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Lake, water sport, village pub and walking - 38478


Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A large detached property tucked away down a leafy lane on the shores of Bala Lake in the village of Llanuwchllyn, Snowdonia. Within easy walking distance of the village pub which serves delicious home cooking. For those who want to get out and get wet, where better than Bala Lake and the National White Water Centre for sailing, canoeing, rafting and much, much more. The 14 mile circumference of the Lake is ideal for cycling and walking.

This stunning house has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms (4 family bathrooms and 3 en-suites), making it ideal for 2 families or several couples to share.

Ground Floor

Brand new country kitchen with breakfast bar and all the quality appliances one would expect from such a high spec property including dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge and freezer. The boot room off the kitchen houses a butler's sink, an area to hang laundry, wetsuits and coats, washing machine, dryer etc and safe secure storage for bikes.

The dining room has a large table for long leisurely meals and a woodburning stove for chilly winter evenings.

The downstairs sitting room has lots of comfy leather seating around an open fire. Freeview TV, DVD, piano and stunning views in all directions. CD player and Wi-fi also available.


The first floor has a single bedroom with ensuite shower room and a double bedroom with ensuite shower room.

A second, spacious sitting room with comfortable leather seating, freeview TV, DVD and a large bay window with great countryside views.

Top Floor

On the top floor of this beautiful house is a spectacular master bedroom with breathtaking panoramic views across open countryside, a double and single bed and an ensuite bathroom.

2 further twin bedded rooms which share a bathroom with bath tub and shower.

Weekly lets from £790 / Short breaks from £400

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6.5 km
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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bed linen, towels and central heating included. For holidays of more than 7 nights, clean towels and linen will be provided.

Logs provided for the open fire (ground floor sitting room) and woodburner (dining room). These are included in the price.

Cot provided and highchair available. Please bring your own cot bedding.

Sleeps 10 with provision for +2 at extra cost by arrangement

Internet access

Hair dryer provided

Cycle hire/delivery nearby

Secure, off-road parking for several cars/boat

The village is on a bus route

Local Butcher Breakfast & Barbecue delivery nearby

No smoking or pets

Further details outdoors


The large front and side gardens offers a truly delightful setting in rolling countryside on the edge of the village. There are barbecue facilities, lawns and flower beds and an enclosed patio area to the rear of the house with garden furniture and floodlighting.

Safe secure storage for bikes.

The North Wales region

Snowdonia, North Wales offers the biggest, boldest mountains in Wales and England and is one of the most ancient and hauntingly beautiful areas in Europe.

Snowdonia welcomes visitors to a breathtaking natural environment, with Snowdonia National Park at its heart and much, much more. People have lived, worked and thrived on this Celtic land for more than 5000 years. Their legacy is a land which will fascinate the visitor with its rich opportunities for adventure, activity and discovery, its fascinating history and its ancient, musical language and culture.

Snowdonia is also close to a magnificent coastline of sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and glorious estuaries along the west and north coast. Find out how you can make the most of your self-catering cottage holiday in Snowdonia, North Wales...


This self catering property is located down a quiet lane, just round the corner from the famous Bala Lake Steam Railway station. From here you can catch the train all the way to Bala along the back edge of the lake. Guests also love to walk or cycle this unspoiled peaceful lane. There are guided walks available around the local area and within a few minutes walk is a very popular local pub serving great home cooked meals. The mixed grill at The Eagles is legend, and a wide variety of vegetarian dishes are always available too.

Guests who prefer not to drive can take advantage of the bus service to explore the local towns of Bala, 5 miles, Dolgellau, 18 miles and Barmouth, 25 miles, all of which are accessible by public transport.

This delightful country house accommodation is located at the southern tip of Snowdonia National Park in North Wales and offers a great central point to take a holiday or short break. It is also perfectly placed for holidays involving watersports of all kinds.

Bala is home of the largest natural lake in Wales, Llyn Tegid, where watersports of all types can be enjoyed with or without expert instruction. Nearby, the National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn offers white knuckle rafting and much more. Bala Leisure Centre with swimming pool & waterslide is also nearby.

A wealth of outdoor activities literally are on the doorstep from rock climbing, gorge walking, canoeing, pony trekking, quad biking to mountain biking on the stunning Coed y Brenin Forest trails and more. If all this sounds all a bit like too much hard work, why not take a gentle stroll or drive and take in some of the most breathtaking scenery in Europe.


Bala Lake – Up to a 10 mile walk around the 4 mile long, stunning lake. 0.25 miles from the house.

Moel Emoel – Snowdonia Mountain 6 mile circular walk (moderate). 5.5 miles from house.


Bala Lake - Up to a 10 mile route around the 4 mile long, stunning lake. 0.25 miles from the house.

Llyn Celyn – 15 mile circular route around another lake. 4 miles from house

Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 19.5 miles


The nearest venue is Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid in Welsh). 0.25 miles

Water sports

Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 4 miles

National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 9.5 miles


Bala Golf Club - A 10 hole golf course with stunning views over the North Wales countryside. 5 miles

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17 May 2013


"Lovely base for beautiful walks and cycle rides"

We've just returned from a long weekend with friends at this lovely historic property in the heart of Snowdonia. It's in a nice quiet location (so not the traffic and queues around the more… More

16 May 2013


"Great accomodation in fantastic location"

Stayed here with a group of friends for a weekend to walk and cycle by day and chill out in the evenings, Great to be able to walk out of the front door (or the back door with muddy boots) and choose … More

16 May 2013


"Luxury country house - great views"

I have just returned from a very nice weekend at this property with a group of friends. This is a very large and luxurious country house with everything you could need for holiday. It has been renovat… More

7 Sep 2011


"lovely holiday house"

Stayed here with my sister and our families, and Grandad came too. Lots of room for the kids (five of them aged 3-10 years)to run around inside and outside, having two living rooms meant Grandad could… More

30 Jun 2011


"Great for large family groups"

Our party was made up of three families and the property suited our needs brilliantly. The 5 bedrooms were spacious and 4 bathrooms meant no queues for the loo which was important with 6 children aged… More

9 Jun 2011


"More than Excellent"

Huge Cottage, many brand new bathrooms, very clean and new house from inside, fullly furnished (don't bring anything), good value for money, suitable for group of friends or families. If we will … More

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Llion Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages)

  • 3 Years listed

Calendar last updated:09 Sep 2014

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