(near Dolgellau) - Farchynys Hall has two self-catering units, the main house sleeping six persons and the studio apartment sleeping two persons.
Farchynys Hall is a historic country house set in lovely landscaped gardens with views of mountains, river and sea. This charming retreat offers superb accommodation in the wing of a Victorian Manor House.
Farchynys Hall sits on the banks of the Mawddach estuary and in the shadow of the Cader Idris mountain range. As you explore the network of paths and glades around Farchynys Hall you will be intrigued by the magical views. The surrounding area offers some of the finest walking and sightseeing in Britain. Farchynys is to be found in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, one mile west of the village of Bontddu on the A496 Dolgellau to Barmouth road.
Your hosts, Mike and Gretta Ball, would like to extend a very warm Welsh welcome, and invite you to spend a few days of relaxation in an area of astounding beauty.
The Main House
Enter this historic house through an oak studded door surrounded by colourful hydrangeas in summer. The arched entrance hall leads into a spacious open plan living area with a comfy pair of sofas, coffee table, television, and traditional wood-burning stove at one end; and a kitchen/dining area at the other. The modern kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and a washing machine. Also situated on the ground floor is a games room with a dart board, pool table (50p), and electric organ.
A Victorian pitch pine staircase leads up from the hallway to the first floor. On this floor there is a delightful 4 poster double bedroom with exquisite pine furniture and a vanity unit. Also on the first floor is a spacious bathroom with wc, hand basin, deep full-size bath and separate shower en suite. The stairway then rises to the second floor where there are two further large bedrooms. One is a bright and sunny double room and the other, a charming twin bedded room; both littered with attractive pitch-pine furniture, Bed linen is provided on all beds, but if towels are requested they are available at an extra charge. The house normally sleeps 6 people but additional beds or cots can be provided on request.
The Studio Apartment
This secluded bijou apartment is a self contained pied-a-terre, with wood panelling and bright and cheerful decor. There is a sofa/bed (sleeps 2), colour television, stone featured fireplace and kitchenette with cooker, microwave and fridge. Separate shower room en-suite. Bed linen is provided; but if towels are requested they are available at an extra charge.
Directions to Farchynys Hall
On the road to Barmouth from Dolgellau, you will pass through the village of Bontddu. One mile further on you will arrive on a straight stretch of road which ends with a sharp right hand bend (with black and white chevron warning signs). Just before this bend, turn down left onto a long straight private driveway which crosses a field. At the end of the 100m driveway, fork left, and you will see a large house with a Victorian conservatory. This is Farchynys Hall, and we will be there to greet you!!