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Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage)

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Bwthyn Afon - River Cottage (Ffestiniog Holiday Cottages)
Bwthyn Afon nameplate made locally using only the best Welsh slate!
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1 of 21Bwthyn Afon - River Cottage (Ffestiniog Holiday Cottages)
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
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Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is decorated and furnished to provide delightful, homely accommodation to a high standard whilst retaining many character features such as an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove in the lounge area, exposed beams and reproduction style panelling on the open staircase. The kitchen area is well equipped and modern in styling with spotlighting, whilst retaining a country cottage look and feel to it. Situated in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, the cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys v...Bwthyn Afon is a charming 18th century miner's holiday cottage. Set in a quiet location overlooking fields and nearby river & only a few minutes walk away from the Ffestiniog Steam Train railway station in Tanygrisiau. The cottage was completed renovated in 2012 and is decorated and furnished to provide delightful, homely accommodation to a high standard whilst retaining many character features such as an impressive inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove in the lounge area, exposed beams and reproduction style panelling on the open staircase. The kitchen area is well equipped and modern in styling with spotlighting, whilst retaining a country cottage look and feel to it. Situated in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, the cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompassing the Manod mountains at the front with a craggy backdrop of the Moelwyn mountains which protect the village from much of the wind from northerly gales in the winter and give the village a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering how high it's located in Snowdonia. Features & Facilities include: • Open plan living accommodation with well appointed lounge & dining area with inglenook fireplace housing a multi fuel stove on a raised slate hearth, with exposed beams in the lounge area. • The kitchen area is well appointed and equipped with electric oven/grill and hob with extractor hood, microwave, integrated fridge with icebox & washer/dryer. • Electric 'DuoHeat' smart radiators throughout. • Welcome gift on arrival • Electricity & starter pack of fuel for Multi fuel stove included • 2 well behaved dogs welcome (please bring own dog beds and towels) • Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms, the double bedroom has delightful views across the river and fields towards mountainous scenery and the single bedroom is light & airy. • Bed Linen, towels and tea towels provided. We also provide the following 'consumables': Washing up liquid, washing up brush, cloth & sponge, washing powder/liquid, dishcloths, and tea towels. Liquid soaps by washbasins, toilet roll and bin bags. We also provide a small supply of Tea, Coffee & Sugar and a selection of Herbal & Fruit Teas. There is also a condiment set of Salt, Pepper & Vinegar, and a small selection of assorted herbs. • Off road parking for 1 car opposite cottage, additional parking on first come first served basis in allocated parking bay opposite cottage. • Lakeside Café only a 2 minute walk & pub is approximately a 20 minute walk. The nearby town of Blaenau Ffestiniog offers an array of shops, eating establishments & pubs. • Strictly No Smoking • LCD TV/DVD/CD with FreeSat, iPod dock & a good selection of DVD's, books, games & puzzles. • There is an enclosed and gated front garden, a great spot to enjoy evening drinks after a day spent enjoying the wonderful scenery and numerous outdoor pursuits the area has to offer. Note: The arrival time at this property is 4pm, and guests are welcome to stay until 11am on the departure day.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs only are welcome, a maximum of 2. They must remain downstairs and not be left alone in the cottage, unless kept in a crate. Please DO NOT allow dogs on the furniture or on the beds. Please note that this is a dog friendly cottage, no other pets will be considered.
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1 Shower
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About the Owner
Angie R
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed yesterday

Just returned from a week at this delightful little cottage. The first impression of the house was that it was very clean and smelt lovely and the welcome pack was brill - a bottle of wine, milk, carton of fresh orange, 2 boxes of biscuits,...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank angela m
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Covid Friendly cottage, with hand gel inside and outside cottage, spotlessly clean, free slippers, sky tv, free wifi (and decent wifi at that), washer/dryer with tablets provided, micorwave, oven, fidge/freezer with free wine/milk/biscuits, 2 sofas, good recycling scheme, double bed comfy and pillows even comfier,...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank D4174AXtonyl
NorthStar544554, VR Owner at Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage), responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2020

Thank you for your lovely comments and 5 bubble review, it's been a tough few months so to hear that you had a really great stay and the cottage had everything you needed just warms our hearts and makes it all worth while. We love...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2020

We had a wonderful stay here for five nights in August. We wanted to extend our stay but there were guests arriving so we couldn't. Needless to say, we will definitely be back! There were so many thoughtful touches ands gifts on arrival, from a...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank SomethingIndie
NorthStar544554, VR Owner at Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage), responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2020

Thank you for your lovely comments and review, such kind words, means a lot to us and we'd be delighted to welcome you back. Stay safe, all the best, Angie & Rich xx

Reviewed 19 July 2020

Comfortable, cosy cottage perfect for us, a couple with a dog. The cottage had everything we needed and more with lots of welcoming extras like wine, chocolates and treats for the dog. We were the first visitors after the coronavurus lockdown and felt very reassured...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank vivmarsh
NorthStar544554, VR Owner at Bwthyn Afon (River Cottage), responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2020

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and feedback, it was a pleasure to welcome you both (and your fur baby) and we are so pleased to be welcoming guests back, it was great to know you felt relaxed and reassured, we're delighted you...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Date of stay: November 2017
Management response:Responded 26 November 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage stands amongst some dramatic scenery and enjoys views of countryside & hillside encompassing the Manod mountains at the front with a craggy backdrop of the Moelwyn mountains which protect the village from much of the wind from northerly gales in the winter and give the village a pleasant southerly aspect with relatively mild weather considering how high it's located in Snowdonia. The cottage is situated in a terrace of about 12 cottages and is located in a quiet position away from the main road and passing traffic, there are parking bays opposite which are for the use of the terrace, so parking should not be a problem, but is on a first come, first served basis. Situated in the village of Tanygrisiau, meaning 'Under the Steps', a close neighbour of the larger town, better ...
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