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Idyllically located house with views of the Dyfi and Cardigan Bay.

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Idyllically located house in its own grounds with fantastic views across the Dyfi (Dovey) estuary & Cardigan Bay. The house, built during the 19th century of slate, is cut into the hillside giving it wonderful panorama of the hills estuary & sea. The house is within Snowdonia National Park & the garden rises steeply, due to this there are some steep slopes around the house. We cannot take liability for accidents due to this wonderful setting. The house has 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8, 1 double bed, 2x2 single; 1x2 adult bunk beds. Oil central heating with hot water all day. Fully double glazed. Large traditional slate floor, fully fitted modern kitchen with wood burner (1 basket of logs supplied), modern range electric cooker, dish washer, washing machine, microwave, fridge/freezer. Wi-Fi and TV room with DVD recorder/free view & CD player/radio. 2nd portable TV, 1 sitting room with cosy open fire. 1 Traditional bathroom with roll top bath; 1 shower bathroom.

Golf Course: Aberdovey has a championship golf course rated in the top 100 in the UK. Borth golf club is the other side of the estuary. Machynlleth is a charming 9 hole course without bunkers.

Yacht Club: Aberdovey has a very active yacht club

More Details

Jon Wells
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 6, 2017


Aberdovey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 has roll top bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Adult bunk beds
  • Bed linen supplied (duvets). Bath and hand towels supplied. (Beach towels not supplied).
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Idyllically located house with views of the Dyfi and Cardigan Bay.
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

It's like it says on the tin

  • 4 of 5

A gorgeous old stone house in a beautiful, peaceful location surrounded by hills and sheep with lovely views of the valley and estuary. Still you are only 20 mins walk over the hills to the pictureque fishing village of Aberdovey.

The house is comfortable and well equipped and there is plenty of room for 2 or 3 families without feeling that you are on top of one another.

I would certainly consider returning to Tan-y-Foel - may be to see what it is like in the Winter !

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2008
  • Stayed: June 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous house in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

The house is nestled into a slate hill, looking out over a spectacular view of the estuary. Even though we had a lot of rain in the 2 weeks we were there, we loved our stay in Wales and the weather didn't spoil one moment of our holiday. The house is really beautiful, with everything you could need for a good stay, the kitchen is especially well equipped, loads of good quality utensils...

The farmer up the road is great and his son Harry (10 yrs) delivered us logs + eggs on his quad bike for a small consideration, great fun!

Aberdovey is 25 minutes away on foot and I did the walk with the dogs a few times. Good exercise coming back up the hill which is just as well after all the lovely Welsh food!

We were close to Cader Idris and walked up, walked down Mount Snowdon too.

Thanks so much for a wonderful holiday, we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a very kind review.
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Warrington, Cheshire, England

Fab Family New year hol

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week over New Year. We were two families and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The location was great. wonderful country views one direction and view of the sea in the other! Couldn't have wished for more. The kids loved the rope swing!! Aberdovey is a lovely walk away with its great beach and shops. It was something else to be on the beach on New Years day with snow !! Loved the log fires and cooking in the kitchen with the big farmhouse table which we could all fit round! The house had everything we needed and was very welcoming. So glad we booked this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2010
  • Stayed: December 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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west midlands

A wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

The cottage itself is in excellent condition and has everything you need to make your stay very comfortable. House was also spotlessly clean. Cottage is set about 400metres up a tarmac drive (quite steep) which makes this cottage a little remote but that adds to its character as the views are breathless from out of every window in the house or from any part of the garden.

Nearest village is Aberdovey which is quiet and very beautiful.

if you like activities away from walking and water sports you will need transport. But if you are looking for a quiet holiday away from the rat race I do not think there will be a better place to stay in the whole of the UK.

I will definitely go again and I do recommend this cottage to everyone


  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
158 Kilometres
Liverpool John Lennon
Nearest Ferry
155 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Penhelig Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
127 Kilometres
Juction 7 M54
Car: necessary

Set in its own grounds with fantastic views across the Dyfi (Dovey) estuary & Cardigan Bay. Though secluded - you drive steeply from the coast road (Machynlleth to Aberdovey) up a valley road with only three houses - 'Tan-y-Foel' is a 20 minute walk from the charming coastal town of Aberdovey with restaurants & pubs. Situated in the Snowdonia National Park, the back garden runs steeply up towards the hills just waiting to be walked. The organic livestock farm at the top of the valley may be visited by arrangement. Fishing on the Dyfi for sea trout and salmon, sea fishing from Aberdovey, windsurfing/sailing in the estuary, golf at the famous Aberdovey links course, walks including to the famous Cadair Idris.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bookings run Sunday to Sunday.
We expect half the money upfront and the other half a month before the booking.

We are now doing weekends out of holiday periods for £400 a weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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