This gorgeous three bedroom holiday cottage near Snowdonia oozes country-chic charm with soft shades enhancing the warm cosy feel of this beautifully spacious retreat. Flyfisher's Cottage has a stunning location on the bend of the River Dee, set amongst wildflowers and trees with a raised sun deck which gives prime viewing - great for fishing and you may even see salmon leap in season. Next to the sun deck is the luxury of your own private hot tub. Slate tiles and underfloor heating keep any chills at bay and the stove fuelled by logs from the estate echoes the natural eco theme.
At the heart of the holiday cottage is the lovely living room with a log burning stove and French doors opening to the sun deck, which means the river can be enjoyed from both inside and out. With a gorgeous open beamed ceiling, this luxuriously light and airy room is kitted out with all mod cons such as flatscreen LCD TV, Netflix and WiFi - perfect for a cosy evening curled up in the super comfy sofa planning the next day's adventure. There is a large and very well-equipped modern kitchen with dining table for six, granite worktops, dishwasher, microwave, electric hob & oven, large fridge and large freezer. Flyfisher's Cottage has three luxury bedrooms, each with a LCD TV; there are two ground floor bedrooms - a king size and a super king size (which can be arranged as two singles if preferred) and a twin on the first floor. The super king size bedroom has an en suite shower room with a large walk-in shower, washbasin and WC and there is a generous family bathroom complete with stylish roll top bath and separate shower. This lovely conversion includes a Villeroy & Boch bathroom and award-winning beds from Burgess Beds. The bed linen is 100% Egyptian cotton and the rental includes towels and bathrobes.
Guests at Flyfisher's Cottage have their own enclosed fenced garden with frontage onto the River Dee, access to a private stretch of riverside and a private hot tub. There is a glorious sun deck to the rear of the cottage with views of the River Dee and solid teak garden furniture. Guests also enjoy shared use of the splendid Games Lodge - with large flatscreen TV, seating, table football, table tennis and patio - and a separate laundry/drying room with washing machines, tumble dryers, drying racks and other facilities. Rentals include a fishing permit for approximately 150 metres of the River Dee and guests also have access to woodland walks on the estate. The is a secure bike store, facilities to wash bikes and a few essential items such as puncture repair kits and pump - ideal for exploring local area by bike - and ample parking for guests.
Flyfisher's Cottage is one of a group of five cottages, which can be booked together to sleep up to 30 people.
£100 security deposit requested please.
Electricity, heating and logs included.
Bed linen, towels and bathrobes provided.
Travel cot and high chair available.
Strictly no smoking please.
Dogs welcome but sorry no cats.
At a Glance
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/shower rooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Hot tub
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 1 mile away
- Coast: 34 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1 mile away
FOOD AND DRINK IN THE AREA
The holiday rental is on the outskirts of the very pretty village of Llandrillo with a lovely stone bridge over the River Dee, located between Bala, Llangollen and Corwen in North Wales.
The cottage is ideal for exploring Snowdonia mountains and coast. The village of Llandrillo has a local pub, the Dudley Arms, plus 2 great places to eat - the Berwyn Restaurant has fabulous reviews and is known for great home-cooked food, especially the desserts, and of course Tyddyn Llan which is in The Good Food Guide and has a well deserved Michelin Star.
A little further is elegant and luxurious Pale Hall which welcomes non-residents for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. What a treat!
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS NEAR LLANDRILLO
This luxury holiday cottage is perfectly situated for exploring Snowdonia and North Wales.
The River Dee provides a perfect setting, providing excellent fishing opportunities. The Dee is one of the most significant fly fishing rivers in Wales making this holiday cottage the perfect location for a River Dee fly fishing holiday. The cottage enjoys around 150 metres of fishing rights in the boundary of the luxury holiday cottage site. Guest can fly fish for Brown Trout, Grayling, Sea Trout and Salmon (subject to season rules). As well as fishing on your own bank, this holiday cottage is only 18 miles from Llyn Brenig, a 920 acre stillwater lake with an international reputation for quality fly fishing. Rentals include a fishing permit for approx 150 metres of the River Dee, beyond this other fishing permits are available for a small charge on request.
Five miles away is Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid in Welsh) - an impressive lake (4 miles long by 1 mile wide) which is surrounded by rolling hills. Kayaks, dinghies and other types of craft are available for rent. And of course the National White Water Rafting Centre is located at Frongoch near Bala.
Bala itself is a pleasant tourist town with a good variety of shops, cafes and pubs. Bala Lake Railway runs steam trains on a 9 mile long, 2ft narrow gauge track on the eastern shore of the lake, from Llanuwchllyn to Bala town. Passengers enjoy excellent views of the lake and its surrounding scenery of forests, rolling hills and the nearby mountains - Arenig Fawr, Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy.
There are a number of golf courses in the area, including Bala and Dolgellau. Harlech, on the west coast, sports one of the finest golf courses in the world, The Royal St. David's. A short drive is the Glan Gors Park Karting Circuit, the longest karting circuit in the North West and Wales.
For history lovers there are 2 famous religious sites nearby - Rhug Chapel and Llangar Church. Rhug is a rare example of a little-altered private C17th chapel, the plain exterior belies with riches within - angels, elaborate paintings, ghoulish skeleton. Llangar to Corwen just after Cynwyd, a small medieval building in an idyllic setting overlooking the confluence of the Dee and Alwen rivers. Inside it takes you back to another age with many ancient features including extensive C15th wall paintings, C17th figure of death, old beams, box pews, pulpit and minstrels gallery.
OUR TOP THINGS TO DO
Go fishing, or bird spotting, or otter watching, all on your doorstep then relax in your own private hot tub.
Enjoy a griddle fried egg and bacon batch on the terrace at the Rhug Farm Shop on the A5 - delicious.
Drive along the Horse Shoe Pass above Llangollen and admire the scenery. Also enjoy Panorama Walk, thought to be one of the best viewing points in the whole of Wales, have a pot of tea and home baked cakes at Prospect Garden Tea Rooms.
Take the Bala Lake narrow gauge railway along a 9 mile delightful journey with excellent views of the lake and through the mountains on the edge of Snowdonia National park. Or visit the steam railway at Llangollen - Thomas the Take Engine and Santa are known to visit.
Walk along the canal over the World Heritage UNESCO Thomas Telford's famous Pontcysylite Aqueduct at Froncysylite, 126ft above the River Dee.
Loved it. We will be returning.Mr J Mccready - 22nd March 2017
Absolutely beautiful.Mrs Thomason - 25th July 2016
This was a real home from home.Mrs Sutherland - 21st June 2016
It was a lovely cottage in a most beautiful spot, I didn't want to leave! We will have no hesitation in coming back in future, maybe the lads will catch something in the River next time :)Sue C - 11th July 2015
We are loving the cottage and have been so lucky with the weather, we will definitely book to come again.Lynne R - 13th September 2014
We had a lovely time in Flyfishers Cottage,beautifully done out and perfect situation - would definitely consider rebooking at some point in the future.Susan I - 23rd August 2014
It was a great all round experience including your part in it - thanks for coming back on our questions before going and the place is great.Simon W - 9th August 2014
Extremely high standard of fixtures and fittings. Very well equipped.Dr Matthew G - 4th July 2014
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