Rhine Cottage Rural Haven
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Rhine Cottage is a quaint and cosy traditional beamed cottage, with a wood-burner, a stream opposite and in the heart of the village of Llanegryn. This delightful stone cottage has recently been recently refurbished and tastefully decorated to a very high standard, whilst retaining all its character features along with the comforts of modern living.
Set on the edge of The Snowdonia National Park, the village of Llanegryn is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn or Aberdovey. If you're into cycling or horse ridding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker paradise with Bird Rock & Cader Idris just a few minutes' drive away! If you're not the active type, then how about a ride on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls?
Come and explore this amazing area. Mid Wales is truly stunning and a 'well kept secret' by discerning globe trotters. Come prepared for all conditions, it does rain sometimes!
This charming and cosy property benefits from a wood burner in the living room as well as panel heaters in each room providing the main heating. Guest will need to provide their own logs.
Rhine Cottage has a well equipped kitchen/diner with all modern appliances. The cosy lounge which sits 5/6 benefits from a wood burner set in an inglenook fireplace, making a great focal point and perfect of gathering around on cold winter night. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one double and one three single beds. The brand new shower room is next to the bedrooms upstairs. The cottage has its own sunny patio & garden with basic patio furniture, for 'alfresco living'.
A nice view of the village is enjoyed from the stable door and kitchen window.
The big farmhouse table which sits 6 is a really nice feature of this property. There is an ceramic hob, electric oven with extractor, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, plus all the necessary cooking utensils. £1 coins are required for the electric meter, so please bring a supply.
Also with a view toward the stream and the village.
In addition to the beamed ceiling, the wood-burner and inglenook is the central feature in this room, so plenty of heat on those chilly evenings. There is also a 20"flat screen TV with Freesat, DVD/CD/Video player and small selection of DVDs, videos and maps& books. There is also a small selection of board games.
This is on the first floor and has a double bed, pine wardrobe and chest of draws, panel heater and a nice view of the village
This is also on the first floor and has three single beds, a TV with FREESAT panel heater and again a nice view of the village
The shower-room on the 1st floor has a toilet, wash basin, shower and heated towel rail.
All the beds have two pillows and quilts, all bed linen is provided. Bath and hand towels are also provided for each person staying in the cottage. Beach towel are NOT provided so please bring your own. £1 coins required for the electric meter.
The cottage is located in a quiet location off the main road in the village. The front door opens onto the quiet road with a view towards the village hall and the stream with an old stone bridge. Its about a 5 min drive or a 20 min walk to the Bryn Crug village where there is an excellent pub; The Peniarth & a corner shop. Tywyn (the main town in the area) is about a 10 min drive. There are miles of public footpaths all around.
Rhine Cottage has its own private garden area to the rear. The garden is secluded and mature.
Parking is available at the front of cottage or outside the village hall for a number of cars.
We have an minimum charge of £250 for any stay.
We ask for a 25% deposit on booking.
The balance is due 8 weeks before.
There is a £150 security deposit, which we will return within 28 days provided there are no breakages or damage.
Please request a copy of our terms & conditions.
If you have any queries or wish to talk to us about a possible booking, please call any day up until 9.00PM.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tywyn 7 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 130 km, Nearest railway: Tywyn 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The North Wales region
Close to The Snowdonia National Park, the villages of Llangryn & Bryn Crug are ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. 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. The Dysynni Valley is a walker's paradise with Bird Rock & Cader Idris just a few minutes drive away! Snowdon is only 60 minutes by car and the beautiful Coed Y Brenin Wood, with miles of mountain bike & walking tracks is just 30 minutes drive.
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 to laze upon, as well as many local attractions such as on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, which steams from Tywyn up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just a few miles around the stunning Talyllyn Lake 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.
10 Minutes away..... Tywyn has a sunny west-facing 'Blue Flag' sandy beach. Don't miss the spectacular sunsets over the bay. From early Spring through till Autumn, dolphins and porpoise can be spotted close to the shore, an amazing sight to see! Its not unusual to see them on a daily basis in pods of up to 20. Tywyn is possibly the only place on the West Coast where you can park for FREE virtually right on the beach. There is level access to the town where there are supermarkets, shops, cafes, banks, a post office, cinema, health centre, cottage hospital, several churches, leisure centre and an indoor swimming pool. Just 5 minutes drive is the picturesque harbour village of Aberdovey, with the famous Aberdovey Golf Course plus several good restaurants & pubs.
For watersport enthusiasts and visitors with families, uncrowded, sweeping, sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn or Aberdovey just a few minutes' drive from the cottage. Depending on the conditions, Tywyn is a focal point for surfers & kayakers. Aberdovey is a well known wind surfing & sailing centre. Jet skiers are welcome in both resorts. Fishing trips can be arranged in Tywyn & Aberdovey all year round.
This area is full of history dating back to pre-historic times. Just get slightly off the beaten track on the dozens of public footpaths and you will come across standing stones, stone circles, abandoned farmhouses, castles & ancient churches.
Places within a just few miles of Cefn Coed NOT TO MISS:
Aberdovey, lovely old fishing village, GOLF & SAILING haven, with many good restaurants, pubs & coffee shops.
St Cadvans Church in Tywyn dating back 1500 years with the Cadvan Stones, which are apparently the oldest known inscriptions of the Welsh language.
Dolgoch Falls, spectacular waterfalls and woodland walk, look out for fairies and witches!
Cregennan Lake near Arthog, stunning location, with views of the Mawddach Estuary.
The Barmouth Bridge, build by Brunel. You must walk over it and enjoy the Mawddach, then explore Barmouth, with excellent beaches and the harbour. There are good shops, numerous coffee shops & pubs. The Last Inn & Davey Jones Locker are particularly good.
Cader Idris, Bird Rock & Llyn Cau, most walkers agree is more scenic than Snowdon.
The Bearded Lake above Aberdovey. Mystical place of legends, with amazing views of the Dovey Estuary.
The Dysynni River & reed beds. Just a short walk from the cottage. A wild life haven for geese, ducks and herons. Fishing with a permit.
Bird Rock. A 15 min walk away. 500 years ago the sea came up to the rock, but the Cormorant still breed here. Also, look out for the ruined Iron Age fort near the top of the rock.
Tal-y-llyn Lake, just beautiful !
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