Shippon Roost is a detached stone and slate Snowdonian longhouse. Hallway with 3 bedrooms and bathroom off. From the hall, 4 steps up to airy sitting room with Villager stove on stone and slate hearth. Small balcony with French doors overlooking the courtyard and valley. Rear views to Arenig mountain. From the hall, 5 steps down to newly refurbished country dining kitchen, with front and rear stable doors to gardens. Bedrooms are 1 double with half-tester bed, 1 twin and 1 full-sized bunk-bedded room
The heavily-beamed sitting room in Shippon Roost is converted from a former hatchery, with high vaulted ceiling. The bedrooms are formed from the old grain store. The kitchen was a cattle byre. The rear stable door is cuddled by a private enclosed patio with floodlight, barbecue and furniture. From the balcony, guests can watch owls and buzzards, which nest nearby. Guests to Shippon Roost with limited mobility will find this charming cottage very easy to access, with parking immediately outside both of the front doors.
Gas-fired central heating. Fuel charged weekly. No smoking in the bedrooms please. 1 small dog welcome - special rules apply. Minimum stay 3 nights.
The property features central heating, a microwave, a fridge/freezer, a washing machine, a dishwasher, 2 TV's, a video and a radio/cassette/CD player. Full bed linen is inclusive, though not cot linen. Tea towels are provided. Personal towels are provided for overseas guests only, or can be hired if required. Fuel is supplied by weekly rate. There is an over-bath hand-held mixer shower and a shaver point. A travel cot, high chair, safety gate, socket covers and fireguard are provided. For your convenience, a power-washer and storage for cycles is available. Cycle hire available in Bala. A barbecue and garden furniture is provided and there is a Barn for barbecues if the weather is not co-operative. An elegant function room - The Retreat - is available for hire for group usage by prior booking. Further details available on request. A complimentary clothes drying service is available.
For younger guests, in the Cyffdy grounds there is a large paddock with resident goat and sheep, and sledges are available for winter holidays. The Timber Trail Play Area, constructed to ROSPA standards, provides endless hours of fun, and the Barn offers shelter for wet weather play.
Welcome tray of tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival. Parking for several cars/boats per property. Groups welcome, but sorry, no stag or hen parties.