Historic Cottage, PorthmadogRef: 1164
This cottage is delightful, situated in an elevated location in a select woodland location with lovely views of Snowdonia from the gardens just a few minutes walk down hill from the High Street in Porthmadog. It offers very comfortable and quiet accommodation in a select part just on the edge of the town. The owners have recently completely refurbished this 200yr old stone cottage and have installed all modern conveniences and combined them with antique furniture which complement the age of the cottage. A recent improvement is the 1st floor boudoir in a French style, a bedroom with an ensuite room where there is an impressive claw foot roll top bath. The sun dappled patio to the front of the cottage is available and has tables and chairs for relaxing after a day exploring Snowdonia. Porthmadog is a popular location for enjoying Snowdonia and North Wales being quite central, close to magnificent sandy beaches and the Snowdonia Mountains. Famous local attractions are the Ffestiniog Steam Railway and harbour, the salt marshes for bird watching, Portmeirion village and gardens, Harlech castle and the Snowdonia mountain resort of Beddgelert. Drive to the heart of snowdonia within 30 minutes through unrivalled scenery. Sandy beaches at Black Rock Sands (2 mls), and Cricieth (5 mls).
3 BEDROOMS: One Double bedroom, one Twin bedroom (both bedrooms on ground floor). One the first floor there is one Kingsize bedroom and with en-suite boudoir with roll top claw foot bath and hand wash basin (no WC - see 3D tour). Bed linen and towels included. Cot available but please call to confirm the specifications and bedding provided before you arrive.
BATHROOM/WC with electric shower over the corner bath and a separate WC/hand wash basin - both on the ground floor.
LOUNGE: with feature electric fireplace, Freeview Sky TV & DVD.
KITCHEN/DINER: with modern fitted kitchen with electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. High chair available.
HEATING: Electric heating in all rooms. Electricity included.
GROUNDS: Patio with furniture and views across Porthmadog and Snowdonia.
PARKING: Max 2 cars.
EXTRA: No parties under 25 please.
LINEN: Yes. (Cot linen not included)
WiFi: No, but plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants have free WiFi in town, as well as the leisure centre.
Price Group: 19
Minimum rent: £357
- Is it detached? This property is attached at the side to the main house and to the rear to a farmhouse. The owners who own the 'main house' live away ? but may occupy the house in school holidays and weekends. The owners of the farmhouse are on the otherside of the building and have a seperate entrance and it has very thick walls.
- How many WC's? There is a bathroom/WC with an electric shower over the corner bath on the ground floor, another WC with a hand wash basin on the ground floor and an open plan room off the bedroom on the 1st floor with a roll top bath and hand wash basin. That makes 2 WCs on the ground floor.
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 will only accept mini-breaks at short notice - not more than 21 days before the starting date of the holiday.
Mr F (October 2016): "Had a good time at Historic Cottage. Good location, nice and quiet. Cottage well laid out and clean. Had problems with oven as ring and oven markings had been cleaned off! Would be better if there was a toilet upstairs. Happy with service when booking and would recommend both yourselves and the cottage."
Mr F (October 2016): "Thank you all for a lovely holiday, the cottage was perfect for our needs, comfortable, clean and well equipped,our hosts were there with a warm friendly welcome. The cottage has a nice sitting out area with lovely views and would love to return.The service we have received is a credit to you all, thanks again."
Mr & Mrs Thomas: "A delightful comfortable home to stay in, we recommend it."
Mrs L: "We had a lovely week in the cottage. Loved the roll-top bath and gorgeous views - very pleased!"
Mr & Mrs R & Family: "Had a great time in the cottage - all we needed - plenty of space - very well equipped and a great welcome. Thank you."
Mr & Mrs A: "10/10 for accommodation, weather and location. We will be back"
Mr & Mrs S & Family: "Fantastic friendly accommodation in a perfect location! Highly recommended."
E & M Family: "We had a fab time in a beautiful cottage! We will be back!"
Mr & Mrs H: "Really enjoyed our stay in North Wales. The house is superb. We hope to come back. Thank you for your warm welcome."
Mr & Mrs M: "Thanks for everything. Nothing but praise. See you again."
Visit Wales Comments (2011):
"All to very nice standards and providing most comfortable accommodation for 6 persons in a quiet location and having views over Porthmadog and Snowdonia from the front patio and parking area."
Overall Quality Percentage: 89.71%
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 front door to the property is up two 10" steps.
The back door is up one 10" step.
Two of the three bedrooms are on the ground floor with level access.
Other than the stairs to the first floor bedroom there are no internal steps.
There is a bathroom with toilet on the ground floor. The bath has a shower over but must be climbed into for access.
There is also a seperate downstairs toilet.
The extended patio/seating area is level with no steps.
Parking is on gravel ground 10' from the front door.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|04 May 2019 to 24 May 2019||£ 572||£ 458|
|25 May 2019 to 31 May 2019||£ 887||£ 710|
|01 June 2019 to 05 July 2019||£ 677||£ 542|
|06 July 2019 to 12 July 2019||£ 772||£ 618|
|13 July 2019 to 19 July 2019||£ 887||£ 710|
|20 July 2019 to 26 July 2019||£ 917||£ 734|
|27 July 2019 to 23 August 2019||£ 947||£ 758|
|24 August 2019 to 30 August 2019||£ 917||£ 734|
|31 August 2019 to 06 September 2019||£ 772||£ 618|
|07 September 2019 to 20 September 2019||£ 597||£ 478|
|21 September 2019 to 27 September 2019||£ 512||£ 410|
|28 September 2019 to 11 October 2019||£ 432||£ 357|
|12 October 2019 to 18 October 2019||£ 482||£ 386|
|19 October 2019 to 25 October 2019||£ 572||£ 458|
|26 October 2019 to 01 November 2019||£ 512||£ 410|
|02 November 2019 to 13 December 2019||£ 382||£ 357|
|14 December 2019 to 20 December 2019||£ 572||£ 458|
|21 December 2019 to 03 January 2020||£ 887||£ 710|
|04 January 2020 to 25 December 2020||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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