Artist's Cottage nr PorthmadogRef: 1015
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 ensuite 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 (by prior arrangement with the owner)
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).
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.
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)
10% (up to £100) multiweek saving if booking 2 weeks in succession. Not available with any other offers.
Small Family Special Offer 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 14 - 21 days between Easter and October Half Term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.
Numerous Guests: "The cottage is much bigger that it looks in the brochure!"
Mr & Mrs H (May, 2016): "We had an excellent holiday in a superb accomodation, in a beautiful area."
A (July-Aug, 2015): "After many years renting self catering accommodation in North Wales, we found the 'Artist's Cottage' - it is spacious, warm, well equipped and comfortable and in a unique position ... We are now repeat visitors and cannot contemplate staying anywhere else."
K. S. (November, 2014): "Regular visitor, can't recommend enough! Had a wonderful time. Cottage clean, cozy - home away from home. Can't wait to come back. :-)"
P. C. (November, 2014): "So good we've booked for 2 weeks next year."
G. H. (October, 2014): "What a great place to stay. Lovely views and Rusty loved to walk to the beach"
R.S. (September, 2014): "... what a view!"
A.R. (September, 2014): "What a lovely cottage. Everything we needed and wonderful location. We'll be back"
August, 2014: "4 generations: 8 in total and 1 dog. All enjoyed spectacular views and walks. Thanks"
B & B (August, 2014): "A lovely location, with beautiful views. Loved the cottage."
J, J, I, B, S and M (July, 2014): "A lovely place to stay with views that we wish we could take home :-)"
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.
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.
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|
|06 May 2017 to 19 May 2017||£ 772||£ 618|
|20 May 2017 to 26 May 2017||£ 867||£ 694|
|27 May 2017 to 02 June 2017||£ 1347||£ 1078|
|03 June 2017 to 07 July 2017||£ 1092||£ 874|
|08 July 2017 to 14 July 2017||£ 1187||£ 950|
|15 July 2017 to 21 July 2017||£ 1347||£ 1078|
|22 July 2017 to 01 September 2017||£ 1357||£ 1086|
|02 September 2017 to 08 September 2017||£ 1187||£ 950|
|09 September 2017 to 22 September 2017||£ 1057||£ 846|
|23 September 2017 to 29 September 2017||£ 772||£ 618|
|30 September 2017 to 13 October 2017||£ 587||£ 470|
|14 October 2017 to 20 October 2017||£ 742||£ 594|
|21 October 2017 to 27 October 2017||£ 867||£ 694|
|28 October 2017 to 03 November 2017||£ 587||£ 470|
|04 November 2017 to 15 December 2017||£ 542||£ 434|
|16 December 2017 to 22 December 2017||£ 867||£ 694|
|23 December 2017 to 05 January 2018||£ 1347||£ 1078|
|06 January 2018 to 28 December 2018||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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