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The Boathouse

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    The Boathouse from the Garden
    The Boathouse from the Garden
    The Boathouse from the Garden
    The sitting area with wood burning stove
    Sitting area with kitchen/dining area behind
    One of many walks direct from the house 10mins uphill to this view: Portmeirion, Harlech, Porthmadog
    Twin bedroom downstairs with window to terrace
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    This ancient stone cottage, known as 'The Boathouse' and now restored to modern standards with spacious high ceiling living areas, is in the middle of a large private woodland in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, completely traffic-free with access via a good quality woodland track some 500 yards from the public road. The wood is part of one of the few temperate rain forests in the world, and has beautiful rare lichens on its ancient oak trees and two lakes, one just below the house. There are wonderful walks literally from the front door, up through the forest to reach viewpoints out towards Portmeiron, Harlech with its famous Castle, and the sea, and past the old mine-workings hidden in the woods. Two Ffestiniog railway stations are within 15 minutes walk through the tree... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Garage
    • Iron
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Patio
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The centre of the house is a large lounge with double-height wood-beamed ceiling, wood-burning stove and an attractive Ash staircase which winds up to the master bedroom on the first floor. There is a sizeable brand-new modern kitchen, extending dining table that easily seats 8, and an attractive wooden dresser. The ground floor also has two twin bedrooms, one of them with a generous picture window that looks out over the terrace and through the trees towards the Ffestiniog railway. The lounge has two large sofas, one of which converts to a bed, and two comfy red leather chairs. There is also a shower room on this floor. Upstairs, the master bedroom has an attractive sloping roof, with distant views through the rooflight windows and an en-suite bathroom.
    Listing #HL110288 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
    Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    23 Aug 2014 29 Aug 2014 7 nights -- --
    30 Aug 2014 26 Sep 2014 3 nights
    27 Sep 2014 3 Oct 2014 3 nights
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    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Prices include electricity and gas, but not bed linen or towels. We can provide these, at a cost per rental of £23 for 2 people, £39 for 3 to 6 people, and £51 for 7 or 8 people, just let us know, we do ask you to make up the beds yourself. For 6 or more guests on a short break, we do ask that you use our bedlinen. Payments: can be made by direct bank transfer, or by check. Refundable security deposit of £150 required with final balance payment.

    STANDBY: Even when the table shows minimum one week, if you book less than 2 weeks before arrival we can usually offer a 3-night stay at 75% of the full week price shown in the table, please ask.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 140.0 km
    Railway: Plas Halt: 0.4 km
    Ferry: Holyhead: 40.0 km
    By car, from London/Birmingham via M54, Shrewsbury and Bala. From Liverpool/Manchester (and Airport) via A55 North Wales Expressway and then A470 through Snowdonia National Park.

    By train: Llundudno Junction is less than 3 hours direct from London, or easy access from Liverpool & Manchester. From there, about an hour each on the Conwy Valley branch line and then the Ffestiniog railway, to Plas Halt in Snowdonia National Park, within 10 minutes walk of the house.
    Activities nearby
    Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 November 2011 for a stay in September 2011

High quality accommodation New and comfortable. Very well equipped kitchen. Away from it all stunning setting. Perfect for walking. Minutes from the railway. Scenic area of Wales with lots of interesting attractions. Good pubs and restaurants nearby. Would not hesitate to stay there again. more

Fiona M
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 September 2011 for a stay in September 2011

As a group of friends looking to get away for a weekend away we found the Boathouse after intensive searching that was well worth the effort. The information and directions received prior to travel were good and made the location easy to find and access with minimal effort. The pictures available prior to arrival are an accurate impression of the... more

Accrington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 September 2011 for a stay in August 2011

This is the second summer we have stayed at the boathouse, and there was 8 of us including 2 teenagers. I cannot describe how beautiful the place is and the photos do not show the sheer beauty of the cottage and the surrounding views. We have 2 dogs who slept in the out-house we walked for miles in the surrounding... more

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Giles K
44 176 6590678
Speaks English
Listed since : Dec 2011
Response Rate: 25 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
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