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Cenfaes Cottage LLanuwchllyn near Bala

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Cenfaes Cottage provides a cosy base from which to explore Bala and the surrounding area.
As you walk into the living room you notice the beamed ceilings and welcoming wood burner.
1 of 12Cenfaes Cottage provides a cosy base from which to explore Bala and the surrounding area.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Cenfaes Cottage, a small but lovely stone built cottage in a village 5 miles west of Bala in the Snowdonia national park, Cenfaes dates back to 1660 and was the former living quarters to the Toll House that is attached to the property ( not part of the rental) The cottage sleeps4 comfortably. The cottage has a log burner with feature Oak beams and Solid stone walls. Excellent facilities for the less abled as the lounge, kitchen, King sized bedroom, bathroom and access to the terrace are all on the first floor. A further bedroom is up a step short set of stairs, in this bedroom there is a King sized bed and a set of bunk beds in the same room, the bunks are only available to small children. The lounge has two two seater settes, a small lever dining table that has 4 pub stools availabl...Cenfaes Cottage, a small but lovely stone built cottage in a village 5 miles west of Bala in the Snowdonia national park, Cenfaes dates back to 1660 and was the former living quarters to the Toll House that is attached to the property ( not part of the rental) The cottage sleeps4 comfortably. The cottage has a log burner with feature Oak beams and Solid stone walls. Excellent facilities for the less abled as the lounge, kitchen, King sized bedroom, bathroom and access to the terrace are all on the first floor. A further bedroom is up a step short set of stairs, in this bedroom there is a King sized bed and a set of bunk beds in the same room, the bunks are only available to small children. The lounge has two two seater settes, a small lever dining table that has 4 pub stools available. There is parking for two cars at the front of the property We do not allow pets so, if you suffer with allergies, you can be sure that the Cottage has never had pets in it. The Village boasts a local pub, called the Eagle, within easy walking distance that occasionally acts as a shop and serves both pub food and excellent restaurant food. We now have a taxi in the village, cards for the taxi company are in the cottage. Bala is just a 5 mile walk/bus/drive or bike ride away. Barmouth and it's beaches only 40 minutes drive away. The cottage has TVplayers in each of the bedrooms the upstairs bedroom has a Docs player also, Fibre optic broadband wi-fi is available. The Bala railway station is a pleasant 10 minute walk away, the train runs into Bala ( Seasonal) To the rear of the property there is a small terrace and a small area of grass with seating, there is a gate that then leads onto a bigger garden area with a washing line available, please note we have a fulltime tenant in LLyndir the cottage next door who has shared use of this garden. the road to Dogellau runs to the right hand side of the cottages, the road into the village to the front. The cottage is much loved by our family and most report it as a home from home. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The Cottage will only sleep four adults The lounge has 2 x 2 seater settees and the dining table seats 4 We no longer offer bed linen or towels
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About the Owner
Jacqui G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a lovely stay as a family of 4 over the bank holiday weekend. The cottage was so cosy and comfortable with absolutely everything we needed. The owner Jacqui was so helpful and communicative. It was lovely to take the narrow gauge railway...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank familystanley1
Reviewed 14 September 2020

We had a great stay at this well situated cozy cottage. The cottage was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed and more! It was like a home from home for the week and was a great base for our weeks activities. The...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020

This is our second visit to this cosy cottage and once again we had a fantastic time. The cottage was lovely and clean on our arrival and has everything you need. Since our first visit the cottage now has a brand new modern kitchen and...More

Date of stay: July 2020
2  Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

This small but beautiful cottage was an ideal base for my son and I to explore North Wales. It was spotlessly clean and had everything you could possibly need provided by the friendly owner Jacqui. A pleasure to stay in.

Date of stay: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 September 2019

A cosy and clean cottage in a good location. There were four adults and plenty of room. It was really quite at night, didn't hear a sound. Well equipped with all that you need. Great local pub a few mins walk away. We only had...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Ljm6768
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time here. Everything we needed was provided. Cottage was a perfect base for trips.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Anouk P
Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

A lovely stay in a beautiful cosy cottage in a stunning location. The kitchen is well equipped. The shower is amazing. Nice king sized comfortable beds. Spotlessly clean. The owner was very accommodating and very communicative. Couldn’t have asked for more. Would definitely like to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank JonesVLMD
Jacqui G, VR Owner at Cenfaes Cottage LLanuwchllyn near Bala, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

Thank you for your words, we are so pleased when our guests enjoy the cottage, the shower is a surprise isn't it as it comes off a tap, but its really pokey! you will be welcome back anytime, kind regards Jacqui

Reviewed 24 June 2019

Lovely cosy cottage, spotless, everything you would need for a break. Great local pub with lovely food and only 3 minutes walk from the cottage. Beautiful views and flat walks from the front door. Bala is a short drive, lots of shops, restaurants, pubs. 45...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank tls792018
Jacqui G, VR Owner at Cenfaes Cottage LLanuwchllyn near Bala, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time feedback and were always really chuffed when people enjoy it as much as we do hope to see you again soon Jacqui

Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

The cottage was lovely, homely and spotlessly clean, with everything we needed to make our short break really enjoyable. We used it as base to visit surrounding areas such as Corris, Llanberris and Llyn Tegid. I would definitely recommend and we will be booking to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank EnterSandman78
Jacqui G, VR Owner at Cenfaes Cottage LLanuwchllyn near Bala, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2019

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return, so many beautiful places to visit in the area. Thank you for taking the time to review and I will pass on your comments to our amazing house keeper regards Jacqui

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Internet Access
Parking
Private Garden
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
Llanuwchllyn village sits at the west end of Bala lake, the local school is opposite the cottage, a farm hardware suppliers to the left hand side. Th emain road to Dolgellau to the right. LLyndir cottage is attached to Cenfaes cottage and then the Toll house at the end. LLyndir has a long term rental in but the rear gardens are part Cenfaes only and part shared. The village has a great pub, many beautiful walks, bus services and the Bala Railway. the surrounding mountains are part of the snowdonia national park. we will have a shed available to lock bikes away should you wish to bring them?
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