Bodlondeb Holiday Cottage
Charmingly Restored 17th Century Holiday Cottage In Betws-y-Coed (Sleeps up to 11 in 5 bedrooms) #sbs business winner 7-8-2011 selected by Theo Paphitis of Dragons Den
Betws-y-Coed (Pronounced: Bet-tooz-er-koyd. Translated: Sanctuary in the woods) is North Wales' most popular inland resort. Surrounded by dense woodland and magnificent mountain country, this is a haven for walkers, photographers and artists,and the perfect location for that promised romantic break !
At Betws-y-Coed the River Conwy meets its three tributaries flowing from the west, and the beauty of the area is enhanced by cascading waterfalls, river pools and ancient bridges. Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm. The village has shops, pubs and places to eat and is home to The Snowdonia National Park Visitor Centre.
The Property: Bodlondeb (Sleeps up to 11)
The name "Bodlondeb" translates from Welsh to "Peace & Tranquility" in English.
[ It is pronounced Bod-lon-deb ]
"Pentre Felin" translates to Mill Village, we are located next to the former Watermill. It is the original part of Betws-y-Coed before the A5 road was constructed and the later part of the village was developed.
A charming, 17th century, stone built cottage, supremely located in the delightful village of Betws-y-Coed, the property is the oldest house in the village and was a former Coaching Inn known as the Miners Inn.
Bodlondeb also had the first ever telephone exchange in the village.
It has been our home for the past 30 years
until we renovated and extended the adjoining former stable block and blacksmiths known as Tan-y-Foel, which is now our new home.
Bodlondeb is light and airy throughout and decorated in a traditional style, amid an inviting "home from home" atmosphere.
The house will accommodate eleven people in comfort and has been sensitively renovated to provide a pleasant bright airy interior while retaining the original character of the house.
Bodlondeb has been recently extended to provide 5 double bedrooms with two of them having superb en-suite facilities.
We have a large size cot and highchair available on request.
(Cot bedding is not provided so please remember to bring this with you (139 x 69 cm)
There is a family bathroom, a farmhouse Kitchen with a range cooker, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer and a microwave oven, along with the usual range of small appliances.
The separate dining room off the kitchen has a beamed ceiling and provides seating for ten so everyone can enjoy a meal together.
The lounge is equipped with comfortable sofas, a TV and DVD player, and a radio and CD player.
There is an Inglenook style stone fireplace with a flame effect electric fire.
The house is centrally heated by a natural gas boiler and radiators
Entrance via the large porch provides a changing and safe storage area for outdoor clothing, boots & backpacks etc, to help our guests make the most of the wonderful outdoor activities within the area.
The porch is equipped with a dehumidifier to dry outdoor clothing etc.
Please note that Bodlondeb has a no smoking policy and unfortunately we cannot accommodate pets.
There is an elevated south facing private garden.
A decked area provides seating with panoramic views of the valley and a lawn with flower and shrub borders provides a pleasant outlook.
Discover the famous Pont-y-Pair bridge, spanning the surging waters of the picturesque River Llugwy, just a stone's throw from the property on the quiet B5106 road to Gwydir Castle.
The drive has parking for three or four cars and is only a few minutes walk to the shops, pubs and restaurants in the village,without the need to use a car, just park up, relax and unwind.
Renowned as the "Gateway to Snowdonia", Betws-y-Coed provides excellent mountaineering, mountain biking, canoeing and nature watching opportunities amidst the stunning mountain range that surrounds the area, together with a good choice of shops and pubs. An ideal base for an all year round action packed or restful romantic holiday.
We will look forward to welcoming you to our self catering holiday cottage in Betws y Coed and we will do our utmost to make sure you enjoy your stay with us.
The cottage was the perfect base for our climbing weekend, and for accommodating a mixed group of 11 adults!
Bodlondeb Holiday Cottage Statistics: 172 click throughs, 55176 views since start of 2013
Self Catering, Betws-y-Coed,Conwy Valley, Snowdonia
- From £560 to £1600 Sleeps up to 11 in 5 bedrooms
- Please enquire for late availability, smaller parties welcome.
- Betws-y-Coed is the Gateway to Snowdonia and home to Britain`s first Artist Colony
- There are great sporting & cultural events being held in and around Betws-y-coed see below for details!
Grading and Awards
Bodlondeb Holiday CottagePentre Felin Betws-y-Coed Conwy LL24 0BB United Kingdomphone: 01690 710497 Mobile:07828613771 fax:Our Website
News & Special Offers
WE WON! #SBS (Small Business Sunday) 7-8-2011, selected by TheoPaphitis of Dragons Den
There is now fully secured dedicated free WiFi available throughout the cottage.
(Acceptable usage policy applies)
We are also listed on Holiday Lettings at : website link.
There is now a facility to book and pay online by debit or credit card.
Make it really special with a group of friends/family and walk or ride up Snowdon. Something you will all remember for the rest of your lives!
2013 BOOKINGS , please book early for Spring & Summer to reserve your preferred dates, especially for the bank holidays and school holidays!
SAVE MONEY: BOOK NOW AT OUR CURRENT 2012 PRICES
We are always pleased to welcome International guests
*SPORTING EVENTS IN SNOWDONIA*
Do not miss this new event:
MAY 27th "DISCOVER SNOWDONIA"
On the green in the centre of the village!
Take a look at website link Motor Safari exciting 4x4 adventure just 45 mins from the cottage!
For "Great races in great places" see website link for 2013 events,then reserve your accommodation here!
SALMON & SEA TROUT FISHING
The optimum time to watch Salmon leaping the falls at Pont-y-Pair is from Mid-August through to Oct/Nov after rain.
(Just 80 metres from the cottage)
Our 7th SALMON FISHING & RIVER REPORT of 2012 (October) is now available from the Menu.
Fully guided Salmon & Trout fishing available now! including Rod & Tackle hire if needed.To view our monthly river report,
see our web page link on the left hand menu on our website.
Our Fishing Blog is available here:
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We may be able to accommodate guests at short notice, for that promised romantic weekend! please call or email to enquire.
Short breaks are available and smaller groups accommodated throughout the year by arrangement.
(Group sizes of 6 or under. We can accept bookings for small groups at a 25% discount from the rates quoted on our tariff page, outside of Peak/High Rate Weeks and Bank & School Holidays or at any time on a late deal basis of a period still remaining vacant 5 days before the requested start date of the holiday period.)
Please see our Tariff page for details.
To check the availability of our self catering holiday cottage in Betws-y-Coed please use the Email us link, this will take you to the Enquiry Form. We will normally reply within the hour.
Alternatively, you can telephone Rob or Sue anytime for an immediate response.
Ideal base for mountain biking, walking and geocaching in North Wales
SCHOOL HOLIDAY DATES;
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