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Gelli Bach at Gelli Las

Llanbedr, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1073436)


(13 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful location and loverly converted barn."

    There were lambs in the field and bluebells like a carpet in the woods surrounding the house and apart from that nothing, but peace and quiet. The barn was immaculate with lots of little touches like fresh flowers from the garden, really good quality bathroom products, the basics for cooking and enough equipment so you actually could (this is often overlooked) including spare water bottles. It's the little things that make the difference and give a place character. The walks and scenery in the surrounding areas can be easy or challenging but with mountains and beautiful beaches, upon our return we immediately booked again for next year as there were so many walks we wanted to do but simply ran out of time. Would definitely recommend and so would our pooch.

    What wonderful comments - thank you! Delighted to hear you had a great time at Gelli Bach and that you have booked again for 2023. I can give you details of lots more lovely walks for your next visit! Property Owner

    Reviewed by SteveMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely time at Gelli Bach…."

    The stay was really poignant as i spent most of my childhood summers at the main house, then owned by my grandparents. We were fortunate with the weather and the cottage had everything we needed.. Set below the Rhinog mountains, the area is slightly often the Snowdonia beaten track but the scenery remains stunning with far fewer visitors than Snowdon and surrounds.. The owners couldn’t have made us feel more welcome and we would look to return..

    Reviewed by GuyApr 2022

  • "Lovely place."

    We have been there two times and definitly we will be there next year.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and for being our first return guests! You will be most welcome again next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AgnieszkaApr 2022

  • "The cottage and location were perfect for us, it was idyllic."

    Thank you very much

    Hi. I'm extremely grateful for your feedback and really pleased to hear that you loved Gelli Bach - it is a place that is very close to my heart! Is there any chance you could elaborate on your scores for facilities and comfort. What did you think was missing from the barn in relation to these two categories? Is there anything I can easily add or change? I'm always trying to improve (and maintain) the service I offer my guests and any information you can give me would be hugely appreciated. Thank you very much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusanMar 2022

  • "Amazing place first time in Wales was a great place to stay warm cosy and dog friendly, owners were so accommodating."

    Spent seeing in the new year in a field with Jack the Labrador caught sight of fireworks was perfect was just as we hoped it would be and more.

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2021

  • "The cottage was in a lovely location nice and peaceful with plenty of walks around the area."

    The local village was great and the Victoria pub was fab . Dottie our dog had a fab time to .

    Reviewed by NicholasNov 2021

  • "Beautifully furnished , if a little compact, barn."

    Location was truly magical and the stars were huge !

    Reviewed by MikeOct 2021

  • "The cottage was very clean, cosy, comfortable & decorated to high standards."

    The drying room was great for keeping our coats & boots in. It's situated in a beautiful spot & there were plenty of walks straight from the door. Also plenty of places to visit without too much driving. We really enjoyed our holiday week & would love to stay there again. We will be recommending the cottage to our family & friends.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2021

  • "Cosy secluded cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    Ideal base for exploring the area with coast and mountains within a short drive.

    Reviewed by SimonOct 2021

  • "I knew the area well before booking so I knew how stunning the location would be, and was not disappointed."

    My only concern was the cottage details said there was a microwave and there wasn’t. We managed but we had brought quite a lot of pre-cooked meals so it would have been useful. Also the hot water in the bathroom sink upstairs did not work. A teapot would also have been useful

    Thank you so much for your comments and I'm glad you had a lovely time. Just to let you know that Gelli Bach now has a microwave and a teapot! And the hot water tap in the upstairs basin has been replaced. I do hope we can welcome you back there another time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ImogenSep 2021

  • "Loved it. Small cosy cottage, perfect for 2 ."

    Dog was in heaven Very quiet and peaceful yet within easy walking distance of pubs and good food. Beaches are within a very short drive. Couldn’t have asked for more.

    Reviewed by MoiraSep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in the best location for exploring the area."

    So nice and quiet set on the owners land with footpaths running off it. Cottage had everything we needed, decorated tastefully and the comfiest bed!

    Reviewed by KatieJul 2021

  • "Magical place."

    Reviewed by AgnieszkaJun 2021

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  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • External drying room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave and fridge
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Private patio with furniture and access to 45 private acres of countryside and woodland
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and Pub with restaurant within 20 mins walk or 2 min drive
  • Note: Unfortunately children are not permitted at this property, babes in arms only, however guests must bring own cot
  • Note: Please bring your own slippers for inside the property as it is a no shoe house
  • Note: Please bring your own beach towels

The property

Settled within the 45 acres of private land, within the grounds of the owner's country retreat, Gelli Bach at Gelli Las is a charming, detached stone cottage for a couple's romantic retreat to North Wales.

Situated on a hill side above Llanbedr, with views of the sea, is Gelli Bach, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and is ideal for a couples seeking a romantic getaway or to explore the Snowdonia National Park and the beautiful western coast of Wales The property is two miles from the sea and boasts lovely sea views.

Park up in your off-road parking spot before walking 150-200 metres up to the property, taking in the quaint stone exterior before heading past the patio and into the open-plan living space, slip on your slippers.

Discover harmonious interiors and a contemporary cottage style, with a blue plush sofa to snuggle up on as you watch a film on the Smart TV.

Dine together at the cute country dining table and chairs, with a sleek navy fitted kitchen complete with everything you need to rustle up delicious dishes.

Take the white painted stairs straight up to the elegant bedroom, furnished with a beautiful king-size sleigh bed, and served by a sleek en-suite shower room, with a built-in wardrobe space for your things.

Enjoy waking up to breakfast al fresco out on the patio, or end the day here with some drinks in the last of the summer sun.

Following a day of walking or wet weather, make use of the handy external drying room, perfect for storing gear and getting things dry for the next day's activities.

Head into the village of Llanbedr to find everything you need on your stay, with the heart of the village lying around a mile away, an easy distance for a relaxing stroll to the local pub.

Enjoy walks along the nearby beaches including Harlech Beach and Shell Island, or explore the Llanfair Slate Caverns.

Venture down to Barmouth to enjoy the lovely beach and views from the hilltop above the town, with watersports available further along the beach up towards Llanaber.

The beautiful lake of Llyn Trawsfynydd is great for waterside walks as well as peaceful afternoons fishing or head to Cwm Bychan for more stunning lakeside walks.

Harlech Castle is well worth visiting and offers an amazing vantage point over the coast, while the Italianate town of Portmeirion lies further north and is bursting with fabulous architecture and picturesque streets, perfect for a day out.

Walkers can look forward to epic hiking challenges like Moelfre offering stunning views, Rhinog Fawr with it's small scenic lake, and Diffwys commanding breath-taking vistas.

Enjoy a thrilling day of mountain biking in the Coed y Brenin Forest Park or choose to explore this enchanting forest on foot.

Discover natural beauty around every corner in North Wales at Gelli Back at Gelli Las.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Harlech 3 miles; Barmouth 8 miles.

The pretty village of Llanbedr quietly nestles in ancient woodland between The Rhinogs, part of the Snowdonia Mountains, and the stunning golden beaches of the North Wales coastline. Situated next to the beautiful River Artro, and boasting a mild climate due to its unusual positioning behind the high dunes of a nature reserve, this charming village has an exciting array of wildlife and birds, handy local shops, bike hire and mountain walks on your doorstep, as well as two excellent pubs. The small town of Harlech is just 3 miles away and boasts the World Heritage Site of Harlech Castle, a majestic 13th century stronghold, the most impressive of all those built in North Wales by Edward I. Popular with golfers due to its famous Royal St. David's course, Harlech also boasts an excellent variety of amenities including some good quality restaurants and the most magnificent six-mile long sandy beach, perfect for wonderful walks and family fun. Nearby Barmouth offers the amazing Panorama Walk along the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, providing breathtaking vistas, which were described by John Ruskin as “the most sublime view in Europe” and also a harbour from which you can catch a ferry to Fairbourne for a ride on the miniature railway, or a boat trip out to sea to try mackerel fishing. With the delights of Snowdonia National Park and beautiful Cardigan Bay to discover, this is a fantastic holiday location at any time of the year.

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Region Information

Note: Unfortunately children are not permitted at this property, babes in arms only, however guests must bring own cot.
Note: The owner asks that guests make use of the complimentary slippers provided or bring their own house shoes to wear when inside the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas