Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Step from the garden onto beautiful Welsh sands, gaze out to sea through a large window in the lounge. Inside find antiques and 70s pieces


3 bedrooms


Sleeps 5


Off the main coast road, past the back of the holiday homes and keep going till you almost hit the sea. Carmel – one of three wooden 1920s PVC-covered bungalows – is a vintage nugget inside. Pure 70s, from the glorious fabrics for curtains and colourful shag pile rug, to the stone fireplace and wooden kitchen. The floorboards are original wide oak, the panelling on the walls is old too, and painted creamy white. Dotted about are some oak and mahogany pieces and a serious collection of really good, mainly Welsh, modern art. A picture window in the sitting room (perfect sunsets) looks out to the garden, where the sea laps against the wall at high tide. In winter hunker down: read a book or watch the bird life from the comfort of the funky leather bucket seat. Let the waves lull you to sleep in tiny, hobbit-like bedrooms with great charm – the single has original 70s hardback books, the double looks out at the view – sit up in bed with a cup of tea and feel happy. This is a much-loved family holiday home, which Eluned’s Dad bought in 1945 for £45! Tons to do round and about, or just stay put and watch that wild water.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information


Towels for drying after splashing in the sea.

Safe sandy beach in front of the house. Coastal path to run along.


Nightly price
from £36
Weekly price
from £250
1 Cottage for 5
From £363 bedrooms


Beautiful place home away from home, has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. stunning views plus many places to visit close by. We love it that much were looking forward to our 5th year visit soon.

Annette, Oxfordshire

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Eluned Rowlands

  • The medieval castles of Caernarfon, Beaumaris, Conwy, Cricieth and Harlech are just a few miles away.
  • You can climb Snowdon from Llanberis (20 mins. away by car), or take the train to the summit.
  • The Italianate village of Portmeirion (with its excellent restaurants) is about 30 minutes away.
  • You can explore the Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia, the Isle of Anglesey and the North Wales coast at leisure.
  • A list of excellent local restaurants or gastropubs is available on request.
  • There are National Trust properties in the vicinity, and interesting museums (eg, slate museum at Llanberis, and slate caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog).