Bay View, Criccieth
House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Bay View has been extensively renovated with works completed in April 2014. Like our other properties, Bryn Gwyn and Tegfryn (see adverts 214000, 214301 & 214302), Bay View has been refurbished to a high standard with the aim of attaining a quality grading of five stars.
Bay View is an impressive four storey Victorian town house, located in an enviable position on the seafront of the picturesque coastal town of Criccieth, North Wales.
Bay View is equipped to a very high standard and provides an excellent quality of accommodation for a maximum of eighteen people (plus two cots) in a total of seven en suite bedrooms. SMALL PARTY RATES AVAILABLE - PLEASE ASK
There are 3 twin rooms, 2 kingsize rooms and 2 family suites. Each family suite comprises 2 interconnecting rooms, one with a king size bed and the other a set of bunk beds. The 2 family suites benefit from superb sea views.
Bay View has a fantastic, sociable kitchen/diner with seating for 18, plus all the mod cons that one would expect in a brand new kitchen. Sea views can be enjoyed from the kitchen/diner.
The sea views can also be enjoyed from the bay window of the huge first floor formal lounge. Comfortable seating for 18 is provided plus a woodburner and 51" flat screen TV.
A further sitting room is located on the ground floor. This room has a games console, flat screen TV, snooker table, board games.
There is also a ground floor WC & utility room.
The beautiful sea views can be enjoyed from a patio area to the front of the house. A back garden is available for barbecues & bikes.
The house benefits from superb sea views with the Cambrian coast, Harlech and a section of the Snowdonian mountain range also being within view. Access to the beach is directly opposite the house.
Criccieth is a small, unspoilt Victorian town, located on the Llyn Peninsular, 5 miles from the Snowdonia National Park. The castle and all of Criccieth's many local amenities are all within a short walk of Bay View.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Criccieth Beach Directly Opposite Bay View 50 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool or Manchester 180 km, Nearest railway: Criccieth 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 7 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (10), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 22|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The North Wales region
Bay View provides the ideal holiday destination from which to explore the fantastic beaches, beautiful mountains, picturesque villages, and the host of activities Northwest Wales has to offer. An excellent range of attractions awaits visitors to Bay View, with wildlife centres, outdoor activities, train trips, historic sites, museums, fine gardens, golf and more to choose from.
Bay View is located directly on the seafront in beautiful Criccieth. Access to the beach is directly opposite Bay View. Several other beautiful beaches are within easy walking distance along the well maintained coastal path which can be joined directly outside Bay View! Further afield Black Rock Sands is located approximately four miles west. In addition Harlech, Abersoch, Nefyn and Pwllheli beaches are only a short drive away.
The Snowdonia National Park begins a mere 5 miles from Bay View and is a magnificent playground for those who love walking, mountain climbing or just scenery watching.
The Park covers 823 square miles of diverse landscapes. As well as being the largest National Park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in Wales, and the largest natural lake in Wales, as well as a wealth of picturesque villages like Beddgelert (11 miles).
Snowdonia is renowned for being a very special place for walkers with mountain peaks, lakes, forests, rivers and coastal areas. The National Park is working on developing a network of walks and more will be added every year. In addition Snowdonia National Park has a vast amount of cycling and mountain biking trails suitable for all abilities. The Park also hosts other outdoor activities such as white water rafting and climbing.
Portmeirion is a popular tourist village located just outside of Porthmadog, approximately 8 miles from Bay View. It is Wales' 3rd largest visitor attraction attracting 250, 000 visitors in 2009.
Portmeirion was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, which is now is now acknowledged as a unique architectural work of art. The village is now owned by a charitable trust.
The village stands on a rugged cliff top on its own private peninsula overlooking Cardigan Bay. It is surrounded by 145 acres of sub-tropical woodlands and miles of sandy beaches. The village has always been run as a hotel, which uses the majority of the buildings as hotel rooms, together with shops, a cafe, tea-room, and restaurant.
Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously serving as The Village in the 1960s television show The Prisoner. The show became a cult classic, and fans continue to visit Portmeirion, which hosts annual Prisoner fan conventions.
The popular harbour town of Porthmadog is located 5 miles away. Porthmadog is rich in maritime history and in times gone by, it was a vital, busy shipping port for the international slate trade, brought down from Blaenau Ffestiniog. Both the Welsh Highland Railway and Ffestiniog Railway can be boarded at Porthmadog.
Further afield are the attractive towns of Beddgelert, Harlech, Pwllheli, Nefyn and Abersoch.
Bay View is ideally situated in the picturesque coastal Victorian resort of Criccieth.
Criccieth is located to the east of the popular Llyn Peninsular and adjacent west of the Snowdonia National Park.
This pretty unspoilt village has retained its Victorian charm with colourful terraced houses and hotels fronting onto two beaches which are divided by a stony outcrop which houses the impressive Criccieth castle.
Amenities in Criccieth include a wide variety of tasteful shops, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and galleries.
Bay View is located on Marine Terrace, which is located on the town's quieter west beach. Marine Terrace is a very quiet road, generally being occupied by residential local traffic only.
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30 Aug 2014
"Fabulous Family Holiday had by all"
What a fabulous property, spotlessly clean, with every amenity you could ever want, A large Family Holiday with 4 generations from age3 to 88 each and every one of us had a wonderful time. The kitch… More
13 Aug 2014
We were the first 3 of 10 guests to arrive and as soon as we walked in on of us said 'I want to live here.' It is clean, spacious and tastefully decorated with lots of DVDs, books and games … More
12 Aug 2014
"Fabulous house, amazing view"
The house is large, fresh, clean and very well equipped. It is very much like a home, lots of books, DVDs, games. We were 3 families (13 in all), and the house suited us all very well. I think the hou… More
13 Jun 2014
"Tranquility - a must go"
Fabulous setting right on the seafront and easy to park.Once inside we started to explore. Room after room of well thought out ideas and amazing decor. Stylish throughout in a lovely homely way!Super … More
6 Jun 2014
"Wonderful place, we all wanted to move in"
Absolutely marvellous house, decorated and furnished to the best standards, everything you could want is provided and all excellent. Beds comfortable, settees plentiful and cosy, decor extremely tas… More
13 May 2014
Absolutely perfect for big group. Everything thought of. Beautiful decor, very luxurious, spacious and immaculately presented. Superb location as right on the sea front. Can't wait to visit again… More
10 May 2014
"fantastic sea views"
The thing that struck us was the amazing sea views from the living room on the first floor - that and the really great quality of the rooms -- just the right balance. There was loads of different spac… More
9 May 2014
"Luxury by the beach"
I hadn't seen the photos of the property before I stayed here and I was not expecting what I found. The house is amazing, beautifully decorated with as much attention to detail and thoughtfulness… More
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