2, Mount Street, Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales
A house for sharing! The Town House nestles against the historic Domen Y Bala and has been carefully restored offering 4 spacious bedrooms, all of which are newly decorated and equipped, 1 of which has a large ensuite bathroom. 2 further bathrooms, make this an ideal property for busy active holiday makers! The house has a new stylish galley kitchen, cosy sitting room with gas-fuelled log-burner stove, Plasma TV, Satellite TV, DVD and CD player and a delightful airy dining room/conservatory. For several couples or 2 families. 2 double bedrooms,one of which has a large en-suite bathroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk room with full-width beds.
The Town House is in the heart of the shops, pubs and restaurants and within easy level walking distance of Bala Lake, with its narrow-gauge railway, watersports and fishing.
Just minutes away are all the activities any discerning holiday-maker could wish for.
Breathtaking scenery for simply walking and exploring the countryside, Bala Golf Club, National White Water Centre for white water rafting, The Get Wet Adventure Company offer paintballing, high ropes, 4x4 guided safaris and much more. Bala Adventure & Watersports and Influence Rafting will offer more activities than can be fitted into several visits here!
20 minutes away by car is Coed y Brenin, the Mecca of mountain biking. Cycle hire is available locally and there is secure storage at the Town House to bring your own bikes. The circular route around Bala Lake is 14 miles, with a local pub, The Eagles at Llanuwchllyn serving delicious home-cooked food for a well-earned break or lunch on the way.
Bala Town offers an internet cafe, 2 superb local butchers, several banks, a range of restaurants and pubs as well as take-away food outlets.
Guests can avoid the busy high street and take the back lane to the Lake, passing Siop y Gornel (The Corner Shop) which sells delicious home-made soups and sandwiches, home baked bread and sumptuous mezes to eat in or take away.
Just over the bridge from the Town House and within walking distance is Balas new Rural Life Centre, which has a lovely cafe. Functions and exhibitions are schedules here, check out the Cywain website for more details.
Nearby in Parc, test yourself and walk up the Arenig mountain, from the summit, on a clear day it is possible to see the coast of Ireland, the tip of Snowdon and no less than 10 different lakes! Be sure to take a camera, and mid summer sunsets are breathtaking.
The Precipice Walk and the Torrent Walk just outside Dolgellau are perfect for taking in unforgetable scenery.
The Town House has public parking outside the front door, and extra cars can be parked on the space at the side of the house. There is no garden to speak of, as the rear yard has been utilised for a conservatory. However, it does allow just enough room to barbecue outside and also provides a lockable store shed for bikes and canoes.