Manod View sleeps three guests and is a charming stone holiday cottage that sleeps three guests in two bedrooms, providing wonderful, spacious and light self-catering accommodation, enhanced by high ceilings and a neutral decor. There is a good sized lounge with gas fired living flame coal effect fire, separate dining room and fully equipped kitchen which is modern, providing everything needed for a relaxing holiday. The spacious modern bathroom has a double ended bath for those romantics amongst us (!) and the main bedroom has a King-size bed. Guests will not be disappointed with the high standard and attention to detail taken to make this lovely house a real home from home.
Standing slightly elevated from the road with approximately five steps to the front door, Manod View is set back from the pavement and front courtyard and affords a pleasant outlook over craggy mountainous scenery and a waterfall that cascades down the hillside to the front of the cottage. Situated in a terrace of around twelve cottages close to a road, Manod View is double glazed throughout which minimises what little road noise there is and there is parking available on the roadside at the front of the cottage.
Exuding a friendly welcome with a warm ambience, Manod View is in an ideal location for exploring the many attractions Snowdonia offers. Blaenau Ffestiniog is one of the areas historic slate mining towns (three miles away) which offers a good choice of places to eat, shops, pubs, petrol station, leisure centre with pool and the famous Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Steam Railway - an award winning attraction and wonderful nostalgic way of discovering the beauty of the area. There are numerous wonderful walks, majestic lakes, waterfalls and attractions to discover locally including the underworld of Llechwedd Slate Caverns which is also home to Antur Stiniog’s mountain bike centre with thrilling downhill tracks and trails for the adventurous.
Manod View really is the ideal base for exploring the many attractions Snowdonia has to offer. These include the Italianate village of Portmeirion (eight miles); Llechwedd Slate Caverns; many CADW heritage sites and beaches (a short twenty or thirty minute drive); Coed y Brenin, one of the best mountain bike centres in Britain (twelve miles) and of course Snowdon itself, which is just a thirty minute drive from the cottage.
Angie & Rich Aitkenhead joined Independent Cottages in March 2011
Outside: There is a charming front courtyard. The front garden is gated and enclosed (small children should be supervised at all times as the courtyard is slightly elevated). At the rear of the property is a small enclosed yard with steep garden steps up to an elevated terrace patio on three levels with bench and garden furniture with delightful outlook towards the craggy hillside and waterfall. Due to the steep steps small children should be supervised at all times and it is unsuitable for people with mobility problems.
Additional Information: Parking is available on the road side. In addition to the gas 'coal effect' flame fire in the lounge the cottage enjoys full gas central heating. Electricity, gas, bed linen, towels and tea towels are included in the price. Complimentary bottle of wine provided upon arrival. Two well behaved dogs are welcome but we ask that you bring your own dog beds, towels and blankets and that you do not allow dogs upstairs. The cottage is strictly no smoking. Short breaks (minimum of three nights) start from £168.00 subject to availability.
Please Note: Arrival time is 3pm onwards and the owner's ask that guests depart by 10am on departure day.
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Ideally situated for all the attractions the area has to offer including Europe's largest zip zone and the Worlds largest underground trampoline!!