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6 bedroom guest house for sale

Betws-Y-Coed, Conwy

Sold STC £652,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Luxury 5 Star Boutique Guest House
  • 5 Ensuite bedrooms/suites
  • Private owners accommodation
  • Quality refurbishment
  • Substantial conservatory
  • Impressive reception hall
  • Double glazing & central heating
  • Established and highly profitable business

Full description

An immaculately presented Country House offering luxury Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the heart of Snowdonia. Afon Gwyn is a luxury 5 Star boutique guest house offering 5 superior bedroom suites. Located on the outskirts of the picturesque inland tourist resort of Betws y Coed. Gold Award by Welsh Tourist Board. Inspection Highly Recommended


Afon Gwyn is a most impressive country house pleasantly situated close to the renowned Fairy Glen and Beaver Pool.

The property has been extensively upgraded and refurbished by the present owners and offers excellent, well appointed guest and owners accommodation across two floors.

The property was awarded 5 star accreditation on opening in Summer 2006 and has been voted top 2% of accommodation by the Welsh Tourist Board in 2007/2008 and has been showcased in The Guardian May 2008.

Set in attractive ground with lawned areas, gravelled driveway and parking.

The main features include:

5 Luxury Guest Bedrooms/suites
Private owners accommodation
Quality Refurbishment
Substantial conservatory
Impressive reception hall
Double glazing and central heating
Established and highly profitable business

Affording - Ground Floor:

Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hall, Guest Sitting Room, Dining Conservatory, 2 Luxury Guest Suites. Private Owners Accommodation comprising Inner Hall, Living Room, Mezzanine Bedroom & Dressing Room below, Shower Room, Large Farmhouse Style Kitchen, Rear Utility. In addition there is also Bedroom and Study located on the opposite side of the house.

First Floor:

3 Luxury Guest Suites (The Rupert Room, The Sorrel Suite and The Alice Suite).

Inspection Highly Recommended.


The property is situated on the outskirts of the village of Betws y Coed in an area of outstanding natural beauty close to the renowned Fairy Glen and Beaver Pool.

Betws y Coed is a picturesque village, surrounded by woodlands and forest in an area of outstanding natural beauty where the tributaries of the Rivers Conwy, Llugwy and Lledr meet.

There is a nine hole Golf Course with an additional six course within 30 40 minute drive.
The area appeals especially to walkers, climbers, naturalists, photographers, artists and anglers.

The traditional market town of Llanrwst with its range of local shops lies approximately 4 miles north of Betws y Coed, whilst the larger shopping centres of Llandudno and Colwyn Bay are a further 12 miles north towards the coast.

The property is within commuting distance of the larger towns and cities facilitated by the North Wales A55 Expressway.

The Accommodation Affords:

(approximate measurements only)

Covered Front Entrance Porch:

With light connected. Timber and glazed front door leads to:

Small Entrance Vestibule:

With side storage and seating area. Understairs storage and cloaks cupboard. Twin timber and glazed doors lead to:

Large Reception Hall:

With attractive timber panelling and turn balustrade staircase leading off to first floor level. Inset spotlighting. Two double panelled radiators. Four wall light points. Telephone point. Attractive ceramic tiled floor.

Guest Sitting Room:

6m x 3.24m (19'8 x 10'8 )

Two double panelled radiators. Further two French doors leading onto:

Large Dining Conservatory:

5.8m x 4.93m (19'0 x 16'2 )

Constructed of timber and double glazed windows with two twin French doors opening onto rear. Two night storage heaters, three wall light points.

Inner Hallway:

With tiled floor, radiator, built-in storage cupboards with range of shelving.

Study/Owners 2nd Bedroom:

5m x 2.96m (16'5 x 9'9 )

Attractive book shelving unit, radiator, timber and glazed external door leading to side of property. Double glazed windows overlooking front of property. Telephone point.

Guest Bedroom (The Robinson Room):

5m x 3.28m (16'5 x 10'9 )

Double glazed windows and timber and glazed door leading to outside overlooking rear. Two radiators.

En Suite Shower Room:

3m x 1.7m (9'10 x 5'7 )

Luxury large shower with glazed screen and chrome fittings, contemporary glazed vanity unit with porcelain sink, low level W.C. Radiator. Extractor fan. Inset lighting.

Guest Bedroom (The White Room:

4.78m x 3.57m (15'8 x 11'9 )

Radiator. Double glazed window to side elevation.

En Suite Shower Room:

2.11m x 3.2m (6'11 x 10'6 )

Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle with tiled surround and chrome shower system, contemporary glass vanity wash stand and basin, low level W.C., Radiator, double glazed window to side, inset spotlighting and extractor fan.

Farmhouse Style Kitchen:

5m x 3.9m (16'5 x 12'10 )

Range of built-in base and wall units with solid beech worktops, inset Belfast style porcelain sink with mixer tap, built-in wine rack, plumbing for dishwasher, corner glazed display units, feature inset mock fireplace with inset stainless steel Britannia range and built-in extractor hood above. Attractive slate tiled floor, two double glazed windows overlooking front of property. Inset spotlighting. Doorway leads to:

Rear Entrance & Pantry:

With meters, range of shelving, plumbing for automatic washing machine, floor mounted Eurocal oil boiler for central heating and domestic hot water system. Slate tiled floor. Stable rear door.

Owner'S Accommodation

Inner Hall:

With Shower Room off, shower cubicle, low level W.C. and wash basin. Radiator.

Sitting Room:

8.83m x 5m (29'0 x 16'5 )

(incorporating mezzanine level bedroom with dressing area below). Sitting area traditional A frame roof timbers, feature floor to ceiling glazed windows to one elevation with French door leading onto side garden and patio. Random stone fireplace surround with slate hearth housing closed multi-fuel Clearview stove. Wall light points, TV point. Two radiators.

Spiral staircase leads up to owners double bedroom at mezzanine level. Dressing room below with range of units with hanging space and vanity area.

First Floor


Coved ceiling, double glazed window overlooking front, built-in cylinder cupboard housing factory lagged cylinder.

The Alice Suite:

8.18m x 6m (26'10 x 19'8 )

Including en suite bathroom and walk-in dressing room/wardrobe. Feature traditional fireplace with inset mirror, two double panelled radiators, twin aspect with double glazed windows to front and side elevation, TV point, coved ceiling. Large walk-in wardrobe/dressing room with range of shelving, storage and hanging space. Inset spotlighting, double glazed window to front.

En Suite Bathroom:

Built-in bath with mixer style shower adaptor, low level WC with mahogany effect seat, his and hers wash basins with vanity unit, shaver point, corner shower cubicle housing Triton power shower. Ladder style dual function chrome towel rail, coved ceiling, extractor fan.

The Sorrel Suite:

Inner hallway with range of built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards to one side.


3.27m x 6m (10'9 x 19'8 )

Double glazed window to side and rear elevation, exposed roof timbers, two radiators.

Shower Room:

Large glazed shower enclosure with glazed screen, raised tiled area, W.C., mirror and lighting, oval vanity unit with mirror and lighting above, contemporary wash basin with monochrome tap. Ladder style heated chrome towel rail. Inset spotlighting.

Rupert Suite:

Inner hallway with doorway leading onto large decked roof top garden.


5.48m x 3m (18'0 x 9'10 )

Maximum. Built-in wardrobes and storage cupboard, radiator, double glazed window to front elevation.

Large En Suite Shower Room:

2.59m x 2.88m (8'6 x 9'5 )

Three piece suite comprising large shower tray with semi curved glazed shower screen, chrome shower, attractive wall tiling, vanity wash basin with marble effect granite wash basin, low level W.C. uPVC double glazed window to rear.


The property occupies a slightly elevated position from the road with large splayed entrance, timber gate and gravelled driveway lead to large and ample parking space. Large grassed garden leading to wooded area. Rear attractive enclosed garden with variety of shrubs and pots. Outside raised decked seating area. Oil tank. Side private owners garden with flagged patio and gravelled garden with shrubs. Outside timber store and utility shed.


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating system.

Please note that none of the services, fittings, fixtures or appliances, heating/plumbing installations or electrical systems have been tested by the Estate Agent and no warranty is given to verify their working ability.

Method Of Sale:

The property is available by Private Treaty. All offers must be made to the Agent and are Subject to Contract.


The property has been trading as a luxury boutique guest house since October 2004 and has established a good and highly popular business with repeat trade. Comments regarding the accommodation are available on Trip Advisor or contact the owners website


From Betws y Coed follow the A5 south out of the village over the Waterloo Bridge and bear right, turning first right on the A470 signposted Dolwyddelan, Blaenau Ffestiniog. Continue along the A470 for approximately mile and the property occupies a slightly elevated position on the left hand side just before the Fairy Glen Hotel.

These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective Purchasers to enable them to decide whether enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way of for any purpose whatever and accordingly neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the Agents nor the Vendor are to become under any liability or claim in respect of their contents. The Vendor does not hereby make or give or do the Agents nor does the Partner of the Employee of the Agents have any authority as regards the property of otherwise. Any prospective Purchaser or Lessee or other person in any way interested in the property should satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each statement contained in these Particulars. In the event of the Agent supplying any further information or expressing any opinion to a prospective Purchaser, whether oral or in writing, such information or expression of option must be treated as given on the same basis as these particulars.

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Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2011


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