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  • Detached house for sale

    Llanrwst Road, Betws-Y-Coed LL24

    9 9 4

    Yopa are delighted to present this beautiful period property located within minutes of the heart of the very popular tourist village of Betws-y-Coed. Situated off the main road up a long ... read more

    YOPA

    YOPA

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    Holyhead Road, Betws-Y-Coed, Conwy LL24

    6 4 3

    Beresford Adams are delighted to announce for sale this traditional stone built three storey house. Built around the 1880's Glan Llugwy would be ideally suited as both a family home, or as it ... read more

    Beresford Adams

    Beresford Adams

  • Detached house for sale

    Llanddoged, Llanrwst LL26

    4 3 6

    A quite exceptional detached 4 bedroom (2 en suites) country home designed and built by the present owners some 20 years ago. The property is set in its own informal grounds, paddock and pond ... read more

    Sterling Estates

    Sterling Estates

  • Detached house for sale

    Haf, Betws-Y-Coed LL24

    4 2 2

    An extremely rare opportunity to acquire an individually split level designed, built and recent finished 4 double bedroom detached family home. Though a new build the property combines a ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Cottage for sale

    (Kestrel Cottage), Capul Curig LL24

    3 1 1

    Kestrel Cottage is the perfect country retreat to 'get away from it all', enjoy the peace and quiet and savour the extensive views of the surrounding Snowdonia landscape, making it the ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Detached house for sale

    Station Road, Llanrwst, Conwy LL26

    3 1 2

    Offering many original features, this property briefly comprises lounge, dining room, kitchen with utility room and ground floor w.C, spacious conservatory and stairs from the hallway leading ... read more

    Beresford Adams

    Beresford Adams

  • Detached house for sale

    Llanrhychwyn, Trefriw, Conwy LL27

    3

    The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer a well presented detached 3 bedroom character home. Located in the hamlet of Llanrhychwyn close to the Gwydir Forest in a highly popular location ... read more

    Express Estate Agency

    Express Estate Agency

  • Detached bungalow for sale

    Penmachno, Betws-Y-Coed LL24

    3 1 2

    Offered for sale this beautifully presented three bedroom detached bungalow which sits in an elevated position with extensive breath- taking views across open fields, woodlands and hillside . ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    Penmachno, Betws-Y-Coed LL24

    3 1

    A wow Factor presented character house located in a picturesque village of Penmachno; set within a beautiful tranquil setting enjoying extensive rear views to surrounding Welsh Mountains. The ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Flat for sale

    Plas Meirion, Trefriw, Conwy, North Wales LL27

    2 1 1

    Offered for sale with no onward chain is this immaculately presented two bedroom first floor apartment, the building was converted circa 2009, enjoying a peaceful setting within the village ... read more

    Beresford Adams

    Beresford Adams

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  • End terrace house for sale

    Arthur Terrace, Penmachno LL24

    4 1 2

    Very rarely indeed does a property in this beautiful setting come onto the market. This superb End cottage, which is larger than average end of terrace, dates back to late 1800's, would make ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Terraced house for sale

    Carmel, Llanrwst LL26

    3 1 1

    Offered for sale with no onward chain this well presented three bedroom terraced cottage set within an idyllic location. Ideally positioned to take full advantage of the breath-taking views ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Terraced house for sale

    Carmel, Llanrwst LL26

    3 1 1

    Offered for sale with no onward chain this well presented three bedroom terraced cottage set within an idyllic location. Ideally positioned to take full advantage of the breath-taking views ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Terraced house for sale

    Cwm Road, Penmachno, Betws-Y-Coed, Conwy LL24

    1 1 1

    Beresford Adams are pleased to announce for sale this charming cottage which is full of character and has stunning countryside views. The accommodation briefly comprises of a lounge/kitchen ... read more

    Beresford Adams

    Beresford Adams

  • Terraced house for sale

    Gower Road, Trefriw, Conwy LL27

    2 1 1

    There is good size accommodation throughout. The property has gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazing with far reaching hillside views. The entrance is through a Sun Porch, leading ... read more

    Beresford Adams

    Beresford Adams

  • Property for sale

    Trefriw LL27

    3 2 1

    If you are looking for the sort of holiday home that allows you freedom, a plethora of outdoor activities and a relaxing place for all the family, this Luxury Lodge set in idyllic rural ... read more

    Sterling Estates

    Sterling Estates

Living in Betws-y-Coed: The Local Area Guide

Betws-y-coed can be found in the Conwy valley of Wales adjacent to the Snowdonia National Park hosting many tourists. The name of the village comes from the Anglo-Saxon era meaning ‘a house of prayer in the wood’.

In 1868, when the railway station in Betws-y-Coed was established the village’s population expanded instantly. The station now has tourist shops and the well-known Conwy Valley Railway Museum which is famous for its model railway system. Other attractions of the village include the St Michaels church that still has some of its original structure. The Golf club founded in the 1970s and the Llyn Elsi reservoir which is extremely popular with walkers as the footpath provides access to the picturesque lake.

Demographics

The 2011 census states that Betws-y-Coed has 564 inhabitants. The average age of the Betws-y-Coed residents is 44.6 and this compared to the Welsh average of 40 is higher. 39.9% of the residents own a dwelling and 29.5% mortgage one which is significantly higher than the national average suggesting that this is a wealthy living area.

Betws-y-Coed is an educated place with 25.5% of the population gaining a level 4 qualification. This is higher than the national average of 24.5% making it a well-educated area- something important that future residents should be aware of. 45.42% of Bets-y-Coed consider their level of health to be ‘very good’ which is slightly lower than the Welsh average.

A high percentage of the residents of the Betws-y-Coed (29.23%) are within the C1 social grade meaning that this portion of the population work in supervisory professions, often with administrative aspects. However, 28.16% of the population work in semi-skilled manual labour roles or would be classed as unemployed. This suggests that there is a mix in the occupations held by the population.

Education

The primary school that most Betws-y-Coed children go to is Ysgol Betws-y-Coed. This school is proud to be Welsh and encourages students and teachers to communicate in Welsh as much as possible. The school caters to children aged three to eleven. Estyn has previously classed the school as ‘adequate’ because the school is small and only has a handful of teachers.

The nearest secondary school for Betws-y-Coed locals is Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy. According to Estyn, the current performance of the school is ‘good’ based on how well the students have progressed. This school caters for children aged 7 to 13 and is a progressive and forward thinking school that is constantly growing.

Transport

Although the village is small, because of the influx of tourists, it is well prepared with bus routes and a regular train service. The village train station has trains running throughout the day all through wales making travelling cross-country easy.

Betws-y-Coed is located at the crossing of the A5 and the A470. This is ideal for people travelling from either side of the country because both lead directly to the village. The village is also relatively near to Ferry landings with the Barmouth Ferry landing just 27.9 miles away.

Amenities and Shopping

Because the village is used to having visitors, the restaurants and other amenities are of the highest calibre. The Bistro Betws-y-Coed is a popular welsh restaurant with a 4.6-star rating. It serves traditional food and its doors are open to locals and tourists alike. There are several local shops within the village and other more well-known stores such as Londis, so you are never without a place to buy your food. There are many camping focused shops ideal for tourists looking to stay in the Snowdonia Park.

The village also has a Snowdonia Massage Therapy place, several bed and breakfasts, some bars and coffee shops as well as Dr Zig’s Extraordinary Giant Bubbles which is a family owned business that travels hosting bubble parties for all ages.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the above information is up to date, some inaccuracies may occur. If you notice any inaccuracies please contact editor@primelocation.com

p>All information was correct at time of publication and is provided in good faith

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