Outdoor enthusiasts will find this a perfect base, with walking, climbing, cycling and water sports all within close proximity.
This very attractive, semi-detached, stone-built holiday cottage is situated in the picture-postcard village of Ysbyty Ifan, nestled in the Snowdonia National Park. Ysbyty Ifan is set within the National Trusts Ysbyty Estate with very diverse landscapes and habitats, part of which has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The River Conwy runs through this beautiful, picturesque village which is a haven for wildlife enthusiast and photographers, and ideal for cyclists, walkers and ramblers with walking routes from the door. There is also a children’s play area in the village to keep the children occupied. Keen walkers will enjoy the 6-mile circular route on the Ysbyty Estate to Cwm Eidda walk. In the village, is St John’s Church and is of significant historical importance as it was the birthplace of what we now know as the St John’s Ambulance, and the village was the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln’s great-grandmother.
With stunning, countryside views, Castiel Cottage dates back to c.mid 19th century and retains its original beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplace, with a welcoming wood burner for those cooler evenings and a pretty patio garden where you can relax with a glass of wine on those balmy, sunny days. With comfort in mind, snuggle-up on the L-shaped leather suite, whilst watching a film, sink into the music streaming from the Bluetooth music system or simply be engrossed in one of the choice of books.
The popular village of Betws-y-Coed, the ’Gateway to the Snowdonia National Park’ is just 6 miles with shops, cafés, restaurants, waterfalls, pretty river pools and is a haven for mountain bikers with specialist outlets. The Victorian resort of Llandudno and Conwy, as well as the splendour of the Snowdonia National Park are all easily accessible by car. The beautiful Italiantate village of Portmeirion is well worth visiting or take a trip on the the Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Railway, which are both within a 30-minute drive from the cottage. Other places to visit include the popular Riverside Chocolate House at Pentrefoelas and Conwy Falls. There is fun for all the family at the exciting Zip World Fforest, whilst water sports are catered for at Llyn Brenig. If you fancy a spot of surfing at any time of year, look no further than Surf Snowdonia, the world’s first artificial surfing lagoon, located in Dolgarrog in the Conwy Valley. Beach 25 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.
2 steps to entrance.
Open plan living space: With beams.
Living area: With wood burner, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player and bluetooth CD/music system.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and low doorway leading to...
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, 32’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.
Bedroom 2: With single bed and TV (for DVD use only).
Economy 7 heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Enclosed patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking. No smoking. Please note: There are 3 steps in the courtyard.
There are 2 steps to property and 3 steps in courtyard. The bannister rail is 80cm high and the gaps in the bannister spindles are 12cm wide. Bed linen is included at this property, please remember to take your own towels.Get the full listing »