This ground floor property is able to sleep six people across three bedrooms and boasts an impressive array of out outdoor spaces as well as superb decor indoors. This lovely detached stone built property offers quality, spacious accommodation and has been well-equipped and decorated throughout. Set under two miles from the foot of the spectacular Cader Idris mountain range, this lovely holiday home is ideally placed for those looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday in stunning surroundings. Well appointed and decorated to an exceptionally high standard inside, this ground floor property also benefits from a number of outdoor spaces including a... pretty garden, a large front balcony - ideal for dining alfresco and enjoying the wonderful mountain views - and an additional seven acres of fields. With the town centre only a ten minute walk away, this property is well-situated for the shops, pubs and restaurants on offer in Dolgellau, as well as being positioned for easy access to the region's many other activities and amenities.
Amenities: Oil central heating with electric stove in sitting room. Electric double oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, shared washing machine (in utility), 32" flat screen TV with FreeSat+, DVD, PlayStation 2 with games. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair by arrangement. Off road parking for 4 cars. Shared indoor bike storage/outdoor clothes room with sink. Large lawned garden & balcony with furniture, BBQ & mountain views. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Dolgellau's amenities 10 min downhill walk. Mount Cader Idris 1.5 miles. Note: Uncovered water feature in front courtyard - young children need supervision. Note: Grounds are shared with attached ground floor apartment.
Region: Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.
Town: Located in the heart of southern Snowdonia, the small market town of Dolgellau is set between the imposing Cader Idris mountain range and the sea. This is an ideal holiday spot, combining the outdoor pursuits on offer in the Snowdonia NationalPark with the nearby sandy beaches at Barmouth, Fairbourne and Aberdovey. With a wide selection of shops, pubs and places to eat, Dolgellau itself is well placed for visitors looking to enjoy the other nearby coastal resorts and the excellent restaurants on offer there. Set amidst superb scenery, mountains, forests, waterfalls, castles and beaches, this wonderful town is ideal for people looking to enjoy rambling, climbing and cycling.
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All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Excellent equiped and spacious holiday cottage in a nice neighbo
Left on 07/28/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | JavaMo
We visited the cottage as two elderly couples and were very pleased with the spacious rooms. We also were very happy with the two bathrooms, one for each couple. The ladies were very excited about the well equiped kitchen and all the accessoires in it. They like to cook and bake all kind of stuff and they have done their very best. The town centre is a few minutes away by car, but you also can walk to the centre; it is about 15 - 20 minutes. The return from the town centre is a bit harder as you must walk up along a hill, but for those who like to walk it is very well to do, especially if you did have your diner in town and you had a few drinks or glases of wine accompanying your meal.
If it is a bit sunny, the terrace invites you to sit down and enjoy the surroundings with a nice drink at hand and a very well view at Cader Idris. An excellent place for exploring the North-West area of Wales.
Sheffield, People's Republic of South Yorksire
Llety'r Bugail, Dolgellau
Left on 12/07/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Dafydd Manton
Llety'r Bugail is a fantastic property set right on the uplands above Dolgellau, with fabulous views over Cadair Idris and the mountain ranges. It was beautifully clean, well equipped and, more than anything else, dry! The North Welsh weather let us down for the first time ever, but since this was about our 40th trip, it is hardly indicative of what one can normally expect. The area was beautifully quiet, with few but very friendly neighbours, and there was enough wildlife to keep the most ardent of naturalists quiet for a goodly while.
As a result of little or no light pollution, particularly late at night, the night skies were absolutely outstanding, and the provision of patio furniture enhanced the experience.
There are plenty of shops nearby to assuage the hunger of all but the greediest of tourists, and the cottage is a great centre for exploring all of Gwynedd and beyond. We had a superb week, and greatly enjoyed what was provided. As an added bonus, the blackberry bushes were in full fruit, so the resultant pies/crumbles were a joy to behold, and something that the supermarket didn't supply. (Mind you, they did provide the custard!)
All round, an excellent place to get away from the lunatic world we all live in, and recharge the addled brain.
Kingswinford, West Midlands
Excellent Cottage in Dolgellau
Left on 12/06/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Ray Parsons
Lovely Cottage on the edge of Dolgellau. Cottage well looked after and extremely well maintained - one of the best we've ever stayed in. All mod cons in a great setting with mountains right on the doorstep. Lots of places to visit locally and plently to do for families. Welcome tray on arrival had excellent cake!
Best holiday home in 40 years
Left on 09/14/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Sue
We rented both properties for a family and friends holiday. They were both very well appointed and extremely clean. The view from the balcony and the quiet location more than made up for the long uphill walk after eating out (actually I'm lying, because one of my sons and I drove and didn't drink.
The internal stairway was unlocked for us, making it easy to move between properties.
The outside area under the balcony was ideal for tinkering with bikes, even in rainy weather. Talking of which, the only criticism was the lack of a tumble drier.
couple from Salisbury
Left on 09/16/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | couple from Salisbury
Light and very spacious, well-appointed accommodation. Welcoming tray with home-made cake on arrival. We especially liked the pleasant balcony with table and seating accessed through the patio doors. There were only two of us, but the property is well-equipped for six.
Mr & Mrs Mooney
Excellet property with plenty of space
Left on 08/22/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Mr & Mrs Mooney
A very well appointed property. with plenty of space in every room. everthing that you require whilst on holiday was supplied. An excellent property to stay in at all times
Fantastic location and faultless accommodation
Left on 11/05/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Family Emerson
We ahd a lovely week here and will be comong back!The rooms are beautifully furnished and every last detail has been thought of.
my perfect cottage
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | Miss Sporty
Excellent friendly service from Sykes Cottages.
The home was easy to find and we loved the views from the front balcony. Everything inside was clean and modern and the layout was good. Although a short distance from the centre of the village, it was near a supermarket and garage. It was ideally situated for a walking and cycling holiday with the lovely trail along the Mawddach estuary nearby and the Coed-y-Brenin Forest within easy reach. I cannot really think of anything I disliked about it!
A Great Family Holiday
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | Fiddler
This cottage more than lived up to the brochure description. It is one of the very best cottages we have stayed in. All the equipment was perfect, including two superb bathroom/shower rooms. We were four adults and two children with ages from 5 to 73 and really enjoyed our holiday. The welcome pack, including home mad cake, wine, etc made us feel instantly at home and we would recommend it highly.
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