Sleeping eight people in four bedrooms, this detached chapel conversion in a rural location 7.5 miles from Harlech makes a perfect peaceful Welsh holiday base. Hen Gapel is a former chapel, now fully converted to offer a comfortable holiday home in the scattered rural hamlet of Llandecwyn, 7.5 miles from Harlech. There are two first floor bedrooms, a king-size double with a dressing room and a twin with a low doorway, and two ground floor bedrooms, a double with en-suite shower room and a room with adult bunks. There is also a first floor shower room. The kitchen has a dining area, there is a handy utility shed outside, and for relaxing, gue...sts can choose from the living room with woodburner, the conservatory or the first floor sitting room with pool table. Outside, there is off road parking for 4 cars, and a rear and side lawned garden with furniture, BBQ and mountain views. With fishing available in the owners' 7 acre lake, and walking and cycling from the door, Hen Gapel is a wonderful Welsh retreat to relax and recharge.
Amenities: Storage heaters with woodburner in living room. Electric oven & hob, oil Rayburn (by arrangement with owner - pre set for additional heating & water, not to be used for cooking), microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, slimline dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, basic Sky, WiFi, library of books. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lockable shed for bikes (by prior notice). Rear cottage garden, side lawned garden with furniture, BBQ & mountain views including Mount Snowdon. Private trout fishing & swimming in owner's 7-acre lake. One dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 4 miles. Note: Water from treated private bore hole, all legally-required filtration/tests carried out. Note: Cottage not suitable for the infirm due to varied floor levels.
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 scattered countryside hamlet of Llandecwyn is set in the middle of beautiful scenery, with mountains, lakes, hills and farmland all around. There is mountain biking and good walking from the hamlet, and the Snowdonia National Park awaits. The coastal town of Harlech, with its sandy beach, imposing castle and championship golf course, is only 7.5 miles away.Read more
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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 choice for a peaceful break in a fantastic location.
Left on 12/22/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Helena Barrett
Lovely house - comfortable, interesting and quirky. Pretty gardens and amazing views. When we chose this house, we were looking for somewhere fairly remote but with decent mod cons such as a telephone signal and broadband and this house does not disappoint. The location is absolutely beautiful and we were lucky to have a couple of really sunny, warm days even though it was mid October and can imagine the owners' lake must be a real bonus in the summer months.
The flowers and cake left for us on arrival were a lovely, welcoming gesture. The furniture was comfortable (even the mattresses which is not always the case with a holiday let), the kitchen, although quite small, had all the equipment you might expect and did not feel so small as it opened onto the dining area. The pool table is a definite bonus as is Sky TV and the woodburner.
The only real negative is that driving to the main road is certainly not for the faint-hearted and it makes you think twice about going out for the day - but we wanted remote and with such stunning scenery it was no hardship spending most of our days walking through the surrounding countryside.
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