Cae Canol Bach, Ffestiniog Valley
Ref: 5152

Cae Canol Bach, Ffestiniog Valley
Glorious countryside awaits on your front door step
Mezzanine bedroom
Mezzanine bedroom above the kitchen
Kitchen and dining area
Shower room
Staircase
Cae Canol Bach is right next to Moelwyn Bach in Ffestiniog
Cwm Teigl is right on your doorstep
The view from the front door
Cae Canol Bach, Cwm Teigl
Cae Canol Bach, Ffestiniog Valley
Glorious countryside awaits on your front door step
Mezzanine bedroom
Mezzanine bedroom above the kitchen
Kitchen and dining area
Shower room
Staircase
Cae Canol Bach is right next to Moelwyn Bach in Ffestiniog
Cwm Teigl is right on your doorstep
The view from the front door
Cae Canol Bach, Cwm Teigl

REF:

5152

BEDROOMS

1

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

1

SLEEPS

3
STS Grade 3+

Detached and on its own, 100m below our ref 5150, this cottage is a lovely, romantic, away-from-it-all location to re-charge those tired batteries. Recently renovated, it has a spacious living room with a galleried mezzenine bedroom above. Situated at the head of Cwm Teigl valley, 2ml from Llan Ffestiniog, on the lower slopes of Manod mountain, access is along a 0.5ml mountain trackway with 3 gates. Walks literally from the doorstop with an ancient footpath (now rarely used) leading from Cae Clyd to Penmachno passing the front door though this area of  'Wild Wales'. Cosily prepared in an open plan design with a large wood burning stove in the inglenook and night storage heaters for warmth. You will never feel closer to nature then you will here, it will stay in your soul forever. You will feel a million miles away from everything, being surrounded by unspoilt countryside with distant coastal views, but still only a mile and a half from the village community inn and shop at Llan Ffestiniog. Blaenau Ffestiniog (5ml) has the Ffestiniog Railway station, Zip World 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 or discover the sandy coves at Borth y Gest. 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: (up a steep ship's ladder with hand rail on one side) with a Double bed with access on one side. Bed linen provided. please bring your own towels.
SHOWER ROOM/WC with electric shower (downstairs).
LIVING ROOM includes a KITCHEN AREA with a newly fitted kitchen with integrated hob, oven, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Table and chairs. 
LOUNGE: Single, click-clack bed settee, wood burner and TV/DVD.
GROUNDS: Seating to front with garden furniture to side of the cottage. Please note that the grounds belong to the mountain and are natural. Young children must be supervised at all times.
PARKING: Ample parking by the cottage.
HEATING: Electric radiators and two log burner.
ELECTRICITY & HEATING: Included. Logs available by arrangement (£6 per bag).
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 (100m) with washing machine and tumble dryer and drying racks. A drawer in a shared freezer.
WATER: The cottage has its own supply of mountain spring water which is filtered and UV treated.
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 were 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 the 'ACCESS' tab above.
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 here.

***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.

Guest Feedback:
New property in April, 2016
Awaiting guest comments.

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 benefitted 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.

A cottage at the foot of Manod Mountain. Access is up a 1/2ml track through fields with gates that will need opening and closing. Not for the faint hearted. Unique!

Access from cark park is on uneven ground. Not suitable for anyone with mobility issues.

This is a video of us driving up to 5152 in a 2005 Corsa: HERE

Period Week Price 3 night price
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 02 February 2018 £ 287 £ 230
03 February 2018 to 09 February 2018 £ 312 £ 250
10 February 2018 to 23 February 2018 £ 332 £ 266
24 February 2018 to 23 March 2018 £ 287 £ 230
24 March 2018 to 30 March 2018 £ 357 £ 286
31 March 2018 to 20 April 2018 £ 422 £ 338
21 April 2018 to 27 April 2018 £ 332 £ 266
28 April 2018 to 18 May 2018 £ 357 £ 286
19 May 2018 to 25 May 2018 £ 397 £ 318
26 May 2018 to 01 June 2018 £ 517 £ 414
02 June 2018 to 06 July 2018 £ 467 £ 374
07 July 2018 to 13 July 2018 £ 502 £ 402
14 July 2018 to 20 July 2018 £ 517 £ 414
21 July 2018 to 27 July 2018 £ 562 £ 450
28 July 2018 to 24 August 2018 £ 607 £ 486
25 August 2018 to 31 August 2018 £ 562 £ 450
01 September 2018 to 07 September 2018 £ 502 £ 402
08 September 2018 to 21 September 2018 £ 422 £ 338
22 September 2018 to 28 September 2018 £ 357 £ 286
29 September 2018 to 12 October 2018 £ 312 £ 250
13 October 2018 to 19 October 2018 £ 332 £ 266
20 October 2018 to 26 October 2018 £ 397 £ 318
27 October 2018 to 02 November 2018 £ 357 £ 286
03 November 2018 to 14 December 2018 £ 287 £ 230
15 December 2018 to 21 December 2018 £ 397 £ 318
22 December 2018 to 28 December 2018 £ 517 £ 414
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