Waterfall Cottage - Blaenau FfestiniogRef: 5014
STS Grade 4
Change day Friday
New listing, July 2019
A lovely little double fronted cottage situated above the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog at the head of the Ffestiniog Valley. Charmingly restored detached stone property retaining original features, such as the wooden cottage staircase, inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings. Three cosy bedrooms upstairs and a bathroom /wc downstairs. Mountainside grounds with wooden steps up to a viewing deck and a meandering footpath and scramble to a summer house to enjoy the mountain scape of Manod Mawr and Manod bach mountains beyond Blaenau Ffestiniog. Situated down a narrow lane above the town in an area known locally as 'Fuches Wen' with a footpath from the doorstep down to the town. The waterfall referred to is just above the cottage and 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 the cottage .
3 BEDROOMS: 2 bedrooms with double beds with walk in wardrobes, 1 compact bedroom with single bed with storage under the bed for clothes. Up original wooden stairs - No cot. Bed linen & towels are provided
BATHROOM/WC: downstairs contemporary white bathroom suite with shower over modern bath
LOUNGE/DINER: Stylish room with leather sofa and chair, flatscreen TV and multi-fuel stove, dining table for 4. Alexa sound center provided and a heated massaging chair.
KITCHEN: Cooker, fridge, microwave, fitted units.
UTILITY CUPBOARD: Washer/Dryer.
SHED: Up wooden steps outside with freezer, room to store bikes etc.
HEATING: Programmable ceramic electric heating with timer in all rooms.
GROUNDS: Rambling grounds with natural footpaths to a decked area with comfy furniture, at the top of the garden is a summer house with amazing views, but it's a bit of a scramble to get there.
LINEN & TOWELS: Included
PARKING: Allocated parking for 1 large car or 2 small cars outside the cottage. Additional parking in layby opposite cottage.
PETS: 1 Small pet.
WiFi: Yes, free. (And Alexa).
NEW FOR Feb 2020: An exciting new main feature of the Cottage: A top of the range HOT TUB within an enclosed log cabin with changing room. Complete with waterproof speakers, LED lighting and a water fountain effect.
(Available from end of March 2020.)
Minibreaks: This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at medium notice of 14-21 days between Easter and October. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.
2020 Price Group: 11 Minimum rent: £462
From March 2020 to include hot Tub Price Group: 18 Minimum rent: £662
Visit Wales Inspection: November 2019
Comments: "A completely represented cottage with a wealth of well thought out touches, the works done to the area credit to the owner."
Grading: 74.29% 3 Star.
Mr G (Sept- Oct 2019): "We had a wonderful week in this charming cottage. Overlooking the sleepy town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, it's in a peaceful spot, allowing us to truly get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It's a great base from which to explore Snowdonia and north Wales. The cottage can sleep up to five, but for two of us and our dog it was just the right size. The owner was very accommodating of our short-notice booking, helpful before our visit and took the time to check in with us during our stay. The heating had even been turned on in advance of our arrival, which was a nice touch. The cottage has recently been refurbished to a high standard and it really felt like a home from home. Our only suggestion is that the kitchen could benefit from some wine glasses and a small dishwasher, if space allows. We loved the wood burner and sun room on the cliff above the cottage, which was a perfect spot to enjoy some local gin as the sun went down. We were sad to leave at the end of the week and would happily stay again."
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: two storey cottage with lounge, bathroom/wc and kitchen on ground floor and 3 compact bedrooms on the first floor. Access to the cottage is via a couple of small steps. Shower is over the bath. Parking is on slate shale.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|03 July 2020 to 09 July 2020||£ 787||£ 692|
|10 July 2020 to 16 July 2020||£ 892||£ 714|
|17 July 2020 to 23 July 2020||£ 912||£ 730|
|24 July 2020 to 20 August 2020||£ 962||£ 770|
|21 August 2020 to 27 August 2020||£ 912||£ 730|
|28 August 2020 to 03 September 2020||£ 787||£ 692|
|04 September 2020 to 17 December 2020||£ 692||£ 692|
|18 December 2020 to 31 December 2020||£ 892||£ 714|
|01 January 2021 to 30 December 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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