Cae Canol Cottage, Ffestiniog Valley
Ref: 5149

Shepherd's Bothy is located in the stunning Teigl valley
Living room area with open fireplace
Living room area with open fireplace
Kitchen area and dining table
The bedroom is up in a crog loft in the open plan annexe (access is up a steep ship's ladder)
Double bedroom
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shepherd's Bothy, Ffestiniog Valley
Shepherd's Bothy is an annexe to Cae Canol Farmhouse, our ref. 5150 - nestled below Manod Mawr mountain
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shower
WC and hand wash basin in shower room
Shared Utility room
Shepherd's Bothy is located in the stunning Teigl valley
Living room area with open fireplace
Living room area with open fireplace
Kitchen area and dining table
The bedroom is up in a crog loft in the open plan annexe (access is up a steep ship's ladder)
Double bedroom
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shepherd's Bothy, Ffestiniog Valley
Shepherd's Bothy is an annexe to Cae Canol Farmhouse, our ref. 5150 - nestled below Manod Mawr mountain
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shepher's Bothy is situated in stunning countryside with brooks and mountains all around
Shower
WC and hand wash basin in shower room
Shared Utility room

REF:

5149

BEDROOMS

1

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

1

SLEEPS

3
SPECIAL OFFER
@ 10% Couple Discount | Price changes when you put in number of guests on the booking form.
@ 6 nights for the price of 3 | Arriving 23rd of April and leaving 29th of April. Reduced to £250.
STS Grade 3+
 
This is a cosy annexe to a grade II listed 500yr old stone farmhouse (our ref 5150) recently renovated with a mezzenine bedroom above the living room in Cwm Teigl, 2ml from Llan Ffestiniog. Access is along a gated (3) 0.5 ml mountain trackway as it steadily climbs towards Manod mountain. Country lovers will enjoy this location to walk the ancient footpaths to Cwm Penmachno or the Crimea pass surrounded by 'Wild Wales'. Comfortable open plan design with a contemporary fitted kitchen and shower room. Stunning views of unspoiled the surrounding countryside and Snowdonia from the doorstep and views down the valley towards the coast. Close to hand is Llan Ffestiniog which has an inn and shop, Blaenau Ffestiniog (5ml) has the Ffestiniog Railway station, Zip Wire and Bounce Below, small super market and shops. The wonderful Black Rock Sands (12ml) is the closest sandy beach where you can drive straight onto the 3mls of sands and dunes. If you can tempt yourself off the mountain then visit Harlech Castle (14ml), Swallow Falls and Betws y Coed (15ml) in the Conwy valley, Coed y Brenin mountian bike centre (16ml) and Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon (30ml). 

1 MEZZANINE BEDROOM with a Double bed (access up steep ship's ladder with a hand rail on both sides). Bed linen provided. Please bring your own towels. 
SHOWER ROOM/WC: With electric shower (downstairs).
LIVING ROOM includes a KITCHEN AREA: Newly fitted kitchen with integrated hob, oven, fridge and microwave, dishwasher. Table and chairs.
LOUNGE AREA: Comfy bedsettee and cuddle chair, wood burner and TV/DVD.
GROUNDS: Patio area to front with garden furniture. Please note that the grounds belong to the mountain and are natural with a small stream to the rear and remnants of stone walls. Young children must be supervised at all times.
PARKING: Ample parking by the cottage.
HEATING: Night storage heating, electric radiators and two log burner.
ELECTRICITY & HEATING: Included. Logs supplied, by arrangement.
PET:
Well behaved pets that are not tempted by sheep which graze up to the front door. Dogs must be controlled at all times.
EXTRA: Shared utility room with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer and drying racks. A drawer in a freezer.
NB: Electric vehicle charging point available
WATER: The cottage has it's own supply of mountain spring water which is filtered and UV treated.
NOTE: You are a good 15 minutes drive away from civilisation. Take everything you need for the first day. Warm clothes and sturdy boots are essential up here - even in the summer.
ACCESS: The mountain track has reeds growing in the centre, there are 5 gates which are normally closed narrowest gate is 2.3m. The gateway is wide enough for a normal car (Honda CRV, Ford Focus and Vauxhall Corsa was ok). It is recommended to come in a 4x4, but our cars and the owners saloon have made it everytime with care. Link to a video of the track is in ACCESS tab. ***You MUST close EVERY gate after you.***

2017 Price Group: 8

Mini-break rules at this cottage: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at medium notice of 21 days between Easter and October half term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.

Guests Comments:
K & S (March, 2017): "Enjoyed our stay in your cosy little place of freedom."
M, C, L & S (March, 2017): "Fab week in the costa del Cymru :-)."
A & S (Feb, 2017): "Another wonderful break in Cwm Teigl. Fantastic to find our beloved Cae Canol in winter weather. Delightful...Recommended"
D & C Oct 2016:"A wonderful last minute find. Beautiful scenery and lots to explore"
A H & O Oct 2016: "A fantastic few days in complete seclusion"
C (Jan, 2016): "The weather's been terrible everywhere so it can't be helped. We still had a good time and it was a lovely break so we don't feel we lost out. I bumped into the housekeeper the other day and she helped us when the TV stopped working, she is lovely and very helpful so thought it was worth a mention. Look forward to visiting again and thanks for everything."
E & A (Oct, 2015): "We've had a lovely week here - such a lovely place to stay in beautiful surroundings. We felt at home as soon as we arrived and have agreed this is the best place in North Wales we have ever stayed (and Alex has been staying here for over 10 years!) Thank you so much - we will be back!"

Visit Wales Comments (October, 2016):
"Set in a very rural location one of three traditional properties where guests are advised that owing to the approach road a 4x4 vehicle for access might be prudent at certain times of the year. The properties have benefited from the works by the owner."
Visit Wales Overall Quality Percentage: 73%

Please note: A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of  preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

A single £27 Booking Fee applies to all bookings and is included in the price shown. Bookings for 2 weeks will be eligible for a £27 Multi-week Saving. Please claim this in the 'Additional Information' box that appears during the booking process and we will adjust the total before deducting the money from your card.

We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.

The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.

After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.

No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.

Mini-breaks & Weekends: Bookings that are for less than 7 nights are only bookable within 21 days (some properties are within a different amount of days) of the start date of the holiday. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's usual change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to ring us to discuss your requirements on 01766 51 38 29.

High up in the mountains in a 500yr old converted storehouse. Crog loft bedroom up a steep ladder. Access is by a 1/2 mile track through fields. Not for the faint hearted. Country lovers only!

Not suitable for anyone with mobility issues as access is on uneven ground and the bedroom is reached only by a steep ladder.

This is a link of a video of us driving up to 5149 in a 2005 Corsa: HERE

Period Week Price 3 night price
01 April 2017 to 21 April 2017 £ 402 £ 322
22 April 2017 to 28 April 2017 £ 312 £ 250
29 April 2017 to 19 May 2017 £ 337 £ 270
20 May 2017 to 26 May 2017 £ 377 £ 302
27 May 2017 to 02 June 2017 £ 497 £ 398
03 June 2017 to 07 July 2017 £ 447 £ 358
08 July 2017 to 14 July 2017 £ 482 £ 386
15 July 2017 to 21 July 2017 £ 497 £ 398
22 July 2017 to 28 July 2017 £ 542 £ 434
29 July 2017 to 25 August 2017 £ 587 £ 470
26 August 2017 to 01 September 2017 £ 542 £ 434
02 September 2017 to 08 September 2017 £ 482 £ 386
09 September 2017 to 22 September 2017 £ 402 £ 322
23 September 2017 to 29 September 2017 £ 337 £ 270
30 September 2017 to 13 October 2017 £ 292 £ 234
14 October 2017 to 20 October 2017 £ 312 £ 250
21 October 2017 to 27 October 2017 £ 377 £ 302
28 October 2017 to 03 November 2017 £ 292 £ 234
04 November 2017 to 15 December 2017 £ 267 £ 214
16 December 2017 to 22 December 2017 £ 377 £ 302
23 December 2017 to 05 January 2018 £ 497 £ 398
06 January 2018 to 28 December 2018 £ To be confirmed £ To be confirmed
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