Unique 17th Century property with contemporary twists, set in 500 acre farm. Close to Betws-y-Coed. Idyllic spot for friends and family to relax, enjoy activities and discover the best in North Wales.
Stylish 1600s farmhouse, part Tudor, part Elizabethan, offers exceptional interiors, nestling in 500 acres of farmland with ancient woodlands, mountain, lakes and unrivalled views. In Pentrefoelas close to Betws-y-coed. The gateway to Snowdonia National Park, where the River Conwy meets its three tributaries, boasting outdoor activities, craft, shops, galleries, pubs and historic bridges over rivers and streams. Discover waterfalls, river pools and hill top lakes alongside majestic mountains and dense woodland. Enjoy walking, climbing, cycling, canoeing, kayaking and fishing in breath-taking scenery. Climb Snowdon’s Summit, visit Bala Lake, Surf Snowdonia, ZipWorld and Go Below for adventures. Take a trip to Conwy Castle, Ruthin Gaol and the National Trust’s Bodnant Gardens. An all year round destination for an active or relaxing holiday
An historic treat awaits you in this fascinating house with twists and turns exuding period charm with oak panelled rooms, plaster armorial shields, feature fireplaces, exposed beams, stone and wooden floors, quirky staircases, high ceilings and even the original beam-door-lock from the 1600s. Perch on the oak seat in the porch, take off your boots and enter the oak panelled hallway. To your left is the spacious lounge with impressive stone fireplace, relax on the comfy sofas, light the fire, listen to music or watch a film on TV. Back in to the slate-flag floor hallway go through to the bespoke kitchen with all the equipment you need to rustle up a meal, including electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. If you decide to eat in after supper you can gather round the refectory table in the dining room, light the fire in the huge open fireplace, peruse the local maps and plan your adventures or enjoy a game of cards. The ground floor bathroom has a roll top bath with shower over and WC. On the first floor you can relax in the freestanding bath or take an invigorating shower in the large monsoon shower cubicle. There is also a WC. Further along the corridor you will discover the bedrooms with antique furniture, historic tapestries, oak panelling, uneven floors and historic clues to times gone by. The master bedroom with exposed beams and fine late 16th century ceiling offers a gigantic four-poster super-king-size bed, next door is a superb double bedroom with lovely views and at the end of the corridor is the spacious king-size bedroom with ensuite shower room and WC. Back towards the bathroom and up the narrow stair case to the attic room, you will find the charming twin bedroom. Outside the 1623 Gatehouse, one of the last few remaining in Wales, offers a unique opportunity with the fifth bedroom offering two single beds with the impressive feature fireplace. All have splendid views across the grounds towards the rolling countryside.
Outside you have 500 acres to explore across the working sheep farm with ancient woodlands, Garn Prys Mountain, lakes and enclosed walled garden accessed from the porch. The walled garden is perfect for alfresco dining with table, chairs and BBQ or take a picnic on the lawn. Relish the wind on your face and savour the history here of great deeds, great knavery, wars, civil wars and World Wars, the rise and fall of kings, queens and Royal Houses of Tudors, Stuarts, Cromwell and the Commonwealth, the Restoration, Hanoverians and House of Windsor! Ample private parking at the property. If you are bringing your bikes there is a covered store and an outside tap to hose your bikes down. Please note the caretakers are on site though privacy is assured.
Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.