Mountain Cottage

Llithfaen, Gwynedd
+44 (0)7976 530266
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£142 - £214
per night
£999 - £1750
per week

Amazing beaches, a pub you can hike to, a train to get you to Snowdonia… and your own remote cottage with stunning views


3 beds


3 bedrooms


Sleeps 7

Children welcome

£142 - £214 per night

£999 - £1750 per week

The Experience

It’s an adventure just getting here down a farm track on the edge of the mountain. The moment you arrive at Mountain Cottage you’re swept up in the view: sit on the front door stoop and dream. The house is a traditional mountain dwelling, transformed from a ruin but utterly unspoiled, its uneven stone walls and internal window shutters unusually, delightfully intact. 

The living area, warm, woody and open plan, is the hub of the house, with a fireplace centre stage and a big comfy sofa. The kitchen has all the pots and pans you need, superb views for the cook and a Rayburn to churn out the heat. Bedrooms are lovely and each window has a view.

Outside: mossy walls, bracken and wildflowers in spring, a small natural swimming pond for cooling off in summer and utter peace and quiet. Stock up in Pwllheli – just a short drive, stride the coast path round the peninsula, tackle the Snowdonia National Park on foot or by bike.

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We think you'll love

  • Jumping in the natural swimming pond on hot days
  • Exploring the beautiful countryside around you
  • Feeling incredibly private and unoverlooked
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You should know

  • No dogs


  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • 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
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


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


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


Nightly price
from £142
Weekly price
from £999
1 Cottage for 7
From £1423 beds3 bedrooms


Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
Other details
Minimum stay: 3 nights.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Pubs/restaurants 2 miles (not suitable to walk).


We had a wonderful week at Mountain Cottage. The setting is superb with long range views towards Cardigan Bay and the mountains beyond. The cottage was very well equipped, clean and welcoming. We loved the peace and quiet but also that we were within an easy drive to beautiful places to visit and walk ~ Anglesey, Abersoch, Whistling Sands and slightly further, Harlech. It’s a really good base to explore the area from. We even enjoyed a ‘refreshing’ dip in the swimming pond!

Judi, Harrogate

Wow! What a location and what a simply magical cottage. We had wondered if it was a little remote but although completely secluded, it was only minutes to the beach and restaurant. The very best of both worlds. We left feeling relaxed - it was a perfect holiday.

Peter, Nottingham

Our stay at this wonderful cottage was fantastic! It was super comfortable, very well equipped and the bed linen was impeccable! Secluded and set in the hills of Llithfaen it gifted us the most beautiful views of the Llyn Peninsula, while we were well accompanied by our neighbors the sheep and cows that gracefully grazed in its beautiful pastures. This is exactly what we needed for a rested stay. We did follow the advice Kate carefully provided as to the best placed to eat delicious. We definitely recommend the experience! :)

Joyce, Birmingham

Absolutely stunning location & views! A cosy and well equipped cottage with lots of beautiful & unique features. We loved our stay at Mountain Cottage & cannot wait to return!

Gemma, London

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The neighbourhood

You're utterly remote here with wonderful walks in each direction. You're on the edge of the Lleyn peninsula for marvellous coastal walks with more views or, just a bit inland, woodland and hills. There are good surfing beaches on the northern coastline and safe sandy ones on the southern edge. Explore castles, take the train to Snowdon, or hire bikes.

Local points of interest from Mark Ellis

  • Amazing beaches around the Lleyn Peninsula including Llanbedrog with its mile-long stretch of sand, and the sandy, sheltered beach at Abersoch which is perfect for families. Water sports galore - surfing, sailing or wake-boarding!
  • Excellent walking and birdwatching - wander up to the nearby Celtic fortifications!
  • Snowdonia National Park is a short drive away and offers incredible scenery and wild walks;
  • Local towns of Pwllheli, with its large marina and backdrop of Snowdonia, and Porthmadog for shops, brewery, cafes, are close-by.
  • There are plenty of climbing and cycling opportunities - contact us for bike hire.
  • The castles of Criccieth, Caernarfon and Harlech - gloriously located and worth a visit.


Mark Ellis

Mark has done all the restoration work himself on the cottages over the last ten years or so. He lives in London so you let yourself in with a keysafe and feel nicely independent although there are emergency numbers for folk nearby if you need anything.