Plas Dorothea

Talysarn, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 6BA


Prices from £321 per night. Short stays available. Please ask.

About Plas Dorothea

Plas Dorothea is located in the Nantlle Valley in Snowdonia between the villages of Talysarn and Nantlle, across the river and adjacent to the famous Dorothea Quarry with its 350 acres of land to explore in the foothills of Mount Snowdon and is only 3 miles from the beautiful coastline of West Wales and its unspoilt beaches some 7 miles south of the castellated town of Caernarfon.

Plas Dorothea is a remote, detached, early Victorian mansion built in around 1860, with ample private parking at the front of the property for up to 6 vehicles, and is set in its own grounds which extend with two paddocks to some 5 acres and is pet friendly, with approximately 100 metres river frontage.

At the rear of the property there is a large walled Victorian garden which is laid to lawn and a smaller garden at the side of the house which is suitable for children of all ages and has a large trampoline.

On the ground floor access from the the front door opens into a hallway with a large comfortable lounge, with an open fire and a dining area seating 8 guests.

On the opposite side of the hallway is bedroom 6, which has a period cast iron open fire and bay window and has 1 double and 1 single bed. There is a wood paneled breakfast room seating up to 16 people which also has period cast iron fireplace. There is wood paneled, pub styled bar, with an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and darts board. Access from the bar leads to doors to staircase leading to the wine cellar (no access to guests), door to the boot room which has indoor games, pool, table and football also outdoor games including footballs, badminton, boules, basket ball and cricket.

There is a door to the kitchen and access to large lawn and gardens. There are two staircases (one originally for the servants from the kitchen) and the main staircase leading to the first floor.

The kitchen is well equipped with plenty storage units and a dry store cupboard. There is a fridge freezer, dish washer, range cooker with 7 ring gas hob and 2 electric ovens. There are also 2 microwaves, 2 toasters, halogen cooker, slow cooker and pressure cooker, ample crockery and cutlery.

The main staircase leads to further 5 bedrooms, 3 of which are en-suite and also the main bathroom with walk in shower and double wash hand basin a.

A fantastic house for parties and large family get-togethers with optional disco lights in the bar.

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 16 guests
  • 3 nights minimum

All bed linen is provided but no towels.


  • Check-in time is 4pm and check-out is 10am.
  • Smoking is not allowed.
  • There are on-site parking facilities available at the property.
  • A dishwasher and a washing machine are included for your use.
  • A maximum of 2 Dogs are allowed ONLY WITH PRIOR ARRANGMENT at the rate of £5 per dog per night payable on arrival.
  • The maximum number of guests allowed at the property is 16.
  • Guests are expected to leave the property in a clean and tidy condition. All waste and recycling to be placed in bins provided. Any excessive cleaning will be charged at £15/hr
  • All damaged or broken items must be paid for.
  • The owners will retain money from the guests security deposit for any breach of the above rules.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking available
  • No smoking
  • Pets welcome
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Sleeps 16

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Plas Dorothea , Talysarn, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 6BA
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