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Big Azzles

(Ref. 1044012)

Tyn-y-Gongl near Benllech, Anglesey Show on map

4.1

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • location (13)
  • beach (13)
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30 Customer Reviews

  • "Great 50th birthday weekend spent with friends."

    Owner rang before we arrived to let us know of a problem with the hot tub. By 10am the next morning it was all sorted! House was clean and comfortable. Had everything we needed and was in a good location.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Feb 2024

  • "Great location nice walk down to the beach, easy access to shops and cafes ect would recommend the The Shed for breakfast."

    Hot tup was great but would be better if had a cover. First impressions of the house was very good but didn't take long to notice the poor finish to everything and cleanliness not great. Can tell its been made just for holiday let and not been lived in as little things not thorght out such as bedside tables , light switches, uncomfortable sofas. Garden much smaller than looked on pictures and full of furniture. It did have everything we needed but little expensive for what was provided, would return to the area but not this house.

    Reviewed by Emma2.8Jan 2024

  • "We had a wonderful time, the place was amazing my only criticism was that the hot tub had no shelter we was open to the ailments, as it rained quite heavily at times."

    Other than that we enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Nov 2023

  • "I booked this for a honeymoon gift for my daughter and her new husband."

    They said the accommodation was absolutely amazing and very spacious with everything that they needed and more. The garden and outside space and hot tub are fantastic and made their honeymoon more special. There’s many amenities within walking distance including the beach in which the dogs loved to run and play making special memories in regards to their wedding and first few days of them being newly wed.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2023

  • "We were disgusted to see dog faeces on the lawn when we arrived."

    We have young grandchildren and it was only that I spotted it which prevented them from walking in it. The lawn looked like it hadn’t been mowed for weeks. The cushions on the sunbeds had not been put away during the rain before we arrived so they were impossible to use during our stay. I would say cleanliness in the whole house was not as good as it should have been

    Reviewed by Julie2.2Aug 2023

  • "Great house in a great location."

    The hosts were really helpful

    Reviewed by Tim5.0May 2023

  • "The property is in a great location."

    Ideal for places to eat, shops and pubs. The beach is around a 15min walk, however there is quite a hill. The property was as advertised but could do with the finishing touches being applied. For example the canopy missing on the gazebo, marks on paint work/floor and up keep of some furniture. The property was clean, but again attention to detail required in areas. In all we had a great week in the property.

    Reviewed by Kerry3.4May 2023

  • "We've sadly left your beautiful holiday home it's bin amazing what a great house you have ."

    In all the years we've bin coming it's bin the best one by far ,we've now found our new go to place in Anglesey ,thanks take care

    Reviewed by Mr5.0Apr 2023

  • "This is a lovely property in a great location for walks/ beach and travel around Anglesey."

    The facilities are outstanding. Would definitely recommend this property for everything including value for money.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely welcoming cottage with everything you could wish for, we will certainly come back"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Mar 2023

  • "Returned to this property after a visit last year."

    Love this cottage. It had everything we needed and in a superb location.

    Reviewed by Carmel5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely place to stay in a great location, walking distance to the beach."

    The hot tub was lovely although after 4 days it started to smell and the water became merky as no one had been to maintain it. Which resulted in my husband having to empty it via buckets and refill it. Kitchen well equipped, plenty of board games for those rainy days. TVs in every room. Washing machine very handy although dryer didn't seem to work.

    Reviewed by Rachel3.4Feb 2023

  • "Had a lovely week."

    The property was very comfortable, in a great location.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7Dec 2022

  • "Lovely accommodation, well situated in the lovely village of Benllech."

    Our party of 6 really enjoyed our stay there. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Gary4.7Nov 2022

  • "We were very worried as previous reviews we not great however, Big Azzles is a lovely property, with everything we needed to feel comfortable and at home and make our stay special."

    On arrival we had been left a lovely welcome gift and milk, tea and coffee which was really appreciated. there is plenty of outside furniture, mirrors and lamps so really don't know what the previous reviewers are about?? downstairs shower is really convenient for kids getting back from the beach and before & after going in hot tub.the hot tub was great with mood lighting which was lovely in the evenings and easy to control. Tv's in all bedrooms and plenty of wardrobe, draw space in each room with a sea view from one of the bedrooms - kitchen area was lovely and well equiped again with TV. Utility has a washer/dryer, iron & hoover . lounge had dining table, coffee table, sofa and reclining chair, tv - we took our Alexia for music which was easily connected to the wifi. We had a wonderful holiday and would like to thank the owner and cleaners for a comfortable stay - we will return!!!! Nock Family

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Aug 2022

  • "We loved Big Azzles."

    We have been going to benllech for 15 years and love the area including red wharf bay. Perfect location only 15 mins walk to benllech beach and 5 mins to the local shop and pub. We parked 2 cars easily outside, and the other 2 houses had 2 cars each too and we found there enough space. The beds were comfy, we slept really well. We extended our stay by 1 night we loved it that much. The hot tub was fab, and we had a little sea view from the garden, as well as a sea view from the back bedroom. Kitchen well equipped and was lovely to have a bottle left on arrival for us and some milk on the fridge. Everything you need for a relaxing stay in benllech. Can’t wait to go back!

    We are so glad you enjoyed your stay so much and are very greatful for the brilliant feedback, we can't wait to see you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2022

  • "Outside furniture not up to standard."

    Grass would really be better if upgraded to artificial.

    Reviewed by Paula3.8Apr 2022

  • "Great location ."

    House a bit scruffy round the edges. Smoky oven that needs cleaning

    Reviewed by Tracy2.2Apr 2022

  • "On first look wonderful property but there is a lot of work that need to be done ..."

    On first look wonderful property but there is a lot of work that need to be done a big crack in the wall back bedroom that faces the garden crack in the family bathroom floor needs some TLC also on our stay the bed broke and we had to fix this ourselves

    Reviewed by Mandy3.4Feb 2022

  • "WOW What a fantastic property, it has everything you need and more with the added bonus of a hot tub."

    The owner has clearly rectified all the past negative remarks. The beach is only a short walk down the road which is also fantastic for dog walkers and our 2 dogs loved having a run on it. There are lovely places to go and eat close by which we recommend as well. We will definitely be going back as it’s one the best holiday cottages we have been to and will recommend it to our family and friends.

    Many thanks for your lovely comments and top cleanliness, facilities and comfort scores. We work hard to act on any feedback we get to improve guest stays and are so pleased you had a good time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jan 2022

  • "We had a fantastic week over new year at this lovely property in a fantastic location with everything you needed on your doorstep."

    Real home from home feel - it meet all of our needs and more with the hot tub, log fire, comfortable beds and modern style … we had everything we needed. I was worried given previous feedback but majority of the previous comments have been addressed and we had no complaints at all. Would definitely recommend to family and friends and hope to return soon

    We have worked hard to make improvements to enhance guest enjoyment, thank you for the top cleanliness, facility and comfort scores and we are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Dec 2021

  • "Brilliant stay at this lovely house."

    Kitchen well equipped (contrary to other reviews), comfy beds, with nice bedding. Hot tub an added bonus. Lovely touch by the owner of having Christmas presents left for each of our group under the Christmas tree. House within easy walking distance of local shops, pub, restaurants and take-aways. Just a bit further down a hill is the lovely Benllech bay. Highly recommended will be definitely returning for another short break.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Dec 2021

  • "The house was really nicely located."

    All the amenities stated were there. Main feedback is that the house wasn’t “finished” to a great standard, considering the price. And also, the times we could get in and had to leave were a little imposing on the holiday. Not before 5pm and leave by 9am - that cuts up the holiday time considerably, in my opinion.

    Many thanks for your feedback. Regrettably the check in and out times have had to be set as they currently are to allow for extra cleaning during the covid situation in the country, due to the size of the property. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise3.1Oct 2021

  • "First and foremost we had a lovely holiday staying in Big Azzles but the house is let down by some really simple things that could be sorted so easily."

    I won’t repeat what other reviewers have mentioned but the theme is that it just needs some attention to detail to make it a nice place to stay. Mirrors in bedrooms, more kitchen utensils, a basket to carry washing to the line, larger kitchen bin, a welcome pack with house and recycling instructions, outdoor seating so the patio table could be used are just a few things that could be easily fixed. Some finishing off work around the showers and door frames is needed too. The plus side is the hot-tub is the best quality we’ve had the pleasure to use. The owner seems a genuinely nice person and is very helpful, so it’s a shame when the negative reviews could be remedied by some really simple actions. It has a good location within walking distance of shops, pubs and the beach although for the less mobile it is a walk uphill back to the property. We are easy going people and always enjoy our holidays whatever the circumstances but it would be hard to recommend the property until the problems are addressed.

    Reviewed by Louise4.1Sep 2021

  • "Mirrors - too much furniture in twin bedroom - only required large dresser Workmanship - the house looked as if completed in a rush - poor workmanship in all bathrooms - bathroom door handle - on arrival hanging off door - fear of shutting door completely to be locked in!"

    ! - if you want a bath - you may need a good 30 minutes+ to get it filled up Kitchen Appliances - not enough plates for 6 people - not enough of the same glasses for 6 people - only 2 wine glasses - not enough cutlery for 6 people - no table mats - no tea pot - wooden utensils well past their best - none of the kitchen ware matched - very small dustbin in kitchen Difficult to “cook up a storm” with lack of appliances/utensils A woeful lack of home comforts provided for a self catering stay. Some of the above points have already been highlighted in previous reviews on Sykes website. Arrival and departure times for extra cleaning - not sure where as the house felt grubby and unclean Ending on positives: - Hot tub was enjoyed by all - Benllech has a beautiful beach - great for a walk with your dog (heads up long hill walk back home)

    Many thanks for your feedback, the property has been redecorated since your visit and maintenance has also been completed. We will be putting in extra seating in the lounge, we have added two new dining chairs the TV in kitchen has been replaced and we are looking at putting extra crockery in the property. The water pressure was also being checked by a plumber. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shaun1.6Aug 2021

  • "This was the most disappointing rental we have had through Sykes, there are significant shortcomings and misrepresentations as regards the facilities and features of this property."

    The pictures of the lounge show a range of comfortable seating, two couches and an armchair, this is still showing in the current advert for the property, this is not the case, there is only one corner unit that is not suitable for the number of occupants advertised. There were five in our party and in order to sit in the evening we had to bring in furniture from the garden which was far from comfortable. There is a dining table but only four chairs ! No placemats so you have to put a hot plate on to the wooden table or use a magazine to protect the surface. The master bedroom has no bedside table or bedside lighting meaning you cannot read in bed or have a drink by the bed, not acceptable ! Anything electrical such as phone charger has to go on the floor, My wife and I both wear glasses these too had to go on the floor or on the dresser at the foot of the bed which is not acceptable when you need to get up in the night. The en-suite loo is so far into the slope of the roof it is impossible for any man of average height to use this standing up. If more than one shower is in use then the pressure is too low and the water comes out in a trickle. The kitchen is woefully under resourced, the absolute bare minimum of utensils, no serving spoons, not even a fish slice to get your eggs out of the frying pan, a potato masher would have been handy. No coffee maker or even a cafetiere also no tea pot which means every hot drink has to be made in a mug and as there are only six mugs you have to wash up after every brew. washing up is a constant feature as there are so few knives forks and spoons ! No jugs, no roasting dish, if you like to cook which many people do when on holiday, bring your own equipment! The TV in the kitchen is broken, not that we would have watched it as half the seating has its back to it. No welcome pack of information and this is the first Sykes property we have booked that had no welcome basket, not even a bottle of milk! It would have been nice to know as we brought our dog, that the beach which is a ten minute walk down hill but a mountain climb back up is not dog friendly in peak times ! The beach is very tidal and most afternoons all of the local beaches are underwater, again would have been good to know. It should be pointed out that the walk back from the beach is up a steep hill and may not be suitable for all. We paid around £1500 for this week and expected so much more for the price. This was our main holiday and we thought we had splashed out on a bit of luxury we were so so wrong !

    Thank you for completing the feedback form. We have taken your comments on board and are now arranging for additional seating in the lounge and dining room. The TV in the kitchen is being replaced and we apologize for the issues with the screen.We do provide all our guests with tea, coffee,milk and sugar on arrival. I am sorry but the beach issues are beyond our control. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael1.9Jul 2021

  • "Excellent location, accommodation was very good, comfy beds, hot tub, enclosed ..."

    Excellent location, accommodation was very good, comfy beds, hot tub, enclosed garden for dogs 10 mins walk to beach,5 mins walk to ChipShop, Pub, Chinese, Indian, Tesco, Cafes all really good and recommended Weather was excellent too - generally is when we come to Anglesey :) Visited Red Wharf Beach, Moelfre, Penmon, Newborough Beach, Famous Train Station, Pentraeth, Beaumaris,Rhosneiger, Holyhead, Treaddur Bay and would recommend all of them :)

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Jun 2021

  • "The holiday home had the feel of somewhere that had been "cobbled together" with a view to getting it ready ASAP to rent out to the general public."

    Key areas of disappointment were: - low water pressure mean only one shower at once could be used. - only 2 sunbeds and 1 outdoor chair for a house of 6 people - the beds were unsupportive (soft) and small. - general unfinished/sloppy workmanship on the majority of the fixtures and fittings. - Electric car charging point had failed to be registered with the manufacturer and so couldn't be used. That said, the host was very friendly and nice to talk to.

    Many thanks for your feedback. We appreciate that beds can be subjective but would like to assure all guests that the mattresses were bought only last year and are high quality memory foam. Further maintenance has been carried out and more seating outside has been provided. The property is not advertised as including an electric car charge point and the water pressure unfortunately is standard across Anglesey but we hope that the beautiful surroundings make up for that. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jon2.2Jun 2021

  • "The house was clean and tidy."

    It had all the moden things. A welcome book with instructions would have been useful. The houses are all close together so not much car space. It was quite and peaceful. Owner helpful. Internet net and signal was not good but as we had lovely weather it didn't matter. Locally take aways were all open and the beach is beautiful.

    Reviewed by Kat3.8Apr 2021

  • "The house was exactly as the advert had described it."

    It was comfortable and stylish and met all of our needs. The garden was lovely and spacious and the hot tub a treat.

    Reviewed by Sian5.0Mar 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, and WC, 1 x double with Juliet balcony, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath with hand-held shower, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living room/diner with woodburning stove and sofa bed
  • Gas heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio, seating, and hot tub
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.2 miles
  • Please note this property is located in a residential area and guest are reminded to be mindful of adhering to the noise act guidelines where guests are asked not to make noise between the hours of 11pm and 7am
  • Failure to comply with this could result in fines from the local council, thank you for your understanding
  • NB As a general rule, hot tub guidance is that the maximum safe amount of time to soak in a hot tub will be 15 minutes in 104° F (40° C) water and up to 30 minutes if the water temperature is between 95-100° F, however, the ambient air temperature or alcohol consumption can shorten those times and Hot tub usage is also only recommended for children over the age of twelve years
  • Please note this property can be booked alongside Meadow View (1043008) sleeping 6 and Hunters Cottage (1044010) sleeping 6

The property

Benllech 0.2 miles.

Offering spacious and attractive accommodation in the tranquil setting of Anglesey, near the popular village of Benllech on the east coast, lies this fabulous property, Big Azzles.

Part of a group of three well-presented holiday homes resting on private grounds in Tyn-y-Gongl, this contemporary dwelling is suited to a family of six or group of friends.

Enter into the ground-floor and choose where you want to relax for the evening, with a lovely living room/diner offering enticing soft seating and a woodburning stove, creating a homely feel while you watch TV or gather at the dining table.

Sit and discuss your plans for the rest of your trip, afterwards tucking into an evening meal amidst your loved ones.

The spacious kitchen offers a contemporary haven of appliances to help you cook up a storm, with a handy utility room adjoining it holding a washer/dryer.

Discover a ground-floor shower room, along with a bathroom on the first floor which has a roll-top bath, both beautifully-finished and a calming space to freshen up.

Upstairs rest your head in either of the three bedrooms; choose from the king-size which has an en-suite shower room, a double bedroom with a charming Juliet balcony, and a snug twin room perfect for children.

Relax in your own hot tub outside in the pretty enclosed garden, or enjoy an evening drink on the patio.

Create wonderful family memories at Big Azzles.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1043008, 1044010, and together can sleep a total of 18 guests.

Tyn-y-gongl Cottages

Resting just outside of the popular Welsh village of Benllech, in an idyllic position from which to explore the Isle of Anglesey, you will find Tyn-y-Gongl Cottages. Three beautiful abodes all offering a contemporary interior and a homely aura, they provide the perfect getaway for a family or group of friends seeking a countryside escape. Each of the properties are simple yet stylish, offering neutral hues to create a warm and welcoming feel, they provide all the home comforts needed to enjoy a self-catered stay. Gather together and celebrate in style in one of the gardens, or separate into groups and soak in your surroundings from your indulgent hot tubs; a wonderful way to end any day. A short stroll from the cottages will bring you to the centre of Benllech, where you will be greeted by a good range of amenities to keep you entertained on your trip. Spend time unwinding in one of the village's many eateries, perfect for celebrating that special occasion, or get together at the beach for time splashing in the safe waters and building sandcastles, something the whole family are bound to love. Sitting on the Isle of Anglesey, you can find attractions in all directions; explore Red Wharf Bay, a designated nature reserve perfect for those seeking to explore the birdlife of the area, with waders and waterfowl including purple sandpipers, curlew, shelduck and dunlin being spotted regularly, it's a true spectacle to be seen. Other attractions include the Anglesey Coastal Path, well-worth exploring with its plethora of rock types, nature and being one of the largest collections of ancient sites in Britain, it offers something for every taste, or visit the Plas Newydd House & Gardens, home to a military museum, an Australian arboretum and an exhibition of Rex Whistler paintings from the 1930s. Venture over the Menai Bridge and discover mainland Wales, with the beauty of Snowdonia National Park at your doorstep and presenting unrivalled views and outdoor activity of all kinds. The Tyn-y-Gongl Cottages are the perfect place to base your next escape to Wales with your loved ones.

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About the location

BENLLECH

Red Wharf Bay 2.5 miles.

Benllech has a beautiful, long and sandy beach, much favoured by families, with a slipway allowing easy access for all. A variety of shops and cafés front the beach, with a picnic area to the side, whilst the village centre offers more shops, pubs, hotels and restaurants. The setting promises to suit every taste, with the village itself ideal for family holidays, whilst the rural setting offers peace and easy access to the coast, rural Anglesey and of course the spectacular mountains of Snowdonia.

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Please note this property is located in a residential area and guest are reminded to be mindful of adhering to the noise act guidelines where guests are asked not to make noise between the hours of 11pm and 7am. Failure to comply with this could result in fines from the local council, thank you for your understanding.

Two well-behaved dogs welcome.

NB As a general rule, hot tub guidance is that the maximum safe amount of time to soak in a hot tub will be 15 minutes in 104° F (40° C) water and up to 30 minutes if the water temperature is between 95-100° F. However, the ambient air temperature or alcohol consumption can shorten those times. Hot tub usage is also only recommended for children over the age of twelve years.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas