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Yr Hen Stabal

Trawsfynydd, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 998436)



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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/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "The views from the property are out of this world , the owners are so helpful , ..."

    The views from the property are out of this world , the owners are so helpful , the house has everything you need and more , thank you so much making our trip to wales amazing :-)

    Reviewed by JohannaNov 2021

  • "Absolutely perfect"

    Reviewed by AnitaSep 2021

  • "Beautiful little cottage with everything you need for a home from home break away."

    Perfect location to wonderful spots and attractions.

    Reviewed by JodyAug 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage with everything you may need."

    Cosy, comfortable and beautiful surroundings. Can’t recommend highly enough.

    Reviewed by KatieJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage; very high standard of decoration and furnishing made staying here a pleasure."

    Excellent equipment for cooking and shower room. Hosts very welcoming and friendly, we appreciated the 'welcome tray'.

    Reviewed by ArthurJun 2021

  • "The location was difficult to find but what a find!"


    Reviewed by AlanJun 2021

  • "Relaxing peaceful tranquil surroundings."

    Great walks, scenery and the fresh air. Very welcoming from our hosts, Bethan and Gwion.

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2021

  • "Comfortable, clean and well maintained cottage."

    Beautiful views.

    Reviewed by LynnMay 2021

  • "It’s a beautiful cottage off the beaten track but so peaceful."

    Really good area for walking and the beach. What a very helpful couple and 3 lovely children. We thoroughly enjoyed it well worth a visit

    Reviewed by MargaretMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    Spotlessly clean & everything you could wish for. We will be back. Can not fault the cottage and quality at all. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by JoanneApr 2021

  • "Cottage is in a lovely location."

    It has everything you need and is very well decorated and clean. Bethan and Gwion very friendly hosts. Will use again if in the area.

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2020

  • "Though they couldn't show us round the property , when we arrived the lady came and introduced herself & was friendly & said if we needed anything to call them on the phone."

    My husband asked her husband about golf courses nearby & he went & printed them of for him. The cottage itself was fantastic with everything you needed , except in the main bedroom , there's a mirror on the chest if drawers but the lights behind you , so a lamp would be really helpful when you want to do your hair or make-up & a little stool would be helpful as if you stand you can't see in the mirror so you have to kneel on the floor which is uncomfortable. Apart from that everything was perfect. The views from the cottage were amazing. We had a very enjoyable holiday & would love to go back sometime.

    Reviewed by TerrySep 2020

  • "Lovely comfortable, extremely well furnished, well equipped cottage in a perfect location for exploring North Wales."

    Bethan and Gwion are lovely hosts, there for us if we needed anything.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2020

  • "The cottage is a perfect base for exploring and was very clean and comfortable."

    Excellent location for mountain biking, Zip World and the beach. Would love to return for another visit as we still have lots to see and do.

    Reviewed by JayneJul 2020

  • "Cottage is in a fantastic location, nice and clean and lovely and warm"

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable and well appointed."

    We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by StevenFeb 2020

  • "A lovely little cottage, very clean and well appointed with friendly hosts."

    We really appreciated the welcome platter. A great base from which to explore wales with country walking from the door, world class mountain biking 10 minutes away and snowdon close by. We are already talking about coming back and have recommended the cottage to friends and family. This cottage was a level above other rental cottages we stayed in on our tour of the UK.

    Reviewed by AlastairOct 2019

  • "As less active 'seniors' we didn't have an activity holiday in the sense of walking and cycling but visited many places of beauty and interest and thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    Our expectations were high and were certainly met. The cottage is really cosy and on a clear day has beautiful views from outside. The situation is in a lovely quiet position at the end of a farm track, high above public roads; the most kind and generous owners gave us a great welcome and send off.

    Reviewed by Pamela JOct 2019

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here."

    Would highly recommend this cottage as base to explore Snowdonia and North Wales. The cottage was spotless and catered for all our needs and wouldn't hesitate to return when we next explore the region.

    Reviewed by GemmaSep 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage."

    Very clean and cosy, would highly recommend .

    Reviewed by AvrilSep 2019

  • "Really lovely cottage with everything you need for a comfortable stay."

    Bethan and Gwion were great hosts and on hand if we had any problems (we didn’t!). The location is very beautiful and very convenient for all Snowdonia attractions. Can’t wait to book again soon.

    Reviewed by AlAug 2019

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The property

This lovely semi-detached cottage adjoins the owner's home and is set on a working farm, situated high above the village of Trawsfynydd in the Snowdonia National Park.

The property dates back to the 1600s, but has undergone a superb transformation to provide quality accommodation for a small family or couple.

As you approach the property, you’ll know you’ve made the right choice as you see glorious countryside views in the distance.

The open-plan living area is comprised of a well-equipped kitchen area, where you can prepare those hearty feasts with ease, a dining area where you can enjoy what you have prepared, before retiring to the sofa with the Smart TV providing vast entertainment choices.

Just off the side is a utility room with washer/dryer, useful if your walks or biking trails take you off on a muddier route.

Upstairs comprises of two well-presented bedrooms, including a double and single room, both of which are furnished with oak furniture and soft cotton sheets.

Outside to the rear is a small lawned area, while to the front there is seating area where you can enjoy an early morning cuppa whilst taking in the picturesque view.

From the cottage a myriad of walks and outdoor pursuits are available; wonder along the lake side of the spectacular Trawsfynydd Lake, or go a little further and do the eight-mile circular walk and cycle path.

The lake offers boating and fishing opportunities and there is even a lakeside café.

The cottage is also ideally situated for the renowned Coed-y-Brenin Forest with its famous mountain biking trails.

Enjoy beautiful hill and mountain scenery, fishing in Traws Lake and the beautiful beaches at Porthmadog, Harlech and Barmouth.To explore more of what Wales has to offer, head to the coastline and indulge in the sandy beaches, visit the beautiful Portmeirion Italianate Village, or for something a little more exhilarating, then the nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog is home to Zip World Titan, the Zip Caverns and Bounce Below.

This well-appointed cottage is an ideal base for enjoying all the delights that the surrounding area has to offer.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Utility
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and slimline dishwasher with a freezer and washer/dryer in the utility, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front enclosed large patio area with seating and shared lawn to the rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 4.2 miles, supermarket 9.4 miles.

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About the location


Porthmadog 12 miles; Dolgellau 13 miles; Harlech 14 miles.

This traditional Welsh village lies in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, and is surrounded by the Rhinog, Moelwyn and Arenig mountains. The impressive Trawsfynydd Lake, which is only a short walk from the village, is renowned for its fishing and offers a recently completed walking and cycling route around the entire lake. The village itself boasts a small variety of shops. This area is a mecca for outdoor activities including excellent water sports, climbing, walking, fishing, golf and mountain biking. The beautiful beaches at Black Rock Sands, Harlech and Barmouth are close by, as are the bustling towns of Dolgellau and Porthmadog. Visit castles, narrow gauge railways, slate and copper mines and the famous Portmeirion Italianate Village.

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