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View towards the property
70 acres of grounds with lake, river fishing in the dee and woodlands to explore
Lovely kitchen to rustle up a meal in
The dining room with sofa and TV, the perfect setting for dinner
Relax in the lounge with comfortable sofas, TV and woodburner for cosy nights in
Master bedroom with en-suite and TV
Straight from the bedroom to the en-suite
The en-suite shower room
Lovely twin bedroom
Super-king-size zip and link
King size bed for a good nights sleep
Enjoy a refreshing shower or a leisurely bath
View from the hot tub
Plenty of parking
The perfect place for a picnic
Challenge the family to a game of badminton
Instructor avaliable for kayaking on the lake
Stunning views with so many places to relax and unwind in the grounds
A private country estate to explore north wales
Have a kick about whilst taking in the views
Take a stroll through the private grounds
The river dee runs through the grounds
A perfect spot for fishing
1 / 23  View towards the property
2 / 23  70 acres of grounds with lake, river fishing in the dee and woodlands to explore
3 / 23  Lovely kitchen to rustle up a meal in
4 / 23  The dining room with sofa and TV, the perfect setting for dinner
5 / 23  Relax in the lounge with comfortable sofas, TV and woodburner for cosy nights in
6 / 23  Master bedroom with en-suite and TV
7 / 23  Straight from the bedroom to the en-suite
8 / 23  The en-suite shower room
9 / 23  Lovely twin bedroom
10 / 23  Super-king-size zip and link
11 / 23  King size bed for a good nights sleep
12 / 23  Enjoy a refreshing shower or a leisurely bath
13 / 23  View from the hot tub
14 / 23  Plenty of parking
15 / 23  The perfect place for a picnic
16 / 23  Challenge the family to a game of badminton
17 / 23  Instructor avaliable for kayaking on the lake
18 / 23  Stunning views with so many places to relax and unwind in the grounds
19 / 23  A private country estate to explore north wales
20 / 23  Have a kick about whilst taking in the views
21 / 23  Take a stroll through the private grounds
22 / 23  The river dee runs through the grounds
23 / 23  A perfect spot for fishing

Bodweni House

Bala (3mls E), North Wales

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Idyllic setting in 75 acres of grounds with gardens, woodlands, lake and fishing on the River Dee
  • Detached house with period features your owner private hot tub
  • Visit National White Water Centre, Zip World Slate Caverns, King Arthur’s labyrinth and Harlech Castle
Property code: 75288

Detached country house with hot tub and stunning waterside views set in 75 acres with lake, river and woodland to explore. Perfect spot to discover North Wales countryside, coast and culture.

Immerse yourselves in the glorious surroundings of this inviting waterside holiday home for eight, which is 3 miles from Bala in North Wales. Revel in the splendour of the 75-acre grounds, where you can wander by the lake or river and explore areas of woodland. Enjoy the comfort of the stylish, four-bedroom, three-bathroom property, which comes with its own private hot tub, or head out to explore your scenic surroundings. This exceptional home is right on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, with its fabulous footpaths and trails, and opportunities for horse-riding, climbing and fishing, as well as visiting family attractions.

Step into the inviting house via the porch to find yourself in the chic kitchen, with its granite work surfaces and ample space and equipment for preparing hearty feasts for all. Serve up at the table in the dining room next door, where you can also watch TV and revel in the panoramic views. Find three of your bedrooms and a family bathroom also at ground-floor level. Venture down to the lower ground floor to discover your fourth bedroom and its en-suite shower room. Find another shower room, a utility room and your lounge, with its wood burner, TV and stunning lake views, along the hall. Amble through the door from the utility room to explore the gorgeous grounds: go wildlife watching, wander round the lake, fish in the River Dee, soak up the sunshine with a glass of wine in the seating area or fire up the hot tub for a long soak. There is parking for up to four cars at the house.

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  • 4 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size, 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request) and 2 twins
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer 
  • Hot tub
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • Increased accessibility - Please ensure you refer to out FAQ's
  • TV in lounge, dining room and super-king-size bedroom
  • Private river fishing available
  • Private water supply
  • Arrival: 17:00 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

Head out on superb walks right from home through your magnificent surroundings. Venture into Snowdonia and pause in Bala to ponder in colourful shops, stop for a cup of tea and a Welsh Cake in a cafe or to see the remains of forts and castles. Spend time on Llyn Tegid Lake, where you can go sailing and canoeing. Catch the Bala Lake Steam Railway to Llanuwchllyn and back for views of the rolling Welsh hills and the mountains of Arenig Fawr, Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy. For more adventure, visit National White Water Centre, 7 miles from your holiday home, to take your party rafting. Spend a day in the historic mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, 24 miles away, where you can visit slate mines and even journey through underground caverns on zip wires at Zip World Caverns. Thrill seekers might also enjoy a visit to Glan Y Gors Karting Park, 14 miles away, where they can challenge each other to a race, or the mountain bike trail centre at Coed y Brenin, 25 miles away, in the Coed y Brenin Forest Park.

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View towards the property
70 acres of grounds with lake, river fishing in the dee and woodlands to explore
Lovely kitchen to rustle up a meal in
The dining room with sofa and TV, the perfect setting for dinner
Relax in the lounge with comfortable sofas, TV and woodburner for cosy nights in
Master bedroom with en-suite and TV
Straight from the bedroom to the en-suite
The en-suite shower room
Lovely twin bedroom
Super-king-size zip and link
King size bed for a good nights sleep
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Laura Southern

This property is personally managed by Laura.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin 20th October 2023

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Beautiful, stunning location. Enjoyed walking in the area and boating on the lake. Accommodation excellent-spacious even for seven persons and the dog. Thanks for the generous welcoming pack of provisions. Thanks also to Melvin the caretaker/handyman who was most helpful

Reviewed by Ann 18th August 2023

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The grounds of this property are outstanding, beautiful lake and access to river Dee, excellent fishing , lovely place to chill and relax in the outstanding Welsh countryside

Reviewed by Rebecca 11th August 2023

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The location of the property was great, having the lake with the kayaks, as well as the table tennis and badminton was really great for keeping the kids entertained. The hot tub was very clean and also a great addition. Bala is a nice place to stay as a base for exploring some of North Wales and this property was all we could have asked for. We wilRead morel definitely be staying again. We hope that it stays a small, intimate holiday space as that helped make it feel more idyllic. The owner was helpful Hide

Reviewed by Roland 26th May 2023

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What a great place to spend a relaxing week! The house was very comfortable, clean and functional and had everything needed for a family of 8 plus two dogs. The beds were very comfortable, and all you could hear at night was the gently bubbling and splashing of the stream. The lake was great for swimming in and messing about on the boats. AltogetheRead morer it was a lovely place to spend time relaxing, plus a great base to explore Snowdonia and North Wales. Hide

Reviewed by Halina 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Janet 10th March 2023

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The cottage was amazing and so comfortable. The area was a great base for visiting North Wales and lovely to come home to a warm inviting home.

Reviewed by Dianne 24th February 2023

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Had an amazing weekend with family and friends. We booked the Hall and House to celebrate my 60th Birthday. We had lovely hampers to greet us with basic provisions. The kitchen was very well equipped. Wonderful outside areas to keep all ages entertained. Thank you to the lovely gentleman who came and sorted the recycling each day we were there. DefRead moreinitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Vicky 30th December 2022

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Lovely cottage and owner really quick at responding to queries! Would definitely stay again 5*

Reviewed by Philippa 27th October 2022

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What a fantastic location. As well as being a great base for exploring North Wales, the Bodweni Estate is stunning. We loved swimming in the river and the lake, as well as taking a pedalo out.

Reviewed by Jake 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Julie 16th September 2022

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Bodweni hall was perfect for our huge family. It was not too perfect or posh so that we were scared to have our teenagers and younger kids in it. But had all the space and entertainment inside and out! The most perfect setting! Would highly recommend for a large multi generational group. We had an amazing time!

Reviewed by Sharon 26th August 2022

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Amazing location, you just don't need to leave the site. The Lake is fantastic, we spent hours swimming, kayaking and even took our own paddle board onto the lake. Gorgeous walks, picnic tables, barbecue, outdoor seating and hot tub all meant we really didn't need to go out of the estate much. When we did venture out this location is perfect as theRead morere is so much to do. The cottage has everything you would need and more. Fantastic week and will be returning next year. Hide

Reviewed by Duncan 19th August 2022

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Absolutely fantastic cottage, brilliant beautiful location. Everything you need, great welcome basket. Stunning lakeside location, nicely fenced off to keep the small ones safe. Great range of pedal boats and nice sturdy canoes. Water in lake very clean, even great for swimming on a nice day. Great hot tub, making this venue the perfect chill out lRead moreocation for exploring Snowdonia and the surrounding areas. Really did not want to go home. Absolutely 10 out of 10, Hide

Reviewed by Valerie 29th July 2022

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We booked this cottage with the hall. The lovely location, grounds, hot tubs, boats and playground were appreciated by the whole group.

Reviewed by Nicholas 22nd July 2022

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Great property but needs further improvement upgrading to become a top class venue.

Reviewed by Jackie 8th July 2022

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What a beautiful setting. We were lucky that our holiday coincided with the recent heatwave which meant we were playing in the lake everyday and enjoying the surrounding grounds. We really recommend Bodweni for its peacefulness but also its close location to Bala town and Bala Lake. Thoroughly recommend a trip to Black Rock Sands near Porthmadog toRead moreo, you can drive your car straight on to the beach! Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 10th June 2022

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Lovely cottage in wonderful grounds. So nice to find a welcome basket with some essentials & some sweet treats when we arrived. We were a 3 generation family aged from 2-52 and it was good for all of us, the children loved to run in the field, play at the park, skim stones in the river & we even had a couple of sunny days to use the canoes and pedaRead moreloes on the lake, we would happily come back. Hide

Reviewed by Mair 3rd June 2022

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Had a wonderful week with family and friends and our two dogs at Bodweni house. The location is stunning everyone enjoyed their stay. We went on the peddle boats had a game of table tennis, and enjoyed our walks around the lake and then relaxed in the hot tub which overlooks the lake. The beds are extremely comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped. LoRead morevely welcome pack of tea coffee and bara brith and other items. There is also a play area for younger children. Would recommend to friends. Hide

Reviewed by Karl 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by lorna 25th April 2022

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Beautiful location, well equipped and we would definitely return. Excellent host.

Reviewed by Mike 15th April 2022

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Reviewed by Eileen 25th March 2022

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7 ladies of varying ages family and friends had an amazing weekend. The owners provided a welcome pack with eggs jam bread tea coffee milk and Welsh cakes which was very useful and unexpected. The cottage was fabulous comfortable spacious and had everything that you would need. The cottage was not 5*luxury but lovely. The location was however 6* thRead moree lake right in front of the cottage and the pedalloes kayaks & trampoline were superb as were the views from the cottage. Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Georgia 11th March 2022

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Had a fabulous holiday, great location with beautiful views . Very clean overall great getaway for the family.

Reviewed by David 17th February 2022

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Such a fab, fully equipped house to stay in for our mums 60th. Weather could have been better but that didn't stop us enjoying the cosy warm of the bodweni house with its well equipped kitchen for meals in, and big TVs for films and family game nights. Would definitely stay again and explore more of the lake and nearby walks.

Reviewed by Noemie 4th February 2022

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Reviewed by Laura 24th December 2021

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