Select a location

Yr Hen Olchfa in Bala, Gwynedd

  • £
  • $
From per week
sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Yr Hen Olchfa description

Holiday home
Yr Hen Olchfa is a lovely, welcoming and homely end-terrace cottage in the centre of Bala and can sleep four people. There is a ground floor king-size double bedroom, a single bedroom, a ground floor bathroom, a first floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire, sofa bed and balcony and there is also a conservatory. Outside there is off road parking for one car, additional, free roadside parking opposite, lockable storage for bikes, kayaks etc. in the garage and a rear yard with a small wooden bench and a first floor balcony with furniture. Yr Hen Olchfa is a lovely holiday base.

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.

Gas central heating and electric fire. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 small/medium-sized car. Additional free roadside parking opposite. Lockable storage for bikes, kayaks in garage. Rear yard with bench and first floor balcony with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurant 2 mins walk.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

Booking Request

Check availability / Book online
Sykes Cottages
  • Safe and secure instant booking online
  • Best price guaranteed on all our properties
  • Book direct with owner or managing agent
Request to Book


Mrs Bennett
May 2016
Yr Hen Olchfa was such a lovely property to stay in. It was really homely and made the difference in enjoying our break away. The property was of a very high standard, had lots of little extras and is situated in an ideal location.
Mrs Hilbert
August 2015
This was the most well appointed rental I have ever stayed in and I travel a lot! My family had a wonderful holiday here and I highly recommend it.
Mr Brown
March 2016
Yr Hen Olchfa os a wonderful property, very homely and welcoming and facilities that went beyond anything I've been to before. The owner was incredibly kind and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Excellent location right in the heart of Bala.
Ms Edwards
May 2016
The cottage was very comfortable; a home from home which was warm and inviting. We would definitely like to stay again in the future. Thank you for such a wonderful weekend stay.
Steve R
August 2015
Just spent a week at yr hen olchfa and found it very cosy. It was very well equipped so you don,t need to take any utensils with you in fact it had everything you would need and more. The parking was a bit tight even for a fiesta but I used the open parking across the road with no problem. The property is ideal if you want a base to travel around North Wales or if you just want to stay local being just off the high street. Recommend the white lion for a meal out. All in all a very nice property.
Mrs Crellin
August 2015
We really enjoyed our holiday, the property was beautiful and well furnished. There are several walks and many activities for all the family. We look forward to returning for another family break.
Tell us about your rental experience while staying at Yr Hen Olchfa. Let us know if the listing matched your expectations. You can share your comments about the location, property owner/manager and all the unique features that made your stay a memorable one.
With cookies we can give you the best experience on By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies.