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Traditional Stone Cottage in Snowdonia Near to Cadair Idris and Nice Beaches.

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This pretty stone cottage, built in the 1860's, is in the lovely village of Abergynolwyn, which was featured in the BBC TV program ' Weatherman Walking'. Abergynolwyn nestles in the beautiful Dysynni valley, and is surrounded by the spectacular Snowdonia National Park scenery. The cottage has a lounge with open fire, dining room, kitchen, restroom, two bedrooms, and a bathroom, and has a pretty garden and parking at the front and rear. The Railway Inn which serves excellent food, is only a two minute walk away, as is the village cafe /post office. It is perfectly situated for both valley and mountain walking - there is a river- side walk directly from the cottage, and Cader Idris is only a ten minute drive away. Tal-y-Llyn lake is just 10 min away, ideal for fly fishing. There is a Tal y llyn steam train station in the Village, Dolgoch falls and the coast at Tywynn and Aberdovey are only short drive away, offering great beaches and a range of water sports.

The cottage has just been refurbished and offers comfortable and cosy accommodation.

Ground floor: Entry porch, lounge, fitted kitchen, conservatory/dining room, reading room with open plan stairs, 1 double bedroom with king size bed, bathroom with electric shower over bath. The first floor offers 1 open plan bedroom with 2 single beds.

The property has an open coal fire, oil filled radiators, electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, LCD colour TV, DVD player/recorder, radio/CD player, pay phone.

Parking is available at the front and off-road parking at rear. Secluded, lovely front cottage-style garden, ideal for BBQ.

A 16th century pub, serving real ales and excellent food, and the village cafe serving wholesome home-made dishes, are just a short stroll away.

Superb walking from front and rear of cottage, cycle paths, fishing, abundant wildlife, water falls, Cader Idris and Tal-y-Llyn lake are all at hand making this an ideal place from which to explore the delights of southern Snowdonia.

Just ½ mile away the Tal Y Llyn steam railway winds its way through spectacular countryside to the coast and shops at Tywyn (4½ miles by road) and Aberdovey's beautiful harbour and lovely sandy beach are just 2 miles further along the coast.

Free Wi-Fi at Tywyn Library only 10 min drive away. A nice old Cinema at Tywyn dating from 1800- Magic Lantern Cinema- offering new releases every night, 2 stages, cool bar and top quality live events (


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Free Internet access (Wi-Fi) available at Tywyn Library. Comments and recommendations on where to go, eating places, etc, please read the Visitor Book in the cottage....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Some music CDs...moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Some DVD at cottage...moreless


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    electric radiators...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Near, at Aberdovey...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    At aberdovey...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    there is a small barbecue at the cottage...moreless

  • Patio
  • Water Sports Gear:

    at Aberdovey, 6 miles away...moreless



Write a review 4.6
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 18 - May 22, 2015
3 night min stay
May 23 - May 30, 2015
4 night min stay
May 31 - Jun 26, 2015
3 night min stay
Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Cottage bookings normally commence on Saturdays ( sometimes on Fridays), and to allow for servicing, arrival times are between 2pm and 4pm, unless by arrangement. The cottage must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

For 2-week holidays a discount would be given.

Bargain 2-3 night short breaks subject to availability. Please inquire.

No smoking

Sorry, no pets.

Duvets and pillows provided

Please contact me for a booking Form. Deposit to be paid at booking and balance 6 weeks before start of the holiday. Late bookings to be arranged.

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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95 Miles
Nearest Airport
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Railway Inn
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 min in Averdobey
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Railway Inn/ and Cafe- home made food in Village
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tywyn and Aberdovey 15 min

Car: Recommended

Within a short walk of the cottage:

Railway Inn, Children's play area, Village Hall with post office and cafe.

Within a 45 minutes walk from the cottage is the ruined castle 'Castell y Bere', Mary Jones cottage, Church at Llanfihangel - y Pennant.

Within a 5 -10 minute drive:

Tal-y-Llyn lake (220 acres) with salmon, brown trout and sea trout (permits from Tyn-y Cornel Hotel), start of the main route to Cader Idris, Dolgoch falls (good walks along waterfalls) and Tywyn, with its seafront, sandy beaches, play area, paddling pool, leisure centre, indoor swimming pool, and restaurants. Market every Monday. Magic Lantern Cinema , Tywyn, (

Within a 15 - 20 minute drive:

Aberdovey with its beautiful harbour, sandy beaches, championship golf course, sea fishing, sailing, kite surfing and an excellent range of restaurants. Centre for Alternative Technology, Craft Centre and King Arthur's Labyrinth at Corris.

Other Activities: fishing


Owner info

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Abergynolwyn


  • Idris Cottage

    Idris Cottage

  • Rest room

    Rest room

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • First floor twin bedroom

    First floor twin bedroom

  • Front Garden Spring 2012

    Front Garden Spring 2012

  • Front garden

    Front garden

  • Dyssynni valley

    Dyssynni valley

  • Beach at Aberdovey

    Beach at Aberdovey

  • Tal-y-Llyn


  • Kitchen


  • Lounge


  • Lounge


  • kitchen


  • Lounge


  • Tal-y-Llyn


  • River next to the cottage

    River next to the cottage

  • Idris Cottage

    Idris Cottage

  • Rest room

    Rest room

  • Front garden

    Front garden

  • Kitchen to lounge

    Kitchen to lounge

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Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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