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Plas Newydd

Ref: 1703
Nr. Aberdaron, Llyn Peninsula (View Location on a map)
13 Guests
7 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs

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.

As seen in The Times (4th October 2021)

Recommended best holiday homes with swimming pools in the UK

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 Plas 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.

Contactless entry

This property also has contactless entry, meaning you do not need to be physically greeted by the owner to receive the keys to enter this property.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 5:00PM and Check out by 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

Plas 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 Plas Newydd too!

  • Exceptional 18th-century farmhouse set in extensive gardens
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool - available from the start of Easter school holidays through to the end of October Half Term 
  • Stunning original features including oak beams and farmhouse kitchen
  • Sleeping up to 13 guests and 2 dogs in luxury accommodation 
  • Family and couple bookings only - no party groups
  • Set in the heart of Llyn Peninsula near Abersoch and Aberdaron
  • Less than 2 miles from the coast including sandy beaches and coastal walks

Rated 4/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Rural Location
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Plas Newydd

Nestled in the heart of the Llyn Peninsula, only a short drive from the flourishing seaside resort of Aberdaron, and also close to both Abersoch and Nefyn, this magnificent 18th Century farmhouse has been thoughtfully restored into a stunning countryside residence. Complete with 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an outdoor heated pool, this luxury farmhouse estate creates an idyllic rural retreat for family and couples. 

  • Outside, enjoy extensive grounds and beautiful gardens, including blooming wildflowers, manicured lawns and a gorgeous trickling stream, which meanders through the bottom of the garden. Spend lazy afternoons in the sunshine with your own private swimming pool complete with a large sun-soaked terrace, comfy loungers, tables and chairs, and a BBQ, perfect for al fresco meals. Please note, the pool is available for use from Easter school holidays through to the end of October half term).
  • Inside, the impressive space combines gorgeous traditional features from the original oak beams, exposed stonework and tiled floors, with all the luxury comforts of a modern home. The extensive accommodation is split between two separate units, the main house and the rear wing.
  • In the main house, discover a magnificent farmhouse kitchen, a family lounge with log burner, five-bedroom and two bathrooms, plus a second utility kitchen, while in the rear wing you will find yet another lounge, study, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. This extensive family home contains a lovely mix of communal spaces for social gatherings and cosy corners to snuggle away with a good book.
  • What's more, Plas Newydd is ideally positioned to explore the dramatic rolling coastline of the Llyn Peninsula. Discover blue flag beaches and spectacular coastal walks with Whistling Sands, Aberdaron beach, Porth Iago and Porth Ysgo, to name just a few, nearby.
  • Visit Porthdinllaen and the famous Ty Coch Inn, or stroll the elegant streets of Abersoch with its trendy shops, impressive architecture and tasty selection of cafes and restaurants. Or, if you're feeling more adventurous, there are a variety of activities on offer from surfing and boat trips to fishing and golf at your fingertips.

Please note: Strictly family and couple bookings only - no party groups, hen or stag parties.

Please be aware, children should be supervised at all times, particularly areas around the pool and stream.

Layout & Further Information

Main house - ground floor

  • Farmhouse kitchen/dining room with Belfast sink, oil-fired four oven AGA set in an Inglenook fireplace and extending dining table with seating for up to 12.
  • Second utility kitchen with electric double oven and hob, microwave, three fridges, two freezers, dishwasher, double sink and storage.
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Lounge with wood burning stove and original fireplace, three-seater and two-seater sofas, armchair, flat-screen TV with Sky and DVD player.
  • Cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC.
  • Twin bedroom with wooden floors and original(ornamental) fireplace, two full-size single beds, pine wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables with drawers.

Main house - first floor

  • Master bedroom with king-size oak framed bed and matching wardrobe, large chest of drawers, bedside tables, leather sofa, garden views and en-suite cloakroom with wash hand basin, bidet and WC.
  • King size bedroom with painted wood-framed bed and matching wardrobe, bedside tables, chest of drawers and low-level windows with lovely views.
  • Single bedroom with full-size single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside table and countryside views.
  • Bunk bedroom with full size painted white wood frame bunk beds, hanging space, chest of drawers, bedside table with drawers and countryside views.
  • Family Bathroom with freestanding roll-top bath and hand-held shower, washbasin and WC.
  • Shower room with shower and washbasin.

Rear wing - ground floor

  • Lounge/summer room with three-seater and two-seater sofas, armchair, flat-screen TV with Sky, antique sideboard and console table, plus patio doors leading onto the rear patio with dining table and chairs and views across the garden. Metal spiral stairs leading to the first floor.
  • Study with a desk and chairs.

Rear wing - first floor

  • King size bedroom with a painted wood-framed bed and coordinating bedside tables, chest of drawers, tallboy, hanging space and low-level windows.
  • Twin bedroom with full-size oak framed beds, integrated wardrobe and drawer and occasional chair.
  • Bathroom with p-shaped bath and shower over the top, washbasin, vanity unit, WC and storage.

Outside - Extensive gardens and grounds with streams and wildflowers. Rear patio area with wooden dining table and 10 chairs. Swimming pool (available from the start of Easter school holidays through to the end of October Half Term) with poolside lawn and terrace with rattan table and chairs, loungers and a BBQ. Stone outbuilding with changing room with washbasin and WC.

Additional information

Short Breaks - Yes, available all year

Dogs - Yes, 2 free of charge

Changeover Day - Friday 

Towels - Yes

Bedlinen - Yes

Cot and Highchair - Yes, 3 available upon request 

Heating - Wood-burning stove and central heating.

Fuel - Inclusive with starter basket of logs.

Parking - Ample floodlit parking for multiple vehicles at the rear of the property.

Swimming Pool - available from the start of Easter school holidays through to the end of October Half Term.

Security deposit - £200 refundable security deposit due on all new bookings.

    Please note: Strictly family and couple bookings only - no party groups, hen or stag parties.

      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 4/5

      All our reviews are independently handled via Feefo, that means each review is a 100% verified customer visiting Plas Newydd.

      Rodolfo Blum Verified Guest
      16th October 2021

      nice home, spacious, comfortable and well equipped. The pool was much appreciated and used frequently.

      Verified Guest
      6th July 2021

      Cottages was lovely had everyone we needed. Lovely location not to far from beach and local shops. Cleaning could of be abit better in cottage as was a few cob webs and dead spiders under beds. So had to do a spider hunt as my daugher has a fear of them. Pool was fab everybody had great holiday. Hoping to return next year.

      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 Plas Newydd.

      Heather & Joe, April, Daz, Ellie, Faye, Liam, Makayla, Freya and Roxy the dog
      2nd July 2021

      Amazing time, pool, house. Kids loved it (as well as adults).Will defo be back.

      Stephanie Bernardes
      18th June 2021

      We had an amazing holiday in your beautiful house with the kitchen of my dreams. We were so lucky with the weather which topped off the holiday perfectly. Thank You and I will most certainly give feedback. Everything was perfect.

      Helen Blake
      4th June 2021

      Fantastic!! Awesome!! Amazing!! You have thought of everything. Probably the best house we have ever stayed in! We hope to come back!

      The Lee Family
      12th September 2020

      A lovely family week away during these strange times. We made it to the top of Snowdon, had a very adventurous walk to Hell's Mouth and spent lots of mornings pottering around Abersoch. An early swim in the pool was a must, as was an evening game of UNO around the table!

      Helena Robinson
      17th July 2020

      We had a lovely week away, we were meant to be in our summer house in Sweden but due to COVID not able to. Wonderful cottage and pool. We had a blast. Thank you David and Jo.

      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.

      Aberdaron

      Look out for the sea coming into view as you descend into this lovely village fringed by its sandy beach, shop and hotel. There are 2 excellent hotels restaurants at Ty Newydd and The Ship, stylish fish and chip restaurant Sblash plus the oldest hostelry Y Gegin Fawr (The Big Kitchen) an ancient Medieval building which was used by pilgrims for sustenance before their sea crossing to Bardsey Island. A sense of history pervades this ancient village. Learn more in the National Trust visitors centre, Porth y Swnt in the car park. In good weather take a boat trip to Bardsey as this is a bird watchers paradise. Uwchmynydd (NT) a hillside just above the village is a heather-covered upland from which to see the island and back along the peninsula to Snowdonia with its mighty mountains.

      Beaches

      Not only is there the beach at Aberdaron but nearby is the lovely bay of Whistling Sands where the sands really do whistle children will be delighted to find!

      Morfa Nefyn

      Travel along the northern arm of the peninsula to the twin villages of Morfa Nefyn and Nefyn both with wide sweeping sandy bays, colourful beach huts in Nefyn and Porthdinllaen Harbour (National Trust) a short walk across the sands from Morfa Nefyn where stands the famous Ty Coch pub voted the 3rd most popular beach bar in the World!

      Plas Yn Rhiw (National Trust)

      The National Trust is a major landowner hereabouts and one of its oldest properties is this sweet little Georgian manor house, surrounded by box hedges and a variety of interesting shrubs and woodlands to explore. Enjoy a hot chocolate in their cafe and have time to absorb the stunning views of the dramatic bay of Hell's Mouth and many bays beyond. On clear days Stumble Head can be seen faintly in the distance.

      Plas Glyn y Weddw Art Gallery

      This is the oldest art gallery in Wales set in a Gothic mansion it makes a perfect backdrop for displaying Wales's best artists of painting, sculpture and ceramics. Surrounded by beautiful lawns and woodland walks it has a conservatory restaurant with excellent food eat out on the lawns in fine weather. An amphitheatre has been constructed in the grounds and is used in Summer for plays, concerts and films a lovely setting for a magical evening.

      Food in Aberdaron

      Two excellent hotels in Aberdaron highly recommended are The Ship and The Ty Newydd has a lovely balcony overlooking the beach with views of two pretty little islands known as the Isles of the of the Gulls. Both are renowned for their seafood of prize-winning locally caught crabs and lobsters. Stock up in the local SPAR which has a meat counter and fresh fruit and vegetables. Buy at the little thatched-roofed Becws Islyn Bakery for bread and cakes and enjoy morning coffee or afternoon tea here.

      Abersoch

      This vibrant seaside village has lots of sheltered, sunny niches along its beautiful sandy beach popular with watersports enthusiasts.

      The annual Jazz festival is held in June and the Wakeboarding Festival in July. Many shops and visitor attractions open all year (with good sales in the shops after the summer) making it a lovely place to holiday in at any time.

      Abersoch Sailing School

      Choose from a range of RYA sailing and powerboat lessons for adults and children. A wide variety of dinghies, day cruisers and kayaks are also available for hire.

      Porth Neigwl (National Trust), Porth Ysgo (National Trust) and other sandy beaches near North Wales coastal holiday cottage

      Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) a large, beautiful bay, nearly always uncrowded even in the height of summer, is a short walk away from this north wales coastal holiday cottage, the tip of the Peninsula and the small, secluded beach of Porth Ysgo (National Trust) or Llanbedrog Sands, a fine National Trust beach which is home also to a very good art gallery - light lunches and teas are served in the beachside conservatory cafe.

      Abersoch is also well known for its excellent sailing and surfing facilities, 18 hole golf course and a wide variety of good restaurants is close by.

      Porth Tocyn Restaurant, Bwlch Tocyn

      A country hotel restaurant with superb food and service, mentioned in the Good Food Guide every year since 1957 and holder of two AA rosettes. Dine in style from the delicious array of dishes on offer and enjoy stunning bay views- well worth a visit.

      Llangian

      A gentle near Abersoch leads to Llangian, one of the prettiest award-winning villages on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales.

      Set on a carefully tended large model working stock farm, the owner's imposing 18th-century farmhouse

      Shearwater Luxury Boat Charter, Pwllheli

      Take a cruise from Pwllheli Marina along the beautiful Llyn Peninsula to enjoy the wonderful scenery and see the abundant marine wildlife.

      Y Gegin Fawr Cafe, Aberdaron & The Sun Inn, Llanengan

      A whitewashed old stone cottage in Aberdaron originally a communal kitchen for 13th C pilgrims going to Bardsey Island.

      The Sun at Llanengan is an inviting pub with open fire, beer garden & patio, real ales and traditional pub food.

      Glasfryn Parc Karting & Quad Bikes

      Try karting on a 600 m x 8 m floodlit track or Quad biking. Good fun for all of the family day or night.

      Organic Trout Fishing

      Try fishing at this organic park in Pwllheli dedicated to offering the best natural produce and the finest trout you can catch.

      Criccieth Heritage Walk

      Criccieth Heritage Walk visits interesting historic sites throughout the town.

      Walking on the Llyn Peninsula

      The Llyn Peninsula has over 100 miles of coastal path, inland walks with hilly terrain, magnificent coastal views and rural landscape. Something for all tastes and abilities.

      Days away

      Take a drive to Snowdonia National Park to enjoy breathtaking scenery, wonderful walking and mountain biking opportunities, steam train rides, Snowdon Mountain Railway, historic buildings, great local produce, fascinating industrial heritage and exciting adventures such as the Zip World's longest Zip Wire in Europe, Fforest Coaster, Bounce Below or Surf Snowdonia in the heart of the countryside.

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