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Oyster Cottage

Beaumaris, Anglesey (Ref. 1008945)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV

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32 Customer Review(s)

  • “Garden: needed a good prune and tidy of brushes and shrubs.”

    Furniture was moldy and dirty not fit to sit on. Some of the chairs were worn enough so the ratting had started to break up. Was not pleasant to sit out which was a shame as we had glorious weather the week we were there. ...

    Furniture was moldy and dirty not fit to sit on. Some of the chairs were worn enough so the ratting had started to break up. Was not pleasant to sit out which was a shame as we had glorious weather the week we were there. House: Considering it was a 16th century cottage its character and quirks are wonderful but that is where it ends. To advertise as a six person cottage is not accurate. It has a damp, musty aura that didn't help my Mother who suffers with a lung condition. She found a wood lice in her shoe one morning and Ivy growing through the door in her bedroom. The third bedroom was tiny and definitely would not sleep 2 adults comfortably. To call it a double bedroom is a play on words. I have no idea how they would be able to dress or undress as there is absolutely no room to turn or move around. Would be better used to turn it into a shower room with toilet for the other double bedroom upstairs. Shower room: was more of a cubicle and my Father who is only 5' 7" struggled to shower in the tiny space. Every time he turned he knocked the tap which either sent water scalding or turned it off. Far better to knock through into the bathroom and make a large bathroom with walk in shower. The furniture whilst a wonderful museum of 16th century households was uncomfortable to sit on at length around the dining table. Maybe too much furniture packed into the cottage. The sofas are so old and misshapen that again they were very uncomfortable. A six berth cottage should surely have a four slice toaster. It makes one think the owner advertises as a six berth to merely gain financial satisfaction. We would not rent this cottage again unless major improvements are made as it certainly wasn't worth the money we paid to stay there. Its disappointing and makes us wonder do Menai Holidays check the properties you have on your books because if you rely on owner pictures then you are failing in you duty to ensure paying customers enjoy their stay in one of your properties. I doubt you would want to publish my remarks and maybe rather have a conversation and inspection of Oyster Cottage with the owner. I ask you would you happily sleep in the third bedroom yourself? I also wonder if you will contact me considering the feedback I have given. I don't write these comments just for the sake of complaining but in the hope you will undertake to ensure your properties are the best they can be for the holiday maker. I want to continue using your company as we have in the past.

    - Mrs Shea, September 2021

The property

Oyster Cottage is a gorgeous listed holiday cottage which is full of character.

The original features and period furniture from the 17th Century gives the feeling of stepping back in time with the added value of modern facilities.

The owner has designed the furnishing of this house so thoughtfully and it has so many unique features. The kitchen has a quarry tiled floor and a lovely scrubbed oak table and settle.

There is a gas cooker and hob, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave and all the pots, pans and utensils you will need. The seating area has comfortable sofas set around a log burner.

There is also a flat screen TV, DVD and CD player.

The dining area is beautifully furnished with seating for six or more. There is a ground floor bedroom with king size bed and doors out to patio area.

There is also a ground floor bathroom with a bath, loo, wash hand basin and radiator.

There is a separate shower room next door. Upstairs there is a double room with king size bed, and a small double room tucked into the eaves. To the rear of the house there is a private, enclosed garden with garden furniture, subtle lighting, decking and seating areas and hot tub.

Views of the rolling countryside over to mountain and sea can be seen from the upper decking and seating area.

There is on road parking. Guests are advised that as the hot tubs need to be cleaned and emptied for each new set of guests, the water may not be fully up to temperature on the first evening of their stay.

Oyster Cottage is deceptively spacious and very cosy with central heating, clever lighting and fireside seating.

It is within easy walking distance of pubs, restaurants and interesting shops in Beaumaris, as well as the famous moated castle, the Gaol and, of course, the lovely Green on the banks of the Menai Strait.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king, 1 x double
  • Bathrrom with bath, WC and handwash basin
  • Separate shower room next door
  • Kitchen with oak table and settle, gas cooker and hob, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave
  • Sitting room with sofas, log burner, flat screen TV, DVD and CD player
  • The dining area is beautifully furnished with seating for six or more
  • Private, enclosed garden with garden furniture, subtle lighting, decking and seating areas and hot tub.
  • TV with sky facilities (for use with guests own account), DVD and CD players, wood burning stove, central heating, bed linen and towels provided, high chair, travel cot (no linen) hot tub, enclosed garden, gas BBQ, garden furniture
  • Short walk to all local amenities
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BEAUMARIS

Menai Bridge 4 miles.

Beaumaris is a well known historic town on the Isle of Anglesey situated on the Menai Strait and overlooking the Snowdonia mountain range, making for the most stunning of sunrises. With its medieval castle (now a World Heritage site) dating back to the reign of Edward I and its Victorian pier, gaol and courthouse, it is also known as a major centre for yachting. Beaumaris is rich in history and retains much of its medieval street pattern. It’s setting, diversity of architectural styles and periods, differing scale, open spaces, varying roofs and overall quality contribute greatly to the town’s character. There is a good selection of shops, restaurants and public houses, as well as fishing opportunities and boat trips in the town, plus a golf course nearby. Along the coast is a large bay called Red Wharf Bay; its Welsh name is Traeth Coch (Red Beach) and the area is renowned for its glorious sunsets. The bay is very shallow and at low tide, almost 25 square kilometres (10 sq. mi.) of sand is uncovered providing safe bathing, perfect for wonderful family fun, fishing and miles of stunning scenic walks. Further afield is the port of Holyhead, which has regular ferry links to Dublin. Beaumaris is a good central base for touring Wales, in a beautiful location on the south coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey, within easy reach of the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia.

Region Information

Note: Spiral stairs, low ceilings.
Note: on road parking
Note: Guests are advised that as the hot tubs need to be cleaned and emptied for each new set of guests, the water may not be fully up to temperature on the first evening of their stay.
Note: one dog per party is free of charge, £20 for an additional

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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