Gladstone is a detached four bedroom holiday cottage, offering excellent family accommodation for up to 10 people in the heart of Aberdaron village. This is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with stunning beaches and coastline, at the tip of the Llyn Peninsula. This large holiday rental has been converted from what was originally the local smithy and retains many original features including two inglenook fireplaces with wood burning stoves. Abersoch 10 miles, Pwllheli 15 miles and approximately 30 miles to the Snowdonia National Park.
The Cottage: is in a great sunny location with a large garden. It has Wooden flooring throughout the ground floor and Oil central heating.
Hall: entrance is through the side door in to hallway with hooks for coats and shoe storage.
Kitchen: the heart of the cottage is the very spacious kitchen with a very large farmhouse style dining table to seat 10. This room was originally the smithy workshop and is dominated by a beautiful inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. It is equipped with an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave and large fridge/freezer and there is a washing machine, dryer and further sink in the separate utility room. Doors lead to the garden for outside entertaining.
Sitting Room: also has an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. The lounge is furnished with two sofas, easy chairs, a large flatscreen TV, DVD player and CD player and WiFi, and if the younger members of the family fancy time to themselves, the large attic bedroom on the second floor has another television. Games and books provided.
Bedrooms: there are three bedrooms on the first floor, all carpeted and simply furnished. There is a double, a twin, and one very large room with a king size double and a single bed. The large fourth attic bedroom is open to the second set of stairs and has three singles, a flatscreen TV & DVD player and some limited headspace.
Bathroom: the first floor family bathroom has a bath with shower over, heated towel rail, WC and basin and there is a convenient second shower room on the ground floor with a large shower, heated towel rail, WC and basin.
Exterior: Gladstone sits in fully enclosed sloping grassed grounds with a small patio, garden bench and picnic table. The entrance is gated where there is enough room to park a small boat within if required. The parking is on the roadside/drive for 2 cars.(this is a dead end road accessing just a couple of cottages)
There is a children's play area adjacent to Gladstone, ideal for those with young families. It is a two minute walk to the sandy beach and promenade and is close to all local amenities. The village has two award winning bars both serving meals and light refreshments, cafes and a fish and chip shop selling locally caught seafood, a newsagent with an off license, a local bakery and Spar grocery store with Post Office. The Wales Coast Path is on your doorstep with stunning walks in both directions and the National Trust has a fabulous visitor/interpretation centre, Porth Y Swnt, by the beach. Watersports are very popular at Aberdaron, with golf and fishing also available at Pwllheli. The popular seaside town of Abersoch is 10 miles away and the famous castle at Criccieth 25 miles. A scenic drive of 30-50 miles will take you to the Snowdonia National Park, an area of stunning natural beauty with a wealth of visitor attractions such as the Welsh Highland Railway, Caernarfon Castle and Zip World aerial zip wire.
Electricity, heating and WiFi included.
Bed linen and towels included
High chair available
Fireside pack and kitchen cleaning pack included
No smoking inside please
Please note the attic bedroom does not have blinds on the roof lights although no one can see in.
- Saturday changeover
- Highchair available
- Sleeps 10
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- Bed linen provided
- Open fire/woodburner
- Character/period property
We have used the same property each time over 5 visits, and are likely to continue doing so as it has become a familiar and integral part of the holiday.Mr Andy Marshall - 28th June 2019
Fantastic location, very spacious good stay. We stay in the area quite often so knew all about it before booking.francis NEIL WALMSLEY - 29th October 2018
Aberdaron is a perfect location for a peaceful holiday near the sea but with enough local amenities for there to be no need to drive to get basic amenities or to eat and drink out . Mrs Helen Hayward - 21st May 2018
A great place to be with kids we had 4 kids from 9-12 they could pop to the shop and park. Loved itMrs K Green - 21st August 2017
We come here every year and it's fantastic! We love it and can't wait to come back next year. Another wonderful week. Top Cat Sea Safari a particular highlight. Amazing blue-skied days spent at Whistling Sands and the spectacular Porth Iago.Mr Copeman - 22nd July 2017
Had a lovely family holiday here and even better having such a luxurious house to come back to each day! Thank you.Mr G Flanagan - 8th July 2017
Really great, 'top marks'. This is our 4th stay - the property is ace, the location brilliant, and we enjoy relaxing outside under starlight just leaning on the wall by the stream. Excellent property, well presented, well situated.Mr Andy Marshall - 19th June 2017
What a fantastic house and location. Thank you so much. We have all had a superb few days and look forward to doing it again sometime soon. Diolch yn fawr iawn.Ian Sinclair - 30th May 2017
Can you imagine sipping champagne and nibbling nuts as the sun sets on the beautiful bay at Aberdaron!!? In December! Fabulous weather - long walks and then 'home' to this beautiful, warm and very comfortable house ... The kitchen is my personal favourite room. Thank you - we'll be back.Mary & Beatrice - 1st December 2016
Perfectly situated family property in one of the most beautiful and scenic seaside villages in the UK.Mr Duncan - 14th June 2016
We had a very great time. Perfect for holiday to spend time with family and friends.Mr Senthilventhan Subramani - 8th May 2016
Once again we had a fabulous time staying at Gladstone. The home is perfect and Aberdaron itself was brilliant - we had great food, great walks and lots of opportunities to relax and unwind. I am hoping we can book again for next Easter when 2016 bookings are open.Helen D - 4th April 2015
We had a lovely time at the cottage. I shall definitely contact you in a few months time if we decide to book up again next year.Hanna B - 27th December 2014
The cottage is amazing! We do come to Wales at least once a year so I will be in touch when it's time to plan our next trip.Nilam V - 24th December 2014
We have had a truly lovely weekend at Gladstone, in Aberdaron. Thank you.Helen D - 13th June 2014
We enjoyed our stay at Gladstone. It is a lovely cottage in a great location.Roy D - 30th December 2013
We had a great stay in the cottage. Thanks for everything.Pete M - 27th October 2013
We really enjoyed our stay!Libby B - 3rd May 2013
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