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Tyn Llech

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Tyn Llech

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Tyn Llech is a lovingly restored 5 Star graded 17th Century two storey stone cottage nestling amongst ancient oak woodlands on a private 2000 acre country estate on the edge of Snowdonia. Originally two farm cottages, this charming house was designed by the Williams-Ellis family (Portmeirion) who have ensured that the renovations were in harmony with the surroundings. With its limed oak flooring, wood burning stove and pastel colours, whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or a family holiday, Tyn Llech won't disappoint. There are breathtaking views right across the Llyn Peninsular from both inside the house and from the pretty lawned gardens.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Black Rock or Criccieth 300 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Liverpool or Manchester 165 km, Nearest railway: Bangor 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
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 (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

This comfortable house has been carefully planned and offers superb facilities. The Kitchen/Dining room is well equipped with electric double oven and ceramic hob, fridge freezer and microwave at one end and table and chairs at the other. There is a separate utility room with dishwasher and washer/drier.

Two steps take you up into the Sitting Room with it's limed oak floor, deep comfortable sofas and chairs set around a wood burning stove in the inglenook fireplace. A basket of logs is provided, and further supplies can be purchased through the housekeeper. There is a flat screen 32” TV with Sky Freeview, a DVD Player, Wireless Broadband, CD Player and Radio with iPod dock or MP3 connection. French Windows open onto the pretty secluded garden.

Leading from the sitting room, and on another split level is the Master Bedroom, which is beautifully presented with two singles which can zip together for a king size bed. There is a separate contemporary Shower room with loo, basin and a walk-in shower/wet area, heated towel rail and under floor heating with views across the fields.

Upstairs are two Bedrooms, one twin room and one double room. You will see some of the owner's framed drawings on the walls. These two rooms share a Bathroom with loo, basin and bath with hand-held shower.

Outside, the garden has views across the fields to the sea. There is garden furniture and a barbecue for al fresco eating.

Further details outdoors

The large landscaped garden has a BBQ and garden furniture from which to enjoy the stunning views across the Llyn peninsular.

Further details

The rental period at Tyn Llech is Saturday to Saturday. A £200 deposit secures the booking with the balance paid six weeks prior to a visit.

A Taste of Wales Welcome Pack is provided. Beds are made up for arrival and towels are provided (including beach towels in summer).

We also give our guests the option of ordering an informal seasonal supper prepared ready for arrival.

The Gwynedd region

North Wales boasts a beautiful coastline, the magnificent Snowdonia which is excellent for climbing expeditions, and the Llyn Peninsula which provides plenty of sailing opportunities.

There are many things to do, from visiting North Wales' historic castles to walking along the coastal paths and seeing the various villages en route.

The wonderful Italianate village of Portmeirion, which was designed by Clough Williams-Ellis (great uncle of the present owner of Tyn Llech) is only a short drive away.


Tyn Llech is situated on the edge of Snowdonia.The lovely beach at Back Rock is only a couple of minutes drive away, as is the pretty seaside town of Criccieth with it's splendid castle. We guarantee total seclusion - this is the place from where to unwind! The only noise you will hear is birdsong.

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Review 1-4 of 4

10 Sep 2014


"Gorgeous Place"

We stayed in this fabulous cottage for 8 days. Besides that the weather was good - sunshine from a clear blue sky all 8 days - the stay at the cottage was perfect from the booking to the varm welcom… More

20 Aug 2012


"Beautiful comfy cottage, a real home from home"

We had a great week's stay in Tyn Llech with our 2 young children. We loved the location, the cottage and the garden, and the property was excellently equipped with nothing lacking. The housekeeping service was most welcome and we appreciated all the extra touches provided. Thank you very much.

14 Aug 2012


"A wonderful experience"

Entering Tyn Llech for the fist time, we felt at home at once. Everything had been prepared with care and love to welcome us to this wonderful cottage, which the whole family took to at once. Nothing was missing for a family of five to let us enjoy two unburdened weeks on the Llyn-peninsula. The children had their rooms upstairs, together with a bathroom; they could make use of the well-kept garden/lawn outside - offering a great view towards the sea, too -, as well as the natural surroundings for their games. The dining-place in the kitchen, the living-room, the parents' bedroom, the bathroom, - every room in the house has been designed and decorated with much love for detail and quality. The friendly housekeeper, Viv, held constant contact with us, took perfect care of the house. The location of Tyn Llech is perfect for short or extended walks starting from the house itself or for excursions to Snowdonia or all over the peninsula. We'll be back soon.

14 Aug 2012


"Excellent cottage with views of green fields and the sea in the distance"

The cottage was in a superb rural setting, with fantastic views down to the sea.

Located only a few miles away from 2 supermarkets and the town of Porthmadog.

Really enjoyed staying in an old cottage which comes with all the modern comforts e.g great walk in shower, wide screen TV, internet access, dishwasher, superb beds etc etc..

Review 1-4 of 4

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  • 6 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:30 Jan 2015

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