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Gwydir Forest, Betws Y Coed


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3 bedrooms

Betws Y Coed

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Property Description


A unique opportunity to acquire this magical detached character cottage set within approximately 3 acres in the heart of the Gwydir Forest close to Llyn Parc, surrounded by beautiful countryside.


Aberllyn is a remote 'Chocolate Box' cottage situated in an idyllic rural surrounding within a clearing in the Gwydir Forest.

Located between the traditional market town of Llanrwst and the inland tourist resort of Betws Y Coed.

The property lies in a popular area for outdoor recreational activities be it walking, mountain biking, canoeing, water skiing or fishing on nearby lakes.

The cottage itself offers the 'off grid' experience - away from the everyday hustle and bustle!

Closing Date for Tenders - 12 noon Friday 4th August 2023.

The Accommodation Affords:

(Approximate measurements only)

Open Plan Lounge, Dining and Kitchen:

Feature inglenook fireplace with raised plinths with either side; cast iron multifuel stove; stable front door; window overlooking front; earth tile floor; small kitchenette area; beamed ceiling.

4.06m x 4.1m

13'3" x 13'5"

Bedroom 1:

Beamed ceiling; wash basin; sash window to front.

3.71m x 3m

12'2" x 9'10"

From Living Area:

Stairs leading up to crog loft area (Two rooms) Sky light windows and small gable window. 'A' frame roof timbers.

Room 1:

4.35m x 2.94m

14'3" x 9'7"

Room 2:

3.04m x 2.94m

9'11" x 9'7"


There is a small side shed 2.02, x 1.77m with toilet and wash basin.There is also a workshop/tool shed 3.57m x 2.7m.

The property stands in approximately 3 acres in total comprising wooded areas and grassed land.

Agents Note:

Please note the property has no mains services and no current water supply, however, water has been extracted from the stream in the past. All interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the availability for any services. However this property offer superb 'off grid' living opportunities.

Method of Sale:

For sale by Informal Tender. All offers to be received at the agents office, 5 Denbigh Street, Llanrwst, LL26 0LL, in a sealed envelope clearly marked 'Aberllyn' by no later than 12 noon on Friday 4th August 2023. Please use attached offer form and note tender conditions.

Viewing Llanrwst

By appointment through the agents Iwan M Williams, 5 Denbigh Street, Llanrwst, tel 01492 642551, email enq@iwanmwilliams.co.uk.

Please note that due to the remoteness of this property, viewings will be conducted on a block viewing basis and availability will be notified to you by the office whereby members of staff will accompany especially as vehicular access to the property is via a locked forestry gate.


We have been notified the property does have restrictive covenants 'awaiting further information' off the vendor.

Mentioned in the book ‘Tales of the Gwydir Forest:

We understand the property is not listed, however applicant should make their own enquiries. The property has been owned by the same family for many years and is mentioned in the tails of 'The Gwydir Forest'.

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Key Features

  • House - Detached