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Glanrafon near Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 913999)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Bala 6 miles.

This delightful detached cottage is situated in an elevated position in the grounds of the owner’s home, close to the hamlet of Glanrafon and just six miles from the popular North Wales town of Bala.

Built in an upside down style to make the most of the spectacular views, this cottage near Bala is located in a peaceful country location, ideal for couples and small families to get away from it all.

To enter this Snowdonia cottage, you climb seven stone steps which lead you into the well-equipped kitchen from which there is one step down to the spacious sitting room.

French doors lead from the sitting room to a balcony which boasts stunning views of the Welsh countryside.

From the kitchen, stairs lead down to two lower ground floor double bedrooms and a modern shower room.

There are two outside sitting areas at this cottage near Bala, one at the front and one on the rear balcony, so no matter what time of day it is you can sit and dine alfresco in the glorious sunshine.

Situated above the road that runs from Corwen and Bala, this North Wales cottage is a perfect touring base for discovering the Snowdonia National Park.

Betws-y-Coed can be reached within half an hour, whilst Bala is renowned as a walking, mountain biking and watersports centre.

A full range of amenities can be found in the town including a wide selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as the Bala Lake Steam Railway, which runs the length of the lake.

With fabulous walking from the doorstep, this cottage near Bala is a superb base for discovering the majesty of the North Wales countryside.

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Two lower ground floor bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric woodburner-effect stove.


  • Oil central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private front deck with furniture and shared use of owner’s garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 5 miles
  • Note: There are 7 steps up to the front door

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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