Greaves Wharf House was
originally the Wharf Master's office during the 19th century, and more
recently was owned by the family of Frances Shand Kydd.
cottage on the ground floor of Greaves wharf House, previously the
wharfmasters office has been converted into a luxury two bedroomed cottage
with a lounge/dining room, a separate kitchen & utility area, and a bathroom
with a bath and shower . There is Wifi available for your stay.
All the fixtures and the decor meet our consistent 5 star quality,
Wharfhouse also has a private car park with space for two cars.
This property has a fabulous position adjacent to the slipway into the
harbour. You can sit on the harbour wall just 20 yards from the door and
enjoy the ever-changing tidal flow. The Wales coastal path runs directly
alongside the property.
Should you feel like spoiling yourselves, a delicious breakfast can be
enjoyed just a few steps along the road.
During the summer months, there is a market held on Fridays a few hundred
yards along the road towards town.
Within walking distance of Greaves Wharf House, the town itself has a wide
variety of small, locally owned shops and restaurants, from bookshops and
antique shops to music shops, where you can find almost everything you need.
Moreover, there is no shortage of pubs and good restaurants.
Two miles down the estuary in Morfa Bychan is Black Rock Sands, a popular
wide sandy beach with a rocky headland at the western end of the beach and a
backdrop of sand dunes that are a site of special scientific interest. When
the tide recedes you can explore the rock pools, exposed caverns and multi
coloured rock face (the rocks are not black!). The two-mile stretch of sands
is popular with kite-buggies and kite surfers. It is convenient for picnics
too, as you can drive your car right onto the beach.
Walkers will be spoilt for choice in the countryside around Porthmadog. The
walk to Portmerion along the cob alongside the stunning Glaslyn Estuary
gives tremendous views of the Snowdonia
Mountains. Another beautiful walk is
along the Llyn Coastal Path and further west through Borth-y-gest, Morfa
Bychan, Black Rock Sands, Criccieth and beyond. For the really dedicated
walkers, there are six designated routes to the summit of Snowdon and a
variety of walking routes to Cader Idris
Steam railway enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice with the Ffestiniog and
Welsh Highland Railways within an easy walk to the stations at Porthmadog.
The Ffestiniog Railway, originally built to run along cob to carry slate
from the quarries runs from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog, and the Welsh
Highland Railway runs from Porthmadog to Caernarfon.
For those wanting to take part in other activities in the area, these
include walking, cycling, climbing, pony trekking, surfing, water skiing,
canoeing, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, or abseiling.
Well behaved pets welcome at Wharf house at additional charge.
Contact:- Paul Tunstall, Steeplehouse Ltd., Waella, Wallrake, Heswall, Wirral, CH60 8PG
Telephone (International):- +44 151 342 1061
Telephone (UK):- 0151 342 1061