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Overview
6 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Farmhouse
Wonderful Holiday Home in North Wales, Dolgadfa is a split property with main farmhouse and barn annexe sleeping six in each with their own facilities, it is totally private surrounded by its own land and access to 2,500 acres of private estate. It is exclusive in its splendid isolation and naturally comes with its own private garden this is the perfect house for a large party or a family get together, with six bedrooms and five bathrooms, set over the main farmhouse and separate barn annexe, you will have a fantastic time in beautiful Snowdonia, near to the River Dee, North Wales. Perfect for familyholidays, enjoy the Aga and Woodburning Stove. Dolgadfa sleeps 2-12, Have a look at the layout below; Main House: in the main section of the house, Dolgadfa has a comfortable dining room w...Wonderful Holiday Home in North Wales, Dolgadfa is a split property with main farmhouse and barn annexe sleeping six in each with their own facilities, it is totally private surrounded by its own land and access to 2,500 acres of private estate. It is exclusive in its splendid isolation and naturally comes with its own private garden this is the perfect house for a large party or a family get together, with six bedrooms and five bathrooms, set over the main farmhouse and separate barn annexe, you will have a fantastic time in beautiful Snowdonia, near to the River Dee, North Wales. Perfect for familyholidays, enjoy the Aga and Woodburning Stove. Dolgadfa sleeps 2-12, Have a look at the layout below; Main House: in the main section of the house, Dolgadfa has a comfortable dining room with open fire and a sitting room with wood burning stove. You will also find a well-equipped kitchen with Aga, electric cooker, Belling plate warmer and separate Breakfast Room, you will also have access to a utility room with downstairs WC. There is a double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and WC and also two twin bedrooms, one with wash basin and a separate shower room with WC. Annexe: Large Sitting Room with open fire and dining area for six Small Kitchen Downstairs WC Twin Bedroom with en suite bathroom and shower attachment and WC Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and en suite shower room with WC Bathroom with over-bath shower attachment and WC Amenities: Open fire and wood burning stove – wood provided free of charge Electricity, full oil CH, bed linen and towels included TV, DVD, Broadband Wifi subject to availability (02 and Vodafone have good signal strength) Washing Machine and tumble dryer 1 dishwasher and 2 fridge/freezers Cot & high chair provided Enclosed flood lit yard with ample parking Garden with patio and furniture and BBQ Natural water supply from spring Easy walking access Secure storage facilities for bikes, clothing and fishing equipment and drying facilities are available Fishing price of day tickets for Dolgadfa Estate water available on request Dogs accepted at £25 each
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Sadly we do not have any disabled access, no bathrooms or bedrooms on the ground floor 2 dogs permitted at £25 per dog per stay, dogs are not allowed upstairs or on furniture, please also clear up after your pet, the security deposit will be retained if failure to do so. Friday or Monday changeover days
Bedrooms
2 Kings1 Full6 Twins1 Crib
Bathrooms
2 Half baths1 Full bath3 Attached (ensuite)1 Shower

Meet the host
Lou R
Hosting since May 2014
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe will come down and welcome you on arrival, keys are kept in a master lock box code which will be available to you before arrival. We will of course be on hand during your stay for any questions/problems you have

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Reviews (50)
Stephen F
Stephen F
Rhyl, United Kingdom17 contributions
Excellent for an extended family gathering
There aren't that many places that can sleep 12 in comfort and take dogs too. We brought the extended family together for a birthday celebration, and Dolgadfa was perfect. The always-warm farmhouse kitchen is a cosy focal point but there's loads of rooms to escape to for games,reading, TV or whatever. Facilities are fine, and everyone can dine together in the large dining room with the added attraction of a woodburning stove very welcome in autumn. With the river just a few yards away it was good to see that fences and gates stopped adventurous kids getting too close.
Visited October 2023
Written October 31, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Zaka S
Zaka S
1 contribution
Awesome place
Excellent facilities with high standard of cleanliness. Spacious yet fully private property. One of the best holiday homes I have visited. Will definitely visit again.
Visited July 2020
Written July 24, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Annabel N
Annabel N
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Super hosts, very experienced, highly rated B&B
This was our second visit to Dolgadfa and the wonderful hospitality of John & Lou Robertson. It is the perfect property for a get away and we wouldn't stay anywhere else. Beautiful and spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you need for a stay away from home. The location is jaw-dropping and it is an ideal base to explore the local area before coming back to a well equipped warm kitchen and cosy sitting room fires. Thank you.....loved it and we will be back!
Visited January 2020
Written January 17, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Trail556234
Trail556234
1 contribution
A beautiful place to stay. Highly recommended.
It really is a beautiful, secluded property with the most stunning views. I organise an annual get together for several very old friends with a bit of fly-fishing, walking.. and a lot of eating, drinking and talking! We've stayed in many locations around the UK over the years and this is one of the best. The house and annex are roomy, comfortable and well equipped for even very large parties and Lou the host is extremely friendly and helpful.
Visited June 2019
Written July 5, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you for your kind review! Hope we can welcome you back in the future All the best Lou
Written July 6, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Nicola
Nicola
5 contributions
Lovely New Year Break
We were a group of 6 adults and 6 children. We had a lovely time and everything we needed was available. The cottages were lovely. The only thing that would make them better is if they were connected in some way to save having to go outside due to three bedrooms being in one cottage and three in the other as it meant one of the families had to spilt up. It wasn’t a major problem for our group. We dined in one cottage and relaxed in the other, which again wasn’t a problem for our group. There was plenty of parking and the outdoor space and views were amazing. We had a fantastic time and we hope to be back in the future. Lou made everything as easy as she could for our stay and although we didn’t meet her she was easily contactable if needed. Thanks again for a lovely break.
Visited December 2018
Written January 8, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you for your review on Dolgadfa and glad you had a good break, it is clearly stated on all websites that the barn annexe is separate to the main farmhouse.
Written January 9, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kaushik S
Kaushik S
2 contributions
good place & really enjoy the view
Dolgadfa, what a beautiful place. we all loves it & kids too. every morning you can hear ship all around & my kids loved it.
Visited August 2018
Written August 20, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you glad you enjoyed your stay!
Written September 1, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

pippatrollope
pippatrollope
Southampton, United Kingdom2 contributions
A wonderful space for a family reunion!
We needed a relaxed spacious place to gather the family together for our son's wedding in Bala, and Dolgadfa was just perfect! Great access to the river for a swim, there was an old railway track for an early morning run, fields for walking, grounds for exploring, relaxing and barbecuing! It was wonderful to have plenty of rooms and bathrooms too for us all! The wedding was just a short drive away in Bala near the lake - it was stunning as we were blessed with such fabulous weather! We'd love to return to just chill out together as it was a very busy weekend of preparation and celebrations. The property is isolated along narrow lanes which we felt added to its character and appeal. We'd highly recommend a stay at Dolgadfa...and look forward to returning!
Visited July 2018
Written July 10, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you for your kind words and so glad the weather was perfect for your celebrations! Hope to welcome you back in the future
Written July 11, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Samantha M
Samantha M
Oxford, United Kingdom25 contributions
Family Gathering
Amazing house, great location, stunning views We had the most amazing weekend great house for a family gathering Owners really friendly and helpful House had all the facilities needed for a big gathering So much to do in the area but we didn’t want to explore as the house had so much to offer we just choose to relax and unwind. Amazing setting incredible views We can’t wait to return
Visited June 2018
Written June 5, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you for your lovely review so glad you had a good weekend at Dolgadfa and the sun shone for you! Hope to welcome you back again in the future
Written June 6, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Martha J
Martha J
1 contribution
Beautiful stay
Came for my sister’s hen do (18 girls hiking up Snowdon!) and this place was brilliant. Stunning scenery, great outdoor space and Lou was really helpful.
Visited May 2018
Written May 21, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you Martha for your review and glad the sun shone for you! Lou
Written May 22, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Samantha D
Samantha D
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom1 contribution
Weekend stay
Such a lovely house in an amazing setting. Everyone had a brilliant weekend and didn't want to leave!
Visited May 2018
Written May 15, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Lou R
Lou R
Thank you for your review on Dolgadfa and glad you had a good weekend to celebrate your birthday. All the best Lou
Written May 17, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
  • Waterfront views
Outdoor amenities
  • Private yard
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas

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About the neighborhood
There are many reasons to come and stay here at Bala Cottage Holidays, with Snowdon only a 45 minute drive away, the national park awaits. We have some great mountains on the doorstep too for walking, the Berwyns, Aran and Arenig with side of Bala Lake, again wonderful walks where you will rarely meet anyone! There are also walks for the not so fit, Bala Lake itself has some nice walks near by and and the River Dee (Bala lake being the source). We do provide OS maps at the cottages for the local area, we are happy for you to borrow them, also John and myself have climbed many mountains in the area. North Wales beaches, well where can we start, we are blessed with some of the best beaches, many with dramatic backdrops of the mountains of Snowdonia, you will always find a place and may not see anyone at all! Most are dog friendly, so a perfect place to go for a walk. Here at Bala Cottage Holidays we are a 45 minute drive to our nearest beach at Port Madog, where you will also have the added advantage of the steam railway line when you have had enough of the beach! If you fancy a castle, then again North Wales has many! From Harlech to Conwy, there are so many to choose from. For the more adventurous we have the largest National White Water Rafting centre here at Bala and the longest zip wire not far away at Bethesda, also the indoor trampling in Snowdonia too.
Access
Car required
How to get there
From the village of Llandderfel take the single track road out of the village past the old disused chapel, with the running down on your right, exactly one mile out of the village Dolgadfa is the first farmhouse on the right hand side, the back of the house is on the back of the lane, go past and you will see a white gate and drive into the property.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 6 PM Check out by 9 AM
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dolgadfa

Dolgadfa is able to accommodate up to 12 guests. See all property details.

Dolgadfa has 7 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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