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Explorers Cottage

  • Property Ref: 5005
  • Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • Gwynedd
  • LL41 3TG
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Self Catering


  • DVD Player
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks

About this property

STS Grade 4This cottage is within healthy walking distance of Zip World and Bounce Below, as seen on TV.Guests are in for a lucky suprise with this cosy cottage. Set within the area which 'roofed the world', so called because of the excellent quality of the local slate. This delightful cottage has been decorated and refurbished to a very good standard. The large inglenook fireplace makes a beautiful feature the living room providing a cosy setting for its lucky guests. On the doorstep of this holiday home are enough walks to last you the entire week along with a number of public houses waiting to greet you from your fun filled day in Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1ml. Along the top of the garden is where the Ffestiniog Steam Train makes it journey from Porthmadog to its final stop Blaenau Ffestiniog - so close you could shake the train conductors hand! Blaenau Ffestiniog is a small town host to some historic slate quarries which have now the amazing Zip World: Titan and Bounce Below adrenaline rush attractions in North Wales. Enjoy local taverns, eating establishments and many shops. The harbour town of Porthmadog is 15 miles away with its bustling streets, shops, restaurants and popular harbour. The long sandy beaches of Morfa Bychan and Harlech are both 17 miles away. Enjoy the cycle route around Llyn Trawsfynydd (7 mls) and Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin Ganllwyd (14 mls).. 2 BEDROOMS: 1 Double, 1 Twin. Bed linen provided. SHOWER ROOM: with shower cubicle, WC & hand wash basin. Modern fitted KITCHEN with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. LOUNGE/DINER: with mountain views, flatscreen Freeview TV, DVD, large inglenook fireplace housing a log burner. Enclosed patio to rear with a garden up some steep steps to enjoy the views. PARKING: for two cars on a quiet street.HEATING: Electric heaters and log burner.ELECTRICITY & ELECTRIC HEATING: Inclusive. PET: Maximum 1 pet. LINEN: YesTOWELS: NO. EXTRA: A lockable shed is available for bike storage.Price Group: 7. Mini-break rules: A mini-break is a holiday for less than 7 nights and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Saturday). In season (April to October), this property will accept mini-breaks 14 - 21 days before the start date of the holiday, 56 days out of season (November to end of March).. Please note: A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.. Guest Feedback: Mr & Mrs C: "We forgot to write in your visitor book so we'll leave you a glorious review online to let people know when theyr looking to book what a lovely cottage and location it is in and how thoughtful the owners are."Mr & Mrs D: "Very comfortable with everything you could possibly need. Weather was out of this world, walking in Moelwyn and Snowdon enjoyable, ate, drank and had a wonderful time."Mr & Mrs G: "Comfortable cottage, beautiful environment and fabulous weather, what more could you ask for. Walked every day, books and maps really useful. Last day walked route 21 in pathfinder guide 10 and ended up having fish and chips in Borth. Unfortunately have to go home tomorrow but will be back."Mr & Mrs S: "What a lovely home to stay in, the time has flown by. Steam train to Bleanau Ffestiniog and walk back; nice to do.Steam train to Porthmadog very pretty, can stop at Minffordd and walk 1 1/2 miles to Portmeirion. Conway castle and town worth a visit also Harlech and surrounding area. Local walk up the hill worth a look, waterfalls in full flow after rain.". Visit Wales Comments (May 2017):"A cute cottage close to all amenities. Cosy lounge has a wood burner and comfortable seating. A very comfortable property with excellent housekeeping."Overall Quailty Percentage: 79%

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