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Quirky Chapel Conversion In The Beautiful Dysynni Valley | Brynhoreb

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This quirky chapel conversion in the beautiful Dysynni Valley comes with a mighty mountain backdrop and is close to the seaside at Tywyn. Sleeps up to 7 guests in four bedrooms, including two ground floor bedrooms.

Located in the quiet hamlet of Bryncrug, Brynhoreb offers bright, welcoming accommodation, with plenty of room for a decent sized holiday gang. It is ideally placed for exploring the mountains and coast of stunning southern Snowdonia.

The chapel has been lovingly renovated to preserve the original character of the building with a complementary mix of stylish contemporary furnishings. We love the luxurious natural textures – including slate, terracotta, Welsh wool and sheepskin – used throughout, and the light from the chapel’s beautifully preserved stained glass windows is just wonderful.

On the ground floor, there is a large open plan living space and dining room. A plump sofa, rocking chair and a couple of comfortable armchairs are arranged around a roaring log burner. To one end of this bright room, a dining table seats up to eight, and there is a comfortable window seat – ideal for a spot of quiet reading or daydreaming.

A handy spacious boot room can be found in the basement to store your walking boots after a day exploring this beautiful area.

The very decent-sized kitchen is smart, modern, and well-equipped. We love that the kitchen’s colour palette has been inspired by that of its beautiful leaded window. There is a double electric cooker and hob, with all the equipment and appliances you might need.

Also downstairs are two good sized double bedrooms along with a shared ground floor bathroom with a bath and shower.

Upstairs, there are two further bright bedrooms, one double and one single. The bedrooms have been artfully furnished, in keeping with the rest of the cottage. There are also two fabulous bathrooms upstairs, both with rolltop baths and walk in showers. And just in case you need to catch up on a few emails your hols, there is a lovely bright study up there too.

This really is a most wonderful part of the world. There are some great walks straight out of the front door, taking in the slopes of Tarren Y Gesail, and stations on the Talyllyn Railway line (Rhydyronen and Brynglas are the closest), amongst other lovely places. The summit of the mighty Cadair Idris is a mere eight or so miles away, and you can be at the seaside villages of Tywyn (Towyn) and Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) in just a handful of minutes by car.

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Cottage Type
Pet Friendly, WiFi, Near Pub, Near Beach, Real Fire
Welcome Hamper, Linen, Towels, Central Heating, Smoke detector, Carbon monoxide detector, First Aid kit, Fire extinguisher or blanket
2 Pet, Cooker, Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer (not icebox), Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Iron and ironing board, Smart TV, Toys and Books, Mobile phone reception
Off street parking, Bike Storage

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It is no exaggeration to say that – even by North Wales standards – this is an especially stunning part of the world. Renowned for its big landscapes and diverse and abundant wildlife, it is brimming with opportunities to explore.

The cottage sits in the beautiful Dysynni Valley, from which rises the spectacular peak of Cadair Idris. This mystical mountain is named after the legendary giant warrior poet who is said to sit on its summit - take a hike to the top to be rewarded with the most amazing panoramic views.

At just a couple of miles away, Tywyn is the closest seaside town to this this quirky chapel conversion in the beautiful Dysynni Valley. The Wales Coastal Path runs right through the centre of the town and onto the Blue Flag Award beach. On a clear day you’ll get great views north towards Bardsey Island and Pwllheli on the Llyn Peninsula, and south as far as Fishguard and Aberystwyth.

Aberdyfi (also known as Aberdovey), is one of Snowdonia’s prettiest coastal villages and just ten minutes’ away by car. A creative hub for artists and writers, it is also a big draw for anyone who enjoys watersports like sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. It’s the perfect spot for coastal walks and cosy pubs, and there is a decent number of good places to eat out.

If you like exploring the Welsh coast, it is well worth including a trip to Barmouth (40 mins drive) on your holiday. If you like cycling, pack your bikes to explore the Mawddach trail, which follows the course of the old railway line from Barmouth to Ruabon. It will take you through stunning scenery and over beautiful old wooden bridges. A magical – and relatively easy – day out on two wheels with a superb mountains-and-coast backdrop.

Machynlleth is around 15 miles away. This historic town offers some great independent shops, places to eat and drink, and a couple of good art galleries. It’s well worth an explore: the town has a quirky, eco-friendly vibe, with the pioneering Centre for Alternative Technology and its engaging visitor centre just a couple of miles down the road.

For a real taste of the romance of Snowdonia, you can’t beat the magic of a steam. Take a ride on one of the heritage railways at nearby Corris, Fairbourne or Talyllyn.

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