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Ysgubor

near Caernarfon - Snowdonia & the Lleyn Peninsula

This former farm building has been lovingly converted to a single storey cottage whilst still maintaining its character. 5 miles to Caernarfon with its impressive town walls and castle. Llanberis also 5 miles with the walking paths up Snowdon.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath/shower room
  • No pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
WAG431
£345 - £580 per week *

Description

One of three single storey cottages (see Y Beudy WAG430 and Yr Efail WAG432) very pleasantly converted from former farm buildings near the owners’ farmhouse, and conveniently situated between the beaches of Anglesey and the mountains of Snowdonia. 3 miles from both Port Dinorwig (Y Felinheli) and Bangor, 6 miles from Caernarfon with its historic castle and the same distance from Llanberis for paths up Snowdon, the Llanberis mountain and lake railway. Zip World Velocity 5 miles.

'Blue Sky Cafe in Bangor is a treat not to be missed, in the Good Food Guide for several years on the run, serving fabulous homemade food and cakes, great coffee, specialty teas and local beers and Gin. They also have regular evening events' from Jacky, our local property manager

The Cottage: is decorated and furnished to a good standard with an open-plan kitchen/diner and lounge. Oil central heating under owners’ control.

The Living Room: is comfortably furnished with leather style sofas, a flame effect stove and Freeview TV/DVD and WiFi

The Kitchen: the fitted kitchen has a washing machine, electric hob and oven, extractor fan, fridge and small freezer, also a table and chairs.

There are two good sized bedrooms.

Bedroom 1: a nicely furnished spacious double with a dressing/work table and chair.

Bedroom 2:  a pretty twin with a small flatscreen TV.

The bathroom: is tiled with a bath, WC, basin and separate shower cubicle.

Exterior: there is a sunny open patio with garden furniture and stunning views. Plenty of parking

Ysgubor is in a great position for exploring some of the best North Wales has to offer. The mountains are a short drive away for all sorts of outdoor activities, mountain walking, climbing and mountain biking. Plas Menai National Watersports centre is 2 miles away offering a variety of water sport activities. The fantastic coast of Anglesey is within easy reach for beaches and walking on the Wales Coast Path. The lovely walled town of Caernarfon has its famous castle, the Welsh Highland Railway and narrow streets with shops and cafes selling local produce. The university town of Bangor has a variety of shops and cafes, a public swimming pool and theatre/cinema.

 

Electricity and heating included

Bed linen and towels provided

Travel cot and high chair available

No smoking inside please

At a Glance

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath/shower room
  • No pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot available
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Equipped with a freezer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Private parking
  • Nearest shop: 3 miles away
  • Coast: 4 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 2 miles away

Local Area

Jacky, our property recruiter at Wales Cottage Holidays, has been out and about again exploring the area around the university city of Bangor in North Wales. Here are Jacky’s top 7 things to see and do whilst on your holiday in the area:


Day 1: The small city of Bangor itself is worth a visit, with its cathedral dating from the 11th century, Storiel art gallery and museum, leisure centre, impressive Pontio art centre and cinema and the delightful Bangor Pier where you can take a lovely stroll to the end, with views over to Anglesey, and a little tearoom serving homemade cakes.


Day 2: Greenwood Forest park, just a few miles from Bangor, is the perfect family day out. It’s set in a lovely environment, with a people powered roller coaster, solar water slide, indoor play area and much much more!


Day 3: Lon Las cycle way goes from Porth Penrhyn in Bangor, following old railway cuttings through woodland right up to the stunning Ogwen Valley.


Day 4: The National Trusts Penrhyn Castle is on the outskirts of Bangor. It is a 19th century fantasy castle set in gorgeous grounds, with landscaped gardens, a play area, café and railway museum. Another must visit attraction in the area.


Day 5: For eating out during the daytime try the amazing Blue Sky Café in Bangor for homemade locally sourced produce, great teas and coffee, local beer and Gin and regular evening gigs and entertainment. Tyn Rhos country house hotel offers a 5* evening eating experience, advance booking required.


Day 6: The bridge to bridge walk (see on myviewranger.com ) takes in the two famous bridges crossing the Menai Straits, passing through woodland and with lovely views.


Day 7: Bangor is just on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park so it’s easy to access the mountains, lakes and stunning scenery that the park has to offer.

Prices

Reviews

Property was roomy. Local area good for visiting. Will come here again.Mrs Rita Coop - 2nd July 2018
Excellent service. Lovely cottage.Mr Ross Mason - 8th May 2018
The cottage is even better than the photos on the website show. It is bigger than we expected and very comfortable. Very well equipped. We were welcomed with a cake and a bottle of wine, which is always a great start. The location is very rural, but not too far from shops, etc by car. There is little noise from traffic other than a very, very distant rumble of traffic, but you have to be listening for it to notice it. Overall, we would highly recommend this property.Mr S Reynolds - 11th September 2017
All very comfortable Mrs C Price - 16th August 2017
Our hosts were incredibly accommodating. Had homemade cakes and didn't want for anything all the details were a lovely personal touch. Perfect location for Zip world too! Ms Tate Miller - 27th June 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed staying at this lovely barn conversion and will certainly return. Great also for elderly people, as everything is on same level and easily accessible.Mr Sappl - 28th August 2016
It was a beautiful place to stay. We had a lovely welcome by the owners. The best part it was central to most that that we wanted to see from Llandudno to CaernarfonMr Egarr - 30th September 2015
We were very pleased with the cottage, it was in an excellent location, with beautiful views. It was extremely well equipped with every thing that you could need. Plenty of space to park the car safely. Made very welcome when we arrived, with water,wine, and orange juice in the fridge and cakes. The cottage was great for getting about and visiting the local area and was in easy reach of Anglesey, Caernarfon and Bangor. Would recommend to other families.Mr Jones - 3rd September 2015
Good for general historical interest / walking and in particular for industrial heritage - eg Menai Bridge Museum. Good to have milk & orange juice in the fridge on arrival.Mr Pollard - 19th August 2015
Lovely cottage, fabulous views. Owners go above & beyond expectations. Welcome cakes & wine was a lovely touch. Not far into the centre in a taxi (approx £15). We had a fantastic break & hope to visit again soon.Mrs Scoular - 6th May 2015
Only positive comments, the property was first class.Mr Culleton - 31st October 2014
Just what we were looking for and a great location. Owner couldn't be more friendly or helpful.Mrs Morgan - 17th September 2014
Holiday property was awesome, liked the hospitality. Love to visit Wales again and if possible will stay at same place again.Mr Bhardwaj - 16th September 2014
A home away from home. We received a very warm welcome from the owner.The cottage was in tranquil surrounds.The owner had thought of everything we could possibly need.We had an amazing stay and will be recommending to friends and family.Ms Donaldson - 14th September 2014
This property had excellent disabled access and level interior. It was situated in an excellent geographical location - good access to beaches, shops and mountains.Mr Moorhouse - 1st August 2014
The owners were wonderful, they brought us round a bottle of wine and cupcakes (which was a great surprise!) and were lovely and friendly. Beautiful house and very well maintained. Everything you could possibly need right down to the little details.Mr Turley - 14th July 2014

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