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Moranva

(Ref. 932190)

Benllech near Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • bungalow (27)
  • beach (27)
  • lovely (26)
  • location (24)
  • great (18)
  • well (17)

57 Customer Reviews

  • "A well decorated, spacious, clean and quiet cottage."

    The view from the kitchen is great when the sun is shining, and all the rooms get lots of natural light. It’s also easy to head out for walks directly from the cottage. I stayed in late June so the absence of blinds at the long windows in the dining area of the kitchen didn’t bother me but that would be a great addition for stays at other times of the year.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jun 2024

  • "This was a very nice property and in a great location"

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2024

  • "Moranva is a fantastic place and has many nice places to visit close by."

    Perfect place for our 4 night stay. The property was clean, spacious and well equipped. The 2 carers said our 2 autistic friends found the bungalow easy to move around and are eager to visit again soon. The host, Mr Williams, was very kind and considerate and accommodated our special needs. I would highly recommend a stay at this beautiful cottage.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0May 2024

  • "The property owner was good at communicating before our stay to let us know the time we could arrive, key collection details and property/village information."

    We were also given 2 phone numbers which we could have used if the need arose. During our stay a gardener came to cut the grass and tidy the garden. We found the property easily with the directions given and were very happy with the location which is on a residential, quiet street, but is easily walkable to the beach in a few minutes and the village amenities in around 10mins. We were expecting the drive to be steep from reading previous reviews and it is rather steep, but we managed it no problem by the driver reversing down being guided by the other and when going out 1 person guided the driver to help with restricted visibility. It did help having an automatic vehicle. The house itself is well furnished with an open plan lounge, 2 double bedrooms, a modern kitchen/diner and shower room. There are so many cupboards in the kitchen that it takes a couple of days to remember where things are, there is a fridge, freezer, washing machine, dryer, iron, vacuum cleaner but no dishwasher, however you do get a lovely sea view while washing up! The kitchen had a lot more plates, cups, glasses, utensils etc. than we needed with only 2 of us for a week. The lounge and bedrooms are carpeted and the colour of this is rather light for a rental property. We didn't find this a problem as we always remove our outdoor shoes in the porch at home, so did the same here, but you can see that not everyone has done this, especially in the lounge. The heating came on at set times morning and evening and we found the house to be very cosy. There are plenty shops, cafes, takeaways, pubs etc in the village. The bedroom we used had a firm but comfortable bed, We slept well as it was quiet but then we were also hiking around 7 miles every day on the fabulous coastal path! We found it was very easy to drive anywhere on the beautiful island from Benllech and would definitely return in the future.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Apr 2024

  • "Relaxing home from home property great location close to all amenities and ..."

    Relaxing home from home property great location close to all amenities and especially the benllech pub were we enjoyed the food

    Reviewed by David4.7Mar 2024

  • "Stayed at Moranva for the second time in March."

    Great place to stay and immaculately clean. Great location as its handy for the beach and shops/pubs in Benllech. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely situated bungalow in a fantastic location."

    Stay was cut short by being unable to settle on the seating provided. Namely the two settees both of which we found to be extremely low and with no head support. We are both now in our late sixties and appreciate comfort on our stay.. The steep path at the front was another negative for those of a certain age or with mobility issues maybe worth a mention.. Finally the lack of control with the heating ..having to ask like Oliver twist for the gas heating to be turned on as the battery on the wall was nearly flat. Other aspects couldn't be faulted but we decided to ut our stay short by three days because of the above and to be honest felt like there was a gun to our head regarding the 100 pound bond on the property in case we broke anything etc

    We have listened to your feedback regarding the sofas, we now have leather sofas which are a lot more comfortable . Apologies for the issue with the heating, we did replace the batteries in the controller the next morning after you notified us of the issue, hence why I remotely turned the heating on as you requested during this time. Regarding the good housekeeping bond, we have never not returned the bond in the 7 years we have been operating, if they odd cup or plate gets broken this is not as issue as this would clearly be unintentional. We take the bond to ensure the cottage is looked after so our future customers can enjoy a well kept property. I’m sorry you felt this way regarding the bond. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher3.4Oct 2023

  • "This was a home from home lovely clean, well furnished bungalow."

    It's in a quiet area and only a 5 minute walk down to the beautiful Benllech beach. Food shops and take aways within a short distance and a great pub for meals at the top of the hill. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Sep 2023

  • "Had a fantastic stay at Moranva."

    Ideally located, short walk to beach, shops and pub. Beds really comfortable. Beach is fantastic for collecting shells. Owners lovely. Would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Jun 2023

  • "Great location."

    Comfortable bungalow, our second stay. Very clean with everything we could need.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline3.8Jun 2023

  • "Everything was perfect,location,size of property there were just 2 things that ..."

    Everything was perfect,location,size of property there were just 2 things that could make it better and that would be the sofas because of our age we found them way to low and very difficult to get up and we found it easier to leave the car on the road as the drive was a bit to steep

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely week."

    Moranva is very well equipped and only a short walk from the beach.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2023

  • "A lovely bright property, a short walk to the shops and the beach."

    Be aware its halfway up a hill, so good views of the sea. if your cars parking brake is not so good park in gear of get some caravan chocks.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0May 2023

  • "This was such a lovely bungalow."

    Quality fixtures and fittings and comfy sofa! We had everything that we needed. It was super clean. When we ran out of gas the owner came round within half an hour to sort it which was excellent service. It is well positioned on a quiet street super close to the beach. What more could we ask for! Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Mar 2023

  • "The property was as described in a pleasant quiet location, Itwas pleasingly furnished and decorated."

    Every item we used worked . The house was clean. Our only complaint would be the settees which we found very low and awkward to rise from, although some of that was to do with our age (late 70,s), All in all we had many good meals , excellent beach and woodland walks saw re squirrels and kites and reurned home satisfied.

    Reviewed by D4.7Mar 2023

  • "A lovely good sized bungalow which provided everything we needed, and the owners were quick to respond to messages."

    In a great location for getting around Anglesey and beyond. Other reviewers have mentioned the steep driveway, but I found that reversing onto the drive helped. We would happily book to stay there again. Thank you Sam and Kate.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Mar 2023

  • "100%satasfaction"

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is a beautiful property situated in a good place."

    Easy walk to beach and town. You even get a sea view from the kitchen window. Stunning place to visit and would highly recommend this property. Very clean and well looked after. We will be back next year

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2022

  • "The bungalow was beautiful and spotless we really enjoyed our stay there and would certainly like to go again it was convenient for getting different places and so near the sea wish we could have stayed longer."

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2022

  • "This was a lovely very well equipped bungalow."

    Welcome tea/coffee tray provided for our arrival. It's in a good position to walk to the beach and to shop. One small negative is the driveway being too steep. Our car didn't like it so we parked on the road most of the time. It wasn't an issue.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2022

  • "We are tall people and we found the settee too low for us."

    The drive is very steep and nearly caught me out in the car a couple of times.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Jul 2022

  • "The property is modern, very comfortable, well maintained with a very large kitchen and dining area."

    We are an older couple 75 and 78 my partner has mobility issues. The wet room was ideal for him. If you are in a wheelchair there is a small step in the hall. We loved the area Benllech beach is beautiful but unspoilt. Plenty of places to eat out. For the more able lots of walks nearby. We would definitely consider visiting again.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2022

  • "The steep driveway was the only downside of Moranva."

    Reviewed by Beryl4.4May 2022

  • "What a beautiful place!"

    We often go.on.holidays to North Wales and can I just say it is the best place we stayed in so far!! My.boy loved it a d wants to live here. Doorstep to a lovely beach too xx

    Reviewed by Amina5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and welcome pack."

    Great location for exploring the island.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely spacious bungalow with outside space and parking and in a great location"

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Sep 2021

  • "A fantastic, spacious bungalow."

    Extremely clean, well equipped and very close to the beach.

    Reviewed by Bryony5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely, comfortable, spacious bungalow."

    Great location for the beach and exploring the rest of Anglesey. Unfortunately, there was hair still in the drain, in the wet room and crumbs on the kitchen table when we arrived. However, there were a number of comments in the Visitor’s Book, saying how clean the bungalow was so this could have been just a “one off”! We enjoyed our stay in Anglesey but unfortunately the experience has been marred, as after 8 days we are still waiting for the £100 House Keeping bond to be returned. (Despite the conditions stating it should be returned within 7 days, and having to chase this with Sykes twice to-date). Very disappointed!

    Reviewed by Hilary4.1Aug 2021

  • "We had a week of glorious whether, Moranva is ideally placed for regular trips to the beach."

    The steps down to the beach have just been re-built and are now positively palatial! The bungalow has a nice area of decking which always has a bit of shade.

    Reviewed by Ian4.4Jul 2021

  • "This is a lovely, quite spacious, modern bungalow in a good location."

    It’s a fairly short walk to the village shops and not too far from the beach. Unfortunately the steps at the bottom of Bay View Road we’re being rebuilt at the time of our stay, hopefully they will be completed long before our return visit in September. There is also a public footpath near the steps which brings you out further along the beach. Loved the artistic touches, especially the one in the fireplace replacing the wood burner. We enjoyed our walks along the beach and coast path without feeling the need to travel further afield.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Jun 2021

  • "Despite the holiday being perfect for us and thoroughly enjoyable we were extremely disappointed with the way Sykes refused to cancel our booking in 2020."

    The Government had advised people not to travel due to the Covid Pandemic and my wife was in the extremely vulnerable category and we were both in the over 70 age range.

    Reviewed by Reginald5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely house in a great location."

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Apr 2021

  • "Absolutely loved this bungalow if was just perfect for me 2 children and minutes walk from beach, excellent location."

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Apr 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow."

    Good location. Clean and well equipped.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely location."

    Great base to explore all Anglesey

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage in a gorgeous area with lots of facilities in the local area."

    Moranva is deceptively big, comfy, warm and modern and the owners obviously have put a lot of work into making your experience enjoyable. A lovely welcoming gift was unexpected and much appreciated and their communication was excellent making it all so seamless, even in these anxious times. The beach, a 7-8 minute stroll away is stunning and unspoiled by overkill (you get at some locations) . Fantastic experience, Boat House , 1.5 miles away, highly recommended. Thanks to K & S (owners) for everything

    Reviewed by Des5.0Jul 2020

  • "Lovely bungalow, very cosy, modern and nicely decorated and close to the beach."

    Hope to return again .

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely bungalow and well equipped."

    Nice surprise that we could see the sea from the kitchen window. We had a problem with the tv but Sam the owner came round to sort it really quickly. Good base and had some fabulous coastal walks as the weather was really kind to us.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2019

  • "A great location a short walk from the beach."

    A lovely bungalow - comfortable, modern, clean and very well equipped. A very helpful owner.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jul 2019

  • "This property looked good from the photographs but quality was far more."

    It was extremely comfortable and plenty of room to move around. So handy for beaches, shops and travelling around, plenty to do for all ages.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely Bungalow had everything we needed, the welcome tray and milk in the fridge on our arrival was an added bonus we did not expect that."

    Easy access to the beech and shops,. with plenty of places to eat.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely holiday home, family just down the road who we visit so in a great location everything you need, shops, pubs, takeaways be definitely back again ."

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0May 2019

  • "I was very surprised how comfortable this bungalow was it felt like home I ..."

    I was very surprised how comfortable this bungalow was it felt like home I will be back, even the bad weather didn’t put me off it was a great break

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Dec 2018

  • "Beautiful bungalow!"

    In a perfect location ,5 min stroll to the beach and costal path . Also 5 min stroll to pub /restaurant. Anglesey was just spectacular , we will be back ,so much to explore and easily done also by car as island is small . Can’t wait to return

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Nov 2018

  • "The property was well equipped."

    Beautiful high quality decor. Within walking distance to lovely beach and pubs/ restaurants. Had a fantastic time.

    Reviewed by Jo-ann5.0Oct 2018

  • "Very last minute booking but everything was so easy."

    Cottage far exceeded our expectations - had everything you could possibly imagine. Owners gave us all information we needed for a relaxing comfortable stay. Thank you

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2018

  • "We enjoyed our holiday stay at nirvana bungalow."

    Well equipped and spotless. Close to beach,shops and choice of places to dine out.Would recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Jul 2018

  • "No.We were very happy with everything about this holiday the bungalow was really modern and comfortable."

    Benllech was the best location for exploring Anglesey every thing was spot on.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jun 2018

  • "Fantastic place with a beach down the road and a sea view!"

    ! Beautiful bungalow! When are we moving in!! Nice touches on arrival and accommodated extremely well to my health requirements. Thanks for a fantastic break! Will definitely recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2018

  • "Morvana is a lovly bungalow sam and kate very helpful when contacted ,."

    .we did point out to sam that the picture given didnt show the drive way which very unfortunatly is like a one in one slope , so not suitable for people like ourselves who have walking problems wife due to have knee replacement ,or wheelchair access, Also again dissapointed previouse tennants had dropped food and drinks in sitting room and bedroom over cream carpets which hadnt been cleand properly after, so regret to say asking an extra amount of £100 good house keeping Bond which was returnd very quickly to us was not required.. therefor only reason we will not return to an otherwise clean comfy place to holiday .. mr +mrs David Spence, birmingham..

    Reviewed by David2.8May 2018

  • "I had originally thought that the location was a mistake when i booked up."

    I could have sworn i booked closer to Beaumaris. However, putting that aside, it was early evening when i arrived at the cottage. Upon entering, my daughter and I had a quick look around, her shotgunning the main bedroom, we found the complimentry welcome package. What a lovely touch. The cake was very lovely. The morning view out of the Kitchen window to the Irish Sea was just beautiful. The sky was blue, the sun was out, and i soon forgot that i wanted to be closer to Beaumaris. I was right there and then, happy i had messed up on the booking. We walked down to the bay, which only took us 5 minutes. The tide was out, so had to go the hill path, but that was great. Scenery was breathtaking. Tide was out on the way back so we followed the beach home. Our visit to Anglesey was absolutley wonderful, i have not heard a bad word about the island, from anyone i have spoken to, and would recommend a visit to all if asked, or not. I would also recommend this wonderful cottage. The location is excellent for anyone who wants a quiet area, and is a good base camp for the whole island.

    Reviewed by Vincent5.0Feb 2018

  • "Very well positioned property also very quiet,had Avery relaxing week."

    Reviewed by Raymond4.6Dec 2017

  • "It was just perfect didn't want to come home."

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Nov 2017

  • "The cottage was just perfect."

    We were pleasantly surprised by it's roominess. All mod cons and great location. Moranva is a credit to Sykes Cottages. As a result of this fabulous stay in Benllech, we will be using Sykes Cottages again!

    Reviewed by Karen4.8Oct 2017

  • "We have used Sykes for a few years now, this is one of the best cottages we've stayed in."

    The owners were lovely, the cottage and location superb.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Oct 2017

  • "Amazing bungalow hoping to book for next year if not available hopefully Skykes cottages can assist in finding something as great."

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2017

  • "Beautiful Bungalow everything catered for,really enjoyed our time there,would hope to return some time."

    Benllech is a beautiful place and the accommodation is five minutes to the sandy beach and plenty of places to eat out

    Reviewed by George5.0Apr 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be 2' 6'' twin on request), 1 x double
  • Wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • LPG central heating
  • Electric double oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs (1 Smart) with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Highchair & Cott Available.
  • Off road parking for 2 cars with additional free roadside parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden with decking & front lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: Rear garden is tiered with an unfenced one metre drop onto lawn, care should be taken
  • Note: Woodburner in sitting room is a decorative feature and can't be used.

The property

A delightful, semi-detached bungalow, located on the coastal side of Benllech on the Isle of Anglesey.

Offering high quality accommodation in stylish and contemporary rooms, this is a superb seaside cottage to enjoy all year round.

A spacious hallway opens into the welcoming sitting room with a decorative woodburner, furnished with attention to detail and inviting you to settle into the comfy sofas and relax.

The kitchen continues to reflect the quality of the cottage, with oak block worktops, modern units and integrated appliances, linking into the dining area, which looks out through patio doors to the enclosed rear garden.

The master double bedroom, along with the kitchen, benefits from sea glimpses, whilst the front king-size double room has been given a nautical theme, or unzip the beds to make a great 2' 6'' twin room if required.

Relax in the lovely garden with a refreshing drink whilst planning your next day’s activities.

It is just 5 minutes’ walk to the golden, sandy beach, and a similar distance to the pubs and shops of the town.

Golfers of all standards will enjoy the various local courses, and the Anglesey Coastal Path is a welcome opportunity for everyone to explore the fantastic clifftop paths, sandy beaches and hidden coves that scatter the coastline towards Moelfre and Red Wharf Bay.

This is a quality property, offering a lovely holiday base for families or couples to enjoy.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas