Steam Railway View, Porthmadog
Ref: 1037

Spacious Apartment, Porthmadog
The Ffestiniog Railway on the cob, can be seen from the apartment
The lounge area with balcony in the background
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Kitchen and dining table
View across the estuary
Balcony overlooks the stunning and unique Welsh Highland Railway station
Balcony also overlooks the estuary and the cob - the starting point of the Ffestiniog Railway
Shower room
Stairs within the property
Spacious Apartment, Porthmadog
The Ffestiniog Railway on the cob, can be seen from the apartment
The lounge area with balcony in the background
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Kitchen and dining table
View across the estuary
Balcony overlooks the stunning and unique Welsh Highland Railway station
Balcony also overlooks the estuary and the cob - the starting point of the Ffestiniog Railway
Shower room
Stairs within the property










STS Grade 4
Previously known as Spacious Apartment

Guests return again and again to this lovely flat which has views of the little steam train and the mountains along the Glaslyn valley. Larger than most South Snowdon Wharf apartments after being converted from a two bedroom duplex apartment to one bedroom and a fully functional seperated kitchen. Comfortably prepared by its proud owner it has a large lounge and balcony. Occupying two floors (the first and second) it is in a quiet location just five minutes walk to Porthmadog town centre and next door to the famous Ffestiniog Railway narrow gauge steam train station. Access to the front door via a flight of external stairs. It is only a short walk to the local shops, restaurants and leisure centre from the apartment. The station for the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland steam railways is right outside from where you can enjoy a sedate journey through the Vale of Ffestiniog or the Aberglaslyn pass or just sit on the balcony watching the comings and goings on the platform. This is a good central location for a holiday property in North Wales. Easy access to sandy beaches at Borth y Gest (15 minute walk) and Morfa Bychan's Black Rock Sands (2 mls), Snowdon and the pretty village of Beddgelert are 7 miles. Portmeirion village with its prestigious hotel and gardens is 2 miles. Cricieth, Harlech and Caernarfon are just a few of the castles in the area.

1 BEDROOM: 1 Double bedroom on the second floor with a small TV. Bed linen, towels and tea towels provided.
SHOWER ROOM: Electric shower with WC (on the second floor next to the bedroom).
KITCHEN: Completely renewed recently with electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine/dryer.
LOUNGE: Freeview 32" TV, DVD and electric fire.
PATIO: Balcony with furniture and flower tubs.
PARKING: Allocated parking for 1 car outside the apartment.
HEATING: Night storage heaters in bedroom and lounge.
PETS: Maximum 2 pets.
WiFi: There is WiFi available on South Snowdon Wharf at an extra charge. This is through an independent internet provider. The cost for access is approx. £5 a day, £8 for 2 days or £18 for a week as at 1st of June, 2015. There is free WiFi in the Spooner's Bar, around the corner from the flat, and it is a BT Openzone hotspot.

Price Group: 10
Weekly Minimum rent: £315

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 days between Easter and October half term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.

Guest Feedback:
Mr & Mrs D (Oct, 2017): "Location is everything & this flat is certainly the right one! Beautiful. We have loved our stay & hope to be back next year."
Mr & Mrs H (Sep, 2017): "A great time, lots to see. We saw a seal from the balcony eating fish!"
Mr & Mrs F (Sep, 2017): "Another splendid visit. Weather not so good this time but there is always next time."
Mr & Mrs S (July, 2017): "Surpassed all expectations! Had a fabulous time with lots of train tours and pub dinners. Your condo is beautiful and Welsh people so friendly!"
Mr & Mrs A (July, 2017): "Stayed here after recommendation. Really pleased we did! Lived up to our expectations. Very nice place. Really good place to have as a base for touring!"
Mr W (June, 2017): "Two weeks stay at this gorgeous apartment. Stayed at various apartment on South Snowdon Wharf but this apartment is the best! Will visit again! I dont want to leave!"
Mr R (June, 2017): "We have just completed a delightful if very wet week at South Snowdon Wharf. A well furnished apartment in a great location."
Mr & Mrs S (June, 2017): "Very well equipped apartment. Best we have stayed in."
Mr & Mrs M (May 2017): "This is our third stay in this lovely apartment. Love the location, views, walks, railway & pubs. Sorry to leave but will be back."
Mr & Mrs B (April, 2017): "Fabulous location, lovely apartment, rested very well. Shame to have to go home. We'll be back. Many thanks."

Visit Wales Comments (September, 2015):
"An attractive apartment overlooking the Ffestiniog Railway and causeway."
Overall Quality Percentage: 73%

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.


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.

Access Statement

This property is a first and second floor apartment with parking space on the ground floor level 10m from the foot of the stairs. The stairs are open tread in style with banistairs on both sides and there are 14 steps up to the concrete landing.
The front door is on the landing and is of standard width as are all the doors in the apartment.
The lounge and the kitchen are both on the first floor with an internal fight of 13 steps up to the 2nd floor level which has a bedroom and shower room.
Period Week Price 3 night price
02 February 2018 to 08 February 2018 £ 327 £ 262
09 February 2018 to 22 February 2018 £ 347 £ 278
23 February 2018 to 15 March 2018 £ 315 £ 252
16 March 2018 to 29 March 2018 £ 347 £ 278
30 March 2018 to 12 April 2018 £ 477 £ 382
13 April 2018 to 03 May 2018 £ 347 £ 278
04 May 2018 to 17 May 2018 £ 372 £ 298
18 May 2018 to 24 May 2018 £ 422 £ 338
25 May 2018 to 31 May 2018 £ 547 £ 438
01 June 2018 to 05 July 2018 £ 522 £ 418
06 July 2018 to 12 July 2018 £ 532 £ 426
13 July 2018 to 19 July 2018 £ 547 £ 438
20 July 2018 to 26 July 2018 £ 607 £ 486
27 July 2018 to 23 August 2018 £ 657 £ 526
24 August 2018 to 30 August 2018 £ 607 £ 486
31 August 2018 to 06 September 2018 £ 532 £ 426
07 September 2018 to 20 September 2018 £ 477 £ 382
21 September 2018 to 27 September 2018 £ 372 £ 298
28 September 2018 to 11 October 2018 £ 327 £ 262
12 October 2018 to 18 October 2018 £ 347 £ 278
19 October 2018 to 25 October 2018 £ 422 £ 338
26 October 2018 to 01 November 2018 £ 372 £ 298
02 November 2018 to 13 December 2018 £ 315 £ 252
14 December 2018 to 20 December 2018 £ 422 £ 338
21 December 2018 to 03 January 2019 £ 547 £ 438
04 January 2019 to 26 December 2019 £ To be confirmed £ To be confirmed
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