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Tynllwyn Holiday Home

Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1072962)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Perched near the Berwyn mountains in the Tanat Valley in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant in Powys, is this superb detached character farmhouse, Tynllwyn Holiday Home.

Originally built in the 16th century and enjoying expansive countryside views, it's the ideal setting for a large family or friends gathering, close to Snowdonia National Park.

Park up in one of three off-road parking spaces next to the owner’s home and unload your bags whilst absorbing your exceptional surroundings.

Stepping into the property, be welcomed into the traditional kitchen/diner, where you can enjoy whipping up delicious treats for your guests on the AGA, before settling down to enjoy dinner together around the dining room table.

You will also benefit from a utility room, which houses a washing machine, tumble dryer and additional freezer for extra storage.

Retire to the sitting room, with its impressive character beams, and put your feet up on the plush leather sofa to watch your favourite show on the TV.

For cooler evenings, enjoy a movie night with your guests in the homely snug, with its original flagstone floors and woodburning stove for added warmth.

Look forward to respite with a hot soak in the ground-floor bathroom, where you can escape reality with your favourite book.

As the evening draws to a close, climb the stairs to discover five tastefully decorated bedrooms with beautiful countryside views - three doubles and two singles - where you can enjoy catching your rest.

Kick start your day with a refreshing shower in the shower room, as your towel warms on the heated towel rail.

Moving through the property you will find a playroom/study filled with games and toys for the children to enjoy, as well as two single beds for additional guests.

Outside, fire up the barbecue for an alfresco dining experience as your guests enjoy relaxing in the spacious hot tub.

Explore your local surroundings with a trip into the village, where you will find a small selection of amenities, including two well-stocked general stores, a Post Office, a café, fish & chip shop and two pubs serving local ales and delicious food, perfect for when you do not fancy cooking one evening.

The town is surrounded by fantastic countryside, so grab your walking boots and enjoy a variety of walking trails, including a walk which leads to the magnificent 240ft waterfall of Pistyll Rhaeadr.

Take the short drive to the beautiful setting of Lake Vyrnwy, where you can embark on the Lake Vyrnwy Sculpture Trail and see artwork created by international artists whilst enjoying impressive views of the lake itself.

For those interested in birdwatching and local wildlife, make a stop at the RSPB Lake Vyrnwy, where you can walk the largest organic farm in England and Wales, enjoy a cycle around the lake or enjoy a bite at the on-site shop.

Walkers will delight further at the Giants of Vyrnwy Trail, with its glorious walk through the tall trees and the fascinating tree trunk sculpture of the Giant Hand of Vyrnwy.

Nearby is the quaint town of Bala, well-known for its vast lake where you can try your hand at kayaking and canoeing, or thrill-seeking activities like white water rafting, mountain biking, archery and abseiling.

For a memorable stay with family and friends in an idyllic setting, look no further than Tynllwyn Holiday Home.


  • Over two floors
  • Five bedrooms: 3 x double, 2 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Play room/office
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • AGA, microwave, fridge/freezer, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Front garden with patio, seating, lawn and barbecue
  • Side patio with hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: This property is unable to accommodate hen or stag parties
  • Note: The play room/office has two additional single beds, so can be made up into a twin on request
  • Note: Minimum of three nights stay at this property, please be aware when booking
  • Note: This property is next to the owner's home
  • Note: This property has external steps and a multi-level garden, please take care
  • Note: Owner offers a dog-sitting service

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


Lake Vyrnwy 8 miles; Bala 18 miles.

This pleasant village lies in the beautiful Tanat Valley at the foot of the Berwyn Mountains, only 4 miles from one of the Seven Wonders of Wales - the magnificent Pistyll Rhaeadr (240 ft high waterfall). Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant was the location for the successful film, The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain, and more recently the film Nativity 2 starring David Tennant. The village boasts two general stores, a newsagents, a Post Office, a butchers, two pubs, one hotel, one cafe and a fish and chip shop. It is surrounded by lovely countryside, providing walking trails for all abilities including Berwyn Ridge Walk and a trail to the summit of the waterfall. Discover lovely Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, Powys Castle and Gardens, medieval Shrewsbury and Chester and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park.

Region Information

Note: The play room/office has two additional single beds, so can be made up into a twin on request.

Note: Minimum of three nights stay at this property, please be aware when booking.

Note: This property is next to the owners home. Note: This property has external steps and a multi level garden, please take care.

Note: This property has internal steps leading to the first floor bedrooms, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

Note: Owner offers a dog-sitting service.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas