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Artist's Cottage

  • Property Ref: 1015
  • Minfford, Near Porthmadog
  • Gwynedd
  • LL48 6EN


  • Barbecue
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

About this property

STS Grade 4+Stunning views of the estuary & mountains beyond await you! Sit back and enojy the ever changing views with a glass of wine or a cup of tea! The more adventurous guest can enjoy the many coastal or mountain walks nearby or simply stroll down the lane to Portmeirion village. This prestigious split level villa (which is bigger than it looks) on its own private grounds within the scenic and serene Portmeirion Conservation Area, is conveniently located 2 miles from the seaside/mountain resort of Porthmadog in the Snowdonia National Park. Pleasantly situated within walking distance of the tidal estuary foreshore, Minffordd village, Ffestiniog Railway station and the world renowned Sir Clough Williams-Ellis' artistic village and gardens of Portmeirion. The villa enjoys a camera obscura of the Snowdonia mountains and the tidal Dwyryd estuary from all main rooms. Within walking distance of the Mermaid Spa at Portmeirion and the Castle restaurant and bar. Porthmadog town is 2 miles walk through the woods and along the steam train line or Glaslyn bike trail. In the town there are many craft shops, pantrys and gift shops plus a leisure centre and the Ffestiniog Railway steam train station. Beautiful Beddgelert is only 8ml through wonderful scenic gorges. Harlech castle town with the theatre and sandy beaches 6ml. 500m footpath to the estuary shore from the cottage, mainline and Ffestiniog Steam train station 1km. Easy access along a 100m unsurfaced road. This is a special holiday property in North Wales. 4 BEDROOMS: The following are all on the ground floor: 1 bedroom with a Double bed. 1 Bedroom with 2 Single beds. 1 Bedroom with 1 Single bed. Upstairs there is an ensuite bedroom with a Kingsize bed and a 2' 6" bed (suitable for a small child), 19" TV/DVD & iPod docking station.EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC. Bed linen is provided, but you will need to bring your own towels.BATHROOM: Bath with electric shower over the bath and WC (downstairs near the bedrooms).SHOWER ROOM/WC: shower in a shower cubicle (downstairs near the lounge and bedrooms). KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Cottage style fitted units with electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. UTILITY ROOM: Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. DINING ROOM & CONSERVATORY: TV and views LOUNGE: Sky Freeview flatscreen TV and flame effect electric or open fire (by prior arrangement with the owner) GARDEN: Private and enclosed with large lawns to front and side, elevated patio with dining furniture, BBQ and fantastic views. PARKING: Ample private parking for up to 4 cars. HEATING: Full oil central heating.ELECTRICITY & OIL: Up to £50 included. Measured by meter reading (usually enough for a week with considerate use). WiFi: Yes.Free STORAGE for bikes in garage - available on request prior to arrival. PET: 1 dog accepted if it is happy to stay in the kitchen, dining room and conservatory area where there is a wooden floor. No pets please in the carpeted areas in the house (lounge and bedrooms) unless lying on a blanket.LINEN: Yes.TOWELS: No, but available to hire.FAQ: There is a highchair and 1 stair gate at the cottage. The garden is enclosed enough for dogs.Price Group: 28 (now including up to £50 oil & electricity) . 10% (up to £100) multiweek saving if booking 2 weeks in succession. Not available with any other offers.Small Family Special Offer using just 2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double bedroom, 1 Twin bedroom - both downstairs. See BH4 for available dates and prices.. Mini-break Rules for this Cottage: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day. This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at medium notice of 14 - 21 days between Easter and October Half Term. Outside of this time mini-breaks are bookable 56 days before the holiday.Guest Feedback:Numerous Guests: "The cottage is much bigger that it looks in the brochure!". Mr & Mrs H (May, 2016): "We had an excellent holiday in a superb accomodation, in a beautiful area."A (July-Aug, 2015): "After many years renting self catering accommodation in North Wales, we found the 'Artist's Cottage' - it is spacious, warm, well equipped and comfortable and in a unique position ... We are now repeat visitors and cannot contemplate staying anywhere else."K. S. (November, 2014): "Regular visitor, can't recommend enough! Had a wonderful time. Cottage clean, cozy - home away from home. Can't wait to come back. :-)"P. C. (November, 2014): "So good we've booked for 2 weeks next year."G. H. (October, 2014): "What a great place to stay. Lovely views and Rusty loved to walk to the beach"R.S. (September, 2014): "... what a view!"A.R. (September, 2014): "What a lovely cottage. Everything we needed and wonderful location. We'll be back"August, 2014: "4 generations: 8 in total and 1 dog. All enjoyed spectacular views and walks. Thanks"B & B (August, 2014): "A lovely location, with beautiful views. Loved the cottage."J, J, I, B, S and M (July, 2014): "A lovely place to stay with views that we wish we could take home :-)". Visit Wales Inspection comments (January, 2017):"Close to Portmeirion this is a detached property with attractive gardens and lovely views. Spacious and well presented, the house has a comfortable lounge with open fire, conservatory overlooking the estuary.Score: 80%



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