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Lovely views from the balcony
Relax in the hot tub, set in peaceful and private surroundings
Relax and chat or lose yourself in a good book
Cosy up in the front of the roaring wood burner
Cosy lounge with wood burner
Gather round the dining table
Spacious kitchen/diner
Interesting objects throughout the cottage
Quirky features throughout
Comfy double bed
Stylish bathroom
With TV and lovely rural views
Spacious twin bedroom
Small games room to enjoy just next to the property
Sit back and admire the rural views
View towards the front of the cottage
View towards the balcony
Relax in the hammock under the shade of the tree
Natural rill in the garden
Walk to the Black Lake
Watch the visiting birds on the lake
View towards the house, top right corner from the lake
1 / 22  Lovely views from the balcony
2 / 22  Relax in the hot tub, set in peaceful and private surroundings
3 / 22  Relax and chat or lose yourself in a good book
4 / 22  Cosy up in the front of the roaring wood burner
5 / 22  Cosy lounge with wood burner
6 / 22  Gather round the dining table
7 / 22  Spacious kitchen/diner
8 / 22  Interesting objects throughout the cottage
9 / 22  Quirky features throughout
10 / 22  Comfy double bed
11 / 22  Stylish bathroom
12 / 22  With TV and lovely rural views
13 / 22  Spacious twin bedroom
14 / 22  Small games room to enjoy just next to the property
15 / 22  Sit back and admire the rural views
16 / 22  View towards the front of the cottage
17 / 22  View towards the balcony
18 / 22  Relax in the hammock under the shade of the tree
19 / 22  Natural rill in the garden
20 / 22  Walk to the Black Lake
21 / 22  Watch the visiting birds on the lake
22 / 22  View towards the house, top right corner from the lake

Black Lake Cottage

Porthmadog (2.5mls NW), North Wales
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Detached period cottage with hot tub and games room in beautiful one acre setting
  • Peaceful location with pretty gardens surrounded by stunning countryside and wildlife
  • Superb viewing balcony to relax, unwind and embrace the panoramic views
  • Stroll to the Black Lake, historic ruins or head to Wales Coastal Path and explore Snowdonia National Park
  • Visit historic sites and attractions in Porthmadog, Borth-y-Gest, Harlech, Criccieth and Llyn Peninsula
  • Go walking, cycling or climbing, sea swimming, boating or fishing
Property code: 52118

Period property with hot tub, games room and garden in idyllic countryside setting close to Porthmadog. Perfect retreat for friends and family to relax or be active in Snowdonia National Park.

Detached 1800s cottage with panoramic views in beautiful Cwmystradllyn. Tucked away in the countryside though shops, cafe’s, pubs and restaurants are a short drive, ride or stride to the harbour town of Porthmadog or Borth-y-Gest a coastal village on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Explore the many footpaths over the hills with lakes, reservoirs and historic ruins or join the coastal path which leads to fine sandy beaches. Snowdonia is within easy reach with a myriad of footpaths and cycle routes, link golf courses and attractions such as the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, Portmeirion and Harlech Castle. An all year-round destination with special events, walking, climbing, fishing, boating, cycling to name but a few activities on offer.

Take off your boots and coats in the porch and walk into the cottage which is full of interesting objects and period charm, with beams, quirky staircase and floors. The spacious kitchen/diner is a delight to cook in with all the thoughtful little extras. The well-equipped kitchen area has electric oven and hob, wood burning range oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Enjoy a meal in the dining area, with parquet floors and large dining table for everyone to gather round, open the French doors to the patio area and enjoy the view. Continue through to the cosy lounge with its stylish chairs and sofas, cosy wood burner, Smart TV and DVD player. After a full day out make the most of the contemporary shower room with shower and WC or bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, and retire to one of the four beautiful bedrooms.

As you head outside there are lots of places to relax, enjoy alfresco dining and embrace the view. Walk up the steps to the glass fronted balcony with comfortable chairs, table and charcoal BBQ, or relax on the grass by the babbling stream, take time for tea and cakes on the paved patio with table and chairs or unwind in the hot tub. The games room with pool table and darts board is located at the end of the cottage with its own entrance. If you are keen on cycling or canoeing there is a secure store with wash down and drying facilities. Ample parking is available at the property and very much improved WiFi recently installed.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single with an additional pull out single (can be made as a twin or double on request)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, wood burner range oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Private water supply
  • Hot tub
  • Games room with pool table and darts
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 miles
  • Bicycle store
  • TV and DVD


This property is personally managed by Kathryn.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tim 8th November 2019

Fantastic cottage in a secluded location - it really is the perfect getaway. Many attractions an easy drive away, with some absolutely stunning scenery. The property was warm and spacious, and the hot-tub an absolute delight after a days walking.

Reviewed by Christine 4th October 2019

The property was nice and warm with adequate good heating system. The location was lovely although a bit scary for anyone arriving in the dark . Ok once you have done it and aware of the how to get there. The hot tub was great especially for anyone who has walked up Snowdon. All the facilities in the cottage were very good. Would love to go in the Read moresummer where we could make the most of the scenery from the balcony and the garden . Hide

Reviewed by Kim 27th September 2019

The cottage was ideal for that getaway from it all peace and quiet in a lovely location set in the hills It was comfortable private and situated ideally for the surrounding area

Reviewed by Sarah 13th September 2019

We had the most fabulous time at Black Lake Cottage- the location is stunning and there were plenty of walks nearby to keep us busy all week. It was just what we wanted- secluded, private and comfortable (especially the large kitchen which was well equipped and a great place to gather together and relax). The hot tub is a great addition, as is the Read morebalcony where we enjoyed watching many beautiful sunsets. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 30th August 2019

Black lake cottage is in a beautiful setting, the views are amazing. The cottage is warm and clean. The Hot tub is huge and was on ready for us. We will be booking again.

Reviewed by Caren 12th July 2019

We enjoyed a lovely holiday here. Very secluded to get to, views amazing. It was lovely to sit on the decking area on warm evenings. (Not accessed from the inside). The garden was very secure. The hot tub was ready on arrival and used every day. We also made good use of the BBQ as we were fortunate to have some lovely weather. The outside area madeRead more the holiday, if wed had rain I think this would be a very different review. There were no plug sockets in 2 of the bedrooms. Smaller than it looks Hide

Reviewed by Anne 5th July 2019

The cottage was in a perfect rural setting, a place to get away from it all. The feel of being in a remote location with the reality of a small supermarket and a couple of pubs in Tremadog only a short drive away. The hot tub is a really nice addition. Would love to return again.

Reviewed by Deborah 21st June 2019

Lovely cottage, fabulous location and views to die for

Reviewed by Maxine 31st May 2019

Amazing holiday cottage! We all had a brilliant time and would definitely visit again. Thank you so much :)

Reviewed by Sharna 11th May 2019

Lovely cottage set away from main roads and modern day noise, in a good location to get to all the tourist spots. We picked a good week as it was hot and sunny for the whole week we were there, relaxing evenings sat outside eating, then in the hot tub before chilling on the balcony watching the sunset, When it did get chilly we put the fire on in tRead morehe lounge which warmed the room up nicely, well equipped, clean and tidy, WiFi worked amazingly considering your in the middle of no where. Hide

Reviewed by Faye 3rd May 2019

We really loved our stay at the cottage, the location was amazing! I was originally worried about the WIFI with it being so remote but that was really good too. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Oliver 19th April 2019

Black Lake Cottage is set in a completely idyllic location, far away from anywhere, the nearest house must be a mile away so it was perfect for our weekend. The cottage is lovelyt inside and very well equipped so had everything we could need. The hot tub was ready to go when we got there and was big enough to fit all 7 of us in. The internet was baRead moresically non existant, even near the router but that didn't bother us as it was great to be disconnected for the weekend. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 5th April 2019

The location was further out from Porthmadog than we realised, the country lanes were a pain to drive every day though you get use to them by the end of the holiday. The hot tub was well used. Had a good holiday.

Reviewed by Lisa 16th February 2019

What a lovely place...... if you want rural! The cottage was nice and cosy when we arrived. We had a fantastic time relaxing in the hot tub and generally not peopling for a few days ...... will defo return one day.

Reviewed by Alexandra 18th January 2019

The cottage was fantastic for a group of 8. We will be back! When we arrived it was cozy and warm in all the rooms. The place was sparkling clean and the hot water was pre-heated for us. The kitchen/dining area was great for entertaining. The kitchen was well equipped. There were some board games and a tea/coffee basket which was a nice touch. The Read morelocation was beautiful! Surrounded by mountains and sheep with a short walk to stunning views of the coast. It's a nice quiet secluded area. Hide

Reviewed by Fern 4th January 2019

Very friendly and welcoming host! Lovely house, would definitely stay here again! Very secluded which was perfect for a weekend away.

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Lovely views from the balcony
Relax in the hot tub, set in peaceful and private surroundings
Relax and chat or lose yourself in a good book
Cosy up in the front of the roaring wood burner
Cosy lounge with wood burner
Gather round the dining table
Spacious kitchen/diner
Interesting objects throughout the cottage
Quirky features throughout
Comfy double bed
Stylish bathroom
Show 10 moreWith TV and lovely rural views


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