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Tirwyddan Cottage

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
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Description from owner

Description

Croeso! Welcome to Tirwyddan, which has recently been renovated and awarded a 5* rating by Visit Wales. Tirwyddan is set in a tranquil location near the golf course but is a mere 500 yards from the centre of the pretty, flower-filled town of Criccieth, a regular winner in Wales in Bloom. The house has stunning views of Criccieth Castle and the sea from most rooms.

Tirwyddan is one of 6 detached properties in a small cul-de-sac. It is in a lovely, sunny position with most of the rooms facing south and looking over the well-kept rear garden to Cardigan Bay beyond. The master bedroom boasts a stylish en-suite and has French doors leading to a balcony with a small table and chairs to help you make the most of the view of the castle and the coastline beyond – an amazing way to start the day whilst sipping a morning coffee!

The house offers a high degree of privacy. It is set back from the road and there is very little passing traffic. The most frequently heard sounds are

Croeso! Welcome to Tirwyddan, which has recently been renovated and awarded a 5* rating by Visit Wales. Tirwyddan is set in a tranquil location near the golf course but is a mere 500 yards from the centre of the pretty, flower-filled town of Criccieth, a regular winner in Wales in Bloom. The house has stunning views of Criccieth Castle and the sea from most rooms.

Tirwyddan is one of 6 detached properties in a small cul-de-sac. It is in a lovely, sunny position with most of the rooms facing south and looking over the well-kept rear garden to Cardigan Bay beyond. The master bedroom boasts a stylish en-suite and has French doors leading to a balcony with a small table and chairs to help you make the most of the view of the castle and the coastline beyond – an amazing way to start the day whilst sipping a morning coffee!

The house offers a high degree of privacy. It is set back from the road and there is very little passing traffic. The most frequently heard sounds are birdsong and the noises of the sheep and hens in the fields behind the house. The atmosphere in our light-filled rooms is warm and welcoming. The house is ideal for families (including those with young children). Many of our visitors return year after year – and some come twice a year!

Well-served by local amenities, this lovely cottage is well placed for all of the fantastic activities and attractions that North Wales has to offer....or simply to relax and unwind in whilst taking in the wonderful views.

Further details

The house is well-equipped for babies/toddlers with travel cot, highchair and stair gate all on site.

Further details indoors

- Master en-suite with Balcony & king-size bed, Bedroom 2 with king-size bed, Twin Room (2 singles); Single room with Bunk Beds. All bedrooms other than the bunk bed room have sea views.

- 4-piece bathroom upstairs, Shower room & Wc downstairs, master en-suite shower room

- Modern well-equipped kitchen with island and granite surfaces offers plenty of preparation space

- Separate Utility/Boot Room with own access (ideal for those seeking outdoor pursuits!)

- Lounge and Kitchen/Diner have sea views

- French windows lead from the dining area to the covered patio, which has a further table and chairs for al fresco eating

Further details outdoors

- Parking for up to 4 vehicles on the drive

- Enclosed garden is ideal for children and is tended to weekly by our gardeners

- The town with its shops and restaurants is a 500 yard walk down a hill. The town offers numerous excellent restaurants including Dylan's, Tir a Mor, Poachers and The Moelwyn Hotel as well as an Indian and a new Chinese restaurant. Shops in the town include greengrocer, baker, butcher, delicatessen, mini-market, post office, newsagent, coffee/tea shops and several pubs.

- The beach is a further 200 yards downhill from the town

- Playground, bowls and miniature golf less than a 10 minute walk. Criccieth Castle and the world famous Cadwaladr's ice-cream also 10 minute walk

Location description from owner

The North Wales region

North Wales boasts a beautiful coastline, the magnificent Snowdonia which is excellent for walking and climbing expeditions, and the Llyn Peninsula which provides plenty of sailing and watersports opportunities as well as safe sandy beaches to relax on.There are many things to do, from visiting North Wales' historic castles to walking along the coastal paths and seeing the various villages en route. The region is also famous for its copper and slate mines (Copper mine in Beddgelert, and slate mine in Blaenau Ffestiniog) and there are several National Trust properties in the area, including Bodnant Gardens with its famous Laburnum Arch. Families are well catered for with plenty of tourist attractions in the surrounding areas including Anglesey Sea Zoo and various farm parks. For the more active the area is also home to some renowned golf courses and other outdoor activities including fishing, rock climbing and horse riding.Criccieth sits at the beginning of the Llyn Peninsula, has a mild climate and is fantastically positioned to take advantage of all that the area has to offer.For more information on the attractions and activities the region has to offer please visit our website - link at the bottom of the page.

Criccieth

Criccieth is a magical place and once you fall under its spell, either as an inhabitant or visitor, you find yourself being drawn back time and time again – we once lived there ourselves and were hooked, hence Tirwyddan, our much loved holiday home! Traditionally called the’ pearl of the North Wales coast’, the original mediaeval town grew in the shadow of the 13th castle, developed as a Victorian seaside town and has now blossomed into a thriving seaside town with a wide range of shops and excellent restaurants while remaining largely unspoiled. Despite its sleepy, tranquil air, Criccieth is a vibrant, outward looking community. It has an annual festival in June, and has won numerous awards in Wales and Britain in Bloom. Local groups, and societies flourish. The volunteer lifeboat station is well supported by the community and saves many lives each year. The sound of the maroons going off and the launching of the lifeboat is a regular occurrence, especially in the summer months. It used to be said one could buy anything in Criccieth, and it is still almost true today. Alongside the gift shops you expect to find in a tourist resort, there is a wonderful old fashioned ironmongery, carpet shop, florist, super delicatessen, well stocked Spar, newsagent, excellent greengrocery and fish shop, good butchery, bakery, shoe shop, numerous hair-dressers, beautician, antique shops, art shop and picture framer, and post-office - all in a compact little town. There are great restaurants, cafés, pubs, hotels, a traditional Welsh tea-room, good fish and chip shop and Criccieth’s renowned locally-made ice-cream parlour– Cadwaladr’s. Criccieth has retained much of its Welsh character. You will frequently hear Welsh being spoken and all signs are bilingual so you can have fun trying to get your tongue around some of our place names and perhaps learning a few words– we have left a pronunciation guide and list of useful words and phrases in Tirwyddan to assist you. Criccieth has a long tradition of welcoming visitors young and old, which, continues to today. Let us extend a warm welsh welcome to you too, but be warned, you will probably have to come back again soon, when you will be greeted with “Croeso nol!” – “Welcome back!”

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: Bunk Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Jon M
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
22 Aug 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Nov 2010. Located in Gwynedd, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £450 to £1550.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Aug 2016.

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“Fantastic holiday cottage”

Reviewed 13 Jan 2014

Tirwyddan is an extremely well-equipped house in a lovely, quiet location. There are fantastic views of the castle from the main bedroom & the house is just far enough out of the centre of Criccieth for a lovely walk each morning to fetch the newspaper & fresh bread for breakfast. The house is really well situated for exploring the surrounding area & we couldn't fault it as a holiday base. In fact, we liked it so much we're staying there again this year!

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