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  • Detached house for sale

    Coesfaen, Barmouth, Gwynedd LL42

    6 4 4

    The history of the Coes Faen Estate dates back to around 1865, when the railway first came to the area and started the transformation of Abermaw (Barmouth) from a shipbuilding, fishing and ... read more

    Strutt & Parker - Shrewsbury

    Strutt & Parker - Shrewsbury

  • Country house for sale

    Rhoslefain, Tywyn LL36

    9 3 2

    Accommodation in Brief Main House Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Reception Hall | Kitchen | Utility Room | Breakfast Room | Five First Floor Bedrooms | Two First ... read more

    Finest Properties

    Finest Properties

  • Detached house for sale

    Llanbedr LL45

    9 7 4

    Hafan Artro is a thriving hotel in Llanbedr, within the Snowdonia National Park, which has been run by the current owners since 2017. The accommodation is laid out over three floors. The ... read more

    Strutt & Parker - Chester

    Strutt & Parker - Chester

  • Country house for sale

    ., Aberdovey LL35

    6 4 4

    This former manor house is situated on the outskirts of the village of Aberdovey approximately one miles drive away. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and South facing landscaped grounds ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Detached house for sale

    Tal Y Llyn, Tywyn, Gwynedd LL36

    8 6 4

    The Pen-y-Bont Hotel is an historical 16th Century Coaching Inn providing accommodation and a place of sustenance over the centuries. Many years ago there was also a Blacksmith's forge (now ... read more

    Knight Frank - Birmingham Sales

    Knight Frank - Birmingham ...

  • Detached house for sale

    Faenol Isaf, Tywyn, Gwynedd LL36

    4 2 2

    A very rare opportunity to acquire two properties located within a private plot extending to approximately one acre on the outskirts of Tywyn. Comprising of a very individual particularly ... read more

    Morris Marshall & Poole - Tywyn

    Morris Marshall & Poole - ...

  • Flat for sale

    Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd LL44

    4 2 2

    Reference - 46904 Description This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a very well established general store and Post Office. The business occupies a prominent main road trading position ... read more

    Kings Business Transfer

    Kings Business Transfer

  • Link-detached house for sale

    Pier Road, Tywyn LL36

    8 7 7

    Morannedd offers a superb opportunity to purchase a ready made investment income. Consisting of six self contained one and two bedroom apartments providing an income of £3,100 per month. All ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Property for sale

    Corris, Machynlleth SY20

    3 1 2

    Town and Country are delighted to offer to the market this exciting & very rare business opportunity and lovely three bedroomed property in the delightful village of Corris. The grade II ... read more

    Town and Country Property Services Oswestry Limited

    Town and Country Property ...

  • Property for sale

    Corris, Machynlleth SY20

    3 1 2

    Town and Country are delighted to offer to the market this lovely three bedroomed property with business potential in the delightful village of Corris. Being sold with no chain, This grade II ... read more

    Town and Country Property Services Oswestry Limited

    Town and Country Property ...

  • Detached house for sale

    Llwyngwril LL37

    2 2 1

    The Gallery offers a superb opportunity to acquire a ready made business of 2 letting properties with on-going bookings ready to commence trading on completion. Set in a former schoolhouse ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Detached house for sale

    Abergynolwyn, Gwynedd LL36

    6 6 2

    Abergynolwyn is in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park and is surrounded by beautiful unspoilt countryside with many well-known beauty spots nearby. The famous Talyllyn Railway, runs ... read more

    Morris Marshall & Poole - Tywyn

    Morris Marshall & Poole - ...

  • Detached house for sale

    ., Abergynolwyn LL36

    6 6 2

    Here is a superb opportunity to get away from the rat race to run a B and B business all set up ready to go with a separate spacious owners accommodation. The separate former village shop ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    Aberamffra Road, Barmouth, Gwynedd. LL42

    4 2 3

    Spectacular position and views - An imposing Grade ll listed Georgian double fronted semi detached family residence (constructed circa 1819) commanding wonderful views from 8 of it's rooms ... read more

    warriners.co.uk

    warriners.co.uk

  • Town house for sale

    2 Smithfield Street, Dolgellau LL40

    6 2 2

    'Dylanwad Da' is a 6 bed victorian style terraced home ; situated in the heart of Dolgellau. No expense has been sparred in restoring this 4 floor terraced building. This former restaurant ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    Pier Road, Tywyn LL36

    5 3 3

    Bron y Garth is a substantial semi detached property situated just off Tywyn promenade and close to all amenities. Refurbished in 2011 by the current vendors to include re wiring, all new ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Maisonette for sale

    High Street, Tywyn LL36

    4 1 1

    The business is run to suit opening 6 days a week providing lunchtimes and evening meals 8 months of the year however the business could accommodate year round trade if desired. Ideally ... read more

    Welsh Property Services

    Welsh Property Services

  • Detached house for sale

    High Street, Tywyn LL36

    3 3 3

    The property has recently been converted into three self contained flats, an ideal investment. Tywyn is a delightful coastal town on the shores of Cardigan Bay with a variety of shops, ... read more

    Morris Marshall & Poole - Tywyn

    Morris Marshall & Poole - ...

  • Detached house for sale

    Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys SY20

    3 1 2

    3 Bedroom Former Forestry Managers House Excellent order throughout No Upper Chain Around 1 acre of garden and grounds 10 Minutes from Machynlleth Good range of Outbuildings Triple Garage ... read more

    Morris Marshall & Poole - Machynlleth

    Morris Marshall & Poole - ...

  • Detached house for sale

    Faenol Isaf, Tywyn LL36

    3 1 2

    A spacious detached 3 bedroom Dormer style house set on a corner plot and within easy reach of the town centre and promenade, with gardens to front and side, detached Garage and parking. EER ... read more

    Morris Marshall & Poole - Tywyn

    Morris Marshall & Poole - ...

Living in Fairbourne: the local area guide

Fairbourne is a very small seaside village in north Wales, resting on the southern shore of the Mawddach Estuary at the edge of Snowdonia National Park. The village is actually built amid the ‘morfa’, or marshes, typical of the area. It lies at the foot of the Cambrian Mountains beneath dramatic cliffs.

The town’s founding was greatly influenced by Sir Arthur McDougall, who aimed to develop it as an ocean-side resort, a development that was supported by the railway’s opening in 1865. You might recognise the name is the same as the self-rising flour brand, which Sir Arthur founded. One of his lasting legacies in the town is the narrow gauge tramway, also known as the Fairbourne and Barmouth Railway, which still operates as a popular tourist attraction.

Today, Fairbourne is a thriving village with its own European Blue Flag Beach and the green spaces and waterscapes of the Snowdonia National Park at its doorstep. The village is comprised of a range high and middle-end properties nestled in a peaceful, unique rural landscape. It benefits from all the essentials in terms of amenities and shops, as well as good transport connections to the surrounding area.

Demographics

There are just over 1,000 people in the town of Fairbourne, approximately 1,174 as of 2011. According to the Census data for the wider county of Gwynedd, which Fairbourne is a part of, the people of the area are quite well off, at least, in comparison to most of Wales, enjoying higher employment and better health.

There are also 5% more homeowners than average in the county, with many of those not having a mortgage, at least, compared to the larger Welsh population. This population is also slightly older than the population at large, with the mean age sitting just about a year above national statistics.

Education

There’s a primary school to be found in the town, the Fairbourne Primary School, though if parents wish to send their children elsewhere, the Barmouth Primary School is just across the ocean strait. While it can be driven to, by going along the mainland, the Barmouth ferry is a far quicker route, as is the train line.

Ysgol Y Gader secondary school is just 20 minutes away, in Dolgellau, and another secondary school, Ysgol Uwchradd Tywyn, can be found in Tywyn. Ysgol Uwchradd Tywyn is a co-educational secondary school that was lauded by the Welsh government for its extremely high standards, and, in fact, dubbed the school “with the highest standards”.

Transport

The Fairbourne railway station runs regular services between April and October, with its ferry connections running onto Barmouth. There are also some bus services that run to the surrounding towns, with connections to larger regional hubs. The A493 runs close by to the town, and connects to the larger Welsh roads, like the A470 which runs north, and the A487 that runs down south to Aberystwyth.

Amenities and shopping

From Fairbourne, the beautiful character and charm of the Welsh coastline is within easy reach to explore, including all the lovely B&Bs, cottages, guest houses and upmarket hotels which dot the iconic landscape. The Bae Abermaw Hotel and Bryn Melyn Guest House are noteworthy establishments worth a weekend getaway or day trip.

There are a wide array of dining options within easy reach, from typical English and continental cuisine to curry takeaways. Indiana Cuisine is an Indian restaurant in Fairbourne with an excellent reputation and vegetarian options.

Fairbourne Chippy is renowned for its delicious fresh fish and chips, and, of course, there is plenty of traditional pub fare in the many pubs in and around Fairbourne. There are also a number of little cafes and bistros with excellent local pastries and cakes. Sports and outdoors enthusiasts have much to enjoy in Fairbourne, with fishing, cycling and watersports popular around the estuary and all the shops and clubs for equipment, repair, lessons and support.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the above information is up to date, some inaccuracies may occur. If you notice any inaccuracies please contact editor@primelocation.com

All information was correct at time of publication and is provided in good faith.

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