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Bryn Llan

Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 7896)

4.8

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

Reviews & Ratings

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "The location is so great, within a walking distance of Bala lake."

    The house is so spacious, nicely decorated, and clean. There are some small details that usually cost the host very little, but have a great adverse effect on the comfort of the guest. Like having kitchen rolls, salt in the kitchen, extra bin bags, little shampoos in the bathroom, etc. This was the first time I stayed in holiday accommodation and the place lacked these items and it was surprising. The place does not have Wifi as well.

    I am pleased you enjoyed Brynllan. It is not advertised with WiFi. 4G works much better in rural Wales. With Covid still around we do not leave any food. There are always spare Bin Bags in the utility room. Property Owner

    Reviewed by YasamanJun 2022

  • "The owner Rhian does all she can ."

    .we all were most happy at our stay in her home and we all had a great time and left relaxed . The property is centrally located in Bala town and in a great position for tourism .

    Reviewed by AlbertSep 2021

  • "Fantastic location and very friendly people"

    Reviewed by GrahamOct 2020

  • "Little things wrong like all the taps need looking at and the instructions for the central heating were water damaged and difficult to read but on the hold every thing was ok."

    Reviewed by KennethSep 2020

  • "Well situated spacious bungalow ideal for a couple or family."

    Owner very friendly and helpful. Addition of a dish washer would be useful.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "The cottage was in a very quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of shops."

    Five minutes from the lake. We were on motorcycles and found so many beautiful places and great roads within five minutes ride. Stunning! The landlady was very kind and the cottage facilities good. Very enjoyable week kja

    Reviewed by kevinAug 2020

  • "Lovely property."

    Nice area with plenty of pubs, takeaways and restaurants. Easy access to Bala lake. Would definately recommend.

    Reviewed by ZoeAug 2020

  • "The cottage is in a good location not far to access some beautiful walks."

    The mountain views are lovely.

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2020

  • "The bungalow was very spacious and had everything that was needed but would have been much better for us if it had wifi."

    It would have made planning excursions and finding restaurants etc much easier. It was a very good price for the size of the accommodation even with six people everyone would be able to have their own space. The location was perfect and the town was in easy walking distance. The location was also in easy traveling distance for most of North Wales. I would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by MartinSep 2019

  • "Such a comfortable and spacious property."

    Ideal location for nearby activities ( fishing!) and areas to visit by car. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by KathAug 2019

  • "Great Location, excellent services on the property"

    Reviewed by MuhammadApr 2019

  • "Great location within walking distance of shops and lake."

    Good places to eat in Bala especially Sunday lunch at the White Lion Hotel and coffee, snacks and ice-cream at the café by the lake. Bala is a great location for visiting in North Wales. We enjoyed trips to the coast, Llanberis, Lake Vernwy, the Glassblobbery and the gardens Caerau. The bungalow was in a quiet location. Plenty of parking and a garden with sun all day. As temperatures stored during the week to 33 degrees, the bungalow remained a lovely cool haven especially in the evening when it was so warm. The owner visited and made us feel most welcome. Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "Property needs a new cd player but otherwise we were very pleased with the property and location."

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful holiday. We take onboard your suggestion for a CD Player. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JamesJun 2018

  • "To be clear, this was booked via Booking."

    Com on behalf of Sykes Cottages. Bryn Llan more than met expectations. It is a lovely bungalow, much more spacious than expected, in a quiet residential area no more than five minutes (slow walk) to the town of Bala and from Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) itself. The accommodation is excellent; three bedrooms (a twin and two doubles - one en-suite); a large living room and well-equipped kitchen. There is also a garden/courtyard for residents use and parking for two to three cars in front of the property. Bala itself is well situated for excursions into the mountains of Snowdonia National Park if exploration is your desire. The town is a small town with two large convenience stores, a small number of cafes and places to eat. It also has two water sports centres and is less than a ten-minute drive to a nearby white-water activity centre (if that's your particular thing). If you do not know this area or it is your first visit, there is plenty to see and do nearby. Bala, or more correctly Llyn Tegid, is the setting for (arguably) one of the most important myths within the Welsh Bardic Tradition, being the place where Cerridwen 'gave birth' to Talisien. For those who are interested in these things, there is much to explore and learn. So, any downsides? Well, the ONLY thing that passed under our radar when we booked was that there was an additional charge for gas and electricity at the property. You are asked to confirm meter readings when you arrive, check them when you depart and leave a cash payment for the electricity and gas you have used. This is not a major thing, although you may want to bear this in mind if you will be cooking a lot and using the heating. To put this in perspective, we were a family of four. We used the washing machine, a little heating the TV and electric as normal and the final bill was less than £8. We were not cooking every day, however, preferring to have barbecues by the lake or eating out. If you are someone who MUST be connected to the internet, the property does not have a Wi-Fi connection, but the 4G signal is good and there are some local cafes and bars that do have free Wi-Fi. In summary then... We would have no reservations in recommending this property and would rent it again. Whilst we were staying the owner popped by to place some plants outside the building. They were friendly and very keen that to hear how we felt about the bungalow, clearly, they feel that the property meets the needs and expectations of those visiting. Alan and Sue

    Reviewed by AlanMay 2018

  • "The bungalow is situated in a very quiet location, all we could hear was the chirping of the birds."

    It is very well equipped with every pot, pan, mug, plate and utensil you could possibly need. For those who are able to manage the short walk into Bala itself there are plenty of shops and places to eat. Although the weather wasn't great while we were there we managed to get out and explore several areas of North Wales. The owner was very friendly and spent time chatting with my elderly parents when she came one evening. A beautiful bungalow that I won't hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by SandraJun 2017

  • "We had a very pleasant stay."

    The rooms were large and the bungalow well equipped, easy to find and a short walk away from the town.

    Reviewed by LoganathanMar 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (1 with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
  • Double electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, radio
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed gravel garden and patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs, restaurants and lake 5 mins walk

The property

A fantastic, spacious, detached Bala bungalow, set at the end of a small private residential estate on the outskirts of this market town.

Located at the head of the famous Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), this Bala cottage offers spacious accommodation, situated entirely over the ground floor, making it ideal for a family getaway.

Outside, there is an enclosed rear garden with gravel and patio area, perfect for relaxing in and enjoying a quiet drink in the sunshine whilst the children play.

This Bala cottage is in a superb, quiet spot, yet only 2 minutes' walk to the pubs, restaurants, shops and lakeside, making it an ideal base for all the activities on offer here, including sailing, fishing, the miniature steam train, and walking through the breathtaking scenery in the surrounding countryside.

Nearby, you will also find the famous National White Water Centre offering rafting and canoeing.

In the town there is a fantastic leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, and a great golf course nearby.

This is a warm and welcoming Bala cottage, a great base for your family holiday at any time of year!

Note: This property is a three minute walk from Ref. 919414, together they sleep 12.

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About the location

BALA

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.

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Region Information

Please note there are no towels supplied.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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