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Ty Bach Countryside Cottage in Bala, Conwy

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Ty Bach Countryside Cottage description

Holiday home
Ty Bach is a detached cottage near Maerdy, 5 miles from Bala. The romantic accommodation includes a double bedroom, a kitchen with dining area and sitting area and a shower room. Outside are lawns, a deck and a wildlife pond, as well as off road parking for two cars. From Ty Bach it is easy to enjoy walking and cycling, watersports or simply tour Snowdonia, making it an ideal year-round romantic retreat.

The busy market town of Bala sits within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and is located at the head of Llyn Tegid, The famous lake at Bala, is the largest natural lake in Wales and home to a unique fish called the Gwyniaid, which is a relic of the Ice Age. Celebrated as a centre for many fantastic water sports including fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and white water rafting.

Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

Underfloor oil central heating with woodburning stove in conservatory. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Decking and lawns with furniture and BBQ. Fenced wildlife pond. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 5 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Cottage is accessed via a rough mountain track (approx 0.5 miles long), which can be difficult in winter.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location

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Mrs Storer
March 2016
Fabulous accommodation, small but perfectly formed and in a beautiful location. We highly recommend for a couple to truly get away from it all.
Mrs Garvey
December 2015
The views from the property are amazing, hours can be spent in the conservatory just taking it in. The cottage is cosy and well designed. The owners are very helpful. A perfect place to get away from it all, I can highly recommend a visit.
Mrs Hackett
October 2014
The owners were most welcoming. We particularly enjoyed the remote location and the stupendous views from the conservatory. A wonderful week!
Mr Johnson
August 2015
We loved the property, it was so peaceful and the views were to die for! The owners were so helpful we thank them very much and given the chance or money would love to stay there again.
Mr Golding
July 2016
The location is brilliant and the views are spectacular. Overall the cottage is perfect.
Ms Young
April 2014
Perfect location, away from it all. Fantastic views and walks from the door. Hosts very welcoming and helpful, for example with help to light the wood burner. Easy to feel relaxed and treat it as a home from home.
Mr Doe
November 2014
Stunning view from the cottage, with some glorious sunrises to enjoy from the window during breakfast. Loved the conservatory and wood burner. Enjoyed watching the local wildlife from the window; squirrels, a host of pheasants, rabbits and birds and the commute through the rush hour traffic every morning, or trying to get down the lane avoiding the sheep was always an adventure! Excellent array of information provided in the cottage of things to do in the area, guide books, maps, menus and what the local towns and villages had to offer, which we used.
Mrs Paul
October 2013
The cottage was always warm and the scenery was outstanding. We had everything we needed for a relaxing holiday.
Mrs Emery
June 2014
Our hosts were very helpful without intruding. It was a great base; a very relaxing stay and the view was wonderful. We will return if possible.
Mr Brittain
September 2013
A delightful little cottage, so peaceful.
Mrs George
October 2013
The view from the conservatory window was fabulous, very peaceful location.
Mr Williams
September 2013
Stunning views from the cottage, which was very clean and tidy. Friendly owners. The location is perfect for exploring North Wales with the town of Bala very close by. We loved our stay, and would love to return again one day, and would definitely recommend.
Mr Levy
September 2012
An excellent, modernly fitted cottage, with charm and character. Set in a beautiful rural location. Yet still close to the A5 for easy travel. The owner is also very helpful and friendly.
Miss Durrant
August 2013
Stunning location for a complete get away from it holiday, yet so much to do in the local area and beyond. The cottage is cosy with all the amenities you need, and very helpful, friendly owners. Being off the beaten track made the cottage so peaceful, but good road links made all of this part of Wales within easy reach.
Ms Rooney
September 2012
Beautiful, peaceful location. Fantastic views the addition of the conservatory on the property is a real bonus. Great walking country. Wildlife. Very helpful, friendly hosts.
Mrs Lister
August 2012
We particularly liked the friendly welcome, the location and the beautiful scenery.
Mr Grace
August 2012
A lovely little cottage worth every penny. The owners are so friendly and welcoming, and the area is very beautiful. Fixtures and furnishings are all very modern and clean.
Mrs Fijma
August 2012
The peaceful and green surroundings of the cottage, the cottage itself was also beautiful. Everything was super duper!
Mrs Patten
July 2012
We loved the view from the brand new sun room overlooking the whole valley, watching the sheep and the clouds. The quiet and the privacy were wonderful and the hosts were most welcoming.
April 2015
Fantastic cottage, if you want to escape the stress and strains of life... Amazing views overlooking the Welsh countryside, beside the log burning stove. The owners Rosie & Julian are very friendly and make you feel welcome :) A perfectly located T? bach in a gorgeous area, with a proud display of heritage and local history. This little house offers something for everyone :-)
January 2014
Lovely little cottage set on side of a hill, views of so many hill peaks. Free to roam round owners land. The owners, Rosie & Julian make you feel most welcome with help & advice, the dog & kids are adore-able too!! Even though we went when all the storms were battering the welsh coast the conservatory with its log fire was the ideal place to curl up with a book & a glass of wine.The only noise that broke the silence was the occasional jet fighter from raf valley going by & the gunshot of people shooting at pheasants(from what we saw the birds had the upper hand!!) Would definately go back again for a complete wind down.
Mr Blackford
July 2012
We enjoyed the quiet - no sound of traffic. We also enjoyed the wildlife and birdwatching.
January 2013
If you are sick and tired of the noise and stress of the place where you live this is an ideal getaway cottage. Its peaceful and quiet with beautiful scenery around.
Michelle R
August 2012
My partner Mike and I were looking for a weekend retreat, an escape from the city, somewhere pretty and rural but not too far from the beaten track. We found a lovely little holiday cottage, Ty Bach, near Maerdy. It was a delightful little detached cottage which has recently been refurbished with one double bedroom and a modern, fully equipped kitchen with dining area plus a shower room. We enjoyed exploring the area which offers the most amazing scenery. After a day's walking and some hearty pub fayre, we came back to the cottage and sat outside on the decking enjoying a bottle of wine. It was a really clear night and so tranquil. We just sat there for ages looking at the lights twinkling on the lake. The cottage is small but perfectly formed and offers a complete escape from the hustle and bustle. It is ideally located for exploring the Welsh countryside which offers great walks, loads of outdoor pursuits and country pubs. The town of Bala is just a few miles away which offers a good range of amenities. We will be back!
April 2012
We have just returned after spending a week in beautiful and peaceful countryside. We experienced all four seasons in the week, ranging from hot sunshine to a snow blizzard and we loved it! The cottage, TY BACH, is maintained to a very high standard with excellent facilities. The owners are very friendly and helpful and we will certainly be staying again.
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