About The HousePlas Colwyn is a stunning Grade II listed self catering holiday cottage, perfect for large groups, is set in its own grounds with parking, gardens and patio areas for guests to enjoy. Located in the heart of the village amidst glorious mountain scenery with rushing streams and placid lakes, it provides the ideal base for walking, sailing, climbing, mountain biking, golf and fishing as well as being only a 15 minute drive from the beaches of Porthmadog and 25 minutes from the expanse of beaches at Criccieth. Plas Colwyn is ideally situated for those seeking a family / group holiday, quiet escape or outdoor activity break.
You enter the “plas” ( or mansion in Welsh) through a bright entrance hall with stripped pine floor in front of you is the original grand main staircase in the property as can be seen from the photo below. In the stripped pine cupboard there many board games: Monopoly, Junior Monopoly, Scrabble, Junior Scrabble, Cluedo, Trivial Pursuit to name a few!
The Inner Hall has a bookcase full of reading materials and we have a tourist information area with many leaflets, maps and walk suggestions. The “under-stairs” cupboard houses the vacuum, iron and ironing board, 2 travel cots and 2 high chairs.
The lounge is off the main hall and contains a wood burning stove (fuel provided to “get you going” in the winter months), two sofas, two extra stools, coffee table, book case DVD player and a Flat Screen TV with basic Sky Package.
Dining RoomThe dining room is a light and airy space to enjoy meals with everyone sitting together. With stripped original floors, an original Welsh Dresser displaying large serving dishes and china tea sets for hearty meals or afternoon tea and 2 tables which extend to seat up to 20 it is an ideal area for the whole group There is a wine cooler fridge in the dining room. There are more than sufficient wine, champagne, liquor, beer, juice glasses in the cupboard as well.
Our recently refurbished kitchen ( Jan 2016) is very well equipped (see our guest comments!) with everything you need for catering for large groups.There is a double oven (with grill), a further Range cooker with 2 further ovens (one with a grill) and 90 cm ceramic hob, an American Style Fridge Freezer, 2 dishwashers, 2 kettles, 2 toasters, many pans and stock pots both large and small, ample plates, cutlery and cooking utensil’s.We provide tea towels, oven gloves and dish cloth. We leave a couple of dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll and some washing up liquid to “get you going” we don’t expect it to last for the whole stay.
From us, to you
We provide each guests with a welcome basket, we are always trying to change and innovate this, currently we include jams, biscuits, bags and handmade local soap. These welcome baskets change throughout the year depending on which weekends you are coming from. You are welcome to request specific items that you would like.