View as you approach the property
Enjoy your own exclusive hot tub
The perfect way to relax after a day of exploring
Spacious lounge with creature comforts and TV
Time to catch up by the cosy wood burner
Settle into the sofa and watch a film or read a book in the snug
Spacious well-equipped kitchen
Natural light floods into the dining room
Comfortable kitchen sofa to ponder your recipe
Lovely dual aspect double bedroom
Spacious twin bedroom
Lovely rural views to wake up to
Second double bedroom
Take a refreshing shower
View towards the house and farm
View towards Bala lake
Green energy on the farm
Views from the property towards the mountains
Enjoy time on Bala lake
Take a ride on a stream train
Fabulous farmhouse set in in an elevated position with rural views
1 / 21  View as you approach the property
2 / 21  Enjoy your own exclusive hot tub
3 / 21  The perfect way to relax after a day of exploring
4 / 21  Spacious lounge with creature comforts and TV
5 / 21  Time to catch up by the cosy wood burner
6 / 21  Settle into the sofa and watch a film or read a book in the snug
7 / 21  Spacious well-equipped kitchen
8 / 21  Natural light floods into the dining room
9 / 21  Comfortable kitchen sofa to ponder your recipe
10 / 21  Lovely dual aspect double bedroom
11 / 21  Spacious twin bedroom
12 / 21  Lovely rural views to wake up to
13 / 21  Second double bedroom
14 / 21  Take a refreshing shower
15 / 21  View towards the house and farm
16 / 21  View towards Bala lake
17 / 21  Green energy on the farm
18 / 21  Views from the property towards the mountains
19 / 21  Enjoy time on Bala lake
20 / 21  Take a ride on a stream train
21 / 21  Fabulous farmhouse set in in an elevated position with rural views

Garth Farmhouse,

Bala (3 mls S), North Wales
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious detached farmhouse in serene location with stylish interiors, hot tub and enclosed garden
  • In an elevated position on working farm with views towards Bala and its lake
  • Visit National White-Water Centre, Zip World Slate Caverns, King Arthur’s labyrinth and World Heritage Site Harlech Castle
Property code: 52810

Stunning farmhouse set on a working farm with hot tub, enclosed garden and views towards Bala and its lake. Perfect to relax, enjoy activities and discover North Wales countryside, coast and culture.

Walk to the local pub or drive to Bala, just a few miles down the road, offering cafes, pubs, shops, cinema, swimming pool and Wales’s largest natural lake. Enjoy boating, stroll around the lake or ride on the steam railway and embrace the view. For the more adventurous there’s the National White-Water Centre, Zip World Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Galn Y Gors Karting Park and the mountain bike trail centre at Coed y Brenin. Head to King Arthur’s Labyrinth or Harlech’s sandy beach, historic Castle, shops and cafes, not forgetting St David’s Golf Course. Being in Southern Snowdonia you can enjoy a plethora of footpaths and cycle routes, superb fishing, varied activities and events in this breath-taking scenery.

Drive through the farm to this imposing stone house, up the steps and into the porch with space for your boots. The well-equipped kitchen/diner has a range style electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. If you decide to eat in, relax on the comfy sofa in the kitchen and ponder the recipe books or go through to the dining area flooded with natural light. The dining table has plenty of space for everyone to gather round, enjoy a meal, maybe let the outside in and open the French doors, here you will also find a second fridge and a washing machine. Back through the kitchen you will find the lounge, with the inglenook fireplace and wood burner taking centre stage surrounded by comfortable sofas, where you can relax and watch TV. Following on from the lounge, you will find a cosy snug, settle in to the sofa, watch a film on TV, read a book or play games. Up the stairs to the first floor, there is a shower room, with shower and WC, with natural light flooding through the sun tunnel. There are three spacious bedrooms all with lovely views, two doubles (one with a TV), and one twin.

At the rear of the property is a paved patio with private hot tub, perfect to unwind after a full day out. The walled garden has grassy banks, gravelled areas and paving to enjoy al fresco dining with table, chairs, charcoal BBQ and lovely views over the farm, rolling countryside and towards Bala lake. There is private parking for three cars at the property. Please note this farmhouse is located on a working farm with cattle, sheep and horses, although your privacy is assured.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 doubles, 1 twin
  • 1 shower room
  • Range style electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Private hot tub (please note the hot tub would be unavailable for use if there is a hard frost in cold weather)
  • Wood burner (initial supply of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop and pub walking distance
  • TV in lounge, TV in snug and TV in 1 of the double bedrooms
  • Charcoal BBQ (charcoal provided)

Laura Southern

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Laura.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 42 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Robert, 24th July 2020

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Very clean, great hot tub, Kate was very friendly and made us feel at home. Great location for exploring North Wales, Bwlch y Groes ( Hellfire Pass) is very close by and worth a visit on a clear day if you are brave enough to drive up the road!!

Reviewed by Lynne, 17th July 2020

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We had a wonderful week at Garth Farmhouse. The cottage was extremely clean and welcoming with everything we needed. Mrs Roberts was very helpful and made sure that check in and out were smooth during the early days of the easing of coronavirus restrictions. The areas surrounding the cottage was stunning. We climbed Cadair Idris, went canoeing and Read morecanyoning with Snowdonia Adventures and went horse riding at Springhill farm. Relaxing under the stars in the hot tub In the evening was perfect. Hide

Reviewed by Linda, 13th July 2020

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As the first customers to occupy Garth Farmhouse after the lockdown restrictions, we found the whole experience very reassuring and had full confidence in staying there. It was spotless, well organised and clear instructions for new rules and guidance. Owners were really nice and it was easy to keep your distance while still feeling looked after. SRead moreuperb location and facilities. Hide

Reviewed by Laura, 20th February 2020

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The cottage was much bigger than we expected, lots of space for two families. It was really clean and well equipped with everything could need. Kate is a great host and happy to help with all my questions before the trip and when we got there. Location is lovely, great big garden and beautiful views. We walked to the pub which was really nice (we dRead moreidn't eat but the menu looked good) and felt very welcomed. We'd love to go back in the summer Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 17th February 2020

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We had a really nice stay in the cottage. The welcome we received from the hosts was lovely and they were really helpful when we had any questions about the cottage or just advice on where to go. The weather was awful the whole time we were there, so having a nice place for all of us to stay, sit in the hot tub or in front of the fire was a blessinRead moreg. Hide

Reviewed by Ryan, 14th February 2020

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Me my wife and 2 children, along with ours friends and their son, all had a fantastic stay at the farmhouse. Even though we visited during horrendous weather, Storm Dennis didnt deter us from having a great time and using the hot tub! The family who live on the farm are all very welcoming and even invited us to meet the animals which the kids lovedRead more. Thank you for a great weekend :) Hide

Reviewed by Lucie, 18th January 2020

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We absolutely loved it here! It was just what we was looking for and excelled all expectations on arrival. We couldnt fault it and hope to return again.

Reviewed by Brian, 10th January 2020

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Reviewed by Christine, 20th December 2019

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Reviewed by Grace, 22nd November 2019

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We had a lovely weekend at this gorgeous house. The owners made us feel very welcome. The house was so cosy and we had the best time.

Reviewed by Catherine, 15th November 2019

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Lovely place to stay cant fault anything and the hosts are great.

Reviewed by Ross, 12th November 2019

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Beautiful cottage in a stunning location. Property was very comfortable and had all amenities required for a brilliant few days. Log burner and hot tub were both great. Owners always on hand when needed.

Reviewed by Danielle, 4th November 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah, 29th October 2019

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A beautiful Farmhouse in a stunning area. The house was really cosy, and had everything we needed. Our hosts were brilliant too, super lovely and helpful.

Reviewed by Samantha, 26th October 2019

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Reviewed by Michelle, 7th October 2019

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Lovely location with a very comfortable home from home feel. Very peaceful you would not know you were on a working farm.

Reviewed by Sarah, 4th October 2019

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Beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings. Thank you for a lovely stay. Very friendly owners. We loved it x

Reviewed by craig, 27th September 2019

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Wonderful property in an a beautiful location. Amazing scenery and walks nearby,walking distance to a warm welcoming pub.Sitting in the hot tub in the rain watching the birds feeding was lovely..A truly beautiful part of the world.

Reviewed by R, 20th September 2019

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Reviewed by emma, 16th August 2019

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A home from home The house was fantastic, well equipped and so relaxing. Amazing surroundings set within s family farm Will definitely be recommending to our family and friends

Reviewed by Laura, 9th August 2019

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Well equipped comfortable farmhouse on a working farm. Sparkling clean with friendly hosts. In a beautiful part of Wales with a good local pub & walking distance to the railway.

Reviewed by Gemma, 26th July 2019

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Perfect family holiday, the owners are lovely and welcoming, house was spotless and the views are stunning.

Reviewed by Helen, 14th June 2019

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Garth farmhouse was perfect. Perfect location, facilities and plenty of character. We had such a great week here. So much explore in the area. The house had everything we needed and the hot tub was great after a day walking. Highly recommend and we cant wait to come back already.

Reviewed by Mark, 10th May 2019

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Reviewed by Deborah, 3rd May 2019

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Had a superb few days at Garth farmhouse. Wonderful location easily accessible to major places , Harlech, Snowdon, National White Water centre etc The hot tub was very welcoming after a long days walking up Snowdon. Loved the surrounding area and could not fault the farmhouse it was perfect. Will definitely return to this property

Reviewed by Humza, 19th April 2019

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Amazing experience at the Garth Farmhouse. Clean and well furnished home with excellent facilities, specifically the hot tub and log burner. a home away from home!! Very welcoming and accommodating hosts. Excellent location with plenty of activities for all within 20 to 40 mins drive.

Reviewed by Josie, 12th April 2019

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We had an amazing time. Located on a beautiful family farm with amazing views of the hills and mountains. We would 100% recommend and would love to go back.

Reviewed by Elizabeth, 16th February 2019

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Just returned from a lovely family break ( 2 adults, teenager, 4 year old and a dog). The cottage was lovely with everything you could need and the owners made us feel like family. Nothing was too much trouble for them and our son loved seeing the animals on the farm. Ideal location for exploring North Wales either with local walks or driving furthRead moreer afield. Hide

Reviewed by Shannon, 11th February 2019

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Absolutely loved our stay here. Me my partner and my dog. Lots of space in the cottage with everything cared for in terms of cleaning products, towels, etc. Very friendly hosts, beautiful scenery all round and a great private location.

Reviewed by Danielle, 8th February 2019

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Absolutely would recommend, clean homely farmhouse with everything you would need. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Good access to so many different places, Bala Lake, Snowdon etc. Definitely how to fall in love with North Wales!

Reviewed by Judith, 1st February 2019

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The cottage was perfect. Spotlessly clean, lovely & cozy & all the equipment we needed. It was so peaceful, near enough to Bala if you wanted to venture out and a pub in walking distance, although we did not go to it. We loved the Hot Tub and the Hosts were so friendly & helpful. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by John, 30th December 2018

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Great cottage in a lovely, quiet location on a farm just south of Bala lake. Excellent facilities for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 lounges and a dining room, plus a hot tub. Plenty of walks nearby, we also went to the coast for a day which is 30-40 minutes by car. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Jane, 27th October 2018

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Reviewed by Tracy, 19th October 2018

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Reviewed by Julie, 15th October 2018

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Reviewed by Trevor, 28th September 2018

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This is a first class establishment run by a warm and friendly couple who went out of their way to make us feel at home. The whole house is thoughtfully equipped and, to our mind, well set out for a variety of needs. The extra lounge, used as a reading room by us, was a bonus. It is so quiet and peaceful and proximity of the local pub, a fifteen miRead morenute walk, was a bonus. The food, beer and hospitality here was excellent. Local taxis are available for the less energetic. Hide

Reviewed by Hannah, 14th September 2018

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Perfect weekend away, only wish we could have stayed longer! We were planning our next trip back within 10 mins of arriving.

Reviewed by Graham, 7th September 2018

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Garth Farm House was everything we wanted and more lovely place with fantastic views,peace and tranquility. The owners were lovely friendly people,who made us feel really welcome. Nearby towns Bala,Barmouth and fairbourne were reached within 30mins. Would recommend the house to anyone,they will not be disappointed. Fantastic place to stay.

Reviewed by Ann-Marie, 31st August 2018

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Absolutely perfect cottage, idyllic location, amazing hosts. A short stroll to the local pub that does food (we only ate there once - it was ok, but nothing special). Get the bus at the bottom of the road into Bala, plenty of pubs and eateries there, and a few shops as well). The bus is free on weekends which is a bonus. Will definitely go again ifRead more we head over that way again. Hide

Reviewed by Stephanie, 17th August 2018

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We received a lovely warm welcome from our hosts. We were invited to local events that our hosts were involved in which was a lovely touch plus a tour of the farm to visit the animals which the kids loved. The property is beautifully situated and very private but for a family with younger children its not ideal as many local attractions required loRead moreng journeys in the car. Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 10th August 2018

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Reviewed by Hayley, 27th July 2018

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We had a wonderful week at this lovely farmhouse. Everything was beautifully presented and the owners were extremely welcoming. We would highly recommend it.

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View as you approach the property
Enjoy your own exclusive hot tub
The perfect way to relax after a day of exploring
Spacious lounge with creature comforts and TV
Time to catch up by the cosy wood burner
Settle into the sofa and watch a film or read a book in the snug
Spacious well-equipped kitchen
Natural light floods into the dining room
Comfortable kitchen sofa to ponder your recipe
Lovely dual aspect double bedroom
Spacious twin bedroom
Show 9 moreLovely rural views to wake up to

Location

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