The Granary - Snowdonia, Sleeps 2
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The Granary - Glan-yr-afon, Nr Bala, Gwynedd, Snowdonia, Wales - Sleeps 2

The Granary

The Granary is one of two delightful holiday cottages that provide a perfect country retreat within the unspoilt countryside of North Wales. Sitting at over one thousand feet, the cottages afford fantastic uninterrupted views spanning over thirty miles of wonderful scenery.

Although peaceful and secluded, the cottages are easily accessible from the A5 and centrally positioned for exploring the Snowdonia National Park, along with the many attractions of North Wales including: Chester; Ruthin; Llangollen; Snowdonia; Harlech; Betws-y-Coed and Anglesey - all within easy reach.

Both holiday cottages have been renovated and furnished to a very high standard and benefit from the shared use of a hot tub and sauna - a perfect way to wind down at the end of an exciting day exploring the area! They are completely separate from each other, are isolated from any neighbours or road noise and detached with their own private gardens and parking spaces. Guests are also welcome to use the owner's good sized lake where you can paddle and swim or use one of the two canoes to explore it fully. There is also a diving jetty at the lakes deepest point (twelve feet) and the lake is fenced off for safety and just a field away from the cottages.

From the front doorstep you can enjoy beautiful walks including the Pilgrims Way, a Bronzed Aged hill fort to climb and a whole network of footpaths providing both long and short walks where you will rarely see another person. You can also explore the area by bike along the winding lanes or alternatively just sit back and take in the wonderful scenery or enjoy a spot of bird watching.

The fascinating town of Bala is just a fifteen minute drive away. At the head of its famous lake, it provides numerous activities to enjoy including white water rafting, swimming, sailing, fishing, wind-surfing, riding, mountain bike hire and canoeing, along with the narrow gauge lakeside steam railway. There are also excellent shops including two supermarkets where you can stock up on provisions and many independent shops, along with plenty of good eating establishments including pubs, restaurants and takeaways.

The local pub/restaurant (The Goat) is less than a ten minute drive away from the cottages and offers a warm welcome and a good atmosphere. There is also a local garage/shop within a ten minute drive.

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  • Hot tub with amazing views for over 30 miles - available 24 hours a day.
  • Decking area accessed from the lounge is a real sun trap.
  • Cosy bedroom and lounge with woodburning stove visible from the kingsized bed.
  • Well equipped kitchen with basic foodstuffs like salt and cooking oil etc.
  • Wood burning stove with logs and coal included in the price.
  • Large walk in shower.
  • Comfortable lounge with access directly onto the private decking area.
  • Fantastic views for over 30 miles
  • Chill out in the sauna!
  • Games room has pool table and dart board
  • The Lake with diving platform and canoes
  • Leisurely canoeing on our lake
  • Our friend's beautiful lake to the back of the cottage - only a 20 minute walk.
  • Secure garage, bikestand and power washer if you want to bring your bikes.
  • Try Tudor Cottage if The Granary is booked for the dates you want.
  • The staircase in The Granary
  • Our cabin on the lake is a great place to relax in.
  • We now have a 5 hole disc golf course at The Granary - picture taken at Ty Gwy
  • Get over to Zipworld for a real adrenalin rush!
  • Callum at 13 at Zipworld!
  • A great day was had by all!
  • The cockerel that guards the games room in the barn!
  • Ty Gwyn - Our new place on the coast - sleeps 30!
  • White water rafting in Bala is highly recommended - that's me at the back!
  • Going, going!
  • Gone!
  • A good job our guide Callum knows what he's doing!
  • On our way safe and sound - brilliant fun!
  • An amazing starry sky captured by Adam Smith who stayed with us in August 2016
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  • Lauren's review posted on Owners Direct June 2015
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  • Internet Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • iPod Docking
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/Livery Onsite

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The Granary is ideal for couples and fully up to date with wireless broadband, excellent mobile phone reception for all networks and Sky television with a full package of sports and movies.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Comfortable lounge with wood burning stove, SKY television, Hi-Fi and DVD player.
  • Well equipped kitchen/dining room.
  • Attractive bedroom with king-size bed.
  • Large walk-in shower/wet room.
  • Communal laundry room in a separate barn with washer and dryer.
  • IPod Docking Station.

Outside: There is a decking area which is accessed from the lounge through patio doors with BBQ and garden furniture. The original well provides an attractive natural water feature and there are picnic benches located in idyllic places where you can take in the great views. Guests have the shared use of the sauna and hot tub, along with the private lake with one acre of natural area. There is a games room with full-sized pool table and dart board and plenty of parking.

Additional information: Prices are fully inclusive of heating, electricity, initial supply of logs for the wood burner, linen and towels. There is perfect mobile phone reception for all networks in the cottage. Cot, highchair, stair gate and baby bath available if required. There is wireless broadband and iPod docking station. Spring water on tap so no need to buy any! The Granary is suitable for those with asthma and allergies as all bedding is hypoallergenic and all floors are either wood or tiled. There is also a no smoking/pet policy.

Prices for short breaks: £80 per night for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and £75 per night for mid week (minimum two nights stay).

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £390
Mid Season from £480
High Season from £520
Peak Season £650

Key details:
Pets: No
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Friday
Payment options:
Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom (1 King)

Owner's details:
Owner: Linda Lee, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Granary joined Independent Cottages in Oct 2011

Owner's Other Properties

Tudor Cottage - Glan-yr-afon, Snowdonia, sleeps 4

Ty Gwyn - Llwyngwril, Snowdonia, sleeps 30

Owner Noticeboard

Short breaks available between Sept and April at £80 per night Sunday-Thursday and £95 Friday & Saturday.

Last Minute / Late Availability Offers

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 for 2 nights - £190

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 for 2 nights - £160

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 for 5 nights - £400

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Calendar last updated: 23rd August 2017

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Owner Notice Board

Short breaks available between Sept and April at £80 per night Sunday-Thursday and £95 Friday & Saturday.