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Arenig View

Rhyd-uchaf near Bala, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1074599)

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The property

Bala 2 miles.

Tucked away in the small village of Rhyduchaf near Bala in Gwynedd, is this superb three-bedroom stone-built barn conversion, Arenig View.

Set on the owner’s land and named after its stunning views out towards the Arenig Mountains, enjoying an excellent location within Snowdonia National Park and an interior which perfectly blends contemporary and traditional features, Arenig View makes for a brilliant country escape for a family of six or three couples looking for a respite from everyday life.

Take advantage of the ample parking available, as well as a shared front courtyard where can enjoy a crisp glass of wine on warmer evenings.

Step inside this lovely semi-detached cottage and enter into the spacious living/dining room, with bi-fold doors which allow the perfect merging of the indoors and outdoors, here you can snuggle up on the plush leather sofas and escape with a film on the Smart TV, savour a delicious home-cooked meal at the extending dining table or take in the exceptional views from your own private decking area.

Keep the designated chef of your group company in the well-equipped kitchen adorned with original features of exposed beams and a high-vaulted ceiling, as they cook-up a storm using the electric oven and five ring hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher for an easy clean up!

Completing the ground-floor is a well-presented king-size bedroom with a striking exposed stonework wall, high vaulted ceiling and an en-suite shower room, ideal for those who are looking for a little more privacy or have limited mobility.

Climb the stairs to the first-floor, where you can wash away the day in the shower room, which serves two well-appointed bedrooms, a king-size with a large window showcasing magnificent views of the mountains, perfect for waking up to with your morning coffee and a twin with a high vaulted ceiling and Juliet balcony for throwing open to savour the country air.

Take advantage of the shared external boot room where you can store wet walking or kayaking gear to dry after a day of adventures.

Set out for the day and take the short drive to Bala, where you will find a delightful selection of amenities, including independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants serving delicious food to suit all tastes and budgets, ideal for those evenings when you fancy a night away from the kitchen!

For a truly unique way to see the sights, why not hop aboard a vintage steam train at the Bala Lake Railway, where you can sit back and enjoy your picturesque surroundings.

For those looking for something a little more adventurous, take to the waters of Bala Lake to try your hand at one of the excellent waterpsorts on offer, including sailing, Whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing.

Resting at the edges of Bala Lake is the interesting Byd Mary Jones World, a small award-winning heritage museum detailing the story of Mary Jones.

For those who have brought their clubs, Bala offers an excellent 10-hole golf course with impressive views overlooking Llyn Tegid.

Just a little further is Dolgellau, with its lush and vibrant park ideal for savouring a homemade picnic, leisurely walks along the Afon Mawddach embarking on a scenic hike up Precipice Walk or exploring the fascinating Cymer Abbey.

Your visit will not be complete without a visit to the Snowdonia National Park, where you find an array of things to do, including Zip World Fforest with its thrilling woodland rollercoaster and tree-top walks, Coed y Brenin Forest, perfect for a two-footed adventure through the woodland, or for a more challenging trail, hike to the summit of Mount Snowdon, the highest point in Wales, boasting unspoilt panoramic views across the picturesque landscape from the top.

For an unforgettable trip that will have you wanting to return as soon as you have left, choose Arenig View.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1074598, together sleeping 10 guests.


  • Three-bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with Juliet balcony
  • Shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room
  • Shared external boot room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Shared rear garden with private decking and shared front courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: This property does not accept stag, hen or similar parties
  • Note: There are two steps leading up to the kitchen, please take care
  • Note: There are steps in the front courtyard and in the back garden, please take care
  • Note: This property has access to a shared electric charge point which is accessible via an app

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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