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Old Cart House

Llanwddyn, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 989104)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “Lovely property with outstanding views of the Lake.”

    Great location for hiking. Met owners who were lovely and asked us if everything was okay, which it was. We would definitely go back again.

    Great location for hiking. Met owners who were lovely and asked us if everything was okay, which it was. We would definitely go back again.

    - Ian, May 2024


  • One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Courtyard with gravelled area and seating
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.8 miles, pub 1.5 miles, lake 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Property is set on a working farm, with the owner’s also living on-site
  • Note: Internal adjoining doors to neighbouring property will be locked unless cottages are booked together

The property

Looking out upon the glistening waters of Lake Vyrnwy in Powys, the lovely, one-bedroom holiday cottage of Old Cart House can be found.

Stone-built and timber-clad, featuring off-road parking for one car, a gravelled outdoor seating area with magnificent lake views, and an array of well-presented, hand-crafted interiors, this charming home welcomes a couple, and their two well-behaved dogs, for a refreshing getaway to the beautiful Welsh countryside.

Park up, and take a moment to breathe in your idyllic new surroundings, before you make yourself at home in your wonderful new abode, where you and your partner can prepare a tasty, home-cooked meal whilst you soak in gorgeous lake views through the French doors in the fully-equipped kitchen area; gather around the dining table, before you kick back and relax with a film on the wall-mounted Smart TV.

Once the sun has set, head upstairs to rejuvenate with a hot shower before you tuck yourselves in for a well-earned rest in a sumptuous double bed.

Make memories with your nearest and dearest in Wales when you book an escape to Old Cart House.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 989102 and 989103, together sleeping up to eight guests.

Lake Vyrnwy Cottages

Resting on the banks of the serene Lake Vyrnwy in Powys, North Wales, you will find the superb collection of holiday homes belonging to the Lake Vyrnwy Cottages. A trio of stone-built properties set within the same barn conversion, these cottages boast one off-road parking space per property, an outdoor seating area that enjoys breath-taking countryside and lake views - perfect for alfresco wining and dining, along with immaculate, bespoke, hand-crafted interiors carefully and lovingly designed by the owner's son, who is a carpenter by trade. Inside, you'll find fully-equipped, contemporary kitchens, living/sitting rooms complete with Smart TVs and plush seating, and bedrooms with accompanying en-suites, with some enjoying views of Lake Vyrnwy itself. The surroundings of the properties enjoy great access to iconic locations and landmarks such as the Giants of Vyrnwy Trail, the RSPB Llyn Vyrnwy, Dyfnant Forest, Rhiwagor Waterfall, and the mountain peak of Aran Fawddwy. During your stay, you can head to the nearby Dafarn Newydd: Village Stores, Takeaway & Fuel Station, which is just a short drive along the lake, whilst a delicious meal can be savoured at the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel and Spa or further afield at Goat Inn or The Hand Inn, both of which serve up traditional pub fare. For a full day out, jump in the car and explore the many wonders and attractions of the Eryri National Park, including King Arthur's Labyrinth, the viewpoint at Cwm Cynfal, Bala Lake Railway, the waterfall and gorge of Rhaeadr Y Graig Lwyd, and the Llanfair Slate Caverns. Whatever you choose to do during your next visit to North Wales, make sure you do it from the brilliant base of the Lake Vyrnwy Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Bala 13 miles.

Llanwddyn is a small village at the head of the Vyrnwy valley, only half a mile from beautiful Lake Vyrnwy, and the impressive Victorian dam. Standing close to the Snowdonia National Park, and between the Cambrian and Berwyn mountain ranges, this whole area offers stunning countryside. The lake and RSPB estate provides wonderful watersports facilities including windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and sailing as well as game and fly fishing. There is also clay pigeon shooting, cycle hire, birdwatching, numerous walking paths and many other outdoor activities. An ideal location for touring all of Snowdonia and enjoying the sandy beaches of the Cardigan Bay coastline.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas