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The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd

Ref: 1739
Trefriw, Conwy (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 3 Dogs
£1,011 7 Night Breaks From
£24.07 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 4:30PM and Check out by 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd too!

  • Luxury Farmhouse sleeping 6 in Snowdonia
  • Designer kitchen and renovated to the highest boutique standards
  • Welcomes 3 dogs free with enclosed garden
  • Woodburning stove & underfloor heating throughout
  • Action and Adventure - Zip World and Surf Snowdonia on the 'doorstep'
  • Set in 22 acres with stunning walks from the door

Rated 4.9/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Car Charging
  • Cot Available

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About The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd

The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd is a stunningly renovated farmhouse, with its local natural stone exterior and luxurious and interior it is one of the highlights of our portfolio. Guests will fall in love with its setting with mountain, valley and woodland views, crafted with the finest materials and maintaining the ambience of a luxury Welsh farmhouse, this is a truly amazing place to stay. Perched high on a hillside above Trefriw, between Conwy and Betws-y-Coed.

This is a charming, unspoilt part of beautiful North Wales is a region rich in outdoor action and adventure, from the world's first inland surfing lagoon-Surf Snowdonia, zip wires at Zip World, high ropes, and cavern trampolines, to the many forest walks, mountain bike trails, hills, lakes and rivers for which the area is rightly famous for. People travel from all over Europe to have a go on Zip World - booking is vital. Join scenic footpaths straight from your doorstep, go onwards and upwards from the cottage and you'll come to two lovely, little-visited lakes, Llyn Geirionydd and Llyn Crafnant.

The luxury Shaker Kitchen Company kitchen is the focal point of a fabulous house, with open plan living and capacious living room /dining room, the ideal focal point for friends and family to gather, here we have the perfect setting to enjoy views across the stunning Conwy valley below.

Large feature fireplace and superb herringbone pattern oak floor offer a wonderful relaxing sanctuary to sit and watch the fire or sit with friends and family to enjoy the charms of this wonderful conversion.

Welcoming 3 dogs with enclosed rear garden, this is a place for families and friends to gather and holiday in fantastic surroundings. Eco-friendly ground source heat pump means a warm welcome and fabulously relaxing environment to discover the marvels of the local countryside. Sheltered outside seating and BBQ to enjoy in the warmer months.

There are two good pubs, The Old Ship and The Fairy Falls, a cafe, and the restaurant Chandlers Brasserie, all within walking distance (approx 15 mins down the hill and slightly longer on the way back up!).

  Gelli Newydd also has 2 neighbouring stunning properties The Bothy at Gelli Newydd, which sleeps 2, and The Barn at Gelli Newydd also sleeping 6.

Layout & Further Information

3 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. Super-king bedroom with ensuite, super king-size zip and link (configured on request to super-king or twin beds) bedroom and a twin bedroom all on 2nd floor. There is ample storage, a wardrobe and chest of drawers in each bedroom as well as luxurious Egyptian cotton bed linen, down duvets and a hairdryer in each bedroom.

2 Bathrooms on 2nd floor, ensuite with shower cubicle, toilet, washbasin, underfloor heating, heated towel rails and mirror. Family bathroom with luxurious roll-top bath, separate shower, toilet, washbasin, mirror and radiator on 2nd floor. The owners are experts having owned and ran a bathroom company so rest assured the house has only the finest appointed facilities and finish. All of the showers are Hansgrohe, and the heating throughout the house is eco ground source heat pump meaning it is maintained at a constant temperature. The one thing that you will love is the constant temperature. Beware though you may not wish to leave.

Separate cloakroom with WC and basin downstairs.

Open plan kitchen/dining room, the kitchen is brand new, luxury fitted Shaker Company kitchen, modern and sophisticated with light grey units, breakfast bar and sofa to sit and enjoy a glass of wine whilst cooking, induction hob, single oven, integrated dishwasher, and built-in 2 under counter fridges and built in the microwave making this an ideal family escape. Use one fridge for your favourite chilled drinks and the other for the family feasts. Large table, with 6 chairs and the most wonderful spacious kitchen with doors outside to the seating area and BBQ with extensive views of the valley below.

Separate large utility room ideal for the dogs to sleep, separate cloakroom WC and washbasin. The utility has the benefit of a washing machine, an under-counter freezer and very large storage for coats and shoes and non-food items.

Large lounge with feature fireplace with a glorious beamed hearth and wood burner and luxurious 2 seat sofa and 2 armchairs make this the perfect setting to unwind, read a book and enjoy your favourite tipple. In the TV area of the lounge is a 50' Smart TV with Freesat channels and two 3-seater sofas.

Hallway with plenty of space for coats and walking boots, with large pew and coat hooks.

Grounds with a rear secure garden for dogs. The garden is fully enclosed with a large lawn, private patio with handcrafted bespoke BBQ, firepit, outside seating and wonderful valley views. The gardens are private and not overlooked from the Bothy or The Barn. Featuring a covered seating area and benefitting from a bespoke BBQ - with one of the best views in our portfolio for outside eating.

Note: Please take care with small children.

There is a heated and secure bike store (shared with The Bothy and The Barn) with racking and hooks to safely store and dry your bikes, paddleboards and other outdoor equipment.

Additional Information

  • Short breaks - Yes, short breaks available apart from Summer school holidays
  • Dogs - Yes, 3 free of charge
  • Changeover Day -Friday
  • Towels - Yes
  • Bedlinen - Yes
  • Cot - Yes on request
  • Highchair - Yes on request
  • Fuel - Inclusive, there is a wood burner in the lounge (firewood provided) and eco ground source heat pump providing underfloor heating downstairs, heated floors in the bathrooms and a constant ambient temperature.
  • Parking - Yes for 3 cars, electric car charging point available

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.9/5

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Verified Guest
15th June 2022

The cottage is in a fabulous setting. It is well equipped and comfortably furnished. The owners are lovely and went over and above to make us feel welcome and ensure we had everything we needed, including checking we were warm enough.

Kevin Rose Verified Guest
2nd May 2022

Just amazing, perfectly clean and very spacious. Perfect for 6 of us and a dog.

Liz Ferrari Verified Guest
20th April 2022

Cottage beautifully appointed although road up a little challenging for some may be. Layout and functionality brilliant although being a coffee lover .. did hope for a coffee machine in kitchen :) Hubby adored the log burner, panoramic views stunning, look forward to revisiting again.

Verified Guest
7th February 2022

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy to hear that you had such a fantastic stay The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd - the owner has done such a fantastic job to make the cottage so welcoming and cosy, especially with the fireplace, and always goes above and beyond with lovely welcome gifts, as well. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the property again soon!

Annabelle Bates Verified Guest
27th November 2021

The Farmhouse is stunning from the moment of pulling into the drive, the owners have created a magical space with high-quality finishes and thoughtful touches, we switched off and settled very quickly, it was sad leaving. It is in a wonderful spot with easy access to pretty much all of North Wales by car. The only downside to the property is the amazing garden only had lighting at the back door, which makes picking up after your dog very hard in the dark - make sure you have a very good torch. The rest of the grounds and outbuildings are very well lit. Additionally, it needs to be made clearer before booking that dogs are not allowed on furniture or upstairs, we have a dog with (vocal) separation anxiety so this was hard at night. We had a fabulous stay and would definitely book again.

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at The Farmhouse at Gelli Newydd.

The Wright Family
7th August 2021

Such a wonderful property in a stunning location. We've had lots of adventures exploring locally - we all loved the abandoned mine! The kids of course loved zip world but their favourite was kayaking lake Geirionydd down the road. So much to do - we'll definitely be back! x  

Dennis & Diana
18th June 2021

Thank you Lisa & Martin for a great base for our holiday. Came up to family in Llanwrst. we'll be back! A lovely conversion of the farm buildings - finished to a high standard. The barn was very private with a lovely sitting area outside and stunning views down the valley to Crimpiau (& a bit of Moel Siabod!) Great walks from the door - we walked to view Trifan and the worsehae behind.

Blair & Elia family
15th May 2021

We had a wonderful time at Gelli Newydd. The house and setting are beautiful. Lots to do in the area for all the family and we have been so lucky with the weather! A real home from home. We hope to return. Best wishes x.

Cliff, Teresa, Keir & Abbey (and Lexie dog)
8th May 2021

We had a lovely week and would love to have stayed longer!This is a wonderful house in a gorgeous setting. Thank you for restoring this beautiful house you have done a fabulous job!We hope to come back soon to enjoy the wonders of this stunning landscape... Loved it!

Danyl, Nadine & family
30th April 2021

We have had a wonderful stay in this amazing home in such a beautiful part of the world. The farmhouse is truly fantastic and your attention to detail is outstanding. Everything we could ask for was provided! Thank you also for the walking & cycling routes. Can't wait while we come back next year! xxxx  

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

You won't have to cover huge distances here, but there's a whole world of experiences close by such with Betws-y-coed just down the road, Adventure Parc Surf Snowdonia, Zip World Quarry, Bodnant Gardens, Ffin y Parc Gallery, Historic Conwy, and many north Wales coastal towns, beaches, castles and historical sites to discover.


Trefriw has a vibrant heart, so expect a friendly welcome at the post office/shop, the award-winning butchers, the fantastic working woollen mill, in the two pubs, and in the brasserie and local cafe.

Action and Adventure

The perfect base for those looking for a thrilling new adventure or challenge, be it abseiling, canoeing, coasteering, climbing or mountain biking, go on give it a go! There is something for everyone right here in the immediate area, with activities to exhilarate and quench the thirst of every thrill-seeker. Take to the trees with friends and family at Zip World Forest to tackle ropes, nets and swings strung through the canopies, or the Fforest Coaster toboggan run and the new Plummet 2, a pulse-pounding 100ft/30m drop through a trapdoor that's the closest things to free fall this side of an aeroplane.

For more woodland forays you can go walking, riding and mountain biking in the glades of the Gwydyr Forest. Other outdoor activities include canyoning and scrambling, and if you want subterranean adrenaline thrills there are these too, at nearby Go below Underground adventures. Adventure Parc Surf Snowdonia is just 4m away, Zip World Quarry 10m, Bodnant Gardens 6m, Ffin y Parc Gallery 4m, Betws-y-Coed 6m, Historic Conwy 9m, and many other fabulous north Wales coastal towns, beaches, castles and historical sites to be discovered. 

Lakes & Mountains from the door

Trefriw is blessed with two of the most spectacular lakes (Geirionydd and Crafnant). Both lakes lie in the most stunning surroundings and offer different facilities. Geirionydd offers watersports for everyone (paddle and powerboating) whilst Crafnant is a much more peaceful environment. The community lead project Trefriw Trails has 8 waymarked trails which are suited to all ages and abilities for walking and cycling.

The Fairy Falls - Trefriw

Take a look at these beautiful waterfalls, a hidden gem in Trefriw, just a very short uphill walk up the path opposite the Fairy Falls Inn.

Trefriw Mill

The River Crafnant, tumbles down from mountain lakes, provides the power to run the machines at Trefriw Woollen Mill, which have been producing traditional Welsh bedspreads for over 150 years. You can take a tour of the mill and watch its clattering, impossibly complicated machinery blending, straightening, spinning, winding and weaving the wool, and then pop into the mill shop to peruse the highly desirable produce.

Mountain Biking

With so many MTB centres on our doorstep, mountain bikers are spoilt for choice. From tranquil forest trails to serious downhill, there is a route for everyone. Two miles from the Marin Trail, Trefriw lies at the very heart of the mountain biking community and offers MTB visitors to the area the chance to refuel and relax.


In a nutshell, this handsome, historic town, is capital of the verdant Vale of Conwy. Llanrwst's famous three-arched bridge across the Conwy, Tu Hwnt i'r Bont is one of the most photographed spots in Wales. It leads across the clear-flowing waters to a beautifully restored 15th-century house now owned by the National Trust. History is thick on the ground wherever you look.

The town has an attractive range of independent shops selling everything from books to artisan and specialist foods.

Snowdon Mountain Railway

If you don´t feel like hiking, you can catch the train to the peak of Wales´ highest mountain. A brilliant way to experience the jaw-dropping landscapes, it is an unforgettable journey.

Beaches and Coastal Paths

With miles of seashore wishing easy reach, you can enjoy wooded estuary walks, large sandy beaches, dramatic cliff paths, secluded bays and traditional Welsh harbour towns and villages. Between the Conwy and Dyfi estuaries, discover the wide and fast waters of the Menai Strait on a speed boat, the spectacular Llyn Peninsula and the alluring mountain-backed areas of Cardigan Bay around Harlech. The possibilities for quiet days without seeing a soul or family days out are endless.

Food & Drink

The pristine countryside, rivers and seas are the source of fine, fresh food and drink and part of your Welsh experience is to discover the wide variety of quality food and drink producers in North Wales. Locally there are a host of restaurants, Cafe's and pubs, takeaways and fast food outlets. Llandudno and other destinations in Conwy County have a wide variety of food types on offer, including European, Indian, Chinese and Thai, as well as more traditional Welsh and British menus. The proximity to the coast means that there is a great choice of fresh fish and seafood on offer.

With a range of national and international award-winning producers such as Edwards of Conwy master butchers, Baravelli's chocolatiers and Parisella's ice cream, you'll enjoy the very best of Welsh produce during your stay in the county. Plus, you can dine out at award-winning restaurants and bars such as Bryn Williams, Signatures and The Albion in Conwy.

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