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“Amazing view”
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Outdoor dining on the patio with view over Mawddach estuary and valley
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Outdoor dining on the patio with view over Mawddach estuary and valley
 Ar y Graig. Glorious views of Cader Idris and the Mawddach estuary from the south aspect terrace. GardenTerrace with patio furniture and panoramic views
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Outdoor dining on the patio with view over Mawddach estuary and valley
Ar y Graig. Glorious views of Cader Idris and the Mawddach estuary from the south aspect terrace.
GardenTerrace with patio furniture and panoramic views
view over river from garden
new kitchen for 2015 with range cooker and granite island
View of house from the garden
sitting room with views over the Mawddach estuary
Sunny patio area with summer garden furniture and bbq
winter view for the terrace at Ar y Graig, self catering holiday cottage, Snowdonia
Front view of Ar y Graig, with steep drive
breakfast bar and island
sitting room, access to terrace and dining end
new kitchen range cooker
view of the house from the terraced garden
Mawddach Estuary, Snowdonia, Wales
dining table for 10 open plan into kitchen
bedroom 2 upstairs. sleeps 3 ( one double bed, one single) with ensuite
ensuite for bedroom 2, upstairs
bedroom1 upstairs, sleeps 4  ( one double bed and 2 single) with ensuite bathroom
bedroom 1 upstairs with ensuite bathroom
bedroom 3 downstairs sleeps 2 ( double bed)
bedroom 4 downstairs sleeps 2 ( twin beds)
Barmouth Beach only 7 miles from Ar y Graig self catering holiday cottage
Blue Lagoon near Arthog
Views over the Mawddach estuary to Cader Idris, Snowdonia, Wales
Penmaenpool and the George third pub, walking distance but with a 5 bar a gate out of season!
the walk along the estuary shore line towards the sea
Cader Idris snow capped peaks Easter 2013
Winter View from the Mawddach Trail
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Bontddu, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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Mohamed M...
1 review
“Amazing view”
Reviewed July 24, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This was an excellent place to stay and what amazed us the most was the beautiful view and surroundings. It was clean and everything needed was there. We did not have to travel far to reach most places and everything was within close reach.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 25, 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review . It is always helpful when guests give us feedback. I agree the house is in a great location with so many outdoor activities , kayaking, zip wire. Wave machine, wind surfing, available and of course fantastic walks through the mountains from the garden gate.
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Miriam B
1 review
“Great place for relax”
Reviewed June 29, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

The place is very nice, we have been in a group of 9 people and we had a great time. The place is excelent and the house is clean and very nice as well. We loved the fireplace and the large patio area. We would defenitely come back there in the future.

Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 6, 2016
So glad you enjoyed the house Miriam. Yes, the house works well for large groups. The contemporary kitchen is designed with lots of work stations so others can help prepare the meals but equally the house c feels quite cosy for smaller groups, especially if you just use the ground floor.
Joy
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polkadotB
Aylesbury, UK
1 review
“A great location with views to match”
Reviewed May 19, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We stayed at Ar Y Graig to celebrate my 60th birthday and were joined by my son, daughter, their respective halves and grandson for the first 4 days of our holiday. The accommodation catered for 7 people very comfortably and there was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. The views are spectacular and there is direct access to the New Precipice walk which is worth the effort. Apart from bath towels, there is everything you need and we made good use of the logs and fire on one day when the electricity was cut-off due to planned maintenance (no fault of the owner). Dolgellau is a charming town just 4 miles away with a Co-op supermaket. We hired bikes at Dolgellau and cycled to Barmouth along the Mawddach estuary. We return via the Cregennan Lakes situated on the northern slopes of Cader ldris, some 800 ft above sea level. A tough bike climb with the reward of beautiful scenery and a free wheel back to Dolgellau. I also recommend the white water rafting near Bala, Mawddach Restaurant just 5 mins away and Portmeirion (local for the Prisoner TV series). The only slight negative feedback i have given to the owner, is to consider replacing the double mattress in the upstairs room (with one single bed) which we found a little uncomfortable. Other than that, we had a superb time.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The mattress
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
May 21, 2016
Thank you for leaving feedback. It is very helpful. You certainly packed a lot in!
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Andrea D
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Simply perfect”
Reviewed April 19, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Long weekend break at this property for my family and friends. The accommodation suited us perfectly, it was set in the most beautiful scenery, and only a short walk from a quaint pub/Hotel which served excellent food. We climbed Snowdon on the Saturday, which was a 50 min drive through some breathtaking countryside. Then on the Sunday we found the awesome Blue Lagoon, a visit which we highly recommend, had a stroll along the clean,sandy beach, lunch at Barmouth, trip to waterfalls. There is so much to do here, it looks like we will need another trip! We were blessed with the most beautiful weather also.

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Liked best: The patio/views
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 24, 2016
Thank you Andrea, I am so happy to had such a good time. You certainly packed it in! We would love to have you back.
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katyp875
Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Amazing views over the estuary”
Reviewed November 20, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We rented this house for a few days in late October to celebrate my brother's 40th birthday - so the range of ages covered from a baby through to teenagers and grandparents. Joy provided all the information and advice we required and was incredibly helpful with any questions. The views are stunning over the estuary and the house provided everything we needed. We especially like the 'hide and seek' garden and the gate which led through to a walk in the woods. Being able to bring our dogs along was a real treat. The house was also well located for walks on the beach at Barmouth, and for exploring the estuary. A keen birdwatcher, my dad could even set up his telescope on the patio!

Sorry for my delay in reviewing - we've just moved house - but I was keen to make sure I added my review eventually.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 13, 2015
So glad you enjoyed your stay and I agree, the place and area does have something for everyone. There is now a big new surf wave machine built nearby so even more the teenagers to try next time!
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England
Reviewed October 13, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

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Liked best: Well equipped with modern kitchen and open fire, stunning views of mountains and estuary
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Oct 20, 2015
I am glad you worked out the bus stop at the end of the lane.- not too far away although it is uphill on the way back! and yes a torch is a very good idea out there. Portmerion is stunning at any time of year and only about a tenner for entry -you can easily spend a lazy day there. We would love to have you stay again.
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Graham R
1 review
“We had a great time in a wonderful house.”
Reviewed September 23, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We had a great time in a wonderful house.

The property was great, beautiful views, spacious rooms and the facilities were spot on.

I will be looking at a family holiday there next year sometime.

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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 24, 2015
Thank you for your kind comments and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay and would love for you to return. Please book early if you need a prime week for next year!
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