Bron Turnor Cottage
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The cottage is comfortable and welcoming, ideal for either a family holiday or a relaxing short break. It is situated adjacent to the owner's home on Bron Turnor Farm.
The property is set inside a large garden, surrounded by fields, with views towards the mountains of snowdonia.
The cottage is converted from a barn and retains interesting features, such as the high ceiling and beams in the living room. There is double glazing and gas central heating , with radiators in all rooms. The accomodation consists of:
Living Room - a large room with fitted carpet and a 'coal effect' gas stove. The room provides a dining area and sitting area, with satellite TV and DVD player. The front window gives a view over the driveway and fields, to the Ffestiniog railway.
Kitchen and Utility Room - the kitchen is separated from the living room by a bar counter. There is a range of fitted units and appliances include: electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dryer.
There are two steps leading down from the living area to the sleeping area:
Bedroom 1 The main bedroom has a laminate floor, wash basin, double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. this is a large room with ample space for a cot
Bedroom 2 laminate floor, twin beds and a wardrobe
Landing - the landing gives accvess to the two ground floor bedrooms and bathroom, and also to the attic bedroom via a space-saver staircase. In addition there is a single bed on the landing which can be screened by curtains for privacy.
Bedroom 3 - this is an ideal bedroom for older children or a teenager. It is not suitable for young children as the staircase is steep (see photograph). the bedroom has a laminate floor, velux roof lights, and includes a single bed, armchair and satellite TV.
Bathroom - the bathroom has been completely refitted in December 2011, with tiled floor and walls, shower bath, basin and WC
Note - the 3 bedrooms and landing provide for 6 persons, but it is actually possible to sleep 8 in the property by making use of the sofa bed in the living room
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Black Rock Sands 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool & Manchester 150 km, Nearest railway: Minffordd 500 m|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details outdoors|
The property is approached by a private driveway (tarmac surface) and is approximately 200 metres from the main road. There is adequate parking for 3 cars adjacent to the cottage.
There are paved/patio areas beside the cottage, with garden furniture and a barbecue. Behind the cottage there is a large lawn with swings and a trampoline.
Guests are also able to walk their bdog across the surrounding farm land, which gives access to country lanes and footpaths leading towards the River Glaslyn.
Horse owners can even bring their horse with them to Bronturnor - it is possible to rent grazing and a stable on the farm.
The quoted rates are for a party of up to 6 persons; there will be a supplementary charge for any additional persons.
Terms are for 25% of the rent to be paid as a non-returnable deposit at the tme of booking. The balance of the rent is due one month before arrival.
The North Wales region
North West Wales is famous for the Snowdonia National Park , which includes the highest peak in Wales. Bronturnor lies on the western edge of the national park and is situated between two River estuaries - the Dwyryd and Glaslyn. Both estuaries are very beautiful and offer opportunities for walking, bird watching and fishing.
Within a few miles there are sandy beaches at Black Rock Sands and Harlech
Portmeirion is the famous Italianate village designed by Clough Williams Ellis, and the setting for the 1960s TV series the Prisoner. The village is within walking distance from Bronturnor.
The nearest shops to Bronturnor are in the village of Penrhyndeudraeth, which includes a newsagent, convenience store, two pubs and several take away restaurants.
The harbour town of Porthmadog is about 2.5 miles away and is the main centre for the area. It offers 3 supermarkets and s, numerous other shops and restaurants
Activities and attractions nearby include:
Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Steam Railways
Black Rock Sands and Morfa Bychan Golf Course - 4 miles
Criccieth Castle - 8 miles
Harlech castle and Beach and Royal St Davids Golf course - 8 miles
Blaenau Ffestiniog Slate quarries - 10 miles
Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike Centre - 15 miles
Beddgelert and Snowdon - 9 miles
Pwllheli - Marina,watersports, fishing trips 15 miles
Whitewater Centre - rafting and kayaking 18 miles
Central for all Snowdonia attractions,
Portmeirion Italianate Village, famous for the futuristic 60's tv series "The Prisoner".
The Ffestiniog steam railway,
The Welsh Highland steam railway,
Royal St Davids Golf course.
Great shopping and restaurants 5 mins away at Porthmadog.
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13 Jun 2014
What a wonderful week we had here. Restful, comfortable and heaps of character inside the cottage itself. The owners are wonderful friendly people and provided lots of information about the local area… More
17 May 2014
"Just about acceptable!"
This cottage needs a massive amount of care and attention to details. The place is rather scruffy, in some places dirty. We were not very happy with the mould in the bathroom and the bath side panel… More
Thank you for your comments with regard to condition of the cottage, which we will address.I am sorry that the cottage did not suit your party.
I do try and give a clear description of the cottage and explain that the attic room is not suitable for young children or older people.
We try and keep our prices down & this is the reason the base price does not include bed linen or towels, and that we only provide an initial supply of toilet rolls etc.
13 Feb 2014
"Excellent choice for our trip"
We spent our Honeymoon at this delightful little cottage and found it to be well equipped and close to all the attractions that we wished to see. we spent a cosy week in this warm and pleasant holiday… More
8 Oct 2013
"perfect place to unwind"
stayed in this delightful cottage for a week, surrounded by trees and fields, the owner was friendly, as were the animals you will meet during your stay, the Ffestiniog railway is so close you will se… More
7 Sep 2013
"Fantastic and cozy"
We had a great time at Bron turnor, comfy beds well equipped converted barn cottage.Friendly owners and animals on the small farm.I would recommend this to anyone. Hope to stay there again.Lots to do … More
31 Aug 2013
"Delightful cottage in great location"
Four adults, a ten year old boy and a dog thoroughly enjoyed stay at Bron Turnor. Charming home with all we needed for a week's holiday. Great location for visiting Port Meirion; beaches, BLack… More
12 Aug 2013
"Peace and Tranquility"
Had a fantastic week at bron turnor cottage, the cottage has a lovely character and the surroundings are breathtaking the farm has friendly dogs that greet you every day, and the horse does too, we fe… More
8 Oct 2012
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this homely cottage, it is quiet and peaceful but not far from all amenities. it was also pet friendly and everything was clean and tidy.
2 Oct 2012
"What a gem"
My Husband Daughter and self recently stayed here for 3 nights, and what a lovely surprise we had, set in the countryside about 2 miles from Porthmadog, but right by the Ffestiniog steam railway, in f… More
14 Sep 2012
"Watch steam trains from the sofa!"
If you want to travel on the little trains of Wales this cottage is for you. 5 min walk to Minffordd stations, steam trains can be watched at close range from the level crossing on the drive, or from the comfort of the sofa! Great for taking photographs! About half hour walk into pretty Portmeirion. Comfy and unique cottage. The dogs are rather over-friendly at first, but if you ignore them they soon realise you don't want to play.
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