Llanuwchllyn, Nr Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales
Llyndir is a delightful semi detached cottage in the village of Llanuwchllyn on the shores of Bala Lake. It has 2 bedrooms, a twin with ensuite shower room, and a double bedroom. The main bathroom has a bathtub. Downstairs is a galley kitchen, a cosy morning room with open fire and a lovely sitting room with a woodburning stove. There is a small rear yard and garden.The cottage is located on the edge of the village of Llanuwchllyn near Bala. Newly refurbished to a high standard,Llyndir offers very warm and cosy accomodation for 4 guests. As well as the 2 bedrooms there is a sofa bed in the sitting room on the ground floor. Flat screen TV with Dvd, Digital Radio and Sky Freeview. Ipod Dock, free wifi and oil central heating.Dining table and chairs. The kitchen has a washing machine, fridge, freezer, double fan oven with ceramic hob and microwave.
A small rear lobby leads to the back of the property which consists of a small garden with walled patio barbecue area with floodlighting.
A travel cot, high chair and safety gate can be made available at no extra cost.
Bala offers shops, restaurants, cafes and bars galore, tuition and activities abound on the Lake Foreshore with every conceivable water-based activity on offer. It is possible to redeem Tesco Club points for outdoor activities here at the Lake.
Just a few miles from Bala is the National White Water Centre at Frongoch.For experienced paddlers, Llyndir has a Mad River Canoe available, for more information, please contact us.
Bala is also perfectly poised between 3 major mountain-biking centres, Coed Y Brenin at Dolgellau, Penmachno and Llandegla near Wrexham. Bike storage can be arranged at the cottage. The picturesque village of Llanuwchllyn which sits at the "other" end of Bala Lake is the home of the famous Eagles pub, renowned not only for its home cooked meals including the Sunday roasts and mixed grills, but for the fact that they open daily for milk, newspapers and fresh vegetables. The walk to the village pub from Llyndir is under 2 minutes. Also Llanuwchllyn boasts the Bala Lake narrow gauge steam railway, it is possible in season to hop the train and steam along the south side of the lake to Bala and back. Llanuwchllyn is ideal for public tranport, the local bus passes through every hour to Bala, 4 miles and to Dolgellau, 20 minutes by car and on to Barmouth, 40 minutes. From here get a daily Rover Ticket and ride the railways up and down the coast. A trip to Shell Island via the tidal causeway from Llanbedr is always a day well spent, collectiing shells, rockhopping, crabbing and maybe a barbecue on the sands, even a night under canvas!Harlech with its historic castle and on up to Porthmadog and Portmeirion is within an hours drive.
From Llanuwchllyn take the tiny back road to Dinas Mawddwy and Lake Vyrnwy through Cwm Cynllwyd for some breathtaking scenery and remote and beautiful roads. It is possible to spot kites, buzzards and even kestrels and pergrine falcons along the way.