Minafon, Mawddach EstuaryRef: 5016
Sleeps 5 to 8 (+ Cot)
STS Grade 3+
Built in 1886, Minafon is a grand stone house in an elevated position in the village of Bontddu ( 'Black Bridge') 5 miles from the Seaside town of Barmouth and just over 4 miles from the Historic town of Dolgellau. In this double fronted semi-detached house there are 2 lounges, a separate dining room, a good sized kitchen, 4 spacious bedrooms, a huge bathroom and one additional loos. To the rear, there is a large terraced garden (merging into woodland beyond) with furnished areas for relaxing and al fresco dining, making it a great place for family get-togethers. To the front, a smaller garden is bounded by a stone wall on the other side of which flows the Afon Cwm Llechen shortly before it joins the Afon Mawddach. Minafon's location in the southern part of the National Park provides an excellent base for exploring Snowdonia's towering mountains, huge forests, rushing rivers, crystal clear lakes and a plethora of attractions that cater for visitors of every afe and ability. Situated close to the main route (and excellent bus service) along the Mawddach estuary, Minafon nontheless provides a peaceful haven for those who wish to be far from the madding crowd. A few things 'on the doorstep' are: Just across the Mawddach estuary - Cade Idris mountains - for a great days climbing or mountain biking. Behind the house- the ancient hilltop stage coach roads and drovers routes through heathland. 4 miles up stream -the old county town of Dolgellau, a compact historic town on the banks of the river Wnion with its distinctive black stone houses, hidden away inns and old gaols (now restaurants). 5 miles down the road- Barmouth with soft sandy beaches, a few amusement rides, great places to eat and antique shops. 15 mins drive (12 miles) - mountain bike centre at Coed y Brenin. 30 mins drive (24 miles) - 'Titan' Zip Wire and Bounce Below at Blaenau Ffestiniog. 40 mins drive (27 miles) - National White Water Centre at Bala.
4 BEDROOMS: 2 large bedrooms with double beds, 1 bedroom with twin beds, 1 bedroom with bunk beds that are 3' wide but only suitable for children up to 16 yrs.
BATHROOM/WC elevated sunken bath, shower cubicle electric shower, and hand wash basin. A plastic chair is provided for use in the shower (if required).
SEPARATE WC with hand wash basin.
SITTING/READING ROOM with large 4-seater sofa, two lounge chairs, sitting stool, coffee table, bookshelves and flame effect electric fan heater.
TV ROOM with comfy 3-seater and 2-seater sofas, (Seating for 5). Smart TV, Freesat DVR, DVD and gas coal effect fire.
KITCHEN Large range oven with 5 electric ring hob, double ovens and grill. Fridge/freezer, additional fridge, washer-dryer, and microwave.
DINING ROOM Large dining table seating 8, dresser and flame effect electric fire (fan heater).
WC: Downstairs outside loo (in boiler room adjacent to kitchen door.)
GARDEN & GROUNDS: Terraced, naturalised garden, secure from the road but NOT enclosed or separated from woodland to the rear of the property. Sheltered bench and large table with chairs for al fresco dining. Some care required with adventurous dogs. Separate garden at the front is not enclosed.
PARKING: For 2 cars. One inside the garden gate. One outside the garage door. There are also parking bays a little further up the road that can be used.
GARAGE: for bike storage and canoe by arrangement.
ELECTRICITY & HEATING: The property is centrally heated by oil fired boiler, with separate electric fires and one gas fire.
TOWELS: -At this time, due to Covid regulations, we are asking Guests bring their own TOWELS and TEA TOWELS.
PETS: Yes. No restriction on number (Subject to STS Pet Policy). Not allowed in bedrooms (stair gate provided).
COT AND HIGHCHAIR: Both are available but no bedding provided. (A stair gate is available for bedroom doorway if required).
FAQ: Play area is further up the road.
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 (Friday). Out of season (October to end of May), this property will accept mini-breaks anytime, but only within 31 days of the start date of the holiday between April and the end of October.
2021 PRICE GROUP : 21
Comments: TBC Overall Quality Percentage: TBC Grading: TBC
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: Onsite parking on the drive for 2 cars (with a level footpath to the back door) & additional parking bays a little further up the road. Access to the front door from the lane is up 3 steps. The rear garden is terraced and only accessed up a spiral stair case or a steep stepped path from the car parking space. Neither of these are suitable for persons with mobility problems. Living rooms downstairs and bedrooms and bathroom/wc is upstairs. Elevated sunken bath in the bathroom has steps but can be easily accessed from floor level. It has no hand rails. Downstairs there is an outside loo.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|06 November 2021 to 10 December 2021||£ 517||£ 414|
|11 December 2021 to 17 December 2021||£ 732||£ 586|
|18 December 2021 to 31 December 2021||£ 1097||£ 878|
|01 January 2022 to 07 January 2022||£ 1147||£ 918|
|08 January 2022 to 04 February 2022||£ 567||£ 454|
|05 February 2022 to 11 February 2022||£ 637||£ 510|
|12 February 2022 to 25 February 2022||£ 702||£ 562|
|26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022||£ 567||£ 454|
|26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022||£ 782||£ 626|
|02 April 2022 to 22 April 2022||£ 812||£ 650|
|23 April 2022 to 29 April 2022||£ 702||£ 562|
|30 April 2022 to 27 May 2022||£ 782||£ 626|
|28 May 2022 to 03 June 2022||£ 1147||£ 918|
|04 June 2022 to 01 July 2022||£ 912||£ 730|
|02 July 2022 to 08 July 2022||£ 1017||£ 814|
|09 July 2022 to 15 July 2022||£ 1147||£ 918|
|16 July 2022 to 22 July 2022||£ 1177||£ 942|
|23 July 2022 to 19 August 2022||£ 1192||£ 954|
|20 August 2022 to 26 August 2022||£ 1177||£ 942|
|27 August 2022 to 02 September 2022||£ 1017||£ 814|
|03 September 2022 to 16 September 2022||£ 812||£ 650|
|17 September 2022 to 23 September 2022||£ 732||£ 586|
|24 September 2022 to 14 October 2022||£ 637||£ 510|
|15 October 2022 to 04 November 2022||£ 782||£ 626|
|05 November 2022 to 09 December 2022||£ 567||£ 454|
|10 December 2022 to 16 December 2022||£ 782||£ 626|
|17 December 2022 to 30 December 2022||£ 1147||£ 918|