Whistle Stop, PorthmadogRef: 1012A
Under new ownership with some improvements made to the property, including installation of free WiFi and new mattresses.
With views of the harbour from the lounge, this is one of the best of the Oakeleys flats available for rent. This select, prestigious development of 16 flats was completed in 2007 in a secluded position near Porthmadog harbour and has been furnished to an excellent standard. All rooms are on the ground floor and there is secure parking close to the front door making access easier. Porthmadog has a good variety of shops and eating places and is a good central location for the mountains of Snowdonia and the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay. Across the harbour are the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland railways. Snowdon and Beddgelert are 7 miles inland and the beautiful stretch of sandy beach at Black Rock Sands is 2 miles. Portmeirion village is just 2 mls along the river for a relaxing day out and Cricieth town and castle just 5 mls.
2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom and 1 Twin bedroom with two single beds. Bed linen and towels are provided.
BATHROOM: Bathroom with WC and drencher shower over the bath. Bath mat and hand towel provided.
LOUNGE AREA: Open plan lounge area with French doors which provide views of harbour. Freeview TV with Blu-ray DVD player. CD player and ipod docking station.
KITCHEN/DINER: Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Dining table to seat 4 people. French doors leading to patio area.
GARDEN: Open plan patio with furniture, accessible from the kitchen.
PARKING: Allocated parking for one car (car height restriction 7' into internal parking area).
HEATING: Gas central heating, including under floor heating throughout.
GAS & ELECTRICITY included.
PETS: 2 pets allowed in living area, not allowed in carpeted areas or bedrooms please.
TOWELS: Yes, towels and tea towels provided.
WiFi: Yes, free.
FAQs: New mattresses on all beds (in 2017) and now has free WiFi.
EXTRA: Now has a Saturday change-over day.
COT: Yes. Please confirm cot bedding and any specifications with the owner if neccessary.
2020 Price Group: 13
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 accept mini-breaks out of season - Between October to March only, 56 days before the start date of the holiday.
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.
Mrs A (October 2019): "Modern comfortable accommodation, very close to the harbour, shops and steam trains."
Mr S (September 2019): "Nice apartment, very comfortable and conveniently situated near town centre. Parking space a bit tight due to wall!"
Mrs C (August 2019): "A great apartment in an ideal location, we would definitely recommend it!"
Ms H (August 2019): "Apartment good location. Gets hot and damp in bathroom. Some fittings and carpets tired."
Mrs M (July 2019): "Well appointed apartment in superb possition"
Ms S (May 2019): "Very nice apartment everything was clean, excellent location"
Mrs W (September, 2018): "Overall the property was clean, tidy and comfortable. "
Mrs H (August, 2017): "Just wanted to say we had a lovely stay at the Oakley apartment thank you."
Mr W: "We had a lovely holiday and will return soon!"
Mr F: "We would return to this property - very comfortable and convenient".
Visit Wales Grade: 3 Star. (Last inspected October 2019)
Visit Wales Comments:
"Whistle Stop is a recent development set in a gated community offering guests comfortable accommodation with harbour and narror gauge railway views."
"A comfortable ground floor property located close to the Ffestiniog Railway and the pretty harbour. Modern fixtures, fittings and furniture throughout, laminated floors in public areas, carpets in bedrooms. Underfloor heating."
Visit Wales Overall Quality Percentage: 77.14%
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 if you have moved them, 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: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.
From the car park there are 2 steps up to a gravelled area and then a 7" step into the property through a standard width door. There are two French doors into the kitchen area of the lounge diner, but the height of the step is more than 10". The floors are laminated and it is considered that there is not enough room for a wheel chair.
There is a shower over the bath and a moveable suction grab hand rail.
Parking is in an allocated space 20m from the front door. Surface is tarmac with gravel to the front door.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|01 February 2020 to 14 February 2020||£ 352||£ 282|
|15 February 2020 to 28 February 2020||£ 427||£ 342|
|29 February 2020 to 27 March 2020||£ 352||£ 282|
|28 March 2020 to 03 April 2020||£ 427||£ 342|
|04 April 2020 to 17 April 2020||£ 542||£ 434|
|18 April 2020 to 01 May 2020||£ 427||£ 342|
|02 May 2020 to 22 May 2020||£ 507||£ 406|
|23 May 2020 to 29 May 2020||£ 647||£ 518|
|30 May 2020 to 03 July 2020||£ 592||£ 474|
|04 July 2020 to 10 July 2020||£ 612||£ 490|
|11 July 2020 to 17 July 2020||£ 647||£ 518|
|18 July 2020 to 24 July 2020||£ 732||£ 586|
|25 July 2020 to 21 August 2020||£ 767||£ 614|
|22 August 2020 to 28 August 2020||£ 732||£ 586|
|29 August 2020 to 04 September 2020||£ 612||£ 490|
|05 September 2020 to 18 September 2020||£ 542||£ 434|
|19 September 2020 to 25 September 2020||£ 452||£ 362|
|26 September 2020 to 09 October 2020||£ 407||£ 326|
|10 October 2020 to 16 October 2020||£ 427||£ 342|
|17 October 2020 to 30 October 2020||£ 507||£ 406|
|31 October 2020 to 11 December 2020||£ 352||£ 282|
|12 December 2020 to 18 December 2020||£ 507||£ 406|
|19 December 2020 to 01 January 2021||£ 647||£ 518|
|02 January 2021 to 24 December 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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