Tal y Waen :The House

Tal y Waen is a traditional stone and slate three-bed roomed,  farmhouse sleeping 6. Nestling in the mountains above Llanberis, it is a good option for families who are looking for houses to rent at a very affordable price. The property is located six miles from Snowdon on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, there are spectacular views of the sea ,Caernarfon, and Anglesey,  The location is perfect for visiting Snowdon and the other magnificent mountains of the Snowdonia National Park,  the North Wales beaches and coast, Anglesey and the Lleyn peninsular, and the historical towns of Caernarfon, Conwy and Beaumaris.

Room by Room Description:

  The old farmhouse Kitchen has a Rayburn nestling in its inglenook (this is not normally lit in the summer unless its unseasonably cold) and is fully fitted with modern units and appliances. There is cooker, fridge, dishwasher, Kenwood chef and all the pans and cooking equipment you might possibly need to prepare the most elaborate meals and, if you just want to bung something in the microwave - there's one of those too!  We provide all cleaning materials including dishwasher tablets. 

The Utility Room doubles as an efficient  drying room with plenty of hanging space, dehumidifier and floor-level heater. There is also a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer.  Leading off the utility room is a downstairs toilet and basin and a separate electric shower room.

The Dining Room has a large oak table and eight chairs and two old dressers complete with two full dinner services, glasses etc. 


The atmospheric Lounge has a huge inglenook fireplace, a sofa and six other chairs.  The bookshelves bulge with every sort of book to snuggle up with next to the fire including our comprehensive library of books on mountaineering and Wales.  There's a freesat colour T.V. , a DVD player and a music system to play CDs , MP3s and tapes. 


The bathroom has a bath, toilet and basin 

opposite a small bedroom sleeping two in a bunk bed.  



There's another bedroom sleeping four in two bunk beds 

Double bedroomand a double bedroom.  All beds have bedside lights and come with all bedding (continental quilts and two pillows each) ready made up. There are plenty of spare blankets and hot water bottles should you feel chilly.  Also, unlike many other self-catering properties.  We also provide towels. 


Back patio

The house has its own front garden and patio out the back with table and chairs for enjoying 'al fresco' meals.  There is plenty of parking  in front of the house. 

What is included in the price? We include all bed linen and one bath towel per person plus bath mats, tablecloth, tea towels and dishcloths. We also provide dishwasher tablets, washing powder, bin bags and cleaning materials, some toilet rolls and soap. 

Also included in the price is all coal and electricity. The oil fired Raeburn central heating is not normally on during July and August. , but is outside those months, and is included in the price.

Hot water is from a large immersion heater.  Electricity is included in the price 
 Tesco and Asda can deliver to the property if you order online and contact us to warn us if they are delivering before you arrive.

Local Facilities Deniolen village is a mile away and has two shops and a pub.  There are more extensive shops including banks, cafes, takeaways ,cash machines, chemists, ironmongers, butchers and bakers in Llanberis and Bethesda each 3 miles away.  Large supermarkets , stores and swimming pools can be found 8 miles away in Caernarfon and Bangor. 

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