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Self Catering in Gwynedd - Llandecwyn

Hen Gapel
LL47 6YT

Hen Gapel, Llandecwyn, Gwynedd

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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £535.00

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.


Our little piece of heaven
Hen Gapel was our very own slice of heaven for 7 wonderful days. The road may be long and windy (approx 15 minutes) from the main road but its certainly worth it for the benefit of the location. If remoteness is your wish, you couldn?t find a better place to be. We had a family holiday, 6 adults and 1 teen in total. The cottage was exceptional. It had everything we needed and more. The pool table was invaluable with all ages keen to have a game. Plenty of room if you needed your own space as well. We enjoyed the kitchen / dining room the most, all open plan and all meals and board games, conversations seemed to be based here. The log fire was used once or twice to take any chill away from the rooms, truly mesmerising when you have a rainy day. Harlech and it?s beach are 25 minutes away. The nearest shop we found was a Spar in Harlech so be sure to get everything you need on your daily trip. We did pre-order a Tesco delivery for the evening we arrived, which was perfect. The cottage is situated in a beautiful location. Quiet, safe and plenty of opportunities to walk over the hill to the lake or along the country lane. Once you?ve done the drive from the main road a couple of times it becomes so much easier, even pleasurable. The only traffic you find is the local farmer who always makes way for you to pass. Pat and the owner Jane we?re so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Having a BBQ, drinking cold beer, watching hawks flying overhead, sharing a meal with 3 generations, clear skies at night, sunny day at the beach with the family (including the dog), it?s what life?s all about and I honestly can?t recommend this place enough. Genuinely sad to leave and still think about it now.

Perfect family holiday for different ages and abilities.
We have just returned from a week at this beautiful, peaceful home. There were 7 of us, ranging from 18 to 70 years plus my brother who has Downs Syndrome. There was so much space, brother and daughters were very happy in the upstairs lounge with their Xbox and playing pool, in-laws favoured the sunny conservatory and we all gathered round the large kitchen table to play games. We had a Tesco delivery ordered for our first night which was so helpful given the remote location. If you want to get away from it all and really relax this place is ideal. My husband caught 6 brown trout from the lake so he was in heaven and he also played a round of golf at the nearby Royal St Davids. The house is equipped well and Jane is great. We are hoping to return in the near future.
Kiran D

Fabulous get away from it all
Great cottage for a group of friends. The different living areas meant that we could all do different things ( living room became the reading room upstairs the games room) without being on top of each other. Some great walks direct from the cottage so didn't have to go far if we didn't want to but we also had a fabulous walk on the beach at Harlech and then up to some slate mines. Even though we went in April we had one gorgeous evening where we could sit out and have G&T's before dinner. The garden was lovely and my early morning walk down to the lake with my dog was just wonderful. Didn't want to leave.

Beautiful peaceful location
Lovely cottage with lots of space for a large group. The surrounding area is peaceful, beautiful and remote.

I liked the beautiful welsh scenery, the location, the house and the garden. Would book the house again.
Mr Bateman



Parking Space
Linen provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Double Beds

Twin Beds

Bunk Beds


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 included in rent
Bed linen included 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

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Approximate 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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