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Ty Coch

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The house has 3 bedrooms, the master bedroom has a King size Slay bed, the second has a king size bed and the third has a single and a double bed inside. 2 reception rooms, quality fitted kitchen, a utility an opulent bathroom, down stairs shower room, separate WC, mature wrap around garden with BBQ area to rear overlooking fields.

Prime location for access to Europes premier mountain bike courses at Coed Y Brenin Forest Centre, Nant Gwrtheyrn National DH track, Betws-y-Coed, Penmachno and the newly opened Down Hill Mountain bike Centre in Blaenau Ffestiniog all being within 30 miles of the house.

Beautiful village walks with local waterfalls

15 mins to Blue Flag Beaches of Barmouth

30 Mins to white water rafting or gentle canoeing or walking at Bala's magnificent Lake

8 Mins to old County town of Dolgellau set at the foothills of the Cadair Idris Mountain range

36 miles from Snowdon

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth 18.7 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 8.7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Liverpool 145.8 km, Nearest railway: Barmouth 18.7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

A downstairs Shower room added to ease demand on the upstairs bathroom and as a place where guests can come in from a day of Mountain Biking, Hiking or day at the Beach etc. and can enter the house through the back door all dirty, sandy and/or wet and get into the shower without having to walk through the house.

The house is next to the main road as can be seen is some of the pictures, but once inside there is little noise due to the double glazing and the back garden area is also quiet and relaxing.

Further details outdoors

House is set in the village with easy access, it is next to the main road but with parking off road for up to 3 cars. Bikes can be stored inside the property in the utility room at the back of the house.

The famous Coed Y Brenin Forest walks can be approached from the village by crossing the Mawddach river and turning left. The Mountain Biking Centre at Coed y Brenin is less than 5 minutes away where apart from mountain biking you can try out Geocaching and 'GoApe' a wonderful tree top adventure based in the heart of Coed-y-Brenin Forest. You’ll enjoy breathtaking scenery, tree top crossings & wind-in-your-face zip wires that will leave you and your tribe with monkey sized grins.

Further details

Rental is generally from Saturday to Saturday but this can be flexible. Arrival time is anytime after 3pm and Departure by 10a.m.

The North Wales region

North Wales has to be amongst the most beautiful regions of the world; Mountains, woodland, rivers and lakes. A very fertile land with plenty of life giving rain, sun and, in winter, snow topped mountains.

When it comes to attractions, North Wales offers something to suit every taste... you will find there just aren't enough hours in the day or days in the week.

Castles, stately homes, gardens, lively family parks, art galleries, craft centres, museums, steam trains we have it all!. You can potter around charming towns and villages, explore our rugged coastline, feel soft sand between your toes, or have some family fun at the many events taking place all year round. Whatever the weather, there is something for everyone.


Stunning, unspoilt, Snowdonia National Park.

Horse riding (Penmaenpool), sailing , windsurfing (Bala/Barmouth), walking (Everywhere), bird watching, picnics, mountain biking (Next door to world famous Coed Y Brenin Centre and Forest), trial riding, deepsea fishing, (Barmouth), outdoor Shakespeare (Harlech Castle), Centre for Alternative Technology (Machynleth). Nature walks all around the house and Ganllwyd, with waterfalls and forest walks. The rivers in Ganllwyd provide excellent fishing.

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3 Jun 2014


"lovely house, really well equipped, idyllic surroundings, perfect getaway!"

This house has everything, from lovely bathroom with free standing bath, shower room downstairs, dining table for 8, cosy living room, with well equipped fitted kitchen from microwave to popcorn maker, sandwich toaster, big fridge freezer, plenty of utensils/crockery etc. utility area perfect for returning from our day at Harlech beach, to dust off all the sand and sort wet swimsuits etc. All the bedrooms are big double rooms, and the beds are soooooo comfy!!!! better than at home, slept like a log. local amenties are 5 min drive down the round. The house is surrounded by fields, nice waking and seeing all the lambs running around! Did loads from quad biking, segway, Port meirion, horse riding on beach, visited Barmouth, stolled around Dolgellau, Tree tops adventure. Good base to stay at as only half hour to most activities.

Thank you for your lovely comments, I hope you can come back and visit again soon.

5 Feb 2014


"Great host, great house, great area"

Even on a week of winter storms we enjoyed a great week at Ty Coch. The owner was really helpful, the house was cosy and well equipped for seven of us. The area is outstanding and we got some great walks in despite the rain, around Rhaeadr Ddu, Camlan, Coed y Brenin, and endured a sandstorm on a deserted Barmouth beach.
Cadair Idris as a backdrop too! Absolutely loved it!

Thank you for your review, I hope you can come back to visit again in the future.

3 Nov 2013


"Atmospheric. spacious and well equipped house in the heart of Coed Y Brenin"

Super property well placed for mountain biking and walking. Excellent facilities including a washing machine and tumble dryer- perfect for those who come back muddy and wet after a days exertions. Com… More

Thank you for your comments you are welcome back anytime.

1 Nov 2013


"Great house, great location"

A lovely house. The addition of the boot/ shower room is a great asset - wet and muddy clothes drying overnight whilst you relax in the living areas. The layout offers great space and an opportunity f… More

Thank you for your positive comments here and on the Review below.

31 Oct 2013


"Lovely huge house in fabulous location"

a perfectly placed, clean and large holiday home with best of facilities. The area is perfect for more active types and the house has everything you need if you plan to cater.Some road noise but not a… More

Im sure your score of 2 (POOR) must have been a mistake as this and your Response above was very positive. Thank you for your lovely comments.

21 May 2013


"Perfectly Placed House"

Just returned from a long weekend break here to celebrate my lovely Mother-in-Law's 80th Birthday. What a lovely surprise for her as we swung into the drive - she looked thrilled and said "are we staying here"?!! There were 5 adults and 2 dogs and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. The house was cosy, well equipped and comfortable (beds were divine!), and the garden / patio area out the back overlooking the hills with the sheep and lambs just over the fence - was delightful. So nice to sit there for breakfast and in the evening for drinks, watching the sun go down over the brow - very relaxing!

The house was so well placed for exploring the Mawddach Estuary which was a few minutes drive away, with its fabulous views, walks and pubs etc. If you don't mind heights, try the Precipice Walk which, once you drive up to it, is relatively flat, takes in the most fabulous views of the estuary right down to Barmouth Bridge and the sea. Even my Mother-in-Law did it and loved it. Spent a few hours on Barmouth Beach which is simply awesome with the backdrop of Snowdonia and the lovely dunes, beach and local eateries - very special! Close to loads of other good places to visit if you don't want to stay and walk / cycle around the very beautiful immediate area.

TIP: If you like waterfalls and don't mind a little incline - go to the black tin Village Hall to the right of the property and there is a lovely waterfall within the woods to walk alongside!

Thank you for your kind words, I hope you can come back again with your Mother-in-Law in the future.

1 May 2013


"Second time round, just as perfect :)"

This is the second stay at ty coch, we were hoping for another week but due to unforeseen circumstances the owner let us change plans last minute so we enjoyed a lovely relaxing weekend. The house was lovely and warm on arrival and is more than well equipped. We took a day out to Harlech which isn't far from the house (best driving I ever did up the very very steep hill to the castle, proud of myself!) and after a good walk around the town, a trip inside the castle and then lunch, we went to she'll island beach, again not far. Perfect time of year to collect thousands of shells, which we did! We came back to the house and cooked a gorgeous dinner and snuggled up on the hugest ever sofa with Britain's got talent then a film. Perfect! As I prob said last time, the bath in this house is to die for. So opulent and tranquil!
The sheep on the side of the house had all had lambs, so cute and gorgeous to wake up and watch in the morning!
We were able to leave late Sunday which meant another full day. We had a fab time and I am hoping to be able to go back again, for longer next time!

Thank you for your review and you are welcome back again any time in the future.

10 Apr 2013


"Great location for a family gathering but freezing cold on arrival"

This house is in a great location for access to all the best walks in this region. Although its on a main road it is not noisy and we were lucky enough to see the young lambs in the fields surrounding the house. There are also great views from the house. However there is no back garden as such so would not recommend this house for a summer holiday with kids. The only problem with the property was the fact that the downstairs shower room and WC in the utility area was unheated and the only heater provided was totally inadequate. Also when we arrived at the property it was freezing cold and it took hours for the house to heat up after we had switched on the heating - I can't imagine why the owner had not considered switching this on earlier for us so that our arrival at the property was more welcoming!

Thank you for your review, the heating is on a timer and i will make sure the heating comes on a few hours before the guests arrive in the future.

10 Jan 2013


"Lovely house in a perfect place!!"

The house is large, cosy and well-equipped, we had everything we might need! The location is perfect to explore North Wales, close to all attractions and castles we planned to visit.
The owner, Dr Gareth, was very helpful, we got prompt replies to all our questions!
We will come back for sure and will strongly recommend this nice property to our friends!!!
We really felt home away from home!

Thank you for your kind comments, you and your friends are welcome back any time.

30 Sep 2012


"wow what an amazing house"

wow i love this house its homely and cosy with lots of space, the location is perfect for lovely walks very close to the house, we felt so at home here we didnt want to leave and as soon as we got home we looked online to see when its available for next year. The owner had left loads of leaflets and info on things to do around snowdonia which was great as we wouldnt of known about all of these things, on a whole we loved it and would recomend it to anyone.
love it love it love it

Thank you for your review and I look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Review 1-10 of 20

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