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  • Tir Gafr

  • Harlech
  • Ref: 1107
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • 0
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Tir Gafr

  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • 0
  • Ref: 1107
Property Highlights:

  • Lovely cliffside house
  • Captivating, panoramic views over Harlech Beach and towards Portmeirion
  • Overlooking the famous and magical Royal St David's Golf Club
  • Short Breaks available all year apart from School Holidays
  • Enjoy walks on Harlech Beach - beautiful and unspoilt
  • A wonderful base for year round holidays in North Wales

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Price reduction of £75 for 3 to 4 guests.

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Guest Book Comments

A fantastic property with spectacular views. A great location in a lovely part of Wales. We would definitely book again. Furnished to a high standard and very comfortable. When the sun shone it was idyllic. However access would be difficult for anyone not fully fit. There were items that didn't function properly, the DVD remote for example and it contained batteries that had corroded. Keeping an eye on items like this is always going to be difficult in a rental property.

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your review and feedback, glad you enjoyed this lovely property with stunning views.

Jane Etheridge - 31st May 2019

Sehr empfehlenswert, sehr viel Platz, sehr guter Zustand.

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your 5 star review.

A trusted customer - 9th April 2019


A trusted customer - 5th October 2018

+ Great location and wonderful views. + Very clean + WiFi good - Kitchen appliances / utensils a little dated and tired. - Mattress in en-suite bedroom absolutely past it's best (the springs have given up) - TV in the lounge not the best either (approx. 32"). I would expect a decent size smart TV with USB ports etc for a property that has a rental cost of >£2000 / week in peak season - Sofa seating in the lounge is not adequate for up to 7 people. Lastly, whilst the steep access to the property is declared on the website, this should not be underestimated!. The steps from the bottom gate are in need of attention. It's very slippery when wet and the steps are a combination of mud / grass and stone (more stone is required to reduce the risk of slips). Not for the faint hearted.

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that you felt the property was not quite up to standard. although we are clear on the drive and access to the property we will look into maybe tweaking the copy to make it clearer. Your comments have been passed to the owner. Glad that you had a good week.

Reply from: Jill

Please see the owners reply to feedbackAs promised, we have now conferred with our co-owners and are replying to the points raised by this guest as follows: Kitchen utensils a little dated and tired: As a minimum we visit pre and post season and replace kitchen utensils and equipment as necessary. For example, we bought new saucepans and a new kettle in the last year. This complaint needs to be more specific to be taken further. We have a “damages and problems’ book where guests can note any issues like this and our caretaker then takes swift action. To date no-one else has mentioned this. In fact, most people say how well equipped the house is. Mattress in the main bedroom: We agree that a new one is needed and will be replacing it as soon as practicable. TV in the lounge: We consider a 32” TV to be perfectly adequate. The guest comments that the Wi-Fi is good. We do not want a “monster” TV dominating the sitting area nor do we feel we should be providing an entertainment centre. There are books in the house and of course all the local activities available in Snowdonia including walks even in the rain! Seating in the Lounge: As far as seating not being sufficient for 7 people, the family booked for 4 people: 2 adults and 2 children. That comment can only be hypothetical therefore and not based on their experience. The property has been accepted by your local representative and by VisitWales as being well up to the standard required for accommodation up to 7 people. In the sitting area, we have 2 sofas: both 3 seaters, 2 single upholstered arm chairs, 1 other single chair with cushion and a “pouffe”!! the guest seems to imply that we need a third sofa but this would take up too much space in the sitting area. To date, (since 2009), we have had no complaints about inadequate seating from any group of 7 guests. Steep access and steps to lower gate: We would say that potential clients have been adequately warned through your brochure about the steep access to the house. We reinforce this in our Information Folder in the house where we describe the drive as being not for the fainthearted (our exact words) and advise on alternative parking places. Therefore I do not think we underestimate this issue! We agree that the steps to the lower gate have deteriorated somewhat and need attention. We have already arranged for this to be done as soon as possible.

A trusted customer - 10th August 2018

Very poor welcome pack comprised of half an opened small jar of coffee a pint of milk and no ordinary tea bags along with a unbranded packet of biscuits. House clean, not enough cereal bowls that did not have chips. Seating could have been better were there eight of us some would have been uncomfortable. Beds comfy though. Shame no towels provided as had to travel home with damp towels.

R Gale - 8th July 2018

We love the large windows and fantastic view over the sea and golf course. Lovely big house and garden.

A trusted customer - 22nd June 2018

The property is in an outstanding location with views in all directions from almost every room in the house. It was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. The access is quite a challenge though and you really do need to take note of the warnings on the website. Arriving in the dark is not to be recommended!

J Holt - 23rd March 2018

Tir Gafr is a beautiful house, the views are amazing. Three generations stayed together and all loved it. The path/drive are both very steep but we were warned. The upstairs balcony was wonderful for sitting out watching the golfers, or chilling with a glass of wine watching the sunset.

Susan Whitfield - 30th June 2017
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Property Description

Harlech beachside holiday home near Royal St David's Golf Course

  • This is a magnificent modern beach side holiday home with a totally captivating, panoramic view across Harlech's famous Royal St Davids links golf course, sand dunes and beach - from Snowdonia, across the Lleyn Peninsula and the Bay to Shell Island and Llandanwg beyond.
  • This Harlech beach side holiday home has been renovated and furnished to the highest standards throughout. There is a large balcony on the 1st floor. 3 of the ground floor en-suite bedrooms have French doors opening onto a lower balcony to ensure guests can fully enjoy the truly spectacular scenery.
  • The 1st floor is open plan with kitchen, dining and living areas and large bespoke oak folding doors open out on the balcony - perfect for al fresco meals.
  • Because there is an exceptionally steep gradient from the lower car park, guests will need to be fit to walk the 40 metres uphill along the gravelled garden path to the beach side holiday home entrance. Competent drivers not intimidated by a very steep concrete driveway may wish to use the top drive as an alternative approach down to the house.
  • Please note: due to the steep steps and balconies at this property, this property is unsuitable for children under 8 years of age.


4 Bedrooms sleeping maximum of 7. 1 Double with ensuite (bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin). 2 Twin bedrooms with ensuite (shower cubicles, toilet and washbasin. All on ground floor. 1 Double bedroom and separate bathroom (bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin) on mezzanine floor.

Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room Luxury fully fitted kitchen with electric double oven cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer. Long oak dining table seating 8, wood burning stove. Large stone fireplace, 1 x 2 seater sofa, 1 x 3 seater sofa, matching pouffe, 2 cane chairs and footstool, TV/DVD, music player. Bespoke oak folding doors out on to balcony with garden furniture. All on the 1st floor .

Utility Room on mezzanine floor with washing machine, tumble dryer and sink unit.

Grounds Newly laid out grounds on many levels with terraces, patio, barbecue and garden furniture,

NB - This property is unsuitable for children under 8 - there are steep steps and balconies.

Additional Information

Short breaks - Throughout the Year Excl. Peak & Summer Weeks.

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, there is a 40 metre steep uphill walk through the garden to the house

Fuel - Oil central heating and a starter pack of logs inclusive May to September. Outside these dates 25 p/w

Dogs - No

Travel cot - No

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

About the Area

Royal St Davids Golf Course, Harlech

  • Tir Gafr overlooks the 16th green & 17th tee of the Royal St Davids golf course one of the most famous links courses in the UK featuring in Britain's top 100 golf courses to play before you die! The club house is a short walk away and Tir Gafr residents can receive a discount on green fees.

Holiday home with direct access to Harlech Beach

  • A direct access path to the magnificent Harlech Beach from the house crosses a rural railway line. Please take extra care.

Harlech Beach

  • The superb wide sweep of Harlech Beach is one of the most beautiful unspoilt beaches in Britain with miles of golden sands.

Harlech Town & Castle

  • Dominated by Edward I's huge castle, Harlech has an excellent modern theatre a short walk away which shows the latest films as well as touring drama and dance productions - excellent food at the Castle Cottage and Plas Caf . The town has a good range of local amenities including independent shops, Spar, banks, post office, internet cafe, chemist, health centre, and filling station.

Walking Cwm Nantcol and Cwm Bychan

  • Inland from Harlech there is splendid walking country with 2 lovely valleys, Cwm Nantcol and Cwm Bychan. Enjoy the waterfall walk or the mysterious Roman Steps and look out for the feral goats that roam the high ridges.

The Fairbourne Railway

  • Pay once and ride all day on this 1895 railway from Fairbourne to Barmouth

Llanstumdwy & Lloyd George Museum

  • Llanstumdwy is a picturesque village with a river running through it. Once the boyhood home of Lloyd George the great Statesman now a museum dedicated to his life and work. Do call in at Tafarn Plu opposite for a Welsh ale and or some home cooked food.

Ffestiniog Railway near cottage for holidays Snowdonia

  • The Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway leave from either end of Porthmadog. Choose a scenic Snowdonia heritage journey or a mountain trip to Blaenau Ffestiniog where you could visit the fascinating Slate Caverns.

A Beach for Every Day of the Week

  • Harlech, Llanaber, Criccieth, Abermawr, Dinas Dinlle (NT), Black Rock and Dyffryn Ardudwy. A beach for every day of the week and there are more within easy reach of this beach side holiday home.

Castle Cottage Restaurant, Harlech

  • Castle Cottage is a recommended restaurant in Harlech with a reputation for good food.

Dolmellyn Garden

  • Dolmelynllyn Garden at Ganllwyd has a park, lake, woodland, formal garden, kitchen garden walk and a 16th C house now a hotel where morning coffee is served and occasionally lunches.

Eisteddfa Fishery

  • Eisteddfa Fishery offers game and coarse fishing for all the family on 5 lakes stocked with carp and trout. Tackle is on sale at the site.

Nigel Hughes Photography

  • A full in store service and studio with major brands of digital cameras, digital memory cards and more in Porthmadog.

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

  • Experience a unique tour deep into the mountain to explore the life of Victorian slate miners. By foot and by narrow Gauge train you will pass through breathtaking caverns and beside a spectacular underground lake.

Days away...

  • Experience Snowdonia Adventures. Ride on Zip World's thrilling zip wire, the longest in Europe. Take to the waves at Surf Snowdonia an innovative inland wave garden, Bounce Below in neon lit subterranean caverns strung with giant trampolines and explore Electric Mountain the first hydro company visitor centre in Llanberis.
  • Ceredigion, Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest, Aberystwyth, Devils Bridge and the Cardigan Bay Coast are all within an hour and a half or so drive south. Spot dolphins in the bay, watch Red Kites feeding in the forest and enjoy steam train rides, coastal fun and adventures in the glorious countryside.

This charming holiday home beside the beach in Harlech is a wonderful base for year round holidays in North Wales.

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