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  • Hen Ysgubor Cottage - (Ref. 962625)

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Hen Ysgubor Cottage

Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 962625)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Ewing

    “Excellent comfortable accommodation.”

    We had an extended stay as we were in the process of moving home. Found the area extremely beautiful especially in winter. ...

    We had an extended stay as we were in the process of moving home. Found the area extremely beautiful especially in winter. We found the cottage met our needs admirably for a long stay (4 weeks) and the views over Bala with glimpses of the lake very Dylan Thomas. After we have settled in our new home we would certainly consider the cottage for a holiday in 2021 if conditions allow as Snowdonia lends itself to a lot more exploration. And we would look forward to shopping again at Mr Roberts the butcher to sample more of his excellent products and ready made meals. (faggots and pork pies deff. at top of list)

    - Mr Ewing, November 2020

The property

This lovely barn conversion is situated in an elevated position above the charming village of Bala.

Far reaching countryside rests close by, and views of Bala lake drift in the distance.

Families or couples can equally enjoy the peaceful scenery.

Wander through the beautiful garden and into the cottage where you will find an entrance hall, home to a utility and wet room.

A turned wooden staircase will lead you up to a well fitted kitchen, wrapped in calm pale green walls.

The vibrant yet soothing feel of this room is ideal for preparing those home cooked meals, as you look out over pleasant views.

Just a step away, an open plan sitting area is overlooked by characterful ceiling beams and Velux windows that sweep above the room.

A corner sofa and arm chair are perfect for relaxing before the fire, and watching TV for a cosy night in.

Also additional sofabed.

The dining table is close by so you can enjoy breakfast and dinner without even having to leave the layout.

An inner hallway is complete with a cloakroom and showcases two double bedrooms.

Elegantly styled; the sense of character is continued with Velux windows and beams for a harmonising finish.

A single bedroom is well suited for children or guests, and the neutral décor creates a wonderful place to sleep.

Outside is where you will want to be, making the most of the spacious garden, perfect for socializing with your loved ones.

The market town of Bala is not to be missed, with its collection of watersports, shops, restaurants and scenic walks.

Ideal for touring all of North and Mid Wales including the Cambrian Bay Coast with its six-mile long Harlech Beach.

A unique cottage in a delicate location to be enjoyed all year round.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground floor wetroom with shower and WC
  • Separate basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen
  • Utility
  • First floor sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned, raised garden to the front and rear with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 12 mins walk
  • 1 cot and 1 highchair

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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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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