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Elevated Cottage In Rural Location With Stunning Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Fron Goch Nr. Bala, within the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales - Located Near A Working Farm, But In Its Own Large Private Gardens

Three bedrooms each with a large en-suite private bathroom. A modern furnished living room with Sky+, DVD, CD/iPod docking station, log burning fire and unlimited WiFi are provided. The well equipped kitchen has all the home from home accessories and dining table, the large conservatory and comfortable sofas provides a wonderful place to sit, relax and soak up the stunning views. The cottage is set in its own private landscaped gardens near to a working farm and is located a short distance from Bala town with all its shops and wide choice of activities. We are also only a few hundred yards from the National White water rafting centre. Centrally located for access to the activities across North Wales and only a short drive from the beautiful beaches on the west coast of Wales. The area is ideal for those wishing to do some walking, cycling, family activities or simply relaxing and enjoying the peace and scenery.

Jennifer Jackson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Jennifer Jackson

Our family have lived in North Wales since 1989. We live in Flint and I am a retired Police Officer from North Wales Police and Jen is a Mental Health Nurse working for Betsi Cadwaladr NHS Trust. We have 3 adult children who love Garth Isaf as much as we do.

Both Jen and I saw this house in the spring of 2013 and decided that this was the house that we wanted to retire to. In the meantime however (whilst Jen is still working), we have decided to rent our house out as a holiday home so other people can enjoy it.

Both Jen and I are very proud of Garth Isaf and we appreciate people visit for a relaxing holiday. We both want guests to enjoy the experience and go away wanting to come back. We make the house as clean and comfortable as we possibly can to further this aim.

Jennifer Jackson purchased this house in 2013

Why Jennifer Jackson chose Conwy

We both love the Bala area because of its beauty and tranquility. We fell in love with the house the first time we saw it, the views across the valley are incredible and from the minute we arrived life's stresses just disappeared.

Bala is only a short distance from major towns and cities but feels like it is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of life.

The location is ideal for trips to the mid Wales coastal towns and their beautiful beaches, whilst it is still convenient for the attractions along the North Wales coast and only a little over one hour to Chester.

The house is rurally located and surrounded by the beautiful Snowdonia National Park with its walks and other activities.

What makes this house unique

Our beautiful home offers 3 large bedrooms each with its own en suite bathroom. There is a large well equipped kitchen and a conservatory that has a dining table with six chairs, a settee and two armchairs. The conservatory offers stunning views across the valley and the peace and tranquillity of the area makes this one of the favorite rooms in the house.

Garth Isaf offers guests a wonderful place to live and a luxurious home to either sit in and relax or return to after a long day of activities.

The large landscaped gardens provide a great place to enjoy a glass of wine whilst having a BBQ and the unlimited WiFi and games station allows people to satisfy their technology needs.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Betws-y-Coed in Wales

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Underfloor heating
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Large corner bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bath with shower attachment.
  • En suite to bedroom 1 shower, sink and WC. En-suite to bedroom 2 with corner bath, sink and WC. En-sute to bedroom 3 with bath and shower attachment, sink and WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms each with its own en-suite) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Superking size bed, large dressing area with two double wardrobes & chest of drawers Bedroom 2 Double room with large double wardrobe, chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 Twin beds, zip-link to form a king-size bed, double wardrobe and chest of drawer
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The property is no smoking and due to the location and for people with allergies, we do not allow any pets. Each bedroom has its own large en-suite bathroom. The owners have tried to supply everything that guests will need to make their stay feel like a home from home, especially in the kitchen. Home delivery is available from Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco for those wishing to do an Internet shop. The local co-op will also deliver your shopping. The owners will try and help with any enquiries you may have about activities etc in the area and encourage guests to ask. Outside: The gardens are large and spacious with a large grassed area for play. They are fenced and gated for safety of younger children. The property is on a hillside surrounded by farm land and close to a working farm. The owner of the farm, Mike, is very friendly and helpful. There is a decked area with stunning views across the valley. Garden furniture is supplied as is a BBQ and tools. A garden shed is available for storage. The large driveway provides space for five or six cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bedding are included and the property is cleaned thoroughly prior to every guests arrival. Other: Large spacious conservatory with a dining table and chairs for six people, a comfortable sofa and two relaxing chairs. Stunning views across the open valley. Travel cot and stair guard are provided. Large Landscaped gardens with a decked area and BBQ


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Fantastic home from home in a beautiful location with wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay in this beautiful cottage near Bala in Snowdonia. The house is extremely well equipped: dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, washing machine as well as the cooker, hob, fridge/ freezer and TV/DVD. Each bedroom has an ensuite which is fantastic and of course there is wifi. Then, when you think you've seen everything, you enter the beautiful, new conservatory with outstanding views of the welsh mountains and a wood-burning stove (which supplements the central heating, if you wish). The garden is alive with the most amazing wildlife, we particularly loved seeing the woodpecker each day and the fields were full of newborn calves and lambs. The cottage has its own chickens so we had fresh eggs every day. The location was perfect for the places we wanted to visit: Bala, Snowdon, Betws y Coed, Zip World and Fairbourne (for pony trekking on the beach). A fantastic place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing stay for New Year

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely cottage to celebrate new year, we fancied something different but this far surpassed our expectations! Pictures really dont do it justice, top to bottom the cottage is absolutely pristine.

Arrived at night and it was lovely with the log fire on and ordered a takeaway, was lovely and homely. The following day in the light however was a different story again. The views are picturesque, its such a lovely peaceful setting, was great to get away from everything.

In the morning took the kids out to see the animals which they loved (fresh eggs!!!!) The place really has everything you can think of (you even get a handy booklet to assist with your stay.)

Would stay here again without hesitation. Cant think of a single negative.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Most exciting holiday we have ever had! We didn't feel like going home at the end. This wonderful cottage gave us a homely feeling. It is better than what it says on the website! The views from the conservatory is absolutely magnificent..

Kids loved the farm animals and enjoyed talking to Mike the neighbour. He was more than happy to show us around and introduce us to his animals. This cottage is close to all the attractions in and around Bala. Would definitely recommend this great cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Quiet enjoyment away from the bussle of daily life, up with the birds and yes blue skies.We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A perfect haven in a heavenly place

  • 5 of 5

We booked this lovely cottage to celebrate a special b'day with friends we needed somewhere that provided a home from home what we got was everything and more !! A place where you can feel at home but also on holiday , chill , relax every room fitted out to make sure all needs are met !! Especially the conservatory.. Followed by the warm glow of the log burner to take the chill off ( one summers eve!!) ..

Not forgetting the added extra's freshly laid eggs ,the adorable neighbours the piglets ( & Mike the farmer )

If you are thinking should we book .. Just do it xx you won't regret it !!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by Pete, the owner when we arrived with a bottle of wine and Easter eggs for the children which was a lovely touch. The cottage is beautiful, very well equipped and very clean. The views are just outstanding and it is a great place to relax and unwind. Our children had a wonderful time visiting the animals on the farm which is on the other side of the gate. They helped feed the pigs, saw a calf being born and collected the eggs daily. The farmer is very friendly and happy to chat when he has the time. There is plenty of information on things to do and see and maps of the local area too. We were extremely fortunate with the weather which added to our stay and we had one of the best holidays we've ever had. There are walks directly from the house and the white water centre just down the road. Lake Bala is a short drive away and it is in a good location to explore Snowdonia. I would highly recommend this cottage and hope to go back again some day.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
5 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Contact the owners for confirmation of availability. Once confirmed a 25% deposit is required (non refundable) and the balance is to be paid six weeks prior to the holiday commencing. Payment must be made in full if booked less than six weeks ahead and full payment must be received and cleared prior to arrival. Payment can be made by BACs or Cheque (but cheques must be cleared prior to arrival).

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover will be Saturday with guests arriving after 3pm and departure by 10am (to allow preparation for the next guests). Short breaks will be by negotiation.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available during the periods indicated and possible last minute breaks at other times. Price by negotiation. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO HAVE A MINIMUM CHARGE RATE OF £250 - £300 DEPENDING ON THE DATES OF TRAVEL WHICH APPLIES TO SHORT BREAKS. PLEASE SPEAK TO US FOR DETAILS OF PRICES ETC.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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