Hot Tub, Lake and Restaurants -82212
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This beautiful cottage has a hot tub on the patio and everything you need within a 5 minute walk. Tastefully furnished with a modern touch, this barn conversion benefits from a unique position at the edge of town. Its setting within an enclosed farm yard creates a real sense of privacy - it's like enjoying the benefits of the countryside without the responsibility of having to drive everywhere. 500 meters from Bala Lake with all its watersports, across the road from the town's small, traditional cinema and less than a 5 minute walk from all the market town's restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs.
A great, central base to explore North Wales with picturesque walks, white water rafting and a narrow gauge railway being just some of the activities that can be enjoyed on your doorstep.
The cottage benefits from wi-fi facilities and underfloor heating throughout.
The open plan living area feels spacious with its high ceilings and exposed beams. The modern high gloss grey kitchen includes a dishwasher and washing machine, ceramic touch control hob with single oven, microwave and a large fridge freezer.
Dining table for 4 and a wall mounted flat screen TV with DVD player visible from all angles of the living area. Relax on the two luxury sofas in the lounge area and enjoy the open field views through the patio doors. The living area opens up to the enclosed garden area at the rear of the cottage with hot tub facilities located immediately outside on the decking area.
Bedroom 1: Inviting king sized bed that can be changed to two single beds on request. Flat screen TV / DVD with freeview and oak bedroom furniture. Modern in style with high ceilings and exposed beams.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with freeview TV and DVD, oak bedroom furniture, high ceilings and exposed timbers.
Stylish, modern bathroom with contemporary fittings, a shower over the bath and a heated towel rail.
Enclosed garden area with a hot tub on the patio. Decking area with garden furniture and a lawn area with flower beds.
•Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer provided
•Heating and electricity included
•Cot and high chair available on request
•Sofa bed available in the living area for an extra guest on request
•Plenty of private parking space on a flat surface outside the cottage
•No pets or smoking inside the cottage
•Dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels, salt and pepper provided
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The North Wales region
This beautiful semi-detached cottage is brilliantly located in the market town of Bala, Snowdonia. Whilst being within a 5 minute walk of all the town's facilities, it also benefits from the privacy of an enclosed farm yard. This somehow manages to create a calm countryside setting even though you are more or less in the centre of town.
The 'homely' Welsh market town of Bala offers a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is also a traditional cinema across the road and a Leisure Centre (fitness room, indoor swimming pool and slide) just 500 meters away. Some of the best pubs in town include The White Lion, Y Plas Coch and Y Cwrt (all within a 5 minute walk).
Amongst the best places to eat (all within walking distance) are the White Lion Hotel, Y Plas Coch, Plas yn Dre, Bala Spice and Y Cwrt. Also worth a short drive is Yr Eagles in Llanuwchllyn (5 miles) and Lake Vyrnwy Restaurant (13 miles). However, because you're on holiday in a cottage with hot tub facilities, you might prefer to have a takeaway delivered to your door every night.
Regarded by many as the adventure capital of Wales, Bala offers world class watersports provision, from Bala Lake (500 meters away) with a range of activities such as canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and gorge walking to the National White Water Rafting Centre (4 miles). There is also a high speed go-carting circuit in Cerrigydrudion (12 miles), Zorbing (8 miles) and numerous other attractions such as Tree Tops Adventure in Betws y Coed and Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre and Go Ape offering great days out.
If you prefer to relax on holiday, there are numerous picturesque mountain and lakeside walks nearby, not to mention the cycle route and scenic narrow gauge railway along Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), the largest natural lake in Wales. Or what about a night out in the cinema across the road or simply relaxing in the hot tub with wine and a good book. This cottage also provides a great central base to explore the whole of Snowdonia and North Wales. Llechwedd Slate Caverns (18 miles), Portmeirion (25miles) and the Welsh Highland Railway (27 miles) are just some of many highly recommended days out.
•Bala Lake – Up to a 10 mile walk around the 4 mile long, stunning lake. 0.3 miles from the cottage.
•Aran mountain range offers 14 summits above 2,000ft. The ridge makes an excellent linear walk and includes the two major summits of Aran Fawddwy (2969ft) and Aran Benllyn (2904ft). Route starts from Llanuwchllyn, 5 miles.
•Arenig mountain range has 13 summits above 2,000ft, including Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant. Route begins near Llyn Celyn, 4 miles
Cycling / Mountain Biking
•Bala Lake - The 10 mile scenic route around the lake can also be cycled. 0.3 miles from your cottage.
•Llyn Celyn – 15 mile circular route around another scenic lake. 4 miles
•Antur Stiniog Mountain Biking Centre, Blaenau Ffestiniog. 18 miles
•Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 23 miles
•Bikes can also be hired in the area.
Find out more about fishing in Bala. The nearest venue is Bala Lake (called Llyn Tegid in Welsh). 0.3 miles
•Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 0.3 miles
•National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 4 miles
Bala Golf Club - A 10 hole golf course with stunning views over the North Wales countryside. 1 mile
Bwlchgwyn Pony Trekking Centre. Suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 25 miles
•Barmouth Beach – long, sandy beach with Blue Flag award. 27 miles
•Black Rock Sands - 3 miles of sandy beach. 27 miles
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12 May 2014
"Lovely cottage and warm welcome"
I stayed at the cottage with three friends and we were impressed with the lovely modern and very clean interior and welcome touches from the owners for our arrival.… More
27 Mar 2014
This cottage has been lovingly converted from a barn to an exceptionally high standard. It's very clean, has every amenity you could wish for in a holiday cottage and a bonus of a great hot tub j… More
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