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Bwthyn Y Bae

(Ref. 1065781)

Church Bay near Llanfaethlu, Anglesey Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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  • no (12)
  • beach (10)
  • great (9)
  • location (9)
  • lovely (9)
  • garden (8)

21 Customer Reviews

  • "Cottage was excellent, everything we needed was there cozy and warm (especially as storm Gerrit arrived) comfy beds, great for the dogs as the garden is enclosed."

    As it was Christmas the owner had decorated, with Christmas Crackers on the table and a lovely Christmas

    Reviewed by Marcia5.0Dec 2023

  • "Absolutely a gem of a property very clean and comfortable lot of good walks ..."

    Absolutely a gem of a property very clean and comfortable lot of good walks around the island could not fault anything we will be back

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2023

  • "Would have loved to have stayed another week."

    Nothing for miles. Lovely walks then settle back with a drink and a movie. Will definitely book again xxx

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Sep 2023

  • "The bungalow was well prepared for our arrival."

    All beds were made and towels were provided .We had asked for a high chair and travel cot. Both were available on arrival. The high chair was excellent, praised by the parents and the 10 month old user. The kitchen was very well equipped and all appliances worked well. Both bathrooms were of very good quality. Hot water was readily available. We felt that both bathrooms would have benefitted from extractor fans. The living room was spacious but we felt that the settees were rather uncomfortable. Overall an excellent location and well equipped bungalow.

    Reviewed by Alan4.4Sep 2023

  • "Perfect location in beautiful Church Bay and the cottage was very spacious and comfortable."

    Also has a lovely garden and private parking.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely location with the beach a short stroll away."

    The garden is enclosed with lovely solid wooden benches and chairs around a large table. Beautiful plants and trees with lots of wild birds visiting. We spent lots of time in the garden with our dogs as the weather was so beautiful. Bathrooms are both modern but just a shame the en suite wet room is accessed by quite a big step down from the main bedroom.

    Reviewed by Gill3.4May 2023

  • "Location is perfect."

    Would love to visit in the summer when there are more facilities available. Couldn’t fault anything, although coat hangers in the wardrobe would have been helpful ! Lovely property and would have vacuumed through on leaving but no cleaner available. No complaints at all, loved the visit to church bay again after many years as did my companions.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2023

  • "The kitchen could do with modernisation and there wasn't enough general equipment, also the edging strips are dangerous, I had to use plasters to prevent further damage as i tore a top on the edging."

    Reviewed by Hannah4.1Oct 2022

  • "This is a lovely bungalow in a beautiful setting so close to the beach at Church Bay."

    The facilities are excellent and the property is well appointed and spacious with 3 good sized bedrooms. The welcome bottle of wine was a nice touch. We had a problem with the CH boiler and it was fixed straight away. Great service. I would ask that the following comment is not included in the published feedback and is something for Tristan and Nia to consider. The ensuite bathroom off the main bedroom doesn't have any ventilation nor an opening window. Everywhere was dripping after taking a shower. I suggest that you install an extractor fan to remove the damp air.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a great place, best we have found in church bay for ..."

    Beautiful cottage in a great place, best we have found in church bay for convenience and space Highly recommend I will book again

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Aug 2022

  • "The property is in a great position and the facilities are very good ."

    The property was very clean and tidy . Church Bay is a lovely sheltered beach and great for kids A large retail park is a short 15 minute drive away if you need supplies . It did advertise a washer/drier for the property but there was only a washer . Had an issue with the tv in accessing channels which the owner did attend but the problem persisted but it was not a big problem. My wife didn't bring a hair drier because usually properties of this standard usually have one unfortunately there was none .The little covered seating area at the top of the garden is lovely to sit in the evening but the bush in front of it needs trimming down as it obscures the sunlight. These are all minor things and did not spoil what was a lovely stay in a great property in a great location .Will definitely be coming back !

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday, the cottage was clean, airy and very well equipped."

    Been virtually on the beach and allowing dogs made it the perfect location! We will be back!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage had everything we wanted, it was clean, bright,warm and very comfortable."

    The kitchen was well stocked. The garden was perfect for our dog, safe and secure. The beach was a very short walk away. If needed a large retail park was in Holyhead. We couldn’t ask for morel HAPPY HOLIDAY. Anne and Jack.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2022

  • "Bungalow was first rate, owner was brilliant when we reported slow draining shower."

    Checked and fixed immediately. The bungalow had everything we needed to cater at home if we needed. Garden was great for the dog to run around safely and to sit and relax in. Location was brilliant, out of the way, close access to a beautiful beach and easy reach of Holyhead for large supermarket.

    Reviewed by Ngaire5.0May 2022

  • "We were very grateful to be able to move to Bwythn Y Bae when the heating and hot water in our original holiday cottage stopped working."

    The property is clean, spacious and warm. It offers wonderful access to the beach and coast path. Phone reception is poor, but excellent WiFi helps to make up for this. There is only one bathroom, which needs updating, and no separate toilet. The kitchen is spacious, and has all the usual white-goods, but is poorly equipped for aspiring cooks. We know the owners have plans to improve the cottage, and we’re sure it’ll be a great stay.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Nov 2021

  • "The cottage was just what we wanted."

    A good size for 6 adults. Clean and well looked after. The secured garden was great for our dogs. Not luxury but very much a home from home. Smart TV was great on those wet days when we couldn't go out. We liked it so much we have booked for next year.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Oct 2021

  • "Had a lovely comfortable break with my family."

    Look forward to booking again in the near future. The weather was a little unkind (wind, rain everyday) but that didn’t stop us walking down the road to Church Bay. Great beach to relax on or just walk the dog. Ideal place to stay and visit the wonderful seaside towns around Anglesey. Don’t forget to book the Lobster Pot just down the lane from your holiday home.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Oct 2021

  • "This was our second stay at church bay in a beautiful property in beautiful surroundings."

    Whilst we did not meet the hosts, we would like to thank them for such a beautiful holiday home. We visited all our favourite locations again whilst there and the weather was amazing. The only disappointment was not being able to eat at the lobster pot, because they are fully booked until the October, which would have been nice as we were on our honeymoon. We left the property as we found when we arrived clean and tidy and we shall be back.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had such a nice time."

    Location is perfect, right next to a wonderful beach. Cottage could do with a little attention but this is not a holiday spoiler. It is a perfect holiday location. Thank you

    Reviewed by Mark4.1Aug 2021

  • "The standard of cleanliness, particularly in the bathroom, was not up to great."

    There was black mould on some of the grout which can easily be scrubbed off - I managed to scratch some of with my nail very easily. The inside of the bath was clean but the corners where the bath meets the wall and the top edge of the bath panel were thick with dust. The bath mat had some black mould on it. The overflow in the sink is black. The water pressure is poor. The toilet is difficult to flush and the extractor fan in the bathroom does not work. The oven thermometer regulator does not work efficiently if at all. We see this has been previously reported in June but still not repaired in time for our stay in August. We were 6 adults and we do not feel the house really suits 6 adults. May be 4 adults and 2 children maximum. We knew only 1 toilet was offered when we booked and that it was in the only bathroom however, we really do believe there is scope to provide at least an additional toilet if not an en suite. The kitchen has enough crockery and cutlery for one meal serving so you have to wash up or use the dishwasher after every meal. Minimal cooking utensils and knives are provided. It really could be made so much more welcoming and better supplied. When we arrived a lady was leaving through the front door and darted around the back instead of explaining why she was there. We followed to see who she was but she had gone into the field behind the house. She had left the back gate open and there was a coat and food in a bag hanging off it. There was gentleman operating out of the back of the garage (attached to the property) I asked him who the items belonged to as I needed to close the gate to stop our dogs escaping and I received a very gruff response telling me not to throw it on the floor which I had no intention of doing. The house is directly opposite a camp site across the lane, although it was generally quiet. Behind the house is some kind of industrial lorry/storage area. Some of the garden has been fenced off to provide static caravan accommodation which is either booked independently or can be booked by whoever is in the house. Garden furniture was a bench in a garden hut and pub garden table/bench. Nowhere near sufficient for 6 people no matter what age. No garden brolly provided that we could find. Overall, this house is in a good location for beach access however, we felt overpriced, basic, not clean enough and very understocked in the kitchen.

    Thank you for your feedback. This is our first season with this accommodation and we value your feedback so that we can improve our guests' stay. We take on board your comments regarding the bathroom and as stated in our welcome pack, we intend to refurbish at the end of the season. Since your stay, I have added further crockery and utensils to the kitchen and have arranged for the oven to be fixed again. Additional garden furniture has eventually arrived, which had been ordered for some time, but unfortunately due to a problem with the supplier and delivery, had not arrived in time for your stay. As a pet friendly property, we asked politely that you respected the garden and cleared after your dogs by making use of the poo bags supplied. It was most disappointing and disrespectful that you failed to do so. Despite the aforementioned issues we hope that your stay at Church Bay was enjoyable, a particularly sought after location in Anglesey. Perhaps it would have been more constructive to have raised any issues during your stay and thus allowed us to rectify and resolve where possible. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela3.1Jul 2021

  • "Yes several things not working hot tap in the bathroom sink."

    The oven's thermostat had failed so there was no way of setting an oven temperature. kitchen scales would have been nice as we did a lot of cooking.

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7Jun 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 king-size with en-suite shower room, 1 x twin with zip/link which can be made up as as a super king on request, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with double walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture and charcoal barbecue
  • Additional storage in garage on request
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 0.1 mile, beach 0.6 miles
  • Note: This property can be booked together with Property Refs: 1011482 and 1052042 to sleep a maximum of 19

The property

Llanfaethlu 2.2 miles.

Resting near the unspoilt north coast of Anglesey in the hamlet of Church Bay, lies Bwthyn Y Bae.

Perfect for a family or group friends, this well-presented bungalow is located within walking distance to Porth Swtan beach and offers off-road parking and an enclosed garden making it the ideal dwelling for dog owners and adventurers alike.

Arriving at the property, a spacious and thoughtfully decorated sitting room invites you to kick off your sandy shoes and sink into the sofas to relax in front of the TV.

This abode is stylishly decorated with a neutral and blue colour scheme throughout, which brings an air of seaside charm into the space.

From here, make you way through to the kitchen where you will find an electric oven and hob and a microwave where you can whip up delicious meals throughout your stay to be enjoyed at the dining room table as you catch up on the day with your loved ones, or perhaps, enjoy your morning cup of tea at the breakfast bar as you wait for the rest of the group to rise.

As the evening grows darker, venture to the bedrooms to rest your head before another busy day of exploring your surroundings; the bungalow hosts three bedrooms including a king-size bedroom, a twin with a zip/link feature, which can be made up into a super-king-size on request for a flexible sleeping arrangement, plus another twin bedroom, perfect for all types of groups.

Each bedrooms follows the same nautical-chic theme running throughout the property and offer wardrobes or drawers for you to unpack your belongings.

After a long day of discovering the local area, unwind with a good book after a nice hot shower; the bathroom hosts a double shower, a basin and a WC, so the group can prepare for another action-packed day of exploring.

Take advantage of the outdoor space during your visit; the garden is the ideal place for savouring a glass of wine in the last of the summer sun, or even enjoying breakfast and a coffee on crisp spring mornings while your four-legged friends run off their extra energy on the lawn.

If you don't fancy cooking one afternoon, head out to Wavecrest Café for a light bite to keep you going through your busy day, or perhaps enjoy some fresh and local seafood at the Lobster Pot Restaurant.

Located just off the mainland is the South Stack Lighthouse, boasting spectacular views from the northwest tip of Anglesey.

Venturing further afield you will find numerous attractions such as the Cadw Heritage site of Caer y Twr, Iron Age ruins situated at the summit of Holyhead Mountain, where you can gaze out over the vast sea from this fantastic elevated position.

There are plenty of walking and cycling routes in this wonderful area, you can find many from the doorstep of the property or head out to the Holyhead Breakwater Country Park to stroll along the sweeping coastlines, enjoy a spot of fishing, and discover the abundance of local wildlife before stopping for lunch in the café.

Spend an afternoon at the Anglesey Model Village, resting in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty so you can enjoy the miniature Anglesey while embracing the magnificent scenery.

Nearer to your home away from home for the trip you will find Porth Swtan within walking distance, where you can spend the day paddling in the sea, sunbathing and building sandcastles, before heading back to your home from home.

Whatever the weather, Bwthyn Y Bae is a delightful base for your next holiday to North Wales.

Note:This property can be booked together with Property Ref:1011482 and 1052042 to sleep a maximum of 19

Note: First dog free. £20 additional charge for second dog
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150
Note: The family bathroom no longer has a Bath - there is only a shower, hand basin and WC.

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

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About the location

LLANFAETHLU

Holyhead 10 miles.

The small village of Llanfaethlu nestles close to the stunning, north west coastline of Anglesey. Amidst spectacular cliffs and sandy beaches, this unassuming village provides a local shop and Post Office, whilst nearby Church Bay boasts a superb seafood restaurant. Wales' only working windmill is within easy reach, providing an opportunity to see corn being ground the old fashioned way, whilst the surrounding countryside boasts excellent fishing, birdwatching and coastal walks, with climbing on offer in Snowdonia. Indulge in fabulous watersports, including kitesurfing, diving and sailing at the stunning Rhosneigr beach, or enjoy 18 holes at a choice of three local golf courses. Spend the day at Anglesey Sea Zoo, visit the historic town of Beaumaris with its medieval castle and array of shops and restaurants, take a boat trip past Plas Newydd Country House or indulge in a day trip to Ireland. A wonderful, all year round holiday location.

Note: First dog free. £20 additional charge for second dog
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150
Note: The family bathroom no longer has a Bath - there is only a shower, hand basin and WC.
Note: From September 2023 onwards, changeover day will change to FRIDAY.