Moel y Geifr

Moel y Geifr

(English Translation)
Gwynedd, Wales - View map
Ref: 7452

7 Guests

3 Bedrooms

2 Dogs

No Wifi

Stay here from £115 per night.

*** Saturday Arrival only, 7-day minimum stay***

*** Refundable security deposit of £250 will be payable after your booking***

Mountain farmhouse for holidays above Harlech & Shell Island with fabulous Snowdonia views.

  • Perhaps the finest mountain and sea views in the whole of Snowdonia National Park (or indeed in the whole of Wales) are yours to enjoy from this newly restored mountain farmhouse for holidays perched high above Harlech.
  • Sweeping views across the whole of the Llyn Peninsula and on clear days the hilltop on Bardsey Island.
  • Close by - within a short walk is The Old Farmhouse - sleeps 4
  • The open plan ground floor is dominated by a wide mountain farmhouse inglenook with two huge white sofas, there are Georgian shuttered windows and a dining table made from local oak.
  • Light bright bedrooms have characterful features and traditional Welsh blankets.
  • Enjoy spectacular panoramic Snowdonia views from the vast glass conservatory with its massive oak beams and star gazing in the unpolluted night.
  • Harlech has a range of amenities including a bank, post office, internet cafe, Spar, chemist, filling station, doctor and interesting independent shops.
  • Unforgettable views of Llyn, Snowdonia and Harlech coast on route to the farmhouse.
  • A magnificent retreat. An incredible place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 
  • Warmed by two woodburners, underfloor heating and the water comes directly from the mountains.
  • The drive to get to the property is an adventure .care must be taken. Winter months are for 4 wheel driven vehicles only.
  • The views are truly inspiring and take your breath away.
  • The interior provides a very chic rural escape.  

Please Note: This property can also be rented with The Old Farmhouse, sleeps 4

Check-in 4pm / Check-out 10am

  • Sleeping arrangements

    2 Doubles and 1 'Bunk' style with Double bed and Single bed on top. All on 1st floor.

  • Bathroom Facilities

    1 family bathroom and 1 en-suite.

  • Cooking Facilities

    kitchen area with split level electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    Woodburning stove, central heating (winter fuel charge of £60 will be included in your quote for holidays booked between Oct - April inclusive )

  • Child Policy

    Children welcome.

  • Pets Policy

    2 dogs welcome. £25 each.

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Simply breathtaking views across the Snowdonia National Park and the Irish Sea.

  • Parking Information

    Ample parking outside the property.

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 17:30 and check out by 09:30

  • Public Transport

    Nearest Train Station; Bangor 1 hr away. Own transport highly recommended.

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 7. 1 Double with ensuite, (corner shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin). 1 Double and 1 'Bunk' style with Double bed and Single bed on top. All on 1st floor.

Bathroom with wash basin and toilet, bath with shower over on 1st floor.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room fully fitted, well-appointed kitchen area with split level electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, small oak table with wooden wall benches 2 stools. Dining/Sitting area with large oak dining table seating 6, wide inglenook with wood burner, 2 large three seater sofas, Sky TV, CD/radio.

Conservatory with specially designed oak frame, multi-fuel stove, slate floors, 'L' shaped sofa, oak dining table with 8 chairs, large telescope for star gazing flat screen TV with Sky, panoramic views of bay and mountains.

Cloakroom on ground floor with wash basin and toilet.

Grounds fully enclosed gravelled area, lawn barbecue and garden furniture.

Please note the lane from the main road to the cottage is narrow and steep in parts.


Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter Short Breaks available - please enquire for more details

WiFi - No

Changeover - Saturday

Towels  - No

Parking  - Yes

Fuel  -   May to September inclusive. Outside these dates £60 p/w.  Logs provided. 

Dogs  - 2 dogs welcome @ £25 each.

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair  - Yes

Harlech Castle

  • Harlech Castle is romantically silhouetted on a hillside to the south with the vast bay below where two rivers join the sea forming the spectacular Glaslyn Estuary with majestic and dramatic Snowdonia, with mighty Snowdon at its heart as a backdrop. Snowdonia National Park and Harlech Town
  • Enjoy a holiday at any time of the year in this house above Harlech with fabulous mountain and sea view
  • views.
  • From the house there is a circular walk, passing two lovely lakes, fly fishermen will enjoy the challenge of catching trout here - weekly fishing permits available (3 days notice please and a weekly fee of £20 payable to the owner).
  • Beyond the lakes are a ring of standing stones - magical and mysterious a place of peace and beauty. 

Harlech & Llandanwg Beaches 5 miles from mountain farmhouse

  • Harlech and Llandanwg are 2 beautiful beaches which are never crowded and totally unspoilt and across the estuary the village of Borth y Gest has lovely sandy coves to explore. 

Cadair Idris Walking within easy reach of this farmhouse for holidays

  • Experienced walkers will enjoy walking on Cadair Idris (Chair of the Giant) 892 metres high. 

Royal St Davids Golf Course, Harlech

  • Overlooked by Harlech Castle this is one of Wales' premier links courses described by professionals as 'the hardest par 69 in the world'. Families can enjoy the adjoining sandy beach whilst golfers pursue their addiction! 

Portmeirion Italianate Village

  • Portmeirion, the Italian style village designed by Sir Clough-Williams Ellis, is nearby and the Ffestiniog Railway starts at Porthmadog crossing the beautiful Glaslyn Estuary. 
  • The Welsh Highland Railway also starts from here and is surely now one of Britain's greatest train journeys through spectacular mountain scenery. 

Porthmadog Harbour & Railway Town

  • At either end of the town are the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway. Choose between a scenic heritage tour through Snowdonia countryside travelling past the mountain village of Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass to Caernarfon or a mountain tour to Blaenau Ffestiniog where you can visit the Lechwedd Slate Caverns. 

RSPB Glaslyn Osprey Project

  • Watch through high powered telescopes and binoculars at the viewing point. See the ospreys feeding their chicks. You may even catch the youngsters first flights. Live images from the nest can be seen on the nest cam in the information centre. Picnic tables are on site from where there are magnificent views of Snowdonia and the surrounding area. 

Promenade Cafe Bar, Barmouth & Moorings Bistro, Borth y Gest

  • While in Barmouth drop in at the Promenade Cafe Bar and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and sea views.
  • Moorings Bistro in Borth y Gest is a waterside venue with terrace for sunny days and open fire for winter days. Homemade modern and traditional dishes are prepared using local produce such as Welsh Black beef, lamb, fish and shellfish. 

Black Rock Llama Trekking near Black Rock Sands

  • Experience the thrill of walking with these beautiful, intelligent and gentle creatures. A memorable outing for the whole family to enjoy. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Lechwedd Slate Caverns Snowdonia

  • Take a tour deep into the mountain to explore the life of Victorian miners. By narrow gauge train and by foot you will pass through 10 breathtaking caverns and a spectacular underground lake. 

Salem Chapel, Cefncymerau near Llanbedr

  • Salem Chapel and attached caretakers cottage is now a Cadw Grade II listed building. The chapel was made famous by artist Sydney Curnow Vosper (1866 -1942) who painted an old lady Sian Owen in a stove pipe hat and Welsh costume attending the chapel. A copy of the painting hangs in the chapel. The original hangs in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool. 

Days away

  • Make an half hour excursion to Criccieth, 'Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia', sitting at the 'Gateway to the Llyn Peninsula'. Explore the town's two beaches, ancient ruined castle atop the town, antiques emporia, the Criccieth Lifeboat Station and eat in any one of the excellent cafes, bars and restuarants. If you have time venture further onto the peninsula most of which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A charming and spacious farmhouse for holidays in the foothills of Snowdonia. Family and dog friendly

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