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Ty Fferm Bodlasan

Llanfachraeth near Valley, Anglesey (Ref. 5625)

4.8

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage in beautiful location."

    We had a great holiday here and will definitely try to come back again. The owners are friendly and the place was nice and clean. The Wi-Fi was slow, which I think might be due to the remote location, but 4G had strong signal, which was good.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "This farmhouse is beautiful, well equipped, and set in stunning surroundings with a short private track down to the beach which has outstanding views."

    The owners are very friendly, welcoming and helpful - thank you for the welcome hamper, fresh eggs and wine - it was very much appreciated. We loved the chickens coming to say hello every morning and also Jac, the collie too. We would highly recommend this property and hope to stay again . Massive thanks to the owners for making our stay so memorable.

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2022

  • "The farmhouse was in a great location."

    Main living room needs an extra radiator found it quite cold in the evenings and it could do with a new sofa in there the black sofa was a bit passed its best and very low. Kitchen is well kitted out plenty of pans plates cups etc. Bedrooms were big and spacious. The owner was a lovely accommodating man any issues were dealt with immediately all in all yes I would stay there again. The website need updating because it doesn't provide towels anymore.

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2022

  • "We had a brilliant stay, thank you."

    It was a great base to explore Anglesey and so quiet! Very comfortable and cosy. Although if you want to a short walk to a local pub that is quite tricky, it's probably more accurate to say the local pub is over a mile away.

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2021

  • "This was our second visit to Ty Fferm Bodlasan and it certainly didn’t disappoint it was just as we remembered , lovely comfortable house ,fabulous location, fantastic hosts , home from home really relaxing."

    Anglesey itself has something for everyone and the beaches are some of the best We have visited , will definitely be back. Sue & John

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2021

  • "This is a lovely farmhouse, beautifully renovated to make a comfortable holiday home, and hosted by a lovely family."

    On a working farm but in a secluded spot - only near neighbours are 5 hens in the barn and Jac, the very friendly sheepdog. We had wonderful weather so had breakfast in the garden, watching the ferries sail in and out of Holyhead. Our daughter and grandchildren walked the short distance to the almost private beach at least twice a day. They even swam! Perfect for bird-watching and star-gazing. This was our second visit and we'll be returning.

    Reviewed by NormaSep 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage in a fantastic location and wonderful family running it."

    Just returned from a weeks stay, the cottage had everything we needed and more. Beach only a few minutes away and more or less your own. Pub is very friendly with a good atmosphere local shop is well stocked and again friendly. Can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by CarlyMay 2021

  • "This is an excellent property located in a fairly isolated spot, up a track approximately 1 mile from the road which was perfect for us."

    We had an excellent holiday there and would recommend it to anybody looking for a restful holiday with plenty of peace and quiet!

    Reviewed by RogerMay 2021

  • "We had such a lovely time at Ty Fferm Bodlasan."

    The cottage was fabulous. Full of character and so homely. Had all the facilities we needed. Loved the real fire in the living room and the roll top bath. Then the location, wow - just a short walk down a private track and you are on the beach. Perfect if you want to get some peace and quiet and relax. Mrs Owen was only a text away if you needed anything and was really lovely when we happened to bump into her as we were leaving. Oh and how can I not mention the five chickens! We bought some wild bird seed on our first shop and then every day they would come over and see us. Mrs Owen even gave us some eggs. Most places were still closed due to Covid restrictions so we did loads of walking including two days straight from the cottage and took picnics each day.

    Reviewed by JoanneApr 2021

  • "Bodlasan Fawr is an excellent location for those seeking an away from it all holiday."

    A warm, well equipped farmhouse in a superb location commanding superb views across Holyhead Bay. The owners are most helpful and a mine of historical information about the property and local area.

    Reviewed by ArthurApr 2021

  • "We were disappointed to find a piano that was unplayable."

    We had specifically booked a house with a piano so that our children could practice during our stay. Otherwise the welcome was warm and the house met our expectations. Crockery and cutlery were not always very clean. A second toilet would have been a bonus with five people in the house.

    Reviewed by ThomasOct 2019

  • "Peaceful location, within easy reach of the beach."

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2019

  • "The location of this old farmhouse is what makes it a standout place to stay."

    It is near to so many of the great places to visit in Anglesey but also is in a unique place on its own - 5 minutes walk along an almost private track to a good beach; a mile further down a very accessible track than other properties & the only accommodation on the farm - ensuring peace, tranquillity & privacy.

    Reviewed by SteveSep 2019

  • "Such a beautiful farm house in absolutely stunning surroundings."

    We were made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived by the host and his daughter. We loved the addition of the farm dog Jack and the three, free range chickens. The welcome pack was just what we needed for our first night after a lovely stroll along a very quiet beach. Thank you! In the week that we stayed here, we enjoyed many a walk down the private road to the beach. The children and ourselves loved every minute of our holiday and would recommend this house to everyone: we will be back!!

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2019

  • "Bodlasan Fawr is a beautiful and especially peaceful cottage - one of the best places we've ever stayed in."

    The cottage itself is a delight - an historic farmhouse with original features, wonderfully appointed, comfortable, beautiful bedrooms, plus all mod cons so pretty much perfect. The location itself is brilliant, a few minutes walk from the cottage door down a private country lane brings you to a delightful and deserted beach; a few minutes away in the car is Holy Island where we visited (and climbed to the top of) the spectacular South Stacks lighthouse and visited amazingly beautiful sea coves and cliff top walks and nature reserves. A fantastic holiday, we couldn't recommend it highly enough - thank you ! :o)

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2019

  • "We loved our holiday here last year the weather was terrible but id didn't ..."

    We loved our holiday here last year the weather was terrible but id didn't matter as the cottage was so lovely, friendly owners

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2019

  • "What an amazing cottage this is."

    Spacious and comfortable with all the facilities we could want. An isolated, peaceful location but actually only a mile from the village and a very short walk down to the beach. The owners were friendly and very helpful.

    Reviewed by NoelMay 2019

  • "Really friendly owners, who personally greeted us within an hour of our arrival."

    When we entered our cottage we were greeted with the lovely sight of a bottle of wine and a pack of nibbles. The sights and friendliness of every on Ynys Mon was exceptional in every way. The only working mill on Ynys Mon was being refurbished by it's new owner when we tried visiting on the Tuesday, he invited us to revisit on the Thursday/ Friday when he would open early to accommodate us. Not only did this gentleman keep his word, he gave us a private personal escort round the mill, explaining much that we would not otherwise have known. Considering he wasn't due to open until the Monday after our holiday ended, we felt really welcomed and privileged. This gentleman refused our offer of payment, until I pressed him, declaring we wanted to be his first paying customers. We will be following the progress of the mill. And this young man's hospitality really made our holiday. His name was Richard ? (I don't recall his surname - wish I did) He is a credit to Wales.

    Reviewed by HazelApr 2019

  • "Love the quiet and the solitude."

    Lovely farmhouse

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2019

  • "Lovely farmhouse in a wonderful location, owners are friendly and helpful."

    A great place for a family break.

    Reviewed by AnthonyOct 2018

  • "A beautiful, cosy cottage."

    Our daughter and grandchildren loved being able to walk straight to the beach without needing transport or to cross a road. It's 'our beach' now and we'll be returning. The house is warm and comfortable with everything we needed.

    Reviewed by NormaOct 2018

  • "Great relaxing holiday, home from home."

    Great walking, sea views. All the shops you need close by.

    Reviewed by MalcolmSep 2018

  • "Ty Fferm Bodlasan was better than we could have expected."

    The directions to the cottage were spot on, the key was exactly where it should be, the cottage was lovely and clean, warm and welcoming. A real bonus was our private track to the beach!!!!

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2018

  • "Had a great time in a lovely cottage and would return in future."

    Reviewed by NigelSep 2018

  • "The farmhouse was located in the perfect spot."

    So close to a beach that was empty almost every day. Our children loved feeding the chickens and had use of the owner's mountain bikes to ride around. Inside the farmhouse, it was airy and spacious. We will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by CathrynJul 2018

  • "The hosts were very welcoming and friendly."

    The setting is beautiful in all directions. Our 2 year old grandson adored his private route to the beach, the friendly sheep dog and the hens. A very peaceful, remote yet safe setting for all generations. Spectacular views and sunsets over the sea and quiet breakfasts with views across open fields. The weather and the setting were truly spectacular. Very homely and comfortable house with plenty of space. We will definitley be returning for another family holiday soon.

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2018

  • "It was a beautiful cottage in lovely tranquil location."

    Perfect for a relaxing holiday but also easy to explore the island.would definately return here.

    Reviewed by JacquelineMay 2018

  • "Our third stay here and still really enjoy it."

    Our 2 and 4 year old love exploring around the farm and down the track to the beach. Great location and lovely cottage

    Reviewed by DanMar 2018

  • "Lovely clean, well equipped cottage."

    Fresh clean bedding & soft fluffy towels. Nice welcome pack. Situated very close to, practically, our own private beach.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2017

  • "2nd stay now and the kids still love the swing and the garden."

    Having the track down to the beach on your doorstep is a bonus. The actual cottage is well equipped and comfortable. Really enjoy the lack of noise, the feeling of space and the view across the bay is lovely. Mr Evans is really helpful and we've have another great stay.

    Reviewed by DanMay 2017

  • "Fantastic cottage - perfect base for exploring - had everything we needed."

    Reviewed by KeilyApr 2017

  • "We had an amazing week here!"

    It's a perfect location from a shallow sandy beach. We saw 2 dog walkers in a week, so it's quiet too. The house has everything you could need for the week and the owners are very polite and welcoming. We had a lovely little welcome pack, including the freshest eggs I've had in a while. It gets really dark out there at night so it's a perfect spot for stargazing. We had a clear view of the milky way and watched the Orionids peak on our last night. I've never seen it so clear. No negatives, we cant wait to go back!

    Reviewed by JenniferOct 2016

  • "Great building, lovely location and very helpful owners, been a pleasure"

    Reviewed by DanSep 2016

  • "Really great experience"

    Reviewed by SharonSep 2016

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped with everything we could need."

    Toys and play area for the children. Well situated with a short walk to the nearby beach.

    Reviewed by JenniferAug 2016

  • "Considering how busy Anglesey can be, and the number of large caravan sites and developments with multiple holiday homes cheek by jowl, this cottage is ideal for those wanting peace, quiet and great views (for now at least - there is a small cottage adjacent to this that looks as though it is being developed and it although the buildings are listed there is always the possibility of barn conversions too, which would change things considerably)."

    The beach is perhaps not as picturesque as others nearby but very few people seem to know about it, so often we had it to ourselves. It is safe for swimming, though it's a long walk to the water at low tide, is easily accessible on foot down a sheltered private lane between hedgerows and lined with meadow flowers going down to small dunes.

    Reviewed by NeilAug 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with pantry/utility
  • Dining room with Rayburn stove and piano
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Second sitting room.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 6 cars and watercraft
  • Use of owners' mountain bikes on request (at own risk) plus bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ, plus ample open land
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Cottage is accessed via a long un-adopted track. Note The property has a play area and sand pit for children.

The property

Llanfachraeth 1 mile. A delightful, stone-built detached Grade II listed farmhouse on a working arable farm, in an isolated position at the end of a long track, 1 mile from Llanfachraeth village and its local pub, yet just a few hundred yards walk to the coast, deserted coves and beaches found along this craggy western coast of Anglesey.

This lovely Anglesey cottage is a Grade II listed building dating back to 1849, and has been sympathetically restored to retain many original features, with exposed beams, sash windows, slate floors, and low doorways throughout.

This Anglesey cottage offers a fitted kitchen with pantry/utility room, a separate dining room with exposed beams, Rayburn stove and upright piano, and two delightful sitting rooms, allowing the adults to relax in one room, whilst the children play in the other.

Outside, this Anglesey cottage is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are fantastic views of Holyhead Bay and the cottage has its own private track down to the coast.

There is an enclosed lawn, a safe place for the children to play whilst you sit and soak up the sunshine, or cook the catch of the day over the BBQ.

This Anglesey cottage is in a secluded location, set in the centre of 100 acres of the owners' farmland, next to some of the farm's old outbuildings, now used for storage, offering a fantastic chance to get away from it all.

This cottage on Anglesey is also in a great location for Melin Llynon windmill, South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Plas Newydd NT mansion, beautiful Snowdonia and is close enough to Holyhead Port to even enjoy a day-trip to Ireland.

An ideal Anglesey cottage to enjoy a year-round seaside holiday in a lovely, peaceful coastal location.

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About the location

LLANFACHRAETH

Valley 2 miles; Trearddur Bay 7 miles.

The village of Llanfachraeth, lies on Anglesey’s west coast and is named after a sixth century saint, St Machraeth. The village is set on the banks of the river Alaw, which flows from the Llyn Alaw reservoir, where it is possible to fish for coarse and game fish and salmon. Amidst spectacular cliffs and sandy beaches, this small village provides a local shop and pub, while the surrounding countryside boasts excellent fishing, birdwatching and coastal walks, with climbing on offer on the mainland 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 NT Plas Newydd country house or indulge in a day trip to Ireland. A wonderful, all year round holiday location.

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