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Stunning 4 Storey Victorian Houses Located Directly on the Seafront at Criccieth - Bay View

Criccieth, Gwynedd, UK
  • House
  • Bedrooms7
  • Sleeps18
  • Bathrooms7
  • Half Baths1
  • Mininum Stay1 - 7 nights

Stunning Sea Views, Bay View Sleeps 18, Glan y Mor sleeps 20, Newly Renovated

Bay View and Glan y Mor are located directly next door to one another on the seafront of the lovely Criccieth.

Bay View and Glan y Mor have recently been extensively renovated and refurbished to an excellent standard. Both houses have achieved a Welsh Tourist Board Quality Rating of 5 Stars.

Bay View and Glan y Mor are impressive four storey Victorian town houses, located in an enviable position on the seafront of the picturesque coastal town of Criccieth, North Wales.

Bay View is equipped to a very high standard and provides an excellent quality of accommodation for a maximum of eighteen people (plus two cots) in a total of seven bedrooms. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities.

Glan y Mor has 8 en-suite bedrooms with one being on the ground floor.

Bay View and Glan y Mor can be rented out together to sleep a maximum of 38 people (plus 4 travelcots).


Bay View has 3 twin rooms, 2 kingsize rooms and 2 family suites. Each family suite comprises 2 interconnecting rooms, one with a king size bed and the other a set of bunk beds. The 2 family suites benefit from superb sea views.

Glan y Mor has 3 twin rooms, 2 double rooms, 1 kingsize room and 2 family suites. Again the family suite comprises of two rooms, one with a king size bed and the other a set of bunk beds. The 2 family suites benefit from superb sea views.


Both houses have a fantastic, sociable kitchen/diner with seating for 18 - 20, plus all the mod cons that one would expect in brand new kitchens. Sea views can be enjoyed from the kitchen/diners.

The sea views can also be enjoyed from the bay window of the huge first floor formal lounges. Comfortable seating for 18 and a 51' flat screen TV is provided. Bay View also boasts a log burner for those cooler evenings.

A further sitting room is located on the ground floor of both houses. This room has a games console, flat screen TV, snooker table, board games etc.

There are also ground floor WCs & utility rooms.

The beautiful sea views can be enjoyed from patio areas to the front of the houses.

In Bay View a back garden is available for barbecues and there is also plenty of undercover storage space for bikes etc.

Glan y Mor has a backyard with some seating and plenty of storage for bikes etc.

The houses benefit from superb sea views with the Cambrian coast, Harlech and a section of the Snowdonian mountain range also being within view. Access to the beach is directly opposite the houses.

Criccieth is a small, unspoilt Victorian town, located on the Llyn Peninsular, 5 miles from the Snowdonia National Park. The castle and all of Criccieth's many local amenities are all within a short walk of Bay View and Glan y Mor.

Bay View are Glan y Mor are strictly not to be used for parties. Criccieth is a quiet, family-orientated holiday village. Bay View and Glan y Mor are terraced properties in a village setting with neighbours on either side. All our guests must be considerate to our neighbours in terms of their privacy and enjoyment of the peaceful nature of the locality.


Jane Vidamour

Member Since 2012
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    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Kind Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, King Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 2 twin/ single, Family - King with Bunks in Interconnecting Room, Ensuite
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, 2 twin/ single, Family - King with Bunks in Interconnecting Room, Ensuite
      • Bedroom 5
        2 twin/ single, Twin Beds with En-Suite Bathroom
      • Bedroom 6
        2 twin/ single, Twin Room with En-suite Shower Room
      • Bedroom 7
        2 twin/ single, Twin Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room


        • 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 4
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 5
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 6
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 7
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 8
        • All bedrooms are en-suite. A downstairs WC is also provided.

        Location Type

          • Beach
          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean
          • Resort
          • Rural
          • Town
          • Village
          • Waterfront


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                        2 lounges. Huge front sitting room at first floor level enjoying amazing sea and mountain views. Comfortable seating for 18. Wood burner stove. Second lounge, TV, games console, games etc
                      • Fireplace
                        Woodburner provided in the first floor lounge
                      • Heating
                        Guest Controllable Gas Central Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                        All linen, towels, bathmats, teatowels provided at no extra cost
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Parking
                        Unresticted On-street parking available outside Bay View. A free car park is also located 50m west.
                      • Telephone
                        Incoming Calls Only
                      • Towels Provided
                        All linen, towels, bathmats, teatowels provided at no extra cost
                      • Tumble Dryer
                        2 tumble driers in separate utility room. Victorian ceiling airer also provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        2 washing machines in separate utility room
                      • Wood Stove
                        Woodburner provided in the first floor lounge


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            Brand New Kitchen. All mod cons. Sociable and practical kitchen. 2 Dishwashers, 2 Tall Fridges, 2 Ovens etc
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Fantastic table to seat 18, in dining room enjoying amazing sea views
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 18 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                    Flat screen TV, Snooker table, Wii games Console, board games etc
                                  • Games
                                    Board Games, Jigsaws
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Pool Table
                                  • Stereo
                                    Mobile ipod docking station located in the dining room
                                  • Television
                                    Two flat screen TVs located in each lounge
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Games
                                    Wii Games Console in the ground floor sitting room


                                      • Bicycles
                                        Secure, undercover storage facility in the back garden.
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Front patio enjoying the lovely sea views. Garden furniture provided
                                      • Golf
                                        Porthmadog Golf Course located nearby.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Front patio area enjoying the fantastic sea views. Rear Garden provides BBQ area and undercover bike storage
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        BBQ provided in the back garden


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • playground
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • churches
                                              • forests
                                              • library
                                              • marina
                                              • museums
                                              • bay/sound
                                              • pond
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • ruins
                                              • water parks
                                              • waterfalls

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • mountaineering
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • equestrian events
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • golf privileges optional
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • mountain climbing
                                                          • deepsea fishing
                                                          • paragliding
                                                          • rafting
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • whitewater rafting
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • Please note that Bay View cannot to be used for parties. Criccieth is a quiet, family-orientated holiday village. Bay View is a terraced property in a village setting with neighbours on either side. All our guests must be considerate to our neighbours in terms of their privacy and enjoyment of the peaceful nature of the locality. On a similar note, the front patios cannot be used to congregate in large groups for drinking etc.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                18 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews


                                                                Courtney D.

                                                                The property was beautiful and done to a very high standard. It was easy hosting a large group there and everyone was delighted with their stay.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you for your lovely review Courtney. I'm so pleased you had a great time over Christmas.

                                                                Wonderful house with fantastic view

                                                                alison P.

                                                                A wonderful house with plenty of space,spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped.It has a lovely feel to it and we felt straight away at home.The location was ideal to visit the surrounding beautiful countryside and towns.The nearby famous village Portmeirion is well worth a visit and is quite unique.Can't wait until we return next year.

                                                                Fantastic stay in wonderful house.

                                                                Linda V.

                                                                This great house has absolutely everything you need with magnificent views from the 1st floor lounge - great location. The owner has thought of everything to make sure of a fantastic stay and my friends and I absolutely loved it - we will be back!

                                                                An absolutely brilliant place to stay.

                                                                Hilary R.

                                                                I went with eight friends for a few days but would have loved to have stayed for a few weeks!! as this house is really exceptional in that it is spotlessly clean, very well maintained and has every conceivable mod. con. you could ever wish for and all top quality.

                                                                It also has stunning views of the bay and is within easy reach of so many other places to visit. Highly recommended.

                                                                Fabulous with beautiful views

                                                                Jean Y.

                                                                Fabulous, ideal home to celebrate my 60th birthday, 12 adults 5 children. Everything was marvelous. Jane and Sally were so helpful, all information even bus timetables were provided. Views of the bay were magnificent, you couldn't ask for more. A special place!!

                                                                Great location

                                                                Sarah C.

                                                                The property is superb and so close to the sea. We were even lucky with the weather. Good places to visit nearby - Harlech, Abersoch and Pwllheli and excellent restaurants in Criccieth itself. Highly recommended.


                                                                Criccieth, Gwynedd, UK

                                                                Bay View and Glan y mor are ideally situated in the picturesque coastal Victorian resort of Criccieth. Criccieth is located to the east of the popular Llyn Peninsular and adjacent west of the Snowdonia National Park. This pretty unspoilt village has retained its Victorian charm with colourful terraced houses and hotels fronting onto two beaches which are divided by a stony outcrop which houses the impressive Criccieth castle. Amenities in Criccieth include a wide variety of tasteful shops, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and galleries. Bay View and Glan y Mor are located on Marine Terrace, which is located on the town's quieter west beach. Marine Terrace is a very quiet road, generally being occupied by residential local traffic only. Bay View & Glan y Mor provide the ideal holiday destination from which to explore the fantastic beaches, beautiful mountains, picturesque villages, and the host of activities Northwest Wales has to offer. An excellent range of attractions awaits visitors to Bay View, with wildlife centres, outdoor activities, train trips, historic sites, museums, fine gardens, golf and more to choose from. Bay View and Glan y Mor are located directly on the seafront in beautiful Criccieth. Access to the beach is directly opposite Bay View. Several other beautiful beaches are within easy walking distance along the well maintained coastal path which can be joined directly outside Bay View! Further afield Black Rock Sands is located approximately four miles west. In addition Harlech, Abersoch, Nefyn and Pwllheli beaches are only a short drive away. The Snowdonia National Park begins a mere 5 miles away and is a magnificent playground for those who love walking, mountain climbing or just scenery watching. The Park covers 823 square miles of diverse landscapes. As well as being the largest National Park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in Wales, and the largest natural lake in Wales, as well as a wealth of picturesque villages like Beddgelert (11 miles). Snowdonia is renowned for being a very special place for walkers with mountain peaks, lakes, forests, rivers and coastal areas. The National Park is working on developing a network of walks and more will be added every year. In addition Snowdonia National Park has a vast amount of cycling and mountain biking trails suitable for all abilities. The Park also hosts other outdoor activities such as white water rafting and climbing. Portmeirion is a popular tourist village located just outside of Porthmadog, approximately 8 miles from Bay View. It is Wales' 3rd largest visitor attraction attracting 250, 000 visitors in 2009. Portmeirion was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, which is now is now acknowledged as a unique architectural work of art. The village is now owned by a charitable trust. The village stands on a rugged cliff top on its own private peninsula overlooking Cardigan Bay. It is surrounded by 145 acres of sub-tropical woodlands and miles of sandy beaches. The village has always been run as a hotel, which uses the majority of the buildings as hotel rooms, together with shops, a cafe, tea-room, and restaurant. Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, most famously serving as The Village in the 1960s television show The Prisoner. The show became a cult classic, and fans continue to visit Portmeirion, which hosts annual Prisoner fan conventions. The popular harbour town of Porthmadog is located 5 miles away. Porthmadog is rich in maritime history and in times gone by, it was a vital, busy shipping port for the international slate trade, brought down from Blaenau Ffestiniog. Both the Welsh Highland Railway and Ffestiniog Railway can be boarded at Porthmadog. Further afield are the attractive towns of Beddgelert, Harlech, Pwllheli, Nefyn and Abersoch.


                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                The deposit is 30% of the rental, with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. Non refundable 30% deposit required. Non refundable balance payment required 8 weeks prior to arrival. The following items are included in the rental rate; gas, electricity, linen, towels, Wi-fi , a welcome tray, hand soap, washing machine tablets, dishwasher tablets, washing-up liquid and starter toilet rolls. Short breaks are available throughout the year and comprise Friday to Monday (3 nights) or Monday to Friday (4 nights) Changeover day is Monday or Friday

                                                                18 Reviews
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