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Capel Coffa

Dolgellau, North Wales
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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Electric vehicle charging
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Luxury converted chapel, an enclosed garden and fabulous views
  • Quirky accommodation for a group getaway exploring Snowdonia National Park
  • Walk into Dolgellau, 1 mile, with its shops, pubs and cafes or along the Mawddach Trail
Property code: 85970

The property is nestled in Llanelltyd, 1 mile from Dolgellau's historic town where there are pubs and shops, and cycle hire – ideal for the Mawddach Trail. The renowned Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park is 4.5 miles down the road, perfect for a mountain biking challenge. Explore beautiful Barmouth, 6 miles, with its golden, sandy beaches, harbour, cafes, pubs, shops, museums and galleries. Harlech, famous for its castle being a World Heritage Site, St David’s golf links course and miles of sandy beach is 11 miles further up the coast. This is an all-year-round destination for friends and family, with so many activities in the area such as paddleboarding, boat trips, fishing, sea swimming, rock climbing, golf, walking and cycling. Visit countless historic sites, castles, museums and events in Snowdonia National Park from the doorstep.

This detached and spacious former chapel is full of original features, boasting all the thoughtful little extras for a fabulous holiday with friends and family. Walk through the original doors into the inner porch, with a pew and lots of space for your outdoor attire. Continue into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with exposed beams, a double-height ceiling, feature windows and lighting to highlight the details of this unique property. The stunning kitchen is well-equipped for preparing home-cooked meals. If you decide to eat in, create something special with your local purchases from your travels, and enjoy time together around the dining table. After a full day out, relax on the comfortable sofa, put your feet up on the pouffe, and watch a film on Smart TV or listen to music. For cosy nights in, light the wood burner. Younger ones can relax on the mezzanine and play games. Also on the ground floor is a king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a WC, plus a utility room and a separate WC. Upstairs, enjoy a leisurely bath in the stylish family bathroom with a shower over the bath and a WC. There are a further three bedrooms to choose from – a double, twin, and a king-size with an en-suite shower room and WC. All the bedrooms have streaming TVs and are designed for a good night's sleep with your comfort in mind.

Outside offers a great space to unwind in the enclosed garden. Make the most of the weather and dine alfresco at the table and chairs, light the charcoal BBQ and enjoy a sundowner or two. There are steps up from the road to the garden and entrance.

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin
  • 3 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with shower over freestanding bath and WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge, wine cooler, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Utility room with a fridge/freezer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV in lounge and streaming TVs in all bedrooms
  • Enclosed garden, paved patio, lawn, seating and charcoal BBQ
  • Lockable wooden shed for bike storage
  • On-street parking for 3 cars
  • Shop and pub 1 mile, beach 6 miles
  • Please note that there are steps up the property and so care should be taken
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £350 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £40. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Laura Southern

This property is personally managed by Laura.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sarah 22nd March 2024

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We had a lovely, relaxing week at Capel Coffa and were sad to leave. It's very clean, inviting and cosy. There is all you need for a family break, close to local shops and the beach. We enjoyed cooking in the big kitchen, whilst chatting, going to the beach and shops, local dog walks, and lunch at the George III down the road. We played games at thRead moree table after dinner, followed by a movie and popcorn, with the fire lit at night-Perfect!! (Logs available at eurospar). Highly recommend Hide

Reviewed by Diane 1st March 2024

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A tastefully restored and extremely well appointed chapel, providing the perfect location for a group of six adults to spend a week exploring the delights surrounding Dolgellau. The owners had thought of everything to make our stay comfortable and we would definitely recommend it to others. We were out walking miles every day in the mountains, in fRead moreorests, along the Mawdach Way and on glorious beaches. The town was within easy reach with some good shops and eateries and a bus stop just outside. Hide

Reviewed by Graham 16th February 2024

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What a place! Beautiful building, tastefully renovated with everything you need. We celebrated my mums 70th birthday here and everyone had a fantastic time. We loved spending time in Capel Coffa and will definitely return, many thanks!

Reviewed by Matthew 19th January 2024

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Absolutely wonderful stay! The property is beautiful with lovely modern decor and the owners have thought of everything to make the stay comfortable. We stayed during very stormy weather, so staying in such a lovely property with the log burner and beautiful feature window was the best way to watch the weather! Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Kate 23rd December 2023

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What an amazing place! Booked for Christmas, and we had a blissful time.

Reviewed by Sue 29th November 2023

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Reviewed by Robert 24th November 2023

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Highly enjoyed staying at this property. It has everything on offer you could possibly need. It perfect for family gatherings etc and great location.

Reviewed by Paula 28th October 2023

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We had a lovely time at Capel Coffa with our family of 5 adults and 3 children with plenty of space for everyone. The children especially enjoyed the 'snug' on the landing. Great location for walks and near to the beach at Barmouth The chapel has been lovingly renovated, is comfortable and very well appointed, we would certainly recommend it to famRead moreily and friends and hope to return one day. Hide

Reviewed by Sudip 21st October 2023

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Reviewed by Laura 29th September 2023

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We had a fantastic family stay here for my sisters 30th. Llinos was amazing with helping me source decorations and a cake. The house was perfect for our family of 6 adults, 2 children (2 yo and 6 mo) and 2 dogs. There is a stairgate at the bottom of the stairs, bed sides and a cot available for the little ones. Really loved the open plan setup. GreRead moreat location too, we will return! Highly recommend Eirian at Cacennau Cil y Coed for cakes, and Tracy at Coco Dolgellau for party decs. Hide

Reviewed by Linda 15th September 2023

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The house is beautiful and they had thought of everything. Would definitely recommend. We stayed 8 adults and was plenty of room and space.

Reviewed by Lesley 8th September 2023

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On the whole a lovely property, with ample space for 8 guests. We visited last year and came back as we liked the property and area so much. The property is spacious and well designed in the old chapel. Well equipped kitchen. The outside seating area is large, but could have done with a sweep - lots of old leaves laying around, just a minor thing tRead morehat can be easily rectified. Would recommend this property. Hide

Reviewed by jennifer 18th August 2023

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A beautiful ,tasteful renovation of a Chapel, with a lovely mountain view backdrop. We had a fabulous family holiday using the property as a base to walk in the surrounding hills .

Reviewed by Elizabeth 11th August 2023

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We are a family of five with teenagers and we enjoyed our stay at Cappel Coffa. It is very well located for walking (views of Cader Idris from terrace) and cycling (Coed y Brenin 10 mins away) and beaches also close. The property is very comfortable with plenty of space and decent bathrooms. Dolgellau is a lovely place with many good places to eat Read moreand drink for such a small town. Local people are very welcoming and friendly. We would return here in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 14th July 2023

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Reviewed by Heather 30th June 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay here, the house comfortably suits seven adults. It was nice to be able to fit round the table at mealtimes, around the TV and in the garden with ease. The house has everything you need for a week away and we enjoyed exploring the local towns. We would recommend the forest walks at Coed y Brenin where we found something toRead more suit all abilities and is located just down the road from the house. Good communication from the owners too! Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 9th June 2023

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Beautiful property; plenty of room for everyone and everything we needed. Great location for exploring the area and a fantastic view of the mountains. Lovely walk to the river, Old Llanelltyd Bridge and Abbey just across the road. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Emma 26th May 2023

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A beautiful cottage, perfect location for getting to desired destinations. Fully equipped, very comfortable and a lovely courtyard to sit and enjoy a barbecue with views of the hills.

Reviewed by Lynne 12th May 2023

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Property was really lovely lots of space nice to have the enclosed garden which we and the dog enjoyed using. Seven of us stayed here and it worked very well. Always car parking space. We enjoyed all the bird song and watching the thrush making their nest in the garden. Location of the property was great easy to get to all places we wanted to exploRead morere whilst also having the woodland walk nearby. We spoke to a few neighbours who suggested walks also bought some eggs from one of them. Brilliant Hide

Reviewed by Barry 5th May 2023

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We had a brilliant holiday in Capel Coffa !! Brilliant walks from the door and further afield. Accommodation is excellent, a fantastic conversion, lovely comfortable accommodation.

Reviewed by Dean 29th April 2023

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Fantastic property, decorated very much to our (modern) tastes and very well appointed and comfortable. Plenty of space for two couples and two dogs, we didnt even need two of the rooms. The weather was good enough to enjoy the outside spaces and the location was great for walks and driving to local attractions like Barnmouth and the Mach Loop! WouRead moreldnt hesitate to go back. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 14th April 2023

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We stayed for the weekend (3 couples) the property had everything we needed. The space is amazing, each couple took it in turns to cook a meal over the 3 nights and there was everything we needed to make our meals. The space is amazing, a huge table to sit and eat dinner and play games. The sofa is so comfy & there was room for all 6 adults. It is Read moredecor is amazing & we all loved the artwork throughout the Chapel. We had the best time, and would love to go back Hide

Reviewed by Natasha 7th April 2023

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Capel Coffa is a truly lovely, comfortable, well thought out holiday home. It was clear that comments from previous reviews around items missing from the kitchen / toilet rolls etc .. had all been acted upon. The location is beautiful and as a multi-generational family the house was perfect to suit everyones needs. We wouldnt hesitate in recommendiRead moreng this property. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 31st March 2023

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Reviewed by Helen 3rd February 2023

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A beautiful home, one of the best places we have stayed. Inside & outside space was lovely, the heaters outside are a great idea. Would certainly recommend this and the bonus for us was that there is also a car charger that comes with the house, this was a really big plus for us as one of the party had an electric car.

Reviewed by Kelia 19th January 2023

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Overall lovely stay. The property could be better equipped, very minimal cooking utensils/tray/pans etc. Also one toilet roll per room, could have done with a spare, along with a few extra cleaning up stuff- dosh washer tabs, cloths etc. Hoover barely works which is not ideal either for leaving the place tidy. However beds very comfy, sofa comfy, gRead morereat location, well decorated throughout, lovely garden, would definitely stay again! Hide

Reviewed by Ionut Adrian 29th December 2022

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Perfect place to spend few days with family and friends.

Reviewed by Sharon 22nd December 2022

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We stayed over the Christmas period and had a great time with family and friends, great to share with friends with plenty of bathrooms, so not required to share. It chapel was very comfortable and clean and I could have stayed longer. Unfortunately Wales was very wet and we did not venture out, local ammenities are good and very close by. We took oRead moreur labrador dog and he throughly enjoyed himself too ! Much Fun, Games and drinking had by all. P.S - A lovely neighbour next door very helpfull Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 29th October 2022

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Amazing place. Great location for walks in the mountains and on the beach at Barmouth

Reviewed by Michelle 22nd October 2022

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We literally could not find a fault with this property. It was absolutely beautiful. Spotlessly clean. Lots of space. We are a family of 4 (5 including our dog!)with 2 teenagers and they loved the snug area! It most definitely had the wow factor! The extra touches such as the welcome cake, the wax melts and the bath bombs were just lovely! We had aRead more fantastic week....walked for miles with such beautiful scenery everywhere we turned! Gorgeous! Hide

Reviewed by Tony 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Lesley 9th September 2022

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A well appointed cottage. Really enjoyed our first stay here. The owners have renovated this chapel beautifully. There are many walks within easy reach of the cottage, supermarket reasonably close in Dolgellau, and a short drive to Barmouth for the coast. Would definitely recommend, and would not hesitate to stay here again.

Reviewed by Jayraj 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by Angela 26th August 2022

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We loved this property. The renovation is excellent. It is a stunning holiday home which easily accommodated our family group of eight. Bathrooms are luxurious and kitchen and lounge areas have everything including reliable internet connectivity.The outside area is lovely, with a beautiful view from the front and ample parking. Be aware that the puRead morebs and eateries of Dolgellau necessitate a short car journey. We had one small gripe with the bedding which I am confident the owners will address. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 29th July 2022

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Absolutely beautiful location I rated 4/5 stars on location because I brought my 4yrs old daughter and walking really is not her thing, not much to do for the tiny ones but for the rest of us if I could of given 6 stars I would! It was absolutely gorgeous. Little welcoming touches like wax melts, Costa lattes for the tassimo and a fresh baked cake Read morewith a welcome bite was highly appreciated. A must stay! 5* Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 22nd July 2022

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A fabulous escape, we loved it.

Reviewed by Gareth 15th July 2022

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Very comfortable for our group of 8, aged 15 to 80. Top quality kitchen appliances. Plenty of bathrooms and toilets. Enjoyed the BBQ and outdoor lounge area. It is a beautiful and spacious cottage. You'll need your iplayer/netflix account detils to watch tv in the bedrooms. The huge lounge tv has freeview and there is plenty of seating possibilitieRead mores to sit together. Steps from road to property were a little difficult for our oldest member who does not have good mobility but was manageable. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 24th June 2022

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The Chapel is lovely, comfortable and very well appointed, we had a great holiday.

Reviewed by Lorraine 10th June 2022

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What a little gem of a property and one we fully intend to revisit. The house was extremely clean and well decorated and lots of thought had gone into the extras on offer - Tassimo Machine / blue tooth speakers/ phone charging pads etc. I loved morning coffee on the patio in front of the house and glasses of wine under the patio heater late into thRead moree evening. Lots of walks available - trails through woodland, around lakes and estuaries and at the beach at Barmouth. We really did not want to leave. Hide

Reviewed by Michaela 13th May 2022

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This place is incredible. Just off a main route into town, the location was perfect. There are beautiful scenic walks everywhere and the Chapel offers every comfort we want when away from home. Everything has been thought about- from the delicious Victoria sponge cake to welcome us to the sensor lighting in the evenings. Brilliant.

Reviewed by John 22nd April 2022

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Fantastic property, renovated to a really high standard. Ideally situated for days out at the coast as well as hikes across Snowdonia. Would stay here again.

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