Explorer's Cottage
Ref: 5005A

REF:

5005A

BEDROOMS

2

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

1

SLEEPS

4
STS Grade 4

Guests are in for a lucky suprise with this cosy cottage. Set within the area which 'roofed the world', so called because of the excellent quality of the local slate. This delightful cottage has been decorated and refurbished to a very good standard. The large inglenook fireplace makes a beautiful feature the living room providing a cosy setting for its lucky guests. On the doorstep of this holiday home are enough walks to last you the entire week along with a number of public houses waiting to greet you from your fun filled day in Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1ml. Along the top of the garden is where the Ffestiniog Steam Train makes it journey from Porthmadog to its final stop Blaenau Ffestiniog - so close you could shake the train conductors hand! Blaenau Ffestiniog is a small town host to some historic slate quarries which have now the amazing Zip World: Titan and Bounce Below adrenaline rush attractions in North Wales. Enjoy local taverns, eating establishments and many shops. The harbour town of Porthmadog is 12 miles away with its bustling streets, shops, restaurants and popular harbour. The long sandy beaches of Morfa Bychan and Harlech are both 14 miles away. Enjoy the cycle route around Llyn Trawsfynydd (7 mls) and Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin Ganllwyd (14 mls).

2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double, 1 Twin. Bed linen provided.
SHOWER ROOM: with shower cubicle, WC & hand wash basin.
Modern fitted KITCHEN with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher.
LOUNGE/DINER: with mountain views, flatscreen Freeview TV, DVD, large inglenook fireplace housing a log burner.
GARDEN: Enclosed garden to the front with bench.
PARKING: for two cars on a quiet street.
HEATING: Electric heaters and log burner.
ELECTRICITY & ELECTRIC HEATING: Inclusive.
PET: Maximum 1 pet.
LINEN: Yes
TOWELS:At this time , due to Covid regulations, we are asking Guests bring their own TOWELS and TEA TOWELS.

WiFi: There is no WiFi provided at the property but please check you phone service provider for reception.

EXTRA: A lockable garage is available for bike storage.

Price Group: 7

Mini-break rules: A mini-break is a holiday for less than 7 nights and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). In season (April to October), this property will accept mini-breaks 14 - 21 days before the start date of the holiday, 56 days out of season (November to end of March).

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.

Visit Wales Comments (May 2017):
"A cute cottage close to all amenities. Cosy lounge has a wood burner and comfortable seating. A very comfortable property with excellent housekeeping."
Overall Quailty Percentage: 79%

Guest Feedback:  
Mr & Mrs C: "We forgot to write in your visitor book so we'll leave you a glorious review online to let people know  when theyr looking to book what a lovely cottage and location it is in and how thoughtful the owners are."
Mr & Mrs D: "Very comfortable with everything you could possibly need. Weather was out of this world, walking in Moelwyn and Snowdon enjoyable, ate, drank and had a wonderful time."
Mr & Mrs G: "Comfortable cottage, beautiful environment and fabulous weather, what more could you ask for. Walked every day, books and maps really useful. Last day walked route 21 in pathfinder guide 10 and ended up having fish and chips in Borth. Unfortunately have to go home tomorrow but will be back."
Mr & Mrs S: "What a lovely home to stay in, the time has flown by. Steam train to Bleanau Ffestiniog and walk back; nice to do.Steam train to Porthmadog very pretty, can stop at Minffordd and walk 1 1/2 miles to Portmeirion. Conway castle and town worth a visit also Harlech and surrounding area. Local walk up the hill worth a look, waterfalls in full flow after rain."



 

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 September 2020 to 18 September 2020 £ 472 £ 378
19 September 2020 to 25 September 2020 £ 422 £ 338
26 September 2020 to 09 October 2020 £ 377 £ 302
10 October 2020 to 16 October 2020 £ 402 £ 322
17 October 2020 to 30 October 2020 £ 462 £ 370
31 October 2020 to 11 December 2020 £ 357 £ 286
12 December 2020 to 18 December 2020 £ 462 £ 370
19 December 2020 to 01 January 2021 £ 562 £ 450
02 January 2021 to 08 January 2021 £ 592 £ 474
09 January 2021 to 05 February 2021 £ 387 £ 310
06 February 2021 to 12 February 2021 £ 407 £ 326
13 February 2021 to 19 February 2021 £ 432 £ 346
20 February 2021 to 26 February 2021 £ 407 £ 326
27 February 2021 to 26 March 2021 £ 387 £ 310
27 March 2021 to 02 April 2021 £ 492 £ 394
03 April 2021 to 16 April 2021 £ 502 £ 402
17 April 2021 to 30 April 2021 £ 432 £ 346
01 May 2021 to 28 May 2021 £ 492 £ 394
29 May 2021 to 04 June 2021 £ 592 £ 474
05 June 2021 to 02 July 2021 £ 542 £ 434
03 July 2021 to 09 July 2021 £ 582 £ 466
10 July 2021 to 16 July 2021 £ 592 £ 474
17 July 2021 to 23 July 2021 £ 632 £ 506
24 July 2021 to 20 August 2021 £ 677 £ 542
21 August 2021 to 27 August 2021 £ 632 £ 506
28 August 2021 to 03 September 2021 £ 582 £ 466
04 September 2021 to 17 September 2021 £ 502 £ 402
18 September 2021 to 24 September 2021 £ 452 £ 362
25 September 2021 to 15 October 2021 £ 407 £ 326
16 October 2021 to 22 October 2021 £ 432 £ 346
23 October 2021 to 29 October 2021 £ 492 £ 394
30 October 2021 to 10 December 2021 £ 387 £ 310
11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021 £ 492 £ 394
18 December 2021 to 24 December 2021 £ 592 £ 474
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