Looking for that really special holiday home? Jerusalem Chapel in the beautiful and friendly little village of Abergynolwyn, in Snowdonia National Park, truly has it all, NOW including a fabulous sauna in the main chapel!
See the reviews below, they say it all!
A stunning, newly converted, Chapel with a newly fitted infra red sauna for 4 people , sleeping between 8 and 22 guests and offering genuine 5* self-catering, group accommodation. This former Methodist chapel, originally built in the 1860's, has been a labour of love for the present owners and now transformed, it offers 2 superb, contemporary holiday homes perfect for large families & groups. Pet free and smoke free so great for guests with allergies.
Set in The Snowdonia National Park, Jerusalem Chapel is ideally situated for whatever type of holiday you want. In the village there is an excellent pub/eatery, café & shop. For those with families, miles of sweeping sandy beaches can be found in Tywyn, Aberdovey or Barmouth. If you're into cycling or horse riding, there are numerous scenic places to ride. This is a walker's paradise with the slate mine walk, Bird Rock, Talyllyn Lake & Cadair Idris just a few minutes away! If you're not the active type, then how about a ride on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway, Abergynolwyn station is just a short walk, with a trip to Tywyn station stopping off at the mystical Dolgoch Falls. Just 15 minutes away is the seaside town of Tywyn with all amenities, including supermarkets, doctor's surgery, restaurants, pubs, shops, cinema, leisure centre and more. The pretty harbour town of Aberdovey and Aberdovey Golf Club are only a 20 min drive and the fabulous Snowdonia countryside is right on the doorstep.
The whole property is split into two houses, both are very spacious and enjoy many original features, with the larger 'Chapel' occupying the front of the building and the 'Vestry' occupying the rear part.
No expense has been spared to make your stay as comfortable as possible. All the furniture, bedding & soft furnishings are beyond what you would expect in a premium, boutique style holiday home. WIFI of course. Both parts have separate outdoor spaces and include secure storage and wash-down areas for mountain bikes and outdoor equipment. To the side of the property is parking for several cars.
Sleeps 10-12 guests, the four bedrooms all have their own en-suite bathrooms, additionally there is a bed settee in the lounge. The Chapel comfortably sleeps 10 people, but we can accommodate 12 (2 sleeping on a bed settee) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies.
There is underfloor heating throughout, which utilises energy from Solar thermal panels & an air source heat pump. There is also a fresh air ventilation system with heat recovery. All the bedrooms have underfloor heating with individual thermostats.
With the garden to the front you enter a lovely tiled hallway with coat & shoe racks plus a storage cupboard. The main feature is a sweeping oak staircase taking you up to the living area. This is fitted with a child safety gate.
To the side is a useful Utility room with washer/dryer & drying space, chest freezer. The sauna is located in the hallway. Keen mountain bikers and outdoor sports enthusiasts will appreciate the drying room & there is a large bike/equipment storage area in the side yard.
There is a guest's cloakroom with WC & basin off the hallway.
Bedroom 1 'The Forest room'
Views of the Dysynni River. Sleeps 2. King sized metal bed with memory foam mattress
Bedside tables, large double wardrobe, dressing table, carpeted floor.
En-suite bathroom: bath with shower over, basin & wc
Bedroom 2 ' The Mountain Room'
Views of Mountains. Sleeps 2. Double 'sleigh' bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe, carpeted floor.
En-suite wet room: shower, basin & WC
Bedroom 3 'The River Room'
Views of the Dysynni River. Sleeps 2. Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, carpeted floor.
En-suite shower room: shower, basin, wc
Bedroom 4 'The Railway Room'
Views towards the hills and the railway. Sleeps 4. 2 sets of bunk beds, with memory foam mattresses on top bunks, clothes storage, carpeted floor.
En-suite shower room: shower, basin, wc
Half way down the hallway between the bedrooms is a 'chill out space' with useful storage & a seating area.
This is a fabulous open plan living area with high feature ceilings, underfloor heating throughout. The living room enjoys stunning views all round of the Dysynni River, the village towards the railway & the hills & mountains. Plus fantastic entertainment facilities.
Lounge area: With large corner sofa, armchair and 2 seater sofa bed. Internet TV with Freesat, amp with iPod docking station. DVD player, surround sound, cable for connection of iPods. Feature wall mounted electric fire, ceiling fan, baby grand piano fully tuned , selection of books, DVDs and games.
Dining area: Large dining table & 10 chairs, ( 2 extra square tables are available so we can sit 20 & 10 additional chairs stored downstairs), screen and projector which can be connected to laptop or other devices via USB. HDMI or VGA.
Kitchen: State of the art & well equipped kitchen with island & granite worktops, large induction hob, halogen oven & conventional built in oven plus combination microwave/grill, fridge freezer, dishwasher, wine chiller.
Spacious enclosed garden with big picnic bench and BBQ. Lovely views of the mountains and river. Enjoy dining Al-Fresco in our lovely garden with the mountains as a backdrop.
Sleeps 8-10 guests, it has three bedrooms, two have their own en-suite bathrooms and the top floor family bedroom has a shower room off the spacious landing, which has a bed settee, providing a fourth 'bedroom' The Vestry comfortably sleeps 8, but we can accommodate 10,(2 sleeping on a bed settee) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies.
Heating is provided from an oil fired boiler, with 2 heating zones (thermostats on ground floor & top floor). Ventilation system with heat recovery.
Lovely entrance porch with coat & shoe racks
Utility/boiler room with washer/dryer
Separate guest WC & wash hand basin
Lounge area: This is a fabulous open plan living area, with a feature raised oak floor sitting area, large 4 seater sofa & 2 armchairs. Excellent entertainment with a 46” TV with Freesat, iPod docking station, DVD player, Wii. Selection of books, DVDs and games & electric blinds.
Dining area: With a large solid oak dining tables & leather chairs. Oak sideboard
Kitchen area: State of the art, well equipped kitchen including ceramic hob, double oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher.
View towards the village & railway. Sleeps 2. King size mahogany bed with memory foam mattress, mahogany cheval mirror & bedside cabinets, wardrobe, carpeted floor.
En-suite shower room: large shower, basin & wc
View of the river. Sleeps 2. Double bed, wardrobe, carpeted floor.
En-suite bathroom: bath with shower over, basin & wc
Landing with large chest of drawers, sea grass carpeting.
With magnificent high ceilings and quatrefoil window this gives this space a sense of grandeur and history.
Sleeps 4. One double & two single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables, carpeted floor.
Shower, wash hand basin & WC
Sleeps 2. On a comfortable bed settee, chest of drawers, carpeted floor.
Outside: Lovely spacious, west facing, enclosed stone courtyard with bistro table and chairs, Infar-red patio heater. BBQ Stunning, uninterrupted views of the mountains to the rear. Enjoy al-fresco dining and watch the sun set behind the mountains.
From the Vestry Visitors' Book:
Lesley & Jon W, Surrey, 6/4/14
Fabulous weekend with friends in this very comfortable and wonderful holiday home. Stunning place to stay in a great location - mountains, lakes and the coast all on the doorstep!
Sharon R, Sheffield, 6/4/14
Our family joined another 4 families for a great get-together over a long weekend. The 2 houses more than catered for all our needs, sleeping all 22 adults and children comfortably and to the highest standards. Location is great and the surrounding area is stunning.....sorry to leave and looking forward to another visit already.
Kate D, Hyde, 20/4/14
Enjoyed a lovely weekend with family in this amazing place. Loved that we could all stay together and enjoyed the family time – the kids especially enjoyed the Wii. The accommodation is 5*. The house is beautiful. Very friendly and welcoming pub 2 minutes walk away. Enjoyed the steam train on TalyLlyn Railway – great day out for ALL the family. Dolgoch walks very enjoyable too. Will definitely visit again! Thanks too for the welcome basket and flowers. A very enjoyable weekend xx
Helen & Gareth L, Cheshire, 27/4/14
What a beautiful house! A lovely place to stay in a fabulous area. We were spoilt for choice with the forest walks, waterfalls, lakes, mountains and beaches so close to us. We loved the steam train and enjoyed some sunny weather on the beach. We'll definitely be coming back soon.
From the Chapel Visitors' Book:
Gail & Jerry O'B, Worcester, 20/1/14
This is the most fabulous place to stay. We had the best weekend ever here.
John & Sarah S, Sheffield 6/4/14
Great party venue. Space for everyone, including an impromptu dance floor. Fantastic accommodation – very comfortable rooms. We enjoyed the horse riding at Fairbourne.
Adrian & Emma H, Somerset 6/4/14
Fantastic house, great for large groups. Loads to do around the area – seaside, walks, fishing. Even had some sunshine!
Jo & Pete C, Leamington Spa 6/4/14
Awesome house, great for big party get-togethers. Perfect location with loads to do (even in the rain!). Friendly little local. Coming back!
Ve & Paul N, Rochdale 17/4/14
Fabulous accommodation. Great location. Lovely local walks. Capel great. Pub good. Aberdovey great!
Monica & Jerry R, London 23/4/14
Lovely place! We had a great time. Will come back again.
Owen C, Tipperary, 5/5/14
Amazing stay, great accommodation. Thank you.
Short breaks when available: Monday- Friday 4 nights & Friday-Monday 3 nights.
A minimum charge of £599/699 applies separately & to both parts of the Chapel and a min charge of £1298 for the whole property.
There is a £250 damage deposit for the vestry and a £250 security damage deposit for the main chapel which is returned within 14 days provided there is no damage.
Prices inclusive of electric, bedding & towels. Please bring your own beach towels.
The Chapel comfortably sleeps 10 people, but we can accommodate 12 (2 sleeping on a bed settee) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies. The Vestry comfortably sleeps 8, but we can accommodate 10,(2 sleeping on a bed settee) A £35 per extra person surcharge applies, so in total we can sleep 22 guests. For groups of 10 or less using the Chapel or 8 or less in the Vestry, if you wish to have use of the bed settees we can have them made up and one £35 surcharge applies.
We request a 25% deposit on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before the arrival date.
A £25 booking fee applies.
You can book with confidence. We are a well-established agency with 2 offices & landlines in Wales. 3 easy payment options are available and all fund are held in a secure UK Barclays PLC Client Account.