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Stone cottage in Llanuwchllyn near Bala,Snowdonia National Park,North Wales

Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Nov-2016
Cottage in Llanuwchllyn, Nr. Bala, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales - Ideal Village Location For Pub And Shop. Easy Access To Seaside, Mountains And Attractions

Sleeps 4+ in two bedrooms. Dau (two) Ty Isa is a characterful Welsh cottage with living room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor with an upstairs double bedroom and a second bedroom with two singles. It has modern electric radiators, a woodburning stove and a very useful drying room making it suitable for cosy holidays all year round. It has parking for two cars with an enclosed garden,perfect for children and pets.Attractively furnished throughout with beamed ceilings, stone walls and with modern appliances Ty Isa can be a delightful romantic hideaway or a family base with travel cot and high chair available. It's location is great for all types of outdoor activities from enjoying the magnificent natural environment -the seaside at Barmouth is about half an hour away- to more strenuous walking, sailing, canoeing, angling, golfing,4x4 and rallying plus the Bala Lake steam railway has it's main station in the village. In the summer don't miss Llanuwchllyn village show ! The excellent Eagles pub is right next door serving real ales and traditional Welsh fare with their own farm produced meat. Conveniently during the day it's the village newsagent and shop. Sightseeing by car or bike is superb with quiet,open roads over the hills in all directions, including the highest pass in Wales, Bwlch y Groes.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello, I'm Paul Bailey, husband of Sara and dad to Hannah and James. As a former outdoor education teacher I have always loved Wales with all it has to offer in the natural environment and the activities available. We frequently visit here for the canoe racing at Canolfan Tryweryn.

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19 Reviews

4.9
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely clean cottage with all the amenities required in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Great stay

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very Pleasant Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage, great village, great pub, what more do you want?

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage in a stunning area

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a four night break having had an excellent time. The cottage is beautiful, superbly well equipped and with all you could possibly need. The high quality of everything from bedding, towels, kitchen equipment etc to the detailed information provided enhanced our stay and it was lovely to return to the cosy, relaxing cottage after exploring the surrounding area. All in all, a fabulous break. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review, I'm so pleased you had such an enjoyable time. We've tried to make the cottage as comfortable and welcoming as possible and it seems to have worked for you! Do come again!
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5

Perfect stay for a trip to Snowdonia

  • 5 of 5

Three of us based our first Snowdonia trip in Paul's cottage for five nights, and we had an incredible time! Paul was very easy to communicate with, which made our arrival to the cottage nice and smooth, despite the heavy rain. The cottage had everything we needed, was clean and immaculate, and wonderfully cosy. Loved having a fireplace, too! Paul has also left a few great walking books, which we used for one of our walks and proved to be a great one! The Eagle next door is fantastic for beer and for food after a long walk. Would definitely love to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review, I'm so pleased your holiday was so enjoyable, looking forward to your next trip to Ty Isa!
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5

Gorgeous little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely gorgeous cottage small but with everything we needed in it! In a lovely area we were 10 minutes down the road from Bala and Bala Lake and about 45 minutes away from Snowdon. We will be coming back had a fab mini break and our dog loved it and the fenced in garden was perfect for him. Thank you Paul :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, I'm very pleased you had a good time and look forward to your return!
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Clean and cosy cottage with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We, my other half and infant son and I, had a great time staying at the cottage. It's a really beautiful building that's been lovingly brought up to date - it has all the needed mod cons including a surprisingly large and well equipped kitchen. pleasingly the cottage is also spotlessly clean.

The local pub offered welcome respite after a long drive - friendly staff, decent food and a great pint. Perfect

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Were so pleased you enjoyed your stay, we take great pride in the cottage's character and try to ensure it is perfect for our guests which you have clearly appreciated so thank you so much for your kind comments....do come again!
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Location

From the Owner

The opportunity which arose to acquire a lovely traditional stone cottage gave me a project to renovate it to a standard which I'm sure you'll enjoy. The easy access through stunning scenery, quaintness of the cottage ,ideal location and the extra bonus of an excellent pub/restaurant next door makes it a winner. We love the rural atmosphere, warm welcome and breathtaking mountain surroundings.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Nearest sandy beach at Barmouth approximately half an hour by car. A little further is Porthmadog.

Travel:

Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester airports within 3 hours drive. Car preferable as public transport is rather infrequent. Railway station, Barmouth.

Distances:

Bala 5 miles ,Dolgellau 13 miles. Whitewater centre (Canolfan Tryweryn) rafting & canoeing 9 miles Coed y Brenin mountainbiking 12 miles, Aran Ridge path 0.5 mile, Bala Lake 1 mile, steam railway station 0.5 mile, Bala Leisure Centre and pool 5 miles, Snowdon 43 miles.

Further Details:

The Eagles pub next door serves excellent food and drink and by day is the village newsagent & shop selling all essential groceries. There is a petrol station and garage in the village where logs for the woodburner can be bought.Y Bala town has a range of eating places, banks ,medical services,small supermarkets and shops to browse. Dolgellau is a larger town with more shops and services.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate 16
31 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£174
for 3 nights
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£58
£406
 
 
Rate 17
17 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£525
 
 
Rate 18
2 Jan 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£174
for 3 nights
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£58
£406
 
 
Rate 19
18 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£174
for 3 nights
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£58
£406
 
 
Rate 20
27 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£174
for 3 nights
From
£58
£406
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% deposit required to secure booking.
Balance to be paid 6 weeks before arrival.
Short breaks may be available, minimum of 3 nights, please enquire.
Electricity, linen, towels included. Please bring own beach/swimming towels. First logs provided, further supplies available to buy locally .


Changeover Day:
Normally Friday or Saturday. Departure by 10 am, arrival after 3 pm.

Notes on prices:
Please note:normal departure will be Friday morning or Saturday morning.
Short breaks may be available, please enquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We enjoy the sense of history of the cottage itself and being right in the centre of Welsh culture in Llanuwchllyn. A cosy retreat that helps you unwind so peacefully.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Downstairs bathroom with electric shower over bath, wc, basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Larger bedroom with one double bed, fitted wardrobes, chests of drawers. Smaller bedroom with 2 single beds, cupboard and chest of drawers.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Ty Isa is approximately 200 years old and has limited headroom in places, especially upstairs beneath the sloping beamed ceilings. Sorry, no smoking. Outside: Lawned front garden, pet proof perimeter hedge to about one metre high. Garden furniture. Rear of cottage faces The Eagles patio garden with views to the hills from upstairs . Utility Room: Drying room with tumble dryer, fan heater and extractor fan, hanging space, room for bikes etc. Garden furniture. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels provided weekly for visit. Cottage cleaned weekly before arrival.

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