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Tan Y Beran


Self catering farmhouse, Llanberis

Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms
£910 to £1576 per week
  • Woodburner
  • Wifi
  • No smoking
  • No pets

Tan y Beran is situated on the hillside of Moel Rhiwen near Deiniolen and has extensive views, from Moel Eilio in the south west, across the Menai Straits to Llanddwyn and the Isle of Anglesey with Holyhead in the distance. On a clear day you can also see Ireland. An elevated position that allows you to witness spectacular sunsets.

This is a great place to have as a base for exploring the remoteness of North Wales' beautiful mountains and beaches or just to savour the peace and tranquility of the house and garden.

A one time Victorian farmhouse, Tan Y Beran is surrounded by a large garden in a peaceful location, surrounded by fields where sheep and cattle graze. The garden has a very small stream with two small ponds. The rear of the garden is accessed by gentle sloping path with a few steps on one side and from the rear patio by steeper steps. There is ample parking for several vehicles.

We are pleased to present our family home to the holiday let market for the first time. Every effort has been made to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of this lovely house for our guests.

The accommodation

The property provides high quality self catering accommodation for up to six people, a real home from home. There is a well equipped kitchen, with electric oven and grill, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer. There is a good supply of cutlery, crockery, glassware and cooking utensils. The dining area offers a large dining table that provides seating for up to 8 people.

The lounge has plenty of comfortable seating and a large fireplace with a log burning stove. There is a modern television connected to a smart BlueRay/Dvd player and free wifi is available in the property.

The bedrooms are situated on the first floor, two double bedrooms at the front of the property and to the rear a twin bedroom with a further double bedroom in the attic accessed by a slightly steeper staircase. There is a large family bathroom with a contemporary free standing bath and a shower cubical. Whilst we can comfortably sleep 6 please bare in mind when booking, that there is one large bathroom. A travel cot and high chair are available on request but cot linen/bedding is not provided.

The property has oil fired central heating which also powers the hot water system.

The nearby petrol filling station operates a convenience store and the village of Deiniolen has typical small shops and a pub.

The preferred changeover day is Saturday. Stays of a shorter duration than one week may be arranged on request. Check in time is after 4pm and check out by 10am.

The location

The property is well placed for easy access to many local attractions and activities. The beautiful village of Llanberis at the foot of mount Snowdon is close-by with its steam train to the top of the mountain. Well placed for access to the coastal path.

Our area

Nearby Caernarfon has an interesting mix of shops and restaurants and of course the magnificent castle and medieval town walls. There are fishing trips and boat trips from the harbour.

Other popular activities and attractions are the Menai Straits rib ride, one of the world's longest zip wires at Zip World Bethesda, bike hire, surfing at Surf Snowdonia, watersports on the shores of Llyn Padarn, climbing walls, mountains to walk in or climb and loads of beautiful beaches nearby and on the Isle of Anglesey.

Guest comments

14th to 21st Apr'19 - Perry family - What a lovely place. We were blessed with beautiful weather so we could make good use of the outside with the beautiful views. We also enjoyed the lovely house, well equipped , very clean, ideally situated and ideal holiday home. Thank you.

27th Apr - 4th May'19 - Harries family - We have had a fantastic week in this beautiful house. So well equipped and cosy! Despite some shakey weather we have had a busy week from Criccieth to Rhosneigr, Llandudno to Betws Y Coed. We even managed 3 times on the beach and rock pools! Gypsy Wood and Greenwood parks were great days out close by for our little ones. We will be back for holidays again soon. Thank you.

4th - 7th May'19 - Hammersley family - What a wonderful home Tan Y Beran is! Thank you so much for making it such a special and homely place to stay. We have all said we'd come again and really appreciated our hamper goodies - so thoughtful. Thank you.

25th May - 1st June'19 - Sawtell family - What a gorgeous home in such a beautiful location. Thanks for having us.

8th -22nd June '19 - G Peakin - Booked this lovely home for my friends from UK, Denmark and Poland. We found it to be very clean, comfortable and well equipped - a great base for exploring this wonderful corner of Wales. After a busy day out, a fantastic place to come home to and to enjoy the scenery and the fabulous sunsets.

Nielsen/Birkmose(Denmark) - A nice house for the old mob - 5 friends from UK, Poland and Denmark. Enjoyed the cattle, sheep, rabbits hills, garden and surroundings . Thanks.

Kalinouski/Radzicjouski(Poland) - This is THE place, Thank You

27thjuly - 3rd August '19 - Segura Burt Family - Thank you Majella and Gareth for your wonderful hospitality. You made us feel so welcome in your lovely home. Such thoughtfulness and care to make sure your guests were comfortable, was very much apreciated.

My family have really enjoyed our stay in this lovely house so ideally situated and with such lovely views. It was a great base to enjoy many activities such as a mountain climbing/walking, zip wires, a deep slate mine tour, the mountain coaster, to name but a few. The house was lovely and clean and well equipped. Majella and Gareth gave us such a lovely warm welcome, they really went to great efforts to ensure that everything was perfect for us. The honey from their bees is wonderful and the hamper which they provided on arrival was so thoughtful and much appreciated. Thank you again for such a lovely stay we would definitely visit again!

3rd Aug - 10 Aug '19 - Sharpe family - Fab stay. Lovely hosts - very informative with things to do in the area. Very welcome food hamper and the honey was delicious. So many lovely walks especially enjoyed climbing Snowdon. Zip wire was thrilling if over a little quick! Thank you for having us.

9th Sept - 16th Sept - Hill family - We really enjoyed our stay. Lovely house and beautiful walking and scenery. Thank you so much.

27th Sept -29th Sept - Yeoman family and friends - Many thanks for a lovely stay in Wales. It rained a lot, but that didn't matter as we could light the fire and enjoy this lovely cottage. Kitchen even had bowls and plates for the kids and they loved running around in the garden.

4th October - 6th October - Andy and friends - Warm, inviting and comfortable. A real nest to come back to after our adventures. Thanks guys!

26th October - 29th October - Simon family - Nice fire place and amazing view and landscapes are gorgeous. We spent a really good time at Tan Y Beran, walking during the day in this beautiful landscape and amazing mountains and sea, and playing games close to the fireplace during evenings in this lovely comfortable house. We received a very warm welcome. Thank you very much.

30th December - 3rd January 2020 - Jones family - Thank you so much for our New Years retreat, very child friendly, everything has been thought of, from safety gates to disposable bibs! Cottage is lovely and very clean and the hamper was a lovely touch!! Would definitely come back again, great location for scenic walks and drives and the kids loved crabbing on Anglesey. Thank You!!

22nd February - 29th February 2020 - Johnson Family - Great stay in warm comfortable surroundings. Enjoyed our time here very much despite some challenging weather. Thank you for making us feel so welcome on arrival - much appreciated!

16th March - 19th March 2020 - Grant Family - what a lovely welcome, great few days away with the family. Amazing views over breakfast, wonderful log fire - weather was 'lush'.

This really is a home from home, honestly, one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Cleanliness and everything thought of, from stair gates to hairdryers and it's the best shower I've had in ages!

The hamper on arrival did the trick and the honey is to die for (we will definitely be sending for some more) also will be in touch for Beekeeping advice.

Only sad part about this holiday is that we have to cut it short due to 'corona virus' and a need to be home.

Nothing can stop us from coming back again, can't wait , also can't recommend it enough to people we know.

You have both created a real hidden gem - one word to sum everything up "Lush".

PS: The welcome gift for our grandson was very welcome and shows what lovely people own this cottage!

Mrs. Bennetts July 18 -25th, 2020

A wonderful place – the pictures don't really do justice to the views from this lovely cottage. Just watching the sea and sunset from the top floors, or the rotating cast of animals (lambs, cows, and the occasional rabbit) from the kitchen is a great pastime.

Comfortable enough for a large family, and spotlessly clean.

Faulkner family 8th - 15th August 2020 This is a utterly stunning property. The gardens are beautiful, with so many flowers and a little stream, topped off with the views. Inside the property every room was lovely and has everything you could possibly need. We were greeted by a gift hamper and fresh flowers in the dining room and bedroom. Great added touch by the very attentive hosts. Couldn't have asked for more. Highly recommended!

Lockyer family 15th - 22nd August 2020 - This is a hidden gem of a holiday cottage. Immaculately clean throughout, and the most helpful owners, who were incredibly supportive after our arrival was delayed by a few hours. This is far more spacious than the photographs give the impression of, and is well-furnished and kitted out. It's also a superb base for exploring the area, rain or shine. We loved the garden, especially the front table, with accompanying stunning sunsets (and the brook in the back).


Tan Y Beran

Holiday Cottage at:

Gwynedd LL55 3NF

Book direct, no extra fees
  • G & M Jones
  • Deiniolen
    Gwynedd LL55 3NF
  • Listed since September 2019
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