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Truly the best of both worlds; in the very heart of Snowdonia National Park, this wonderfully traditional stone cottage is perfect for those who don't want to choose between the mountains and the beach.

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Rooms: Sleeps 4: 1 master double, 1 double

£419.00 to: £892.00 (based on two staying)

Meals: Self-catering
Open: Year round
Address: , Cader Idris, Snowdonia National Park,
Tel: 0844 5005 101 (local call rate)

Why we've chosen Snowdonian Farmhouse

This is a cottage with a very enviable location; in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, this stunning property commands views of the Cader Idris mountain range, and yet is only ten minutes away from golden sandy beaches. The diversity of the surrounding areas makes this cottage a truly year-round destination. You will have direct access to the Snowdonia National Park walk to the Cregennan Lakes and Arthog, joining up with the Mawddach Trail on the estuary between Dolgellau and Barmouth. Nearby there are also Sites of Special Scientific Interest, RSPB reserves, the geological site of Pared Y Cernhir, as well as prehistoric and medieval sites to explore. The location of this wonderful property would be hard to beat.


  • Every window has spectacular views over the Snowdonia National Park.
  • Underfloor heating throughout and radiators upstairs, plus two wood-burning stoves! First basket of wood provided.
  • Sitting Room /Dining area: comfortable sofa and 2 vintage armchairs, Country farmhouse table and chairs, woodburner
  • Sitting Room 2: two comfortable sofas, woodburner
  • Kitchen: oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge.
  • Downstairs loo
  • Spacious hall with traditional slate floor
  • Bedroom 1: King size bed
  • Bedroom 2: Kingsize wooden bed
  • Bathroom: modern generous shower cubicle, heated towel rail, loo and handbasin with mirror over
  • Seating area on landing with little window, perfect to drink in the spectacular views.
  • Plenty of parking
  • Acres of beautiful pasture and woodland to explore.


Top eco features at Snowdonian Farmhouse

  • Rescue of listed building

  • Lime products and claypaint used for breathability

  • Natural mountain spring water from own borehole

  • Private drainage

  • Organic unbleached cotton bed linen

  • Efficient modern boiler/ heating



Snowdonian Farmhouse, Cader Idris, Snowdonia, Wales
Nearest train station: Machynlleth

Directions from station:
Train to Machynlleth, connecting Arriva bus to Dolgellau

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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