Tudor Cottage - Snowdonia, Sleeps 4
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Tudor Cottage - Glan-yr-afon, Nr Bala, Gwynedd, Snowdonia, Wales - Sleeps 4

Tudor Cottage

Tudor Cottage is one of two lovely holiday cottages, providing an ideal country retreat within the unspoilt rolling countryside of North Wales. The cottages are in an enviable position, sitting at over 1000 feet and afford fantastic uninterrupted views over thirty miles of spectacular scenery.

Although secluded and peaceful, the holiday cottages are within easy reach of the A5 and centrally situated for exploring the Snowdonia National Park and the numerous attractions of North Wales including Ruthin; Chester; Snowdonia; langollen; Harlech; Anglesey and Betws-y-Coed - all within easy driving distance.

The cottages have been furnished and equipped to a very high standard of comfort and style and benefit from the shared use of a sauna and hot tub, providing the perfect way to unwind at the end of the day! Both cottages are entirely separate from each other; isolated from any road noise or neighbours and detached with their own private gardens and parking spaces. There is also a good size lake within the grounds, where guests can swim and relax with a diving jetty (deepest point is twelve foot) and two canoes for exploring the water - it is just a field away from the cottages and fenced off for safety.

Within the immediate area there are some beautiful walks starting from the front door, including a Bronzed Aged hill fort to climb, the Pilgrims Way and a large network of footpaths for both long and short walks. You can also explore the country lanes by bike or simply sit back and enjoy the fantastic scenery.

Bala is a fascinating town that is just fifteen minutes away by car with its narrow gauge lakeside steam railway and famous lake providing numerous activities including white water rafting, sailing, swimming, wind-surfing, fishing, mountain bike hire, riding and canoeing. The town has two supermarkets where you can stock up on provisions, many independent shops and plenty of good pubs, restaurants and takeaways.

The local pub/restaurant (The Goat) to the cottages is under ten minutes by car and offers a good atmosphere and a warm welcome. There is also a local garage/shop within a ten minute drive.

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  • The hot sits high on the hill behind the cottage and is very private.
  • Tudor Cottage front with great views including a Bronze aged hill fort opposite.
  • Well detached with own private garden
  • Well equipped kitchen with basic foodstuffs like salt, cooking oil etc.
  • Main bedroom with ensuite WC and Sky TV
  • Lovely old pine staircase
  • Conservatory
  • Conservatory
  • View from just behind hot tub at 4.30am on an August morning.
  • The Lake with diving platform and canoes
  • Leisurely canoeing on the lake
  • Games room has pool table and dart board
  • Table tennis table in the garage is great fun!
  • Us at Zipworld
  • Give yourself a thrill at Zipworld!
  • Callum at Zipworld aged 13.
  • Our cabin on the lake is a great place to chill and relax
  • Private garden is not overlooked by anyone - patio furniture and chiminea.
  • Private garden is not overlooked by anyone
  • Magical hot tub - on 24 hours a day so you can enjoy the stars!
  • Second bedroom with twin or 'super kingsized' bed.
  • Sauna in the games room.
  • Our friend's beautiful lake to the back of the cottage - only a 20 minute walk
  • We have a 5 hole frisbee golf course at Tudor Cottage - image taken at Ty Gwyn
  • This is us white water rafting in Bala - that's me at the back
  • Steady now!
  • Gone!
  • A good job our guide Callum knows what he's doing!
  • All safe and sound
  • On our way again - great fun and highly recommended!
  • An amazing starry sky captured by Adam Smith who stayed with us in August 2016
  • Suuzie' review posted on Owners Direct in April 2015
  • Ronnie's review posted on Owners Direct in March 2015
  • Audrey's and Tony's review posted on Owners Direct May 2015
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Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • iPod Docking
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/Livery Onsite

Tudor Cottage Continued

Tudor Cottage sleeps four guests and is a real home from home which is fully up to date with broadband, Sky television (with full package of sports including ESPN and movies) and good mobile phone reception for all networks.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Lovely hallway with antique wooden staircase.
  • Cosy sitting room with comfy seating around a feature fireplace, SKY television (and DVD). Doors lead you into...
  • Conservatory which has comfy seating where you can sit and take in the wonderful views (there is a good CD Hi-Fi).
  • Kitchen with lots of character, well equipped for cooking and dining with table and chairs and all the basics needed.
  • A wet room with large walk-in shower is also located on the ground floor with separate WC.

First floor

  • King-size master bedroom with television and ensuite WC.
  • Twin bedroom with 3ft single zip and link beds that can be put together by arrangement and be made up as a super-king. This room also has wash basin and television (including DVD).

Outside: There is a private garden that is not overlooked by anyone and secure shed for bikes etc. BBQ, garden furniture, Chiminea and outdoor table tennis table provided. Communal laundry room in a separate barn with washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a games room with full-sized pool table and dart board. Picnic benches are located in idyllic places within the grounds, where you can take in the great views. Guests have the shared use of the hot tub and sauna, along with the private lake with one acre of natural surrounding area. There is plenty of private parking.

Additional information: Prices are fully inclusive of heating, electricity, linen and towels. Cot, highchair, stair gate and baby bath available if required. There is wireless broadband and iPod docking station. Tudor Cottage is suitable for those with allergies and asthma as all the bedding is hypoallergenic and all the floors are either tiled or wood. There is also a no smoking/pet policy.

Prices for short breaks: £90 per night for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and £85 per night for mid week (minimum two nights stay).

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £390
Mid Season from £480
High Season from £580
Peak Season £720

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

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin/King)

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

Tudor Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Oct 2011

Owner's Other Properties

The Granary - Glan-yr-afon, Snowdonia, sleeps 2

Ty Gwyn - Llwyngwril, Snowdonia, sleeps 30

Owner Noticeboard

Short breaks available from Oct - April at £90 per night Sun-Thurs and £105 Friday & Saturday. Prices include heating, electricity, sauna and hot tub use; Sky TV and wi-fi.

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Calendar last updated: 20th July 2017

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  • Suuzie' review posted on Owners Direct in April 2015
  • Ronnie's review posted on Owners Direct in March 2015
  • Audrey's and Tony's review posted on Owners Direct May 2015
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Owner Notice Board

Short breaks available from Oct - April at £90 per night Sun-Thurs and £105 Friday & Saturday. Prices include heating, electricity, sauna and hot tub use; Sky TV and wi-fi.