Guests say… “The houses were perfect, in beautiful surroundings” “Beautiful big house, comfy, cosy and warm..” “Had the most wonderful weekend. Excellent accommodation, the most relaxing setting..”
Three traditional stone-built houses sleep up to 19 in proper beds (up to 22 with two fold-up beds*): Old Bell House (sleeps 10-11*) and Lake House (sleeps 5) are two separate wings of the original Victorian manor house and are next door to each other; The Lodge (sleeps 4-6*) is the original stone built gatehouse, located about 100m up the drive from the main house.
All houses feature:
- Sitting areas with wood burning stoves, dining areas and well equipped kitchens
- Large proportions, inside and out, with ample space to spread out and relax (the Lodge bedrooms are cosier)
- Access to games room with full-sized table tennis, junior pool table and secure bike storage (behind the manor house)
- Quality equipment – e.g. Weber kettle BBQ, Egyptian cotton linen, Sony & Samsung flat screen TVs, Charnwood wood burners
- Fully equipped utility room with two washing machines and a dryer (located between Old Bell House and Lake House)
- Cotton bath and hand towels provided
- Up to two travel cots (please bring your own linen) and highchairs can also be made available, free of charge, upon request
Internet: Old Bell House and Lake House have access to free wi-fi in the living areas and some bedrooms. There is no wi-fi in The Lodge, however there is good 4G mobile phone reception with some providers.
Old Bell House (Hen dy Gloch)
Features an open-plan kitchen/dining area for up to 20 to dine together, an outside private hot tub (5-6 person, available by request, free of charge), wood burner and an inglenook fireplace. This is the west wing of the original stone-built manor house and is rich in features including the original servants’ bells, slate fireplaces, sash windows with wooden shutters, window seats and slate flooring. Also features a private garden where the hot tub is located.
4 bedrooms, sleeping 10 (11 with fold up bed*):
- Super King double ensuite
- Singles x 2
- Singles x 4
Entrance hall features boots/coats area. Leads to living room with seating for 10-13 in comfort, Charnwood wood burner in victorian fireplace, flat screen TV and DVD player. Also leads to fully equipped kitchen/dining area with slate flooring, inglenook fireplace with gas fire and can seat 10-20. Upstairs to 1st floor landing area with books, window seat and bedrooms with original fireplaces and sash windows. Further stairs to 2nd floor landing area and bedroom (for 4), with original fire place, vaulted ceiling and velux window. Three bathrooms: Ground floor shower room, 1st floor bathroom and ensuite shower room.
Gallery, Old Bell House:
The Lake House (Ty Llyn)
Features a fully equipped kitchen and large slate fireplace with Charnwood wood stove. The south wing of the original stone-built manor house with period features such as sash windows, window seats, original fireplaces and wooden shutters to some rooms.
2 bedrooms, sleeping 5:
- Single x 3
Entrance hall leads to open living and dining area with comfortable seating for 5, views of the estate gardens, wood burner and flat screen TV and DVD. Two bathrooms: Ground floor shower room and 1st floor bathroom.
Gallery, The Lake House:
The Lodge (Y Porthdy)
The original cosy stone built gatehouse with fully equipped kitchen, arched windows and large stone fireplace with wood-burner. Also features a small private garden with partial views of estate and Moelwyn mountain range. The Lodge is located 100m from the manor house along a gravel, wooded driveway through the estate.
2 bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and velux windows, sleeping 4 (up to 6 using the downstairs double day bed*):
- Single x 2
Entrance, coats and boots area leads to kitchen with garden view. Living room seats 4 in comfort, with flat screen TV and a DVD player. Dining room has seating for 4 and view of private garden. One bath/shower room with revealed stonework and one WC room.
Gallery, The Lodge:
History: The estate has a documented history going back to the 1700’s – find out more here.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Children? We welcome children, however they will need to be appropriately supervised to ensure their health and safety. Like many properties in Snowdonia, there are some potential hazards – such as stairs and wood burning stoves inside and a small lake, streams, hot tub and river-side woodland outside.
- Parties? Plas Blaenddol is a tranquil location on the edge of a village, so we cannot host loud gatherings or events such as stag or hen parties, sorry.
- Pets? We can accept up to two very well behaved dogs, free of charge, by prior arrangement only. See the availability and rates page for more information.
- Testimonials? See our reviews on Facebook and comments left by previous guests in the visitors books.
- Extra beds? *There is a charge to include and prepare each fold-up and day bed (in Old Bell and The Lodge only) – see our rates.
- Internet? Old Bell House and Lake House have free wi-fi in the living rooms and some bedrooms. There is no wi-fi in The Lodge, however, if you don’t want to ‘get away from it all’, there is good mobile data with some providers.
- Parking? There is space for 8-10 cars: 6-7 spaces close to Old Bell and Lake House (carts available to transport luggage the 40m), 2-3 spaces next to The Lodge. Further parking is available within 200m of the estate.
- Availability and Rates? Check our rates and availability.
- Enquiries? 01766 762307, 07766 042386 or email.
We live on the estate, so are usually on hand to answer any questions during your stay, but otherwise leave guests to enjoy their stay.