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Rhos Country Cottages

Criccieth Self Catering Cottages Sleeps 2 to 8 £350 to £990 per week

Rhos Country Cottages are situated north of the 'castle crowned' town of Criccieth with its small unique shops; the home of the famous Welsh Cadwalader's Ice Cream, and choice of excellent restaurants and golf course - Criccieth is best known as "The pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia".

Accommodation

Rhos Cottages are individual, secluded country cottages, each enjoying its very own idyllic grounds, amidst 200 acres of tranquility. The cottages are all traditional stone built properties with the oldest being a Grade II listed historic building of great charm and character dating back to 1675 to the youngest property built 1900. Each has its very own character - no bricks and blocks.

The cottages have been lovingly restored and range from two to four bedrooms and are always warm and inviting. They are spacious and offer all home from home comforts: Electric oven, hob and microwave, fridge, freezers, dishwashers, washer dryers, hair dryers, Sky digital TV, video, CD radio, iron and ironing board.

Old oak beams, inglenook with real log fires, antiques and lovely country furnishings. Each cottage offers a little something different from one another - from a romantic four poster bed, or your own snooker room, to a private sauna or jacuzzi.

Rhos Ddu Cottage - A detached cottage with a large garden and patio overlooking Snowdonia - superb views. Two bedrooms: main bedroom with king size bed and is en-suite with a steam/shower cabin. Second bedroom with double bed.

Rhos Wen Bungalow - all accommodation on ground floor. Large kitchen/diner, Lounge with beams and multi-fuel stove. Three bedrooms (one en-suite shower with sauna), family bathroom with whirlpool bath. Large grounds and level parking area. Sleep 6 plus cot.

Betws Bach Farmhouse - a Grade II listed building of architectural and historic Interest. Four bedrooms:- which are 3 doubles and 1 single (sleeping up to 7 (plus 1 etra child with a folding bed by request). Wifi avaibale (but slow due to distance from exchange). Family bathroom with shower over bath; and shower room with loo, basin and shower.

Hendre Farmhouse - three bedrooms (being two doubles en-suite and one twin bedroom), two bathrooms and sauna. Sleep 6 (plus 2 with double settee or two folding guest beds by arrangement). Wifi available (but low speed).

Private fishing on the River Dwyfach and rough shooting are available by prior arrangement.

Pets are welcomed by request, and there are some super doggy walks from each cottage and the freedom of the fields to roam about.

Ground floor bedroom available.
Elegant Victorian beds.
Cots and high chairs available.
Ideal for honeymoon, anniversaries and birthdays.

Doorstep walk onto the Lleyn Coastal Path and the Lon Eifion cycle track. 30 Minutes drive to Snowdon Railway and paths, Portmeirion, Harlech and Caernarfon. Central for touring Lleyn, Snowdonia, the Cambrian Coast and Anglesey.

Peace and tranquility - the ideal place to just chill out.

Personally run and supervised by owners who care.

Open all year

A short winter or spring break can be a real tonic, just when you need it most. With lower off season rate, quieter roads, empty beaches and uncrowded countryside there is little wonder that people are discovering the pleasure of an out of season holiday. The ideal setting for curling up in front of a log fire. What could be more relaxing? Phone for availability.

Area information

Llyn, Snowdon's arm, is the dramatically beautiful 24-mile-long peninsula pointing into the Irish Sea. Its status as an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which goes back more than 50 years, recognises the exceptional qualities of its coastline, along which you'll find mile after mile of sandy beaches, towering headlands, sheltered coves and open bays rich in wildlife, all interlinked by the Llyn Coastal Path. Llyn is a stronghold of Welsh culture and language with a fascinating religious heritage. Visitors can trace it all by following the Pilgrim's Route along the peninsula then taking a boat trip to Bardsey Island, a wildlife haven and National Nature Reserve designated by the Countryside Council for Wales.

The Snowdonia Mountains and Coast region is the biggest, boldest mountains in Wales and England and are to be found here in the Snowdonia National Park. There's also a long coastline of sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and glorious estuaries, large castles and steam railways and much much more. Coed-y-Brenin cycling centre within easy reach and the new zip wire and Bounce Below Centre.

Eating out

Criccieth has an excellent choice of places to wine and dine. The Goat Inn serves meals made from fresh local produce. Criccieth is also the home to the famous Cadwalader's ice cream. Local butchers sell Welsh black beef and Welsh Salt marsh lamb (in season), and fresh crab and lobsters (in season).