Gwyndy - 38478
About the home
Gwyndy is a large, stunning self-catering house, 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.
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.
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.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
Nearest amenities: 6km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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 seating for 10, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
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
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 / Snowdonia/Gwynedd 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...
The Bala area
Gwyndy 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, 4 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 – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 4 miles
National White Water Centre, Canolfan Tryweryn – White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing. 9.5 miles
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
Bala Golf Club - A 10 hole golf course with stunning views over the North Wales countryside. 5 miles
How to get there
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Wales is easily reached from the London airports whether you travel by train, car or bus. If you rent a car, you can get from London to South Wales in only two to three hours. By train it’s even quicker, just two hours from London to Cardiff. If you prefer to travel by bus, National Express coach services travel direct to both South Wales and North Wales.
Activities near Bala
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
07 Sep 2011
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... more
30 Jun 2011
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... more
09 Jun 2011
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... more
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|Prices for group size 10|
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|Period 1||24 Jan 13||22 Mar 13||£ 790||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 2||22 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 1090||-||-||4 Nights|
|Period 3||13 Apr 13||4 May 13||£ 890||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 4||4 May 13||11 May 13||£ 990||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 5||11 May 13||25 May 13||£ 890||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 6||25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 1250||-||-||1 Week|
|Period 7||1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 890||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 8||29 Jun 13||13 Jul 13||£ 990||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 9||13 Jul 13||20 Jul 13||£ 1090||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 10||20 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 1250||-||-||1 Week|
|Period 11||31 Aug 13||7 Sep 13||£ 1090||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 12||7 Sep 13||5 Oct 13||£ 990||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 13||5 Oct 13||26 Oct 13||£ 890||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 14||26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 1250||-||-||1 Week|
|Period 15||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 790||-||-||2 Nights|
|Period 16||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 1250||-||-||1 Week|
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