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Garth Craig Coastal Cottage in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

555
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 9
5 rooms
2 bathrooms

Garth Craig Coastal Cottage description

Holiday home
Garth Craig is a terraced cottage in the heart of the popular North Wales harbour town of Porthmadog. The cottage sleeps nine people and has one double bedroom, two twins, one with bunks and one single bedroom as well as two family bathrooms. Also in the cottage is a fitted kitchen and two sitting rooms. Outside is off road parking and sloping gardens with outdoor furniture. With magnificent sea views and beaches nearby, Garth Craig is a superb family holiday home in North Wales.

Area
The town of Porthmadog is situated on the Glaslyn Estuary and is the gateway to the Snowdonia National Park. This harbour town has many shops and restaurants, and is also the home for the Ffestiniog Railway. Just a short walk or drive from Porthmadog is the village of Borth Y Gest, plus the Italienate village of Portmeirion is close by. Also in driving distence is the towns of Criccieth and Harlech, and the sandy beaches at Black Rock Sands.

Region
Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

Amenities
Electric heating with gas fire in sitting rooms. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, payphone, selection of books, games, DVDs and beach toys. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent (please bring own beach towels). Cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 1 car, with free car park 500 yards away on first come, first served basis. Rear patio and front lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Harbour 5 mins walk. Note: 2nd floor bedroom is accessed by steep winding staircase and has sloping ceiling with reduced head height. Note: Cottage is accessed down 12 steps and town centre is accessed down 25 steps, meaning property is unsuitable for guests with limited mobility. Note: Max 6 adults.

Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Telephone
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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Reviews

CarlS64
November 2014
I've been a regular visitor to Garth Craig for the past 15 years, I stay here every May for a few days with friends to do walking etc. The place is a real home from home with everything you need for a very comfortable stay. the location is brilliant with fantastic views of Porthmadog harbour, Ffestiniog railway and out towards Snowdonia. Close to the shops, restaurants and pubs with the only downside being parking, it's a little tight but over the years we've become use to doing it; the trick is to reverse down....!! Don't delay, go along and see for yourself.
Mr Holland
June 2015
The view from the front of Garth Craig was excellent. Due to the height of the property we were given magnificent views of mountains, the port and of the steam railway.
Mr Hill
October 2014
Plenty of space. Great view over the town, estuary to the hills. Central location - car not needed all the time. Good kitchen and bathrooms. The owner phoned to make sure everything was OK.
Mrs Burnet
September 2015
The location was fantastic with beautiful views. The house was very quiet and comfortable offering a lot of space for two families.
Mr Thatcher
June 2014
This is an exceptionally 'usable' house for a large family. The kitchen and reception rooms open directly into one another meaning they can all be used by family members without a feeling of separation. The furniture and the beds are all very comfortable. The location of the property is excellent for the town, the harbour and the beach.
Mr Mould
August 2013
This is one of the best places we have ever stayed. The facilities in this house are excellent.
Hyatt
September 2013
Lovely location and plenty of space in the house.
Mrs Lammers
March 2016
Liked everything. We had a wonderful time and will hopefully be back.
miffers6671
January 2016
6 adults, a 14 months, 5 and 7 year old children and a 7 week old baby stayed for 4 nights over New Year 2015. We arrived at 3pm and the Tesco delivery came at 4pm all the way up the steep steps! The weather was awful for the 4 days and we therefore made the most of this beautiful cottage. The kids had their own living room and the grown ups had theirs. The kitchen was ample and we were able to all sit round the table and eat. The added bonus of a washing machine with a 7 week old baby's washing was great. The bed rooms were of a nice size and my hubbie and I stayed in the loft room, we pushed the beds together. Once we got used to the low ceiling it was fine. It was very warm up there. We had a slight problem with the cottage and the agent was extremely attentive, the owner even rang to check we were ok. They left us a bottle of fizz, welsh cakes and an xmas card! Location was great, a very short walk from the high street and the Ship pub which became our local let 2 families park their cars for free for the duration. We didn't do much but eat, drink and play games with the kids (loads of great games at the cottage have been left). A thoroughly chilled out time at Garth Craig - thank you!
Mrs Brookes
June 2013
Very good location. The house had a lovely family feel. The availability of toys, videos, DVDs, books and games made us feel at home and welcomed. Useful local information provided by owner.
NorthernEric
January 2015
We hired the property over new year 2014. There were nine of us aged between 6months and 60 years old and we all enjoyed it. The property is in good condition it has three floors we used the ground and first floors, nine of us were accommodated. The facilities are very good two good bathrooms one with shower cubicle and one with bath, the kitchen has everything you need. There are games and guidebooks, the owners rang the first night to make sure we were settling in which was a nice touch. They also gave us a discount as building work had overran ,the effect of this was to reduce the benefit of the view as scaffolding was on the front of the house. This would have been more of a problem in the spring or summer. Porthmadog and the area are lovely and we would like to visit again when the weather is better,although we still found plenty to do !
Mrs Smith
January 2016
Two living rooms worked out ideal with having children, the views were spectacular and the location was great. The separate toilet from the bathroom upstairs was ideal as well. The owners left Welsh cakes and a Christmas card. We felt very welcome and loved every minute of our stay.
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