Sleeps: 4

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Grade: 4

Free Wifi

Ref: 1012A


STS Grade 4
With views of the harbour from the lounge, this is one of the best of the Oakeleys flats available for rent. This select, prestigious development of 16 flats was completed in 2007 in a secluded position near Porthmadog harbour and has been furnished to an excellent standard. All rooms are on the ground floor and there is a designated car park space in the main courtyard. Porthmadog has a good variety of shops and eating places and is a good central location for the mountains of Snowdonia and the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay. Across the harbour are the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland railways. Snowdon and Beddgelert are 7 miles inland and the beautiful stretch of sandy beach at Black Rock Sands is 2 miles. Portmeirion village is just 2 mls along the river for a relaxing day out and Cricieth town and castle just 5 mls.

2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom and 1 Twin bedroom with two single beds. Bedlinen & Towels provided.
BATHROOM: Bathroom with WC and drencher shower over the bath, there are no hand rails around the bath area.
LOUNGE AREA: Open plan lounge area with French doors which provide views of harbour. Freeview TV with Blu-ray DVD player. CD player and ipod docking station.
KITCHEN/DINER: Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Dining table to seat 4 people. French doors leading to patio area.
GARDEN: Open plan patio with furniture, accessible from the kitchen.
PARKING: Allocated parking for one car (car height restriction 7' into internal parking area).
HEATING: Gas central heating, including under floor heating throughout.
PETS: 2 pets allowed in living area, not allowed in carpeted areas or bedrooms please.
WiFi: Yes, 14 Mbps.
COT & Boaster Seat: Yes, you will need request the cot. The bedding for the cot is not included, please bring your own.
EXTRA: New carpets installed Feb 2020.
EXTRA: This property is not suitable for less abled people as there is only a shower over the bath and there are no hand rails in the bath area.

2022 Price Group: 13

Mini-break rules at this cottage: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at short notice in the Holiday Season (from Easter to October Half Term) - only if the holiday start date is within 30 days. Out of the Holiday Season (Between October to March only - NOT including Christmas New Year's Eve and February Half Term weeks) which can be booked at anytime.

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.

Guest Feedback:
The B Family (March 2022):
Excellent "Fab, great accommodation, central location - couldn't ask for more. what made it more special was the weather, 18/19 all weekend, sunrises and sunsets on the Cob (if you get up early) outstanding. Will be back again in the not too distant future."
Mr K (October 2021): Excellent "Nice apartment with all the facilities needed, great location too."

Mrs R (October 2021): Excellent "Apartment well situated and well equipped. Excellent service from STS holidays."

Mrs J (September 2021): Snowdonia Tourst Services: Excellent "Have used company previously, never had any problems." Property Ref 1012A: Neutral "Location excellent, unfortunately very tired property in need of redecoration and some new furniture. Cleanliness not as I would have exThanks for the Feedback which has been passed on the Property Owner and the Deputy. Please can all issues be brought to our attention as soon as you can - many issues can be rectified almost immediately.pected either." Thanks for the Feedback which has been passed on the Property Owner and the Deputy. Please can all issues be brought to our attention as soon as you can - many issues can be rectified almost immediately. The Deputy replied: "Unfortunately, lots of guests mixed cleanliness with decoration. For example if walls have marks and they need painting- guest will think they are dirty. If floor has scratches and marks- they will think we didn't mop it etc. It's a tricky one. If there's any specific cleaning feedback, I would really appreciate the information."

Mrs A (September 2021): Good "Property was well located and was quite well equipped but looked in need of some updating particularly in the bathroom (rusty fittings) and the entry door which was in poor repair." Feedback forwarded on to the Property Owner for their consideration.
Mrs W (July 2021): Excellent "Great company to book with ,lovely apartment with lots of room , could do with a sun umbrella over the table outside as it catches the sun alot of the time ." Comments passed on to the Property Owner for their consideration.
RM (June 2021): "Hi. Just vacated the apartment. Had a great time, will definitely be back."
Mrs H (October 2020): Excellent "Very comfortable and conveniently located."
Mrs A (October 2019): Good "Modern comfortable accommodation, very close to the harbour, shops and steam trains."
Mr S (September 2019): Good "Nice apartment, very comfortable and conveniently situated near town centre. Parking space a bit tight due to wall!"
Mrs C (August 2019): Excellent "A great apartment in an ideal location, we would definitely recommend it!"
Ms H (August 2019): Good "Apartment good location. Gets hot and damp in bathroom. Some fittings and carpets tired."
Mrs M (July 2019): Excellent "Well appointed apartment in superb possition"
Ms S (May 2019): "Very nice apartment everything was clean, excellent location"
Mrs W (September, 2018): Good "Overall the property was clean, tidy and comfortable. "
Mrs H (August, 2017): "Just wanted to say we had a lovely stay at the Oakley apartment thank you."
Mr W: "We had a lovely holiday and will return soon!"
Mr F: "We would return to this property - very comfortable and convenient".

Visit Wales Grade: 3 Star. (Last inspected October 2019)
Visit Wales Comments:
"Whistle Stop is a recent development set in a gated community offering guests comfortable accommodation with harbour and narror gauge railway views. A comfortable ground floor property located close to the Ffestiniog Railway and the pretty harbour. Modern fixtures, fittings and furniture throughout, laminated floors in public areas, carpets in bedrooms. Underfloor heating."
Visit Wales Overall Quality Percentage: 77.14%

Access Statement

From the car park there are 2 steps up to a gravelled area and then a 7" step into the property through a standard width door. There are two French doors into the kitchen area of the lounge diner, but the height of the step is more than 10". The floors are laminated and it is considered that there is not enough room for a wheel chair.

Parking is in an allocated space 20m from the front door. Surface is tarmac with gravel to the front door.

Warning: This property is NOT suitable for less abled people. There are no hand rails around the bath area to help get in and out the bath. The floor space is not big enough for a wheel chair.

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