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Glasfryn Fawr

Pwllheli, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1099693)


Menai Holiday Cottages rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Chris

    “Very pleasant & relaxing holiday home.”

    Needs a dustpan & brush though!

    Needs a dustpan & brush though!

    - Chris, October 2023


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link can be king-size on request), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Stanley oil range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, hairdryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi and piano
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garden with lawn, private lake and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 3.9 miles
  • Note: The Wifi speed at the property can be slow and signal intermittent
  • Note
  • This property has a good housing keeping bond of £150

The property

Trefor 3.9 miles.

Glasfryn Fawr, a stunning 17th-century farmhouse, is located in the peaceful Pencaenewydd near Trefor and the lively Pwllheli.

The Glasfryn Estate was once the family home of Clough Williams-Ellis, whose quirky Italianate village of Portmeirion is only a short drive away, but it now offers superb family accommodation for a wonderful break to North Wales at any time of year, with picture-perfect gardens and a traditional farmhouse kitchen ideal for a family gathering.

With an oil-fired Stanley range and seating for ten in the kitchen/diner, you can make the most of your time with loved ones by preparing a delicious meal while catching up on the day's events.

The sitting room provides a place for the group to unwind, and in the cooler months, you can light the woodburning stove and snuggle up on the plush sofas after a day of exploring the area.

When it's time to sleep, the group has five bedrooms to choose from, including a ground-floor double with en-suite, which is ideal for those with limited mobility.

The bathroom and four additional bedrooms are located on the first floor and include a master double with en-suite, another double, and two twins, one of which has a zip/link feature, providing plenty of options for a multigenerational family to rest.

Outside, sip a glass of wine while reading a good book, or dine alfresco in the evenings in the beautiful garden that wraps around the property for privacy.

Glasfryn Fawr is an unbeatable home-from-home for a holiday to remember for years to come, with large lawned gardens and seasonal flowers, including pretty hydrangeas, and a private lake you are surrounded by spectacular scenery with the mountains of Eryri (Snowdonia) in the distance.

The cottage is on the Snowonia 360 route https://www.snowdonia360.com/ Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1099694, 1099695, 1099696 & 1099697 together sleeping 25 guests.

Glasfryn Cottages

Glasfryn Cottages consists of five charming, pet-friendly cottages nestled on the private Glasfryn Estate between Trefor and Pwllheli, Gwynedd. The collection offers private gardens, excellent facilities, woodburning stoves, and access to a natural 13-acre lake teeming with wildlife, making it ideal for romantic breaks and extended family holidays. Glasfryn Fawr, Coach House, Garden Cottage and Rose Cottage are within walking distance of each other, whereas Tan y Bryn is a little more "remote". A perfect base for exploring an area of outstanding natural beauty, the surroundings enjoy idyllic countryside where you can visit Glasfryn Parc – North Wales’ premier activity centre or embark on a coastal walk along the spectacular Llyn Peninsula, which hosts beaches, bays and sea-cliffs unlike any other in Wales. Dine out at nearby eateries such as Y Madryn or Tafarn Y Fic for traditional pub grub, whilst Pwllheli hosts waterfront restaurants and classic fish and chip shops. Explore Criccieth to visit the hilltop ruins of Castell Criccieth and relax along Criccieth Beach, or perhaps make your way to Abersoch for a variety of watersports, Abersoch Golf Club and the nearby Plas yn Rhiw, a National Trust 16th-century manor overlooking the sea. Snowdonia National Park, Ffestiniog Railway, Welsh Highland Railway and the Italian-style village of Portmeirion are all within easy reach. A very warm welcome awaits you at Glasfryn Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Abersoch 6 miles; Criccieth 8 miles.

This busy market town is the unofficial capital of the Llyn Peninsula which is one of the most scenic regions of Wales, renowned for its outstanding scenery, stunning coastal walks, excellent beaches and golf courses. This traditional seaside town offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and an impressive marina holding 400 boats. The town boasts two beaches, one with the Blue Flag Award and is renowned for its sailing and watersports. Close by are Criccieth, with its medieval castle, and popular Abersoch, a pretty harbour town also renowned for its wonderful beaches and watersports facilities. Much of the peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a lot of the coastline is owned by the National Trust providing many remote bays, sandy beaches and exciting clifftop walks, as well as wildlife havens like Bardsey Island. Discover all of Snowdonia, the Isle of Anglesey, many medieval castles and N.T. properties and gardens, or simply relax in this beautiful part of Wales.

Note. This property has a good housing keeping bond of £150
Note: The Wifi speed at the property can be slow and signal intermittent.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas