Moel y Geifr

Ref: 1075
Above Harlech, Snowdonia National Park (View Location on a map)
7 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£843 7 Night Breaks From
£17.20 Average Per Person Per Night
Handpicked Highlights

Moel y Geifr was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Moel y Geifr too!

  • Mountain farmhouse - a very chic rural escape
  • Truly inspiring panoramic views that take your breath away
  • Inglenook fireplace, 2 log burning stoves, underfloor heating
  • Ideal hill walking from your door
  • Harlech 5miles, Portmeirion 8 miles, Castle Cottage (food & drink) 4 miles

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Rated 4.3/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • Sea Views
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Moel y Geifr

Mountain farmhouse for holidays above Harlech & Shell Island with fabulous Snowdonia views.

  • Perhaps the finest mountain and sea views in the whole of Snowdonia National Park (or indeed in the whole of Wales) are yours to enjoy from this newly restored mountain farmhouse for holidays perched high above Harlech.
  • Sweeping views across the whole of the Llyn Peninsula and on clear days the hill top on Bardsey Island.
  • Close by - within a short walk is The Old Farmhouse - sleeps 4
  • The open plan ground floor is dominated by a wide mountain farmhouse inglenook with two huge white sofas, there are Georgian shuttered windows and a dining table made from local oak.
  • Light bright bedrooms have characterful features and traditional Welsh blankets.
  • Enjoy spectacular panoramic Snowdonia views from the vast glass conservatory with its massive oak beams and star gazing in the unpolluted night.
  • Harlech has a range of amenities including bank, post office, internet cafe, Spar, chemist, filling station, doctor and interesting independent shops.
  • Unforgettable views of Llyn, Snowdonia and Harlech coast on route to farm house.
  • A magnificent retreat. An incredible place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
  • Warmed by two woodburners, underfloor heating and the water comes direct from the mountains.
  • The drive to get to the property is an adventure .care must be taken . Winter months are for 4 wheel driven vehicles only.
  • The views are truly inspiring and take your breath away .
  • The interior provides a very chic rural escape .

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 7. 1 Double with ensuite, (corner shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin). 1 Double and 1 'Bunk' style with Double bed and Single bed on top. All on 1st floor.

Bathroom with wash basin and toilet, bath with shower over on 1st floor.

Cloakroom on ground floor with wash basin and toilet.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room fully fitted, well-appointed kitchen area with split level electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, small oak table with wooden wall benches 2 stools. Dining/Sitting area with large oak dining table seating 6, wide inglenook with wood burner, 2 large three seater sofas, Sky TV, CD/radio.

Conservatory with specially designed oak frame, multi-fuel stove, slate floors, 'L' shaped sofa, oak dining table with 8 chairs, large telescope for star gazing flat screen TV with Sky, panoramic views of bay and mountains.

Grounds fully enclosed gravelled area, lawn barbecue and garden furniture.

Please note the lane from the main road to the cottage is narrow and steep in parts.


Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter Short Breaks available - please enquire for more details

WiFi - No

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes

Fuel - May to September inclusive. Outside these dates 60 p/w. Logs provided.

Dogs - 2 dogs welcome @ 25 each.

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - Yes

Bed linen - Included as standard

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.3/5

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About the Area

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Harlech Castle

  • Harlech Castle is romantically silhouetted on a hillside to the south with the vast bay below where two rivers join the sea forming the spectacular Glaslyn Estuary with majestic and dramatic Snowdonia, with mighty Snowdon at its heart as a backdrop. Snowdonia National Park and Harlech Town
  • Enjoy a holiday at any time of the year in this house above Harlech with fabulous mountain and sea view
  • views.
  • From the house there is a circular walk, passing two lovely lakes, fly fishermen will enjoy the challenge of catching trout here - weekly fishing permits available (3 days notice please and a weekly fee of 20 payable to the owner).
  • Beyond the lakes are a ring of standing stones - magical and mysterious a place of peace and beauty.

Harlech & Llandanwg Beaches 5 miles from mountain farmhouse

  • Harlech and Llandanwg are 2 beautiful beaches which are never crowded and totally unspoilt and across the estuary the village of Borth y Gest has lovely sandy coves to explore.

Cadair Idris Walking within easy reach of this farmhouse for holidays

  • Experienced walkers will enjoy walking on Cadair Idris (Chair of the Giant) 892 metres high.

Royal St Davids Golf Course, Harlech

  • Overlooked by Harlech Castle this is one of Wales' premier links courses described by professionals as 'the hardest par 69 in the world'. Families can enjoy the adjoining sandy beach whilst golfers pursue their addiction!

Portmeirion Italianate Village

  • Portmeirion, the Italian style village designed by Sir Clough-Williams Ellis, is nearby and the Ffestiniog Railway starts at Porthmadog crossing the beautiful Glaslyn Estuary.
  • The Welsh Highland Railway also starts from here and is surely now one of Britain's greatest train journeys through spectacular mountain scenery.

Porthmadog Harbour & Railway Town

  • At either end of the town are the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway. Choose between a scenic heritage tour through Snowdonia countryside travelling past the mountain village of Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass to Caernarfon or a mountain tour to Blaenau Ffestiniog where you can visit the Lechwedd Slate Caverns.

RSPB Glaslyn Osprey Project

  • Watch through high powered telescopes and binoculars at the viewing point. See the ospreys feeding their chicks. You may even catch the youngsters first flights. Live images from the nest can be seen on the nest cam in the information centre. Picnic tables are on site from where there are magnificent views of Snowdonia and the surrounding area.

Promenade Cafe Bar, Barmouth & Moorings Bistro, Borth y Gest

  • While in Barmouth drop in at the Promenade Cafe Bar and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and sea views.
  • Moorings Bistro in Borth y Gest is a waterside venue with terrace for sunny days and open fire for winter days. Homemade modern and traditional dishes are prepared using local produce such as Welsh Black beef, lamb, fish and shellfish.

Black Rock Llama Trekking near Black Rock Sands

  • Experience the thrill of walking with these beautiful, intelligent and gentle creatures. A memorable outing for the whole family to enjoy. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Lechwedd Slate Caverns Snowdonia

  • Take a tour deep into the mountain to explore the life of Victorian miners. By narrow gauge train and by foot you will pass through 10 breathtaking caverns and a spectacular underground lake.

Salem Chapel, Cefncymerau near Llanbedr

  • Salem Chapel and attached caretakers cottage is now a Cadw Grade II listed building. The chapel was made famous by artist Sydney Curnow Vosper (1866 -1942) who painted an old lady Sian Owen in a stove pipe hat and Welsh costume attending the chapel. A copy of the painting hangs in the chapel. The original hangs in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool.

Days away

  • Make an half hour excursion to Criccieth, 'Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia', sitting at the 'Gateway to the Llyn Peninsula'. Explore the town's two beaches, ancient ruined castle atop the town, antiques emporia, the Criccieth Lifeboat Station and eat in any one of the excellent cafes, bars and restuarants. If you have time venture further onto the peninsula most of which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A charming and spacious farmhouse for holidays in the foothills of Snowdonia. Family and dog friendly

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Moel y Geifr.

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Castle Cottage
( 3.7 miles away )

Local/welsh produce is used to reflect the seasons. Seafood is bought locally. Children's portions are available.

Hufenfa r' Castell Ice-cream Parlour
( 3.7 miles away )

Delicious handcrafted artisan ice-creams and sorbets in many mouthwatering flavours.

Cemlyn Tea Shop
( 3.8 miles away )

Choose from an extensive range of teas and enjoy the stunning views of Harlech Castle, Royal St David's Golf course, mountains and the sea. Coffee, food and wine are also available.

Tan y Bwlch Cafe
( 4.1 miles away )

Fully licenced cafe serving pizzas, ramblers lunches, fairtrade tea and coffee.

Spooner's Cafe & Bar, Porthmadog
( 4.3 miles away )

Open 7-days a week. Railway-themed venue in an old train shed featuring British fare, local ales & terrace seating.

Moorings Bistro
( 4.4 miles away )

Homemade modern and traditional food with local specialities including Welsh Black beef, lamb, cheeses and local seafood. Open six days week for breakfast, lunch, teas, dinner and for Sunday lunches from 12 noon. Booking advisable.

Sea View Bistro & Coffee Lounge
( 4.5 miles away )

The cafe serves light meals throughout the day and has a wonderful selection of ice creams; take away food is also available. Next door under same management is the bistro serving lunch and dinner 6 days a week. All have tables on terraces with views out to sea.

Bryn Arms
( 4.5 miles away )

Good beer and good food served in the bar or restaurant. Open all day everyday

Passage to India
( 4.5 miles away )

Delicious Indian Cuisine, loved by locals and visitors alike.

Brondanw Arms
( 4.5 miles away )

The pub serves good home cooked food & real ales inside or in the garden Fine views of Snowdonia.

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