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The Headland

(Ref. 1100140)

Llaneilian near Amlwch, Anglesey Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "The Headland was perfect."

    The view across the bay is stunning and we sat for hours just looking out. The garden is nothing less than spectacular and our dog Buddy loved investigating all the nooks and crannies. The house was really well equipped and the hosts left a lovely welcome basket. The wood burner made for cosy evenings and it was really useful meeting Mike who gave us lots of useful information about the property as well as places to visit. We would love to return to this beautiful property. A real gem.

    Hi Lisa,thank you for your great feedback we would love to see you return and get the full benefit of the unique location in the warmer weather. Best regards, Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Feb 2024

  • "Headland is a lovely place to stay with fantastic ever changing views across the bay."

    The cottage is great, very comfortable and roomy and had everything we needed. The welcome pack was great and the owners were very friendly. Would love to return for 2 weeks next time.

    Dear Lloyd, thank you for your great review.We would love to see you back for a fortnight when the weather is a bit warmer so you can appreciate the full value of the unique location. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0Jan 2024

  • "The experience we had was way above and beyond our expectations!"

    The hosts were super helpful & made us feel at home immediately. The property itself & surroundings are beyond beautiful; the views utterly breathtaking & the walks are plentiful in variety. The beach was lovely & we were welcomed by the local open-water swimmers. I can imagine how the location changes in what it has to offer throughout the year & would love to visit back, if only we could find a suitable week that isn't already booked! You will not be disappointed in choosing The Headland & hope that any subsequent visitors enjoy it just as much as we did.

    Thank-you for you great review Besnik I am sure you would really enjoy it in Summer but as you say it is difficult to find a week as we get booked up a long way in advance Property Owner

    Reviewed by Besnik5.0Dec 2023

  • "The Headland is wonderful, well equipped and very comfortable."

    Thank you for providing the starter logs for the wood burner but we didn’t need to use them as the cottage was warm and cosy. The views are amazing and we enjoyed our daily walk with the dogs to the lighthouse. Mike (and Elsa

    Hi Catherine, thankyou for your review , as you found out a great place for walking dogs. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Nov 2023

  • "A beautiful cottage in a stunning setting."

    Well-equipped, comfortable and with the most impressive views. Situated right on the Welsh Coastal Path and with a little beach at the bottom of the garden and a lovely walk around the headland to the lighthouse. Wildlife in abundance all around. Would happily go back again.

    Thankyou for your feedback Claire, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2023

  • "Really lovely stay."

    Bungalow is so well set up. Lots of items in the kitchen, kitchen roll, clothes, loo rolls. A lot of thought has gone in to making your stay good. Location is stunning.

    Thanks for your feedback Jane, hope to see you again. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic fortnight at The Headland, the view through the lounge window is absolutely spectacular!"

    The property is cosy, comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. We'd like to thank Maurice & Mike who were both very kind, helpful and informative and being animal lovers, we also loved the company of Elsa! The beach is a short walk away so we didn't really need to go out much, we had everything right there that we needed, Ollie & Bella our four legged family enjoyed it too! We've stayed in one or two properties with Sykes now, but this is without a doubt, one of our favourites and we hope to be back again soon!

    Hi Craig , thankyou for your great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Maurice Property Owner

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Sep 2023

  • "We've been going to Anglesey on holiday for over twenty years and stayed at many great places but we all agreed this was one of the best; fantastic location, easy access from the garden to the coastal path and to the rocks for fishing."

    Owners were brilliant, so much local knowledge and stories of the history of places and the people around, please talk to them, they're so helpful. We booked next year the day we got back. Michael and Anne, Diolch.

    Thankyou for your great review. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alfred5.0Sep 2023

  • "Fantastic location and great property."

    We had a very relaxing stay at The Headland and didn't really want to leave - the views were just amazing. It also had the comfiest beds and most well equiped kitchen I think we've ever had at a holiday house! The welcome basket was a lovely touch and most appreciated. We would love to come back one day!

    Hi Alison , your great review is much appreciated would love to see you back again. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2023

  • "The Headland is fabulous, we arrived to a complimentary welcome pack which is a lovely gesture."

    Michael and Maurice were very friendly and welcoming. The bungalow is very spacious, well equipped, and clean. It had everything we needed. The views are stunning and we sat for many hours looking out from the sunroom. Our dog was intrigued by the daily visits from the rabbits and enjoyed exploring the grounds. We have been to Anglesey many times and this is the nicest property we have stayed in, we would definitely want to return.

    Thanks for your great feedback Suzanne. So pleased you had a great time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Jul 2023

  • "A wonderful week, Stunning views, a clean and comfortable property."

    The kitchen so well equipped. The gardens are a joy to be in, beautiful hydrangeas everywhere.. my dogs loved the whole experience. Mike was a gem, thank you, for the basket of welcome goodies, and the garden vegetables, that you had grown, which you brought for our dinner ! A place I recommended wholeheartedly!

    Thank you for you great review so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beulah Joann4.4Jul 2023

  • "Was met by one of the owners just after arrival to make sure everything was OK & if there was anything else we needed as well as lots of local information given."

    Walked to the headland where the lighthouse is & looked over the bay towards the house & watched the sun go down out to sea. Couple of days later on a early morning start we sat in the sun room looking out to the headland & watched the sun rise above the headland. These details should be shown on the property details & photos shown (we have some) as this provided us with unforgettable experiences about this lovely tranquil property. Many thanks to the owners & thanks for the welcome pack!

    Many thanks for your great review RICHARD, we take note of your comments on sunrise etc .and will try ond update with photos. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jun 2023

  • "Wow! We loved our stay at The Headland."

    The cottage its self is really clean and tidy. Has everything you need and more. The beds are so comfortable! The gardens are so pretty and well attended to. The outdoor space is gorgeous and the view… AMAZING! We enjoyed our stay here so much. We loved the welcome pack too. We would 100% recommend staying here and we can’t wait to stay again.

    Thanks for your great review Rachel.Glad you appreciated the top quality beds.We are well aware from our own experience that a comfortable bed can make such a difference to your holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Jun 2023

  • "Wonderful"

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2023

  • "The most stunning location for a coastal holiday."

    Beds extremely comfortable. Kitchen very well equipped plus delightful welcome basket. I would certainly stay there again.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0May 2023

  • "Perfect! Clean, comfortable, well equipped."

    Amazing location, the view, the natural and abundant gardens and the peace and quiet. We stay in cottages throughout the UK and my only 'moan' is that there is usually a Winter duvet on the beds, even in Summer. This leads us to bringing a light quilt with us now or having difficulties sleeping, which is the last thing you want to experience on holiday. I'm delighted with the Owners of The Headland because they have 2 x light Summer quilts on the bed, so, you actually have a choice. Well done !! I'd be grateful if more of the properties did the same. The beds were sooo comfortable!!

    Reviewed by Vivienne5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at this wonderfully situated home ."

    It is a well appointed home with everything you’d want . Mike was on hand to help if we needed anything , and being ‘ older ‘ struggled a bit with the Tv

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Apr 2023

  • "Our seven day holiday at The Headland was all-too-short."

    We met the owners, Michael and Maurice, on a couple of occasions and they really couldn't have done more to make our family break any better. Even my daughter's very well-behaved labrador was made especially welcome - with the inclusion of a pack of dog treats in our welcome pack. Would we go back? Like a shot.

    Reviewed by Granville5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very enjoyable break, comfortable stay, great views."

    Wonderful coast walk on doorstep.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Mar 2023

  • "Fabulous location for a peaceful, relaxing holiday."

    A very well equipped and comfortable bungalow in the perfect location. Stunning views of the headland and an abundance of bird life right on the doorstep, as well as the regular visits of a couple of rabbits. We particularly enjoyed exploring the grounds and coast path as well as the walk to Point Lynas lighthouse….and, of course, relaxing in the conservatory. The owners are really friendly - we met Mike who is really knowledgable about the island…and the welcome pack is fab….thank you. We would definitely recommend this bungalow and hope to return in the future.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Mar 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the property."

    The property itself was lovely with beautiful views. The weather could have been better, we were just unlucky. We would certainly recommend the property.

    Thankyou for your great review,just sorry we couldnt order some better weather. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week in this beautiful property in such an idyllic spot."

    The property provides everything you need from a fully equipped kitchen. Comfortable beds and lovely bedding.. absolutely spotless. The garden is lovely and our dog had a wonderful time watching the rabbits from the big window in the lounge which looks out to sea . This is a lovely property and we would definitely recommend a stay here. Peaceful and relaxing and lots of coastal path walks that out dog really looked forward to every day.

    Thankyou for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, this is very important to us Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Feb 2023

  • "Fantastic,clean, beautiful views… we had the best time, lovely welcome box…."

    Only thing was the TV… lol as an older generation we had a bit of difficulty getting tv onto channel’s we liked, lot Of American programmes…. But that’s just a tiny thing… full stars xx

    Sorry you had a problem with the tv. The instructions are there. It is an internet tv and you just go to menu and select the desired channel. You do not use the channel buttons on the remote to change channel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jayne4.7Dec 2022

  • "Lovely Bungalow with amazing views very spacious, must of been great growing up there & a credit to his father for building such a lovely family home ."

    Would return & recommend to family & friends .Lots of rabbits, birds & you might spot Dolphins in the distance if lucky .

    Thanks for your great review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Oct 2022

  • "This bungalow is in a beautiful position looking out to sea, it was lovely and clean and spacious, with a great welcome hamper."

    Mike was really helpful and always on hand if needed, the garden is lovely and nice to sit out in or wander around. Plenty of nice walks from the garden. All round a brilliant holiday. Thankyou

    Thanks for your great review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful property in a stunning location."

    It was so peaceful staying at The Headland. We even got to watch the dolphins from the garden. We liked it so much. within half an hour of arriving we booked to go back. Thanks very much Maurice and Mike for the welcome pack and your kind hospitality. Andrea, Ian and Pixie

    Thanks for your great review. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2022

  • "If you need to relax and unwind, look no further."

    So glad your holiday met your expectations. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joseph5.0Sep 2022

  • "An idyllic family holiday…."

    Simple but memorable. We hardly left the bay for two weeks and spent our time kayaking, swimming, fishing, reading and walking. We used the lovely large and bright kitchen to do lots of baking, cook all the fish and enjoy family meals. We found ourselves mesmerised by the view from the house and garden….feeling part of the passage of the days and tides by gazing at the amazing view of the bay and the lighthouse. My husband painted the scene in different light and weather. We also wondered around the bay to the bench on the other side of the bay looking back at the bungalow and sunset each evening. Gadget the seal was very interested in us….greeting us on our first morning below the garden and keeping a close eye on our fishing antics! Thank you for the kind welcome gifts and super tomatoes! A lovely touch. Our dog had a busy time chasing rabbits…they were very wise to it all…and enjoyed tge dog treats. We would love to return. Thank you x

    Thanks for your great feedback,so glad you all enjoyed yourself so much. Maurice. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Aug 2022

  • "Loved the holiday."

    ..everything was lovely and can't wait to come back next year ...this place was so good we booked again for next year...can't get better than that.

    Thanks for the Great feedback,looking forward to welcoming you back next year . Maurice Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Peaceful and private with amazing views. Owners are lovely and are available if needed but they don't encroach on your privacy. Everything you need and lots to explore.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2022

  • "Home from home as far as facilities go, slept like a log everynight, only thing missing was a few pint glasses but certainly not an issue."

    Beautiful location that can be enjoyed by all ages. Clean beach and waters just a stone throw from the garden. We will definitely book again. Thanks for a lovely stay.

    Hi Aaron, The property now has pint glasses! Glad you enjoyed your holiday. Best Regards, Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Aaron5.0Jun 2022

  • "What a fabulous place."

    The view is breathtaking. The cottage was immaculate. The kitchen had everything we needed & more. The bedrooms are a great size, bigger than we expected. The main shower room was excellent for my mother who has mobility problems & the picture windows in the lounge gives you access to the view no matter what the weather is like outside. What can I say about the garden, but ‘Wow’. Our little Jack Russell enjoyed exploring the 5 acres as did we. Remember to walk through the archway, at the side of the house and past the sundial and you will find an abundance of trees, a terraced garden, a multitude of fabulous bushes & flowers and the odd hidden statue. To the front is the breathtaking view, private access to the cove and costal path. If you are thinking of booking The Headland, I highly recommend it as it will not disappoint.

    Dear Gail, Thankyou for your great review,we are glad you enjoyed your stay.We were particularly glad you enjoyed the shrubbery gardens which have taken a lifetime to come to maturity and were the work of our parents. All the best , Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely gorgeous location, couldn’t of been happier with our choice."

    Was exactly as we expected. Very spacious and lovely layout. Owner was a lovely chap and very helpful. Fantastic location for walking and for dogs. Definitely will book again.

    Dear Tanya, Thankyou for your great review ,so pleased you enjoyed the location and the property. All the best, Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tania5.0May 2022

  • "Wonderful sea views and surrounding gardens on different levels, very private, and all easily accessible."

    The owners have done a great renovation job. Michael, one of the two brothers, Greeted us and was very helpful and a wealth of local knowledge, and available to help, but not too in your face. An amazing, large welcome pack awaited us and milk in the fridge. Inside it's antique furniture steeped with family history, meets brand new and modern. The Large kitchen/Diner is very well equipped with up to the minute facilities. The lounge has large picture windows which afford views of the bay and coastline. A cute sunroom is a nice alternative to look out from again with views of the coast. The coastal path is at the end of the garden, and a private path leads down to Llaneilan beach, We didn't find a private beach so guess that's a typo! Bedrooms, comfy and clean with views of the gardens. Shower room, en suit and loo all spotless. Will definitely book again, if we're fortunate to find a spot as I think this one will go like hot cakes.

    Dear Maria, thankyou for your great review of The Headland. You are correct in saying the private beach comment was an error,this has now been corrected .It should have said the private land of the property adjoins the beach. We look forward to welcoming you again when you will find we have made further improvements to the property. Best wishes, Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maria4.7May 2022

  • "We didn't want to leave The Headland."

    What a view and what a location! It's an excellent, comfortable cottage which the five of us thoroughly enjoyed. It really has the wow factor. Fresh air, the sounds of the sea and birdsong. We didn't watch TV but arranged the lounge furniture so as to enjoy the sea view from the big window. We found access from the parking spaces was easy with no steps. There is no path to a private beach but the extensive grounds lead down to the entrance to Porth Eilian beach. The owner was very pleasant and helpful, and wanted to be sure we were happy with the property. We've already recommended The Headland to friends and hope to book again for next year.

    Dear Paul, Thankyou for your great comments on the Headland.We are glad you enjoyed your stay.The comment about the private beach was an error.It should have read that the private land of the property adjoins the beach. Mike said you spent a lot of time looking at the view from the picture window. This can also be spectacular in winter storms when the steep sides of the bay cause enormous waves to rush down the length of the bay hitting the near vertical cliff at the end of the bay. Best wishes, Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Apr 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely property, stunning views, lovely surroundings."

    Property has everything you need, well appointed kitchen, comfortable beds. If I had any questions, Mike was more than happy to help. Will definitely be back as we loved the peace, quiet & lack of mobile signal

    Dear Angela, Thankyou for your positive comments on The Headland. You were one of the first to visit.If you were to come back again you would find we have made more improvements. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Best Wishes, Maurice and Mike. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Apr 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with pull-out bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and heated towel rail
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • CD player/ Radio Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Five-acre lawned grounds with access to tiered garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 2 miles, beach 0.1 mile
  • Note: The AGA in the kitchen is decorative only, please consider this when booking
  • Note: Property can typically sleep up to six, but it can be seven to include an extra child

The property

Amlwch 2.4 miles.

Enjoying outstanding views of the coast in Llaneilian near Amlwch, Anglesey is this wonderful, detached bungalow of The Headland.

Boasting five acres of grounds as well as access to the beach from the garden, The Headland is a sumptuous setting for a family of seven's relaxing break in Anglesey.

Four generous off-road parking spaces welcome you on arrival, allowing you to unpack and get your break started with ease.

Make your way through the grounds and head tnrough the side door and discover a reception room which doubles up as a dining room.

Continue to the sitting room, where the flickering flames of the woodburning stove envelope you with warmth and leather seating allows you to stretch out in front of the TV; the space also offers stunning views of the sea and headland.

After unwinding for a while, progress to the well-fitted kitchen/diner, where shaker-style cabinetry offers a great array of appliances which any budding chef will be pleased with!

Once the designated chef has made a tasty meal here, enjoy it at the space's dining table or bring meals out to the front patio where you can soak up the sea breeze during an alfresco dinner.

When night falls, choose one of the three delightful bedrooms to rest in, with the first being a spacious king-size enjoying access to an en-suite shower room, the next being another king-size, and the last bedroom containing twin beds with a handy pull-out bed.

The family bath-room is situated close by and offers a spacious walk-in shower with a shower seat, ideal for multi-generational holidays!

Take advantage of the property's access to stunning, five-acre grounds, where tiered lawns, gorgeous greenery and an idyllic, private beach await; the beach rests near seating, where you can pause and look out at the Point Lynas Lighthouse after strolling through the grounds.

Travel a short distance to Amlwch, where plenty of your amenities await, as well as access to the fascinating Heritage Copper Trail and Amlwch Port, where the Copper Kingdom Centre, access to the Anglesey Coastal Path and Amlwch Lighthouse can be found.

Spend the day in Bull Bay, a quaint village hosting a small beach, walks along the bay itself as well as access to the esteemed Bull Bay Golf Club!

Cemaes Bay also isn't far and offers plenty to see and do, from the de-lights of Big Beach and Little Beach to the intriguing Cemaes Bay Heritage Centre.

There's so much more to see nearby, including Cemlyn North Wales Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve and Wylfa Head; further away, the sights of Holy Island, Anglesey's other coastal villages and the mainland's attractions can also be enjoyed.

Create everlasting memories at The Headland.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

AMLWCH

Bull Bay 1.5 miles; Cemaes 5 miles; Holyhead 15 miles; Llangefni 15 miles.

The small seaside town of Amlwch lies on the north eastern corner of Anglesey, in a stunning coastal location. With an affluent mining history, the village now plays host to numerous activities and attractions, making it the ideal location for a family holiday. Discover the history of Amlwch and its copper mining tradition on the Heritage Copper Trail, part of the beautiful 125 mile coastal path that winds its way along the coast of Anglesey, or visit the Old Mine Works at Mynydd Parys, and see the red, yellow and purple rocks, which some say resemble the surface of the Moon. For lovers of fishing and golf, both are available in Amlwch, with the Bull Bay Golf Club close by, and sea fishing a very popular pastime. Take the ferry to Dublin and spend a day enjoying Irish life, or stay on Anglesey and make the most of one of the beautiful beaches on offer. No matter what your preference, you're sure to have a wonderful time in this lovely seaside location.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas