with us.
14 Jun 2012
"Fantastic cottage in an excellent location"
We stayed at this cottage in the October half term last year and had a fantastic time. In fact we loved it so much we booked an extra couple of days. The cottage is lovely and would be a great choic… More
Many thanks for your kind comments, it was a pleasure meeting you.
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