Beautiful Barmouth self catering cottage for 4 with a private hot tub. Sit back, unwind and enjoy the stunning setting on the North Wales coast along with views of the Snowdonia mountains. Walking distance to a long sandy beach, this detached cottage is set within its own enclosed garden and just 0.7 mile from the village of Tal-y-bont with its village pub, shop and restaurant. Join the Coastal Path from the doorstep, visit the quirky shops, restaurants and cafes at Barmouth and explore Portmeirion and the World Heritage Site of Harlech Castle - all within a few miles.
Lounge - Traditional Welsh farm cottage style with oak flooring and underfloor heating. Leather three piece suite to seat 4 around a 50” TV with Freeview and inglenook fireplace that includes an imitation flame and smoke fire basket. Views of nearby Moelfre – part of the Rhinog Montain range and also Snowdon in the distance.
Conservatory – accessed via French doors from the lounge, this relaxing room at the rear of the cottage offers panoramic views of the Rhinog Mountain range that run parallel with the coast towards Barmouth in the South. Cane three piece suite and side tables and another set of French doors leading out to the terrace where you will find the Hot Tub, simulated stone barbeque (which can also be used as a log burner) and rattan garden furniture. This south facing conservatory and terrace also overlook a small orchard and catches the sun all day from early morning.
Kitchen and dining area – accessed via the conservatory or the hallway, the kitchen is also situated at the rear of the property and overlooks the orchard and mountains on the horizon. The kitchen is fully fitted and includes an integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, under counter oven and ceramic hobs, as well as a washing machine. Oak dining table which also enjoys the views via a large picture window.
Ground floor shower room with a large double shower, toilet and wash basin with lit mirror.
Oak stairs ascend to the landing on the first floor leading to a hall way that gives access to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - Large room with oak double bed and wall mounted TV, bedside cabinets, dressing table and wardrobe. Views to the North at one end and to the South, East and West from the window at the rear. These views stretch from the Rhinog Mountain range to Cader Idris in the South and across the bay towards St Davids.
Bedroom 2 – Twin room with two single oak beds and wall mounted TV, bedside cabinets and built in wardrobe. View over fields with mountain ranges and Llyn Peninsula on the horizon.
Bathroom – Large double shower, toilet and twin Belfast type wash basins, lit mirrors and shaving sockets. Natural light from the roof Velux windows.
This Barmouth self catering cottage has a large enclosed patio and garden area. Private hot tub along with rattan settee and two chairs, a table and a barbeque built of simulated stone which can be used for charcoal cooking or as a log burner. All necessary fuel supplied and stored close by. Wood bench in the orchard and beautiful views of the Snowdonia mountain ranges and orchard.
- Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee and sugar, home-made cake and locally made preserves.
- Underfloor heating (throughout) and electricity included
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
- 1 hairdryer provided
- Wifi available
- Logs supplied for the outdoor log burner
- No smoking inside the property
- Up to 2 pets welcome free of charge, please notify us on booking.
- Gated parking for up to 2 cars
- Additional items include:
- Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and/or scourers, tin foil and cling film.
- Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet.
At a Glance
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/shower rooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Hot tub
- Towels provided
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 0.7 mile away
- Coast: 0.3 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.7 mile away
This coastal Barmouth self catering cottage enjoys its own tranquil setting on a private estate with beautiful views of the surrounding Snowdonia mountains along the horizon. Located on the North Wales coast, it is just a short walk to an amazing, sandy beach – perfect for a relaxing seaside holiday. Whilst the number of holiday parks in the area is testament to the popularity and beauty of this magnificent stretch of coast, Hafod will provide you with your own private setting and space to enjoy everything that the area has to offer – a true escape. If you prefer to travel by train, the scenic Cambrian Coast railway line also passes through the field behind the garden and pulls up at Talybont station, less than a mile away.
Just 0.7 mile away, the village of Tal-y-bont has a good local pub restaurant called Ysgethin Inn as well as Tony’s Italian Restaurant & Take Away, whilst the renowned Nineteen.57 restaurant / bar is less than half a mile away. With a range of cafes, restaurants, shops and supermarket 4.5 miles away in Barmouth self catering cottage Hafod has plenty of options for you after a day of walking the Coastal Path or cycling the Mawddach Trail. NorBar fish and chips and bar is also just 2 miles away, near Llanaber, whilst Ael y Bryn at Dyffryn Ardudwy (1.4 miles) and George III at Penmaenpool (11.5 miles) are also worth visiting.
To the south, Barmouth itself has a wonderful, Blue Flag Beach with spectacular views of the mountains and lovely walks along the Mawddach Estuary. To the North, you have Dyffryn Ardudwy and Harlech beaches, along with a World Heritage Site at Harlech Castle which overlooks one of the best golf courses in the world. Portmeirion’s Italian Village and Porthmadog with its Welsh Highland Railway are also popular days out, not to mention the world renowned mountain biking centre at Coed y Brenin near Dolgellau.
Located within Snowdonia National Park, this Barmouth self catering cottage is a paradise for walkers and climbers. It offers something to suit all tastes, be it sporting activities or simply enjoying a relaxing holiday exploring the sandy beaches or taking a leisurely drive to soak up the breathtaking views of the Snowdonia countryside.
- Tal-y-bont Beach - a beautiful stretch of sand within a short walking distance of your cottage. 0.3 miles
- Bennar Beach, Dyffryn Ardudwy - fine, sandy beach backed by the occasional sand dune. Excellent for surfing and believed to be one of the best places in Gwynedd for consistently good waves. Parking nearby and boarded walkway. 2 miles
- Barmouth Beach – sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 4.5 miles
- Harlech Beach – sandy beach. 7 miles
- Wales Coast Path – can be joined from the doorstep. Go right towards Bennar Beach and the north; left towards Barmouth Beach and the south. 0 miles
- Y Llethr and Diffwys summits – Dyffryn Ardudwy – moderate / hard walk. 1.4 miles.
- Panorama Walk – Barmouth - suitable for all ages. 4.5 miles.
- Mawddach Trail – Barmouth to Dolgellau - suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 4.5 miles
- Cader Idris (Snowdonia mountain) – 3 main routes, the nearest being Dolgellau (12 miles).
- The Mawddach Trail – As mentioned above. 4.5 miles
- Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 18 miles
- Sea fishing boat trips from Barmouth. 4.5 miles
- Harlech Golf Club – Royal St. David’s – 18 hole golf course. 7 miles
- Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 5 miles by ferry or steam train (April – September half terms), 17 miles by road.
A beautiful house, in a lovely location. We loved the hot tub on return from long days out walking. The owner was very helpful and friendly. We hope to return as we feel in love with that part of Wales. A great way to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary.Mrs Nicola Galdeano - 29th October 2018
Just returned from a great week at Hafod. Fantastic dog friendly beach nearby. Half an hour from Coed y Brenin for mountain biking. Excellent!!Mr John Reynolds - 11th September 2018
It was prepared beautifully for our arrival, exactly as described and was perfect for us. Mrs Helen Jones - 20th August 2018
Can highly recommend this property, excellent location and a very impressive cottage decorated to a high standard. Mrs Sarah Robson - 6th August 2018
Cottage was amazing, everything you could ask for and more. Area was nice and relaxing, quiet, plenty of things in walking distance. Mr Martin Barber - 10th July 2018
Beautiful property in a beautiful location.Mr Jason Kenny - 26th March 2018
Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location, short walk to the beach and lots of walks right on your door step, our dogs love it here. Booked this cottage through Best of Wales, website easy to use, property was as described, well the photos didn't do it justice. Great company, this is the 3rd time we have booked with Best of Wales and it wont be the last.Julia from Shropshire - 11th March 2018
Gorgeous place, couldn't have asked for more.Nicola from Bolton - 9th November 2017
Perfect location, good size and hot tub, just lovely.
We enjoyed a trip to Zip world, water rafting and climbing SnowdonCollette - 25th July 2017
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