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6 Penhelyg Road

Aberdyfi Holiday Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | Sleeps 4



A modern, elevated cottage just a short stroll away from the heart of Aberdyfi

Self-catering accommodation | Sleeps 4

Boasting unparalleled views over the Dyfi estuary and the Penhelyg gardens, 6 Penhelyg Road is situated in the Penhelyg area of this popular holiday village.

Originally built as a fisherman’s cottage in the 1850s, the recently modernised two bedroom property sleeps 4 people with all the modern comforts you’d expect. With the sheltered estuary just a few steps from the front door, this is the perfect spot for swimming, paddleboarding, windsurfing, fishing or sailing. This delightful cottage is less than 400 yards from the shops, pubs, restaurants and the seafront.

Situated within the Snowdonia National Park and metres from Penhelyg Halt and the Cambrian Railway, there is access to unlimited walking, outstanding views and the many attractions of mid-Wales. Aberdovey boasts 4 miles of unspoiled beach, excellent eateries, and a golf course nearby. 

There is no better place to spend a short break or a longer retreat. A perfect place to relax in the company of friends or family whatever the weather or to retreat to after a day out and about exploring Aberdyfi and the local area in and around southern Snowdonia.

Aberdyfi is a quaint harbourside village that sits on the edge of the River Dyfi, where it meets the waters of Cardigan Bay, which opens up some fabulous river and seaside activities, beautiful walks, and cycle trails.

Also, Aberdyfi boasts a championship golf course, pastel-coloured cottages, seafood restaurants, shops, and pubs. You are ideally placed to explore the stunning coastline of Cardigan Bay, and why not take a trip to the nearby thriving market town of Machynlleth considered to be the ancient capital of Wales? A little further on is The Dyfi Osprey project, an opportunity to see the magnificent bird of prey en-route to the more sedate landscape of Ynys Hir, an RSPB nature reserve. For golfers, there is the nearby Aberdyfi Golf Club rated in the top 100 within the UK and the Machynlleth Golf Club Slightly further afield you can head to the breath-taking scenery of the Snowdonia National Park

Set over two floors, there are two bedrooms, all sharing a family shower room. Downstairs there’s a compact light and airy open plan living, dining, and kitchen area. The kitchen is well-equipped with a four-seater table and the living area has cosy seating for four people with fabulous views, a Smart LCD TV  and a welcoming wood-burning effect gas stove.

Panoramic patio doors open out with views across the local park and Aberdyfi gardens, from here you can relax with friends and enjoy the afternoon and evening sun.

Sleeps 4 people in 1 double bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom. (sorry but this property is unsuitable for children under 8 years except for babes in arms).

Gas Central heating - Fully double glazed

Ground Floor

Lounge - A cosy lounge with machined oak flooring, 2 seater settee, two occasional chairs, gas log burning effect stove, LCD TV and French door with a Juliet balcony. 

Kitchen - A modern style kitchen with a NEFF built-in oven & grill and a NEFF built-in microwave. Electric 2 plate hob, slimline dishwasher, fridge/freezer (freezer has 3 drawers) washer/dryer, toaster & kettle. Dining table with four chairs.  

 Stairs to the first floor with handrails

First floor

Bedroom 1 - Front double bedroom with hanging space, and a small chest of drawers with storage baskets. French doors with Juliet balcony.

Bedroom 2 -  Rear bunk bedroom (beds are 3ft) chest of drawers.

Shower Room - Walk-in shower, washbasin and WC

Booking Terms & Conditions

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Aberdovey Moon Rise

Aberdyfi / Aberdovey

The picturesque harbour village of Aberdyfi / Aberdovey is renowned for its mild climate, sandy beaches, sailing and a championship 18-hole links golf course (rated in the UK's top 100). The village is often referred to as “an artist's paradise” with its pastel coloured cottages, small shops, inns and excellent restaurants which specialise in local seafood, all helping to create a relaxed welcoming atmosphere. Aberdyfi / Aberdovey boasts some of the finest beaches in Britain, with four miles of golden sand-dune backed shoreline running north to Tywyn, home of the world-famous Talyllyn narrow gauge Steam Railway, crab fishing and the famous Dyfi Donkeys. The beaches are popular with sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and fishermen while the estuary attracts a wide range of water sports enthusiasts.

The peaks of the Cader Idris and Aran Fawddwy ranges are within easy reach and are complemented by the charm of the Dyfi, Dysynni and Tal y Llyn valleys nearby. An ideal area for walkers, climbers and wildlife watchers, and a wonderful all-year-round location.


Further information about your holiday rental

Booking and Payment

For bookings made more than 8 weeks before arrival, a 30% deposit of the total cost of the holiday is required at the time of booking. The balance is then due 8 weeks before the holiday commences.

For bookings made less than 8 weeks before arrival, the total amount is payable at the time of booking.

Security Deposits 

Security deposits are not normally required. Please note that guests are still liable for any damage, breakages, or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions.

Arrival & Departure times

Arrival time is from 5 pm / Departure time is no later than 9:30 am.

Short Breaks

Short breaks are available and can be booked out of season for a minimum of 3 nights from the following days:

  • Friday to Monday for a 3-night weekend break
  • Monday to Friday for a 4 night midweek break

Bed Linen

Bed linen and towels are provided.

Heating & Electric

Electric & heating is included in the accommodation price. 

Infant facilities

Sorry, there are no infant facilities available. 


One well-behaved pet is welcome at an additional charge of £25 (to be kept downstairs). 


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available.  The owner cannot guarantee the availability or speed of the service as this is dependent on third-party suppliers.


There is one car pass for the pay and display car park located 100 metres from the cottage.

Access Health and Safety

6 Penhelyg Road is situated on the main road into Aberdyfi which can become busy especially during the high season. Please supervise children when exiting the property. 

The front French doors have glass Juliet balcony,  Due to the elevated nature of the property, care is to be taken and children must be supervised at all times - for this reason, the property is unsuitable for children under 8 excluding babes in arms.

Please contact us immediately if there are any specific needs you may have, including disability needs. It is essential that we are given as much information as possible about your requirements to avoid booking an unsuitable property. Some locations do not lend themselves to easy access and facilities, so please ask first to avoid disappointment. The choice is ultimately the responsibility of the person booking the property, and we cannot be held responsible should a property be booked that is unsuitable or inappropriate.

Location -  On Penhelyg Road in Aberdyfi, 4 miles from Tywyn and 10 miles from Machynlleth and a short walk away from the Welsh Coastal Path and mountain paths.

Photographs - In order to provide you with as much detail of the properties as possible, we sometimes use wide-angle photography, which can make certain rooms or spaces appear larger than they actually are. If you have any queries regarding the size of any rooms, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Bits & Bobs

  • Friday change over
  • Arrival time is from 5 PM - Departure time is no later than 9:30 AM
  • Electric and gas is included in the accommodation price
  • Free Wi-Fi (the owner cannot guarantee the availability or speed of the service)
  • Close to mountain and beach walks 
  • Bed linen & towels provided 
  • One pet welcome (£25 per booking)
  • Short breaks available out of season (excluding holidays)


Exclusive to Dyfi Cottages and Aberdovey Holidays

Digital Photography workshops in and around the Aberdyfi area with award-winning photographer Paul Fowles.  For further details please click on the following link: Paul Fowles Workshops




Main appliances, furniture, and facilities
 1 Settee and 2 easy chairs   1 Shower room  Bed linen & towels provided
 Smart TV with YouView   2 plate hob  Electric & gas included in the accommodation price
 Dining table & 4 chairs  Slimline dishwasher  Tea towel & hand glove 
 1 double bed  Washer / Dryer  
 1 set bunk beds (3ft)  Fridge freezer (3 drawer compartment)   
 NEFF built-in oven & grill  Toaster  
 NEFF built-in microwave  Kettle  


Comments from the Visitors' Book

Had an amazing holiday staying in the cottage, just like home from home, everything we needed and more. We were very lucky with the weather and spent most of the time on the beach or crabbing from the harbour. Spent a day on the Talyllyn Railway which is well worth the money, getting on and off the train where we wanted to spend some time. At some point in the future, we hope to stay in the same cottage as we loved it so much.

Very good accommodation. Loved it here and would come back.

Beautiful place to stay, fantastic beach and great pubs, too!

Lovely cottage, comfortable and spotlessly clean.  We would very happily book the cottage again.

We spent a wonderful week in Aberdovey. The cottage was clean with everything you could possibly need. Also, the location is perfect for all the facilities that Aberdovey has to offer. There are three good pubs within walking distance, and The Coast Deli and The Medina which did a delicious veggie breakfast. Highlights included lovely walks right outside the door, climbing Cader Idris and visiting Ynys-Hir (RSPB reserve) and the amazing spectacle of the feeding of 100 plus Red Kites at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian.