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Hirnant Pet-Friendly Cottage in Bala, Gwynedd

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Hirnant Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Hirnant is an end terrace cottage situated on the owner's farm, just three miles from Bala in North Wales. The cottage has one double bedroom and a bathroom, making it suitable for two people. Also in the cottage is an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area. Outside the cottage is off road parking for two cars and a patio with outdoor furniture and mountain views. With spectacular countryside all around and the watersports at Bala close by, Hirnant is a superb cottage for fans of outdoor pursuits.

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.

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine in outside laundry room, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front patio with furniture and mountain views. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops in Bala 3 miles, pub 2 miles.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • On a farm
  • Rural location

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Mr Davison
April 2016
The setting of the cottage is superb with commanding views over an arc of about 220 degrees. The accommodation is warm and comfortable throughout the day and night. All in all a great place to stay.
Mrs Darby
June 2014
The scenery was breath taking and the peace and quiet worth everything.
Mr Curry
February 2015
Loved the location of the cottage, it was set back off the road so could not hear anything other than nature. Had a fantastic view of the mountains too. The cottage had everything that we needed and was lovely!
Mrs Thomas
October 2013
It was a beautiful location, stunning views, very relaxing.
Mrs Massey
March 2014
Cottage was very clean, warm and comfortable and the view from the property is spectacular. Quiet location but close enough to shops and well placed for visiting North Wales. A very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Mrs Guyon
October 2015
The cottage was everything one could ask for and accommodated my party admirably. Nothing was too much trouble for the friendly owners. It was in easy reach of many attractions such as Portmeirion and Snowdon and there were walks right on the doorstep.
Miss Griffiths
August 2013
We liked the location of the cottage and the views were amazing. It was so peaceful and tranquil. It was fantastic to be able to relax and unwind.
Mr Booth
August 2012
Peace and quiet. Local town had good places to eat. Owner friendly but not intrusive. We loved the local walks with our dog.
Mrs Przybylinski
October 2012
The owners were very amenable and allowed us to stay an extra night, as we had nothing booked, at short notice. They put the heating on in the morning for us too.
Mrs Konidaris
March 2013
Sykes Cottages were very efficient and a friendly company to deal with. The location of the cottage was superb for us to explore the area and all the activities we wished to do. It was peaceful and very relaxing. Coming back each evening after being out walking and cycling to this lovely cottage was a real delight!
June 2013
A lovely cottage with everything you might want. A good location for visiting Snowdonia and riding on the old steam railways. A warm welcome from the owners and helpful tips and advice. A great holiday retreat Only a small criticism. We thought the television could be a little larger.(we are old!)
August 2013
Lovely clean and well equipped accommodation, set in quiet surroundings.
jane b
June 2015
very nice views , very quiet, bed very comfortable. we found the shower very poor, hard to set the temperature , eithr very hot or cool, towels were supplied but very small , we are use to bath sheets, these were ordinary bath towels. got wet very quick. no hair dryer supplied. the kitchen was good but very very basic, one small knife and one bread knife and 3 pairs of sissors , non stick fry pan with metal fish slice, small knife needed to be sharper, went out and bought a sharp one. the lounge was very poor, tv way to small and leather sofa and chair, neither were very comfortable , not even a rug to make it look homely for the relaxing evening after a full day out and about in the beautiful countryside. views from lounge were spectacular, just a shame it wasnt comfy.
Mr Jameson-smith
July 2012
Superb location, really enjoyed the cottage, fantastic views and very peaceful. We even enjoyed the company of the sheep and ponies.
Dr Kohnstamm
July 2012
The cottage was excellent. Roomy, tidy and comfortable. The view from the cottage was fantastic and the location was ideal for seeing all of North Wales, not just the mountains.
Mr Burgin
September 2011
The property was in a picturesque location but still close enough to local amenities. It had a very relaxed atmosphere and was a great place to unwind.
June 2016
Hirnant Cottage along with 5 other cottages is situated on a 220 acre working farm about 3 miles from Lake Bala. Set in the hills well off the main road, it is quiet and peaceful with outstanding views across the lake and valley to the mountains of Snowdonia. The cottage is well maintained with excellent facilities, clean and comfortable. It is a good base for visiting that part of north west Wales with excellent walking country close by. The village of Bala has a good range of shops and eateries. Some things to do: Drive toTanybwelch and take the Ffestiniog train from Tanybwelch. Alight at Boston Lodge (request stop), walk over the hill (about 30 minutes) to Portmerion but make sure it is going to be a dry day. Take pack lunch. Return from Minffordd Station but check on train times or you'll have to bus it back. Spend the day at Conwy and around. Good walking around Betws-Y-Coed if you are the outdoor energetic sort but worth a visit anyway. Drive to Trevor, 4 miles past LLangollen and take a trip on the canal across the aquaduct with Jones the Boat. Free parking and various eating places for lunch. Visit Glassbobbery a short drive on the A494 and a meal with a difference at Rhug Estate on the A5.
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