Self Catering in Gwynedd - Llandecwyn

Hen Gapel
LL47 6YT

Hen Gapel, Llandecwyn, Gwynedd
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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £425.00 - 1075.00

Sleeping eight people in four bedrooms, this detached chapel conversion in a rural location 7.5 miles from Harlech makes a perfect peaceful Welsh holiday base.

Hen Gapel is a former chapel, now fully converted to offer a comfortable holiday home in the scattered rural hamlet of Llandecwyn, just over 7 miles from Harlech. There are two first floor bedrooms, a king-size double with a dressing room and a twin with a low doorway, and two ground floor bedrooms, a double with en-suite shower room and a room with adult bunks. There is also a first floor shower room. The kitchen has a dining area, there is a handy utility shed outside, and for relaxing, guests can choose from the living room with woodburner, the conservatory or the first floor sitting room with pool table. Outside, there is off road parking for 4 cars, and a rear and side lawned garden with furniture, BBQ and mountain views. With fishing available in the owners' 7 acre lake, and walking and cycling from the door, Hen Gapel is a wonderful Welsh retreat to relax and recharge.


Hen Gapel is, without a doubt, our favourite holiday spot. The house is comfortable, clean and spacious, and ideal for our family get-together. The location is stunning with beautiful walks from the door and its very own lake for fishing and boating. We took an inflatable boat and fishing rods ? great fun. I also took (and filled) a sketchbook, full of inspiration for paintings. It's a bit of a drive to Harlech and Porthmadog and beyond, but that's the point! It's an easy drive though, and the beaches and landscape are stunning wherever you turn with Snowdon to the north, the Rhinogs to the south and miles of beautiful beaches. Jane, the owner, is very friendly, helpful, and welcoming (as was Alistair). We really enjoyed her lovely garden, which is perfect for the setting rural, and all the little extras she'd thought of. There is plenty of space to spread out and three bathrooms to avoid morning queues! The pool table was very popular and the decent wifi was welcome, as it enabled us to stay longer than we might have been able to without access to emails etc. Don't go if you are looking for people, shops, pubs and clubs ??you'll hate it. Do go if you want to get away from everyone and everything, just enjoy the beauty of your surroundings and find your peace. ps. Tesco Online deliver to the door so you don't even have to step foot in a supermarket ??we were amazed that they'd come all the way from Bangor for ?3!
Kate G

A great home in a wonderful place.
Mr Wells

The remoteness of the area. Stunning cottage.
Miss Rabanal

Hen Gapel is quite remote with lovely views. The house is quirky and comfortable with plenty of games supplied for evenings/wet days, including a snooker table. We felt that the owner had gone out of her way to make us feel welcomed. There was no light pollution - could see millions of stars. Lots of places to visit - the perfect holiday.
Mrs Butler

A lovely homely holiday property and a warm welcome from the owner. There is plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. The pool table, wii, wi-fi and swimming in the lake were a big plus for the kids. Lots of activities to do in the area - quad biking and Bounce Below were most popular. Harlech beach (only 8 miles away) is just perfect. Would thoroughly recommend and look forward to visiting again.

Services / Facilities:

Storage heaters throughout, woodburner in living room. Electric oven & hob, oil Rayburn (by arrangement with owner - pre set for additional heating and water, not to be used for cooking), microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, slimline dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, basic Sky, WiFi, library of books. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lockable shed for bikes (by prior notice). Rear cottage garden, side lawn garden with furniture, BBQ & mountain views including Mount Snowdon. Private trout fishing and swimming in owner's 7 acre lake. One dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub 4 miles. Shop 5 miles. Note: Water from treated private bore hole, all legally required filtration/tests carried out. Note: Cottage not suitable for the infirm due to varied floor levels.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 2
Twin Beds: 1
Bunk Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Bryn Cader Faner Cairn Circle - 1.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Plas Tan-Y-Bwlch Gardens - 1.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Llyn Eiddew Bach III Stone Circle - 2.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Tomen-y-Mur Roman Fort - 3.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Llanfihangel-y-Traethau Carved Stone - 3.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Plas Brondanw Gardens - 3.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Deudraeth Castle - 4.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Harlech Castle - 6.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Wern Manor Gardens - 7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Dinas Castle - 7.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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