Gardeners Cottage

Talhenbont Hall near Criccieth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 383)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • 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

Gardeners Cottage is situated next to the Hall on the Talhenbont Hall Country Estate near to Criccieth in North Wales. With one double bedroom and two twins as well as a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep six people. The cottage also contains a well-equipped fitted kitchen, a sitting room with an open fire. Outside the cottage there is a patio area with 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, Gardeners Cottage is a wonderful holiday home for anyone wishing to explore the delights of North Wales.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double (accessed from one of the twin rooms), 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open log fire. Sun lounge.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 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. Courtyard 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. Pets Welcome (please bring own dog beds, blankets and towels). Sorry, no smoking. 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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.

Set in a truly idyllic position is the 100-acre estate of Talhenbont, situated in the beautiful unspoiled countryside of the Lleyn Peninsula. Within this small scattering of immaculately renovated cottages are many interesting activities for the guests, such as outdoor chess, access to an all-weather tennis court, pet animals, which welcome a friendly feeding and cuddle, as well as a bird house, cheerfully known as 'The Quackery'. Outside the estate are other exciting attractions such as a mile and a half stretch of river - perfect for walks along the bank and with areas safe enough for children to play or paddle. Also in the region are a selection of castles, beaches and golf courses, not to mention local restaurants and inns which provide an extensive range of succulent dishes.