The Old Post Office

Glanrafon near Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 925540)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

  • LisaHall29
    November 2016
    tripadvisor rating
    “Excellent place”
    Booked the cottage for leisure, its in a beautiful part of the country with Bala Lake local.
    Booked the cottage for leisure, its in a beautiful part of the country with Bala Lake local. It was clean, tidy and welcoming. Has a great time and would highly recommend.

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This large, detached property is located in the small village of Glan Yr Afon, or Glanrafon, near Bala in the heart of North Wales, close to the beautiful Bala Lake.

It features a games room with a pool table, as well as two sitting rooms, making it an ideal place for families to visit.

The cottage is set over two floors with five bedrooms, including three with en-suites.

From the kitchen you go through large French doors to the dining area, creating a great space.

Outside there is a paved courtyard area that links to the kitchen.

There is a shop just a short walk around the corner and you are also close to the A494, making it easy to explore all that North Wales has to offer.

A brief drive away, the bustling market town of Bala lies within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

This is a fantastic property for families or friends to enjoy all year round.

Accommodation

Five bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with basin, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Dining room. Two sitting rooms. Games room with pool table.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Roadside parking next to property
  • Rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: There are many low beams in the property so care should be taken
  • Note: One of the double bedrooms is accessed via its own staircase from the games room.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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