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Self Catering in Gwynedd - Dolgellau

Maes Coch Cottage
LL40 1TD

Maes Coch Cottage, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £235.00

Just right for a couple to enjoy walking, climbing, touring or simply relax, this cosy cottage sleeps two people in a king-size double bedroom.

This semi detached 18th century barn conversion occupies a wonderfully rural mountainside location, on a working sheep farm two miles from Dolgellau, in Snowdonia. Offering comfortable, welcoming accommodation set over the ground floor, this cottage has a king-size double bedroom, a shower room, and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. There is wonderful mountain scenery all around the cottage, which is ideally placed for enjoying walking, climbing or discovering the castles, beaches and landscapes of the area.


Comfortable cottage in a tranquil location within walking distance of Cader Idris
A converted barn attached to the main property that provides a warm and comfortable base to explore the region from. Its isolated location provides for peaceful relaxation, especially sat in the private garden area next to the gently flowing stream. It is possible to ascend Cader Idris by a little-used (and therefore; quiet) route directly from the cottage. Starting points for other high-level hikes and lower-level walks are very close-by. Finally, the warm welcome and helpful guidance make a warm start to the holiday. Ideal location, great value for money.
Steve W

wow what a beautiful place to stay
we were looking for a short break away from it all and we found the perfect place. The first drive up the lanes to Maes Coch was a little little hairy but you soon get used to it. We arrived after a long journey and at once loved what we saw. The lovely home made fruit cake and everything to make a cuppa were a lovely welcome and very much appreciated. The views all around the cottage are breathtaking, it is the perfect place for peace and quiet with Dolgelleau only a couple of miles away, the Eurospar Supermarket was very useful and there are also a good choice of eating places, takeaways and the usual local butchers greengrocers and coffee shops. You can find just about anything you need without going any further. We can highly recommend The Gatehouse Steakhouse and the Lemongrass resturants.Although the weather was unfortunately mostly overcast or raining we found plenty to do and see and found the incredible sights of North Wales breathtaking. Sandra and Reece are always happy to advise and point you in the direction of anything you would like to see and there is a good supply of information leaflets available in the cottage. This lovely cottage is clean comfortable and and just about anything you could need is supplied, including lots of little extra touches like flask and tupperware boxes perfect for packing a picnic, reading books and local history info. We had a wonderful time and particularly loved the waterfalls at Ganllwyd and the drive up to Gregennan. First visit to Wales and Maes Cotch Cottage but we most deffinately hope to be able to return in ther near future. A big thankyou to you all for making our all too short stay such a memorable break.
Richard F

We particularly liked the peace & tranquillity of Maes Coch Cottage. We also liked the friendliness and helpfulness of the owners.
Mrs Gregory

We had peace and tranquillity in a nice cosy cottage. The cottage was warm and comfortable, there was no need to use the car except for getting supplies. There was walking access directly onto the many footpaths on and around Cadair Idris, and easy access to cycle routes.
Mrs Parker

Great getaway from it all - lovely idyllic spot
For anyone who really wants a totally secluded break away from it all this is the place to go. We hardly knew the owners were there. If you are staying there and don't intend going anywhere else for a few days, get your supplies in and you will be fine. Also on the positive side you can walk straight from the cottage and onto Cader Idris which we did on the second to last day. Just be aware that the drive up the hill to the cottage is not for the faint hearted but you do get used to it after a few days. Also be aware that the cottage is part of a working farm so there are sheep milling about in the fields but the lambs were great fun to watch in the evenings. The bird life was also amazing. There are also a few dogs in a kennel about fifty metres away from the cottage which did bark now and again, which could spoil the peace and quiet, especially when the rabbits hopped in to the yard where the dogs are kept.



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television


Double Beds


Oil central heating
Electric oven and hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD
All fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Off road parking for 2 cars
Bike storage
Lawned garden with patio, furniture and lovely mountain views
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles
Note: Babes-in-arms only
Note: There is a steep, single-track road leading up to the property, with two gates that must be opened and closed en route

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Nearest Attractions

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

Cymer Castle - 1.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Cymer Abbey - 2 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Nannau Estate - 2.8 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Brithdir Roman Fort - 2.9 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Corris Railway & Museum - 5.6 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Llanfihangel-y-pennant, St Michael's Church - 6.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Castell-y-Bere - 6.3 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Barmouth RNLI Lifeboat Museum - 7.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Ffrid Newydd - 7.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Pont Minllyn - 8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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