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










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 on the ground floor. Bed linen and towels provided.
SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle and hand wash basin on the ground floor.
SEPARATE WC on the ground floor
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 (on the 1st floor)
KITCHEN AREA: Fitted modern units with electric cooker, halogen hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washer dryer. Table with seating for 4 (on the 1st floor).
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: Free WiFi .
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 (February, 2019):
"Comfortable accommodation with spacious living areas and a modern kitchen with Denby crockery."
Overall Quality Percentage: 77%

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 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.


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
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 02 January 2020 £ 632 £ 506
03 January 2020 to 24 December 2020 £ To be confirmed £ To be confirmed
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