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Perfectly Located Refurbished Holiday Cottage In The Snowdonia National Park

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Cottage in Llanllechid, Nr. Bangor, Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, Wales - 5 Minutes Walk To The Village Shop And Pub

This is wild unspoiled Wales and with the exception of the local bakery, little has changed since ancient times. A steep mountain stream runs under a small bridge on the lane that connects the cottage to the road network. A small convenience store is a short stroll away and a traditional pub 'The Royal Oak' 5 minutes on foot. There is one small farm, a church and just 4 more cottages in close proximity with the remainder towering mountains, open fields and marshland for miles around.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Andy Want
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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About Andy Want

In the 15 yrs since purchasing our first overseas rental property we've worked hard to perfect every aspect of the villa rental experience and in 2010 we expanded our range of villas to 1 three bedroom villa, 1 two bedroom villa and 1 one bedroom apartment in some of the most desirable locations. 2 of our family members live permanently in the Canary Islands and are responsible for servicing the properties. At regular intervals we inspect and ensure that standards of maintenance are kept at their very best. For 2012 we've further expanded our range of private rental units to include a refurbished Welsh cottage in an area that has the highest concentration of outdoor activities and attractions in the whole of the UK - Snowdonia. Our association with that area spans 20 yrs.

Andy Want purchased this cottage in 1994

Why Andy Want chose Wales

We purchased this 2 bedroom cottage in 1994 and after several months of refurbishment in 2012 it allowed us to further expand our range of private rental units to include this delightful Welsh cottage. The locality is quieter and less developed than the Lake District but many would argue it rivals if not exceeds the Lakes for it's scenery. Additionally the area (Snowdonia) has by far the highest concentration of outdoor activities and attractions in the whole of the UK.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The cottage is lovely and well equipped" 14.7.12

"Great to have such a cozy cottage to come back to every evening" 8.9.12

"Cottage is gorgeous, very relaxing!" 15.9.12

"Pretty little cottage here, comfortable and warm with heating on twice a day" 21.9.12
Nov 2011
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Perfectly Located Refurbished Holiday Cottage In The Snowdonia National Park
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 14 reviews

Peaceful cottage - lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely peaceful week at Green Cottage. Well equipped and cozy. Lovely light kitchen / diner. Living room a little dark on a dull day but cozy all the same. Only a 12 minute walk to the pub in Rachub (The Royal Oak or Y Dderwen Frenhinol), which I liked. It's a "real" pub with real local people in it, not some fake gastro-pub. Very friendly and the couple that run it are very nice, friendly people. Green Cottage is situated on a quiet lane by the church and very pretty graveyard, with original, well-kept stones in slate. The cottage is very warm, which my partner liked as she would look for her cardigan if she was in the Sahara, and the log-burner an added bonus. Bathroom done nicely and the shower lovely. The little garden is very peaceful and ideal for dogs as it's fully enclosed. Views from the cottage lovely. The parking is not an issue at all as Llanllechid is such a quiet village - and this coming from someone like me who is always concerned where he leaves his car ! The cottage has very nice neighbours too. Yes I would return.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a lovely review, this all makes my job very satisfying thank you. Hope to see you both in the future. Best regards, Andy.
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Lovely Cottage, comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

Well presented and comfortable holiday cottage. Good location for exploring the area. Whilst we were unsure of the parking arrangements i.e. parking away from the property, it didn't pose a problem. It was nice to have a supply of soap and towels which you normally don't expect to get when self catering and well equipped and for a property that allows pets, as non pet owners, we would not have known from the condition and cleanliness of the cottage.

Overall we enjoyed our stay and it was nice to be able to stay in the school summer holidays without paying a premium for the privilege.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased you mentioned the parking arrangements. There is a very quiet lane to walk of about 50m from your car to the front door of Green Cottage. It's effectively the same as a private driveway to gain access. Thank you for taking the time to rate our holiday accommodation. Best regards Andy.
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lovely peaceful cottage

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is located among a group of cottages just off a quiet lane. It is lovely and quiet and is well situated for easy access by car to the Snowdonia hills as well as the coast. The cottage is clean, spacious and well equipped. It has central heating and a wood burner, so warm and cosy. The kitchen is light and spacious with a table and chairs and French windows leading to a secluded garden with a bbq if warm enough. There is a pub in the village a short stroll away. We did pop in but it's not what you'd call a traditional country pub. Maybe we picked the wrong night ( big footie match on the screen and card game in progress, no other women punters), but it wasn't really our thing so just stayed for a quick half. It didn't stop us having a lovely weeks stay in a beautiful part of the country, with days tramping in the hills and evenings relaxing over a glass of wine in the evening.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to enter a review. I'm pleased you enjoyed a peaceful and comfortable stay. The local pub isn't one I personally visit very often so I can't comment on the facilities. I hope you consider us again for a future holiday. Best regards, Andy.
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Delightful cottage for exploring coast & mountain

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage in quiet village. Clean, comfortable and surprisingly spacious. It was well equipped and a great base for exploring Anglesey and Snowdonia. Hope to visit again soon. Thank you. Dave, Den & Sandy the dog

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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our holiday in wales

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great review thanks. I very much hope I will be up for the zip wire attraction when I'm 83! Hope you visit us again soon. Many thanks, Andy.
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Lovely cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Green cottage in November, its such a great base for walking - Snowdon and Tryfan are just a short drive away and there are plenty of walks you can do straight from the door if you've got an OS map. Also its just down the road from zipworld. The little village was really peaceful and parking was not an issue. The only issue we did have was the heating didnt work for the first few days- but the cottage owner Andy made every effort to get this sorted for us and after 2 days we had full heating. Looking at the guestbook nobody else had had problems with heating so i think this must have been a one off. We had a great stay thankyou!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Emily and I hope you consider us again for a holiday in this part of the world in the future. As you've kindly noted the central heating was a one off issue that has now been fully resolved. Best regards, Andy.
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Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Climbing and Hill Walking - The Carneddau and Snowdonia mountain ranges are the highest in England and Wales and attract thousands of visitors throughout the year. Tracks onto these mountains are accessible directly from the front door of Green Cottage.

Mountain Biking - Ogwen cycle trail starts 2 miles away from Green Cottage.

Angling - River Ogwen (1 mile away) is one of the foremost game fishing venues in this region of Wales with Sea trout and Salmon in significant numbers in season.

Kayaking and Canoeing - This is also the home of white water canoeing and a challenging river just 1 mile away from the cottage (River Ogwen). A few minutes drive takes you to the upper reaches of the Lligwy, Conwy and Glaslyn rivers. The National Mountain Centre at Plas y Brenin is a 15 minute drive. The National Whitewater Centre at Bala is approximately 40 minutes by car. For sea paddlers the Menai Straits (dividing Anglesey from the mainland) is just 6 miles away.


The nearest beach is Lavan Sands that extends from Llanfairfechan to Bangor (5 miles away). This 7 mile stretch of sands is teeming with wildlife. Its cockle and mussel beds are world famous.


A car is recommended although a shuttle bus stops on its way to Bangor every hour in the lane 100 meters away. The A55 coastal corridor is just 2 miles away and Chester can be reached in 1 hour. Both the coastal towns of Llandudno and Caernarfon are 20 minutes by car in either direction. The Island of Anglesey suspension bridge is 7 miles away affording convenient road access to the whole of the island. Anglesey airport and Holyhead Port (fast ferry to Dublin) are both app 20 minutes by road.


Rates & Availability

Llanllechid Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016 rates
Jun 9 2016 - Dec 31 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2017 rates
Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A reservation will be provisionally held for 48 hours. A 50% deposit is payable to secure accommodation following that time. Balances are due 4 weeks prior to departure. Please check our website for full conditions. We typically reply to enquiries the same day but occasionally our response may be sent to your junk mail box folder - depending on your personal settings. If we haven't replied within 12 hours simply check that folder.

Notes on prices:
The rental rate for 7 nights is £370 any week of the year.
The rental rate for up to 4 nights is £300 any long weekend of the year.
We accept 3 night breaks for £250 but only in very low season.
Our rates are inclusive of cottage heating and wifi.
The visa payment system creates unacceptable 5 day delays in delivering receipts to guests. We are hopeful that over time a swifter service will be offered. In the meantime we will uphold our owner's guarantee that we have established for over 10 yrs. Refunds in full are given for 12 wks notice of cancellations.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Llanllechid Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom fitted with washbasin, toilet and jacuzzi bath. Mira Sport electric shower fitted into fully tiled bath recess.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with views to the mountains, 2 single solid pine beds. Bedroom 2 with views over the Island of Anglesey, one double solid pine bed. Cot and high chair provided on request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Outside: The large kitchen patio doors lead out directly onto a South facing patio. It's a very quiet and private outdoor living space equipped with a patio table, chairs, parasol and a bbq. There are views to the surrounding mountains and all through the year squirrels pop by to store acorns on the lawn. Utility Room: An essential jacket and boot storage area is provided on entry into the front porch/ utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We include all bedlinen and towels for up to 4 people. The cottage is cleaned weekly. Please pack your own beach towels.

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