NEW listing for 2014, special offer: from £499 - £995 a week if you book by 30/04.
Looking for that really special holiday home? Maes Gwynedd has it all.
Not only is this a gorgeous, spacious, period detached house, inc FREE WIFI, presented in a very stylish shabby chic finish, but it sits high above the open countryside, with uninterrupted views towards the coast and the beautiful Snowdonia countryside. Uninterrupted sea & mountain views to enjoy and miles of unspoilt sandy beaches nearby?
From the lounge & all the bedrooms, plus the decked terrace you can watch the waves roll in and experience spectacular sunsets over the bay. With our west facing holiday home, you could be soaking up the sun all day long then enjoying dining Al-Fresco on our lovely terrace while watching the sun set over Cardigan Bay, with the mountains as a backdrop.
Our stunning period house has it all. Newly refurbished, but retaining many original features and furnished to a very high standard, Maes Gwynedd has all the comforts of modern living and a lot more besides. Heating is oil fired central heating and we have secondary double glazing.
Comfortably sleeping 8 to 10 guests, plus a baby, our holiday home is spread over two floors and is spacious enough to accommodate the whole family.
Set in The Snowdonia National Park, Maes Gwynedd, is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn, Fairbourne, Aberdovey or Barmouth. If you're into cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker paradise with Bird Rock, the Blue Lake & Cader Idris just a few minutes' drive away! If you're not the active type, then how about a ride on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls?
As well as a fantastic location with views towards The Llyn Peninsula, our home is also only 5 minutes walk to the beach & village centre with a shop and good pub/eatery. Just 15 minutes away is Tywyn with all amenities, including a hospital, doctors surgery, restaurants, pubs, shops, cinema, leisure centre and more. Aberdovey Golf Club is only a 20 min drive and the fabulous Snowdonia countryside is right on the doorstep.
From the huge driveway with parking for several cars, you enter the hallway with a lovely ground floor double bedroom to the left. This rooms has a feature fireplace and bay windows. Through the kitchen there is a downstairs WC and wash hand basin and a separate cloakroom in the hallway.
To the right is the large lounge/sitting room with windows to two sides, which enjoys lovely views. There is leather seating for 6, a foot stool,a 32inch flat screen Freeview TV & DVD and the focal point is a lovely original Victorian cast iron fire place.
The kitchen is next to the dining room. This is a stylish modern fitted kitchen with all separate washing up area, two food prep sinks, dishwasher, built in fridge, wine racks, 5 ring gas hob, Bosch built in oven and grill, built in microwave/mini oven. Next to the kitchen is the utility room with a washing machine, sink and a freezer, plus iron and ironing board. Guest clock room with WC.
Follow the feature stairway to the first floor which contains a further three bedrooms. A master bedroom with a king size bed and stunning sea views to the south and west. Built in wardrobes, oak dressing table and a tall chest of drawers.
There is a twin room with built in wardrobes, dressing table and lovely sea view to the west and south
Finally a bunk room with, FREESAT TV/DVD, full size bunk beds, a fold up bed, chest of drawers, book case & games cupboard. Views to the west and Llyn Peninsular.
In between the bedrooms there is a family bathroom and separate shower room inc a WC and wash hand basin. Also on the first floor is also a storage room for cases and more hanging space.
We also have a cot and a high chair.
This detached holiday home is set on an elevated location and is not overlooked.
To the front of the property there is a lovely tiered garden with shrubs & plants,plus off road parking spaces for several cars. The main area in front of entrance is enclosed and there is a large newly decked terrace with a gas barbecue, patio heater, big dining table & chairs. Dine Al Fresco and enjoy the fabulous sea views and sunsets.
The side & rear gardens are also enclosed and back onto fields & hills. There is plenty of room for several sun loungers.
A truly exceptional property for your summer holiday, winter & weekend break.
Short breaks when available: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights. Arrivals from 4.00 pm vacate by 10.00 am. A minimum charge of £399 applies to every booking.
Christmas dates 22nd to 29th Dec & New Year 30th December to 5th January
Where a 1 week minimum applies, our changeover day is Saturday
Prices shown are in pounds sterling per week, inclusive of energy, heating, bedding & towels. Please bring your own beach towels.
The property comfortably sleeps 8 people, but we can accommodate 10 ( 2 sleeping on a comfortable put up bed) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies.
We will also consider taking one dog with a £25 surcharge applying.
We request a 25% deposit on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the arrival date. We also ask for a £250 security deposit, which is refundable providing there are no breakages or damage to the property.
We accept payment by BACS bank transfer or by cheque.
Dogs are welcome on the beach except in the restricted area
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Llyngwiril 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 130 km, Nearest railway: Llyngwiril 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
In The Snowdonia National Park, the village of Llyngwiril is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. Whatever you're into: fishing, surfing, kite boarding, sailing, mountain biking, bird watching, painting, landscape photography or horse riding, there are endless scenic places to explore.
This region of Wales is without doubt a 'hidden gem' with some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain. The Dysynni Valley is a walker's paradise with Bird Rock & Cader Idris just a few minutes drive away! Snowdon is only 60 minutes by car and the beautiful Coed Y Brenin Wood, with miles of mountain bike & walking tracks is just 30 minutes drive.
Don't worry if you're not the active type, the flat & effortless Mawddach Trail, featured in Julia Bradbury's 'Great Railway Walks' program is accessible to everyone and takes you on a journey along one of the UK's most spectacular estuaries, brimming with wildlife.
There are miles of beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches in Tywyn, Barmouth and Aberdovey to laze upon, as well as many local attractions such as on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, which steams from Tywyn up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just a few miles around the stunning Talyllyn Lake is the world renowned 'Centre For Alternative Technology' or (CAT) which is a fascinating place to visit and learn. Close to CAT is The Corris Craft Centre and King Arthurs Labyrinth, another 'must visit' place.
Just a few minutes walk is the rocky beach at Llyngwiril on the sunny West facing Cambrian Bay and 15 Minutes away at Tywyn there are miles of sandy beaches. Don't miss the spectacular sunsets over the bay. From early Spring through till Autumn, dolphins and porpoise can be spotted close to the shore, an amazing sight to see! Its not unusual to see them on a daily basis in pods of up to 20. Tywyn is possibly the only place on the West Coast where you can park for FREE virtually right on the beach. There is level access to the town where there are supermarkets, shops, cafes, banks, a post office, cinema, health centre, cottage hospital, several churches, leisure centre and an indoor swimming pool. Just a further 5 minutes drive is the picturesque harbour village of Aberdovey, with the famous Aberdovey Golf Course plus several good restaurants & pubs.
For watersport enthusiasts and visitors with families, uncrowded, sweeping, sandy beaches can be found in Barmouth to the north or Tywyn or Aberdovey to the south just a few minutes' drive from the house. Depending on the conditions, Tywyn is a focal point for surfers & kayakers. Aberdovey is a well known wind surfing & sailing centre. Jet skiers are welcome in both resorts. Fishing trips can be arranged in Barmouth Tywyn & Aberdovey all year round.
This area is full of history dating back to pre-historic times. Just get slightly off the beaten track on the dozens of public footpaths and you will come across standing stones, stone circles, abandoned farmhouses, castles & ancient churches.
Places within a just few miles of Maes Gwynedd NOT TO MISS:
Aberdovey, lovely old fishing village, GOLF & SAILING haven, with many good restaurants, pubs & coffee shops.
St Cadvans Church in Tywyn dating back 1500 years with the Cadvan Stones, which are apparently the oldest known inscriptions of the Welsh language.
Dolgoch Falls, spectacular waterfalls and woodland walk, look out for fairies and witches!
Cregennan Lake near Arthog, stunning location, with views of the Mawddach Estuary.
The Barmouth Bridge, build by Brunel. You must walk over it and enjoy the Mawddach, then explore Barmouth, with excellent beaches and the harbour. There are good shops, numerous coffee shops & pubs. The Last Inn & Davey Jones Locker are particularly good.
Cader Idris, Bird Rock & Llyn Cau, most walkers agree is more scenic than Snowdon.
The Bearded Lake above Aberdovey. Mystical place of legends, with amazing views of the Dovey Estuary.
The Dysynni River & reed beds. Just a short walk from the cottage. A wild life haven for geese, ducks and herons. Fishing with a permit.
Bird Rock. A 15 min walk away. 500 years ago the sea came up to the rock, but the Cormorant still breed here. Also, look out for the ruined Iron Age fort near the top of the rock.
Tal-y-llyn Lake, just beautiful !