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Arwelfa

(Ref. 15934)

Valley near Trearddur Bay, Anglesey Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

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

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51 Customer Reviews

  • "A warm and comfortable house in a quiet location."

    The pictures when we booked didn’t do it justice; the sofa and armchairs had been replaced since they were taken (the high-backed armchair was perfect for my 86-year-old mother) and we were delighted with the sunset views from the dining room window. The location was key for us as we were there to visit family and friends; it was an added bonus to have restaurants and shops within easy reach as well as the park just across the embankment and the supermarkets/retail park a short and easy drive away. There is still a little room for improvement - kitchen provision was a bit hit-and-miss (we could have done with some more large plates/table mats/coasters) and the double mattress has clearly seen better days - but, on the whole, Arwelfa exceeded our expectations and we will almost certainly return.

    Reviewed by Alison4.7May 2024

  • "Perfectly placed for exploring Anglesey."

    Situated on a quiet estate with a path nearby where the shore of Beddmanarch Bay was easily accessible. The sunsets from the house were amazing. The bungalow was clean, well equipped and comfortable. Would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a great stay at Arwelfa."

    The Bungalow was spacious, clean and very well equipped. It was very close to a beach which looks over to Holyhead. Valley has a shop, garage and various eateries and takeaways. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2023

  • "Always enjoy Alwelfa."

    Nice and comfortable, all emenetiies within 2 miles.. Birdwatching on the bay , one minute walk away, down the lane at the end of the road. And as always on Anglesey, not too far from any of the beauty spots and attractions, Llangwyn Island and Aberfraw are favourites. Owners always contactable.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Oct 2023

  • "Dated furniture, unusable frying pan and saucepans need replacing, very comfortable double bed, but TV in bedroom could not be turned off with the remote, annoying, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher a great asset, cot in bedroom next to plug sockets very dangerous as baby's could put fingers in sockets, overall we enjoyed our stay and with a few tweaks it could be 5 star."

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.1Sep 2023

  • "The property was very spacious in a quiet residential street, within walking distance to a couple of pubs and the wonderful ‘Catch 22’ restaurant."

    Our sons also loved exploring the shingle muddy beach across the street. As the pictures, Sykes rating and description do indicate, furnishings and fixtures are very basic. The living room seating was particularly uncomfortable and not fit for purpose if I’m honest. However, for the price paid this property was a real bargain in Anglesey. We appreciated the smart tv, having a decent washing machine and dryer and everything you need as a family. Property was also very clean and the beds comfortable. We probably slept better as a family here than at home! Highly recommended by the Gould family.

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, in peaceful area friendly neighbourhood"

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Jul 2023

  • "Nice property ideal situated to Coastal Path and Holyhead."

    Reviewed by Colin4.4May 2023

  • "Good location ,quiet but close to shops pubs etc."

    One minute walk to rocky shore and the coast path. Would happily return.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0May 2023

  • "We love this property and it's location."

    Being on Anglesey you are never far away from all the beautiful bays etc. It overlooks Holyhead Bay, and only 109yards from the shingle beach: ideal for birdwatching.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely chill out time in area and will be back to another cottage hopefully next year."

    Cottage was lovely just a bit tired as in sofa and chair very uncomfortable but not an issue.

    Reviewed by Anita4.1Oct 2022

  • "Excellent area to see the whole island."

    Very clean and comfortable bungalow. A little tired but no more than you would expect for the price. We had a great time and we were very warm and cosy in the property. A lovely quiet area right next to the beach. Very close to trearddur bay and conveniently close to Penrhos shopping area. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Stanley4.7Sep 2022

  • "Good location for exploring Holy Island and view of Penrhos Coastal Park from dining room."

    Large garden, well equipped kitchen although some furniture in need of updating. A quite cul-de-sac and would stay again.

    Reviewed by Mark4.4Sep 2022

  • "I reviewed other peoples feedback since we stayed here three years ago and can’t believe no one has mentioned any of the faults."

    The house was just about ok then but we only stayed there a week in winter and paid a fraction of the price we paid this time. The house is damp, there’s mould in the house to the point both my children were affected, even the shower head has mould on it and all round the shower base. The fire guard is a death trap for kids and falling apart, the draws in the bedroom falling apart, extra sheets and covers stained, the sofas old uncomfortable and thread bare, badly thread bare down to the stuffing, tumble dryer doesn’t work, we were supplied a high chair for the baby that’s covered in mould I wish they didn’t even supply it, and the heating comes on randomly even tho Programmed. The bins were an issue as the bins were all full when we got there. We paid a lot to stay here and wished we hadn’t. The place is dying for refurbishment. We left early from this place because we didn’t want to stay there any longer. It must be said that the neighbours were lovely, that’s the only plus point. We have pictures of all items mentioned.

    The "damp" is in fact and old stain and the property is being decorated in November. The property is cleaned by company that cleans to a high standard. Following this stay, we had to make repairs to the property and pay additional cleaning due to the terrible state it was left in and the removal of a large amount of refuse left in Black bin bags. We believe the by and large of this feedback arises from the fact that we refused them any compensation. Please see the other reviews, which are honest and favorable, and we welcome back many return customers on yearly basis. This customer also had the heating on full blast through the hottest weeks of the year, which lead to a large fuel bill. We also had 3 neighbours raise complaints about this family. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James2.2Jul 2022

  • "Brilliant property, near to Treardduh Bay, close to the A55 and causeway to Holyhead, close to the Cymyran Strait."

    Beautiful sunsets can be seen from the window. Property has all the facilities and equipment needed, very comfortable

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jul 2022

  • "Hi the second time here so is all ok."

    I don't think listing shows it with a screen around shower,nor that smart TVs channels available in living room Only thing I think would be an improvement just have the Yale key in the keysafe with no other key or fob and then it would just close easily we have stayed at a place where just a sticky pad on back of keysafe,no problem as no need to take key out of safe,recycling was not open at valley as far as I know so took bottles to Morrisons in penrhos

    Reviewed by Joan3.8Jun 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay at this property, which was cosy and had everything we needed."

    Neighbours very friendly, and we were even treated to the 'fun' of a run away flock of sheep in the road one morning. Weather could have been better to get the 5 stars!

    Reviewed by Val5.0Jun 2022

  • "A nice bungalow good sized rooms with all that you need and well placed for all ..."

    A nice bungalow good sized rooms with all that you need and well placed for all shops ,there is a path down to the beach just below bungalow,we used the inn on the bay for most meals cheaper than the sea shanty and better portions, maybe if we went again would bring our own tv so we could sleep in the bedroom with French windows there is a tv point there,the bed is not a double but quite big,we have slept on a ferry to Brugge single bed both of us so sure we could manage in that bed Paul & Joan

    Reviewed by Joan5.0May 2022

  • "Been there a few times."

    Looking a bit weary, in need of an update. Gardens need a bit of attention too. Otherwise no problems. We love the location and the layout of the property. The directions you give, say; turn right at a kayak shop? Never seen one!!. It maybe that it has changed to "Warmer Bros studios".

    Reviewed by Graham3.8Mar 2022

  • "The property was in a residential area close to the shops."

    The neighbourhood is very nice and people friendly. You have a sea view from one window in the lounge from a distance which appealed to us. The furniture is very outdated now but as we are older and used to this traditional look didn't bother us too much and also we paid less as it was out of season. If I had paid the full premium in summer I think it would have been too high as the sofa was torn and curtains dowdy. It was a pity that the dishwater didn't work despite following all the instructions. On the whole we enjoyed our stay, it was a very homely property, spacious and clean..

    Reviewed by Franceen4.7Nov 2021

  • "Great place very quiet, a few issues like chipped bowls, plates, no instructions ..."

    Great place very quiet, a few issues like chipped bowls, plates, no instructions for gas fire it didn't seem to work, garage was very untidy, clothes line was worn and rusty, steps to rear garden were very steep and had missing loose tiles, property needs a bit of TLC ,

    Reviewed by Jason4.1Sep 2021

  • "The inside was very worn out sofa and chairs deed a new one."

    Chipped plates cups bowls shower did not look clean i think the phots of it needs new phots to show inside better

    Reviewed by Julie3.1Sep 2021

  • "It was great place to come back to every day We travelled all over the North of Wales Very good"

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great bungalow and super location."

    Close to major supermarkets and lots of lovely beaches Close by.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent location, quiet, and a great base for exploring the west of the island."

    Decor dated, but bungalow spacious and comfortable, plenty of storage space.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow in a beautiful area nice and quiet"

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2021

  • "We were quite pleasantly surprised at how nice the bungalow was, the photos didn't do anything to show what it was really like."

    We enjoyed the lovely views of the sea from the living room window. All the facilities were there that you would want. Home from home really. Friendly neighbours, and quite close to local shops although you do need a car as it would be too far to walk to. For the money very reasonable.

    Reviewed by Franceen4.7Oct 2020

  • "This cottage is perfect for us, spacious and comfortable,and, we like birdwatching."

    It is a stones-throw from a pebble beach that is habitat for numerous waders, geese etc.. Supermarkets and pub 2 miles away. On Anglesey nothing is too far away, and there are numerous beautiful bays to visit. And very scenic countryside. One tiny thing..on the directions it says turn right at the Kayak shop. This is our second visit and we haven't seen a kayak shop. I think that shop is now.. Warmer Brothers Studio. A heating appliance shop.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Oct 2020

  • "Looking forward to coming back next year, booked already"

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely quite location with 1 or 2 superb views"

    Reviewed by James5.0Jan 2020

  • "The cottage is getting a little tired but at the same time it is very comfortable."

    Reviewed by Anne3.8Jan 2020

  • "A real home from home, relaxing and comfortable."

    Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2019

  • "The bungalow is pleasantly located and on a quite estate nice and handy place ..."

    The bungalow is pleasantly located and on a quite estate nice and handy place for seeing Anglesea, easy access to Holyhead and a large shopping area with many larger shops,

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Sep 2019

  • "We have visited this cottage twice before so knew what to expect."

    It’s perfect for us.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2019

  • "It is spacious and well-equipped but the property needed to be cleaned properly ie."

    kitchen & bathroom wiped-down and other rooms dusted, not just hoovered. The sofa and chairs in the lounge were very old and getting thread-bare in places. The front door and garage doors looked ancient and in need to replacement. Access to the rear garden being via the main bedroom was also a poor feature.

    Reviewed by Edward3.4Jun 2019

  • "The only disappointment we found was that the beach a few minutes walk away was not possible with a wheelchair."

    It was via a grass and stone path with several steps at the end and the beach consisted of large stones. As we book holidays that give access to a beach this was a shame.

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Jun 2019

  • "Good location."

    The cottage had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8May 2019

  • "Lovely quiet setting and very nice comfortable bungalow with a superb shower Perhaps needs a little spruce up with such things as the information pack."

    No Dvd player which was a little disappointing Overall a great base to stay, ideal for visiting the North West of Anglesey

    Reviewed by Gary3.8Apr 2019

  • "Lovely relaxing long weekend."

    Super area to get out and about from.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Mar 2019

  • "A lovely cottage in an excellent location!"

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Feb 2019

  • "Great quiet and friendly location and cosy property."

    Lots of amenities close by. Easy stroll to the pebbled beach and 5 min drive to several shops. The property owners were very helpful as were Sykes customer services prior to our visit. Would stay there again.

    Reviewed by Penelope3.8Dec 2018

  • "We found the bungalow quite easily and we were very surprised at how roomy it was, it had all the amenities you need & more the location was very good and there were plenty of places to go to around the area."

    All in all it was very good.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Nov 2018

  • "Very enjoyable."

    Directions could be better and kept up to date. If a property has a name on the booking details, then it should have a name actually on the property. The property was spacious and tidy, and on Anglesey you are never too far from anywhere. Local supermarket and pubs close by. It was Ideal for us as we both birdwatch. The shingle/ mudflats were 1 minute from the door, with a good variety of bird-life.. very good!!

    Reviewed by Lynne4.1Sep 2018

  • "A great cottage, perfect for us, second time visiting."

    Comfy, well set up, warm, cosy, good TV, good Internet. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2018

  • "Loved this location."

    So easy for exploring and so much to see. Wonderful walks nearby and the nature was incredible. Just like to say we like to cook but the kitchen knives were a bit blunt, will visit again but will bring a steel

    Reviewed by Katherine3.8Jul 2018

  • "All holidays start with the accomodation In this case the cottage exceeded all expectations, clean spacious and located in the perfect spot for discovering the rest of the island, three mins walking distance from the break water beach 6 mins by car to Holyhead and all the major stores i."

    E. Tesco, Morrisons B& M. The old ferry terminal were you can watch the ferries come in while you are relaxed doing a spot of fishing which was the purpose of this holiday We will be back again.Thank you to the owners Rev Jane and Tom for making our stay memorable

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Jun 2018

  • "We were disappointed with some of the cleaning."

    The t.v. was covered in fingerprints we had to clean it also window in the kitchen needed cleaning. A few of the mirrors had marks on them the small freezer in the kitchen was absolutely full of ice we had to defrost it before we could use it.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.4May 2018

  • "This location and facilities are ideal for the requirements of my family when visiting this area."

    Close to the family who live here and ideal for my disabled sister.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Dec 2016

  • "Very pleased, our third visit & will be booking again soon, (EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION WITH THE OWNERS REVD."

    JANE & TOM)

    Reviewed by Harold4.8Nov 2016

  • "The holiday accommodation exceeded our expectations."

    It was one of the most comfortable ,warm, and well equipped places we have stayed in . The wifi and separate bedrooms for the boys was well received. The owners were friendly and informative. To top it all the weather was kind to us which enabled us to see Anglesey at its best. Will definately book the property again , and take my mother.

    Reviewed by Amanda4.6Oct 2016

  • "Nice location near many attractions, the bungalow was very spaceous, Quite and nice to park car at front door, about 3miles to nearest supermarkets, and a very nice Marston pub, but in the vilage there was plenty of pubs and a chinees, we enjoyed touring the Anglesea for the first time and visiting museums and met many friendly people, made welcome where we went."

    Reviewed by Charles4.8Sep 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 2 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower with mobility seat, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with comfy seating (seats 2) and arch to sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and freezer in garage, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Garage for bikes/canoes etc
  • Lawned front garden and enclosed, lawned and patio rear garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 10 mins walk
  • Beach 1 min walk
  • Please be aware an additional charge will be taken from £100 GHB if waste and recycling collection instructions are not followed due to previous misuse of household and recycling waste
  • Please note: This property is unable to accept a Sunday check in.

The property

Valley 0.5 miles.

A charming, detached, single-storey cottage situated just a minute's walk from the coast and half a mile from the centre of Valley on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey.

With a fresh, airy feel and a cosy design, this lovely holiday home is an ideal base for a couple or small family looking to enjoy a coastal break in this superb part of North Wales.

Your cottage has three bedrooms, a double and two singles, one of which has patio doors to the garden, and comfortable living accommodation with a fitted kitchen, sitting room with a large Smart TV and a separate dining room with seating area.

There are delightful mature gardens with lawns to the front and rear and views towards Holyhead Estuary can be enjoyed from the front.

Sit out on a summer's afternoon and enjoy the well-kept gardens, or stroll to the beach and enjoy the peace and tranquillity, as you look over to the nature reserve on the opposite bank.

A 15-minute walk will find you in the centre of Valley, a thriving community with pubs, restaurants, shops and takeaways, or take a short drive to the beautiful beaches at Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay and Rhosneigr.

This cottage is in an ideal location for exploring the delightful coastline that surrounds Anglesey and makes a great base for a truly relaxing holiday.

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About the location

VALLEY

Trearddur Bay 4 miles.

Valley is a popular village on the north west coast of Anglesey. It is on the Anglesey Coastal Path with plenty of wonderfully scenic walks. The village boasts a variety of shops and restaurants, two hotels and a café, and is only four miles from the renowned beach resort of Trearddur Bay and Rhoscolyn. Here you will find a beautiful sweep of grassy coastline with rocky coves and award-winning sandy beaches, as well as a choice of shops, pubs and restaurants. Other nearby attractions include the South Stack Lighthouse with its RSPB Reserve, the port of Holyhead, with its regular ferry links with Dublin in Ireland, and easy access to the coast road around Anglesey with delightful beaches to visit and a host of other attractions to please the most discerning of visitors.

Please be aware an additional charge will be taken from £100 GHB if waste and recycling collection instructions are not followed due to previous misuse of household and recycling waste.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas