Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Sgubor Bach, the upper floor of a converted barn is situated in a rural location at the gateway to the Snowdonia National Park and a mere 10 minutes' walk from the market town of Bala. Great views of the surrounding area. Walk out of the door and you can leave the hustle and bustle of life behind you and enjoy the best of the Welsh countryside and outdoor activities. Recently converted to a holiday accommodation Sgubor Bach is an ideal base to access an array of activities available throughout the year.
The National Whitewater Centre where they offer rafting and numerous water activities is a 10 minute drive; Bala Watersports Centre at Bala Lake offer Sailing, Canoeing and Windsurfing. Coed y Brenin, world renowned Mountain Biking centre is 30 minute to the south and 30 minutes to the north is Llandegla Mountain Biking Centre. Both offer a choice of family tracks to challenging black runs.
Wide variety of fishing; river for Trout, Grayling and excellent coarse fishing at Bala Lake.
More leisurely attractions such as; Portmeirion village, Caernarfon Castle, Chester and Bodnant Gardens are an ideal day out. The first tee of the Bala Golf Club can be seen from the flat!
Indoor storage area for kayaks, bikes or pets.
Guided walking is available by the owners who are qualified mountain guides. Climbing can be arranged.
Leisure centre and swimming pool a 10 minute walk
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barmouth 40 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester / Liverpool 90 km, Nearest railway: Wrexham 50 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
• Large comfortable beamed lounge with a dining area;Flat screen Tv with freesat, Cd player, Dvd, reading table, playstation, selection of reading books that can be swapped, comprehensive information pack .
• Kitchen with; fridge, breakfast bar, stove, microwave and cleaning materials
• Bedrooms; double with drying cupboard, single
• Large storage area that can be used to store boats, bikes and pets.
|Further details outdoors|
Safe parking within the properties land.
Welcome pack on arrival.
Pets (restricted inside to ground floor) are welcomed but the property is within farmland.
Guided walking is available by the owners who are qualified mountain guides.
Climbing can be arranged.
Bike hire can be arranged.
The North Wales region
Within easy walking distance of the market town of Bala with local shops, banks, post office, restaurants and pubs
Located at the gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, stunning mountain and lake scenery
Step out of the front door ford mountain and scenic walks
Surrounded by three mountain ranges (Aran, Arenig and Berwyn) with other mountains easily accessible including: Cader Idris, Cnicht, Rhinog, Snowdon
Guiding service avilable
Great watersports facilities on Llyn tegid, National White-water Centre we can forward book if needed
Easy access to the coast; Harlech beach is a quiet beautiful beach, Morfa Bychan and Fairbourne
An ideal centre for visiting the many attractions of North- and Mid-Wales
Fishing; Game- river, lake and reservoir. Coarse- river, lake. Sea - Barmouth
Great selection of golf Courses; Harlech, Llangollen and Bala
What we take for granted in Bala!
Market town with local shops and cafes
The Welsh Language – listen to the locals speaking Welsh in the shops, streets and pubs
Fantastic watersports on the lake and on the river at National white water Centre
One of the hilliest golf courses in Wales (first tee a wedge from Ysgubor Bach)
White water Rafting
Michelin starred restaurant within 9 miles
Gentle paths walking or mountain walking
Leisure centre and swimming pool
Friendly people – y Croeso Cymreig the Welsh welcome
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24 Aug 2012
"Spacious and clean and a great location"
This is a lovely cottage and has a really open and homely feel about it, you just settle in instantly. The location was perfect for me, nice and rural and away from everything yet the village centre is just a 10 minute walk away with nice pubs and shops. The cottage is up a hill so when you look out you have some amazing views, the downside to this is that the walk back home is uphill but we walked that hill quite a few times with arms full of shopping and it was pretty easy going. The owner is lovely and gives you loads of tips to help you get the most out of your stay and in the cottage you have access to OS maps, leaflets for the watersports on the lake etc. It was our first time at Bala so this was really helpful for us. I would definitely stay again.
Oh and there is plenty storage space for bikes and outdoor stuff on the ground floor of the cottage, which was helpful.
Thank you for your kind comments. Dewi
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