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Crow's Nest Cottage

(Ref. 3829)

Tynygongl near Benllech, Anglesey Show on map

4.5

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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46 Customer Reviews

  • "Owner was very helpful and the cottage was perfect for our needs."

    Could have done with a fenced in area to let the dog out in as the owner had cats. But not a big issue. Walk to the beach was further than I anticipated ( about 35 to 40 minutes) But, again, not a big problem.

    Reviewed by Adele5.0Jun 2024

  • "The cottage was exactly as I was expecting, quiet and peaceful and a reasonable stroll into Benllech."

    I would second the suggestions from the owners, not to follow your sat nav to the property.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2024

  • "We had a great couple of days in Crow's Nest Cottage."

    Its spacious, warm and inviting. The owners are very welcoming and lovely. We definately recommend it and will go again.

    Reviewed by Rowena5.0Mar 2024

  • "Really lovely cottage very well decorated throughout, kitchen well supplied with plenty of utensils and white goods."

    Soft furnishings comfortable with lovely throws. Would definitely visit again. Only constructive feed back is maybe owner could arrange better Internet as cottage is a little remote from any nearby Internet hubs cafe ect and maybe buy a few bed toppers for down stairs beds as they were a little uncomfortable to sleep on long term. Other than that the stay at crows nest was fabulous

    Reviewed by Heather4.7Oct 2023

  • "The property was poorly cleaned ; cobwebs everywhere and clearly some areas had not been touched , including the inside of kitchen cupboards."

    We had a power cut which was island wide but no candles or torches were provided in an emergency situation. Cottage was charming and spacious but no Usable Wi Fi despite having been told that it was available.

    Hi, Clive, Thank you for your feedback. I`m very sorry you didn`t feel satisfied with the cleanleness of the property, our cleaner is exceptionally thorough and we`ve never received any negative feedback about this before. As discussed on your arrival, it`s always difficult to guarantee wi fi speeds in rural areas, it`s possible the inclement weather caused some interference during your stay and you`de have to know how to download the password. Although power cuts are extremely rare, I can appreciate the inconvenience this may have caused, fortunately this occured during the daytime and we were pleased to be able to provide you with regular updates regarding the situation which lasted short of a few hours and you were able to go out.We have noted your comment regarding a lack of torches in the cottage and these have already have been replaced, small items such as these tend to go missing because guests walk their dogs at night I should also note that we do not store candles in the cottage as they are a potential f ire risk. We`re sorry you left early because of the bad weather but the sun did come out as soon as you`de gone and the rest of the week`s weather was greatly improved.. We do hope you enjoyed the chocolates and flowers we left for you . Once again, thank you for you taking the time to leave feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive Francis2.5Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage."

    A lot of effort has gone into restoring the property and enhancing it. Hats off to Adrian & Linda. We had a lovely stay and apart from a warm greeting and goodbye were left to ourselves which is how we like it. Great spot to explore the Island and will definitely go back sometime.

    Reviewed by Martyn5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very nice cottage."

    Conservatory and decking especially. Quiet and picturesque location. Local owner friendly and helpful. Local walks and plenty of day trip opportunities. The WIFI was not working but we had a signal for data. Signal weak but that's the case for Anglesey. Great place for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Antony4.7Aug 2023

  • "This is a gorgeous quirky property in an equally gorgeous location."

    We were only sorry that we were only there for a few days. We would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Jul 2023

  • "The property is ideally situated for beaches and places further afield."

    There is plenty of space both inside and out for kids and dogs. The overall impression is good and the kitchen is well equipped though a bowl for the microwave would help.The WiFi is very poor-not the owners fault.The owners were very welcoming but unobtrusive. There is an abundance of eclectic decor! Apart from the weather, we had an enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Daphne4.1Jul 2023

  • "Great location."

    Very welcoming owners. Lovely conservatory and deck. 'Sea and mountains views' just a speck in the distance. Wi fi very very basic. 1 socket for all kitchen stuff. Patio needed tlc. Minor gripes didnt detract from a good holiday

    Reviewed by Gordon3.1Jun 2023

  • "Adrian and Linda are amazing hosts they made us feel at home from the first minute we arrived !"

    ! Beautiful people! Beautiful location ! Everything was perfect . They are a very special couple !! Who we now call friends . Thank you both !!!!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Cottage is lovely and spacious and loved the seafaring theme throughout for owners Adrian and Linda."

    Have us lots of information of the local area and beyond and left flowers and chocolates on our arrival. Cottage lovely and clean as we're the bedding and towels. Conservatory and decking area is fabulous with great views. We had the squirrel visiting daily and was fortunate to see 2 on our last day. The only thing to be aware of is the step leading into the bathroom but we overcame this by plugging in a night light in the lounge for overnight. The couple of gates in the cottage were great as it kept our 2 dogs Biscuit and Bailey from entering the bedrooms. Loved our holiday so much that we've booked again to return in September. Thank you Adrian and Linda for making us feel so welcome. Hazel, Terence, Biscuit and Bailey.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Apr 2023

  • "This cottage has a quirky ambiance and has been the creation of the maritime loving owner."

    It is surprisingly spacious and we found it warm and comfortable. It is difficult to find a negative thing to say but it would be great if the kitchen had a couple more sockets. Would we come again? Oh yes!

    Reviewed by Max4.4Mar 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay in crow's nest cottage it was nicely presented and in a lovely quiet location."

    Our hosts Adrian and Linda made sure we had everything we needed,and were only across the drive if we needed information about the local area about which they were very knowledgeable.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Really enjoyable holiday in a lovely cottage in a beautiful, quiet location, surrounded by wildlife including a red squirrel visitor in the garden."

    Lovely conservatory and outside deck area. The place is full of quirky items, it is a little “tired” but comfy. Bit cobwebby in places but this was not a problem for us. We thought it was very good value for money.

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Sep 2022

  • "The internet was just to hit and miss, dropping in and out of strength, insufficient to carry out any remote working."

    The cottage on the surface was ok but on closer inspection needs a good clean, for example behind headboards, sinks etc and dried food on dishes and plates from previous occupants. Owners were very helpful and friendly, location a little remote but access to all local amenities and attractions/beaches etc wasn't to far. All in all a good week but the internet coverage or lack of it would put us off a repeat visit.

    Thank you very much for leaving your feedback, with regards to Wi-Fi we do not advertise it for this reason, unfortunately due to us being remote it is quite hard to get a good signal, however we are attempting to upgrade to full fibre. Sorry about the cleanliness issues, this must have been an oversight from the cleaners which are usually very good, we hope you enjoyed your bottle of prosecco and chocolates we left and our recent upgrades to our home with the new decking area and the Mediterranean rockery. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah3.1Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Crows Nest Cottage."

    It is in a lovely quiet location with beautiful views from the balcony. Great for all sorts of wildlife, birds and even a red squirrel seen most days. Central for some fantastic country walks. The owners are very helpful and make you feel so welcome. Definitely recommend and would like to return. Wynne, Debbie & Bean (The Border Terrier)

    Reviewed by Wynne5.0Jun 2022

  • "The cottage is very well equipped and comfy, very quirky."

    my only concern is the step leading down to the bathroom it is very steep fell down it on the first night could of ruined my stay. Otherwise would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0Jun 2022

  • "A really lovely Cottage in a great setting and location, with fabulous Host's 'Adrian & Linda'."

    Very warm and welcoming in everyway, and this was reflected in the pride that they both take in the 1st class presentation. Not only of the Cottage itself, but also of the surrounding grounds and everything within it! Great views, some great local walks, and we were very fortunate to experience the great weather that the Isle of Anglesey can offer!

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent location."

    Quiet and surrounded by woodland with regular sittings of woodpeckers, buzzards and Cyril the red squirrel our daily visitor Accommodation comfortable and flexible. A very good base from which to walk and see the island coastal walks were fantastic. Host were attentive and very helpful in all our aspects of our marvellous break. Looking forward to our next visit in November.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "Excellent from start to finish, Crows Nest is wonderful, so quirky our young grandsons loved it."

    The owners were a lovely couple so warm and welcoming I would definitely recommend this cottage.A very memorable holiday x

    Reviewed by Wendy4.1Aug 2021

  • "Lovely building."

    Very shabby and tired interior. Cheap and shabby bedding and towels. Throws on furniture that should have been thrown . Needs redecoration and refurnishing. Such a shame because with some love and care could be a beautiful place

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback for your stay. We are very sorry to hear that you did not like the interior of our property, we spent a lot of time during lockdown 're-vamping' the cottage but do try and stick to the cottages authentic 18th century roots in regards to decor. We have however replaced all throws throughout the property as we are aware these can be worn down faster than usual as we are a pet friendly property. We take great pride in our cottage and thank you for visiting us. We hope you and your dogs enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carole2.5Jun 2021

  • "Crows Nest fits us perfectly---We use the sun lounge and terrace whenever we are "in" and it's siting is nigh on perfect---Danny the golden Retriever loves the cool tiled floors and the opportunity to be within sight of us at night since we use the downstairs twin and he sleeps just by the door---having a window to open and see the view is an extra bonus in the mornings----Rain or shine we are very relaxed there."

    Ligwy Beach is superb for swimming and Danny is in the sea at least once per day close to High Tide----Adrian and Linda have done a great job in making the site so interesting and so peaceful Danny is nearly 14 now and we want him to have more chances to enjoy the spot-----------Best Wishes----Richard,Sara and Danny.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jun 2021

  • "Such a stunning location, great spacious cottage perfect for family of 4 and our dog."

    Very helpful owner. Hope to return!

    Reviewed by Abaigh4.7May 2021

  • "I am an academic so it is important that the following view is seen and accepted as a critique and not a critism of the owner."

    Indeed,my view of what he has done with the property and it's surrounds is 5 star+ It is clear that the work done and the approach to it is nothing less than awe inspiring. The property is full of good ideas and reflects the love devoted to it. That is why I feel the owner deservesnot to have his ship spoiled for an 'appeth of tar'. He requires it to be kept in pristine condition with more thorough cleaning.He deserves nothing but the best.

    Reviewed by Richard4.1May 2021

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful break in the most beautiful cottage."

    All of the decor and little touches were lovely, the conservatory and views were idyllic. It was so peaceful we did not want to leave... The owners are lovely and have put so much love into their property that you feel so welcome and comfortable. The dogs loved it too! Thank you so much to Adrian and Linda.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0May 2021

  • "We had a very pleasant stay at The Crows Nest."

    Wonderful views. Warm, comfortable and spacious, with all the amenities you would expect. Our hosts Adrian and Linda were friendly and helpful. Jim, Julie & Billy

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Oct 2020

  • "Great cottage, charming and full of character features."

    Lovely quiet location, beautiful views. The owners are really nice and friendly, definitely recommended

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Sep 2020

  • "This is the second time we have been to this lovely cottage and our three year old granddaughter loved it she especially enjoyed the chocolates that the owners had kindly left as a welcoming gift!"

    , Adrian the owner of the cottage was lovely and helpful, the cottage is in a lovely location with lots of room both in the cottage its self and the lovely grounds for little one to run around and explore, the walk to Benllech beach through the country lanes is definitely a must! All in all a good holiday cottage in a lovely place

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7Aug 2020

  • "A lovely relaxing venue for a holiday."

    The owner was helpful but not intrusive, highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Pete4.4Jul 2020

  • "Really relaxing experience, cosy cottage in a quiet location, dog friendly."

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Sep 2019

  • "What a fantastic holiday cottage."

    Very spacious and comfortable. The TV in the conservatory is brilliant, watching TV while enjoying the views was lovely. Adrian is a fantastic owner, very helpful and approachable. We would definitely book Crows Nest again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a wonderful four night stay at Crows Cottage."

    Bigger cottage than we expected, comfortable and everything that you would need was catered for. Surrounding area was quite and the grounds the cottage was in was lovely and well kept, great for our dog to explore. We had been to that area before but not stayed at Crows Cottage before, we would definetly recommend staying here, the cottage is very comfortable and it was a lovely relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0May 2019

  • "Adrian and Linda were perfect hosts and it was a lovely touch to receive a bunch of flowers The Crows nest was a lovely quaint cottage and we loved its warmth decor homeliness and comfort the beds were comfy and the space deceptive ."

    ..lovely cottage thankyou

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage was better than described, there was so much space and it was warm and cosy."

    It was ideal for our Golden Retriever, she loved to sit outside on the decking and take in the fabulous view. Adrian the owner was so helpful and friendly when he called in to welcome us with a bunch of flowers. I cannot recommend this cottage enough, peace and quiet, spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated with vintage nautical items, just perfect

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage, the owner was very friendly but in no way intrusive, the bed was very comfy as were the sofas and chairs."

    There are loads of nice beaches around and as we were very lucky with the weather it was great for the dog who loved the sand. I would recommend this house if you like old properties and aren’t bothered by the odd cobweb,it has loads of character,a nice change from the sterile box a lot of rentals are becoming.Would book again.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4Feb 2019

  • "Owner very pleasant and informative."

    The Cottage was large and spacious and comfortable Very dark in the main part of the cottage. The cottage does need a make over (Kitchen area) and does need a good spring clean. Lot of cobwebs around. Cottage location great. Garden and outside space for our Granddaughters and Dog was great. Overall pleasant stay.

    Reviewed by Vivienne3.4Oct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Sheets and towels etc beautifully clean on arrival. Excellent views and owners friendly and helpful. Went with 2 young children and plenty of space in the field to run and play. Only thing to be aware of is that you have to drive everywhere-it’s too far to walk to the shops/beach/restaurants.

    Reviewed by M4.1Jul 2018

  • "The cottage was about a mile inland and high up so that there was a pleasant cooling breeze."

    Adrian and Linda helped to make this a super holiday ,and we are most grateful .

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2018

  • "We had an enjoyable week,excellent weather found different beaches."

    Recommend the boat trip to puffing island good value for money.

    Reviewed by Pamela3.8Jun 2018

  • "We found the cottage very comfortable and homely."

    It's in a lovely area, and we found the owner to be helpful, and welcoming. We would recommend both this property, and the service provided by Sykes

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2018

  • "Crow's Nest is situated close to one other apartment and owner's house, but never felt overlooked and was very restful and spacious."

    The intermittent WiFi connection could do with some attention, but the owner couldn't have been nicer and we really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Simon4.4Apr 2018

  • "We have used your company before and have aways been satisfied."

    Reviewed by Brian4.6Jun 2017

  • "The owner Adrian could not have been more helpful in every way."

    The original part of the cottage with it's seafaring theme was comfortable but the large conservatory and decking balcony was the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by Bill3.8Apr 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in a lovely location."

    The owners are so nice we now think of them as friends. We will be back

    Reviewed by Wendy4.8Oct 2016

  • "Great property, full of character."

    Owner helpful and provided some very good recommendations for places to eat, dog-friendly beaches, and things for kids to do. Great base to explore the area

    Reviewed by Rob4.8Aug 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine double with doors to side lawn, 1 x ground floor twin with doors to patio
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area and woodburner
  • Sitting room
  • Sun lounge with TV and doors to raised decked area with sea and mountain views.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs, DVDs, stereo/CD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional wood can be purchased from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Side lawned garden, patio area and decked area all with furniture, and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, pubs, restaurants and beach 1.5 miles
  • Pub/restaurant and golf course 1 mile.

The property

A detached, stone-built holiday cottage in the owner's grounds, well-equipped and comfortably furnished, with a welcoming cottage atmosphere, sea and mountain views, a mezzanine bedroom, woodburner and a pleasant sun lounge leading onto a decked seating area with lovely views.

The perfect property for a family self-catering holiday or a romantic break.

Note: This cottage is 20 yards from Ref. 3830, together they sleep 8.

Pant-y-bugail Cottages

These attractive self-catering holiday cottages are located in the owner’s grounds, in the Tynygongl area of Anglesey, near the seaside town of Benllech. These Tynygongl cottages both offer different styles of accommodation yet retain the same level of quality and comfort. Crow’s Nest Cottage boasts a mezzanine bedroom and a warming woodburner, whilst The Anchorage Apartment offers guests charming, ground floor accommodation with three bedrooms and a family bathroom featuring a sunken bath. Both of these Tynygongl cottages have pleasant sun lounges and delightful gardens, which offer views over beautiful Red Wharf Bay, Puffin Island and the Snowdonia mountains. There are shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants at Benllech, 1.5 miles away, as well as a long sandy beach, with a picnic area to the side, popular with families. Nearby, Red Wharf Bay offers a good choice of eating establishments. The charming town of Beaumaris, the Anglesey Sea Zoo, Pili Palas Butterfly Palace and Plas Newydd are all on the isle, while on the mainland, Penrhyn Castle, Bodnant Gardens and the stunning Snowdonia National Park are all easily reached from these quality Tynygongl cottages.

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About the location

TYNYGONGL

Benllech 0.25 miles.

Tynygongl is a scattered rural village adjacent to Benllech, which has a beautiful long sandy beach, much favoured by families, with a slipway allowing easy access for all. A variety of shops and cafes front the beach at Benllech with a picnic area to the side, whilst the town centre offers more shops, pubs, hotels and restaurants. The setting promises to suit every taste, with the town 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.

Please be aware this property can not accept a booking longer than 14nights

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas