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Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub

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Glan Yr Afon Snowdonia's Premier Holiday Home.
The brand new hot tub sits 5 guests
1 of 35Glan Yr Afon Snowdonia's Premier Holiday Home.
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6 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
15 guests
3 nights minimum
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Experience Snowdonia, discover Lounge Holidays Looking for that really special holiday home? Glan Yr Afon is without doubt the area's premier holiday home, set in the beautiful and friendly little town of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park, it truly has it all, including a fabulous hot tub and pool table. This superb, luxury, detached new-build home, designed in a tradition local style, features excellent group accommodation for up to 15 guests and is presented to the highest of standards with all the conveniences of modern living. Set in an enviable position sitting high above the town with uninterrupted views of the beautiful Snowdonia countryside. With 6 bedrooms, (one downstairs) 3 bathroom and a downstairs WC/showerroom, Glan Yr Afon, is your perfect holiday home, lovely gardens...Experience Snowdonia, discover Lounge Holidays Looking for that really special holiday home? Glan Yr Afon is without doubt the area's premier holiday home, set in the beautiful and friendly little town of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park, it truly has it all, including a fabulous hot tub and pool table. This superb, luxury, detached new-build home, designed in a tradition local style, features excellent group accommodation for up to 15 guests and is presented to the highest of standards with all the conveniences of modern living. Set in an enviable position sitting high above the town with uninterrupted views of the beautiful Snowdonia countryside. With 6 bedrooms, (one downstairs) 3 bathroom and a downstairs WC/showerroom, Glan Yr Afon, is your perfect holiday home, lovely gardens and terraces face south west, providing a perfect sun trap to enjoy the sun from mid morning right through to sunset, a perfect setting for al fresco dining. FREE WIFI! Just a 10 min short walk into Dogellau & 15 min drive to the coast at Barmouth & Fairbourne. A big CO-OP & Euro Spar stores are a 2 min drive or 10 min walk. Dolgellau old town is just behind the CO-OP and leisure centre with, Pubs, Cafes, Good restaurants (can recommend several) independent shops and a monthly farmers market. There is a Wednesday Market in Machylleth all year round. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn, Aberdovey or Barmouth. If you're into cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker's paradise with Cadair Idris just a few minutes away! Description and features: This stunning property is tastefully decorated and furnished with quality furniture and bedding. It benefits from underfloor central heating, double glazing, quality flooring. THE GROUND FLOOR:With fairly level access of the drive, you enter the entrance hall, with real Oak flooring, this is a light and airy space which opens out into the living room, diner/ kitchen, guest cloak room with WC & hand basin, plus the 6th downstairs bedroom which is ideal for guests who have restricted mobility, plus access to the shower room with WC Bedroom 6 'twin room'Views of the front garden. Sleeps 2. Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, 2 bed side tables & carpeted floor. Lounge The large living room, which has seating for 10 people enjoys fantastic views over Dolgellau, but the main feature is a bespoke stone fireplace with log feature gas fire. There is a 36” flat screen TV and book case with DVD's books and games. This room also features double French doors which open out onto the sunny patio and garden to the rear of the property. Kitchen/dining room The stunning kitchen/ dining room provides flexible accommodation with French doors leading into the conservatory which is a substantial room, enjoying views over the garden. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you require to cook for a large family or group, including a filter coffee machine, microwave and much more. The solid wood units with soft close drawers are finished with granite worktops. The kitchen boasts a superb range of integrated appliances, including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Rangemaster range cooker with a 6 ring gas hob and electric ovens. The dining area has a magnificent solid oak table and 10 hi-back real leather chairs, additional folding chairs are provide so you can sit up to 15 guests. The spacious and sunny conservatory will be your favorite 'chill out zone' with lovely 'rattan' sofas & chairs to relax on and enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and listen to the Afon River in the background, which runs through the grounds. The utility room to the side of the kitchen has a washing machine and tumble-dryer and provided a useful 'boot room' for walkers and bikers. FIRST FLOOR: A solid Oak staircase leads to the first floor landing, which has an impressive landing and real Oak floor. Four bedrooms can be found here plus a family bathroom. Most bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes to allow plenty of storage. BEDROOMS:Bedroom 1 ' master bedroom' Views of the town & mountains. Sleeps 2. King sized bed. 24” TV/DVDBedside tables, large double built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor. En-suite bathroom: with shower, basin & wc Bedroom 2 ' double room' Views of the town & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor. Wooden cot (can be moved to other rooms)Family bathroom off the landing area. Walk in double shower, 'Heritage' bath, basin & WC Bedroom 3 ' double room' Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, built in wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor. Bedroom 4 ' double room' Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 2. Double bed, bedside cabinets, double wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor. THE TOP FLOOR: Stairs lead to the top floor where there is a massive bunk style bedroom and entertainment room ideal for the children, plus an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 5 ' bunk room' (All the beds are adult size)Views towards the river & mountains. Sleeps 5. White wood bunk bed, 2 single beds, bedside cabinets, dressing table, faux leather bed settee, desk, a 20” TV/DVD & a Sony play station 2. carpeted floor. En-suite bathroom: with roll top heritage bath and shower attachment, basin & WC. Plus a double wardrobe. OUTSIDE Glan Yr Afon set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. The Afon River runs around the side of the grounds. To the side of the garage is a fabulous hot tub which is screened and covered by a wooded pagoda. The tub can sit 6 guests. The garage is used as a games room with pub size pool table. There is lots of room for bikes, surf boards & wetsuits. Rear garden & patio: South West facing which benefits from the sun all day and backing onto a lovely rural landscape with views over the town and the mountains. There is a grassed and paved patio area with a big picnic bench plus further table & chairs can be brought out of the conservatory for alfresco dining. Sun loungers are available and guests have use of a family size charcoal barbecue. Front garden: With stunning mountain views towards Cader Idris, off road parking spaces for many cars. Please note: NB There is a very steep bank down to the river off the garden with a gate . Its important to supervise children & pets on the river side of the garden and not allow them to stray onto the river bank. NB: The property comfortably sleeps 14, but we can accommodate 15,(1 guest sleeping on a bed settee) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies. We have a minimum charge of £799 for any stay. FRIDAY changeovers in the main summer season. A £39 booking fee applies to each booking.Payment can be made by BACS,Cheque and card payments. Short breaks when available out of the main school holidays: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights. HOT TUB: Guest have use of the hot-tub located to the side garden from 9.00 AM until 9.45 PM each evening (no later as it is in a semi-residential ), on the full understanding that they use it in an accordance with the instruction provided at the property and that Lounge Holidays and or the owner do not accept any responsibility for death, personal injury or failure of the equipment in connection with the use of this hot-tub. If you use the hot-tub and its equipment incorrectly or do not follow the instruction provided at the property, we will hold you fully responsible for any loss or damage caused to it and any associated equipment provided. It is your responsibility to use the tub safely and the look after the associated equipment provided. We draw particular attention to the instruction that all guest shower and remove make up, deodorants and sun tan lotion before using the hot tub. Guests with fake tan applied are not permitted to use the hot tub. The water is changed & treated regularly in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, but if we need to do an unscheduled change of the water as a result of incorrect use, we will charge you £50. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
The Booking Team (Property Manager Lounge Holidays )
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2008
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Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

Lovely property, well kept and presented in a stunning location. Just a short 5-10 minute walk to Dolgellau, with wonderful woodland walks on the doorstep. Group of 9 family members with 2 dogs and there was ample space for us all. Bonus with the hot...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Emma A
john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are glad you had a great time at Glan Yr Afon and look forward to welcoming you again. Lounge Holidays.

Reviewed 24 February 2019 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in February. The house itself is absolutely wonderful, with all required features for a large group. Our party had 6 adults and 5 children, and there was more than enough space for us all. The children had their own floor,...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank NealSJ
john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review of Glan Yr Afon, we really appreciate your feedback. We are glad you all enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Large group of 15 for a 29th and 39th birthday get together including young children ages 2 3 and 5. Friday-monday. What an amazing property! Very modern and clean. Hotub was a added bonus for everyone. Absolutely loved it. Fantastic property for anyone looking for...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive review of Glan Yr Afon. We appreciate your feedback and have taken your comments onboard, apologies for the short comings, we will address these issues. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and look...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic long weekend here, photos don’t do the house justice. Very tastefully decorated and finished to a high standard. We booked this for a family 50th birthday, plenty of room for 14 of us, used the local Indian for a take away which...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Alison M
john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments, we really appreciate your feedback and taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad you had a great time at Glan Yr Afon and hope to welcome you again. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Just had a long weekend here to celebrate 40th. The property was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. Pool table and hot tub very nice extras. Location perfect for walks and just a short stroll to the town which has some lovely pubs and great...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Many thanks for your review and lovely comments. We are really glad you had a great birthday weekend at Glan Yr Afon and hope to welcome you again. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2017
john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2017
john P, VR Owner at Glan Yr Afon Holiday Home with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

House was large, comfortable and well appointed, area was fantastic! Highly recommended. Could do with a bit of a restock in the kitchen though - not enough glasses or cutlery for everyone, and watch out for the bathroom locks - a bit difficult to get...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Annette W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were a party of 13 ladies who were away for a weekend 7 of us were climbing Snowdon, the rest of us went to have a look at the lovely small town ,we were not disappointed. The house was lovely and was just perfect...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Pool Table
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The area:The ancient market town of Dolgellau is situated in the spectacular scenery of Southern Snowdonia National Park. The town is close to Cader Idris Mountain and on the Wnion River, a tributary of the stunning Mawddach estuary. The town has a rich heritage with over 200 listed buildings forming the centre. The community benefits from a great variety of shops, restaurants and amenities within Dolgellau including a doctors, dentists and hospital. There are good bus services to the other local towns and good local railway connections from Barmouth or Fairbourne along the glorious Cambrian Coastal route. Tourism is an important and growing industry for the area. Cader Idris attracts climbers from all over the UK. Miles of sandy beaches, boating and water sports are close by at Barm...
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