Gwynfa Bach

Cottage in Abergynolwyn Nr Tywyn, Snowdonia, Wales

16 Water Street
Abergynolwyn Nr Tywyn
LL36 9YB

2 Bedrooms «
Sleeps up to 5 «
Price from £349 to £599 per week «
Children Welcome «
Sorry, No Pets «

About the Cottage

Gwynfa Bach really is ‘something special’ a fabulous rural retreat with a wood burner in the main living room, enjoying stunning views overlooking a stream plus the hills in the foreground.  

  • 2 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Pet and smoke-free - ideal for those with allergies
  • Free WiFi
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Double glazing
  • Recently renovated
  • BBQ

It was originally a 19C slate workers cottage and oozes rustic character. 

In a fab location in Abergynolwyn Village, with the Railway Inn just a stone's throw.  Set in the Snowdonia National Park, it’s close to Cader Idris & the Cambrian Coast with its sweeping sandy beaches. Miles of stunning coastal & hillside walks await you and only a few miles from the local towns of Tywyn & Dolgellau, with all their amenities



Living room

From the front door, off the road, there is a lovely spacious living area, which has a carpeted floor. The WOW factor is a wood burner set into a slate fireplace and feature wall. There are:

  • 2x 2 seater settees
  • A wooden crafted coffee table
  • 42” flat screen SMART TV with FREEVIEW
  • Books and games

Dining/kitchen area

A lovely big cottage style kitchen/diner with wood effect laminate floor, underfloor heating, fully fitted units in Shaker Style & block wood style worktops, giving the cottage a very authentic rustic feel.

It is well equipped with everything you require to cook for a family. 

The kitchen boasts a superb range of appliances, including:

  • A fridge
  • Freezer
  • Electric double oven/grill
  • Ceramic induction hob
  • Integrated dishwasher
  • Integrated washing machine
  • Microwave and much more

The dining area has an extendable oak dining table and 6 chairs.  To the rear of the kitchen is an enclosed yard, great for storing water sports gear. 



Bedroom Two (sleeps 3)
With a sash window overlooking the stream to the front of the property just stunning!  

Carpeted floor with bunk beds, single bed, twin wardrobe, 2 bed side tables and a lovely original Victorian fireplace.  

Family Bath & Shower Room 

Stunning Designer Bathroom with: 

  • Driftwood look laminate floor
  • Big walk in shower with a hand attachment
  • Glass shower screen
  • 'tub style’ bath with waterfall mixer taps - hand attachment
  • Twin bowl basins on ‘walnut’ wall hung washstand
  • WC
  • Heated towel rails

Views over the rear with mountains in the foreground and a lovely original Victorian fireplace.


Master Bedroom (sleeps 2)
Carpeted floor with a dormer window on the one side and 2 big Velux windows on the other side, overlooking the stream to the front with mountains all round, just stunning!  

A double bed, single wardrobe, 4 draw chest of drawers, bedside table and rocking chair. 


The cottage is set in a quiet lane, within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and is surrounded by spectacular scenery, the front patio area is enclosed and West facing, which benefits from the sun nearly all day & evening. 

There is garden furniture & a BBQ for you to use. You will enjoy listening to the water flowing.

Additional Information

Short breaks when available: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights.

Changeover day is FRIDAY in the 2017 main season.

There is a £25 booking fee and a minimum charge of £299 applies to any stay. We also ask for a £200 security deposit, which is refundable providing there are no breakages or damage to the property

Prices inclusive of electric, bedding & towels. Please bring your own beach towels.  No pets sorry.

We request a 25% deposit on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the arrival date.

We have a cot & high chair for a baby if needed.

We can accept payments by cheque, Bacs, or card payment (via PayPal). A £35 booking fee applies to each booking.

It is the guest's responsibility to insure against any losses that may occur should the need to cancel their holiday arise. Full terms & conditions are available on request.


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Rates shown below are per night or for the whole week. Where a nightly rate is shown, we offer a 4 night midweek break arriving on Monday leaving on Friday and a 3 night weekend break arriving on Friday leaving on Monday.

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