Bothy Cottage

Talhenbont Hall near Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 379)

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Talhenbont Hall Country Estate

Criccieth 2 miles. The 75-acre estate of Talhenbont lays in a truly idyllic position in the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Llyn Peninsula, on the periphery of the Snowdonia National Park and only 2 miles from the pretty seaside village, Criccieth.The Talhenbont estate comprises of an impressive Grade II listed 17th century Manor House and five individual cottages, Bothy Cottage, Gardeners Cottage, Conifers and Woodberry which all enjoy a courtyard position close to the Manor House, whilst Hunting Lodge, the original gate house to the estate stands just within the walled entrance. Each cottage offers something a little different and display some wonderful original character features and attributes such as exposed stone walls, timber beams, oak lintels, slate floors and warming fireplaces with open fires. The cottages, although very different in lay out share one common denominate, clean, comfortable holiday accommodation in a beautiful setting, where you’re sure to receive a warm Welsh welcome from the cottage owner, the estate manager or the resident peacocks!! The Manor House is nothing short of being spectacular with a wonderful display of elegance, original period features, all sympathetically restored and maintained throughout.
The Talhenbont estate offers a lot more than just comfortable holiday accommodation to its guests but a unique holiday experience. As well as each cottages enjoying its own private terrace, BBQ and seating area, guests can enjoy the private grounds and gardens of Talhenbont Hall. There are woodland walks along a 1.5-mile stretch of river which runs over a series of waterfalls in a ravine. The river is a designated habitat for otters and provides double bank salmon, sea and brown trout fishing. Guests are free to use the all-weather tennis court and outdoor chess for the adults. The Japanese water garden is a lovely feature and the wildlife and wild birds you’ll see on your travels are in abundance. Guests of all ages enjoy The Quackery, which houses a great variety of rare breeds and birds such as golden pheasant, geese, ducks and of course, the peacocks which roam free and are bound to visit you at your cottage sometime during your stay! All within easy reach of the popular towns of Criccieth, Porthmadog and Abersoch. The seaside resort of Criccieth offers many local amenities including public houses, restaurants, tea rooms and an array of independent shops. Abersoch and Pwllheli are both renowned sailing centres and both offer excellent 18-hole golf courses. Porthmadog is approximately 5 miles from the property and offers excellent shopping facilities and a leisure centre.

The property

Bothy Cottage is a 500 year old stone-built cottage on the Talhenbont Hall Country Estate near to Criccieth in North Wales.

With one double bedroom and one twin room as well as a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep four people.

The cottage also contains a well-equipped kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with an electric log-effect fire.

Outside the cottage is a private garden area with outdoor furniture and a BBQ as well as plenty of off road parking.

There are also fishing, tennis and woodland walks included with this cottage.

With a number of other cottages on site making it ideal for large groups of over thirty people, Bothy Cottage is a wonderful holiday home for anyone wishing to explore the delights of North Wales.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Ground floor basin, bidet and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric log-effect fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, owner can offer a service wash during the stay, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and fuel for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Private garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Fishing inc. in rent
  • Shared use of grounds, gardens, the Quackery, outdoor lawn chess (for adults) and all weather outdoor tennis courts
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels) Please call to query if you have more than one dog - may be allowed at £15 per dog per week at owner's discretion
  • Shop, pub and beach 2 miles
  • Note: Dragon Raiders activity park, Segway and Bear Grylls survival academy is close by and discounts are available for guests at the cottage (please arrange directly with the cottage owner or estate manager).

January 2018 - The changeover day will be a Friday.
If looking to book October half term, please call to enquire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CRICCIETH

Porthmadog 5 miles.

Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

In a truly idyllic position, the 100-acre estate of Talhenbont lies in the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Lleyn Peninsula. Within the estate are many exciting activities for guests staying at the immaculately restored cottages such as an all weather tennis court, outdoor chess,, an adventure playground for children. The Talhenbont estate is one of the finest self catering retreats in Wales, but the area's attractions aren't limited to those on site. The local area offers a variety of castles, beaches, golf courses and the Snowdonia National Park as well as an extensive range of succulent dishes provided by local restaurants and inns. The climate of this area of Wales is particularly mild, making it an ideal vacation spot regardless of the time of year.