Y Stabl ref: UK30140

Dolgellau, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This lovely, 17th-century, former stable lies on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. The property is set on a working sheep farm and is ideal for walkers and climbers, as it is in an optimal position to both Aran Fawddwy and Cader Idris.
Located just 1 mile from the town of Dolgellau, there is plenty to see and do from this property. Take a walk over Cader Iris with the wonderful views from the top, there is the Mawddach trail just outside Barmouth and the scenery is just fabulous. The farmers market at Dolgellau is definitely worthy of a visit. Tourist attractions nearby include King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Dyfi Osprey Centre, Centre for Alternative Technology and Coed Y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre. Also, there is Zip World at Ffestiniog, the Highland Mountain Railway, Llechwed slate mines, the enchanting Italianate style village of Portmeirion and Bala, with its white water rafting. Not to forget, the west Wales coast and popular seaside resorts of Aberdovey, Barmouth, Harlech and the Lleyn Peninsula. Whatever you decide to do on your holiday come back to the property after a day exploring, sit back in front of the lovely wood burner and plan your next day’s adventure. Beach 10 miles. Shop 50 yards, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area:
With wood burner, 32’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With bunk bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder at £6.50 per basket. Welcome pack and doggy extras.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed front patio with garden furniture. 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Dolgellau
  • Shops
    50 yards
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Barmouth
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    10.8 miles
  • Lake
    7.5 miles

About the local area

The area covered by Snowdonia Mountains and Coast is not surprisingly dominated by the Snowdonia National Park. However, it also includes the stunning Cambrian Coast which is also worthy of a visit.

Snowdon is at the heart of the Snowdonia National Park with the surrounding area being steeped in history and benefing from some of the most beautiful views in all of Britain. The mountain is not just tall, it has its own unique bio-diversity of plants and animals making sure your visit is truly unique from anyother.

There is no doubt that Snowdonia is one of the premier locations in UK for outdoor activities. Whatever you want to do - from mountain climbing to kayaking, cycling to windsurfing - you'll be able to enjoy it here. But you don't have to climb the mountains; you can just enjoy the scenery. Explore a castle or an underground power station. Paddle in the sea or sail a boat. Rain or shine, whatever time of year, you'll find something here to enjoy.

Things to do nearby

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Mount Snowdon dominates the glorious, ancient landscape of North Wales. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will take you to the Summit where you can enjoy fabulous views from the new visitor centre.

Llyn Crafnant

Llyn Crafnant nestles in a hanging valley high above the Vale of Conwy in the Snowdonia National Park.

Aber Falls
Aber Falls

Plunging down the cliffs at the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range is Aber falls and at over 120 feet high it is one of the finest examples of waterfalls in Wales.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Set in 2000 acres of lands above the town of Blaenau Festiniog Llechwedd Slate Caverns are a working slate mine. There are two underground mine tours that take you deep into the mountain.

Gwydyr Stables

The riding centre at Gwydyr Stables offers horse riding, and pony trekking just four miles from Betws y Coed

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Ogwen Valley

The Ogwen Valley is often cited as the best place for a novice climber to take there climbing to the next level.

Conwy Water Gardens

A fantastic place for fishing enthusiasts with three fully stocked coarse fishing lakes. Great for children too with otters, ducks, aquarium and reptile House all set in the picturesque Conwy Valley.

Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.

Swallow Falls
Swallow Falls

A stunning series of waterfalls located close to the popular tourist town of Betws-Y-Coed. Flowing into the Llugwy river it is one of the most famous in Wales and is reached by a pleasant walk through Gwydyr Forest.

Tree Top Adventures
Tree Top Adventures

A thrilling, high level, adventurous journey 15.4m (50ft) up in the trees involving a series of engaging and exciting obstacles! Cafe and visitor centre available on site.

Gwydyr Forest
Gwydyr Forest

Gwydir Forest is a panoramic and extensive forest set in the hills to the east of Mount Snowdon.

Marin Trail
Marin Trail

The Marin Trail is a great mountain bike trail with big climbs, big descents, brilliant singletrack and truly awesome scenery.

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