Captain's Rest - PorthmadogRef: 1136A
This spacious duplex apartment is situated above the pretty cobbled 'Pencei' quay-side in Porthmadog, overlooking the harbour, the estuary and enjoys a panorama of the Snowdonia mountains. Suitable for mixed adult groups wanting to explore, or take part in activities in the area. Comfortably furnished with a spacious living room on one floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. From the main living area the harbour and the splendid Snowdonia mountains can be viewed uninterrupted from the balcony. Only a few minutes walk is the High Street with plenty of shops and restaurants, playground and the Ffestiniog Railway station with steam train rides up the valley. A 15 minute walk (or 4 minutes by car) takes you to the bay and coves at Borth y Gest village. Black Rock Sands (2ml) is an excellent 3ml stretch of sandy beach with sand dunes where you can park on the beach. Portmeirion village and gardens (2ml), Snowdon/Beddgelert village (7ml), Betws y Coed (25ml). Suitable for a range of adult groups wanting to explore or take part in a variety of activities in the area.
2 BEDROOMS: Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with a double bed a single bed and futon. Bedroom 2: Two single beds. Bed linen and towels provided (No cot is available at this property).
BATHROOM/WC: Shower over the bath and hand wash basin on 1st floor.
LIVING ROOM: Corner suite, Freeview TV with DVD.
DINING AREA: Small eating table and 4 folding chairs with harbour views.
KITCHEN AREA: Modern fitted kitchen with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/small freezer, microwave, washer-dryer machine, small eating table and 4 folding chairs.
BALCONY: French doors to small glass infill balcony with table and chairs for 2 persons (not suitable for very young children).
PARKING: Street parking.
HEATING: Gas central heating. Timed Central heating in all the rooms for this bulding. It comes on in the morning for a few hours and in the evening automatically so you don't have to do anything.
ELECTRICITY & GAS: Included.
WiFi: Yes, included.
PETS: up to 2 dogs welcomed at this apartment.
BED LINEN: Yes.
EXTRA: For visitors with very young children and who find stairs difficult, please note that the building dates from around 1890 and is NOT suitable for anyone with impaired mobility and guests with young children due to the steep, narrow stairs and the balcony. Please refer to the Access Statement for more information.
EXTRA: This property now has new owners since August 2021 and they are allowing pets in the apartment.
2021 Price Group: 14 with minimum rent of £422
2022 Price Group: 14 with minimum rent of £422
Mini-break rules at 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 (Saturday). This property owner can accept mini-breaks any time.
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.
Mrs Baxter (August 2021) We had a great stay,Lovely view of the Estuary and the Ffestiniog Railway everyday.A good place to people watch.A great place for local attractions and Beaches within a thirty minute drive. Borth y Gest a fifteen minute walk from accommodation to a picturesque village and hidden beaches.pre book restaurants in advance struggled to get in to places to eat without reservations in Porthmadog.For a family holiday an excellent place to stay.
G Family (July 2021): "Lovely apartment, perfect size for family of 4 and just down the steps into the harbour and 5 minutes into the town"
Dr V (July 2021): "Great location (Captain's Rest). Superb kitchen. Lovely view (see pic) from the balcony. Well located for lots of things to see around. Free Wifi. Lots of cutlery, pots and pans. We were 3 adults so didn't feel crowded. We were also helped by the weather being bright and sunny (30 degree). Con- TV didn't work (not much of a disadvg if the weather is so good)." We have passed on the comment about the TV to the property owner. We ask that all faults are reported ASAP so that they can be rectifed. With TVs it is normally a simple problem or if necessary, we can buy a new TV.
Mrs D (July 2021): "Position was great. Parking was a little difficult at times."
Dr F (July 2021): "Lovely flat in an excellent position with stunning views. Extremely well equipped. Sadly not very clean on our arrival, we had to wash all cutlery, dinnerware and cooking equipment before using it. Pretty disappointing when we left the flat much cleaner than we arrived, especially with the current situation with covid." Comments passed on to Property Owner's Deputy, note that they should have checked that the previous customer had cleaned these items properly. We are sorry that this happened. However, we know they are very busy with more than 1 property to attend to and with all the extra Covid precautions and sanitising.
S Family (June 2021): "Gorgeous little apartment in Porthmadog. Perfect location for the harbour and town. The little balcony made the experience as it truly felt as though we were on holiday! We enjoyed breakfast out there - and a few glasses of wine in the evening! Apartment is on a hill or up some steep steps (hence the great views) so those with less mobility may struggle. No designated parking - but there was no problem parking on the road outside. Apartment has all you need and was very clean and tidy. Comfy sofa and beds. Shower is a mixer - which took a bit of getting used to - but once we mastered it, it was lovely and warm and powerful. Would happily stay here again. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in beautiful north Wales. Diolch."
Ms C (May 2021): " Beautiful place overlooking harbour with lovely decor and everything I needed at hand."
Mrs R (August 2020): "Excellent, even better than described. The view is amazing, hills, harbour, river, Cob etc. It would have been nice to have more space to view it from but the photographs and descriptions are very clear. In fact we had more space on the balcony than we expected and all four of us ate outside several times. We loved the town and the surroundings are wonderful"
The H Family (July 2020): "We had a really lovely few days away. We found the apartment to be very clean, comfortable, well equipped, absolutely loved the views and think the balcony is a great addition. Great location too. I spent many an hour sitting on the balcony watching the comings and goings of people, boats, trains and the tide!"
Inspected March 2020.
Visit Wales Comments: "Captain's Rest offers guests comfortable accommodation with views over the centre of the town with the living room benefiting from a small balcony. And it continues to benefit from the works of the owner."
Overall Quality Percentage: 74%
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 for Captain's Rest, 1136A.
Please note the building dates from around 1890 and is NOT suitable for anyone with impaired mobility and guests with young children due to the narrow, steep stairs and balcony. Due to the age, structure and location of the building, no additional modifications can be made to meet the owner's duties under the Equality Act 2010 (incorporating the Disability Discrimination Act 1995).
Features of the Property;
Building: Renovated, magnolia painted, 4 storey, Victorian mid-terrace house with address sign and key lock boxes to the left of the main door.
Access to the front door via raised slate step which leads to a communal hall way and a locked door to the apartment. There are narrow carpeted stairs up to the first floor level where the apartment occupies the entire first and second floors of the building The flooring in the main areas are carpeted, with cushioned lino in the kitchen area and tiled in the bathroom. Living room, dining area, kitchen, WC bathroom and balcony on the 1st floor and the bedrooms on the second (Attic) floor. There are sloping ceilings on this floor. (There are no handles on the bath).
Location: Situated on a straight section of 'No Through Access' road on a gradient. There is good visibility up and down the road for crossing and a 30mph speed limit in operation. The property is within a Conservation area and parking is on the road opposite along the entire the row of terraces and beyond in both directions additional parking on the quayside carpark.
Front main entrance (roadside): Over slabbed pavement with curb which runs from the
boundary edge of end terrace property to boundary edge of the top terrace property directly across the main entrance of the building. Access to the Apartment is through the large, main entrance door into the hallway (coir& carpet) and then up a narrow flight of stairs to the locked door to the flat. Please see Fire Risk Assessment for evacuation in the case of emergency Created 15/02/2019.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|04 September 2021 to 17 September 2021||£ 617||£ 494|
|18 September 2021 to 24 September 2021||£ 527||£ 422|
|25 September 2021 to 15 October 2021||£ 482||£ 422|
|16 October 2021 to 29 October 2021||£ 582||£ 466|
|30 October 2021 to 10 December 2021||£ 422||£ 422|
|11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021||£ 582||£ 466|
|18 December 2021 to 31 December 2021||£ 712||£ 570|
|01 January 2022 to 07 January 2022||£ 762||£ 610|
|08 January 2022 to 04 February 2022||£ 472||£ 422|
|05 February 2022 to 11 February 2022||£ 532||£ 426|
|12 February 2022 to 25 February 2022||£ 552||£ 442|
|26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022||£ 472||£ 422|
|26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022||£ 632||£ 506|
|02 April 2022 to 22 April 2022||£ 667||£ 534|
|23 April 2022 to 29 April 2022||£ 552||£ 442|
|30 April 2022 to 27 May 2022||£ 632||£ 506|
|28 May 2022 to 03 June 2022||£ 762||£ 610|
|04 June 2022 to 01 July 2022||£ 722||£ 578|
|02 July 2022 to 08 July 2022||£ 732||£ 586|
|09 July 2022 to 15 July 2022||£ 762||£ 610|
|16 July 2022 to 22 July 2022||£ 877||£ 702|
|23 July 2022 to 19 August 2022||£ 912||£ 730|
|20 August 2022 to 26 August 2022||£ 877||£ 702|
|27 August 2022 to 02 September 2022||£ 732||£ 586|
|03 September 2022 to 16 September 2022||£ 667||£ 534|
|17 September 2022 to 23 September 2022||£ 577||£ 462|
|24 September 2022 to 14 October 2022||£ 532||£ 426|
|15 October 2022 to 04 November 2022||£ 632||£ 506|
|05 November 2022 to 09 December 2022||£ 472||£ 422|
|10 December 2022 to 16 December 2022||£ 632||£ 506|
|17 December 2022 to 30 December 2022||£ 762||£ 610|
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