Artist's Cottage near Porthmadog
Ref: 1015

Artist's Cottage near Portmeirion
Artist's Cottage, near Portmeirion & Porthmadog with its beautiful enclosed grounds
Conservatory with stunning view
The stunning view from the conservatory
Cosy lounge with open fire place
Open fireplace
Conservatory
Kitchen
Dining room
En-suite double & single bedroom (1st floor)
En-suite double & single bedroom (1st floor)
En-suite bathroom (1st floor)
Master bedroom (ground floor)
Twin bedroom (ground floor)
Single bedroom (ground floor)
Bathroom (ground floor)
Shower room
Utility room
Hallway
Artist's Cottage, near Portmeirion & Porthmadog with stunning estuary views!
Artist's Cottage
Artist's Cottage
Ffestiniog Railway on the Cob, Porthmadog
Portmeirion village is a short stroll down the road!
Parking space for Artist's Cottage
Views from the garden
Walks straight from the house
Views over towards Snowdonia
Artist's Cottage near Portmeirion
Artist's Cottage, near Portmeirion & Porthmadog with its beautiful enclosed grounds
Conservatory with stunning view
The stunning view from the conservatory
Cosy lounge with open fire place
Open fireplace
Conservatory
Kitchen
Dining room
En-suite double & single bedroom (1st floor)
En-suite double & single bedroom (1st floor)
En-suite bathroom (1st floor)
Master bedroom (ground floor)
Twin bedroom (ground floor)
Single bedroom (ground floor)
Bathroom (ground floor)
Shower room
Utility room
Hallway
Artist's Cottage, near Portmeirion & Porthmadog with stunning estuary views!
Artist's Cottage
Artist's Cottage
Ffestiniog Railway on the Cob, Porthmadog
Portmeirion village is a short stroll down the road!
Parking space for Artist's Cottage
Views from the garden
Walks straight from the house
Views over towards Snowdonia

REF:

1015

BEDROOMS

4

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

1

SLEEPS

8
SPECIAL OFFER
£150 Small Family savings 13 th of october if only 4 guests stay.
STS Grade 4+

Stunning views of the estuary & mountains beyond await you! Sit back and enojy the ever changing views with a glass of wine or a cup of tea! The more adventurous guest can enjoy the many coastal or mountain walks nearby or simply stroll down the lane to Portmeirion village. This prestigious split level villa (which is bigger than it looks) on its own private grounds within the scenic and serene Portmeirion Conservation Area, is conveniently located 2 miles from the seaside/mountain resort of Porthmadog in the Snowdonia National Park. Pleasantly situated within walking distance of the tidal estuary foreshore, Minffordd village, Ffestiniog Railway station and the world renowned Sir Clough Williams-Ellis' artistic village and gardens of Portmeirion. The villa enjoys a camera obscura of the Snowdonia mountains and the tidal Dwyryd estuary from all main rooms. Within walking distance of the Mermaid Spa at Portmeirion and the Castle restaurant and bar. Porthmadog town is 2 miles walk through the woods and along the steam train line or Glaslyn bike trail. In the town there are many craft shops, pantrys and gift shops plus a leisure centre and the Ffestiniog Railway steam train station. Beautiful Beddgelert is only 8ml through wonderful scenic gorges. Harlech castle town with the theatre and sandy beaches 6ml. 500m footpath to the estuary shore from the cottage, mainline and Ffestiniog Steam train station 1km. Easy access along a 100m unsurfaced road. This is a special holiday property in North Wales.

4 BEDROOMS: The following are all on the ground floor: 1 bedroom with a Double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 Single beds. 1 bedroom with 1 Single bed.
Upstairs there is an en-suite bedroom with a Kingsize bed and a 2' 6" bed (suitable for a small child), 19" TV/DVD & iPod docking station.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC. Bed linen is provided, but you will need to bring your own towels.
BATHROOM: Bath with electric shower over the bath and WC (downstairs near the bedrooms).
SHOWER ROOM/WC: shower in a shower cubicle (downstairs near the lounge and bedrooms).
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Cottage style fitted units with electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
UTILITY ROOM: Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.
DINING ROOM & CONSERVATORY: TV and views
LOUNGE: Sky Freeview flatscreen TV and flame effect electric or open fire (Open Fire is available by prior arrangement with the Owner at a cost of £30). 
GARDEN: Private and enclosed with large lawns to front and side, elevated patio with dining furniture, BBQ and fantastic views.
PARKING: Ample private parking for up to 4 cars.
HEATING: Full oil central heating.
ELECTRICITY & OIL: Up to £50 included. Measured by meter reading (usually enough for a week with considerate use).
WiFi: Yes.
Free STORAGE for bikes in garage - available on request prior to arrival.
PET: 1 dog accepted if it is happy to stay in the kitchen, dining room and conservatory area where there is a wooden floor. No pets please in the carpeted areas in the house (lounge and bedrooms) unless lying on a blanket.
COT: If cot required, please call to confirm the specifications and bedding provided before you arrive.
LINEN: Yes (cot linen not included)
TOWELS: No, but available to hire.
FAQ: There is a highchair and 1 stair gate at the cottage. The garden is enclosed enough for dogs.

Price Group: 28 (now including up to £50 oil & electricity)
Minimum rent: £422

10% (up to £100) multiweek saving if booking 2 weeks in succession. Not available with any other offers.

Small Family discount, using just 2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom, 1 Twin bedroom - both downstairs. See BH4 for available dates and prices.

Mini-break Rules for 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. This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at medium notice of 35 days between Easter and October Half Term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable at any time.

Please note: A returnable £200 Security 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.

Guest Comments:
Numerous Guests: "The cottage is much bigger that it looks in the brochure!"
S, N, H & J: "Lovely cottage. Great birdlife!"
The J & H Families (June, 2018): "Thank you for a wonderful holiday. Great place to stay. Very much appreciated such an amazing house and facilities."
The S Family (April, 2018): "We have had a lovely week in the cottage. It has been so relaxing & peaceful, and it is always sad to have to go back home at the end... We hope to come back again very soon."
The W Family (Oct, 2017): "Had a lovely week, shame about the weather. House comfortable & well equiped."
Mr & Mrs B (Sept, 2017): "Wonderful views & beautiful sunrises."
The F & S Families (July, 2017): "Lovely cottage & magnificent views. Lovely weather, been on ffestinog railway twice... had a really good time, will come again. Thank you."
The T Family (June, 2017): "We had a very nice holiday. Really nice cottage but would of been better with better weather. We all enjoyed the lovely views. Thank you!"
The W Family (May, 2017): "Comfortably, cosy cottage - excellent - sun all week."
Mr & Mrs H (April, 2017): "Wonderful week at this unique cottage, 2nd visit. Hope to return next year. Thank you!"
The C Family (April, 2017): "3 generations for our 4th Easter 2 week holiday in Artist's Cottage. Perfect as ever."
The D Family (Jan, 2017): "What a view - beautiful. We have thoroughly enjoyed our few days here. Cosy, well equipped and comfortable in a fabulous location."
The G Family (Dec, 2016): "A beautiful 'home from home'. Fantastically equipped &  well presented. Thank you so much for your hospitality & assistance on our rrival, it was much appreciated. We have thoroughly enjoyable break & look forward to visiting again."
The S Family (Oct, 2016): "Home away from home. Beautiful cottage, relaxing week away as always :)"

Visit Wales Inspection comments (January, 2017):
"Close to Portmeirion this is a detached property with attractive gardens and lovely views. Spacious and well presented, the house has a comfortable lounge with open fire, conservatory overlooking the estuary.
Score: 80%



 

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: 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.

 

Access Statement

This is a split level bungalow with bedrooms on the upper ground floor and 1st floor. The kitchen, utility room, dining room and conservatory are all on the ground floor BUT there are 3 steps from these four rooms up to the floor which has the lounge, three of the bedrooms (the 1D, 1S+S and 1S), the shower room and bathroom. The fourth bedroom and en-suite is on the 1st floor which is accessed up a dog leg staircase.

The large car parking area has a tarmac surface and it is possible to park up to 12 feet away from the back door. There is a rain guard/small easy rise step into the utility room and then a sharp 90 degree turn into the kitchen (this would be difficult for wheelcairs).

There are laminated wooden flooring surface to the utility room, kitchen and dining room and hallway, carpets on the bedroom floors and ceramic tiles on the floors of the conservatory and all bath/shower rooms.

The shower cubicles are standard 800mm width with sliding perspex type doors.

Access to the front patio is through the conservatory via 2 steps up to the door. There is access to the conservatory from the dining room and from the lounge. Doors are all of standard width except there are double doors between the kitchen and the dining room and again between the dining room and the conservatory. If you need more information please contact our office.

Period Week Price 3 night price
01 September 2018 to 07 September 2018 £ 1207 £ 966
08 September 2018 to 21 September 2018 £ 1077 £ 862
22 September 2018 to 28 September 2018 £ 792 £ 634
29 September 2018 to 12 October 2018 £ 607 £ 486
13 October 2018 to 19 October 2018 £ 762 £ 610
20 October 2018 to 26 October 2018 £ 887 £ 710
27 October 2018 to 02 November 2018 £ 792 £ 634
03 November 2018 to 14 December 2018 £ 562 £ 450
15 December 2018 to 21 December 2018 £ 887 £ 710
22 December 2018 to 04 January 2019 £ 1367 £ 1094
05 January 2019 to 11 January 2019 £ 1387 £ 1110
12 January 2019 to 01 February 2019 £ 582 £ 466
02 February 2019 to 08 February 2019 £ 627 £ 502
09 February 2019 to 22 February 2019 £ 782 £ 626
23 February 2019 to 22 March 2019 £ 582 £ 466
23 March 2019 to 05 April 2019 £ 782 £ 626
06 April 2019 to 26 April 2019 £ 1097 £ 878
27 April 2019 to 03 May 2019 £ 782 £ 626
04 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 £ 907 £ 726
25 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 £ 1387 £ 1110
01 June 2019 to 05 July 2019 £ 1032 £ 826
06 July 2019 to 12 July 2019 £ 1227 £ 982
13 July 2019 to 19 July 2019 £ 1387 £ 1110
20 July 2019 to 30 August 2019 £ 1397 £ 1118
31 August 2019 to 06 September 2019 £ 1227 £ 982
07 September 2019 to 20 September 2019 £ 1097 £ 878
21 September 2019 to 27 September 2019 £ 802 £ 642
28 September 2019 to 11 October 2019 £ 627 £ 502
12 October 2019 to 18 October 2019 £ 782 £ 626
19 October 2019 to 25 October 2019 £ 907 £ 726
26 October 2019 to 01 November 2019 £ 802 £ 642
02 November 2019 to 13 December 2019 £ 582 £ 466
14 December 2019 to 20 December 2019 £ 907 £ 726
21 December 2019 to 27 December 2019 £ 1387 £ 1110
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