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Plas y Brain

Llanbedrgoch near Pentraeth, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1077242)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely large comfortable accommodation a bit off the beaten tract, if you like rural, this is for you."

    Lovely kitchen, fridge a bit small for seven people. Unfortunately we had terrible weather during our weeks stay and this meant we were unable to use the small lounge/ snug due to fumes from the oil boiler ( alerted the owner about this problem). Other wise no problems with the property whatsoever.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2022

  • "We have just had a great week at Plas y Brain."

    The house is gorgeous, with lots of space for everyone. It is very well equipped with everything you would need, and more. It is in a beautiful location, although it may look a little remote, but it is surrounded by fields with cows, wild animals and birds - a joy for animal lovers. The games room in the tower was also a great success as we all enjoyed playing the ‘football’. The famous Red Wharf Bay is only about 3 miles away and it is also well located for visiting Beaumaris and Plas Newydd. There are also some good eating places close by and we would recommend The Beachcomber restaurant at Benllech for Portuguese hanging grilled skewers and The Tavern on the Bay at St David’s caravan park for excellent food and wonderful views over the bay. The owner, who lives at the farm nearby was very helpful and informative and we would love to go back there in the future.

    Reviewed by SandraMay 2022

  • "If you want peace and tranquility this is the place for you."

    Lots of walking and enjoying the countryside. The beaches are very close just a short car drive away. A few extra bits and pieces in the kitchen would have helped, and a coffee table in the large lounge but other than that perfect. The beds and pillows were super comfy, always helps.

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2022

  • "It would have been nice to have seen the owner just for a quick chat , maybe give us a little info about the island."

    We did have a small problem with one of the toilets but it was fixed straight away, thank you .

    Reviewed by PaulineApr 2022

  • "Really enjoyable stay."

    Lovely property, quite well equipped. Although much is dated it added to the charm of the property. The outside space was wonderful for the dog. Property in an ideal location for facilities and exploring the island.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Plas y Brain, the house is warm, spacious and comfortable."

    The area is beautiful with lots to do. The hosts were helpful and gave us lots of advice on things to do locally. I highly recommend staying here, we're already planning a return trip.

    Thank you! You were great guests. Looking forward to seeing you again. Take care. Dylan Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatieApr 2022

  • "Fabulous stay beautiful large house."

    Reviewed by MichaelMar 2022

  • "Beautiful house, perfect location and can’t wait to go back"

    Reviewed by AmandaDec 2021

  • "The house was exceptionally clean and was lovely and warm when we arrived."

    The sofas and beds were comfortable and I loved that the duvets and bed linen were good quality. Some reviews had commented on the decor/ fittings being dated but I loved the charm of this. The only negatives would be that the toilet flush was temperamental in main bathroom and shower temperature not always easy to regulate. Minor issues really. Maybe a couple more pans and a bottle opener too in the kitchen. The caretaker made contact as soon as we arrived and I felt if we’d had issues they would have been dealt with. Lovely peaceful location. Intending to return

    This has since been fixed, thanks. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2021

  • "A beautiful, spacious, warm and welcoming accommodation."

    We were two families celebrating a very special birthday and had such a great time.... can't recommend highly enough.

    Reviewed by PatOct 2021

  • "Stunning house in a peaceful location, where you can enjoy a cuppa in the morning listening to the birds, looking at the stunning views."

    Lovely beaches near by & not too far of a drive into Beaumaris. The Bull Inn pub which you pass on your way in, is definitely worth a visit for the carvery! We would definitely return to this beautiful house in the future.

    Reviewed by LouiseAug 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage with tons of space."

    Although dated it was very clean and we loved the features throughout. It’s about half a mile to the nearest houses and the small village has a brilliant playground for kids. Bellech was a nice village with a great beach and nice cafes/takeaways. We had good communication from the owner and plan to return in future.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "Very quiet, rural setting as advertised."

    Good location for getting to the beaches and other areas of Anglesey and North Wales. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. We loved the space that the house afforded us (2 families) and the games room was an added bonus. Kitchen diner worked well for us and enabled us all to sit together for meals. The decor was a bit dated but the property was very clean, the beds were very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would have no hesitation in returning.

    Reviewed by SamanthaJul 2021

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Games room
  • Central heating
  • Aga, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x 4K SMART TVs with Alexa, WiFi, pool table, table football
  • Fuel, power in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and stairgate available
  • Private driveway parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture and barbecue
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Aga will only be available post November by request only
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Pentraeth 1.5 miles.

Resting in the countryside village of Llanbedrgoch is this traditional detached cottage, Plas y Brain.

Set over two floors, this spacious old farmhouse is a character setting for a family trip to this stunning part of the Isle of Anglesey, within easy reach of some stunning beaches.

You are greeted to the property by large surrounding gardens with a great amount of lawn for your children and pets to play, and a patio which boasts furniture and a barbecue so you can enjoy an evening watching the sun go down as you indulge in some tasty food.

Enter through the utility where you can leave any coats or sandy shoes, and there is also a handy washing machine and cloakroom with a WC.

Moving through into the farmhouse-style kitchen with a sought-after aga, and everything you need to enjoy a self-catering holiday so choose a dedicated chef and gather round the dining table to cheers to an exciting day.

The ground-floor also boasts two lovely sitting areas; a sitting room with a feature fire place where you can grab your spot on the sofa to enjoy an evening of television, and a further snug which has two large armchairs to watch your favourite films.

Before climbing upstairs, challenge your loved ones to a game of pool or foosball in the adjoining games room.

When the evening draws to a close, make your way upstairs where there is a spacious landing boasting four bedrooms, each with a great amount of storage space so guests can unpack and make themselves feel at home.

The first double bedroom offers a pretty dressing table so guests can get ready in style, the next king offers gorgeous countryside views and the final king has its own en-suite bathroom which is so beautifully old-fashioned with a dressing table.

To complete the property there is also a single room, great for children who want their own space, and a spacious bathroom where guests can soak in a relaxing bath, or wash their sandy feet in the walk-in shower.

Take a short drive to the village of Pentraeth, where there is a pub and restaurant on your way, as well as another pub, a Chinese takeaway and a shop in the village, so whether you need to grab essentials for home cooking or fancy a meal out, Pentraeth is a great spot.

The popular Red Wharf Bay is nearby and boasts over four miles of sandy beaches which are known for gorgeous sunsets, as well as safe sunbathing, shallow swimming waters, active fishing spots, great birdwatching opportunities and scenic walking trails.

In the opposite direction, you can discover the medieval town of Beaumaris which is home to a 13th century castle, a traditional pier, a museum, a Victorian prison, a golf course, and it also offers boat trips for sightseeing or sea fishing.

You can also drive over the Britannia Bridge to explore North Wales, including Snowdonia National Park, which offers an abundance of walking, cycling and outdoor sporting opportunities.

Plas y Brain is wonderfully located for discovering the Welsh coastline whilst being indulged in local nature.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

PENTRAETH

Red Wharf Bay 2 miles; Benllech 3 miles; Beaumaris 6 miles.

Pentraeth is a small attractive village on the banks of the River Nodwydd on the north-east coast of Anglesey. It has a village church that dates back to the 12th century and is located between Llanddona beach and Red Wharf Bay, which has over 4.5 miles of sandy beach. Red Wharf Bay’s Welsh name is Traeth Coch (Red Beach) and the area is renowned for its glorious sunsets. The bay is very shallow and provides safe bathing, perfect for wonderful family fun, fishing and miles of stunning scenic walks. The large bay attracts a huge number of waterfowl and wading birds, including shell duck, grey plover, purple sandpipers, curlew, oystercatchers and dunlin. Only 6 miles away is the delightful medieval town of Beaumaris which boasts a 13th century moated castle, excellent shops, pubs, restaurants, bistros and museums, as well as a golf course and exciting pleasure boat and sea fishing trips. This is a great location on the east coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey, yet only six minutes from the Britannia Bridge to access the mainland.

Region Information

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150 on the house.
Note: Garden is enclosed, however dogs could escape if determined, please keep an eye on your dogs due to livestock in the surrounding fields.
Note: Open fire not in use.