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Ty Mawr Family Cottage in Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd

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sleeps 8
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

Ty Mawr Family Cottage description

Holiday home
Ty Mawr is a beautifully renovated, detached 17th century farmhouse on the edge of the village of Llanuwchllyn and close to Bala in North Wales. This luxurious cottage can sleep eight people in four bedrooms, one single, one twin, one double and a family room with a kingsize double bed and a single day bed. The family room has its own ensuite shower room and there is also a large family bathroom with a double ended bath. The fully fitted kitchen leadsinto a dining room with a Rayburn stove and there are two comfortable sitting rooms, one with an open fire and the other with a woodburning stove. Outside the cottage is off road parking for five cars and an enclosed lawned garden with spacious patio, furniture, hot tub and a BBQ and lovely countryside views of Mount Arennig. Ty Mawr is a truly luxurious cottage in a lovely rural location close to the river Lliw making it a wonderful location to spend a holiday exploring North Wales.

The Welsh village of Llanuwchllyn is situated 5 miles from the town of Bala, at the southern end of Bala Lake. The village offers a shop, petrol station and pub serving excellent food, but is best known as the headquarters of the narrow gauge Bala Lake Railway, which provides a 9 mile scenic journey along the shores of the famous lake. The market town of Bala is nearby, renowned as a centre for great water-sports including fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and white water rafting. The town itself is steeped in history and has a range of interesting shops, inns, restaurants and an historical Town Walk. Surrounded by the wonderful Berwyn mountain range, this is a mecca for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities. An ideal location for touring North and Mid Wales including the stunning North Wales Heritage Coast and all the attractions of Snowdonia National Park.

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 with Rayburn cooker, woodburner in living room and open fire in sitting room. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x flat screen TVs, 2 x DVDs. Fuel, power and fuel for woodburner/fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own towels for hot tub. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 5 cars. Bike shed. Enclosed lawned garden with spacious patio, furniture, BBQ, hot tub and lovely countryside views with Mount Arenig beyond. Private river fishing (mainly trout) on owner's land by arrangement with owner. Free of charge if guests provide their own rod license. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop/pub 1.5 miles. Note: Max 7 adults.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location

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Mrs Burton
July 2016
The cottage was everything you could ask for and the owners of the cottage were lovely and were at hand if you needed them. The hot tub was an added bonus and was lovely to relax in. I would highly recommend this cottage.
Mrs Dobson
November 2015
Loved the cottage, it was very cosy and had everything we needed and more. The hot tub was amazing and the setting was stunning. The owners were so friendly and helpful and we all felt right at home from the moment we arrived. We will absolutely be coming back here again.
Mrs Lambert
June 2016
Ty Mawr is in a stunning location, with so much to do in the area. Spectacular scenery with great walking as well. Really nice friendly owner, who couldn't have been more helpful .We have been to many different parts of Wales but this was the best would highly recommend.
Mr Charron
June 2015
We really appreciated the calmness and the beauty of the countryside. The cottage is perfect, you can easily feel at home. The owner is really kind.
Mr Russell
September 2014
Lots of room, very spacious. Hot tub was brilliant! Ideal for a quiet retreat away from everyone.
Mrs Barber-Bennett
November 2014
An amazing place, the owners were very helpful and welcoming, would recommend.
Mrs Forryan
April 2015
Had a hot tub in the garden and real fires in the lounges. The owners were really friendly and helpful.
Prof Wooller
September 2014
Overall a very comfortable, quiet and secluded house.
Mr Van Acker
August 2013
It was a very quiet and beautiful place, with lots of walking possibilities.
Ms Arrowsmith
September 2013
Owners very helpful. High specification furniture but homely environment. Very pleased overall, and would book to go here again.
Mrs Bagshaw
September 2013
The cottage had lovely spacious accommodation, with everything provided that you need when staying in self-catering. Very approachable and friendly owners. Loved looking out on to the fields every morning and seeing the farm animals. Great views and very peaceful, a real 'escape'. It was nice to be able to wander out straight from the cottage and take a stroll in the countryside.
Mrs Knowles
January 2014
A lovely cottage set in idyllic surroundings. A little get away that made us want to return.
Mrs Ault
June 2014
The house was furnished to a high standard and very comfortable. It had everything. Location was great with stunning views.
Dr Jones
August 2013
The cottage was the perfect size for our family to spend time together. The garden was very pretty and the outdoor seating excellent.
Mr Ruffle
January 2013
We had a fantastic holiday. There was a Christmas tree with fairy lights, the fire was lit and in the kitchen, they had left us some welsh cakes, butter, milk and tea for when we arrived - very much appreciated. The walks were great and we would recommend it to anyone who loves the country way of life.
Mrs Smith
May 2013
We were away from the noise and bustle of normal life. The views and landscape were wonderful. We were close to everything we needed. The owners were very welcoming and generous with their time. The cottage was warm cosy and we felt at home right away.
Mrs McAlinden
January 2012
This was a perfect cozy house for a winter break with the log burner etc. There were 4 adults and 4 children in our party and we all had plenty of room. Unfortunately we had to cut our stay short but we would have loved to have stayed longer. I'm sure this house would be just as perfection the summer as it's surroundings are beautiful. The owners were great, very welcoming.
Mrs Pratt
June 2013
This was a very welcoming cottage in an ideal location. The surroundings were stunning and the views from the cottages were just fantastic particularly on a sunny day.
Miss Davies
May 2011
Superb property/accommodation. Suitable for the party size quoted. Very clean and decorated to a high standard. Warm and friendly welcome from the owner. Property in quiet location but central to all sites in North Wales. Would recommend and use again.
Mr Patel
July 2012
Great modern cottage in a tranquil location.
Mr Vanneste
July 2011
Very kind owners, wonderful place to go fishing on Bala Lake and it was a very quiet place to stay!
Mrs Purcell
October 2011
Lovely location, very clean property and very baby friendly.
Mr Glass
July 2011
Location and quality of accommodation were perfect.
Mrs Brown
June 2011
The location was beautiful and the house was a pleasure to come back to at the end of the day.
Mr Paul
August 2010
Lovely well equipped house in excellent location. Very suitable for extended families such as ours. Lovely to have the Rayburn on all the time - very welcoming. Wonderful to have a welcome pack as well.
Mr Powis
October 2010
It was a lovely and comfortable cottage with everything being home from home. The owners were very friendly and made us feel welcome. The area had good amenities for eating out and places to visit. A super holiday had by all. Would definitely recommend Ty Mawr.
Mr Johnson
March 2011
A very nice holiday in a good, quiet location. The owners are very helpful and friendly.
June 2014
We spent a wonderful week as two families in this beautiful, tranquil location. The "cottage" is ideal with plenty of space for everyone - en suite bathrooom in one double room and spacious bathroom at the other end of the landing.. As well as the fantastic kitchen and dining room (complete with Rayburn!) there are two seperate lounges so it's possible for the kids to watch tv or play their board games whilst the adults sit in the other lounge - complete with an idyllic log burner - whiling away the wee hours! We would thoroughly recommend the cottage as a perfect place to explore a beautiful part of Wales ... and the hot tub is just an added bonus to what is a lovely house.
Mrs Dyer
August 2016
We felt very at home in Ty Mawr with beautiful surroundings and a very relaxing time was had by all. The hot tube was lovely. We went on some lovely walks and enjoyed being in the countryside. The cottage had everything we needed and was really clean and welcoming.
May 2011
a lovely home nice location could do with more heating in the afternoon when you came home
September 2011
Very kind owners! House with all the comfort that we needed. Fishing in the river and in the Bala lake was very successfull. Excellent location to visit Swondonia.
August 2013
Stayed with three generations of family and found the cottage perfectly suited, especially with the two separate lounge areas. The wood stove was cozy on chilly evenings, the outdoor space was lovely and we especially enjoyed trips to the creek and seeing our 'neighbors' the sheep and cows. Kitchen was well fitted and there was room to cook and serve dinner for seven. Perfect location for Bala Lake and the north and west coasts are accessible if you don't mind a drive. Great if you like a bit of room around you to spread out and be quiet.
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