Swn y Don

(English Translation)
Ref: 799
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
No Dogs
£542 7 Night Breaks From
£19.36 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.

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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 Swn y Don 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.

Staggered Check-in and Check outs

We are advising all our owners and guests that we recommend they offer staggered checkin/outs to ensure there is adequate time between any two bookings to allow for a full and proper clean for your safety.

Check-in from 5:30pm and Check out by 9:30am

Handpicked Highlights

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

  • Harlech bungalow with wonderful sea views
  • Cosy and comfortable home for holidays
  • Beautiful 10-minute walk to the centre of Harlech
  • Newly renovated garden room
  • All year round short breaks available

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

  • Coastal Area
  • Sea Views
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Swn y Don

Harlech bungalow with wonderful sea views in walking country

  • Swn y Don (Sound of the Waves) in Harlech is a cottage style bungalow with one of the most wonderful panoramic sea views in Wales. From Snowdon to the tip of the Llyn Peninsula - ever changing light and glorious sunsets over Harlech.
  • Looking straight over the golf course with views beyond towards Criccieth and Abersoch.
  • A cosy and comfortable home with quality furniture, bright pictures, a video library of films and plenty of books and games.
  • Newly decorated sunny double bedroom has an original fireplace and stunning coastal views.
  • Large, bright light sitting room is elegantly furnished with some attractive period features.
  • Newly renovated garden room is perfect for some peaceful reading with a gin and tonic.
  • Beautiful new decked area has wooden garden furniture and is ideal for al fresco dining or morning coffee whilst enjoying the views.
  • Small pretty garden is perfect for sunbathing or enjoying the magnificent sea view.
  • Beautiful 10 min walk to the centre of Harlech with it's castle, tea rooms and antique shops.

Layout & Further Information

2 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 4. 1 Double and 1 Twin.

Bathroom with full suite and shower over bath. (Second toilet by the kitchen).

Kitchen well equipped galley style fully fitted kitchen with split level electric cooker with gas hob, microwave, dishwasher & fridge.

Conservatory with washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, second fridge and 2 easy chairs.

Lounge/Diner Georgian style fireplace with coal effect gas fire, 2 sofas, 2 easy chairs, extending dining table in bay window with seating for 4-8 plus children's chairs,TV, video/DVD, stereo, broadband

Garden small enclosed well tended lawn garden. Garden furniture, barbecue and newly decked balcony area.

Additional Information

Short breaks - All year ex. Summer & peak weeks

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, at rear (14 steps down to house) plus on road parking

Fuel - Gas central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £40 p/w

Dogs - No

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

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 5/5

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John Verified Guest
17th October 2020

Spotless and felt safe under current covid sitiuation. Well equipped and owner good enough to ring up to have a chat and check all was well. Great views over Harlech beach.

Sue Burl Verified Guest
11th October 2020

The property was spotlessly clean, very well equipped with the most spectacular view. The owner had thought of everything. The only downside was Harlech itself - there is no pub and the Spa had shut down which meant going down a very steep hill to the Premier near the caravan park/beach. Also the shops were not open very often and any places to eat were not open Monday-Wednesday.

Rachel Petley Verified Guest
27th May 2019

The cottage was absolutely immaculate and beautifully presented. Wine on the table on arrival was a lovely touch. The photos wed seen online didnt really do it justice. Only issues we had were that the directions to get there were out of date - the tv shop and library it directs you past no longer exist! And the bathroom radiator was stuck on even when you turned it off completely - less good when you have young kids you dont want to burn themselves on it. But those were minor issues in the scheme of things. We would definitely return in the future.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your review, we will look at altering the directions and pass your comments onto the owner regarding the radiator, would love to welcome you back again in the future.

Verified Guest
26th April 2019

Very nice cottage with everything you need to relax and discover Northwest of Wales!

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your review we are glad that you had a relaxing stay at Swn y Don.

Verified Guest
28th September 2018

Suited our needs exactly. Was as accurately described.

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.

Harlech/North Wales

  • A short 10 minute walk (quarter of a mile) from the cottage style bungalow takes you into Harlech, a small pleasant town dominated by the magnificent Norman castle with distinctive small shops, courtyard antiques, good restaurants and cafes (try the award winning scones at Freya's), bank, post office, Spar, chemist, health centre and a filling station - also the Royal St Davids' Golf Course, one of the finest links courses in Wales.

Harlech Beach 1 Mile

  • The totally natural and unspoilt sweeping Harlech beach is perfect on a hot summers day for sun, sea and sand. The beautiful wooded Maentwrog Valley is close by with walkways recently restored by the National Trust and National Park.

Porthmadog Maritime Museum

  • Porthmadog Maritime Museum tells the story of world famous topsail schooners and other vessels associated with the rich maritime heritage of the area.

Sherpa Bus Service convenient for Harlech holiday cottage bungalow guests

  • Leave your car behind and enjoy scenic journeys into Snowdonia on the Sherpa Bus Service. Hop on and off all day as much as you like.

Queens Hotel Buffers Restaurant

  • Queen's Hotel Buffers restaurant in Blaenau Ffestiniog is a family run hotel with a bistro style restaurant rated by the tourist board as good value for money.

Blaenau Ffestiniog

  • Cambrian Angling Association in Blaenau Ffestiniog sells day, week and season tickets for game fishing on lakes and rivers.

Precipice Walk Dolgellau

  • This family friendly 3 mile walk takes about one and a half hours. It offers stunning views of the Mawddach estuary and Snowdonia

Nigel Hughes Photography Shop, Porthmadog

  • Nigel Hughes offers a full store service & studio, major brands of digital & film cameras, digital memory cards and more.

Beddgelert Mountain Village

  • Do visit Beddgelert a traditional mountain village with wonderful views and walks. While there take a look at the resting place of the famous dog Gelert and read his sad story.

Black Rock Llama Trekking, near Black Rock Sands

  • Experience the thrill of walking with these beautiful, intelligent and gentle creatures.A lovely occupation for the whole family. Booking in advance is essential

Days way

  • Less than an hours drive will take you all along the Lleyn Peninsula stretching 30 miles out into the Irish Sea with Bardsey, 'Island of 20,000 Saints', off the southern tip. Most of the peninsula is designated An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover glorious unspoiled beaches, secret coves and a dramatic coastline with towering seacliffs, mud flats, heath, farmland and sleepy villages. Eat at Castle Inn, Criccieth, Zinc Cafe Bar & Grill in Pwllheli and The Cliffs in Morfa Nefyn.

Enjoy wonderful seaviews and satisfying walks from this coastal bungalow in Harlech Snowdonia.

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Swn y Don.

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Castle Cottage
( 0.4 miles away )

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

Sea View Bistro & Coffee Lounge
( 4.4 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.

Cadwgan Inn
( 4.5 miles away )

A popular inn with locals and visitors. Eat delicious food in the conservatory or dining room

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

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

Passage to India
( 5 miles away )

Delicious Indian Cuisine, loved by locals and visitors alike.

Allports Fish & Chips, Porthmadog
( 5.2 miles away )

A well-recommended fish & chip shop & restaurant.

Tony's Restaurant
( 5.5 miles away )

Italian restaurant serving pizzas, pastas and more in the restaurant and on the patio

The Golden Fleece Inn
( 6.1 miles away )

Situated in the historic square of Tremadog, the birthplace of Lawrence of Arabia and gateway to the Lleyn Peninsula. It has a unique cave bar, covered courtyard and converted stable block. New Pasta & Pizzeria now open. Take away service also available

Cadwaller's Ice-cream Parlour
( 6.7 miles away )

Italian style cafe experience with a vast range of delicious ice-creams, tea, coffee, cakes & more.

Blue China Tearoom
( 6.7 miles away )

The cafe serves light refreshments, snacks and pizzas etc.

Activities & Attractions

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North Wales coastal cottage -  exterior
Harlech holiday cottage  - lounge
Harlech holiday cottage - conservatory
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Harlech holiday cottage  - exterior
Harlech holiday cottage - conservatory

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