Beautiful stone built cottage, elevated position with views towards Snowdon. Slate floors, underfloor heating and woodburner. Superb standard. Llanberis 3 miles. Llanberis 3 miles. A superb stone built cottage in a quiet hillside location, just 3 miles from popular Llanberis. Lovingly restored and refurbished by the owner, the property has been finished to a very high standard, and offers split-level accommodation as practical as it is beautiful. The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating, and the comfortable lounge, superb bathroom and well-equipped kitchen all have original slate flooring. There is a woodburner and an attractive sun...room off the kitchen, with access to a unique slate patio and views towards Snowdon. With the lakeside amenities of Llanberis only a short drive away, the cottage is an ideal retreat at any time of the year. Note: This property adjoins Ref. 1027 Ty Capel and together they can accommodate 12 people, call for further details; 01244 500524.
Amenities: Underfloor heating on ground floor with woodburner in sitting room. Electric range-style cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV/DVD with Freeview, stereo/CD player. Washing machine and storage for bikes etc. in stone shed. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Private patio with slate and chip surface, and view towards Snowdon. Off road parking for 2 cars. Up to 2 well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pubs and other amenities 3 miles.
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: The ascent up Snowdon can be made either by train, on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, or on foot along one of the many routes to the summit. Each year, major racing events attract thousands to the area: The fast Snowdon Race' to the summit, held in July every year and The Snowdonia Marathon, held in October - a gruelling 26 mile course that starts and finishes in Llanberis, circumnavigating the Snowdon Massif. Within Llanberis itself there are excellent places to eat and drink and a great choice of shopping. Just 7 miles from Llanberis, on the coast, is Caernarfon with its magnificent Castle and town walls and close by are National Trust properties at Penrhyn and Plas Newydd.
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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.
This experience was wonderful and highly recommended
Left on 12/03/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | John Ashcroft
This was a wonderful experience the property was clean and tidy the views was to die for and the owner went out of there way to help nothing was to much trouble I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants a holiday in Wales thank you for everything brenda John jimmy and carol
Beautiful and Peaceful
Left on 09/15/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | RosieC
Islwyn is a beautiful cottage in a spectacular location and the lanes up to it were pituresque. The scenery is stunning and the views of Snowdon were great.
The cottage was clean and cosy and the underfloor heating was lovely. The garden is a suntrap and lovely to sit out in in the evening.
With loads to do in the area, it is a great base for a holiday.
Earls Colne, Essex.
Cosy and Quirky.
Left on 08/20/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Kassie
Apretty cottage located on a hillside with views towards the lake.
Quite quirky inside with lots of different floor levels, a nice cosy little patio which was a real sun trap.
The journey to and from the cottage from the main road did become a bit tiresome by the end of the week.
All in all a wonderful week.
Peace & relaxing walking holiday
Left on 03/03/2011 for a stay in January 2011 | Me Julie
The cottage was lovely, cosy and comfortable. It had all the basics were supplied as well as a welcome cake. Would love to book and stay there again, would highly recommend.
Stay at Llanberis
Left on 12/21/2009 for a stay in February 2009 | Jeannie
This was our second visit to the cottage, the first visit had been perfect.
The second visit was mainly good however,
the freezer was totally iced up (you could not even open it), the wood provided for the fire was damp and would not light.
The bin of the adjoining cottage (which is outside on of the windows) had ben left overflowing with rubbish and the foxes pulled it out during the night and it was everywhere. I telephoned the owners and they came and tidied it up.
This is a beautiful cottage, just spoilt by a few issues!
Left on 12/20/2009 for a stay in July 2008 | Penny
A comfortable stay with spacious accomodation for 4 adults and 1 baby. The kitchen was well equipped and the dining room was lovely. A small conservatory made a good sitting area leading to a small walled patio garden where the fantastic views could be enjoyed. We were lucky and had very good weather which enhanced our stay.
The owners were friendly and mostly helpful, although we needed more towels and ended up buying some. The bathroom being downstairs was also a bit inconvenient.
Peaceful location with plenty of walks.
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | Hedgehog
We have previously stayed at this cottage and fully enjoyed the experience. However, after missing last year because of a house move we found that the usual attention to detail was not as good.
The kitchen had suffered most with very dirty and greasy cooking pans and trays which we had to clean before we could use them. Also the glasses and cutlery were in short supply.
The conservatory could do with some attention as the roof leaked and the paint on the doors was peeling.
I am sure that these had just been overlooked as everywhere else was to its usual high standards.
We are always welcomed to the cottage with fresh flowers and Bara Brith which is a nice touch.
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