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Melin Abermaw - 75001

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

If you love gardens then this is the cottage for you. Melin Abermaw boasts an idyllic location, nestled away in a private, elevated position beside the Mawddach estuary. Less than two miles from Barmouth, this renovated mill dates back to the 17th century and offers a peaceful setting within 2½ acres of spectacular gardens and woodland. Situated in Snowdonia, the cottage also offers a great base to explore the National Park and the beautiful North Wales coast, starting with Barmouth's sandy, blue flag beach.

Ground Floor

A cosy lounge and dining area overlooking the garden. Comfortable reclining sofa in front of an electric fire stove (or open fire on request), along with a full Sky package and wi-fi.

The fully fitted kitchen includes an integrated fridge freezer, electric cooker and microwave.


The spacious master bedroom has a king size bed with cotton sheets and down duvets and a concealed wash hand basin.

The second bedroom has a double bed and plenty of storage space.

The bathroom includes a bath with an over head shower.


This Barmouth property enjoys 2½ acres of spectacular gardens, divided by the river Dwynant with its ever present gurgle of water. Additional to the garden furniture and BBQ facilities you will also find a waterfall, a fountain, 2 wooden and one stone bridge. You can walk the grounds exploring the extensive collection of plants and features or simply sit back and relax on the various seats and benches dotted around the grounds.

Additional Information

Bed linen, hand and bath towels and a hairdryer provided. Electric blankets can also be provided in the winter on request.

Oil central heating and electricity included.

Full Sky package and wi-fi included.

One small dog welcome at an additional cost of £25.

No smoking inside the cottage

Toiletries provided.

Shared laundry room in a separate building on site. Washer / dryer and airing racks provided.

Parking space for one car directly outside the cottage. There is also additional parking space for a second car behind the main house if required.

Please note this property cannot accept any children under 10 years of age

Weekly lets from £350 / Short breaks from £200

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth 3 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Barmouth 3 km
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Gwynedd region

This self catering cottage is located on the grounds of a country house and enjoys a spectacular setting within 2½ acres of gardens and woodland. The river Dwynant flows through the grounds before joining the Mawddach on the estuary just 0.3km away. The cottage is less than 2 miles from Barmouth with its award winning sandy beach, restaurants, a range of interesting shops and much more. It is also located in Snowdonia National Park and provides an excellent base to explore this beautiful area of North Wales.

There are plenty of good restaurants in the area, including Bistro Bermo, Bwyty Mawddach and The George III, all within 5 miles of the cottage. The nearest good pubs include the Last Inn in Barmouth and, once again, George III in Penmaenpool.

From historic castles and steam railways to magnificent walks and cycling routes, beautiful gardens, extreme sports and stunning scenery, this area of North Wales has it all. Some of the must do's during your stay at the cottage include walking or cycling The Mawddach Trail and experiencing the phenomenal views of the Snowdonia mountains sweeping down to the Mawddach estuary, especially at sunset. Harlech Castle's World Heritage Site is also worth a visit and for keen mountain bikers, the world renowned Coed y Brenin mountain biking centre is within a 20 minute drive.

The ferry crossing from Barmouth to Fairbourne and the steam train at Fairbourne offers another great day out, just minutes from your cottage. The Italian village of Portmeirion is another 'must see' and because you're in Snowdonia National Park, a walk to the top of Cader Idris or even Snowdon could well be on the cards.


Barmouth Beach – sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 1.8 miles

Fairbourne Beach – sandy beach. 3 miles (via ferry or steam train crossing)

Morfa Dyffryn – sandy beach and sand dunes. 8 miles

Harlech Beach – sandy beach. 13 miles


Panorama Walk – Barmouth - suitable for all ages. 1.8 miles from cottage.

The Mawddach Trail – Barmouth - suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 1.7 miles

Y Llethr and Diffwys summits – Dyffryn Ardudwy – moderate / hard walk. 7 miles from cottage.

New Precipice Walk – Llanelltyd - suitable for all ages. 5 miles from cottage.

Cadair Idris (Snowdonia mountain) – 3 main routes, the nearest being Dolgellau (7.5 miles) and Minffordd (14 miles).


The Mawddach Trail – As mentioned above. 1.7 miles

Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 10 miles


Sea fishing boat trips from Barmouth. 1.8 miles

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


Harlech Golf Club – Royal St. David's – 18 hole golf course. 13 miles

Dolgellau Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 7.5 miles

Horse riding

Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 3 miles by ferry or steam train (April – September + half terms), 10 miles by road.

Mawddach Estuary

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      Llion Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages)

      • 4 Years listed

      Calendar last updated:31 Jul 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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