Victoria Lodge, Snowdonia
Converted Chapel | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Victoria Lodge is ideally located for walking, mountain biking, climbing, sightseeing and bird watching. There are slate mines and caverns, castles including Dolwyddelan, beautiful gardens, steam railways and pretty unspoilt villages all within reach. National trust properties including Bodnant Gardens and Plas Newydd. And for adrenelin junkies there is high ropes adventure courses, white water rafting and Zip lines all close by.
Beautiful beaches at Black Rock Sands at Porthmadog and Harlech all waiting to be explored. Or alternatively just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet and stunning local scenery. Fishing is available locally on the River Lledr and horse riding and golf courses are 5 miles away at Betws y coed....
Victoria Lodge really is a beautiful property in a fantastic location...we have won several gold awards, hold cyclists and walkers certificates from Visit Wales and are accredited 5 star accomodation.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Black Rock Sands-25 minute drive away|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool or Manchester, Nearest railway: Dolwyddelan|
|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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Victoria Lodge is situated behind a gated entrance within its own grounds. Beautiful views to the front over Moel Siabod and to the rear, views of the mountains and forest. The property covers 3 floors.
Ground floor consists of a fantastic 25ft square kitchen/diner fully equipped, a great family room.
There is also a conservatory with great views with 2 large leather sofas and lots of tourist information in folders for you to view.
A ground floor master bedroom with 5' king size bed with memory foam mattress and en-suite & dressing room. An additional guest bed is available on request.
A stone staircase leads up the the 2nd floor, two lounges, one with original leaded windows.
Beautifully decorated with oil paintings, 4 leather sofa's, large 40inch Tv with video and DVD with sky freeview.
We have a Wii games console and a selection of games, we also provide a library of DVD's Video's and books.
Open staircase leads to the top floor.
A double bedroom with memory foam mattress and pillows, feature window and tremendous views over the village and forest and mountains beyond. A further double bedroom with memory foam mattress and pillows, views to the front of the property over Moel Siabod. This bedroom also has a single day bed.
Luxury bedding and embroidered towels are supplied.
The family bathroom comprises of a claw foot bath with shower, a separate shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Vaulted ceiling.
Complementary soap and toilet rolls are supplied.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside the grounds are not consecrated so there are no gravestones. We have a large garden with flower beds and lawns. A huge oak tree which we believe to be over 200 years old. Yew trees, holly and laurel bushes. We have a secure area where guests can store their mountain bikes and outdoor sports equipment safely. Large gravelled driveway with parking for several cars. Lovely views, patio with wrought iron furniture, seating for 6 people. We provide a BBQ for guests use in season only. The local pub is 100 yds away and you can have a drink there or an informal meal if you dont feel like cooking without having to travel too far from 'home'.
We provide a well stocked household cupboard containing foil, cling film, kitchen towels, dishwasher tablets, tea coffee and sugar.
We request that guests bring their own beach towels.
Short Breaks.......Take a short break, relax and unwind in a beautiful and peaceful setting. Ideal for meeting up with family and friends, celebrating a special occasion or simply 'switching off' for a few days.
The North Wales region
Victoria Lodge is situated within the heart of The Snowdonia National Park. In the pretty village of Dolwyddelan close to the very popular Welsh town of Betws y coed.We are in a very scenic part of the Lledr valley. We are close to Dolwyddelan castle, fantastic walks from the doorstep to forest, moorland, mountain and river. Beaches are a 30 min drive away, Portmeirion village is 20 mins away always worth a visit. Slate mines are close by, just up the Crimea Pass 10 mins away.Waterfalls spectacular after rain are at Betws y coed 7 miles away.You really will be spoilt for choice for things to do.
There are numerous places worth a visit whilst you are on holiday at Victoria Lodge, you will be spoilt for choice. A trip to Snowdonia is not complete without a visit to Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. There are several walks to the summit, it takes about 5 hours. A less strenuous way is to book a ticket on the narrow gauge railway which you board at Llanberis . There is a visitor centre at the summit. If you cant wait to see it in person, you can view it on line via BBC webcam.
Portmerion is an Italian inspired village on the coast, well worth a visit,about 20 minutes away from Victoria Lodge by car, they also have a webcam so you can see it before you go.There is Dolwyddelan castle, and you get fantastic views of the area from there. Gwydir castle in Llanrwst is 15 mins away. Waterfalls are at Swallow Falls in Betws y coed, but in our village if you go on 'the secret valley walk' there is a waterfall at the end of it. Fishing on the River Lledr is permitted in season and all guests that stay at Victoria Lodge can apply for a visitor ticket, this enables guests to fish for salmon and trout. We have a facebook page and on it you will find lots of local information on there and information about forthcoming events...please like us...:-). To keep the children happy our village has a mini-golf, tennis court, childrens play park and swings and equipment can be hired at the pavillion. Betws y coed 7 miles away and is always very busy with locals and tourists alike, there are lots of Hotels, Cafe's and gift shops and an amazing little cake shop that sells the best Welsh cakes we have ever tasted.
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2 Sep 2014
"Brilliant location and superb accommodation"
We stayed at this house for a week, with our two daughter's, their partners and our two granddaughters. The photographs on this site do not do Victoria Lodge justice. The layout was perfect for u… More
22 Mar 2014
"A superb, lavishly equipped, exceptionally spacious and tastefully furnished property."
As a 'holiday cottage' Victoria Lodge is very unusual and the adaptation is itself interesting and intriguing. Ideally suited to accommodate three couples or six adults with a cot available… More
Thank you for your review of your recent holiday at Victoria Lodge, it is very much appreciated. Hope you will visit us again soon.
4 Jun 2012
"Perfect House in Perfect Location"
The house itself is converted to to a very high standard, and has a nicely quirky layout and feel. It is well-equipped and is situated in the heart of a beautiful valley. We are not bikers or ramblers, but there was very good local information provided in the house on a wide variety of walks/paths. Sites we visited included Barmouth, Harlech, Port Merion, Bodnant Gardens, Conwy and Llandudno, and all were easily do-able in a short car ride from the house. Would definitely return.
5 Apr 2012
Beautiful Lodge with amazing accommodation, lovely decor and garden.The location was very good for visiting many parts ofNorth Wales.
The village has a shop and good beer at the pub. We enjoyed good food at the local hotel and a few walks all from the Lodge, without using the car.
27 Feb 2012
"Luxury in Snowdonia"
We stayed here at the end of Feb 12 and had a great long weekend. The cottage definitely has the wow factor, everyone loved it. It was a 60th birthday present for my dad and he was equally impressed.T… More
22 Feb 2012
"The perfect Snowdonian haven"
We cannot praise this beautiful property enough. The quality of the fixtures and fittings, bedroom washroom and kitchen facilities, going right down to the cooking and eating implements really were to… More
18 Feb 2012
"Stunningly Beautiful and the Best Holiday Lodge I Have Ever Stay"
Victoria Lodge is the most beautiful place I have ever had the pleasure of staying. It's breathtaking.!!! 'Luxury' is an understatement. As well as the stunning interior, the logde is… More
9 Feb 2012
"Best Booking Ever"
We stay in various different cottages, in all parts of the country. But the standard of fit and finish of Victoria Lodge, is the best we've seen. It's in a beatiful location and provides eve… More
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