Yr Hen Weithdy ref: CC612020

Llanllechid near?Bangor, Snowdonia Mountains and Coast

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Hot Tub - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Yr Hen Weithdy (The Old Workshop) is a stunning converted stone building sleeping six which at one time was a workshop for the well known Penrhyn Estate. The property, which in 2011 was completely renovated to a high standard by the owner, is set in a quiet elevated location about a thousand feet above sea level in the heart of Snowdonia. The stylish contemporary accommodation comprises of an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with original beams, first floor gallery and patio doors allowing stunning views. The two bedrooms on the ground floor have zip and link beds allowing the rooms to be used as twins or doubles. There is a large wet room on the ground floor with non slip floor. On the first floor there is an extremely desirable twin room with its own en suite with free standing bath. The entire property benefits from under floor heating. Views of the mountains can even be seen from the bath! In the distance it is also possible to see Penrhyn Quarry which is the largest working slate quarry in the world. With stunning far reaching views towards the Menai Strait and Anglesey this stylish holiday cottage is ideally located for walkers or bike lovers with access to numerous public footpaths leading towards the Carneddau mountains.  A new attraction is Zip World - a mile long zip wire.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living Area: With Freeview TV, DVD, radio/CD player; views towards Anglesey and beams.
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Dining Area.
Drying Room.
Shower Room: With power shower, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be kingsize on request).

First floor

Bedroom 3: With twin beds and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for woodburner included. Cot and highchair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Garden and patio area with BBQ and patio furniture. Bike store. Hooks and shelves for boots and equipment. Private parking for 7 cars. No smoking. This property is inspected and quality graded by Visit Wales’ own inspection team and we are advised by them that the property is 4*.
  • Nearest town
    Bangor
  • Shops
    0.5 Mile
  • Distance
    5 Miles
  • Restaurant
    1 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Bangor
  • Pub
    0.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Being in the foothills of Snowdonia, cycle routes can be undertaken from the doorstep. A section of the North Wales Cycle Route cuts through Llanllechid and the fifteen mountain peaks of Snowdonia which are over 3000 feet are within easy access. For the less energetic, the popular tourist towns of Betws y Coed, Llanberis, Llandudno and Conwy are nearby. History lovers can enjoy Penrhyn Castle in Bangor and the castles of Conwy, Caernarfon, Beaumaris and Harlech. For guests interested in gardening the renowned Bodnant Gardens are a must. The village of Rachaub, just over half a mile away, has a village shop/post office and pub whilst further facilities are available in Bethesda just over a mile away. The busy University town of Bangor boasting a wide range of shops is within five miles and access to beaches, mountains and indeed all the attractions of North Wales are easy from Llanllechid. Yr Hen Weithdy provides luxury self catering holiday accommodation for six people in a setting which is ideal for those wanting a peaceful, scenic, rural holiday in the countryside but in a location which has a wide range of attractions within commuting distance

Things to do nearby

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.

Marin Trail
Marin Trail

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gwydyr Forest
Gwydyr Forest

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

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.

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 Stables

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

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.

Ogwen Valley

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

Llyn Crafnant

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

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