“The Cottage was exactly as ...”The Cottage was exactly as described in the write up. The directions were easy to follow. The owners gave us a warm welcome and some helpful advice about the area. It was a good base for all our travelling. The cottage was very comfortable and had everything that you would require for your stay.
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Bala 3 miles.
A pretty cottage adjoining the owner’s own home, within well-kept gardens, in a peaceful semi-rural location in the little hamlet of Llangower, on the south side of Bala Lake.
The cottage enjoys views towards the lake, encompassing hillside scenery and mountainous views, close to the popular North Wales market town of Bala, which lies within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.
The owners are artists and this charming, cosy cottage is beautifully furnished and decorated throughout in a country theme with an artistic chic style and provides an enchanting holiday location for couples looking for a relaxing and peaceful retreat.
Artist’s Cottage offers a warm welcome and features open plan living accommodation downstairs with exposed ceiling timbers throughout.
With a well-equipped kitchen area catering for all your needs, a cosy sitting area with a warming wall-mounted living-flame fire, perfect to snuggle up in front of after a busy day out and about and an intimate dining area where you can sit and enjoy the garden view whilst having your morning coffee.
A modern shower room is located off the sitting room whilst upstairs two delightful and individually styled bedrooms, both offering wonderful views complete your holiday home.
Outside the cottage is a seating area and the owners welcome you to enjoy their garden, which is a lovely addition to this wonderful cottage and are beautifully landscaped and tended, with ponds and a natural stream, an abundance of mature plants and shrubs and glorious flowering borders in the summer.
There are plenty of places where you can find peace and tranquillity with numerous seating areas, plus there is a secluded pergola and barbecue.
The garden attracts wildlife and over 60 species of birds such as Warblers, Nuthatches, Woodpeckers and several different types of Finches are regular visitors here.
Bala’s colourful town centre is only 3 miles away and offers an array of shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, with several watersport activities and sailing also available at Bala Lake, maybe even a spot of fishing?
For something more adrenaline-fuelled there is the National Whitewater Centre just a short drive away.
There are some wonderful walks from this lovely cottage, enjoy a stroll along the quiet country lanes down to the shoreline of the lake, some 100 yards from the cottage or the Bala lake steam railway is only a stones’ throw away.
Slightly further away and providing some beautiful walks and bike trails is Lake Vyrnwy, a renowned Nature Reserve and RSPB site.
The stunning beaches at Barmouth and Harlech and the market towns of Dolgellau are also within easy driving distance.
Artist’s Cottage is a perfect holiday base anytime of the year whether you fancy a short break or a longer summer get away from it all, this little cottage will provide everything you are looking for.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric living-flame fire.
- Oil central heating and electric living-flame fire
- Combination microwave/oven, electric hob, fridge, slimline dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, radio, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 1 car
- Side patio with furniture and shared use of owner’s garden
- Sorry, no smoking and no pets
- Shops and pubs 3 miles
- Note: Babes-in-arms only
- Note: Unfenced stream and pond in garden, children must be supervised at all times
- Note: Although this cottage does not accept pets, the owners’ do have their own dog, which is usually in the garden ready to greet you on your arrival
- Note: Max 2 adults.
About the location
Corwen 11 miles; Dolgellau 18 miles; Llangollen 22 miles; Betws-y-Coed 29 miles.
The bustling market town of Bala lies within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and is located at the head of Llyn Tegid, Bala’s famous lake, which is the largest natural lake in Wales and home to a unique fish called the Gwyniad, a relic of the Ice Age. Renowned as a centre for great watersports including fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and whitewater rafting, Bala is also the headquarters of the narrow gauge Bala Lake Railway. The town itself is steeped in history and has a range of interesting shops, inns and restaurants, and an historical Town Walk. Surrounded by the wonderful Berwyn Mountains on one side and the beautiful Snowdonia Mountain Range on the other, this is a mecca for climbing, walking, mountain biking and many other outdoor activities. An ideal location for touring all of North and Mid Wales including the stunning Cambrian Bay Coast with the six-mile long Harlech Beach, overlooked by its majestic medieval castle. A truly wonderful part of Wales catering for all interests.
Note: Babes-in-arms only.
Note: Max. 2 adults.