The Chapel House is a unique Victorian building adjoining what was originally the local Methodist chapel in Llan Ffestiniog. This spacious holiday house has been restored to provide generous group/family accommodation, with a relaxed feel, in the Snowdonia National Park. This is a short drive away from Bounce Below underground trampolines, Zip World Titan (the longest zip wire in the world, Zip World Caverns underground adventure park, plus Antur Stiniog mountain biking centre. There are also fabulous local walking trails exploring the industrial heritage of the area and the popular Ffestiniog heritage railway. The beaches at Porthmadog are 10 miles away and Betws-y-Coed 14 miles.
The Cottage: is simply furnished with has lots of original features including stripped pine doors, slate floors, wooden floorboards and chapel pews for seating.
Sitting Room: has a real flame stove in the fireplace, leather sofas, and a large TV with Sky HD package including movies/ DVD player/ CD player and super fast WiFi.
The dining room: seats eight around a table, with the original chapel pew seating and feature fireplace (not in use)
Kitchen: is simple and practical, equipped with a gas range and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer, (please note Aga in photos is not operational). The original slate flooring is in place.
On the first floor are two bedrooms and a family bathroom
Bedroom 1: with king sized bed and feature fireplace (not functioning)
Bedroom 2: a twin room also with feature fireplace (not functioning)
Family bathroom: a large bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC.
On the top floor is a large family suite and bathroom. This is an open plan room with an initial room containing two single day beds, leather sofas and TV with Xbox (bring your own games). This leads to the large king-sized bedroom.
Bathroom 2: has a bath, WC and basin.
Outside: the Chapel House enjoys lovely open views to the front and is set well back from the road. The large lawned front garden has a pond (children to be supervised ) and a small front terrace with bench tables. There is plenty of parking available.
This area has a rich industrial heritage from the slate quarries with fantastic walking locally in the Moelwyn Mountains. There are rivers to swim in and interesting quarry workings and buildings to explore. The Italianate village of Portmeirion is close by and the stunning beaches at Borth-y-Gest and Black Rock sands near Porthmadog. The pretty village of Betws-y-Coed gives access to the popular mountains and lakes of the national park.
Two dogs are welcome by arrangement
Electricity and central heating included
Bed linen and towels provided
Travel cot, high chair and stair gate available
No smoking inside please
- Friday changeover
- Highchair available
- Stairgate available
- Sleeps 8
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Pets welcome
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Private parking
- Character/period property
Things to Do
The whole area around Blaenau Ffestiniog has a lot to offer the visitor throughout the year. Its central location gives easy access to the mountains of Snowdonia, nearby beaches and popular tourist attractions.The whole area around Blaenau Ffestiniog has a lot to offer the visitor throughout the year. Its central location gives easy access to the mountains of Snowdonia, nearby beaches and popular tourist attractions.
For lovers of the outdoors you are spoilt for choice! Explore the quieter local Moelwyn mountains where former slate mining villages can be investigated and rivers swum in or head into the main mountains of the Snowdonia National Park for lakeside strolls or mountain walking and climbing up the highest peaks. This is a superb area for mountain biking with local downhill trails at Antur Stiniog and further trails for all abilities at Trawsfynydd, Coed-y-Brenin, Betws-y-Coed and Penmachno, not to mention superb cross country trails to explore. There are nearby golf courses and fishing, water sports on the local lakes and rivers and many local companies offering day activities.
For adrenaline junkies there is Zip World zip wires and Bounce Below underground trampolines, for young and old alike, a great wet weather activity. New to the area is Surf Snowdonia a manmade surf centre complete with fun splash zone for the kids.
Away from activities, the Ffestiniog Railway follows a scenic route into Porthmadog, the Lechwedd slate mines offer underground tours, and the famous Italiante village of Porthmeirion is close by and spectacular throughout the year. Also a visit to the pretty village of Criccieth and the picturesque castle is a must.
The beaches at Black rock sands and Borth-y-Gest are stunning and good for water sports. From here you can access the Lleyn Peninsula with further beaches and coastal villages.
Our stay was amazing- thank you so much for letting us stay at your home. We are very thankful!Miss Kate Aylward - 29th September 2019
We really enjoyed the property, lots of space and well kitted out. The extra TV and games pack on the top floor went down well with the younger members of the family and our dog loved the big garden. It was also a great location as a base for site seeingStephen Rice - 16th September 2019
Agent very efficient. Property owner approachable and helpfulMrs Jane Hart - 16th August 2019
We had a really nice time at Chapel House.Terry B - 22nd May 2015
We had a lovely time, thanks!Simon J - 25th October 2013
The Chapel House was great had a good week on the beach. ThanksRon P - 24th August 2013
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