Woodland Cottage, Ffestiniog Valley
Ref: 5003

From the front
The Cottage is nestled in the hillside
Enjoy the views from the sun Lounge
Double Bedroom 1
Double Bedroom 2
Single Bedroom
en suite to Double Bedroom 1
Woodland Cottage Ffestiniog Valley
Part of the track up to the house
The Ffestiniog Railway runs through the nearby valley
From the front
The Cottage is nestled in the hillside
Enjoy the views from the sun Lounge
Double Bedroom 1
Double Bedroom 2
Single Bedroom
en suite to Double Bedroom 1
Woodland Cottage Ffestiniog Valley
Part of the track up to the house
The Ffestiniog Railway runs through the nearby valley










STS Grade 4

This is a rare opportunity to stay in a charming detached stone cottage in secluded woodland surrounded by a managed working forest of 150 hectares of its own land. Situated in an elevated position 5.5mls by road from Maentwrog village, it enjoys magnificent mountain and valley views of Snowdonia from its picture windows. It is very comfortably furnished and a log fire gives it a warm and cosy atmosphere. Ample walks from the doorstep - this is a naturalist or artists' dream location. 40 min walk to Maentwrog and 'The Grapes', 12miles to Porthmadog and Harlech to lovely sandy beaches, golf courses, steam train rides, shops. There are excellent mountain bike trails through the forest at Coed y Brenin. Situated separately in its own grounds and own drive is 'The Woodland Barn' (our ref 5003B) which is a little one bedroomed cottage available for rent. The Barn is 100m away from the Cottage set lower down the hill. Both properties are private from one another.

3 BEDROOMS: 1 Kingsize bedroom with EN-SUITE BATHROOM/WCwith shower over the bath, 2 double bedrooms. Bed linen is provided. Please bring all your own towels and tea towels.
BATHROOM/WC upstairs, WCdownstairs.
LOUNGE AREA: The lounge area has a slate floor and an open log fire and seating for 5.
KITCHEN/DINER AREA: Attractive fitted kitchen units, gas hob, gas oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Open plan with slate floor and a staircase to the first floor. The stairs are steeper and narrower than modern ones and is deemed not suitable for those with limited mobility or young children.
UTILITY CUPBOARD: Washing machine and tumble dryer.
SITTING ROOM: Comfortable seating area for 4 people, digital TV with integral DVD, CD player/radio and picture window with mountain views.
GARDEN: Natural grounds with some garden furniture.
PARKING: Parking space.
HEATING: Full gas central heating and underfloor heating.
ELECTRICITY & HEATING: Electricity, gas, and central heating included. Logs are available at £25 per week if required.
EXTRA: Access is up a 2.5 mile unsurfaced forest trackway with some potholes. We recommend that low sprung cars take the route slowly. Borehole water supply to the cottage is filtered and UV treated. This cottage is in secluded woodland surrounded by a managed working forest of 150 hectares. Cottage has a steep staircase so young children need supervision.
PETS: Up to two well behaved dog will be permitted - there might be sheep in the part of the forest belonging to the Woodland Trust.
WiFi: Customer Feedback, Mr R (July 2019): "Hi, just thought you might like to know, simply to update your literature, but we can get a very decent phone signal here, at least on 3 and Vodafone, both 3g and 4g. Would be useful for future visitors as I would have brought a laptop with me if I thought there would be a chance of a connection in the cottage."

Price Group: 20

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 not accept mini-breaks.

Guest Feedback:
Adrian, Valeria and family (April 2019): 'A fantastic week of complete relaxation away from the rest of the world in utter seclusion?.Best was finding the waterfall and spending a couple of hours there.Next time we'll plan a whole day there?..We will be back.'
Stewart family (Sept 2018): 'A wonderful week with great walks locally. A real home from home.'
Annette, Jason and family (Aug 2018): 'Thank you for such a wonderful break. You have a fabulous cottage - I have left it as I found it, clean and tidy.I will happily recommend your cottage to friends and family.'
Joan, Ron and family (May 2018): 'This was our 3rd visit. As before, we had a very enjoyable visit. All the facilities were of the high standard we have come to expect.'
Jos and Rinske and family (May 2018): "Lovely cottage in stunning location. Had a lot of fun and peace and quiet."
Mr & Mrs N (May, 2017): "Fantastic service from the STS team. The cottage and location were amazing - so glad we went - didn't want to come home! Thank you."
T Couple, (April, 2015):"Thank you for a lovely clean house on arrival. The perfect relaxing holiday - we certaintly won't leave it so long this time before we're back again."
2 Couples (2015): "What a super setting for a differnet type of holiday. The scenery is breathtaking ... The house has everything."
W Family: "The solitude up here in the forest has been wonderful - a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of normal life."
H Family: "Had a fantastic week in this very lovely homely cottage. We loved the location so much - our 4 year old wanted to stay for 10 weeks"

Visit Wales Comments (October, 2016):
" Set in secluded woodland not far from the village of Maentwrog with access via a forestry road. This property provides an ideal location for a get away holiday with the grounds kept natural to complement the surroundings. Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with quarry tiled floor, open fire and underfloor heating. Well equipped kitchen. Conservatory overlooking the mountains and countryside. En suite bedroom plus a further two bedrooms and family bathroom. "
Overall Quality Percentage: 80%


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.


Period Week Price 3 night price
05 October 2019 to 11 October 2019 £ 437 £ 350
12 October 2019 to 18 October 2019 £ 512 £ 410
19 October 2019 to 25 October 2019 £ 592 £ 474
26 October 2019 to 01 November 2019 £ 542 £ 434
02 November 2019 to 13 December 2019 £ 382 £ 306
14 December 2019 to 20 December 2019 £ 592 £ 474
21 December 2019 to 03 January 2020 £ 932 £ 746
04 January 2020 to 14 February 2020 £ 432 £ 346
15 February 2020 to 28 February 2020 £ 562 £ 450
29 February 2020 to 27 March 2020 £ 432 £ 346
28 March 2020 to 03 April 2020 £ 562 £ 450
04 April 2020 to 17 April 2020 £ 677 £ 542
18 April 2020 to 01 May 2020 £ 562 £ 450
02 May 2020 to 22 May 2020 £ 642 £ 514
23 May 2020 to 29 May 2020 £ 982 £ 786
30 May 2020 to 03 July 2020 £ 757 £ 606
04 July 2020 to 10 July 2020 £ 842 £ 674
11 July 2020 to 17 July 2020 £ 982 £ 786
18 July 2020 to 24 July 2020 £ 997 £ 798
25 July 2020 to 21 August 2020 £ 1027 £ 822
22 August 2020 to 28 August 2020 £ 997 £ 798
29 August 2020 to 04 September 2020 £ 842 £ 674
05 September 2020 to 18 September 2020 £ 677 £ 542
19 September 2020 to 25 September 2020 £ 592 £ 474
26 September 2020 to 09 October 2020 £ 487 £ 390
10 October 2020 to 16 October 2020 £ 562 £ 450
17 October 2020 to 30 October 2020 £ 642 £ 514
31 October 2020 to 11 December 2020 £ 432 £ 346
12 December 2020 to 18 December 2020 £ 642 £ 514
19 December 2020 to 25 December 2020 £ 982 £ 786
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