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Minafon Sea View Cottage – Home 5280507 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Minafon Sea View Cottage – Home 5280507

Excellent Excellent – based on 6 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from manager

Description

Looking for that really special sea view holiday home, well Minafon in Llanaber near Barmouth has it all? This 3 bed traditional stone built cottage, sleeps 6 with flexible bedding layout, e.g. 2 doubles and a twin or 3 twin rooms. Not only is this a gorgeous, period detached beamed cottage, presented in a stylish shabby chic style, but it also enjoys, fabulous sea views with the mountain as a backdrop. Miles of sweeping sandy beaches and stunning walks are just a stone's throw from the cottage. As well as a fantastic location with views towards The Llyn Peninsula, our home is also only a 5 minutes drive to Barmouth town centre with shops and good pubs/eateries. From the lounge, dining room & all the bedrooms, plus the terrace you can watch the waves roll in and experience spectacular sunsets over the bay. With our west facing holiday cottage, you could be soaking up the sun all day long then enjoying dining Al-Fresco on our lovely terrace while watching the sun set over Cardigan

Looking for that really special sea view holiday home, well Minafon in Llanaber near Barmouth has it all? This 3 bed traditional stone built cottage, sleeps 6 with flexible bedding layout, e.g. 2 doubles and a twin or 3 twin rooms. Not only is this a gorgeous, period detached beamed cottage, presented in a stylish shabby chic style, but it also enjoys, fabulous sea views with the mountain as a backdrop. Miles of sweeping sandy beaches and stunning walks are just a stone's throw from the cottage. As well as a fantastic location with views towards The Llyn Peninsula, our home is also only a 5 minutes drive to Barmouth town centre with shops and good pubs/eateries. From the lounge, dining room & all the bedrooms, plus the terrace you can watch the waves roll in and experience spectacular sunsets over the bay. With our west facing holiday cottage, you could be soaking up the sun all day long then enjoying dining Al-Fresco on our lovely terrace while watching the sun set over Cardigan Bay, with the mountains as a backdrop. Our lovely period cottage has it all. Newly refurbished, but retaining many original features and presented to a high standard, Minafon has all the comforts of modern living and a lot more besides. Heating is provided in each room and we have double glazing. Set in The Snowdonia National Park, Minafon is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches from Barmouth to Harlech are at the foot of the lane. If you're into cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker paradise with The Mawddach & Dyffryn Trail very close and Cader Idris just a 20 minutes' drive away! If you're not the active type, then how about a ride on the Cambrian Coast Express all the way along this glorious coast line. ACCOMMODATION: DOWNSTAIRS:Entering through the kitchen/diner with beamed ceilings & original quarry tiles, there is separately a lovely sitting room and to the right a downstairs WC and wash hand basin. The kitchen area is next to the dining area. This is a stylish 'Shaker Style' newly fitted kitchen with a 'Belfast' sinks and mixer tap, Bosch dishwasher, fridge with freezer box, ceramic hob, double oven and grill and microwave.The spacious dining area has lovely sea views overlooking the terrace, but the focal point is an electric 'wood-burner' set in the original fireplace. There is a lovely big pine dining table with 6 chairs and a couple of stools. To the rear is the large lounge/sitting room with beamed ceilings, carpeted flooring, a big bay windows which enjoys lovely sea views. There is cosy seating for 6, inc 2 X 2 seaters, and 2 X armchairs, plus a foot stool. There is flat screen Freeview TV & DVD and the focal point of this room is a lovely open coal fire place. There are books and games for the guests use. Follow the feature stairway with a lovely gallery window to the first floor, which contains the three bedrooms. All the bedrooms are newly carpeted. UPSTAIRS:The main bedroom has stunning sea views, original cast iron fire place, 2 single beds, which can be joined to provide a super king size bed (we have gorgeous designer bedding for both options), Tall 5 drawer chest of drawers, 2 bed side tables and coat racks for hanging garments. The second bedroom also has stunning sea views, original cast iron fire place, 2 single beds, which can be joined to provide a super king size bed (we have gorgeous designer bedding for both options), twin wardrobe, 5 drawer chest of drawers, one bed side table.The third bedroom also has sea views towards the North & The Llyn Peninsular. It sleeps 2, with a guest bed (single bed with a pull out bed below) gorgeous designer bedding, twin wardrobe and chest of drawers.The family bathroom has a separate cubicle shower, roll top bath, WC and vanity wash hand basin. We also have a cot and a high chair. OUTSIDE: Minafon is a detached holiday cottage, set on an elevated location and is not overlooked. To the side of the property there is a lovely garden with shrubs & plants, a stream running to the side, plus off road parking spaces for two regular size cars or one large. To the front of the property is an enclosed sunny terrace with a barbecue, big wooden picnic table & stools. Dine Al Fresco, listen to the stream babbling in the background and enjoy the fabulous sea views and sunsets. There is plenty of room for sun loungers which are provided. Additional information: A truly exceptional property for your summer holiday, winter & weekend break. Short breaks when available: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights. Arrivals from 4.00 pm vacate by 10.00 am. A minimum charge of £295 applies to every booking. Christmas dates 22nd to 29th Dec & New Year 30th December to 5th January Where a 1 week minimum applies, our changeover day is FRIDAY in 2015 Prices shown are in pounds sterling per week, inclusive of energy, heating, bedding & towels. Please bring your own beach towels. The property comfortably sleeps 6 people and 1 or 2 babies (under 18 months) One small dog considered. No large hairy dogs though, sorry. We request a 25% deposit on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the arrival date. We also ask for a £150 security deposit, which is refundable providing there are no breakages or damage to the property. We accept payment by BACS bank transfer. PAYPAL (1.8% fee) or by cheque. A £29.95 booking fee applies to each booking.

Location description from manager

The North Wales region



Surrounded by The Snowdonia National Park, Llanaber, just outside Barmouth, is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you are looking for. Whatever you are into: fishing, surfing, kite boarding, sailing, mountain biking, bird watching, painting, landscape photography or horse riding, there are endless scenic places to explore.

Barmouth certainly has a lot to offer, with an attractive and lively Harbour area; spectacular scenery especially The Mawddach one of the most beautiful estuaries in the world; birthplace of The National Trust and a walkers paradise. The Barmouth Bridge, built by Brunel. You must walk over it and enjoy the views. The bridge doubles as a footpath & cycle route giving spectacular views up the estuary towards Cader Idris.

This region of Wales is without doubt a 'hidden gem' with some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain. This is a walker's paradise with Cader Idris just a 30 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 are not the active type, the 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, as well as many local attractions, such as the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, which steams from Tywyn up to the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just a few miles past Dolgellau is the stunning Talyllyn Lake. Go towards Corris, to visit 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.

Opening summer 2015

Surf Snowdonia is an exciting new surfing and water sports park to be built in the village of Dolgarrog, in the beautiful Conwy Valley of North Wales. Set in the foothills of the Snowdonia National Park, Surf Snowdonia will be a showcase for the World's first publicly accessible WAVEGARDEN artificial surfing lagoon WE CANT WAIT!!

Not to be missed!! For adrenalin junkies of all ages…

The world's longest zip wire ride, here in Snowdonia at 2 locations!!
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Bounce Below is the world's first subterranean playground of its kind – and it's here in Snowdonia by. The surreal experience of Bounce Below is set within a historic disused slate cavern, installed with massive bouncy nets to jump around in, unlike anything seen before!!

Llanaber

Llanber a lovely Welsh village on the fringe of Barmouth, with fabulous sea and mountain views. Here are miles of beautiful west facing sandy beaches & dunes. Miles of stunning walks, not be missed, the Neolithic tomb at Dyffryn, one of most important in the UK.

Just a few minutes' drive up coast is the historic town of Harlech with its magnificent castle and The Royal St David's golf course which is one of Wales's top golf courses.

Spectacularly sited Harlech Castle seems to grow naturally from the rock on which it is perched. Like an all seeing sentinel, it gazes out across land and sea, keeping a watchful eye over Snowdonia.

The English monarch Edward I built Harlech in 1283. It was one of the most formidable of his 'iron ring' of fortresses designed to contain the Welsh in their mountain fastness. It was captured by Owain Glyndwr in 1404, later becoming the stronghold of Henry Tudor. Ironically, in 1404 it was taken by Welsh leader Owain Glyndwr who proceeded to hold a parliament here. A long siege here during the Wars of the Roses inspired the stirring song 'Men of Harlech'.

Originally the castle was next to the sea but over the years geological changes to the coastline have changed the outline of the shore, so today it stands on a cliff face about half a mile inland. As well as playing a significant role in Welsh history, Harlech is now a busy little tourist attraction, there is a great selection of shops eateries and pubs.

The famous sweeping sandy beach & huge sand dunes running north to Harlech are a favourite destination for families and fun seekers. 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! It's not unusual to see them on a daily basis in pods of up to 20. Also nearby is Llanbedr, the gateway to Shell Island and Llandanwg with its Celtic church in the sand dunes.

Don't miss a trip to Llanfair slate mines where "The Last Knight" was filmed, learn how hard the colliers of Yesteryear worked.
Portmeirion village, just 20 mins drive North is gorgeous, (the Italian style village where The Prisoner was filmed).
The main town in the area is Barmouth, which was originally a tiny hamlet built almost entirely on the rock over-looking the river mouth and frequented by pirates. The sea receded, access improved and a small fishing and ship building industry grew. In the 19th. Century the railway came and Barmouth and almost immediately it embraced tourism and expanded.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Super King Beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the manager

Lounge Lettings
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100%
Calendar updated::
17 Jan 2017
Years listed:
7
Based in:
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Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Mar 2015. Located in Barmouth, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £399 to £799.

The Manager has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Jan 2017.

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“idyllic scenery and setting”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2017

Beautifully situated, on sea front. The cottage is charming and is cosy and secluded nestled out of sight of the main road and with what feels like a private lane straight down to the beach. On which Barmouth centre can be reached in a short walk. Personal highlights include, walks around the town and surrounding area, (the national parks region, snowdonia etc) and the bespoke Barmouth 'murder mystery', which is an imaginative and engrossing tour that has been lovingly created by the owners to introduce you to the more off the beaten path alley's, dry stone walks and landmarks of this charming sea side town. A real gem!

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