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Cynefin Bach

Llandecwyn, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1008800)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Mattson

    “We had a delightful holiday in an outstanding cottage in a superb location.”

    Just what we needed after the last 12 months!! ...

    Just what we needed after the last 12 months!! I would however like to mention 2 issues: 1. At this time of year, the evening temperature is still low and we had issues in heating the radiators. There were instructions in the Owners Manual stating that residents were not to alter the thermostat as it was controlled remotely. We mentioned this to the house keeper who contacted the owner who did raise the temperature slightly. We also made use of the log fire. 2.A more serious issue was that he water from the hot tap in the kitchen, both taps in the bathroom/shower room and the bath itself was never more than tepid. To wash up in the kitchen, we had to boil a kettle and I used the same method when shaving. The bath was impossible to use. Thankfully the shower had its own heater and that was fine. As it was just my wife and I staying, the situation was manageable, but if (say) 2 families were resident, it would have been quite a problem. Having said that, we had a wonderful 2 weeks. Clive & Jackie Mattson

    - Mr Mattson, April 2021

The property

This beautiful stone holiday cottage near Harlech is set in the hills above the River Dwyryd with the most stunning views down the estuary to the enchanting Italianate village of Portmeirion.The cottage is full of character with vaulted beamed ceilings, wattle and daub walls, quarry tile flooring and an impressive stone fireplace.The cottage has been modernised sympathetically with clean colours and cosy furnishings, it’s the perfect mix of old and new. The open plan sitting and dining room is really impressive with lovely high ceilings and a stone hearth with large wood burning stove.Despite its spaciousness, it’s certainly a cosy space once you get that log burner going!

Comfortable sofas are set around a TV which offers a basic Sky TV package, too.The dining area has a table and chairs and offers the ideal spot for your morning cuppa and croissant!

The kitchen is entirely unique to this holiday cottage.In here is a Belfast sink and slate worktops as well as an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster. There is also a gorgeous sun-room that offers stunning views over the gardens and beyond.Comfortable seating allows you to sit here and soak up the surroundings.There is also a large dining table which is great for getting the whole clan together for a meal. One of the most interesting features is the mezzanine above the sitting and dining room, affectionately referred to by the owner’s as ‘Molly’s Snug’.

This is the ideal place for some quiet relaxation time, for reading a book, or for the children to have an adult-free space to watch a film.Up here is a TV and DVD player with a selection of films, books and games. The double room has an ensuite with handheld shower attachment over the bath, loo, towel radiator and hand basin.The second bedroom has twin beds. A family bathroom has a large waterfall shower, loo, towel radiator and hand basin. Head outside from the sun room and you’ll find the decked area which then leads around to a large pond.

Cynefin Bach is nestled in around an acre of enclosed garden with multiple seating options - sit out here and soak up the gorgeous estuary views, listen to the birdsong in the morning or enjoy an al fresco brunch!

There is also parking space for three cars.

Stepping right out of the door you can join footpaths that take you into the hills with panoramic views of the mountains, including Snowdon.

Or why not head down to the Wales Coastal Path where you could walk to the historic village of Harlech to visit the Castle and have a spot of lunch and enjoy the miles of sandy beach.

The other direction will take you past the iconic Portmeirion to the bustling harbour town of Porthmadog with its wide selection of shops and cafes. Please note that this cottage is not available to let in Low Peak and Peak weeks.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • 1 x large shower room waterfall shower, loo, towel radiator and hand basin
  • 1 x en suite bathroom with handheld shower attachment over the bath, loo, towel radiator and hand basin
  • Sitting / dining room with woodburning stove, and TV with basic Sky package
  • Kitchen
  • Snug with a TV and DVD player
  • Sun room.
  • Woodburning stove, and TV with basic Sky package
  • TV and DVD player
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Wifi
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Underfloor Heating
  • BBQ Area
  • Travel Cot, High chair
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • 15 minute drive to amenities
  • Around an acre of enclosed gardens to enjoy
  • Note: due to the pond, please ensure that children are supervised in the garden at all times.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Harlech 5 miles; Porthmadog 5 miles.

Llandecwyn is a scattered rural hamlet in North Wales, which stands amidst farmland, hills with lakes and mountains, which are all perfect for scenic walks and mountain biking. Llandecwyn is set on the National Cycle Route 8, plus birdwatching can be enjoyed on the red kite waymarked trail, which passes through the hamlet. There are also birdwatching opportunities along the coast and at the RSPB Osprey project, which is nearby. Only 5 miles away is historic Harlech, which is situated in a magnificent position between the mountains and the sea. Harlech is dominated by its majestic 13th century castle, which enjoys World Heritage status. The town is very popular with golfers, who come to enjoy the famous Royal St. David's course, whilst the beautiful 6 mile long sandy beach is wonderful for family fun and long walks. Harlech offers an excellent variety of amenities including some good quality restaurants and a leisure centre, whilst the whole of the Snowdonia National Park, together with the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay, are all within easy reach. Other attractions in the area include the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Light Railway, the secluded beaches at Borth y Guest and the Black Rock sands and the Italianate village of Portmeirion. A really beautiful part of North Wales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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