Enjoying unrivalled views of the Manod Mountains and imposing Victorian viaduct, this delightful stone cottage retains original features within its spacious and contemporary interior. Dating from the 1840s, Bron View cottage was first built for the railway workers who constructed the world famous Ffestiniog Railway. Being centrally located in Snowdonia, this cottage provides the perfect base for families, couples or friends who wish to explore, be active or simply relax and get away from it all.
The cottage is warm and welcoming, it’s a real home away from home, comfortably furnished, with its gorgeous period fireplace and open fire in the lounge. Outside there is an enclosed, landscaped, slated garden where you can sit on the terrace, enjoy the mountain views while sipping a cup of tea or a glass of wine after an active day.
The cottage is a couple of minutes’ drive from the famous Llechwedd Slate Cavern Complex which has been turned into a thrill seekers’ delight, with Zipworld Titan offering zip rides with 8,000m of cables, Bounce Below where you can bounce on underground trampolines, or take on the Antur Stiniog Downhill Mountain Bike Trail. Alternatively, one can take a fascinating tour of the Victorian slate mines.
Bron View is located within a 5 minute walk from the centre of the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog which is the terminus of the Ffestiniog Railway, the narrow gauge steam train winds its way through spectacular scenery to the coastal town of Porthmadog. Hop off the train at Minffordd Station and visit the Italianate village of Portmeirion. Nearby is the lovely beach at Black Rock Sands, and the peaceful Llyn Peninsula. Just waiting to be explored are the pretty villages of Dolwyddelan, with its castle, Betws-y-Coed and nearby Swallow Falls. Blaenau Ffestiniog is also served by mainline trains via Llandudno Junction.
From the doorstep there are many local walks, enabling you to relish views of the old slate inclines, Victorian chapels and the Moelwyn and Manod mountain ranges, making it ideal for dog walkers. The Snowdonia National Park offers a range of activities including walks and climbs for all abilities, as well as caving, fishing, kayaking, horse riding and surfing at the Surf Snowdonia Centre. The National White Water Rafting Centre is only a 40-minute drive in the direction of Bala.
With its stunning and rugged mountainous scenery, beautiful beaches, amazing food producers and outlets and choice of high adrenaline adventures; this magical part of Britain will furbish you with a lifetime of fond memories and leave you eagerly anticipating your next visit.
Bron View Cottage is in the same ownership as property ref UK10519 in the same village and the properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 9 guests.
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The property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge/dining room: With period-style open fire, 28" Freeview TV, DVD and CD/radio.
Kitchen: With split level, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for open fire provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Wi-Fi.
Front enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Small rear courtyard. Bike store. On street parking. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.
Nearest railway station
Railway station distance
10 miles (beach)