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Dolgellau 18 miles; Barmouth 27 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 Gwyniaid, a relic of the Ice Age. Renowned as a centre for great watersports including fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and white water 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 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.
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Bala 6 miles. This cottage is an imposing, stone-built, detached barn conversion in a very rural location on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, only six miles from Bala. This Bala cottage is surrounded by wooded hills and mountains and boasts luxurious, contemporary accommodation throughout whilst still retaining a cottage atmosphere. There is a large open plan living area at this Bala cottage, which has a high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and a stone wall, and along with a state-of-the-art warming woodburner they combine to create a wonderful atmosphere. The fully fitted kitchen has a breakfast bar and offers the latest designer appliances, while the four bedrooms at this Bala cottage are laid out over both floors to provide flexible accommodation, plus the mezzanine landing has a cosy reading area. Outside this Bala cottage is a large lawned garden and enclosed patio with fire pit, perfect for relaxing and dining alfresco whilst enjoying the surrounding wildlife and countryside views. There are excellent local walks from this Bala cottage with a network of footpaths, while nearby Bala provides excellent watersports including windsurfing, white water rafting, canoeing and fishing, plus further afield are castles, slate caverns, beaches, and country mansions and gardens. A rare opportunity to enjoy a lovely Bala cottage in an “away from it all” location, perfect for a peaceful holiday at any time of the year.
Four bedrooms: 1 x double with z-bed, changing room and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single, 2 x ground floor king-size doubles (zip/link – can be twin on request). Ground floor bathroom with double-ended roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
Electric underfloor central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 5 cars. Large rear lawned garden with enclosed patio, fire pit, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles. Note: This property is set at the end of long, steep country track through farm gates.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Tyddyn Tyfod:
Great cottage quiet and remote. Kids could run around on their own, great for BBQ. Also, outside fire pit - Kids loved it.
Mr Manser, Potters Bar, August 2012