Glan Yr Afon 5* Holiday Home
House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
NEW listing for 2014, from £895 - £1795 a week.
Looking for that really special holiday home? Glan Yr Afon is without doubt the area's premier holiday home, set in the beautiful and friendly little town of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park, it truly has it all, including, its own fishing rights, fabulous hot tub and pool table.
This superb, luxury, detached new-build home, designed in a tradition local style, features excellent group accommodation for up to 15 guests and is presented to the highest of standards with all the conveniences of modern living. Set in an enviable position sitting high above the town with uninterrupted views of the beautiful Snowdonia countryside. With 6 bedrooms, (one downstairs) 3 bathroom and a downstairs WC, Glan Yr Afon, is your perfect holiday home, lovely gardens and terraces face south west, providing a perfect sun trap to enjoy the sun from mid morning right through to sunset, a perfect setting for al fresco dining.
FREE WIFI! Just a 10 min short walk into Dogellau & 15 min drive to the coast at Barmouth & Fairbourne.
A big CO-OP & Euro Spar stores are a 2 min drive or 10 min walk. Dolgellau old town is just behind the CO-OP and leisure centre with, Pubs, Cafes, Good restaurants (can recommend several) independent shops and a monthly farmers market. There is a Wednesday Market in Machylleth all year round.
For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn, Aberdovey or Barmouth. If you're into cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker's paradise with Cadair Idris just a few minutes away!
Description and features:
This stunning property is tastefully decorated and furnished with quality furniture and bedding. It benefits from underfloor central heating, double glazing, quality flooring.
THE GROUND FLOOR:
With fairly level access of the drive, you enter the entrance hall, with real Oak flooring, this is a light and airy space which opens out into the living room, diner/ kitchen, guest cloak room with WC & hand basin, plus the 6th downstairs bedroom which is ideal for guests who have restricted mobility.
Bedroom 6 'twin room'
Views of the front garden. Sleeps 2. Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, 2 bed side tables & carpeted floor.
The large living room, which has seating for 10 people enjoys fantastic views over Dolgellau, but the main feature is a bespoke stone fireplace with log feature gas fire. There is a 36” flat screen TV and book case with DVD's books and games. This room also features double French doors which open out onto the sunny patio and garden to the rear of the property.
The stunning kitchen/ dining room provides flexible accommodation with French doors leading into the conservatory which is a substantial room, enjoying views over the garden. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you require to cook for a large family or group, including a filter coffee machine, microwave and much more. The solid wood units with soft close drawers are finished with granite worktops. The kitchen boasts a superb range of integrated appliances, including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Rangemaster range cooker with a 6 ring gas hob and electric ovens.
The dining area has a magnificent solid oak table and 10 hi-back real leather chairs, additional folding chairs are provide so you can sit up to 15 guests.
The spacious and sunny conservatory will be your favorite 'chill out zone' with lovely 'rattan' sofas & chairs to relax on and enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and listen to the Afon River in the background, which runs through the grounds.
The utility room to the side of the kitchen has a washing machine and tumble-dryer and provided a useful 'boot room' for walkers and bikers.
A solid Oak staircase leads to the first floor landing, which has an impressive landing and real Oak floor. Four bedrooms can be found here plus a family bathroom. Most bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes to allow plenty of storage.
Bedroom 1 ' master bedroom'
Views of the town & mountains. Sleeps 2. King sized bed. 24” TV/DVD
Bedside tables, large double built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor.
En-suite bathroom: with shower, basin & wc
Bedroom 2 ' double room'
Views of the town & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor. Wooden cot (can be moved to other rooms)
Family bathroom off the landing area.
Walk in double shower, 'Heritage' bath, basin & WC
Bedroom 3 ' double room'
Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor.
Bedroom 4 ' double room'
Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, double wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor.
THE TOP FLOOR:
Stairs lead to the top floor where there is a massive bunk style bedroom and entertainment room ideal for the children, plus an en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 5 ' bunk room' (All the beds are adult size)
Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 5. White wood bunk bed, 2 single beds, bedside cabinets, dressing table, faux leather bed settee, desk, a 20” TV/DVD & a Sony play station 2. carpeted floor.
En-suite bathroom: with roll top heritage bath and shower attachment, basin & WC. Plus a double wardrobe.
Glan Yr Afon set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, truly has it all, including, its own fishing rights! The Afon River runs around the side of the grounds and guests can enjoy the fishing rights (bring your own tackle). To the side of the garage is a fabulous hot tub which is screened and covered by a wooded pagoda. The tub can sit 5-6 guests. The garage is used as a games room with pub size pool table and a football table. There is lots of room for bikes, surf boards & wetsuits.
Rear garden & patio: South West facing which benefits from the sun all day and backing onto a lovely rural landscape with views over the town and the mountains. There is a grassed and paved patio area with a big picnic bench plus further table & chairs can be brought out of the conservatory for alfresco dining. 6 Sun loungers are available and guests have use of a family size barbecue.
Front garden: With stunning mountain views towards Cader Idris, off road parking spaces for many cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barmouth 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||40 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 120 km, Nearest railway: Barmouth 15 km|
|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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
The North Wales region
Located in The Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you are looking for. 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. This is a walker's paradise with Cader Idris just a few minutes drive away! Snowdon is only 60 minutes by car.
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, as well as many local attractions, such as the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, which steams from Tywyn up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just a few miles away is the stunning Talyllyn Lake. 15 minutes away towards Corris, 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.
The ancient market town of Dolgellau is situated in the spectacular scenery of Southern Snowdonia National Park. The town is close to Cader Idris Mountain and on the Wnion River, a tributary of the stunning Mawddach estuary. The town has a rich heritage with over 200 listed buildings forming the centre. The community benefits from a great variety of shops, restaurants and amenities within Dolgellau including a doctors, dentists and hospital.
There are good bus services to the other local towns and good local railway connections from Barmouth or Fairbourne along the glorious Cambrian Coastal route. Tourism is an important and growing industry for the area. Cader Idris attracts climbers from all over the UK. Miles of sandy beaches, boating and water sports are close by at Barmouth & Fairbourne. The surrounding area is known for its wild but beautiful countryside and places of historical interest, which provide the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of activities such as mountain biking, walking, horse riding, fishing, white-water rafting and climbing,
The Mawddach trail was recently featured in Julia Bradbury's ' Great Railway Walks 'documentary. 'Go Ape' have recently opened an outdoor adventure centre at Coed Y Brenin, just a short drive from the centre of the town. Nature Lovers are well catered for here, with the RSPB nature reserve situated in the nearby Mawddach Valley.
The town, with its restaurants, cafes & shops, is just a few minutes' walk away and the beaches in Barmouth and Fairbourne are a short drive. Cader Idris and other spectacular walks are right on the doorstep. Base yourself at our stunning holiday home, relax in comfort and enjoy the delights of this beautiful part of Snowdonia.
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24 Jun 2014
"Perfect holiday home for everyone"
We booked this property for an extended family of 15 and it was the best getaway we had. The property is suitable for all ages as they even had toys for the two 1 year olds with us. The property is se… More
17 Jun 2014
"65th Birthday weekend"
My Wife and I decided for my 65th birthday we would like to take our immediate family away for the weekend, eventually we found a house in Wales that looked ideal Glan Yr Afon. We contacted Lounge hol… More
12 Jun 2014
"Perfect holiday property"
We spent a fabulous week at Glan Yr Afon and couldn't have wished for a more perfect holiday home. There were 11 of us in our family group, ranging from aged 4 to 70. The house is lovely and sp… More
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