Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

One of 7 stone cottages built in 1800's to house local estate workers, stuated in the quiet hamlet of Penmaenpool, next to the Mawdacch Estuary. It is a great holiday destination all year round.

The cottage has a cosy feel with a log stove and exposed beams.Upstairs there is a welcoming good sized double room and a smaller bedroom with an adult sized bunk bed. A cot is also available,upon request. The cottage is kept warm in the winter with electric heating in all rooms and an open fire in the lounge. The cost of electricity is included in the rental fee.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 11:00
Nearest beach Fairbourne 8 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Morfa Mawddach 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, DVD player
General TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details outdoors

There are gardens to the front and rear of the cottage. The pretty rear garden has a patio and an exterior table with seating for four.There is parking in the layby opposite the cottage.

Further details

We ask for a £60 security deposit which will be returned at the end of the stay provided the property and contents are left in a good clean condition. We understand small breakages are a fact of life. These are not deductable.

We will consider short breaks outside the main holiday season, please enquire.

The North Wales region

The cottage is located in an area of mixed woodland and farm land. The estuary is in front of the cottage with the Rhinog mountains and the Snowdonia National Park in the background. The whole area offers unrivalled scenery and walking which is only limited by your imagination.
The foothills of Cader Idris, the second biggest mountain in Wales, are behind the cottage. The cottage is a great base for bird watchers as in addition to the estuary, there are a number of RSPB reserves in the close vacinity.


Penmaenpool is a small hamlet on the Mawdacch estuary, two miles outside the market town of Dolgellau. Dolgellau has a livestock market every Friday and over 200 listed buildings, which is the highest concentration in Wales, it has plenty of charm with shops lining the narrow streets which link the various town squares.
The resorts of Barmouth and Fairbourne, with their blue flag beaches are with easy reach by bike, on foot or in the car. There is a wide range of outdoor activities within the immediate area, ranging from pony trecking to white water rafting.
A 30 minutes drive takes you to Bala town which is a great place for water sports, the area has won world-wide acclaim as a centre for water sports, especially sailing, canoeing and rafting. Visitors like to challenge the white water on the river Tryweryn or enjoy sailing or windsurfing on the lake. Bala also has a range of interesting shops, inns, restaurants and a historical Town Walk.
The Italian style village of Portmerion, Harlech Castle, the Centre of Alternative Technology and Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike centre all make a first class day out.
There are some very good restaurants that have recently opened in the area, the Cross Foxes bar and grill room was opened in Nov 2010 and is only a 3 mile drive, Bwyty Mawddach (3 miles), Minffordd Hotel (4 miles). and Tynycornel Hotel (4 miles). There is a good selection of pubs and restaurants and takeaways in Dolgellau and of course the renowned George 111 Hotel is walking distance from the cottage.