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Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Location: Gilar Farm is an outstandingly beautiful and unique Grade II* Listed farmhouse set in 500 acres of farmland with its own mountain, ancient woodlands and lakes to be explored during your stay. Built around 1600AD as the seat of the High Sheriff of Denbighshire, original features such as beams, large fireplaces and oak panelling give this period house great charm and character. In 1623 a beautiful gatehouse was added, which, whilst not in active use as an entrance, retains the original gate and leads through a walled garden to the huge studded door on the main house.Through all four seasons visitors to Gilar can observe the workings of the farm, walk or cycle on the many local paths and tracks, take picnics to the lakes and caves or simply relax in front of a roaring log fire. Gilar is located almost exactly in the centre of North Wales, just 2 miles from Pentrefoelas and the Snowdonia National Park, with splendid views of Tryfan and the Snowdonia massif from the approach road and the higher areas of land around the house.

Accommodation:The inside of the semi-detached house has been stylishly redecorated and comfortably furnished in a style in keeping with its character. The oak panelled lounge has a huge open fireplace and the dining room features a long refectory table. Also on the ground floor are the kitchen, small but well designed, fully equipped and with modern units and appliances. There is an additional bathroom downstairs (roll-top bath with shower over). The first floor has a substantial master bedroom (with super king size four poster bed), a further large twin bedroom, single bedroom and the large main bathroom (bath and shower). Accessed via a narrow stairway is a further attic twin bedroom. A short distance from the main house, across the walled garden, the room over the gatehouse has twin beds, which can be used as a further bedroom.

Facilities include full central heating, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine (in a separate wash house), microwave,video and garden furniture. Bed linen, towels, electricity, heating and logs are supplied and included in tariff. .

Kennel available if required (please note there are farm dogs on site). From November to March this property has a Friday changeover. This is a no smoking property.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking

The North Wales region

North Wales has a heritage as rich as its spectacular scenery with the mountains of Snowdonia, beautiful beaches and medieval castles. The area offers a range of opportunities from traditional cultural events, historical exploration and heritage sites to outdoor activities and sightseeing which always prove popular with families, outdoor sports enthusiasts and also those just looking for peace and tranquillity.

Numerous visitor attractions include Snowdonia National Park. The popular seaside resort of Llandudno, several World Heritage sites like the stunning Caernarfon Castle and the impressive Pontcysyllte aqueduct designed by Thomas Telford, there is the Mediterranean styled village of Portmeirion, not to mention the many art galleries, studios, museums and theatres which form part of the rich cultural heritage of this amazing country.


A beautiful area covering the land leading North from Betws Y Coed to the walled castle town of Conwy by the coast. This area offers beautiful countryside and quiet villages, not to mention all the outdoor activities like mountain biking, fishing, walking, climbing, horse riding and so much more. There are a number of high quality restaurants and cafes, and a good transport network of roads and a railway allowing quick access to Snowdonia in the South and West and the coast to the North.

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North Wales Holiday Cottages & Farmhouses (Property Manager North Wales Holiday Cottages & Farmhouses)

  • 2 Years listed

70% Response rate

Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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