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Glanllyn Lodge

Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 944748)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This grade II listed gate house lodge, dating back to the 17th century, is idyllically positioned on the fringes of Bala Lake, with private access to the lake for sailing and canoeing, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

With accommodation set all on ground floor and a wonderful situation for touring North Wales, this detached stone cottage offers a warm, cosy welcome into a well-appointed holiday retreat.

Step through to the entrance hall where you can amply store your coats and muddy boots before kicking back and unwinding in the spacious interior offered by this traditional home.

Boasting original period features with an uplifted modern feel, the inside is pleasantly designed with your comfort in mind.

The lounge is elegantly put together with plush leather sofas, TV entertainment and a coal-effect stove to keep you toasty and warm.

Next is the spacious kitchen, fabulously appointed to suit your needs, with integrated appliances, country-style colour scheme and a large free-standing fridge/freezer.

This is a delightful, sociable space to gather with the family, accompanied by a welcoming dining area to eat your home-cooked meals at.

Across the hallway, the twin bedroom boasts a refreshing shade all over, with built-in wardrobes and ample storage space, the double room comprises a splendid en-suite shower room, and there is also a single room, sleeping five guests altogether.

The Jacuzzi corner tub in the large family bathroom is a luxurious feature to indulge in and outside boasts a charming little seating area on the patio, perfect for those warmer evenings dining alfresco.

With plenty to do in the local area, from thrilling watersports to the enjoyment of fishing, the famous Bala Lake has it all.

The town itself is only 3 miles away offering shops, pubs and walking trails.

This wonderful cottage, bursting with character, is the ideal family holiday base in beautiful North Wales.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Heating with stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, Washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn area and patio area with seating and a BBQ
  • Private access to Bala lake (please bring your own equipment)
  • Guests are able to use the on-site facilities, playground, with access to lake along with on-site shop during summer months
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 15 mins walk
  • Note: Rear garden located next to a busy main road (A494), children to be supervised
  • No stag/hen or similar

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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.

Region Information

No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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