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Aran Cottage

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
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Our 18th century farmhouse has been tastefully converted to create Aran, Tryfan and Sygun cottages. Retaining many of the original features these cottages offer good holiday accommodation and provide the perfect base to explore the wonders of North Wales. All accommodation is set within 4.5 acres of privately owned mountainside woodland and only 300 metres from the start of The Watkin Path to the top of Snowdon, as well as opposite one of the most beautiful rivers in North Wales and between Lake Dinas and Lake Gwynant, our accommodation of all types is the ideal base from which to explore Snowdonia with its spectacular scenery and fascinating mix of mountains, lakes, woodland and streams. The whole site and all accommodation is dog friendly (small charge made). A short drive away you w...Our 18th century farmhouse has been tastefully converted to create Aran, Tryfan and Sygun cottages. Retaining many of the original features these cottages offer good holiday accommodation and provide the perfect base to explore the wonders of North Wales. All accommodation is set within 4.5 acres of privately owned mountainside woodland and only 300 metres from the start of The Watkin Path to the top of Snowdon, as well as opposite one of the most beautiful rivers in North Wales and between Lake Dinas and Lake Gwynant, our accommodation of all types is the ideal base from which to explore Snowdonia with its spectacular scenery and fascinating mix of mountains, lakes, woodland and streams. The whole site and all accommodation is dog friendly (small charge made). A short drive away you will find the pretty mountain village of Beddgelert with shops, restaurants and pubs. The village is famous for its legend of Prince Llewellyn and his dog Gelert and a walk to Gelerts Grave is a must during your stay. The beautiful sandy beaches such as Black Rock Sands (dog friendly all year round), Caernarfon Castle, Snowdon Mountain Railway and the Festiniog & Welsh Highland Railway are within easy reach. For those wanting adventure, Snowdonia is THE place to come; not including the obvious climb up Snowdon, the highest peak in England and Wales, on our doorstep you can also take part in Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Gorge Walking, Canyoning, Pot Holing to name but a few. The largest of the properties situated within the farmhouse, Aran cottage offers spacious accommodation for up to 10 people. (2 on a double sofa bed) The ground floor accommodation comprising of a living room with the original open fire place, comfortable sofa, freeview television and DVD player. Across the hallway is another large reception room with comfortable seating which leads onto the kitchen/diner, this makes a great place to gather and socialise. The kitchen/diner has all the usual kitchen utensils plus gas hob, electric oven,large fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. The first floor provides 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-size 4 poster bed, wardrobe and chest of draws. Bedroom 2 has a king-size bed, large pine wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 has two single wrought iron beds and chest of drawers. Bedroom 4 is small with a double bed. An additonal double sofa bed is provided in the lounge / kitchen downstairs. There is a large bathroom with bath and electric shower and toilet. There is an additional bathrom with toilet and hand basin. Aran cottage has fitted carpets throughout and is heated via electric heaters in each room. The lounge and the lounge / kitchen both have log burners. Logs can be purchased on site for £8 per basket, including coal and firelighters. Feather duvets and pillows, bed linen, towels and electricity included at no extra cost. (please let us know if you need non-feather duvets and pillows) Dogs are welcome at £10 per dog per stay.More
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Claire W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2012
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We have used Aran cottage multiple times as a base for running Duke of Edinburgh expeditions. It is well placed with access to Snowdon and the Moelwynion range from the front door. Claire and her team are always polite and helpful. We'll booking it again...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely 4 days at Aran Cottage with our wonderful grown-up family! Well-equipped kitchen. Perfect location. 👍🏼A separate shower & bathroom would be preferred with 8 adults & off-road parking proved difficult; could only accommodate 1 car. Quite expensive at £250+ a night.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Carolyn Reynold... H
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our Third trip to Snowdonia in 4 years and each time we have stayed at Red Dragon. We have previously stayed in Aran Cottage twice with an additional family and the location and rooms were perfect. This summer, just the 2 of us headed to...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank W1lksy
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I stayed here with 7 family members for a long weekend to celebrate my birthday. The cottage is very cosy but still has plenty of space for everyone. The kitchen is very well equipped, the beds are comfy and perfectly situated for walks from the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
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Highchair
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Towels Provided
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
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Iron
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Linens Provided
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