Top 5 | New Year Holiday CottagesPublished on 25 Nov 2016 by Gwion Llwyd
New Year is on the horizon and I don’t know about you, but the idea of getting together a group of friends to rent a holiday cottage with log fires and views of the Snowdonia mountains, lakes or beaches sounds like heaven. Whether you’re a group of adults or a group with young families, we have a number of really great properties that will ensure you bring in a very memorable 2017. Here are our Top 5 | New Year Holiday Cottages…
SLEEPS 10 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | PET FRIENDLY | REAL FIRE
This historic 17th Century Country House in North Wales offers a truly unique holiday destination for our guests. The magnificent formal grounds surrounded by ancient woodland provide the perfect backdrop for this notable stately home.
SLEEPS 8 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB | PET FRIENDLY | REAL FIRE
Tan-Y-Wenallt is a ‘ty unnos’ or ‘one night house’. An ancient and well known tradition here in Wales. During the 18th century, a time of rapidly expanding population and poverty, it was generally agreed that a property could be built by squatters on common land so long as it was built within 24hrs, one day and one night. The test being that smoke had to emerge from the chimney before sunrise the following morning. The occupier was then allowed to claim a portion of the surrounding land. The boundary being set by the distance he could throw an axe from the new house. It’s most recent renovation has transformed it into a truly idyllic and luxurious holiday cottage!
SLEEPS 8 | WIFI
Sycamore-Cottage is a large self-catering holiday home near Conwy in North Wales. This spacious and modern 4 bedroom cottage provides luxurious accommodation for up to 8 guests on the northern tip of the Snowdonia National Park.
SLEEPS 8 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH | NEAR PUB | PET FRIENDLY
Ymwlch-Fawr is a three-bedroom Georgian country house on the western edge of the Snowdonia National Park. Lots of original character features remain; high ceilings, oak wood flooring, log fires and some wonderful period furniture including a Steinway piano. A garden party attended by Prime Minister Lloyd George and his wife Margaret was hosted at the property adding to its historical value. The house provides a great base to explore this part of North Wales. Cwm Pennant and the famous Nantlle Ridge is a short 5-minute drive to the east. A similar 5-minute drive to the south will bring you to the beautiful beaches of Criccieth.
SLEEPS 8 | WIFI | NEAR BEACH
As we pushed past a fragrant camellia and crossed over a little stone bridge to get to the front door, we knew that Llys Bennar, this luxury self catering accommodation near Bennar Beach was going to be a bit special. The cottage is the largest within a collection of 4 barn conversions, so if you are looking to book more than one cottage in close proximity to accommodate a larger group, this will be perfect.