Arosfa Cosy Cottage near the Beach

Cottage in Fairbourne, Cambrian Coast, Wales


2 Bedrooms «
Sleeps up to 5 «
Price from £299 to £499 per week «
Children Welcome «
Pets Considered «

About the Cottage

New for 2018

Arosfa Cottage is a quaint 18th Century cottage, ideal for your budget break in glorious Snowdonia.

  • Sleeps 4/5
  • 2 Bedroom Stone Cottage

This basic, but very cosy 2 bedroom stone cottage is just a short walk to the sweeping sandy beach in Friog. A great little bolt hole to explore The Mawddach Trail & Wales Coastal Path plus very reasonably priced, so ideal for active outdoor guests. 

Arosfa has a very rustic feel, enjoying lovely rural and mountain views and just a short walk to Fairbourne village and railway. This delightful cottage has recently been upgraded, but retains many character features including an inglenook fireplace and ceiling beams, along with the comforts of modern living including, ECO electric heaters. This property does not have WI-FI.



Sitting/Dining Area

With original flagged slate floor, beamed ceiling and an electric ‘log burner style fire’ set into an Inglenook fireplace with slate hearth, which provides the central feature in this room.

Sit and enjoy the ambiance on a cosy 2 seater sofa and easy chair.

For entertainment:

  • 22” flat screen TV 
  • A selection of books board games

For dining there is a drop leaf wooden table and 4 period dining chairs. 

Views of the hills to the front.

Galley Style Kitchen

With views over the fields towards the beach. 

  • Quarry tiled floors
  • A number of fitted units with sink & drainer 
  • A new double electric oven and grill
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Fridge with freezer box (no separate freezer)
  • A small but well-equipped kitchen, with all the necessary cooking utensils.


Downstairs bathroom with

  • Tiled walls and cushion floor 
  • WC 
  • Vanity wash basin
  • Small step in corner bath with electric shower over the bath.
  • Heated towel rail


Reading area with Lloyd Loom chair on the landing.

Front Bedroom

This carpeted family room can sleep 4. It has an:

  • ECO electric heater
  • Window overlooking the front garden and the hills
  • A double bed 
  • Adult size bunk beds
  • 2X bedside tables
  • A period four drawer chest  
  • built-in wardrobe

Rear Bedroom

This carpeted double room has:

  • A free-standing heater
  • Enjoys peaceful rural views and looks towards the beach
  • A double bed with bedside table
  • There is also a period dressing table with drawers

All bed linen is provided. Bath and hand towels are provided for each person staying in the cottage.

Beach towels are NOT provided so please bring your own.

NB: Low headroom in places and not suitable for guests with mobility issues.  


The cottage is set back from the road, with its own sunny terrace to the side enjoying views of the hills and fields with grazing sheep.

There is a metal patio set with 4 chairs to sit and enjoy the views.

There is no dedicated parking, but there are parking spaces opposite the cottage.

Near By...

The cottage is located off the Dolgellau to Tywyn road in the village of Friog.  It is a quiet road most of the year.  It is just a short walk to Fairbourne (1/2 mile) where there is a very good Indian Restaurant and beach side eatery plus a village shop.

Set in The Snowdonia National Park, the villages of Friog & Fairbourne are ideally situated for water sports, cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker’s paradise with numerous walks on the doorstep. Come and explore this amazing area. Mid Wales is truly stunning and a 'well-kept secret' by discerning globetrotters. 

Additional Information

We will consider taking one well behaved, small or medium size dog, a supplement of £25 applies. 

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

Changeover day is FRIDAY in the main season.

There is a £35 booking fee and a minimum charge of £199 applies to any stay. We also ask for a £150 security deposit, which is refundable providing there are no breakages or damage to the property.

Prices inclusive of energy, bedding and towels.

We will consider taking one well behaved, small or medium size dog, a supplement of £25 applies

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


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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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