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Ynys Pandy - Self-catering house in Gwynedd

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Golan, Garndolbenmaen, LL51 9YU, Gwynedd
Wales, United Kingdom

Tomos & Brenda Jenkins

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+44 (0)1766 530256(landline)

Close to Portmerion an old Welsh farmhouse: the owners live in one part, the rest is for you. Arrive to home-baked cakes, jigsaws and books

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You're beautifully secluded, here in the hills overlooking Snowdonia. Just tractors, horses, the odd stray sheep – and you can walk to the river with its Pooh Sticks bridge. Tomos's parents used to live in the long low Welsh farmhouse, then added to it over the years; now he and Brenda live in one part and the rest is for you. Cosily furnished, spotlessly clean, this cottage is ideal for families seeking a home from home – you arrive to a glowing log burner and home-baked Welsh cakes. In the cosy sitting room are jigsaws and books, in the conservatory, space and sunshine. In the kitchen, blue and white crockery in a lovely old pine cupboard; in the scullery, a butler's sink and room for wet wellies, and on the roof, solar panels. The bathroom – with new white bath, good shower, eco-friendly soaps and candles – is downstairs and bedrooms are up, colourful and furnished with new pine. There's also a little 'honesty' shop. Children will love the bunks, the garden with its climbing frame and swings, the dogs that may befriend yours, the beaches and castles and Portmerion, a 15-minute drive. The visitors' book is heaped with praise.

Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Babies welcome
Suitable for guests with a baby or toddler under 3.
Grounds for guests to explore.

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception




Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant within 3 miles

Shop within 3 miles

Pub within 3 miles

Relaxation areas

Breakfast available

Breakfast included



Spa on site

Bar on site

Free parking on site

Free parking nearby

Paid parking nearby

Local points of interest from Tomos & Brenda Jenkins:

Local points of interest from
Tomos & Brenda Jenkins:

  • Walk up Snowdon, or, take the train.
  • Fly a kite in our fields, or, go buggy kiting or surf kiting at Black Rock Sands.
  • Visit Portmeirion and look for the dog's cemetery on the Gwyllt, or, discover secluded beaches and coves.
  • We provide fishing nets and buckets for rock-pooling at Criccieth beach and crab lines for catching crabs from Porthmadog Harbour.
  • Take the Welsh Highland Train from Porthmadog to Beddgelert, hire a bike from Beics Beddgelert, or walk over the footbridge and along the river - try the Fisherman's path - have lunch and take the train back.
  • Explore Cwm Pennant, or climb Craig y Garn or Moel Hebog, all of which can be seen from Ynys Pandy's front door.
Points of interest

Guest feedback
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"Ynys Pandy is an absolute treat. It is in the most beautiful setting, extremely clean and so well equipped. We visited with our kids (1yr and 3yr) and everything was provided - toys, cups, books, cutlery etc, which made such a huge difference to how much we needed to pack! Even the weather was on our side. We'd go back in a heartbeat."

Carys - London, United Kingdom

May 2017
"A lovely house in a beautiful location. The owners are charming and very knowledgable about the area. We can wholeheartedly recommend a holiday spent in Ynyspandy."

Maureen - Halesworth Suffolk, United Kingdom

May 2016
"The house was perfect both to look at and to stay in. The hosts were helpful, hospitable and charming. The house was very well decorated, equipped and very comfortable. It met our needs completely. "
November 2014
"Ynys Pandy is a little oasis of peace. Stayed here for a week with two friends. We were made to feel very welcome by Tom & Bren. Extremely clean comfortable and well equipped holiday cottage in beautiful countryside. Home from home. Well worth a visit."
June 2014
"We stayed at Ynys Pandy while attending Festival Number 6 in Portmeirrion and could not have wished for a better respite from all the mud and noise! The cottage was perfectly and tastefully equipped, warm, cosy and quiet; our hosts were always to hand if we needed them, but never obtrusive. An absolutely wonderful stay and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending to others...and I am VERY fussy!! I look forward to visiting again some day."
September 2013
"We have just returned from a glorious week at Ynys Pandy and couldn't have wished for a better equipped cottage (everything to the highest standard) or a more peaceful location. With the sunny weather the conservatory doors were open all day, and the garden with children's swings was perfect. We even watched a small horse show one evening in the field beyond! The downstairs toilet facilities did not cause any problem for our family of seven plus baby. There is plenty to do within a few miles radius, but the immediate vicinity is very pleasant for pottering. We thoroughly recommend it."
July 2013

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  • 1 House for 8
Price:(i) £550 to£1090 per week

Check owners website for availability. Discounts are available. Short breaks available out of season..

Booking info:

Dogs welcome downstairs. 6 adults, 2 children, 1 baby in cot.




Golan, Garndolbenmaen, LL51 9YU, Gwynedd

Self-catering Ynys Pandy (self-catering)
House ~ 2 doubles, 1 twin & 1 bunk room sharing 1 bath & shower room, 1 separate wc. Wooden cot.
Price: (i) £ 550 to £ 1090 per week

Tomos & Brenda Jenkins

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+44 (0)1766 530256(landline)