The Family Apartment Penycoed
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Penycoed Hall is an imposing property standing proudly in its own grounds and enjoys stunning views of Cader Idris and Dolgellau. The sandy beaches of the Cambrian Coast are just a short drive .Barmouth is only a 15 minute drive and the excellent 9 hole Dolgellau Golf course is just a short walk.
This spacious apartment or suite of rooms occupies part of the 1st floor to the rear of Penycoed Hall and is sensibly priced to appeal to family groups. The rooms are particular spacious on the 1st floor and retain many original Victorian features and are tastefully furnished to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The rooms have been recently decorated in 2013 and have had new soft furnishings added. Guests enter the self contained apartment through the spectacular 19th century hallway. Guests have use of the secluded gardens and the hall gallery to enjoy the lovely space and views. WIFI is normally available on the 1st floor or in the main building and guests are welcome to use the guest room in the Hall to connect to the internet.
A perfect destination to enjoy the lovely countryside, beaches and attractions is this part of southern Snowdonia.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barmouth 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 120 km, Nearest railway: Barmouth 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Guests access this 1st floor of the apartment from the main hallway of Penycoed Hall. The apartment is spacious and comprises of a large family bedroom/sitting room with one double and two single beds. This room enjoys a sunny view of the woodland to the rear. There is a three piece suite and satellite TV/DVD. The second bedroom is a double bed, bucket chair and an original Victorian fire place. There is a large family bathroom with original fittings, including a roll top bath. The well equipped kitchen has a view of the gardens and included a dining area which sits 5 people.
|Further details outdoors|
Pen Y Coed Hall, with over an acre of south facing gardens which are a delight and can be enjoyed by all the guests, perfect for relaxation after a good walk in the hills or a day at the beach with the children.
The grounds and the hall are in a superb elevated position, with breath-taking mountain views.
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 watersports 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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