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Large self catering property on the outskirts of Bala and the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

Cottage | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 44 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Coach House is a large self catering property a few miles outside Bala and the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. This impressive 8-bedroom house is on quite a posh country estate on the banks of the upper River Dee. The 8 large bedrooms means it can comfortably sleep 16 people in a combination of double and twin rooms.

The first room we have to describe is the kitchen however. This huge space includes a large breakfast table capable of sitting all 16 guests, a seating area with comfy sofas facing onto a real fire as well as a well-equipped kitchen area. Hopefully everybody will take his or her turn in the kitchen bit, but the size of the room and layout makes this a wonderfully sociable space and the real heart of the house.

Next door we have a more formal dining room. A large mahogany dining table sits on a polished hardwood floor and is flanked by the second of three log fires. You're more likely however, to light the fire in the sitting room after dinner perhaps. Sit on a plush comfortable armchair sipping a small brandy and listening to the crackle of the fire. Warmed on the inside and out whilst ancestors of the estate look down on you from their framed confinement.

During the day this room is transformed. Bathed with sunlight from the floor to ceiling French doors that run down the entire length of the room, the space becomes the vibrant centre of your holiday. These south facing windows look out onto the enclosed and very child friendly lawned area and patio. Perfect for summer BBQ's.

Finally downstairs we also have a large games room complete with full sized table tennis set and lots of children's toys. There are also two convenient wc's with wash basins.

Two separate staircases lead up to 8 bedrooms in total. Too many to describe individually but they are all lovelly. One twin room is a bit smaller than the others. I say small, it's actually ordinary size but small compared to the rest, so should be reserved for the younger children perhaps. Three of the bedrooms are twin rooms. There are five doubles. Three of the rooms are en-suite, two share a large jack and gill bathroom and there's a separate family bathroom with large bath.

All the bedrooms are wonderfully appointed. Large windows furnished with sumptuous curtains look out over the inspiring grounds of the estate. The cotton bedclothes are immaculate and once the children go to sleep tranquility is, of course, ensured.

Outside there's a wonderfully safe and enclosed lawned area with patio and BBQ. Plenty of parking for cars towards the rear of the property on the gravelled driveway. There's also a full sized tennis court for the use of the guests and access to the river Dee is also available. Fishing by request.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth Beach 44 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 12 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Liverpool John Lennon 102 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

General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture Double beds (5), Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The North Wales region

Sitting as it does on the Eastern edge of the National Park, this part of Snowdonia has the natural benefit of being easily accessible from the English road network. Although saying that, costal towns such as Aberdyfi to the West and Snowdon itself to the North West are less than an hours drive in the car.

Bala

If you want to leave the grounds of the estate there's a traditional village pub and separate restaurant within walking distance and

the market town of Bala is a short 10 minute drive away. Bala has long been established as a Mecca for adventure activities. Llyn Tegid or Bala lake is popular with sailors, windsurfers and fishermen alike. White water rafting and kayaking is available at the world renowned Tryweryn white water centre. And the town itself is a wonderful mix of traditional welsh culture and contemporary shops and caffes.

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    • 4 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:28 Mar 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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