Milk Wood Bach
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Log cabin | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
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Milk Wood Bach, the perfect retreat for couples. modern & open plan with its beautiful living room, big woodburner and lush comfy sofas to cuddle up on. This light and airy room leads you through french doors onto the terrace where the huge hot tub awaits you and leads you into the lovely streamside garden with small pond and decked area overlooking the stream. The garden gets the sun all day long so you can enjoy a BBQ at any time, have a sundowner on the hammock, sheer bliss. With no street lights you can stargaze in comfort from the hot tub.
The log cabin is built to residentail standard , we lived there ourselves till April. Its fully heated and very modern. The huge bathroom has a steam/power shower enclosure, w.c. bidet etc. Opposite is the new sauna room with large sauna, plenty of room for 2 people. King bedroom with fantastic mattress, plenty of wardrobe space. Hairdryer, radio alarm. Off the centaral corridor a door leads into the huge main living room with big woodburner, full length heavy , drapes at the six big windows so its cosy and warm. Two big sofas to cuddle up on. All Sony T.V & audio equipment, blu ray player , proper Hi Fi speakers, WiFi works everywhere. Honesty Telephone.
Fully fitted kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, micowave, double oven and plenty of glassware, china etc. The dining table is at the end of the main room so you can watch the birds in the woodland garden through the French doors. These lead you onto the massive tarrace with swing hammock seat, table, comfy outdoors chairs and the massive hot tub.
We have fantastic walks on the doorstep, mountains to climb, rivers to raft, mountain bike tracks, cycle routes and the best beaches in Wales are just 20 mins drive. So if you want an adventure holiday then ease your limbs in the tub or you just want to chill out, cuddle up and relax, this is the perfect place for you. Give us a call if you want to know more or email Ereca or Phil to discuss your requirments.
We have 1 king bedroom but can sleep plus 1 on a sofa bed ( in main living room) so if you want to bring a teenager we can supply sofa bedding etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool John Lennon, Nearest railway: Barmouth|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
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Milk Wood Bach is owned and personally run by Phil Thompson who also own Milk Wood & Wnion Wood Each log cabin, although very similar from the exterior is unique in its interior design. Furnished in boutique style, simple and understated with the emphasis on comfort. Your weekend break or holiday should be a home from home experience with great quality beds and beautiful surroundings. Each lodge has its own garden, the owners live close by on this exclusive small unique complex of private residential log cabin homes
Bedrooms are equipped with clock/radios and hairdryers The large Hot tub is available all year round , bring your own towels for tub use or you can hire extra towels at a small charge.
One family bathroom with power shower.
Sony 32 inch TV, Blu Ray, Amp, Mission Speakers
One king size bedrooms . Max occupants 2 plus babe in arms High chair & travel cot on request, bedding for babies NOT provided
This property has a small garden pond, at guests own risk.
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About this location
The North Wales region
A Welsh wonderland under the towering peaks of the surrounding mountains where gold was once mined for Royal wedding rings. Steeped in folklore of dragons & giants and old stories of Rebecca's Daughters and the toll road taxes & Owain Glyndwr or check out the magnificent medieval coastal castles with the stories of rebellion where you can almost hear the battles still raging. Discover the Welsh history & culture at the many events around the county.
Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. The ideal base to explore Snowdonia National Park, situated in North Wales, boasts breath taking mountain scenery, crystal clear lakes and cascading waterfalls. Climb Snowdon, which at 1085m is Wales's highest mountain, or travel to the summit in style on the charming Mountain Railway.
Nearby is Cadair Idris, Wales's second highest peak and great to climb, and attracts less visitors. Alternatively, why not sample the beautiful green valley of Llangollen by steam train or from a leisurely horse-drawn canal boat. You could also explore the beautiful coastline, safe sandy beaches and water sports of the Lleyn Peninsula, coastal paths, cycle trails and all kinds of extreme sports within easy reach. It's the perfect holiday destination, whatever the weather.
When the sun shines we have some of the best beaches, Barmouth is our nearest beach, approximately 25 minuet's drive, miles of sand and almost deserted, we even have a designated Naturist beach near Talybont.
To the north is historic Conwy, Victorian Llandudno or the Isle of Anglesey, the north coast is approximately an hour and a half away by car. To the south, there's the lovely Brecon Beacons National Park, a haven of rugged moorland, forests and mountains that's just perfect for nature lovers and walkers.
Finally, this area is well known for its many narrow gauge steam railways, a perfect way to explore this beautiful land. For steam train enthusiasts you could spend the holiday discovering the many routes with its quaint stations. So come and let us work our magic.
Brithdir is a small village; alas no shops now like many villages, but quite and unspoiled it's like travelling into the past, set on a hill side with view of Cadair Idris and the valley below.
Dolgellau is an ancient market town with links going back to gold mining in the surrounding hills. It still has a Farmers Market every month where you can buy wonderful local produce and a genuine stock market weekly. If the weather stops your outdoor pursuits you can spend time browsing around the quaint local shops and enjoy a meal in one of the many good eateries in the town. Dolgellau has a good 9 hole golf course & Bala nearby has golf, an excellent swimming pool and sailing on the lake. For extreme sports, try white water rafting or rock climbing. The Cycle Path down the estuary to Barmouth, where you cycle over the famous Barmouth Bridge. Dolgellau sits on the south bank of the Wnion River at the foot of Cadair Idris, Cadair Idris in the south of the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, West Wales. The area has long been known for its walks, with rocky crags, clear streams and cascading waterfalls. The rich wildlife includes red squirrels, pine-marten, otters and deer, as well as goshawks and goosander.
The Forest Park in Coed y Brenin is world renowned for its fantastic network of Mountain Bike Trails. There is a restaurant and cycle shop (sales, repair, and hire) on the site and information on the many forest trails is to be found at the Visitor Centre.
Walking around Dolgellau and seeing the monumental chimney stacks, weird shaped roofs, the thick granite walls and the higgledy-piggledy street layout you could be forgiven for believing that Dolgellau was designed by the Brothers Grimm of fairy tale renown. Ty Seren, the 208-year-old former woollen mill of great character in Meyrick Street is typical, with its attractive proportions, four floors squeezed into the space that would normally house three, and the corner of the building cut into a splay for good measure.
Dolgellau has a great future as both a cultural centre and as a tourist centre especially with the ever growing popularity of activity holidays. Climbers and hill walkers take advantage of the town's proximity to Cadair Idris, mountain bike riders visit the town for the world-class mountain bike trails available in the Coed y Brenin Forest, and bird watchers and nature lovers can't help but appreciate the beauty of the Mawddach estuary and the wild but beautiful countryside. Horse riding, angling, and white water rafting are other popular sports for visitors to Dolgellau.
Walks, Cycle Trails and Other Activities
It has been said that there is "no better walk than from Barmouth through to Dolgellau other than from Dolgellau to Barmouth" the views of the Snowdonia mountains sweeping down to the Mawddach estuary are phenomenal. Penmaenpool and the Mawddach Estuary: Penmaenpool is some two miles from Dolgellau. The Mawddach estuary is a beautiful place for a walk or indeed a bike ride. The trail is some eight miles long leading to the railway bridge at Barmouth. For nature lovers and bird spotters there are two RSPB reserves in the Mawddach Valley, the Arthog and the Coed Garth Gell. Coed Garth Gell offers superb scenery and beautiful walks through oak woodland. In the spring, pied flycatchers, wood warblers, and redstarts can be seen and heard. Different types of warblers, reed buntings, and water rails can be seen at Arthog. Ravens and buzzards occur all year.
Precipice Walk: The Precipice walk is some three miles north east from Dolgellau. Although this is an upland walk it is on fairly level ground. Starting in woodland the walk soon opens up to splendid panoramas of Snowdonia, the Coed y Brenin Forest, the Rhinog mountains, the beautiful valley of the Afon Mawddach and finally Cadair Idris itself.
Torrent Walk: The Torrent Walk is some three miles east of Dolgellau running close to the River Clywedog. The ubiquitous ferns and mosses carpet the valley in a rich emerald green, massive boulders and tumbling waterfalls suggest the name of this walk. This is the nearest walk, 0.5 Mile from the lodges.
Coed y Brenin Forest Park: Nine miles north of Dolgellau, Coed y Brenin has long been known for its walks, with rocky crags and clear streams crashing over waterfalls. The rich wildlife includes red squirrels, pine-marten, otters and deer, as well as goshawks and goosander. Today the Forest Park is world renowned for its fantastic network of Mountain Bike Trails. There is a restaurant and cycle shop (sales, repair, and hire) on the site and information on the many forest trails is to be found at the Visitor Centre.
Barmouth is a must to visit, the old town meanders up steep narrow streets where you will find quaint cottages, best to walk as car space is limited. The harbour area has lots of bars and cafes where you can enjoy local seafood. Why not take a boat trip or use the ferry to visit Fairbourne across the estuary. A Bollywood film star runs a very good restaurant here.
Although Roman coins have been found nearby the town was probably established in the late 11th or early 12th century, with a church being built in the 12th century. The original church was demolished in the 18th century and replaced by the present church of St Mary's in 1716.
Many residents of Dolgellau abandoned the established church however and converted to the more austere Quakerism. However, with the persecution that followed a large number immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1686. There is a Quaker exhibition at the Tourist Information centre and a Quaker graveyard in the town.
By the end of the 18th century the economy of Dolgellau had grown alongside the expansion of the woollen industry, and the town became famous for the cottage industries of cloth making and tanning. The town grew in importance and became the county town of the old county of Merionethshire. But the wool trade and the tanning industry have declined over the years and today Dolgellau is known as a small market town that depends to a great extent on tourism.
Welsh history buffs might also like to know that Dolgellau was the location, in 1404, of Owain Glyndwr's last Welsh Parliament. Moreover, Dolgellau has another connection with Welsh Princes. Welsh gold has always been valued from Roman times to the present day and Dolgellau was the focus of the Welsh gold rush of the 19th Century.
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23 Nov 2014
A fantastic retreat in beautiful surroundings and very well equipped. recommend torrent walk close by. I would most definatly go again.… More
2 Sep 2014
Milk wood Bach was the perfect setting for our honey moon, a 4 day break, the place was outstanding clean and tidy every thing you need in one place, the hot tub and sauna were a welcome, end to the d… More
8 Jul 2014
"Perfect Cosy Retreat"
What can I say.. Perfect romantic getaway! Reading earlier reviews I definitely agree the log cabin is fitted with more than you need. It is cleverly designed to add privacy from the other log cabins … More
2 Jun 2014
"The perfect getaway"
This wooden lodge is at a very peaceful location and the perfect, cosy place to start the day as well as unwind at the end of it. We expected a few basics as it is self-catering, and were surprised to… More
4 Apr 2014
"Amazing weekend getaway"
Spent 3 nights at Milk Wood Bach on a romantic trip. Had an amazing stay at the cottage, which definitely exceeded our expectations. Cottage was clean, well maintained and was fully equipped.Location… More
22 Jul 2013
Milk Wood Lodge was the perfect place to spend our honeymoon! The garden is beautiful and the hot tub is a real luxury! The cabin in very homely and was spotless when we arrived. There is a log burner and a sauna which we loved! The log cabin village where the cabin is situated is nice and quiet. Would definitely recommend as a romantic getaway for couples!
15 Jul 2013
"Fantastic relaxing weekend"
The lodge here is beautiful everything you could need. Hot tub in the garden is brilliant loved it sat out in the dark with just the lights on the hot tub. Sauna and shower steam room are great. So peaceful and yet so much to do in the surrounding areas. Perfect for a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Only thing I would mention is its not as isolated as I thought it would be and u do have neighbouring lodges either side. Don't let this put u off as it is beautiful. Hopefully we will be back in winter to get some use out of the log fire :)
29 Apr 2013
"Peace and tranquility in wonderful surroundings and first class accommodation"
A wonderful weekend in a first class luxurious lodge. The facilities were second to none, the owner has thought of everything to make your stay a home from home experience. The lodge was immaculate and the garden and surroundings just beautiful. The only sound is the singing birds and trickle of water from the stream....paradise!! The hot tub is amazing....perfect place for a relaxing stay. We definitely recharged our batteries and will be back again very soon.
11 Oct 2012
Lovely place. Very peaceful and tranquil and was just what we needed after a very busy year. Would recommend this lodge to anybody who just wants to 'get away' and relax.
4 Jul 2012
"Home from home"
Third time staying within last year , think husband would move in permanent if he could . Peaceful , lovely area , lots of different walks , highly recommend The Last Inn in Barmouth , best burger and chips . Erica and Phil have thought of everything , lodge beautiful , clean and comfortable . Best and most relaxing two week holiday in a long time . Looking forward to returning ASAP
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