Stars & Clouds Cottage, FfestiniogRef: 5013
STS Grade 4
Friday - Friday
New listing, October 2018
A delightful cottage, with out-reaching views over the valley towards Manod mountains and the historic Llechwedd slates and a dramatic and beautiful view over the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog at the head of the Ffestiniog Valley. Lovingly restored semi-detached cottage retaining original features, such as the dark 200 yr old wooden cottage staircase, deep inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings married to modern conveniences, such as reclining leather sofas, flatscreen TV, en-suite shower room and a fantastic HOT-TUB under the stars! Situated down a narrow lane above the town, passing other terraced cottages, it has a footpath to the front door that continues to the town (10 minutes walk further on). Superb central mountain position, just 30 minutes drive from the Cambrian coastline, Harlech town with a cliff top castle and Porthmadog harbour town with famous steam engines and trains. The north Wales coast is 45 minutes to Conwy harbour and castle, Llandudno pier and large town. Snowdon is a 30 minute drive through the high Crimea Pass to Betws y Coed and about a further 20 minutes to the beautiful National Trust Bodnant Gardens. On the doorstep is Zip World: Titan, Bounce Below and Antur Stiniog mountain cycling centre which is just 10 minutes drive away from Stars & Clouds Cottage.
3 BEDROOMS: 1 large master Double bedroom on the ground floor with an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC with hand wash basin in the bedroom (2 steps from living room with low head-room), 2 small Double bedrooms - up original wooden stairs - both have some sloping ceilings, one is very compact and limited furniture in the room, but large Victorian chest of drawers on landing outside the door (more suitable for 1 person). No cot. LINEN & TOWELS: Bed linen & towels are provided
BATHROOM/WC: Upstairs contemparary white bathroom suite with shower attachment
LOUNGE: 2 leather sofas with foot raisers, flatscreen TV and multi-fuel stove. Alexa interface also available.
DINING ROOM: Room for 6 round a stripped pine table, wood buring stove.
KITCHEN up 2 steps through low head-room. Large range cooker, fridge, microwave, fitted 'cottage-style' units.
GAMES ROOM/UTILITY ROOM: External room up garden steps with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Pool table, dart board and a combi weight exercise machine.
HOT TUB: The bespoke gazebo canopy in the garden with glass celling to see the stars for dinning and HOT TUB!
HEATING: Programmable ceramic electric heating with timer in all rooms, central heating in master bedroom.
GROUNDS: Cottage garden with walking archway to front, large terrace garden to rear with wooden stairs to SUMMER HOUSE for dining under the stars and hot tub.
PARKING: Allocated parking for 2 cars, 100m from cottage.
PETS: 1 Small.
WiFi: Yes, free. (And Alexa).
Visit Wales Inspection: November 2019
Comments: "Stars and Clouds offers guests comfortable accomodation with wonderful extended views to the town and West through the initial approach past neighbouring properties does not inspire. The terraced grounds have summer house, games/gym room and covered hot tub. The house has been represented and has a comfortable lounge with separate dining room leading to the kitchen a spacious master bedroom is en suite whilst the other bedrooms are more compact."
Grading: 79.43% 4 Star
Mrs V (September 2019): "The cottage was comfortable and good little extra facilities such as hot tub multi gym, pool table which we made use of!"
2020 Price Group: 22
2020 Christmas or New Year weeks: £1387 | Christmas or New Year minibreak: £1120.
Minimum rent: £827/week, £687 for 3 nights, Weekends available: Friday to Monday breaks.
Minibreaks: This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at medium notice of 14-21 days between Easter and Thanksgiving. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.
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|
|03 April 2020 to 21 May 2020||£ 827||£ 687|
|22 May 2020 to 28 May 2020||£ 1057||£ 846|
|29 May 2020 to 02 July 2020||£ 827||£ 687|
|03 July 2020 to 09 July 2020||£ 907||£ 726|
|10 July 2020 to 16 July 2020||£ 1057||£ 846|
|17 July 2020 to 23 July 2020||£ 1082||£ 866|
|24 July 2020 to 20 August 2020||£ 1102||£ 882|
|21 August 2020 to 27 August 2020||£ 1082||£ 866|
|28 August 2020 to 03 September 2020||£ 907||£ 726|
|04 September 2020 to 17 December 2020||£ 827||£ 687|
|18 December 2020 to 24 December 2020||£ 1057||£ 846|
|25 December 2020 to 31 December 2020||£ 1387||£ 1387|
|01 January 2021 to 30 December 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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