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Barmouth, Gwynedd, LL42
Offers in the region of £650,000 | 4 bedrooms | 2.3 acres

A handsome period detached house standing in an elevated position, within Snowdonia National Park, with about 2.3 acres of attractive landscaped gardens and sensational views over the Mawddach Estuary towards Cader Idris. This stone-built house, which is believed to originate from the 1800's, has been extended over the years to provide extremely well-proportioned accommodation ideal for family living. The house has been updated and improved by the current owners to create an impressive country home with many attractive features all within two miles of Barmouth town centre and about 8 miles from the market tow of Dolgellau, each town provides a selection of amenities and activities. The ground floor includes three principle reception rooms, including the drawing room, dining room and sitting room, all of which have high ceilings, attractive fireplaces and bay windows to the front which have magnificent estuary...
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...and mountain views. In addition, the ground floor provides a generous entrance porch, a large kitchen breakfast room, study, conservatory, utility room and a lean-to store with boiler and WC. The first floor has a spacious landing, four double bedrooms, the three front bedrooms all have en-suite facilities and superb views over the estuary towards Cader Idris, and a family bathroom. There are also two useful outbuildings which include the detached studio, which has previously been used for an office, with an attached garden store and a detached garage. An important feature of the property are the beautiful landscaped gardens surrounding the house which extend to about 2.3 acres in all and include a large pond, lawns, a variety of mature trees and shrubs, old building ruins, plenty of parking space and a paved terrace to the front and side ideal for al fresco dining. Our client has also advised the view from the house was shortlisted by Country Life for ''The Best View in Britain' about 10 years ago. The property provides a great opportunity for any buyer looking for a period home with spacious accommodation, fantastic gardens and great views as well as anyone looking for a property in a semi-rural location whilst being within easy reach of amenities. Please view the 3D virtual tour online or contact us to arrange a viewing.


Situated within the Snowdonia National Park, close to the famous panorama and precipice walks, on the north side of the Mawddach Estuary, in a private setting amongst mature gardens and sheltered to the west by the hillside and woodland. The property is conveniently located about 2 miles from the seaside town of Barmouth which provides a wide range of amenities and gives direct access to the beach. Barmouth has a useful train station with a rail service to Birmingham New Street and beyond. The towns of Dolgellau (8 miles) and Porthmadog (23 miles) also have a selection of services whilst Chester and Shrewsbury (68 miles) provide easy access to the motorway network. The area is well known for a variety of outdoor activities with bird watching, boating and fishing on the estuary, golf at Harlech and Aberdovey, mountain biking and lots of beautiful walks.

Entrance Porch

Estuary views, exposed timbers, tiled floor.

Drawing Room

Superb views over the estuary towards Cader Idris, bay window, impressive feature fireplace with open fire, exposed floor boards, radiator.

Dining Room

Magnificent views over the estuary towards Cader Idris, bay window, feature fireplace, shelving, under stairs cupboard, radiator.

Sitting Room

Superb views over the estuary towards Cader Idris, bay window, feature fireplace, shelving, radiator.


Tremendous views over the estuary towards Cader Idris, exposed stonework, paved floor, radiator, double doors to outside patio space and the garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A range of matching wall and base units, estuary views, sink and drainer, built in double oven, central island with fitted electric hob and extractor above and storage space below, built in dish washer, space for fridge, tiled floor.

Utility Room

Two Built in double cupboards, wall units, double sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for chest freezer, tiled floor, radiator.


A range of fitted bespoke bookshelves, radiator, storage space with shelving


CH boiler and door to WC.


Garden view, fitted cupboard.

Master Bedroom

Windows to two aspects with glorious estuary views, built in double wardrobe, loft access, radiators.


With modern fittings including WC, wash basin, large shower cubicle, towel rail, estuary views radiator.

Bedroom Two

Attractive estuary views, built in wardrobes, radiator.


WC, wash basin, large shower cubicle, bath, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Bedroom Three

Estuary views, built in wardrobe, radiator.


WC, wash basin, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, extractor fan.

Bedroom Four

Garden view, radiator.

Family Bathroom

WC, wash basin, bath with wall mounted shower over, loft access.


The property is approached from the lane via a driveway which rises sharply to a parking and turning area adjacent to the house. The parking and turning area give's access to the entrance door as well as leading to the detached studio and onto the large pond surrounded by mature trees. Across the front of the house is a wide paved terrace which leads to another south facing terrace with stone wall surround and tremendous estuary views. Steps lead down to the lower garden which is mostly lawn with box hedges and various topiarized shrubs including yew and box. The main part of the garden lies to the south and comprises of lawns with terraces with numerous flowering trees and shrubs. Pathways lead up to the top of the garden where there are stone remains of an old building. The garden, which extends to about 2.3 acres in all, provides a variety of different areas for one to enjoy the outside with plenty of private spots ideal for enjoying the superb views. At the entrance to the property, at the bottom of the driveway, is the detached garage.

Detached Garage

6m x 4.5m with power and lighting. The garage was once used as a carpenters work room.

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