The Boathouse

Porthmadog, Snowdonia & the Llyn Peninsula

  • 5 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • This luxurious and spacious property, overlooking the idyllic Glaslyn Estuary at Porthmadog, has been renovated to a very high standard. The floor to ceiling windows and first floor decked balcony, make the most of the magnificent views.

You can book this property from:

  • £2,710 per week
  • £387 per night
  • 5 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 4 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Balcony
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Games room
  • Moorings
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Golf


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am
  • Strictly no stag or hen parties please


For lovers of the sea, sky and coastline, this property is a dream come true! The Boathouse is a truly stunning 5* property in an enviable location overlooking the Glaslyn Estuary at Porthmadog, on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. Enjoy the huge contemporary living space with architectural feature windows running the full length of the room, offering a light, open aspect and wonderful views.

The Property: is beautifully presented to the highest standards and in a unique location on the waterfront. The accommodation is on the first floor to make the most of the views.

Entrance: the spacious ground floor entrance hall has a cloakroom with WC and basin. Stairs lead up to the living space.

Living Room: this open plan room has patio doors give access out to the balcony overlooking the harbour. The room has lovely wooden flooring with underfloor heating and combines a comfortable seating area with leather suite, smart TV, wireless sound system and WiFi, and a dining area with large table and chairs adjacent to the kitchen area.  (please note the windows have no opaque coverings)

Kitchen: The smart, well-equipped kitchen incorporates electric double oven, steam oven and warming drawer, large fridge/freezer with ice making and water filter facility, wine cooler, microwave and dishwasher. There is a separate utility/drying room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, also on this floor.

There are four en suite bedrooms

Master suite: on the top floor is the stunning Master Suite with a super king size bed, centrally placed in front of the full-height windows, to appreciate the coastal views and dark night skies; a large walk in wardrobe and a section of the bedroom set aside for relaxing/yoga; the open-plan en suite bathroom has a contemporary bath with hand shower attachment, large walk-in shower enclosure, WC, basin and bidet.

Bedroom 2: on the first floor is a king size bedroom with doors onto the balcony, and an en suite shower room.

A corridor leads to two comfortable twin bedrooms

Bedroom 3 and 4:  each with twin beds and a compact en suite shower room

Games/sitting room: with comfortable seating, smart TV, woodburning stove and table tennis.

Outside: the Boathouse has plenty of parking adjacent, for several cars and/or boats. There is a first-floor decking balcony with outdoor furniture and views over the harbour, estuary, Snowdonia mountains and coastline.

If guests can bear to tear themselves away from this luxurious accommodation, it is just a short stroll into Porthmadog, for shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as the Marina, Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Steam Railways, golf club and much, much more. The Glaslyn Estuary is a haven for wildlife, including rare and migrating sea birds; there are walks and cycle routes, mountains and beaches all within easy reach. Please note there is a steep drop down the harbour walls and the property is not suitable for children and babies.

Although the property does not take dogs the owner does occasionally take her own dog.

Slipway for boats and launching/mooring can be arranged for a fee

Electricity and central heating included

Bed linen and towels provided

No Smoking Please

Adults only but strictly no stag or hen parties please. No Children or Infants.



Porthmadog is situated in a stunning coastal location at the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. This bustling small town has a comprehensive range of shops and restaurants and a pretty conservation quayside and is also home to the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Steam Railway, a must for children and adults of any age.

Just around the corner is the Victorian seaside resort of Borth y Gest  with its pretty harbour, sheltered beach and lovely walking along the coast to sheltered coves with stunning views down the welsh coastline. Black Rock Sands, with its large golden beach has areas where car access is allowed so is perfect for boats and jet skis.

A short drive down the coast is the famous Italianate village of Portmerion, full of charm and history, in a beautiful location with delightful walks and gardens.  The historic castles and pretty villages at Criccieth and Harlech are also within easy reach. Within half an hour's drive you can be exploring the coastal paths of the Lleyn Peninsula or the mountains and lakes of the Snowdonia National Park with mountain walking, rock climbing, kayaking and cycling or just  travelling around sightseeing. For those seeking man made adventure, Zip World Titan and Bounce Below underground trampolines are 15 miles away at Blaenau Ffestiniog.