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Celyn - Bala Barns

Bala, North Wales
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing on site / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stone barn conversion in an elevated position with panoramic rural views
  • A spacious romantic retreat for two with an enclosed garden, set in a 220-acre farm
  • Bring along your dog too and explore Bala and Snowdonia National Park
Property code: 83765

Lovely corner barn with enclosed garden and panoramic rural views near Bala. Perfect for couples to relax or take an active break in North Wales countryside and Snowdonia National Park.

A bright and cheerful bolthole that welcomes two dogs, this property is the ideal choice for any couple hoping to explore the beauty of rural Wales. Located on the brink of Snowdonia National Park and with the bustling town of Bala close by (3 miles), walking routes and outdoor experiences aplenty are assured throughout your stay. Pups will be in their element exploring the many routes for walkies and waterside adventures, whether it’s a gentle stroll around the Llyn Tegid lake (3 miles) or sniffing out new scents on the banks of the River Dee (less than 200 metres).

This handsome stone cottage is set on a 220-acre working farm with farmland and footpaths for you and your pet to roam. Inside you’ll find the property is sunny and pleasant, flooded with light thanks to skylights and French doors. Your energetic pup will no doubt appreciate a breath of fresh air on the enclosed patio, a great spot for lazy brunch or al fresco evening meals. Enjoy your favourite shows on TV, sinking into comfortable sofas with your faithful friend at your feet, before soaking away the day’s exertions in the downstairs wet room or upstairs bathroom. Settle down for sleep in the generous first-floor bedroom, and wake up to glorious views.

Cross the farmland to enjoy instant access to the River Dee and set off on a world of exploration. Let your pooch lead the way when discovering the Snowdonia National Park, an area filled with mountains, lakes and endless walking routes, right on your doorstep. Dogs keen on hiking will find an abundance of strenuous walking routes on which to sniff out adventure, whilst those smaller breeds with less aptitude for rambling will appreciate easy going excursions, or perhaps a trip to a dog-friendly local pub in the nearby town of Bala.

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath and WC, and 1 wet room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, and dishwasher
  • Shared utility room with a washing machine
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Private water supply
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Hayley Hammersley

This property is personally managed by Hayley.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Roy 31st May 2024

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Yet again what a lovely week we had, we can't get over the stunning views across the valley into Bala and beyond, The landscape is overwhelming, The walk around the farm is stunning with walks through the forest then you come to the top of the mountain , The walk isn't easy but who's in a rush? You come across a small lake covered in lilles and wilRead mored birds across it, The highlight for me was the amount of Redkites we seen flying around the farm was breathtaking. Lovely cottage, spotless, chille Hide

Reviewed by Michael 24th May 2024

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The property provided everything you need and is presented to a very high standard. The location is excellent and gives great views over the valley.

Reviewed by Andrew 17th May 2024

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This place is really beautiful the views are fantastic will definitely be going again

Reviewed by David 12th May 2024

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Excellent accommodation, superb views. Fine walking provision for dogs on the farm - actively encouraged by the owners.

Reviewed by Michael 1st April 2024

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We very much enjoyed our stay at Celyn and hope to return in the future.

Reviewed by Ashley 22nd March 2024

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The cottage was clean and the welcome friendly. We took our Labradors with us and they were not wanting for walks - so much to do on the farm and nearby. There was more equipment in the kitchen than we bargained for - super grateful for the French press - and we ended up not having to eat out every because the cottage was warm and cosy and the kitcRead morehen was good to use and the local farm shop was delightful! Hide

Reviewed by John 26th January 2024

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Reviewed by Ivan 28th October 2023

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Reviewed by Katie 6th October 2023

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Lovely cottage, perfectly located for the National White Water centre.

Reviewed by Christopher 8th September 2023

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The location of this and the adjoining cottages is absolutely stunning with incredible views down the valley. Easy access to Snowdonia and the northern coast as well Barmouth and to the south. Great if you have a dog as you can walk out of the property straight into fields and there is also plenty of safe parking. We were very comfortable in the coRead morettage and had a great time. Hide

Reviewed by Denise 18th August 2023

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Reviewed by Ben 4th August 2023

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A lovely little place that was perfect as a place to stay while I was on holiday. Hannah, Sue and everyone running the cottages was very friendly and helpful. The cottage was spotless with a comfortable and nicely setup interior, I would highly recommend staying here to anyone looking for a place to stay in this area.

Reviewed by Charles 24th July 2023

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What a wonderful and peaceful and tranquil place to stop, been before last year. So knew what to expect. The owners are wonderful people who take your stay a priority. Very handy to Bala lake and the local town. 5 mins in a car. Accommodations is good and well appointed.

Reviewed by Garry 14th July 2023

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Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful setting. Cottage was comfortable well equipped and spotlessly clean. Would highly recommend this accommodation

Reviewed by Angela 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by Sandra 30th June 2023

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We had a very relaxing holiday. Fantastic view from the cottage which was comfortable and spotlessly clean. The area is quiet and there is a good walk around the farm so its perfect for bringing a dog. The owners are friendly and helpful. The sitting area is on the side facing their farmhouse where people and farm vehicles are passing during the daRead morey so its not very private but thats really the only negative.. its a great place for a holiday and we would go there again Hide

Reviewed by K 23rd June 2023

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Lovely roomy accommodation, well equipped and comfortable. Fabulous location and great views. The hosts could not be more helpful and hospitable. What's not to like? Thanks!

Reviewed by Davina 16th June 2023

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Cosy cottage, stunning location. Owners were very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Jane 9th June 2023

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A lovely and peaceful setting cottage was very comfortable.

Reviewed by Mike 20th April 2023

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A really delightful property with amazing views. I would absolutely stay at this property again. Spotlessly clean and well furnished. A pleasure to stay there

Reviewed by Brian 15th April 2023

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We loved the cottage and in such a beautiful location..we hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Lin 8th April 2023

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Reviewed by Jennifer 31st March 2023

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A wonderfully located cottage with outstanding views across Bala and beyond. The cottage was spotlessly clean, and the hosts were very friendly and available if needed. This is a working farm, so whilst it's dog friendly, dogs can't be off lead on site, however we found numerous places to go to take the dogs where they could roam free without worryRead more. A 4 min drive to Bala town itself, with a number of shops, and places to eat and drink. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by Diane 26th August 2022

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A really lovely place with very friendly owners who were available but not intrusive at all. Spotlessly clean, just a shame no TV upstairs as the sofa wasn't comfy & we would have liked an option to watch tv in the very comfy bed. Other than that it was perfect!

Reviewed by Simon 19th August 2022

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Well maintained, well organised complex of cottages. Nice helpful owners. With a lovely view over the Bala valley. Out in the lovely Welsh countryside a little away from amenities but well worth a stay.

Reviewed by Edgaras 13th August 2022

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Nice cottage, inside beautiful, even outside got nice view to nature and hills

Reviewed by Cayden 25th July 2022

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Reviewed by Brian 24th June 2022

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Very high standard of presentaion in every respect as described. Our only dispaointment was that there were 5 other cotttages in the complex. Not all accommodated at the time, so very peaceful. Scenery was beautiful very relaxing.

Reviewed by Marjorie 17th June 2022

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Bright, clean, modern cottage. The sofa was not that comfortable though as as faux leather was very slippery. Would recommend this as a very good holiday home.

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