Sleeps: 8 plus cot
Price: £500 - £990
Type: Internet | WiFi, Near Beach, Pet Friendly, Real Fire
Pant-Golau is Welsh for a sunny or bright valley, and it certainly was the day we visited. This pet-friendly family holiday cottage is at the end of a charming little row of three cottages in a little hamlet called Pensarn. But the country setting belies what is quite a posh and modern property inside. Chic, I think, would be the right word.
There’s a thoroughly modern kitchen-diner with all the facilities you would expect. But character is added by an exposed stone wall and the oak lintels which sit above two large windows which offer sea views of course. Plenty of room in the lounge too. Three huge sofas face onto a traditional cast iron log burner (for the romantically inclined) and quite a large flat screen TV just off to the left (for the not so romantic).
The sense of style continues with large hanging prints complementing the soft furnishings and décor. Sea views again of course. There’s also a ground floor shower room and WC on the ground floor. Four bedrooms upstairs. Two doubles and two twins, perfect for a large family or two smaller families. And all the other boxes have been ticked; bedside lamps, large wardrobes, luxurious carpet, tasteful curtains etc. Oh, and the sea views are even better up here. To the rear of the cottage is an elevated back garden complete with decking and BBQ.
Sleeps 8 plus cot
Pets 2 Max (£30 per pet)
Bed Linen Provided
Towels Not Provided
Cot and High Chair Yes
As mentioned, Pant-Golau is one of a small collection of houses in Pensarn which is a mile or so to the north of the charming little village of Llanbedr. Just about walking distance to the pub but maybe a car journey if you’re carrying shopping back from the shop. Both pubs in the village serve food. The Victoria Inn has a fantastic beer garden and the ‘Ty Mawr’ has a selection of real ales and a fantastic atmosphere especially when there’s rugby on the TV.
Harlech with its famous castle and 18 hole links golf course is five minutes away by car and the larger seaside town of Barmouth is about ten minutes away in the opposite direction. So plenty of other restaurants and shops within easy reach. This pet-friendly family holiday cottage overlooks the Artro river estuary and the famous Shell Island.
Fantastic blue flag beaches are dotted all along this coastline but one of our favorites was Llandanwg beach just a mile up the coast. We ordered a pizza from the small café there before sitting on the beach with a glass of chilled white wine and watched the sun dipping down over the mountains of the Llyn peninsula. Idyllic.
The little lane leading to the cottage eventually leads up towards Cwm Nantcol and the lake at Cwm Bychan. So the cottage provides a great base for walking, cycling and fishing. The lake holds brown trout and a fish known locally as “the red-bellied char”.
Prices and Availability
Prices and Availability
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