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Stabal Llew Coch

Bala - North Wales Snowdonia

This beautiful Bala self catering cottage with hot tub facilities is within a 5 minute walk of Bala Lake and all the town’s restaurants, shops & pubs. Sleeps 4.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub Optional Extra
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£383 - £831 per week *

Description

This beautiful Bala self catering cottage with hot tub facilities (exclusively for you) has everything you need within a 5 minute walk. Tastefully furnished with a modern touch, this barn conversion benefits from a unique position at the edge of town. Its setting within an enclosed farm yard creates a real sense of privacy - it's like enjoying the benefits of the countryside without the responsibility of having to drive everywhere. 500 meters from Bala Lake with all its watersports, across the road from the town’s small, traditional cinema and less than a 5 minute walk from all the market town’s restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs.

A great, central base to explore North Wales with picturesque walks, white water rafting and a narrow gauge railway being just some of the activities that can be enjoyed on your doorstep.

Ground Floor

This cosy Bala self catering cottage benefits from wi-fi facilities and underfloor heating throughout.

The open plan living area feels spacious with its high ceilings and exposed beams. The modern high gloss grey kitchen includes a dishwasher and washing machine, ceramic touch control hob with single oven, microwave and a large fridge freezer.

Dining table for 4 and a wall mounted flat screen TV with DVD player visible from all angles of the living area. Relax on the two luxury sofas in the lounge area and enjoy the open field views through the patio doors. The living area opens up to the enclosed garden area at the rear of the cottage with hot tub facilities located immediately outside on the decking area.

Bedroom 1: Inviting king sized bed that can be changed to two single beds on request. Flat screen TV / DVD with freeview and oak bedroom furniture. Modern in style with high ceilings and exposed beams. (please request bed as king sized or twin when booking)

Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with freeview TV and DVD, oak bedroom furniture, high ceilings and exposed timbers.

Stylish, modern bathroom with contemporary fittings, a shower over the bath and a heated towel rail.

Garden

From the living area, step out to the enclosed garden area at the rear of the cottage with hot tub facilities for your own exclusive use. Decking area with garden furniture and a lawn area with flower beds.

Additional Information

  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels, dressing gowns and hairdryer provided
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Cot and high chair available on request
  • Sofa bed available in the living area for an extra guest on request
  • Plenty of private parking space on a flat surface outside this Bala self catering cottage
  • Hot tub can be used at any time but we ask guests to keep the noise down after 10:30pm
  • Family farm setting with the owners available on site to help with any queries, provide local knowledge etc if required.
  • No pets or smoking inside the cottage
  • WIFI available
  • This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
  • Dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels, salt and pepper provided
  • Please request bed type for bedroom 1 as king sized or twin during booking

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub Optional Extra
  • Friday changeover
  • 27 Miles from a beach
  • 0.5 Mile from a pub
  • 0.5 Mile from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Beautiful property and excellent location and very helpful staff in Best of Wales. It really is a beautiful spot to stay and the hot tub was amazing. Ms M Ni Chonghaile - 6th November 2017
Well presented, clean and well equipped.
Recommends: Visit Snowdon and surrounding national park. Lake Bala was a good base to stay. Good to have local shops nearby.Family from Gloucestershire - 9th July 2017
We enjoyed our stay, the owners were friendly and helpful. Having stayed in Bala many times before I was quite at home. Shops and village 5 mins away and also lake and sailing available.
Although we didn't eat out, Bala Spice is a great Indian Restaurant. We visited Portmerion and Porthmadog where there is a vegan shop selling lovely ice cream.Friends form Merseyside - 23rd June 2017
Had a fantastic time. Perfect location. Owners were great. Lovely cottage with a high spec and modern fixtures and fittings. Drinks in the garden while relaxing in the hot tub. Very close to town, but yet so quiet and relaxing out the back. Great food at the White Lion Hotel and at Plas yn Dre.Rachel from Conwy - 5th June 2017
Excellent property, had everything we needed and nice touch when we arrived - milk in the fridge. Coed y Brenin was half hour away and we visIted seceral times for mountain biking. Was free just cost of the car park.Family from Cheltenham - 3rd June 2017
Ideal for what we needed. Well appointed and great hot tub! Zip World is good fun.Friends form Leeds - 15th May 2017

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Local Area

This beautiful Bala self catering, semi-detached cottage is brilliantly located. Whilst being within a 5 minute walk of all the town’s facilities, it also benefits from the privacy of an enclosed farm yard. This somehow manages to create a calm countryside setting even though you are more or less in the centre of town.

The ‘homely’ Welsh market town of Bala offers a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is also a traditional cinema across the road and a Leisure Centre (fitness room, indoor swimming pool and slide) just 500 meters away. Some of the best pubs in town include The White Lion, Y Plas Coch and Y Cwrt (all within a 5 minute walk).

Amongst the best places to eat (all within walking distance) are the White Lion Hotel, Y Plas Coch, Plas yn Dre, Bala Spice and Y Cwrt. Also worth a short drive is Yr Eagles in Llanuwchllyn (5 miles) and Lake Vyrnwy Restaurant (13 miles). However, because you’re on holiday in a cottage with hot tub facilities, you might prefer to have a takeaway delivered to your door every night.

Regarded by many as the adventure capital of Wales, Bala offers world class watersports provision, from Bala Lake (500 meters away) with a range of activities such as canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and gorge walking to the National White Water Rafting Centre (4 miles). There is also a high speed go-carting circuit in Cerrigydrudion (12 miles), the famous Zip Wire and Bounce Below (18 miles) and numerous other attractions such as Tree Tops Adventure in Betws y Coed and Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre and Go Ape offering great days out.

If you prefer to relax on holiday, there are numerous picturesque mountain and lakeside walks nearby, not to mention the cycle route and scenic narrow gauge railway along Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), the largest natural lake in Wales. Or what about a night out in the cinema across the road or simply relaxing at your cottage with hot tub, wine and a good book. Your Bala self catering cottage also provides a great central base to explore the whole of Snowdonia and North Wales. Llechwedd Slate Caverns (18 miles), Portmeirion (25miles) and the Welsh Highland Railway (27 miles) are just some of many highly recommended days out.

Walks

  • Bala Lake – Up to a 10 mile walk around the 4 mile long, stunning lake. 0.3 miles from the cottage.
  • Aran mountain range offers 14 summits above 2,000ft. The ridge makes an excellent linear walk and includes the two major summits of Aran Fawddwy (2969ft) and Aran Benllyn (2904ft). Route starts from Llanuwchllyn, 5 miles.
  • Arenig mountain range has 13 summits above 2,000ft, including Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant. Route begins near Llyn Celyn, 4 miles

Cycling / Mountain Biking
  • Bala Lake - The 10 mile scenic route around the lake can also be cycled. 0.3 miles from your Bala self catering cottage.
  • Llyn Celyn – 15 mile circular route around another scenic lake. 4 miles
  • Antur Stiniog Mountain Biking Centre, Blaenau Ffestiniog. 18 miles
  • Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 23 miles
  • Bikes can also be hired in the area.

Fishing

Find out more about fishing in Bala. The nearest venue is Bala Lake (called Llyn Tegid in Welsh). 0.3 miles

Watersports
  • Bala Lake – sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building etc. 0.3 miles
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