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  • The Cottage
    The Cottage
    The Cottage
    The Lounge
    The park starts at the end of the garden
    The Kitchen
    Master Bedroom
    Property description
    Dolgellau
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    'Frondeg' (Pretty Hill) is a delightful 17th century, traditional stone, former blacksmith's cottage in the centre of the tiny hamlet of Mallwyd famous for it's 14th century church and the home of the 'Gwylliad Cochion Mawddwy' (the Red Bandits of Mawddwy), a bunch of red haired Highwaymen from the 16th century.

    Mallwyd is situated in the famous Snowdonia National Park and lies half way between the market towns of Dolgellau (9 miles) and Machynleth (10 miles). The cottage has recently been re-furbished but has kept it's original features such as it's oak beams and stone fireplace with a wood burning stove.

    The cottage has two bedrooms one of which is accessed through the other making it ideal for families, There is a large double bed in the main bedroom...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL138796 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Railway: Machynlleth: 16.0 km
    The village of Mallwyd is situated at the point where the A458 from Welshpool meets the A470 from Dolgellau and Machynlleth. Frondeg is found on the A470 on the road to Machynlleth. Park in the lay-by by the Brigands Inn and walk up the path adjacent to the telephone box. At the end of the short path you will find Frondeg directly facing you. There is a sign by the door.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 32.0 km.
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fahad670
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

A lovely, clean and easily accessible cottage. Very comfortable, and the log fire is beautiful. Owner was very friendly during communication and ensured everything was in place for our stay. more

col123420...
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed at Frondeg for 4 nights in February, this was a birthday mountain biking trip and the location was great for us. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage had everything we needed and even essentials like washing powder were included, loved the log fire 😊 If we come back to Wales (strong possibility) we would definitely book the cottage... more

Management response:

Thanks Colette for a lovely review. You are welcome back any time. Geoff & Elizabeth more

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Lakesidel...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This cottage was just what we had been looking for. Small and cozy with a gorgeous wood burner. There's a pub a few steps away and wonderful scenery. It was perfect for the two of us. We loved it! more

Management response:

Thanks Claire, it really pleases us to receive such a lovely review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you staying with us again in the future. Geoff & Elizabeth more

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Speaks English, Norwegian
Listed since : Oct 2010
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