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8 bedroom listed country house in large grounds near Dolgellau, Wales

Dolgellau, North Wales, Wales, Europe
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Tan Llan
8 bedroom listed country house in large grounds near Dolgellau, Wales
Exterior Log fire Dining Bedroom
Bathroom Bedroom Living room Side view
From the garden Gardens Bedroom Kitchen
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Price: From £312 per night Minimum stay 3 nights
One Off Places rating: 5 reviews (5 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
  • Country House
  • House / Villa
Property Setting
  • Near the Sea
  • Village / Rural
Exterior Facilities
Interior Facilities
  • Baby equipment
  • Internet Access
  • Log Fire
  • Beach nearby
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Child Friendly
  • Other rental properties on site
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

On the edge of the quiet village of Llanelltyd, just two miles from the idyllic little market town of Dolgellau, and sheltered in fifteen acres of spectacular landscaped grounds, you will find Tan Llan. This striking, Grade II listed country house and its neighbouring cottage are set into a gently sloping hillside and have been sympathetically renovated to offer luxurious, spacious accommodation, ideal for a very special family holiday in the spectacular Snowdonia National Park.

General Info

Set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, amongst towering mountains and glorious valleys, this is a wonderful location for walkers, mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts, whilst the extensive sandy beaches of North Wales are a delight, with the popular seaside town of Barmouth easily reached. Tan Llan is an exceptional holiday hideaway offering a stunning sanctuary and luxury base from which to discover the delights of North Wales. Shop and pubs 2 miles.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

At the starting point of the sweeping Mawddach Estuary and between Snowdonia’s sea and mountain scenery, the small village of Llanelltyd rests amongst climbing green hills, offering a perfectly peaceful holiday location for touring this vibrant area. The crumbling Cymer Abbey, a 12th century romantic ruin, and St Illtyd’s Church, thought to be one of the oldest in Wales, are testament to the village’s past. There are plenty of pretty walks in the area with Llanelltyd Bridge, an ancient attractive footbridge crossing the shallows of the River Mawddach, giving you the chance to settle on the shingled riverside in view of the nearby mountains. The River Mawddach hurries past, heading to the mouth of its estuary, with the Mawddach Trail, leading alongside the marbled, silky sands, offering a rewarding route for explorers. Llanelltyd has its own restaurant, which offers panoramic sights and fine local fare, and there are plenty of places to eat, interesting shops and quirky cafes to be found in Dolgellau, just two miles away.

Barmouth is a short drive away, where you can enjoy a fun-filled family day beside the sea finished with traditional fish and chips on the harbour front beside its vast Blue Flag beach. Within easy driving distance guests can uncover much of Snowdonia's spectacular coast, take a nostalgic train trip by steam or conquer Cader Idris, Snowdon’s quieter counterpart. Enjoy a boat trip or test out exhilarating watersports, venture underground to unearth Snowdonia’s mining history, cycle or walk world-class tracks through thick forests with the Coed y Brenin park just five miles away, or learn of Snowdonia’s many castles and landmarks. Llanelltyd sits at the meeting of intertwining rivers and roads, providing a perfect touring base for day trips and discovery in this richly diverse destination. From immaculate sandy beaches to sheep-studded pastures framed by dramatic peaks, this striking area of Wales offers endless adventure and is certain to live long in the memory.

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:

Detailed directions provided on booking

Nearest Pub:

2 miles

Nearest Shop:

2 miles

Accommodation Details

Interior Details

Set over three floors, the Main House offers an effortless blend of bright, contemporary accommodation, lavish furnishings and original 18th century features including large sash windows and shutters, cast iron radiators and a bespoke slate fireplace. There are eight bedrooms in total, six in the Main House, three with luxury en-suite facilities, and two in the adjacent Coach House, both en-suite. The exceptional first floor master bedroom is in a separate wing, accessed by a private corridor, and has a magnificent en-suite bathroom with attractive views across the grounds. Superbly equipped, the kitchen has a large island breakfast bar and a grand dining table, whilst the sitting room has a glorious open fire. The beautiful, light garden room opens out to the vast surrounding grounds.  Nestled beside the Main House is the Coach House. This charming cottage, with exposed walls and beams, offers superb, supplementary accommodation, ideal for members of your party seeking a peaceful hideaway. There are two beautiful bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a cosy snug with TV and a spacious sitting room with dining area.  Both houses have induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwashers, TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs.  There is an external games room with table tennis.

Exterior Details

The 15 acres of grounds are are sheltered by tall, established trees and dotted with fourteen types of daffodil, with a charming winterbourne stream and the River Mawddach ambling by. A spacious, slate patio area, swathed in sunlight for most of the day, offers an ideal spot to relax with a glass of wine whilst watching the resident rabbits and squirrels scamper through the woodland.  Ample off road parking.

Conditions of Rental

Fuel, power and fuel for fires inc. in rent.  Bed linen and towels inc. in rent.  Cot and highchair.  Sorry, no pets and no smoking.  Note: Low beams and head height on second floor of Main House and first floor bedrooms and bathroom in Coach House, care to be taken.  Note: The grounds include woodland, brambles, unfenced ponds, streams and river access, children to be supervised at all times.  Note: No stag/hen parties or similar. Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of

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