Harbour Villa, PorthmadogRef: 1036
Situated overlooking Porthmadog harbour with views of the bobbing boats and swans is this homely prepared ground and first floor apartment where every consideration has been given to the holiday makers comfort. One of a few duplex apartments on South Snowdon Wharf with a spacious double fronted living room up stairs and the two bedrooms and shower room downstairs. Of interest is the occasional passing Ffestiniog Railway steam engine as it crosses the causeway and heads up the wooded Ffestiniog valley. It is in a superb spot in the residential part of the town, just a short (10 min) walk to the shops, inns, restaurants, quay side, playground, leisure centre, cinema and train stations. From the windows at the front of the house, views across the harbour. Excellent local sandy beaches at Borth y Gest (1ml by car or 10 min. walk) and Black Rock Sands (2ml). A popular central location for a relaxing holiday combining sandy beaches, walking up hills and mountains or just visiting Snowdonia's landmarks and attractions, especially the Ffestiniog Railway and Portmeirion village and gardens.
2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom with Kingsize bed. 1 bedroom with two Single beds 2' 6" suitable for children. Linen is provided. Please bring your own towels and tea towels.
SHOWER ROOM/WC: Large shower cubicle and electric shower downstairs.
KITCHEN/DINER: Electric cooker, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
LOUNGE: Freeview with new 32' TV with built in DVD player.
BALCONY: Large balcony with patio furniture.
PARKING: Allocated parking outside the apartment.
HEATING: Night storage and electric heaters.
FAQ: Front door is on the ground floor, from the parking area.
PETS: Sorry, no pets.
No smoking in this property, please
2020 Price Group: 13
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 21-28 days between Easter and October half term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before 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.
Visit Wales Comments (December 2019):
"Set on the harbour this nautical themed property offers pleasant views from the large balcony off the spacious open plan lounge/diner and kitchen.
The modern shower room which is fully tiled with heated towel rail and shaver point is a most attractive feature.
The ground floor twin with 2'6" beds should be advertised as so for children.
Practical modern fitted kitchen has excellent units and appliances.
Commendable levels of housekeeping in all areas.
Since last visit it appears that a larger TV and new pans and crockery have been sited."
Overall Quality Percentage: 74.86%
Grade: 3 star
Mrs J (Oct, 2019): "Clean and well equipped."
Mr & Mrs R (Oct, 2017): "An enjoyable week in a pleasant & well appointed apartment. Superb views into the harbour."
Mr & Mrs F (Sept, 2017): "A lovely stay & a lovely view. Shame about the weather but still had a great cosy stay. We will return next year."
The B Family (Aug, 2017): "We have stayed on South Snowdon Wharf many times, but this is our with the harbour view - lovely! The villa is perfect in every way, we love it thank you.... We have enjoyed great weather, including an early morning rainbow over the harbour!"
Mr & Mrs G (Aug, 2017): "Lovely week.... Our 2nd time at this villa. Great views from the property."
Mr & Mrs C (July, 2017): "1st time visitors & can say was not disappointed. Been a mixed week of weather but never spoilt our time here. In the evening sat relaxing with the patio door open watching the boats is the best. Having the steam railway next door is a real treat.... We will coming back for sure, so much to do & not enough time to fit it all in. A fantastic place & can't wait till we return."
The J Family (June, 2017): "Great location - apartment clean & tidy. Plenty to do in the area the area and railway is great."
Mr & Mrs W (June, 2017): "A lovely location with access to many beautiful places... A delightful villa... No doubt we shall return!"
The Q Family (May, 2017): "A very comfortable and memorable stay in these idyllic surroundings, with adventures and captivating scenery by steam train - and a wonderful nights sleep at the end of each day! A perfect 70th birthday weekend."
Mr & Mrs C (April, 2017): "1st time visiting Porthmadog and what a fabulous time we have had. Lots of places to visit and a relaxing time in the apaprtment, lovely views and so peaceful. We would love to return again. Two very relaxed and happy people going back home."
The C Family (Oct, 2016): "A wonderful week here at Harbour Villa. We have been coming here for a long time, first time to stay overlooking the harbour & we loved it."
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.
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 bathroom, storage area behind a screen 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 areas 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 DVD and CD/cassette 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, a table and sun umbrella are provided.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|04 January 2020 to 10 January 2020||£ 612||£ 490|
|11 January 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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