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Luxury Two Bedroom Holiday Cottage with Hot Tub and Sea Views | Y-Ddol

Dog FriendlyNear BeachHot TubReal Fire

Y-Ddol, a luxury two bedroom holiday cottage with hot tub and sea views is a beautiful, modern barn conversion set in-between Harlech and Barmouth making it perfectly located for exploring Eryri (Snowdonia). Slate floors and minimalist interior give this holiday cottage an ultra modern feel and the floor to ceiling windows with sea views give it that unique and very special point of difference.

As you come into the open-plan kitchen, diner and sitting room, the vaulted ceilings and chic furniture give a real sense of space. The underfloor heating and log burner provide warmth, and add to the inviting and cosy feel of the cottage. To the far right is the sitting room area where you’ll find the all important sea views along with the log burner, comfortable sofas and large TV. The oversized lampshades and over hanging lamps are a really great touch as are the splashes of colour from the beautiful vases and soft furnishings.

The warm slate tiles continue through into the kitchen dining area and are beautifully complimented by high gloss white kitchen units. A central island adds character as does the wooden lighting beam above it. The dining table and chairs are all in keeping with the rest of the room with their modern minimalistic design.

From the kitchen, we continue through to the bedroom area. A double and a twin; both beautifully finished and the backlit headboards would not look out of place in a swish boutique hotel. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower and continues with the slate grey theme of the rest of the house.

Outside is just as beautiful as inside! The wood burning hot tub is a fantastic feature and looks out onto the fields and the sea beyond. A spacious patio area with barbecue and seating will certainly be a place you locate to during the warm summer evenings and the hot tub will be used throughout the year; even in those colder winter months!

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Cottage Type
Dog Friendly, Near Beach, Hot Tub, Real Fire
Welcome Pack, Linen, Towels, WiFi, Central Heating
1 Pet, Cooker, Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer (not icebox), Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Iron and ironing board, Smart TV, Cottage suitable for 'assisted' wheelchair guests
Private Garden, Off street parking, BBQ
Additional Information
No Cot, No High Chair

Please note, additional logs need to be purchased to heat the hot tub (available locally). Warming the water will take time and and some attention.


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Dyffryn Ardudwy is a great village set in between Barmouth and Harlech. There is a couple of convenience stores where you can get all your groceries; one of which is an award winning butchers.

15 mins to the south will bring to to Barmouth, a fantastic quintessential seaside town with a great mix of cafes and restaurants on the harbour and is great for a bit of retail therapy. A blue flag beach is great for swimming and days on the beach and the funfair is a great part of the traditional ‘Great British summer’ offering.

20 mins to the north will bring you to Porthmadog with the famous Portmeirion Village on the way. Access to the more traditional Snowdonia villages and the Llyn Peninsula are not far where you can enjoy a whole host of activities from climbing, canyoning, Zip World adventures and Surf Snowdonia or exploring the varied and beautiful landscape and history.

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Guest Reviews

John Clifford

Anwyl Louise,
Y-Ddol was a perfect property for us. My partner, Siân was in need of a complete getaway and relax, and we found that in your lovely barn conversion.
The view was stunning, constantly changing light with flocks of birds sweeping across to the feeding grounds as the tide went out.
The beach was ours for miles and a tasty Welsh lunch at the Victoria Inn made for a great day.
We can thoroughly recommend Y-Ddol….. we’re looking forward to returning!
Diolch yn fawr,
John and Siân


Had a lovely short stay at Y-DDOL. The accommodation is very cozy, all needs met and some beautiful scenery when looking out the floor to ceiling windows. Spoiled with gorgeous weather as well which I imagine is a bit of a rarity in this part of Wales in October! Would happily stay here again.

Rhael Thornton

Y Ddol was a beautiful barn conversion with no expense spared in its construction. The underfloor heating was wonderful and the log burner was lovely on the days when it poured down. The bedrooms were big enough but lacked the storage space mentioned by other guests. They could also do with small bins in the bedrooms. The shower in the bathroom was amazing but one toilet roll between 4 guests didnt last long.The grounds around it were very well tended. All in all it was lovely accommodation.
October wasnt the best month to visit Dyffryn Ardudwy. First of all, it rained the whole time we were there but that’s how it goes. The only shop open in the village was Spar which had most of what we needed and a nice butcher attached. The fish and chip shop was closed and there was no pub so we had to drive to find both. There was very little open in Barmouth until the Friday – the day before we came home. We spent the week struggling to find somewhere to eat as we didnt really want to cook as it was our holiday. Even the fish and chip shops in Barmouth were closed until the end of the week and most restaurants were closed during the week. The best meal we had was in a seafood restaurant called Norbar which was only open on the Thursday and Friday. We found that Porthmadog was a nice place to get food and gifts but it was quite a track.

The best time to visit Dyffryn Ardudwy is during the summer months when everything is open.

Gail and Maurie

Lovely house. Quiet lane. No pubs in the village as stated in the website and in the house! Easy drive to next village to get to pubs. I agree with other comments about nowhere to put your toilet bag or anything in the bathroom. If there are four of you there is very little space for clothing. No drawers just hanging rails with a few hangers. We were just two and used the second bedroom as a dressing room which meant we could move around our room without cases everywhere.
Lovely location and very clean.

Sheila Evans

I’ve just had my third holiday at at Y Ddol, that’s all I need to say really. It says it all when people keep coming back. A lovely week, I can’t wait for the next time! Thank you. Diolch yn fawr iawn!

Ruth Morgan

What a beautiful place to stay! 20-25 minute easy and enjoyable walk to a lovely beach – our dog adored it. Short drive to Barmouth where we spent much time in the cafes, pubs and walking the front. Loved the coastal train that stops just down the road and was great for a car free day (check timetables before you leave). The property was well thought out with a lovely garden for the dog and boy did we enjoy the hot tub (takes time to heat but well worth it). Comfortable beds and nice hot shower. Nice open plan light property. We really didn’t want to leave and are already looking to return. An absolute gem of a stay. Thank you to the hosts for a wonderful welcome pack and relaxing break.

Hazel Moss

What a fab place to stay – definitely wanted to stay for longer than a few days. So nice to have an enclosed space so our Flat Coated Retriever was safe. We loved the property, they had thought of every detail and very cosy with the underfloor heating and log burner. The wifi worked well which was a bonus as we had to do some work. Great position between Harlech and Barmouth and just 30 minutes walk to the beach. The local village shop with butchers had a great selection. Thank you to Louise for the lovely eggs and delicious cake which was left for us – a great touch. The only thing we didn’t have control of was the weather and boy did it rain! Definitely recommend this property and would love to return.

Maureen Ingleton

Beautiful, spacious and comfortable cottage in a lovely location. Wood fired hot tub was great fun and very relaxing. Highly recommend as a base to explore the lovely surrounding coastline.

Kevin Lamb

Hi, We both had a great time last week staying in such a lovely cottage. Everything was wonderful thank you. An amazing view out of the living room window , especially when the sheep arrived in the field one morning. Would definitely try another cottage in a different location.


We had a great weeks stay over the New Year. The accommodation was spotless and very warm. Welcome pack was a nice touch with to die for Lemon drizzle cake! Great location, very quiet lane with great views over to the sea. Our only gripe is the lack of storage space! A family of four staying for a week with no chest of draw’s whatsoever to place clothes, socks, pants etc!! All you get is a open metal hanging rack for putting shirts, jumpers etc on, we resorted to putting pants and shocks in a carrier bag and hang that off a coat hanger, when you are paying the best part of £1300 you don’t expect to do that! Same with bathroom, no shelf either, just a metal rack in the corner. Lovely place, just needs a bit more thought👍

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