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Plas Bach

Holy Island - Anglesey North Wales

Looking for a true hideaway? This traditional Welsh cottage on the Isle of Anglesey offers all the privacy in the world. 300 yards to sandy beach & Coast Path.
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
BOW70
£500 - £1179 per week *

Description

Enjoy the ultimate hideaway at this traditional Welsh cottage on the Isle of Anglesey. Set in an idyllic location, just 200 yards from the water's edge of Cymyran Straits, which separates Anglesey from Ynys Cybi (Holy Island). Surrounded by 5 acres of land, this is a truly private location to relax, to stroll down to the sandy beaches and rockpools, or to explore the Wales Coast Path. Should you wish to venture further, Anglesey also has a great range of attractions and activities within a short drive.

The property's brilliantly unique setting is reached over a rugged track and then across the occasionally tidal foreshore. A tide timetable is provided by the owners and if you wish to come and go when the tide is in, there's a short, alternative footpath that leads to a small parking bay along the track.

Whilst the cottage is advertised for 5, it would be possible to accommodate 6 guest on request. See notes on bedroom 3.

Ground Floor

Kitchen diner - Well equipped fitted kitchen includes a cooker/hob and microwave, fridge/freezer, auto washing machine and dishwasher. Family kitchen dining table and chairs.

Lounge - Relax around the inglenook with an inset wood burning stove on comfortable 2 two seater sofas. TV and DVD player.

Bedroom 1 - Spacious bedroom with double bed, wardrobes, dressing table, bedside cabinets and lights.

Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom, also furnished with wardrobe, bedside cabinets and lights.

Bedroom 3 - Small double bed (4') with wardrobe/shelves, bedside cabinet, lights and chair. Please note that there is one step from lounge to reach Bedroom 3. *This bed could sleep two guest but please note that it is 6'' narrower than a standard double.

Sun Lounge - Three piece cottage suite, retro coffee table, antique period chairs, TV and reading lamps. Please note that there 4 steps to reach the Sun Lounge.

Garden

5 acres of land in peaceful surroundings, starting with a small enclosed area immediately outside the cottage. Further expansive lawn areas can be enjoyed, along with views of the ever-changing straits between Anglesey and Holy Island. Table, chairs and parasol and a BBQ set also provided.

Additional Information

  • Welcome pack includes wine and soft drink, Welsh biscuits and cake.
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels included.
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Logs and coal provided for the woodburner.
  • 1 hairdryer provided
  • Wifi available
  • Please note that there is 1 step from lounge to reach Bedroom 3 and a further 3 steps to reach the Sun Lounge.
  • Travel cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own cot linen.
  • No pets or smoking inside the property please
  • Plenty of parking space
  • Additional items provided include:
    • Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, new dishcloths and/or scourers, tin foil and cling film.
    • Bathroom: soap and 2 toilet rolls.

Features

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Double bed
  • 3 Single beds
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 0.1 Mile from a beach
  • 1.8 Miles from a pub
  • 1.5 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available

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Local Area

Traditional Welsh cottage in an idyllic location, just 200 yards from the water's edge of Cymyran Straits, looking across from the Isle of Anglesey to Holy Island. It enjoys its own very private location set within 5 acres of land consisting of small paddocks with cut lawns to front and rear. The property is reached over a rugged track and then across the occasionally tidal foreshore. Just a few minutes' walk and beyond the tidal foreshore are sandy beaches, ideal for swimming, fishing, sailing or sail/paddle boarding, access to rockpools and shoreline for shrimping/prawning. Surrounding the property is open farmland, providing some fine walks along public footpaths.

Nearest shops are just one mile away in the village of Valley with a range of shops including two groceries, post office, chemist and butcher. There is also a tea room, two fish and chips shops, pizza takeaway and Chinese takeaway. Some of the best restaurants in the area include Catch 22 (brasserie restaurant), Valley Hotel and Bull Hotel in Valley, as well as Anchorage Hotel at Four-Mile-Bridge (1.5m), Sea Shanty and Black Seal in Trearddur Bay (3.5m) and Langdons in Holyhead Marina (6m). Valley Hotel and Bull Hotel are also ideal for a relaxing drink.

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Beaches

Plas Bach - beautiful, sandy and peaceful beach with wonderful views. 300 meters

Trearddur Bay - large, sandy beach with rockpools, slipways, cafes and other facilities. 3.5 miles

Rhosneigr - 2 amazing beaches. 10 miles (less if walking along the Wales Coast Path)

Watersports

Surfing, diving, kayaking, coasteering, sailing etc are all within ½ hour of the cottage. Find out more about Watersports in Anglesey.

Walking

Wales Coastal Path – access gate on the shore line. 300 meters

Plenty of other footpaths also available from the doorstep.

Cycling

Plenty of rural roads from the doorstep.

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Fishing

Plas Bach. 300 meters

Golf

Trearddur Bay. 3.5 miles

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