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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 12km

Located 2 miles outside the noted market town of Dolgellau, this restored 16th Century house in Snowdonia includes a sauna facility and a large media room for cinema-style viewing. Excellent venue for group celebrations, family holidays, and individuals wishing to relax in beautiful, comfortable surroundings. Each room has been individually designed with quality furnishings and fittings, cleverly integrating antique with contemporary; traditional with 'high tech'. Enjoy this beautiful house and its surroundings and make the most of its location to explore the town, nearby coast and countryside.

Historically important for its gold mines from which rings are made for royalty, today, many people come for Snowdonia National Park's unrivalled scenery, low and high level walks that include the Mawddach Trail or Cader Idris, the seaside or the many attractions such as the Fairbourne or Tal-y-llyn railways.

Weekly lets from £1200 / Short breaks from £775

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth and Fairbourne 12 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Barmouth 12 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 Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

Ground Floor

This large group accommodation, Snowdonia, has a well equipped kitchen and dining area with new combined Aga / Electric cooker. Antique and modern furnishings/fittings. Dishwasher, microwave, double sink, bread making appliance. Welsh dresser. Parquet flooring throughout.

Dining room with heavy duty custom built oak dining table, with 18 matching chairs, next to the kitchen.

Sitting room 1 with large, robust, comfortable leather chairs, large screen TV, log burner and parquet flooring. Picture window and French doors for you to enjoy the expansive views surrounding this impressive Dolgellau self catering house.

Sitting room 2 with bay window and garden views, the newly decorated room is elegantly furnished in traditional style and with some antique furniture.

Porch - main entrance with boot rack and wc

Ground floor suite for ground floor living - perfect for guests with limited mobility. Wooden flooring except in the newly created, tiled wet room. A double bedroom with new side tables, lamps and hanging space. A brick fireplace adds character and homely feel. The open living area is provided with seating, large screen TV on a chest of drawers complete with antique bureau.

Upstairs - First Floor

Bedroom 2 - Newly refurbished with double bed, goose down duvet, washbasin, antique furniture to include dressing table and wardrobe, mirror and side tables with lamps.

Bathroom - Completely refurbished, new white suite comprising wc and shower, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Wooden flooring.

Bedroom 3 - Smaller room with double bed, and goose down duvet, a bedside table and lamp. New carpet, curtains, built in antique wardrobe and chair.

Bedroom 4 - Stylish newly created muted decor, original oak beams. New carpet and curtains. Zip and link king sized bed that can be converted to twin beds on request. Wash hand basin, bedside tables with lamps. Large wardrobe with drawers.

Attractive period designed wc.

Bedroom 5 - Large brightly designed room with garden view. King sized bed, zip and linked for converting to twin beds. Goose down duvet. Side tables and lamps, new curtains and carpet.

Second Floor

Bathroom - Adjoining the bedroom, stunningly designed roll topped bath, centrally located in the room with garden view. Slim line wash basin and storage in an extensive cupboard with drawers. Wooden floor

Shower room with wc - Pedestal wash basin, powerful shower, wc and tiled floor – all white. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 6 - The largest of the bedrooms with views of farmland and garden surrounding this group accommodation, Snowdonia. Design befits the exterior, bringing the 'outside in'. Wooden flooring. Cast iron fire place with slate hearth. King sized / twin bedroom with goose down duvet. Reading lights located either side of bed side table/cabinet flanking the bed. Built in antique wardrobe.

Bathroom - All white suite comprising roll topped bath, wc, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, antique wash stand containing a jug and basin. Wooden floor.

Bedroom 7 - Double bed, goose down duvet, mainly modern furnishings and fittings to include two bedside tables and lamps and a hanging clothes rail. Wooden floor.

Bedroom 8 - Especially designed with children in mind. Brightly decorated with yellow walls and mustard coloured curtains. Two 'shorty' bunk beds, neatly located within the room opposite a neat chest of drawers. Wooden flooring.

Further details outdoors

Garden & Facilities on site

Providing seclusion, privacy, space and views, the garden is large and secluded, private yet with intriguing areas that provide the visitor with ample space to walk and explore, whatever the season.

Dol Adda also has an external complex for guests' exclusive use. This includes...

1) Large media / games room with 50-inch flat-screen for cinema-style viewing and table tennis.

2) Separate sauna facility, complete with shower and seating area.

Further details

Bed linen, hand and bath towels included

Heating and electricity included. A biomass boiler is fed with spent timber creating a renewable energy source to provide heating and hot water for this self-catering house near Dolgellau.

Logs provided for log burners/open fire

Guests are treated to a welcome hamper and honesty larder comprising some Fair Trade, organic and locally sourced products. Drinking water is purified from a mountain source.

Cot and high chair provided

Pets welcome at £20 per pet (maximum of 2)

Plenty of parking space.

The North Wales region

Dol Adda’s is set in a peaceful, private and elevated rural location, 2 miles from Dolgellau. A field runs straight from the garden up to the hill, where, from the top, there are magnificent views across to Cader Idris mountains, over the Mawddach estuary. The property’s wooded areas, terrace and lawns are large enough to explore and enjoy as an entity, reaching almost out of view of the house.

At the foot of Cader Idris, this large self catering house provides an excellent location to explore the Mid and North Wales coast and countryside. The pretty, charismatic town of Dolgellau is just a few minutes’ drive from Dol Adda and offers plenty of shops, restaurants, pubs and more than 200 listed buildings – more than any other town in Wales.

Dol Adda is set in southern Snowdonia, an area that is historically important for its gold mines from which rings are made for royalty. It also offers unrivalled scenery, low and high level walks that include the Mawddach Trail and Cader Idris and beautiful sandy beaches nearby including Barmouth, Fairbourne and Aberdyfi.

Amongst the numerous attractions in the area are the mountain biking centre and Go Ape at Coed y Brenin, Fairbourne and Tal-y-llyn railways and the Centre for Alternative Technology. Another must see is the majestic Harlech Castle (World Heritage site) whilst Corris Craft Centre, King Arthur's Labyrinth and the RSPB Bird Reserve at Penmaenpool also offer great days out.



Barmouth Beach – long, sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 8 miles

Fairbourne Beach – sandy beach. 8 miles


The Mawddach Trail – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 0.3 mile from this Dolgellau self catering house.

New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 1 mile

Cadair Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (2 miles), Minffordd (8 miles) and Abergynolwyn (16 miles).

Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 2 miles

Torrent Walk – Brithdir - moderate leisure walk approx 2½ miles along the river. 4 miles

Panorama Walk – Barmouth - suitable for all ages. 8 miles from the house.


The Mawddach Trail – As above

Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 6.5 miles


Read more about the range of opportunities to go fishing in the Dolgellau area – suitable options for all ages.


Dolgellau Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 2 miles

Horse riding

Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 7 miles

Water sports

Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 19 miles

National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 23 miles

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Llion Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages)

  • 2 Years listed

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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