Ty Uchaf - Snowdonia, Sleeps 4
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Ty Uchaf - Rhyd, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Snowdonia, Wales - Sleeps 4

Ty Uchaf

Ty Uchaf sleeps four guests in two bedrooms and offers a warm welcome at any time of the year. Providing cosy self-catering, this delightful stone holiday cottage sits right in the very heart of the Snowdonia National Park just five miles from the popular estuary town of Porthmadog in the little hamlet of Rhyd. The picturesque village of Beddgelert is also nearby and just seven miles away.

Nestling at the foot of Moelwyn Bach Mountain, Rhyd sits in the Vale of Ffestiniog which is home to the famous Ffestiniog Railway (which can be caught from Tan-y-bwlch station just a fifteen minute walk from the cottage). Ideally placed within easy reach of both the North Wales coastline and the mountains, there are a wealth of attractions and great days out to enjoy from the cottage.

Porthmadog is a vibrant town with a great choice of eating establishments and shops, surrounded by spectacular scenery that encompasses the beauty of both the mountains and coast. Steeped in maritime history, it is well known by train enthusiasts as the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland steam railways start their journeys from the bustling town. It also has strong appeal to wildlife enthusiasts with great bird spotting opportunities in the surrounding Glaslyn Estuary.

For those who fancy a day on one of the many beaches this beautiful part of North Wales is so famous for, Harlech with its expansive sandy beach and magnificent castle is only ten miles from Ty Uchaf. Borth-y-Gest and Black Rock Sands are even nearer and close to Porthmadog. The Llyn Peninsula is another of the areas hidden beauties that is easily accessible from the cottage with the coastal towns and villages of Abersoch, Criccieth and Aberdaron making lovely places to visit (within an hours drive). Portmeirion is also a must and just a fifteen minute car ride.

Rhyd offers the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of modern living and whilst it does not have a shop or pub, it is within easy reach (two miles) of two good pubs for those who want a meal out. The Oakley Arms at Maentwrog is one and the other is the Brondanw Arms in the village of Garreg Llanfrothen which also has a village shop for stocking up on provisions. Other shops and takeaways can be found in Penrhyndeudraeth which is three and a half miles from Ty Uchaf.

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  • A warm welcome awaits at this cosy cottage in Snowdonia
  • Sleeps four in two bedrooms
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Dining / hall area
  • Cosy sitting room with log burner
  • Twin bedroom
  • The bathroom has electric shower over the bath
  • Double bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Glorious beaches within easy reach
  • Lots of space in the garden to relax
  • Porthmadog estuary just waiting to be explored
  • A fifteen minute stroll takes you to Llyn Hafod - why not take a picnic!
  • Or walk a mile to Llyn Mair - another nice place to relax
  • The spring lambs are a joy to watch outside the cottage
  • Just look at the views of Moelwyn Bach from opposite the cottage
  • Stunning scenery all around
  • Views over Porthmadog estuary
  • Enjoy a nostalgic trip - a leisurely way to see the sights
  • Some of our guest book comments
  • And some more guest book comments


  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • iPod Docking
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath

Ty Uchaf Continued

Sitting in an idyllic position, Ty Uchaf nestles in a peaceful position surrounded by forest and fields with the Moelwyn Mountains providing a stunning backdrop.

Semi-detached, accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Welcoming sitting room with log burner for cosy nights, comfy seating, television (with DVD and Freesat), stereo (inc CD player and iPod docking) and phone (allowing you to make landline phone calls out of peak times as there is poor mobile signal).
  • Well equipped kitchen with washing machine, microwave, fridge (with ice box), electric cooker and door taking you outside.
  • Dining area/entrance hall with table and seating for four, plus sofa bed.

First floor

  • Double bedroom with window that lets the light flood in, chest of drawers and small wardrobe for clothes storage. A hairdryer and radio/CD are also provided.
  • Twin bedroom which also has a chest of drawers and small wardrobe.
  • Family bathroom with electric shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Outside: Guests can relax in the private garden at the rear of the cottage - a pleasant environment with borders, lawn and outdoor seating. A parking bay is available just fifty yards from the cottage door.

Additional information: The cottage is heated via electric night storage heaters on the ground floor and panel electric heaters on the wall in the upstairs rooms (electricity is included in the price as is a welcome supply of logs). Bed linen and towels provided. One pet may be accepted (£25 additional charge applies) - please enquire with the owner. No smoking. Steps and a steep open staircase make the property unsuitable for those with limited mobility or young toddlers. Short breaks may be available - please enquire with the owner.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £325
Mid Season from £375
High Season from £450
Peak Season £600

Key details:
Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Twin)

Owner's details:
Owner: Peter Ryle, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Ty Uchaf joined Independent Cottages in Jan 2016

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Prices are shown in pounds/week. Short breaks (minimum of 3 nights) are available, at a cost of 75-80 pounds/night outside peak season.

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