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St Curig's Church

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St Curig's Church
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6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
14 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Ancient and modern stylishly combine in this self catering property set within a 19th century church in the mountain village of Capel Curig. Where else can you sleep beneath a carved stone pulpit, enjoy a hot tub under the stars or play table tennis beneath a fabulous 19th century mosaic ceiling? And all with lovely views of Snowdonia’s mountains from every window… This was the vision Alice Douglas had when she first came to the village twenty years ago and decided to make the church the most wonderful place for visitors to Snowdonia. St Curig's Mountain Church is a holiday rental for families, friends and groups celebrating an important occasion. The church sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms and also has a sofa bed if you'd like to squeeze an extra few people in. The Church is a very unique ho...Ancient and modern stylishly combine in this self catering property set within a 19th century church in the mountain village of Capel Curig. Where else can you sleep beneath a carved stone pulpit, enjoy a hot tub under the stars or play table tennis beneath a fabulous 19th century mosaic ceiling? And all with lovely views of Snowdonia’s mountains from every window… This was the vision Alice Douglas had when she first came to the village twenty years ago and decided to make the church the most wonderful place for visitors to Snowdonia. St Curig's Mountain Church is a holiday rental for families, friends and groups celebrating an important occasion. The church sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms and also has a sofa bed if you'd like to squeeze an extra few people in. The Church is a very unique house and the perfect venue for a special occasion. There are four stylishly designed, comfortably sized, en suite rooms, two with hand-carved four-poster beds and two twin rooms. The property also has another twin room and a basic bunkroom with four beds, which is a favourite with teenagers or mountaineers and has wonderful view towards the Carneddau Mountains. The church also has a sofa bed in the main lounge and two trundle beds for larger groups. The kitchen is on the mezzanine level giving a bird’s eye view of the glittering mosaic ceiling in the apse. It is very well equipped and has a large oven, American fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a washing machine, drying room and plenty of boot storage. The property has a hot tub in the garden with views of the Snowdon Horseshoe, the most photographed spot in Wales. It has a zip wire, pool table, grand piano, guitar, table tennis, dressing up box and various board games. The property has a stable which can be used for storing bikes, kayaks or horses. It’s probably true to say that there’s nowhere else quite like St Curig’s in North Wales. The story of the conversion, a rollercoaster ride through planning regulations, builders and love affairs was described in Alice’s fortnightly Sunday Times column. If you'd like to eat out then the village of Capel Curig has two fantastic pubs serving meals in easy walking distance and there are good restaurants within a 20-minute drive. The nearest pub the Bryn Tyrch Inn also provides a take away menu or large trays of pre-cooked meals for guests staying at the church. We also have a list of chefs who can be booked if desired. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No events or parties without prior permission.
Bathrooms
5 Full baths
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About the Owner
alice d
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 2 July 2020

The church is completely unique and a stunning place to stay. We had the best week there and can’t wait to come back.

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank T2Tz
Reviewed 16 September 2019

I booked this venue as a host for a celebration party for myself and 15 others. It was the perfect venue and the hosts were very accommodating. Whether you want to host a celebration, go on a walking trip or just relax this converted Church...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Paradise623851
AliCapel, VR Owner at St Curig's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2019

Thanks so much for coming to stay and I'm really pleased you all had a great time at the church.

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Reviewed 5 August 2019

Amazing place for a group to stay. Family holiday/celebration, stag or hen weekends, this place would be ideal for all. Plenty to keep you occupied inside and out, so if you do have a wet day where you can’t get out, you can stay in....More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank andrewjpowell1980
Reviewed 29 July 2019

Lovely location with lots to do and see nearby. Large and spacious, something a bit different with lots of character and all the convenience and comforts of home. Fab hot tub, great after all the days activities- perfect.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Vacation819093
Reviewed 3 June 2019

Alice accomodated 9 of us for a lads weekend. We had the best time ever. We spent 1 day at the PYB mountain trust just a walk up the road and had a wonderful time Kayaking, paddle boarding and abseiling with our tutor Rachael. She...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank David H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Snowdonia is a haven for adrenalin junkies. We have some great activities like Go Below a caving challenge which is a full and incredibly exhilarating day (the extreme is awesome). The fastest zip wire in the world is only about 6 miles away and can be booked through Zip World (make sure it’s the one near us). Another new attraction is Surf Snowdonia and also Bounce Below is good fun, it has huge trampolines inside underground caverns. We obviously also have climbing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, horse riding, canyoning etc…. If any of these things sound interesting then I can send you links to the right websites. Plas y Brenin is only about 200 meters away and they do taster days which include kayaking and climbing etc..
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