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Caban y Saer sat on the banks of the River Hafesb
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Caban y Saer sat on the banks of the River Hafesb
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Caban y Saer sat on the banks of the River Hafesb
Lounge at Caban y Saer with Satellite TV, Controllable Heating and free WiFi
Comfortable living space just for two at Caban y Saer
Cooking at Caban y Saer
Ramped access for those with limited mobility
Private Decking with BBQ & Patio furniture
Overlooking the farm
The view of Caban y Saer from the field
Llyn Tegid - Bala Lake just one mile along the footpath
Kitchen at Caban y Saer
Bedroom with ensuite shower room
Old Llanfor Village
Relax in the Hot Tub in my garden
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Llanfor, Bala, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales

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Jacqs54
Lincs
2 reviews
“Everything you could ask for.”
Reviewed May 25, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We had a lovely stay here for three nights. The setting was lovely, a good location with great facilities. There are some lovely walks straight from the cabin. The hot tub was a god send after climbing Snowdon. Great value for money. The bed SO comfortable!. The owner Mel was lovely, she left us to our own devices but was always available if we needed.

Would highly recommend it.

Stuart & Chloe

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ShaunPG62
Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Outstanding”
Reviewed April 3, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Had a an excellent 3 nights at the Caban y Saer. Received a warm welcome from Mel on arrival, who briefly showed us around the cabin before leaving us to our devices, but letting us know that she would be on hand should we need anything.
The cabin itself is built to a very high standard with every attention to detail made, and is perfect for two people. Other holiday let owners need to come here to see how it should be done!
Although the property was adjacent to the owners home, the cabin has the feel of being on it's own. The outside deck over looking the river is a wonderful space...just a shame that the weather was such that were weren't able to make use of it.
All in all, we would have no hesitation in recommending this cabin to family and friends.

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Your age range 50-64
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Francesca...
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Cosy cabin in a beautiful setting!”
Reviewed March 26, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The cabin is the perfect quiet romantic getaway. The cabin itself is beautifully decorated, warm and cosy with a large decking overlooking the stream. The owners house is next door but despite this, it feels private and secluded. There is a great walk up the mountain nearby with spectacular views. Not much going on in Bala at this time of year but the cabin is only an hour away from all the beautiful snowdonia spots. The hosts were lovely and helpful. A perfect trip overall!!

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Jessica H
Storrington, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Perfect for a relaxing getaway”
Reviewed January 16, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

This is a gorgeous cabin. It's clean, well laid out and really homely. The kitchen has everything you'd have in your kitchen at home. The sofa is super comfy, there's a great tv with loads of channels and a DVD player. The bedroom is lovely, very comfy bed and bedding. The bathroom is wonderful with an amazing shower!! The use of the hot tub is also great, lovely after a long day of walking. The town is a 10 minute walk, which has pubs, a small supermarket, gift shops and a couple of restaurants. What more could you need! The scenery is just stunning. It's so peaceful and we felt so relaxed. We will be coming back time and time again. It's also amazing value for money.

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Laura G
Queensferry, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Beautiful cosy cottage”
Reviewed January 13, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

I bought this trip as a Christmas gift for me and my boyfriend. It was everything we could have wanted. We had a friendly welcome but then were left to do as we pleased. The view from the cabin is gorgeous as you look straight onto the river. It was really easy to find as the town was so tiny. We had a chinese take away from New China which was fab, the portions are big so we had leftovers the next day :) Bala town has everything you need - Shops, Takeaways, Restaurants and Pubs. We didn't really have a chance to explore which was a shame. I wish we had booked more than a 2 nights stay, hopefully we will be returning.

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Sally P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“So cosy & warm even in chilly November!”
Reviewed November 7, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We have just come back from 2 nights in this cosy cabin. We didn't want to come home! It was a lovely cabin and so warm, the perfect place to go back to after a cold day walking. It has everything you would need for a short break. The shower was great and the bed was super comfortable. Nice to have a good TV for a winter stay as it does get dark early, take a torch for any late night walks into Bala. Bala had a good little selection of shops with a fab butchers which sells ready made meals such as lasagne and cottage pie, yummy! Thank you Mel for a much needed few days of peace!

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Lucy12134
1 review
“Absolutely perfect place to stay for a weekend or week away.”
Reviewed September 29, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Beautiful cabin in a lovely location. Me and my boyfriend booked this cabin over a long weekend. It was lovely clean and very cosy. My boyfriend had a great time outside on the decked area over looking the stream. The shower is amazing I'm actually consider having this in my home.There is lots of thing to do the 1st day we went into Bala town to the butchers which was as good as the previous recommendation we had seen. We also climbed mount snowdon on the Saturday via the Watkin path which was a experience. I wouldn't advise for an inexperienced walker. The hot tub is a perfect place to relax after outdoor activities. We also got the steam train from Bala town. They have a selection of brochures in the cabin which are great to find out what you can do. I would advise going to the tesco on the first day as the spa and co-operative are expensive in Bala town. I will be again soon and inviting friends. Thank you Mel for a great weekend.

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