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Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage)

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is decorated and furnished to provide delightful, homely accommodation to a high standard whilst retaining many character features such as an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove in the lounge area, exposed beams and reproduction style panelling on the open staircase. The kitchen area is well equipped and modern in styling with spotlighting, whilst retaining a country cottage look and feel to it. Situated in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, the cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys v...Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is decorated and furnished to provide delightful, homely accommodation to a high standard whilst retaining many character features such as an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove in the lounge area, exposed beams and reproduction style panelling on the open staircase. The kitchen area is well equipped and modern in styling with spotlighting, whilst retaining a country cottage look and feel to it. Situated in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, the cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompassing the Manod mountains at the front with a craggy backdrop of the Moelwyn mountains which protect the village from much of the wind from northerly gales in the winter and give the village a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering how high it's located in Snowdonia. Features & Facilities include: • Open plan living accommodation with well appointed lounge & dining area with inglenook fireplace housing a multi fuel stove on a raised slate hearth, with exposed beams in the lounge area. • The kitchen area is well appointed and equipped with electric oven/grill and hob with extractor hood, microwave, integrated fridge with icebox & washer/dryer. • Electric 'DuoHeat' smart radiators throughout. • Welcome gift on arrival • Electricity & starter pack of fuel for Multi fuel stove included • 2 well behaved dogs welcome (please bring own dog beds and towels) • Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms, the double bedroom has delightful views across the river and fields towards mountainous scenery and the single bedroom is light & airy. • Bed Linen, towels and tea towels provided. We also provide the following 'consumables': Washing up liquid, washing up brush, cloth & sponge, washing powder/liquid, dishcloths, and tea towels. Liquid soaps by washbasins, toilet roll and bin bags. We also provide a small supply of Tea, Coffee & Sugar and a selection of Herbal & Fruit Teas. There is also a condiment set of Salt, Pepper & Vinegar, and a small selection of assorted herbs. • Off road parking for 1 car opposite cottage, additional parking on first come first served basis in allocated parking bay opposite cottage. • Lakeside Café only a 2 minute walk & pub is approximately a 20 minute walk. The nearby town of Blaenau Ffestiniog offers an array of shops, eating establishments & pubs. • Strictly No Smoking • LCD TV/DVD/CD with FreeSat, iPod dock & a good selection of DVD's, books, games & puzzles. • There is an enclosed and gated front garden, a great spot to enjoy evening drinks after a day spent enjoying the wonderful scenery and numerous outdoor pursuits the area has to offer. Note: The arrival time at this property is 4pm, and guests are welcome to stay until 11am on the departure day.More
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Angie R
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Date of stay: November 2017
Management response:Responded November 26, 2017

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2017

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Date of stay: October 2017
Management response:Responded October 29, 2017

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Reviewed November 19, 2016

Absolutely perfect place to stay while exploring this stunning part of the UK. We enjoyed the best welcome we've ever had from a holiday cottage and we will be going back next year for sure! Thank you Angie and Rich. XMore

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank Gary S
Management response:Responded November 20, 2016

Dear Gary & Helen Thank you for your lovely review and comments, we are absolutely delighted you had a good week and enjoyed your stay here. We shall look forward to welcoming you back next year. She will be waiting for you!! Have a great...More

Reviewed September 6, 2015

Excellent cottage, well equipped , decorated & furnished, comfortable & clean. Beautiful location, ideal for walks & sightseeing. Just the right size for family of 3. Welcoming gift of wine & cake a lovely touch.

Date of stay: August 2015
2  Thank Alison C
Reviewed December 16, 2014

I booked this cottage as a present for my partners birthday and I had done a lot of research into the surrounding area. We had a lovely weekend at the cottage. The cottage is really well presented and the owners have thought of everything you...More

Date of stay: December 2014
3  Thank Lucy H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
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Is this vacation rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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The cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompassing the Manod mountains at the front with a craggy backdrop of the Moelwyn mountains which protect the village from much of the wind from northerly gales in the winter and give the village a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering how high it's located in Snowdonia. The cottage is situated in a terrace of about 12 cottages and is located in a quiet position away from the main road and passing traffic, there are parking bays opposite which are for the use of the terrace, so parking should not be a problem, but is on a first come, first served basis. Situated in the village of Tanygrisiau, meaning 'Under the Steps', a close neighbour of the larger town, better know...
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