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Nearest beach at Borth y Gest

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

Our cosy mid-terraced property sleeps three people. Located just three miles from the popular tourist town of Porthmadog in Penrhyndeudraeth, a small village situated on the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Explore North Wales from a comfortable base, You can come and go as you please in a self-catering house which is well equipped, Open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, cooker and hob, Lounge/sitting area with open fire and electric heater. Dining room, fridge/ freezer, iron, ironing board, hoover, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave in lean- to type conservatory. The bathroom is located down stairs, which comprises of a small bath and a shower over. pets welcome. I pod docking stations in main bedroom and lounge. Off road parking for one vehicle, with more parking available within 50 yards.

Whether your passion is steam trains, hiking, beaches, geocaching, lakes, water-sports, bird watching and sight-seeing you can find these and lots more in the vicinity.

Penrhyndeudraeth is ideally situated for exploring all of Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula. With several public footpaths around Penrhyndeudraeth, there are lovely walks to do without even leaving the village, including Penrhyn estuary and the Gwaith Powdwr Nature reserve and a beautiful forest walk up to Rhyd also Portmeirion is only a one miles away. The village also has two public houses, Indian restaurant/takeaway, Chinese takeaway, chip shop, butcher, convenience store, cafe and more.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Borth y Gest 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Penrhyndeudraeth 400 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking


The Penrhyndeudraeth area

Only 11km from Beddgelert which is undoubtedly Snowdonia's loveliest village.

The Ffestiniog Railway takes you on a 13½-mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, You can catch the train from the village.

The Welsh Highland Railway is Snowdonia's newest railway. Trains start a spectacular 25 mile scenic journey from beneath the castle walls at Caernarfon. Catch this train from Porthmadog just three miles away.

Visit Portmeirion which was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976. just one mile way.

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Review 1-5 of 5

11 Apr 2014


"Ideal accommodation with benefit of all home comforts"

We enjoyed our stay at Glanllyn immensely and the local people were so friendly and welcoming we almost felt we'd lived there for years! Helen (the owner) couldn't do enough in accommodating… More

13 Aug 2013


"Tidy and cosy terraced house"

My daughter & I had a comfortable short break in July. The house is ideally placed to visit the beaches and mountains of Snowdonia. Local shop nearby & large Tescos at Porthmadog.

4 Aug 2013


"What a real Gem of a find!!!"

What a fantastic break we have just had at this charming little cottage. The owners were delightful and nothing was too much trouble. We found the property easily and it was everything it was advertised to be. It was great to be made to feel so welcome in bringing our dogs on holiday with us too! There was plenty to do and the three nights were over far too quickly, making us determined to return very soon.
Helen and Andy have equipped the cottage perfectly and have covered everything in our view. All in all an excellent find and a place we will be using again! Thank you.

19 Jul 2013


"a little gem"

we booked this cottage as a last minute break i wish we could have stopped was well kitted out and everything was lovely and clean a credit to the owners. I would not hesitate too recommend … More

2 Jul 2013


"Lovely Clean House & Loads To Do Locally!"

Had a wonderful stay here and would not hesitate to return to the same accommodation. Could have done with a week though rather than 3 nights! Started well with fantastic swift and detailed email correspondence with the owner which made booking last minute a breeze. Nothing was too much trouble.

Found the property to be exactly as described and in immaculate condition with a few very nice extra touches to make our stay a good one. Very quiet street just a couple of minutes walk from the local amenities, including a good Indian restaurant,The Lemon Tree who have a £7.50 buffet deal on a Sunday, Monday & Tuesday night which is ideal if like us you tire yourself out and need somewhere to eat and walk home from.

The house is very well placed with so much to do locally without having to travel far, so much so that we didn't get to do everything we'd have liked to have done. Portmeirion is literally 5-10 mins drive away and well worth a day on it's own. Porthmadog Station is only around 5 minutes further away by car and from there we took the Ffestiniog Railway line on the restored steam train and visited the slate caverns before coming back again on the train. The deserted beach reached via the cliff walks past the seafront at Borth Y Gest was definitely a high point too after a busy day, as was the village of Beddegelert which we did after Portmeirion. There are a couple of nice castles to see a short drive away too - if you get time!

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