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4.5 of 5 bubbles
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26 reviews
The Cottage
The Lounge
The park starts at the end of the garden
The Kitchen
Master Bedroom
Second Bedroom
Frondeg
A real fire
The Cottage and Garden
Mallwyd Village
River Dyfi (Dovey) @ mallwyd
Autumn in Mallwyd
Mallwyds surrounding countryside
Aberdyfi
The Dovey Valley
The Pier @ Aberdovey
St Tydecho @ Mallwyd
The Dining Room
Christmas in Mallwyd
The village of Mallwyd (mid left of photo)
Mount Cader Idris
Tal-y-Llin
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Dolgellau, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales
'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. NOW WITH WI-FI

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 and bunk beds (single on top, doubl...
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About the Owner, Geoff B
Languages spoken: Norwegian, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL138796
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in April 2017

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Management response:

Thanks Hazel for your stunning review, we really do appreciate your comments. You can come back any time you like. Geoff and Elizabeth

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Lovely, homely little cottage, everything you need is supplied, the location is perfect whether you want to go walking in the hills or down by the river, or just a pint and a sandwich up the road. The coast is not too far away as are all the attractions of North Wales.

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SGoderz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

We had such a wonderful time between Christmas and over New Year. The cottage was warm cosy and decorated beautifully. With everything you could possibly need. Fantastic location with lots of places to visit. If you love Walking and the outdoors then it's a wonderful place to explore. The cottage was a wonderful place to return to after a long...

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Dear Samantha Thank you so much for your lovely words. We really appreciate them. Best Wishes Elizabeth and Geoffrey

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
£75
£85
£325
£1,200
21 Apr 2017 -
14 Jul 2017
Spring
3 nights
£65
£75
£300
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15 Jul 2017 -
25 Aug 2017
Summer
7 nights
£110
£120
£510
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26 Aug 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
Autumn
3 nights
£55
£75
£300
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We will supply free of charge a basket of wood & coal to start you off.

Towels and bed linen provided

We can except payment by cheque, bank transfer or Pay Pal (3% surcharge).

Friendly pets at £17.50 each

Short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday are offered at 70% of weekly rate.
Call owner to discuss on 07970 835216
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About the neighbourhood
Machynlleth also boasts a fully equipped leisure centre the “Bro Dyfi” with a swimming pool and cafe. Good shopping and a market on Wednesday are also found in “Mac”.<BR><BR>The tranquil coastal town of Aberdovey is 9 miles west of Machynlleth whilst farther south the seaside towns of Aberystwyth, Aberaeron and New Quay are but a short drive away.<BR><BR>There are many nature reserves in this part of the Cardigeon area.<BR><BR>The Cambrian coastal road from Aberdovey, through Tywyn and up to Dolgellau should not be missed as is the Tal-y-Llin road from Tywyn. Don't forget your camera.<BR><BR>In Dolgellau you will find shops and pubs, cafes and restaurants,, try the coffee and cakes at the internet cafe in Parliament House found in a forme... more
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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