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Tilly Ba Lou

Moelfre, Anglesey (Ref. 922667)

4.2

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "Very small quirky cottage."

    Perfectly adequate for two.

    Reviewed by ColinSep 2021

  • "This is a loverly little cottage."

    The pictures don’t do it justice but was the right size for two adults and two dogs. It’s situated in a good spot right opposite the local shop, two minute walk to the beach, local pub and cafe. My only issue is that they have stopped taking dogs. So won’t be booking again which is a shame.

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2021

  • "Just to say a big thank you to the lady got us this fabulous cottage last minute ..."

    Just to say a big thank you to the lady got us this fabulous cottage last minute we’re we wanted it to be everything on your door step looking to book again in September

    Reviewed by GlenysJul 2021

  • "Loved this cottage!"

    Everything you need is in there. We loved the little courtyard garden with stream running just behind it. Tilly is so well placed for everything; the car park, the lovely harbour, pub, cafe, shop, fish and chip shop and a great gift shop are all within a couple of minutes walk away. Moelfre is a lovely little town with great coastal walks and interesting history, and is a convenient base for travelling round the island too. Hope to go back there very soon. ♥️

    Reviewed by SueJul 2020

  • "This is a lovely little property."

    think it used to be a butchers shop. there are no windows in the bedroom, think this used to be the cold-room. the log burner heats up the area nicely and they supply a certain amount of kindling and logs. the owners put up a Christmas tree and decorated. opposite is a little shop which we found handy for things we had forgotten. it is just a few minutes walk to the sea and then onto the footpath to the lifeboat station. this is our second year of staying. there is a free car park just around the corner from the property.

    Reviewed by SueDec 2019

  • "Beautiful location and a really welcoming cottage."

    Single floor living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom so basic set up, but excellently presented. Moelfre itself is a great and scenic little village and a great base for exploring Anglesey. Really enjoyed this trip and would love to come back.

    Reviewed by AndyNov 2019

  • "The cottage had everything we needed to enjoy a wonderful honeymoon!"

    Would definitely come again :-)

    Reviewed by HannahAug 2019

  • "When we opened the door to the property we were meet with a over powering doggy smell."

    even though we sprayed febrezze every where it still stank. the property was dirty and in need of a deep clean. the pictures of the property are out of date and misleading . the bedroom was smell free, otherwise we would have gone home. we feel very let down with this property, we would rate it 1 star at best.

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2019

  • "The cottage was excellent in size, comfort and locality."

    Needs a proper clean.

    Reviewed by TonyJun 2019

  • "Lovely area so quiet"

    Reviewed by JeanJun 2019

  • "Lovely clean cottage."

    Conveniently placed in the centre of a quiet village. Great for walks along the coast.

    Reviewed by FranJun 2019

  • "Enjoyable comfortable stay."

    Owners helpful

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2019

  • "Quaint little cottage,with shop and chipshop very close by."

    I thought the log fire was struggling to heat the room up, but apart from that it was very enjoyable...

    Reviewed by RegApr 2019

  • "We both thought the accommodation was just right for the money and gave us everything we needed with superb local amenities."

    The cottage was very comfortable and clean. Bed comfy and sofa was excellent! A lovely pub in the bay, a handy shop selling everything you might need and easy access to lovely beaches and beautiful scenery. Definitely going back some day .

    Reviewed by ClareFeb 2019

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves again."

    It's not the first time I have booked through MySykes and it won't be the last. The cottage was just right for my husband, dog and myself and the coastal walks were stunningly beautiful. The walks were literally just 5 minutes down the road, there was a little shop opposite us with lovely people there and Ann's Pantry about three minutes down the road did the most amazing gluten free cakes and oat milk for my tea. They try to cater for everyone. Lovely place and lovely friendly people.

    Reviewed by SheelaghNov 2018

  • "Need car to explore this part of anglesey, very enjoyable stay"

    Reviewed by CliffordAug 2018

  • "The cottage is situated on the corner of a very busy junction so is very noisy with traffic and buses on the go all day long."

    There is a convenience shop opposite, a fish and chip shop a couple of doors away and a cafe next door so there are always cars stopping and starting, it quietens down about 10pm. The small cafe next door can be heard through the bedroom wall so no hope of a lazy lay in. The bed is very comfortable but the bedroom is quite stuffy as there is no window to get fresh air. The people above the bedroom can be heard; the day before I left they were making quite a lot of noise from 12 to 1am. The cottage is well equipped and cosy. The harbour is approx. 5min walk away and you can walk around the coastal path from there which is very beautiful. The TV was a puzzle for me to work out as the instructions are not very clear but once I got it working it was OK apart from the interference when traffic went by which was nonstop!! The owner Pat is very helpful and was on the end of the phone to answer any questions. Paula July 13-20 2018

    Reviewed by PaulaJul 2018

  • "Great cottages easy to book and a very helpful and easy to contact"

    Reviewed by ColinJun 2018

  • "When we arrived the the cottage smelled of dogs."

    As if it had not been aired. The wardrobe smelled of dogs it was obviously the hoover. Towels were not great. The bath room was dusty. The washing up bowl was dirty. We stayed at the cottage last year and it was ok. Just disappointed this time.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2018

  • "Tilly Ba Lou is a bit of a "tardis" having more space inside than the picture might suggest."

    Space in the bedroom is limited so beware of unprotected toes on those 3 am visits to the loo.The bed is very comfy as are the reclining chairs in the lounge. The only real disappointment was the t.v. reception is very " iffy", it's annoying when the picture suddenly freezes, I believe that the lead is taken from next doors ariel. The cafe next door which can be seen on the photo only opens at weekends. There is an excellent fish and chip shop a minutes walk away and Anne's Pantry is a great little restaurant just two minutes walk.

    Reviewed by PamelaMay 2018

  • "Wasn't clean enough"

    Reviewed by AnnMay 2018

  • "Within a couple of minutes gentle stroll was a pub, chip shop, cafe , general store and of course beautiful walks along the headland."

    The cottage was as expected. It was warm and cosy and ideally situated. The facilities were good but a hairdryer would have been a welcome extra.

    Reviewed by WendyApr 2018

  • "The bathroom was adequate but needs a face lift."

    Everything else was comfortable and we enjoyed the wood burner.

    Reviewed by DotFeb 2018

  • "Enjoyable location for walks, great pub 2 minutes walk, good beers, food and friendly staff and pet friendly"

    Reviewed by PhilipDec 2017

  • "To many post it warnings."

    not enough info . Bathroom door glass long crack. bathroom sink very slow to drain. So we didn't use shower in case that wouldn't drain.

    Reviewed by KDec 2017

  • "The cottage is small but nice, the only downside is the noise neighbour who bedroom was above the bedroom."

    their played music from 6:45 till 8 Monday to Friday, my husband went round to ask the lady to turn the music down, she replied with I work and slammed the door in his face. we try to contact the owner to no answer and sent a text to no reply, I guess once she has your money she doesn't care. The matter is made worse because the owner has a sign up in the bedroom about keep the noise down because there a bedroom above the bedroom. Its a pity that we kept the noise down to the person not to return the same manners. if you are planning on staying in the village, for a nice quiet, relaxing time away, I would recommend somewhere else then this cottage .

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2017

  • "Cottage is very well located, was very clean and furnished nicely."

    Bottle of milk & fruit cake were very welcome on arrival

    Reviewed by CatherineAug 2017

  • "Lovely cosy well equipped cottage in a beautiful location."

    Would love to return and would highly recommend, for the price we paid this was excellent value for money.

    Reviewed by LynnJun 2017

  • "We had a great holiday in moelfre and what a lovely cottage Tilly ba Lou is, so well equipped clean/cosy and homely we couldn't of picked a better place and central to amenities we would definitely recommend it, Anns pantry/Kimmel arms is a must."

    ..great food/Beer Weather was gorgeous, lovely beaches and what great scenery especially along the coastal path,we will definitely be going back..We all had a fantastic week even our westie Tanner has it was so dog friendly..thoroughly recommend Tilly ba Lou.....and can't wait to go back next year..Thank you!! Sheila,Roy and woof woof X

    Reviewed by SheilaAug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining table
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Electric portable heaters with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, counter-top freezer, TV with Freeview
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Loading/unloading only outside property, free public car park at rear 2 mins walk
  • Small AstroTurf patio with furniture and access to unfenced stream
  • Sorry no dogs, no smoking
  • Shop 1 min walk, pub 3 mins walk
  • Small pebble beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: No infants
  • This property will be pet free from September 2020.

The property

This cosy ground floor cottage sits on the edge of the ever-popular old fishing village of Moelfre, on the picture perfect Isle of Anglesey.

Offering basic but cosy and comfortable accommodation, perfect for a couple looking for a relaxing retreat beside the coast, this quirky holiday cottage occupies an ideal setting, tucked away opposite the local shop, and next to a day-time cafe, with a stream running behind it.

Inside you’ll find a compact kitchen, with a drop-leaf dining table and folding chairs for informal dining, along with a welcoming sitting room with a woodburner; a wonderful addition for a restful evening after a day on the beach.

The cosy bedroom has a concertina door from the kitchen, along with a secret bathroom, revealed via a sliding mirrored door.

Outside is a small rear seating area overlooking the stream, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink whilst listening to the water babbling past.

Within a two-minute stroll down a small hill, you’ll find yourself at the local village pub, where you can sample its fine home-cooked foods, with views overlooking the stony bay, Moelfre headland and the Irish Sea.

Enjoy delightful doorstep walks and cycle rides, with access onto the Anglesey Coastal Footpath across the road, providing a superb coastal walk to Traeth Lligwy.

Visit the Lifeboat Station and Heritage Centre where you can learn the history of its modern service, or try a spot of sea fishing, surfing, windsurfing or kitesurfing.

This lovely little cottage offers a perfect base to explore the delights of Anglesey’s charming coastline.

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About the location

MOELFRE

Lligwy 2 miles; Benllech 2.5 miles.

Situated on the beautiful east coast of Anglesey, Moelfre is a delightful seaside village, boasting little cottages, a picturesque port, a beach, fine views of Snowdonia, a working lifeboat, and two quality pubs/restaurants. Visit the hugely popular local Seawatch Centre, enjoy fishing or watching sea birds, seals and even dolphins, or discover wonderful cliff-top walks with stunning mountain views. The village has many historic links, the most recent being the site of the tragic Royal Charter shipwreck in 1859. There are stunning sandy beaches nearby, at Benllech and Lligwy, and the lovely Red Wharf Bay, with its miles of open sands and birdlife. A perfect location for travelling around this lovely island and throughout beautiful Snowdonia.

Region Information

Note: No infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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