- Wireless Broadband
Ty Capel, sleeps up to 9 and has a stunning modern sitting room looking out over Snowdon.Great for climbing Snowdon.
Ty Capel was built in 1889 and in 2006 was extended and refurbished to add a stunning modern sitting room looking out over Snowdon, and new bathrooms, toilets and a utility room. In early 2007 the dining room was refurbished and now has an exposed stone wall with the original fireplace and an oak strip floor. The village of Rhyd Ddu, which has its own pub serving real ales and good food, is 3.5 miles from Beddgelert, 9 miles from Caernarfon and 9 miles from the award winning beach of Dinas Dinlle. The Welsh Highland Railway (narrow gauge, steam) which starts in Caernarfon, runs past the house and now terminates at Porthmadog. An excellent base for walking,mountain biking, bird watching, fishing, golfing and visiting the many places of interest in the area.
Rhyd Ddu village consists of a handful of houses and a pub surrounded by the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park. Ty Capel (chapel house in welsh) is the finest house in the area both for accommodation and position, you will remember your visit for ever. The owners have had a house in the village for 35 years and still enjoy holidays there with their children and grandchildren.We have recently purchased the cottage next door (2 Glanfa) which sleeps 4/6,contact us for details and availability.
Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge
If it is activity you want, Ty Capel is the place. The Snowdon path starts outside the door, the Nantlle Ridge and other great climbs start from the village without a boring drive. If you land up on the other side of Snowdon then a regular Summer bus service (Snowdon Sherpa) will drop you back at the door.
The house is warm and cosy and includes the following equipment: fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, hob, oven, toasters, kettle, washing machine, iron and ironing board, cd/tape/radio player, large screen TV with free2air satellite, video player (on separate tv), dvd player, payphone (your mobile will not work here), Aga type stove for cooking and water heating . In Summer, water is heated via an immersion. Heating is included. All the other electricity by £1 coin meter.
Downstairs there is a large living room with Aga type stove at one end (winter use only) and an inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove at the other. Off this is the Chapel Room with another woodburning stove looking out over the large garden and Snowdon, with patio doors leading to a sheltered south facing terrace with tables, chairs and beautiful flowers. The fully equipped galley type kitchen is off the living room and at the back is a new shower room, separate toilet and utility room. There is also a separate dining room with a large table and antique Welsh dresser.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, 2 with double beds, 1 with twin beds and 1 with 3 single beds. Off the landing is a large modern bathroom, from the bath you can see the summit of Snowdon and 2 narrow gauge railways! There is also a separate toilet.
Outside there is a large secluded garden with uninterrupted views of the mountains and gates to stop small children escaping. There is secure car parking for 4 cars alongside the house and adjacent is our private car park for more parking or football.
Weekly lets Friday to Friday (arrive after 15.00hrs, depart by 10.00hrs), bed linen is supplied so guests only have to bring towels (towels available for an extra charge of £5 per person for a bath and hand towel). For others' comfort and wellbeing, no pets or smoking. Rent includes bed linen (but not towels) heating and wood for the stoves. All other electricity via a £1 coin meter.
Broadband is available with wireless router(£10 per week or short break). Bring your laptop to keep up to date with family, friends and work (if you must) plus updates on things to do via the internet.
Deposit 1/3rd of rent, balance 8 weeks before holiday. Security bond of £100, returnable after a satisfactory inspection at the end of your holiday.
Prices from £300 - £900pw.
How To Get Here
Easy to find on the A4085 between Beddgelert and Caernarfon - Holyhead less than 1 hour's drive away, Manchester Airport 2 hour drive. Nearest mainline station Bangor is a 1/2 hour drive (approx 3 1/2 hrs to London).