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Caer Dderwen Family Retreat

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
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This fabulous detached house is set in a lovely location with stunning views. 5 bedrooms & 3 bathroom, can sleep up to 12 guests. Lovely garden & terraces with woodland to the side & rear. A 10 min short walk into Dogellau & 15 min drive to the coast at Barmouth & Fairbourne. A large CO-OP store is a 2 min drive or 10 min walk. Dolgellau old town is just behind the CO-OP and leisure centre with really nice pubs, cafes, good restaurants (can recommend several) independent shops and a monthly farmers market. A Wednesday market is held in Machylleth all year round. Lots of lovely walks and dog friendly beaches nearly. This modern and tastefully presented, spacious 5 bedroom house is set in a lovely elevated location, with views towards Dolgellau and the mountains beyond. FREE WIFI & SKY....This fabulous detached house is set in a lovely location with stunning views. 5 bedrooms & 3 bathroom, can sleep up to 12 guests. Lovely garden & terraces with woodland to the side & rear. A 10 min short walk into Dogellau & 15 min drive to the coast at Barmouth & Fairbourne. A large CO-OP store is a 2 min drive or 10 min walk. Dolgellau old town is just behind the CO-OP and leisure centre with really nice pubs, cafes, good restaurants (can recommend several) independent shops and a monthly farmers market. A Wednesday market is held in Machylleth all year round. Lots of lovely walks and dog friendly beaches nearly. This modern and tastefully presented, spacious 5 bedroom house is set in a lovely elevated location, with views towards Dolgellau and the mountains beyond. FREE WIFI & SKY. No expense has been spared to make your holiday as comfortable and relaxing. Our property is tastefully decorated and furnished with quality furniture and bedding. It benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, quality flooring, a superb kitchen with a range cooker & all appliances, a family bathroom, shower room & one en suite, plus a cloakroom. Guest can relax in one of the two large lounges; there is a dining room with seating for 11 people. The main lounge over looks the rear garden and patio plus barbecue area with a view of the woodland. SKY & Broadband for your entertainment. We also have a snooker table. Cae'r Dderwen is a much sought after residential location and our property occupies possible the best location, being at the top of an elevated road, with no buildings to the side or rear, enjoying a quiet location with fantastic views. The road ends in a cul-de-sac, so there is very little traffic. Lounge one: Electric flame effect fire & surround. Patio DG doors to garden, leather seating for 7 people, coffee table, flat screen TV/DVD & VCR. Lounge two: Seating for 6 people with bookcase. Dinning room: With large family table and seating for 11 people. Kitchen/breakfast room: Comprehensive, quality range of kitchen units including a gas/electric range cooker, dish washer, American fridge/freezer, breakfast area with table and chairs for 6 people. Laundry room: With sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. Bedroom 1: With King size bed, built in wardrobe & en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2: King size bed, built in wardrobe. Bedroom 3: Double size bed, built in wardrobe Bedroom 4: Twin beds, wardrobe Bedroom 5: Single bed & put-up bed, wardrobe We also have a further two put-up beds so we can sleep 12. Family Bathroom: Bath with shower screen, sink, WC. Shower room: Shower, sink and wc. Front garden: With sloping lawn, off road parking spaces for several cars, garage with a snooker table. Rear garden: Backing onto a lovely wooded area to the rear and fields to the one side, paved pathways and large lawn. Patio area with table & four chairs for alfresco dining. Two sun loungers. Further decked area with a barbecue. Additional information It is the guest's responsibility to insure against any losses that may occur should the need to cancel their holiday arise.Short breaks when available: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights. Arrivals from 4.00 pm vacate by 10.00 am. A minimum charge of £399 applies to every booking. Where a 1 week minimum applies, our changeover day is Saturday. Prices shown are in pounds sterling per week, inclusive of electric, bedding & towels. Please bring your own beach towels. The property comfortably sleeps 10 people, but we can accommodate 12 (2 sleeping on comfortable put up beds) A £35 per person surcharge applies. We will also consider taking one dog with a £25 surcharge applying. We request a 25% deposit on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the arrival date. We also ask for a £250 security deposit, which is refundable providing there are no breakages or damage to the property. We can accept payments by cheque, Bacs or card payment. A £39 booking fee applies to each booking. Full terms & conditions are available on request.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
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Listed Since:October 2008
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Reviewed 29 July 2019

We had a wonderful week here. Fantastic house, I've never been to a rental property that is so well equipped. Absolutely spotless, very clean and comfortable. Beautiful views from the garden. Great spot to travel out to Barmouth, Bala, Machynlleth, Betws-y-coed, Borth. Dolgellau itself is...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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john P, VR Owner at Caer Dderwen Family Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

"Thank you for your review of Caer Dderwen . We are glad you enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you again. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays."

Reviewed 22 June 2019

We stayed here in June 2019 with our two university aged daughters and our two dogs. Dolgellau was a brilliant base for seeing the area, and this house was a pleasure to come back to each day after exploring or hiking. Built on a (steep)...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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john P, VR Owner at Caer Dderwen Family Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review Cae'r Dderwen. We are glad to hear you enjoyed you stay and we really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

Dolgellau is just the perfect spot for exploring Snowdonia, and we had a really wonderful week, rain and all! It was made all the better by coming back to this lovely house each day. It has absolutely everything you need, stacks of space inside and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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john P, VR Owner at Caer Dderwen Family Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review of Cae'r Dderwen. We really appreciate your feedback and recommendation. We hope to welcome you again. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely, spacious house, set in the hills around Dolgellau - 5 bedrooms (four double rooms), with additional sleeping space (on pull-out sofas) an option on the large top floor; three bathrooms; a modern kitchen with all you need; dining room and a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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john P, VR Owner at Caer Dderwen Family Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review of Cae'r Dderwen. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and really appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you all again. Kind regards, Lounge Holidays.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

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Date of stay: July 2018
john P, VR Owner at Caer Dderwen Family Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
The ancient market town of Dolgellau is situated in the spectacular scenery of Southern Snowdonia National Park. The town is close to Cader Idris Mountain and on the Wnion River, a tributary of the stunning Mawddach estuary. The town has a rich heritage with over 200 listed buildings forming the centre. The community benefits from a great variety of shops, restaurants and amenities within Dolgellau including a doctors, dentists and hospital. There are good bus services to the other local towns and good local railway connections from Barmouth or Fairbourne along the glorious Cambrian Coastal route. Tourism is an important and growing industry for the area. Cader Idris attracts climbers from all over the UK. Miles of sandy beaches, boating and water sports are close by at Barmouth & ...
How to get there
From Dolgellau town centre, head towards Machynlleth on the main road. Just before Gwyndaf Evans garage turn right into Fron Serth. Continue up the hill past the hospital on the last turn on the right turn into Caer Dderwen. Follow the road round to the right up the hill, the property is the last house on the left. Rail connections can be found in Barmouth (10 miles), Fairbourne (9 miles), and Machynlleth (16 miles), providing links with the Midlands and beyond. Barmouth 10 miles, Machynlleth 16 miles, Harlech 20 miles, Porthmadog 28 miles, Aberystwyth 34 miles, Welshpool 37 miles, Shrewsbury 47 miles, Wrexham 49 miles (all distances are approximate)
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