Hen Dafarn is the ideal location to stay while enjoying the Edwardian Castle and walled town of Conwy or exploring the surrounding countryside including the dramatic beauty of the Snowdonia Mountains - sleeps 4 to 6
Hen Dafarn, is a spacious townhouse in Conwy, dating from the 15th century and recently updated to provide modern convenience amid period detail.
Conwy is a medieval walled town with a magnificent castle. It is a World Heritage Site. The Castle is nestled against a picturesque quay and set against the stunning mountainous backdrop of the Snowdonia National Park. The circuit of walls over three quarters of a mile long is guarded by 22 towers and is one of the finest in the World.
Hen Dafarn is located on a narrow but quiet residential street in the center of town. It is sited within the town walls of this small historic town and makes an ideal base being just a few minutes’ walk from the castle, a lovely marina which hosts many fairs and festivals, specialist and national shops, quality restaurants and traditional pubs.
Conwy, along with the beautiful surrounding countryside and coastline, is the perfect location for your holiday. Whatever you want to do - explore the mountains and shores, go sightseeing, enjoy sports or maybe just relax and enjoy great food and wine, whilst taking in the ambience, you will find that Conwy caters for all. You can enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches, visit local historic houses and the majestic Victorian splendour of Llandudno.
Being only 75 minutes drive from Manchester, Conwy on the North Wales coast, is easily accessible by train or car.
Hen Dafarn, ‘the old tavern’, was recently renovated to the highest standard and is stylishly furnished and decorated while maintaining the character of its 15th century construction. Old ship beams, which are exposed throughout the house, add to its charm. Hen Dafarn is deceptively spacious. As you enter the cottage you are immediately taken by the large stone inglenook fireplace with a convenient and eco friendly gas stove. The comfortable seating area invites you to relax under the open plan beamed living and dining area with TV and WiFi.
The well-equipped new kitchen, including ample storage space ,induction cooktop. dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier, has contemporary folding doors leading straight out into the large slate-flagged south facing courtyard garden. The garden is equipped with table and chairs and BBQ. This secluded, peaceful and sunny patio is the perfect setting for alfresco dining during the summer months.
On the first floor is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a modern family bathroom with an over bath shower.
Stairs to the 2nd floor lead to an impressive mezzanine double bedroom whose windows open out to beautiful views of Conwy Castle, the 12th century town church clock tower, the Tudor mansion Plas Mawr and the boats at anchor on the Conwy estuary. An ensuite shower room completes the suite.
Parking is either on the road by the front door or car parks are available nearby.
Conwy is a World Heritage site that is becoming an exciting and interesting place to visit all year round. There are many local festivals and activities, so summer or winter we believe that you will find Hen Dafarn to be a comfortable retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life while retaining the amenities of a modern world.