Skipper's Retreat, Porthmadog
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Skipper's Retreat, Porthmadog
Lounge area and patio doors
Lounge area
Lounge area and patio doors
Lounge area and kitchen area
Dining table and chairs
Kitchen and dining area
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 2
Double bedroom 2
Shower room
Skipper's Retreat, Porthmadog
Lounge area and patio doors
Lounge area
Lounge area and patio doors
Lounge area and kitchen area
Dining table and chairs
Kitchen and dining area
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 2
Double bedroom 2
Shower room










@ £100 discount for Christmas Week! From 21st-28th of December (3pm Fri - 10am Fri) was £612 now £512!
STS Grade 4
New listing, August 2018
Friday - Friday

Guests will be overjoyed with the location of this private quayside development, a 5 minute walk from the town centre and the famous Ffestiniog Railway steam train station. This is rather a special villa with a large living room occupying the whole of the first floor with a superb functional kitchen. The balcony overlooks the harbour and the hills beyond Porthmadog town. There are two bedrooms, a WC and a separate shower room on the ground floor. Enjoy peaceful scenes of bobbing boats from the balcony as the cormorant dries his outstretched wings and swallows skim across the water. Just the place to relax and sit with a pair of binoculars. This is a good central location for a holiday property in North Wales. Easy access to sandy beaches at Borth y Gest (15 min walk) and Morfa Bychan Black Rock Sands (2 mls). Snowdon and the pretty village of Beddgelert are 7 miles away. Portmeirion village, prestigious hotel and gardens are 2 miles away. Cricieth, Caernarfon, Harlech are just a few of the castles in the area.

2 BEDROOMS: Two Double bedrooms. Bed linen and towels provided.
SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle and hand wash basin.
LIVING ROOM: Spacious area with a 3 seater and a 2 seater settee with harbour views, 32" flat screen TV, CD player, separate DAB radio and patio doors.
KITCHEN AREA: Fitted modern units with electric cooker, halogen hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washer dryer. Table with seating for 4.
BALCONY: Balcony with 2 seats. Open balcony not suitable for children under 10 years old.
PARKING: Allocated parking for 1 car. Extra parking available on harbour wall.
HEATING: Night storage heaters downstairs and electric heaters upstairs.
WiFi: Available at an extra charge through a thrid party WiFi provider.
PLEASE NOTE: The public WiFi service at this property will be ending in December 2018.
F.A.Q: Access is via a proper front door on the ground floor. The ship's ladder that you can see in some pictures are for decorative purposes only.
Price Group: 14

Guest Comments:
Mrs P (October, 2018): Good "Very pleasant, clean property. It was just as described and is in an ideal location."
Mr M (September, 2018): Good "Great location, lovely views, well equipped and cosy property."

Visit Wales Comments: TBA
Overall Quality Percentage: TBA
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 in the holiday season at medium notice of 31 days between before the holiday. Out of season minibreaks (Nov - Easter) are bookable at any time.


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

The apartment was built in approximately 1965 and has two floors.

Approach is from a private road to a single parking bay adjacent to the property. Additional parking is available at the front of the apartments on the harbour wall. There is a flagged, slightly sloping walkway from the parking bay to the front door providing level access. There is an outside light with switch inside the property.

On the ground floor there is a hallway off which is the shower room, storage area under the stairs and two bedrooms. Lighting in the bedrooms is good with large windows for natural light, overhead  and bedside lights. Light switches and electric sockets are at approximately 1500 and 500 mm. respectively.

Stairs which turn to the left lead upstairs to the kitchen, sitting, dining and balcony areas. The kitchen has it's own window and an extractor fan for ventilation. Electric sockets here are at worktop level.  This area  has natural light from a large balcony window, a window in the dining area and the small kitchen window. There is also plenty of additional lighting from ceiling and side lamps. The sitting area has a remote control television with all standard and Freeview channels A CD player are also provided.

The balcony is accessed through a large sliding door and overlooks the harbour and the Ffestiniog Railway Station is nearby. There are also views to the mountains. Chairs, cushions and a table are provided.     

Period Week Price 3 night price
07 December 2018 to 13 December 2018 £ 362 £ 290
14 December 2018 to 20 December 2018 £ 482 £ 386
21 December 2018 to 27 December 2018 £ 512 £ 490
28 December 2018 to 03 January 2019 £ 612 £ 490
04 January 2019 to 10 January 2019 £ 632 £ 506
11 January 2019 to 31 January 2019 £ 342 £ 274
01 February 2019 to 07 February 2019 £ 402 £ 322
08 February 2019 to 21 February 2019 £ 422 £ 338
22 February 2019 to 21 March 2019 £ 342 £ 274
22 March 2019 to 04 April 2019 £ 422 £ 338
05 April 2019 to 25 April 2019 £ 537 £ 430
26 April 2019 to 02 May 2019 £ 422 £ 338
03 May 2019 to 23 May 2019 £ 502 £ 402
24 May 2019 to 30 May 2019 £ 632 £ 506
31 May 2019 to 04 July 2019 £ 592 £ 474
05 July 2019 to 11 July 2019 £ 602 £ 482
12 July 2019 to 18 July 2019 £ 632 £ 506
19 July 2019 to 25 July 2019 £ 747 £ 598
26 July 2019 to 22 August 2019 £ 782 £ 626
23 August 2019 to 29 August 2019 £ 747 £ 598
30 August 2019 to 05 September 2019 £ 602 £ 482
06 September 2019 to 19 September 2019 £ 537 £ 430
20 September 2019 to 26 September 2019 £ 447 £ 358
27 September 2019 to 10 October 2019 £ 402 £ 322
11 October 2019 to 17 October 2019 £ 422 £ 338
18 October 2019 to 24 October 2019 £ 502 £ 402
25 October 2019 to 31 October 2019 £ 447 £ 358
01 November 2019 to 12 December 2019 £ 342 £ 274
13 December 2019 to 19 December 2019 £ 502 £ 402
20 December 2019 to 26 December 2019 £ 632 £ 506
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