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Rhyd Uchaf near Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, extractor fan, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle and toaster
  • 4 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, and stairgate available
  • Driveway parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio, furniture, hot tub and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am
  • Note: please only use hot tub between 8am and 9pm.

The property

Bala 2.6 miles.

Gwynfa is a stylishly refurbished, two-bedroom house settled in the quaint hamlet of Rhyd Uchaf, Gwynedd.

This property is surrounded by gorgeous hills and plains of countryside for nature-lovers, and is right across from a play park making it perfect for families travelling with children and two furry-friends.

Enter the property to find an open-plan living space with a beautiful, contemporary kitchen, adeptly equipped for your culinary needs, as well as a dining area and a sitting area with ample seating space and a Smart TV for those who’d like to keep the chef company.

Across the hall, you’ll find a separate lounge with large, plush sofas to curl up on as you watch a movie on the Smart TV while the woodburning stove warms up your feet.

When the weather is warmer, open up the French doors to the enclosed garden and whip out the barbecue to enjoy a perfect summer feast on the picnic table while the children and dogs run around the lawn.

After putting the kids to sleep in their twin room, slip on your bathing suits and relax in the hot tub where you’ll soak in the warmth of the water and the beauty of the scenery around you.

End your night with a quick rinse under the rainfall shower before slipping into a cushy king-sized bed in the master bedroom.

You’ll find a handful of amenities at your disposal in the local town of Bala such as The Goat / Yr Afr pub offering heartwarming meals and a beer garden to enjoy your food outside when the weather permits.

You’ll also find some supermarkets to stock up the fridge and a collection of boutiques for all of your shopping needs.

You won’t have to travel far to find fun activities as nearby there is Bala Adventure and Watersports Centre, where you can do canoeing/kayaking, climbing/abseiling, or hire a boat to sail across Bala Lake, the largest natural lake in Wales.

There’s also Bala Lake Railway Station, where you’ll take a lovely nine-mile return journey alongside Bala Lake, through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, and lastly Byd Mary Jones World, a heritage museum which tells the story of Mary Jones through interactive displays, exhibits and activities.

You can drive up to the beautiful, scenic town of Llangollen and visit Plas Newydd Historic House & Gardens Llangollen, a stunning 14th-century country house rebuilt in Victorian times, for a taste of history head to Llangollen Museum which exhibits items related to the town's past, from prehistoric times to the present day.

End the day with dinner at Deeside Cafe Bistro, which offers views of Llangollen Bridge and the River Dee.

Explore the history and beauty Wales has to offer at Gwynfa.

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas