Sleeps up to 25 guests in 4 properties
Plas Meini Estate
Contact: Christine Gray
Telephone: 01766 762472
Open: all year
Short breaks available
Sleeps 25 Total
Individual Properties Sleep from 2 to 16
The Manor House (sleeps 16), The Cottage (sleeps 5), The Granary (sleeps 2) and The Stables (sleeps 2)
4 picturesque properties on a beautiful estate in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.
Surrounded by meadows and woods of oak, ash and hazel, and with magnificent views over the Moelwyn Mountains and the Vale of Ffestiniog, the Plas Meini properties offer an idyllic rural haven. The 18th century cottages and Victorian manor house have been skilfully renovated and delightfully furnished - perfect for a large family gathering. The properties can be rented individually or as a single let.
The Plas Meini Estate is an exceptional place, don’t just take our word for it - it has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. You can find otters in our rivers and magnificent red kites soar our skies. Swim in the pool at the foot of one of the waterfalls, or saunter along one of the many woodland paths. Equine enthusiasts can visit the owner’s Shetland Pony Stud. For anglers, the estate offers 1½ miles of fly fishing.
The local area provides magnificent walking country, the Bro Ffestiniog slate trail and the Ceunant Cynfal woodland reserve - ‘one of the finest river gorges in Britain,’ are only minutes away.
Your hosts Paul and Christine offer a delightfully warm welcome and have thought hard about those little details that make you feel at home. On arrival you receive complimentary fruit, flowers, wine and your choice of Sunday papers will be delivered. They are happy to suggest local pubs and restaurants and can advise you on the fantastic opportunities for outdoor activities and local attractions available.
All the properties include :
Wifi TV/DVD/s, Radio/CD player - Bed Linen, towels and toiletries - Cot/s and highchair/s - Free baby-sitting by arrangement - Fuel for central heating and log fires - Barbeque - Fly fishing on river.
The Manor House
With magnificent views over the Vale of Ffestiniog, the Manor House provides elegant self catering accommodation for large groups. Spacious enough to comfortably suit 16, the property also benefits from a secure, landscaped garden. The well equipped kitchen boasts two ovens, larder fridge, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Although the building is centrally heated, the living room has a lovely open fire. The dining area has French doors opening on to the terrace – perfect for al fresco meals. The ground floor also has a breakfast room, study and cloakroom with toilet. Upstairs there are 6 double bedrooms (2 with poster beds, one ensuite), two twin bedrooms a shower room and bathroom.
Originally two farm cottages, this lovely 18th century building is full of traditional charm. The cottage still has its original oak beamed ceilings, there is an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove in the living room ,logs free of charge and a stone spiral staircase to the second floor. Full oil central heating. The farm house kitchen has a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble-dryer, and freezer. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with toilet. Upstairs there is one double, one twin and one single bedroom and a bathroom. There are 2 staircases to second floor – one spiral, one ‘easy’.
The Cottage has its own large secure garden and outdoor furniture is also provided.
Once an 18th granary, this charming property provides comfortable accommodation for 2. The house has a quirky link to one of Wales' heroes, the beams in the sitting room are from the childhood home of T. E. Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia. On the first floor the beamed double bedroom has a superb antique painted bed. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen, dining area, bathroom, private patio and garden furniture.
Outside, the Mediterranean style courtyard, shared with The Stables, looks out to the majestic Moelwyn Moutains.
The Stables – Sleeps 2
A quaint stone cottage with lovely views of the Moelwyn Moutains and a shared courtyard garden. Sleeping 2, The Stables has an open plan living room, dining area, well equipped kitchen and breakfast area. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with wonderful oak beams and a pretty bathroom. For outside dining there is a private patio with garden furniture.
Plas Meini is ideally located for both the coast and the country. The North Wales coastal path, the medieval castles of Criccieth and Harlech, the Italianate village of Portmeirion and miles of sandy beaches are all within 15 miles. Inland the mountains of Snowdonia are just a short drive away. For those interested in Wales’ industrial past a visit to the Llechwedd Slate Caverns and the narrow gauge railways at Porthmadog is a must.Bounce Below and zip-wire ,located only four miles away.
"A dream come true, a week to remember by all our family. House excellent for everyone, kids and dogs had a ball. Owner very helpful and let our granddaughter ride one of her ponies. Welcome pack was very much appreciated - could have stayed forever!" April 2013.
Weekly rent from £180 - £2,250
Short breaks from £170 - £850
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