Minafon
Ref: 5016

Minafon
TV Room on the ground floor
TV Room on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Dining Room on the ground floor
Dining Room on the ground floor
Sitting/Reading Room on the ground floor
Sitting/Reading Room on the ground floor
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 2 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 2 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds on the 1st floor with the view towards the Garden and the woodland beyond.
Bedroom 4 - bedroom with bunk beds that are 3' wide but only suitable for children up to 16 yrs. This bedroom is on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 4 - bedroom with bunk beds that are 3' wide but only suitable for children up to 16 yrs. This bedroom is on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
The toilet in the Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Separate WC on the 1st floor.
The road up to Minafon and the woodland behind the house.
Photo of the side of Minafon, garden and woodland beyond.
The Garden at winter and beyond is the woodland - new photos of the garden will be coming soon
The Garden at winter - new photos of the garden will be coming soon
Back Garden and the woodland beyond
There are two staircases to get to the garden and woodland. A green spiral staircase close to the back door and steps next to that car park area.
The green spiral staircase to get to the Garden and Woodland.
1st floor landing
Top of the stairs on the 1st floor
Minafon
TV Room on the ground floor
TV Room on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Kitchen on the ground floor
Dining Room on the ground floor
Dining Room on the ground floor
Sitting/Reading Room on the ground floor
Sitting/Reading Room on the ground floor
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 2 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 2 - Double Bedroom on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds on the 1st floor with the view towards the Garden and the woodland beyond.
Bedroom 4 - bedroom with bunk beds that are 3' wide but only suitable for children up to 16 yrs. This bedroom is on the 1st floor.
Bedroom 4 - bedroom with bunk beds that are 3' wide but only suitable for children up to 16 yrs. This bedroom is on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
The toilet in the Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Bathroom on the 1st floor.
Separate WC on the 1st floor.
The road up to Minafon and the woodland behind the house.
Photo of the side of Minafon, garden and woodland beyond.
The Garden at winter and beyond is the woodland - new photos of the garden will be coming soon
The Garden at winter - new photos of the garden will be coming soon
Back Garden and the woodland beyond
There are two staircases to get to the garden and woodland. A green spiral staircase close to the back door and steps next to that car park area.
The green spiral staircase to get to the Garden and Woodland.
1st floor landing
Top of the stairs on the 1st floor

REF:

5016

BEDROOMS

4

CHANGEOVER DAY

Saturday

No. PETS

6

SLEEPS

8

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 2 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.


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.)
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.
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.
LINEN: Yes
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).
WIFI:Yes. Included.
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.

2021 PRICE GROUP : 21

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Guest Feedback:
Mr S (Sept. 2020): Good "Difficult to use oven as markings have gone". Thanks for the Feedbaack - This has been passed on to the Owner so that this can be rectified.

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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.

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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
02 January 2021 to 08 January 2021 £ 1097 £ 878
09 January 2021 to 05 February 2021 £ 517 £ 414
06 February 2021 to 12 February 2021 £ 587 £ 470
13 February 2021 to 19 February 2021 £ 652 £ 522
20 February 2021 to 26 February 2021 £ 587 £ 470
27 February 2021 to 26 March 2021 £ 517 £ 414
27 March 2021 to 02 April 2021 £ 732 £ 586
03 April 2021 to 16 April 2021 £ 762 £ 610
17 April 2021 to 30 April 2021 £ 652 £ 522
01 May 2021 to 28 May 2021 £ 732 £ 586
29 May 2021 to 04 June 2021 £ 1097 £ 878
05 June 2021 to 02 July 2021 £ 862 £ 690
03 July 2021 to 09 July 2021 £ 967 £ 774
10 July 2021 to 16 July 2021 £ 1097 £ 878
17 July 2021 to 23 July 2021 £ 1127 £ 902
24 July 2021 to 20 August 2021 £ 1142 £ 914
21 August 2021 to 27 August 2021 £ 1127 £ 902
28 August 2021 to 03 September 2021 £ 967 £ 774
04 September 2021 to 17 September 2021 £ 762 £ 610
18 September 2021 to 24 September 2021 £ 682 £ 546
25 September 2021 to 15 October 2021 £ 587 £ 470
16 October 2021 to 29 October 2021 £ 732 £ 586
30 October 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 18 February 2022 £ 702 £ 562
19 February 2022 to 25 February 2022 £ 637 £ 510
26 February 2022 to 25 March 2022 £ 567 £ 454
26 March 2022 to 01 April 2022 £ 782 £ 626
02 April 2022 to 15 April 2022 £ 812 £ 650
16 April 2022 to 29 April 2022 £ 702 £ 562
30 April 2022 to 30 December 2022 £ To be confirmed £ To be confirmed
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