Set in a stunning riverside location in over 2 acres of landscaped grounds, including a private pathway to Aberglaslyn Gorge, these lovely old cottages are only 6 miles from sandy beaches and close to many magnificent natural features of the Snowdonia National Park. Holiday activities to enjoy include horse riding, river fishing (on the doorstep, licence required) as well as walking, mountaineering, rock climbing, canoeing and bird-watching. These properties are also 5 minutes’ walk from Nantmor Halt on the Welsh Highland Railway with trains to Beddgelert, Caernarfon and Porthmadog.
Sea fishing, sailing and swimming can be enjoyed from sandy beaches near the harbour town of Porthmadog (6 miles), which is also home to the famous Ffestiniog Railway, and a golf course nearby at Morfa Bychan, which also has a long, golden sandy beach with sublime views down to Harlech and up to the peaks of Snowdonia. Porthmadog also boasts a maritime museum and a car museum.
Llanberis is home to the Mountain Railway terminus, from where trains make the 5-mile journey up the side of Snowdon, to the café at the summit. Nearby Beddgelert is an enchanting village huddled amidst some majestic mountain scenery, famous for the legend of Prince Llywelyn and his faithful hound.
Extravagant and Italianate Portmeirion is a short drive away near the Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve. The setting for The Village in the 1960s cult TV series The Prisoner, endangered buildings from all over the world were broken down, transported and rebuilt, to create a wildly eclectic ensemble. Bangor 15 miles. Village pub/restaurant and shops 1½ miles in Beddgelert.
With superb river views, this spacious and well-furnished 18th-century cottage has its own lawned garden area. Living room with multi-fuel stove and rugs on wooden floor , leading to conservatory overlooking the river. Well-equipped, farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5 ft bed. Twin bedroom. Single bedroom. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet.
- Multi-fuel stove – initial supply of logs inc, thereafter available locally
- Elec, oil CH and hot water inc
- Two TVs
- Internet connection
- Bed linen and towels inc
- Sky TV
- Garden area with furniture
- Shared 2¼-acre grounds
- Fly fishing by arrangement (March to Oct)
- NB: River in grounds