Detached Cottage near Porthmadog
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Detached Cottage, near Porthmadog
Sitting room
Conservatory with seating
Conservatory seating
Garden with patio and sitting area
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 2
Twin bedroom
House with driveway
Bathroom with shower over the bath
Welsh dresser in the kitchen
Detached Cottage, near Porthmadog
Sitting room
Conservatory with seating
Conservatory seating
Garden with patio and sitting area
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 1
Double bedroom 2
Twin bedroom
House with driveway
Bathroom with shower over the bath
Welsh dresser in the kitchen











STS Grade 3

A spacious detached stone house 1 km above the small village of Garndolbenmaen in the Snowdonia National Park. Central for Porthmadog (7 mls), Cricieth (6 mls), Harlech (17 mls), the Llyn Peninsula and the Snowdonia mountains and passes. The cottage enjoys superb sea and mountain views over the countryside and has excellent scenic hill walks from its doorstep. This comfortable house stands off a mountain lane in very quiet surroundings within easy access to the sea at Cricieth and Porthmadog. There is an Indian restauraunt - Madiha - 1 mile away and The Goat pub is another 1/2 mile down the road in Glandwyfach, near Bryncir.

3 BEDROOMS: 2 Double bedrooms and 1 Twin bedroom (two Single beds). Bed linen and towels are not included, but available for hire locally.
BATHROOM: Ground floor bath with shower over the bath and WC.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Gas cooker, Rayburn stove for all heating purposes, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM: Washing machine, shower cubicle, WC.
LOUNGE: TV, VCR, views and open or electric fires.
SITTING ROOM: TV, VCR, views and open or electric fires.
CONSERVATORY with comfortable seating.
GARDEN: Enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ area.
PARKING: Ample parking.
HEATING: Rayburn stove for all heating purposes.
LOGS included.
WiFi: Free of charge.
PET: Maximum 4 pets.
LINEN: No (available to hire)
COT can be provided by request (if required, please check the spec in advance

Price Group: 13 (now includes gas, electricity and logs)

Mini-break rules at this property: 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). In season (April, to end of October) this property will accept mini-breaks 14 - 21 days before the starting date of the holiday, and 56 days before the starting date of the holiday out of season (November to the end of March).

Guest Feedback:
The L Family (September, 2018):
Good "The property is in a lovely quiet location, yet near to a good fast main road. Good big well equipped kitchen which is nice and warm cos of the aga.The 2 little lounges are cosy and proper fires can be little in both. Beds comfy and warm.ok bedrooms not double glazed but only wimps want hot bedrooms. The utility room with extra fridge freezer is a bonus. Location ideal for both Snowdonia and Lleyn peninsula.the owner is very friendly but not at all intrusive. Finally the place is really excellent value"
The L Family (Oct, 2017): "We have had a great 2 weeks here... Walked up the moutain behind the cottage, great views... The cottage was warm & had everything in it we needed - lots of hot water & a great open fire. Thank you for letting us stay here & being so friendly. Hope to see you again."   
The H Family (Sept, 2017): "2nd visit to the cottage. Fab week yet again - the dogs and humans thoroughly enjoyed it... Thanks again for a great stay... The garden is great! Can see the dogs playing in the garden from the conservatory and lovely views."
The J Family (Aug, 2017): "Thank you for a lovely stay in a wonderful cottage. Children & dogs thoroughly enjoyed it."
Mr & Mrs M (July, 2017): "A most relaxing & chilling holiday in this great cottage, we wanted for nothing. Location and views to die for. Thanks to our great host."
The B Family (June, 2017): "A great week in your beautiful & homely cottage. Lovely walks around Craig-y-Garn & Cwm Pennanf. Diolch yn fawr (thank you very much), hopefully see you again soon!"
Mr & Mrs T (June, 2017): "We have had a great time... Thanks for making us feel welcomed again, see you again soon."
The J Family (May, 2017): "Our 4th stay at this lovely cottage, loved the new conservatory... Hope to be back soon."
The R Family (May, 2017): "Thanks for a nice homely week as usual. Look forward to seeing you ASAP."
The T Family (April, 2017): "We've been coming to this cottage for the last 15 years... coming back was like 'coming home'. Thank you again, it has been a wonderful week of new and beautiful memories."
Mr & Mrs H (April, 2017): "We have had a wonderful stay, the Cottage is wonderful. The dogs loved their stayas well.... Thanks for the wonderful stay and definitely coming back."

Visit Wales Grade: 3 Star. (Last inpsected October 2019).
Visit Wales Comments
(October 2019):
"A traditional stone built house in a rural location the owners birth home with a large garden and parking."
(January, 2016):
"Dalar is a traditional stone built house in a rural location, large garden and parking. Kitchen/diner with Rayburn, compact lounge and ground floor bathroom; two double and 1 twin bedrooms."
Overall Quality Percentage: 62.86%


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

At the village cross road turn up the road at the side of the chapel and then immediately turn right (before you reach the pub & shop). Follow the lane uphill for 800m. The house stands on the hill on the right with an old plough on the side wall.
Parking is accessed by the side of the property onto a large tarmac area with loose chippings.

Entrance to the Property:
Access through to the property by the back door which can be found at the rear of the property through wrought iron gates. On entering the building the ground floor area is all on one level. The back door opening is 34ins/863mm with a step over.

Utility/Shower Room:
Floor covering is lino.
Lighting is natural daylight and ceiling lights.
Door opening into the shower room is 30ins/762mm

Access through upvc door out onto paved slab area/garden.
Door width is 30ins/762mm

Two doors lead into the kitchen one from the conservatory and the other from the lounge. Both door sizes are 30ins/762mm wide.
The kitchen and dining flooring is tiled.
Worktop height is 3ft (36ins/914mm) as well as the sink height.
The fridge and dishwasher are built in under the work surface.
The lighting area is fitted with a florescent light and downlighters.
Plenty of work surface with four double sockets above.

Accessed through a small hallway from the kitchen also accessed from the lounge.
Flooring is lino

Accessed from the hallway through a fifteen panelled glass door size is 26" 1/2'
Plenty of sockets: 3 doubles and one single.
Lighting is natural daylight aswell as a ceiling light and three lamps around the room.

Sitting Room:
Accesssed from the hall at the bottom of the stairs by the front porch.
The door size is 28ins/711mm wide.
Lighting is natural daylight and a ceiling light and two lamps around the room.
Plenty of sockets four double around the room.

Hall & Stairway:
The flooring is short short pile carpet.
Twelve straight steps lead up to the landing with the hand rail on the left hand side.
The stairs are 30ins/762mm wide.

Bedroom 1:
Flooring is short pile carpet.
There is a central ceiling light and two bedside lamps.
Three double sockets.

Bedroom 2:
Flooring is short pile carpet.
There is a central ceiling light and two bedside lamps.
Sockets two double and one single.

Bedroom 3:
Flooring is short pile carpet.
Ceiling light and natural daylight.
Plently of sockets four double and one single.

Paving and gravel area leads through to the lawn and sitting out area.

Period Week Price 3 night price
02 November 2019 to 13 December 2019 £ 332 £ 266
14 December 2019 to 20 December 2019 £ 487 £ 390
21 December 2019 to 03 January 2020 £ 627 £ 502
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 25 December 2020 £ 647 £ 518
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